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@@ -59,9 +59,9 @@ commit=nrsec (*) Ext3 can be told to sync all its data and metadata
Setting it to very large values will improve
performance.
-barrier=<0(*)|1> This enables/disables the use of write barriers in
-barrier the jbd code. barrier=0 disables, barrier=1 enables.
-nobarrier (*) This also requires an IO stack which can support
+barrier=<0|1(*)> This enables/disables the use of write barriers in
+barrier (*) the jbd code. barrier=0 disables, barrier=1 enables.
+nobarrier This also requires an IO stack which can support
barriers, and if jbd gets an error on a barrier
write, it will disable again with a warning.
Write barriers enforce proper on-disk ordering