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    Subject[PATCH 09/24] GFS2: Update docs
    Update a few things which were out of date, and fix a typo.

    Signed-off-by: Steven Whitehouse <>

    diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/gfs2-glocks.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/gfs2-glocks.txt
    index 4dae9a3..0494f78 100644
    --- a/Documentation/filesystems/gfs2-glocks.txt
    +++ b/Documentation/filesystems/gfs2-glocks.txt
    @@ -60,7 +60,7 @@ go_lock | Called for the first local holder of a lock
    go_unlock | Called on the final local unlock of a lock
    go_dump | Called to print content of object for debugfs file, or on
    | error to dump glock to the log.
    -go_type; | The type of the glock, LM_TYPE_.....
    +go_type | The type of the glock, LM_TYPE_.....
    go_min_hold_time | The minimum hold time

    The minimum hold time for each lock is the time after a remote lock
    diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/gfs2.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/gfs2.txt
    index 593004b..5e3ab8f 100644
    --- a/Documentation/filesystems/gfs2.txt
    +++ b/Documentation/filesystems/gfs2.txt
    @@ -11,18 +11,15 @@ their I/O so file system consistency is maintained. One of the nifty
    features of GFS is perfect consistency -- changes made to the file system
    on one machine show up immediately on all other machines in the cluster.

    -GFS uses interchangable inter-node locking mechanisms. Different lock
    -modules can plug into GFS and each file system selects the appropriate
    -lock module at mount time. Lock modules include:
    +GFS uses interchangable inter-node locking mechanisms, the currently
    +supported mechanisms are:

    lock_nolock -- allows gfs to be used as a local file system

    lock_dlm -- uses a distributed lock manager (dlm) for inter-node locking
    The dlm is found at linux/fs/dlm/

    -In addition to interfacing with an external locking manager, a gfs lock
    -module is responsible for interacting with external cluster management
    -systems. Lock_dlm depends on user space cluster management systems found
    +Lock_dlm depends on user space cluster management systems found
    at the URL above.

    To use gfs as a local file system, no external clustering systems are
    @@ -31,13 +28,19 @@ needed, simply:
    $ mkfs -t gfs2 -p lock_nolock -j 1 /dev/block_device
    $ mount -t gfs2 /dev/block_device /dir

    -GFS2 is not on-disk compatible with previous versions of GFS.
    +If you are using Fedora, you need to install the gfs2-utils package
    +and, for lock_dlm, you will also need to install the cman package
    +and write a cluster.conf as per the documentation.
    +GFS2 is not on-disk compatible with previous versions of GFS, but it
    +is pretty close.

    The following man pages can be found at the URL above:
    - gfs2_fsck to repair a filesystem
    + fsck.gfs2 to repair a filesystem
    gfs2_grow to expand a filesystem online
    gfs2_jadd to add journals to a filesystem online
    gfs2_tool to manipulate, examine and tune a filesystem
    gfs2_quota to examine and change quota values in a filesystem
    + gfs2_convert to convert a gfs filesystem to gfs2 in-place
    mount.gfs2 to help mount(8) mount a filesystem
    mkfs.gfs2 to make a filesystem

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