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Date:   Tue, 5 Jan 2021 11:04:53 -0800
From:   "Darrick J. Wong" <darrick.wong@...cle.com>
To:     Ritesh Harjani <riteshh@...ux.ibm.com>
Cc:     fstests@...r.kernel.org, linux-xfs@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org, anju@...ux.vnet.ibm.com, guan@...u.me
Subject: Re: [PATCHv3 1/2] common/rc: swapon should not fail for given FS in
 _require_scratch_swapfile()

On Tue, Jan 05, 2021 at 08:01:42PM +0530, Ritesh Harjani wrote:
> Filesystems e.g. ext* and XFS supports swapon by default and an error
> returned with swapon should be treated as a failure.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Ritesh Harjani <riteshh@...ux.ibm.com>

Looks ok,
Reviewed-by: Darrick J. Wong <darrick.wong@...cle.com>

--D

> ---
> v2 -> v3:
> 1. Removed whitelisted naming convention.
> 2. Added ext2/ext3 as well as supported FS for swapon.
> 3. Removed local variable $fstyp, instead used $FSTYP directly in switch case.
> 
>  common/rc | 20 ++++++++++++++++----
>  1 file changed, 16 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/common/rc b/common/rc
> index 33b5b598a198..649b1cfd884a 100644
> --- a/common/rc
> +++ b/common/rc
> @@ -2401,10 +2401,22 @@ _require_scratch_swapfile()
>  	# Minimum size for mkswap is 10 pages
>  	_format_swapfile "$SCRATCH_MNT/swap" $(($(get_page_size) * 10))
> 
> -	if ! swapon "$SCRATCH_MNT/swap" >/dev/null 2>&1; then
> -		_scratch_unmount
> -		_notrun "swapfiles are not supported"
> -	fi
> +	# ext* and xfs have supported all variants of swap files since their
> +	# introduction, so swapon should not fail.
> +	case "$FSTYP" in
> +	ext2|ext3|ext4|xfs)
> +		if ! swapon "$SCRATCH_MNT/swap" >/dev/null 2>&1; then
> +			_scratch_unmount
> +			_fail "swapon failed for $FSTYP"
> +		fi
> +		;;
> +	*)
> +		if ! swapon "$SCRATCH_MNT/swap" >/dev/null 2>&1; then
> +			_scratch_unmount
> +			_notrun "swapfiles are not supported"
> +		fi
> +		;;
> +	esac
> 
>  	swapoff "$SCRATCH_MNT/swap" >/dev/null 2>&1
>  	_scratch_unmount
> --
> 2.26.2
> 

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