On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 07:45:22PM +1000, Dave Chinner wrote:
> From: Dave Chinner <dchinner@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Often mounting small filesystem with small logs will emit a warning
> such as:
> XFS (vdb): Invalid block length (0x2000) for buffer
> during log recovery. This causes tests to randomly fail because this
> output causes the clean filesystem checks on test completion to
> think the filesystem is inconsistent.
> The cause of the error is simply that log recovery is asking for a
> buffer size that is larger than the log when zeroing the tail. This
> is because the buffer size is rounded up, and if the right head and
> tail conditions exist then the buffer size can be larger than the log.
> Limit the variable size xlog_get_bp() callers to requesting buffers
> smaller than the log.
> Signed-off-by: Dave Chinner <dchinner@xxxxxxxxxx>
> fs/xfs/xfs_log_recover.c | 4 ++++
> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
> diff --git a/fs/xfs/xfs_log_recover.c b/fs/xfs/xfs_log_recover.c
> index d7abe5f..ca38690 100644
> --- a/fs/xfs/xfs_log_recover.c
> +++ b/fs/xfs/xfs_log_recover.c
> @@ -441,6 +441,8 @@ xlog_find_verify_cycle(
> * a log sector, or we're out of luck.
> bufblks = 1 << ffs(nbblks);
> + while (bufblks > log->l_logBBsize)
> + bufblks >>= 1;
AFAICS you don't need a loop here. The following would be sufficient to make
xlog_buf_bbcount_valid return 0.
if (bufblks > log->l_logBBsize)
bufblks = log->l_logBBsize;
It is a bit more obviously correct.