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Re: oopses in xfs_attr_shortform_* on kerneloops.org

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: oopses in xfs_attr_shortform_* on kerneloops.org
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 2 Jan 2009 12:59:11 -0500
Cc: xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <495D91A0.4050304@xxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <495D91A0.4050304@xxxxxxxxxxx>
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)
On Thu, Jan 01, 2009 at 10:01:36PM -0600, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> I noticed this on kerneloops.org and pinged Christoph about it but I'll
> go ahead & point it out here & file a bug so it doesn't get lost:
> http://www.kerneloops.org/search.php?search=xfs_attr_shortform&btnG=Function+Search
> would seem to indicate a problem, though not a (recent) regression anyway.

Yeah, I've been looking into and the disassemly looks like we have
a NULL attribut fork pointer for some reason.  I did some poking
around in the code and couldn't a cause for it.  So if anyone of
the kerneloops submitters actually is on the list and can reproduce
it that would be extremly helpful.

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