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[3/5] ext4: don't perform block validity checks on the journal inode

Message ID 1884f659f99a03cf5a0751ac1d848eae662892e2.1587713792.git.ashwinh@vmware.com
State Not Applicable
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Series Backport to 4.9- ext4: protect journal inode's blocks using block_validity | expand

Commit Message

Ashwin H April 29, 2020, 7:21 p.m. UTC
From: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>

commit 0a944e8a6c66ca04c7afbaa17e22bf208a8b37f0 upstream.

Since the journal inode is already checked when we added it to the
block validity's system zone, if we check it again, we'll just trigger
a failure.

This was causing failures like this:

[   53.897001] EXT4-fs error (device sda): ext4_find_extent:909: inode
#8: comm jbd2/sda-8: pblk 121667583 bad header/extent: invalid extent entries - magic f30a, entries 8, max 340(340), depth 0(0)
[   53.931430] jbd2_journal_bmap: journal block not found at offset 49 on sda-8
[   53.938480] Aborting journal on device sda-8.

... but only if the system was under enough memory pressure that
logical->physical mapping for the journal inode gets pushed out of the
extent cache.  (This is why it wasn't noticed earlier.)

Fixes: 345c0dbf3a30 ("ext4: protect journal inode's blocks using block_validity")
Reported-by: Dan Rue <dan.rue@linaro.org>
Signed-off-by: Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu>
Tested-by: Naresh Kamboju <naresh.kamboju@linaro.org>
Signed-off-by: Ashwin H <ashwinh@vmware.com>
---
 fs/ext4/extents.c | 12 ++++++++----
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
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Patch

diff --git a/fs/ext4/extents.c b/fs/ext4/extents.c
index 71c68bd..76a8a03 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/extents.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/extents.c
@@ -530,10 +530,14 @@  __read_extent_tree_block(const char *function, unsigned int line,
 	}
 	if (buffer_verified(bh) && !(flags & EXT4_EX_FORCE_CACHE))
 		return bh;
-	err = __ext4_ext_check(function, line, inode,
-			       ext_block_hdr(bh), depth, pblk);
-	if (err)
-		goto errout;
+	if (!ext4_has_feature_journal(inode->i_sb) ||
+	    (inode->i_ino !=
+	     le32_to_cpu(EXT4_SB(inode->i_sb)->s_es->s_journal_inum))) {
+		err = __ext4_ext_check(function, line, inode,
+				       ext_block_hdr(bh), depth, pblk);
+		if (err)
+			goto errout;
+	}
 	set_buffer_verified(bh);
 	/*
 	 * If this is a leaf block, cache all of its entries