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Date:   Sun, 20 Oct 2019 21:08:39 -0400
From:   "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>
To:     Jan Kara <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 01/22] jbd2: Fix possible overflow in

On Fri, Oct 04, 2019 at 12:05:47AM +0200, Jan Kara wrote:
> When number of free space in the journal is very low, the arithmetic in
> jbd2_log_space_left() could underflow resulting in very high number of
> free blocks and thus triggering assertion failure in transaction commit
> code complaining there's not enough space in the journal:
> J_ASSERT(journal->j_free > 1);
> Properly check for the low number of free blocks.
> CC:
> Signed-off-by: Jan Kara <>

Looks good, you can add:

Reviewed-by: Theodore Ts'o <>

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