blk_queue_io_min — set minimum request size for the queue
|struct request_queue * q,|
|unsigned int min|
struct request_queue * q
the request queue for the device
unsigned int min
smallest I/O size in bytes
Storage devices may report a granularity or preferred minimum I/O size which is the smallest request the device can perform without incurring a performance penalty. For disk drives this is often the physical block size. For RAID arrays it is often the stripe chunk size. A properly aligned multiple of minimum_io_size is the preferred request size for workloads where a high number of I/O operations is desired.