|author||Nathan Scott <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2006-06-13 16:28:11 +1000|
|committer||Nathan Scott <email@example.com>||2006-06-13 16:28:11 +1000|
|parent||[XFS] Fix broken const use inside local suffix_strtoul routine. (diff)|
[XFS] Minor XFS documentation updates.
Signed-off-by: Nathan Scott <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'fs')
1 files changed, 11 insertions, 10 deletions
diff --git a/fs/xfs/Kconfig b/fs/xfs/Kconfig
index bac27d66151d..236f9cf3714f 100644
@@ -65,18 +65,19 @@ config XFS_POSIX_ACL
If you don't know what Access Control Lists are, say N.
- bool "XFS Realtime support (EXPERIMENTAL)"
- depends on XFS_FS && EXPERIMENTAL
+ bool "XFS Realtime subvolume support"
+ depends on XFS_FS
If you say Y here you will be able to mount and use XFS filesystems
- which contain a realtime subvolume. The realtime subvolume is a
- separate area of disk space where only file data is stored. The
- realtime subvolume is designed to provide very deterministic
- data rates suitable for media streaming applications.
- See the xfs man page in section 5 for a bit more information.
+ which contain a realtime subvolume. The realtime subvolume is a
+ separate area of disk space where only file data is stored. It was
+ originally designed to provide deterministic data rates suitable
+ for media streaming applications, but is also useful as a generic
+ mechanism for ensuring data and metadata/log I/Os are completely
+ separated. Regular file I/Os are isolated to a separate device
+ from all other requests, and this can be done quite transparently
+ to applications via the inherit-realtime directory inode flag.
- This feature is unsupported at this time, is not yet fully
- functional, and may cause serious problems.
+ See the xfs man page in section 5 for additional information.
If unsure, say N.