2007-09-27 01:44:28

by Andrew Morton

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Subject: - ext4-uninitialized-block-groups-fix.patch removed from -mm tree

The patch titled
Ext4: Uninitialized Block Groups (fix)
has been removed from the -mm tree. Its filename was

This patch was dropped because it was merged into mainline or a subsystem tree

Subject: Ext4: Uninitialized Block Groups (fix)
From: Avantika Mathur <[email protected]>

Andreas Dilger wrote:
> On Sep 18, 2007 20:03 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
>> On Tue, 18 Sep 2007 17:25:31 -0700 Avantika Mathur <[email protected]> wrote:
>>> +#if !defined(CONFIG_CRC16)
>>> +/** CRC table for the CRC-16. The poly is 0x8005 (x16 + x15 + x2 + 1) */
>>> +__u16 const crc16_table[256] = { me
>>> + 0x0000, 0xC0C1, 0xC181, 0x0140, 0xC301, 0x03C0, 0x0280, 0xC241,
>> That's rather sad. A plain old "depends on" would be better.
> My bad. We wrote this patch and it had to run on older kernels that might
> not even have lib/crc16.c (it was added around 2.6.15 or so, so e.g. RHEL4
> doesn't have it). I forgot to remove it from the upstream submission,
> and since it didn't cause problems nobody else complained...
The incremental patch below removes the local crc16 code, and also resolves an
issue with properly updating bg_itable_unused when an inode is allocated in an
unused block groups.

Cc: Andreas Dilger <[email protected]>
Cc: Avantika Mathur <[email protected]>
Cc: Mingming Cao <[email protected]>
Cc: Aneesh Kumar K.V <[email protected]>
Cc: <[email protected]>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <[email protected]>

fs/Kconfig | 1
fs/ext4/ialloc.c | 8 ++++++-
fs/ext4/super.c | 51 ---------------------------------------------
3 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 51 deletions(-)

diff -puN fs/ext4/ialloc.c~ext4-uninitialized-block-groups-fix fs/ext4/ialloc.c
--- a/fs/ext4/ialloc.c~ext4-uninitialized-block-groups-fix
+++ a/fs/ext4/ialloc.c
@@ -632,12 +632,18 @@ got:
if (gdp->bg_flags & cpu_to_le16(EXT4_BG_INODE_UNINIT)) {
gdp->bg_flags &= cpu_to_le16(~EXT4_BG_INODE_UNINIT);
- free = EXT4_INODES_PER_GROUP(sb);
+ free = 0;
} else {
free = EXT4_INODES_PER_GROUP(sb) -

+ /*
+ * Check the relative inode number against the last used
+ * relative inode number in this group. if it is greater
+ * we need to update the bg_itable_unused count
+ *
+ */
if (ino > free)
gdp->bg_itable_unused =
cpu_to_le16(EXT4_INODES_PER_GROUP(sb) - ino);
diff -puN fs/ext4/super.c~ext4-uninitialized-block-groups-fix fs/ext4/super.c
--- a/fs/ext4/super.c~ext4-uninitialized-block-groups-fix
+++ a/fs/ext4/super.c
@@ -37,6 +37,7 @@
#include <linux/quotaops.h>
#include <linux/seq_file.h>
#include <linux/log2.h>
+#include <linux/crc16.h>

#include <asm/uaccess.h>

@@ -1337,56 +1338,6 @@ static int ext4_setup_super(struct super
return res;

-#if !defined(CONFIG_CRC16)
-/** CRC table for the CRC-16. The poly is 0x8005 (x16 + x15 + x2 + 1) */
-__u16 const crc16_table[256] = {
- 0x0000, 0xC0C1, 0xC181, 0x0140, 0xC301, 0x03C0, 0x0280, 0xC241,
- 0xC601, 0x06C0, 0x0780, 0xC741, 0x0500, 0xC5C1, 0xC481, 0x0440,
- 0xCC01, 0x0CC0, 0x0D80, 0xCD41, 0x0F00, 0xCFC1, 0xCE81, 0x0E40,
- 0x0A00, 0xCAC1, 0xCB81, 0x0B40, 0xC901, 0x09C0, 0x0880, 0xC841,
- 0xD801, 0x18C0, 0x1980, 0xD941, 0x1B00, 0xDBC1, 0xDA81, 0x1A40,
- 0x1E00, 0xDEC1, 0xDF81, 0x1F40, 0xDD01, 0x1DC0, 0x1C80, 0xDC41,
- 0x1400, 0xD4C1, 0xD581, 0x1540, 0xD701, 0x17C0, 0x1680, 0xD641,
- 0xD201, 0x12C0, 0x1380, 0xD341, 0x1100, 0xD1C1, 0xD081, 0x1040,
- 0xF001, 0x30C0, 0x3180, 0xF141, 0x3300, 0xF3C1, 0xF281, 0x3240,
- 0x3600, 0xF6C1, 0xF781, 0x3740, 0xF501, 0x35C0, 0x3480, 0xF441,
- 0x3C00, 0xFCC1, 0xFD81, 0x3D40, 0xFF01, 0x3FC0, 0x3E80, 0xFE41,
- 0xFA01, 0x3AC0, 0x3B80, 0xFB41, 0x3900, 0xF9C1, 0xF881, 0x3840,
- 0x2800, 0xE8C1, 0xE981, 0x2940, 0xEB01, 0x2BC0, 0x2A80, 0xEA41,
- 0xEE01, 0x2EC0, 0x2F80, 0xEF41, 0x2D00, 0xEDC1, 0xEC81, 0x2C40,
- 0xE401, 0x24C0, 0x2580, 0xE541, 0x2700, 0xE7C1, 0xE681, 0x2640,
- 0x2200, 0xE2C1, 0xE381, 0x2340, 0xE101, 0x21C0, 0x2080, 0xE041,
- 0xA001, 0x60C0, 0x6180, 0xA141, 0x6300, 0xA3C1, 0xA281, 0x6240,
- 0x6600, 0xA6C1, 0xA781, 0x6740, 0xA501, 0x65C0, 0x6480, 0xA441,
- 0x6C00, 0xACC1, 0xAD81, 0x6D40, 0xAF01, 0x6FC0, 0x6E80, 0xAE41,
- 0xAA01, 0x6AC0, 0x6B80, 0xAB41, 0x6900, 0xA9C1, 0xA881, 0x6840,
- 0x7800, 0xB8C1, 0xB981, 0x7940, 0xBB01, 0x7BC0, 0x7A80, 0xBA41,
- 0xBE01, 0x7EC0, 0x7F80, 0xBF41, 0x7D00, 0xBDC1, 0xBC81, 0x7C40,
- 0xB401, 0x74C0, 0x7580, 0xB541, 0x7700, 0xB7C1, 0xB681, 0x7640,
- 0x7200, 0xB2C1, 0xB381, 0x7340, 0xB101, 0x71C0, 0x7080, 0xB041,
- 0x5000, 0x90C1, 0x9181, 0x5140, 0x9301, 0x53C0, 0x5280, 0x9241,
- 0x9601, 0x56C0, 0x5780, 0x9741, 0x5500, 0x95C1, 0x9481, 0x5440,
- 0x9C01, 0x5CC0, 0x5D80, 0x9D41, 0x5F00, 0x9FC1, 0x9E81, 0x5E40,
- 0x5A00, 0x9AC1, 0x9B81, 0x5B40, 0x9901, 0x59C0, 0x5880, 0x9841,
- 0x8801, 0x48C0, 0x4980, 0x8941, 0x4B00, 0x8BC1, 0x8A81, 0x4A40,
- 0x4E00, 0x8EC1, 0x8F81, 0x4F40, 0x8D01, 0x4DC0, 0x4C80, 0x8C41,
- 0x4400, 0x84C1, 0x8581, 0x4540, 0x8701, 0x47C0, 0x4680, 0x8641,
- 0x8201, 0x42C0, 0x4380, 0x8341, 0x4100, 0x81C1, 0x8081, 0x4040
-static inline __u16 crc16_byte(__u16 crc, const __u8 data)
- return (crc >> 8) ^ crc16_table[(crc ^ data) & 0xff];
-__u16 crc16(__u16 crc, __u8 const *buffer, size_t len)
- while (len--)
- crc = crc16_byte(crc, *buffer++);
- return crc;
__le16 ext4_group_desc_csum(struct ext4_sb_info *sbi, __u32 block_group,
struct ext4_group_desc *gdp)
diff -puN fs/Kconfig~ext4-uninitialized-block-groups-fix fs/Kconfig
--- a/fs/Kconfig~ext4-uninitialized-block-groups-fix
+++ a/fs/Kconfig
@@ -140,6 +140,7 @@ config EXT4DEV_FS
tristate "Ext4dev/ext4 extended fs support development (EXPERIMENTAL)"
select JBD2
+ select CRC16
Ext4dev is a predecessor filesystem of the next generation
extended fs ext4, based on ext3 filesystem code. It will be

Patches currently in -mm which might be from [email protected] are