[PATCH] Fix oops in sunrpc on hardy

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Thu May 1 18:56:47 UTC 2008

HIRANO Takahito wrote:
> Hello,
> The rpcb_getport_async function in the sunrpc module copies larger
> memory area than the allocated on Ubuntu Hardy.
> Because of this problem, NFS users might encounter oops. See Bug #224750.
> This bug is derived from Linux 2.6.24 in kernel.org.
> It seems to be fixed on Linux 2.6.25 in kernel.org by the commit
> 86d61d8638ddf9cdf87df26c7fa69b2804425fbe.
> I don't know how important it is for Ubuntu users, but I made the
> patch to solve it, which is the attachment.
> Regards,

Have you sent this to stable at kernel.org? Stable 2.6.24.y could benefit
from this patch.

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at ubuntu.com

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