virtio-net: move sg off stack
From: "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst(a)> Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 15:41:58 +0300 Move sg structure off stack and into virtnet_info structure. This helps remove extra sg_init_table calls as well as reduce stack usage. Signed-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst(a)> --- Compile-tested onl... 8 Apr 2010 00:42
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[PATCH 2/2] x86/amd-iommu: warn when issuing command to uninitiailed cmd buffer
To catch future potential issues we can add a warning whenever we issue a command before the command buffer is fully initialized. Signed-off-by: Chris Wright <chrisw(a)> --- Or not...this is just if you think it's useful ;-) arch/x86/include/asm/amd_iommu_types.h | 1 + arch/x86/kernel/amd_iommu... 1 Apr 2010 22:27
[PATCH] fs-writeback.c: bitfields should be unsigned
This fixes sparse noise: error: dubious one-bit signed bitfield Signed-off-by: H Hartley Sweeten <hsweeten(a)> Cc: Alexander Viro <viro(a)> --- diff --git a/fs/fs-writeback.c b/fs/fs-writeback.c index 76fc4d5..a25f491 100644 --- a/fs/fs-writeback.c +++ b/fs/fs-writeback.... 1 Apr 2010 22:27
[PATCH 1/2] x86/amd-iommu: enable iommu before attaching devices
Hit another kdump problem as reported by Neil Horman. When initializaing the IOMMU, we attach devices to their domains before the IOMMU is fully (re)initialized. Attaching a device will issue some important invalidations. In the context of the newly kexec'd kdump kernel, the IOMMU may have stale cached data from... 1 Apr 2010 22:27
printk.c: remove duplicate const
From: H Hartley Sweeten <hartleys(a)> Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2010 20:28:33 -0500 Isn't that a C++ and not a C feature? I don't think so. If it is valid in C then I guess the sparse people should be informed. Perhaps. -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel... 1 Apr 2010 22:27
[PATCH] printk.c: remove duplicate const
Noticed during a sparse build. Signed-off-by: H Hartley Sweeten <hsweeten(a)> --- diff --git a/kernel/printk.c b/kernel/printk.c index 75077ad..9abc79c 100644 --- a/kernel/printk.c +++ b/kernel/printk.c @@ -1457,7 +1457,7 @@ int kmsg_dump_unregister(struct kmsg_dumper *dumper) } EXPORT... 1 Apr 2010 21:20
[PATCH 1/2] Fix 'key f70f4b50 not in .data' in thermal_sys
From: Sergey Senozhatsky <sergey.senozhatsky(a)> Initialize sysfs attributes before device_create_file call. Fixes Bug #15548. Signed-off-by: Wolfram Sang <w.sang(a)> Signed-off-by: Sergey Senozhatsky <sergey.senozhatsky(a)> Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm(a)> Cc: Greg KH... 1 Apr 2010 21:20
[tip:x86/urgent] nobootmem, x86: Fix 32bit numa system without RAM on node 0
Commit-ID: 337998587f802535896e9ed16d19f97915ccd368 Gitweb: Author: Yinghai Lu <yinghai(a)> AuthorDate: Wed, 31 Mar 2010 20:44:09 -0700 Committer: H. Peter Anvin <hpa(a)> CommitDate: Thu, 1 Apr 2010 14:39:29 -0700 noboot... 1 Apr 2010 19:07
ibft, x86: Change reserve_ibft_region() to find_ibft_region()
On Thu, 1 Apr 2010 15:00:05 -0700 Yinghai Lu wrote: On Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 2:54 PM, Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap(a)> wrote: On Thu, 01 Apr 2010 14:32:43 -0700 Yinghai Lu wrote: So arch code could decide the way to reserve the ibft. And We should reserve ibft as early a... 1 Apr 2010 19:07