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authorVincent Fu <vincent.fu@wdc.com>2018-09-21 11:37:17 -0400
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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).
+
**iops**
Collect IOPS data. Stop the job if all individual IOPS measurements
are within the specified limit of the mean IOPS (e.g., ``iops:2``