[linux-lvm] label sector and non 512 byte sectors

Alasdair G Kergon agk at redhat.com
Thu Jan 3 18:02:54 UTC 2013

On Wed, Dec 26, 2012 at 09:59:00AM -0500, Phillip Susi wrote:
> The man page for pvcreate states that the label goes in the second
> sector.  That means it SHOULD be at an offset of 4096 bytes when using
> 4096 byte sectors, but apparently it is still at an offset of 512 bytes.
>  Bug?
We define a sector at 512 bytes. Always.

Some documentation could be improved to make that clearer.


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