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SubjectRe: NFS Bug in 2.4.3?
"Thomas J. Baker" wrote:
>
> There is an NFS bug described here
>
> http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=30944
>
> that seems to have been known about for a while that is not fixed in
> 2.4.3. Is there something wrong with the patch that is discussed?

It works fine for me.

Note, however, the patch should be patched in order to work on the
2.4.2 kernel distributed with rh71.

--- linux-2.4.2-dir.dif Thu Mar 1 14:58:28 2001
+++ linux-2.4.2-dirRH71.dif Thu Apr 26 12:19:34 2001
@@ -111,13 +111,14 @@
diff -u --recursive --new-file linux-2.4.2-fh_align/fs/readdir.c
linux-2.4.2-dir/fs/readdir.c
--- linux-2.4.2-fh_align/fs/readdir.c Mon Dec 11 22:45:42 2000
+++ linux-2.4.2-dir/fs/readdir.c Thu Feb 22 10:47:49 2001
-@@ -315,7 +315,8 @@
+@@ -346,7 +346,9 @@
lastdirent = buf.previous;
if (lastdirent) {
struct linux_dirent64 d;
- d.d_off = file->f_pos;
++ /* d.d_off = file->f_pos; */
+ /* get the sign extension right */
+ d.d_off = (off_t)file->f_pos;
- copy_to_user(&lastdirent->d_off, &d.d_off,
sizeof(d.d_off));
error = count - buf.count;
- }
+ if (copy_to_user(&lastdirent->d_off, &d.d_off,
sizeof(d.d_off)))
+ error = -EFAULT;

(patch to a patch; hm...).

Mogens
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