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 for Android: free password hash cracker in your pocket
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Sat, 19 Jan 2008 15:06:02 -0500
From:	Trond Myklebust <>
To:	Justin Banks <>
Subject: Re: Where's the create() pointer?

On Sat, 2008-01-19 at 12:02 -0700, Justin Banks wrote:
> Trond Myklebust wrote
> > 
> > On Sat, 2008-01-19 at 08:07 -0700, Justin Banks wrote:
> > > It's probably been this way for a long time, and I'm just noticing, but
> > > I can't seem to find the create() (among others) pointer for NFS filesystems.
> > > 
> > > Specifically, If I look at sb->s_root->d_inode->i_op there's no create
> > > there. How do I find it? I'm guessing that the ability to share mount
> > > structures between multiple NFS mounts resulted in some kind of fake
> > > superblock, but I just can't figure out where to find the functions.
> > 
> > Why would you want to do this in the first place?
> I'm just looking at trapping new creates on NFS, and so I need to find
> the pointer.

What is your purpose in trapping creates on the client? Is this for
accounting purposes? If so, why wouldn't inotify, or even a systemtap
script suffice?

Anyhow, the simplest way to find the pointer is to grep for nfs_create
in /proc/kallsyms.


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

Powered by blists - more mailing lists