Re: [PATCH 3/7] [RFC] Battery monitoring class

2007-04-15 Thread Ondrej Zajicek
On Thu, Apr 12, 2007 at 03:25:03AM +0400, Anton Vorontsov wrote: Here is battery monitor class. According to first copyright string, we're maintaining it since 2003. I've took few days and cleaned it up to be more suitable for mainline inclusion. Just some ideas: - what about using exponents

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread Ismail Dönmez
Hi, On Friday 13 April 2007 23:21:00 Ingo Molnar wrote: [announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS] i'm pleased to announce the first release of the Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS] patchset:

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread Con Kolivas
On Monday 16 April 2007 05:00, Jonathan Lundell wrote: On Apr 15, 2007, at 10:59 AM, Linus Torvalds wrote: It's a really good thing, and it means that if somebody shows that your code is flawed in some way (by, for example, making a patch that people claim gets better behaviour or

Re: [PATCH 3/7] [RFC] Battery monitoring class

2007-04-15 Thread Anton Vorontsov
Hi, On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 12:08:54AM +0200, Ondrej Zajicek wrote: On Thu, Apr 12, 2007 at 03:25:03AM +0400, Anton Vorontsov wrote: Here is battery monitor class. According to first copyright string, we're maintaining it since 2003. I've took few days and cleaned it up to be more suitable

Re: [3/3] 2.6.21-rc6: known regressions

2007-04-15 Thread Antonino A. Daplas
On Sun, 2007-04-15 at 18:26 +0200, Marcus Better wrote: Antonino A. Daplas wrote: A screen with blinking green blocks implies that your display is in text mode, not in graphics mode. Yes, it happens when I suspend from text mode. Just for clarification, do you suspend from VESA

Re: Problem with ufs nextstep in 2.6.18 (debian)

2007-04-15 Thread Dale Amon
The error also happens in 2.6.19, same as in 2.6.18. I extracted this from syslog: Apr 17 00:14:08 kdev kernel: loop: loaded (max 8 devices) Apr 17 00:14:15 kdev kernel: UFS-fs error (device loop0): ufs_check_page: bad entry in directory #2: directory entry across blocks - offset=356,

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread Arjan van de Ven
On Mon, 2007-04-16 at 01:49 +0300, Ismail Dönmez wrote: Hi, On Friday 13 April 2007 23:21:00 Ingo Molnar wrote: [announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS] i'm pleased to announce the first release of the Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread Ismail Dönmez
On Monday 16 April 2007 02:23:08 Arjan van de Ven wrote: On Mon, 2007-04-16 at 01:49 +0300, Ismail Dönmez wrote: Hi, On Friday 13 April 2007 23:21:00 Ingo Molnar wrote: [announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS] i'm pleased to announce the

Re: [RFC] MTD driver for MMC cards

2007-04-15 Thread Arnd Bergmann
This is a new version of the driver I posted back in January. I now have hardware to test it and fixed a number of bugs, most of which are the ones that Pierre told me about in the first place. It now seems to work fine with the mtdblock driver, which of course it entirely pointless. I've tried

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread William Lee Irwin III
On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 10:48:24PM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote: 2) plugsched did not allow on the fly selection of schedulers, nor did it allow a per CPU selection of schedulers. IO schedulers you can change per disk, on the fly, making them much more useful in practice. Also, IO

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread Pavel Pisa
On Sunday 15 April 2007 00:38, Davide Libenzi wrote: Haven't looked at the scheduler code yet, but for a similar problem I use a time ring. The ring has Ns (2 power is better) slots (where tasks are queued - in my case they were som sort of timers), and it has a current base index (Ib), a

Re: [OOPS] 2.6.21-rc6-git5 in cfq_dispatch_insert

2007-04-15 Thread Adrian Bunk
[ Cc's added, additional information is in http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/4/15/32 ] On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 02:49:29PM +0400, Brad Campbell wrote: Brad Campbell wrote: G'day all, All I have is a digital photo of this oops. (It's 3.5mb). I have serial console configured, but Murphy is watching

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread William Lee Irwin III
* William Lee Irwin III [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've been suggesting testing CPU bandwidth allocation as influenced by nice numbers for a while now for a reason. On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 09:57:48PM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote: Oh I was very much testing CPU bandwidth allocation as influenced by

Linux 2.6.21-rc7

2007-04-15 Thread Linus Torvalds
Since we're still waiting for resolution for some regressions that people weren't able to work on last week, there's a new -rc kernel out there. Hopefully we'll get them all and I can do 2.6.21-final next weekend or so.. The changes from 2.6.21-rc6 are pretty small, and I'm including both the

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread Gene Heskett
On Sunday 15 April 2007, Mike Galbraith wrote: On Sun, 2007-04-15 at 12:58 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote: Chuckle, possibly but then I'm not anything even remotely close to an expert here Con, just reporting what I get. And I just rebooted to 2.6.21-rc6 + sched-mike-5.patch for grins and giggles,

Re: [RFC] MTD driver for MMC cards

2007-04-15 Thread Jörn Engel
On Mon, 16 April 2007 01:33:17 +0200, Arnd Bergmann wrote: There is also still some need for performance testing. Jörn brought up the point that if a specific card can't have multiple open erase block simulateously, it's rather pointless for logfs. It might still be useful to use jffs2 on

[2/2] 2.6.21-rc7: known regressions

2007-04-15 Thread Adrian Bunk
This email lists some known regressions in Linus' tree compared to 2.6.20. If you find your name in the Cc header, you are either submitter of one of the bugs, maintainer of an affectected subsystem or driver, a patch of you caused a breakage or I'm considering you in any other way possibly

[1/2] 2.6.21-rc7: known regressions

2007-04-15 Thread Adrian Bunk
This email lists some known regressions in Linus' tree compared to 2.6.20. If you find your name in the Cc header, you are either submitter of one of the bugs, maintainer of an affectected subsystem or driver, a patch of you caused a breakage or I'm considering you in any other way possibly

Re: ZFS with Linux: An Open Plea

2007-04-15 Thread Rik van Riel
David R. Litwin wrote: 4: ZFS has a HUGE capacity. I don't have 30 exobytes, but I might some day ext4 will probably cope with that. XFS definitely has very high limits though I admit I don't know what they are. XFS is also a few exobytes. The fsck for none of these filesystems will

Re: [lm-sensors] Could the k8temp driver be interfering with ACPI?

2007-04-15 Thread Bjorn Helgaas
On Sunday 15 April 2007 14:59, Luca Tettamanti wrote: On 4/15/07, Bjorn Helgaas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: But I missed the details, such as the specific devices in question, which ports they use, how they are described in ACPI, which AML methods use those ports, and which non-ACPI drivers

Re: [PATCH 3/7] [RFC] Battery monitoring class

2007-04-15 Thread Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
On Mon, 16 Apr 2007, Anton Vorontsov wrote: Current battery class assumes values are not averaged. I.e. momentary values. In general, it's userspace' job to collect statistics. Though, if hardware can report only average values, it's just okay to use usual attributes. What about SBS-style

Re: [2/2] 2.6.21-rc7: known regressions

2007-04-15 Thread Dave Jones
On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 02:37:23AM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote: Subject: ThinkPad X60: resume no longer works (PCI related?) workaround: booting with hpet=disable References : http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/3/13/3 Submitter : Dave Jones [EMAIL PROTECTED] Jeremy

Re: Performance Stats: Kernel patch

2007-04-15 Thread William Lee Irwin III
On Sun 2007-04-15 03:21:57, William Lee Irwin III wrote: nvcsw and nivcsw are conventional variable names for these quantities. On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 08:10:24PM +, Pavel Machek wrote: I can't decipher them and would not want users see them in /proc. Would nonvoluntary_ctxt_switch be that

Re: [patch 0/8] unprivileged mount syscall

2007-04-15 Thread Serge E. Hallyn
Quoting Miklos Szeredi ([EMAIL PROTECTED]): Agreed on desired behavior, but not on chroot sufficing. It actually sounds like you want exactly what was outlined in the OLS paper. Users still need to be in a different mounts namespace from the admin user so long as we consider

Re: [2/2] 2.6.21-rc7: known regressions

2007-04-15 Thread Adrian Bunk
On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 08:54:46PM -0400, Dave Jones wrote: On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 02:37:23AM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote: Subject: ThinkPad X60: resume no longer works (PCI related?) workaround: booting with hpet=disable References : http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/3/13/3

Re: 2.6.21-rc6, ASUS M2V 1.01G, ALSA detection/non-support

2007-04-15 Thread Richard A Nelson
On Sun, 15 Apr 2007, Jiri Slaby wrote: Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2007 23:45:29 +0200 From: Jiri Slaby [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Richard A Nelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: linux-kernel linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org Subject: Re: 2.6.21-rc6, ASUS M2V 1.01G, ALSA detection/non-support Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: [v4l-dvb-maintainer] [GIT PATCHES] V4L/DVB updates

2007-04-15 Thread Michael Krufky
Mauro, I've been out of town for the past few days... I just got home and saw this: Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote: - Fix 1/3 for bug 7819: fixed frontend hotplug issue - Fix 2/3 for bug 7819: demux and dvr - Fix 3/3 for bug 7819: fixed hotplugging for dvbnet I don't think that this is

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread Peter Williams
William Lee Irwin III wrote: On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 10:48:24PM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote: 2) plugsched did not allow on the fly selection of schedulers, nor did it allow a per CPU selection of schedulers. IO schedulers you can change per disk, on the fly, making them much more useful in

Re: [xfs-masters] Re: mm snapshot broken-out-2007-04-11-02-24.tar.gz uploaded

2007-04-15 Thread David Chinner
On Wed, Apr 11, 2007 at 03:42:04PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote: On Thu, 12 Apr 2007 00:14:59 +0200 Michal Piotrowski [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Andrew Morton napisa__(a): [ 1053.757285] EIP is at xlog_iodone+0x99/0xbb [xfs] [ 1053.762069] eax: ebx: d6871ae8 ecx: c04a396c edx:

Re: [PATCH 3/7] [RFC] Battery monitoring class

2007-04-15 Thread Anton Vorontsov
On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 09:57:22PM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote: On Mon, 16 Apr 2007, Anton Vorontsov wrote: Current battery class assumes values are not averaged. I.e. momentary values. In general, it's userspace' job to collect statistics. Though, if hardware can report only

[PATCH] scheduler: fix the return of the first time_slice

2007-04-15 Thread Satoru Takeuchi
At Sat, 14 Apr 2007 01:31:12 +1000, Con Kolivas wrote: On Monday 09 April 2007 16:09, Andrew Morton wrote: On Sat, 07 Apr 2007 16:31:39 +0900 Satoru Takeuchi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: When I was examining the following program ... 1. There are a large amount of small jobs takes

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread Nick Piggin
On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 08:52:33AM +1000, Con Kolivas wrote: On Monday 16 April 2007 05:00, Jonathan Lundell wrote: On Apr 15, 2007, at 10:59 AM, Linus Torvalds wrote: It's a really good thing, and it means that if somebody shows that your code is flawed in some way (by, for example,

Re: CPU_IDLE prevents resuming from STR [was: Re: 2.6.21-rc6-mm1]

2007-04-15 Thread Shaohua Li
On Sat, 2007-04-14 at 01:45 +0200, Mattia Dongili wrote: On Sun, Apr 08, 2007 at 02:35:59PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote: ... git-acpi.patch after bisecting I can finally say what breaks resume from STR here: tada: CPU_IDLE. I first spotted the git-acpi.patch then reapplied it and

Re: [Kernel-discuss] Re: [PATCH 3/7] [RFC] Battery monitoring class

2007-04-15 Thread ian
On Sun, 2007-04-15 at 21:57 -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote: No, that won't help much. IMO, we want the sanest set of standard attributes we can get, and weird as it might be, average reporting are common properties of battery control firmware on laptops (maybe because of SBS, but

Re: ZFS with Linux: An Open Plea

2007-04-15 Thread David Chinner
On Sat, Apr 14, 2007 at 08:56:40PM +0200, Krzysztof Halasa wrote: Neil Brown [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: What, specifically, is there in ZFS that you want to use in Linux? There is lots of interesting stuff in there, but which bit has caught your attention? It is possible that that

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread Nick Piggin
On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 04:31:54PM -0500, Matt Mackall wrote: On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 10:48:24PM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote: 4) the good thing that happened to I/O, after years of stagnation isnt I/O schedulers. The good thing that happened to I/O is called Jens Axboe. If you care

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread William Lee Irwin III
William Lee Irwin III wrote: One of the reasons I never posted my own code is that it never met its own design goals, which absolutely included switching on the fly. I think Peter Williams may have done something about that. It was my hope to be able to do insmod sched_foo.ko until it became

Re: If not readdir() then what?

2007-04-15 Thread Theodore Tso
On Thu, Apr 12, 2007 at 10:35:49AM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote: J. Bruce Fields wrote: On Thu, Apr 12, 2007 at 08:21:16AM -0400, Theodore Tso wrote: Again, compared to a directory fd cache, what you're proposing a huge hit to the filesystem, and at the moment, given that telldir/seekdir is

Re: ZFS with Linux: An Open Plea

2007-04-15 Thread David Chinner
On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 08:50:25PM -0400, Rik van Riel wrote: David R. Litwin wrote: 4: ZFS has a HUGE capacity. I don't have 30 exobytes, but I might some day ext4 will probably cope with that. XFS definitely has very high limits though I admit I don't know what they are. XFS is

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread Con Kolivas
On Monday 16 April 2007 12:28, Nick Piggin wrote: So, on to something productive, we have 3 candidates for a new scheduler so far. How do we decide which way to go? (and yes, I still think switchable schedulers is wrong and a copout) This is one area where it is virtually impossible to

Re: [Kernel-discuss] Re: [PATCH 3/7] [RFC] Battery monitoring class

2007-04-15 Thread Anton Vorontsov
On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 03:32:54AM +0100, ian wrote: On Sun, 2007-04-15 at 21:57 -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote: No, that won't help much. IMO, we want the sanest set of standard attributes we can get, and weird as it might be, average reporting are common properties of

Re: [OOPS] 2.6.21-rc6-git5 in cfq_dispatch_insert

2007-04-15 Thread Brad Campbell
Adrian Bunk wrote: [ Cc's added, additional information is in http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/4/15/32 ] On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 02:49:29PM +0400, Brad Campbell wrote: Brad Campbell wrote: G'day all, All I have is a digital photo of this oops. (It's 3.5mb). I have serial console configured, but

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread Nick Piggin
On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 01:15:27PM +1000, Con Kolivas wrote: On Monday 16 April 2007 12:28, Nick Piggin wrote: So, on to something productive, we have 3 candidates for a new scheduler so far. How do we decide which way to go? (and yes, I still think switchable schedulers is wrong and a

BUG: Bad page state errors during kernel make

2007-04-15 Thread Zach Carter
Hiya folks, If there is anything I can do to help track down and fix this bug, please let me know. thanks! -Zach PROBLEM: Bad page state errors during kernel make DESCRIPTION: Frequently, when trying to build the kernel from source, my PC will lock up with console messages such as these.

Re: [2/2] 2.6.21-rc7: known regressions

2007-04-15 Thread Jeremy Fitzhardinge
Adrian Bunk wrote: I'm not sure why I thought you two ran into the same regression. So hpet=disable worked for Jeremy but not for you, IOW: you two were running into different regressions? @Jeremy: If this is true, is your HPET related related regression still present in -rc7? I need to

Re: BUG: Bad page state errors during kernel make

2007-04-15 Thread Dave Jones
On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 08:30:27PM -0700, Zach Carter wrote: Console Messages: Bad page state in process 'cc1' page:c1ca88e8 flags:0x5200 mapping:c100 mapcount:0 count:0 Trying to fix it up, but a reboot is needed Backtrace: [c015625d] bad_page+0x5e/0x89 [c0156ab1]

Re: kernel BUG at net/core/skbuff.c in linux-2.6.21-rc6

2007-04-15 Thread Patrick McHardy
Bartek wrote: 2007/4/14, David Miller [EMAIL PROTECTED]: From: Patrick McHardy [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2007 07:43:39 +0200 It seems we fail to reserve enough headroom for the case buf[0] == PPP_ALLSTATIONS and buf[1] != PPP_UI. Can you try this patch please? Any

[PATCH] sparc64: modalias support for of_device

2007-04-15 Thread Kyle McMartin
Hi Dave, Quick patch to add modalias support for of_device to arch/sparc64 so sbus drivers can be automatically loaded (I hope :) Untested, as I'm sparc-less at the moment. Cheers, Kyle diff --git a/arch/sparc64/kernel/of_device.c b/arch/sparc64/kernel/of_device.c index

Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(1,0)

2007-04-15 Thread gshan
Hi Folks, I got problem to boot linux 2.6.25 using u-boot-1.1.4, any ideas? - U-Boot 1.1.4 (Apr 14 2007 - 00:57:01) CPU: XPC850xxZTB at 50 MHz: 2 kB I-Cache 1 kB D-Cache Board: ### No HW ID - assuming TQM8xxL DRAM: 8 MB FLASH: 4 MB In:serial Out: serial Err:

[PATCH -mm] scheduler: fix the return of the first time_slice

2007-04-15 Thread Satoru Takeuchi
At Mon, 16 Apr 2007 11:16:24 +0900, Satoru Takeuchi wrote: At Sat, 14 Apr 2007 01:31:12 +1000, Con Kolivas wrote: On Monday 09 April 2007 16:09, Andrew Morton wrote: On Sat, 07 Apr 2007 16:31:39 +0900 Satoru Takeuchi [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: When I was examining the following

Re: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(1,0)

2007-04-15 Thread gshan
Sorry, the version of linux should be 2.6.15 for MPC8xx, which is included in ELDK. gshan wrote: Hi Folks, I got problem to boot linux 2.6.25 using u-boot-1.1.4, any ideas? - U-Boot 1.1.4 (Apr 14 2007 - 00:57:01) CPU: XPC850xxZTB at 50 MHz: 2 kB I-Cache 1 kB

[PATCH] pci-quirks: disable MSI on RS400-200 and RS480

2007-04-15 Thread Tejun Heo
MSI doesn't work on RS400-200 and RS480 requiring pci=nomsi kernel boot parameter for ahci to work. This patch disables MSI on those chips. http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.ide/17820 http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.ide/17516 https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=263893

Re: [PATCH] sparc64: modalias support for of_device

2007-04-15 Thread David Miller
From: Kyle McMartin [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2007 00:19:33 -0400 Quick patch to add modalias support for of_device to arch/sparc64 so sbus drivers can be automatically loaded (I hope :) Untested, as I'm sparc-less at the moment. Thanks Kyle. How does this work? Does some

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread Con Kolivas
On Monday 16 April 2007 01:05, Ingo Molnar wrote: * Con Kolivas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 2. Since then I've been thinking/working on a cpu scheduler design that takes away all the guesswork out of scheduling and gives very predictable, as fair as possible, cpu distribution and latency while

Re: [v4l-dvb-maintainer] [GIT PATCHES] V4L/DVB updates

2007-04-15 Thread Manu Abraham
Michael Krufky wrote: Mauro, I've been out of town for the past few days... I just got home and saw this: Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote: - Fix 1/3 for bug 7819: fixed frontend hotplug issue - Fix 2/3 for bug 7819: demux and dvr - Fix 3/3 for bug 7819: fixed hotplugging for

PROBLEM: kernel 2.6.20.6 build failed for ppc board chestnut(ibm ppc 750GX/FX)

2007-04-15 Thread Wang, Baojun
PROBLEM: linux kernel 2.6.20.6 build failed for ppc board chestnut(ibm ppc 750GX/FX) STEPS I followed: 1) make ARCH=ppc CROSS_COMPILE=ppc_4xx- chestnut_defconfig # toolchain from eldk 4.1 2) make ARCH=ppc CROSS_COMPILE=ppc_4xx- V=1 ... make -f scripts/Makefile.build obj=arch/ppc/platforms

Re: PROBLEM: kernel 2.6.20.6 build failed for ppc board chestnut(ibm ppc 750GX/FX)

2007-04-15 Thread gshan
I'm using eldk4, there are no problems. Wang, Baojun wrote: PROBLEM: linux kernel 2.6.20.6 build failed for ppc board chestnut(ibm ppc 750GX/FX) STEPS I followed: 1) make ARCH=ppc CROSS_COMPILE=ppc_4xx- chestnut_defconfig # toolchain from eldk 4.1 2) make ARCH=ppc CROSS_COMPILE=ppc_4xx-

Re: BUG: Bad page state errors during kernel make

2007-04-15 Thread Zach Carter
Dave Jones wrote: On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 08:30:27PM -0700, Zach Carter wrote: list_del corruption. prev-next should be c21a4628, but was e21a4628 'c' became 'e' in that last address. A single bit flipped. Given you've had this for some time, this smells like a hardware problem. memtest86+

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread hui
On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 09:25:07AM -0700, Arjan van de Ven wrote: Now this doesn't mean that people shouldn't be nice to each other, not cooperate or steal credits, but I don't get the impression that that is happening here. Ingo is taking part in the discussion with a counter proposal for

Re: BUG: Bad page state errors during kernel make

2007-04-15 Thread Dave Jones
On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 10:31:38PM -0700, Zach Carter wrote: Dave Jones wrote: On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 08:30:27PM -0700, Zach Carter wrote: list_del corruption. prev-next should be c21a4628, but was e21a4628 'c' became 'e' in that last address. A single bit flipped. Given

[BUG] netconsole hangs machine 2.6.20

2007-04-15 Thread Mike Mattie
Hello, netconsole is hanging my box during IDE init. I am running 2.6.20.7, config is attached from /proc Without using netconsole the kernel boots fine. I am writing this message from it. When I do enable net-console I get from the linux banner to a couple of lines after sanitize end on

Re: If not readdir() then what?

2007-04-15 Thread Neil Brown
On Sunday April 15, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, Apr 12, 2007 at 10:35:49AM -0700, H. Peter Anvin wrote: Any fixed size is too small. It should be a dynamic size. Idally it should be dynamic, but my guess is that if the cookie were a fixed 256 bits, it would be sufficient for pretty

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread Davide Libenzi
On Mon, 16 Apr 2007, Pavel Pisa wrote: I cannot help myself to not report results with GAVL tree algorithm there as an another race competitor. I believe, that it is better solution for large priority queues than RB-tree and even heap trees. It could be disputable if the scheduler needs such

[BUG] 2.6.21-rc7 hpt366 driver broken

2007-04-15 Thread Mike Mattie
Hello, I am testing the 2.6.21-rc7 kernel release. The IDE hpt366 driver is crashing hanging the boot. I have basically the same config as 2.6.20.7 which works fine (except for netconsole mentioned in a previous mail). here is the hand-copied info: * unable to handle paging request , null

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread Gene Heskett
On Monday 16 April 2007, Con Kolivas wrote: And I snipped, Sorry fellas. Con's original submission was to me, quite an improvement. But I have to say it, and no denegration of your efforts is intended Con, but you did 'pull the trigger' and get this thing rolling by scratching the itch

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair

2007-04-15 Thread Al Boldi
William Lee Irwin III wrote: On Fri, Apr 13, 2007 at 10:21:00PM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote: [announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS] i'm pleased to announce the first release of the Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS] patchset:

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread Mike Galbraith
On Sun, 2007-04-15 at 13:27 +1000, Con Kolivas wrote: On Saturday 14 April 2007 06:21, Ingo Molnar wrote: [announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS] i'm pleased to announce the first release of the Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler

Re: [PATCH] [KERNEL-DOC] kill warnings when building mandocs

2007-04-15 Thread Borislav Petkov
On Sat, Apr 14, 2007 at 09:13:41AM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote: On Fri, 13 Apr 2007 11:14:22 +0200 Borislav Petkov wrote: This patch shuts warnings of the sort: make -C /mnt/samsung_200/sam/kernel/trees/21-rc6/build \ KBUILD_SRC=/mnt/samsung_200/sam/kernel/trees/21-rc6 \

[PATCH] ALPHA: support graphics on non-zero PCI domains (take 2)

2007-04-15 Thread Ivan Kokshaysky
The VGA IO resource change that I proposed a few days ago was ACKed by Jay, so here's an updated patch. Files: arch/alpha/Kconfig arch/alpha/kernel/console.c arch/alpha/kernel/core_marvel.c arch/alpha/kernel/core_titan.c arch/alpha/kernel/core_tsunami.c arch/alpha/kernel/proto.h

Re: Linux 2.6.21-rc6

2007-04-15 Thread Tobias Diedrich
Rafael J. Wysocki wrote: On Saturday, 14 April 2007 23:35, Tobias Diedrich wrote: Rafael J. Wysocki wrote: On Saturday, 14 April 2007 21:56, Tobias Diedrich wrote: Rafael J. Wysocki wrote: On Saturday, 14 April 2007 15:00, Adrian Bunk wrote: On Sat, Apr 14, 2007 at 02:31:54PM

Re: [CRYPTO] is it really optimized ?

2007-04-15 Thread Herbert Xu
On Sat, Apr 14, 2007 at 11:10:08PM +0200, Francis Moreau wrote: ok but do you think it's safe to assume that no others parts of the kernel will request aes-foo ? Remember that the main point is to optimize aes-foo ? What they request is up to the administrator. Cheers, -- Visit Openswan at

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread Mike Galbraith
On Sat, 2007-04-14 at 15:01 +0200, Willy Tarreau wrote: Well, I'll stop heating the room for now as I get out of ideas about how to defeat it. I'm convinced. I'm impatient to read about Mike's feedback with his workload which behaves strangely on RSDL. If it works OK here, it will be the

Re: Linux 2.6.21-rc6

2007-04-15 Thread Tobias Diedrich
Tobias Diedrich wrote: Rafael J. Wysocki wrote: On Saturday, 14 April 2007 23:35, Tobias Diedrich wrote: Rafael J. Wysocki wrote: On Saturday, 14 April 2007 21:56, Tobias Diedrich wrote: Rafael J. Wysocki wrote: On Saturday, 14 April 2007 15:00, Adrian Bunk wrote: On

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread hui
On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 08:43:04AM +0200, Mike Galbraith wrote: [...] Demystify what? The casual observer need only read either your attempt Here's the problem. You're a casual observer and obviously not paying attention. at writing a scheduler, or my attempts at fixing the one we have,

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread Mike Galbraith
On Sun, 2007-04-15 at 01:36 -0700, Bill Huey wrote: On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 08:43:04AM +0200, Mike Galbraith wrote: [...] Demystify what? The casual observer need only read either your attempt Here's the problem. You're a casual observer and obviously not paying attention. at

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread Ingo Molnar
* Bill Huey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello folks, I think the main failure I see here is that Con wasn't included in this design or privately in review process. There could have been better co-ownership of the code. This could also have been done openly on lkml [...] Bill, you come

Re: ZFS with Linux: An Open Plea

2007-04-15 Thread David R. Litwin
On 14/04/07, Neil Brown [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It is generally expected that email conversations started on-list will remain on-list, unless there is a special reason to take it off list... though maybe it was an accident on your part. It very much was. I'm not used to not being subscribed to

Re: ZFS with Linux: An Open Plea

2007-04-15 Thread David R. Litwin
On 15/04/07, Kasper Sandberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, 2007-04-13 at 19:18 -0400, David R. Litwin wrote: By the way, forget about this FUSE business. I don't know why they're bothering: It's not real, it's slow and, in general, silly. This seems to me to be a rather uninformed,

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread Ingo Molnar
* Mike Galbraith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, 2007-04-14 at 15:01 +0200, Willy Tarreau wrote: Well, I'll stop heating the room for now as I get out of ideas about how to defeat it. I'm convinced. I'm impatient to read about Mike's feedback with his workload which behaves strangely

Re: [PATCH] ALPHA: support graphics on non-zero PCI domains (take 2)

2007-04-15 Thread Sam Ravnborg
+#ifdef CONFIG_VGA_HOSE /* - * Adjust the addr. + * Adjust the address and hose, if necessary. */ -#ifdef CONFIG_VGA_HOSE - if (pci_vga_hose __titan_is_mem_vga(addr)) { + if (pci_vga_hose __is_mem_vga(addr)) { h = pci_vga_hose-index; This

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread Ingo Molnar
* Bill Huey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 08:43:04AM +0200, Mike Galbraith wrote: [...] Demystify what? The casual observer need only read either your attempt Here's the problem. You're a casual observer and obviously not paying attention. guys, please calm

Re: [PATCH] usbatm: Detect usb device shutdown and ignore failed urbs.

2007-04-15 Thread Duncan Sands
On Sunday 15 April 2007 02:18:39 Simon Arlott wrote: Detect usb device shutdown and ignore failed urbs. This happens when the driver is unloaded or the device is unplugged. Signed-off-by: Simon Arlott [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Duncan Sands [EMAIL PROTECTED] Acked-by: Duncan Sands [EMAIL

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread Mike Galbraith
On Sun, 2007-04-15 at 10:58 +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote: * Mike Galbraith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [...] (I know a trivial way to cure that, and this framework makes that possible without dorking up fairness as a general policy.) great! Please send patches so i can add them (once you are

Re: [patch 2.6.21-rc5-git] make /proc/acpi/wakeup more useful

2007-04-15 Thread Pavel Machek
Hi! Are you _sure_ you have a 1-to-1 relationship here? No multiple devices pointing to the same acpi node? Or the other way around? If so, you are going to have to change the name to be something more unique. I've wondered that too. The short answer: APCI only supports 1-1 here.

Re: [PATCH 3/8] Use process freezer for cpu-hotplug

2007-04-15 Thread Pavel Machek
Hi! - raw_notifier_call_chain(cpu_chain, CPU_LOCK_ACQUIRE, hcpu); + if (freeze_processes(FE_HOTPLUG_CPU)) { + thaw_processes(FE_HOTPLUG_CPU); + return -EBUSY; + } + If I'm understanding correctly, this will cause # echo 0

Re: Loud pop coming from hard drive on reboot

2007-04-15 Thread Pavel Machek
Hi! When I reboot my notebook, it powers off and powers back on. On poweroff a loud snapping noise seems to be coming from the hard drive. Today I noticed there is no shutdown: hda on the console when I reboot. Whne I do a normal poweroff the message is displayed and there is no noise.

Re: [lm-sensors] Could the k8temp driver be interfering with ACPI?

2007-04-15 Thread Jean Delvare
Hi Bjorn, On Fri, 13 Apr 2007 14:59:45 -0600, Bjorn Helgaas wrote: On Friday 13 April 2007 14:07, Pavel Machek wrote: ... The primary issue is the concurrent access to resources, which cause lots of trouble which are hard to investigate. If ACPI reserves the ports, then the SMBus or

Re: [linux-usb-devel] 2.6.21-rc6 USB Keyboard hangs (EHCI/UHCI/HID)

2007-04-15 Thread Matthias Andree
On Sat, 14 Apr 2007, Alan Stern wrote: On Sat, 14 Apr 2007, Matthias Andree wrote: I arrived at the computer today, to find khubd in D state again, but unfortunately, it does not show up in Alt-SysRq-T output. Do kernel threads show up there at all? 2.6.18.8-0.1 with SUSE patches on

Re: Performance Stats: Kernel patch

2007-04-15 Thread Pavel Machek
Hi! + return buffer + sprintf(buffer, Nvcsw:\t%lu\n + Nivcsw:\t%lu\n, + p-nvcsw, + p-nivcsw); We don't encrypt variable names like this. Pavel --

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread hui
On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 10:44:47AM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote: I prefer such early releases to lkml _alot_ more than any private review process. I released the CFS code about 6 hours after i thought okay, this looks pretty good and i spent those final 6 hours on testing it (making sure it

Re: [PATCH 10/28] i386: map enough initial memory to create lowmem mappings

2007-04-15 Thread Jan Engelhardt
On Apr 14 2007 15:04, H. Peter Anvin wrote: Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote: - +LOW_PAGES = 1(32-PAGE_SHIFT_asm) + Again, for debugging... it would be interesting to replace this with: LOW_PAGES = (0x1-__PAGE_OFFSET) PAGE_SHIFT_asm LOW_PAGES = (0x1ULL - __PAGE_OFFSET)

Re: [PATCH] cxacru: ADSL state management

2007-04-15 Thread Duncan Sands
Hi Simon, +static ssize_t cxacru_sysfs_show_adsl_state(struct device *dev, + struct device_attribute *attr, char *buf) +{ + struct usb_interface *intf = to_usb_interface(dev); + struct usbatm_data *usbatm_instance = usb_get_intfdata(intf); + struct cxacru_data *instance =

[OOPS] 2.6.21-rc6-git5 in cfq_dispatch_insert

2007-04-15 Thread Brad Campbell
G'day all, All I have is a digital photo of this oops. (It's 3.5mb). I have serial console configured, but Murphy is watching me carefully and I just can't seem to reproduce it while logging the console output. http://www.fnarfbargle.com/CIMG0736.JPG I had it die the same way using plain

Re: [PATCH 10/28] i386: map enough initial memory to create lowmem mappings

2007-04-15 Thread Andreas Schwab
Jan Engelhardt [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: LOW_PAGES = (0x1ULL - __PAGE_OFFSET) PAGE_SHIT_asm The assembler does not now anything about ULL. Andreas. -- Andreas Schwab, SuSE Labs, [EMAIL PROTECTED] SuSE Linux Products GmbH, Maxfeldstraße 5, 90409 Nürnberg, Germany PGP key fingerprint

Re: Performance Stats: Kernel patch

2007-04-15 Thread William Lee Irwin III
At some point in the past, someone's attribution was stripped from: + return buffer + sprintf(buffer, Nvcsw:\t%lu\n + Nivcsw:\t%lu\n, + p-nvcsw, + p-nivcsw); On Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 09:47:07AM +, Pavel

Re: 2.6.21-rc6 + firstfloor patches: BUG: sleeping function called from invalid context at kernel/sched,.c:3643

2007-04-15 Thread Andi Kleen
On Saturday 14 April 2007 23:12:25 Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote: Andi Kleen wrote: Fixed now. The latest sched-clock was leaking preempt counts during cpu frequency changes. No, that didn't help. I think its cpufreq: Hmm, are you sure? Can you double check? With the latest tree? I

Re: [PATCH][RFC] Kill off legacy power management stuff.

2007-04-15 Thread Pavel Machek
Hi! just something i threw together, not in final form, but it represents tossing the legacy PM stuff. at the moment, the menuconfig entry for PM_LEGACY lists it as DEPRECATED, while the help screen calls it obsolete. that's a good sign that it's getting close to the time for it to

[PATCH] [Trivial] Spelling at drivers/video/Kconfig

2007-04-15 Thread Miguel Ojeda
Trivial patch, against -rc6. I don't know if anyone has fixed this by now. --- drivers/video/Kconfig: - Spelling: Frambuffer hardware support drivers/video/Kconfig |2 +- 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-) Signed-off-by: Miguel Ojeda Sandonis [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- diff --git

Re: [Announce] [patch] Modular Scheduler Core and Completely Fair Scheduler [CFS]

2007-04-15 Thread Pekka Enberg
On 4/15/07, hui Bill Huey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The perception here is that there is that there is this expectation that sections of the Linux kernel are intentionally churn squated to prevent any other ideas from creeping in other than of the owner of that subsytem Strangely enough, my

Re: kernel BUG at net/core/skbuff.c in linux-2.6.21-rc6

2007-04-15 Thread Bartek
2007/4/14, David Miller [EMAIL PROTECTED]: From: Patrick McHardy [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2007 07:43:39 +0200 It seems we fail to reserve enough headroom for the case buf[0] == PPP_ALLSTATIONS and buf[1] != PPP_UI. Can you try this patch please? Any confirmation of this fix yet?

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