vinum and hot-swapping

Marc Wiz marc at
Sun Jul 13 18:57:55 PDT 2003

On Mon, Jul 14, 2003 at 10:02:58AM +0930, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> > I don't believe vinum can optimize full-stripe writes, though, since
> > FreeBSD can only do I/O in 64k max chunks,
> 128 kB.


I thought physio was limited to 64 KB?  The man page on dump
states this.  Please correct me if I am wrong.

I was told this was due to an ISA limitation but IMHO many people
don't run systems with ISA anymore.  (Except of course keyboards, mouse
and serial ports :-)


Marc Wiz
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