[CentOS] fdisk partition table plus sign

Mon Apr 21 17:31:20 UTC 2008
Kai Schaetzl <maillists at conactive.com>

William L. Maltby wrote on Mon, 21 Apr 2008 12:06:06 -0400:

> As to loss, maybe yes. When you allocate using multipliers, (10GB,
> 100MB, etc.) the bytes per cylinder is used as a divisor. This *may*
> leave some part of a cylinder unused at the end. With todays drive
> sizes, even anal me doesn't worry about it anymore.

well, I was wondering about that when I wanted to duplicate a partition 
and I wasn't able to get exactly the same block size in fdisk, neither 
with size in GB nor with last cylinder.


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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