Bug 593082 - ext4: upstream updates
Summary: ext4: upstream updates
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
: ---
Assignee: Eric Sandeen
QA Contact: Petr Beňas
Depends On:
Blocks: 534150
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-17 19:14 UTC by Eric Sandeen
Modified: 2015-01-04 22:59 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-11-11 16:11:17 UTC
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Description Eric Sandeen 2010-05-17 19:14:44 UTC
Several upstream bugfixes for ext4 & jbd2 exist, and we should pull them back to rhel6.  Opening the bug as a placeholder for now, will add a list of upstream commits soon, after testing.


Comment 1 RHEL Program Management 2010-05-17 19:25:48 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for

Comment 3 Aristeu Rozanski 2010-05-25 17:43:48 UTC
Patch(es) available on kernel-2.6.32-29.el6

Comment 6 Petr Beňas 2010-07-02 09:46:56 UTC
VERIFIED Sanity only. All the patches present in 2.6.32-29 and ext4 working on 2.6.32-30.
$ git log --pretty=oneline kernel-2.6.32-28.el6..kernel-2.6.32-29.el6 contains:
fd08d265ed8b7152b288b5f3f91ea34b0a34d436 [fs] ext4: correctly calculate number of blocks for fiemap
54146091efba58ec49f9678af3677b8d40fb8f85 [fs] ext4: make "offset" consistent in ext4_check_dir_entry()
755dbeae356c97ba9a13a4cb1e131e59dd1ddf30 [fs] ext4: Fix estimate of # of blocks needed to write indirect-mapped files
0d74cd3d7e34573333a136de7b5b54226d50677a [fs] ext4: add missing error checking to ext4_expand_extra_isize_ea()
b152b1ecf9c73381069ef5eae86477c40ad2b6ea [fs] ext4: Release page references acquired in ext4_da_block_invalidatepages
6d5468e2c800e4decfebd9f7124d359b804bd5a5 [fs] ext4: Fixed inode allocator to correctly track a flex_bg's used_dirs
443322df416ffbf28a8f5db4dc841bf18c163791 [fs] ext4: Use bitops to read/modify EXT4_I(inode)->i_state
80b468d329083d02368cc7b3f308fc1bd2d69bb6 [fs] jbd2: delay discarding buffers in journal_unmap_buffer
2916ccb75158320ef3828f1bfe7fe971d6435238 [fs] ext4: move __func__ into a macro for ext4_warning, ext4_error
2441544975518bc87f89616de1f39597343f703d [fs] jbd2: don't use __GFP_NOFAIL in journal_init_common()
95415125fa244a39c3e9f1bcf3728179885f01bf [fs] ext4: return correct wbc.nr_to_write in ext4_da_writepages
a990bfa3137f5887571d6ff9cbb1edb0fd34a547 [fs] ext4: Convert BUG_ON checks to use ext4_error() instead
8547b01ca61d705a076c2f0df2adfbc7a1700686 [fs] ext4: Fix BUG_ON at fs/buffer.c:652 in no journal mode
3e20df4c4b2e4442ea1d867bc230214fddc0d1d7 [fs] ext4: Drop EXT4_GET_BLOCKS_UPDATE_RESERVE_SPACE flag
0d369ebae0393fcc84ee8afc481b7a2a9e0ccdd2 [fs] jbd: jbd-debug and jbd2-debug should be writable
132f18203fa21a864a90dae64b5430ec5d728a76 [fs] ext4: replace BUG() with return -EIO in ext4_ext_get_blocks
9d40d70acaf950e223aff9af80ec80c688a3d1e7 [fs] ext4: Use slab allocator for sub-page sized allocations
d67ae4e6245dc547e15a09bedb79a8a46e2b31ad [fs] ext4: explicitly remove inode from orphan list after failed direct io
f3f3bd4254863f89542a324ed621a7ce4a1e3e1a [fs] ext4: Handle non empty on-disk orphan link
966ba4e95305b7a6e552721c6e810bf0bfd26b84 [fs] ext4: fix up rb_root initializations to use RB_ROOT
28c90912f4122e49da8779af98c79bc63c7390ee [fs] ext4: Fix fencepost error in chosing choosing group vs file preallocation

all this commits are corresponding with patches from comment 4.

xfstests succeeded on ext4 on 2.6.32-30.el6.x86_64:
rch.rpm ll-pesc1425-02 ~]# rpm -i rh-tests-kernel-filesystems-xfstests-1.0-6.noar                                          
[root@dell-pesc1425-02 ~]# cd /mnt/tests/kernel/filesystems/xfstests/                                                      
[root@dell-pesc1425-02 xfstests]# export TEST_PARAM_FSTYP=ext4
[root@dell-pesc1425-02 xfstests]# make run > result
[root@dell-pesc1425-02 xfstests]# grep 'PASS' result | wc -l
[root@dell-pesc1425-02 xfstests]# grep 'FAIL' result | wc -l
This is the fail:
105	 - output mismatch (see 105.out.bad)
--- 105.out	2010-07-02 04:53:09.000000000 -0400
+++ 105.out.bad	2010-07-02 05:08:07.017815883 -0400
@@ -1,3 +1,3 @@
 QA output created by 105
--rw-r--r-- root
--rw-r--r-- root
+-rw-r--r--. root
+-rw-r--r--. root
Ran: 105
Failures: 105
Failed 1 of 1 tests
=== 105.full ===
/mnt/testarea/test/syscalltest [u::rw-,g::r--,o::r--]
*** MKFS ***

mke2fs 1.41.12 (17-May-2010)
=== 105.out.bad ===
QA output created by 105
-rw-r--r--. root
-rw-r--r--. root
/kernel/filesystems/xfstests/105 result: FAIL
   metric: 0
   Log: /tmp/tmp.8T3XbH
   DMesg: /tmp/dmesg.log

[root@dell-pesc1425-02 xfstests]# cd /var/lib/xfstests/
[root@dell-pesc1425-02 xfstests]# ./check 105
mount: /dev/loop0: can't read superblock
common.rc: retrying test device mount with external set
mount: /dev/loop0: can't read superblock
common.rc: could not mount /dev/loop0 on /mnt/testarea/test

This does not look like ext4 fault.

Comment 7 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-11 16:11:17 UTC
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.

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