Support for WD Advanced Format disks

Ilya Bakulin webmaster at
Tue Aug 31 11:02:29 UTC 2010

On Mon, 30 Aug 2010 14:59:52 +0200
Dag-Erling Smørgrav <des at> wrote:

> Ilya Bakulin <webmaster at> writes:
> > So it begins at sector #63, but physical 4096-block begins at logical
> > sector 64. That's why I shifted gnop by 1 sector.
> Why aren't you using the whole disk?

I just wanted to be closer to the real usage scenario.

> WD Green, even their non-AF disks (like the WD20EADS I tested) suck.
OK. Let's live with it :-)

May you suggest any other tests? Or let's live with sucking WD Green and look for other 4096K-sector models from other manufacturers?

Ilya Bakulin
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