Can we create an ext3, ext4, or xfs filesystem with a blocksize larger than 4096 (such as 8192)?

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  • We want to have a block-size of 8192 on a local filesystem such as Ext3, Ext4, or XFS.
  • Can we create an Ext3, Ext4, or XFS filesystem with a block size greater than 4KiB (4096 bytes)?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4, 5, 6, 7
  • Local filesystems such as EXT3, EXT4, or XFS

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