Race in ptrace.
Greetings, A race in ptrace was pointed to us by a fellow Google engineer, Tavis Ormandy. The race involves interaction between a tracer, a tracee and an antagonist. The tracer is tracing the tracee with PTRACE_SYSCALL and waits on the tracee. In the mean time, an antagonist blasts the tracee with SIGCONTs. ... 8 Feb 2010 17:58
P4 PMU early draft
On Mon, Feb 08, 2010 at 09:45:04PM +0300, Cyrill Gorcunov wrote: Hi all, .... All in one -- If you have some spare minutes, please take a glance. I can't say I like this code -- it's overcomplicated and I fear hard to understand. and still a bit buggy. Complains are welcome! .... Just updated s... 17 Feb 2010 17:55
block: add sysfs lockdep class for iosched
On 02/08/2010 03:52 AM, Amerigo Wang wrote: Similar to the previous PM case, in iosched, we hold an s_active lock to store "scheduler", meanwhile we want to remove "iosched/*" files. This patch depends on the previous one. I tested it on my machine, it fixes the problem. Reported-by: Hugh Dick... 8 Feb 2010 22:34
[PATCH v2 16/41] CAPI: Use non-atomic allocation during NCCI setup
Both capincci_alloc and capiminor_alloc run in non-atomic context, update their memory allocations accordingly. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka(a)web.de> --- drivers/isdn/capi/capi.c | 4 ++-- 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-) diff --git a/drivers/isdn/capi/capi.c b/drivers/isdn/capi/ca... 8 Feb 2010 15:40
[PATCH v2 18/41] CAPI: Switch NCCI list to standard doubly linked list
Replace open-coded NCCI list management with standard mechanisms. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka(a)web.de> --- drivers/isdn/capi/capi.c | 52 +++++++++++++++++---------------------------- 1 files changed, 20 insertions(+), 32 deletions(-) diff --git a/drivers/isdn/capi/capi.c b/drivers/isdn/capi/capi.c... 8 Feb 2010 15:39
[PATCH v2 35/41] CAPI: Drop capiminor's unused inbytes counter
The inbytes counter was only updated but never read. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka(a)web.de> --- drivers/isdn/capi/capi.c | 10 +++------- 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-) diff --git a/drivers/isdn/capi/capi.c b/drivers/isdn/capi/capi.c index 08d5a8a..be85c8c 100644 --- a/drivers/isd... 8 Feb 2010 15:39
[PATCH v2 28/41] CAPI: Drop obsolete nccip from capiminor struct
The nccip in capiminor used to serve as an indicator that the NCCI was close. But we don't need this, we issue a hangup on capincci_free_minor. So drop this legacy. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka(a)web.de> --- drivers/isdn/capi/capi.c | 44 +------------------------------------------- 1 files changed, 1... 8 Feb 2010 15:39
PCI: split up pci_read_bridge_bases()
On Wed, 03 Feb 2010 16:39:11 -0700 Bjorn Helgaas <bjorn.helgaas(a)hp.com> wrote: No functional change; this breaks up pci_read_bridge_bases() into separate pieces for the I/O, memory, and prefetchable memory windows, similar to how Yinghai recently split up pci_setup_bridge() in 68e84ff3bdc. Sig... 22 Feb 2010 20:56
option.c added DELL wireless HSDPA 5540 Modem
Hi, ccube wrote: i really dont know if everything is correct. This is my first submit into this mailing list. I added support for my HSDPA UMTS-card. Perhaps you can check! ;) There are two main problems with your patch. 1) The lines in the patch have been line-wrapped by your mail client. This... 8 Feb 2010 14:31
pci hotplug: fix ibmphp build error
On Thu, 04 Feb 2010 12:12:23 -0800 Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap(a)oracle.com> wrote: From: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap(a)oracle.com> Add header file to fix build error: drivers/pci/hotplug/ibmphp_hpc.c:135: error: implicit declaration of function 'init_MUTEX' drivers/pci/hotplug/ibmphp_hpc.c:136: error:... 8 Feb 2010 14:31