svn commit: r221570 - stable/8/sys/kern

Rick Macklem rmacklem at
Sat May 7 02:00:36 UTC 2011

Author: rmacklem
Date: Sat May  7 02:00:35 2011
New Revision: 221570

  MFC: r220967
  Fix a LOR in vfs_busy() where, after msleeping, it would lock
  the mutexes in the wrong order for the case where the
  MBF_MNTLSTLOCK is set. I believe this did have the
  potential for deadlock. For example, if multiple nfsd threads
  called vfs_busyfs(), which calls vfs_busy() with MBF_MNTLSTLOCK.
  Thanks go to pho for catching this during his testing.

Directory Properties:
  stable/8/sys/   (props changed)
  stable/8/sys/amd64/include/xen/   (props changed)
  stable/8/sys/cddl/contrib/opensolaris/   (props changed)
  stable/8/sys/contrib/dev/acpica/   (props changed)
  stable/8/sys/contrib/pf/   (props changed)

Modified: stable/8/sys/kern/vfs_subr.c
--- stable/8/sys/kern/vfs_subr.c	Sat May  7 01:05:31 2011	(r221569)
+++ stable/8/sys/kern/vfs_subr.c	Sat May  7 02:00:35 2011	(r221570)
@@ -380,9 +380,10 @@ vfs_busy(struct mount *mp, int flags)
 		if (flags & MBF_MNTLSTLOCK)
 		mp->mnt_kern_flag |= MNTK_MWAIT;
-		msleep(mp, MNT_MTX(mp), PVFS, "vfs_busy", 0);
+		msleep(mp, MNT_MTX(mp), PVFS | PDROP, "vfs_busy", 0);
 		if (flags & MBF_MNTLSTLOCK)
+		MNT_ILOCK(mp);
 	if (flags & MBF_MNTLSTLOCK)

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