Commit 44d5759d authored by Denis V. Lunev's avatar Denis V. Lunev Committed by Trond Myklebust
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nfs: BUG_ON in nfs_follow_mountpoint

Unfortunately, BUG_ON(IS_ROOT(dentry)) can happen inside
nfs_follow_mountpoint with NFS running Fedora 8 using a
specific setup.

So, the situation should be handled on NFS client gracefully.
Signed-off-by: default avatarDenis V. Lunev <>
CC: Trond Myklebust <>
CC: J. Bruce Fields <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarTrond Myklebust <>
parent c9f6cde6
......@@ -105,7 +105,10 @@ static void * nfs_follow_mountpoint(struct dentry *dentry, struct nameidata *nd)
dprintk("--> nfs_follow_mountpoint()\n");
err = -ESTALE;
if (IS_ROOT(dentry))
goto out_err;
dprintk("%s: enter\n", __func__);
nd->path.dentry = dget(dentry);
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