File 0175-mdadm-manpage-disable-bitmap_resize-for-external-fil.patch of Package mdadm.7989

From 7fa9af4c384d269dd461152a011441415a26828a Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Zhilong Liu <>
Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2017 17:41:37 +0800
Subject: [PATCH] mdadm/manpage: disable bitmap_resize for external file bitmap
Git-commit: 7fa9af4c384d269dd461152a011441415a26828a
Patch-mainline: mdadm-4.0+
References: bsc#1069165, bsc#1069167, bsc#1068030

Update the manpage in "SIZE CHANGES" against the md commit.
Commit: e8a27f836f165c26f867ece7f31eb5c811692319
(md/bitmap: disable bitmap_resize for file-backed bitmaps.)

Signed-off-by: Zhilong Liu <>
Signed-off-by: Jes Sorensen <>
Signed-off-by: Coly Li <>

--- | 5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/ b/
index e0747fb..f0fd1fc 100644
--- a/
+++ b/
@@ -2758,6 +2758,11 @@ Also the size of an array cannot be changed while it has an active
 bitmap.  If an array has a bitmap, it must be removed before the size
 can be changed. Once the change is complete a new bitmap can be created.
+.B "--grow --size"
+is not yet supported for external file bitmap.
 A RAID1 array can work with any number of devices from 1 upwards
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