gpart, to -a 4k or to -b 1M
wblock at wonkity.com
Sat Nov 16 00:17:00 UTC 2013
On Fri, 15 Nov 2013, aurfalien wrote:
> Curious, for best practice in ensuring 4K alignment, should one do;
> gpart add ... -b 1M
> gpart add ... -a 4k
> Thank in advance,
They do different things. '-b 1M' starts the added partition at 1M
but does not force it to be a multiple of 4K in size.
'-a 4k' forces the added partition to start at the next 4K-aligned
block, and forces the size to be a multiple of 4K.
I recommend both for the first filesystem partition, and '-a 4k' for
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