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Bug#661580: mkfs.xfs fails to detect correct sector size

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, 661580@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Bug#661580: mkfs.xfs fails to detect correct sector size
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2012 14:55:40 -0600
Cc: Goswin von Brederlow <goswin-v-b@xxxxxx>
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On 3/1/12 2:33 AM, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 01, 2012 at 09:14:09AM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> And I can confirm that the sector size detection is still broken in
>> 3.1.7.
> 
> That's a known bug that Carlos wanted to look into.  If you really can't
> accept smaller I/O without major pain make sure to use a larger logical
> blocksize, which should be handled fine by everything.

Carlos is a bit busy right now, I'll send a patch shortly; want to whip
up an xfstest for this too.

-Eric


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