[3.13.y.z extended stable] Patch "jbd2: free bh when descriptor block checksum fails" has been added to staging queue

Kamal Mostafa kamal at canonical.com
Fri Oct 31 20:53:33 UTC 2014

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

    jbd2: free bh when descriptor block checksum fails

to the linux-3.13.y-queue branch of the 3.13.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 3.13.y.z tree, see



>From dd10786bbbdc0eb6c6eef894cd9ce8b91d5df834 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: "Darrick J. Wong" <darrick.wong at oracle.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:43:09 -0400
Subject: jbd2: free bh when descriptor block checksum fails

commit 064d83892e9ba547f7d4eae22cbca066d95210ce upstream.

Free the buffer head if the journal descriptor block fails checksum

This is the jbd2 port of the e2fsprogs patch "e2fsck: free bh on csum
verify error in do_one_pass".

Signed-off-by: Darrick J. Wong <darrick.wong at oracle.com>
Signed-off-by: Theodore Ts'o <tytso at mit.edu>
Reviewed-by: Eric Sandeen <sandeen at redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Kamal Mostafa <kamal at canonical.com>
 fs/jbd2/recovery.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/fs/jbd2/recovery.c b/fs/jbd2/recovery.c
index 9b329b5..bcbef08 100644
--- a/fs/jbd2/recovery.c
+++ b/fs/jbd2/recovery.c
@@ -525,6 +525,7 @@ static int do_one_pass(journal_t *journal,
 							  bh->b_data)) {
 				err = -EIO;
+				brelse(bh);
 				goto failed;


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