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SubjectRe: in_compat_syscall() returns from kernel thread for X86_32.
On Wed 2018-10-24 10:32:37, Theodore Y. Ts'o wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 24, 2018 at 09:15:34AM -0400, Theodore Y. Ts'o wrote:
> > At least for ext4, the primary problem is that we want to use a 64-bit
> > telldir/seekdir cookie if all 64-bits will make it to user space, and
> > a 32-bit telldir cookie if only 32 bits will make it userspace. This
> > impacts NFS as well because if there are people who are still using
> > NFSv2, which has 32-bit directory offsets, we need to constrain the
> > telldir/seekdir cookies we give to NFS to be a 32 has as opposed to a
> > 64-bit hash.
> Are there anyone still using NFSv2, BTW? One way of making the
> problem *much* easier to sovle would be to drop NFSv2 support. :-)

NFSv2 is now in "unexcpected" places such as U-Boot bootloader. I'm
pretty sure someone still uses it...

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