lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2008]   [Nov]   [10]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
Patch in this message
/
Date
From
Subject[PATCH] block: make add_partition() return pointer to hd_struct
Make add_partition() return pointer to the new hd_struct on success
and ERR_PTR() value on failure. This change will be used to fix md
autodetection bug.

Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>
Cc: Neil Brown <neilb@suse.de>
---
block/ioctl.c | 7 +++----
fs/partitions/check.c | 25 +++++++++++++------------
include/linux/genhd.h | 4 +++-
3 files changed, 19 insertions(+), 17 deletions(-)
Index: work/fs/partitions/check.c
===================================================================
--- work.orig/fs/partitions/check.c
+++ work/fs/partitions/check.c
@@ -348,8 +348,8 @@ static ssize_t whole_disk_show(struct de
static DEVICE_ATTR(whole_disk, S_IRUSR | S_IRGRP | S_IROTH,
whole_disk_show, NULL);

-int add_partition(struct gendisk *disk, int partno,
- sector_t start, sector_t len, int flags)
+struct hd_struct *add_partition(struct gendisk *disk, int partno,
+ sector_t start, sector_t len, int flags)
{
struct hd_struct *p;
dev_t devt = MKDEV(0, 0);
@@ -361,15 +361,15 @@ int add_partition(struct gendisk *disk,

err = disk_expand_part_tbl(disk, partno);
if (err)
- return err;
+ return ERR_PTR(err);
ptbl = disk->part_tbl;

if (ptbl->part[partno])
- return -EBUSY;
+ return ERR_PTR(-EBUSY);

p = kzalloc(sizeof(*p), GFP_KERNEL);
if (!p)
- return -ENOMEM;
+ return ERR_PTR(-EBUSY);

if (!init_part_stats(p)) {
err = -ENOMEM;
@@ -424,20 +424,20 @@ int add_partition(struct gendisk *disk,
if (!ddev->uevent_suppress)
kobject_uevent(&pdev->kobj, KOBJ_ADD);

- return 0;
+ return p;

out_free_stats:
free_part_stats(p);
out_free:
kfree(p);
- return err;
+ return ERR_PTR(err);
out_del:
kobject_put(p->holder_dir);
device_del(pdev);
out_put:
put_device(pdev);
blk_free_devt(devt);
- return err;
+ return ERR_PTR(err);
}

/* Not exported, helper to add_disk(). */
@@ -568,10 +568,11 @@ int rescan_partitions(struct gendisk *di
disk->disk_name, p, (unsigned long long) size);
size = get_capacity(disk) - from;
}
- res = add_partition(disk, p, from, size, state->parts[p].flags);
- if (res) {
- printk(KERN_ERR " %s: p%d could not be added: %d\n",
- disk->disk_name, p, -res);
+ part = add_partition(disk, p, from, size,
+ state->parts[p].flags);
+ if (IS_ERR(part)) {
+ printk(KERN_ERR " %s: p%d could not be added: %ld\n",
+ disk->disk_name, p, -PTR_ERR(part));
continue;
}
#ifdef CONFIG_BLK_DEV_MD
Index: work/include/linux/genhd.h
===================================================================
--- work.orig/include/linux/genhd.h
+++ work/include/linux/genhd.h
@@ -522,7 +522,9 @@ extern char *disk_name (struct gendisk *

extern int disk_expand_part_tbl(struct gendisk *disk, int target);
extern int rescan_partitions(struct gendisk *disk, struct block_device *bdev);
-extern int __must_check add_partition(struct gendisk *, int, sector_t, sector_t, int);
+extern struct hd_struct * __must_check add_partition(struct gendisk *disk,
+ int partno, sector_t start,
+ sector_t len, int flags);
extern void delete_partition(struct gendisk *, int);
extern void printk_all_partitions(void);

Index: work/block/ioctl.c
===================================================================
--- work.orig/block/ioctl.c
+++ work/block/ioctl.c
@@ -18,7 +18,6 @@ static int blkpg_ioctl(struct block_devi
struct disk_part_iter piter;
long long start, length;
int partno;
- int err;

if (!capable(CAP_SYS_ADMIN))
return -EACCES;
@@ -61,10 +60,10 @@ static int blkpg_ioctl(struct block_devi
disk_part_iter_exit(&piter);

/* all seems OK */
- err = add_partition(disk, partno, start, length,
- ADDPART_FLAG_NONE);
+ part = add_partition(disk, partno, start, length,
+ ADDPART_FLAG_NONE);
mutex_unlock(&bdev->bd_mutex);
- return err;
+ return IS_ERR(part) ? PTR_ERR(part) : 0;
case BLKPG_DEL_PARTITION:
part = disk_get_part(disk, partno);
if (!part)

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2008-11-10 07:33    [W:0.125 / U:0.056 seconds]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site