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SubjectRe: [PATCH] SUNRPC: set desired file system root before connecting local transports
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On Wed, 2012-03-07 at 00:19 +0000, Myklebust, Trond wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-02-29 at 18:59 +0400, Stanislav Kinsbursky wrote:
> > Today, there is a problem in connecting of local SUNRPC thansports. These
> > transports uses UNIX sockets and connection itself is done by rpciod workqueue.
> > But UNIX sockets lookup is done in context of process file system root. I.e.
> > all local thunsports are connecting in rpciod context.
> > This works nice until we will try to mount NFS from process with other root -
> > for example in container. This container can have it's own (nested) root and
> > rcpbind process, listening on it's own unix sockets. But NFS mount attempt in
> > this container will register new service (Lockd for example) in global rpcbind
> > - not containers's one.
> > This patch solves the problem by switching rpciod kernel thread's file system
> > root to right one (stored on transport) while connecting of local transports.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Stanislav Kinsbursky <skinsbursky@parallels.com>
> >
> > ---
> > fs/fs_struct.c | 1 +
> > net/sunrpc/xprtsock.c | 32 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
> > 2 files changed, 31 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/fs/fs_struct.c b/fs/fs_struct.c
> > index 78b519c..0f984c3 100644
> > --- a/fs/fs_struct.c
> > +++ b/fs/fs_struct.c
> > @@ -36,6 +36,7 @@ void set_fs_root(struct fs_struct *fs, struct path *path)
> > if (old_root.dentry)
> > path_put_longterm(&old_root);
> > }
> > +EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(set_fs_root);
> >
> > /*
> > * Replace the fs->{pwdmnt,pwd} with {mnt,dentry}. Put the old values.
> > diff --git a/net/sunrpc/xprtsock.c b/net/sunrpc/xprtsock.c
> > index 4c8281d..c94c181 100644
> > --- a/net/sunrpc/xprtsock.c
> > +++ b/net/sunrpc/xprtsock.c
> > @@ -37,6 +37,7 @@
> > #include <linux/sunrpc/svcsock.h>
> > #include <linux/sunrpc/xprtsock.h>
> > #include <linux/file.h>
> > +#include <linux/fs_struct.h>
> > #ifdef CONFIG_SUNRPC_BACKCHANNEL
> > #include <linux/sunrpc/bc_xprt.h>
> > #endif
> > @@ -255,6 +256,11 @@ struct sock_xprt {
> > void (*old_state_change)(struct sock *);
> > void (*old_write_space)(struct sock *);
> > void (*old_error_report)(struct sock *);
> > +
> > + /*
> > + * Saved transport creator root. Required for local transports only.
> > + */
> > + struct path root;
> > };
> >
> > /*
> > @@ -1891,6 +1897,7 @@ static void xs_local_setup_socket(struct work_struct *work)
> > struct rpc_xprt *xprt = &transport->xprt;
> > struct socket *sock;
> > int status = -EIO;
> > + struct path root;
> >
> > if (xprt->shutdown)
> > goto out;
> > @@ -1908,7 +1915,14 @@ static void xs_local_setup_socket(struct work_struct *work)
> > dprintk("RPC: worker connecting xprt %p via AF_LOCAL to %s\n",
> > xprt, xprt->address_strings[RPC_DISPLAY_ADDR]);
> >
> > + get_fs_root(current->fs, &root);
> > + set_fs_root(current->fs, &transport->root);
> > +
> > status = xs_local_finish_connecting(xprt, sock);
> > +
> > + set_fs_root(current->fs, &root);
> > + path_put(&root);
> > +
> > switch (status) {
> > case 0:
>
> Hi Stanislav,
>
> What happens here if the mount namespace of the process that originally
> created the sock_xprt no longer exists? Should we care about that case?
>
> Cheers
> Trond

BTW: We will in any case need Al Viro and Christoph's ACK in order to
export the set_fs_root() function.

--
Trond Myklebust
Linux NFS client maintainer

NetApp
Trond.Myklebust@netapp.com
www.netapp.com

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