Re: [PATCH 1/1 v3] drivers/nvme: default to 4k device page size

From: Keith Busch
Date: Fri Oct 30 2015 - 17:48:54 EST

On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 02:35:11PM -0700, Nishanth Aravamudan wrote:
> Given that it's 4K just about everywhere by default (and sort of
> implicitly expected to be, I guess), I think I'd prefer we default to
> 4K. That should mitigate the performance impact (I'll ask our IO team to
> do some runs, but since this impacts functionality on some hardware, I
> don't think it's too relevant for now). Unless there are NVMe devcies
> with a MPSMAX < 4K?

Right, I assumed MPSMIN was always 4k for the same reason you mentioned,
but you can hard code it like you've done in your patch.

The spec defines MPSMAX such that it's impossible to find a device
with MPSMAX < 4k.
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