[BUG] perf_events: PERF_FORMAT_GROUP fails
Hi, I have been running some tests where I count and I am using PERF_FORMAT_GROUP. I want to extract all counts in one read(). It turns out that this does not work as expected. I would expect that if I create an event group, I can ALWAYS read it with a single read(). Turns out, it depends on the state of the ... 9 Apr 2010 06:42
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[Patch v7 0/3] net: reserve ports for applications using fixed port numbers
Changes from the previous version: - Update to latest Linus' tree; - Address Eric B.'s concern, copy the whole bitmap instead of set one by one. -------------> This patch introduces /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_local_reserved_ports which allows users to reserve ports for third-party applications. The reserved port... 9 Apr 2010 06:42
[PATCH 2/5 UPDATED] percpu: reorganize chunk creation and destruction
Reorganize alloc/free_pcpu_chunk() such that chunk struct alloc/free live in pcpu_alloc/free_chunk() and the rest in pcpu_create/destroy_chunk(). While at it, add missing error handling for chunk->map allocation failure. This is to allow alternate chunk management implementation for percpu nommu support. Sig... 9 Apr 2010 06:42
uio_pci_generic: extensions to allow access for non-privileged processes
On 04/02/2010 08:05 PM, Greg KH wrote: Currently kvm does device assignment with its own code, I'd like to unify it with uio, not split it off. Separate notifications for msi-x interrupts are just as useful for uio as they are for kvm. I agree, there should not be a difference here f... 9 Apr 2010 06:42
rcu: fix syntax error in rcu_dereference_check() example in comment
Paul E. McKenney <paulmck(a)linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote: Need a logical "or" rather than a comma. Suggested-by: Yong Zhang <yong.zhang(a)windriver.com> Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck(a)linux.vnet.ibm.com> I'm surprised you didn't just roll this in to patch 2. Acked-by: David Howells <dhowells(a)red... 9 Apr 2010 05:37
RCU: Better explain the condition parameter of rcu_dereference_check()
Paul E. McKenney <paulmck(a)linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote: + * bar = rcu_dereference_check(foo->bar, rcu_read_lock_held() || + * lockdep_is_held(&foo->lock), + * atomic_read(&foo->usage) == 0); As pointed out by Yong Zhang, the comma after lockdep_is_held() should be a ||. David -- To ... 9 Apr 2010 05:37
rcu: Update docs for rcu_access_pointer and rcu_dereference_protected
Paul E. McKenney <paulmck(a)linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote: Update examples and lists of APIs to include these new primitives. Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck(a)linux.vnet.ibm.com> Acked-by: David Howells <dhowells(a)redhat.com> -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" i... 9 Apr 2010 05:37
rcu: updates for RCU lockdep
For whole patchset: Acked-by: Lai Jiangshan <laijs(a)cn.fujitsu.com> Paul E. McKenney wrote: Hello! These four patches provides a pair of new APIs and documentation to handle a couple of cases that David Howells came across when running an NFS workload under CONFIG_PROVE_RCU, along with some comment... 9 Apr 2010 05:37
Revert "memory-hotplug: add 0x prefix to HEX block_size_bytes"
> Hi Heiko, On Fri, Apr 09, 2010 at 05:29:18AM +0800, Heiko Carstens wrote: On Thu, Apr 08, 2010 at 11:41:24PM +0800, Américo Wang wrote: On Thu, Apr 08, 2010 at 05:10:06PM +0200, Heiko Carstens wrote: From: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens(a)de.ibm.com> Revert ba168fc37dea145dee... 9 Apr 2010 05:37