Re: 2.6.11-mm3

2005-03-15 Thread Stefano Rivoir
Alle 12:42, sabato 12 marzo 2005, Andrew Morton ha scritto: - A new version of the acpi poweroff fix. People who were having trouble with ACPI poweroff, please test and report. Hi Andrew, This does not work for me. The only difference since previous versions is that cursor stops blinking

Re: [patch] del_timer_sync scalability patch

2005-03-15 Thread Christoph Lameter
How about this take on the problem? When a potential periodic timer is deleted through timer_del_sync, all cpus are scanned to determine if the timer is running on that cpu. In a NUMA configuration doing so will cause NUMA interlink traffic which limits the scalability of timers. The following

Re: [patch] del_timer_sync scalability patch

2005-03-15 Thread Oleg Nesterov
Christoph Lameter wrote: On Sun, 13 Mar 2005, Oleg Nesterov wrote: I suspect that del_timer_sync() in its current form is racy. ...snip... next timer interrupt, __run_timers() picks this timer again, sets timer-base = NULL ^^^

Re: [PATCH 0/5] I8K driver facelift

2005-03-15 Thread Valdis . Kletnieks
On Sat, 12 Mar 2005 20:41:14 MST, Frank Sorenson said: These patches look pretty good. A few comments (with a patch--tested on my Inspiron 9200): I tested your patch on top of Dmitry's on a Dell Latitude C840, seems to work. - - Some of the Dell motherboards provide more than 1 temperature

Re: [ACPI] Re: Call for help: list of machines with working S3

2005-03-15 Thread Li Shaohua
Hi, On Mon, 2005-03-14 at 16:00, Pavel Machek wrote: Hi! * MySQL (hinders the actual suspension process and kicks the pc back to where it was) Try this patch... Pavel --- clean/kernel/signal.c 2005-02-03

Re: Repeatable IDE Oops for 2.6.11 (ide-scsi vs ide-cdrom)

2005-03-15 Thread Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
On Mon, 14 Mar 2005, Alan Cox wrote: On Llu, 2005-03-14 at 06:55, Paul wrote: # cat driver ide-cdrom version 4.61 # echo ide-scsi driver # cat driver This has always been unsafe. Its something I suggested was removed a long time ago because the locking for it is unfixable. Locking is fixed in

Re: [PATCH][1/2] SquashFS

2005-03-15 Thread Paul Jackson
In the overall kernel (Linus's bk tree) I count: 733 lines matching 'for *( *; *; *)' 718 lines matching 'while *( *1 *)' In the kernel/*.c files, I count 15 of the 'for(;;)' style and 1 of the 'while(1)' style. Certainly the 'for(;;)' style is acceptable, and even slightly to

Re: oom with 2.6.11

2005-03-15 Thread Mauricio Lin
Hi Christian, On Fri, 11 Mar 2005 16:09:24 +0100, Christian Kujau [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Mauricio Lin wrote: Hi Christian, I would like to know what are the kernel versions this problem happened. Did this problem start from 2.6.11-rc2-bk10? i noticed it first at 2.6.11, then again

RE: [ACPI] [PATCH] Panasonic ACPI driver

2005-03-15 Thread Timo Hoenig
Hi, On Tue, 2005-03-15 at 14:03 +0800, Yu, Luming wrote: Basically, this driver just call some specific AML method for hotkey function, that can be achieved through generic hotkey driver filed at http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3887. So I don't think this driver is needed. OK. I

Re: [PATCH] x86-64 kprobes: handle %RIP-relative addressing mode

2005-03-15 Thread Roland McGrath
Can you turn these two arrays into a bitmap please? Ok. This shouldn't be opencoded here. Instead make a utility function like vmalloc_range() that takes a start and end address and make the module allocation use it too. Also you should fix up asm-x86_64/page.h and

Re: spin_lock error in arch/i386/kernel/time.c on APM resume

2005-03-15 Thread George Anzinger
Pavel Machek wrote: Hi! I agree. Still in all that follows, no one has addressed the apparent race described above. The reason the system reported the errors that started this thread is that the APM restore code was trying to read the cmos clock (I assume to set the xtime clock) WHILE the

[PATCH] smbfs bug fix

2005-03-15 Thread Pavel Fedin
Current smbfs has a bug: you can't supply user, noauto flags for it in /etc/fstab. smbmount tool expands this to noexec, nosuid, nodev, user, noauto and smbfs rejects all arguments because it doesn't know any of these keywords. This patch fixes it. It introduces these arguments to the smbfs

Re: [PATCH] Per cpu irq stat

2005-03-15 Thread Christoph Hellwig
On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 10:32:34PM -0800, Christoph Lameter wrote: The definition of the irq_stat as an array means that the individual elements of the irq_stat array are located on one NUMA node requiring internode traffic to access irq_stat from other nodes. This patch makes irq_stat a

Re: [patch] del_timer_sync scalability patch

2005-03-15 Thread Oleg Nesterov
Christoph Lameter wrote: @@ -476,6 +454,7 @@ repeat: } } spin_lock_irq(base-lock); + timer-running = 0; ^^ goto repeat;

Re: 2.6.11-mm3: SIS5513 DMA problem (set_drive_speed_status)

2005-03-15 Thread Martin Zwickel
On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 21:17:55 -0800 Andrew Morton [EMAIL PROTECTED] bubbled: Martin Zwickel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, just tried the 2.6.11-mm3 and at boot-time my start scripts try to enable DMA on my disk (hdparm -m16 -c1 -u1 -X69 /dev/hda). But while running hdparm, the

Re: huge filesystems

2005-03-15 Thread Barry K. Nathan
On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 11:41:37AM -0500, Andreas Dilger wrote: What about the LBD patches - what limits are involved there, and have they been rolled into a Linus kernel, or one or more vendor kernels? These are part of stock 2.6 kernels. The caveat here is that there have been some

Re: [patch] del_timer_sync scalability patch

2005-03-15 Thread Ingo Molnar
* Christoph Lameter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The following patch removes the magic in the timer_list structure (Andrew suggested that we may not need it anymore) and replaces it with two u8 variables that give us some additional state of the timer The 'remove the magic' observation is not a

2.6.11-bk10: ATA trouble

2005-03-15 Thread Prakash Punnoor
Hi, today I got into some major trouble with the disk. nothing worked anymore and I had to reboot with magic-sysrq. This was found in the log: Mar 15 10:27:20 tachyon ATA: abnormal status 0xD0 on port 0xF0806087 Mar 15 10:27:20 tachyon ATA: abnormal status 0xD0 on port 0xF0806087 Mar 15 10:27:20

RFC: CANbus subsytem for 2.6 kernel (char or netdev)

2005-03-15 Thread Andrey Volkov
Hello, all I look through code of exist CANbus drivers, and have, may be strange, next question: Anyone could told me, why everyone, who wrote CANbus driver (peak, kvaser etc) always use char dev, but not netdev for it? May be exist some global pitfall, which I couldn't see, which prevent to

Re: [-mm patch] seccomp: don't say it was more or less mandatory

2005-03-15 Thread Ingo Molnar
* Andrew Morton [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Adrian Bunk [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My point is simply: The help text for an option you need only under very specific circumstances shouldn't sound as if this option was nearly was mandatory. I think the sort of sell-your-cycles

what is actually syncronized update of filesystem

2005-03-15 Thread Somenath Ghosh
sir, i will give a presentation on j.f.s. . i read that at the time of asynchronous update the update of transactions are made maintaining an ordering, but i read that it is not so simple if the updation is synchronous. and i also don't know how the situation is handled. i request to

Re: [-mm patch] seccomp: don't say it was more or less mandatory

2005-03-15 Thread Ingo Molnar
we at a minimum need the patch below. Ingo Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- linux/arch/i386/Kconfig.orig +++ linux/arch/i386/Kconfig @@ -909,7 +909,6 @@ config REGPARM config SECCOMP bool Enable seccomp to safely compute untrusted bytecode depends on

Intel Ethernet PRO 100

2005-03-15 Thread shafa.hidee
Hi All, Where we can find specs for writing driver for Intel PRO 100 card. Regards Shafahidee - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe linux-kernel in the body of a message to [EMAIL PROTECTED] More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html Please

Re: nvidia fb licensing issue.

2005-03-15 Thread Dave Airlie
On Sun, 13 Mar 2005, Jon Smirl wrote: All of the files in drivers/char/drm really should have an explicit dual MIT/GPL license on them too. The DRM project has been taking patches back into DRM from LKML without making it clear that DRM is MIT licensed. It might be construed that doing this

drm lockups since 2.6.11-bk2

2005-03-15 Thread Dave Airlie
Hi all, Andrew Clayton reported lockups on the dri list issues since -bk2 and bug 4337 on bugzilla.kernel.org looks like it might be the same thing.. This leads me to think the AGP multi-bridge patches are at fault... (for once my laziness in merging late instead of early gave a good gap

x86: spin_unlock(), spin_unlock_irq() others are out of line ?

2005-03-15 Thread Eric Dumazet
Hi all I noticed that in current linux kernel versions (2.6.11), some basic functions are out of line (not inlined) Example of a call to spin_unlock(somelock) c01069fa: b8 e8 7b 35 c0 mov$0xc0357be8,%eax c01069ff: e8 3c e4 1f 00 call c0304e40 _spin_unlock c0304e40

Re: Problem with 2.6.11-bk[3456]

2005-03-15 Thread Dave Airlie
Got a problem here with the last few Linus -bk releases. 2.6.11-bk2 is running fine. 2.6.11-bk3 - 2.6.11-bk6 has the following problem: Everything is fine while the machine is booting. However as soon as X starts up the screen goes blank as normal but stays blank, no gdm login screen

Re: [PATCH][RFC] Make /proc/pid chmod'able

2005-03-15 Thread Jonathan Sambrook
Xen, UML, VM, VMware, separate computers http://linux-vserver.org/ would also seem to be an excellent match. - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe linux-kernel in the body of a message to [EMAIL PROTECTED] More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Re: Problem with 2.6.11-bk[3456]

2005-03-15 Thread Andrew Clayton
On Tue, 2005-03-15 at 10:50 +, Dave Airlie wrote: Got a problem here with the last few Linus -bk releases. 2.6.11-bk2 is running fine. 2.6.11-bk3 - 2.6.11-bk6 has the following problem: Everything is fine while the machine is booting. However as soon as X starts up the

Re: [PATCH 0/5] I8K driver facelift

2005-03-15 Thread Giuseppe Bilotta
According to your patch, the C840 has 2 temp sensors. I'll have to figure out what the second one is (prob either the GPU or the disk drive?) If it runs over 40 C easily it's probably the GPU :) -- Giuseppe Oblomov Bilotta Can't you see It all makes perfect sense Expressed in dollar and

Re: swsusp_restore crap

2005-03-15 Thread Pavel Machek
On Út 15-03-05 14:31:56, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote: On Tue, 2005-03-15 at 14:24 +1100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote: Hi Pavel ! Please kill that swsusp_restore() call that itself calls flush_tlb_global(), it's junk. First, the flush_tlb_global() thing is arch specific, and that's

Re: RFC: CANbus subsytem for 2.6 kernel (char or netdev)

2005-03-15 Thread Benedikt Spranger
Anyone could told me, why everyone, who wrote CANbus driver (peak, kvaser etc) always use char dev, but not netdev for it? May be exist some global pitfall, which I couldn't see, which prevent to use netdev? Maybe you try out: http://www.linutronix.de/data/linux-2.6.11-can.diff Bene - To

Re: nvidia fb licensing issue.

2005-03-15 Thread Arjan van de Ven
On Tue, 2005-03-15 at 10:32 +, Dave Airlie wrote: On Sun, 13 Mar 2005, Jon Smirl wrote: All of the files in drivers/char/drm really should have an explicit dual MIT/GPL license on them too. The DRM project has been taking patches back into DRM from LKML without making it clear that

Re: [-mm patch] seccomp: don't say it was more or less mandatory

2005-03-15 Thread Ingo Molnar
* Ingo Molnar [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: see my earlier counter-arguments in the thread starting at: http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernelm=110630922022462w=2 end result of the thread: seccomp is completely unnecessary code-bloat and can be equivalently implemented via ptrace. I

Re: [ACPI] Re: Call for help: list of machines with working S3

2005-03-15 Thread Nigel Cunningham
Hi. On Tue, 2005-03-15 at 19:10, Li Shaohua wrote: Hi, On Mon, 2005-03-14 at 16:00, Pavel Machek wrote: Hi! * MySQL (hinders the actual suspension process and kicks the pc back to where it was) Try this patch...

Re: [patch] Real-Time Preemption, -RT-2.6.11-rc3-V0.7.38-01

2005-03-15 Thread Steven Rostedt
I've realized that my previous patch had too many problems with the way the journaling system works. So I went back to my first approach but added the journal_head lock as one global lock to keep the buffer head size smaller. I only added the state lock to the buffer head. I've tested this for

Re: swsusp_restore crap

2005-03-15 Thread Rafael J. Wysocki
Hi, On Tuesday, 15 of March 2005 12:03, Pavel Machek wrote: On t 15-03-05 14:31:56, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote: On Tue, 2005-03-15 at 14:24 +1100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote: Hi Pavel ! Please kill that swsusp_restore() call that itself calls flush_tlb_global(), it's junk.

Re: RFC: CANbus subsytem for 2.6 kernel (char or netdev)

2005-03-15 Thread Andrey Volkov
Hi Benedikt, Yes, thanks, very close to what about I thinking :), but are you measure overhead of netdev (it disturb me)? Andrey Benedikt Spranger wrote: Anyone could told me, why everyone, who wrote CANbus driver (peak, kvaser etc) always use char dev, but not netdev for it? May be exist some

Re: [patch] Real-Time Preemption, -RT-2.6.11-rc3-V0.7.38-01

2005-03-15 Thread Ingo Molnar
* Steven Rostedt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've realized that my previous patch had too many problems with the way the journaling system works. So I went back to my first approach but added the journal_head lock as one global lock to keep the buffer head size smaller. I only added the state

Re: swsusp_restore crap

2005-03-15 Thread Pavel Machek
Hi! Please kill that swsusp_restore() call that itself calls flush_tlb_global(), it's junk. First, the flush_tlb_global() thing is arch specific, and that's all swsusp_restore() does. Then, the asm just calls this before returning to C code, so it makes no sense to have a hook

Re: [ACPI] Re: Call for help: list of machines with working S3

2005-03-15 Thread Pavel Machek
Hi! * MySQL (hinders the actual suspension process and kicks the pc back to where it was) Try this patch... Pavel --- clean/kernel/signal.c 2005-02-03 22:27:26.0 +0100 +++

enabling IOAPIC on C3 processor?

2005-03-15 Thread jerome lacoste
I have a VIA Epia M1 board that crashes very badly (and pretty often, especially when using DMA). I want to fix that. Serial console + magic SysRQ didn't help so I am going the nmi watchdog way. But in order to have nmi watchdog I need APIC, right? The C3 processor seems to support IOAPIC.

[2.6 patch] kill drivers/cdrom/mcd.c

2005-03-15 Thread Adrian Bunk
As described in my patch that marked this obsolete driver as BROKEN, this patch completely removes it. Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- Documentation/cdrom/mcd |4 Documentation/cdrom/mcdx | 17 drivers/cdrom/Kconfig| 56 - drivers/cdrom/Makefile |1

[2.6 patch] fix bridge - ATM compile error

2005-03-15 Thread Adrian Bunk
This patch fixes the following compile error with CONFIG_BRIDGE=y and CONFIG_ATM_LANE=m: -- snip -- ... LD .tmp_vmlinux1 net/built-in.o(.init.text+0x3ad1): In function `br_init': : undefined reference to `br_fdb_get_hook' net/built-in.o(.init.text+0x3adb): In function `br_init': :

Re: 2.6.11-mm3 mouse oddity

2005-03-15 Thread Helge Hafting
2.6.11-mm1 and earlier: mouse appear as /dev/input/mouse0 2.6.11-mm3: mouse appear as /dev/input/mouse1 No big problem, one change to xorg.conf and I got the mouse back. I guess it wasn't supposed to change like that though? This is a mouse connected to the ps2 port, also appearing as /dev/psaux

[2.6 patch] net/802/fc.c: remove fc_type_trans

2005-03-15 Thread Adrian Bunk
On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 09:49:40PM -0800, David S. Miller wrote: On Sun, 6 Mar 2005 21:57:54 +0100 Adrian Bunk [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The only user of fc_type_trans (drivers/net/fc/iph5526.c) is BROKEN in 2.6 and removed in -mm. Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk [EMAIL PROTECTED] That

2.6.11-mm3: BUG: atomic counter underflow at: rpcauth_destroy

2005-03-15 Thread Martin Zwickel
Hi there! I got some atomic counter underflows in the nfs code: Mar 14 17:19:15 phoebee rpc.statd[6890]: Received erroneous SM_UNMON request from phoebee for 192.168.0.1 Mar 14 17:19:15 phoebee BUG: atomic counter underflow at: Mar 14 17:19:15 phoebee

Re: enabling IOAPIC on C3 processor?

2005-03-15 Thread Mikael Pettersson
jerome lacoste writes: I have a VIA Epia M1 board that crashes very badly (and pretty often, especially when using DMA). I want to fix that. Serial console + magic SysRQ didn't help so I am going the nmi watchdog way. But in order to have nmi watchdog I need APIC, right? The C3

Re: enabling IOAPIC on C3 processor? (how to investigate hangs without nmi watchdog)

2005-03-15 Thread jerome lacoste
On Tue, 15 Mar 2005 13:34:55 +0100, Mikael Pettersson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: jerome lacoste writes: I have a VIA Epia M1 board that crashes very badly (and pretty often, especially when using DMA). I want to fix that. Serial console + magic SysRQ didn't help so I am going the

Re: [patch trivial] as-iosched fix path to Documentation

2005-03-15 Thread maximilian attems
On Tue, 15 Mar 2005, Adrian Bunk wrote: On Thu, Mar 10, 2005 at 12:42:23AM +0100, maximilian attems wrote: From: Klaus Ita [EMAIL PROTECTED] subject says all, patch still applies. ... Fix is already in -mm for some time. cu Adrian yup saw it lately. great. thanks for your mail.

Re: enabling IOAPIC on C3 processor? (how to investigate hangs without nmi watchdog)

2005-03-15 Thread Mikael Pettersson
jerome lacoste writes: So if I don't have APIC, that means I cannot use nmi_watchdog to investigate the problem, right? Correct. Do I have any alternative to investigate this hang or should I just give up and smash my board? I can't help you with that one. - To unsubscribe from this

Re: [-mm patch] seccomp: don't say it was more or less mandatory

2005-03-15 Thread Andrea Arcangeli
On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 12:27:12PM +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote: this combination of arguments i think tips the balance in favor of seccomp, but still, i hate the fact that the anti-ptrace sentiment was used as a vehicle to get this feature into the kernel. Why should I use excuses to get this

Re: [patch] Real-Time Preemption, -RT-2.6.11-rc3-V0.7.38-01

2005-03-15 Thread Steven Rostedt
On Tue, 15 Mar 2005, Ingo Molnar wrote: * Steven Rostedt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've realized that my previous patch had too many problems with the way the journaling system works. So I went back to my first approach but added the journal_head lock as one global lock to keep the

Re: Repeatable IDE Oops for 2.6.11 (ide-scsi vs ide-cdrom)

2005-03-15 Thread Alan Cox
On Maw, 2005-03-15 at 08:19, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote: On Mon, 14 Mar 2005, Alan Cox wrote: Locking is fixed in ide-dev-2.6 tree (at the moment seem to be dropped from -mm?). Excellent - I'm looking forward to dropping the -ac IDE locking patches - To unsubscribe from this list: send

Re: [rfc/rft] Fujitsu B-Series Lifebook PS/2 TouchScreen driver

2005-03-15 Thread Kenan Esau
Here is a new version of the patch: - minimal changes - reintroduced DMI-probing I had a look at the synaptic-sources to see how the pass-through-mode is implemented. We'll see if something similar to this also works with the lifebook. I received a request from a user who has a

Re: swsusp_restore crap

2005-03-15 Thread Benjamin Herrenschmidt
It breaks compilation on i386 either, because nr_copy_pages_check is static in swsusp.c. May I propose the following patch instead (tested on x86-64 and i386)? Greets, Rafael Signed-off-by: Rafael J. Wysocki [EMAIL PROTECTED] diff -Nrup linux-2.6.11-bk10-a/arch/i386/power/cpu.c

Re: bad pgd/pmd in latest BK on ia64

2005-03-15 Thread Martin Hicks
On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 02:34:42PM -0800, David S. Miller wrote: On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 14:06:09 -0800 Luck, Tony [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Trying to boot a build of the latest BK on ia64 I see a series of messages like this: mm/memory.c:99: bad pgd e001feba4000. mm/memory.c:99:

Re: swsusp_restore crap

2005-03-15 Thread Benjamin Herrenschmidt
+asmlinkage int __swsusp_flush_tlb(void) +{ + swsusp_restore_check(); Someone will certainly forget this one, and it is probably nicer/easier to just move BUG_ON into swsusp_suspend(), just after restore_processor_state() or something like that... Agreed. Ben. - To unsubscribe

Re: User mode drivers: part 1, interrupt handling (patch for 2.6.11)

2005-03-15 Thread Alan Cox
On Maw, 2005-03-15 at 04:32, Lee Revell wrote: This seems sufficient for the simplest devices, that just have an IRQ_PENDING and an IRQ_ACK register. But what about a device like the emu10k1 where you have a half loop and loop interrupt for each of 64 channels, plus about 10 other interrupt

Re: [patch] Real-Time Preemption, -RT-2.6.11-rc3-V0.7.38-01

2005-03-15 Thread Ingo Molnar
* Steven Rostedt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: good progress - but the global lock may be a scalability worry on upstream though. Would it be possible to just mirror much of the current lock logic, but with spinlocks instead of bitlocks? And there should be no #ifdefs on PREEMPT_RT. The

how to read gateways ips from routing table in module?

2005-03-15 Thread cranium2003
Hello, I require a kernel module that will print gateway IP addresses in routing table as well as it should not print Gateways that appear to be the same interface ip addresses of that linux machine. e.g. If my eth1 is 172.16.x.x and if same appear in routing table for any entry

Re: [patch] w6692 eliminate bad section references

2005-03-15 Thread maximilian attems
On Mon, 14 Mar 2005, Randy.Dunlap wrote: maximilian attems wrote: Fix w6692 section references: convert __initdata to __devinitdata. Error: ./drivers/isdn/hisax/w6692.o .text refers to 002f R_386_32 .init.data I think the correct fix is to make W6692Version() be __init ... What

Re: [PATCH] reduce __deprecated spew

2005-03-15 Thread Josh Boyer
On Tue, 2005-03-15 at 08:16 +0100, Arjan van de Ven wrote: (The intermodule_register and pm_register stuff has been hanging around for so long that one wonders if we need sterner stimuli, not lesser). intermodule can just about go (one user left).. we could start by making the

Re: 2.6.11-mm3 breaks compile of drivers/char/esp.c

2005-03-15 Thread Alan Cox
On Maw, 2005-03-15 at 04:33, Andrew Morton wrote: --- 25/include/linux/hayesesp.h~esp-build-fix 2005-03-14 20:31:18.0 -0800 +++ 25-akpm/include/linux/hayesesp.h 2005-03-14 20:31:30.0 -0800 @@ -77,6 +77,7 @@ struct hayes_esp_config { struct esp_struct { int

ocf-linux-20050315 - Asynchronous Crypto support for linux

2005-03-15 Thread David McCullough
Hi all, The latest release of ocf-linux (20050315) is available for download from the project page: http://ocf-linux.sourceforge.net/ This release includes the following changes: * Hifn PLL bug fixes * Makefile fixes for 2.6 builds * 2.6.11 and 2.4.29 patches

Re: Capabilities across execve

2005-03-15 Thread Alexander Nyberg
This makes it possible for a root-task to pass capabilities to nonroot-task across execve. The root-task needs to change it's cap_inheritable mask and set prctl(PR_SET_KEEPCAPS, 1) to pass on capabilities. This overloads keepcaps, which could surprise to existing users.

Re: Repeatable IDE Oops for 2.6.11 (ide-scsi vs ide-cdrom)

2005-03-15 Thread Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
On Tue, 15 Mar 2005, Alan Cox wrote: On Maw, 2005-03-15 at 08:19, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote: On Mon, 14 Mar 2005, Alan Cox wrote: Locking is fixed in ide-dev-2.6 tree (at the moment seem to be dropped from -mm?). Excellent - I'm looking forward to dropping the -ac IDE locking patches There

Re: [patch] Real-Time Preemption, -RT-2.6.11-rc3-V0.7.38-01

2005-03-15 Thread Steven Rostedt
On Tue, 15 Mar 2005, Ingo Molnar wrote: * Steven Rostedt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What should we use instead of #ifdef PREEMPT_RT? Or should we just keep it the same for both. Since this fix is only to fix spinlocks that schedule, I figured that it would be better not to waste the

[PATCH][2.6.11] drivers/char/isicom.c gcc4 fix

2005-03-15 Thread Mikael Pettersson
Fix two array-of-incomplete-type errors from gcc4 in isicom.c. /Mikael --- linux-2.6.11/drivers/char/isicom.c.~1~ 2005-03-02 19:24:15.0 +0100 +++ linux-2.6.11/drivers/char/isicom.c 2005-03-15 11:37:03.0 +0100 @@ -151,9 +151,6 @@ MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE(pci, isicom_pci_tbl)

[PATCH][2.6.11] drivers/net/arcnet/arcnet.c gcc4 fixes

2005-03-15 Thread Mikael Pettersson
Fix drivers/net/arcnet/arcnet.c: In function 'release_arcbuf': drivers/net/arcnet/arcnet.c:256: warning: operation on 'i' may be undefined drivers/net/arcnet/arcnet.c: In function 'get_arcbuf': drivers/net/arcnet/arcnet.c:292: warning: operation on 'i' may be undefined warnings from gcc4 in

[PATCH] blockdev: fix for racing mount/umount

2005-03-15 Thread Jeff Mahoney
This patch is another take at fixing the race between mount and umount resetting the blocksize and causing buffer errors, infinite loops in __getblk_slow, and possibly other undiscovered effects. It adds possible flags to bd_claim such that the caller can request exclusive access and/or wait

Re: Intel Ethernet PRO 100

2005-03-15 Thread Laurent CARON
shafa.hidee wrote: Hi All, Where we can find specs for writing driver for Intel PRO 100 card. Regards Shafahidee already supported. isn't it? - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe linux-kernel in the body of a message to [EMAIL PROTECTED] More majordomo info at

Re: 2.6.11-mm3 mouse oddity

2005-03-15 Thread Dmitry Torokhov
On Tue, 15 Mar 2005 13:25:12 +0100, Helge Hafting [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 2.6.11-mm1 and earlier: mouse appear as /dev/input/mouse0 2.6.11-mm3: mouse appear as /dev/input/mouse1 No big problem, one change to xorg.conf and I got the mouse back. I guess it wasn't supposed to change like that

Re: [PATCH][RFC] Make /proc/pid chmod'able

2005-03-15 Thread Bodo Eggert
(snipped the CC list - hope that's ok) On Mon, 14 Mar 2005, Albert Cahalan wrote: On Tue, 2005-03-15 at 00:08 +0100, Bodo Eggert wrote: On Mon, 14 Mar 2005, Albert Cahalan wrote: On Mon, 2005-03-14 at 10:42 +0100, Rene Scharfe wrote: Albert Cahalan wrote: NACK, the admin (and with

Re: [PATCH] PPC64 iSeries: cleanup viopath

2005-03-15 Thread Hollis Blanchard
On Mar 14, 2005, at 9:34 PM, Stephen Rothwell wrote: Since you brought this file to my attention, I figured I might as well do some simple cleanups. This patch does: - single bit int bitfields are a bit suspect and Anndrew pointed out recently that they are probably slower to access than

Re: 2.6.11-mm3 mouse oddity

2005-03-15 Thread Vojtech Pavlik
On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 09:25:45AM -0500, Dmitry Torokhov wrote: Vojtech activated scroll handling in keyboard code by default so now your keyboard is mapped to the mouse0 and the mouse moved to mouse1. Vojtech, is is possible to detect whether a keyboard has scroll wheel(s) by its ID? If

Re: drm lockups since 2.6.11-bk2

2005-03-15 Thread Dave Jones
On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 10:38:30AM +, Dave Airlie wrote: Hi all, Andrew Clayton reported lockups on the dri list issues since -bk2 and bug 4337 on bugzilla.kernel.org looks like it might be the same thing.. This leads me to think the AGP multi-bridge patches are at

[2.6 patch] net/bluetooth/rfcomm/core.: make a variable static

2005-03-15 Thread Adrian Bunk
This patch makes a needlessly global variable static. Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- linux-2.6.11-mm3-full/net/bluetooth/rfcomm/core.c.old 2005-03-15 13:21:50.0 +0100 +++ linux-2.6.11-mm3-full/net/bluetooth/rfcomm/core.c 2005-03-15 13:22:03.0 +0100 @@

Re: enabling IOAPIC on C3 processor? (how to investigate hangs without nmi watchdog)

2005-03-15 Thread Dave Jones
On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 01:52:47PM +0100, jerome lacoste wrote: Do I have any alternative to investigate this hang or should I just give up and smash my board? If you have the longhaul cpufreq driver enabled, turn it off. It's currently broken for some reason, and I've not had time to figure

Re: [-mm patch] seccomp: don't say it was more or less mandatory

2005-03-15 Thread Ingo Molnar
* Andrea Arcangeli [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: technical comment: seccomp goes outside the audit/selinux framework, which i believe is a bug. Andrea? I intentionally left it out of audit/selinux. To the less dependencies it has on other parts of the kernel and the simpler it is, the better

Re: swsusp_restore crap

2005-03-15 Thread Rafael J. Wysocki
Hi, On Tuesday, 15 of March 2005 13:02, Pavel Machek wrote: Hi! Please kill that swsusp_restore() call that itself calls flush_tlb_global(), it's junk. First, the flush_tlb_global() thing is arch specific, and that's all swsusp_restore() does. Then, the asm just calls

Re: [PATCH 0/4] sparsemem intro patches

2005-03-15 Thread Martin J. Bligh
The following four patches provide the last needed changes before the introduction of sparsemem. For a more complete description of what this will do, please see this patch: http://www.sr71.net/patches/2.6.11/2.6.11-bk7-mhp1/broken-out/B-sparse-150-sparsemem.patch I don't know what

[2.6 patch] net/ipv4/inetpeer.c: make a struct static

2005-03-15 Thread Adrian Bunk
This patch makes a needlessly global struct static. Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- linux-2.6.11-mm3-full/net/ipv4/inetpeer.c.old 2005-03-15 13:29:32.0 +0100 +++ linux-2.6.11-mm3-full/net/ipv4/inetpeer.c 2005-03-15 13:30:13.0 +0100 @@ -92,9 +92,9 @@

[2.6 patch] net/ipv6/ndisc.c: make a function static

2005-03-15 Thread Adrian Bunk
This patch makes a needlessly global function static. Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- linux-2.6.11-mm3-full/net/ipv6/ndisc.c.old 2005-03-15 13:33:29.0 +0100 +++ linux-2.6.11-mm3-full/net/ipv6/ndisc.c 2005-03-15 13:34:03.0 +0100 @@ -1594,10 +1594,11 @@

[2.6 patch] net/core/pktgen.c: make a function static

2005-03-15 Thread Adrian Bunk
pktgen_xmit is already inline but not static. This doesn't make much sense - especially since there's no external user of this function. Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- linux-2.6.11-mm3-full/net/core/pktgen.c.old 2005-03-15 13:25:04.0 +0100 +++

Re: [-mm patch] seccomp: don't say it was more or less mandatory

2005-03-15 Thread Andrea Arcangeli
On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 03:44:28PM +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote: let me put it another way: this is a security hole. seccomp is now a way to evade the auditing of read/write syscalls done to an opened file. Please fix this. This is not true, the auditing of read/write will work fine on the

Re: [-mm patch] seccomp: don't say it was more or less mandatory

2005-03-15 Thread Ingo Molnar
* Andrea Arcangeli [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This is not true, the auditing of read/write will work fine on the seccomp task too. I guess you overlooked something in the code. yeah, you are right - it's there. You are driving seccomp off do_syscall_trace(), which does audit_syscall_entry().

Re: [-mm patch] seccomp: don't say it was more or less mandatory

2005-03-15 Thread Ingo Molnar
* Andrea Arcangeli [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: which quite likely wont be provable in the foreseeable future). Please mention a _single_ bug that could allow you to escape the seccomp jail in linux since 2.4.0 on x86 and x86-64 (and with escape I don't mean sniffing data with mmx not being

2.6.11-mm3: megaraid_sas.c: stack usage

2005-03-15 Thread Adrian Bunk
On Sat, Mar 12, 2005 at 03:42:22AM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote: ... All 606 patches: ... megaraid_sas-announcing-new-module-for.patch megaraid_sas: Announcing new module for LSI Logic's SAS based MegaRAID controllers ... Enormous stack usage: - megasas_init_mfi (due to ctrl_info) Big stack

RE: 2.6.11-mm3: megaraid_sas.c: stack usage

2005-03-15 Thread Bagalkote, Sreenivas
On Sat, Mar 12, 2005 at 03:42:22AM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote: ... All 606 patches: ... megaraid_sas-announcing-new-module-for.patch megaraid_sas: Announcing new module for LSI Logic's SAS based MegaRAID controllers ... Enormous stack usage: - megasas_init_mfi (due to ctrl_info) Big stack

Re: [PATCH][RFC] Make /proc/pid chmod'able

2005-03-15 Thread Rene Scharfe
Albert Cahalan wrote: Note that the admin hopefully does not normally run as root. The admin should be using a normal user account most of the time, to reduce the damage caused by his accidents. Openwall and GrSecurity solved this by having a special group that can see everything, just like root.

Re: [PATCH] ES7000 Legacy Mappings Update

2005-03-15 Thread Jason Davis
See below. On Mon, 14 Mar 2005, Andrew Morton wrote: You triggered my trivia twitch. Jason Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: - * ES7000 has no legacy identity mappings + * Older generations of ES7000 have no legacy identity mappings */ - if (es7000_plat) + if (es7000_plat es7000_plat 2)

Re: [PATCH][RFC] Make /proc/pid chmod'able

2005-03-15 Thread Paul Jackson
(snipped the CC list - hope that's ok) No - it's not ok. -- I won't rest till it's the best ... Programmer, Linux Scalability Paul Jackson [EMAIL PROTECTED] 1.650.933.1373, 1.925.600.0401 - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line

Re: current linus bk, error mounting root

2005-03-15 Thread Jon Smirl
Is this problem still being tracked? I have figured out a work around of adding a 1 second pause in nash after the ata_piix driver is loaded. Something has changed in the driver initialization timing such that later stages of boot try to access the driver before the driver has created the device

Re: [patch] w6692 eliminate bad section references

2005-03-15 Thread Randy.Dunlap
maximilian attems wrote: thanks a lot for your review! you are right much better, added __init to W6692Version(). #Signed-off-by: maximilian attems [EMAIL PROTECTED] Acked-by: Randy Dunlap [EMAIL PROTECTED] diff -pruN -X dontdiff linux-2.6.11-bk8/drivers/isdn/hisax/w6692.c

Re: [RFC][PATCH] new timeofday core subsystem (v. A3)

2005-03-15 Thread Albert Cahalan
On Mon, 2005-03-14 at 19:22 -0800, Christoph Lameter wrote: On Mon, 14 Mar 2005, Albert Cahalan wrote: When the vsyscall page is created, copy the one needed function into it. The kernel is already self-modifying in many places; this is nothing new. AFAIK this will only works on ia32

Re: current linus bk, error mounting root

2005-03-15 Thread Jens Axboe
On Tue, Mar 15 2005, Jon Smirl wrote: Is this problem still being tracked? I have figured out a work around of adding a 1 second pause in nash after the ata_piix driver is loaded. Something has changed in the driver initialization timing such that later stages of boot try to access the

Re: Intel Ethernet PRO 100

2005-03-15 Thread Randy.Dunlap
Laurent CARON wrote: shafa.hidee wrote: Hi All, Where we can find specs for writing driver for Intel PRO 100 card. Regards Shafahidee already supported. isn't it? Yes, it is. You can find a developer's manual for the 8255x NIC at

Re: [RFC][PATCH] new timeofday core subsystem (v. A3)

2005-03-15 Thread Chris Friesen
Albert Cahalan wrote: I know it works for PowerPC. You'll need an isync instruction of course. You may also want a sync instruction and some code to invalidate the cache. For PPC you'll want to flush the dcache, then invalidate the icache. This will ensure that it works on all processors. Chris

Re: [PATCH] PPC64 iSeries: cleanup viopath

2005-03-15 Thread Stephen Rothwell
On Tue, 15 Mar 2005 08:32:27 -0600 Hollis Blanchard [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mar 14, 2005, at 9:34 PM, Stephen Rothwell wrote: Since you brought this file to my attention, I figured I might as well do some simple cleanups. This patch does: - single bit int bitfields are a bit

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