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Date:   Thu, 16 Jun 2022 14:49:46 +0200
From:   Jan Kara <>
To:     Ritesh Harjani <>
Cc:     Jan Kara <>, Ted Tso <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/10 v2] ext4: Fix possible fs corruption due to xattr

On Thu 16-06-22 17:24:40, Ritesh Harjani wrote:
> On 22/06/14 06:05PM, Jan Kara wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > this is the second version of my patches to fix the race in ext4 xattr handling
> > that led to assertion failure in jbd2 Ritesh has reported. The series is
> > completely reworked. This time it passes beating with "stress-ng --xattr 16".
> > Also I'm somewhat happier about the current solution because, although it is
> > still not trivial to use mbcache correctly, it is at least harder to use it
> > in a racy way :). Please let me know what you think about this series.
> I have tested this on my setup where I was able to reproduce the problem with
> stress-ng. It ran for several hours and also passed fstests (quick).
> So feel free to -
> Tested-by: Ritesh Harjani (IBM) <>

Thanks for testing!

Jan Kara <>

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