Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Mon Jul 9 13:54:12 UTC 2012

On Mon, 9 Jul 2012, Wojciech Puchar wrote:

>> Notes:
>> 1. SSDs don't necessarily use 4k blocks, some use larger ones. Starting the
> All use 4K as it is NTFS default block size and most are sold to be used with 
> windoze.

No.  For example, some of the Crucial M4 drives are 4K, some are 8K.

>> first filesystem partition at 1M works for most of the common values.
> Alignment of filesystem cannot be better than it's block size.

1M is semi-standard and aligns with all expected block sizes and erase 
block sizes.

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