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SubjectRe: [OOPS] 2.5.62, bootup, do_add_mount

Hi Peter,

presto_get_sb() is returning error resulting in the following NULL
pointer reference in do_kern_mount(). The following patch corrects
it.

Please let me know if it is correct or not.

Thanks
Maneesh

diff -urN linux-2.5.63-base/fs/intermezzo/super.c linux-2.5.63-presto_get_sb/fs/intermezzo/super.c
--- linux-2.5.63-base/fs/intermezzo/super.c 2003-02-25 00:36:01.000000000 +0530
+++ linux-2.5.63-presto_get_sb/fs/intermezzo/super.c 2003-02-25 13:19:11.000000000 +0530
@@ -318,7 +318,7 @@

CDEBUG(D_MALLOC, "mount error exit: kmem %ld, vmem %ld\n",
presto_kmemory, presto_vmemory);
- return NULL;
+ return sb;
}

On Sat, Feb 22, 2003 at 04:51:39AM +0000, David Ford wrote:
> Pentium II, kernel compiled with gcc 2.95.3
>
> [...]
> 802.1Q VLAN Support v1.8 Ben Greear <greearb@candelatech.com>
> All bugs added by David S. Miller <davem@redhat.com>
> BIOS EDD facility v0.09 2003-Jan-22, 3 devices found
> ACPI: (supports S0 S1 S4 S5)
> Started krxiod 12
> Started krxsecd 13
> (filter_get_filter_fs,l. 234): ops at c05d4918
> (fs/intermezzo/super.c:presto_get_sb,l. 253 1): Presto: unrecognized fs
> type or cache type
> Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address 0000003c
> printing eip:
> c016a6a4
> *pde = 00000000
> Oops: 0000
> CPU: 0
> EIP: 0060:[<c016a6a4>] Not tainted
> EFLAGS: 00010217
> EIP is at do_kern_mount+0x58/0xa8
> eax: 00000000 ebx: c3fe9720 ecx: c3f55000 edx: c3f55010
> esi: 00000000 edi: c05124a0 ebp: c3fcbee0 esp: c3fcbed4
> ds: 007b es: 007b ss: 0068
> Process swapper (pid: 1, threadinfo=c3fca000 task=c3fc8000)
> Stack: 00008001 c3fca000 c3e2800a c3fcbf04 c0186546 c3e28000 00008001
> c11ff000
> 00000000 00008001 00000000 c3fcbf38 c3fcbf54 c018683d c3fcbf38
> c3e28000
> 00008001 00000000 c11ff000 00000000 c3fca000 00000001 c3e29000
> c11ff000
> Call Trace:
> [<c0186546>] do_add_mount+0x62/0x150
> [<c018683d>] do_mount+0x139/0x150
> [<c018718e>] sys_mount+0x136/0x224
> [<c010545e>] prepare_namespace+0xfe/0x140
> [<c01051a5>] init+0xcd/0x288
> [<c01050d8>] init+0x0/0x288
> [<c0107211>] kernel_thread_helper+0x5/0xc
>
> Code: 8b 46 3c 85 c0 74 06 ff 00 80 48 04 08 89 43 10 8b 46 3c 89
> <0>Kernel panic: Attempted to kill init!
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