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@@ -235,7 +235,9 @@ must be given.
Sets size to something really large and waits for ENOSPC (no space left on
device) as the terminating condition. Only makes sense with sequential write.
For a read workload, the mount point will be filled first then IO started on
-the result.
+the result. This option doesn't make sense if operating on a raw device node,
+since the size of that is already known by the file system. Additionally,
+writing beyond end-of-device will not return ENOSPC there.
.BI filesize \fR=\fPirange
Individual file sizes. May be a range, in which case \fBfio\fR will select sizes