Async resume patch (was: Re: [GIT PULL] PM updates for 2.6.33)
On Tuesday 08 December 2009, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote: On Tuesday 08 December 2009, Alan Stern wrote: On Tue, 8 Dec 2009, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote: However, the parent can be on a different bus type than the children, so it looks like we can only start the asynchronous path at the core level. ... 25 Dec 2009 12:34
futex: Take mmap_sem for get_user_pages in fault_in_user_writeable
On Tue, Dec 08, 2009 at 01:19:42PM +0100, Andi Kleen wrote: futex: Take mmap_sem for get_user_pages in fault_in_user_writeable gup() requires mmap_sem, so take it before running it. The recent fault_in_user_writeable() didn't do that. I didn't find a good futex test case, so untested. Likely ... 8 Dec 2009 07:31
fix ext2 parse_options printk
On Mon 07-12-09 15:01:01, root wrote: From: Jeremy Cochoy <jeremy.cochoy(a)> Signed-off-by: Jeremy Cochoy <jeremy.cochoy(a)> Thanks for the patch but it's actually already fixed in my tree due to ext2 message unification patches. So should get into 2.6.33-rc1. Honza --- fs... 8 Dec 2009 05:22
sched: Fix boot crash by zalloc()ing most of the cpu masks
On Mon, 7 Dec 2009 10:30:56 am Greg KH wrote: 2.6.31-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let us know. ------------------ From: Rusty Russell <rusty(a)> commit 49557e620339cb134127b5bfbcfecc06b77d0232 upstream. I got a boot crash when forcing cpumasks offsta... 7 Dec 2009 21:48
High load average on idle machine running 2.6.32
I've booted a 64 bit 2.6.32 kernel on dual processor, quad core Xeon E5440 machine. The load average when the machine is idle varies between 2 and 3. When using a 2.6.31 kernel on the same machine, the load average when idle is nearly 0 The kernel doesn't use modules - all that is needed is compiled in. The... 18 Dec 2009 11:37
ext3: PTR_ERR return of wrong pointer in setup_new_group_blocks()
On Mon, Dec 07, 2009 at 02:50:11PM +0100, Roel Kluin wrote: Return the PTR_ERR of the correct pointer. Signed-off-by: Roel Kluin <roel.kluin(a)> Reviewed-by: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso(a)> Thanks for pointing this out! I've added a similar patch for ext4 in the patch queue. - Ted -- ... 7 Dec 2009 10:40
Performance regression in scsi sequential throughput (iozone) due to "e084b - page-allocator: preserve PFN ordering when __GFP_COLD is set"
On Mon, Dec 07, 2009 at 03:39:49PM +0100, Christian Ehrhardt wrote: Hi, I tracked a huge performance regression for a while and got it bisected down to commit "e084b2d95e48b31aa45f9c49ffc6cdae8bdb21d4 - page-allocator: preserve PFN ordering when __GFP_COLD is set". Darn. That is related to IO cont... 18 Dec 2009 13:53
proc: fill 'lib' field in /proc/<pid>/statm
On Mon, 7 Dec 2009, Amerigo Wang wrote: Currently, the 'lib' field of /proc/<pid>/statm is always 0, we should fill it with the right value, the same with 'VmLib'. The right value (if you're looking for consistency with Linux 2.4) is the number of currently resident "library" pages: and we don't know th... 7 Dec 2009 07:23
score: add asm/asm-offsets.h wrapper
On 7.12.2009 07:22, liqin.chen(a) wrote: Michal Marek <mmarek(a)> � 2009-12-05 04:58:26: A recent kbuild patch moved asm-offsets.h to include/generated. Provide a wrapper header as for other architectures. Signed-off-by: Michal Marek <mmarek(a)> --- arch/score/incl... 7 Dec 2009 05:14
Squashfs: Add support for LZMA compressed filesystems
>>>>> "root" == root <root(a)> writes: root> Hi, root> The following patches add LZMA decompression support to Squashfs, using the root> in-kernel LZMA decompression library. root> The patches also add a decompression framework to Squashfs. root> This allows LZMA decompression to be adde... 1 Jan 2010 04:23