perf top: Properly notify the user that vmlinux is missing
From: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme(a)> Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2010 11:46:58 -0300 [root(a)doppio linux-2.6-tip]# perf top -s n_tty_write > /tmp/bla objdump: '[kernel.kallsyms]': No such file Now this is what the user gets: [root(a)doppio linux-2.6-tip]# perf top -s n_tty_write Can't annota... 16 Mar 2010 06:51
NET: tg3: fix brace, switch, and comma spacing coding style in tg3.c This is a patch to the tg3.c file that aligns switch and case statements, else statements following braces, and inserts a space after commas listed in the coding style g
I have a patch awaiting net-next that does these kinds of things. I can roll (most of) Steven's changes into that patch and get it all done in one shot if you like. On Sat, Mar 13, 2010 at 12:22:22PM -0800, Joe Perches wrote: On Sat, 2010-03-13 at 11:55 -0800, David Miller wrote: From: Steven Harms <thisd... 15 Mar 2010 15:49
cgroups: remove duplicate include
On Sun, Mar 14, 2010 at 8:20 PM, Li Zefan <lizf(a)> wrote: commit e6a1105b ("cgroups: subsystem module loading interface") and commit c50cc752 ("sched, cgroups: Fix module export") result in duplicate including of module.h Signed-off-by: Li Zefan <lizf(a)> Acked-by: Paul Menage... 15 Mar 2010 14:37
[PATCH] hid: avoid '\0' in hid debugfs events file
When dumping /sys/kernel/debug/hid/$device/events '\0' characters show up (invisible if cat to console but shown by less or while looking at a dump file). These are due to hid_debug_event() adding strlen()+1 bytes to the ring buffer (e.g. including the trailing '\0'). Any roll-over causes a '\0' as well as hid_deb... 15 Mar 2010 14:37
Staging: dream: generic_gpio: Use linux instead of asm uaccess.h
Sorry I have been confused with the description of another patch. I will fix the description. Thanks Pavel! 2010/3/15 Pavel Machek <pavel(a)>: On Mon 2010-03-15 00:05:55, Chihau Chau wrote: From: Chihau Chau <chihau(a)> This is moving toward using <linux/uaccess.h> instead of the old ... 16 Mar 2010 15:06
mm: lockdep page lock
Hi, On Tue 16-03-10 02:58:59, Nick Piggin wrote: This patch isn't totally complete. Needs some nesting annotations for filesystems like ntfs, and some async lock release annotations for other end-io handlers, also page migration code needs to set the page lock class. But the core of it is working nicel... 26 Mar 2010 08:01
exec: replace call_usermodehelper_pipe with use of umh init function and resolve limit
On 03/15, Neil Horman wrote: The first patch in this series introduced an init function to the call_usermodehelper api so that processes could be customized by caller. This patch takes advantage of that fact, by customizing the helper in do_coredump to create the pipe and set its core limit to one (for o... 15 Mar 2010 14:37
[RELEASE] LTTng 0.199 for Linux 2.6.33
Hi everyone, I just released an updated LTTng tree/tarball that is now based on the 2.6.33 kernel. As always, comments and testing results are welcome. Website: Kernel tree: git:// 15 Mar 2010 13:29
[PATCH -tip v3] kprobes: Hide CONFIG_OPTPROBES and set if arch support optimized kprobes
Hide CONFIG_OPTPROBES and set if the arch supports optimized kprobes (IOW, HAVE_OPTPROBES=y), since this option doesn't change the major behavior of kprobes, and workarounds for minor changes are documented. Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat(a)> Cc: Dieter Ries <mail(a)> Cc: Ingo Moln... 15 Mar 2010 13:29
Seeing TCP socket options (nodelay, cork, etc) in Linux procfs or elsewhere?
Le lundi 15 mars 2010 à 15:49 +0000, MacCana, Mike a écrit : Hi kernel folks, I was wondering if there was a standard location to see TCP socket options (eg, nodelay, cork, etc), perhaps via procfs or some other means? I'd like to check whether arbitrary apps (for which I don't have code) are using ... 15 Mar 2010 13:28