|author||David Sterba <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2016-08-18 19:25:10 +0200|
|committer||David Sterba <email@example.com>||2016-08-18 19:50:43 +0200|
btrfs-progs: docs: update btrfs-quota manual page, more sections
Add more overall sections. Signed-off-by: David Sterba <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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diff --git a/Documentation/btrfs-quota.asciidoc b/Documentation/btrfs-quota.asciidoc
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@@ -16,7 +16,23 @@ of a btrfs filesystem. The quota groups (qgroups) are managed by the subcommand
NOTE: the qgroups are different than the traditional user quotas and designed
-to track shared and exlusive data per-subvolume.
+to track shared and exlusive data per-subvolume. Plese refer to the section
+'HIERARCHICAL QUOTA GROUP CONCEPTS' for a detailed description.
+When the quotas are turned on, they affect all extent processing, taking a
+performance hit. It is not recommended to turn on qgroups unless the user
+intends to actually use them.
+The qgroup implementation has turned out to be quite difficult as it affects
+the core of the filesystem operation. The users have hit various corner cases
+over time, eg. wrong accounting or system instability. The situation is
+gradually improving but currently (4.7) there are still issues found and fixed.
HIERARCHICAL QUOTA GROUP CONCEPTS