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SubjectRe: [PATCH] vfs: introduce UMOUNT_WAIT which waits for umount completion
On Sat, Sep 16, 2017 at 1:12 AM, Theodore Ts'o <tytso@mit.edu> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 11:44:33AM -0700, Jaegeuk Kim wrote:
>>
>> So, I digged it in more detail, and found, in drivers/android/binder.c [1],
>> - binder_ioctl()
>> - create a kernel thread
>> - zombie_cleanup_check()
>> - binder_defer_work()
>> - queue_work(..., &binder_deferred_work);
>>
>> - binder_deferred_func()
>> - binder_clear_zombies()
>> - binder_proc_clear_zombies()
>> - put_files_struct()
>> - close_files()
>> - filp_close()
>> - fput()
>>
>> It seems binder holds some proc files.
>
> If binder was holding some files open, then umount should have failed
> with EBUSY, no?
>
> Does Android use mount namespaces at all?
>

Extensively.
Every user (i.e. from multi user) has its own mount ns with private /data
Every app has its own mount ns, with /sdcard mounted to one of 3 FUSE
sdcard mounts depending of app storage permission (none, rdonly, rdwr).

Amir.

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