Question Need for 'module' installed in 3.6.0-rc2

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Tue Jun 14 23:13:20 MDT 2011

On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 04:29:37PM -0700, Linda W wrote:
> >
> >
> >and I have seen it myself. Maybe it's fixed in newer
> >versions.
> >
> >Volker
> >
> ----
> 	I've been running the 2.6 series for quite a while, and have
> never seen this...
> 	I don't think this is 2.6 kernels as I've only used
> 	XFS on linux since...  ~2000 (before it was in
> 	mainline; used to work at SGI)....I've used the SGID
> 	bit for a couple of years, so I don't know exactly
> 	when it was fixed...
> Last update to that bug seems to have been 2004...

I have definitely seen this in 2.6 kernels. You have to
exactly follow the steps described in the bug. If I remember
correctly it only happens if you create a directory using
your rights from a group acl entry (or something like that).
If you are doing it as the owner of the parent directory it
does not happen. It was something very specific, look at the


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