[Quantal SRU][PATCH 0/1] LP#1122094 -- overlayfs error path missmerge

Colin Ian King colin.king at canonical.com
Thu Feb 14 13:01:58 UTC 2013

On 14/02/13 11:29, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> It seems I have missmerged part of overlayfs as found in Quantal.
> This seems to trigger bugs under extreme load in some workloads.  I have
> confirmed the appearent missmerge by inspection, and the following patch
> corrects this merge.
> I have boot tested the remerge and it seems to work ok, I have also
> requested stress testing by the original reporter.  This would also be a
> candidate for the QA stress tests, though clearly those would also pass
> the previous code.

Is is possible to construct a test so that this issue is caught by the 
QA stress test in future?

> Proposing for SRU to Quantal.
> -apw
> Andy Whitcroft (1):
>    UBUNTU: ubuntu: overlayfs -- fix missmerge of vfs_open changes
>   fs/open.c |    6 +++++-
>   1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

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