Re: get_swap_bio() question

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Sat Aug 12 2006 - 20:26:18 EST

On Fri, 11 Aug 2006 23:32:17 +0200
"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm looking at get_swap_bio() in mm/page_io.c and wonder why the result of
> map_swap_page() in there is multiplied by (PAGE_SIZE >> 9). Is it the block
> size of 512 B hardcoded? And if so, is that actually right (I mean, aren't there
> any block devices with different block sizes)?

Yep, the Linux block layer is based on a 512-bytes sector all over the
place. Everywhere you see a sector_t, that's in units of 512-byte-sectors.
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