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Re: SSD optimization on Debian (2014)

On Tue, 08 Jul 2014, Rick Thomas wrote:
> 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.

Try package debian-installer.  If there's a component package involved, it
can be reassigned.

  "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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