slab: Introduce a constant for a unspecified node.
Hi David, (I'm LKML and Ingo to CC.) On Tue, 8 Jun 2010, Pekka Enberg wrote: An incremental patch in this case would change everything that the original patch did, so it'd probably be best to simply revert and queue the updated version. If I revert it, we end up with two commits instead ... 9 Jun 2010 02:05
[tip:perf/urgent] tracing: Fix null pointer deref with SEND_SIG_FORCED
Commit-ID: b9b76dfaac6fa2c289ee8a005be637afd2da7e2f Gitweb: Author: Oleg Nesterov <oleg(a)> AuthorDate: Thu, 3 Jun 2010 23:34:09 +0200 Committer: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec(a)> CommitDate: Tue, 8 Jun 2010 23:51:32 +0200 ... 9 Jun 2010 02:05
ACPI / ACPICA: Fix problems related to GPE reference counting
series applied to acpi-test thanks, Len Brown, Intel Open Source Technology Center -- 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 http:/... 9 Jun 2010 02:05
[RFC] para virt interface of perf to support kvm guest os statistics collection in guest os
From: Zhang, Yanmin <yanmin_zhang(a)> Based on Ingo's idea, I implement a para virt interface for perf to support statistics collection in guest os. That means we could run tool perf in guest os directly. Great thanks to Peter Zijlstra. He is really the architect and gave me architecture design su... 8 Jun 2010 23:54
2.6.35-rc1: WARNING at fs/fs-writeback.c:1142 __mark_inode_dirty+0x103/0x170
On 06/08/2010 05:10 PM, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote: This message has been generated automatically as a part of a summary report of recent regressions. The following bug entry is on the current list of known regressions from 2.6.34. Please verify if it still should be listed and let the tracking team kn... 9 Jul 2010 17:12
2.6.35-rc2-git2: Reported regressions from 2.6.34
Em 08-06-2010 22:53, Linus Torvalds escreveu: Bug-Entry : Subject : NULL Pointer dereference in __ir_input_register/budget_ci_attach Submitter : Sean Finney <seanius(a)> Date : 2010-05-23 19:52 (17 days old) Perhaps related to commit... 16 Jun 2010 17:43
[git pull] drm fixes
Okay so while I admire the regression and oops only line, it sorta of messes up new features that went in -rc1 that need tweaking now that people are testing them. You are asking me to knowingly ship buggy code, that isn't a technical regression or oops, but doesn't actually work on some of the gpus it should... 8 Jun 2010 22:48
BTRFS hangs testing processes
Chris, We ran into a hang issue when testing btrfs by fio. With 2.6.34-rc kernel, we hit it sometimes and it's hard to reproduce it, so we don't report it to you. Now with 2.6.35-rc1, we could hit it often with a test case fio_aio_randwrite_4k. We test it by a JBOD with 12 disks. Every disk has 2 partitions. Ev... 8 Jun 2010 22:48
When and how to use ftrace?
Hi all, I'm new to kernel development, and I'm learning ftrace recently. I have one question: When to use ftrace, or in which cases ftrace can be more efficient? thanks, -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a message to majordomo(a)vger.kernel... 9 Jun 2010 05:20
[PATCH 2/3] xfs: remove nr_to_write writeback windup.
From: Dave Chinner <dchinner(a)> Now that the background flush code has been fixed, we shouldn't need to silently multiply the wbc->nr_to_write to get good writeback. Remove that code. Signed-off-by: Dave Chinner <dchinner(a)> Reviewed-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch(a)> --- fs/xfs/linux-2.6/... 8 Jun 2010 21:42