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[PATCH] mkfs: Refuse to initialize a misaligned device if not forced usi

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Subject: [PATCH] mkfs: Refuse to initialize a misaligned device if not forced using libblkid
From: Carlos Maiolino <cmaiolino@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2011 10:14:55 -0200
Cc: Carlos Maiolino <cmaiolino@xxxxxxxxxx>
The patch fix the problem about the usage of 4k sector devices when the
device is not properly aligned. It makes mkfs to refuse to initialize a
xfs filesystem if the -f option is not passed at the command line, and
forces a 512b sector size if the user chooses to force the device
initialization.

Signed-off-by: Carlos Maiolino <cmaiolino@xxxxxxxxxx>
---
 mkfs/xfs_mkfs.c |   35 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------
 1 files changed, 29 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/mkfs/xfs_mkfs.c b/mkfs/xfs_mkfs.c
index f527f3d..159bf60 100644
--- a/mkfs/xfs_mkfs.c
+++ b/mkfs/xfs_mkfs.c
@@ -369,8 +369,14 @@ out:
        return ret;
 }
 
-static void blkid_get_topology(const char *device, int *sunit, int *swidth, 
int *sectorsize)
+static void blkid_get_topology(
+       const char *device,
+       int *sunit,
+       int *swidth,
+       int *sectorsize,
+       int force_overwrite)
 {
+
        blkid_topology tp;
        blkid_probe pr;
        unsigned long val;
@@ -409,6 +415,15 @@ static void blkid_get_topology(const char *device, int 
*sunit, int *swidth, int
                fprintf(stderr,
                        _("warning: device is not properly aligned %s\n"),
                        device);
+
+               if(!force_overwrite) {
+                       fprintf(stderr,
+                       _("Use -f to force usage of a misaligned device\n"));
+
+                       exit(EXIT_FAILURE);
+               }
+       /* Force a 512b sector size if the device is misaligned*/
+       *sectorsize = BBSIZE;
        }
 
        blkid_free_probe(pr);
@@ -421,19 +436,23 @@ out_free_probe:
                device);
 }
 
-static void get_topology(libxfs_init_t *xi, struct fs_topology *ft)
+static void get_topology(
+       libxfs_init_t *xi,
+       struct fs_topology *ft,
+       int force_overwrite)
 {
        if (!xi->disfile) {
                const char *dfile = xi->volname ? xi->volname : xi->dname;
 
                blkid_get_topology(dfile, &ft->dsunit, &ft->dswidth,
-                                  &ft->sectorsize);
+                                  &ft->sectorsize, force_overwrite);
        }
 
        if (xi->rtname && !xi->risfile) {
                int dummy;
 
-               blkid_get_topology(xi->rtname, &dummy, &ft->rtswidth, &dummy);
+               blkid_get_topology(xi->rtname, &dummy, &ft->rtswidth,
+                                  &dummy, force_overwrite);
        }
 }
 #else /* ENABLE_BLKID */
@@ -460,8 +479,12 @@ check_overwrite(
        return 0;
 }
 
-static void get_topology(libxfs_init_t *xi, struct fs_topology *ft)
+static void get_topology(
+       libxfs_init_t *xi,
+       struct fs_topology *ft,
+       int force_overwrite)
 {
+
        char *dfile = xi->volname ? xi->volname : xi->dname;
        int bsz = BBSIZE;
 
@@ -1625,7 +1648,7 @@ main(
        }
 
        memset(&ft, 0, sizeof(ft));
-       get_topology(&xi, &ft);
+       get_topology(&xi, &ft, force_overwrite);
 
        if (ft.sectoralign) {
                /*
-- 
1.7.6.4

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