Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 458756
kernel: dlm: check for null in device_write [mrg-1]
Last modified: 2008-10-07 15:20:55 EDT
Description of problem:
If device_write function is called via dlm-control, file->private_data will be NULL. See ctl_device_open() in user.c. Through proc->flags is read.
Proposed upstream patch:
Created attachment 314042 [details]
Upstream patch for this issue
Verified that upstream patch 254ae43ab8d7877c980fca3636624e0777a70fa4 is implemented as commit 2636c514d9a35c7bf9d39f40c9c57849df90895d in mrt-rt-220.127.116.11-81
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