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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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