[RFC] Mount point suggestions for cgroup
Hi, All, We've been having a discussion as to what would be the right place to mount the cgroup filesystem. Jan has been proactively looking into this. The FHS has no recommendation since cgroup filesystem came in much later. The options are 1. /dev/cgroup 2. /cgroup 3. Some place under /sys The proble... 4 Nov 2009 02:01
[PATCH 3/3] function-graph: Allow writing the same val to set_graph_function
# echo 'do_open' > set_graph_function # echo 'do_open' >> set_graph_function bash: echo: write error: Invalid argument Make it valid to write the same value to set_graph_function. Signed-off-by: Li Zefan <lizf(a)cn.fujitsu.com> --- kernel/trace/ftrace.c | 5 ++--- 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 3 del... 4 Nov 2009 00:54
sysfs: Update s_iattr on link and unlink.
Quoting Eric W. Biederman (ebiederm(a)xmission.com): From: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm(a)xmission.com> Currently sysfs updates the timestamps on the vfs directory inode when we create or remove a directory entry but doesn't update the cached copy on the sysfs_dirent, fix that oversight. confused... why n... 4 Nov 2009 00:54
2.6.31-rc9 kernel BUG and mvsas
Andre Tomt wrote: Jeff Garzik wrote: On 09/09/2009 12:30 PM, Thomas Fjellstrom wrote: No errors on that disk. Other than the one above, and its more of a warning. However, I just rebooted to add some extra drives, thinking everything was working a little better now that I've updated to... 10 Dec 2009 16:46
x86: Use EOI register in io-apic on intel platforms
On Mon, 2 Nov 2009, tip-bot for Suresh Siddha wrote: Commit-ID: b3ec0a37a7907813bb4fb85a2d94102c152470b7 Gitweb: http://git.kernel.org/tip/b3ec0a37a7907813bb4fb85a2d94102c152470b7 Author: Suresh Siddha <suresh.b.siddha(a)intel.com> AuthorDate: Mon, 26 Oct 2009 14:24:35 -0800 Committer: Ingo Mol... 1 Dec 2009 20:40
oom-killer: check last total_vm expansion
On Mon, 2 Nov 2009, KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki wrote: From: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu(a)jp.fujitsu.com> At considering oom-kill algorithm, we can't avoid to take runtime into account. But this can adds too big bonus to slow-memory-leaker. For adding penalty to slow-memory-leaker, we record jiffies of ... 3 Nov 2009 15:59
strstrip incorrectly marked __must_check
On Tue, 03 Nov 2009 12:38:08 -0600 James Bottomley <James.Bottomley(a)suse.de> wrote: strstrip strips whitespace from the beginning and end of a string. I agree you have to take the returned pointer if you want to strip from the beginning. However, if you wish to keep the whitespace at the beginning and ... 24 Nov 2009 04:30
tun: export underlying socket
On Monday 02 November 2009, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote: Tun device looks similar to a packet socket in that both pass complete frames from/to userspace. This patch fills in enough fields in the socket underlying tun driver to support sendmsg/recvmsg operations, and message flags MSG_TRUNC and MSG_DONTW... 5 Nov 2009 07:45
dream: glue for mmc controller
This is what I came up with (relative to the previous patches). Unfortunately, it does not quite work: mmc controller is detected, but it hangs trying to access the card. Good news is that GPIO support seems to work, and I am able to flash the keyboard backlight. Does anyone have an idea what is wrong? Do I ... 8 Dec 2009 06:26
Ext3 sequential read performance drop 2.6.29 -> 2.6.30,2.6.31,...
On Tue, November 3, 2009 9:06 pm, Christoph Hellwig wrote: On Mon, Nov 02, 2009 at 01:55:54PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote: On Tue, 13 Oct 2009 12:09:55 +0200 Laurent CORBES <laurent.corbes(a)smartjog.com> wrote: Hi all, While benchmarking some systems I discover a big sequential read p... 4 Nov 2009 03:07