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authorEric Sandeen <sandeen@redhat.com>2007-09-18 22:46:42 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@woody.linux-foundation.org>2007-09-19 11:24:18 -0700
commitef2b02d3e617cb0400eedf2668f86215e1b0e6af (patch)
treed6d65ea9ad201645dab91383dc6e0928c2069024 /include
parente42601973b1bce1d2987f82159c1ebeaccc6b310 (diff)
ext34: ensure do_split leaves enough free space in both blocks
The do_split() function for htree dir blocks is intended to split a leaf block to make room for a new entry. It sorts the entries in the original block by hash value, then moves the last half of the entries to the new block - without accounting for how much space this actually moves. (IOW, it moves half of the entry *count* not half of the entry *space*). If by chance we have both large & small entries, and we move only the smallest entries, and we have a large new entry to insert, we may not have created enough space for it. The patch below stores each record size when calculating the dx_map, and then walks the hash-sorted dx_map, calculating how many entries must be moved to more evenly split the existing entries between the old block and the new block, guaranteeing enough space for the new entry. The dx_map "offs" member is reduced to u16 so that the overall map size does not change - it is temporarily stored at the end of the new block, and if it grows too large it may be overwritten. By making offs and size both u16, we won't grow the map size. Also add a few comments to the functions involved. This fixes the testcase reported by hooanon05@yahoo.co.jp on the linux-ext4 list, "ext3 dir_index causes an error" Thanks to Andreas Dilger for discussing the problem & solution with me. Signed-off-by: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Andreas Dilger <adilger@clusterfs.com> Tested-by: Junjiro Okajima <hooanon05@yahoo.co.jp> Cc: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu> Cc: <linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org> Cc: <stable@kernel.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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