Subject: Re: kern/3460: block io unit for sd should be sector size
To: Koji Imada - je4wob/2 <email@example.com>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/09/1997 10:42:53
> >> Which is preferable?
> Chris> Assuming it can be made to work reliably, the latter (what you're
> Chris> calling the "first method"), since it provides all the funcitionaly of
> Chris> the "second method," and more.
> Yes, but adds complexity. I think balance of benefit and cost is
> important. If 'file system sector size != disklabel sector size'
> situation is not required, "second method" is recommended for it's
> simplicity(but not interesting :-).
OK, I wasn't clear on what changes, exactly, had to be made in each
In this case, i'd say "avoid modifying the FS code where possible, and
require that fs sector size == disklabel sector size."