git: DragonFly_RELEASE_2_6 HAMMER VFS - Fix over-enthusiastic cluster read

Matthew Dillon dillon at
Sun Aug 15 23:06:54 PDT 2010

commit ed8f30c36f1ccff1d2b7eadc5869e88013250200
Author: Matthew Dillon <dillon at>
Date:   Sun Aug 15 08:14:53 2010 -0700

    HAMMER VFS - Fix over-enthusiastic cluster read
    * The block device I/O was over-enthusiastic in calling cluster_read()
      and could wind up creating the buffers of the wrong size which
      would then overlap the address space later buffer requests for the
      right size.
      This could result in the corruption of large-data (64K) blocks,
      usually causing a hammer reblock to fail with a CRC error but
      not corrupting the actual filesystem on-media.
      Meta data could not usually get corrupted by this unless the
      cluster-read happened to cross a large-block (8MB) boundary.
    * Particularly easy to reproduce with the dm_crypt module due to
      crypt overheads.
    * Fixed by disallowing read-aheads in the large-data zone (the only
      zone which can contain a mix of 16K and 64K blocks), and ensuring
      that any other cluster_read does not cross a large-block boundary.

Summary of changes:
 sys/vfs/hammer/hammer_io.c |   50 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-
 1 files changed, 49 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

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