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Date:   Sun, 5 May 2019 18:34:38 -0400
From:   "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@....edu>
To:     Andreas Dilger <adilger@...ger.ca>
Cc:     linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mke2fs: fix check for absurdly large devices

On Thu, Apr 25, 2019 at 11:24:30PM +0200, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> The check in mke2fs is intended to be for the number of blocks in the
> filesystem exceeding the maximum number of addressable blocks in 2^32
> bitmaps, which is (2^32 * 8 bits/byte * blocksize) = 2^47 blocks,
> or 2^59 bytes = 512PiB for the common 4KiB blocksize.
> 
> However, s_log_blocksize holds log2(blocksize_in_kb), so the current
> calculation is a factor of 2^10 too small.  This caused mke2fs to fail
> while trying to format a 900TB filesystem.
> 
> Fixes: 101ef2e93c25 ("mke2fs: Avoid crashes / infinite loops for absurdly large devices")
> Signed-off-by: Andreas Dilger <adilger@...ger.ca>

Thanks, applied.

					- Ted

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