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SubjectRe: ATA 4 KiB sector issues.
Hello, again.

On 03/09/2010 11:34 AM, Tejun Heo wrote:
>> - parted uses 1MiB alignment for disks with unknown topology, disks
>> with topology information are aligned to optimal (or minimum) I/O
>> size (parted >= 2.1)
>
> This will result in incorrect alignment for drives which lie about the
> physical sector size to work around BIOS/drivers issues (C-1). It
> would probably be best to align to at least 1MiB.

I misread it. C-1 would be disks w/o alignment information which will
be aligned to optimal_io_size which again would be 0 and thus 1MiB
alignment. So, this should work, right?

Thanks.

--
tejun


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