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mission:log:2011:01:24:4k-partition-alignment-primer [2013/06/30 12:49]
chrono [Partition Alignment]
mission:log:2011:01:24:4k-partition-alignment-primer [2013/06/30 12:50] (current)
chrono [Conclusion]
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 ==== Run benchmark ==== ==== Run benchmark ====
  
-<note warning>+<WRAP round alert>
 The following tests **will erase the complete disk**. The following tests **will erase the complete disk**.
 Only continue when you feel confident that you know what you are doing. Take special care to check that your hdd really is /dev/sda or change the -d option according to your own setup!  Only continue when you feel confident that you know what you are doing. Take special care to check that your hdd really is /dev/sda or change the -d option according to your own setup! 
-</note>+</WRAP>
  
 <code bash> <code bash>
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 ==== Results ==== ==== Results ====
  
-<sortable> 
 ^Device^Sector 0^Sector 8^Sector 34^Sector 40^Sector 42^ ^Device^Sector 0^Sector 8^Sector 34^Sector 40^Sector 42^
 |WD    |12.545s|12.436s|65.792s|12.211s|66.341s| |WD    |12.545s|12.436s|65.792s|12.211s|66.341s|
 |HD204UI|10.141s|10.153s|59.064s|10.126s|59.010s| |HD204UI|10.141s|10.153s|59.064s|10.126s|59.010s|
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 misaligned cp: misaligned cp:
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   * misaligned: 17MB/s   * misaligned: 17MB/s
  
-<note important>Partitions should begin on sectors that can be divided by 8 (8 sectors == 4 kB internal sector of HDD)</note>+<WRAP round important>Partitions should begin on sectors that can be divided by 8 (8 sectors == 4 kB internal sector of HDD)</WRAP>
  
 Alignment: Alignment:
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 The msdos partition table/mbr is 512bytes long, so theoretically sector 8 would be the start sector for the first partition. The msdos partition table/mbr is 512bytes long, so theoretically sector 8 would be the start sector for the first partition.
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