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Align your SDCARD, FAT and EXT Partition

Short version: I don’t know, and I don’t think that I want to know what the alignment process consist of. All l need to know is that it will speed up access time, write speed and reed speed, so every operation including a SDcard read or write should be improved.

For the long version, which includes what means to align your SD Card, read here

If your SD Card is already partitioned, you should skip the following paragraph

I’m using ROM Manager(or gParted from Linux), or youADB to partition my SD Card, because it’s fast and it’s working Smile I really don’t want to partition it manually as long as I have these apps. So partition it using ROM Manager (you’ll find it in market) or gParted if you have Linux installed.

Next…If you have a

  • EXT Partition

You should do this BEFORE installing a ROM, because it will erase everything from your Ext partition.

If you have an ext3 partition and you want to convert it to ext4, download this zip first, put it on your SDcard and flash it

If you already have an ext4 partition, you can choose between the default ext4 and the journaling disabled ext4 zip

Flash the selected zip and then install your ROM

  • FAT Partition

You should read this thread and follow the steps.

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