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Re: 4k sector drives

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Subject: Re: 4k sector drives
From: Stan Hoeppner <stan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2010 07:41:10 -0500
In-reply-to: <20100723104733.GA12413@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Christoph Hellwig put forth on 7/23/2010 5:47 AM:
> On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 05:42:59AM -0500, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
>> FWIW, for comparison, my 500GB Blue series WD5000AAKS-00V1A0 shows
>>
>> logical_block_size   512
>> physical_block_size  512
>> alignment_offset     0
> 
> Which means there is absolutely no visible 4k sector support.

Sorry for the confusion Christoph.

I meant for comparison to a plain old 512 byte/sec drive from the same
manufacturer.  The Western Digital Caviar Blue model WD5000AAKS, my drive
above, has 512 byte sectors.  His 2TB Caviar Green has 4096 byte sectors.

-- 
Stan

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