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[PATCH] xfs: call xfs_idestroy_fork() in xfs_ilock() critical section

To: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [PATCH] xfs: call xfs_idestroy_fork() in xfs_ilock() critical section
From: Waiman Long <Waiman.Long@xxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2015 13:33:41 -0400
Cc: linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Waiman Long <Waiman.Long@xxxxxx>
Delivered-to: xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
The commit f7be2d7f594cbc ("xfs: push down inactive transaction
mgmt for truncate") refactored the xfs_inactive() function
in fs/xfs/xfs_inode.c.  However, it also moved the call to
xfs_idestroy_fork() from inside the xfs_ilock() critical section to
outside. That was causing memory corruption and strange failures like
deferencing NULL pointers in some circumstances.

This patch moves the xfs_idestroy_fork() call back into an xfs_ilock()
critical section to avoid memory corruption problem.

Signed-off-by: Waiman Long <Waiman.Long@xxxxxx>
 fs/xfs/xfs_inode.c |    5 ++++-
 1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/xfs/xfs_inode.c b/fs/xfs/xfs_inode.c
index 6163767..31850fb 100644
--- a/fs/xfs/xfs_inode.c
+++ b/fs/xfs/xfs_inode.c
@@ -1900,8 +1900,11 @@ xfs_inactive(
-       if (ip->i_afp)
+       if (ip->i_afp) {
+               xfs_ilock(ip, XFS_ILOCK_EXCL);
                xfs_idestroy_fork(ip, XFS_ATTR_FORK);
+               xfs_iunlock(ip, XFS_ILOCK_EXCL);
+       }
        ASSERT(ip->i_d.di_anextents == 0);

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