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Date:   Sun, 16 Jun 2019 21:38:13 +0530
From:   Chandan Rajendra <>
Cc:     Chandan Rajendra <>,,,,,,
Subject: [PATCH V3 7/7] ext4: Enable encryption for subpage-sized blocks

Now that we have the code to support encryption for subpage-sized
blocks, this commit removes the conditional check in filesystem mount

The commit also changes the support statement in
Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst to reflect the fact that
encryption of filesystems with blocksize less than page size now works.

Signed-off-by: Chandan Rajendra <>
 Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst | 4 ++--
 fs/ext4/super.c                       | 7 -------
 2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst b/Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst
index 08c23b60e016..c3efe86bf2b2 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst
@@ -213,8 +213,8 @@ Contents encryption
 For file contents, each filesystem block is encrypted independently.
-Currently, only the case where the filesystem block size is equal to
-the system's page size (usually 4096 bytes) is supported.
+Starting from Linux kernel 5.4, encryption of filesystems with block
+size less than system's page size is supported.
 Each block's IV is set to the logical block number within the file as
 a little endian number, except that:
diff --git a/fs/ext4/super.c b/fs/ext4/super.c
index 4079605d437a..63661a86d148 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/super.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/super.c
@@ -4412,13 +4412,6 @@ static int ext4_fill_super(struct super_block *sb, void *data, int silent)
-	if ((DUMMY_ENCRYPTION_ENABLED(sbi) || ext4_has_feature_encrypt(sb)) &&
-	    (blocksize != PAGE_SIZE)) {
-		ext4_msg(sb, KERN_ERR,
-			 "Unsupported blocksize for fs encryption");
-		goto failed_mount_wq;
-	}
 	if (DUMMY_ENCRYPTION_ENABLED(sbi) && !sb_rdonly(sb) &&
 	    !ext4_has_feature_encrypt(sb)) {

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