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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/5] ext4: DAX data corruption fixes
On Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 11:05:21PM -0600, Ross Zwisler wrote:
> This series prevents a pair of data corruptions with ext4 + DAX. The first
> such corruption happens when combining the inline data feature with DAX,
> and the second happens when combining data journaling with DAX.
>
> Both can be reliably reproduced with the fstests that I have posted here:
>
> https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9948377/
> https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9948381/
>
> My opinion is that the first three patches in this series should be applied
> to the v4.14 RC series and backported to stable. The last two patches in
> this series are just cleanup and can probably wait until v4.15.
>
> Ross Zwisler (5):
> ext4: prevent data corruption with inline data + DAX
> ext4: prevent data corruption with journaling + DAX
> ext4: add sanity check for encryption + DAX
> ext4: add ext4_should_use_dax()
> ext4: remove duplicate extended attributes defs
>
> fs/ext4/ext4.h | 37 -------------------------------------
> fs/ext4/inline.c | 10 ----------
> fs/ext4/inode.c | 24 ++++++++++++++++--------
> fs/ext4/ioctl.c | 16 +++++++++++++---
> fs/ext4/super.c | 8 ++++++++
> 5 files changed, 37 insertions(+), 58 deletions(-)

Hey Ted,

I just wanted to ping this series, and see if at least the data corruption
fixes were headed for v4.14? I don't think these have been merged into any of
the ext4 branches yet.

Thanks,
- Ross

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