git: kernel - Fix kernel panic caused by rename race

Matthew Dillon dillon at
Fri Feb 1 13:50:05 PST 2013

commit e2a099cf1b1188b60aecc18de449444f7dca0f6a
Author: Matthew Dillon <dillon at>
Date:   Fri Feb 1 13:47:37 2013 -0800

    kernel - Fix kernel panic caused by rename race
    * kern_rename() must temporarily unlock the source ncp when resolving the
      target ncp, and will sometimes have to temporarily unlock the target ncp
      when relocking both.  This can race against a topological removal of one
      or both ncp's, resulting in incorrect operation or a panic due to a
      NULL vp.
    * Detect the case and return EAGAIN if the ncp's have been marked NCF_DESTROYED
      or if fromncp loses its vp resolution.  Callers detect the EAGAIN and retry
      the operation.
    Reported-by: ftigeot

Summary of changes:
 sys/emulation/linux/linux_file.c | 18 +++++++------
 sys/kern/vfs_syscalls.c          | 58 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++-------------
 2 files changed, 50 insertions(+), 26 deletions(-)

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