[ANNOUNCE] sdparm 1.05 available
sdparm is a command line utility designed to get and set SCSI device parameters (cf hdparm for ATA disks). The parameters are held in mode pages. Apart from SCSI devices (e.g. disks, tapes and enclosures) sdparm can be used on any device that uses a SCSI command set. Almost all CD/DVD/BD drives use the SCSI MMC se... 14 Apr 2010 20:03
[PATCH -tip 4/6] perf probe: Fix line range to show end line
Line range should reject the range if the number of lines is 0 (e.g. "sched.c:1024+0"), and it should show the lines include the end of line number (e.g. "sched.c:1024-2048" should show 2048th line). Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat(a)redhat.com> Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme(a)redhat.com> Cc: Paul Ma... 14 Apr 2010 18:56
[PATCH -tip 5/6] perf probe: Support DW_OP_plus_uconst in DW_AT_data_member_location
DW_OP_plus_uconst can be used for DW_AT_data_member_location. This patch adds DW_OP_plus_uconst support when getting structure member offset. Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat(a)redhat.com> Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme(a)redhat.com> Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus(a)samba.org> Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus(a)samb... 14 Apr 2010 18:56
[PATCH -tip 1/6] perf probe: Fix to use correct debugfs path finder
Instead of using debugfs_path, use debugfs_find_mountpoint() to find actual debugfs path. Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat(a)redhat.com> Reported-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo(a)elte.hu> Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus(a)samba.org> Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme(a)redhat.com> Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus(a)samba.org> Cc:... 14 Apr 2010 18:56
[PATCH -tip 2/6] perf probe: Fix mis-estimation for shortening filename
Fix mis-estimation size for making a short filename. Since the buffer size is 32 bytes and there are '@' prefix and '\0' termination, maximum shorten filename length should be 30. This means, before searching '/', it should be 31 bytes. Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat(a)redhat.com> Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho d... 14 Apr 2010 18:56
[PATCH -tip 0/6] perf-probe bugfixes
Hi Arnaldo, (Sorry, I've fixed to signed-off-by and send it again) Could you pull these patches into your tree too? These fixes several bugs on perf probe. Thank you, --- Masami Hiramatsu (6): perf probe: Show function entry line as probe-able perf probe: Support DW_OP_plus_uconst in DW_AT_d... 14 Apr 2010 18:56
[GIT PULL] perf updates, again
Ingo, Please pull the perf/core branch that can be found at: git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/frederic/random-tracing.git perf/core Thanks, Frederic --- Frederic Weisbecker (4): perf: Fix hlist related build error perf: Make -f the default for perf record perf: Always ... 14 Apr 2010 18:56
[PATCH] ALSA: Add initial support for Thinkpad T410s HDA codec.
Dear ALSA Maintainers, attached please find a patch that adds support for at least the T410s HDA codec. Most likely it will also add support for the T410 and T510 based models. The patch was derived from Ideapad support. Support for the laptop's and docking-station output connectors as well as the docking-... 14 Apr 2010 18:56
[PATCH] perf: Fix dynamic field detection
From: Thomas Gleixner <tglx(a)linutronix.de> Checking if a tracing field is an array with a dynamic length requires to check the field type and seek the "__data_loc" string that prepends the actual type, as can be found in a trace event format file: field:__data_loc char[] name; offset:16; size:4; signed:1; ... 14 Apr 2010 18:56
cfq-iosched: Keep track of average think time for the sync-noidle workload.
On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 05:17:03PM -0400, Jeff Moyer wrote: This patch uses an average think time for the entirety of the sync-noidle workload to determine whether or not to idle on said workload. This brings it more in line with the policy for the sync queues in the sync workload. Testing shows that t... 14 Apr 2010 17:48