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@@ -153,8 +153,8 @@ journal_dev=devnum When the external journal device's major/minor numbers
identified through its new major/minor numbers encoded
in devnum.
-noload Don't load the journal on mounting. Note that
- if the filesystem was not unmounted cleanly,
+norecovery Don't load the journal on mounting. Note that
+noload if the filesystem was not unmounted cleanly,
skipping the journal replay will lead to the
filesystem containing inconsistencies that can
lead to any number of problems.
@@ -353,6 +353,12 @@ noauto_da_alloc replacing existing files via patterns such as
system crashes before the delayed allocation
blocks are forced to disk.
+discard Controls whether ext4 should issue discard/TRIM
+nodiscard(*) commands to the underlying block device when
+ blocks are freed. This is useful for SSD devices
+ and sparse/thinly-provisioned LUNs, but it is off
+ by default until sufficient testing has been done.
+
Data Mode
=========
There are 3 different data modes: