svn commit: r216230 -
bruce at cran.org.uk
Tue Dec 7 11:51:07 UTC 2010
On Tue, Dec 07, 2010 at 01:31:27PM +0200, Alexander Motin wrote:
> Not necessary. Some places indeed may have some legacy requirements,
> for example, in theory MBR want partition to be aligned to "track
> boundary" (but I've seen many pre-formatted SD cards with MBR
> violating it to align partition to flash sector). Same time for BSD
> label I see no problem to align partitions any way we want. I also
> see no problems to make FAT cluster, UFS block/fragment, etc, to
> match some sizes.
>From a new installation of Windows 7 and FreeBSD CURRENT:
GEOM: ada0: partition 3 does not start on a track boundary.
GEOM: ada0: partition 3 does not end on a track boundary.
GEOM: ada0: partition 2 does not start on a track boundary.
GEOM: ada0: partition 2 does not end on a track bounary.
Partition 2 is the reserved partition while 3 is an NTFS partition, both
created in the Windows setup application.
Since Windows isn't bothering to align partitions do we still need to
warn about it?
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