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Re: disk partitioners vs disk with 2048 byte phusical sectors




On Wednesday 27 September 2017 13:25:06 Michael Stone wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 27, 2017 at 11:32:31AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> >Oh? The last time I used fdisk I wound up with writes under 15
> >megs/second, and read of about 21 megs/second. Fixed it so it was
> >aligned, and its now around 120 megs/second both ways.
>
> And that was presumably a very long time ago. Current tools just start
> the first partition at a large power of two offset and alignment
> issues consequently aren't a problem unless you work at it. (This was
> mainly only an issue with old DOS-style partition tables that started
> the first partition at 32256 bytes. The 1M first partition offset has
> been the default in debian I think since wheezy.)
>
> Mike Stone

Whatever I did do, seems to have worked, sfdisk to the rescue one could 
say. Its posted here in a previous post.  Now I have to bring at least 
the swap online.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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