[PATCH -mm 0/5] use asm-generic/scatterlist.h on every architecture
This is the first half of the attempt to use asm-generic/scatterlist.h on every architecture. There are only two ways to define scatterlist structure. So it's easy to convert every architecture to use asm-generic/scatterlist.h. = arch/alpha/Kconfig | 3 +++ arch/alpha/include/asm/sc... 4 Apr 2010 11:31
[PATCH 2/4] perf: Fetch hot regs from the template caller
Trace events can be defined from a template using DECLARE_EVENT_CLASS/DEFINE_EVENT or directly with TRACE_EVENT. In both cases we have a template tracepoint handler, used to record the trace, to which we pass our ftrace event instance. In the function level, if the class is named "foo" and the event is named "... 4 Apr 2010 11:31
[PATCH 4/4] Staging: batman-adv: fix whitespace style issues
> Sorry about the conflict, thanks for redoing the changes. Where can I find the current and development branches? I want to avoid doing this mistake again in the future. Specially since I'm planning on doing some janitorial work on Staging for a while if it's OK with you guys. I see it as nice experience a... 4 Apr 2010 10:25
fsck more often when powerfail is detected (was Re: wishful thinking about atomic, multi-sector or full MD stripe width, writes in storage)
Hi! Yes, but ext3 was designed to handle the partial write (according to tytso). I'm not sure what made you think that I said that. In practice things usually work out, as a conseuqence of the fact that ext3 uses physical block journaling, but it's not perfect, becase... Ok; so the journal... 4 Apr 2010 10:25
Random scheduler/unaligned accesses crashes with perf lock events on sparc 64
Hi, On tip:master, while turning on lock events with perf through perf lock record I get random kernel crashes, sometimes about weird unaligned accesses, sometimes about scheduler that complains. I hope someone has an idea about this. In three different attempts (got to force reboot each time), I got: ... 4 Apr 2010 09:20
sound/pci: Eliminate use after free
At Fri, 2 Apr 2010 14:47:59 +0200 (CEST), Julia Lawall wrote: From: Julia Lawall <julia(a)diku.dk> Use the call to snd_card_free in the error handling code at the end of the function, as in the other error cases. A simplified version of the semantic patch that finds this problem is as follows:... 4 Apr 2010 07:10
[GIT PULL] tracing fixes
Linus, Please pull the latest tracing-fixes-for-linus git tree from: git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/linux-2.6-tip.git tracing-fixes-for-linus Thanks, Ingo ------------------> Julia Lawall (1): ring-buffer: Add missing unlock Li Zefan (1): tracing: Fix lockdep war... 4 Apr 2010 07:10
Floating point exception by perf record
Hi Arnaldo, I suffered a mysterious floating point exception when executing perf on current tip/master. For example, % sudo ./perf lock record ./perf bench sched messaging # Running sched/messaging benchmark... # 20 sender and receiver processes per group # 10 groups == 400 processes run Total t... 8 Apr 2010 03:58
Fwd: Can we remove the Zone_DMA?
Thanks for your reply.And do you means that , If I use a modern PC,such as my pc (CPU:Intel dual-core 2.6GHZ; Memory 2GB; And no pci ).I can remove the ZONE_DMA .And make sure this system also run smoothly as before? �� 2010��4��4�� ����1:07��Daniel Hazelton <dhazelton(a)enter.net>��� On Sunday 04 April 2010 12... 4 Apr 2010 06:06
[PATCH 4/4] Staging: Otus: Hal: hpani.c Fixed some style issues
Fixed some style issues in accordance with checkpatch.pl Signed-by: Vikram Dhillon <opensolarisdev(a)gmail.com> --- drivers/staging/otus/hal/hpani.c | 33 ++++++++++++++------------------- 1 files changed, 14 insertions(+), 19 deletions(-) diff --git a/drivers/staging/otus/hal/hpani.c b/drivers/staging/otus/h... 4 Apr 2010 01:46