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Date:   Thu, 20 Jun 2019 19:55:58 +0200
From:   Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        stable@...r.kernel.org, Hou Tao <houtao1@...wei.com>,
        OGAWA Hirofumi <hirofumi@...l.parknet.co.jp>,
        Al Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>, Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>
Subject: [PATCH 4.4 01/84] fs/fat/file.c: issue flush after the writeback of FAT

[ Upstream commit bd8309de0d60838eef6fb575b0c4c7e95841cf73 ]

fsync() needs to make sure the data & meta-data of file are persistent
after the return of fsync(), even when a power-failure occurs later.  In
the case of fat-fs, the FAT belongs to the meta-data of file, so we need
to issue a flush after the writeback of FAT instead before.

Also bail out early when any stage of fsync fails.

Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20190409030158.136316-1-houtao1@huawei.com
Signed-off-by: Hou Tao <houtao1@...wei.com>
Acked-by: OGAWA Hirofumi <hirofumi@...l.parknet.co.jp>
Cc: Al Viro <viro@...iv.linux.org.uk>
Cc: Jan Kara <jack@...e.cz>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>
---
 fs/fat/file.c | 11 ++++++++---
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/fat/file.c b/fs/fat/file.c
index a08f1039909a..d3f655ae020b 100644
--- a/fs/fat/file.c
+++ b/fs/fat/file.c
@@ -156,12 +156,17 @@ static int fat_file_release(struct inode *inode, struct file *filp)
 int fat_file_fsync(struct file *filp, loff_t start, loff_t end, int datasync)
 {
 	struct inode *inode = filp->f_mapping->host;
-	int res, err;
+	int err;
+
+	err = __generic_file_fsync(filp, start, end, datasync);
+	if (err)
+		return err;
 
-	res = generic_file_fsync(filp, start, end, datasync);
 	err = sync_mapping_buffers(MSDOS_SB(inode->i_sb)->fat_inode->i_mapping);
+	if (err)
+		return err;
 
-	return res ? res : err;
+	return blkdev_issue_flush(inode->i_sb->s_bdev, GFP_KERNEL, NULL);
 }
 
 
-- 
2.20.1



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