Michael Monnerie wrote:
> On Donnerstag 12 März 2009 Eric Sandeen wrote:
>> Take a look at the mkfs.xfs man page:
>> -s sector_size
>> This option specifies the fundamental sector size of
>> the filesystem. The sector_size is specified either as
>> a value in bytes with size=value or as a base two loga-
>> rithm value with log=value. The default sector_size is
>> 512 bytes. The minimum value for sector size is 512;
>> the maximum is 32768 (32 KiB). The sector_size must be
>> a power of 2 size and cannot be made larger than the
>> filesystem block size.
> Ugh, I felt so good this morning, until you responded ... ;-)
> I thought that it's a limitation of the Linux kernel in more parts than
> just the filesystem (like block cache), that sector sizes must be 512B.
> If I had a 4K drive, would that be usable with XFS already?
Other layers need work, yes, but by and large xfs should be ready when
the rest of the kernel & linux infastructure catches up.