Support for WD Advanced Format disks

Andrey V. Elsukov bu7cher at
Wed Aug 11 07:04:56 UTC 2010

On 11.08.2010 10:04, Valentin Nechayev wrote:
> example, set up geometry xxx*64*32 for all new disks and align GPT
> partitions on 1MB boundary. As soon as FS requests in FreeBSD are no
> less than 4KB in size, this would satisfy any disk.
> If 4KB sectors are our future for a few next years, this shall be
> implemented anyway...

Yet another idea - we can add auto-align feature in gpart(8) for disks,
that properly reports sector size.

WBR, Andrey V. Elsukov

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