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Bug#595818: partitioner (IBM-PC) force geometry to one friendly to SSD, 4KiB sectors and RAIDs

On Tue, 07 Sep 2010, Otavio Salvador wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 9:50 AM, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
> <hmh@debian.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, 07 Sep 2010, Christian PERRIER wrote:
> >> Dealing with alignment stuff has been introduced in partman-base 140
> >> and enhanced in later versions.
> >>
> >> If you were using a weekly built netinst image (that includes d-i
> >> alpha1 released in Feb. 2010), you may be using an earlier version.
> >>
> >> Can you try the latest *netboot* daily builds from
> >> http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer? Installing squeeze with
> >> these should use the latest partman-base and give what you expect (at
> >> least I think: I know nothing to these things, I'm just guessing from
> >> changelogs).
> >
> > Now that the daily-build pages actually have something inside them, I will
> > try.
> Dailies are suppose to have this working already; please give it a try
> and let us know how it looks for you.

MS-DOS is OK.  LVM is broken (the PVs metadata areas are at the über-idiotic
default of 192KiB which only works with 64KiB stripes/erase blocks), will
open a bug for that one.

I am testing GPT now.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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