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Re: nfsd oops with 2.6.5-rc2-mm4

To: Trond Myklebust <trond.myklebust@xxxxxxxxxx>, Frank Denis <jedi@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: nfsd oops with 2.6.5-rc2-mm4
From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2004 18:44:29 -0800 (PST)
Cc: David S Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>, Neil Brown <neilb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Sun, 28 Mar 2004, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> I'm not really that familiar with Neil's code, but looking at
> encode_entry(), shouldn't it test for the buffer overflow condition
> whereby pn >= cd->rqstp->rq_resused, and exit if it does? Neil?

Ok, I took Neils patch, which touches the same function, but looks very 

Frank, can you test the current top-of-BK tree (or if not a BK user, try
the snapshot tomorrow that should get build at 2AM tonight). It would be 
good to get this thing confirmed.


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