[lustre-devel] [PATCH] staging/lustre/lov: remove set_fs() call from lov_getstripe()

Oleg Drokin green at linuxhacker.ru
Mon May 29 08:55:53 PDT 2017

On May 29, 2017, at 10:28 AM, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:

> On Fri, May 26, 2017 at 11:40:33PM -0400, Oleg Drokin wrote:
>> lov_getstripe() calls set_fs(KERNEL_DS) so that it can handle a struct
>> lov_user_md pointer from user- or kernel-space.  This changes the
>> behavior of copy_from_user() on SPARC and may result in a misaligned
>> access exception which in turn oopses the kernel.  In fact the
>> relevant argument to lov_getstripe() is never called with a
>> kernel-space pointer and so changing the address limits is unnecessary
>> and so we remove the calls to save, set, and restore the address
>> limits.
>> Signed-off-by: John L. Hammond <john.hammond at intel.com>
>> Reviewed-on: http://review.whamcloud.com/6150
>> Intel-bug-id: https://jira.hpdd.intel.com/browse/LU-3221
>> Reviewed-by: Andreas Dilger <andreas.dilger at intel.com>
>> Reviewed-by: Li Wei <wei.g.li at intel.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Oleg Drokin <green at linuxhacker.ru>
>> ---
>> drivers/staging/lustre/lustre/lov/lov_pack.c | 9 ---------
>> 1 file changed, 9 deletions(-)
> So is this the patch that you want applied to the staging tree(s) as
> well?  If so, please let me know, otherwise I have no clue…

Yes, this is it.

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