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authorDavid Sterba <>2016-07-26 19:33:12 +0200
committerDavid Sterba <>2016-07-28 14:08:29 +0200
commit7ce43670dab828aa377072189ff1599173f1d7ed (patch)
tree3198efbe4d442ee4c9b13a534ee4518482dc88fc /Documentation
parentf6534e766aa53ee8fc7c2dbb4d9e428f85567cae (diff)
btrfs-progs: docs: update btrfs-balance manual page
Update the new options. Signed-off-by: David Sterba <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/btrfs-balance.asciidoc b/Documentation/btrfs-balance.asciidoc
index 9c6f52bc..c456898e 100644
--- a/Documentation/btrfs-balance.asciidoc
+++ b/Documentation/btrfs-balance.asciidoc
@@ -104,8 +104,9 @@ act on system chunks (requires '-f'), see `FILTERS` section for details about 'f
be verbose and print balance filter arguments
force reducing of metadata integrity, eg. when going from 'raid1' to 'single'
-run the balance operation asynchronously in the background
+run the balance operation asynchronously in the background, uses `fork`(2) to
+start the process that calls the kernel ioctl
*status* [-v] <path>::
Show status of running or paused balance.