|author||Vincent Fu <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2018-09-21 11:37:17 -0400|
|committer||Vincent Fu <email@example.com>||2018-09-21 11:45:58 -0400|
docs: clarify usage of steadystate detection feature
Note that most intended uses of the steadystate detection feature likely also need the --time_based and --runtime options or the --loops option so that fio does not stop running after accessing the full size of the device(s) or file(s).
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@@ -3000,6 +3000,10 @@ Steady state
data from the rolling collection window. Threshold limits can be expressed
as a fixed value or as a percentage of the mean in the collection window.
+ When using this feature, most jobs should include the :option:`time_based`
+ and :option:`runtime` options or the :option:`loops` option so that fio does not
+ stop running after it has covered the full size of the specified file(s) or device(s).
Collect IOPS data. Stop the job if all individual IOPS measurements
are within the specified limit of the mean IOPS (e.g., ``iops:2``