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Date:   Sat, 7 Oct 2017 22:37:59 +0000
From:   "Levin, Alexander (Sasha Levin)" <alexander.levin@...izon.com>
To:     "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "stable@...r.kernel.org" <stable@...r.kernel.org>
Cc:     Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>, Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>,
        "Levin, Alexander (Sasha Levin)" <alexander.levin@...izon.com>
Subject: [PATCH review for 3.18 03/12] ext4: fix stripe-unaligned allocations

From: Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>

[ Upstream commit d9b22cf9f5466a057f2a4f1e642b469fa9d73117 ]

When a filesystem is created using:

	mkfs.ext4 -b 4096 -E stride=512 <dev>

and we try to allocate 64MB extent, we will end up directly in
ext4_mb_complex_scan_group(). This is because the request is detected
as power-of-two allocation (so we start in ext4_mb_regular_allocator()
with ac_criteria == 0) however the check before
ext4_mb_simple_scan_group() refuses the direct buddy scan because the
allocation request is too large. Since cr == 0, the check whether we
should use ext4_mb_scan_aligned() fails as well and we fall back to
ext4_mb_complex_scan_group().

Fix the problem by checking for upper limit on power-of-two requests
directly when detecting them.

Reported-by: Ross Zwisler <ross.zwisler@...ux.intel.com>
Signed-off-by: Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>
Signed-off-by: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@....edu>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <alexander.levin@...izon.com>
---
 fs/ext4/mballoc.c | 6 ++++--
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/ext4/mballoc.c b/fs/ext4/mballoc.c
index da268894e7c7..6f51f016f80b 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/mballoc.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/mballoc.c
@@ -2113,8 +2113,10 @@ ext4_mb_regular_allocator(struct ext4_allocation_context *ac)
 	 * We search using buddy data only if the order of the request
 	 * is greater than equal to the sbi_s_mb_order2_reqs
 	 * You can tune it via /sys/fs/ext4/<partition>/mb_order2_req
+	 * We also support searching for power-of-two requests only for
+	 * requests upto maximum buddy size we have constructed.
 	 */
-	if (i >= sbi->s_mb_order2_reqs) {
+	if (i >= sbi->s_mb_order2_reqs && i <= sb->s_blocksize_bits + 2) {
 		/*
 		 * This should tell if fe_len is exactly power of 2
 		 */
@@ -2176,7 +2178,7 @@ ext4_mb_regular_allocator(struct ext4_allocation_context *ac)
 			}
 
 			ac->ac_groups_scanned++;
-			if (cr == 0 && ac->ac_2order < sb->s_blocksize_bits+2)
+			if (cr == 0)
 				ext4_mb_simple_scan_group(ac, &e4b);
 			else if (cr == 1 && sbi->s_stripe &&
 					!(ac->ac_g_ex.fe_len % sbi->s_stripe))
-- 
2.11.0

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