Re: drop SECURITY_FILE_CAPABILITIES? (fwd)

2009-11-11 Thread Dave Jones
On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 09:52:02AM -0500, Adam Jackson wrote: On Tue, 2009-11-10 at 18:00 -0500, Dave Jones wrote: On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 09:56:57AM +1100, James Morris wrote: How might this affect the Fedora kernel? We set it =y, so it wouldn't affect us if I understand

Re: drop SECURITY_FILE_CAPABILITIES? (fwd)

2009-11-10 Thread Dave Jones
On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 09:56:57AM +1100, James Morris wrote: How might this affect the Fedora kernel? We set it =y, so it wouldn't affect us if I understand correctly. Also, I'm not sure that anything in userspace is actually using this feature yet anyway. Dave

Re: [PATCH] update f12 fcoe related kernel code

2009-09-15 Thread Dave Jones
On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 01:05:53PM -0500, Mike Christie wrote: Hi, Sorry for the large patch. I was not sure how I should do this. I am trying to update the fcoe related (fcoe, libfc, ixgbe, fnic and dcb) kernel code that is going into fedora 12. The attached patch updates the

Re: CONFIG_CC_OPTIMIZE_FOR_SIZE?

2009-09-03 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Sep 03, 2009 at 01:01:55PM -0300, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote: Em Thu, Sep 03, 2009 at 11:48:42AM -0400, Aristeu Rozanski escreveu: Hi, does anyone know why CONFIG_CC_OPTIMIZE_FOR_SIZE is enabled in fedora kernel? I thought that option was useful for embedded systems

Re: Recompile kernel without SMP

2009-08-17 Thread Dave Jones
On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 08:17:29PM -0400, Paul Grinberg wrote: Josh, I have a good reason for that. I use Cisco VPN client for Linux, and it does not work with SMP kernel. Have you tried the vpnc package ? The binary cisco module has an hurrendous track record of problems with the

Re: [PATCH] build a 'full' package on i686

2009-07-20 Thread Dave Jones
On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 10:12:06AM -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote: Dave Jones (da...@redhat.com) said: +# We only build -PAE on 686. %ifarch i686 -%define with_up 0 %define with_pae 1 %else %define with_pae 0 The naming of 'with_up' is subtle here

Re: [PATCH] build a 'full' package on i686

2009-07-19 Thread Dave Jones
On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 01:01:54PM -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote: This is needed for the i686-by-default feature. Bill Index: kernel.spec === RCS file: /cvs/extras/rpms/kernel/devel/kernel.spec,v retrieving revision

Re: Fw: Kernel Loading Sequence

2009-07-12 Thread Dave Jones
On Sun, Jul 12, 2009 at 01:43:36PM +0200, drago01 wrote: On Sun, Jul 12, 2009 at 1:32 PM, Ahmad Al-Yamanahmad221...@yahoo.com wrote: Thank you, I adjusted the config file as you recommended and the messages are gone. Where should I report this lockdep? Depends on which kernel /

Re: ia64 no longer should set CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED=y

2009-04-22 Thread Dave Jones
On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 04:33:22PM -0400, Doug Chapman wrote: Back in the F9 timeframe we had recommended that CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED=y be set for the ia64 config. It appears that recent anaconda changes no longer work at all with that set. Can we get this removed? It was set only

Re: [PATCH] FC11: fix rh#491625 (Unable to run RHEL-5 Xen within KVM guest)

2009-04-08 Thread Dave Jones
On Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 07:00:15PM -0300, Marcelo Tosatti wrote: Following adds a fix for $subject. Please review. Looks fine to me, as long as it's been tested. Don't have commit access yet so unable to commit myself.

Re: Alpha platform support for kernel package (WAS: Re: [pkgdb] kernel: oliver has requested commit)

2009-03-11 Thread Dave Jones
On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 09:52:44AM +0100, Oliver Falk wrote: Oliver Falk wrote: Hi! Changed the subject, as happens that I oversee the mails :-( And this subject is more descriptive, isn't it? Kyle McMartin wrote: [ ... ] This all looks fine to me. May I

Re: [pkgdb] kernel: oliver has requested commit

2009-02-26 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 11:46:08AM -0600, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote: KM == Kyle McMartin k...@infradead.org writes: KM Uh, who are you again? Oliver Falk, works on the Alpha port if I'm not mistaken. I'm not averse to adding him to committers, but I'd like to see the patches go by

Re: Module request: IB700_WDT (IB700 watchdog timer)

2009-02-25 Thread Dave Jones
On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 07:53:08PM +, Richard W.M. Jones wrote: On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 01:19:21PM -0500, Dave Jones wrote: On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 04:13:22PM +, Richard W.M. Jones wrote: I assume this is the right place to request drivers for the Fedora kernel

Re: arch fun.

2009-02-06 Thread Dave Jones
On Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 06:07:13AM -0500, Prarit Bhargava wrote: Dave Jones wrote: 2. Will we eventually rename kernel-PAE.686 to kernel.686? I don't think we can, otherwise someone with non-PAE 686's who does an update will suddenly find themselves unable to boot

Re: arch fun.

2009-02-06 Thread Dave Jones
On Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 12:23:51PM -0500, Jon Masters wrote: On Fri, 2009-02-06 at 11:39 -0500, Dave Jones wrote: It's still the same upgrade problem. Someone will be going from 'kernel' with no PAE to 'kernel' with PAE, and on a CPU without PAE, that means they can't boot any more

Re: arch fun.

2009-02-06 Thread Dave Jones
On Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 12:34:04PM -0500, Prarit Bhargava wrote: Given the other information coming through (about dynamic kernel PAE enable), should we really being doing this right now? it's vaporware. Why not wait for the dynamic PAE stuff to settle upstream and then make the

Re: arch fun.

2009-02-06 Thread Dave Jones
On Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 12:38:56PM -0500, Prarit Bhargava wrote: dynamic PAE ? Uh -- I can see how that is confusing :) Sorry, let me make another attempt at that. What I should have said was that there are patches floating around to make PAE dynamically selectable --

Re: arch fun.

2009-02-06 Thread Dave Jones
On Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 01:01:43PM -0500, Jon Masters wrote: Not quite though from what I hear (trying to reconcile what Thorsten said). But perhaps he was solely complaining that most people would run PAE and thus have to type kmod-crud-PAE. The kmod thing is a non-argument afaics. If

arch fun.

2009-02-05 Thread Dave Jones
As per the discussion in #fedora-meeting today, we're killing off kernel-i686, and just shipping.. * kernel.i586 * kernel-PAE.686 Patch below seems to dtrt.. comments? Looking at the generated config files, the biggest difference seems to be that kernel-PAE enables Xen and all it's related

Re: arch fun.

2009-02-05 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Feb 05, 2009 at 03:11:40PM -0500, Dave Jones wrote: As per the discussion in #fedora-meeting today, we're killing off kernel-i686, and just shipping.. * kernel.i586 * kernel-PAE.686 Patch below seems to dtrt.. comments? Looking at the generated config files

Re: arch fun.

2009-02-05 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Feb 05, 2009 at 03:22:55PM -0500, Prarit Bhargava wrote: Two quick questions Dave. 1. This is for F11? yes 2. Will we eventually rename kernel-PAE.686 to kernel.686? I don't think we can, otherwise someone with non-PAE 686's who does an update will suddenly find themselves

Re: arch fun.

2009-02-05 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Feb 05, 2009 at 12:23:07PM -0800, Roland McGrath wrote: Patch below seems to dtrt.. comments? Why kill the configs, instead of just changing the spec settings? @@ -1477,7 +1481,9 @@ mkdir -p $RPM_BUILD_ROOT/boot cd linux-%{kversion}.%{_target_cpu} %if

Re: Switching Fedora to pae kernel by default?

2009-01-19 Thread Dave Jones
On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 03:49:20PM +0200, Avi Kivity wrote: This probably comes up once in a while, thought I'd raise it again. I'd like to suggest switching the default kernel to -PAE on machines that support it, for the following reasons: - many machines have 4GB+ these days, even

Re: Switching Fedora to pae kernel by default?

2009-01-19 Thread Dave Jones
On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 11:24:14AM -0700, Pete Zaitcev wrote: On Mon, 19 Jan 2009 19:31:12 +0200, Avi Kivity a...@redhat.com wrote: Are Pentium Ms (really the memory that comes with them) actually capable of running recent Fedoras? I'm talking desktop, not

Re: [PATCH] build in microcode driver on x86

2009-01-14 Thread Dave Jones
On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 01:17:38PM -0500, Bill Nottingham wrote: It doesn't really gain anything from being static, aside from requiring odd udev rules and/or init scripts to load it. We had this discussion yesterday on irc, but I never really got this in my head. It works ok with

Re: config changes

2009-01-13 Thread Dave Jones
On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 09:55:27PM +0100, Gerd Hoffmann wrote: Bill Nottingham wrote: Here's some proposed config changes. Jumping on the wagon ;) Can we enable CONFIG_DMAR please? This turns on the IOMMU on intel boxes, using VT-d. Called DMA Remapping in intel speak, this is

Re: Custom Kernel USB Boot Problem

2009-01-09 Thread Dave Jones
On Fri, Jan 09, 2009 at 08:32:25AM -0800, Ahmad Al-Yaman wrote: Hi everyone, I'm building a custom kernel optimized for the Eee PC netbook. The kernel works without problems when installed on the main SSD but when I tried installing it on a USB flash disk, or SD card, and booted, I got the

Re: Enabling drivers in staging tree in rawhide

2009-01-08 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Jan 08, 2009 at 07:17:30AM +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote: Related: I raised the staging problem already in https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=477927 as rawhide contained the at76 driver as separate patch

Re: /proc/sys/fs/epoll/max_user_instances=128 considered harmful

2009-01-07 Thread Dave Jones
On Wed, Jan 07, 2009 at 03:18:12PM +, Joe Orton wrote: The F10 kernel has /proc/sys/fs/epoll/max_user_instances set to 128 by default. Apache httpd uses one epoll fd (instance) per child process, so this sets a hard limit on 128 children (i.e. 100 concurrent clients) out of the

Re: Problem booting F10 from 3ware 9650SE controller

2008-12-08 Thread Dave Jones
On Mon, Dec 08, 2008 at 11:28:09AM -0700, Ted Sume Nzuonkwelle wrote: Hi, I just installed Fedora 10 on a 9650SE raid controller with a Raid 1 configuration. The installation was successful. I have not been able to boot yet. Looks like initrd cannot access swap event though it loads

Re: execshield rebase

2008-12-04 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Dec 04, 2008 at 02:05:03PM -0800, Roland McGrath wrote: I've been thinking for a while execshield.patch could be split into two or three cleaner patches. Some of those might even be upstreamable as config options or something. It really isn't that big a patch at this point. I

Re: Allow debug kernels for ppc64

2008-10-21 Thread Dave Jones
On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 08:57:27AM -0400, Josh Boyer wrote: While I'm certainly not advocating for building them normally, it would be handy to actually be able to build a debug kernel for ppc64 from time to time. I had to make the following changes for this to work (outside of adding

patch naming scheme.

2008-10-10 Thread Dave Jones
For a while, diffs in the Fedora kernel have followed the form linux-2.6-*.patch Then, we started seeing some git snapshots show up as git-*.diff and lately, everything seems to have gone bananas, with no particular scheme at all.. nvidia-agp.patch, percpu_counter_sum_cleanup.patch,

Re: patch naming scheme.

2008-10-10 Thread Dave Jones
On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 03:14:42PM -0400, Adam Jackson wrote: In the X server I try to keep the original version the patch was against in the name, to give some idea of how old a patch is. Admittedly this is less useful with the kernel because you guys have ridiculous version numbers,

Re: patch naming scheme.

2008-10-10 Thread Dave Jones
On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 05:55:50PM -0400, Jarod Wilson wrote: On Friday 10 October 2008 17:27:00 Chris Snook wrote: Dave Jones wrote: For a while, diffs in the Fedora kernel have followed the form linux-2.6-*.patch Then, we started seeing some git snapshots show up

Re: patch naming scheme.

2008-10-10 Thread Dave Jones
On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 08:43:34PM -0500, Eric Sandeen wrote: As an aside - but maybe relevant - how much description / lineage / whatever should go into the spec file comments vs. into the TODO file? The TODO is pretty free form, put whatever you want in there. Pointers to upstream

Re: turning on -fno-inline-functions-called-once

2008-10-06 Thread Dave Jones
On Mon, Oct 06, 2008 at 02:56:04PM -0400, Steve Dickson wrote: A while back, I believe back during the last FUDCon in Raleigh I talked with kylem and davej about turning off the inline-functions-called-once which inlines functions that are only called once. Turning off this optimization

Re: de-modularising for the win!

2008-10-03 Thread Dave Jones
On Fri, Oct 03, 2008 at 11:25:49AM -0400, Peter Jones wrote: Bill Nottingham wrote: See various and sundry plumber's conf discussions. Comments? (The netfilter stuff needs further investigation.) Also, please add these, since they're nearly always loaded (patch is on top of

Re: de-modularising for the win!

2008-10-03 Thread Dave Jones
On Fri, Oct 03, 2008 at 01:25:50PM -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote: Dave Jones ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) said: On Fri, Oct 03, 2008 at 11:25:49AM -0400, Peter Jones wrote: Bill Nottingham wrote: See various and sundry plumber's conf discussions. Comments? (The netfilter stuff

Re: rawhide patches.

2008-09-29 Thread Dave Jones
On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 06:59:00PM +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote: On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 10:47:05AM -0700, Roland McGrath wrote: linux-2.6-acpi-video-dos.patch linux-2.6-defaults-acpi-video.patch These are policy decisions. Probably not going usptream. Can they be

IA64 ATA patch.

2008-09-25 Thread Dave Jones
We've had this in Fedora since 2007/02/27 Can anyone recall why? and more importantly, why it isn't upstream? Dave --- linux-2.6.20/arch/ia64/kernel/quirks.c 1969-12-31 19:00:00.0 -0500 +++ linux-2.6.20_fix/arch/ia64/kernel/quirks.c 2007-02-13 13:56:34.0 -0500 @@

rawhide patches.

2008-09-25 Thread Dave Jones
I just sifted through what we had in rawhide, after noticing that ls *.patch was starting to scroll my terminal (which is never a good sign). In doing so, I found a bunch of patches that weren't applied any more that we forgot to remove, and a bunch that were applied that shouldn't have been.

Re: rawhide patches.

2008-09-25 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 03:07:04PM -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote: Dave Jones ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) said: linux-2.6-defaults-fat-utf8.patch Drop? Isn't this a local choice similar to the later ones? The problem is this is a who do we want to screw over patch. Some people have disks

Re: chcorefilter

2008-09-25 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 05:32:50PM -0700, Roland McGrath wrote: Content-Description: message body text The /proc/PID/coredump_filter mechanism makes it easy to tweak the per-process setting to control ELF core dump style details. This setting is per-process (per-mm) and inherited by

Re: de-modularising for the win!

2008-09-19 Thread Dave Jones
On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 08:02:47AM -0400, Josh Boyer wrote: -CONFIG_IEEE80211=m +CONFIG_IEEE80211=y CONFIG_IEEE80211_DEBUG=y CONFIG_IEEE80211_CRYPT_WEP=m CONFIG_IEEE80211_CRYPT_CCMP=m Do we have a way to _not_ do this on secondary architectures? the per-arch config fragments

Re: de-modularising for the win!

2008-09-18 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 05:14:14PM -0400, Tom spot Callaway wrote: On Thu, 2008-09-18 at 12:13 -0700, Bill Nottingham wrote: See various and sundry plumber's conf discussions. Comments? (The netfilter stuff needs further investigation.) Fly on the wall here, but wouldn't

Re: de-modularising for the win!

2008-09-18 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 04:27:50PM -0500, Matt Domsch wrote: This _is_ Fedora we're talking about, not RHEL, right? :-) /me has had to replace way too many kernel modules from RHEL, which can't be done if it's built-in. The thing is, Dell or any other vendor having to ship their own module

Re: de-modularising for the win!

2008-09-18 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 12:13:55PM -0700, Bill Nottingham wrote: See various and sundry plumber's conf discussions. Comments? (The netfilter stuff needs further investigation.) looks like some of the lower-hanging fruit. definite room for further expansion. how well will mkinitrd cope

Re: de-modularising for the win!

2008-09-18 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 07:42:15PM -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote: On Thu, 2008-09-18 at 12:13 -0700, Bill Nottingham wrote: See various and sundry plumber's conf discussions. If we build in the loop module, we need to bump the default of number of loopdevs[1] to keep things happier for live

Re: de-modularising for the win!

2008-09-18 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 07:49:33PM -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote: On Thu, 2008-09-18 at 19:47 -0400, Dave Jones wrote: On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 07:42:15PM -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote: On Thu, 2008-09-18 at 12:13 -0700, Bill Nottingham wrote: See various and sundry plumber's conf discussions

Re: RFC: split changelog out of spec

2008-08-18 Thread Dave Jones
On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 01:13:26PM -0400, Jarod Wilson wrote: Hey all, Been toying with the idea of splitting the changelog out of the kernel spec itself, to reduce the size of the spec file. Basically, instead of %changelog followed by all the entries, it'd be %include %{SOURCE1},

Re: perfmon2 on fedora kernels

2008-07-31 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 02:26:10PM -0400, Chuck Ebbert wrote: We could put it in fedora but it's not upstream and nobody can say when or if it will go in. After the long drawn out pain that utrace has been, I'm somewhat reluctant. Especially for something that's providing additional

Re: git11 new config items

2008-07-24 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 02:31:04AM -0700, Roland McGrath wrote: I added these to config-generic to keep building with -git11. I have no idea if these are the right settings. +# CONFIG_MFD_TC6393XB is not set +# CONFIG_BOOTPARAM_SOFTLOCKUP_PANIC is not set +CONFIG_DMADEVICES=y

Re: kernel-vanilla-2.6.26-137.fc10

2008-07-14 Thread Dave Jones
On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 01:03:39PM -0700, Roland McGrath wrote: BTW, see http://koji.fedoraproject.org/scratch/roland/task_714174/ for a kernel-vanilla build I did of 2.6.26. This gives a baseline for regression testing any problems to see if they are caused by some Fedora patches (e.g.

Re: kernel-vanilla-2.6.26-137.fc10

2008-07-14 Thread Dave Jones
On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 04:28:50PM -0400, Josh Boyer wrote: On Mon, 2008-07-14 at 16:12 -0400, Dave Jones wrote: On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 01:03:39PM -0700, Roland McGrath wrote: BTW, see http://koji.fedoraproject.org/scratch/roland/task_714174/ for a kernel-vanilla build I did

Re: Enabling PARAVIRT stuff in Fedora kernels

2008-07-08 Thread Dave Jones
On Tue, Jul 08, 2008 at 09:28:43PM -0700, Roland Dreier wrote: And actually the options I'm really hoping for are KVM_GUEST and KVM_CLOCK -- sorry for my confusion and sloppy grep for VIRT. Umm, they're also all enabled. $ grep KVM

Re: kernel module options for cpufreq

2008-06-27 Thread Dave Jones
On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 09:01:34PM +0100, Richard Hughes wrote: On Fri, 2008-06-27 at 21:16 +0200, drago01 wrote: On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 6:13 PM, Richard Hughes [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You really don't want to be using USERSPACE at all. seems like cpufreq-applet uses

Re: revisit: turning some of the always used modules to built-in

2008-06-23 Thread Dave Jones
On Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 11:42:18AM -0700, Arjan van de Ven wrote: Category 1: Always loaded anyway Rationale: Since we load these always anyway, why bother making it modules - ata_generic, pata_acpi These ones make me hrmm a bit. I'd like to know that

rawhide / F10

2008-05-16 Thread Dave Jones
Now that rawhide has opened up again for F10, I've moved CVS forward to 2.6.26-rc2-git5. In doing so, there were the usual ton of rejects, some of the trivial ones I fixed up, but some of the larger patches (especially the git tree snapshots) failed so much that it was easier to just disable them

Re: OT - High amount of spam on this list

2008-04-02 Thread Dave Jones
On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 03:33:24PM -0400, Dave Jones wrote: On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 12:18:38PM -0700, Andrew Farris wrote: Rui Tiago Cação Matos wrote: Hi, Is it just me that is receiving a lot of spam on this list? Other fedora lists I'm subscribed to don't seem

Re: Add SELinux permissive domains to fedora kernels

2008-03-31 Thread Dave Jones
On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 02:07:44PM -0400, Eric Paris wrote: I know its way late but I'd like to add a new SELinux concept to the F9 kernels. Its going to be a backport of a couple of my changesets headed upstream

Re: WebCam drivers ...

2008-03-29 Thread Dave Jones
On Sat, Mar 29, 2008 at 08:42:22AM +0200, Clinton Lee Taylor wrote: Greetings Hans de Goede ... I can't comment on the code, but I, and I'm sure many others welcome any effort to improve the WebCam drivers in Fedora. Many thanks. I have three USB WebCam's myself - 05a9:a511

Re: OT - High amount of spam on this list

2008-03-25 Thread Dave Jones
On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 12:18:38PM -0700, Andrew Farris wrote: Rui Tiago Cação Matos wrote: Hi, Is it just me that is receiving a lot of spam on this list? Other fedora lists I'm subscribed to don't seem to suffer from this. Can anyone have a look at it? No its actually

shared /boot support. bz 197065

2008-03-24 Thread Dave Jones
I took a stab at bz 197065 and arrived at the patch below. Would appreciate some eyeballs before I commit from people familiar with the macro goo in the specfile. (Hi Roland!) Aparently pm-utils will need a change to cope with the changed filename, but I think that should be the limit of the

Re: shared /boot support. bz 197065

2008-03-24 Thread Dave Jones
On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 03:46:44PM -0400, Kyle McMartin wrote: On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 03:38:38PM -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote: On Mon, 2008-03-24 at 15:32 -0400, Dave Jones wrote: I took a stab at bz 197065 and arrived at the patch below. Would appreciate some eyeballs before I commit

Re: shared /boot support. bz 197065

2008-03-24 Thread Dave Jones
On Mon, Mar 24, 2008 at 03:36:49PM -0700, Roland McGrath wrote: I will probably continue to find it desireable to make a dozen different 100-200M partitions to use as /boot for installs, so I don't really care about the name noncollision. But it sure would make it a little simpler to use

Re: vfat filesystem fix breaks rpm kernel install on ia64

2008-02-29 Thread Dave Jones
On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 10:16:00AM -0600, Matt Domsch wrote: On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 10:00:32PM -0500, Doug Chapman wrote: Actually I came up with what I think is a cleaner fix for this. Since the default file permission on files on vfat are 755 anyway if the kernel is mode 755 rpm

Re: vfat filesystem fix breaks rpm kernel install on ia64

2008-02-29 Thread Dave Jones
On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 01:23:02PM -0500, Doug Chapman wrote: + chmod 755 $RPM_BUILD_ROOT/%{image_install_path}/$InstallName-$KernelVer There are systems with EFI32 and EFI64 out there, that aren't ia64, but that will likewise be dropping files into a vfat file

Re: rpms/kernel/devel kernel.spec,1.445,1.446

2008-02-21 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 01:08:19PM -0500, Peter Jones wrote: Author: pjones Update of /cvs/extras/rpms/kernel/devel In directory cvs-int.fedora.redhat.com:/tmp/cvs-serv30850 Modified Files: kernel.spec Log Message: * Thu Feb 21 2008 Peter Jones [EMAIL PROTECTED] -

Re: Disable CONFIG_ACPI_SYSFS_POWER?

2008-02-18 Thread Dave Jones
On Mon, Feb 18, 2008 at 11:25:40AM -0500, Kyle McMartin wrote: On Sun, Feb 17, 2008 at 09:08:02PM -0500, Chuck Ebbert wrote: On 02/16/2008 06:53 AM, drago01 wrote: Hi, I tested the kernel-2.6.24.2-3.fc8 (downloaded the x86_64 build directly) on my laptop. Hal detects two

Re: Disable CONFIG_ACPI_SYSFS_POWER?

2008-02-17 Thread Dave Jones
On Sun, Feb 17, 2008 at 09:08:02PM -0500, Chuck Ebbert wrote: On 02/16/2008 06:53 AM, drago01 wrote: Hi, I tested the kernel-2.6.24.2-3.fc8 (downloaded the x86_64 build directly) on my laptop. Hal detects two batteries because it looks in sysfs and in procfs for the battery info.

Re: enable CONFIG_SECURITY_MMAP_MIN_ADDR

2008-02-14 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 12:29:18PM -0500, Eric Paris wrote: My (minimal) testing of wine indicated that it did try to make use of mapping the low pages but it still worked when it couldn't map them Hmm. Graceful fallback is good, but I wonder if it's now using a slower path or something.

rawhide -debug

2008-02-13 Thread Dave Jones
A discussion came up at LCA about the fact that we have debugging 'always on' in rawhide kernel builds, and that it causes some people pain, because anyone wanting to do performance testing for eg needs to rebuild their kernel without all the debugging bits. An idea that was tossed around was to

Re: rawhide -debug

2008-02-13 Thread Dave Jones
On Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 11:53:34PM +, Christopher Brown wrote: I'm a newbie in this but http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/KernelCommonProblems indicates slab debugging can be disabled using: slub_debug=- Is this true and if so does this affect things at all? The barrier to

Re: selinux patch

2008-02-11 Thread Dave Jones
On Mon, Feb 11, 2008 at 09:32:29AM -0500, Stephen Smalley wrote: Could the patch below (already in Linus' git tree for 2.6.25) be added to the rawhide kernel? It is to support polyinstantiation by XACE/XSELinux. fwiw, rawhide should be moving to .25rc1-git sometime this week.

Re: importing 2.6.25-rc1

2008-02-11 Thread Dave Jones
On Mon, Feb 11, 2008 at 12:53:40PM -0500, Kyle McMartin wrote: M linux-2.6-e1000-corrupt-eeprom-checksum.patch somewhat upstream... i merged-ish it, upstream version needs you to reset the mac address with ip which is kind of loss. why has nobody root-caused this failure yet? :/ I

Re: GFS2/Rawhide

2008-01-25 Thread Dave Jones
On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 10:20:49AM +, Steven Whitehouse wrote: Hi, Could someone take the GFS2 patch for F-8 and add it to rawhide as well please. We need to continue to support this patch for the time being, although it does look like this issue might be solved in the not too

Re: RFC: Minor specfile rework for rawhide

2008-01-23 Thread Dave Jones
On Mon, Jan 21, 2008 at 11:20:17PM -0500, Jarod Wilson wrote: Christopher Brown wrote: On 21/01/2008, Adam Jackson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: http://people.freedesktop.org/~ajax/kernel-autopatch.patch Based on something I did for the xserver specfile. Essentially this makes it so

Re: RFC: Minor specfile rework for rawhide

2008-01-23 Thread Dave Jones
On Tue, Jan 22, 2008 at 01:47:09PM -0500, Chuck Ebbert wrote: On 01/21/2008 05:22 PM, Adam Jackson wrote: http://people.freedesktop.org/~ajax/kernel-autopatch.patch Using the below script, based on what you suggested, we can add lines like this to specify patch options:

debuginfo ppc.

2008-01-23 Thread Dave Jones
So I got wondering why PowerPC debuginfos are so much bigger than x86. -rw-rw-r-- 1 davej davej 30739918 2007-12-11 20:58 kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.24-0.56.rc3.git3.fc9.i686.rpm -rw-rw-r-- 1 davej davej 82997941 2007-12-11 21:02 kernel-debuginfo-common-2.6.24-0.56.rc3.git3.fc9.ppc64.rpm

Re: Precision 490 Reboot Hang

2007-12-06 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Dec 06, 2007 at 04:33:56PM -0500, Thomas J. Baker wrote: I've got a Precision 490 that hangs at reboot unless I use reboot=bios on the kernel command line. A bug filed against the kernel should include what other information? dmidecode output. Dave --

Re: Getting rid of sysprof-kmod

2007-12-01 Thread Dave Jones
On Sun, Dec 02, 2007 at 01:02:23AM +0100, Gianluca Sforna wrote: Hi, I just finished removing the sysprof-kmod package from CVS as mandated by the new guidelines for F9 and above. I am now seeking some help to understand what is needed to have again the kernel module required for

Re: Getting rid of sysprof-kmod

2007-12-01 Thread Dave Jones
On Sun, Dec 02, 2007 at 02:04:01AM -0500, David Zeuthen wrote: Upstream sources are at: http://www.daimi.au.dk/~sandmann/sysprof/ The upstream kernel is likely to eventually get support for perfmon2 integrated, but this could really use more work. It's been in -mm for a

Re: i686 build on x86_64 fails

2007-11-28 Thread Dave Jones
On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 12:29:28AM -0800, Pete Zaitcev wrote: Just FYI, I found that it's not possible to build an i686 kernel on x86_64 (in 2.6.23.1-42.fc8), because this happens: + gcc -O2 -g -pipe -Wall -Wp,-D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -fexceptions -fstack-protector --param=ssp-buffer-size=4

Re: rpms/kernel/devel kernel.spec,1.251,1.252 config-generic,1.42,1.43

2007-11-26 Thread Dave Jones
On Mon, Nov 26, 2007 at 07:37:34AM -0500, David Woodhouse wrote: -# CONFIG_LIBERTAS is not set - +CONFIG_LIBERTAS=m +CONFIG_LIBERTAS_USB=m +CONFIG_LIBERTAS_CS=m +CONFIG_LIBERTAS_SDIO=m +CONFIG_LIBERTAS_DEBUG=y This is probably better placed in a per-arch override rather than

Re: rpms/kernel/devel kernel.spec,1.251,1.252 config-generic,1.42,1.43

2007-11-26 Thread Dave Jones
On Mon, Nov 26, 2007 at 12:52:43PM -0500, Dave Jones wrote: On Mon, Nov 26, 2007 at 07:37:34AM -0500, David Woodhouse wrote: -# CONFIG_LIBERTAS is not set - +CONFIG_LIBERTAS=m +CONFIG_LIBERTAS_USB=m +CONFIG_LIBERTAS_CS=m +CONFIG_LIBERTAS_SDIO=m

Re: vanilla/ changes in devel.

2007-11-16 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Nov 15, 2007 at 02:53:45PM -0500, Dave Jones wrote: I just checked something into devel/ that changes how we 'make prep'. Before, under kernel-2.6.23/ we had a vanilla dir and a fedora-patched dir called linux-2.6.23.noarch The vanilla dir used to be just the unpacked tarball

vanilla/ changes in devel.

2007-11-15 Thread Dave Jones
I just checked something into devel/ that changes how we 'make prep'. Before, under kernel-2.6.23/ we had a vanilla dir and a fedora-patched dir called linux-2.6.23.noarch The vanilla dir used to be just the unpacked tarball. With the change I just checked in, that dir is now patched up to the

Re: sparse 0.4.1

2007-11-14 Thread Dave Jones
On Wed, Nov 14, 2007 at 01:20:13PM -0800, Roland McGrath wrote: Dave asked me to ping when sparse got updated. 0.4.1 is built, [78] updates should get pushed RSN. This presumably works with the kernel source again. Cool, I'll reeanble it. I can't do rawhide builds right now due to breakage

Re: install System.map in kernel-devel

2007-10-23 Thread Dave Jones
On Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 06:26:21PM -0400, Chuck Ebbert wrote: On 10/23/2007 09:05 AM, Roland McGrath wrote: The systemtap folks are interested in having System.map installed by kernel-devel, not just by the kernel rpm itself. This makes it possible to do more preparations off-line for

F8 branched.

2007-10-12 Thread Dave Jones
CVS has now been branched. For stuff going into F-8, make sure it gets committed to the F-8/ branch. devel/ will move on towards tracking 2.6.24 soon. I'll commit something to devel/ today to make this clear and reduce opportunity for screwups, but I'm not going to spend a huge amount of time

Re: RFE: Switch usbhid.pb_fnmode to 2 for Macbook Pro users

2007-09-27 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Sep 27, 2007 at 09:11:38PM +0100, Christopher Brown wrote: Hello, It would appear Macbook Pro users need to additionally press the fn key to make F1 - F10 work as expected under Linux. Therefore to switch to a vt they have to perform a wierd kind of hand twister to get it to

IRC.

2007-09-21 Thread Dave Jones
I've created a #fedora-kernel channel on freenode in response to the large number of /msg's I continue to get which really should be going to a wider audience. I expect it to be low-traffic, but it may be a worthwhile experiment to see if it helps any for triage, coordination etc. Dave

Re: IRC.

2007-09-21 Thread Dave Jones
On Fri, Sep 21, 2007 at 04:23:57PM +0100, Christopher Brown wrote: On 21/09/2007, Dave Jones [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've created a #fedora-kernel channel on freenode in response to the large number of /msg's I continue to get which really should be going to a wider audience

Re: Enabling Secure Computing (SECCOMP)

2007-09-19 Thread Dave Jones
On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 03:48:57PM -0400, Jarod Wilson wrote: Chuck Ebbert wrote: We have a bug report requesting that we enable SECCOMP: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=295841 I suggest we enable it in Fedora 8 but leave it disabled in F7. That way we're not

-vanilla builds.

2007-08-29 Thread Dave Jones
I'd like to move forward on us getting vanilla builds out for testers. There are a couple things worth thinking about, which I'd like other peoples thoughts on. * The location of the binaries - I think we ended up settling on putting them on people.fedoraproject.org. Given the 150MB quota,

bugzilla triage.

2007-08-29 Thread Dave Jones
The current state of bugzilla for the kernel is pretty depressing. Counting in all the bugs we never fixed for FC5 (a lot of which are probably still valid for everything through to rawhide), there are around 1600 open bugs. In an attempt to disperse some of the 'triage' type work to volunteers,

Re: -vanilla builds.

2007-08-29 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Aug 30, 2007 at 06:52:41AM +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote: On 29.08.2007 21:05, Dave Jones wrote: I'd like to move forward on us getting vanilla builds out for testers. I'm willing to help here if there is anything I can do. There are a couple things worth thinking about

Re: The NFS nosharecache patch in F7 is broken

2007-08-21 Thread Dave Jones
On Tue, Aug 21, 2007 at 10:29:53AM -0400, Chuck Ebbert wrote: If people try mounting several exports from the same filesystem, it fails with confusing error messages if the mount options are different for some of the mount points. Adding nosharecache to the mount options fixes that, but

Re: MSI and MMCONFIG, again...

2007-08-09 Thread Dave Jones
On Thu, Aug 09, 2007 at 03:36:54PM -0400, Chuck Ebbert wrote: On 08/08/2007 10:50 PM, Dave Jones wrote: On Wed, Aug 08, 2007 at 01:41:57PM -0400, Chuck Ebbert wrote: On 08/08/2007 01:28 PM, Prarit Bhargava wrote: We are still hitting problems with MSI (and probably mmconfig

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