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Date:	Thu, 20 Sep 2012 14:33:43 +0800
From:	Tao Ma <>
Subject: [PATCH] ext4: Don't calc checksum in update_backups in online resize.

From: Tao Ma <>

update_backups is used to backup all the metadata blocks, so we should
not take it for granted that 'data' is pointed to a super block and use
ext4_superblock_csum_set to calculate the checksum there. In case
the data is a group descriptor block, it will corrupt the last group
descriptor. And e2fsck will complain it.

As all the metadata checksum should already be OK when we do the backup,
remove the wrong ext4_superblock_csum_set and it should be just fine.

Reported-by: "Theodore Ts'o" <>
Signed-off-by: Tao Ma <>
 fs/ext4/resize.c |    2 --
 1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/ext4/resize.c b/fs/ext4/resize.c
index 41f6ef6..019d528 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/resize.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/resize.c
@@ -970,8 +970,6 @@ static void update_backups(struct super_block *sb,
 		goto exit_err;
-	ext4_superblock_csum_set(sb, (struct ext4_super_block *)data);
 	while ((group = ext4_list_backups(sb, &three, &five, &seven)) < last) {
 		struct buffer_head *bh;

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