ACPI: WMI: Handle duplicate GUIDs
applied to acpi-test, after satisfying checkpatch's brace-foo below. thanks, Len Brown, Intel Open Source Technology Center ERROR: open brace '{' following function declarations go on the next line #34: FILE: drivers/platform/x86/wmi.c:719: +static bool guid_already_parsed(const char *guid_string) { WARNING... 26 Dec 2009 15:28
doc: kprobetrace: Add the explanation to remove probe points
KOSAKI Motohiro wrote: Latest kprobetrace can remove probe points selectively. thus documentation should be updated too. Ah, right. Signed-off-by: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro(a)> Acked-by: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat(a)> Thank you very much! Cc: Masami Hiramatsu <mhi... 25 Dec 2009 23:22
[2.6.33-rc2] ACPI problems on HP nc6400 notebook
Hi, I build linux-2.6.33-rc2 on a Debian/sid 32-bit host. Unfortunately, this kernel falls in an unusable state (sort of loop) and does not a normal startup. With this setting (see below), I hoped to catch the early boot-messages (but, no success): # cat /etc/default/bootlogd # Run bootlogd at startup ? B... 24 Dec 2009 20:33
CPU eaten by unknown code
On Thu, 24 Dec 2009 16:12:21 +0200, Carl said: The loop takes 1.2 seconds for about 138 seconds. The loop takes 2.4 second for about 45 seconds. And this repeats forever. In other words, every 138 seconds something is "running" for 45 seconds and it takes 50% of my CPU time! Thermal throttling? ... 24 Dec 2009 19:29
[PATCH 0/3] Discarding networking privilege via LSM
Alan, As you requested, here's a (rough) draft of my patch series which uses the security_* hooks instead of direct modification of the networking functions. Have you further suggestions for improvement? Regards, Michael P.S. - The most notable behavioral difference between this patch and the previous... 23 Dec 2009 21:50
[patch] hamradio: avoid null deref
If dev == NULL we shouldn't dereference it. Signed-off-by: Dan Carpenter <error27(a)> --- orig/drivers/net/hamradio/bpqether.c 2009-12-22 23:58:56.000000000 +0200 +++ devel/drivers/net/hamradio/bpqether.c 2009-12-22 23:59:46.000000000 +0200 @@ -283,7 +283,6 @@ static netdev_tx_t bpq_xmit(struct sk_bu ... 23 Dec 2009 13:48
any value in /proc/devices showing baseminor and minorct?
once upon a time, i tweaked fs/char_dev.c so that /proc/devices would display not only the major number and device name, but the baseminor and minorct values as well, thusly: ===== diff --git a/fs/char_dev.c b/fs/char_dev.c index a173551..57022d1 100644 --- a/fs/char_dev.c +++ b/fs/char_dev.c @@ -70,7 +... 23 Dec 2009 13:48
[patch 1/7] [patch] DT3155: Use pci_get_device
The use of pci_find_device() is deprecated. Signed-off-by: Simon Horman <horms(a)> --- Compile tested only. Alternatively, if pci_find_device() really needs to be used then this code needs to depend on PCI_LEGACY. Index: gregkh-2.6/drivers/staging/dt3155/dt3155_drv.c ========================... 23 Dec 2009 13:48
BUG(): CONFIG_BUG=n version of BUG() should be unreachable()
Alexander Beregalov wrote: Previouss definition of BUG() as 'do {} while(0)' produced compilation warnings when BUG() was used in default branch of switch() statement (control reaches end of non-void function). Example: unsigned long function() { switch() { case 1: return 1; case ... 6 Jan 2010 09:02
[PATCH 01/25] x86: fix size for ex trampoline with 32bit
fix for error that is introduced by | x86: Use find_e820() instead of hard coded trampoline address it should end with PAGE_SIZE + PAGE_SIZE Signed-off-by: Yinghai Lu <yinghai(a)> --- arch/x86/kernel/e820.c | 4 ++-- 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-) diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/... 23 Dec 2009 13:47