On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 08:09:27AM +0200, Michael Monnerie wrote:
> On Mittwoch, 21. Juli 2010 Khelben Blackstaff wrote:
> > Nevertheless, you don't have to get them to report 4k to linux. As
> > long as you align the partitions its fine. As i said in the other
> > post, newer fdisk doesn't use "DOS compatibility mode" and uses
> > sectors by default (instead of stupid CHS) with a 1MB alignment, so
> > every partition will be properly aligned. If you don't dual boot
> > Windows, you can also use GPT partitioning scheme. Also, from what i
> > have seen, xfsprogs are quite clever and find most stuff on their
> > own. I usually mkfs with "-s size=4096" just to be sure.
> I always do -b size=4096 anyway, so I'm fine here. And I created the
> partitions starting sector 512, so that should be good also.
-b size=4096 is the default anyway, for 4k sector drivers you also want
-s size=4096, which you do not want for 512 byte sector disks.
What values do the files
say about your disk?