Issues with Linux kernel oplocks
ralphw at de.ibm.com
Thu Jul 25 07:13:00 MDT 2013
On 25/07/13 14:13, Simo wrote:
> On Wed, 2013-07-24 at 15:17 +0200, Ralph Wuerthner wrote:
>> On 23/07/13 23:53, Jeremy Allison wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 02:12:28PM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
>>> Ok Ralph, can you test this fix to see if it addresses
>>> your issue ? It should apply cleanly to 3.6.x and 4.0.x.
>>> If it works for you then we'll raise a bug and get it
>>> into 3.6.next and 4.0.next.
>> What I forgot - one dump question:
>> Why did you remove the bug 8974 work around in our patch?
> Ralph I think the reasoning is that when you use become_root() you
> acquire all capabilities as well, so the bug simply doesn't have a
> chance to exist anymore.
Yes: that makes sense.
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