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From: Konstantin Kharlamov <>
To: David Teigland <>
Subject: Re: [linux-lvm] Frequent crashes when accessing dev_name(dev) on an empty list
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2022 20:35:07 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Mon, 2022-02-21 at 10:49 -0600, David Teigland wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 21, 2022 at 04:45:51PM +0300, Konstantin Kharlamov wrote:
> > So, what happened was that dev_name(dev) was extracting a `dev->aliases`
> > element
> > , however `dev->aliases` was empty, thus the extracted element was a junk.
> > 
> > Although we encountered these crashes on an older 2.03.07 version, however
> > the
> > patch applies to latest master as well, thus the bugs are still relevant,
> > which
> > is odd. This makes me wondering, is this a known problem, could I possibly
> > overlooked something, for example that dev->aliases should never be empty,
> > and
> > thus the fix just works around another problem? Any thoughts?
> It's familiar, but I thought it was fixed.  I don't remember the details,
> so we'll have to look at it again.  It's related to a device being removed
> from the system while the command is running, which we need to add tests
> for.

Okay, thank you, so I guess the conclusion is that before anything else we need to reproduce it with the latest version.

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  reply	other threads:[~2022-02-21 17:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-02-21 13:45 Konstantin Kharlamov
2022-02-21 16:49 ` David Teigland
2022-02-21 17:35   ` Konstantin Kharlamov [this message]
2022-04-01 14:48 ` Konstantin Kharlamov

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