[PATCH v3 6/6] fat: update the limitation for fat fallocate

From: Namjae Jeon
Date: Wed Dec 25 2013 - 01:33:07 EST

From: Namjae Jeon <namjae.jeon@xxxxxxxxxxx>

update the limitation for fat fallocate.

Signed-off-by: Namjae Jeon <namjae.jeon@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Signed-off-by: Amit Sahrawat <a.sahrawat@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Documentation/filesystems/vfat.txt | 10 ++++++++++
1 file changed, 10 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/vfat.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/vfat.txt
index 4a93e98..5cf57b3 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/vfat.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/vfat.txt
@@ -175,6 +175,16 @@ nfs=stale_rw|nostale_ro

<bool>: 0,1,yes,no,true,false

+* The fallocated region of file is discarded at umount/evict time
+ when using fallocate with FALLOC_FL_KEEP_SIZE.
+ So, User should assume that fallocated region can be discarded at
+ last close if there is memory pressure resulting in eviction of
+ the inode from the memory. As a result, for any dependency on
+ the fallocated region, user should make sure to recheck fallocate
+ after reopening the file.
* Need to get rid of the raw scanning stuff. Instead, always use

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