BLK_QUEUE_ALIGNMENT_(9) Block Devices BLK_QUEUE_ALIGNMENT_(9)

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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