Partitioning SDHC Card?

Oliver Grawert ogra at
Tue Dec 4 09:54:56 UTC 2012

Am Freitag, den 30.11.2012, 21:18 -0700 schrieb drew einhorn:
> The last time I paid attention there was a lot of voodoo involved in
> formatting and partitioning SD cards without adversely impacting the
> performance and life expectancy of the card.  It dealt with block
> sizes and alignment of sectors, etc.  Aligning the file system with
> the underlying SD card hardware, so that for a filesystem write
> doesn't require reading a physical hardware block updating the last
> half of it, reading the next hardware block and updating the first
> half of it.
> Do we still need to worry about this sort of thing (if so please point
> me to the appropriate incantations).  Or, have the standard tools
> gotten smarter, so we don't have to worry about this stuff.  
have a look at [1]



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