[PATCH] Fix oops in sunrpc on hardy

HIRANO Takahito hiranotaka at zng.info
Fri May 2 20:47:35 UTC 2008

I lost some mails from Tim (maybe my MTA sucks...), so I'm replying to myself.

I sent the patch to stable at kernel.org,
but I don't think it will be accepted because the maintenance of
2.6.24.y has finished.

HIRANO Takahito

2008/5/2 HIRANO Takahito <hiranotaka at zng.info>:
> 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,
>  --
>  HIRANO Takahito
>  hiranotaka at zng.info

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