cfi.h: quiet sparse noise
On Fri, 2010-01-15 at 11:09 -0700, H Hartley Sweeten wrote: cfi.h: quiet sparse noise In the inline function cfi_build_cmd_addr, the cast of cmd_ofs to an uint8_t produces a sparse warning of the type: warning: cast truncates bits from constant value (2aa becomes aa) Quiet the warning by mask... 2 Feb 2010 22:15
[patch 0/7] per-bdi flushing model improvements. reiser4
Hello. Andrew Morton wrote: reiser4 is currently disabled in -mm (via reiser4-disable.patch) because recent changes to fs/fs/writeback.c wrecked the build. I fixed it about ten times as the underlying code was churning, then gave up. It would be nice if you take a look at that sometime please. ... 2 Feb 2010 22:14
linux-next: manual merge of the arm tree with the arm-current tree
Hi Russell, Today's linux-next merge of the arm tree got a conflict in arch/arm/mach-mx25/clock.c between commit 828df43f139c7fbf0d505c7b9a666d321a0f2c25 ("mx25: properly initialize clocks") from the arm-current tree and commit dd84ce18c8f522d26aef6e9e9c05c32485b667a7 ("ARM: Consolidate clks_register () and sim... 2 Feb 2010 22:14
Dell activity led WMI driver
On Mon, Feb 01, 2010 at 04:44:36PM -0600, Bob Rodgers wrote: This has been internally reviewed, and we are ready for outside review and feedback. My colleagues have identified the dell-wmi module as a suitable container in lieu of a stand-alone module specifically for this driver, which makes sense,... 3 Feb 2010 06:08
[RFC] Dell activity led WMI driver
My team has created a simple driver to control the Activity LED on Dell laptops intended for the Education market. The Activity LED is visible externally in the lid so Teachers can observe it from their desks. This driver works on the shipping Latitude 2100 series platforms as well as others to be released in t... 2 Feb 2010 22:14
Possible NULL pointer dereference in m32r
arch/m32r/kernel/smp.c contains the following code: -- preempt_disable(); cpu_id = smp_processor_id(); mmc = &mm->context[cpu_id]; cpu_mask = mm->cpu_vm_mask; cpu_clear(cpu_id, cpu_mask); #iffdef DEBUG_SMP if (!mm) BUG(); #endif -- mm might be NULL, but this would on... 2 Feb 2010 22:13
bitops: compile time optimization for hweight_long(CONSTANT)
On Sat, 30 Jan 2010 17:45:17 +0800 Wu Fengguang <fengguang.wu(a)> wrote: This allows use of hweight_long() in BUILD_BUG_ON(). Suggested by Jamie. CC: Jamie Lokier <jamie(a)> CC: Roland Dreier <rdreier(a)> Signed-off-by: Wu Fengguang <fengguang.wu(a)> --- incl... 18 Feb 2010 07:14
[PATCH] Warn on unnecessary spaces before quoted newlines
Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe(a)> --- diff --git a/scripts/ b/scripts/ index 3257d3d..4a4d55c 100755 --- a/scripts/ +++ b/scripts/ @@ -1383,6 +1383,11 @@ sub process { WARN("line over 80 characters\n" . $herecurr); } +# check for spaces b... 2 Feb 2010 22:13
Fix unnecessary spaces before newlines in logging messages
On Monday 01 February 2010, Joe Perches wrote: I think it's useful, though like all of these cleanups, a low priority. I suggest you submit a few through to various maintainers and see what happens. Will do. (with false positives for asm and such) $ grep -rP --include=*.[ch] "\s+\\\n" * | wc -l ... 2 Feb 2010 22:13
use ptrace_request to handle {PEEK,POKE}{TEXT,DATA}
Acked-by: Roland McGrath <roland(a)> -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a message to majordomo(a) More majordomo info at Please read the FAQ at ... 2 Feb 2010 22:13