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diff --git a/fs/read_write.c b/fs/read_write.c
index bc75493e747b..59d819c5b92e 100644
--- a/fs/read_write.c
+++ b/fs/read_write.c
@@ -1833,10 +1833,9 @@ static int remap_verify_area(struct file *file, loff_t pos, loff_t len,
* else. Assume that the offsets have already been checked for block
* alignment.
*
- * For deduplication we always scale down to the previous block because we
- * can't meaningfully compare post-EOF contents.
- *
- * For clone we only link a partial EOF block above the destination file's EOF.
+ * For clone we only link a partial EOF block above or at the destination file's
+ * EOF. For deduplication we accept a partial EOF block only if it ends at the
+ * destination file's EOF (can not link it into the middle of a file).
*
* Shorten the request if possible.
*/
@@ -1852,8 +1851,7 @@ static int generic_remap_check_len(struct inode *inode_in,
if ((*len & blkmask) == 0)
return 0;
- if ((remap_flags & REMAP_FILE_DEDUP) ||
- pos_out + *len < i_size_read(inode_out))
+ if (pos_out + *len < i_size_read(inode_out))
new_len &= ~blkmask;
if (new_len == *len)