Re: 2.6.12-rc2-mm3

2005-04-12 Thread Nick Piggin
Andrew Morton wrote: So it turns out that patch was broken. I've fixed it locally and the results are good, but odd. The machine is a 4GB x86_64 with aic79xx controllers and MAXTOR ATLAS10K4_73WLS disks. ext2 filesystem. The workload is continuous pagecache writeback versus

Re: [rfc] git: combo-blobs

2005-04-12 Thread Barry K. Nathan
On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 06:33:58PM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote: ok. Meanwhile i found another counter-argument: the average committed file size is 36K, which with gzip -9 would compress down to roughly 8K, with the commit message being another block. That's 2+1 blocks used per commit, while

[patch] x86, x86_64: dual core proc-cpuinfo and sibling-map fix

2005-04-12 Thread Siddha, Suresh B
Appended patch fixes - broken sibling_map setup in x86_64 - grouping all the core and HT related cpuinfo fields. We are reasonably sure that adding new cpuinfo fields after siblings field, will not cause any app failure. Thats because today's /proc/cpuinfo format is completely different on

Re: [2.6 patch] drivers/block/ll_rw_blk.c: possible cleanups

2005-04-12 Thread Jens Axboe
On Tue, Apr 12 2005, Adrian Bunk wrote: On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 08:12:34AM +0200, Jens Axboe wrote: On Sun, Apr 10 2005, Adrian Bunk wrote: This patch contains the following possible cleanups: - make needlessly global code static - remove the following unused global functions: -

[PATCH 2/6]sibling map initializing rework

2005-04-12 Thread Li Shaohua
Make sibling map init per-cpu. Hotplug CPU may change the map at runtime. Signed-off-by: Li Shaohua[EMAIL PROTECTED] --- linux-2.6.11-root/arch/i386/kernel/smpboot.c | 86 ++- 1 files changed, 45 insertions(+), 41 deletions(-) diff -puN

[PATCH 1/6]sep initializing rework

2005-04-12 Thread Li Shaohua
Hi, These patches (together with 5 patches followed this one) are updated suspend/resume SMP patches. The patches fixed some bugs and do clean up as suggested. Now they work for both suspend-to-ram and suspend-to-disk. Patches are against 2.6.12-rc2-mm3. Thanks, Shaohua --- Make SEP init

Re: more git updates..

2005-04-12 Thread Paul Jackson
David wrote: and version control your entire system Yeah - that works. That's how I back up my system. Not git actually, but a similar sort of store (no compression, a line oriented ascii 'index' file). See my post on Kernel SCM saga.., Sat, 9 Apr 2005 08:15:53 -0700, Message-Id: [EMAIL

Re: [RFC][PATCH] Simple privacy enhancement for /proc/pid

2005-04-12 Thread Albert Cahalan
On Sun, 2005-04-10 at 17:38 +0200, Rene Scharfe wrote: Albert, allowing access based on tty sounds nice, but it _is_ expansive. More importantly, perhaps, it would virtualize /proc: every user would see different permissions for certain files in there. That's too comlex for my taste. If you

[PATCH 3/6]init call cleanup

2005-04-12 Thread Li Shaohua
Trival patch for CPU hotplug. In CPU identify part, only did cleaup for intel CPUs. Need do for other CPUs if they support S3 SMP. Signed-off-by: Li Shaohua[EMAIL PROTECTED] --- linux-2.6.11-root/arch/i386/kernel/apic.c| 14 +++

Re: [RFC] FUSE permission modell (Was: fuse review bits)

2005-04-12 Thread Miklos Szeredi
I think that would be _much_ nicer implemented as a mount which is invisible to other users, rather than one which causes the admin's scripts to spew error messages. Spew is a strong word. It'll get a single EACCES at the mountpoint. The same is true for directories not accessible by 'nobody'

Re: 2.6.12-rc2-mm3

2005-04-12 Thread Stas Sergeev
Hello. Andrew Morton wrote: Program received signal SIGTRAP, Trace/breakpoint trap. SIGTRAP - it looks like the int $3 triggered, not mov0x30(%esp),%eax, which is just the next insn and so the %eip points to it, but it might be innocent. And besides, 0x30(%esp) is EFLAGS, not OLDSS. So I think

Re: more git updates..

2005-04-12 Thread David Eger
So with git, *every* changeset is an entire (compressed) copy of the kernel. Really? Every patch you accept adds 37 MB to your hard disk? Am I missing something here? -dte - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe linux-kernel in the body of a message to [EMAIL PROTECTED] More

Re: non-free firmware in kernel modules, aggregation and unclear copyright notice.

2005-04-12 Thread Sven Luther
On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 02:40:48AM +0200, Marco Colombo wrote: Which reminds me. The only reason why this thread belongs here, IMHO, it's because when it comes to GPL, it really doesn't matter what FSF's interpretation is, or anyone else's. The authors are choosing GPL as a license, so _thier_

Re: New SCM and commit list

2005-04-12 Thread Arjan van de Ven
On Mon, 2005-04-11 at 16:31 -0500, James Bottomley wrote: On Mon, 2005-04-11 at 14:26 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote: I don't think kernel.org mirrors the private home directories, so it you do _temporary_ trees, just make them readable in your private home directory rather than in

Re: 2.6.12-rc2-mm3

2005-04-12 Thread Andrew Morton
Stas Sergeev [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello. Andrew Morton wrote: Program received signal SIGTRAP, Trace/breakpoint trap. SIGTRAP - it looks like the int $3 triggered, not mov0x30(%esp),%eax, which is just the next insn and so the %eip points to it, but it might be innocent. And

Re: [RFC] FUSE permission modell (Was: fuse review bits)

2005-04-12 Thread Miklos Szeredi
Well the sanity check on the server side is always enforced. You can't trick sftp or ftp to not check permissions. So checking on the client side too (where the fuse daemon is running) makes no sense, does it? That argument doesn't make much sense to me. But we're at the end of my

[ANNOUNCE 5/6] Linux-iSCSI High-Performance Initiator

2005-04-12 Thread Alex Aizman
include/linux/netlink.h changes (added NETLINK_ISCSI) Signed-off-by: Alex Aizman [EMAIL PROTECTED] Signed-off-by: Dmitry Yusupov [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- linux-2.6.12-rc2.orig/include/linux/netlink.h 2005-03-01 23:38:25.0 -0800 +++

[PATCH] Maintainers list update: linux-net - netdev

2005-04-12 Thread Horms
On Sat, Apr 09, 2005 at 03:52:05PM +0200, Jörn Engel wrote: On Fri, 8 April 2005 22:16:07 +0200, Pavel Machek wrote: More importantly, it is still listed as the list for network drivers... NETWORK DEVICE DRIVERS P: Andrew Morton M: [EMAIL PROTECTED] P: Jeff Garzik

Re: [PATCH 1/3] cifs: md5 cleanup - functions

2005-04-12 Thread Matt Mackall
On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 10:11:39PM +0200, Jesper Juhl wrote: Function names and return types on same line - conform to established fs/cifs/ style. Patch is also available at: http://www.linuxtux.org/~juhl/kernel_patches/fs_cifs_md5-funct.patch I think the right thing to do here is

Re: ext3 allocate-with-reservation latencies

2005-04-12 Thread Mingming Cao
On Mon, 2005-04-11 at 20:57 +0100, Stephen C. Tweedie wrote: Hi, Hi Stephen, On Mon, 2005-04-11 at 19:38, Mingming Cao wrote: Ah.. I see the win with the read lock now: once the a reservation window is added, updating it (either winding it forward and or searching for a avaliable

Re: [patch] sched: unlocked context-switches

2005-04-12 Thread Ingo Molnar
* David Mosberger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Now, Ingo says that the order is reversed with his patch, i.e., switch_mm() happens after switch_to(). That means flush_tlb_mm() may now see a current-active_mm which hasn't really been activated yet. That should be OK since it would just mean

Re: 2.6.12-rc2-mm3

2005-04-12 Thread Nick Piggin
On Mon, 2005-04-11 at 23:19 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote: Nick Piggin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: - The effects of tcq on AS are much less disastrous than I thought they were. Do I have the wrong workload? Memory fails me. Or did we fix the anticipatory scheduler?

Re: Overcommit_memory logic fails when swap is off

2005-04-12 Thread Martin Egholm Nielsen
Hi Alan, As I can see, the patch never made it in 2.4.x, right?! So, I would like a diff - if still possible :-) I submitted it ages ago but it was rejected and punted to 2.6. The 2.4 support is available in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, so you can pull it out of the source rpms on the ftp site or

Re: more git updates..

2005-04-12 Thread Barry K. Nathan
On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 10:14:13PM -0700, David Lang wrote: I've been reading this and have another thought for you guys to keep in mind for this tool. version control of system config files on linux systems. I've been thinking about this too. (I won't have time to implement this however.

Re: 2.6.12-rc2-mm3

2005-04-12 Thread Jens Axboe
On Mon, Apr 11 2005, Andrew Morton wrote: - CFQ is seriously, seriously read-starved on this workload. CFQ3: procs ---memory-- ---swap-- -io --system-- cpu r b swpd free buff cache si sobibo incs us sy id wa 1 5 1008 25888

[RFC] kallsyms C_SYMBOL_PREFIX support

2005-04-12 Thread Yoshinori Sato
kallsyms does not consider SYMBOL_PREFIX of C. Consequently do not work in architecture using prefix character (h8300, v850) really. Because I can want to use this, I made a patch. Please comment. -- Yoshinori Sato [EMAIL PROTECTED] = scripts/kallsyms.c 1.16 vs edited = ---

[ANNOUNCE 1b/6] Linux-iSCSI High-Performance Initiator

2005-04-12 Thread Alex Aizman
For the start of this thread please refer to: http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernelm=111327337005048w=2 and http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernelm=111328256211837w=2 Regards, The combined open-iscsi and linux-iscsi teams SCSI LLDD, the 2nd part: - iscsi_if.c

Re: [PATCH 1/3] cifs: md5 cleanup - functions

2005-04-12 Thread Jesper Juhl
On Mon, 11 Apr 2005, Matt Mackall wrote: Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2005 23:37:45 -0700 From: Matt Mackall [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Jesper Juhl [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Steven French [EMAIL PROTECTED], Steve French [EMAIL PROTECTED], linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] cifs: md5

Re: Processes stuck on D state on Dual Opteron

2005-04-12 Thread Jens Axboe
On Tue, Apr 12 2005, Nick Piggin wrote: Actually the patches I have sent you do fix real bugs, but they also make the block layer less likely to recurse into page reclaim, so it may be eg. hiding the problem that Neil's patch fixes. Can you push those to Andrew? I'm quite happy with the way

Re: Kernel SCM saga.. (bk license?)

2005-04-12 Thread Kedar Sovani
I was wondering if working on git, is in anyway, in violation of the Bitkeeper license, which states that you cannot work on any other SCM (SCM-like?) tool for x amount of time after using Bitkeeper ? Kedar. On Apr 8, 2005 10:12 AM, Linus Torvalds [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 7 Apr

[PATCH] ppc32: MV643XX ethernet is an option for Pegasos

2005-04-12 Thread Benjamin Herrenschmidt
Hi ! This patch allows Kconfig to build the MV643xx ethernet driver on Pegasos (CONFIG_PPC_MULTIPLATFORM) and adds what I think is a missing fix from Dale's batch, that is remove SA_INTERRUPT and add SA_SHIRQ in there as the interrupt is shared if I understand things correctly. Signed-off-by:

Re: usbdux registers, but communcation to device times out

2005-04-12 Thread Greg KH
On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 02:22:52PM -0700, Melanie Dumas wrote: We installed comedi and comedilib according to the instructions on http://www.linux-usb-daq.co.uk/drivers2/2.6/. There were no errors on installation, and the usbdux drivers were auto-detected by hotplug when the usbdux

Re: [ANNOUNCE 2/6] Linux-iSCSI High-Performance Initiator

2005-04-12 Thread Christoph Hellwig
On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 10:36:51PM -0700, Greg KH wrote: On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 08:24:08PM -0700, Alex Aizman wrote: Common header files: - iscsi_ifev.h (user/kernel events). These structures cross the user/kernel boundry? If so, they _must_ use the __u32 and

Re: [PATCH] usb: kfree() cleanups in drivers/usb/core/devio.c

2005-04-12 Thread Greg KH
On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 11:55:22PM +0200, Jesper Juhl wrote: Checking for NULL before calling kfree() is redundant. This patch removes these redundant checks and also makes a few tiny whitespace changes. Signed-off-by: Jesper Juhl [EMAIL PROTECTED] Applied, thanks. greg k-h - To

Re: 2.6.12-rc2-mm3

2005-04-12 Thread Andrew Morton
Nick Piggin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: AS basically does its own TCQ strangulation, which IIRC involves things like completing all reads before issuing new writes, and completing all reads from one process before reads from another. As well as the fundamental way that waiting for

Re: [ANNOUNCE 2/6] Linux-iSCSI High-Performance Initiator

2005-04-12 Thread Greg KH
On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 08:27:33AM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote: On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 10:36:51PM -0700, Greg KH wrote: On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 08:24:08PM -0700, Alex Aizman wrote: Common header files: - iscsi_ifev.h (user/kernel events). These

Re: PROBLEM: AIPTEK input doesn`t register `device` `driver` section in sysfs (/sys/class/input/event#)

2005-04-12 Thread Greg KH
On Sun, Apr 10, 2005 at 07:21:28PM +0600, Viktor A. Danilov wrote: PROBLEM: aiptek input doesn`t register `device` `driver` section in sysfs (/sys/class/input/event#) REASON: `dev` - field not filled... SOLUTION: in linux/drivers/usb/input/aiptek.c write aiptek-inputdev.dev =

RE: Processes stuck on D state on Dual Opteron

2005-04-12 Thread Chen, Kenneth W
On Tue, Apr 12 2005, Nick Piggin wrote: Actually the patches I have sent you do fix real bugs, but they also make the block layer less likely to recurse into page reclaim, so it may be eg. hiding the problem that Neil's patch fixes. Jens Axboe wrote on Tuesday, April 12, 2005 12:08 AM Can you

Gravador de telefone

2005-04-12 Thread Vinicius
Não seja o último saber. Chegou o gravador de conversas telefônicas. Trata-se de um mini gravador que pode ser instalado em qualquer ponto do fio da sua linha telefônica (inclusive extenções), e basta o seu telefone sair do gancho, seja para receber ou efetuar uma chamada, que a gravação é

Re: [RFC] FUSE permission modell (Was: fuse review bits)

2005-04-12 Thread Jan Hudec
On Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 17:56:09 +0200, Miklos Szeredi wrote: Could you explain a little more? I don't see the point in denying access to root, but I also can't tell from your explanation whether you do or not. Fuse by default does. This can be disabled by one of two mount options:

Re: [ANNOUNCE 2/6] Linux-iSCSI High-Performance Initiator

2005-04-12 Thread Christoph Hellwig
On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 12:45:14AM -0700, Greg KH wrote: Um, why? We've been down this road before, and for types that cross the boundry, we _must_ use the __ version of the kernel types, not the uint32_t stuff. That's total bullshit. C99 types just work in both the kernel and userland,

Re: Re: more git updates..

2005-04-12 Thread Petr Baudis
Dear diary, on Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 06:05:19AM CEST, I got a letter where David Eger [EMAIL PROTECTED] told me that... So with git, *every* changeset is an entire (compressed) copy of the kernel. Really? Every patch you accept adds 37 MB to your hard disk? Am I missing something here? Yes.

Re: 2.6.12-rc2-mm3

2005-04-12 Thread Jindrich Makovicka
Andrew Morton wrote: Jindrich Makovicka [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Andrew Morton wrote: ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.12-rc2/2.6.12-rc2-mm3/ MPlayer randomly crashes in various pthread_* calls when using binary codecs. 2.6.12-rc2-mm2 was ok. I tried to

Prototype error in linux/debugfs.h

2005-04-12 Thread Chen, Kenneth W
To lazy to write a patch, the inline debugfs function declaration for the following three functions disagree between CONFIG_DEBUG_FS and !CONFIG_DEBUG_FS 4th argument mismatch, looks like an obvious copy-n-paste error. u16, u32, and u32? static inline struct dentry *debugfs_create_u16(const

Re: New SCM and commit list

2005-04-12 Thread Geert Uytterhoeven
On Mon, 11 Apr 2005, Daniel Barkalow wrote: If merge took trees instead of single files, and had some way of detecting renames (or it got additional information about the differences between files), would that give BK-quality performance? Or does BK also support I wrote a script to do merges

Re: [PATCH] usb: kfree() cleanups in drivers/usb/core/devio.c

2005-04-12 Thread Jesper Juhl
On Tue, 12 Apr 2005, Greg KH wrote: Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2005 00:40:56 -0700 From: Greg KH [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Jesper Juhl [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Thomas Sailer [EMAIL PROTECTED], Greg Kroah-Hartman [EMAIL PROTECTED], linux-usb-devel@lists.sourceforge.net

Re: Re: Re: GIT license (Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: [ANNOUNCE] git-pasky-0.1)

2005-04-12 Thread Geert Uytterhoeven
On Tue, 12 Apr 2005, Petr Baudis wrote: Dear diary, on Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 03:20:18AM CEST, I got a letter where Adam J. Richter [EMAIL PROTECTED] told me that... Dear diary, on Mon, Apr 11, 2005 at 05:46:38PM CEST, I got a letter where Adam J. Richter [EMAIL PROTECTED] told me that...

Re: Prototype error in linux/debugfs.h

2005-04-12 Thread Greg KH
On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 01:35:51AM -0700, Chen, Kenneth W wrote: To lazy to write a patch, the inline debugfs function declaration for the following three functions disagree between CONFIG_DEBUG_FS and !CONFIG_DEBUG_FS 4th argument mismatch, looks like an obvious copy-n-paste error. u16,

Re: kernel panic - not syncing: Fatal exception in interupt

2005-04-12 Thread [EMAIL PROTECTED]
The machine crashed again twice today. I have vga=791 so i caugh a bit more of the crash. i enabled serial redirection in the bios so i'm hoping to catch the full dump next time. The first screen shot is with the old resolution so didnt catch much more here...

Re: [Bug] invalid mac address after rebooting (2.6.12-rc2-mm2)

2005-04-12 Thread Peter Baumann
On Wed, Mar 23, 2005 at 06:52:25PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote: Peter Baumann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm hitting an annoying bug in kernel 2.6.11.5 Every time I _reboot_ (warmstart) my pc my two network cards won't get recognized any longer. Following error message appears on

Re: [PATCH 2/3] Keys: Use RCU to manage session keyring pointer

2005-04-12 Thread David Howells
Paul E. McKenney [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: spin_lock_irqsave(tsk-sighand-siglock, flags); - old = tsk-signal-session_keyring; - tsk-signal-session_keyring = keyring; + old = rcu_dereference(tsk-signal-session_keyring); I don't understand why rcu_dereference() is needed in this

Re: [Bug] invalid mac address after rebooting (2.6.12-rc2-mm2)

2005-04-12 Thread Andrew Morton
Peter Baumann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, Mar 23, 2005 at 06:52:25PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote: Peter Baumann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm hitting an annoying bug in kernel 2.6.11.5 Every time I _reboot_ (warmstart) my pc my two network cards won't get recognized any

Re: [RFC] FUSE permission modell (Was: fuse review bits)

2005-04-12 Thread Bodo Eggert [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Jamie Lokier [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Miklos Szeredi wrote:    4) Access should not be further restricted for the owner of the   mount, even if permission bits, uid or gid would suggest   otherwise    Why?  Surely you want to prevent writing to files which don't have the  writable bit 

Re: bdflush/rpciod high CPU utilization, profile does not make sense

2005-04-12 Thread Jakob Oestergaard
On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 11:03:29AM +1000, Greg Banks wrote: On Tue, 2005-04-12 at 01:42, Jakob Oestergaard wrote: Yes, as far as I know - the Broadcom Tigeon3 driver does not have the option of enabling/disabling RX polling (if we agree that is what we're talking about), but looking in

Re: [PATCH 3/6]init call cleanup

2005-04-12 Thread Rolf Eike Beer
Li Shaohua wrote: Trival patch for CPU hotplug. In CPU identify part, only did cleaup for intel CPUs. Need do for other CPUs if they support S3 SMP. @@ -405,7 +405,7 @@ void __init init_bsp_APIC(void) apic_write_around(APIC_LVT1, value); } -void __init setup_local_APIC (void)

Exploit in 2.6 kernels

2005-04-12 Thread John M Collins
Please CC any reply to jmc AT xisl.com as I'm not subscribed - thanks We had 5 machines broken into last night all but one with kernel 2.6.8 and found a binary krad-no-longer-private.c had been downloaded It contains the string: k-rad.c - linux 2.6.* CPL 0 kernel exploit Discovered Jan 2005

Re: [PATCH 2.6.12-rc1-mm3] [1/2] kprobes += function-return

2005-04-12 Thread Prasanna S Panchamukhi
int register_returnprobe(struct rprobe *rp) { ... independent of kprobe and jprobe. ... make unregister exitprobes independent of kprobe/jprobe. ... 1. When you call register_j/kprobe(), if kprobe-rp is non-null, it is assumed to point to a retprobe that will be

Re: Kernel SCM saga.. (bk license?)

2005-04-12 Thread Catalin Marinas
Kedar Sovani [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I was wondering if working on git, is in anyway, in violation of the Bitkeeper license, which states that you cannot work on any other SCM (SCM-like?) tool for x amount of time after using Bitkeeper ? That's valid for the new BK license only which probably

throttling kernel messages: KERNEL: assertion (flags MSG_PEEK) failed at net/ipv4/tcp.c (1282)

2005-04-12 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi, I'm affected by the (in)famous bug: Apr 12 07:03:02 mailgate kernel: recvmsg bug: copied D640F0D1 seq D640F679 Apr 12 07:03:02 mailgate kernel: KERNEL: assertion (flags MSG_PEEK) failed at net/ipv4/tcp.c (1282) Apr 12 07:03:02 mailgate kernel: recvmsg bug: copied D640F0D1 seq D640F679 Apr

Re: [PATCH 6/6]suspend/resume SMP support

2005-04-12 Thread Pavel Machek
Hi! Using CPU hotplug to support suspend/resume SMP. Both S3 and S4 use disable/enable_nonboot_cpus API. The S4 part is based on Pavel's original S4 SMP patch. The series looks good to me, but I was not yet able to actually try it. Will try to do that in few hours.

RE: non-free firmware in kernel modules, aggregation and unclear copyright notice.

2005-04-12 Thread Bodo Eggert [EMAIL PROTECTED]
David Schwartz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Copyright law only _explicitly_ grants a monopoly on preparation of derivative works. However, it is trivial, and overwhelmingly common, for a copyright owner to grant a license to create a derivative work that is conditional on how the licensee agrees to

Re: Re: Re: Re: GIT license (Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: [ANNOUNCE] git-pasky-0.1)

2005-04-12 Thread Petr Baudis
Dear diary, on Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 10:39:40AM CEST, I got a letter where Geert Uytterhoeven [EMAIL PROTECTED] told me that... On Tue, 12 Apr 2005, Petr Baudis wrote: ..snip.. Basically, when you look at merge(1) : SYNOPSIS merge [ options ] file1 file2 file3 DESCRIPTION

Re: New SCM and commit list

2005-04-12 Thread Catalin Marinas
Linus Torvalds [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So anything that got modified in just one tree obviously merges to that version. Any file that got modified in two trees will end up just being passed to the merge program. See man merge and man diff3. The merger gets to fix up any conflicts by hand.

[patch] genalloc for 2.6.12-rc-mm3

2005-04-12 Thread Jes Sorensen
Hi Andrew, This patch provides the generic allocator needed for the ia64 mspec driver. Any chance you could add it to the mm tree? Thanks, Jes Generic allocator that can be used by device driver to manage special memory etc. in particular it's used to manage uncached memory on ia64 for the

Re: [PATCH] ppc32: MV643XX ethernet is an option for Pegasos

2005-04-12 Thread Dale Farnsworth
On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 07:13:04AM +, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote: This patch allows Kconfig to build the MV643xx ethernet driver on Pegasos (CONFIG_PPC_MULTIPLATFORM) and adds what I think is a missing fix from Dale's batch, that is remove SA_INTERRUPT and add SA_SHIRQ in there as the

[patch] mspec driver for 2.6.12-rc2-mm3

2005-04-12 Thread Jes Sorensen
Hi Andrew, This patch includes the mspec driver for the ia64 port. Any chance you'll take it for the mm tree? It requires the genalloc patch posted earlier, but otherwise shouldn't cause any harm. Cheers, Jes Memory special driver for cached, uncached and 'fetchop' (SGI SN2 specific) memory

Re: Call to atention about using hash functions as content indexers (SCM saga)

2005-04-12 Thread Barry K. Nathan
On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 12:51:39AM +0200, Petr Baudis wrote: Dear diary, on Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 12:40:21AM CEST, I got a letter where Pedro Larroy [EMAIL PROTECTED] told me that... [snip...] (iii) Your argument against comparing with the probability of a hardware error does not make sense to

Re: Call to atention about using hash functions as content indexers (SCM saga)

2005-04-12 Thread Catalin Marinas
Magnus Damm [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 4/12/05, Petr Baudis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: (iv) You fail to propose a better solution. I would feel safer with back end storage filenames based on email and mtime together with an optional hash lookup that turns collisions into worse performance.

Re: [PATCH encrypted swsusp 1/3] core functionality

2005-04-12 Thread Andreas Steinmetz
Rafael J. Wysocki wrote: Hi, On Monday, 11 of April 2005 23:08, Pavel Machek wrote: Hi! ]--snip--[ @@ -130,6 +150,52 @@ static unsigned short swapfile_used[MAX_SWAPFILES]; static unsigned short root_swap; +#ifdef CONFIG_SWSUSP_ENCRYPT +static struct crypto_tfm *crypto_init(int

Re: [PATCH] zero disk pages used by swsusp on resume

2005-04-12 Thread Andreas Steinmetz
Rafael J. Wysocki wrote: Hi, On Monday, 11 of April 2005 19:02, Andreas Steinmetz wrote: Rafael J. Wysocki wrote: Hi, On Monday, 11 of April 2005 12:37, Oliver Neukum wrote: Am Sonntag, 10. April 2005 22:14 schrieb Pavel Machek: Hi! Oliver Neukum wrote: What is the point in doing

Re: [patch] genalloc for 2.6.12-rc-mm3

2005-04-12 Thread Christoph Hellwig
On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 05:55:01AM -0400, Jes Sorensen wrote: Hi Andrew, This patch provides the generic allocator needed for the ia64 mspec driver. Any chance you could add it to the mm tree? Thanks, Jes Generic allocator that can be used by device driver to manage special memory

Re: [patch] genalloc for 2.6.12-rc-mm3

2005-04-12 Thread Andrew Morton
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (Jes Sorensen) wrote: Hi Andrew, This patch provides the generic allocator needed for the ia64 mspec driver. Any chance you could add it to the mm tree? spose so. Glad it's Kconfigurable. +#ifdef CONFIG_GENERIC_ALLOCATOR + gen_pool_init(); +#endif Suggest you put

Re: [patch] mspec driver for 2.6.12-rc2-mm3

2005-04-12 Thread Andrew Morton
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (Jes Sorensen) wrote: + if (atomic_dec(vdata-refcnt) == 0) { atomic_dec() normally returns void. ia64's returns int, which is a bit risky for cross-arch developemnt. atomic_dec_and_test() would be more conventional. - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line

Re: [patch] mspec driver for 2.6.12-rc2-mm3

2005-04-12 Thread Andrew Morton
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (Jes Sorensen) wrote: + getpage: +/* + * Is this really correct? + */ +page = alloc_pages(GFP_USER, 0); +spin_unlock(vdata-lock); +return page; + sleeping allocation inside a spinlock. - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line

incoming

2005-04-12 Thread Andrew Morton
As the commits list probably isn't working at present I'll cc linux-kernel on this lot. Fairly cruel, sorry, but I don't like the idea of people not knowing what's hitting the main tree. This is the first live test of Linus's git-importing ability. I'm about to disappear for 1.5 weeks - hope

Re: [patch] mspec driver for 2.6.12-rc2-mm3

2005-04-12 Thread Andrew Morton
+/* + * Walk the EFI memory map to pull out leftover pages in the lower + * memory regions which do not end up in the regular memory map and + * stick them into the uncached allocator + */ +static void __init +mspec_walk_efi_memmap_uc (void) +{ + void *efi_map_start, *efi_map_end, *p;

[patch 011/198] Fix get_compat_sigevent()

2005-04-12 Thread akpm
From: David S. Miller [EMAIL PROTECTED] I have no idea how a bug like this lasted so long. Anyways, obvious memset()'ing of incorrect pointer. Signed-off-by: David S. Miller [EMAIL PROTECTED] Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- 25-akpm/kernel/compat.c |2 +- 1 files

[patch 008/198] re-export cancel_rearming_delayed_workqueue

2005-04-12 Thread akpm
From: James Bottomley [EMAIL PROTECTED] This was unexported by Arjan because we have no current users. However, during a conversion from tasklets to workqueues of the parisc led functions, we ran across a case where this was needed. In particular, the open coded equivalent of

[patch 025/198] ppc32: fix bogosity in process-freezing code

2005-04-12 Thread akpm
From: Paul Mackerras [EMAIL PROTECTED] The code that went into arch/ppc/kernel/signal.c recently to handle process freezing seems to contain a dubious assumption: that a process that calls do_signal when PF_FREEZE is set will have entered the kernel because of a system call. This patch removes

[patch 027/198] ppc32: improve timebase sync for SMP

2005-04-12 Thread akpm
From: Paul Mackerras [EMAIL PROTECTED] Currently the procedure in the ppc32 kernel that synchronizes the timebase registers across an SMP powermac system does so by setting both timebases to zero. That is OK at boot but causes problems if done later. So that we can do hotplug CPU on these

[patch 175/198] IB/mthca: implement RDMA/atomic operations for mem-free mode

2005-04-12 Thread akpm
From: Roland Dreier [EMAIL PROTECTED] Add code to support RDMA and atomic send work requests in mem-free mode. Signed-off-by: Roland Dreier [EMAIL PROTECTED] Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- 25-akpm/drivers/infiniband/hw/mthca/mthca_qp.c | 47 + 1

[patch 166/198] IB/mthca: fix posting sends with immediate data

2005-04-12 Thread akpm
From: Roland Dreier [EMAIL PROTECTED] When posting a work request with immediate data, put the immediate data in the immediate data field of the hardware's work request (rather than overwriting the flags field). Signed-off-by: Roland Dreier [EMAIL PROTECTED] Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton [EMAIL

[patch 163/198] IB/mthca: map MPT/MTT context in mem-free mode

2005-04-12 Thread akpm
From: Roland Dreier [EMAIL PROTECTED] In mem-free mode, when allocating memory regions, make sure that the HCA has context memory mapped to cover the virtual space used for the MPT and MTTs being used. Signed-off-by: Roland Dreier [EMAIL PROTECTED] Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton [EMAIL PROTECTED]

[patch 164/198] IB/mthca: fill in more device query fields

2005-04-12 Thread akpm
From: Roland Dreier [EMAIL PROTECTED] Implement more of the device_query method in mthca. Signed-off-by: Roland Dreier [EMAIL PROTECTED] Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- 25-akpm/drivers/infiniband/hw/mthca/mthca_cmd.c |2 +

[patch 183/198] IB/mthca: split MR key munging routines

2005-04-12 Thread akpm
From: Michael S. Tsirkin [EMAIL PROTECTED] Split Tavor and Arbel/mem-free index-hw key munging routines, so that FMR implementation can call correct implementation without testing HCA type (which it already knows). Signed-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin [EMAIL PROTECTED] Signed-off-by: Roland Dreier

Re: [PATCH scsi-misc-2.6 04/04] scsi: remove unnecessary scsi_wait_req_end_io()

2005-04-12 Thread Tejun Heo
04_scsi_reqfn_remove_wait_req_end_io.patch As all requests are now terminated via scsi midlayer, we don't need to set end_io for special reqs, remove it. Note that scsi_kill_requests() still terminates requests using blk layer. The path is circular-ref workaround

[patch 165/198] IB/mthca: fix calculation of RDB shift

2005-04-12 Thread akpm
From: Roland Dreier [EMAIL PROTECTED] Fix calculation of rdb_shift by using original number of QPs, not their slot in profile[] (which will be rearranged when we sort it). Signed-off-by: Roland Dreier [EMAIL PROTECTED] Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton [EMAIL PROTECTED] ---

[patch 160/198] IB: Trivial FMR printk cleanup

2005-04-12 Thread akpm
From: Libor Michalek [EMAIL PROTECTED] Add missing newline in printk. Signed-off-by: Libor Michalek [EMAIL PROTECTED] Signed-off-by: Roland Dreier [EMAIL PROTECTED] Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- 25-akpm/drivers/infiniband/core/fmr_pool.c |2 +- 1 files changed, 1

[patch 162/198] IB: Remove incorrect comments

2005-04-12 Thread akpm
From: Hal Rosenstock [EMAIL PROTECTED] Eliminate unneeded and misleading comments Signed-off-by: Hal Rosenstock [EMAIL PROTECTED] Signed-off-by: Roland Dreier [EMAIL PROTECTED] Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- 25-akpm/drivers/infiniband/core/agent.c |2 --

[patch 184/198] IB/mthca: add fast memory region implementation

2005-04-12 Thread akpm
From: Michael S. Tsirkin [EMAIL PROTECTED] Implement fast memory regions (FMRs), where the driver writes directly into the HCA's translation tables rather than requiring a firmware command. For Tavor, MTTs for FMR are separate from regular MTTs, and are reserved at driver initialization. This

[patch 161/198] IB: Fix user MAD registrations with class 0

2005-04-12 Thread akpm
From: Roland Dreier [EMAIL PROTECTED] Fix handling of MAD agent registrations with mgmt_class == 0. In this case ib_umad should pass a NULL registration request to the MAD core rather than a request with mgmt_class set to 0. Signed-off-by: Roland Dreier [EMAIL PROTECTED] Signed-off-by: Andrew

[patch 150/198] reparent_to_init cleanup

2005-04-12 Thread akpm
From: Coywolf Qi Hunt [EMAIL PROTECTED] This patch hides reparent_to_init(). reparent_to_init() should only be called by daemonize(). Signed-off-by: Coywolf Qi Hunt [EMAIL PROTECTED] Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- 25-akpm/arch/i386/mach-voyager/voyager_thread.c |1 -

[patch 145/198] CREDITS update

2005-04-12 Thread akpm
From: Colin Leroy [EMAIL PROTECTED] Update Colin's credits entry. Signed-off-by: Colin Leroy [EMAIL PROTECTED] Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- 25-akpm/CREDITS |3 ++- 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-) diff -puN CREDITS~credits-update CREDITS ---

[patch 146/198] pci enumeration on ixp2000: overflow in kernel/resource.c

2005-04-12 Thread akpm
From: Lennert Buytenhek [EMAIL PROTECTED] IXP2000 (ARM-based) platforms use a separate 'struct resource' for PCI MEM space. Resource allocation for PCI BARs always fails because the 'root' resource (the IXP2000 PCI MEM resource) always has the entire address space (-) free, and

[patch 139/198] hd: eliminate bad section references

2005-04-12 Thread akpm
From: maximilian attems [EMAIL PROTECTED] Fix hd section references: make parse_hd_setup() __init Error: ./drivers/ide/legacy/hd.o .text refers to 0943 R_386_PC32 .init.text Signed-off-by: maximilian attems [EMAIL PROTECTED] Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton [EMAIL PROTECTED] ---

[patch 138/198] pnpbios: eliminate bad section references

2005-04-12 Thread akpm
From: maximilian attems [EMAIL PROTECTED] one of the last buildcheck errors on i386, thanks Randy again for double checking. Fix pnpbios section references: make dmi_system_id pnpbios_dmi_table __initdata Error: ./drivers/pnp/pnpbios/core.o .data refers to 0100 R_386_32 .init.text Error:

[patch 133/198] kill #ifndef HAVE_ARCH_GET_SIGNAL_TO_DELIVER in signal.c

2005-04-12 Thread akpm
From: Christoph Hellwig [EMAIL PROTECTED] Now that no architectures defines HAVE_ARCH_GET_SIGNAL_TO_DELIVER anymore this can go away. It was a transitional hack only. Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- 25-akpm/kernel/signal.c |4 1 files changed, 4 deletions(-) diff

Re: [PATCH] ppc32: MV643XX ethernet is an option for Pegasos

2005-04-12 Thread Fabio Massimo Di Nitto
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Dale Farnsworth wrote: On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 07:13:04AM +, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote: This patch allows Kconfig to build the MV643xx ethernet driver on Pegasos (CONFIG_PPC_MULTIPLATFORM) and adds what I think is a missing fix from Dale's

Re: [PATCH scsi-misc-2.6 01/04] scsi: consolidate error handling out of scsi_init_io() into scsi_prep_fn()

2005-04-12 Thread Tejun Heo
01_scsi_reqfn_consolidate_error_handling.patch This patch fixes a queue stall bug which occurred when sgtable allocation failed and device_busy == 0. When scsi_init_io() returns BLKPREP_DEFER or BLKPREP_KILL, it's supposed to free resources itself. This patch

Re: [PATCH scsi-misc-2.6 03/04] scsi: reimplement scsi_request_fn()

2005-04-12 Thread Tejun Heo
Oops, I forgot to mention that reqfn is reformatted mostly as suggested by Chritoph Hellwig. Sorry. On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 07:33:03PM +0900, Tejun Heo wrote: 03_scsi_reqfn_reimplementation.patch This patch rewrites scsi_request_fn(). scsi_dispatch_cmd() is merged into

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