Bug 476626 - GFS2: [RFE] fiemap support for GFS2
GFS2: [RFE] fiemap support for GFS2
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
low Severity low
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Assigned To: Steve Whitehouse
Cluster QE
: FutureFeature, OtherQA
Depends On: 296951 455571
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Reported: 2008-12-16 05:31 EST by Steve Whitehouse
Modified: 2009-09-03 09:54 EDT (History)
9 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-09-02 05:02:26 EDT
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The RHEL patch - almost identical to upstream (5.66 KB, patch)
2009-04-01 08:43 EDT, Steve Whitehouse
no flags Details | Diff
Updated RHEL patch (11.00 KB, patch)
2009-04-21 05:47 EDT, Steve Whitehouse
no flags Details | Diff

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Description Steve Whitehouse 2008-12-16 05:31:52 EST
Cloned this so we can pull it into RHEL.

+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #455571 +++

GFS2 should support fiemap directly.

--- Additional comment from swhiteho@redhat.com on 2008-10-06 09:46:42 EDT ---

Created an attachment (id=319557)
First guesstimated patch

Based on the current proposed upstream patches. Not tested. Need to resolve locking order issue wrt the inode mutex. Currently this compiles, but is untested.

--- Additional comment from swhiteho@redhat.com on 2008-10-14 10:01:33 EDT ---

Created an attachment (id=320301)
Latest version of patch

As posted for review by the powers that be.

--- Additional comment from swhiteho@redhat.com on 2008-10-14 10:05:49 EDT ---

Created an attachment (id=320303)
My version of Eric's test program

I updated this from the version I found on the mailing lists so that it works with the latest FIEMAP impelmentation. Might need to copy some kernel headers to /usr/include/linux by hand as it looks like make headers_install doesn't do that.
Comment 1 Steve Whitehouse 2008-12-16 05:32:47 EST
Eric, will you be sending up the core FIEMAP patches for RHEL 5.4 shortly? This bug depends on that.
Comment 2 Eric Sandeen 2008-12-16 11:06:37 EST
(In reply to comment #1)
> Eric, will you be sending up the core FIEMAP patches for RHEL 5.4 shortly? This
> bug depends on that.

Nope, but Josef might; he owns 296951 for now.
Comment 3 Steve Whitehouse 2009-04-01 08:42:01 EDT
Since the patches for #296951 have been posted, I have now posted the RHEL-5 patch for FIEMAP for GFS2 which was only waiting for the core FIEMAP patches to be integrated.
Comment 4 Steve Whitehouse 2009-04-01 08:43:24 EDT
Created attachment 337506 [details]
The RHEL patch - almost identical to upstream
Comment 5 Steve Whitehouse 2009-04-21 05:47:14 EDT
Created attachment 340492 [details]
Updated RHEL patch
Comment 6 Don Zickus 2009-04-27 11:58:42 EDT
in kernel-2.6.18-141.el5
You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/dzickus/el5

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Comment 9 Chris Ward 2009-08-03 11:45:38 EDT
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Comment 11 errata-xmlrpc 2009-09-02 05:02:26 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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