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Re: write alignment matters?
On Sat, Jun 25, 2011 at 08:57:30PM +0200, Johnny Billquist wrote:
> I might be confused here. I thought that if you accessed the block
> device, you were restricted to blocks. So you can in fact not seek
> to an arbitrary byte, nor read an arbitrary length, like for a
> normal file, but instead offsets and sizes must be multiples of the
> block size.
> But reading through the man-pages now, I cannot find any references
> to this, so maybe I just dreamt that whole thing?
That's what I'd thought too... fwiw.
David A. Holland
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