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Subjectvfs-scale, d_revalidate from nfsd
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NFSD calls filesystem's ->d_revalidate() with the parameter nd == NULL.
So every
if (nd->flags & LOOKUP_RCU)
return -ECHILD;
code which was added to ->d_revalidate() of FS which supports NFS
exporting will crash.
If we rewrite it as
if (nd && (nd->flags & LOOKUP_RCU))
return -ECHILD;
the problem may not occur.
But I am not sure whether lookup_one_len() call in NFSD support rcu-walk.

J. R. Okajima


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