lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Mon, 24 Nov 2008 12:10:58 +0530
From:	"Aneesh Kumar K.V" <aneesh.kumar@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
To:	Theodore Tso <tytso@....EDU>
Cc:	Eric Sandeen <sandeen@...hat.com>, cmm@...ibm.com,
	linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH -V2 3/5] ext4: Fix the race between read_block_bitmap
	and mark_diskspace_used

On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 02:02:24PM -0500, Theodore Tso wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 11:01:35PM +0530, Aneesh Kumar K.V wrote:
> > Same is true with inode bitmap also.
> > 
> 
> I don't see how this patch could affect any races with the inode
> bitmaps; the patch only affects mballoc.c, and only changes the
> locking around bitmaps.

The intent was to explain why we need
[PATCH -V2 5/5] ext4: Fix the race between read_inode_bitmap
and ext4_new_inode


> 
> This is one that I think we may want to send to Linus soon as a 2.6.28
> bugfix.
> 

Yes.

-aneesh
--
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-ext4" in
the body of a message to majordomo@...r.kernel.org
More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Powered by blists - more mailing lists