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authorChuck Lever <>2011-01-28 12:41:05 -0500
committerTrond Myklebust <>2011-01-28 13:41:35 -0500
commitd1205f87bbb8040c1408bbd9e0a720310b2b0b9b (patch)
tree0d2fec92960dafb86816642757278e8db31d20f3 /drivers
parentc08e76d0cd4beb759a73c1835d98f5fccc126ed1 (diff)
NFS: NFSv4 readdir loses entries
On recent 2.6.38-rc kernels, connectathon basic test 6 fails on NFSv4 mounts of OpenSolaris with something like: > ./test6: readdir > ./test6: (/mnt/klimt/matisse.test) didn't read expected 'file.12' dir entry, pass 0 > ./test6: (/mnt/klimt/matisse.test) didn't read expected 'file.82' dir entry, pass 0 > ./test6: (/mnt/klimt/matisse.test) didn't read expected 'file.164' dir entry, pass 0 > ./test6: (/mnt/klimt/matisse.test) Test failed with 3 errors > basic tests failed > Tests failed, leaving /mnt/klimt mounted > [cel@matisse cthon04]$ I narrowed the problem down to nfs4_decode_dirent() reporting that the decode buffer had overflowed while decoding the entries for those missing files. verify_attr_len() assumes both it's pointer arguments reside on the same page. When these arguments point to locations on two different pages, verify_attr_len() can report false errors. This can happen now that a large NFSv4 readdir result can span pages. We have reasonably good checking in nfs4_decode_dirent() anyway, so it should be safe to simply remove the extra checking. At a guess, this was introduced by commit 6650239a, "NFS: Don't use vm_map_ram() in readdir". Cc: [2.6.37] Signed-off-by: Chuck Lever <> Signed-off-by: Trond Myklebust <>
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