CFS Bandwidth Control
On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 06:54:52PM -0800, Paul Turner wrote: The skeleton of our approach is as follows: - As above we maintain a global pool, per-tg, pool of unassigned quota. On it we track the bandwidth period, quota per period, and runtime remaining in the current period. As bandwidth is used ... 17 Feb 2010 00:15
sata_mv driver support for Marvell Hercules II controller in newer kernels
Hey guys, I'm using a Supermicro aoc-sat2-mv8, which is supposedly supported by the Linux kernel by "sata_mv" driver. Unfortunately, I've been unable to troubleshoot why newer distros (and thus kernels) are not detecting/using sata_mv for this card. I tried an (older) Slackware 12.1 install disk, that for some reaso... 17 Feb 2010 00:14
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undefined reference to `.L1485'
When I try to compile the latest stable kernel (, here is the error I get ~/linux- undefined reference to `.L1485' Some info on my existing environment/machine: The kernel that I have installed on my machine is: 2.6.9-42.EL x86 machine. gcc (GCC) 3.4.6 20060404 (R... 17 Feb 2010 13:22
[tip:x86/numa] x86, numa: Fix numa emulation calculation of big nodes
Commit-ID: 68fd111e02b979876359c7b471a8bcbca0628b75 Gitweb: Author: David Rientjes <rientjes(a)> AuthorDate: Mon, 15 Feb 2010 13:43:25 -0800 Committer: H. Peter Anvin <hpa(a)> CommitDate: Mon, 15 Feb 2010 14:34:04 -0800 ... 15 Feb 2010 20:01
dmac_*_range vs. outer_*_range ?
Hi, What is the difference between those 2 set of functions ? reminder: dmac_inv_range vs. outer_inv_range; dmac_clean_range vs. outer_clean_range; dmac_flush_range vs. outer_flush_range; thank you in advance! -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a m... 15 Feb 2010 20:01
macvtap: rework object lifetime rules
On Sat, Feb 13, 2010 at 2:33 AM, Arnd Bergmann <arnd(a)> wrote: The original macvtap code has a number of problems resulting from the use of RCU for protecting the access to struct macvtap_queue from open files. This includes - need for GFP_ATOMIC allocations for skbs - potential deadlocks wh... 15 Feb 2010 18:54
Rebase v. merge (Was: Re: linux-next: manual merge of the xfs tree with the vfs tree)
Hi Al, On Mon, 15 Feb 2010 03:44:17 +0000 Al Viro <viro(a)> wrote: Actually, I'd cheerfully rebased that sucker (to e.g. write_inode2); it has grown a trivial conflict with mainline after one of gfs2 merges and it's annoying to fix it up after each for-next rebase. So I'd rather pu... 15 Feb 2010 18:54
[PATCH] vfs: don't call ima_file_check() unconditionally in nfsd_open()
From: Chuck Ebbert <cebbert(a)> vfs: don't call ima_file_check() unconditionally in nfsd_open() commit 1e41568d7378d1ba8c64ba137b9ddd00b59f893a ("Take ima_path_check() in nfsd past dentry_open() in nfsd_open()") moved this code back to its original location but missed the "else". Signed-off-by: Chuck... 15 Feb 2010 18:54
[PATCH] USB: misplaced parenthesis
The parenthesis was misplaced Signed-off-by: Roel Kluin <roel.kluin(a)> --- Is this maybe, as the comment states, why blanking a cdrw at speed 4 was unreliable? diff --git a/drivers/usb/storage/shuttle_usbat.c b/drivers/usb/storage/shuttle_usbat.c index b62a288..b958db5 100644 --- a/drivers/usb/storag... 15 Feb 2010 17:46