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SubjectRe: blocks or KB? (was: .. current meaning of blk_size array)
"Peter T. Breuer" wrote:
> 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

sectors = 512 per default
blocks = 1024 per default.

Never said anything else.

Look at the initialization point for the arrays. They all use constants
which you can look up in the kernel headers.

./linux/fs.h:#define BLOCK_SIZE_BITS 10
./linux/fs.h:#define BLOCK_SIZE (1<<BLOCK_SIZE_BITS)

Which means 1024 bytes for blk_size as default value.

> it doesn't. Look at this code from ll_rw_blk.c in 2.4.13:

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