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Re: [Qemu-devel] [Qemu-block] [PATCH v3 1/1] block/vmdk: Fix the endian

From: Max Reitz
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [Qemu-block] [PATCH v3 1/1] block/vmdk: Fix the endian problem of buf_len and lba
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2017 17:25:44 +0100
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On 16.12.2016 06:20, QingFeng Hao wrote:
> The problem was triggered by qemu-iotests case 055. It failed when it
> was comparing the compressed vmdk image with original test.img.
> The cause is that buf_len in vmdk_write_extent wasn't converted to
> little-endian before it was stored to disk. But later vmdk_read_extent
> read it and converted it from little-endian to cpu endian.
> If the cpu is big-endian like s390, the problem will happen and
> the data length read by vmdk_read_extent will become invalid!
> The fix is to add the conversion in vmdk_write_extent, meanwhile,
> repair the endianness problem of lba field which shall also be converted
> to little-endian before storing to disk.
> Cc: address@hidden
> Signed-off-by: QingFeng Hao <address@hidden>
> Signed-off-by: Jing Liu <address@hidden>
> Signed-off-by: Kevin Wolf <address@hidden>
> Reviewed-by: Fam Zheng <address@hidden>
> ---
>  block/vmdk.c | 4 ++--
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

Thanks, I've applied the patch to my block tree:



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