Description of problem:
The vdo man page, in the section related to the output of 'vdo status', states the following:
The configured value of the write policy (sync or async).
The actual label is "Configured write policy" and the value can be one of auto, async or sync.
Man page updated
tested with vdo-22.214.171.124-2.el7:
# man vdo
Configured write policy
The configured value of the write policy (sync, async or auto).
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.
For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.
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