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Date:   Sat, 6 Apr 2019 11:15:09 -0400
From:   Scott Bauer <>
To:     David Kozub <>
Cc:     Jens Axboe <>,
        Jonathan Derrick <>,,,
        Jonas Rabenstein <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 01/16] block: sed-opal: fix IOC_OPAL_ENABLE_DISABLE_MBR

On Thu, Feb 14, 2019 at 01:15:53AM +0100, David Kozub wrote:
> The implementation of IOC_OPAL_ENABLE_DISABLE_MBR handled the value
> opal_mbr_data.enable_disable incorrectly: enable_disable is expected
> to be one of OPAL_MBR_ENABLE(0) or OPAL_MBR_DISABLE(1). enable_disable
> was passed directly to set_mbr_done and set_mbr_enable_disable where
> is was interpreted as either OPAL_TRUE(1) or OPAL_FALSE(0). The end
> result was that calling IOC_OPAL_ENABLE_DISABLE_MBR with OPAL_MBR_ENABLE
> actually disabled the shadow MBR and vice versa.
> This patch adds correct conversion from OPAL_MBR_DISABLE/ENABLE to
> OPAL_FALSE/TRUE. The change affects existing programs using
> IOC_OPAL_ENABLE_DISABLE_MBR but this is typically used only once when
> setting up an Opal drive.
> Signed-off-by: David Kozub <>
> Acked-by: Jon Derrick <>
Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <>
Reviewed-by: Scott Bauer <>

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