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Date:   Wed, 7 Sep 2022 11:09:00 +0200
From:   Christian Brauner <>
To:     Eric Biggers <>
        Keith Busch <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 2/8] vfs: support STATX_DIOALIGN on block devices

On Fri, Aug 26, 2022 at 11:58:45PM -0700, Eric Biggers wrote:
> From: Eric Biggers <>
> Add support for STATX_DIOALIGN to block devices, so that direct I/O
> alignment restrictions are exposed to userspace in a generic way.
> Note that this breaks the tradition of stat operating only on the block
> device node, not the block device itself.  However, it was felt that
> doing this is preferable, in order to make the interface useful and
> avoid needing separate interfaces for regular files and block devices.
> Signed-off-by: Eric Biggers <>
> ---

Looks good to me,
Reviewed-by: Christian Brauner (Microsoft) <>

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