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SubjectRe: File BlockSize
On Sat, Feb 16, 2002 at 10:23:39AM +0300, Hans Reiser wrote:
> William Lee Irwin III wrote:
> >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....
> >>
> >
> >Unfortunately filesystem block sizes larger than PAGE_SIZE are unsupported.
> >I wish they were, though.

I believe that is _page cache_ size instead of PAGE_SIZE. Though,
page_cache_size is based on PAGE_SIZE...

> >
> I should be more precise, on alpha you can do it with reiserfs.
> Hans

And ext2 and ext3 and ...
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