x86: do_debug && PTRACE_SINGLESTEP broken by 08d68323d1f0c34452e614263b212ca556dae47f
Hi. do_debug() is obviously wrong wrt PTRACE_SINGLESTEP/TIF_SINGLESTEP, no? Afaics this was broken by hw-breakpoints: modifying generic debug exception to use thread-specific debug registers commit 08d68323d1f0c34452e614263b212ca556dae47f To verify, the "patch" below fixes the stepping for me, not sure w... 21 Dec 2009 11:16
[PATCH 2/3] Convert arm to arch_gettimeoffset()
This patch converts arm to use GENERIC_TIME via the arch_getoffset() infrastructure, reducing the amount of arch specific code we need to maintain. The arm architecture is one of the last 3 arches that need to be converted. This patch applies on top of Linus' current -git tree I've taken my best swing at co... 17 Dec 2009 20:24
[PATCH] tracecmd: Add initial python tracecmd API
From 31d6e865d4cdcd2ba7583bfefb9aa4df090d383d Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001 From: Darren Hart <dvhltc(a)us.ibm.com> Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2009 13:07:34 -0800 Subject: [PATCH] tracecmd: Add initial python tracecmd API Add an object oriented python API in a new tracecmd.py module. This module contains a self test that duplic... 17 Dec 2009 19:18
On 12/17/2009 02:09 PM, Sam Ravnborg wrote: This is IMO -next fodder and not urgent stuff. In the distant past something similar caused us troubles. I assume that the patch posted by Roland fixes the relevant troubles with the awk script and that this patch is just for consistency. So in other... 17 Dec 2009 19:18
kernel.h cleanups
On Wed, 2009-12-16 at 00:08 -0800, Joe Perches wrote: kernel.h has become a chaotic jumble collected over time. Collect the functions and #defines together in logical groups. Do some checkpatch neatening and make it more style conformant. Are there negative attributes in this patchset that prevent it from... 17 Dec 2009 17:04
a perf and some sched patches
* Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra(a)chello.nl> wrote: Fixes an issue with the per-task-per-cpu counters, reported by acme. Fixes an false positive in the set_task_cpu() debug check, reported by Ingo. Fixes up the task->state to char bits, gumbled at by tglx. Applied, thanks Peter! Ingo -- To unsubscr... 17 Dec 2009 08:10
Possible regression of LBA48 support for piix
Hello, We are using Microsoft Hyper-V Virtualization technology for some of our GNU/Linux guests and we recently discovered that the emulated hardware does not seem to support LBA48 adressing on IDE controller. After some tests, here are the results on a VM with a 200GB virtual disk : disk is detected as 214748... 18 Dec 2009 09:24
improve the performance of large sequential write NFS workloads
On Wed, 2009-12-16 at 21:03 -0500, Steve Rago wrote: Eager Writeback for NFS Clients ------------------------------- Prevent applications that write large sequential streams of data (like backup, for example) from entering into a memory pressure state, which degrades performance by falling back to synchr... 6 Jan 2010 15:25
-tip: origin tree build failure
Today's -tip failed to build because commit 9e368fa011d4e0aa050db348d69514900520e40b ("ipmi: add PNP discovery (ACPI namespace via PNPACPI)") from today's upstream kernel causes the following build failure on x86, for CONFIG_ACPI=n && CONFIG_IPMI_SI=y: drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c:3208: error: 'ipmi_pnp_d... 17 Dec 2009 03:51
[079/151] drm/radeon/kms: fix vram setup on rs600
2.6.32-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let us know. ------------------ From: Alex Deucher <alexdeucher(a)gmail.com> commit 722f29434e72188b2d20f9b41f4b5952073ed568 upstream. also fix up rs690 mem width. should fix fdo bug 25408 Signed-off-by: Alex Deucher <alexdeucher(a)gmail.co... 17 Dec 2009 00:37