Re: [PATCH 4/7] proc: Make the generation of the self symlink tabledriven.

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Sat Aug 19 2006 - 04:04:50 EST

On Tue, 15 Aug 2006 12:05:27 -0600
"Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> By not rolling our own inode we get a little more code reuse,
> and things get a little simpler and we don't have special
> cases to contend with later.

On a standard FC5 install (which has selinux enabled) things get very ugly.

udev: MAKEDEV: mkdir: file exists

followed by a stream of udev errors of various sorts and then an infinite
loop of auditd complaints about klogd and "/" and tmpfs. Nothing makes it
to logs because klogd itself is failing.

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