sched: arch_scale_freq_power (and other cpu_power / sched related questions)
On Wed, 2010-05-05 at 19:35 -0700, Mike Chan wrote: Before I end up duplicating a bunch of work in the scheduler / cpufreq / power tracking. I wanted avoid such an figure out what exactly all this existing code is doing. Right now I am just interested in how the kernel is accounting for cpu power, and less ... 6 May 2010 04:11
x86: fix fake apicid to node mapping for numa emulation
* David Rientjes <rientjes(a)> wrote: apicids must be mapped to the lowest node ids to maintain generic kernel use of functions such as cpu_to_node() that determine device affinity. Signed-off-by: David Rientjes <rientjes(a)> --- Third resend of the same patch. arch/x86/... 6 May 2010 06:22
[GIT PULL] [RESEND] sh updates for 2.6.34-rc7
This is a resend of the pull request for 2.6.34-rc6 with the addition of an lcdcfb patch. It hasn't been rebased, so if you've already pulled the previous changes then you should just get that patch. Please pull from: sh/for-2.6.34 Which contains... 6 May 2010 04:11
indiscriminate usage
> I should add --nogit option. The script does get some useful information out of git (but obviously also some questionable). --roles and --rolestats give away some more data... $ scripts/ --rolestats -f fs/eventpoll.c Alexander Viro <viro(a)> (maintainer:FILESYSTEMS (VFS...)... 6 May 2010 17:37
mc13783-regulator: fix vaild voltage range checking for mc13783_fixed_regulator_set_voltage
On Thu, May 06, 2010 at 10:54:29AM +0800, Axel Lin wrote: In the case of "min_uV == max_uV == mc13783_regulators[id].voltages[0]", mc13783_fixed_regulator_set_voltage should return 0 instead of -EINVAL. This patch also adds a missing ">" character for MODULE_AUTHOR, a trivial fix. Signed-off-by: ... 6 May 2010 03:06
mm: remove unnecessary use of atomic
On Wed, 5 May 2010 14:21:48 +0300 Phil Carmody <ext-phil.2.carmody(a)> wrote: From: Phil Carmody <ext-phil.2.carmody(a)> The bottom 4 hunks are atomically changing memory to which there are no aliases as it's freshly allocated, so there's no need to use atomic operations. The ot... 6 May 2010 03:06
[PATCH 2/4] futex: add futex_q static initializer
The futex_q struct has grown considerably over the last year or so. I believe it now merits a static initializer to avoid uninitialized data errors (having just spent more time than I care to admit debugging an uninitialized q.bitset in an experimental new op code). I originally planned on following the __THING_I... 6 May 2010 03:06
Staging: comedi: fix coding style issues in comedi_fops.c This patch fixes coding style issues reported by scripts/ Signed-off-by: Zachary Richey <>
On Wed, May 05, 2010 at 10:39:47PM -0400, Zachary Richey wrote: --- drivers/staging/comedi/comedi_fops.c | 56 +++++++++++++++++----------------- 1 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 28 deletions(-) diff --git a/drivers/staging/comedi/comedi_fops.c b/drivers/staging/comedi/comedi_fops.c index aca967... 6 May 2010 03:06
[tip:x86/mm] Correcting improper large page preservation
* Siarhei Liakh <sliakh.lkml(a)> wrote: On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 10:51 AM, Siarhei Liakh <sliakh.lkml(a)> wrote: On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 2:43 AM, Suresh Siddha <suresh.b.siddha(a)> wrote: On Wed, 2010-03-31 at 18:59 -0700, Siarhei Liakh wrote: + ? ? /* + ? ? ?* .data an... 6 May 2010 03:06
x86 acpi/irq: Define gsi_end when X86_IO_APIC is undefined
* Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm(a)> wrote: Oops. My recent changes introducing a global gsi_end variable failed to take into account the case of using acpi on a system not built to support IO_APICs, causing the build to fail. Define gsi_end to 15 when CONFIG_X86_IO_APIC is not set to avoid com... 6 May 2010 03:06