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authorNicholas D Steeves <>2017-02-21 18:14:38 -0500
committerDavid Sterba <>2017-03-08 13:00:48 +0100
commit17144afb40d7637d8d8f29b7d75709583f459134 (patch)
tree98b5075b7a651e5b71ee40e14ef6521b6bcc8565 /Documentation/btrfs-man5.asciidoc
parent621d07bd3ab91530eb4a3160886c91bb1cecf210 (diff)
btrfs-progs: docs: fix many typos, plus three edits for clarity
Signed-off-by: Nicholas D Steeves <> Signed-off-by: David Sterba <>
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+++ b/Documentation/btrfs-man5.asciidoc
@@ -314,9 +314,10 @@ normally be needed.
(since: 3.3, default: off)
-Skip automatic resume of interrupted balance operation after mount.
-May be resumed with *btrfs balance resume* or the paused state can be removed
-by *btrfs balance cancel*. The default behaviour is to start interrutpd balance.
+Skip automatic resume of an interrupted balance operation. The operation can
+later be resumed with *btrfs balance resume*, or the paused state can be
+removed with *btrfs balance cancel*. The default behaviour is to resume an
+interrupted balance immediately after a volume is mounted.
@@ -440,9 +441,9 @@ dump-super device* will dump a superblock, you can map the value of
after mkfs, on a mounted filesystem::
The features of a filesystem (with a given UUID) are listed in
-`/sys/fs/btrfs/UUID/features/`, one file per feature. The status of is stored
-insid the file. The value '1' is for enabled, '0' means the feature had
-been enabled at the mount time and turned off afterwards.
+`/sys/fs/btrfs/UUID/features/`, one file per feature. The status is stored
+inside the file. The value '1' is for enabled and active, while '0' means the
+feature was enabled at mount time but turned off afterwards.
Whether a particular feature can be turned on a mounted filesystem can be found
in the directory `/sys/fs/btrfs/features/`, one file per feature. The value '1'
@@ -567,7 +568,7 @@ crw------- 1 root root 10, 234 Jan 1 12:00 /dev/btrfs-control
The device accepts some ioctl calls that can perform following actions on the
-filesyste module:
+filesystem module:
* scan devices for btrfs filesystem (ie. to let multi-device filesystems mount
automatically) and register them with the kernel module