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Re: SSD optimization on Debian (2014)

Rick Thomas wrote:
> Bob Proulx 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.

Ah...  I had not known about the bug on PowerPC.  Good to know.


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