: Increase WAIT_DRQ to support slow CF cards
On Wed, Dec 02, 2009 at 09:57:38PM -0800, David Miller wrote: ide: Increase WAIT_DRQ to accomodate some CF cards and SSD drives. Based upon a patch by Philippe De Muyter, and feedback from Mark Lord and Robert Hancock. As noted by Mark Lord, the outdated ATA1 spec specifies a 20msec timeout for s... 3 Dec 2009 04:51
libata: add comment documenting PIO latency issues on UP
On 11/26/2009 11:11 AM, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote: Based on: http://lkml.indiana.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0908.2/01420.html Signed-off-by: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz<bzolnier(a)gmail.com> --- drivers/ata/libata-core.c | 7 +++++++ 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+) applied -- To... 3 Dec 2009 03:46
From Justin P. Mattock <justinmattock(a)gmail.com> Fix a typo in slub.txt. Documentation/vm/slub.txt | 2 +- 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-) From: Justin P. Mattock <justinmattock(a)gmail.com> Subject: Fix-typo-in-slub.txt. In-Reply-To: -- To unsubscr... 3 Dec 2009 00:31
Bug (minor): microcode_intel.c applies updates to hyperthreaded cores
According to spec, microcode should only be applied to actual cores. As things are currently structured, looks like the fix would be in microcode_core.c. I don't think changing the loop to look for cores vs. cpu's would affect anything adversely, but honestly am not familiar enough with this code or other cpu types... 2 Dec 2009 23:25
[PATCH] modpost: fix segfault in sym_is() with prefixed arches
The sym_is() compares a symbol in an attempt to automatically skip symbol prefixes. It does this first by searching the real symbol with the normal unprefixed symbol. But then it uses the length of the original symbol to check the end of the substring instead of the length of the symbol it is looking for. On non... 2 Dec 2009 23:25
[ANNOUNCE] lsscsi-0.23 released
lsscsi is a utility that uses sysfs in linux 2.6 series kernels to list information about SCSI devices and SCSI hosts. Both a compact format which is one line per device and a "classic" format (like the output of 'cat /proc/scsi/scsi') are supported. Version 0.23 is available at http://sg.danny.cz/scsi/lsscsi.ht... 2 Dec 2009 21:11
cgroup: define empty css_put() when !CONFIG_CGROUPS
On Thu, Dec 03, 2009 at 06:52:43AM +0800, Andi Kleen wrote: On Wed, Dec 02, 2009 at 02:48:03PM -0800, Paul Menage wrote: On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 7:12 PM, Wu Fengguang <fengguang.wu(a)intel.com> wrote: --- linux-mm.orig/include/linux/cgroup.h        2009-11-02 10:18:41.000000000 +0800 +++ linux-mm/inc... 2 Dec 2009 21:11
Setting /proc/irq/[n]/smp_affinity failure on 8 cpu systems
On Wed, 2009-12-02 at 08:19 -0800, John Blackwood wrote: I would like to mention an irq set affinity issue occurs on an older Dell PowerEdge 6650 system: - 8 cpus (4 are hyper-threaded), - uses the struct apic 'apic_default' support - 32 bit (x86) kernel This issue is that once you cha... 3 Dec 2009 09:14
linux-next: ext3 tree build failure
Hi Jan, Today's linux-next build (powerpc ppc64_defconfig) failed like this: fs/ext3/super.c: In function 'parse_options': fs/ext3/super.c:1200: error: expected expression before 'case' Caused by commit 1bef03b44fd8977ee7f6b556e47a8e97b97f4980 ("ext3: Support for vfsv1 quota format") which has an obvious pat... 2 Dec 2009 18:57
[resend] usbtouchscreen: convert from usb_device to usb_interface
On Mon, 30 Nov 2009 13:06:41 +0100 Ondrej Zary <zary(a)gsystems.sk> wrote: Convert usbtouchscreen from storing usb_device to usb_interface. This is needed for multi-interface touchscreen devices such as iNexio. There are some pretty large changes to drivers/input/touchscreen/usbtouchscreen.c in linux-next wh... 2 Dec 2009 17:49