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Re: SSD optimization on Debian (2014)

On Jul 8, 2014, at 6:50 AM, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh@debian.org> wrote:

> On Tue, 08 Jul 2014, Rick Thomas wrote:
>> On Jul 7, 2014, at 2:05 PM, Bob Proulx <bob@proulx.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.
> And this one has been known for a while, hasn't it?   I couldn't find a bug
> about it in the BTS, though.

I investigated this a while back (early May?) but couldn’t figure out what package to write the bug against.  Do you have a suggestion?  If so, I’ll write it up.


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