On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 02:59:54PM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote:
> On 4/15/13 6:14 PM, Brian Foster wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Thanks for the data in the previous thread:
> > http://oss.sgi.com/archives/xfs/2013-04/msg00327.html
> > I'm spinning off a new thread specifically for this because the original
> > thread is already too large and scattered to track. As Eric stated,
> > please try to keep data contained in as few messages as possible.
> Well, it's always simple in the end. It just took a lot of debugging
> to figure out what was happening - we do appreciate your help with that!
> We were able to create a local reproducer, and it looks like
> this patch fixes things:
> commit aae8a97d3ec30788790d1720b71d76fd8eb44b73
> Author: Aneesh Kumar K.V <aneesh.kumar@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Sat Jan 29 18:43:27 2011 +0530
> fs: Don't allow to create hardlink for deleted file
Good find Eric - great work on the reproducer script.
FWIW, can you confirm that a debug kernel assert fails
with a non-zero link count in xfs_bumplink() with your test case?
xfs_trans_ichgtime(tp, ip, XFS_ICHGTIME_CHG);
>>>>> ASSERT(ip->i_d.di_nlink > 0);
If it does, we should consider this a in-memory corruption case and
return and trigger a shutdown here....