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authorDavid Sterba <>2016-01-08 14:46:44 +0100
committerDavid Sterba <>2016-01-12 15:01:07 +0100
commit154c389e92e325033f1d38d204d9d0c4e62f860f (patch)
tree24e02fde4b036258f7e3770d93cefd7d4cb9ed57 /Documentation
parent79b8750fe78e8814636679b63a09f07bd79756ab (diff)
btrfs-progs: docs, btrfs-mount: enhance fatal_erros
Signed-off-by: David Sterba <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/btrfs-mount.asciidoc b/Documentation/btrfs-mount.asciidoc
index 53279546..d52d4c42 100644
--- a/Documentation/btrfs-mount.asciidoc
+++ b/Documentation/btrfs-mount.asciidoc
@@ -103,8 +103,13 @@ Disable/enable debugging option to be more verbose in some ENOSPC conditions.
(since: 3.4, default: bug) +
Action to take when encountering a fatal error. +
- "bug" - BUG() on a fatal error. +
- "panic" - panic() on a fatal error.
+'BUG()' on a fatal error, the system will stay in the crashed state and may be
+still partially usable, but reboot is required for full operation +
+'panic()' on a fatal error, depending on other system configuration, this may
+be followed by a reboot. Please refer to the documentation of kernel boot
+parameters, eg. 'panic', 'oops' or 'crashkernel'.