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Date:   Thu, 15 Oct 2020 10:56:16 -0400
From:   "Theodore Y. Ts'o" <>
To:     Jan Kara <>
Cc:, Andreas Dilger <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] ext4: Detect already used quota file early

On Thu, Oct 15, 2020 at 01:03:30PM +0200, Jan Kara wrote:
> When we try to use file already used as a quota file again (for the same
> or different quota type), strange things can happen. At the very least
> lockdep annotations may be wrong but also inode flags may be wrongly set
> / reset. When the file is used for two quota types at once we can even
> corrupt the file and likely crash the kernel. Catch all these cases by
> checking whether passed file is already used as quota file and bail
> early in that case.
> This fixes occasional generic/219 failure due to lockdep complaint.
> Reviewed-by: Andreas Dilger <>
> Reported-by: Ritesh Harjani <>
> Signed-off-by: Jan Kara <>

Replied to the wrong patch previously.  Thanks, applied.

	       	     	   		- Ted

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