APPLIED: [PATCH 0/8][focal:linux,groovy:linux] cifs: On cifs_reconnect, resolve the hostname again

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Tue Jul 6 18:26:26 UTC 2021


Applied to focal:linux, groovy:linux. Thanks.

-rtg

On 6/17/21 11:36 AM, Tim Gardner wrote:
> BugLink: https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1929831
> 
> Microsoft has asked to have commit commit 4e456b30f78c429b183db420e23b26cde7e03a78 applied.
> A customer is reporting difficulties, though details are quite sparse.
> The first 3 patches are scaffolding to make the backport simpler.
> 
> These patches were commited between 5.9 and 5.11, so only focal and groovy are affected.
> 
> These patches have been released with focal:linux-azure after having solved the issue
> for the Microsoft customer. They are suitable for the mainline kernels.
> 
> [Impact]
> 
> CIFS reconnects fail.
> 
> [Test Plan]
> 
> A test kernel made available to Microsoft has been verified to fix the problem.
> 
> [Where problems could occur]
> 
> This could perturb CIFS connections in new and different ways.
> 
> 

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Tim Gardner
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