accouting: account if a task was killed by OOM killer
On Mon, 11 Jan 2010 14:40:34 +0800 Xiaotian Feng <dfeng(a)> wrote: This patch introduces a new accounting flag which is set when a task was killed by OOM killer. taskstats can tell users when a job has been killed by the oomkiller. Why is this useful? I'd be looking for a description of some... 13 Jan 2010 18:53
question on atomic_t
Hi, is the behavior of atomic_t on overflow defined on all architectures? Regards Oliver -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a message to majordomo(a) More majordomo info at Please read the FAQ ... 13 Jan 2010 16:35
Successful resume from suspend but freezes after I/O
On 01/13/2010 10:04 AM, Volker Lanz wrote: On Wednesday 13 January 2010 08:35:39 Yinghai Lu wrote: On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 12:54 AM, Volker Lanz <vl(a)> wrote: Any news on this problem? Anything else I can do to help debug the situation? The prospect of being confined to distros with kernels < ... 13 Jan 2010 15:27
[PATCH 6/8] hwpoison: prevent /dev/kmem from accessing hwpoison pages
When /dev/kmem read()/write() encounters hwpoison page, stop it and return the amount of work done till now, or return -EIO if nothing have been copied. CC: Kelly Bowa <kmb(a)> CC: Greg KH <greg(a)> CC: Andi Kleen <andi(a)> CC: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh(a)> CC: Ch... 13 Jan 2010 09:49
[RESEND PATCH 4/5] pcmcia/bfin_cf: don't check platform_get_irq's return value against zero
platform_get_irq returns -ENXIO on failure, so !irq was probably always true. Better use irq <= 0. Note that a return value of zero is still handled as error even though this could mean irq0. This is a followup to 305b3228f9ff4d59f49e6d34a7034d44ee8ce2f0 that changed the return value of platform_get_irq from 0 ... 13 Jan 2010 06:32
[tip:x86/urgent] x86: SGI UV: Fix mapping of MMIO registers
Commit-ID: fcfbb2b5facd65efa7284cc315225bfe3d1856c2 Gitweb: Author: Mike Travis <travis(a)> AuthorDate: Fri, 8 Jan 2010 12:13:54 -0800 Committer: Ingo Molnar <mingo(a)> CommitDate: Wed, 13 Jan 2010 10:56:27 +0100 x86: SGI UV:... 13 Jan 2010 06:31
[tip:core/rcu] rcu: Make MAINTAINERS file match new RCU reality
Commit-ID: f9094d8e5587cf21091a9516628147c0b55e4264 Gitweb: Author: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck(a)> AuthorDate: Mon, 4 Jan 2010 16:04:00 -0800 Committer: Ingo Molnar <mingo(a)> CommitDate: Wed, 13 Jan 2010 09:06:06 +010... 13 Jan 2010 06:31
drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/radeon_cp.c: check for invalid radeon family
Darren Jenkins schrieb: If there is an invalid radeon family the fw_name is NULL and causes an NULL pointer dereference. This just adds a check for something unexpected. Coverity CID: 13252 Signed-off-by: Darren Jenkins <darrenrjenkins(a)> diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/radeon_... 13 Jan 2010 04:21
[PATCH 2/3][v2] vmstat: add anon_scan_ratio field to zoneinfo
Changelog from v1 - get_anon_scan_ratio don't tak zone->lru_lock anymore because zoneinfo_show_print takes zone->lock. ====================================== Vmscan folks was asked "why does my system makes so much swap-out?" in lkml at several times. At that time, I made the debug patch to show recent_... 13 Jan 2010 04:21
[PATCH] irq: irq and pci_ids patch for Intel Cougar Point DeviceIDs
This patch adds the Intel Cougar Point (PCH) LPC and SMBus Controller DeviceIDs. Signed-off-by: Seth Heasley <seth.heasley(a)> --- linux- 2010-01-06 15:07:45.000000000 -0800 +++ linux- 2010-01-07 13:10:28.000000000 -0800 @@ -590,6 +590,8 @@ ca... 12 Jan 2010 20:46