tracing: use correct string size for snprintf
On Tue, 2010-06-15 at 12:29 -0400, Chase Douglas wrote: The nsecs_str string is a local variable defined as: char nsecs_str[5]; It is possible for the snprintf call to use a size value larger than the size of the string. This should not cause a buffer overrun as it is written now due to the maxim... 15 Jun 2010 17:38
Hello, I am Jiandong Zheng working on BCMRING in Broadcom Canada Ltd. I am replacing Leo Chen (leochen(a) as " ARM/BCMRING ARM ARCHITECTURE" and "ARM/BCMRING MTD NAND DRIVER" maintainer. Here is the patch to MAINTAINERS file in linux 2.6.34 about this change. Signed-off-by: Jiandong Zheng <jdzheng@b... 15 Jun 2010 17:38
[PATCH RESEND] Calgary: increase max PHB number
Newer systems (x3950M2) can have 48 PHBs per chassis and 8 chassis, so bump the limits up and provide an explanation of the requirements for each class. Signed-off-by: Darrick J. Wong <djwong(a)> Acked-by: Muli Ben-Yehuda <muli(a)> --- arch/x86/kernel/pci-calgary_64.c | 13 +++++++++---- ... 15 Jun 2010 16:31
gpio: msm7200a: Add gpiolib support for MSM chips.
On Fri, 11 Jun 2010 17:19:28 -0700 Gregory Bean <gbean(a)> wrote: Add support for uniprocessor MSM chips whose TLMM/GPIO design is the same as the MSM7200A. This includes, but is not necessarily limited to, the: MSM7200A, MSM7x25, MSM7x27, MSM7x30, QSD8x50, QSD8x50A ... +stati... 15 Jun 2010 16:31
[PATCH 1/1] mutex: prevent optimistic spinning from spinning longer than neccessary
There is a scalability issue for current implementation of optimistic mutex spin in the kernel. It is found on a 8 node 64 core Nehalem-EX system (HT mode). The intention of the optimistic mutex spin is to busy wait and spin on a mutex if the owner of the mutex is running, in the hope that the mutex will g... 15 Jun 2010 16:31
mempolicy: fix dangling reference to tmpfs superblock mpol
On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 01:47:17PM -0400, Lee Schermerhorn wrote: Against 2.6.35-rc1+ My patch to "Factor out duplicate put/frees in mpol_shared_policy_init() to a common return path"; and Dan Carpenter's fix thereto both left a dangling reference to the incoming tmpfs superblock mempolicy structure. ... 15 Jun 2010 15:24
[PATCH] tty: Add EXTPROC support for LINEMODE
This patch is against the 2.6.34 source. Paraphrased from the 1989 BSD patch by David Borman @ These are the changes needed for the kernel to support LINEMODE in the server. There is a new bit in the termios local flag word, EXTPROC. When this bit is set, several aspects of the ... 15 Jun 2010 15:24
[PATCH 34/38] union-mount: Implement union-aware chmod()/fchmodat()
--- fs/open.c | 25 +++++++++++++++++++++---- 1 files changed, 21 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-) diff --git a/fs/open.c b/fs/open.c index 3c1ae55..336fe01 100644 --- a/fs/open.c +++ b/fs/open.c @@ -669,18 +669,32 @@ out: SYSCALL_DEFINE3(fchmodat, int, dfd, const char __user *, filename, mode_t, mode) { ... 15 Jun 2010 15:24
[PATCH 38/38] union-mount: Implement union-aware lsetxattr()
--- fs/xattr.c | 31 +++++++++++++++++++++++++------ 1 files changed, 25 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-) diff --git a/fs/xattr.c b/fs/xattr.c index 66bb5c7..4e2b5f6 100644 --- a/fs/xattr.c +++ b/fs/xattr.c @@ -320,17 +320,36 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE5(lsetxattr, const char __user *, pathname, size_t, size, int, f... 15 Jun 2010 15:24
[PATCH 29/38] union-mount: Implement union-aware link()
--- fs/namei.c | 24 ++++++++++++++++++++---- 1 files changed, 20 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-) diff --git a/fs/namei.c b/fs/namei.c index 505b51d..d2f2618 100644 --- a/fs/namei.c +++ b/fs/namei.c @@ -2938,16 +2938,18 @@ SYSCALL_DEFINE5(linkat, int, olddfd, const char __user *, oldname, { struct dentry... 15 Jun 2010 15:24