Sector size of a zvol

David Magda dmagda at
Fri Feb 3 16:14:00 UTC 2012

On Fri, February 3, 2012 11:05, Pete French wrote:
>> You can use the method described here to create a zvol with 4k sector
>> size:
> I saw that, but it describes setting up a zpool, not a zvol - or are
> you saying that a zvol created on such a zpool will have 4k sectors ?
> Unfortunately I am not at liberty to recreate the pool on the server,
> so I cant try it, but thanks for the tip...

No, I think it's just that few folks work with/ask about zvols that most
people's brains short-circuit and go straight to thinking about only
zpools and datasets--regardless of the text of the subject line. :)

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