[PATCH RESEND block#for-2.6.36] block_dev: always serialize exclusive open attempts
jaxboe at fusionio.com
Thu Aug 5 02:20:51 PDT 2010
On 2010-08-05 11:17, Markus Trippelsdorf wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 05, 2010 at 11:02:43AM +0200, Jens Axboe wrote:
>> On 2010-08-04 17:59, Tejun Heo wrote:
>>> bd_prepare_to_claim() incorrectly allowed multiple attempts for
>>> exclusive open to progress in parallel if the attempting holders are
>>> identical. This triggered BUG_ON() as reported in the following bug.
>>> __bd_abort_claiming() is used to finish claiming blocks and doesn't
>>> work if multiple openers are inside a claiming block. Allowing
>>> multiple parallel open attempts to continue doesn't gain anything as
>>> those are serialized down in the call chain anyway. Fix it by always
>>> allowing only single open attempt in a claiming block.
>>> This problem can easily be reproduced by adding a delay after
>>> bd_prepare_to_claim() and attempting to mount two partitions of a
>>> stable: only applicable to v2.6.35
>>> Signed-off-by: Tejun Heo <tj at kernel.org>
>>> Reported-by: Markus Trippelsdorf <markus at trippelsdorf.de>
>>> Cc: stable at kernel.org
>> Thanks Tejun, applied.
> It's already in mainline:
Irk, had not noticed yet, my for-2.6.36 branch isn't fully merged
up yet. Thanks for the heads-up.
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