perf: Fix endianness argument compatibility
From: "Ian Munsie" <imunsie(a)> Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2010 18:37:33 +1000 From: Ian Munsie <imunsie(a)> Parsing an option from the command line with OPT_BOOLEAN on a bool data type would not work on a big-endian machine due to the manner in which the boolean was being cast into an int an... 14 Apr 2010 06:35
Usage of for other projects
Hello, I saw the very interesting presentation of Greg at the last FOSDEM where he explained how to write a patch of the kernel. During his presentation, he presented the script which checks the coding style of a patch / file. For a while, I have been looking for such script which can check t... 13 Apr 2010 05:05
[PATCH 2/2 V3] [RESEND] io-controller: Document for blkio.weight_device
Here is the document for blkio.weight_device Signed-off-by: Gui Jianfeng <guijianfeng(a)> Acked-by: Vivek Goyal <vgoyal(a)> --- Documentation/cgroups/blkio-controller.txt | 31 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++- 1 files changed, 30 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-) diff --git a/Documentation/cgro... 13 Apr 2010 05:05
microblaze: speedup for word-aligned memcpys
Steven J. Magnani wrote: memcpy performance was measured on a noMMU system having a barrel shifter, 4K caches, and 32-byte write-through cachelines. In this environment, copying word-aligned data in word-sized chunks appears to be about 3% more efficient on packet-sized buffers (1460 bytes) than copying ... 13 Apr 2010 05:05
[PATCH 0/2 V3] [RESEND] io-controller: add per device weight rule support
Hi This patchset adds a new interface "weight_device" for blkio controller, and has already rebased to block tree for-2.6.35 branch. Thanks, Gui -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a message to majordomo(a) More majordomo info at http://v... 13 Apr 2010 05:05
linux-next: build warnings after merge of the final tree (scsi tree related)
This is indeed introduced by this commit. I have reproduced the issue in a powerpc machine, and I will provide a fix soon. Jing -----Original Message----- From: Stephen Rothwell [mailto:sfr(a)] Sent: Monday, April 12, 2010 11:21 PM To: James Bottomley Cc: linux-next(a); linux-kernel@... 13 Apr 2010 04:00
microblaze: Quiet section mismatch warnings
Steven J. Magnani wrote: _start is located in .text, which causes mismatch warnings with machine_early_init() and start_kernel() in .init.text. Signed-off-by: Steven J. Magnani <steve(a)> --- Added to next branch. I also fix mismatch for MMU kernel Thanks. Michal -- Michal Sime... 13 Apr 2010 04:00
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Dear Account Owner: It has come to our notice that your email has not passed the verification/Update process that we are presently working on. We are currently upgrading our data base and e-mail account center .We are deleting all Old Web mail email account to create more space for new accounts. To preven... 13 Apr 2010 04:00
I attached a test module to reproduce this bug. Does I miss something in my code or is there a bug?
Hi Thomas, Quoting Thomas Gleixner <tglx(a)>: please use short and descriptive subject lines. "I attached a test module to reproduce this bug ..." does not tell anything. On Mon, 12 Apr 2010, Stefan Agner wrote: Unable to handle kernel paging request at kthread_should_stop That wo... 13 Apr 2010 04:00
linux-next: build warnings after merge of the final tree (scsi tree related)
Hi James, After merging the final tree, today's linux-next build (powerpc allyesconfig) produced these warnings: drivers/scsi/bfa/bfa_ioc.c: In function 'bfa_ioc_msgget': drivers/scsi/bfa/bfa_ioc.c:1331: warning: value computed is not used drivers/scsi/bfa/bfa_ioc_ct.c: In function 'bfa_ioc_ct_notify_hbfail': ... 13 Apr 2010 02:56