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BTRFS-PROPERTY(8)                          Btrfs Manual                         BTRFS-PROPERTY(8)

NAME
       btrfs-property - get/set/list properties for given btrfs object.

SYNOPSIS
       btrfs property  

DESCRIPTION
       btrfs property is used to get/set/list property for given btrfs object. See the
       description of get subcommand for more information about both btrfs object and property.

       btrfs property provides an unified and user-friendly method to tune different btrfs
       properties instead of using the traditional method like chattr(1) or lsattr(1).

SUBCOMMAND
       get [-t ]  []
           Gets a property from a btrfs object.

           A btrfs object, which is set by , can be a btrfs filesystem itself, a btrfs
           subvolume, an inode(file or directory) inside btrfs, or a device on which a btrfs
           exists.

           The -t  option can be used to explicitly specify what type of object you meant.
           This is only needed when a property could be set for more then one object type.

           Possible types are s[ubvol], f[ilesystem], i[node] and d[evice].

           Set the name of property by . If no  is specified, all properties for the
           given object are printed.   is one of the followings.

           ro
               read-only flag of subvolume: true or false

           label
               label of device

           compression
               compression setting for an inode: lzo, zlib, or "" (empty string)

       list [-t ] 
           Lists available properties with their descriptions for the given object.

           See the description of get subcommand for the meaning of each option.

       set [-t ]   
           Sets a property on a btrfs object.

           See the description of get subcommand for the meaning of each option.

EXIT STATUS
       btrfs property returns a zero exit status if it succeeds. Non zero is returned in case of
       failure.

AVAILABILITY
       btrfs is part of btrfs-progs. Please refer to the btrfs wiki http://btrfs.wiki.kernel.org
       for further details.

SEE ALSO
       mkfs.btrfs(8), lsattr(1), chattr(1)

Btrfs v4.4                                  01/19/2016                          BTRFS-PROPERTY(8)

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