block_size

A preset configuration parameter reporting the size of a disk block

block_size is a preset configuration parameter reporting the size of a disk block

block_size was added in PostgreSQL 8.0.

Default value

The default value for block_size is: 8192 bytes.

A different value may have been set with the --with-blocksize configuration option at compile time (PostgreSQL 8.4 and later).

block_size cannot be modified.

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Categories

GUC configuration item, PostgreSQL internals, Preset configuration item

See also

segment_size, wal_segment_size, wal_block_size