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Re: [linux-lvm] q: BLOCK_SIZE



On Tue, Feb 27, 2001 at 01:25:42PM -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> Michael writes:
> > Little question that I already posted here a long time ago.
> > What drawbacks can suffer if one changes BLOCK_SIZE in
> > include/linux/lvm.h from 1024 (or 4096 on S/390) to 512?
> 
> On S/390 it would appear that the DASD block devices have a 4096
> byte sector size.  However, on most other systems there is only
> a 512 byte sector size, so I don't see any reason there would
> be problems with BLOCK_SIZE = 512.
> 
> I think Andrea Arcangeli was complaining about this as well.

I checked Andrea's patch into cvs, try and see.

- Joe


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