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SubjectRe: 2.6.23-mm1: BUG in reiserfs_delete_xattrs
Le 15.10.2007 20:31, Jeff Mahoney a écrit :
> Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 15, 2007 at 12:34:58AM +0200, Laurent Riffard wrote:
>>> reiserfs_delete_xattrs
>>> reiserfs_delete_inode
>>> generic_delete_inode
>>> generic_drop_inode
>>> iput
>>> do_unlinkat
>>> sys_unlink
>>> sys_enter_past_esp
>>> I reported a similar BUG in 2.6.22-rc8-mm2 (see
>>> Dave Hansen sent a patch for it, I
>>> tested it and it was OK for 2.6.22-rc8-mm2.
>>> I tried this patch on 2.6.23-mm1, and it fixed the BUGs here too.
>> The delete path is a similar case as the one Dave fixed, also cause by
>> a NULL vfsmount passed to dentry_open, but through a different code-path.
>> Untested fix for this problem below:
> Here's a patch I worked up the other night that kills off struct file
> completely from the xattr code. I've tested it locally.

Sorry Jeff, your patch does not apply on 2.6.23-mm1. The 'struct file'
removal from reiserfs_xattr_ function is already in -mm

The Dave's patch I was refering to is this one:

==== BEGIN =====
The bug is caused by reiserfs creating a special 'struct file' with a
NULL vfsmount.

/* Opens a file pointer to the attribute associated with inode */
static struct file *open_xa_file(const struct inode *inode, const char
int flags)
fp = dentry_open(xafile, NULL, O_RDWR);
/* dentry_open dputs the dentry if it fails */

As Christoph just said, this is somewhat of a bandaid. But, it
shouldn't hurt anything.


lxc-dave/fs/file_table.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff -puN fs/open.c~fix-reiserfs-oops fs/open.c
diff -puN fs/file_table.c~fix-reiserfs-oops fs/file_table.c
--- lxc/fs/file_table.c~fix-reiserfs-oops 2007-09-27 13:32:20.000000000 -0700
+++ lxc-dave/fs/file_table.c 2007-09-27 13:33:11.000000000 -0700
@@ -236,7 +236,7 @@ void fastcall __fput(struct file *file)
if (file->f_mode & FMODE_WRITE) {
- if (!special_file(inode->i_mode))
+ if (!special_file(inode->i_mode) && mnt)
diff -puN include/linux/mount.h~fix-reiserfs-oops include/linux/mount.h
==== END ====
Dave sent it privately to me... I guess this "bandaid" is no longer
needed now, is it?


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