Aligning a partiton with setup-storage
mt at debian.org
Mon May 2 00:38:31 CEST 2011
> But how do you know distinguish between people who need
> "msdos-compatibility" and those who don't?
At present, the code will proceed as follows:
- If any partition on the particular disk is to be preserved, use cylinder
- If align-at is set, align accordingly.
- Otherwise default to sector alignment.
Using a proper value for align-at (63*512B should do, I believe) will allow
anyone to emulate cylinder alignment.
Hope this helps,
PS.: I think I should add that to the man page...
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