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Re: xbd 32k transfer limit

On Tue, May 03, 2011 at 09:28:31PM +0200, Christoph Egger wrote:
> > So, I guess the lesson is that for xen backing store on a 3 disk raid5
> > setup, stick to 32 sector stripe unit and 32k ffs block size. That is,
> > unless somebody actually implements scatter gather mechanism (wink,
> > wink, nudge, nudge).
> vscsi PV drivers may be an alternative.

I think we should have a generic way to split large transfers in smaller
pieces. This would benefit more than just xbd(4).

Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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