It was a purely theoretical race that had been considered to be possible
On 09.08.2017 01:00, Omar Sandoval wrote:
On Mon, Aug 07, 2017 at 03:37:50PM +0300, Anton Volkov wrote:
The early device registration made possible a race leading to allocations
of disks with wrong minors.
This patch moves the device registration further down the loop_init
function to make the race infeasible.
Found by Linux Driver Verification project (linuxtesting.org).
Signed-off-by: Anton Volkov <avol...@ispras.ru>
Reviewed-by: Ming Lei <ming....@redhat.com>
Were you able to reproduce this issue or was it purely theoretical? If
the former, it'd be nice if you could add a test case to blktests .
-- Anton Volkov
Linux Verification Center, ISPRAS