btrfs-progs: clarify manpage for btrfstune seeding option
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Delegated to: David Sterba
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Gui Hecheng May 21, 2014, 8:03 a.m. UTC
The btrfstune -S option accepts a positive value to enable seeding,
and a zero to disable seeding, negtive is not allowed.

Add "positive, zero, negative" sentences to btrfstune manpage.

Signed-off-by: Gui Hecheng <>
 Documentation/btrfstune.txt | 5 +++--
 btrfstune.c                 | 4 ++--
 2 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/Documentation/btrfstune.txt b/Documentation/btrfstune.txt
index bf4bfce..89d5996 100644
--- a/Documentation/btrfstune.txt
+++ b/Documentation/btrfstune.txt
@@ -17,8 +17,9 @@  enable/disable some extended features for btrfs.
 -S <value>::
-Updates the seeding value, it forces a fs readonly so that you can use it to
-build other filesystems.
+Updates the seeding value.
+A positive value will enable seeding, zero will disable seeding, negtive is not allowed.
+Enable seeding forces a fs readonly so that you can use it to build other filesystems.
 Enable extended inode refs.
diff --git a/btrfstune.c b/btrfstune.c
index 2c26fe9..3f2f0cd 100644
--- a/btrfstune.c
+++ b/btrfstune.c
@@ -100,9 +100,9 @@  static int enable_skinny_metadata(struct btrfs_root *root)
 static void print_usage(void)
 	fprintf(stderr, "usage: btrfstune [options] device\n");
-	fprintf(stderr, "\t-S value\tenable/disable seeding\n");
+	fprintf(stderr, "\t-S value\tpositive value will enable seeding, zero to disable, negative is not allowed\n");
 	fprintf(stderr, "\t-r \t\tenable extended inode refs\n");
-	fprintf(stderr, "\t-x enable skinny metadata extent refs\n");
+	fprintf(stderr, "\t-x \t\tenable skinny metadata extent refs\n");
 int main(int argc, char *argv[])