partition alignment

i’ve got new hdd delivered. it’ll be used as one of rotated disks for offline backup storage. it is WDC WD15EARS-00Z5B1 – WD Caviar Green 1.5 TB and is one of first disks with 4kB physical sectors instead of 512B ones. i’ve read at some places about performance impact of miss-aligned linux partitions for write ... Read More