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From: "Aurélien Aptel" <>
To: Thiago Rafael Becker <>,
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] cifs: retry lookup and readdir when EAGAIN is returned.
Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 11:32:46 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YLplrk3FQiUtVoWi@nyarly.rlyeh.local>

Thiago Rafael Becker <> writes:

> According to the investigation performed by Jacob Shivers at Red Hat,
> cifs_lookup and cifs_readdir leak EAGAIN when the user session is
> deleted on the server. Fix this issue by implementing a retry with
> limits, as is implemented in cifs_revalidate_dentry_attr.

If the user session is deleted trying again will always fail. Are you
sure this is the reason you get this issue?

Aurélien Aptel / SUSE Labs Samba Team
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  reply	other threads:[~2021-06-07  9:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-04 17:41 [RFC PATCH] cifs: retry lookup and readdir when EAGAIN is returned Thiago Rafael Becker
2021-06-07  9:32 ` Aurélien Aptel [this message]
2021-06-07 13:57   ` Thiago Rafael Becker
2021-06-07 15:27     ` Thiago Rafael Becker

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