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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2009-12-10 09:33:29 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2009-12-10 09:33:29 -0800
commit4515c3069da5bfb6f08dbfca499464b4cbdfcb50 (patch)
tree0f067045a0e31f126aebcf3087028639ceb237b4 /Documentation
parenta5eba3f66f812cbc076a1170b3f888ad63f850b2 (diff)
parentfab3a549e204172236779f502eccb4f9bf0dc87d (diff)
Merge branch 'for_linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tytso/ext4
* 'for_linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tytso/ext4: (47 commits) ext4: Fix potential fiemap deadlock (mmap_sem vs. i_data_sem) ext4: Do not override ext2 or ext3 if built they are built as modules jbd2: Export jbd2_log_start_commit to fix ext4 build ext4: Fix insufficient checks in EXT4_IOC_MOVE_EXT ext4: Wait for proper transaction commit on fsync ext4: fix incorrect block reservation on quota transfer. ext4: quota macros cleanup ext4: ext4_get_reserved_space() must return bytes instead of blocks ext4: remove blocks from inode prealloc list on failure ext4: wait for log to commit when umounting ext4: Avoid data / filesystem corruption when write fails to copy data ext4: Use ext4 file system driver for ext2/ext3 file system mounts ext4: Return the PTR_ERR of the correct pointer in setup_new_group_blocks() jbd2: Add ENOMEM checking in and for jbd2_journal_write_metadata_buffer() ext4: remove unused parameter wbc from __ext4_journalled_writepage() ext4: remove encountered_congestion trace ext4: move_extent_per_page() cleanup ext4: initialize moved_len before calling ext4_move_extents() ext4: Fix double-free of blocks with EXT4_IOC_MOVE_EXT ext4: use ext4_data_block_valid() in ext4_free_blocks() ...
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1 files changed, 8 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/ext4.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/ext4.txt
index 6d94e0696f8c..af6885c3c821 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/ext4.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/ext4.txt
@@ -153,8 +153,8 @@ journal_dev=devnum When the external journal device's major/minor numbers
identified through its new major/minor numbers encoded
in devnum.
-noload Don't load the journal on mounting. Note that
- if the filesystem was not unmounted cleanly,
+norecovery Don't load the journal on mounting. Note that
+noload if the filesystem was not unmounted cleanly,
skipping the journal replay will lead to the
filesystem containing inconsistencies that can
lead to any number of problems.
@@ -353,6 +353,12 @@ noauto_da_alloc replacing existing files via patterns such as
system crashes before the delayed allocation
blocks are forced to disk.
+discard Controls whether ext4 should issue discard/TRIM
+nodiscard(*) commands to the underlying block device when
+ blocks are freed. This is useful for SSD devices
+ and sparse/thinly-provisioned LUNs, but it is off
+ by default until sufficient testing has been done.
Data Mode
There are 3 different data modes: