path: root/fs/btrfs/Kconfig
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diff --git a/fs/btrfs/Kconfig b/fs/btrfs/Kconfig
index ecb9fd3be14..d33f01c08b6 100644
--- a/fs/btrfs/Kconfig
+++ b/fs/btrfs/Kconfig
@@ -31,3 +31,22 @@ config BTRFS_FS_POSIX_ACL
Linux website <http://acl.bestbits.at/>.
If you don't know what Access Control Lists are, say N
+ bool "Btrfs with integrity check tool compiled in (DANGEROUS)"
+ depends on BTRFS_FS
+ help
+ Adds code that examines all block write requests (including
+ writes of the super block). The goal is to verify that the
+ state of the filesystem on disk is always consistent, i.e.,
+ after a power-loss or kernel panic event the filesystem is
+ in a consistent state.
+ If the integrity check tool is included and activated in
+ the mount options, plenty of kernel memory is used, and
+ plenty of additional CPU cycles are spent. Enabling this
+ functionality is not intended for normal use.
+ In most cases, unless you are a btrfs developer who needs
+ to verify the integrity of (super)-block write requests
+ during the run of a regression test, say N