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SubjectRe: [PATCH][securityfs][2.6.34] Drop dentry reference count when mknod fails
On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 01:25:06PM +0100, Tvrtko Ursulin wrote:
> lookup_one_len increments dentry reference count which is not decremented
> when the create operation fails. This can cause a kernel BUG at
> fs/dcache.c:676 at unmount time. Also error code returned when new_inode()
> fails was replaced with more appropriate -ENOMEM.

Nice, thanks for finding and fixing this, great job.

> Signed-off-by: Tvrtko Ursulin <>

Acked-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>


greg k-h

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