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blk_limits_max_hw_sectors(9) [centos man page]

BLK_LIMITS_MAX_HW_SE(9) 					   Block Devices					   BLK_LIMITS_MAX_HW_SE(9)

blk_limits_max_hw_sectors - set hard and soft limit of max sectors for request SYNOPSIS
void blk_limits_max_hw_sectors(struct queue_limits * limits, unsigned int max_hw_sectors); ARGUMENTS
limits the queue limits max_hw_sectors max hardware sectors in the usual 512b unit DESCRIPTION
Enables a low level driver to set a hard upper limit, max_hw_sectors, on the size of requests. max_hw_sectors is set by the device driver based upon the combined capabilities of I/O controller and storage device. max_sectors is a soft limit imposed by the block layer for filesystem type requests. This value can be overridden on a per-device basis in /sys/block/<device>/queue/max_sectors_kb. The soft limit can not exceed max_hw_sectors. COPYRIGHT
Kernel Hackers Manual 3.10 June 2014 BLK_LIMITS_MAX_HW_SE(9)

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plimit(1)							   User Commands							 plimit(1)

plimit - get or set the resource limits of running processes SYNOPSIS
plimit [-km] pid... plimit {-cdfnstv} soft,hard... pid... DESCRIPTION
If one or more of the cdfnstv options is specified, plimit sets the soft (current) limit and/or the hard (maximum) limit of the indicated resource(s) in the processes identified by the process-ID list, pid. Otherwise plimit reports the resource limits of the processes identi- fied by the process-ID list, pid. Only the owner of a process or the super-user is permitted either to get or to set the resource limits of a process. Only the super-user can increase the hard limit. OPTIONS
The following options are supported: -k On output, show file sizes in kilobytes (1024 bytes) rather than in 512-byte blocks. -m On output, show file and memory sizes in megabytes (1024*1024 bytes). The remainder of the options are used to change specified resource limits. They each accept an argument of the form: soft,hard where soft specifies the soft (current) limit and hard specifies the hard (maximum) limit. If the hard limit is not specified, the comma may be omitted. If the soft limit is an empty string, only the hard limit is set. Each limit is either the literal string unlimited, or a number, with an optional scaling factor, as follows: nk n kilobytes nm n megabytes (minutes for CPU time) nh n hours (for CPU time only) mm:ss minutes and seconds (for CPU time only) The soft limit cannot exceed the hard limit. -c soft,hard Set core file size limits (default unit is 512-byte blocks). -d soft,hard Set data segment (heap) size limits (default unit is kilobytes). -f soft,hard Set file size limits (default unit is 512-byte blocks). -n soft,hard Set file descriptor limits (no default unit). -s soft,hard Set stack segment size limits (default unit is kilobytes). -t soft,hard Set CPU time limits (default unit is seconds). -v soft,hard Set virtual memory size limits (default unit is kilobytes). OPERANDS
The following operands are supported. pid Process ID list. EXIT STATUS
plimit returns the exit value zero on success, non-zero on failure (such as no such process, permission denied, or invalid option). FILES
/proc/pid/* process information and control files ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWesu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
ulimit(1), proc(1), getrlimit(2), setrlimit(2), proc(4), attributes(5), SunOS 5.10 8 Jun 1998 plimit(1)
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