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1 files changed, 2 insertions, 13 deletions
diff --git a/fs/exportfs/expfs.c b/fs/exportfs/expfs.c
index 6b5ddd5492bc..d8ba88ac10e5 100644
--- a/fs/exportfs/expfs.c
+++ b/fs/exportfs/expfs.c
@@ -145,18 +145,9 @@ static void clear_disconnected(struct dentry *dentry)
static int
reconnect_path(struct vfsmount *mnt, struct dentry *target_dir, char *nbuf)
{
- int noprogress = 0;
int err = -ESTALE;
- /*
- * It is possible that a confused file system might not let us complete
- * the path to the root. For example, if get_parent returns a directory
- * in which we cannot find a name for the child. While this implies a
- * very sick filesystem we don't want it to cause knfsd to spin. Hence
- * the noprogress counter. If we go through the loop 10 times (2 is
- * probably enough) without getting anywhere, we just give up
- */
- while (target_dir->d_flags & DCACHE_DISCONNECTED && noprogress++ < 10) {
+ while (target_dir->d_flags & DCACHE_DISCONNECTED) {
struct dentry *pd = find_disconnected_root(target_dir);
BUG_ON(pd == mnt->mnt_sb->s_root);
@@ -230,9 +221,7 @@ reconnect_path(struct vfsmount *mnt, struct dentry *target_dir, char *nbuf)
*/
dput(npd);
dput(ppd);
- if (npd == pd)
- noprogress = 0;
- else
+ if (npd != pd)
goto out_reconnected;
if (IS_ROOT(pd)) {
/* something went wrong, we have to give up */