slub: Potential stack overflow
On Wed, 24 Mar 2010, Eric Dumazet wrote: I discovered that we can overflow stack if CONFIG_SLUB_DEBUG=y and use slabs with many objects, since list_slab_objects() and process_slab() use DECLARE_BITMAP(map, page->objects); Maybe we better allocate the bitmap via kmalloc then. -- To unsubscribe from thi... 28 Mar 2010 13:25
wireless/ath: remove trailing space in messages
On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 11:46:30AM -0700, Frans Pop wrote: Signed-off-by: Frans Pop <elendil(a)> Cc: Luis R. Rodriguez <lrodriguez(a)> thanks but not right now, we have some patches pending which would interference with this. Luis -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscr... 24 Mar 2010 15:51
[PATCH 1/7] wireless: remove trailing space in messages
Also correct indentation in net/wireless/reg.c. Signed-off-by: Frans Pop <elendil(a)> --- net/mac80211/agg-tx.c | 4 ++-- net/wireless/reg.c | 6 +++--- 2 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-) diff --git a/net/mac80211/agg-tx.c b/net/mac80211/agg-tx.c index 5538e1b..bb4ac70 100644 ... 24 Mar 2010 15:50
[PATCH 6/7] wireless/raylink: remove trailing space in messages
Signed-off-by: Frans Pop <elendil(a)> Cc: Corey Thomas <coreythomas(a)> --- drivers/net/wireless/ray_cs.c | 12 ++++++------ 1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-) diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ray_cs.c b/drivers/net/wireless/ray_cs.c index 84c530a..8d173cc 100644 --- a/drivers... 24 Mar 2010 15:50
[PATCH 5/7] wireless/prism54: remove trailing space in messages
Signed-off-by: Frans Pop <elendil(a)> Cc: Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof(a)> --- drivers/net/wireless/p54/txrx.c | 2 +- drivers/net/wireless/prism54/islpci_dev.c | 16 ++++++++-------- drivers/net/wireless/prism54/islpci_eth.c | 8 ++++---- drivers/net/wireless/prism54/islpci_mgt.c | ... 24 Mar 2010 15:50
[RFC] #define __BYTE_ORDER
On Wed, 17 Mar 2010 19:10:55 +0100 Joakim Tjernlund <Joakim.Tjernlund(a)> wrote: Linux does not define __BYTE_ORDER in its endian header files which makes some header files bend backwards to get at the current endian. Lets #define __BYTE_ORDER in big_endian.h/litte_endian.h to make it easier fo... 24 Mar 2010 18:10
[PATCH 00/07] net: remove trailing spaces in messages
This is the third patchset to remove trailing spaces in kernel messages. Patches in this set cover wireless code. Note that the last patch for libertas changes a debugfs header and not actually a message. Patches have been rebased against current net-next. Benefits are: - general cleanup and consistency ... 24 Mar 2010 14:41
Revert "rt: trivial fix to REMINDER block in init/main.c"
On Wed, 2010-03-24 at 18:35 +0100, John Kacur wrote: This reverts commit 3e39399ef4a742d994570488994be93ef17d4ef5. CONFIG_STACK_TRACER really should not be in the reminder block. By default it is not enabled, and has negligible impact. Correct, the stack trace is based off of the function tracer, which ... 24 Mar 2010 14:41
proc: turn signal_struct->count into "int nr_threads"
On 03/24, Oleg Nesterov wrote: No functional changes, just s/atomic_t count/int nr_threads/. Argh, I forgot to send "[PATCH 0/1]", please see below... [PATCH -mm 0/1] proc: turn signal_struct->count into "int nr_threads" Depends on [PATCH -mm 1/2] proc_sched_show_task: use get_nr_threads() [PATCH... 9 Apr 2010 16:45
sched/cpusets fixes, more changes are needed
On 03/24, Peter Zijlstra wrote: On Mon, 2010-03-15 at 10:09 +0100, Oleg Nesterov wrote: - do_fork() clears PF_STARTING and then calls wake_up_new_task() which finally does s/WAKING/RUNNING. But. Nobody can take rq->lock in between. This means a signal from irq (quite possib... 25 Mar 2010 16:12