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Date:   Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:38:59 +0200
From:   Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>
To:     Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>
Cc:     Ashlie Martinez <ashmrtn@...xas.edu>,
        Amir Goldstein <amir73il@...il.com>,
        Xiao Yang <yangx.jy@...fujitsu.com>,
        Eryu Guan <eguan@...hat.com>, Josef Bacik <jbacik@...com>,
        fstests <fstests@...r.kernel.org>,
        Ext4 <linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org>,
        Vijay Chidambaram <vvijay03@...il.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ext4: fix interaction between i_size, fallocate, and
 delalloc after a crash

> commit 3912e7b44cf77e9452d4d0cb6c1da9c7043bb7f1
> Author: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>
> Date:   Fri Oct 6 23:09:55 2017 -0400
> 
>     ext4: fix interaction between i_size, fallocate, and delalloc after a crash
>     
>     If there are pending writes subject to delayed allocation, then i_size
>     will show size after the writes have completed, while i_disksize
>     contains the value of i_size on the disk (since the writes have not
>     been persisted to disk).
>     
>     If fallocate(2) is called with the FALLOC_FL_KEEP_SIZE flag, either
>     with or without the FALLOC_FL_ZERO_RANGE flag set, and the new size
>     after the fallocate(2) is between i_size and i_disksize, then after a
>     crash, if a journal commit has resulted in the changes made by the
>     fallocate() call to be persisted after a crash, but the delayed
>     allocation write has not resolved itself, i_size would not be updated,
>     and this would cause the following e2fsck complaint:
>     
>     Inode 12, end of extent exceeds allowed value
>             (logical block 33, physical block 33441, len 7)
>     
>     This can only take place on a sparse file, where the fallocate(2) call
>     is allocating blocks in a range which is before a pending delayed
>     allocation write which is extending i_size.  Since this situation is
>     quite rare, and the window in which the crash must take place is
>     typically < 30 seconds, in practice this condition will rarely happen.
>     
>     Nevertheless, it can be triggered in testing, and in particular by
>     xfstests generic/456.
>     
>     Signed-off-by: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>
>     Reported-by: Amir Goldstein <amir73il@...il.com>
>     Cc: stable@...r.kernel.org

The patch looks good to me. You can add:

Reviewed-by: Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>

								Honza


> 
> diff --git a/fs/ext4/extents.c b/fs/ext4/extents.c
> index 97f0fd06728d..07bca11749d4 100644
> --- a/fs/ext4/extents.c
> +++ b/fs/ext4/extents.c
> @@ -4794,7 +4794,8 @@ static long ext4_zero_range(struct file *file, loff_t offset,
>  	}
>  
>  	if (!(mode & FALLOC_FL_KEEP_SIZE) &&
> -	     offset + len > i_size_read(inode)) {
> +	    (offset + len > i_size_read(inode) ||
> +	     offset + len > EXT4_I(inode)->i_disksize)) {
>  		new_size = offset + len;
>  		ret = inode_newsize_ok(inode, new_size);
>  		if (ret)
> @@ -4965,7 +4966,8 @@ long ext4_fallocate(struct file *file, int mode, loff_t offset, loff_t len)
>  	}
>  
>  	if (!(mode & FALLOC_FL_KEEP_SIZE) &&
> -	     offset + len > i_size_read(inode)) {
> +	    (offset + len > i_size_read(inode) ||
> +	     offset + len > EXT4_I(inode)->i_disksize)) {
>  		new_size = offset + len;
>  		ret = inode_newsize_ok(inode, new_size);
>  		if (ret)
-- 
Jan Kara <jack@...e.com>
SUSE Labs, CR

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