[v2,3/6] btrfs: document BTRFS_MAX_MIRRORS
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Message ID 4232edc0e74874203db470d99855ad5508bd5841.1559917235.git.dsterba@suse.com
State New
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  • RAID1 with 3- and 4- copies
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David Sterba June 10, 2019, 12:29 p.m. UTC
The real meaning of that constant is not clear from the context due to
the target device inclusion.

Signed-off-by: David Sterba <dsterba@suse.com>
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 fs/btrfs/ctree.h | 11 ++++++++++-
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

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diff --git a/fs/btrfs/ctree.h b/fs/btrfs/ctree.h
index fb7435533478..31198499f175 100644
--- a/fs/btrfs/ctree.h
+++ b/fs/btrfs/ctree.h
@@ -46,7 +46,16 @@  struct btrfs_ref;
 
 #define BTRFS_MAGIC 0x4D5F53665248425FULL /* ascii _BHRfS_M, no null */
 
-#define BTRFS_MAX_MIRRORS 3
+/*
+ * Maximum number of mirrors that can be available for all profiles counting
+ * the target device of dev-replace as one. During an active device replace
+ * procedure, the target device of the copy operation is a mirror for the
+ * filesystem data as well that can be used to read data in order to repair
+ * read errors on other disks.
+ *
+ * Current value is derived from RAID1 with 2 copies.
+ */
+#define BTRFS_MAX_MIRRORS (2 + 1)
 
 #define BTRFS_MAX_LEVEL 8