Patchwork [3.5.y.z,extended,stable] Patch "xfs: fix reading of wrapped log data" has been added to staging queue

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Submitter Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski
Date Dec. 6, 2012, 3:24 a.m.
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Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski - Dec. 6, 2012, 3:24 a.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    xfs: fix reading of wrapped log data

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/linux-3.5.y-queue

If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
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From e5a560ebee82effbc3e6beb60c9dcc8b9c1d2e16 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Dave Chinner <>
Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2012 11:38:44 +1100
Subject: [PATCH] xfs: fix reading of wrapped log data
X-Extended-Stable: 3.5

commit 6ce377afd1755eae5c93410ca9a1121dfead7b87 upstream.

Commit 4439647 ("xfs: reset buffer pointers before freeing them") in
3.0-rc1 introduced a regression when recovering log buffers that
wrapped around the end of log. The second part of the log buffer at
the start of the physical log was being read into the header buffer
rather than the data buffer, and hence recovery was seeing garbage
in the data buffer when it got to the region of the log buffer that
was incorrectly read.

Reported-by: Torsten Kaiser <>
Signed-off-by: Dave Chinner <>
Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <>
Reviewed-by: Mark Tinguely <>
Signed-off-by: Ben Myers <>
Signed-off-by: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski <>
 fs/xfs/xfs_log_recover.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)



diff --git a/fs/xfs/xfs_log_recover.c b/fs/xfs/xfs_log_recover.c
index a7be98a..34be0ba 100644
--- a/fs/xfs/xfs_log_recover.c
+++ b/fs/xfs/xfs_log_recover.c
@@ -3533,7 +3533,7 @@  xlog_do_recovery_pass(
 				 *   - order is important.
 				error = xlog_bread_offset(log, 0,
-						bblks - split_bblks, hbp,
+						bblks - split_bblks, dbp,
 						offset + BBTOB(split_bblks));
 				if (error)
 					goto bread_err2;