Advanced Format drives + RAID5 + LVM + EXT4 = migraine

Robert Arkiletian robark at
Sun Aug 29 19:06:19 UTC 2010

On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 10:08 AM, Jake Peavy <djstunks at> wrote:
> I have a feeling my array should perform much better than this and it's
> probably because I haven't taken the 4k sector size into account and I'm
> bleeding performance.
> Can anyone comment?  If I need to take the 4k sector size into account,
> where should I do so?  With partitions?  In pvcreate?  Some other place?  Or
> multiple places?

Robert Arkiletian
Eric Hamber Secondary, Vancouver, Canada

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