Not prepared for 4096 byte sector hard drives?

Michael Cronenworth mike at
Mon Feb 15 17:13:44 UTC 2010

Eric Sandeen wrote:
> I don't know for sure if hdparm shows it; I don't think so.  If you mean:
>         -g     Display the drive geometry (cylinders, heads, sectors),  the
>                size (in sectors) of the device, and the starting offset (in
>                sectors) of the device from the beginning of the drive.
> then no...

hdparm -I displays many things one of which is the following:

    Logical/Physical Sector size:           512 bytes

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