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Old 03-15-2010, 03:53 PM
"Martin K. Petersen"
Default Test chunk size against both origin and snapshot sector size

>>>>> "Mikulas" == Mikulas Patocka <mpatocka@redhat.com> writes:
>> Do you mean something like 512b logical and 4K physical? Such
>> devices must perform the appropriate r-m-w. A 4K formatted device
>> will report 4K for both logical and physical (unless the device and
>> format tool allows for physical != logical).
>> Mike

Mikulas> No, I meant what happens if you format it with 514, 516, etc
Mikulas> physical blocksize. the Linux clearly doesn't support it, so
Mikulas> what will it do with it? I'll try when I finish tests on 4K.

We only support powers of two (except when the drive is formatted with
DIF but even in that case the logical_block_size is a power of two).

Martin K. Petersen Oracle Linux Engineering

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