GPT and disk alignment

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at
Wed Jun 8 08:08:22 UTC 2011

Quoting Robert Simmons <rsimmons0 at> (from Wed, 8 Jun 2011  
01:29:43 -0400):

> Ok, is there some way to tell gpart(8) what the LBA size is, or do I
> have to calculate the offset of each partition manually?  In Linux it
> would be "fdisk -b 1024" for the example of SSDs or "fdisk -b 4096"
> for 4K HDDs.

Here is what I did to align to 4k sectors with gpart:


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