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Re: raid10n2/xfs setup guidance on write-cache/barrier (GiB alignment)

To: Peter Grandi <pg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: raid10n2/xfs setup guidance on write-cache/barrier (GiB alignment)
From: Zdenek Kaspar <zkaspar82@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2012 22:39:31 +0100
Cc: Linux RAID <linux-raid@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Linux fs XFS <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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Dne 17.3.2012 16:35, Peter Grandi napsal(a):
> I often recommend aligning partitions to 1GiB, also because I
> like to have 1GiB or so of empty space at the very beginning and
> end of a drive.

I'm really curious why do you use such alignment? I can think about few
reasons, but most practical I think you like to slice in gigabyte sizes.

Z.

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