Send uevents for write_protect changes
Hannes Reinecke [Tue, 28 Jul 2009 07:13:13 +0000 (09:13 +0200)]
Whenever a block device changes it's read-only attribute
notify the userspace about it.

Signed-off-by: Hannes Reinecke <hare@suse.de>
Signed-off-by: Nikanth Karthikesan <knikanth@suse.de>
Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@oracle.com>

block/genhd.c

index f4c64c2..b89328e 100644 (file)
@@ -1215,6 +1215,16 @@ void put_disk(struct gendisk *disk)
 
 EXPORT_SYMBOL(put_disk);
 
+static void set_disk_ro_uevent(struct gendisk *gd, int ro)
+{
+       char event[] = "DISK_RO=1";
+       char *envp[] = { event, NULL };
+
+       if (!ro)
+               event[8] = '0';
+       kobject_uevent_env(&disk_to_dev(gd)->kobj, KOBJ_CHANGE, envp);
+}
+
 void set_device_ro(struct block_device *bdev, int flag)
 {
        bdev->bd_part->policy = flag;
@@ -1227,8 +1237,12 @@ void set_disk_ro(struct gendisk *disk, int flag)
        struct disk_part_iter piter;
        struct hd_struct *part;
 
-       disk_part_iter_init(&piter, disk,
-                           DISK_PITER_INCL_EMPTY | DISK_PITER_INCL_PART0);
+       if (disk->part0.policy != flag) {
+               set_disk_ro_uevent(disk, flag);
+               disk->part0.policy = flag;
+       }
+
+       disk_part_iter_init(&piter, disk, DISK_PITER_INCL_EMPTY);
        while ((part = disk_part_iter_next(&piter)))
                part->policy = flag;
        disk_part_iter_exit(&piter);