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From: Yang Xu <>
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Cc: Yang Xu <>
Subject: [PATCH] loop.4: Document LO_FLAGS_DIRECT_IO flag
Date: Sat, 1 Aug 2020 16:52:24 +0800
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Signed-off-by: Yang Xu <>
 man4/loop.4 | 3 +++
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

diff --git a/man4/loop.4 b/man4/loop.4
index a3c59310d..2dcbac807 100644
--- a/man4/loop.4
+++ b/man4/loop.4
@@ -130,6 +130,9 @@ The loopback device will autodestruct on last close.
 .BR LO_FLAGS_PARTSCAN " (since Linux 3.2)"
 .\" commit e03c8dd14915fabc101aa495828d58598dc5af98
 Allow automatic partition scanning.
+.BR LO_FLAGS_DIRECT_IO " (since Linux 4.10)"
+.\" commit 2e5ab5f379f96a6207c45be40c357ebb1beb8ef3
+Use direct io mode to access backing file.

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