[CentOS] One disk speed problem [SOLVED], and a question on hdparm

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Wed Mar 28 11:00:30 EDT 2012


Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 4:20 PM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>>
>> Yeah... but parted is user hostile. A co-worker and I, both of whom
>> don't need GUIs, use gparted. However, that doesn't tell me where it's
>> aligning things.
>
> I think its trick is the default 1M offset it adds at the start.

You may be right... but I'm not sure. We'll see if the 3tb drive I've just
formatted takes less time - the others I used gparted with.

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