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From: Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@intel.com>
To: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@kernel.org>
Cc: linux-ext4@vger.kernel.org,
	Andreas Dilger <adilger.kernel@dilger.ca>,
	"Theodore Y. Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>, Jan Kara <jack@suse.cz>,
	Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>,
	Dave Chinner <david@fromorbit.com>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>, Jeff Moyer <jmoyer@redhat.com>,
	"Darrick J. Wong" <darrick.wong@oracle.com>,
	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/9] fs/ext4: Disallow verity if inode is DAX
Date: Sun, 17 May 2020 22:32:07 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200518053207.GB3025231@iweiny-DESK2.sc.intel.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200516014916.GF1009@sol.localdomain>

On Fri, May 15, 2020 at 06:49:16PM -0700, Eric Biggers wrote:
> On Tue, May 12, 2020 at 10:43:17PM -0700, ira.weiny@intel.com wrote:
> > From: Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@intel.com>
> > 
> > Verity and DAX are incompatible.  Changing the DAX mode due to a verity
> > flag change is wrong without a corresponding address_space_operations
> > update.
> > 
> > Make the 2 options mutually exclusive by returning an error if DAX was
> > set first.
> > 
> > (Setting DAX is already disabled if Verity is set first.)
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Ira Weiny <ira.weiny@intel.com>
> > 
> > ---
> > Changes:
> > 	remove WARN_ON_ONCE
> > 	Add documentation for DAX/Verity exclusivity
> > ---
> >  Documentation/filesystems/ext4/verity.rst | 7 +++++++
> >  fs/ext4/verity.c                          | 3 +++
> >  2 files changed, 10 insertions(+)
> > 
> > diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/ext4/verity.rst b/Documentation/filesystems/ext4/verity.rst
> > index 3e4c0ee0e068..51ab1aa17e59 100644
> > --- a/Documentation/filesystems/ext4/verity.rst
> > +++ b/Documentation/filesystems/ext4/verity.rst
> > @@ -39,3 +39,10 @@ is encrypted as well as the data itself.
> >  
> >  Verity files cannot have blocks allocated past the end of the verity
> >  metadata.
> > +
> > +Verity and DAX
> > +--------------
> > +
> > +Verity and DAX are not compatible and attempts to set both of these flags on a
> > +file will fail.
> > +
> 
> If you build the documentation, this shows up as its own subsection
> "2.13. Verity and DAX" alongside "2.12. Verity files", which looks odd.
> I think you should delete this new subsection header so that this paragraph goes
> in the existing "Verity files" subsection.

Ok...  I'll fix it up...

> 
> Also, Documentation/filesystems/fsverity.rst already mentions DAX (similar to
> fscrypt.rst).  Is it intentional that you added this to the ext4-specific
> documentation instead?

I proposed this text[1] and there were no objections...  I was looking at ext4
because only ext4 supports verity and DAX.  I think having this in both the
ext4 docs and the verity docs helps.

Ira

[1] https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/20200415191451.GA2305801@iweiny-DESK2.sc.intel.com/

> 
> - Eric

  reply	other threads:[~2020-05-18  5:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 29+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-13  5:43 [PATCH 0/9] Enable ext4 support for per-file/directory DAX operations ira.weiny
2020-05-13  5:43 ` [PATCH 1/9] fs/ext4: Narrow scope of DAX check in setflags ira.weiny
2020-05-13  5:43 ` [PATCH 2/9] fs/ext4: Disallow verity if inode is DAX ira.weiny
2020-05-16  1:49   ` Eric Biggers
2020-05-18  5:32     ` Ira Weiny [this message]
2020-05-13  5:43 ` [PATCH 3/9] fs/ext4: Disallow encryption " ira.weiny
2020-05-16  2:02   ` Eric Biggers
2020-05-18  5:03     ` Ira Weiny
2020-05-18 16:24       ` Eric Biggers
2020-05-18 19:23         ` Ira Weiny
2020-05-18 19:44           ` Eric Biggers
2020-05-20  2:02         ` Ira Weiny
2020-05-20 13:11           ` Jan Kara
2020-05-13  5:43 ` [PATCH 4/9] fs/ext4: Change EXT4_MOUNT_DAX to EXT4_MOUNT_DAX_ALWAYS ira.weiny
2020-05-13 11:25   ` Jan Kara
2020-05-13  5:43 ` [PATCH 5/9] fs/ext4: Update ext4_should_use_dax() ira.weiny
2020-05-13 11:30   ` Jan Kara
2020-05-13  5:43 ` [PATCH 6/9] fs/ext4: Only change S_DAX on inode load ira.weiny
2020-05-13 11:33   ` Jan Kara
2020-05-13  5:43 ` [PATCH 7/9] fs/ext4: Make DAX mount option a tri-state ira.weiny
2020-05-13 14:35   ` Jan Kara
2020-05-13 18:17     ` Darrick J. Wong
2020-05-13 19:53       ` Ira Weiny
2020-05-13  5:43 ` [PATCH 8/9] fs/ext4: Introduce DAX inode flag ira.weiny
2020-05-13 14:47   ` Jan Kara
2020-05-13 21:41     ` Ira Weiny
2020-05-14  6:43       ` Jan Kara
2020-05-14  6:55         ` Ira Weiny
2020-05-13  5:43 ` [PATCH 9/9] Documentation/dax: Update DAX enablement for ext4 ira.weiny

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