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SubjectRe: [PATCH][securityfs][2.6.34] Drop dentry reference count when mknod fails
On Thu, 15 Jul 2010, 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.
> Signed-off-by: Tvrtko Ursulin <>

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James Morris

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