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Subjectblocks or KB? (was: .. current meaning of blk_size array)
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Let me put it more plainly.  Martin Daleki + rumour assures me that the
blk_size array nowadays measure in blocks not KB, yet to me it seems that
it doesn't. Look at this code from ll_rw_blk.c in 2.4.13:

unsigned long maxsector = (blk_size[major][MINOR(bh->b_rdev)] << 1) + 1;

and this comment:

* blk_size contains the size of all block-devices in units of 1024
* byte sectors:

so blk_size measures in KB. Where do I see it wrong? Is everybody
talking about 2.4.14 and 2.4.15? No .. it's just the same in 2.4.14:

if (blk_size[major])
minorsize = blk_size[major][MINOR(bh->b_rdev)];
if (minorsize) {
unsigned long maxsector = (minorsize << 1) + 1;

KB! Or is it the case that sectors don't mean 512B?


Peter
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