exit: PR_SET_ANCHOR for marking processes as reapers for child processes
On Thu, 04.03.10 15:08, Oleg Nesterov (oleg(a)redhat.com) wrote: Should we clear ->child_anchor flags when the "sub-init" execs? Or, at least, when the task changes its credentials? Probably not, but dunno. Since this flag is only useful for a very well defined type of processes (i.e. session managers, sup... 8 Mar 2010 18:41
[PATCH tip/core/rcu 2/3] rcu: Increase RCU CPU stall timeouts if PROVE_RCU
CONFIG_PROVE_RCU imposes additional overhead on the kernel, so increase the RCU CPU stall timeouts in an attempt to allow for this effect. Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck(a)linux.vnet.ibm.com> --- kernel/rcutree.h | 21 +++++++++++++++------ 1 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-) diff --g... 5 Mar 2010 18:29
[PATCH tip/core/rcu 0/3] rcu: ftrace&x86/mce RCU lockdep fixes, extend RCU CPU stall
Hello! This patch set gets rid of read_barrier_depends() in ftrace in favor of RCU APIs, increases the RCU CPU stall timeout if CONFIG_PROVE_RCU, and fixes an x86/mce lockdep splat. Thanx, Paul ------------------------------------------------------------------------ arch/x86/kernel/cpu/mcheck/mce.... 5 Mar 2010 18:29
[PATCH tip/core/rcu 3/3] x86/mce: fix RCU lockdep splats
Create an rcu_dereference_check_mce() that checks for RCU-sched read side and mce_read_mutex being held on update side. Replace uses of rcu_dereference() in arch/x86/kernel/cpu/mcheck/mce.c with this new macro. Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx(a)linutronix.de> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo(a)redhat.com> Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hp... 5 Mar 2010 18:29
commit 554f76962d3a6eb5110415f1591aca83f96a84ae hangs USB vmware-7.0.1
Linux version v2.6.33-5399-gcc7889f with reiser3 and vmware-7.0.1 Starting vmware just hang even before displaying the main GUI. Reverting 554f76962d3a6eb5110415f1591aca83f96a84ae solves the problem. It seems vmware is trying to access the USB but this commit blocks it. So, is this a vmware problem or sh... 5 Mar 2010 18:28
Different definition in div_sc and clocksource_cyc2ns
hi, While working with the clocksource, I found that the relation of cycle and nanosecond of div_sc and clocksource_cyc2ns is different. linux-2.6.33 div_sc in include/linux/clockchips.h suggests that clock_ticks = (nanoseconds * factor) >> shift. 98/* 99 * Calculate a multiplication factor for scaled ma... 5 Mar 2010 17:21
Quota cleanups & fixes and ext3 fixes for 2.6.34-rc1
On Fri, 5 Mar 2010, Jan Kara wrote: could you please pull from git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jack/linux-fs-2.6.git for_linus You'll get lots of quota cleanups from Christoph which touch filesystems all over the place but it's just function renaming and moving quota calls ... 5 Mar 2010 18:29
bit errors on spitz
Hi! I'm getting way too many bit errors on spitz, with various kernels. It may be tied to network usage (bluetooth or wifi?). It happens even on AC power. Pavel -- (english) http://www.livejournal.com/~pavelmachek (cesky, pictures) http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~pavel/picture/horses/blog.htm... 29 Mar 2010 15:51
GIT PULL] 9p file system additions for merge window
Linus, The following changes since commit 64ba9926759792cf7b95f823402e2781edd1b5d4: Linus Torvalds (1): Merge branch 'for-linus' of git://git.open-osd.org/linux-open-osd are available in the git repository at: git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/ericvh/v9fs.git for-linus Aneesh Kumar... 5 Mar 2010 17:21
[PATCH] x86/bootmem: introduce bootmem_default_goal
if you don't want to drop | bootmem: avoid DMA32 zone by default today mainline tree actually DO NOT need that patch according to print out ... please apply this one too. [PATCH] x86/bootmem: introduce bootmem_default_goal don't punish the 64bit systems with less 4G RAM. they should use _pa(MAX_DMA_ADDRE... 5 Mar 2010 16:12