[PATCH 09/20] specialix; Kill the BKL
Use the port mutex instead Signed-off-by: Alan Cox <alan(a)linux.intel.com> --- drivers/char/specialix.c | 11 +++++------ 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-) diff --git a/drivers/char/specialix.c b/drivers/char/specialix.c index 2c24fcd..7be456f 100644 --- a/drivers/char/specialix.c +++ b... 5 May 2010 07:07
[PATCH 15/20] tty: Make vt's have a tty_port
The vt layer isn't safely handling reference counts to tty object on the input side. Add a tty port structure to the vt layer in order to implement this using the standard helpers. Signed-off-by: Alan Cox <alan(a)linux.intel.com> --- drivers/char/vt.c | 2 ++ include/linux/console_struct.h | ... 5 May 2010 07:07
[PATCH 04/20] isicom: kill off the BKL
As with the others we can use the port mutex to get the needed locking properties and fix the race with open. Signed-off-by: Alan Cox <alan(a)linux.intel.com> --- drivers/char/isicom.c | 13 +++++-------- 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 8 deletions(-) diff --git a/drivers/char/isicom.c b/drivers/char/i... 5 May 2010 07:07
[PATCH 18/20] serial: add port helpers
We can make this the same as the ones that will be needed by the tty_port helper logic that we want to move to but still call them from the existing code base. Signed-off-by: Alan Cox <alan(a)linux.intel.com> --- drivers/serial/serial_core.c | 51 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------------ 1 files changed, 3... 5 May 2010 07:07
[Patch v10 0/3] net: reserve ports for applications using fixed port numbers
Changes from the previous version: - Use 'true' and 'false' for bool's; - Fix some coding style problems; - Allow appending lines to bitmap proc file so that it will be easier to add new bits. ------------------> This patch introduces /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_local_reserved_ports which allows users to reser... 5 May 2010 07:07
nfs: __rcu annotations
Paul E. McKenney <paulmck(a)linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote: struct nfs_delegation { struct list_head super_list; - struct rpc_cred *cred; + struct rpc_cred __rcu *cred; struct inode *inode; nfs4_stateid stateid; fmode_t type; That's unnecessary. I posted a patch that removed the usage of RC... 5 May 2010 18:16
BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference, i915_gem_object_move_to_active
Hi Nils, Op 05-05-10 00:22, Nils Radtke schreef: Hi, It happens quite often that X crashes for unknown reasons but this time It appears the same is (was) happening to my wifes laptop. But I've never been able to find a reason for it, nor a BUG or WARN. And the same logoff and firefox crashes ... 5 May 2010 06:02
x86, acpi/irq: Handle isa irqs that are not identity mapped to gsi's.
On Wed, May 5, 2010 at 1:56 AM, Ingo Molnar <mingo(a)elte.hu> wrote: * tip-bot for Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm(a)xmission.com> wrote: Commit-ID: �988856ee1623bd37e384105f7bb2b7fe44c009f6 Gitweb: � � http://git.kernel.org/tip/988856ee1623bd37e384105f7bb2b7fe44c009f6 Author: � � Eric W. Biederman <ebiede... 5 May 2010 06:02
[GIT PULL] workqueue fixes for v2.6.34-rc6
Hello, Linus. Please pull from git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tj/wq.git for-linus to receive wq fix for v2.6.34-rc6. The branch contains only single fix from Oleg Nesterov. 8c53e46314562fe814b0afef6cfcbd2f562b017c modified flush_delayed_work() to queue the work immediately after shooting ... 5 May 2010 06:02
tty: turn ldisc_mutex into a regular mutex
On Wednesday 05 May 2010, Arnd Bergmann wrote: This fixes the lock order of the BTM and ldisc_mutex so that we never take the BTM while holding ldisc_mutex, which means we no longer have to use mutex_lock_tty when getting ldisc_mutex. Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd(a)arndb.de> Ignore this one... 5 May 2010 06:02