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-rw-r--r--fs/ext2/super.c16
1 files changed, 16 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/fs/ext2/super.c b/fs/ext2/super.c
index 0faf770fb77..1388802b780 100644
--- a/fs/ext2/super.c
+++ b/fs/ext2/super.c
@@ -1137,8 +1137,24 @@ static void ext2_sync_super(struct super_block *sb, struct ext2_super_block *es)
static int ext2_sync_fs(struct super_block *sb, int wait)
{
struct ext2_super_block *es = EXT2_SB(sb)->s_es;
+ struct buffer_head *sbh = EXT2_SB(sb)->s_sbh;
lock_kernel();
+ if (buffer_write_io_error(sbh)) {
+ /*
+ * Oh, dear. A previous attempt to write the
+ * superblock failed. This could happen because the
+ * USB device was yanked out. Or it could happen to
+ * be a transient write error and maybe the block will
+ * be remapped. Nothing we can do but to retry the
+ * write and hope for the best.
+ */
+ ext2_msg(sb, KERN_ERR,
+ "previous I/O error to superblock detected\n");
+ clear_buffer_write_io_error(sbh);
+ set_buffer_uptodate(sbh);
+ }
+
if (es->s_state & cpu_to_le16(EXT2_VALID_FS)) {
ext2_debug("setting valid to 0\n");
es->s_state &= cpu_to_le16(~EXT2_VALID_FS);