Commit d4d5d205 authored by Jeff Dike's avatar Jeff Dike Committed by Linus Torvalds

uml: fix recvmsg return value checking

Stupid bug - we need to compare the return value of recvmsg to the value of
iov_len, not its size.  This caused port_helper processes not to be killed on
shutdown on x86_64 because the pids weren't being passed out properly.
Signed-off-by: default avatarJeff Dike <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent df9d177a
......@@ -496,8 +496,7 @@ int os_rcv_fd(int fd, int *helper_pid_out)
n = recvmsg(fd, &msg, 0);
if(n < 0)
return -errno;
else if(n != sizeof(iov.iov_len))
else if(n != iov.iov_len)
*helper_pid_out = -1;
cmsg = CMSG_FIRSTHDR(&msg);
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