[mythtv-users] Test drives with hdparm

Josu Lazkano josu.lazkano at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 10:07:08 UTC 2011

2011/8/12 Alex Butcher <mythlist at assursys.co.uk>:
> On Fri, 12 Aug 2011, Josu Lazkano wrote:
>> 2011/8/11 Alex Butcher <mythlist at assursys.co.uk>:
>>> On Thu, 11 Aug 2011, Josu Lazkano wrote:
>>>> Hello list, I am having some pauses on MythTV, I read lots of post but
>>>> I don't know why is happening. I read this morning that it will be
>>>> about the disk transfer rate. So I check my drive.
>>>> I have a Western Digital Green 2TB drive:
>>>> Model Number:       WDC WD20EARS-00MVWB0
>>> Are your partitions correctly aligned for its 4K sector size?
> <http://randomtechoutburst.blogspot.com/2010/03/4k-alignment-for-disks-important.html>
> HTH,
> Alex
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Hello Alex, read the text, but how could I know if my drive partition
is aligned to 4K? I have not high techinical skills to understand this

Thanks for your help.

best regards.

Josu Lazkano

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