Commit ee042ec8 authored by Linus Torvalds's avatar Linus Torvalds

Merge tag 'md/3.17-final-fix' of git://neil.brown.name/md

Pull raid5 discard fix from Neil Brown:
 "One fix for raid5 discard issue"

* tag 'md/3.17-final-fix' of git://neil.brown.name/md:
  md/raid5: disable 'DISCARD' by default due to safety concerns.
parents 80ad99da 8e0e99ba
......@@ -64,6 +64,10 @@
#define cpu_to_group(cpu) cpu_to_node(cpu)
#define ANY_GROUP NUMA_NO_NODE
static bool devices_handle_discard_safely = false;
module_param(devices_handle_discard_safely, bool, 0644);
MODULE_PARM_DESC(devices_handle_discard_safely,
"Set to Y if all devices in each array reliably return zeroes on reads from discarded regions");
static struct workqueue_struct *raid5_wq;
/*
* Stripe cache
......@@ -6208,7 +6212,7 @@ static int run(struct mddev *mddev)
mddev->queue->limits.discard_granularity = stripe;
/*
* unaligned part of discard request will be ignored, so can't
* guarantee discard_zerors_data
* guarantee discard_zeroes_data
*/
mddev->queue->limits.discard_zeroes_data = 0;
......@@ -6233,6 +6237,18 @@ static int run(struct mddev *mddev)
!bdev_get_queue(rdev->bdev)->
limits.discard_zeroes_data)
discard_supported = false;
/* Unfortunately, discard_zeroes_data is not currently
* a guarantee - just a hint. So we only allow DISCARD
* if the sysadmin has confirmed that only safe devices
* are in use by setting a module parameter.
*/
if (!devices_handle_discard_safely) {
if (discard_supported) {
pr_info("md/raid456: discard support disabled due to uncertainty.\n");
pr_info("Set raid456.devices_handle_discard_safely=Y to override.\n");
}
discard_supported = false;
}
}
if (discard_supported &&
......
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