On 9/23/14 9:11 PM, Helmut Tessarek wrote:
> On 23.09.14 22:07 , Eric Sandeen wrote:
>> but! your raid doesn't have a 64k stripe, so that doesn't apply.
> Yep, that's true, but see below.
>> no geometry because md0 raid1 doesn't export any stripe geometry.
> [root@atvie01s ~]# cat /proc/mdstat
> Personalities : [raid1]
> md0 : active raid1 sdb1 sdd1
> 3906784064 blocks super 1.2 [2/2] [UU]
> bitmap: 0/30 pages [0KB], 65536KB chunk
> So for some reason it shows a 64k chunk size even for RAID1.
> That was what got me confused.
Hm, 65536KB sounds like 64MB...
Anyway, mkfs.xfs picks up the queue's minimum IO size for
sunit, and optimal io size for swidth.
blkid # blockdev --getiomin --getioopt /dev/md0
(which here returns:
will show you what your raid's queue is actually reporting,
and what mkfs.xfs will pick up.