btrfs-progs: man mkfs: warn about RAID5/6 being experimental
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Adam Borowski Nov. 28, 2016, 6:52 p.m. UTC
Signed-off-by: Adam Borowski <>
 Documentation/mkfs.btrfs.asciidoc | 3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)


David Sterba Dec. 8, 2016, 2:47 p.m. UTC | #1
On Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 07:52:43PM +0100, Adam Borowski wrote:
> Signed-off-by: Adam Borowski <>

Applied, thanks.
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diff --git a/Documentation/mkfs.btrfs.asciidoc b/Documentation/mkfs.btrfs.asciidoc
index 9b1d45a..c92d730 100644
--- a/Documentation/mkfs.btrfs.asciidoc
+++ b/Documentation/mkfs.btrfs.asciidoc
@@ -164,6 +164,9 @@  root partition created with RAID1/10/5/6 profiles. The mount action can happen
 before all block devices are discovered. The waiting is usually done on the
 initramfs/initrd systems.
+As of kernel 4.9, RAID5/6 is still considered experimental and shouldn't be
+employed for production use.