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, as determined by the value of BLCKSZ at compile time.

block_size was added in PostgreSQL 8.0.

Default

The default value for block_size is: 8192 bytes.

block_size cannot be modified.

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GUC configuration item, PostgreSQL internals, Preset configuration item