Is ATA 4 KiB sector supported in Red Hat Enterprise Linux?

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Issue

  • Does RHEL support both 4kb (4096 byte) and 512 byte sector sizes or only one of them? Is so, what versions of the OS?
  • Is ATA 4 KiB sector supported in Red Hat Enterprise Linux?
  • Are ATA 4 KiB sector issues addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux?
  • Are 512e disks (using 4096 byte sector sizes internally while speaking 512 byte sector sizes to extern) supported?
  • Are Advanced Format 512e or 4kN (4k native) disks supported in RHEL?
  • What are the supported block sizes for RHEL6?
  • What are the supported block sizes for RHEL5?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • ATA 4K sector Hard disks

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