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SubjectRe: [Virtio-fs] [PATCH 3/2] fs: simplify get_filesystem_list / get_all_fs_names
On Wed, Jul 07, 2021 at 05:04:04PM -0400, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 30, 2021 at 07:36:01AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > On Tue, Jun 29, 2021 at 04:50:48PM -0400, Vivek Goyal wrote:
> > > May be we should modify mount_block_root() code so that it does not
> > > require that extra "\0". Possibly zero initialize page and that should
> > > make sure list_bdev_fs_names() does not have to worry about it.
> > >
> > > It is possible that a page gets full from the list of filesystems, and
> > > last byte on page is terminating null. In that case just zeroing page
> > > will not help. We can keep track of some sort of end pointer and make
> > > sure we are not searching beyond that for valid filesystem types.
> > >
> > > end = page + PAGE_SIZE - 1;
> > >
> > > mount_block_root()
> > > {
> > > for (p = fs_names; p < end && *p; p += strlen(p)+1) {
> > > }
> > > }
> >
> > Maybe. To honest I'd prefer to not even touch this unrelated code given
> > how full of landmines it is :)
>
> Hi Christoph,
>
> How about following patch. This applies on top of your patches. I noticed
> that Al had suggested to return number of filesystems from helper
> functions. I just did that and used that to iterate in the loop.
>
> I tested it with a virtual block device (root=/dev/vda1) and it works.
> I also filled page with garbage after allocation to make sure natually
> occurring null is not there in the middle of page to terminate string.
>
> If you like it, can you please incorporate it in your patches.

I noticed this will break with "root_fs_names=". Sorry, will have to
fix split_fs_names() as well. Will do.

Vivek

>
> Thanks
> Vivek
>
> ---
> fs/filesystems.c | 5 ++++-
> include/linux/fs.h | 2 +-
> init/do_mounts.c | 7 ++++---
> 3 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
>
> Index: redhat-linux/fs/filesystems.c
> ===================================================================
> --- redhat-linux.orig/fs/filesystems.c 2021-07-07 16:12:08.890562576 -0400
> +++ redhat-linux/fs/filesystems.c 2021-07-07 16:27:51.197620063 -0400
> @@ -209,10 +209,11 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE3(sysfs, int, option, unsi
> }
> #endif
>
> -void __init list_bdev_fs_names(char *buf, size_t size)
> +int __init list_bdev_fs_names(char *buf, size_t size)
> {
> struct file_system_type *p;
> size_t len;
> + int count = 0;
>
> read_lock(&file_systems_lock);
> for (p = file_systems; p; p = p->next) {
> @@ -226,8 +227,10 @@ void __init list_bdev_fs_names(char *buf
> memcpy(buf, p->name, len);
> buf += len;
> size -= len;
> + count++;
> }
> read_unlock(&file_systems_lock);
> + return count;
> }
>
> #ifdef CONFIG_PROC_FS
> Index: redhat-linux/include/linux/fs.h
> ===================================================================
> --- redhat-linux.orig/include/linux/fs.h 2021-07-07 15:36:43.224418935 -0400
> +++ redhat-linux/include/linux/fs.h 2021-07-07 16:12:18.232949807 -0400
> @@ -3622,7 +3622,7 @@ int proc_nr_dentry(struct ctl_table *tab
> void *buffer, size_t *lenp, loff_t *ppos);
> int proc_nr_inodes(struct ctl_table *table, int write,
> void *buffer, size_t *lenp, loff_t *ppos);
> -void __init list_bdev_fs_names(char *buf, size_t size);
> +int __init list_bdev_fs_names(char *buf, size_t size);
>
> #define __FMODE_EXEC ((__force int) FMODE_EXEC)
> #define __FMODE_NONOTIFY ((__force int) FMODE_NONOTIFY)
> Index: redhat-linux/init/do_mounts.c
> ===================================================================
> --- redhat-linux.orig/init/do_mounts.c 2021-07-07 16:12:08.890562576 -0400
> +++ redhat-linux/init/do_mounts.c 2021-07-07 16:23:32.308889444 -0400
> @@ -391,15 +391,16 @@ void __init mount_block_root(char *name,
> char *fs_names = page_address(page);
> char *p;
> char b[BDEVNAME_SIZE];
> + int num_fs, i;
>
> scnprintf(b, BDEVNAME_SIZE, "unknown-block(%u,%u)",
> MAJOR(ROOT_DEV), MINOR(ROOT_DEV));
> if (root_fs_names)
> split_fs_names(fs_names, root_fs_names);
> else
> - list_bdev_fs_names(fs_names, PAGE_SIZE);
> + num_fs = list_bdev_fs_names(fs_names, PAGE_SIZE);
> retry:
> - for (p = fs_names; *p; p += strlen(p)+1) {
> + for (p = fs_names, i = 0; i < num_fs; p += strlen(p)+1, i++) {
> int err = do_mount_root(name, p, flags, root_mount_data);
> switch (err) {
> case 0:
> @@ -432,7 +433,7 @@ retry:
> printk("List of all partitions:\n");
> printk_all_partitions();
> printk("No filesystem could mount root, tried: ");
> - for (p = fs_names; *p; p += strlen(p)+1)
> + for (p = fs_names, i = 0; i < num_fs; p += strlen(p)+1, i++)
> printk(" %s", p);
> printk("\n");
> panic("VFS: Unable to mount root fs on %s", b);
>
>

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