[OPW,kernel,v2] man-pages: filesystems: add a few words about btrfs
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Message ID 20131104222748.GA2943@dev
State Awaiting Upstream
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C. Koppelt Nov. 4, 2013, 10:27 p.m. UTC
So far the man page for filesystems doesn't mention btrfs.
This patch adds a few words about it.

Signed-off-by: Christine Koppelt <opw.chk@gmail.com>
 man5/filesystems.5 | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/man5/filesystems.5 b/man5/filesystems.5
index 0667e94..9bb761b 100644
--- a/man5/filesystems.5
+++ b/man5/filesystems.5
@@ -83,6 +83,11 @@  is a set of upgrades to ext3 including substantial performance and
 reliability enhancements,
 plus large increases in volume, file, and directory size limits.
+.B btrfs
+is a copy on write (CoW) filesystem that was integrated into Linux in 
+kernel 2.6.29. It provides snapshots and dynamic inode allocation and 
+has optimizations for SSD (Flash Storage). 
 .B Reiserfs
 is a journaling filesystem, designed by Hans Reiser,
 that was integrated into Linux in kernel 2.4.1.