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authorDavid Sterba <dsterba@suse.cz>2013-11-20 15:06:08 +0100
committerChris Mason <chris.mason@fusionio.com>2013-11-21 11:51:50 -0500
commitc75017961ba7df5da148b48a905c97181587d562 (patch)
parent906c176e541f89ed3c04d0e9af1c7cf7b3cc1adb (diff)
Documentation: filesystems: update btrfs tools section
The tools mentioned have been obsoleted long ago, replace with the current ones. CC: linux-doc@vger.kernel.org Signed-off-by: David Sterba <dsterba@suse.cz> Signed-off-by: Chris Mason <chris.mason@fusionio.com>
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 16 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/btrfs.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/btrfs.txt
index 4ced8be43c8..5dd282dda55 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/btrfs.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/btrfs.txt
@@ -244,24 +244,14 @@ available from the git repository at the following location:
These include the following tools:
-mkfs.btrfs: create a filesystem
+* mkfs.btrfs: create a filesystem
-btrfsctl: control program to create snapshots and subvolumes:
+* btrfs: a single tool to manage the filesystems, refer to the manpage for more details
- mount /dev/sda2 /mnt
- btrfsctl -s new_subvol_name /mnt
- btrfsctl -s snapshot_of_default /mnt/default
- btrfsctl -s snapshot_of_new_subvol /mnt/new_subvol_name
- btrfsctl -s snapshot_of_a_snapshot /mnt/snapshot_of_new_subvol
- ls /mnt
- default snapshot_of_a_snapshot snapshot_of_new_subvol
- new_subvol_name snapshot_of_default
+* 'btrfsck' or 'btrfs check': do a consistency check of the filesystem
- Snapshots and subvolumes cannot be deleted right now, but you can
- rm -rf all the files and directories inside them.
+Other tools for specific tasks:
-btrfsck: do a limited check of the FS extent trees.
+* btrfs-convert: in-place conversion from ext2/3/4 filesystems
-btrfs-debug-tree: print all of the FS metadata in text form. Example:
- btrfs-debug-tree /dev/sda2 >& big_output_file
+* btrfs-image: dump filesystem metadata for debugging