Re: xfs compat_ioctl?

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Mon Aug 31 2009 - 14:28:01 EST

On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 08:14:58PM +0200, Torsten Kaiser wrote:
> On a slightly related note: I also have a system with a 32bit userland
> and a 64bit kernel.
> After switching to the 64bit kernel, xfs_fsr was no longer working,
> but that was caused by the then still missing compat ioctls.
> Today I retried it, but it still fails:
> XFS_IOC_SWAPEXT failed: ino=<number>: Invalid argument
> Looking at the compat code SWAPEXT looks somewhat suspicious:
> fs/xfs/linux-2.6/xfs_ioctl32.h defines XFS_IOC_SWAPEXT_32, but I can't
> find a single place where this is used.
> And in the big switch of xfs_compat_ioctl() the value XFS_IOC_SWAPEXT
> is surrounded by contants that all end in 32.
> I don't have any experience with the linux ioctl code, I only read
> fs/xfs/linux-2.6/xfs_ioctl32.c, but for my untrained eye it looks like
> there is a _32 missing.
> Or am I misreading this completely?

I think you are right, the constant used is incorrect. Does the small
patch below fix it for you?

Index: linux-2.6/fs/xfs/linux-2.6/xfs_ioctl32.c
--- linux-2.6.orig/fs/xfs/linux-2.6/xfs_ioctl32.c 2009-08-31 15:25:06.093044591 -0300
+++ linux-2.6/fs/xfs/linux-2.6/xfs_ioctl32.c 2009-08-31 15:25:10.856544216 -0300
@@ -619,7 +619,7 @@ xfs_file_compat_ioctl(
cmd = _NATIVE_IOC(cmd, long);
return xfs_file_ioctl(filp, cmd, p);
+ case XFS_IOC_SWAPEXT_32: {
struct xfs_swapext sxp;
struct compat_xfs_swapext __user *sxu = arg;

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