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Old 05-29-2010, 05:10 PM   #1
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LXer: Linux WD EARS Advanced Hard Drive Format


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Nowadays hard drive manufactures are switching to a new hard drive technology which uses 4KB sectors size instead of conventional 512B. This new technology requires little tweaks to get a better performance in comparison to out-of-the-box settings. This article will describe some simple to follow instruction on how to partition the WD EARS hard-drive to get better overall performance. Getting the partitioning part done by aligning each partition can rapidly increase a hard drive's performance.

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