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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2014-01-26 10:55:41 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2014-01-26 10:55:41 -0800
commit1c2948380b699dfdbb25a7de740392dd9e6f0613 (patch)
treef1a9fc2903c0cc85b24dd2fb279f89597976670d /Documentation
parentb2e448eca1a52fea181905845728ae00a138d84e (diff)
parentb871866e4aa3f44b10f0f0ce004cc4635c2e58a5 (diff)
Merge tag 'for-3.14-merge-window' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/ericvh/v9fs
Pull 9p changes from Eric Van Hensbergen: "Included are a new cache model for support of mmap, and several cleanups across the filesystem and networking portions of the code" * tag 'for-3.14-merge-window' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/ericvh/v9fs: 9p: update documentation 9P: introduction of a new cache=mmap model. net/9p: remove virtio default hack and set appropriate bits instead 9p: remove useless 'name' variable and assignment 9p: fix return value in case in v9fs_fid_xattr_set() 9p: remove useless variable and assignment 9p: remove useless assignment 9p: remove unused 'super_block' struct pointer 9p: remove never used return variable 9p: remove unused 'p9_fid' struct pointer 9p: remove unused 'p9_client' struct pointer
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diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/9p.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/9p.txt
index 2c0321442845..fec7144e817c 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/9p.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/9p.txt
@@ -69,10 +69,14 @@ OPTIONS
offering several exported file systems.
cache=mode specifies a caching policy. By default, no caches are used.
+ none = default no cache policy, metadata and data
+ alike are synchronous.
loose = no attempts are made at consistency,
intended for exclusive, read-only mounts
- fscache = use FS-Cache for a persistent, read-only
+ fscache = use FS-Cache for a persistent, read-only
cache backend.
+ mmap = minimal cache that is only used for read-write
+ mmap. Northing else is cached, like cache=none
debug=n specifies debug level. The debug level is a bitmask.
0x01 = display verbose error messages
@@ -147,8 +151,7 @@ on sourceforge (http://sourceforge.net/projects/v9fs).
News and other information is maintained on a Wiki.
-Bug reports may be issued through the kernel.org bugzilla
+Bug reports are best issued via the mailing list.
For more information on the Plan 9 Operating System check out
@@ -156,11 +159,3 @@ http://plan9.bell-labs.com/plan9
For information on Plan 9 from User Space (Plan 9 applications and libraries
ported to Linux/BSD/OSX/etc) check out http://swtch.com/plan9
-The 2.6 kernel support is working on PPC and x86.

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