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From: Neil Brown <>
To: Jeff Layton <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/5] Intro: convert lockd to kthread and fix use-after-free (try #7)
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2008 12:37:24 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <18310.51284.272147.137400@notabene.brown> (raw)
In-Reply-To: message from Jeff Layton on Thursday January 10

On Thursday January 10, wrote:
> This is the seventh patchset to fix the use-after-free problem in lockd

This patch set looks good now.  I'm happy to give it a 

  Reviewed-by: NeilBrown <>

Two remaining issues that I would like to see address, but don't
necessarily need to be part of this set, are:

 1/ When the last nfsd thread dies, lockd should drop all locks, even
    if there are active nfs mounts.
    One approach might be:
      export nlmsvc_invalidate_all
      call it from nfsd_last_thread
      worry about how to change grace_period_expire.

 2/ get rid of svc_wake_up and ->b_daemon
    Maybe change b_daemon to b_rqstp and just call



      parent reply	other threads:[~2008-01-11  1:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-01-10 18:01 [PATCH 0/5] Intro: convert lockd to kthread and fix use-after-free (try #7) Jeff Layton
2008-01-10 18:01 ` [PATCH 1/5] SUNRPC: spin svc_rqst initialization to its own function Jeff Layton
2008-01-10 18:01   ` [PATCH 2/5] SUNRPC: export svc_sock_update_bufs Jeff Layton
2008-01-10 18:01     ` [PATCH 3/5] NLM: Have lockd call try_to_freeze Jeff Layton
2008-01-10 18:01       ` [PATCH 4/5] NLM: Convert lockd to use kthreads Jeff Layton
2008-01-10 18:01         ` [PATCH 5/5] NLM: have nlm_shutdown_hosts kill off all NLM RPC tasks Jeff Layton
2008-01-13 11:54       ` [PATCH 3/5] NLM: Have lockd call try_to_freeze Jeff Layton
2008-01-13 22:24         ` Neil Brown
2008-01-13 23:59           ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2008-01-11  1:37 ` Neil Brown [this message]

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