[-v3 PATCH 0/6] powernow-k8: Core Performance Boost and effective frequency support
From: Borislav Petkov <borislav.petkov(a)amd.com> Hi, ok, this should be the final version of the patchset. It adds the suggested changes to patch 2/6 and also a CPU hotplug notifier which takes care of the boosting flag when off-/onlining CPUs so that the remaining can still boost. Changelog: v2: add only... 31 Mar 2010 16:35
bsdacct: delete timer with sync intension
On Thu, 25 Mar 2010 17:35:10 +0300 Vitaliy Gusev <vgusev(a)openvz.org> wrote: acct_exit_ns --> acct_file_reopen deletes timer without check timer execution on other CPUs. So acct_timeout() can change an unmapped memory. That sounds ugly. --- kernel/acct.c | 17 +++++++++-------- 1 fil... 31 Mar 2010 16:35
perf bench: fix spello
Em Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 11:30:56AM -0700, Randy Dunlap escreveu: From: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap(a)oracle.com> Fix spello in user message. Thanks Randy, I'm picking up both patches, keep them coming! - Arnaldo -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a ... 31 Mar 2010 15:28
x86: Do not write to VGA memory space if CONFIG_VGA_CONSOLE is undefined
On 03/31/2010 07:41 AM, Guenter Roeck wrote: Current early_printk code writes into VGA memory space even if CONFIG_VGA_CONSOLE is undefined. This can cause problems if there is no VGA device in the system, especially if the memory is used by another device. Fix problem by redirecting output to early_... 20 Apr 2010 16:11
[PATCH] perf bench: fix spello
From: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap(a)oracle.com> Fix spello in user message. Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap(a)oracle.com> --- tools/perf/bench/sched-pipe.c | 2 +- 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-) --- lnx-2634-rc3.orig/tools/perf/bench/sched-pipe.c +++ lnx-2634-rc3/tools/perf/bench/sc... 31 Mar 2010 15:27
Ftrace and Systemtap
Hi, I am currently writing up my dissertation based on dynamic tracing and reducing the learning curve to understanding the UNIX kernel. I used two dynamic tracing technologies (Systemtap and Dtrace) to monitor some virtual machines on a network. Whilst going over my initial review of technologies in the area of d... 31 Mar 2010 16:35
[PATCH] Phoenix BIOS fixup is needed on Dell Inspiron Mini 1012
The low-memory corruption checker triggers during suspend/resume, so we need to reserve the low 64k. Don't be fooled that the BIOS identifies itself as "Dell Inc.", it's still Phoenix BIOS. Signed-off-by: Gabor Gombas <gombasg(a)digikabel.hu> --- arch/x86/kernel/setup.c | 11 +++++++++++ 1 files changed, 11 in... 31 Mar 2010 14:21
drivers/net: Remove local #define IW_IOCTL, use STD_IW_HANDLER
Hi, On 03/17/2010 11:21 PM, Joe Perches wrote: Use #define STD_IW_HANDLER from wireless.h instead Signed-off-by: Joe Perches <joe(a)perches.com> --- drivers/net/ps3_gelic_wireless.c | 35 +++++++------- drivers/net/wireless/ipw2x00/ipw2200.c | 83 ++++++++++++++++---------------- 2 fil... 31 Mar 2010 14:21
RFC [Patch] Remove "please try 'cgroup_disable=memory' option if you don't want memory cgroups" printk at boot time.
On 03/31/2010 11:54 AM, Larry Woodman wrote: On Wed, 2010-03-31 at 11:28 -0400, Larry Woodman wrote: We are considering removing this printk at boot time from RHEL because it will confuse customers, encourage them to change the boot parameters and generate extraneous support calls. Its documented in ... 7 Apr 2010 05:41
[PATCH] proc: pagemap: Hold mmap_sem during page walk
If the mmap_sem is not held while we walk_page_range(), then it is possible for find_vma() to race with a remove_vma_list() caused by do_munmap() (or others). Unable to handle kernel paging request at virtual address 6b6b6b5b Internal error: Oops: 5 [#1] PREEMPT CPU: 0 Not tainted ( #1... 31 Mar 2010 14:21