A few bug fixes, a comment typo fix, etc. Ie. nothing really interesting, as it should be, for a subsystem in deep maintainence mode. Please pull, thanks a lot! The following changes since commit 8777c793d6a24c7f3adf52b1b1086e9706de4589: Linus Torvalds (1): Merge branch 'for-linus' of git://git.k... 24 May 2010 03:40
[PATCH] VFS: fix recent breakage of FS_REVAL_DOT
Commit 1f36f774b22a0ceb7dd33eca626746c81a97b6a5 broke FS_REVAL_DOT semantics. In particular, before this patch, the command ls -l in an NFS mounted directory would always check if the directory on the server had changed and if so would flush and refill the pagecache for the dir. After this patch, the same "... 24 May 2010 03:40
ethoc: fix null dereference in ethoc_probe
From: Thomas Chou <thomas(a)wytron.com.tw> Date: Mon, 24 May 2010 10:44:02 +0800 Dan reported the patch 0baa080c75c: "ethoc: use system memory as buffer" introduced a potential null dereference. 1060 free: 1061 if (priv->dma_alloc) ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ priv can be nu... 24 May 2010 02:36
NOMMU: add [stack] label to per-process maps output
On Tuesday 22 December 2009 10:58:10 David Howells wrote: Okay. I've adjusted the desciption of the patch a little (see attached). David --- From: Mike Frysinger <vapier(a)gentoo.org> Subject: [PATCH] NOMMU: Add '[stack]' label to /proc/pid/maps output Add support to the NOMMU /proc/pid/maps fi... 24 May 2010 02:36
[PATCH] tracing, powerpc: Add data parameter to powerpc-specific tracepoints
Commit 38516ab5 ("tracing: Let tracepoints have data passed to tracepoint callbacks") added a void *data parameter to tracing callbacks and to the {un,}register_trace_* functions, requiring all tracepoint callback functions to have the extra void * parameter. This adds the void *data parameter to the tracepoints ... 24 May 2010 01:32
NFS, race in writeback?
Trond Myklebust: Urgh. Yes, this looks like it is a consequence of commit ba8b06e67ed7a560b0e7c80091bcadda4f4727a5. We need to revert the part that calls sync_inode(). Does the following fix it for you? Applying the patch against 2.6.34, it passed my local stress test for two hours. The problem was... 24 May 2010 01:32
[PATCH -mm 1/1] ptrace: PTRACE_GETFDPIC: fix the unsafe usage of child->mm
On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 12:54, Oleg Nesterov wrote: Now that Mike Frysinger unified the FDPIC ptrace code, we can fix the unsafe usage of child->mm in ptrace_request(PTRACE_GETFDPIC). We have the reference to task_struct, and ptrace_check_attach() verified the tracee is stopped. But nothing can protect f... 25 May 2010 15:45
linux-next: build failure after merge of the final tree (acpi tree related)
Hi Len, After merging the final tree, today's linux-next build (i386 defconfig) failed like this: processor_driver.c:(.init.text+0x290b): undefined reference to `intel_idle_load_first' Caused by commit 08ce7f9d5851216a4726ba9bc54a12a7d9bad392 ("intel_idle: create a native cpuidle driver for select intel proc... 24 May 2010 03:40
BUG: using smp_processor_id() in preemptible [00000000] code: icedove-bin/5449
Hello, I had this error in linux-next and reported it, but nobody answered :-( Now it's here, in fresh git source built kernel. After I boot the screen becomes cluttered with messages as in subject line. I attach dmesg and cpuinfo. Regards, Piotr Hosowicz -- TV: "Filimonow jest cudownie mi�kki, wspa... 23 May 2010 23:23
[GIT PULL 0/2] perf annotate fix and report improvoment
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 (2): perf report: Support multiple events on the TUI perf annotate: Fix up usage of the build id cache tools/perf/builtin-report.c | 60 ++++++++++++... 23 May 2010 22:18