[PATCH 1/5] fanotify: fix FMODE_NONOTIFY bit number
FMODE_NONOTIFY=0x800000 collides with __O_SYNC in sparc, so change it to 0x1000000. CC: Eric Paris <eparis(a)redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Wu Fengguang <fengguang.wu(a)intel.com> --- include/asm-generic/fcntl.h | 2 +- include/linux/fs.h | 2 +- 2 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-) --- ... 2 Feb 2010 22:05
[PATCH 2/5] bitops: compile time optimization for hweight_long(CONSTANT)
This allows use of hweight_long() in BUILD_BUG_ON(). Suggested by Jamie. CC: Jamie Lokier <jamie(a)shareable.org> CC: Roland Dreier <rdreier(a)cisco.com> Signed-off-by: Wu Fengguang <fengguang.wu(a)intel.com> --- include/linux/bitops.h | 12 ++++++++---- 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-) --- linu... 2 Feb 2010 22:05
[PATCH 4/4] hwpoison: avoid "still referenced by -1 users" warning
Get rid of the amusing last line, emitted for slab/reserved kernel pages: [ 328.396842] MCE 0x1ff00: Unknown page state [ 328.399058] MCE 0x1ff00: dirty unknown page state page recovery: Failed [ 328.402465] MCE 0x1ff00: unknown page state page still referenced by -1 users CC: Andi Kleen <andi(a)firstfloor.org... 2 Feb 2010 22:05
[PATCH 1/4] hwpoison: prevent /dev/kmem from accessing hwpoison pages
When /dev/kmem read()/write() encounters hwpoison page, stop it and return the amount of work done till now, or return -EIO if nothing have been copied. For simplicity, hwpoison pages accessed by vmalloc address are siliently skipped, instead of returning -EIO. CC: Greg KH <greg(a)kroah.com> CC: Andi Kleen <and... 2 Feb 2010 22:05
[PATCH 0/4] hwpoison checks for /dev/mem etc.
Andrew and Andi, This -mm patchset adds hwpoison check for - /dev/mem - /dev/kmem - /proc/kcore and a trivial hwpoison fix. It tries to do minimal change, by removing the previously debated vread/vwrite simplification. Thanks, Fengguang -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe... 2 Feb 2010 22:05
virtio_blk: add block topology support
On Sat, 30 Jan 2010 05:31:58 am Christoph Hellwig wrote: Allow reading various alignment values from the config page. This allows the guest to much better align I/O requests depending on the storage topology. Note that the formats for the config values appear a bit messed up, but we follow the forma... 2 Feb 2010 22:10
why is nf_conntrack_htable_size exported?
Folks, Can someone tell me why nf_conntrack_htable_size is both an exported symbol, and available in sysfs to be changed? Doing so will surely cause the system to fall over immediately since this is value is used within the hashing code in conntrack. It is /supposed/ to only be changed under a lock, or at init t... 2 Feb 2010 22:05
kgdb, kdb and atomic kernel modesetting series
On Thu, 2010-01-14 at 08:58 -0600, Jason Wessel wrote: This is version 2 of the series posted in December. Thank you very much to everyone who provided feedback on the original patch set. Did I mention, you're *awesome*. Thanks so much for this patch series, it's really helpful and works just dandy. It... 2 Feb 2010 22:05
cifs: convert semaphore to mutex
On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 08:38:50PM -0000, Thomas Gleixner wrote: pSesInfo->sesSem is used as mutex. Rename it to session_mutex and convert it to a real mutex. Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx(a)linutronix.de> Cc: Jeff Layton <jlayton(a)redhat.com> Cc: Steve French <sfrench(a)us.ibm.com> Looks good, ... 2 Feb 2010 22:04
hfs: Convert tree_lock to mutex
On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 08:38:46PM -0000, Thomas Gleixner wrote: The tree_lock semaphore is used as mutex. Convert it to a real mutex. Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx(a)linutronix.de> Cc: Al Viro <viro(a)zeniv.linux.org.uk> Looks good, Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch(a)lst.de> -- To unsubscr... 2 Feb 2010 22:04