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    SubjectRe: set blksize of block device
    > >> I am learning block device drivers and have a newbie question. Given 
    > >> a block device, is there anyway that I could set its block size? For
    > >> example, I want to write a block device driver that will work on an
    > >> existing block device. In this driver, I want block size smaller.
    > >> (The idea looks confusing but I could explain if anybody is
    > >> interested :- ) However, typically the block size is 1KB, now I
    > >> want to set it to 512 or 256. Can I do it?

    256 - no way if hardware can do only 512-byte writes.

    You need read-modify-write for this.

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