linux-next: manual merge of the block tree with Linus' tree
Hi Jens, Today's linux-next merge of the block tree got a conflict in fs/block_dev.c between commit b8af67e2681c693a21f3933e3bdfce4cf66596d3 ("fs/block_dev.c: fix performance regression in O_DIRECT|O_SYNC writes to block devices") from Linus' tree and commit fbd9b09a177a481eda256447c881f014f29034fe ("blkdev: gen... 30 Apr 2010 16:17
[PATCH 3/3] serial: drivers/serial/pmac_zilog.c: add missing unlock
From: Julia Lawall <julia(a)> In an error handling case the lock is not unlocked. A simplified version of the semantic patch that finds this problem is as follows: ( // <smpl> @r exists@ expression E1; identifier f; @@ f (...) { <+... * spin_lock_irqsave (E1,...); ....... 30 Apr 2010 16:17
[GIT PATCH] TTY fixes for 2.6.34-git
Here are 2 bugfixes and one new device id for your 2.6.34-git tree. Please pull from: These patches have been in the linux-next tree for a while now. Patches will be sent to the linux-kernel mailing list, if anyone wants to see them. thanks,... 30 Apr 2010 16:17
[PATCH 1/2] virtio: add_buf_gfp
Add an add_buf variant that gets gfp parameter. Use that to allocate indirect buffers. Signed-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst(a)> --- drivers/virtio/virtio_ring.c | 20 +++++++++++--------- include/linux/virtio.h | 22 +++++++++++++++++----- 2 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-) ... 30 Apr 2010 16:17
[tip:x86/urgent] x86: Fix 'reservetop=' functionality
Commit-ID: e67a807f3d9a82fa91817871f1c0e2e04da993b8 Gitweb: Author: Liang Li <> AuthorDate: Fri, 30 Apr 2010 18:01:51 +0800 Committer: Ingo Molnar <mingo(a)> CommitDate: Fri, 30 Apr 2010 12:19:53 +0200 x86: F... 30 Apr 2010 16:17
[PATCH linux-next v2 1/2] irq: Add CPU mask affinity hint
This patch adds a cpumask affinity hint to the irq_desc structure, along with a registration function and a read-only proc entry for each interrupt. This affinity_hint handle for each interrupt can be used by underlying drivers that need a better mechanism to control interrupt affinity. The underlying driver ca... 30 Apr 2010 16:17
[PATCH -next] memrar: fix printk format warning
From: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap(a)> Fix printk format warning in memrar: drivers/staging/memrar/memrar_handler.c:393: warning: format '%u' expects type 'unsigned int', but argument 4 has type 'size_t' Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap(a)> Cc: Ossama Othman <ossama.othman(a)> ---... 30 Apr 2010 16:17
[tip:core/urgent] rcu: Fix RCU lockdep splat in set_task_cpu on fork path
Commit-ID: 8b08ca52f5942c21564bbb90ccfb61053f2c26a1 Gitweb: Author: Peter Zijlstra <peterz(a)> AuthorDate: Wed, 21 Apr 2010 13:02:07 -0700 Committer: Ingo Molnar <mingo(a)> CommitDate: Fri, 30 Apr 2010 12:03:17 +0200 rc... 30 Apr 2010 16:17
rt: Remove irrelevant CONFIGS from reminder block.
Thomas: this should fix the accounting for the FUNCTION_TRACER that was incorrect in the previous version of the patch. Thanks From 93805bbedd83bf34466e738a6addccb44735ed20 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001 From: John Kacur <jkacur(a)> Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2010 21:25:14 +0200 Subject: [PATCH] rt: Remove irreleva... 30 Apr 2010 16:17
[tip:tracing/core] tracing: Add documentation for trace commands mod, traceon/traceoff
Commit-ID: 07271aa42d13378e67ebd79ea9ca1c4a5e2ad46f Gitweb: Author: Chase Douglas <chase.douglas(a)> AuthorDate: Fri, 23 Apr 2010 14:02:39 -0400 Committer: Steven Rostedt <rostedt(a)> CommitDate: Tue, 27 Apr 2010 16:51... 30 Apr 2010 16:17