Re: Bad ext3/nfs DoS bug

From: Marcel Holtmann
Date: Tue Jul 18 2006 - 16:16:15 EST

Hi James,

> > What is the reason behind your question? Does disabling subtree checking
> > changes something?
> just that the iget() call which causes the problem in 2.6
> is happening in the subtree checking code, not based on
> analysis of the flow.

just did a quick test with the RHEL4 kernel (2.6.9 based) and
subtree_check and no_subtree_check export option. No difference and in
both cases it gets remounted read-only.



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