NetXen crash in sysfs_create_file
With CONFIG_NETXEN_NIC=y, I got the following crash. Turning off NETXEN_NIC avoided it (this machine has no NetXen NIC). This is on bea4c899f2b5fad80099aea979780ef19f9b1987 (Linus upstream from yesterday). Bjorn Linux version 2.6.32 (helgaas(a)bob) (gcc version 4.3.2 (Debian 4.3.2-1.1) ) #9 SMP Fri Dec 18 1... 18 Dec 2009 23:50
intel_bufmgr_gem.c:825: Error setting to CPU domain 626: Input/output error
Plz cc me, as I am not on the list. With 2.6.32 or newer on Intel (in this case GM965, but also confirmed with others), X does not start properly. Errors similar to the one in the subject line occur in Xorg.0.log. Reports at: and 18 Dec 2009 15:00
patch staging-ramzswap-remove-arm-specific-d-cache-hack.patch added to gregkh-2.6 tree
This is a note to let you know that I've just added the patch titled Subject: Staging: ramzswap: remove ARM specific d-cache hack to my gregkh-2.6 tree. Its filename is staging-ramzswap-remove-arm-specific-d-cache-hack.patch This tree can be found at 18 Dec 2009 15:00
improve the performance of large sequential write NFS workloads
On Thu, 2009-12-17 at 09:17 +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote: 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 p... 6 Jan 2010 09:05
-tip: origin tree boot crash
Today's -tip crashes during bootup (x86 allyesconfig, 64-bit), due to this commit from yesterday's upstream -git tree: commit a328e95b82c1b8483ae5ab2f809140664d7f6c92 Author: Dave Hansen <dave(a)> Date: Thu Oct 1 15:43:32 2009 -0700 leds: LED driver for Intel NAS SS4200 series (v5) The crash... 30 Dec 2009 03:20
[PATCH] backlight: lcd: Add Epson L4F00242T03 LCD driver.
The Epson LCD L4F00242T03 is mounted on the Freescale i.MX31 PDK board. Based upon Marek Vasut work in l4f00242t03.c, this driver provide basilar init and power on/off functionality for this device. Those functionality are accessible also through the /sys/class/lcd interface. Unfortunately Datasheet for this devi... 18 Dec 2009 11:37
[PATCH 3/3] Driver core: driver_attribute parameters can often be const*
Many struct driver_attribute descriptors are purely read-only structures, and there's no need to change them. Therefore make the promise not to, which will let those descriptors be put in a ro section. Signed-off-by: Phil Carmody <ext-phil.2.carmody(a)> --- Documentation/driver-model/driver.txt | 4 +... 18 Dec 2009 09:24
[PATCH] vsnprintf: fix reference for compressed ipv6 addresses
Signed-off-by: Uwe Kleine-K├Ânig <u.kleine-koenig(a)> Reported-by: Josip Rodin <joy(a)> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm(a)> --- lib/vsprintf.c | 4 ++-- 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-) diff --git a/lib/vsprintf.c b/lib/vsprintf.c index d4996cf..3b8aeec 1006... 18 Dec 2009 05:04
[Patch] thinkpad_acpi: fix a build error
This patch fixes the following build error: Building modules, stage 2. MODPOST 1834 modules ERROR: "snd_card_create" [drivers/platform/x86/thinkpad_acpi.ko] undefined! ERROR: "snd_ctl_notify" [drivers/platform/x86/thinkpad_acpi.ko] undefined! ERROR: "snd_ctl_boolean_mono_info" [drivers/platform/x86/thinkpad_... 18 Dec 2009 05:04
[GIT -maybe- PULL] notification - fanotify
This pull is the basics of fanotify as a notification mechanism. It has been in linux-next for months without any complaints. I know both viro and hch have concerns that neither of them have reviewed the code. I'm putting it out because code has been available in some similar (although with a changing user inter... 17 Dec 2009 22:35