cvs commit: src/sys/fs/deadfs dead_vnops.c src/sys/kern
kostikbel at gmail.com
Mon Jan 22 14:15:23 UTC 2007
On Mon, Jan 22, 2007 at 11:53:50AM +0000, Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Jan 2007, Konstantin Belousov wrote:
> >kib 2007-01-22 11:25:22 UTC
> > FreeBSD src repository
> > Modified files:
> > sys/fs/deadfs dead_vnops.c
> > sys/kern vfs_lookup.c
> > Log:
> > Below is slightly edited description of the LOR by Tor Egge:
> > --------------------------
> > [Deadlock] is caused by a lock order reversal in vfs_lookup(), where
> > [some] process is trying to lock a directory vnode, that is the parent
> > directory of covered vnode) while holding an exclusive vnode lock on
> > covering vnode.
> > To fix the LOR, ups@ noted that when crossing the mount point, ni_dvp
> > is actually not used by the callers of namei. Thus, placeholder deadfs
> > vnode vp_crossmp is introduced that is filled into ni_dvp.
> which of the LOR #s on "The LOR page" can be marked "patched" with
> this commit?
None, your page lists only LORs that are detectable by WITNESS. This one is
between lockmgr lock and vfs_busy(), both of them are invisible to WITNESS.
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