Commit db19272e authored by Jeff Layton's avatar Jeff Layton Committed by Steve French

cifs: always revalidate hardlinked inodes when using noserverino

The old cifs_revalidate logic always revalidated hardlinked inodes.
This hack allowed CIFS to pass some connectathon tests when server inode
numbers aren't used (basic test7, in particular).
Signed-off-by: default avatarJeff Layton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarSteve French <>
parent ade275c4
......@@ -1528,6 +1528,11 @@ cifs_inode_needs_reval(struct inode *inode)
if (time_after_eq(jiffies, cifs_i->time + HZ))
return true;
/* hardlinked files w/ noserverino get "special" treatment */
if (!(CIFS_SB(inode->i_sb)->mnt_cifs_flags & CIFS_MOUNT_SERVER_INUM) &&
S_ISREG(inode->i_mode) && inode->i_nlink != 1)
return true;
return false;
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