[Nottingham] RasPi USB Storage

Jason Irwin jasonirwin73 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 09:21:42 UTC 2015

On 09/04/15 09:52, Martin wrote:
Well...it seems the firmware lies so that you can still use your
spanky-new SSD with XP or DOS. Yeesh.
So "parted" etc can't really help.

Anyhoo, this:
And this: https://www.thomas-krenn.com/en/wiki/Partition_Alignment#Linux

Make sense. Start at sector 2048, go in 1MiB jumps, breathe easy.

> Another twist is that I've long since moved to GPT partitioining
> wherever possible so as to get away from the old style "logical"
> partitions chaining numbers game...
Yeah, think I'll be feeding this SSD to "GParted Live" at lunch.
I probably could use the CLI, but am familiar with the GUI and a nice
graphic really does help make sense of the numbers.

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