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Date:   Thu, 7 Dec 2017 15:45:55 +0000
To:     "" <>,
        "" <>
Cc:     NeilBrown <>, Shaohua Li <>,
Subject: [PATCH AUTOSEL for 4.14 103/135] raid5: Set R5_Expanded on parity
 devices as well as data.

From: NeilBrown <>

[ Upstream commit 235b6003fb28f0dd8e7ed8fbdb088bb548291766 ]

When reshaping a fully degraded raid5/raid6 to a larger
nubmer of devices, the new device(s) are not in-sync
and so that can make the newly grown stripe appear to be
To avoid this, we set the R5_Expanded flag to say "Even though
this device is not fully in-sync, this block is safe so
don't treat the device as failed for this stripe".
This flag is set for data devices, not not for parity devices.

Consequently, if you have a RAID6 with two devices that are partly
recovered and a spare, and start a reshape to include the spare,
then when the reshape gets past the point where the recovery was
up to, it will think the stripes are failed and will get into
an infinite loop, failing to make progress.

So when contructing parity on an EXPAND_READY stripe,
set R5_Expanded.

Reported-by: Curt <>
Signed-off-by: NeilBrown <>
Signed-off-by: Shaohua Li <>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <>
 drivers/md/raid5.c | 5 ++++-
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/md/raid5.c b/drivers/md/raid5.c
index 7aed69a4f655..c406f16f5295 100644
--- a/drivers/md/raid5.c
+++ b/drivers/md/raid5.c
@@ -1818,8 +1818,11 @@ static void ops_complete_reconstruct(void *stripe_head_ref)
 		struct r5dev *dev = &sh->dev[i];
 		if (dev->written || i == pd_idx || i == qd_idx) {
-			if (!discard && !test_bit(R5_SkipCopy, &dev->flags))
+			if (!discard && !test_bit(R5_SkipCopy, &dev->flags)) {
 				set_bit(R5_UPTODATE, &dev->flags);
+				if (test_bit(STRIPE_EXPAND_READY, &sh->state))
+					set_bit(R5_Expanded, &dev->flags);
+			}
 			if (fua)
 				set_bit(R5_WantFUA, &dev->flags);
 			if (sync)

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