reiserfs: fix race in prealloc discard
[sfrench/cifs-2.6.git] / fs / reiserfs / bitmap.c
index a6f39fe2b6643d76232e389fb94a46586205c853..edc8ef78b63fc204275725bf9c9d6b9a5b788a81 100644 (file)
@@ -513,9 +513,17 @@ static void __discard_prealloc(struct reiserfs_transaction_handle *th,
                               "inode has negative prealloc blocks count.");
 #endif
        while (ei->i_prealloc_count > 0) {
-               reiserfs_free_prealloc_block(th, inode, ei->i_prealloc_block);
-               ei->i_prealloc_block++;
+               b_blocknr_t block_to_free;
+
+               /*
+                * reiserfs_free_prealloc_block can drop the write lock,
+                * which could allow another caller to free the same block.
+                * We can protect against it by modifying the prealloc
+                * state before calling it.
+                */
+               block_to_free = ei->i_prealloc_block++;
                ei->i_prealloc_count--;
+               reiserfs_free_prealloc_block(th, inode, block_to_free);
                dirty = 1;
        }
        if (dirty)