[haiku-development] Re: r1a3 anyboot image too big for CD

  • From: Matt Madia <mattmadia@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 30 May 2011 12:16:13 -0400

On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 12:09, Ingo Weinhold <ingo_weinhold@xxxxxx> wrote:
> Rene Gollent wrote:
>> On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 10:58 AM, Matt Madia <mattmadia@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > Even though stripping common/bin and common/lib is enough to make
>> > @alpha-anyboot fit in less than 700MB, I tested the 1024 block size
>> > change too.  Sadly, the 1024 block size @alpha-anyboot fails to boot
>> > from CD for me.
>>
>> I might be misremembering, but I believe the hardware sector size on
>> CD devices is 2KB, so I don't think we can actually use anything
>> smaller than that for CDs. Correct me if I'm wrong.
>
> The device driver is responsible for aligning I/O requests correctly. Usually 
> it will just use an IOSchedulerSimple or IOCache, which deals with this. At 
> least if the block size of their DMAResource has been set correctly.


If it helps, here's the complete syslog ; http://pastebin.com/bjVXwnfn

Is it worth moving this to Trac #4502 or another ticket?

--mmadia

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