Two negations problem

Warren Block wblock at
Fri Sep 5 19:39:10 UTC 2003

On Fri, 5 Sep 2003, Mike Patterson wrote:

> > The handbook obviously has a typo in it, but the statement should be:
> >
> > "It should be at least 128 kB, and it should not be a power of 2."
> >
> > Look at the example, which uses a stripe size of 273.
> Then since 128kb obviously _is_ a power of two, perhaps the wording
> should be changed to "It should be greater than 128kb, and should not be
> a power of 2."  ?

Better would be to start with the first allowed value, then, i.e.,
128K+1 byte, or whatever.  (In line with the rule of "Show what to do.
Don't show what *not* to do.")

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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