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2012/10/21

GNU parted partition alignment warnings – solution

Filed under: — Stormwind @ 9:25 pm

Getting those pesky “Warning: The resulting partition is not properly aligned for best performance” messages when creating partitions on your new 3TB-4TB disk using GNU parted under Linux?

Start parted with the “-a optimal” command line parameter to tell parted to use optimal alignment!

Example:
/sbin/parted -a optimal /dev/sdd

Thanks go to this post on Ask Ubuntu!

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