Re: new binutils needed for arm in 3.12-rc1

2013-09-28 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 9:18 AM, Geert Uytterhoeven ge...@linux-m68k.org wrote: Hi Rob, On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 3:13 AM, Rob Landley r...@landley.net wrote: Some of us can't ship GPLv3 binaries and are looking forward to the day LLVM or some such provides a complete solution. Sorry, I

Re: [PATCH] misc: cs5535-mfgpt: Replace 'module_init' with 'module_platform_driver'

2013-09-28 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sat, Sep 28, 2013 at 8:14 PM, elad.wex...@gmail.com wrote: From: Elad Wexler elad.wex...@gmail.com Driver doesn't do anything special in 'module_init'. 'module_platform_init' makes the code more readable. Signed-off-by: Elad Wexler elad.wex...@gmail.com NAK. By moving to

Re: Copy on write hard links?

2013-09-25 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 4:28 PM, Thomas Meyer tho...@m3y3r.de wrote: Am Mittwoch, den 25.09.2013, 08:59 -0500 schrieb Rob Landley: On 09/24/2013 01:36:56 PM, Thomas Meyer wrote: Hi, Is there such a thing? In the kernel's vfs layer? Yes, that would be a nice feature! You mean reflinks?

Re: Would an information module be useful?

2013-09-22 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sun, Sep 22, 2013 at 7:05 PM, Markus Elfring markus.elfr...@web.de wrote: Hello, I became interested in an use case where I want to pass customised data from the boot command-line to other user processes. I have read the available documentation in the way that kernel modules provide such

Re: [PATCH] UBI: fix refill_wl_user_pool()

2013-09-20 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 10:20 AM, Richard Weinberger rich...@nod.at wrote: Am 26.08.2013 12:08, schrieb Richard Weinberger: If no free PEBs are available refill_wl_user_pool() must not return with -ENOSPC immediately. It has to block till produce_free_peb() produced a free PEB.

Re: [PATCH] h8300: remove deprecated IRQF_DISABLED

2013-09-07 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sat, Sep 7, 2013 at 11:15 AM, Michael Opdenacker michael.opdenac...@free-electrons.com wrote: This patch proposes to remove the IRQF_DISABLED flag from h8300 architecture code. It's a NOOP since 2.6.35 and it will be removed one day. Signed-off-by: Michael Opdenacker

Re: Daily oops's with 3.11

2013-09-07 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sat, Sep 7, 2013 at 11:08 AM, Ian Jeffray i...@jeffray.co.uk wrote: All, A previously stable solid system Core2 upgraded from 3.9.2 to 3.11 is now showing oops's more than every 24 hours. Would appreciate any advice on how to begin to help debug this as it appears to be deep in areas of

Re: [PATCH 00/19] pramfs

2013-09-07 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sat, Sep 7, 2013 at 10:14 AM, Marco Stornelli marco.storne...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, this is an attempt to include pramfs in mainline. At the moment pramfs has been included in LTSI kernel. Since last review the code is more or less the same but, with a really big thanks to Vladimir

Re: [uml-devel] Issues with a rather unusual configured NFS server

2013-09-07 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sat, Sep 7, 2013 at 10:44 PM, Toralf Förster toralf.foers...@gmx.de wrote: Today I run latest git tree with a patched UML (this patch + one for xterm issues) and got 2 times a core dump when I fuzzy test an UML machine with a nearly identical scenario as already described but just

Re: ftrace 'failed to modify' bug when loading reiserfs.ko

2013-09-06 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Fri, Sep 6, 2013 at 6:12 PM, Josh Boyer jwbo...@fedoraproject.org wrote: On Fri, Sep 6, 2013 at 12:07 PM, Steven Rostedt rost...@goodmis.org wrote: On Fri, 6 Sep 2013 11:46:13 -0400 Josh Boyer jwbo...@fedoraproject.org wrote: Fedora should really look into defaulting to syslinux.

OCFS2: ocfs2_read_blocks:285 ERROR: block 532737 had the JBD bit set while I was in lock_buffer!

2013-09-02 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
Hi! Today one of my computers crashed with the following panic. The machine is heavily using reflinks. Looks like it managed to hit a CATCH_BH_JBD_RACES error check. 3[37628.934461] (reflink,512,0):ocfs2_reflink_ioctl:4459 ERROR: status = -17 3[37628.943160]

Re: [PATCH] input: allow SERIO=m even without EXPERT=y

2013-09-02 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Mon, Sep 2, 2013 at 8:47 PM, Tom Gundersen t...@jklm.no wrote: There is plenty of consumer hardware (e.g., mac books) that does not use AT keyboards or PS/2 mice. It therefore makes sense for distro kernels to build the related drivers as modules to avoid loading them on hardware that does

Re: [PATCH v2] h8300/kernel/setup.c: add linux/initrd.h to pass compiling

2013-08-30 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 1:18 PM, Guenter Roeck li...@roeck-us.net wrote: On 08/29/2013 11:34 PM, Chen Gang wrote: On 08/30/2013 12:53 PM, Guenter Roeck wrote: On 08/29/2013 08:59 PM, Chen Gang wrote: The related error (allmodconfig for h8300): arch/h8300/kernel/setup.c: In function

Re: [uml-devel] Issues with a rather unusual configured NFS server

2013-08-29 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Wed, Aug 28, 2013 at 7:21 PM, Toralf Förster toralf.foers...@gmx.de wrote: On 08/27/2013 08:06 PM, J. Bruce Fields wrote: On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 05:53:14PM -0400, bfields wrote: On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 04:36:40PM +0200, Jan Kara wrote: On Sun 11-08-13 11:48:49, Toralf Förster wrote: so

Re: [PATCH v4 1/4] lib: Introduce atomic MMIO modify

2013-08-24 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sat, Aug 24, 2013 at 5:35 PM, Ezequiel Garcia ezequiel.gar...@free-electrons.com wrote: Some platforms have MMIO regions that are shared across orthogonal subsystems. This commit implements a possible solution for the thread-safe access of such regions through a spinlock-protected API.

Re: [Bug] Reproducible data corruption on i5-3340M: Please continue your great work! :-)

2013-08-16 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 2:33 AM, Linus Torvalds torva...@linux-foundation.org wrote: I'll probably delay committing it until tomorrow, in the hope that somebody using one of the other architectures will at least ack that it compiles. I'm re-attaching the patch (with the two logn - long fixes)

Re: [PATCH] tile: support ASLR fully

2013-08-10 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sat, Aug 10, 2013 at 6:55 PM, Jiri Kosina jkos...@suse.cz wrote: On Fri, 9 Aug 2013, Tony Lu wrote: With this change, tile Linux now supports address-space layout randomization for shared objects, stack, heap and vdso. Signed-off-by: Tony Lu z...@tilera.com Signed-off-by: Chris Metcalf

Re: [PATCH 001/001] CHAR DRIVERS: a simple device to give daemons a /sys-like interface

2013-08-10 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sat, Aug 10, 2013 at 10:08 PM, Bob Smith bsm...@linuxtoys.org wrote: Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote: Otherwise, to accept this code, I need to see a way that normal users can use it (i.e. no root or mknod), and that it can handle namespaces and the security interface that the kernel has to

Re: [PATCH] um: change defconfig to stop spawning xterm

2013-07-22 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
Adding Al again, someone dropped him from the CC list... On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 7:40 AM, Richard Weinberger rich...@nod.at wrote: Lennart, Am 23.07.2013 00:32, schrieb Lennart Poettering: On Mon, 22.07.13 16:13, Ramkumar Ramachandra (artag...@gmail.com) wrote: [Corrected Lennart's email

Re: [QUERY] lguest64

2013-07-19 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 8:46 PM, H. Peter Anvin h...@zytor.com wrote: On 07/19/2013 10:42 AM, Ramkumar Ramachandra wrote: H. Peter Anvin wrote: We want to reduce pvops and pvops users, not increase them... I see. So the future is true virtualization which exposes the underlying hardware,

Re: [PATCH 0/3] Get defconfig to work with ARCH=um

2013-07-04 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
Hi! On Thu, Jul 4, 2013 at 11:03 PM, Ramkumar Ramachandra artag...@gmail.com wrote: does not work on 64-bit hosts, because the build-infrastructure is hard-wired to pick a 32-bit defconfig when ARCH=um. This series fixes the problem. [1/3] is somewhat unrelated to the series, and I happened

Re: Wrapping EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL symbols and re-exporting the wrappers with EXPORT_SYMBOL

2013-07-02 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Mon, Jul 1, 2013 at 11:38 PM, Borislav Petkov b...@alien8.de wrote: On Mon, Jul 01, 2013 at 03:32:27PM +0200, Bjørn Mork wrote: I just got a new wireless router and stumbled across an odd set of out-of-tree modules, where two GPL licensed modules were used by a third proprietary licensed

Re: Tux3 Report: Meet Shardmap, the designated successor of HTree

2013-06-24 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
Let's do the same as in 2009[1] and finish this thread. [1] http://www.spinics.net/lists/reiserfs-devel/msg01543.html -- Thanks, //richard -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe linux-kernel in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at

mem_cgroup_page_lruvec: BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 00000000000001a8

2013-06-13 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
Hi! While playing with user namespaces my kernel crashed under heavy load. Kernel is 3.9.0 plus some trivial patches. [35355.882105] BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 01a8 [35355.883056] IP: [811297d9] mem_cgroup_page_lruvec+0x79/0x90 [35355.883056] PGD

Re: Why Linux OS Desktop is not popular?

2013-06-03 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
Please don't feed the trolls. On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 5:43 PM, Mats Liljegren liljegren.ma...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 11:42 AM, Amit C amit.linux.os.desk...@gmail.com wrote: Hi All, Linux OS Desktop has not become very popular because of the following reasons: 1. It is

Re: A bug about system call on ARM

2013-05-29 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
Hi! On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 8:52 AM, Wang, Yalin yalin.w...@sonymobile.com wrote: Hi all, I am a new comer to this mailing list , I am happy to join this community . I have a bug reported from our android phones which is caused by the system call . It seems like kernel bugs from my

Re: definition of sys_access function

2013-05-29 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 10:12 AM, johnspaul92 jo...@ti.com wrote: Where can i find the definition of the sys_access function??? I tried checking in syscalls.h. But there i found only the declaration. Where can i find the definition so that i can understand what that function actually does.

Re: A bug about system call on ARM

2013-05-29 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
part kernel code ? See MAINTAINERS file. CC'ing linux-arm-ker...@lists.infradead.org Thanks -Original Message- From: Wang, Yalin Sent: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 3:38 PM To: 'richard -rw- weinberger' Cc: linux-a...@vger.kernel.org; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org Subject: RE: A bug about

Re: why do we need atomic_set_unchecked

2013-05-27 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 9:47 AM, johnspaul92 jo...@ti.com wrote: When i tried to apply the GrSecurity patch on linux kernel 3.10 and there the patch actually modifies atomic_set to atomic_set_unchecked. When i checked the gcc patch to compile this code it just redefines atomic_set as

Re: UML build broken since 3.0.75 (also affects 3.2.x)

2013-05-25 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sat, May 25, 2013 at 2:18 PM, Greg KH gre...@linuxfoundation.org wrote: On Sat, May 25, 2013 at 05:55:22PM +0700, Antoine Martin wrote: Linus' vm patches broke the UML build in 3.0.75 onwards: CC mm/memory.o mm/memory.c: In function ‘vm_iomap_memory’: mm/memory.c:2363:2: error:

Re: [PATCH] kernel/auditfilter.c: fix compiler warning about decimal constant

2013-05-25 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sat, May 25, 2013 at 11:12 AM, Toralf Förster toralf.foers...@gmx.de wrote: fixes CC kernel/auditfilter.o kernel/auditfilter.c: In function ‘audit_data_to_entry’: kernel/auditfilter.c:426:3: warning: this decimal constant is unsigned only in ISO C90 [enabled by default]

Re: Re: Re: Re: [PATCH] UBI: fix memory leak when use fastmap

2013-05-23 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 2:00 PM, wang.bo...@zte.com.cn wrote: richard -rw- weinberger richard.weinber...@gmail.com 2013-05-13 16:08:35: I tried to apply/test your patch. It has lots of white spaces damages. Can you please resend it using git send-email? And also run checkpatch.pl before

Re: [Regression] Boot failure on ALIX during LED probe

2013-05-15 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 9:24 AM, Timo Teras timo.te...@iki.fi wrote: I got the below with Linux 3.8.7-grsec and 3.9.2-grsec. Where as 3.6.11-grsec is a known good. I believe the same would happen on on vanilla kernels too. If you post to linux-kernel@vger, please make sure that you're using a

Re: 2013 Plumber's CFP: Fastboot

2013-05-14 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 1:51 AM, Mehaffey, John john_mehaf...@mentor.com wrote: Hello All, I am proposing a microconference on fastboot at the Linux Plumber's conference 2013 in New Orleans. The goal is to get to sub 1S boot times for a large (IVI) system using NAND flash. This pushes the

Re: Re: Re: [PATCH] UBI: fix memory leak when use fastmap

2013-05-13 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Fri, May 3, 2013 at 5:31 AM, wang.bo...@zte.com.cn wrote: richard -rw- weinberger richard.weinber...@gmail.com write 2013-05-03 03:21:33: On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 10:30 AM, wang.bo...@zte.com.cn wrote: Hi! On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 10:53 AM, wang.bo...@zte.com.cn wrote: Hello

Re: Build regressions/improvements in v3.10-rc1 (um)

2013-05-13 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 11:54 AM, Michael Ellerman mich...@ellerman.id.au wrote: Geert Uytterhoeven ge...@linux-m68k.org wrote: On Sun, May 12, 2013 at 11:17 PM, richard -rw- weinberger richard.weinber...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, May 12, 2013 at 10:47 PM, Geert Uytterhoeven ge...@linux

Re: Build regressions/improvements in v3.10-rc1 (um)

2013-05-13 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 12:18 PM, Geert Uytterhoeven ge...@linux-m68k.org wrote: On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 12:07 PM, richard -rw- weinberger richard.weinber...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 11:54 AM, Michael Ellerman mich...@ellerman.id.au wrote: Possibly. We're cross compiling

Re: Build regressions/improvements in v3.10-rc1 (um)

2013-05-12 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
Geert, On Sun, May 12, 2013 at 10:47 PM, Geert Uytterhoeven ge...@linux-m68k.org wrote: On Sun, 12 May 2013, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote: However, the full list of errors isn't that unmanageable, so I'm following up with a digested list... arch/um/drivers/cow_user.c:216: error: implicit

Re: [PATCH] [SVN] Please Merge 7 VirtualBox Kernel Modules into the Linux Kernel

2013-05-09 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 5:40 AM, quickbooks office quickbooks.off...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 8:40 AM, Josh Boyer jwbo...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 12:09 AM, quickbooks office quickbooks.off...@gmail.com wrote: Please Merge VirtualBox Kernel Modules into the

Re: X86 fpu registers in a signal handler's ucontext

2013-05-02 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 7:42 AM, Warlich, Christof christof.warl...@siemens.com wrote: Mikael Pettersson mi...@it.uu.se writes: You're looking at the wrong header: glibc-2.17/sysdeps/i386/sys/ucontext.h is legacy SVR4. Instead look at glibc-2.17/sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/x86/sys/ucontext.h.

Re: Re: [PATCH] UBI: fix memory leak when use fastmap

2013-05-02 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 10:30 AM, wang.bo...@zte.com.cn wrote: Hi! On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 10:53 AM, wang.bo...@zte.com.cn wrote: Hello, Sorry, there is still something wrong with the previous patch's format, try to submit it again. When use ubi fastmap, there is a memory

Re: For review: user_namespaces(7) man page

2013-04-29 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 4:52 PM, Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) mtk.manpa...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Serge, On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 4:38 PM, Serge Hallyn serge.hal...@ubuntu.com wrote: Hi, you mention that after creating a new user namespace you at first have all capabilities in the new ns. You

Re: Placing ext3 journal on mtd device

2013-04-29 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 6:08 PM, d.soumya...@iitg.ernet.in wrote: Hi, In Ext3 performance can be improved by placing journal on SSD. I am able to place ext3 journal on an external device. Can you please help me placing ext3 journal on mtd device. *very* bad idea. -- Thanks, //richard -- To

Re: For review: user_namespaces(7) man page

2013-04-29 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 9:45 PM, Rob Landley r...@landley.net wrote: On 04/29/2013 02:45:45 AM, richard -rw- weinberger wrote: On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 4:52 PM, Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) mtk.manpa...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Serge, On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 4:38 PM, Serge Hallyn serge.hal

Modifying an existing mount namespace where user_ns != mnt_ns-user_ns

2013-04-28 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
Hi! If I create a process with CLONE_NEWNS|CLONE_NEWUSER set, how can I modify the mount namespace later? I thought I simply can run setns(/proc/child/ns/mnt) within my privileged process which resists in the initial userns and then mount whatever I want into the child's mount namespace. But

Re: [PATCH] UBI: fix memory leak when use fastmap

2013-04-28 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
Hi! On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 10:53 AM, wang.bo...@zte.com.cn wrote: Hello, Sorry, there is still something wrong with the previous patch's format, try to submit it again. When use ubi fastmap, there is a memory leak which will make destroy_ai() fail to free the slab alloced in

Re: For review (v2): user_namespaces(7) man page

2013-04-25 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 10:26 PM, Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) mtk.manpa...@gmail.com wrote: Inside the user namespace, the shell has user and group ID 0, and a full set of permitted and effective capabilities: bash$ cat /proc/$$/status | egrep '^[UG]id'

Re: [PATCH] uio/aec: specify correct license in MODULE_LICENSE

2013-04-25 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 9:37 AM, Uwe Kleine-König u.kleine-koe...@pengutronix.de wrote: The file header declares the code to be covered by GPL v2 only, so use explicit v2 for MODULE_LICENSE, too. Doesn't this apply to almost any driver? I don't understand why you explicitly fix this one. --

Re: [ANNOUNCE] util-linux 2.23

2013-04-25 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 1:04 PM, Karel Zak k...@redhat.com wrote: The util-linux release 2.23 is available at ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/v2.23 Feedback and bug reports, as always, are welcomed. Karel Util-linux 2.23 Release Notes

Re: For review (v2): user_namespaces(7) man page

2013-04-25 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 2:54 AM, Eric W. Biederman ebied...@xmission.com wrote: richard -rw- weinberger richard.weinber...@gmail.com writes: On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 10:26 PM, Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) mtk.manpa...@gmail.com wrote: Inside the user namespace, the shell has user

Re: No serial since kernel 3.8

2013-04-16 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 4:20 PM, Stephan von Krawczynski sk...@ithnet.com wrote: Hello, can some kind soul please explain how I can get my serial port back under kernel 3.8.X. Earlier kernels showed: Jan 10 13:57:18 mybox kernel: [0.712829] serial8250: ttyS0 at I/O 0x3f8 (irq = 4) is a

Re: Linux kernel support -O0 optimization flag?

2013-04-15 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 9:58 AM, Ley Foon Tan lf...@altera.com wrote: Change KBUILD_CFLAGS to -O0 in Makefile and got the compilation error as below. Is the Linux kernel support -O0 optimization flag? No. If I'm not mistaken we need this to make sure that the compiler inlines some functions.

Re: build error with latest git kernel for a user mode linux build

2013-04-12 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 4:52 PM, Toralf Förster toralf.foers...@gmx.de wrote: I get : .. CC kernel/bounds.s GEN include/generated/bounds.h CC arch/um/kernel/asm-offsets.s In file included from /home/tfoerste/devel/linux/arch/um/include/asm/mman.h:5:0,

Re: [PATCH] x86: Default to ARCH=x86 to avoid overriding CONFIG_64BIT

2013-04-12 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
David, On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 10:51 PM, David Woodhouse dw...@infradead.org wrote: -SUBARCH := $(shell uname -m | sed -e s/i.86/i386/ -e s/sun4u/sparc64/ \ +SUBARCH := $(shell uname -m | sed -e s/i.86/x86/ -e s/x86_64/x86/ \ + -e s/sun4u/sparc64/ \

Re: build error with latest git kernel for a user mode linux build

2013-04-12 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 7:26 PM, Toralf Förster toralf.foers...@gmx.de wrote: On 04/12/2013 05:00 PM, richard -rw- weinberger wrote: Did you specify ARCH=um and SUBARCH=? Only ARCH=um, but the full line give the same : $ make ARCH=um SUBARCH=x86 scripts/kconfig/conf --silentoldconfig arch

Re: build error with latest git kernel for a user mode linux build

2013-04-12 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 7:51 PM, Toralf Förster toralf.foers...@gmx.de wrote: On 04/12/2013 07:41 PM, richard -rw- weinberger wrote: You .config build perfectly fine here. Have you tried a make mrproper? ick - I forgot to un-apply your patch you sent to me related to the trinity-madvise UML

Re: user mode linux: trinity syscall madvise triggers quickly BUG: Bad page map

2013-04-06 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sat, Apr 6, 2013 at 2:55 PM, Toralf Förster toralf.foers...@gmx.de wrote: On 04/06/2013 02:47 PM, Toralf Förster wrote: On 04/06/2013 01:43 PM, richard -rw- weinberger wrote: What I get with the this trinity command line gt; trinity --children 2 -c madvise Does the attached patch fix

Re: linux-v3.9-rc3: BUG: Bad page map in process trinity-child6 pte:002f9045 pmd:29e421e1

2013-03-27 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 12:03 AM, Hugh Dickins hu...@google.com wrote: On Tue, 26 Mar 2013, Toralf Foerster wrote: On 03/25/2013 11:53 PM, Andrew Morton wrote: On Fri, 22 Mar 2013 18:28:36 +0100 Toralf Foerster toralf.foers...@gmx.de wrote: Using trinity I often trigger under a user

Re: SLAB + UML : WARNING: at mm/page_alloc.c:2386

2013-03-14 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 8:07 PM, Toralf Förster toralf.foers...@gmx.de wrote: The following WARNING: can be triggered sometimes with trinity [1] under a user mode linux image using the SLUB allocator (and not with SLAB) 2013-03-14T19:09:51.071+01:00 trinity kernel: [ cut here

Re: SLAB + UML : WARNING: at mm/page_alloc.c:2386

2013-03-14 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 8:07 PM, Toralf Förster toralf.foers...@gmx.de wrote: The following WARNING: can be triggered sometimes with trinity [1] under a user mode linux image using the SLUB allocator (and not with SLAB) 2013-03-14T19:09:51.071+01:00 trinity kernel: [ cut here

Re: SLUB + UML : WARNING: at mm/page_alloc.c:2386

2013-03-14 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 10:24 PM, Toralf Förster toralf.foers...@gmx.de wrote: On 03/14/2013 10:21 PM, Dave Jones wrote: hah, strndup_user taking a signed long instead of a size_t as it's length arg. either it needs to change, or it needs an explicit check for 1 I wonder how many other

Re: BUG: soft lockup on all kernels after 2.6.3x

2013-03-07 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 5:37 PM, Alexey Vlasov ren...@renton.name wrote: On Thu, Mar 07, 2013 at 08:20:23AM -0800, Eric Dumazet wrote: What are gr_ symbols ? This is grsecurity patches ;) Please reproduce without grsec... -- Thanks, //richard -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the

Re: [Ocfs2-users] [OCFS2] Crash at o2net_shutdown_sc()

2013-03-02 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
try_to_grab_pending()) introduced that regression, it is time to CC Tejun. On 03/01/2013 01:25 PM, richard -rw- weinberger wrote: Hi! Using 3.8.1 OCFS2 crashes while joining nodes to the cluster. The cluster consists of 10 nodes, while node3 joins the kernel on node3 crashes. (Somtimes later

Re: [Ocfs2-users] Kernel panic due to ocfs2

2013-02-27 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 8:54 AM, richard -rw- weinberger richard.weinber...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 7:31 AM, Srinivas Eeda srinivas.e...@oracle.com wrote: This is due to a race in lock mastery/purge. I have recently fixed this problem but haven't yet submitted the patch

Re: [Ocfs2-users] Kernel panic due to ocfs2

2013-02-27 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 5:54 AM, Srinivas Eeda srinivas.e...@oracle.com wrote: On 02/27/2013 03:52 AM, richard -rw- weinberger wrote: On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 8:54 AM, richard -rw- weinberger richard.weinber...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 7:31 AM, Srinivas Eeda srinivas.e

Re: [Ocfs2-users] Kernel panic due to ocfs2

2013-02-25 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 7:31 AM, Srinivas Eeda srinivas.e...@oracle.com wrote: This is due to a race in lock mastery/purge. I have recently fixed this problem but haven't yet submitted the patch to mainline. Please file a Service request with Oracle to get a one-off fix. Please submit the

Re: [uml-user] v3.8-6988-g9e2d59a compile error

2013-02-24 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sun, Feb 24, 2013 at 12:03 PM, Toralf Förster toralf.foers...@gmx.de wrote: Moin, got this wit the attached .config : ... CC kernel/mutex.o CC kernel/hrtimer.o kernel/mutex.c:34:37: error: include/asm-generic/mutex-null.h: Input/output error The compiler got -EIO while

Re: What is tip-bot?

2013-02-19 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Tue, Feb 19, 2013 at 10:40 AM, Alexander Holler hol...@ahsoftware.de wrote: Hello, until now I could successfully suppress my curiosity about those tip:foo messages, but as the bot (or one of them) has now catched me too, I want to ask what it is. Searching for tip(-)bot or similiar

Re: shouldn't a non-privileged malformed sprintf crashes the kernel

2013-02-17 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 11:42 AM, Toralf Förster toralf.foers...@gmx.de wrote: This is the 2nd time in a row that a stable kernel (3.7.8 currently) crashes in such a way that even the sys-rq key doesn't work any longer. Found nothing in the log. The screen shot is here [1]. First time this

Re: [PATCH 0/3] ELF executable signing and verification

2013-01-15 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 12:15 AM, Vivek Goyal vgo...@redhat.com wrote: On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 11:27:12PM +0100, richard -rw- weinberger wrote: On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 10:34 PM, Vivek Goyal vgo...@redhat.com wrote: Upon exec(), we determine if executable is signed. If it is, then locks down

Re: [PATCH 0/3] ELF executable signing and verification

2013-01-15 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 10:34 PM, Vivek Goyal vgo...@redhat.com wrote: Upon exec(), we determine if executable is signed. If it is, then locks down the pages in memory (using MAP_LOCKED) and verfies the signature. If signature does not match, process is killed. Unsigned processes don't get

Re: [PATCH] linux-firmware: add MISSING file

2013-01-12 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 11:39 PM, Xose Vazquez Perez xose.vazq...@gmail.com wrote: to document the reason why a firmware is not present Cc: Daniel Drake d...@laptop.org Cc: Ulrich Kunitz k...@deine-taler.de Cc: David Woodhouse dw...@infradead.org Cc: Ben Hutchings b...@decadent.org.uk Cc:

Re: [PATCH] ewrk3: silence GCC warning

2012-11-25 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sat, Nov 24, 2012 at 1:12 PM, Paul Bolle pebo...@tiscali.nl wrote: Building ewrk3.o triggers this GCC warning: drivers/net/ethernet/dec/ewrk3.c: In function '__check_irq': drivers/net/ethernet/dec/ewrk3.c:1915:1: warning: return from incompatible pointer type [enabled by default]

Re: [RFC/PATCH 1/1] ubi: Add ubiblock driver

2012-11-20 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 11:39 PM, Ezequiel Garcia elezegar...@gmail.com wrote: Block device emulation on top of ubi volumes with read/write support. Block devices get automatically created for each ubi volume present. Each ubiblock is fairly cheap since it's based on workqueues and not on

Re: [PATCH] scatterlist: don't BUG when we can trivially return a proper error.

2012-11-14 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 11:15 PM, Nick Bowler nbow...@elliptictech.com wrote: On 2012-11-14 13:05 -0800, Andrew Morton wrote: On Thu, 1 Nov 2012 15:03:00 -0400 Nick Bowler nbow...@elliptictech.com wrote: There is absolutely no reason to crash the kernel when we have a perfectly good

Re: Sched - trivial spelling patch

2012-11-13 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 1:13 PM, David R da...@unsolicited.net wrote: Spell logarithmic correctly in sched debug. --- kernel/sched/debug.c.orig 2012-11-13 11:52:59.0 + +++ kernel/sched/debug.c2012-11-13 11:53:30.0 + @@ -318,7 +318,7 @@ static const char

Re: [PATCH] x86: memtest: make it a bit faster

2012-11-09 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 2:12 PM, Alexander Holler hol...@ahsoftware.de wrote: While implementing the same functionality for arm, I've noticed that memtest does an unnecessary round to zero the memory. Just reversing the order so that the last round writes 0s spares that round. While there,

Re: Network routing problem after upgrading to 3.6.2

2012-11-07 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 9:18 AM, Melby Sjamsuddin melb...@vulytrampolines.com wrote: Hi Richard, I tested 3.5.7 and everything seems to be normal, so it must be 3.6. Let me know if there's anything I can help. Now you can do a git bisect between 3.5 and 3.6 to find the bad commit. And you can

Re: Why Cypress does not upstream its trackpad driver?

2012-11-07 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Thu, Nov 8, 2012 at 12:13 AM, Troy Abercrombia t...@cypress.com wrote: Hello Kamal Unfortunately, We're not able to upstream the driver as it would be denied because it changes the Linux mouse structure framework. Then write a sane driver or submit patches which add the features you need

Re: Network routing problem after upgrading to 3.6.2

2012-11-05 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 10:02 AM, Melby Sjamsuddin melb...@vulytrampolines.com wrote: I have a network issue with two routers at work. They're setup with vrrp and do load balancing with 'ip route nexthop' and iptables connmark, using different vlan to connect to different modems. They have

Re: [PATCH v3 1/2] update mem= option's spec according to its implementation

2012-10-29 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Mon, Oct 29, 2012 at 9:48 AM, Wen Congyang we...@cn.fujitsu.com wrote: Current mem= implementation seems buggy because specification and implementation doesn't match. Current mem= has been working for many years and it's not buggy, it works as expected. So we should update the

Re: WARNING: at fs/sysfs/inode.c:324 sysfs_hash_and_remove+0xa9/0xb0()

2012-10-29 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sat, Oct 20, 2012 at 7:00 PM, Richard Weinberger rich...@nod.at wrote: Hi! I can reliably trigger the following warning by physically detaching my disk array after stopping md1. ---cut--- [ 149.780554] md: md1 stopped. [ 149.780559] md: unbindsdh1 [ 149.782025] md:

Re: [PATCH] Replace the type check code with typecheck() in kfifo_in

2012-10-24 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 5:41 AM, Wei Yang weiy...@linux.vnet.ibm.com wrote: Signed-off-by: Wei Yang weiy...@linux.vnet.ibm.com Reviewed-by: Andrew Morton a...@linux-foundation.org Reviewed-by: richard -rw- weinberger richard.weinber...@gmail.com I did *not* review this patch, nor did Andrew

Re: [PATCH] remove untouched code in kfifo_in

2012-10-23 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 4:27 AM, Richard Yang weiy...@linux.vnet.ibm.com wrote: On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 04:56:02PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote: On Fri, 19 Oct 2012 09:34:43 +0200 (CEST) Jiri Kosina jkos...@suse.cz wrote: On Fri, 19 Oct 2012, Stefani Seibold wrote: In kfifo_in marco, one

Re: [GIT PULL] Linux KVM tool for v3.7-rc0

2012-10-21 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 1:18 PM, Borislav Petkov b...@alien8.de wrote: On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 01:07:31PM +1000, Dave Airlie wrote: Why couldn't this script just be a wrapper around qemu? I get the kvm developers developing features that isn't ideal, but for the quick boot a kernel tests, I

Re: [GIT PULL] Linux KVM tool for v3.7-rc0

2012-10-21 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 2:59 PM, Ingo Molnar mi...@kernel.org wrote: You are wrong on three counts: - As I mentioned it in my first mail to you this is not the same as 'vm run': you still have a qemu-root.img while tools/kvm does not ... 'vm run' works without having any disk

Re: [PATCH] remove untouched code in kfifo_in

2012-10-19 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 8:18 AM, Richard Yang weiy...@linux.vnet.ibm.com wrote: On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 07:23:09AM +0200, Stefani Seibold wrote: Am Freitag, den 19.10.2012, 00:37 +0200 schrieb richard -rw- weinberger: On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 3:59 PM, Wei Yang weiy...@linux.vnet.ibm.com wrote

Re: [PATCH] remove untouched code in kfifo_in

2012-10-18 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 3:59 PM, Wei Yang weiy...@linux.vnet.ibm.com wrote: In kfifo_in marco, one piece of code is arounded by if(0). This code in introduced by Stefani Seibold stef...@seibold.net to suppress a compiler warning. This warning is not there with the upgrade of gcc version. This

Re: [PATCH 01/10] ext4: balloc: Fixed coding style issue

2012-10-17 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 2:05 PM, Lukáš Czerner lczer...@redhat.com wrote: On Wed, 17 Oct 2012, Adil Mujeeb wrote: Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2012 00:42:56 +0530 From: Adil Mujeeb mujeeb.a...@gmail.com To: ty...@mit.edu, adilger.ker...@dilger.ca, linux-e...@vger.kernel.org,

Re: Linux 3.7-rc1 (uml uapi errors)

2012-10-15 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 6:16 AM, Alex Shi lkml.a...@gmail.com wrote: Building um (uml) for x86_64 (defconfig) has lots of errors like: In file included from include/linux/irq.h:22:0, from include/asm-generic/hardirq.h:12, from

Re: [PATCH 22/25] um: Use Kbuild infrastructure for kvm_para.h

2012-10-14 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 4:26 AM, Steven Rostedt rost...@goodmis.org wrote: From: Steven Rostedt srost...@redhat.com All the headers but kvm_para.h use the Kbuild infrastructure to get to the asm-generic headers. (also had to add ipcbuf.h) Cc: linux-kbu...@vger.kernel.org Cc:

Re: [GIT] TPM bugfixes

2012-10-11 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 12:19 AM, Andrew Morton a...@linux-foundation.org wrote: On Thu, 11 Oct 2012 21:54:18 +1100 (EST) James Morris jmor...@namei.org wrote: Please pull these fixes for the TPM code. The following changes since commit 12250d843e8489ee00b5b7726da855e51694e792: Merge

Re: [PATCH v2] Makefile: Add option to disable gcc automatic inlining

2012-10-07 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sun, Oct 7, 2012 at 9:18 PM, Ezequiel Garcia elezegar...@gmail.com wrote: The new option is CONFIG_CC_DISABLE_AUTO_INLINE and it's located at: * Kernel hacking * Disable gcc automatic inlining Can you guarantee that this will still produce a valid kernel? AFAIK we have some functions

Re: [GIT PULL v2] Update LZO compression

2012-10-03 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
CC'in akpm. On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 12:34 PM, Markus F.X.J. Oberhumer mar...@oberhumer.com wrote: Hi all, is there some official maintainer who feels responsible for pushing the LZO update to Linus? Otherwise I also could issue a pull-request on github, but somehow I don't think that this

Re: mtd: kernel BUG at arch/x86/mm/pat.c:279!

2012-09-28 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 9:04 PM, David Woodhouse dw...@infradead.org wrote: On Fri, 2012-09-28 at 09:44 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote: On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 2:00 AM, Sasha Levin levinsasha...@gmail.com wrote: Is anyone planning on picking up Linus' patch? This is still not in -next even.

Re: mtd: kernel BUG at arch/x86/mm/pat.c:279!

2012-09-28 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 9:15 PM, richard -rw- weinberger richard.weinber...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 9:04 PM, David Woodhouse dw...@infradead.org wrote: On Fri, 2012-09-28 at 09:44 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote: On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 2:00 AM, Sasha Levin levinsasha...@gmail.com

Re: UBI: Fastmap request for inclusion (v19)

2012-09-27 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 5:51 PM, Richard Weinberger rich...@nod.at wrote: MAINTAINERS |6 + drivers/mtd/ubi/Kconfig | 20 ++ drivers/mtd/ubi/Makefile|1 + drivers/mtd/ubi/attach.c| 386 +++- drivers/mtd/ubi/build.c | 70

Re: Advice on mmap() feature

2012-09-16 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sun, Sep 16, 2012 at 9:21 PM, Mark Jackson mpfj-l...@mimc.co.uk wrote: Apologies if this is the wrong place to post this query. Please feel free to redirect me to the correct place. I have come across a weird (but documented [1]) feature of mmap(), which is:- The mmap()function adds an

Re: [BUG 3.6-rc] samba works rather randomly with w2k+debian server

2012-09-15 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 8:16 PM, auto75914...@hushmail.com wrote: 3.5.3 and older works, 3.6-rc not - shared directories sometimes work, sometimes not, /etc/init.d/samba restart did help atleast once with 3.6-rc5, What exactly does not work? Can you provide a test case? hope this helps

Re: 20% performance drop on PostgreSQL 9.2 from kernel 3.5.3 to 3.6-rc5 on AMD chipsets - bisected

2012-09-15 Thread richard -rw- weinberger
On Sat, Sep 15, 2012 at 6:36 PM, Mike Galbraith efa...@gmx.de wrote: Just using futex is unfortunately not the answer either. Yes, postgress performs loads better with it's spinlocks, but due to that, it necessarily _hates_ preemption. How the is the scheduler supposed to know that any

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