[PULL,37/43] block: lift blocksize property limit to 2 MiB
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Message ID 20200617144909.192176-38-kwolf@redhat.com
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Kevin Wolf June 17, 2020, 2:49 p.m. UTC
From: Roman Kagan <rvkagan@yandex-team.ru>

Logical and physical block sizes in QEMU are limited to 32 KiB.

This appears unnecessarily tight, and we've seen bigger block sizes
handy at times.

Lift the limitation up to 2 MiB which appears to be good enough for
everybody, and matches the qcow2 cluster size limit.

Signed-off-by: Roman Kagan <rvkagan@yandex-team.ru>
Reviewed-by: Eric Blake <eblake@redhat.com>
Message-Id: <20200528225516.1676602-9-rvkagan@yandex-team.ru>
Signed-off-by: Kevin Wolf <kwolf@redhat.com>
---
 hw/core/qdev-properties.c | 9 ++++++---
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/hw/core/qdev-properties.c b/hw/core/qdev-properties.c
index 63d48db70c..ead35d7ffd 100644
--- a/hw/core/qdev-properties.c
+++ b/hw/core/qdev-properties.c
@@ -784,9 +784,12 @@  const PropertyInfo qdev_prop_size32 = {
 /* lower limit is sector size */
 #define MIN_BLOCK_SIZE          512
 #define MIN_BLOCK_SIZE_STR      "512 B"
-/* upper limit is the max power of 2 that fits in uint16_t */
-#define MAX_BLOCK_SIZE          (32 * KiB)
-#define MAX_BLOCK_SIZE_STR      "32 KiB"
+/*
+ * upper limit is arbitrary, 2 MiB looks sufficient for all sensible uses, and
+ * matches qcow2 cluster size limit
+ */
+#define MAX_BLOCK_SIZE          (2 * MiB)
+#define MAX_BLOCK_SIZE_STR      "2 MiB"
 
 static void set_blocksize(Object *obj, Visitor *v, const char *name,
                           void *opaque, Error **errp)