[PATCH 5/5] ACPI / ACPICA: Fix sysfs GPE interface
From: Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw(a)sisk.pl> The sysfs interface allowing user space to disable/enable GPEs doesn't work correctly, because a GPE disabled this way will be re-enabled shortly by acpi_ev_asynch_enable_gpe() if it was previosuly enabled by acpi_enable_gpe() (in which case the corresponding bit in its enab... 8 Jun 2010 05:50
[PATCH 1/5] ACPI / ACPICA: Use helper function for computing GPE masks
From: Rafael J. Wysocki <rjw(a)sisk.pl> In quite a few places ACPICA needs to compute a GPE enable mask with only one bit, corresponding to a given GPE, set. Currently, that computation is always open coded which leads to unnecessary code duplication. Fix this by introducing a helper function for computing one-b... 8 Jun 2010 05:50
Do not call ->writepage[s] from direct reclaim and use a_ops->writepages() where possible
On Tue, Jun 08, 2010 at 10:02:19AM +0100, Mel Gorman wrote: seeky patterns. The second is that direct reclaim calling the filesystem splices two potentially deep call paths together and potentially overflows the stack on complex storage or filesystems. This series is an early draft at tackling both of thes... 16 Jun 2010 13:16
[GIT PULL] UBI changes for 2.6.35-rc3
Hi Linus, please, pull few UBI changes which fix corrupted empty flash handling: The following changes since commit 67a3e12b05e055c0415c556a315a3d3eb637e29e: Linus Torvalds (1): Linux 2.6.35-rc1 are available in the git repository at: git://git.infradead.org/ubi-2.6.git linux-next Artem Bi... 8 Jun 2010 05:50
[PATCH] Documentation/filesystems/xip.txt: clarify the statement: The block device option is mandatory for execute-in-place
Hi all, The origin text in xip.txt said: " The block device operation is optional, these block devices support it as of today: - dcssblk: s390 dcss block device driver " While in fs/ext2/xip.c, we can get the following code: 65void ext2_xip_verify_sb(struct super_block *sb) 66{ 67 ... 8 Jun 2010 04:45
kbuild: Fix the breakage caused by "improve version string logic"
The patch: 85a256d8e0116c8f5ad276730830f5d4d473344d Author: David Rientjes <rientjes(a)google.com> Title: kbuild: improve version string logic Broke none Linus trees that supply their own version string and tag system via a presence of a localversion* file at the Kernel's root subdirectory. After This patch... 9 Jun 2010 04:16
requires info abt scheduling algo
Hi, can anyone tell me..which scheduling algo is used in current linux kernel and how it works... Thanks, Raj singh -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a message to majordomo(a)vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majo... 8 Jun 2010 04:45
KVM: VMX: fix rcu usage warning
On 06/08/2010 05:15 AM, Xiao Guangrong wrote: fix: [ INFO: suspicious rcu_dereference_check() usage. ] --------------------------------------------------- include/linux/kvm_host.h:258 invoked rcu_dereference_check() without protection! other info that might help us debug this: rcu_schedule... 8 Jun 2010 04:45
[PATCH] qcserial: fix a memory leak in qcprobe error path
In current implemtation, the "data" is not kfreed in qcprobe error path. This patch moves the memory allocation a little bit latter and only allocate memory when no error is detected in previous checking. Signed-off-by: Axel Lin <axel.lin(a)gmail.com> --- drivers/usb/serial/qcserial.c | 30 +++++++++++++++++----... 8 Jun 2010 03:39
Fix Oops in crash_shrink_memory
Adding CC's.. On Mon, 2010-06-07 at 12:58 +0530, Pavan Naregundi wrote: Hi Everyone, Please add me to CC in your reply.. When crashkernel is not enabled, "echo 0 > /sys/kernel/kexec_crash_size" will generate OOPS message in the kernel. Below is the OOPS message and other details, # ca... 11 Jun 2010 03:48