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SubjectRe: reading 1 hardsector size, not one block size
"Theodore Y. Ts'o" wrote:

> Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2000 17:49:04 -0600
> From: "Jeff V. Merkey" <jmerkey@timpanogas.org>
>
> This is going to be a continuing problem for non-Unix file systems like
> NTFS and NWFS that rely on the ability to read and write variable length
> sector runs.
>
> It's not just non-Unix file systems. I believe that xfs will find this
> useful as well. It's just a timing issue, though, making a change like
> this is going to have to be a 2.5 thing (along with removing the 2TB
> limitation, and other cleanups in the buffer cache code that has been
> long overdue).
>
> - Ted
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Agreed. 2.5 is the place to do this.

Jeff

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