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Re: [linux-lvm] Advanced Format disks mixed with regular disks?



>>>>> "Phillip" == Phillip Susi <psusi cfl rr com> writes:

Phillip> The kernel has the ability to read it from the drive and report
Phillip> it to the user space tools, which have been patched to use it,
Phillip> but the WD EARS drives lie and claim 512/512 instead of
Phillip> 512/4096.

The saving grace is that modern util-linux/dm tooling aligns on 1MB by
default instead of sector 63.

And yes, there are Advanced Format drives shipping from both Hitachi and
Seagate...

-- 
Martin K. Petersen	Oracle Linux Engineering


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