Document loading external io engines
authorJens Axboe <jens.axboe@oracle.com>
Wed, 28 Feb 2007 10:12:25 +0000 (11:12 +0100)
committerJens Axboe <jens.axboe@oracle.com>
Wed, 28 Feb 2007 10:12:25 +0000 (11:12 +0100)
Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@oracle.com>
HOWTO

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@@ -289,6 +289,11 @@ ioengine=str       Defines how the job issues io to the file. The following
                                or receive, if the latter only the port
                                argument is used.
 
+                       external Prefix to specify loading an external
+                               IO engine object file. Append the engine
+                               filename, eg ioengine=external:/tmp/foo.o
+                               to load ioengine foo.o in /tmp.
+
 iodepth=int    This defines how many io units to keep in flight against
                the file. The default is 1 for each file defined in this
                job, can be overridden with a larger value for higher