APPLIED[Unstable]: [PATCH][SRU][DISCO][EOAN] UBUNTU: SAUCE: shiftfs: setup correct s_maxbytes limit

Seth Forshee seth.forshee at
Mon Nov 11 23:57:05 UTC 2019

On Wed, Oct 23, 2019 at 02:22:28PM +0200, Christian Brauner wrote:
> BugLink:
> Set the s_maxbytes limit to MAX_LFS_FILESIZE.
> Currently shiftfs limits the maximum size for fallocate() needlessly
> causing calls such as fallocate --length 2GB ./file to fail. This
> limitation is arbitrary since it's not caused by the underlay but
> rather by shiftfs itself capping the s_maxbytes. This causes bugs such
> as the one reported in [1].
> [1]:
> Signed-off-by: Christian Brauner <christian.brauner at>

Applied to unstable/master, thanks!

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