block: remove all rcu head initializations
On Tue, May 18 2010, Paul E. McKenney wrote: Hello, Jens, Would you like to carry this patch, or should I push it up -tip? If I don't hear otherwise from you, I will push it up -tip. The INIT_RCU_HEAD() primitive is going away in favor of debugobjects. I'll queue it up, thanks! -- Jens Axboe ... 19 May 2010 10:26
trace: Common code for kprobes/uprobes traceevents
> Isn't it a common header for kprobes and uprobes? :) Maybe "Probe-based dynamic events common header" ? Agree. +#define MAX_TRACE_ARGS 128 +#define MAX_ARGSTR_LEN 63 +#define MAX_EVENT_NAME_LEN 64 +#define UPROBE_EVENT_SYSTEM "uprobes" You should *just move* the common c... 19 May 2010 02:50
[PATCH] Staging: winbond: Fix C99 Comment issues in mac_structures.h
>From 75719374c007bfb664b866df3e7c1f30c93354d4 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001 From: Adam Latham <adam.latham(a)> Date: Tue, 18 May 2010 20:00:00 +0100 Subject: [PATCH] Staging: winbond: Fix C99 Comment issues in mac_structures.h This patch fixes the use of //C99 comments in the mac_structures.h found b... 19 May 2010 02:50
[PATCH] Prevent reserving RAM in the region already reserved by BIOS
Does it make sense to prevent looking for stolen RAM below the ISA section. Signed-off-by: Mathieu Rondonneau <mathieu.rondonneau(a)> --- arch/x86/kernel/e820.c | 2 ++ 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-) diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/e820.c b/arch/x86/kernel/e820.c index 7bca3c6..322... 19 May 2010 01:46
linux-next: manual merge of the devicetree tree with the net tree
Hi Grant, Today's linux-next merge of the devicetree tree got a conflict in drivers/net/gianfar.c between commit b14ed884df5968b0977114ebd5a22f58d0d15315 ("gianfar: Remove legacy PM callbacks") from the net tree and commit 030d1870b731924034caf0c874981e2ed4f1becc ("drivers/net/of: don't use deprecated field in ... 19 May 2010 01:46
[BUGFIX] kprobes: Fix selftest to clear flags field for reusing probes
On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 04:12:51PM -0400, Masami Hiramatsu wrote: kernel/test_kprobes.c | 12 +++++++++--- 1 files changed, 9 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-) diff --git a/kernel/test_kprobes.c b/kernel/test_kprobes.c index 4f10451..ede20f4 100644 --- a/kernel/test_kprobes.c +++ b/kernel/test_k... 19 May 2010 01:46
perf: record does not seem to store buildids anymore
Hi, On Tue, 2010-05-18 at 11:36 +0200, Stephane Eranian wrote: Hi, I am trying to understand how perf record deals with buildids. I am interested in offline and not live processing. According to, the inject patch does not change perf record. It should still save the... 19 May 2010 08:14
linux-next: build failure after merge of the mfd tree
Hi Samuel, After merging the mfd tree, today's linux-next build (x86_64 allmodconfig) failed like this: drivers/mfd/ab8500-core.c: In function 'ab8500_irq_remove': drivers/mfd/ab8500-core.c:302: error: implicit declaration of function 'set_irq_flags' Caused by commit 16548223daf6b3b95b75cb961d772831a754e126 ... 19 May 2010 10:26
[RESEND -v2][PATCH 3/3] mem-hotplug: fix potential race while building zonelist for new populated zone
Christoph Lameter wrote: On Tue, 18 May 2010, Haicheng Li wrote: +extern struct mutex zonelists_pageset_mutex; The mutext is used for multiple serializations having to do with zones. "pageset" suggests its only for pagesets. hmm yes, "pageset" sounds a little bit confusing. So zones... 19 May 2010 00:41
input: mt: Document the MT event slot protocol (rev2)
On Tue, May 18, 2010 at 10:10:29PM +0200, Henrik Rydberg wrote: This patch adds documentation for the SYN_MT_SLOT event and gives examples of how to use the event slot protocol. thanks, this is really nice documentation! the approach seems good, though I do have a few questions inline. Signed-off-by: Hen... 24 May 2010 15:42