Waht is the minimum free space between GPT partitions?

Adam amvandemore at gmail.com
Wed May 15 21:26:11 UTC 2019

On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 4:14 PM Peter <pmc at citylink.dinoex.sub.org> wrote:

> It appears I can't find an answeer anywhere:
> What is the recommendend safety distance (free space) between two
> GPT partitions?
> I found, if I put partitions directly together (so that another starts
> immediately after one ends), under certain circumstances the volumes
> become inaccessible and the system (11.2) does crash. Obviousely there
> is a safety distance required - but how big should it be?

Sounds more like an off-by-1 error.  However partitions start should be 4k
aligned for widest performance compatibility.


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