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Subject[PATCH] tmpfs: don't undo fallocate past its last page
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When fallocate is interrupted it will undo a range that extends one byte
past its range of allocated pages. This can corrupt an in-use page by
zeroing out its first byte. Instead, undo using the inclusive byte range.

Signed-off-by: Anthony Romano <anthony.romano@coreos.com>
---
mm/shmem.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/mm/shmem.c b/mm/shmem.c
index 719bd6b..f0f9405 100644
--- a/mm/shmem.c
+++ b/mm/shmem.c
@@ -2238,7 +2238,7 @@ static long shmem_fallocate(struct file *file, int mode, loff_t offset,
/* Remove the !PageUptodate pages we added */
shmem_undo_range(inode,
(loff_t)start << PAGE_SHIFT,
- (loff_t)index << PAGE_SHIFT, true);
+ ((loff_t)index << PAGE_SHIFT) - 1, true);
goto undone;
}

--
2.8.1
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