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2013-03-01autofs4 - autofs4_catatonic_mode(): remove redundant null check on kfree()Tim Gardner
smatch analysis: fs/autofs4/waitq.c:46 autofs4_catatonic_mode() info: redundant null check on wq->name.name calling kfree() Signed-off-by: Tim Gardner <tim.gardner@canonical.com> Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Cc: autofs@vger.kernel.org Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2012-11-14userns: Support autofs4 interacing with multiple user namespacesEric W. Biederman
Use kuid_t and kgid_t in struct autofs_info and struct autofs_wait_queue. When creating directories and symlinks default the uid and gid of the mount requester to the global root uid and gid. autofs4_wait will update these fields when a mount is requested. When generating autofsv5 packets report the uid and gid of the mount requestor in user namespace of the process that opened the pipe, reporting unmapped uids and gids as overflowuid and overflowgid. In autofs_dev_ioctl_requester return the uid and gid of the last mount requester converted into the calling processes user namespace. When the uid or gid don't map return overflowuid and overflowgid as appropriate, allowing failure to find a mount requester to be distinguished from failure to map a mount requester. The uid and gid mount options specifying the user and group of the root autofs inode are converted into kuid and kgid as they are parsed defaulting to the current uid and current gid of the process that mounts autofs. Mounting of autofs for the present remains confined to processes in the initial user namespace. Cc: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Acked-by: Serge Hallyn <serge.hallyn@canonical.com> Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com>
2012-09-26make get_file() return its argumentAl Viro
simplifies a bunch of callers... Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
2012-04-28Revert "autofs: work around unhappy compat problem on x86-64"Linus Torvalds
This reverts commit a32744d4abae24572eff7269bc17895c41bd0085. While that commit was technically the right thing to do, and made the x86-64 compat mode work identically to native 32-bit mode (and thus fixing the problem with a 32-bit systemd install on a 64-bit kernel), it turns out that the automount binaries had workarounds for this compat problem. Now, the workarounds are disgusting: doing an "uname()" to find out the architecture of the kernel, and then comparing it for the 64-bit cases and fixing up the size of the read() in automount for those. And they were confused: it's not actually a generic 64-bit issue at all, it's very much tied to just x86-64, which has different alignment for an 'u64' in 64-bit mode than in 32-bit mode. But the end result is that fixing the compat layer actually breaks the case of a 32-bit automount on a x86-64 kernel. There are various approaches to fix this (including just doing a "strcmp()" on current->comm and comparing it to "automount"), but I think that I will do the one that teaches pipes about a special "packet mode", which will allow user space to not have to care too deeply about the padding at the end of the autofs packet. That change will make the compat workaround unnecessary, so let's revert it first, and get automount working again in compat mode. The packetized pipes will then fix autofs for systemd. Reported-and-requested-by: Michael Tokarev <mjt@tls.msk.ru> Cc: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Cc: stable@kernel.org # for 3.3 Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2012-02-25autofs: work around unhappy compat problem on x86-64Ian Kent
When the autofs protocol version 5 packet type was added in commit 5c0a32fc2cd0 ("autofs4: add new packet type for v5 communications"), it obvously tried quite hard to be word-size agnostic, and uses explicitly sized fields that are all correctly aligned. However, with the final "char name[NAME_MAX+1]" array at the end, the actual size of the structure ends up being not very well defined: because the struct isn't marked 'packed', doing a "sizeof()" on it will align the size of the struct up to the biggest alignment of the members it has. And despite all the members being the same, the alignment of them is different: a "__u64" has 4-byte alignment on x86-32, but native 8-byte alignment on x86-64. And while 'NAME_MAX+1' ends up being a nice round number (256), the name[] array starts out a 4-byte aligned. End result: the "packed" size of the structure is 300 bytes: 4-byte, but not 8-byte aligned. As a result, despite all the fields being in the same place on all architectures, sizeof() will round up that size to 304 bytes on architectures that have 8-byte alignment for u64. Note that this is *not* a problem for 32-bit compat mode on POWER, since there __u64 is 8-byte aligned even in 32-bit mode. But on x86, 32-bit and 64-bit alignment is different for 64-bit entities, and as a result the structure that has exactly the same layout has different sizes. So on x86-64, but no other architecture, we will just subtract 4 from the size of the structure when running in a compat task. That way we will write the properly sized packet that user mode expects. Not pretty. Sadly, this very subtle, and unnecessary, size difference has been encoded in user space that wants to read packets of *exactly* the right size, and will refuse to touch anything else. Reported-and-tested-by: Thomas Meyer <thomas@m3y3r.de> Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2012-01-13autofs4 - fix deal with autofs4_write racesIan Kent
I don't know how I missed this obvious mistake when I reviewed Als' patches, sorry. [ Quoting Al: Grr... Note to self: do git status *and* git stash show -p before git push. Nothing like "WTF? I'd fixed that braino" feeling ;-/ Al sent the same patch - it got broken in commit d668dc56631d: "autofs4: deal with autofs4_write/autofs4_write races". ] Reported-and-tested-by: Dave Airlie <airlied@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2012-01-11autofs4: deal with autofs4_write/autofs4_write racesAl Viro
Just serialize the actual writing of packets into pipe on a new mutex, independent from everything else in the locking hierarchy. As soon as something has started feeding a piece of packet into the pipe to daemon, we *want* everything else about to try the same to wait until we are done. Acked-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
2012-01-11autofs4: catatonic_mode vs. notify_daemon raceAl Viro
we need to hold ->wq_mutex while we are forming the packet to send, lest we have autofs4_catatonic_mode() setting wq->name.name to NULL just as autofs4_notify_daemon() decides to memcpy() from it... We do have check for catatonic mode immediately after that (under ->wq_mutex, as it ought to be) and packet won't be actually sent, but it'll be too late for us if we oops on that memcpy() from NULL... Fix is obvious - just extend the area covered by ->wq_mutex over that switch and check whether it's catatonic *before* doing anything else. Acked-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
2012-01-11autofs4: autofs4_wait() vs. autofs4_catatonic_mode() raceAl Viro
We need to recheck ->catatonic after autofs4_wait() got ->wq_mutex for good, or we might end up with wq inserted into queue after autofs4_catatonic_mode() had done its thing. It will stick there forever, since there won't be anything to clear its ->name.name. A bit of a complication: validate_request() drops and regains ->wq_mutex. It actually ends up the most convenient place to stick the check into... Acked-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
2011-08-08autofs4: fix debug printk warning uncovered by cleanupLinus Torvalds
The previous comit made the autofs4 debug printouts check types against the printout format, and uncovered this bug: fs/autofs4/waitq.c:106:2: warning: format ‘%08lx’ expects type ‘long unsigned int’, but argument 4 has type ‘autofs_wqt_t’ which is due to the insane type for wait_queue_token. That thing should be some fixed well-defined size (preferably just 'unsigned int' or 'u32') but for unexplained reasons it is randomly either 'unsigned long' or 'unsigned int' depending on the architecture. For now, cast it to 'unsigned long' for printing, the way we do elsewhere. Somebody else can try to explain the typedef mess. (There's a reason we don't support excessive use of typedefs in the kernel: it's usually just a good way of confusing yourself). Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2011-03-24autofs4 - remove autofs4_lockIan Kent
The autofs4_lock introduced by the rcu-walk changes has unnecessarily broad scope. The locking is better handled by the per-autofs super block lookup_lock. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Acked-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
2011-01-15autofs4: Fix wait validationIan Kent
It is possible for the check in wait.c:validate_request() to return an incorrect result if the dentry that was mounted upon has changed during the callback. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
2011-01-07fs: dcache remove dcache_lockNick Piggin
dcache_lock no longer protects anything. remove it. Signed-off-by: Nick Piggin <npiggin@kernel.dk>
2011-01-07fs: Use rename lock and RCU for multi-step operationsNick Piggin
The remaining usages for dcache_lock is to allow atomic, multi-step read-side operations over the directory tree by excluding modifications to the tree. Also, to walk in the leaf->root direction in the tree where we don't have a natural d_lock ordering. This could be accomplished by taking every d_lock, but this would mean a huge number of locks and actually gets very tricky. Solve this instead by using the rename seqlock for multi-step read-side operations, retry in case of a rename so we don't walk up the wrong parent. Concurrent dentry insertions are not serialised against. Concurrent deletes are tricky when walking up the directory: our parent might have been deleted when dropping locks so also need to check and retry for that. We can also use the rename lock in cases where livelock is a worry (and it is introduced in subsequent patch). Signed-off-by: Nick Piggin <npiggin@kernel.dk>
2009-06-09autofs4: remove hashed check in validate_wait()Ian Kent
The recent ->lookup() deadlock correction required the directory inode mutex to be dropped while waiting for expire completion. We were concerned about side effects from this change and one has been identified. I saw several error messages. They cause autofs to become quite confused and don't really point to the actual problem. Things like: handle_packet_missing_direct:1376: can't find map entry for (43,1827932) which is usually totally fatal (although in this case it wouldn't be except that I treat is as such because it normally is). do_mount_direct: direct trigger not valid or already mounted /test/nested/g3c/s1/ss1 which is recoverable, however if this problem is at play it can cause autofs to become quite confused as to the dependencies in the mount tree because mount triggers end up mounted multiple times. It's hard to accurately check for this over mounting case and automount shouldn't need to if the kernel module is doing its job. There was one other message, similar in consequence of this last one but I can't locate a log example just now. When checking if a mount has already completed prior to adding a new mount request to the wait queue we check if the dentry is hashed and, if so, if it is a mount point. But, if a mount successfully completed while we slept on the wait queue mutex the dentry must exist for the mount to have completed so the test is not really needed. Mounts can also be done on top of a global root dentry, so for the above case, where a mount request completes and the wait queue entry has already been removed, the hashed test returning false can cause an incorrect callback to the daemon. Also, d_mountpoint() is not sufficient to check if a mount has completed for the multi-mount case when we don't have a real mount at the base of the tree. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2009-01-06autofs4: make autofs type usage explicitIan Kent
- the type assigned at mount when no type is given is changed from 0 to AUTOFS_TYPE_INDIRECT. This was done because 0 and AUTOFS_TYPE_INDIRECT were being treated implicitly as the same type. - previously, an offset mount had it's type set to AUTOFS_TYPE_DIRECT|AUTOFS_TYPE_OFFSET but the mount control re-implementation needs to be able distinguish all three types. So this was changed to make the type setting explicit. - a type AUTOFS_TYPE_ANY was added for use by the re-implementation when checking if a given path is a mountpoint. It's not really a type as we use this to ask if a given path is a mountpoint in the autofs_dev_ioctl_ismountpoint() function. - functions to set and test the autofs mount types have been added to improve readability and make the type usage explicit. - the mount type is used from user space for the mount control re-implementtion so, for consistency, all the definitions have been moved to the user space include file include/linux/auto_fs4.h. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Jeff Moyer <jmoyer@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-11-14CRED: Wrap task credential accesses in the autofs4 filesystemDavid Howells
Wrap access to task credentials so that they can be separated more easily from the task_struct during the introduction of COW creds. Change most current->(|e|s|fs)[ug]id to current_(|e|s|fs)[ug]id(). Change some task->e?[ug]id to task_e?[ug]id(). In some places it makes more sense to use RCU directly rather than a convenient wrapper; these will be addressed by later patches. Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> Reviewed-by: James Morris <jmorris@namei.org> Acked-by: Serge Hallyn <serue@us.ibm.com> Cc: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Cc: autofs@linux.kernel.org Signed-off-by: James Morris <jmorris@namei.org>
2008-10-16autofs4: track uid and gid of last mount requesterIan Kent
Track the uid and gid of the last process to request a mount for on an autofs dentry. [akpm@linux-foundation.org: fix tpyo in comment] Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-10-16autofs4: cleanup autofs mount type usageIan Kent
Usage of the AUTOFS_TYPE_* defines is a little confusing and appears inconsistent. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-07-24autofs4: indirect dentry must almost always be positiveIan Kent
We have been seeing mount requests comming to the automount daemon for keys of the form "<map key>/<non key directory>" which are lookups for invalid map keys. But we can check for this in the kernel module and return a fail immediately, without having to send a request to the daemon. It is possible to recognise these requests are invalid based on whether the request dentry is negative and its relation to the autofs file system root. For example, given the indirect multi-mount map entry: idm1 \ /mm1 <server>:/<path1> /mm2 <server>:/<path2> For a request to mount idm1, IS_ROOT((idm1)->d_parent) will be always be true and the dentry may be negative. But directories idm1/mm1 and idm1/mm2 will always be created as part of the mount request for idm1. So any mount request within idm1 itself must have a positive dentry otherwise the map key is invalid. In version 4 these multi-mount entries are all mounted and umounted as a single request and in version 5 the directories idm1/mm1 and idm1/mm2 are created and an autofs fs mounted on them to act as a mount trigger so the above is also true. This also holds true for the autofs version 4 pseudo direct mount feature. When this feature is used without the "--ghost" option automount(8) will create internal submounts as we go down the map key paths which are essentially normal indirect mounts for which the above holds. If the "--ghost" option is given the directories for map keys are created at daemon startup so valid map entries correspond to postive dentries in the autofs fs. autofs version 5 direct mount maps are similar except that the IS_ROOT check is not needed. This has been addressed in a previous patch tittled "autofs4 - detect invalid direct mount requests". For example, given the direct multi-mount map entry: /test/dm1 \ /mm1 <server>:/<path1> /mm2 <server>:/<path2> An autofs fs is mounted on /test/dm1 as a trigger mount and when a mount is triggered for /test/dm1, the multi-mount offset directories /test/dm1/mm1 and /test/dm1/mm2 are created and an autofs fs is mounted on them to act as mount triggers. So valid direct mount requests must always have a positive dentry if they correspond to a valid map entry. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Acked-by: Jeff Moyer <jmoyer@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-07-24autofs4: detect invalid direct mount requestsIan Kent
autofs v5 direct and offset mounts within an autofs filesystem are triggered by existing autofs triger mounts so the mount point dentry must be positive. If the mount point dentry is negative then the trigger doesn't exist so we can return fail immediately. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Cc: Jeff Moyer <jmoyer@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-07-24autofs4: fix waitq memory leakIan Kent
If an autofs mount becomes catatonic before autofs4_wait_release() is called the wait queue counter will not be decremented down to zero and the entry will never be freed. There are also races decrementing the wait counter in the wait release function. To deal with this the counter needs to be updated while holding the wait queue mutex and waiters need to be woken up unconditionally when the wait is removed from the queue to ensure we eventually free the wait. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-07-24autofs4: check kernel communication pipe is valid for writeIan Kent
It is possible for an autofs mount to become catatonic (and for the daemon communication pipe to become NULL) after a wait has been initiallized but before the request has been sent to the daemon. We need to check for this before sending the request packet. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-07-24autofs4: add missing kfreeIan Kent
It see that the patch tittled "autofs4 - fix pending mount race" is missing a change that I had recently made. It's missing a kfree for the case mutex_lock_interruptible() fails to aquire the wait queue mutex. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Cc: Jeff Moyer <jmoyer@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-07-24autofs4: fix pending mount raceIan Kent
Close a race between a pending mount that is about to finish and a new lookup for the same directory. Process P1 triggers a mount of directory foo. It sets DCACHE_AUTOFS_PENDING in the ->lookup routine, creates a waitq entry for 'foo', and calls out to the daemon to perform the mount. The autofs daemon will then create the directory 'foo', using a new dentry that will be hashed in the dcache. Before the mount completes, another process, P2, tries to walk into the 'foo' directory. The vfs path walking code finds an entry for 'foo' and calls the revalidate method. Revalidate finds that the entry is not PENDING (because PENDING was never set on the dentry created by the mkdir), but it does find the directory is empty. Revalidate calls try_to_fill_dentry, which sets the PENDING flag and then calls into the autofs4 wait code to trigger or wait for a mount of 'foo'. The wait code finds the entry for 'foo' and goes to sleep waiting for the completion of the mount. Yet another process, P3, tries to walk into the 'foo' directory. This process again finds a dentry in the dcache for 'foo', and calls into the autofs revalidate code. The revalidate code finds that the PENDING flag is set, and so calls try_to_fill_dentry. a) try_to_fill_dentry sets the PENDING flag redundantly for this dentry, then calls into the autofs4 wait code. b) the autofs4 wait code takes the waitq mutex and searches for an entry for 'foo' Between a and b, P1 is woken up because the mount completed. P1 takes the wait queue mutex, clears the PENDING flag from the dentry, and removes the waitqueue entry for 'foo' from the list. When it releases the waitq mutex, P3 (eventually) acquires it. At this time, it looks for an existing waitq for 'foo', finds none, and so creates a new one and calls out to the daemon to mount the 'foo' directory. Now, the reason that three processes are required to trigger this race is that, because the PENDING flag is not set on the dentry created by mkdir, the window for the race would be way to slim for it to ever occur. Basically, between the testing of d_mountpoint(dentry) and the taking of the waitq mutex, the mount would have to complete and the daemon would have to be woken up, and that in turn would have to wake up P1. This is simply impossible. Add the third process, though, and it becomes slightly more likely. Signed-off-by: Jeff Moyer <jmoyer@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-07-24autofs4: fix waitq lockingIan Kent
The autofs4_catatonic_mode() function accesses the wait queue without any locking but can be called at any time. This could lead to a possible double free of the name field of the wait and a double fput of the daemon communication pipe or an fput of a NULL file pointer. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-07-24autofs4: use struct qstr in waitq.cJeff Moyer
The autofs_wait_queue already contains all of the fields of the struct qstr, so change it into a qstr. This patch, from Jeff Moyer, has been modified a liitle by myself. Signed-off-by: Jeff Moyer <jmoyer@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-05-01autofs4: check for invalid dentry in getpathIan Kent
Catch invalid dentry when calculating its path. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2007-10-18sparse pointer use of zero as nullStephen Hemminger
Get rid of sparse related warnings from places that use integer as NULL pointer. [akpm@linux-foundation.org: coding-style fixes] Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@linux-foundation.org> Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> Cc: Jeff Garzik <jeff@garzik.org> Cc: Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com> Cc: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> Cc: Davide Libenzi <davidel@xmailserver.org> Cc: Stephen Smalley <sds@tycho.nsa.gov> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2007-02-20[PATCH] autofs4: header file updateIan Kent
The current header file definitions for autofs version 5 have caused a couple of problems for application builds downstream. This fixes the problem by separating the definitions. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2006-11-14[PATCH] autofs4: panic after mount failIan Kent
Resolve the panic on failed mount of an autofs filesystem originally reported by Mao Bibo. It addresses two issues that happen after the mount fail. The first a NULL pointer reference to a field (pipe) in the autofs superblock info structure and second the lack of super block cleanup by the autofs and autofs4 modules. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-11[PATCH] AUTOFS: Make sure all dentries refs are released before calling ↵David Howells
kill_anon_super() Make sure all dentries refs are released before calling kill_anon_super() so that the assumption that generic_shutdown_super() can completely destroy the dentry tree for there will be no external references holds true. What was being done in the put_super() superblock op, is now done in the kill_sb() filesystem op instead, prior to calling kill_anon_super(). This makes the struct autofs_sb_info::root member variable redundant (since sb->s_root is still available), and so that is removed. The calls to shrink_dcache_sb() are also removed since they're also redundant as shrink_dcache_for_umount() will now be called after the cleanup routine. Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> Acked-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Cc: Trond Myklebust <trond.myklebust@fys.uio.no> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-05-15[PATCH] autofs4: NFY_NONE wait race fixIan Kent
This patch fixes two problems. First, the comparison of entries in the waitq.c was incorrect. Second, the NFY_NONE check was incorrect. The test of whether the dentry is mounted if ineffective, for example, if an expire fails then we could wait forever on a non existant expire. The bug was identified by Jeff Moyer. The patch changes autofs4 to wait on expires only as this is all that's needed. If there is no existing wait when autofs4_wait is call with a type of NFY_NONE it delays until either a wait appears or the the expire flag is cleared. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-03-27[PATCH] autofs4: atomic var underflowIan Kent
Fix accidental underflow of the atomic counter. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-03-27[PATCH] autofs4: change AUTOFS_TYP_* AUTOFS_TYPE_*Ian Kent
Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-03-27[PATCH] autofs4: add new packet type for v5 communicationsIan Kent
This patch define a new autofs packet for autofs v5 and updates the waitq.c functions to handle the additional packet type. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Cc: Al Viro <viro@ftp.linux.org.uk> Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-03-27[PATCH] autofs4: white space cleanup for waitq.cIan Kent
Whitespace and formating changes to waitq code. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-03-23[PATCH] sem2mutex: autofs4 wq_semIngo Molnar
Semaphore to mutex conversion. The conversion was generated via scripts, and the result was validated automatically via a script as well. Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> Acked-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-11-07[PATCH] kfree cleanup: fsJesper Juhl
This is the fs/ part of the big kfree cleanup patch. Remove pointless checks for NULL prior to calling kfree() in fs/. Signed-off-by: Jesper Juhl <jesper.juhl@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-07-07[PATCH] autofs4: mistake in debug printIan Kent
Fix debugging printk. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-06-21[PATCH] autofs4: post expire race fixIan Kent
At the tail end of an expire it's possible for a process to enter autofs4_wait, with a waitq type of NFY_NONE but find that the expire is finished. In this cause autofs4_wait will try to create a new wait but not notify the daemon leading to a hang. As the wait type is meant to delay mount requests from revalidate or lookup during an expire and the expire is done all we need to do is check if the dentry is a mountpoint. If it's not then we're done. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-01[PATCH] autofs4: wait order fixIan Kent
It's possible for an event wait request to arive before the event requestor. If this happens the daemon never gets notified and autofs hangs. Signed-off-by: Ian Kent <raven@themaw.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-04-16Linux-2.6.12-rc2Linus Torvalds
Initial git repository build. I'm not bothering with the full history, even though we have it. We can create a separate "historical" git archive of that later if we want to, and in the meantime it's about 3.2GB when imported into git - space that would just make the early git days unnecessarily complicated, when we don't have a lot of good infrastructure for it. Let it rip!