[RFC][PATCH] sunrpc: fix oops in rpc_create() when the mount namespace is unshared

Eric W. Biederman ebiederm at xmission.com
Tue Sep 9 08:09:28 PDT 2008


"Serge E. Hallyn" <serue at us.ibm.com> writes:

> Thanks, Cedric.  Eric is probably right about the long-term fix, but
> yeah it might take a while to properly wade through the sunrpc and nfs
> layers to store the nodename at nfs mount time, and in the meantime this
> fixes a real oops.

A very esoteric oops that hasn't shown up for two years.
Please let's look at this and see what it would take to fix this
properly.

What are we trying to achieve by reading utsname?

Eric



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