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[089/104] ext4: fix xattr deadlock

Message ID 20081203195626.GL8950@kroah.com
State Not Applicable, archived
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gregkh@suse.de Dec. 3, 2008, 7:56 p.m. UTC
2.6.27-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let us know.

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From: Kalpak Shah <kalpak.shah@sun.com>

(cherry picked from commit 4d20c685fa365766a8f13584b4c8178a15ab7103)

ext4_xattr_set_handle() eventually ends up calling
ext4_mark_inode_dirty() which tries to expand the inode by shifting
the EAs.  This leads to the xattr_sem being downed again and leading
to a deadlock.

This patch makes sure that if ext4_xattr_set_handle() is in the
call-chain, ext4_mark_inode_dirty() will not expand the inode.

Signed-off-by: Kalpak Shah <kalpak.shah@sun.com>
Signed-off-by: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>

---
 fs/ext4/xattr.c |    6 ++++++
 1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)


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--- a/fs/ext4/xattr.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/xattr.c
@@ -959,6 +959,7 @@  ext4_xattr_set_handle(handle_t *handle, 
 	struct ext4_xattr_block_find bs = {
 		.s = { .not_found = -ENODATA, },
 	};
+	unsigned long no_expand;
 	int error;
 
 	if (!name)
@@ -966,6 +967,9 @@  ext4_xattr_set_handle(handle_t *handle, 
 	if (strlen(name) > 255)
 		return -ERANGE;
 	down_write(&EXT4_I(inode)->xattr_sem);
+	no_expand = EXT4_I(inode)->i_state & EXT4_STATE_NO_EXPAND;
+	EXT4_I(inode)->i_state |= EXT4_STATE_NO_EXPAND;
+
 	error = ext4_get_inode_loc(inode, &is.iloc);
 	if (error)
 		goto cleanup;
@@ -1042,6 +1046,8 @@  ext4_xattr_set_handle(handle_t *handle, 
 cleanup:
 	brelse(is.iloc.bh);
 	brelse(bs.bh);
+	if (no_expand == 0)
+		EXT4_I(inode)->i_state &= ~EXT4_STATE_NO_EXPAND;
 	up_write(&EXT4_I(inode)->xattr_sem);
 	return error;
 }