[CentOS] [OT] disk utility showing message "the partition is misaligned by"

Sat Apr 23 12:19:53 UTC 2016
Robert Nichols <rnicholsNOSPAM at comcast.net>

On 04/22/2016 10:18 PM, g wrote:
> after reading replies, i feel easiest way to get a good partition
> layout was a complete repartitioning and formatting.
> easiest way to do that is start with a new drive. during install,
> i will do partitioning and formatting. that is i am presuming that
> installation will know how to properly set up partitions so that
> all partitions are by full cylinders.

A new install will default to partitions with 1-Megabyte alignment
(2048 LBA sectors). That is totally unrelated to "cylinders".

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