9p: Fix the kernel crash on a failed mount
Aneesh Kumar K.V [Mon, 8 Feb 2010 11:50:32 +0000 (11:50 +0000)]
The patch fix the crash repoted below

[   15.149907] BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 00000001
[   15.150806] IP: [<c140b886>] p9_virtio_close+0x18/0x24
.....
....
[   15.150806] Call Trace:
[   15.150806]  [<c1408e78>] ? p9_client_destroy+0x3f/0x163
[   15.150806]  [<c1409342>] ? p9_client_create+0x25f/0x270
[   15.150806]  [<c1063b72>] ? trace_hardirqs_on+0xb/0xd
[   15.150806]  [<c11ed4e8>] ? match_token+0x64/0x164
[   15.150806]  [<c1175e8d>] ? v9fs_session_init+0x2f1/0x3c8
[   15.150806]  [<c109cfc9>] ? kmem_cache_alloc+0x98/0xb8
[   15.150806]  [<c1063b72>] ? trace_hardirqs_on+0xb/0xd
[   15.150806]  [<c1173dd1>] ? v9fs_get_sb+0x47/0x1e8
[   15.150806]  [<c1173dea>] ? v9fs_get_sb+0x60/0x1e8
[   15.150806]  [<c10a2e77>] ? vfs_kern_mount+0x81/0x11a
[   15.150806]  [<c10a2f55>] ? do_kern_mount+0x33/0xbe
[   15.150806]  [<c10b40b9>] ? do_mount+0x654/0x6b3
[   15.150806]  [<c1038949>] ? do_page_fault+0x0/0x284
[   15.150806]  [<c10b28ec>] ? copy_mount_options+0x73/0xd2
[   15.150806]  [<c10b4179>] ? sys_mount+0x61/0x94
[   15.150806]  [<c14284e9>] ? syscall_call+0x7/0xb
....
[   15.203562] ---[ end trace 1dd159357709eb4b ]---
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Signed-off-by: Aneesh Kumar K.V <aneesh.kumar@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Signed-off-by: Eric Van Hensbergen <ericvh@gmail.com>

net/9p/trans_virtio.c

index 67c4bc7..cb50f4a 100644 (file)
@@ -102,7 +102,8 @@ static void p9_virtio_close(struct p9_client *client)
        struct virtio_chan *chan = client->trans;
 
        mutex_lock(&virtio_9p_lock);
-       chan->inuse = false;
+       if (chan)
+               chan->inuse = false;
        mutex_unlock(&virtio_9p_lock);
 }