[03/12] generic/042: fix stale disk contents check
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Message ID 155304269533.31707.10962791945845709289.stgit@magnolia
State Accepted
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  • fstests: various fixes
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Commit Message

Darrick J. Wong March 20, 2019, 12:44 a.m. UTC
From: Darrick J. Wong <darrick.wong@oracle.com>

This test doesn't call fsync or sync to force writeback of the first 60k
of the file, which means that we could end up with a file full of
zeroes or an empty file.  Since this is a regression test that looks for
stale disk contents slipping through, change the test to look for the
stale bytes.

Signed-off-by: Darrick J. Wong <darrick.wong@oracle.com>
 tests/generic/042 |   10 +++++++---
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/tests/generic/042 b/tests/generic/042
index 1aa18f9b..6c62eb63 100755
--- a/tests/generic/042
+++ b/tests/generic/042
@@ -44,7 +44,7 @@  _crashtest()
 	# Create an fs on a small, initialized image. The pattern is written to
 	# the image to detect stale data exposure.
-	$XFS_IO_PROG -f -c "truncate 0" -c "pwrite 0 25M" $img \
+	$XFS_IO_PROG -f -c "truncate 0" -c "pwrite -S 0xCD 0 25M" $img \
 		>> $seqres.full 2>&1
 	_mkfs_dev $img >> $seqres.full 2>&1
@@ -61,8 +61,12 @@  _crashtest()
 	_mount $img $mnt
-	# we generally expect a zero-sized file (this should be silent)
-	hexdump $file
+	# We should /never/ see 0xCD in the file, because we wrote that pattern
+	# to the filesystem image to expose stale data.
+	if hexdump -v -e '/1 "%02X "' $file | grep -q "CD"; then
+		echo "Saw stale data!!!"
+		hexdump $file
+	fi