Stripe sizes with gstripe

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Fri Jun 13 14:16:17 UTC 2008

>> then single read is rarely split on 2 disks, while multiple reads have
>> good chances to touch different drives
> Come to think of it I didn't try setting the stripe size larger than the
> ATA max transaction size of 128k.

yes it is.

max transaction doesn't begin on boundary. may (usually will) start 
somewhere inbetween. making stripe size >>max transaction makes it 

BTW you mean ATA max transaction or FreeBSD default MAXBSIZE, which 
i change to 1MB

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