USB transfer_buffer allocations on 64bit systems
Hi, I was pointed to by Pedro Ribeiro, and unfortunately I'm pretty late in the game. I wasn't aware of that thread until yesterday. While the report is quite confusing, the reason seams pretty clear to me as I've been thru quite some time-demanding debugging o... 13 May 2010 20:29
mfd: Initialise WM831x IRQ masks on chip even if interrupts not in use
Hi Mark, On Mon, Apr 05, 2010 at 04:14:17PM +0100, Mark Brown wrote: Ensure that the hardware has interrupts masked if we are not using the interrupt controller on the WM831x by initialising the masks before we check for the setup data required for the IRQ line. This avoids signalling an unused IRQ line ... 7 Apr 2010 05:41
radix_tree_tag_get() is not as safe as the docs make out [ver #2]
On Tue, Apr 06, 2010 at 10:36:20PM +0100, David Howells wrote: radix_tree_tag_get() is not safe to use concurrently with radix_tree_tag_set() or radix_tree_tag_clear(). The problem is that the double tag_get() in radix_tree_tag_get(): if (!tag_get(node, tag, offset)) saw_unset_tag = 1; if ... 7 Apr 2010 04:35
[GIT PULL] sound fixes
Linus, please pull ALSA updates for v2.6.34-rc4 from: git:// for-linus This became a larger update than usual in the end. The biggest chunks are Realtek ALC269 codec parser update, ASoC WM8994 codec update, and ASoC wm_hubs DC servo fixes. Also, ... 7 Apr 2010 04:35
460EX on-chip SATA driver<kernel 2.6.33> < resubmission : 02>
On Tue, 2010-04-06 at 11:16 -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote: +static irqreturn_t dma_dwc_interrupt(int irq, void *hsdev_instance) +{ + int chan; + u32 tfr_reg, err_reg; + + struct sata_dwc_device *hsdev = + (struct sata_dwc_device *) hsdev_instance; + struct ... 7 Apr 2010 04:35
Arch specific mmap attributes
From: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro(a)> Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2010 15:03:45 +0900 (JST) I'm not against changing kernel internal. I only disagree mmu attribute fashion will be become used widely. Desktop already uses similar features via PCI mmap attributes and such, not to mention MSR settings ... 7 Apr 2010 05:41
linux-next: build failure after merge of the final tree (kvm tree related)
Hi all, After merging the final tree, today's linux-next build (powerpc ppc44x_defconfig) failed like this: arch/powerpc/kvm/built-in.o: In function `kvm_vcpu_ioctl_interrupt': (.text+0x4840): undefined reference to `kvmppc_core_dequeue_external' Caused by commit 6fc1eb3ee0ad1667b217d993e9bd26089f2b0b32 ("KV... 7 Apr 2010 03:30
firewire: cdev: fix information leak
Stefan Richter wrote: --- a/drivers/firewire/core-cdev.c +++ b/drivers/firewire/core-cdev.c @@ -1346,41 +1346,43 @@ static int (* const ioctl_handlers[])(st static int dispatch_ioctl(struct client *client, unsigned int cmd, void __user *arg) { union ioctl_arg buffer; int ret; ... 7 Apr 2010 03:30
futex: FUTEX_LOCK with optional adaptive spinning
On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 16:16, Thomas Gleixner <tglx(a)> wrote: I know that you can do any weird stuff with the futex value, but I don't see the "dramatic" limitation. Care to elaborate ? If we have to fill in the PID we can represent only three states in a futex: 0, PID, -PID. Today we can represen... 8 Apr 2010 00:43
Lieber Freund!!!
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