[PATCH][GIT PULL] tracing: Comment the use of event_mutex with trace event flags
Ingo, This is the same as the pull request for core-4, but I removed the ring buffer patch and fixed the typo in the last patch that Mathieu found. Please pull the latest tip/tracing/core-5 tree, which can be found at: git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/rostedt/linux-2.6-trace.git tip/tracing/... 14 May 2010 21:35
Defrag in shrinkers (was Re: [PATCH 0/5] Per-superblock shrinkers)
On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 12:46:52PM -0500, Christoph Lameter wrote: Would it also be possible to add some defragmentation logic when you revise the shrinkers? Here is a prototype patch that would allow you to determine the other objects sitting in the same page as a given object. With that I hope that yo... 14 May 2010 21:35
staging/comedi: new Kconfig and Makefiles, drivers grouped by bustype.
On Friday 14 May 2010, Greg KH wrote: Wow. Is this something that we really want? That's a lot of new Kconfig options, and while it seems like it makes sense, I would like to get the comedi developers opinion here. It doesn't matter to me how granular the Kconfig stuff is. Personally, the only thing I ... 16 May 2010 15:44
Too many printks leads to hang?
I've been trying to track down a bug in some xHCI isochronous patches, and I made the mistake of turning on full xHCI debugging while I was using netconsole. It lead to my system hanging every time I opened the webcam. The system was fine when I turned off xHCI driver debugging. Is it expected that excessive pr... 15 May 2010 10:26
Documentation: SubmittingDrivers: Resources
Hi Jiri, Subject: [PATCH] Documentation: SubmittingDrivers: Resources - Add additional location (Git) for the kernel master tree - Add reference to Git Project Signed-off-by: Abraham Arce <x0066660(a)ti.com> Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap(a)oracle.com> --- Documentation/SubmittingDrive... 17 May 2010 19:07
[GIT PULL 0/4] perf tools improvements
Hi Ingo, Please pull from: git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/acme/linux-2.6 perf Regards, - Arnaldo Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo (4): perf hist: Make event__totals per hists perf hist: Clarify events_stats fields usage perf report: Report number of events, not samples perf new... 14 May 2010 19:24
+ cpufreq-revert-remove-rwsem-lock-from-cpufreq_gov_stop-call-second-c all-site.patch added to -mm tree
* akpm(a)linux-foundation.org (akpm(a)linux-foundation.org) wrote: The patch titled cpufreq: revert "[CPUFREQ] remove rwsem lock from CPUFREQ_GOV_STOP call (second call site)" has been added to the -mm tree. Its filename is cpufreq-revert-remove-rwsem-lock-from-cpufreq_gov_stop-call-second-call-s... 14 May 2010 19:24
[GIT PULL] One additional x86 fix for 2.6.34
Hi Linus, One additional fix for the 2.6.34 tree. It missed my push from earlier today because I was waiting for confirmation from the original reporter that it indeed solves the problem. The following changes since commit 7f284d3cc96e02468a42e045f77af11e5ff8b095: Frank Arnold (1): x86, cacheinfo: ... 14 May 2010 19:24
virtio_blk: Use blk-iopoll for host->guest notify
On Friday, May 14, 2010 03:47:37 pm Stefan Hajnoczi wrote: This patch adds blk-iopoll interrupt mitigation to virtio-blk. Instead of processing completed requests inside the virtqueue interrupt handler, a softirq is scheduled to process up to a maximum number of completed requests in one go. If the ... 18 May 2010 09:15
x86 pci: Add option to not assign BAR's if not already assigned
On Thu, 13 May 2010 14:02:30 -0600 Bjorn Helgaas <bjorn.helgaas(a)hp.com> wrote: This issue is not specific to x86, so I don't really like having the implementation be x86-specific. I agree this isn't a x86 specific issue but given the 'norom' cmdline option is basically doing the same thin... 8 Jun 2010 21:42