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Old 02-08-2010, 07:38 AM
Christian Kujau
 
Default name_count maxed, losing inode data: dev=00:05, inode=5221

On Wed, 3 Feb 2010 at 09:39, Christian Kujau wrote:
> Ralf Hildebrandt reported[0] the following messages on ext3-users:
>
> name_count maxed, losing inode data: dev=00:05, inode=5221
>
> because the filesystem in question is indeed ext3. However, this warning
> is not generated by ext3 code but by the audit framework. While the
> origins of these messages are discussed elsewhere[1] the following
> patch modifies the printks in question so that users know where these
> messages are coming from. There may be other places within the audit
> framework needing the same treatment.

...ping?

>
> [0] http://www.redhat.com/archives/ext3-users/2010-February/msg00000.html
> [1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=495207
>
> Signed-off-by: Christian Kujau <lists@nerdbynature.de>
> Reported-by: Ralf Hildebrandt <Ralf.Hildebrandt@charite.de>
> Cc: Eric Paris <eparis@redhat.com>
>
> auditsc.c | 4 ++--
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/linux-2.6-git/kernel/auditsc.c.orig b/linux-2.6-git/kernel/auditsc.c
> index fc0f928..17d8708 100644
> --- a/linux-2.6-git/kernel/auditsc.c.orig
> +++ b/linux-2.6-git/kernel/auditsc.c
> @@ -1893,14 +1893,14 @@ static int audit_inc_name_count(struct audit_context *context,
> {
> if (context->name_count >= AUDIT_NAMES) {
> if (inode)
> - printk(KERN_DEBUG "name_count maxed, losing inode data: "
> + printk(KERN_DEBUG "audit: name_count maxed, losing inode data: "
> "dev=%02x:%02x, inode=%lu
",
> MAJOR(inode->i_sb->s_dev),
> MINOR(inode->i_sb->s_dev),
> inode->i_ino);
>
> else
> - printk(KERN_DEBUG "name_count maxed, losing inode data
");
> + printk(KERN_DEBUG "audit: name_count maxed, losing inode data
");
> return 1;
> }
> context->name_count++;
>
> --
> BOFH excuse #298:
>
> Not enough interrupts
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BOFH excuse #258:

That's easy to fix, but I can't be bothered.

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Old 02-17-2010, 03:37 PM
Eric Paris
 
Default name_count maxed, losing inode data: dev=00:05, inode=5221

On Mon, 2010-02-08 at 00:38 -0800, Christian Kujau wrote:
> On Wed, 3 Feb 2010 at 09:39, Christian Kujau wrote:
> > Ralf Hildebrandt reported[0] the following messages on ext3-users:
> >
> > name_count maxed, losing inode data: dev=00:05, inode=5221
> >
> > because the filesystem in question is indeed ext3. However, this warning
> > is not generated by ext3 code but by the audit framework. While the
> > origins of these messages are discussed elsewhere[1] the following
> > patch modifies the printks in question so that users know where these
> > messages are coming from. There may be other places within the audit
> > framework needing the same treatment.
>
> ...ping?

I'm tracking these issues as Red Hat bz 445757. I've got a patch which
removes the restriction of 20 inodes being accessed in one syscall which
I've floated to Al Viro to see what he thinks. Since the restriction is
gone we won't lose names and thus it removes these messages altogether.
You are not forgotten!

-Eric

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