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-rw-r--r--security/smack/smack_lsm.c12
1 files changed, 12 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/security/smack/smack_lsm.c b/security/smack/smack_lsm.c
index b5c8f9237008..4a09293efa00 100644
--- a/security/smack/smack_lsm.c
+++ b/security/smack/smack_lsm.c
@@ -1881,6 +1881,18 @@ static void smack_d_instantiate(struct dentry *opt_dentry, struct inode *inode)
final = sbsp->smk_default;
/*
+ * If this is the root inode the superblock
+ * may be in the process of initialization.
+ * If that is the case use the root value out
+ * of the superblock.
+ */
+ if (opt_dentry->d_parent == opt_dentry) {
+ isp->smk_inode = sbsp->smk_root;
+ isp->smk_flags |= SMK_INODE_INSTANT;
+ goto unlockandout;
+ }
+
+ /*
* This is pretty hackish.
* Casey says that we shouldn't have to do
* file system specific code, but it does help

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