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SubjectRe: [PATCH] tmpfs: Disallow CONFIG_TMPFS_INODE64 on s390
On Fri, Feb 05, 2021 at 04:05:51PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Feb 2021 17:06:20 -0600 Seth Forshee <seth.forshee@canonical.com> wrote:
>
> > This feature requires ino_t be 64-bits, which is true for every
> > 64-bit architecture but s390, so prevent this option from being
> > selected there.
> >
>
> The previous patch nicely described the end-user impact of the bug.
> This is especially important when requesting a -stable backport.
>
> Here's what I ended up with:
>
>
> From: Seth Forshee <seth.forshee@canonical.com>
> Subject: tmpfs: disallow CONFIG_TMPFS_INODE64 on s390
>
> Currently there is an assumption in tmpfs that 64-bit architectures also
> have a 64-bit ino_t. This is not true on s390 which has a 32-bit ino_t.
> With CONFIG_TMPFS_INODE64=y tmpfs mounts will get 64-bit inode numbers and
> display "inode64" in the mount options, but passing the "inode64" mount
> option will fail. This leads to the following behavior:
>
> # mkdir mnt
> # mount -t tmpfs nodev mnt
> # mount -o remount,rw mnt
> mount: /home/ubuntu/mnt: mount point not mounted or bad option.
>
> As mount sees "inode64" in the mount options and thus passes it in the
> options for the remount.
>
>
> So prevent CONFIG_TMPFS_INODE64 from being selected on s390.
>
> Link: https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20210205230620.518245-1-seth.forshee@canonical.com
> Fixes: ea3271f7196c ("tmpfs: support 64-bit inums per-sb")
> Signed-off-by: Seth Forshee <seth.forshee@canonical.com>
> Cc: Chris Down <chris@chrisdown.name>
> Cc: Hugh Dickins <hughd@google.com>
> Cc: Amir Goldstein <amir73il@gmail.com>
> Cc: Heiko Carstens <hca@linux.ibm.com>
> Cc: Vasily Gorbik <gor@linux.ibm.com>
> Cc: Christian Borntraeger <borntraeger@de.ibm.com>
> Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org> [5.9+]
> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
> ---
>
> fs/Kconfig | 2 +-
> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> --- a/fs/Kconfig~tmpfs-disallow-config_tmpfs_inode64-on-s390
> +++ a/fs/Kconfig
> @@ -203,7 +203,7 @@ config TMPFS_XATTR
>
> config TMPFS_INODE64
> bool "Use 64-bit ino_t by default in tmpfs"
> - depends on TMPFS && 64BIT
> + depends on TMPFS && 64BIT && !S390

Heh, it's sort of funny that we have a similar patch, which
unfortunately was/is not yet on our external features branch,
which does exactly the same.

In any case:

Acked-by: Heiko Carstens <hca@linux.ibm.com>

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