oom: select_bad_process: PF_EXITING check should take ->mm into account
On Fri, Apr 02, 2010 at 08:32:16PM +0200, Oleg Nesterov wrote: select_bad_process() checks PF_EXITING to detect the task which is going to release its memory, but the logic is very wrong. - a single process P with the dead group leader disables select_bad_process() completely, it will always return ... 6 Apr 2010 09:40
[RFC][PATCH] lockdep: WARN about local_irq_{en,dis}able in NMI context
On Tue, 2010-04-06 at 02:50 -0700, David Miller wrote: From: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec(a)gmail.com> Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2010 21:40:58 +0200 It happens without CONFIG_FUNCTION_TRACER as well (but it happens when the function tracer runs). And I hadn't your perf_arch_save_caller_regs() when I trig... 6 Apr 2010 07:29
proc: copy_to_user() returns unsigned
I got confused when I see the title of patch. That's because I understood copy_to_user returns unsigned. Please, change title to describe your patch. [PATCH] proc : fix wrong usage of copy_to_user's return value. Maybe you could name it well than me who is a not native English. On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 7:45 PM... 6 Apr 2010 11:54
-V3 TPS6507x MFD driver
On Mon, Apr 05, 2010 at 08:23:55PM -0600, Todd Fischer wrote: This is the third posting of the TPS6507x driver set. I have resolved the concurrent access issue identified by Mark Brown. Instead of using a mutex, I used the i2c_transfer() as done in the similar routine in the wm8400-core.c file. All ... 7 Apr 2010 05:41
[PATCH 1/2] KVM MMU: remove unused field
kvm_mmu_page.oos_link is not used, so remove it Signed-off-by: Xiao Guangrong <xiaoguangrong(a)cn.fujitsu.com> --- arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_host.h | 2 -- arch/x86/kvm/mmu.c | 1 - 2 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-) diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/kvm_host.h b/arch/x86/includ... 6 Apr 2010 07:29
watchdog docs: Fix use of WDIOC_SETOPTIONS ioctl.
Hi James, Will be added to the watchdog fixes that I'm preparing. Thanks, Wim. In the watchdog-test program and watchdog-api.txt, pass the values to the WDIOC_SETOPTIONS ioctl as a pointer to an integer containing the values intead of directly in the third ioctl argument. The actual watchdog driver... 6 Apr 2010 05:18
hid-picolcd: depends on LCD_CLASS_DEVICE
[ adding Bruno to CC ] On Mon, 5 Apr 2010, Randy Dunlap wrote: From: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap(a)oracle.com> HID_PICOLCD should depend on LCD_CLASS_DEVICE, otherwise the build fails when HID_PICOLCD=y and LCD_CLASS_DEVICE=m: hid-picolcd.c:(.text+0x84523f): undefined reference to `lcd_device_un... 11 Apr 2010 14:32
mtd: Extend physmap_of to let the device tree specify the parition probe
On Tue, 2010-03-09 at 12:27 -0700, Jason Gunthorpe wrote: This is to support custom partitioning schemes for embedded PPC. To use define your own mtd_part_parser and then add something like: linux,part-probe = "my_probe", "cmdlinepart"; To the board's dts file. If linux,part-probe is not specified... 27 Apr 2010 09:53
[tip:sched/urgent] sched: Fix sched_getaffinity()
Commit-ID: 84fba5ec91f11c0efb27d0ed6098f7447491f0df Gitweb: http://git.kernel.org/tip/84fba5ec91f11c0efb27d0ed6098f7447491f0df Author: Anton Blanchard <anton(a)samba.org> AuthorDate: Tue, 6 Apr 2010 17:02:19 +1000 Committer: Ingo Molnar <mingo(a)elte.hu> CommitDate: Tue, 6 Apr 2010 10:01:35 +0200 sched: F... 6 Apr 2010 05:18
Thanks From Kenneth Williams
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