Subject: Re: The demise of DEV_BSIZE
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/05/1999 18:55:38
On 5 Oct 1999, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:

> Bill Studenmund <> writes:
> > 
> > Well, it doesn't work now, so we're not "breaking" it. :-)
> Actually, it _does_ work now (or at least, did two or so years ago),
> because of various conspiring factors around disk label block size,
> the various device block sizes, and the fact that the CD-ROM driver
> (IMO) bogusly ignores the disklabel on the device...

Well, if it worked, I'll try and make sure it keeps working. :-)

I agree about how the CD-ROM driver ignores disk block size. But now it
should be better-able to do something about weird block sizes.

Take care,