perf list documentation changes
* Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme(a)> wrote: Hi Ingo, Please pull from: git:// perf Regards, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo (1): perf list: Improve the raw hw event descriptor documentation tools/perf/Docum... 8 May 2010 04:43
2.6.33 & 2.6.34-rc6: Huge number of Load Balancing tick wakeups.
Hi all. I'm seeing a huge number of load balancing tick wakeups, with both 2.6.33 and current git (f1c448e0a9e99c76f4ece368714fb35a40a8daba). This has been reported as a bug in some distros: ... 9 May 2010 20:54
[GIT PULL] perf fixlet for 2.6.34
Ingo, Please pull the perf/urgent branch that can be found at: git:// perf/urgent Thanks, Frederic --- Frederic Weisbecker (1): perf: Fix static strings treated like dynamic ones tools/perf/util/trace-event-parse.c | 2 +... 8 May 2010 01:31
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[BUG] perf_event: when events are grouped, the time enabled / running values are incorrect
Hi, There appears to be a bug in the kernel related to reading up the time running and enabled values for events that are in a group. The group leader's time running and time enable values look correct, but all of the other group members have a zero value for their time running and time enabled fields. T... 7 May 2010 22:15
DMA ENGINE: Do not reset 'private' of channel
On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 2:22 AM, Jassi Brar <jassi.brar(a)> wrote: The member 'private' of 'struct dma_chan' is meant for passing data between client and the controller driver. The DMA client driver may point it to platform specific stuff after acquiring the channel. So, it is the responsiblity o... 7 May 2010 21:09
[PATCH] HyperV: fix up the license to mshyperv.c
From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh(a)> This should have been GPLv2 only, we cut and pasted from the wrong file originally, sorry. Also removed some unneeded boilerplate license code, we all know where to find the GPLv2, and that there's no warranty as that is implicit from the license. Cc: Ky Srinivasan ... 7 May 2010 20:03
RFC - Cleaned up hypervisor layer
This patch implements a cleaned up hypervisor layer, plus cleans up some of the aspects of both Hank's MS-HyperV patch and the existing VMware driver. In particular, the MS-HyperV information is private information, per system, not per CPU, and can thus simply be stored in an ordinary global variable. This also t... 8 May 2010 02:35
fs: add fincore(2) (mincore(2) for file descriptors)
2010/2/21 Andy Isaacson <adi(a)>: On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 10:13:12AM -0800, Chris Frost wrote: Add the fincore() system call. fincore() is mincore() for file descriptors. The functionality of fincore() can be emulated with an mmap(), mincore(), and munmap(), but this emulation requires mor... 7 May 2010 18:57
[tip:x86/mrst] x86: Avoid check hlt for newer cpus
Commit-ID: 2b107d93635616db0c3f893c8cc2e6d5cd8d77b2 Gitweb: Author: Jacob Pan <jacob.jun.pan(a)> AuthorDate: Fri, 7 May 2010 14:59:45 -0700 Committer: H. Peter Anvin <hpa(a)> CommitDate: Fri, 7 May 2010 15:31:17 -0700 ... 7 May 2010 18:57