Commit 7bcd74b9 authored by Amir Goldstein's avatar Amir Goldstein Committed by Miklos Szeredi

ovl: check if all layers are on the same fs

Some features can only work when all layers are on the same fs.  Test this
condition during mount time, so features can check them later.

Add helper ovl_same_sb() to return the common super block in case all
layers are on the same fs.
Signed-off-by: default avatarAmir Goldstein <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarMiklos Szeredi <>
parent 4a99f3c8
......@@ -151,6 +151,7 @@ int ovl_want_write(struct dentry *dentry);
void ovl_drop_write(struct dentry *dentry);
struct dentry *ovl_workdir(struct dentry *dentry);
const struct cred *ovl_override_creds(struct super_block *sb);
struct super_block *ovl_same_sb(struct super_block *sb);
struct ovl_entry *ovl_alloc_entry(unsigned int numlower);
bool ovl_dentry_remote(struct dentry *dentry);
bool ovl_dentry_weird(struct dentry *dentry);
......@@ -29,6 +29,8 @@ struct ovl_fs {
const struct cred *creator_cred;
bool tmpfile;
wait_queue_head_t copyup_wq;
/* sb common to all layers */
struct super_block *same_sb;
/* private information held for every overlayfs dentry */
......@@ -914,11 +914,19 @@ static int ovl_fill_super(struct super_block *sb, void *data, int silent)
ufs->lower_mnt[ufs->numlower] = mnt;
/* Check if all lower layers are on same sb */
if (i == 0)
ufs->same_sb = mnt->mnt_sb;
else if (ufs->same_sb != mnt->mnt_sb)
ufs->same_sb = NULL;
/* If the upper fs is nonexistent, we mark overlayfs r/o too */
if (!ufs->upper_mnt)
sb->s_flags |= MS_RDONLY;
else if (ufs->upper_mnt->mnt_sb != ufs->same_sb)
ufs->same_sb = NULL;
if (remote)
sb->s_d_op = &ovl_reval_dentry_operations;
......@@ -41,6 +41,13 @@ const struct cred *ovl_override_creds(struct super_block *sb)
return override_creds(ofs->creator_cred);
struct super_block *ovl_same_sb(struct super_block *sb)
struct ovl_fs *ofs = sb->s_fs_info;
return ofs->same_sb;
struct ovl_entry *ovl_alloc_entry(unsigned int numlower)
size_t size = offsetof(struct ovl_entry, lowerstack[numlower]);
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