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SubjectRe: ATA 4 KiB sector issues.
On 03/11/2010 05:57 AM, Nikanth Karthikesan wrote:
>
> I guess, what he meant was, to keep filesystem blocks aligned, even if the
> partition is not. Say if the partition is mis-aligned by 512-bytes, let the
> filesystem waste 4k-512bytes and keep it's blocks aligned. But it might be a
> case of over-engineering, possibly requiring disk format change.
>

That's basically what you end up having to do for FAT filesystems to be
aligned.

-hpa


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