[pve-devel] [PATCH docs 2/4] sentence structure, wording

Fabian Grünbichler f.gruenbichler at proxmox.com
Tue Apr 26 09:27:00 CEST 2016


---
 pve-faq.adoc          |  2 +-
 pve-installation.adoc |  2 +-
 vzdump.adoc           | 17 ++++++++++-------
 3 files changed, 12 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

diff --git a/pve-faq.adoc b/pve-faq.adoc
index baa8e7f..2323c2a 100644
--- a/pve-faq.adoc
+++ b/pve-faq.adoc
@@ -51,7 +51,7 @@ What is a container, CT, VE, Virtual Private Server, VPS?::
 Operating-system-level virtualization is a server-virtualization
 method where the kernel of an operating system allows for multiple
 isolated user-space instances, instead of just one. We call such
-instances containers. As containers share the Kernel they are
+instances containers. As containers use the host's kernel they are
 limited to Linux guests.
 
 What is a QEMU/KVM guest (or VM)?::
diff --git a/pve-installation.adoc b/pve-installation.adoc
index ed4e73e..abf76e9 100644
--- a/pve-installation.adoc
+++ b/pve-installation.adoc
@@ -65,7 +65,7 @@ functional and error free.
 
 You normally select *Install Proxmox VE* to start the installation.
 After that you get prompted to select the target hard disk(s). The
-`Options` button aside lets you select the target file system, and
+`Options` button lets you select the target file system, which
 defaults to `ext4`. The installer uses LVM if you select 'ext3',
 'ext4' or 'xfs' as file system, and offers additional option to
 restrict LVM space (see <<advanced_lvm_options,below>>)
diff --git a/vzdump.adoc b/vzdump.adoc
index 4f0d271..5440ae8 100644
--- a/vzdump.adoc
+++ b/vzdump.adoc
@@ -64,7 +64,8 @@ not require that the underlying storage supports snapshots.
 
 `stop` mode::
 
-Stop the guest during backup. This results in a very long downtime.
+Stop the container for the duration of the backup. This potentially results in
+a very long downtime.
 
 `suspend` mode::
 
@@ -77,8 +78,8 @@ to hold the container copy.
 When the container is on a local filesystem and the target storage of the backup
 is an NFS server, you should set `--tmpdir` to reside on a local filesystem too,
 as this will result in a many fold performance improvement.
-Use of a local `tmpdir` is also required if you want to backup in `suspend`
-mode a local container using ACLs to an NFS server.
+Use of a local `tmpdir` is also required if you want to backup a local container
+using ACLs in suspend mode if the backup storage is an NFS server.
 
 `snapshot` mode::
 
@@ -90,7 +91,7 @@ snapshot content will be archived in a tar file.
 Backup File Names
 -----------------
 
-Newer versions of vzdump encode the virtual machine type and the
+Newer versions of vzdump encode the guest type and the
 backup time into the filename, for example
 
  vzdump-lxc-105-2009_10_09-11_04_43.tar
@@ -149,15 +150,17 @@ directory ('vzdump-hook-script.pl').
 File Exclusions
 ---------------
 
-First, this option is only available for container backups. 'vzdump'
-skips the following files with option `--stdexcludes`
+NOTE: this option is only available for container backups.
+
+'vzdump' skips the following files by default (disable with the option
+`--stdexcludes 0`)
 
  /var/log/?*
  /tmp/?*
  /var/tmp/?*
  /var/run/?*pid
 
-Or you can manually specify exclude paths, for example:
+You can also manually specify (additional) exclude paths, for example:
 
  # vzdump 777 --exclude-path /tmp/ --exclude-path '/var/foo*'
 
-- 
2.1.4




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