Run the program

# parted /dev/sdX

Set the default unit:

(parted) unit s

Print current partition table:

(parted) print
Model: AMCC 9650SE-24M DISK (scsi)
Disk /dev/sde: 8000GB
Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
Partition Table: gpt
Disk Flags:

Number Start End Size File system Name Flags

Create a partition label on the selected disk:

(parted) mklabel gpt

Create a partition label on the selected disk:

(parted) mkpart LVM ext4 0% 100%

If percentage is used parted automatically detects and sets the most suitable free sectors. Therefore you can avoid the error message:

Warning: The resulting partition is not properly aligned for best performance.

Remove a partition:

(parted) rm 1

References

  1. GNU Parted: Solving the dreaded “The resulting partition is not properly aligned for best performance”

 

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