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SubjectRe: File BlockSize
On Tue, Feb 12, 2002 at 01:00:07PM +0530, Anish Srivastava wrote:
>> Hi!!
>> Is there any way I can have 8K block sizes in ext2, reiserfs or ext3.
>> I am trying to install Oracle on Linux with 8K DB_Block_size.
>> But it gives me a Block size mismatch saying that the File BlockSize is only
>> 4K
>> Maybe, there is a kernel patch available which enables Linux to create 8K
>> file blocks.
>> Thanks in anticipation....

On Mon, Feb 11, 2002 at 11:52:03PM -0800, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
> Unfortunately filesystem block sizes larger than PAGE_SIZE are unsupported.
> I wish they were, though.

Sorry -- I've been corrected elsewhere on this, and it's blocksizes greater
than PAGE_CACHE_SIZE... and there is some plan to eventually allow a
configurable PAGE_CACHE_SIZE.

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