[3.8.y.z extended stable] Patch "jfs: fix error path in ialloc" has been added to staging queue

Kamal Mostafa kamal at canonical.com
Thu Nov 7 22:32:35 UTC 2013

This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    jfs: fix error path in ialloc

to the linux-3.8.y-queue branch of the 3.8.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


This patch is scheduled to be released in version

If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

For more information about the 3.8.y.z tree, see



>From db7b6fd0b45f9b070046722a0d932a78ec521739 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Dave Kleikamp <dave.kleikamp at oracle.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2013 21:49:56 -0500
Subject: jfs: fix error path in ialloc

commit 8660998608cfa1077e560034db81885af8e1e885 upstream.

If insert_inode_locked() fails, we shouldn't be calling

Signed-off-by: Dave Kleikamp <dave.kleikamp at oracle.com>
Tested-by: Michael L. Semon <mlsemon35 at gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: Kamal Mostafa <kamal at canonical.com>
 fs/jfs/jfs_inode.c | 3 +--
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/jfs/jfs_inode.c b/fs/jfs/jfs_inode.c
index c1a3e60..7f464c5 100644
--- a/fs/jfs/jfs_inode.c
+++ b/fs/jfs/jfs_inode.c
@@ -95,7 +95,7 @@ struct inode *ialloc(struct inode *parent, umode_t mode)

 	if (insert_inode_locked(inode) < 0) {
 		rc = -EINVAL;
-		goto fail_unlock;
+		goto fail_put;

 	inode_init_owner(inode, parent, mode);
@@ -156,7 +156,6 @@ struct inode *ialloc(struct inode *parent, umode_t mode)
 	inode->i_flags |= S_NOQUOTA;

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