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Date:   Thu, 28 Mar 2019 10:59:54 +0100
From:   Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>
To:     Jiufei Xue <jiufei.xue@...ux.alibaba.com>
Cc:     linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, tytso@....edu, jack@...e.cz,
        renzhen@...ux.alibaba.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] jbd2: check superblock mapped prior to committing

On Thu 28-03-19 17:18:14, Jiufei Xue wrote:
> We hit a BUG at fs/buffer.c:3057 if we detached the nbd device
> before unmounting ext4 filesystem.
> 
> The typical chain of events leading to the BUG:
> jbd2_write_superblock
>   submit_bh
>     submit_bh_wbc
>       BUG_ON(!buffer_mapped(bh));
> 
> The block device is removed and all the pages are invalidated. JBD2
> was trying to write journal superblock to the block device which is
> no longer present.
> 
> Fix this by checking the journal superblock's buffer head prior to
> submitting.
> 
> Cc: stable@...nel.org
> Reported-by: Eric Ren <renzhen@...ux.alibaba.com>
> Signed-off-by: Jiufei Xue <jiufei.xue@...ux.alibaba.com>
> ---
>  fs/jbd2/journal.c | 3 +++
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/fs/jbd2/journal.c b/fs/jbd2/journal.c
> index 382c030cc78b..90fd3ed0a232 100644
> --- a/fs/jbd2/journal.c
> +++ b/fs/jbd2/journal.c
> @@ -1350,6 +1350,9 @@ static int jbd2_write_superblock(journal_t *journal, int write_flags)
>  	journal_superblock_t *sb = journal->j_superblock;
>  	int ret;
>  
Can you add a comment here like:

	/* Buffer got discarded which means block device got invalidated */

to explain what's going on? Thanks! Otherwise the patch looks good to me so
you can add:

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

								Honza

> +	if (!buffer_mapped(bh))
> +		return -EIO;
> +


>  	trace_jbd2_write_superblock(journal, write_flags);
>  	if (!(journal->j_flags & JBD2_BARRIER))
>  		write_flags &= ~(REQ_FUA | REQ_PREFLUSH);
> -- 
> 2.19.1.856.g8858448bb
> 
-- 
Jan Kara <jack@...e.com>
SUSE Labs, CR

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