KVM: SVM: Don't call instruction emulator for invd and wbinvd
On 02/19/2010 05:23 PM, Joerg Roedel wrote: There is an intercept for WBINVD and INVD in SVM so we don't need the instruction emulator. The primary reason is that the current instruction emulator fails to emulate these instructions and the rip is not advanced. The bios (at least bochs bios) does h... 21 Feb 2010 05:59
HPET Warning on kernel and 2.6.33-rc8 on Core i7 on P55 chipset
Hello list, around timestamp 4.373458 I see a backtrace while booting. I just upraded my system to a core i7 with p55 chipset (Intel DG55WG mainboard). Besides this warning during boot I'd like to mention that the system or maybe just the X-server freezes after some time. But that might be just the fault of Nvi... 21 Feb 2010 04:55
HID: add driver for Roccat Kone gaming mouse
Hi Stefan, On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 09:11:53AM +0100, Stefan Achatz wrote: This Patch adds support for Kone gaming mouse from Roccat. It provides access to profiles, settings, firmware, weight, actual settings etc. through sysfs files. There is no documentation provided for all these new sysfs attributes ... 21 Feb 2010 03:50
[PATCH -tip] tracing: fix typo in prof_sysexit_enable()
Signed-off-by: Wenji Huang <wenji.huang(a)oracle.com> --- kernel/trace/trace_syscalls.c | 2 +- 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-) diff --git a/kernel/trace/trace_syscalls.c b/kernel/trace/trace_syscalls.c index 6cce6a8..9d45122 100644 --- a/kernel/trace/trace_syscalls.c +++ b/kernel/trace/trac... 21 Feb 2010 03:50
sysctl: add proc_do_large_bitmap
Octavian Purdila wrote: The new function can be used to read/write large bitmaps via /proc. A comma separated range format is used for compact output and input (e.g. 1,3-4,10-10). Writing into the file will first reset the bitmap then update it based on the given input. Signed-off-by: Octavian... 25 Feb 2010 21:37
sysctl extern cleanup - mm
On Sat, 20 Feb 2010, Dave Young wrote: Extern declarations in sysctl.c should be move to their own head file, and then include them in relavant .c files. Move min_free_kbytes extern declaration to linux/mm.h It should be moved to include/linux/mmzone.h, that's where the sysctl handler is declare... 20 Feb 2010 20:12
[PATCH 1/3] backlight: Add backlight_device parameter to check_fb
check_fb from backlight_ops lacks a reference to the backlight_device that's being referred to. Add this parameter so a backlight_device can be mapped to a single framebuffer, especially if the same driver handles multiple devices on a single system. Signed-off-by: Bruno Prémont <bonbons(a)linux-vserver.org> --- ... 20 Feb 2010 19:06
[Patch 0/3] backlight
This series improves backlight_ops's check_fb function, marks backlight_ops as const and fixes error checking when registering backlight device. Bruno -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a message to majordomo(a)vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://... 20 Feb 2010 19:06
enhance /sys/class/rfkill/<rfkill>/state interface
On Sat, 2010-02-20 at 22:40 +0100, florian(a)mickler.org wrote: Introduce a new state-value RFKILL_STATE_SOFT_AND_HARD_BLOCKED which is returned only through the sysfs state file. The other interfaces are designed so that they don't need this extra state. This allows the sysfs to represent all possible... 21 Feb 2010 05:59
Rename kernel's magic sections for compatibility with -ffunction-sections -fdata-sections
Hi Andi, On Saturday 20 February 2010 10:22, Andi Kleen wrote: On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 01:03:33AM +0100, Denys Vlasenko wrote: Hi Michal, Sam, folks, Here is a new version of the -ffunction-sections -fdata-sections patch series based on current Linus tree. Denys, Not read all your patches... 11 Mar 2010 11:09