ACK/Cmnt: [PATCH 0/4 v3][focal:linux-azure] cifs: On cifs_reconnect, resolve the hostname again
stefan.bader at canonical.com
Tue Jun 1 14:31:37 UTC 2021
On 27.05.21 16:49, Tim Gardner wrote:
> v2 - Added an LP BugLink.
> v3 - Added 0bf1bafb17df03fbd0e8b9a086c39e6f24af7193 ("cifs: Avoid error pointer dereference")
> to correctly return from an error case.
> 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.
> 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.
> [Other Info]
> PPA: https://launchpad.net/~timg-tpi/+archive/ubuntu/cifs-reconnect-sf00309672
Is this at some point intended for the distro kernel as well? If not maybe it
would be better to drop the linux tasks on the bug report completely.
Acked-by: Stefan Bader <stefan.bader at canonical.com>
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