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authorTomohiro Kusumi <tkusumi@tuxera.com>2017-06-07 23:18:49 +0300
committerJens Axboe <axboe@fb.com>2017-06-07 14:23:26 -0600
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HOWTO: mention some details of ignore_error= option
ignore_error= and continue_on_error= are related in their implementation, and easier to understand how they differ by mentioning to it. Signed-off-by: Tomohiro Kusumi <tkusumi@tuxera.com> Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <axboe@fb.com>
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@@ -2836,7 +2836,8 @@ Error handling
.. option:: ignore_error=str
Sometimes you want to ignore some errors during test in that case you can
- specify error list for each error type.
+ specify error list for each error type, instead of only being able to
+ ignore the default 'non-fatal error' using :option:`continue_on_error`.
``ignore_error=READ_ERR_LIST,WRITE_ERR_LIST,VERIFY_ERR_LIST`` errors for
given error type is separated with ':'. Error may be symbol ('ENOSPC',
'ENOMEM') or integer. Example::
@@ -2844,7 +2845,8 @@ Error handling
ignore_error=EAGAIN,ENOSPC:122
This option will ignore EAGAIN from READ, and ENOSPC and 122(EDQUOT) from
- WRITE.
+ WRITE. This option works by overriding :option:`continue_on_error` with
+ the list of errors for each error type if any.
.. option:: error_dump=bool