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Old 01-21-2009, 03:34 PM
Jeff Layton
 
Default nfsd/dlm: fix knfsd panic when NFSv4 client does GETLK call on GFS2 (regression)

This patchset fixes a regression due to this patch:

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commit 55ef1274dddd4de387c54d110e354ffbb6cdc706
Author: J. Bruce Fields <bfields@citi.umich.edu>
Date: Sat Dec 20 11:58:38 2008 -0800

nfsd: Ensure nfsv4 calls the underlying filesystem on LOCKT
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To reproduce, set up a nfs server that is serving out a GFS2 filesystem.
Set a lock locally on a file on the GFS2 export on the server. From a
NFSv4 client, do a GETLK against the same file. The server will oops due
to a NULL pointer dereference. The fl_lmops will be set, but the
fl_owner will be a NULL pointer. The knfsd code does not account for
this possibility. It assumes that when fl_lmops is set this way that
the fl_owner will point to a valid nfs4_stateowner struct.

In actuality, Bruce's patch is correct, but it exposes a bug in DLM's
GETLK codepath. The first patch in this set fixes that.

The second patch fixes knfsd to be a little more careful about the
file_lock struct it builds to pass to vfs_test_lock.

Either patch should prevent the panic, though I think applying both
patches is the best approach to fixing this.

Jeff Layton (2):
dlm: initialize file_lock struct in GETLK before copying conflicting
lock
nfsd: only set file_lock.fl_lmops in nfsd4_lockt if a stateowner is
found

fs/dlm/plock.c | 2 ++
fs/nfsd/nfs4state.c | 6 ++++--
2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
 

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