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authorLukas Czerner <lczerner@redhat.com>2015-04-03 10:46:58 -0400
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>2015-05-06 21:59:15 +0200
commitb19efa7293b2511537ebca09efdc2dabbdb80cf9 (patch)
tree530977e458a0958c9dcf945d37fb15a1d13be577 /fs
parent3e796097404e325fa8d4f48a2af61f2e01e3ef02 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-b19efa7293b2511537ebca09efdc2dabbdb80cf9.tar.gz
ext4: make fsync to sync parent dir in no-journal for real this time
commit e12fb97222fc41e8442896934f76d39ef99b590a upstream. Previously commit 14ece1028b3ed53ffec1b1213ffc6acaf79ad77c added a support for for syncing parent directory of newly created inodes to make sure that the inode is not lost after a power failure in no-journal mode. However this does not work in majority of cases, namely: - if the directory has inline data - if the directory is already indexed - if the directory already has at least one block and: - the new entry fits into it - or we've successfully converted it to indexed So in those cases we might lose the inode entirely even after fsync in the no-journal mode. This also includes ext2 default mode obviously. I've noticed this while running xfstest generic/321 and even though the test should fail (we need to run fsck after a crash in no-journal mode) I could not find a newly created entries even when if it was fsynced before. Fix this by adjusting the ext4_add_entry() successful exit paths to set the inode EXT4_STATE_NEWENTRY so that fsync has the chance to fsync the parent directory as well. Signed-off-by: Lukas Czerner <lczerner@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu> Reviewed-by: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz> Cc: Frank Mayhar <fmayhar@google.com> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'fs')
-rw-r--r--fs/ext4/namei.c20
1 files changed, 11 insertions, 9 deletions
diff --git a/fs/ext4/namei.c b/fs/ext4/namei.c
index 2dcbfb6245d8..bc7e37bc0c5b 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/namei.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/namei.c
@@ -1869,7 +1869,7 @@ static int ext4_add_entry(handle_t *handle, struct dentry *dentry,
struct inode *inode)
{
struct inode *dir = dentry->d_parent->d_inode;
- struct buffer_head *bh;
+ struct buffer_head *bh = NULL;
struct ext4_dir_entry_2 *de;
struct ext4_dir_entry_tail *t;
struct super_block *sb;
@@ -1893,14 +1893,14 @@ static int ext4_add_entry(handle_t *handle, struct dentry *dentry,
return retval;
if (retval == 1) {
retval = 0;
- return retval;
+ goto out;
}
}
if (is_dx(dir)) {
retval = ext4_dx_add_entry(handle, dentry, inode);
if (!retval || (retval != ERR_BAD_DX_DIR))
- return retval;
+ goto out;
ext4_clear_inode_flag(dir, EXT4_INODE_INDEX);
dx_fallback++;
ext4_mark_inode_dirty(handle, dir);
@@ -1912,14 +1912,15 @@ static int ext4_add_entry(handle_t *handle, struct dentry *dentry,
return PTR_ERR(bh);
retval = add_dirent_to_buf(handle, dentry, inode, NULL, bh);
- if (retval != -ENOSPC) {
- brelse(bh);
- return retval;
- }
+ if (retval != -ENOSPC)
+ goto out;
if (blocks == 1 && !dx_fallback &&
- EXT4_HAS_COMPAT_FEATURE(sb, EXT4_FEATURE_COMPAT_DIR_INDEX))
- return make_indexed_dir(handle, dentry, inode, bh);
+ EXT4_HAS_COMPAT_FEATURE(sb, EXT4_FEATURE_COMPAT_DIR_INDEX)) {
+ retval = make_indexed_dir(handle, dentry, inode, bh);
+ bh = NULL; /* make_indexed_dir releases bh */
+ goto out;
+ }
brelse(bh);
}
bh = ext4_append(handle, dir, &block);
@@ -1935,6 +1936,7 @@ static int ext4_add_entry(handle_t *handle, struct dentry *dentry,
}
retval = add_dirent_to_buf(handle, dentry, inode, de, bh);
+out:
brelse(bh);
if (retval == 0)
ext4_set_inode_state(inode, EXT4_STATE_NEWENTRY);