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authorGabríel Arthúr Pétursson <>2015-09-28 22:33:04 +0000
committerDavid Sterba <>2016-01-12 15:01:04 +0100
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btrfs-progs: balance: add stripes filter
Add new balance filter 'stripes=<range>' to process only chunks that are spread accross given number of chunks. The range minimum and maximum are inclusive. Signed-off-by: Gabríel Arthúr Pétursson <> [ reworked a bit to use the range helpers, dropped the single value for stripes ] Signed-off-by: David Sterba <>
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@@ -137,6 +137,12 @@ only the single value format.
The range minimum and maximum are inclusive.
+Balances only block groups which have the given number of stripes. The
+parameter is a range specified as <start..end>.
+The range minimum and maximum are inclusive.
Takes no parameters. Only has meaning when converting between profiles.
When doing convert from one profile to another and soft mode is on,