Commit:     202a21d6914369c1362f1ab50f0cbe92b9c38718
Parent:     60c9834238482f805b1d9e4dc2a780405ddab80f
Author:     Ryusuke Konishi <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
AuthorDate: Fri Aug 10 13:00:51 2007 -0700
Committer:  Linus Torvalds <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
CommitDate: Sat Aug 11 15:47:40 2007 -0700

    eCryptfs: fix lookup error for special files
    When ecryptfs_lookup() is called against special files, eCryptfs generates
    the following errors because it tries to treat them like regular eCryptfs
    Error opening lower file for lower_dentry [0xffff810233a6f150], lower_mnt 
[0xffff810235bb4c80], and flags
    Error opening lower_file to read header region
    Error attempting to read the [user.ecryptfs] xattr from the lower file; 
return value = [-95]
    Valid metadata not found in header region or xattr region; treating file as 
    For instance, the problem can be reproduced by the steps below.
      # mkdir /root/crypt /mnt/crypt
      # mount -t ecryptfs /root/crypt /mnt/crypt
      # mknod /mnt/crypt/c0 c 0 0
      # umount /mnt/crypt
      # mount -t ecryptfs /root/crypt /mnt/crypt
      # ls -l /mnt/crypt
    This patch fixes it by adding a check similar to directories and
    Signed-off-by: Ryusuke Konishi <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Acked-by: Michael Halcrow <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
 fs/ecryptfs/inode.c |    4 ++++
 1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/fs/ecryptfs/inode.c b/fs/ecryptfs/inode.c
index 0a50942..131954b 100644
--- a/fs/ecryptfs/inode.c
+++ b/fs/ecryptfs/inode.c
@@ -353,6 +353,10 @@ static struct dentry *ecryptfs_lookup(struct inode *dir, 
struct dentry *dentry,
                ecryptfs_printk(KERN_DEBUG, "Is a symlink; returning\n");
                goto out;
+       if (special_file(lower_inode->i_mode)) {
+               ecryptfs_printk(KERN_DEBUG, "Is a special file; returning\n");
+               goto out;
+       }
        if (!nd) {
                ecryptfs_printk(KERN_DEBUG, "We have a NULL nd, just leave"
                                "as we *think* we are about to unlink\n");
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