[OpenAFS] New FC4 Kernel == Can't Find System Call Table

Jeffrey Hutzelman jhutz@cmu.edu
Wed, 15 Mar 2006 11:31:38 -0500

On Monday, March 13, 2006 07:57:17 PM -0500 Chaskiel M Grundman 
<cg2v@andrew.cmu.edu> wrote:

> --On Monday, March 13, 2006 13:45:04 -0500 Jack Neely
> <jjneely@pams.ncsu.edu> wrote:
>>  Its a
>> much better solution and will lead toward much happiness in the end.
> It's a less-hacky solution. I would not call it "better". (At least I
> don't think it's worse anymore. until about 5 minutes ago I thought there
> was a problem with the access control model because "any" process could
> join any session keyring. That turns out to be incorrect)
>> I use several third party tools with OpenAFS that this would break.  I'm
>> willing to work with maintainers and fix them to use the kernel
>> keyrings.
> The only thing that needs to change is the setpag operation.
> instead of
> or more likely, after it fails.
> you would need to do the following keyring operations:
> keyring = keyctl_join_session_keyring(NULL);
> /* This setperm operations revokes all the "owner" rights
>     If that were not done, any process could join any pag belonging to the
>     same uid */
> keyctl_setperm(keyring, KEY_POS_ALL);
> lastly, you'd need to call a new afs-specific operation to create the afs
> pag key in the session keyring. it would probably be a new pioctl. It is
> conceivable that the final design of keyring based pags would skip this
> step and just use the serial number of the session keyring as the pag id.
> I haven't thought through all the ramifications of that yet.

Of course, one of the pieces we're waiting for is for the right interfaces 
to be exported by the kernel so that AFSCALL_SETPAG can do these things for