[v2,2/2] ext4: Enable encryption for subpage-sized blocks
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Message ID 20191023033312.361355-3-ebiggers@kernel.org
State Not Applicable
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  • ext4: support encryption with blocksize != PAGE_SIZE
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Eric Biggers Oct. 23, 2019, 3:33 a.m. UTC
From: Chandan Rajendra <chandan@linux.ibm.com>

Now that we have the code to support encryption for subpage-sized
blocks, this commit removes the conditional check in filesystem mount

The commit also changes the support statement in
Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst to reflect the fact that
encryption on filesystems with blocksize less than page size now works.

[EB: Tested with 'gce-xfstests -c ext4/encrypt_1k -g auto', using the
new "encrypt_1k" config I created.  All tests pass except for those that
already fail or are excluded with the encrypt or 1k configs, and 2 tests
that try to create 1023-byte symlinks which fails since encrypted
symlinks are limited to blocksize-3 bytes.  Also ran the dedicated
encryption tests using 'kvm-xfstests -c ext4/1k -g encrypt'; all pass,
including the on-disk ciphertext verification tests.]

Signed-off-by: Chandan Rajendra <chandan@linux.ibm.com>
Signed-off-by: Eric Biggers <ebiggers@google.com>
 Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst | 4 ++--
 fs/ext4/super.c                       | 7 -------
 2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst b/Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst
index 8a0700af9596..b0d015a8cdc3 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/fscrypt.rst
@@ -331,8 +331,8 @@  Contents encryption
 For file contents, each filesystem block is encrypted independently.
-Currently, only the case where the filesystem block size is equal to
-the system's page size (usually 4096 bytes) is supported.
+Starting from Linux kernel 5.5, encryption of filesystems with block
+size less than system's page size is supported.
 Each block's IV is set to the logical block number within the file as
 a little endian number, except that:
diff --git a/fs/ext4/super.c b/fs/ext4/super.c
index dd654e53ba3d..369f852bef20 100644
--- a/fs/ext4/super.c
+++ b/fs/ext4/super.c
@@ -4439,13 +4439,6 @@  static int ext4_fill_super(struct super_block *sb, void *data, int silent)
-	if ((DUMMY_ENCRYPTION_ENABLED(sbi) || ext4_has_feature_encrypt(sb)) &&
-	    (blocksize != PAGE_SIZE)) {
-		ext4_msg(sb, KERN_ERR,
-			 "Unsupported blocksize for fs encryption");
-		goto failed_mount_wq;
-	}
 	if (ext4_has_feature_verity(sb) && blocksize != PAGE_SIZE) {
 		ext4_msg(sb, KERN_ERR, "Unsupported blocksize for fs-verity");
 		goto failed_mount_wq;