Re: Recommended driver for current AMD processors

2018-12-07 Thread Ken Moffat
Hi Paul, On Fri, 7 Dec 2018 at 15:32, Paul Menzel wrote: > > Dear Linux folks, > > > What driver is recommended for current AMD Ryzen based processors > like *AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 1500 Quad-Core Processor* or *AMD EPYC 7601 > 32-Core Processor*? > > Only from the acpi-cpufreq Kconfig description, I

Re: [Ksummit-discuss] bug-introducing patches

2018-05-08 Thread Ken Moffat
On 8 May 2018 at 21:29, Sasha Levin wrote: > > This is interesting. We have a group of power users who are testing out > -rc releases, who are usually happy to test out a fast moving target and > provide helpful reports back. We also have a group who run a -stable

Makefile race in 4.9-rc3 (generated/autoksyms.h: No such file or directory)

2016-10-31 Thread Ken Moffat
I just tried to build 4.9 (rc3) for the first time (x86_64, i7 haswell) After making my choices in make oldconfig, make -j8 failed in less than 2 sec. CC scripts/mod/empty.o HOSTCC scripts/mod/mk_elfconfig HOSTCC scripts/sortextable CC scripts/mod/devicetable-offsets.s In

Re: [PATCH] documentation: ntb.txt correct grammar "however"

2016-06-04 Thread Ken Moffat
On Sat, Jun 04, 2016 at 03:34:01PM -0400, Justin Keller wrote: > Correct the grammar around the word however. > > Signed-off-by: Justin Keller > > --- > > index 1d9bbab..5d43510 100644 > --- a/Documentation/ntb.txt > +++ b/Documentation/ntb.txt > @@ -35,7 +35,7 @@

Re: script relative shebang

2016-06-01 Thread Ken Moffat
On Thu, Jun 02, 2016 at 01:04:46AM +0100, Boris Rybalkin wrote: > Sorry for insisting, but I would like to explore potential solutions > for fixing the root problem (missing relative shebang), > I know there are ways to workaround that, but I would like to make > sure the proper fix is not

Re: [drm:radeon_dp_link_train] *ERROR* clock recovery failed -bisected

2016-03-03 Thread Ken Moffat
t uses a DP to VGA bridge chip. > > Alex > Thanks, I was not expecting such a quick response. The radeon patch does fix it. If you wish, you can add Tested-by: Ken Moffat <zarniwh...@ntlworld.com> ĸen -- This email was written using 100% recycled letters.

[drm:radeon_dp_link_train] *ERROR* clock recovery failed -bisected

2016-03-03 Thread Ken Moffat
On Thu, Mar 03, 2016 at 02:38:11AM +, Ken Moffat wrote: > One of my machines is an A10 Kaveri desktop, with a good old VGA > connection to the monitor. I've only just started trying to boot > any 4.5 kernel on it, but with 4.5.0-rc6 and now linus's tree from a > few hours ago (4.5

[drm:radeon_dp_link_train] *ERROR* clock recovery failed

2016-03-02 Thread Ken Moffat
One of my machines is an A10 Kaveri desktop, with a good old VGA connection to the monitor. I've only just started trying to boot any 4.5 kernel on it, but with 4.5.0-rc6 and now linus's tree from a few hours ago (4.5.0-rc6-00018-gf983cd3) I get a blank screen, with no video signal, as soon as it

Re: fs/udf and udftools

2016-02-10 Thread Ken Moffat
On Wed, Feb 10, 2016 at 05:56:16PM -0800, Randy Dunlap wrote: > [add Jan Kara] > > On 02/10/16 13:29, Steve Kenton wrote: > > Is anyone maintaining these or am I about to volunteer for another job? > > CUrrent MAINTAINERS file says: > > UDF FILESYSTEM > M:Jan Kara > S:

Re: Freezing system after kernel 3.2

2016-02-08 Thread Ken Moffat
On Mon, Feb 08, 2016 at 07:08:09PM +0100, Karsten Malcher wrote: > Hello, > > i am sorry, but is it possible that a kernel bug for a special chipset is > alive since kernel 3.2? > On uncommon hardware, anything is possible. I don't actually know if that hardware is "uncommon", only that I do

Re: [PATCH 0/9] Fix checkpatch errors

2015-12-13 Thread Ken Moffat
On Sun, Dec 13, 2015 at 07:26:04PM +0100, Frederik wrote: > On Sun, 13. Dec 19:15, Nicolai Stange wrote: > > Frederik writes: > > > > W/o your series applied (so line numbering might be slightly > > different), checkpatch.pl says: > > > > ERROR: trailing whitespace >

Re: Linux 4.4-rc1

2015-11-15 Thread Ken Moffat
On Sun, Nov 15, 2015 at 05:24:37PM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote: > So it's Sunday, two weeks has passed, and so 4.4-rc1 is out there and > the merge window is closed. > [...] > > Go out and test. > > Linus > After what I picked up during the 4.3 cycle, I tried using 'xzcat |

Re: Please remove commit 6609b638353c99c5736e05abd17197f1cb776e0e as it makes me feel miserable

2015-09-13 Thread Ken Moffat
On Sun, Sep 13, 2015 at 08:06:02PM -0300, Diego Viola wrote: > Hello, > > Can someone please remove this commit from the repo: > > https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/README?id=6609b638353c99c5736e05abd17197f1cb776e0e > > I made a huge grammar mistake in my

Re: Lockups with 4.2-rc kernels and qemu

2015-08-27 Thread Ken Moffat
On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 12:59:14PM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote: On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 12:40:15AM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote: (Cc'ing qemu-devel, please keep me in the Cc). TL;DR - qemu locks up my machine when I use 4.2-rc kernels. Previous mail, or at least the copy to qemu, archived

Re: Lockups with 4.2-rc kernels and qemu

2015-08-27 Thread Ken Moffat
On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 05:52:58PM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote: On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 12:59:14PM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote: On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 12:40:15AM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote: (Cc'ing qemu-devel, please keep me in the Cc). TL;DR - qemu locks up my machine when I use 4.2-rc kernels

Re: Lockups with 4.2-rc kernels and qemu

2015-08-27 Thread Ken Moffat
On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 12:40:15AM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote: (Cc'ing qemu-devel, please keep me in the Cc). TL;DR - qemu locks up my machine when I use 4.2-rc kernels. Previous mail, or at least the copy to qemu, archived at https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2015-08/msg02784.html

Lockups with 4.2-rc kernels and qemu

2015-08-24 Thread Ken Moffat
(Cc'ing qemu-devel, please keep me in the Cc). TL;DR - qemu locks up my machine when I use 4.2-rc kernels. I only use qemu from time to time, mostly to test changes to my own scripts, or new package versions, in beyond.linuxfromscratch.org. A few days ago I came back to that, building an LFS

Re: [PATCH] scripts: Extract kernel headers for out of tree modules build

2015-08-19 Thread Ken Moffat
On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 09:50:36AM +0300, Daniel Baluta wrote: scripts/package/builddeb already creates a linux-keader .deb package, but we need this feature also for non-Debian distros (e.g. Android or LFS). Signed-off-by: Daniel Baluta daniel.bal...@intel.com In general, LFS does not need

Re: CONFIG_NO_HZ_FULL restricts cpu usage to the equivalent of one in 4.2

2015-07-15 Thread Ken Moffat
On Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 09:11:46PM +0200, Frederic Weisbecker wrote: 2015-07-15 18:27 GMT+02:00 Ken Moffat zarniwh...@ntlworld.com: The config differences follow. Perhaps it is actually one of the subsequent choices that is the problem. And I guess it could still be a gcc-5.1 issue

Re: CONFIG_NO_HZ_FULL restricts cpu usage to the equivalent of one in 4.2

2015-07-15 Thread Ken Moffat
On Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 12:05:05PM -0700, Andy Lutomirski wrote: Before going nuts bisecting, it could be worth running perf record -a -g -e cycles (or perhaps -e task-clock instead of -e cycles). It could also be worth manually sampling /proc/PID/stack a few times for a process that isn't

Re: make -jN (n1) ineffective in 4.2.0-rc on AMD Phenom

2015-07-15 Thread Ken Moffat
On Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 09:23:31PM -0500, Jeff Epler wrote: GNU Make 4.1 has a problem that causes it to be unable to use the desired level of parallelism. Two people have reported that reverting a commit which changes from fork to vfork fixes it. (i'm one of them, unfortunately posting as

CONFIG_NO_HZ_FULL restricts cpu usage to the equivalent of one in 4.2

2015-07-15 Thread Ken Moffat
New title, I originally posted this last night but I've now made a little progress in identifying what changed. Previous thread was labelled for AMD Phenom, but it is more general. CC'ing Jeff because he replied to the original, I guess he probably won't be interested after this. Yesterday was

Re: make -jN (n1) ineffective in 4.2.0-rc on AMD Phenom

2015-07-14 Thread Ken Moffat
On Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 12:39:20AM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote: At that stage I assumed I must have somehow buggered up the 4.2 config - if everybody was hitting this sort of slowdown, somebody would surely have noticed. So, I downloaded 4.2.0-rc2 and built that from 4.1.1, taking care to think

make -jN (n1) ineffective in 4.2.0-rc on AMD Phenom

2015-07-14 Thread Ken Moffat
One of my machines is an AMD Phenom. I wanted to explore building some new (to me) userspace, and this machine had a system which was both recent enough (last month's LFS/BLFS) and with enough space to make it seem like a good place to do it. I finally got round to trying to build qt-5 (5.5.0),

Re: Lost network connectivity in 4.0.x

2015-05-28 Thread Ken Moffat
On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 10:53:00PM -0700, Cong Wang wrote: (Please always Cc netdev for networking bugs.) On Sat, May 23, 2015 at 8:29 PM, Ken Moffat zarniwh...@ntlworld.com wrote: On Sun, May 24, 2015 at 03:43:52AM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote: Anybody else suffering frm lost network

Re: Lost network connectivity in 4.0.x

2015-05-28 Thread Ken Moffat
On Thu, May 28, 2015 at 03:41:49PM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote: On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 10:53:00PM -0700, Cong Wang wrote: (Please always Cc netdev for networking bugs.) Sorry, didn't spot that. But anyway For example: 1) What is your network setup? iptables? routes? etc. I'm using

Lost network connectivity in 4.0.x

2015-05-23 Thread Ken Moffat
Anybody else suffering frm lost network connectivity in 4.0.x kernels ? A couple of times this week, vim on an nfs-3 mount hung and I had to reboot. Both of those occasions were on an AMD desktop with the r8169 driver, running 4.0.3. I thought it might be specific to that machine. For the last

Re: Lost network connectivity in 4.0.x

2015-05-23 Thread Ken Moffat
On Sun, May 24, 2015 at 03:43:52AM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote: Anybody else suffering frm lost network connectivity in 4.0.x kernels ? A couple of times this week, vim on an nfs-3 mount hung and I had to reboot. Both of those occasions were on an AMD desktop with the r8169 driver, running 4.0.3

Re: how to have the kernel do udev's job and autoload the right modules ?

2015-05-06 Thread Ken Moffat
On Wed, May 06, 2015 at 06:09:39PM +0100, linuxcbon linuxcbon wrote: On Wed, May 6, 2015 at 5:55 PM, Ken Moffat zarniwh...@ntlworld.com wrote: I suggest that you take the time to look at eudev and mdev, and think about how you can use the facilities they offer. I was wishing the kernel would

Re: how to have the kernel do udev's job and autoload the right modules ?

2015-05-06 Thread Ken Moffat
On Wed, May 06, 2015 at 01:54:27AM +0100, linuxcbon linuxcbon wrote: On Tue, May 5, 2015 at 11:26 PM, Ken Moffat zarniwh...@ntlworld.com wrote: I don't think you have ever given any context about what you are trying to do. It looks to me as if there are two alternatives: (...) I am trying

Re: how to have the kernel do udev's job and autoload the right modules ?

2015-05-05 Thread Ken Moffat
On Tue, May 05, 2015 at 06:08:01PM +, linux cbon wrote: On Mon, May 4, 2015 at 11:24 PM, Richard Weinberger rich...@nod.at wrote: You can build in the needed modules or just use udev... Sorry , but I don't want a monolithic or a huge kernel with many modules inside. I want a minimal

Re: boot loader

2015-04-28 Thread Ken Moffat
On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 08:44:34PM -0300, Thiago Farina wrote: On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 6:49 PM, Richard Weinberger richard.weinber...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 5:12 PM, Thiago Farina tfrans...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, Does the kernel include a simple boot loader like FreeBSD

Re: Qemu e1000 broken in -rc1 and -rc2 : bisected

2015-03-09 Thread Ken Moffat
On Mon, Mar 09, 2015 at 11:14:20AM +0800, Chen, Tiejun wrote: On 2015/3/7 3:27, Ken Moffat wrote: On Fri, Mar 06, 2015 at 12:02:40AM +, Ken Moffat wrote: I have a very recent qemu i686 image, using a 3.19.0 kernel and dhclient, which works fine if the host is running a 3.19.0 kernel

Re: Qemu e1000 broken in -rc1 and -rc2 : bisected

2015-03-06 Thread Ken Moffat
On Fri, Mar 06, 2015 at 12:02:40AM +, Ken Moffat wrote: I have a very recent qemu i686 image, using a 3.19.0 kernel and dhclient, which works fine if the host is running a 3.19.0 kernel, but breaks when the host runs 4.0.0-rc1 or -rc2. On those, dhclient does not get an address, so I

Qemu e1000 broken in -rc1 and -rc2

2015-03-05 Thread Ken Moffat
I have a very recent qemu i686 image, using a 3.19.0 kernel and dhclient, which works fine if the host is running a 3.19.0 kernel, but breaks when the host runs 4.0.0-rc1 or -rc2. On those, dhclient does not get an address, so I have no network. There is a message e1000 :00:03.0 eth0: Reset

Re: [PATCH] Update version number references in README

2015-03-01 Thread Ken Moffat
On Sun, Mar 01, 2015 at 10:01:16PM +0800, Yaowei Bai wrote: As we have moved to 4.x, it should be reflected in README. Not something I can affect, but just a couple of comments on what looks like a useful, but unadventurous, change : 1. Firing patches at the list, without copying them to a

Re: sock puppets (Re: (Song) ** SystemD)

2014-10-05 Thread Ken Moffat
On Sun, Oct 05, 2014 at 09:15:11PM +, Gregory Smith wrote: Just because you disagree with something does not make it a troll. Just because someone continued to post to a mailing list which he was unrightly banned from (because systemd negativity is a no-no for some), does not mean the

Re: rtl_nic firmware error in 3.16

2014-07-03 Thread Ken Moffat
On Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 03:17:23AM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote: Hi, I'm getting 15 lines of the following in -rc2 /bin/sh: firmware/rtl_nic/rtl8168e-3.fw.gen.S: No such file or directory followed by firmware/Makefile:185: recipe for target 'firmware/rtl_nic/rtl8168e-3.fw.gen.S' failed

Re: CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER default

2014-07-03 Thread Ken Moffat
On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 11:35:09PM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote: On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 12:55:26PM -0700, Andy Lutomirski wrote: On 06/24/2014 11:33 AM, Greg KH wrote: On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 11:30:05AM -0700, Michael Marineau wrote: On Jun 24, 2014 11:23 AM, Alan Stern st

rtl_nic firmware error in 3.16

2014-06-25 Thread Ken Moffat
Hi, I'm getting 15 lines of the following in -rc2 /bin/sh: firmware/rtl_nic/rtl8168e-3.fw.gen.S: No such file or directory followed by firmware/Makefile:185: recipe for target 'firmware/rtl_nic/rtl8168e-3.fw.gen.S' failed make[1]: *** [firmware/rtl_nic/rtl8168e-3.fw.gen.S] Error 1 I've now

Re: CONFIG_UEVENT_HELPER default

2014-06-24 Thread Ken Moffat
On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 12:55:26PM -0700, Andy Lutomirski wrote: On 06/24/2014 11:33 AM, Greg KH wrote: On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 11:30:05AM -0700, Michael Marineau wrote: On Jun 24, 2014 11:23 AM, Alan Stern st...@rowland.harvard.edu wrote: Michael and Greg: The help text for

Re: relative objtree change broke tar builds?

2014-06-18 Thread Ken Moffat
On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 09:47:28PM +0200, Michal Marek wrote: The idea is that one should be able to compare as much as possible between the build of /usr/src/linux-version_a built in /usr/src/linux-version_a/build and /usr/src/linux-version_b built in /usr/src/linux-version_b/build.

Re: [PATCH RFC 1/2] MAINTAINERS: Add R: designated-reviewers tag

2014-06-03 Thread Ken Moffat
On Mon, Jun 02, 2014 at 05:12:05PM -0700, Joe Perches wrote: Tested-by: tags would be more helpful if the test cases that were used were somehow sent along with the signature. To me, that seems either a perverse, or else a bureaucratic, interpretation of what should go where. Tested-by

Re: Licensing copyright of kernel .config files (defconfig, *config)

2014-06-01 Thread Ken Moffat
On Sun, Jun 01, 2014 at 01:43:01AM +, Robin H. Johnson wrote: (Please CC me on replies, not subscribed to LKML) Hi, Somewhat of an odd question, but none of the files in question seem to have a copyright header on them... For a kernel .config file, either from one of the defconfig

Re: Resume from suspend broken in 3.15. (bisected)

2014-05-29 Thread Ken Moffat
, May 28, 2014 at 7:49 PM, Ken Moffat zarniwh...@ntlworld.com wrote: On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 06:25:21PM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote: Hi Daniel, [ correcting details, confirming that reverting this does fix the problem, adding Cc:s ] I've only started full testing of 3.15

Re: Resume from suspend broken in 3.15. (bisected)

2014-05-28 Thread Ken Moffat
On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 06:25:21PM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote: Hi Daniel, [ correcting details, confirming that reverting this does fix the problem, adding Cc:s ] I've only started full testing of 3.15 on one of my machines now that -rc7 has been released (this one had two issues

Resume from suspend broken in 3.15. (bisected)

2014-05-28 Thread Ken Moffat
Hi Daniel, I've only started full testing of 3.15 on one of my machines now that -rc7 has been released (this one had two issues in the radeon code, second was fixed in rc7). Unfortunately, suspend to RAM (pm-suspend), or rather the wake-up, is broken on this box [ my other two boxes are fine

Re: Bug? Older 32 bit program (CivCTP) no longer works under 64 bit kernel

2014-05-15 Thread Ken Moffat
On Thu, May 15, 2014 at 08:24:05PM -0500, David Hagood wrote: I have an old native Linux 32 bit copy of Civilization: Call to Power. It used to work under a 64 bit environment back in the 3.0.x days. However, under recent versions (3.5) it no longer runs - it complains that it cannot find

Re: More breakage on HD7480D [ Aruba ]

2014-05-13 Thread Ken Moffat
, works like a charm. If it adds any utility, feel free to add Tested-by: Ken Moffat zarniwh...@ntlworld.com ĸen Am 12.05.2014 18:32, schrieb Ken Moffat: On Mon, May 12, 2014 at 09:32:54AM +0200, Christian König wrote: Hi Ken, *sigh* did I already mentioned that I hate PLLs? As soon as you fix

Re: More breakage on HD7480D [ Aruba ]

2014-05-11 Thread Ken Moffat
On Mon, May 12, 2014 at 01:34:06AM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote: /me swears at myself for failing to copy to lkml. Hi Christian, Alex - my A4 Trinity (Radeon HD7480D) was working fine by -rc3. But now that I've tested it in -rc5 it is again broken (the screen goes blank when KMS starts

Re: 3.15.0-rc2 radeon HD 7480D [Aruba] blank display

2014-04-28 Thread Ken Moffat
On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 01:54:01AM -0400, Alex Deucher wrote: The attached patch should fix it. Thanks, Alex From 9cd764fd57bb2a4e5f618d0f8a64c8154a820688 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001 From: Alex Deucher alexander.deuc...@amd.com Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 01:49:28 -0400 Subject: [PATCH]

3.15.0-rc2 radeon HD 7480D [Aruba] blank display

2014-04-21 Thread Ken Moffat
I've just built 3.15.0-rc2 on this box, and discovered that I get a blank screen. The boot appears to complete (it sends me information from SMART which is from my last bootscript), and it responds to MagicSysRQ to reboot. I tried to login and run startx, but that didn't seem to make any

Re: 3.15.0-rc2 radeon HD 7480D [Aruba] blank display

2014-04-21 Thread Ken Moffat
On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 04:54:15PM -0400, Alex Deucher wrote: On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 4:32 PM, Ken Moffat zarniwh...@ntlworld.com wrote: I've just built 3.15.0-rc2 on this box, and discovered that I get a blank screen. The boot appears to complete (it sends me information from SMART which

Re: 3.15.0-rc2 radeon HD 7480D [Aruba] blank display

2014-04-21 Thread Ken Moffat
On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 03:31:06AM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote: [ resending, somehow lkml dropped out of the Cc. ] On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 12:19:40AM +0100, Ken Moffat wrote: On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 05:29:27PM -0400, Ed Tomlinson wrote: Ken, You might want to try reverting

Re: 3.13.5 : rm -rf running forever, one cpu at approx 100%

2014-03-03 Thread Ken Moffat
On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 05:52:42AM +0100, Mike Galbraith wrote: On Thu, 2014-02-27 at 03:45 +, Ken Moffat wrote: On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 04:26:35AM +0100, Mike Galbraith wrote: I would start with strace to see if a task is looping in userspace, then move on to perf top -g -p pid

3.13.5 : rm -rf running forever, one cpu at approx 100%

2014-02-26 Thread Ken Moffat
Hi, Short summary : on 3.13.5, rm -rf of an application source directory on an ext4 filesystem sometimes takes forever (probably isn't going anywhere), with one CPU pegged at all-but 100% utilization. I've nearly finished building a new system from source, to check various desktop packages in

Re: 3.13.5 : rm -rf running forever, one cpu at approx 100%

2014-02-26 Thread Ken Moffat
On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 08:28:29PM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote: On Wednesday 26 February 2014, Ken Moffat wrote: I don't have any help to offer Ken, but this walks and quacks much like a duck I'm encountering in 3.13.5, with the backup program amanda, which uses gnu tar. To facilitate

Re: 3.13.5 : rm -rf running forever, one cpu at approx 100%

2014-02-26 Thread Ken Moffat
On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 04:26:35AM +0100, Mike Galbraith wrote: I would start with strace to see if a task is looping in userspace, then move on to perf top -g -p pid (or perf record/report) to peek at what it's up to in the kernel. Once you have the where, trace_printk() is the best thing

Re: [PATCH 24/28] Remove DEPRECATED

2014-02-09 Thread Ken Moffat
On Sun, Feb 09, 2014 at 06:05:41PM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote: On Sunday 09 February 2014, Paul Bolle wrote: Feel free to open a new thread, with the relevant details, and involve the relevant people and lists. I have no idea what you're going on about and could not care less (in the context

Re: [ANNOUNCE] Git v1.9-rc0

2014-01-22 Thread Ken Moffat
On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 10:10:18AM -0800, Junio C Hamano wrote: Vicent Martí tan...@gmail.com writes: Do these consume CPU every time somebody asks for a tarball? That might be considered wrong depending on the view. No, our infrastructure caches frequently requested tarballs so they

Re: [ANNOUNCE] Git v1.9-rc0

2014-01-22 Thread Ken Moffat
On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 01:04:02PM -0800, Junio C Hamano wrote: Ken Moffat zarniwh...@ntlworld.com writes: I note that all of these *are* still available at googlecode for the moment : https://code.google.com/p/git-core/downloads/list As I said, Cgc is not the ony download site

Re: AMD microcode fails to update with v3.8.3 and newer, bisect failed

2014-01-02 Thread Ken Moffat
On Thu, Jan 02, 2014 at 12:24:56AM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote: On Wednesday 01 January 2014, Ken Moffat wrote: On Thu, Jan 02, 2014 at 04:08:15AM +, Ken Moffat wrote: Anyway, best of luck and I hope you get it sorted. One further suggestion, since you appear to be at the running round

Re: AMD microcode fails to update with v3.8.3 and newer, bisect failed

2014-01-01 Thread Ken Moffat
On Wed, Jan 01, 2014 at 09:25:55PM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote: On Wednesday 01 January 2014, Jason Cooper wrote: Are the rootfs binaries 32 bit? If so, did you enable CONFIG_IA32_EMULATION? That line above does not now exist in my .config for 3.8.2. Ditto for the .config in 3.12.6.

Re: AMD microcode fails to update with v3.8.3 and newer, bisect failed

2014-01-01 Thread Ken Moffat
On Thu, Jan 02, 2014 at 04:08:15AM +, Ken Moffat wrote: Anyway, best of luck and I hope you get it sorted. One further suggestion, since you appear to be at the running round in circles stage - 1. Start with a good kernel. In this case, I suppose 3.8.2 is the right place to begin. 2

Re: r8169 on 3.8.13, 3.9.2, 3.10-rc1, was Re: [ 00/73] 3.8.13-stable review

2013-05-15 Thread Ken Moffat
On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 08:14:01AM +0200, Francois Romieu wrote: Ken Moffat zarniwh...@ntlworld.com : [...] Cc'ing to netdev because I don't think this has had a response, and A patch has been sent to netdev a few hours ago. It needs more work, especially testing (hint, hint) as I don't

r8169 on 3.8.13, 3.9.2, 3.10-rc1, was Re: [ 00/73] 3.8.13-stable review

2013-05-14 Thread Ken Moffat
On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 12:54:27PM +0200, Holger Hoffstaette wrote: Cc'ing to netdev because I don't think this has had a response, and I care because I *might* be seeing the same problem on both 3.9.2 and 3.10-rc1, but my take on the problem is slightly different [ details after Holger's

Re: [PATCH] [libata] Fix HDIO_DRIVE_CMD ioctl sense data check

2013-04-08 Thread Ken Moffat
On Wed, Apr 03, 2013 at 07:49:48PM -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote: applied the version from Krzysztof Mazur, which covered both cases According to linus's changelog for -rc6, this doesn't seem to have been included ? ken -- das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce -- To unsubscribe

Re: [PATCH] [libata] Fix HDIO_DRIVE_CMD ioctl sense data check

2013-03-29 Thread Ken Moffat
On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 10:56:49PM -0700, Gwendal Grignou wrote: Hmm, not sure. Smartd started and was happy to monitor the disk, but I got two new messages between 'found in smartd database' and 'is SMART capable. Adding to monitor list' - Mar 29 17:26:42 ac4tv smartd[2481]: Device: /dev/sda,

Re: [PATCH] [libata] Fix HDIO_DRIVE_CMD ioctl sense data check

2013-03-29 Thread Ken Moffat
On Fri, Mar 29, 2013 at 06:31:03PM +, Ken Moffat wrote: On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 10:56:49PM -0700, Gwendal Grignou wrote: Hmm, not sure. Smartd started and was happy to monitor the disk, but I got two new messages between 'found in smartd database' and 'is SMART capable. Adding

Re: [PATCH] [libata] Fix HDIO_DRIVE_CMD ioctl sense data check

2013-03-29 Thread Ken Moffat
On Fri, Mar 29, 2013 at 08:34:43PM +, Ken Moffat wrote: On Fri, Mar 29, 2013 at 06:31:03PM +, Ken Moffat wrote: I've no idea about the details, but it looks to me as if smartd is still getting different values returned to it. The capability check normally was ok (silent

Re: smartd broken in 3.9.0-rc4 : bisected

2013-03-28 Thread Ken Moffat
On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 01:01:48AM +, Ken Moffat wrote: Adding Cc:s, further details at the end. Hi, just tested my first 3.9 kernel today. During boot, smartd (from smartmontools-6.0) fails to start. Works fine in 3.8.4. In 3.8.4 I get messages like this : Mar 27 22:02:02

smartd broken in 3.9.0-rc4

2013-03-27 Thread Ken Moffat
Hi, just tested my first 3.9 kernel today. During boot, smartd (from smartmontools-6.0) fails to start. Works fine in 3.8.4. In 3.8.4 I get messages like this : Mar 27 22:02:02 ac4tv smartd[3981]: smartd 6.0 2012-10-10 r3643 [x86_64-linux-3.8.4] (local build) Mar 27 22:02:02 ac4tv

Console font corruption on tty1 after using xorg in 3.6 with i915

2012-10-30 Thread Ken Moffat
Hi, since 3.6-rc7 I'm *sometimes* seeing console font corruption on tty1 after I leave xorg [ I'm old enough to use 'startx' ]. This is with a 512-glyph font. What seems to be happening is that many lower-case ASCII letters, and also '0', are replaced by other glyphs. Many of these other glyphs

Re: ide=reverse do we still need this?

2008-02-19 Thread Ken Moffat
On Wed, Feb 13, 2008 at 03:32:49PM +, Ken Moffat wrote: On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 08:43:04PM -0800, Greg KH wrote: Can't you just boot with /dev/disk/by-id/ and an initramfs to not have to worry about such a thing in the future? Initramfs isn't something I've ever tried, so I'm

Re: ide=reverse do we still need this?

2008-02-13 Thread Ken Moffat
On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 08:43:04PM -0800, Greg KH wrote: Can't you just boot with /dev/disk/by-id/ and an initramfs to not have to worry about such a thing in the future? Can comebody remind me what the initramfs is for in that situation, please ? From the little I've noticed, I thought

Re: ide=reverse do we still need this?

2008-02-12 Thread Ken Moffat
On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 04:15:07PM -0800, Greg KH wrote: I'm curious if we really still support the ide=reverse option? It's a config option that I don't think the distros still enable (SuSE does not). Is this still needed these days? My server has a consumer-grade desktop amd64 mobo,

Re: init wont start on VIA EPIA 5000 500mhz board and randomely wont start on VIA EPIA MII 10000

2008-01-05 Thread Ken Moffat
On Sat, Jan 05, 2008 at 05:14:08PM -0800, mathewss wrote: I have been trying to figure this out a while now with printk's all over my kernel as well as adding kdb and tracing the int3 events. I have tried various 2.6 kernels and so far all i have tried do this. My current tests are on

Re: syntax highlighting, emacs ([PATCH 0/2] Colored kernel output (run2))

2007-10-07 Thread Ken Moffat
On Mon, Oct 08, 2007 at 12:11:21AM +0200, Jan Engelhardt wrote: Actually, blue is perceived as one of the darkest colors by the human eye. There is a reason that the RGB - grayscale transformation uses the following weighting: r=76 g=154 b=26. But, not every video card reproduces blue in

Re: [RFC] what should 'uptime' be on suspend?

2007-07-21 Thread Ken Moffat
On Sat, Jul 21, 2007 at 09:54:37AM -0400, Bill Davidsen wrote: So is setting it to a random number considered correct behavior? Any of the first three values I mentioned would make sense, but the value I see is neither time since resume, time since power-on to do the resume, or any of the

Re: [RFC] what should 'uptime' be on suspend?

2007-07-20 Thread Ken Moffat
On Thu, Jul 19, 2007 at 10:42:22PM -0400, Bill Davidsen wrote: I just found a machine which will resume after suspend to memory, using the mainline kernel (no suspend2 patch). On resume I was looking at the uptime output, and it was about six minutes, FAR longer than the time since resume.

Re: [RFC] what should 'uptime' be on suspend?

2007-07-20 Thread Ken Moffat
On Fri, Jul 20, 2007 at 10:42:15AM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote: man uptime: uptime - tell how long the system has been running I claim that the system is not running when it is suspended, so the suspension time should not be included in uptime. So, maybe I shouldn't have put

Re: Kernel utf-8 handling

2007-06-01 Thread Ken Moffat
On Fri, Jun 01, 2007 at 04:20:58PM +0200, DervishD wrote: Hi all :) I have a do-it-yourself Linux box, and I'm planning to move to UTF8 (currently I'm using es_ES locale, with latin1 encoding). One of my main concerns (apart from programs with little or no utf8 support, which I will

New version of shutdown?

2007-05-13 Thread Ken Moffat
I've just shut down -rc1 on my ppc64, and got a big scary message from the following code in libata-scsi.c: ata_dev_printk(qc-dev, KERN_WARNING, DISK MIGHT NOT BE SPUN DOWN PROPERLY. UPDATE SHUTDOWN UTILITY\n); So, I went to http://linux-ata.org/shutdown.html, but as far as I

Lockup after logging out of X

2007-05-08 Thread Ken Moffat
This is a resend, with a better title and slightly more clarification. Originally sent yesterday evening, but I can see no evidence that it got beyond my isp's mailserver. Apologies to the Cc's if you did get the original. Using Linus' tree pulled on Sunday afternoon UK time. Running an

Re: Lockup after logging out of X

2007-05-08 Thread Ken Moffat
On Tue, May 08, 2007 at 04:21:51PM -0400, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 08 May 2007 20:51:42 BST, Ken Moffat said: After trying git-bisect, it tells me: 0dbf7028c0c1f266c9631139450a1502d3cd457e is first bad commit commit 0dbf7028c0c1f266c9631139450a1502d3cd457e Author: Vivek Goyal

Re: Lockup after logging out of X

2007-05-08 Thread Ken Moffat
On Wed, May 09, 2007 at 12:47:02AM +0200, Michal Piotrowski wrote: Please check the latest -git. 31 hours ago Linus Torvalds Revert [PATCH] x86: __pa and __pa_symbol address space ...

Re: Lockup after logging out of X

2007-05-08 Thread Ken Moffat
On Wed, May 09, 2007 at 01:01:34AM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote: Already known, although it is still unclear what the bug actually is. Can you run with the appended patch please (from Eric Biederman) and post any backtraces the WARN_ON in there spews out? Also do you use swiotlb? Thanks

Re: console font limits

2007-05-01 Thread Ken Moffat
On Tue, May 01, 2007 at 12:09:46AM -0400, Albert Cahalan wrote: BTW, the PSF font format documentation seems to suggest that there is a way to make the kernel handle combining accents: http://www.win.tue.nl/~aeb/linux/kbd/font-formats-1.html Does anybody know if that really works? I could

Re: mmap error?

2007-04-02 Thread Ken Moffat
Hi Gene, On Mon, Apr 02, 2007 at 10:30:29AM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote: Greetings all; Has something been changed recently, say post 2.6.19, that would effect this error from k3b when I click start (the burn), with a fresh dvd+r in the drive: Using growisofs 7.0 Copyright (C)

Re: PROBLEM: 2.6.20-1 not working on ibook g4 (BUG/Oops)

2007-03-05 Thread Ken Moffat
On Mon, Mar 05, 2007 at 04:59:35PM +0100, francesco foresti wrote: Hi, I have to correct myself: 2.6.19-7 just freezes randomly. At this point, the last surely working kernel i am aware of is 2.6.18, built from debian sources. Actually i'm trying (for the very first time) to git-bisect

Re: x86 instability with 2.6.1{8,9}

2007-01-31 Thread Ken Moffat
On Wed, Jan 31, 2007 at 04:36:30PM -0500, Chuck Ebbert wrote: Ken Moffat wrote: On Mon, Jan 15, 2007 at 04:29:11PM +, Ken Moffat wrote: Bizarre - it panic'd again last Thursday while I was in X, but I still didn't manage to log any output. At the weekend, I had the bright idea

Re: 2.6.18-stable release plans?

2007-01-25 Thread Ken Moffat
On Thu, Jan 25, 2007 at 09:16:04AM +, Chris Rankin wrote: But anyway - can someone please tell me what Eeek! page_mapcount(page) went negative! (-1) is *really* saying/implying? Because I am currently translating this as I WANT TO EAT YOUR FILESYSTEMS. I can't, but Dave Jones had a

Re: x86 instability with 2.6.1{8,9}

2007-01-25 Thread Ken Moffat
On Mon, Jan 15, 2007 at 04:29:11PM +, Ken Moffat wrote: Today, I've built 2.6.19.2 without highmem (the box only has 1GB, dunno why I'd included that in the original config) and I will continue to wait patiently for either a week without problems, or something that I can manage to note

Re: 2.6.18-stable release plans?

2007-01-24 Thread Ken Moffat
On Wed, Jan 24, 2007 at 11:45:57PM +, Chris Rankin wrote: There is a world of difference between a polite request for more information (although I gave you everything I had), and fobbing someone off with a story about cosmic rays. Chris, I doubt there was a single version of the

Re: Weird harddisk behaviour

2007-01-17 Thread Ken Moffat
On Wed, Jan 17, 2007 at 11:09:21AM +0100, Turbo Fredriksson wrote: Quoting Ken Moffat [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Certainly, fdisk from util-linux doesn't know about mac disks, and I thought the same was true for cfdisk and sfdisk. Many years ago there was mac-fdisk, I think also known as pdisk

Re: Weird harddisk behaviour

2007-01-16 Thread Ken Moffat
On Tue, Jan 16, 2007 at 02:27:06PM +0100, Turbo Fredriksson wrote: A couple of weeks ago my 400Gb SATA disk crashed. I just got the replacement, but I can't seem to be able to create a filesystem on it! This is a PPC (Pegasos), running 2.6.15-27-powerpc (Ubuntu Dapper v2.6.15-27.50). Hi

Re: x86 instability with 2.6.1{8,9}

2007-01-15 Thread Ken Moffat
On Sun, Jan 07, 2007 at 02:26:41PM +, Ken Moffat wrote: I guess that when it does have problems, it is mostly within 30 minutes of booting - otherwise, it can be up all day. So, for the moment I'm hopeful that changing the config will help, but it will be several days before I feel

Re: OT: character encodings (was: Linux 2.6.20-rc4)

2007-01-08 Thread Ken Moffat
On Mon, Jan 08, 2007 at 09:17:06PM +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote: On Jan 8 2007 02:22, Jan Engelhardt wrote: On Jan 7 2007 22:30, Alan wrote: The kernel maintainers/help/config pretty consistently use UTF8 I've seen a lot of places that don't do so. Want a patch? I think that would

Re: x86 instability with 2.6.1{8,9}

2007-01-07 Thread Ken Moffat
On Sat, Jan 06, 2007 at 02:04:59PM -0800, Randy Dunlap wrote: On Tue, 2 Jan 2007 19:34:59 + Ken Moffat wrote: On Tue, Jan 02, 2007 at 01:42:32PM -0500, Len Brown wrote: You might remove and re-insert the DIMMS. Sometimes there are poor contacts if the DIMMS are not fully seated

Re: x86 instability with 2.6.1{8,9}

2007-01-02 Thread Ken Moffat
On Tue, Jan 02, 2007 at 12:25:57PM -0500, Len Brown wrote: it's been nothing but trouble in 32-bit mode. It still works fine when I boot it in 64-bit mode. A shot in the dark at the spontaneous reset issue, but no clue on the 32 vs 64-bit observation... See if ACPI exports any

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