[Bug 765] New: smbfs segfault when mounting mountpoint that is in use(?)

From: Martin J. Bligh (mbligh@aracnet.com)
Date: Mon Jun 02 2003 - 15:29:55 EST


           Summary: smbfs segfault when mounting mountpoint that is in
    Kernel Version: 2.5.70-mm1
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
             Owner: bugme-janitors@lists.osdl.org
         Submitter: mcd@daviesinc.com

Hardware Environment:Toshiba Satellite Pro 4600, mounting smbfs system from
Debian 2.4.20-xfs-rmap15f machine
Software Environment:xmms, smbfs, xfs filesystem
Problem Description: Kernel segfault when I mount an smbfs mount while the
mountpoint may have a file open

Steps to reproduce:

Package: smbfs
Version: 2.999+3.0.alpha24-3
Severity: normal

I can duplicate this about 60% of the time -- however, once it hangs, anything
dealing with the mounted filesystem will cause the process to hang. Kill -9
mount.smbfs has no result. (it was mentioned in an old bug report for smbfs
dealing with 2.2/potato)

ls /music and df both hang when accessing the samba partition.

Much harder to duplicate is disconnecting the network connection to the other
machine after it has been mounted, but before any files have been requested. I
can get it to do that perhaps 1% of the time.

Both errors started after I upgraded from 2.4.20 to 2.5.70-mm1. According to
the userland utils, no recent updates have been made.

How it happens:

I have a laptop with wifi, and of course the samba filesystem doesn't mount
during bootup (probably a config issue on my part). I start xmms without
having the samba filesystem mounted and it starts playing, however every
file in the playlist cannot be found. While it is going through that, I mount
the filesystem. When the system is mounted, there is a 60/40 chance that it
will segfault.

In 2.4 it seemed to work fine, however, I do keep somewhat current with apt-get
upgrades, so I don't know if there was a recent samba upgrade that happened
since I upgraded to 2.5. (NOTE, smbfs guys claim it is a kernel bug, not a
userspace bug)

Error in dmesg:

Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address 00000000
 printing eip:
*pde = 00000000
Oops: 0000 [#1]
CPU: 0
EIP: 0060:[<00000000>] Tainted: PF VLI
EFLAGS: 00010296
EIP is at 0x0
eax: d2c7cf00 ebx: d5aac760 ecx: 00000000 edx: d5aac760
esi: d8983e58 edi: c29752c0 ebp: c29752c0 esp: d8983e24
ds: 007b es: 007b ss: 0068
Process xmms (pid: 15041, threadinfo=d8982000 task=c45dd270)
Stack: c01dae00 d5aac760 c29752c0 d8983e58 ffffffdc c29752c0 d8983e58 c01dc413
       c29752c0 d8983e58 00000003 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00010000
       000003e8 000003e8 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
Call Trace:
 [<c01dae00>] smb_proc_getattr+0x40/0x60
 [<c01dc413>] smb_lookup+0x43/0x150
 [<c016082a>] real_lookup+0xca/0xf0
 [<c0160ace>] do_lookup+0x9e/0xb0
 [<c0160c09>] link_path_walk+0x129/0x8e0
 [<c0161cd6>] open_namei+0x76/0x3f0
 [<c0120973>] exit_notify+0x243/0x720
 [<c01515be>] filp_open+0x3e/0x70
 [<c0151a8b>] sys_open+0x5b/0x90
 [<c01092cb>] syscall_call+0x7/0xb

Code: Bad EIP value.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Architecture: i386
Kernel: Linux mcdlp 2.5.70-mm1 #1 Wed May 28 23:13:10 EDT 2003 i686

Versions of packages smbfs depends on:
ii e2fsprogs [li 1.33+1.34-WIP-2003.05.21-1 The EXT2 file system utilities and
ii libc6 2.3.1-17 GNU C Library: Shared libraries an
pn libcomerr2 Not found.
ii libkrb53 1.2.7-4 MIT Kerberos runtime libraries
ii netbase 4.09 Basic TCP/IP networking system
ii samba-common 2.999+3.0.alpha24-3 Samba common files used by both th

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