Subject: Re: kern/21696: another panic from nfsrv_commit()
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/27/2003 16:07:35
I just submitted this.
I submitted it as a PR because I'll be AFK for a few days, and I hope
another developer will pick this up and commit before I'm back :)
Anyway, comments on the patch welcome.
On Tue, May 27, 2003 at 03:34:29PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> Some time ago I fixed a bug in NFS commit: when the size of the
> region to be commited was 0, a diagnostic check would be triggered:
> login: panic: kernel diagnostic assertion "startoff < endoff || endoff == 0" failed: file "/home/src/sys/arch/alpha/compile/DISCO/../../../../miscfs/genfs/genfs_vnops.c", line 1041
> I got this panic again, but this time because the offset is past the
> end of file. In the request that triggered this, len was 0.
> The NFS specs don't say anything about out of file commit requests.
> I choose to start from the beggining of file.
> Have a machine sending bogus NFS_COMMIT requests. I don't know what
> machine caused this; I have Linux, Solaris and NetBSD clients on the
> network. I have quotas enabled on the file server; this may be related
> to a file being trucated because of quotas, and not being noticed by
> the client. However, this file server has been running for months in
> this configuration.
> The new thing is that all solaris boxes have been upgraded to solaris9
> 10 days ago ...
> The following patch "normalise" such requests to start from the
> beggining of the file. Maybe there is a better way of handling it ...
> With this patch the panic stopped.
> Index: nfs_serv.c
> RCS file: /cvsroot/src/sys/nfs/nfs_serv.c,v
> retrieving revision 1.74
> diff -u -r1.74 nfs_serv.c
> --- nfs_serv.c 2003/05/07 13:10:44 1.74
> +++ nfs_serv.c 2003/05/27 13:23:05
> @@ -3108,6 +3108,8 @@
> return (0);
> for_ret = VOP_GETATTR(vp, &bfor, cred, procp);
> + if (off > vp->v_size)
> + off = 0;
> end = (cnt > 0) ? off + cnt : vp->v_size;
> if (end < off || end > vp->v_size)
> end = vp->v_size;
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr
NetBSD: 24 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference