[PATCH] Fix oops in sunrpc on hardy

Tim Gardner tcanonical at tpi.com
Mon May 5 16:06:08 UTC 2008

HIRANO Takahito wrote:
> 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.
> Thanks,
> 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

Hirano - can you describe a short test case that causes this kernel crash?

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at ubuntu.com

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