Re: SSD optimization on Debian (2014)
On Jul 7, 2014, at 2:05 PM, Bob Proulx <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Using today's Debian you do not normally need to bother with alignment
>> as all partitions will be automatically aligned at 1 MiB boundaries by
>> most of the tools anyway.
> Agreed. No need to worry about it with a default Wheezy or later
> installation. All handled automatically.
This is true for i386 and amd64, but for (at least) powerpc (I don’t know about mips, arm* etc) the megabyte boundary alignment fixes haven’t found it into the installer’s partition modules yet.
For PowerPC. you *do* have to be careful and partition manually if you are using SSD or “advanced format” hard disks.