RE: Support for 4 KiB disk sectors in Linux kernel

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On Friday, April 20, 2012 7:22 PM Martin Mokrejs wrote:
> 
> Martin K. Petersen wrote:
> >>>>>> "Lukasz" == Lukasz Dorau <lukasz.dorau@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> >
> > Lukasz> Where can I find information about current status of support for
> > Lukasz> 4 KiB disk sectors in Linux kernel?  Is there a
> > Lukasz> leader/maintainer of this issue in community?
> >
> > We have supported 4Kn for a decade. 512e obviously works out of the
> > box. However, filesystem/partition/DM tooling has been updated to align
> > correctly on 512e devices.
> >
> > See:
> >
> > 	http://oss.oracle.com/~mkp/docs/linux-advanced-storage.pdf
> 
> Also:
> 
> https://ata.wiki.kernel.org/articles/a/t/a/ATA_4_KiB_sector_issues_d4b8.ht
> ml
> http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/bootinfoscript/index.php?title=Boot
> _Problems:Windows_Writes_To_MBR
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2
> 
> 
> I agree there is nothing about under Documentation/ in kernel sources, at
> least
> from users point of view.
> Martin
> --

Thanks a lot! 

Regards,
Lukasz

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