net: restore ip source validation
On 2010-02-04 18:12 +0100, Greg KH wrote: 2.6.32-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let us know. It's a bit hard to believe, but it is this patch which triggered the boot-time crashes� that several people, including me, observed. Reverting it avoids the kernel panic, and I'm running a ... 5 Feb 2010 18:25
[PATCH] driver-core: fix race condition in get_device_parent()
sysfs is creating several devices in cuse class concurrently and with CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED turned off, it triggers the following oops. BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 0000000000000038 IP: [<ffffffff81158b0a>] sysfs_addrm_start+0x4a/0xf0 PGD 75bb067 PUD 75be067 PMD 0 Oops: 0000 [#1... 5 Feb 2010 05:01
[0/4] SLAB: Fix a couple of slab memory hotadd issues
Hi Andi, On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 11:39 PM, Andi Kleen <andi(a)> wrote: This fixes various problems in slab found during memory hotadd testing. All straight forward bug fixes, so could be still .33 candidates. AFAICT, they aren't regression fixes so they should wait for .34, no? The patches lo... 5 Feb 2010 16:12
net: reserve ports for applications using fixed port numbers
On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 5:30 AM, Amerigo Wang <amwang(a)> wrote: This patch introduces /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_local_reserved_ports, it can be used like ip_local_port_range, but this is used to reserve ports for third-party applications which use fixed port numbers within ip_local_port_range. ... 5 Feb 2010 02:51
sysfs: add lockdep class support to s_active
Amerigo Wang wrote: Recently we met a lockdep warning from sysfs during s2ram or cpu hotplug. As reported by several people, it is something like: [ 6967.926563] ACPI: Preparing to enter system sleep state S3 [ 6967.956156] Disabling non-boot CPUs ... [ 6967.970401] [ 6967.970408] ================... 7 Feb 2010 23:06
[PATCH -tip 2/2] kprobes: Add mcount in kprobes blacklist
Since mcount function can be called from everywhere, it should be blacklisted. Moreover, the "mcount" symbol is a special symbol name. So, it is better to put it in the generic blacklist. Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat(a)> Cc: Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli <ananth(a)> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mi... 5 Feb 2010 01:46
[PATCH -tip 1/2] x86/alternatives: Fix build warning
Fixes below warnings. ==== FYI, there's this new build warning on x86 defconfig: arch/x86/kernel/alternative.c: In function 'alternatives_text_reserved': arch/x86/kernel/alternative.c:402: warning: comparison of distinct pointer types lacks a cast arch/x86/kernel/alternative.c:402: warning: comparison of disti... 5 Feb 2010 01:46
linux-next: build failure after merge of the net tree
Hi Dave, After merging the scsi-post-merge tree, today's linux-next build (powerpc allyesconfig and i386 defconfig) failed like this: drivers/net/e1000e/built-in.o: In function `e1000_has_link': (.opd+0x1d58): multiple definition of `e1000_has_link' drivers/net/e1000/built-in.o:(.opd+0x588): first defined here... 5 Feb 2010 07:12
[git pull] drm fixes
Hi Linus, Please pull the 'drm-linus' branch from ssh:// drm-linus All radeon related: 2 warning fixes 2 r600/700 regression fixes 1 r100/r200 rendering fix (always broken with KMS) 1 HDMI audio regression work around - turn off audioon that hw f... 4 Feb 2010 23:35
net: Add PCI vendor and device ids for Micrel KSZ8841/2 PCI devices
Stephen Hemminger wrote: On Thu, 4 Feb 2010 15:28:29 -0800 "Ha, Tristram" <Tristram.Ha(a)Micrel.Com> wrote: From: Tristram Ha <Tristram.Ha(a)> Add PCI vendor and device ids for Micrel KSZ8841/2 PCI devices. Signed-off-by: Tristram Ha <Tristram.Ha(a)> --- This is a resub... 4 Feb 2010 22:28