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Re: Beating a dead horse

kre%munnari.OZ.AU@localhost (Robert Elz) writes:

>  | But you can fake the value with pvcreate --setphysicalvolumesize.

>Will that really work?   That is, if it is done that way, won't the
>"device" (the pv or whatever) appear to be a 512 byte sector "drive" ?
>If it does, what prevents i/o in 512 byte units (which the underlying
>drive simply will not perform)?

That's the responsibility of the upper layers. FFS will only do
fragment size I/O (+ 8k I/O for the superblock).

                                Michael van Elst
                                "A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."

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