[PATCH] x86: avoid check hlt for newer cpus
Check hlt instruction was targeted for some older CPUs. It is an expensive operation in that it takes 4 ticks to break out the check. We can avoid such check completely for newer x86 cpus ( family > 5). http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/5/7/395 Signed-off-by: Jacob Pan <jacob.jun.pan(a)linux.intel.com> --- arch/x86/ker... 7 May 2010 18:57
[PATCH] paride: fix menu indentation
From: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap(a)oracle.com> Make the PARIDE menu be displayed correctly, with proper/expected indentation, by moving the GDROM kconfig symbol, which was splitting the PARIDE kconfig symbol from its dependent symbols. Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap(a)oracle.com> --- drivers/block/Kco... 7 May 2010 17:51
Linus, please consider pulling from git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jikos/hid.git for-linus to receive fixes which are destined for 2.6.34 still. Most of them are tiny behavior adjustments/fixes to individual hardware-specific drivers, but the one from Alan Stern is a crucial fix for bug wh... 7 May 2010 17:51
[GIT RFC PULL] RCU changes for 2.6.35
Hello, Ingo, Here is the first installment of RCU changes for 2.6.35. These commits are based on top of the rcu/urgent set sent yesterday. If you would rather rcu/urgent be merged into tip/core/rcu and then this set based on top of that, or some other arrangement, please let me know. git://git.kernel.org/pub... 7 May 2010 17:51
[PATCH 2/8] [nmi watchdog] touch_softlockup cleanups and softlockup_tick removal
Just some code cleanup to make touch_softlockup clearer and remove the softlockup_tick function as it is no longer needed. Also remove the /proc softlockup_thres call as it has been changed to watchdog_thres. Signed-off-by: Don Zickus <dzickus(a)redhat.com> --- include/linux/sched.h | 16 +++------------- k... 7 May 2010 17:51
s2ram slow resume - radeon versus no_console_suspend?
On Sun, 02 May 2010 Bruno Prémont <bonbons(a)linux-vserver.org> wrote: On a IEI Kino 690S1 I'm having a hard time to get s2ram running. When the system is able to suspend it takes an eternity (more than 3 minutes to wake-up, the radeon apparently being responsible for quite a big share of that slowness. ... 7 May 2010 17:51
[PATCH 0/8] lockup detector changes
This patch series covers mostly the changes necessary for combining the nmi_watchdog and softlockup code. Also added are the cleanups associated with the change, like removing the old files. The changelogs in each patch are more specific to what the changes are. V2: reworked patch 2 to not change the touch_so... 7 May 2010 17:51
[PATCH 8/8] [watchdog] separate touch_nmi_watchdog code path from touch_watchdog
When I combined the nmi_watchdog (hardlockup) and softlockup code, I also combined the paths the touch_watchdog and touch_nmi_watchdog took. This may not be the best idea as pointed out by Frederic W., that the touch_watchdog case probably should not reset the hardlockup count. Therefore the patch belows falls ba... 7 May 2010 17:51
CPU/mem hotplug: enable CPUs online before local memory online
On Fri, 07 May 2010 13:50:52 +0800 minskey guo <chaohong_guo(a)linux.intel.com> wrote: This patch enables users to online CPUs even if the CPUs belongs to a numa node which doesn't have onlined local memory. The zonlists(pg_data_t.node_zonelists[]) of a numa node are created either in system boot/init ... 7 May 2010 17:51
RFD: Should we remove the HLT check? (was Re: [PATCH 1/8] x86: avoid check hlt if no timer interrupts)
On 05/07/2010 01:33 PM, Arjan van de Ven wrote: On 5/7/2010 13:32, H. Peter Anvin wrote: I really wish I knew the exact systems affected by the HLT bug. If I remember correctly, it was some 386 systems -- or possibly 486 systems as well -- a very long time ago. This test just provides a diagnosis i... 7 May 2010 18:57