Martin Steigerwald wrote:
> Am Donnerstag 12 März 2009 schrieb Michael Monnerie:
>> 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?
> I have an USB stick with 2KB hardware sector size. It worked nicely when
> using fdisk instead of cfdisk which only supports 512 byte sectors. Dunno
> remember exactly which filesystems I tried back then.
really? what kind of usb stick? I've never seen such a thing.