Subject: Re: The demise of DEV_BSIZE
To: Ross Harvey <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/06/1999 17:43:28
On Wed, 6 Oct 1999, Ross Harvey wrote:

> There is, BTW, an obvious compromise for supporting sector size != 2**n
> without the test, branch, and icache-thrashing code bloat:  you can just
> defopt the subfeature and conditionally define dbtob() and btodb() to
> compile only the shift by default.

That sounds like a win. I think I'd prefer a case where you have to
activate the option to get power-of-two only code (so that lkm's just work
right). But the GENERIC config file could include it by default. :-)

Take care,