mm: Move ARCH_SLAB_MINALIGN and ARCH_KMALLOC_MINALIGN to <linux/slab_def.h>
On 05/19/2010 03:30 PM, Johannes Stezenbach wrote: Hi, I have some comments/questions, I hope it's not too silly: On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 12:01:42PM +0100, David Woodhouse wrote: +#ifndef ARCH_KMALLOC_MINALIGN +/* + * Enforce a minimum alignment for the kmalloc caches. + * Usually,... 20 May 2010 13:53
autofs: Pushdown the bkl from ioctl
On 05/19/2010 10:24 AM, Frederic Weisbecker wrote: * generate kernel reactions */ -static int autofs_root_ioctl(struct inode *inode, struct file *filp, +static int autofs_root_ioctl_unlocked(struct inode *inode, struct file *filp, unsigned int cmd, unsigned long arg) { struct autofs... 20 May 2010 08:22
[PATCH] xen: ensure timer tick is resumed even on CPU driving the resume
On 05/19/2010 08:36 AM, Ian Campbell wrote: The core suspend/resume code is run from stop_machine on CPU0 but parts of the suspend/resume machinery (including xen_arch_resume) are run on whichever CPU happened to schedule the xenwatch kernel thread. As part of the non-core resume code xen_arch_resume is ... 19 May 2010 14:54
[RFC] Unified Ring Buffer (Next Generation)
More than a year and a half ago (September 2008), at Linux Plumbers, we had a meeting with several kernel developers to come up with a unified ring buffer. A generic ring buffer in the kernel that any subsystem could use. After coming up with a set of requirements, I worked on implementing it. One of the requiremen... 19 May 2010 14:54
[PATCH 4/8] sunrpc: Pushdown the bkl from ioctl
Pushdown the bkl to rpc_pipe_ioctl. Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec(a)> Cc: "J. Bruce Fields" <bfields(a)> Cc: Neil Brown <neilb(a)> Cc: Nfs <linux-nfs(a)> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx(a)> Cc: John Kacur <jkacur(a)> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd(a)arndb.d... 19 May 2010 13:47
[PATCH 0/8] Another set of ioctl bkl pushdown, almost the end
We are very close to the end of struct file_operations::ioctl What remains: sound/oss: coming soon v4l: Waiting for inclusion or approval in v4l tree udf: Approved but not yet included in udf tree logfs: Waiting for inclusion or approval in logfs tree If you prefer some of the following patches to go thro... 19 May 2010 13:47
[PATCH 6/8] uml: Pushdown the bkl from harddog_kern ioctl
Pushdown the bkl to harddog_ioctl. Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec(a)> Cc: Jeff Dike <jdike(a)> Cc: Uml <user-mode-linux-devel(a)> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx(a)> Cc: John Kacur <jkacur(a)> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd(a)> --- arch/um/drivers/... 19 May 2010 13:47
[PATCH 8/8] ia64: Use unlocked_ioctl from perfmon
pfm_ioctl() obviously doesn't need the bkl just to print a message. Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec(a)> Cc: Tony Luck <tony.luck(a)> Cc: Fenghua Yu <fenghua.yu(a)> Cc: IA64 <linux-ia64(a)> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx(a)> Cc: John Kacur <jkacur(a)>... 19 May 2010 13:47
[PATCH 1/8] ecryptfs: Pushdown the bkl from ioctl
Pushdown the bkl to ecryptfs_ioctl. Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec(a)> Cc: Tyler Hicks <tyhicks(a)> Cc: Dustin Kirkland <kirkland(a)> Cc: Ecryptfs <ecryptfs-devel(a)> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx(a)> Cc: John Kacur <jkacur(a)> Cc:... 19 May 2010 13:47
[RFC] linux-input: dynamically allocate ABS axis information
To support more axis on input devices, we should dynamically allocate ABS axis information. Currently, six values (value, min, max, fuzz, flat and resolution) are stored in arrays, each of ABS_CNT elements. The following four patches makes the input core reuse the input_absinfo struct and only carry one pointer p... 19 May 2010 13:47