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authorJan Kara <jack@suse.cz>2008-04-15 14:34:43 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2008-04-15 19:35:41 -0700
commit335e92e8a515420bd47a6b0f01cb9a206c0ed6e4 (patch)
tree1518f9afa7ac7047be2c86481b3dbc12f8cc9282
parent423bec43079a2942a3004034df7aad76469758d8 (diff)
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vfs: fix possible deadlock in ext2, ext3, ext4 when using xattrs
mb_cache_entry_alloc() was allocating cache entries with GFP_KERNEL. But filesystems are calling this function while holding xattr_sem so possible recursion into the fs violates locking ordering of xattr_sem and transaction start / i_mutex for ext2-4. Change mb_cache_entry_alloc() so that filesystems can specify desired gfp mask and use GFP_NOFS from all of them. Signed-off-by: Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz> Reported-by: Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com> Cc: <linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
-rw-r--r--fs/ext2/xattr.c2
-rw-r--r--fs/ext3/xattr.c2
-rw-r--r--fs/ext4/xattr.c2
-rw-r--r--fs/mbcache.c4
-rw-r--r--include/linux/mbcache.h2
5 files changed, 6 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/fs/ext2/xattr.c b/fs/ext2/xattr.c
index 3e8683d..a99d46f 100644
--- a/fs/ext2/xattr.c
+++ b/fs/ext2/xattr.c
@@ -835,7 +835,7 @@ ext2_xattr_cache_insert(struct buffer_head *bh)
struct mb_cache_entry *ce;
int error;
- ce = mb_cache_entry_alloc(ext2_xattr_cache);
+ ce = mb_cache_entry_alloc(ext2_xattr_cache, GFP_NOFS);
if (!ce)
return -ENOMEM;
error = mb_cache_entry_insert(ce, bh->b_bdev, bh->b_blocknr, &hash);
diff --git a/fs/ext3/xattr.c b/fs/ext3/xattr.c
index a6ea4d6..4285654 100644
--- a/fs/ext3/xattr.c
+++ b/fs/ext3/xattr.c
@@ -1126,7 +1126,7 @@ ext3_xattr_cache_insert(struct buffer_head *bh)
struct mb_cache_entry *ce;
int error;
- ce = mb_cache_entry_alloc(ext3_xattr_cache);
+ ce = mb_cache_entry_alloc(ext3_xattr_cache, GFP_NOFS);
if (!ce) {
ea_bdebug(bh, "out of memory");
return;
diff --git a/fs/ext4/xattr.c b/fs/ext4/xattr.c
index d796213..e9054c1 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/xattr.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/xattr.c
@@ -1386,7 +1386,7 @@ ext4_xattr_cache_insert(struct buffer_head *bh)
struct mb_cache_entry *ce;
int error;
- ce = mb_cache_entry_alloc(ext4_xattr_cache);
+ ce = mb_cache_entry_alloc(ext4_xattr_cache, GFP_NOFS);
if (!ce) {
ea_bdebug(bh, "out of memory");
return;
diff --git a/fs/mbcache.c b/fs/mbcache.c
index eb31b73..ec88ff3 100644
--- a/fs/mbcache.c
+++ b/fs/mbcache.c
@@ -399,11 +399,11 @@ mb_cache_destroy(struct mb_cache *cache)
* if no more memory was available.
*/
struct mb_cache_entry *
-mb_cache_entry_alloc(struct mb_cache *cache)
+mb_cache_entry_alloc(struct mb_cache *cache, gfp_t gfp_flags)
{
struct mb_cache_entry *ce;
- ce = kmem_cache_alloc(cache->c_entry_cache, GFP_KERNEL);
+ ce = kmem_cache_alloc(cache->c_entry_cache, gfp_flags);
if (ce) {
atomic_inc(&cache->c_entry_count);
INIT_LIST_HEAD(&ce->e_lru_list);
diff --git a/include/linux/mbcache.h b/include/linux/mbcache.h
index 99e044b..a09b84e 100644
--- a/include/linux/mbcache.h
+++ b/include/linux/mbcache.h
@@ -34,7 +34,7 @@ void mb_cache_destroy(struct mb_cache *);
/* Functions on cache entries */
-struct mb_cache_entry *mb_cache_entry_alloc(struct mb_cache *);
+struct mb_cache_entry *mb_cache_entry_alloc(struct mb_cache *, gfp_t);
int mb_cache_entry_insert(struct mb_cache_entry *, struct block_device *,
sector_t, unsigned int[]);
void mb_cache_entry_release(struct mb_cache_entry *);