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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 0/3] block: sed-opal: add support for shadow MBR done flag and write

Hey Jens,

Can you please stage these for 5.3 aswell?


On Tue, Jun 25, 2019 at 08:47:26PM +0000, Derrick, Jonathan wrote:
> These are still good with me and we'll likely have a similar future use
> for passing data through the ioctl.
>
> Could we get this staged for 5.3?
>
> On Tue, 2019-05-21 at 22:46 +0200, David Kozub wrote:
> > This patch series extends SED Opal support: it adds IOCTL for setting the shadow
> > MBR done flag which can be useful for unlocking an Opal disk on boot and it adds
> > IOCTL for writing to the shadow MBR.
> >
> > This applies on current master.
> >
> > I successfully tested toggling the MBR done flag and writing the shadow MBR
> > using some tools I hacked together[1] with a Samsung SSD 850 EVO drive.
> >
> > Changes from v1:
> > * PATCH 2/3: remove check with access_ok, just rely on copy_from_user as
> > suggested in [2] (I tested passing data == 0 and I got the expected EFAULT)
> >
> > [1] https://gitlab.com/zub2/opalctl
> > [2] https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20190501134833.GB24132@infradead.org/
> >
> > Jonas Rabenstein (3):
> > block: sed-opal: add ioctl for done-mark of shadow mbr
> > block: sed-opal: ioctl for writing to shadow mbr
> > block: sed-opal: check size of shadow mbr
> >
> > block/opal_proto.h | 16 ++++
> > block/sed-opal.c | 157 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
> > include/linux/sed-opal.h | 2 +
> > include/uapi/linux/sed-opal.h | 20 +++++
> > 4 files changed, 193 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> >


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