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+btrfs-convert - convert from ext2/3/4 filesystem to btrfs or rollback
+'btrfs-convert' [options] <device>
+'btrfs-convert' is used to convert existed ext2/3/4 to btrfs filesystem,
+and the original filesystem image is accessible as from separate subvolume
+named 'ext2_subvol' as file image.
+Disable data checksum.
+Ignore xattrs and ACLs.
+Disable packing of small files.
+Roll back to ext2fs.
+'btrfs-convert' will return 0 if no error happened.
+If any problems happened, 1 will be returned.
+Written by Shilong Wang and Wenruo Qu.
+Copyright (C) 2013 FUJITSU LIMITED.
+License GPLv2: GNU GPL version 2 <>.
+This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.