[22/24] libata: ensure NCQ error result taskfile is fully initialized before returning it via qc->result_tf.
2.6.27-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let us know. ------------------ From: Jeff Garzik <jeff(a)garzik.org> commit a09bf4cd53b8ab000197ef81f15d50f29ecf973c upstream. Signed-off-by: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik(a)redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh(a)suse.de> --- drivers... 24 May 2010 19:03
[19/24] nfs d_revalidate() is too trigger-happy with d_drop()
2.6.27-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let us know. ------------------ From: Al Viro <viro(a)ZenIV.linux.org.uk> commit d9e80b7de91db05c1c4d2e5ebbfd70b3b3ba0e0f upstream. If dentry found stale happens to be a root of disconnected tree, we can't d_drop() it; its d_hash is actually p... 24 May 2010 19:03
[Regression] Commit "power_supply: Use attribute groups" breaks KDE battery monitor on openSUSE 11.3 M6
Hi Anton, Your commit 5f487cd34f4337f9bc27ca19da72a39d1b0a0ab4 (power_supply: Use attribute groups) unfortunately breaks KDE 4.4's battery monitor from openSUSE 11.3 Milestone 6 on my Acer Ferrari One. Apparently, the battery monitor can't access the sysfs battery attributes with this commit applied. Revertin... 24 May 2010 19:03
[PATCH RT] fix undefined references to kernel_sem
protect kernel_sem access with CONFIG_LOCK_KERNEL lib/kernel_lock.c is compiled conditionally. Signed-off-by: Olaf Hering <olaf(a)aepfle.de> --- init/main.c | 4 ++++ kernel/lockdep.c | 2 ++ 2 files changed, 6 insertions(+) --- linux-2.6.33-rt.orig/init/main.c +++ linux-2.6.33-rt/init/main.c @... 24 May 2010 19:03
[PATCH 1/2] posix_timer: separate timer_cleanup from timer_del
On Fri, May 14, 2010 at 05:28:50PM +0400, Andrey Vagin wrote: Signed-off-by: Andrey Vagin <avagin(a)openvz.org> --- include/linux/posix-timers.h | 2 ++ kernel/posix-cpu-timers.c | 13 ++++++++++--- kernel/posix-timers.c | 4 ++++ I have no idea why this is for the -stable kernels, do ... 24 May 2010 19:03
alpha: Implement HW performance events on the EV67 and later CPUs.
On 4/05/2010, at 7:40 PM, Peter Zijlstra wrote: On Sat, 2010-05-01 at 11:55 +1200, Michael Cree wrote: +/* I wonder what this is for ??? */ +void set_perf_event_pending(void) +{ +} If the PMU Interrupt comes in as an NMI we cannot take locks and such from its handler. So what we do is queue ... 24 May 2010 19:03
Ubuntu boot time on imac
Hi all, I have also posted this on ubuntu forums hoping for an answer but i believe this is the right place i have a 24'' imac core duo 2 (2007 model), 4GB ram, nvidia 7600 I recently installed ubuntu lucid 64 bit and everything worked perfectly. The boot times where 14.5 secs on a clean installation from g... 24 May 2010 19:03
ieee1394: schedule for removal
On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 3:31 PM, Stefan Richter <stefanr(a)s5r6.in-berlin.de> wrote: All application domains that are supported by the old ieee1394 driver stack are supported by the newer firewire driver stack too. �(FireWire audio came last, in 2.6.32.) �There is now good and extensive experience with the n... 24 May 2010 17:55
Use down_read_critical() for /proc/<pid>/exe and /proc/<pid>/maps files
On Mon, 2010-05-24 at 13:31 -0700, Michel Lespinasse wrote: This helps in the following situation: - Thread A takes a page fault while reading or writing memory. do_page_fault() acquires the mmap_sem for read and blocks on disk (either reading the page from file, or hitting swap) for a long time. - T... 27 May 2010 10:22
rwsem: lighter active count checks when waking up readers
On Mon, 2010-05-24 at 13:31 -0700, Michel Lespinasse wrote: In __rwsem_do_wake(), we can skip the active count check unless we come there from up_xxxx(). Also when checking the active count, it is not actually necessary to increment it; this allows us to get rid of the read side undo code and simplify the c... 24 May 2010 17:55