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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fs: fix lost error code in dio_complete
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On Di, 2018-10-30 at 21:57 +0000, Maximilian Heyne wrote:
> commit e259221763a40403d5bb232209998e8c45804ab8 ("fs: simplify the
> generic_write_sync prototype") reworked callers of generic_write_sync(),
> and ended up dropping the error return for the directio path. Prior to
> that commit, in dio_complete(), an error would be bubbled up the stack,
> but after that commit, errors passed on to dio_complete were eaten up.
>
> This was reported on the list earlier, and a fix was proposed in
> https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20160921141539.GA17898@infradead.org/, but
> never followed up with.  We recently hit this bug in our testing where
> fencing io errors, which were previously erroring out with EIO, were
> being returned as success operations after this commit.
>
> The fix proposed on the list earlier was a little short -- it would have
> still called generic_write_sync() in case `ret` already contained an
> error.  This fix ensures generic_write_sync() is only called when
> there's no pending error in the write.
>
> CC: stable@vger.kernel.org
> Reported-by: Ravi Nankani <rnankani@amazon.com>
> Signed-off-by: Maximilian Heyne <mheyne@amazon.de>
> Signed-off-by: Torsten Mehlan <tomeh@amazon.de>
> Signed-off-by: Uwe Dannowski <uwed@amazon.de>
> Signed-off-by: Amit Shah <aams@amazon.de>
> Signed-off-by: David Woodhouse <dwmw@amazon.co.uk>
> ---
>  fs/direct-io.c | 4 ++--
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/fs/direct-io.c b/fs/direct-io.c
> index 093fb54cd316..199146036093 100644
> --- a/fs/direct-io.c
> +++ b/fs/direct-io.c
> @@ -325,8 +325,8 @@ static ssize_t dio_complete(struct dio *dio, ssize_t ret, unsigned int flags)
>    */
>   dio->iocb->ki_pos += transferred;
>  
> - if (dio->op == REQ_OP_WRITE)
> - ret = generic_write_sync(dio->iocb,  transferred);
> + if (ret > 0 && dio->op == REQ_OP_WRITE)
> + ret = generic_write_sync(dio->iocb, ret);

Is the s/transferred/ret/ change necessary?  Needs explaining, at least.

>   dio->iocb->ki_complete(dio->iocb, ret, 0);
>   }
>  

Thanks,



Amit
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