blk_queue_alignment_offset (9) - Linux Man Pages

blk_queue_alignment_offset: set physical block alignment offset

NAME

blk_queue_alignment_offset - set physical block alignment offset

SYNOPSIS

void blk_queue_alignment_offset(struct request_queue q, unsigned int offset);

ARGUMENTS

q

the request queue for the device

offset

alignment offset in bytes

DESCRIPTION

Some devices are naturally misaligned to compensate for things like the legacy DOS partition table 63-sector offset. Low-level drivers should call this function for devices whose first sector is not naturally aligned.

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