Re: Kernel 2.6.19.2 PCI issue

2007-01-14 Thread Greg KH
On Sat, Jan 13, 2007 at 01:11:59PM +0300, Vladislav Dembskiy wrote: Dear Kernel developers, I am running 2.6.19.2 kernel on ASUS W2V laptop and I have the following boot messages PCI: Transparent bridge - :00:1e.0 PCI: Bus #04 (-#07) is hidden behind transparent bridge #03 (-#04)

Re: [patch] faster vgetcpu using sidt (take 2)

2007-01-14 Thread dean gaudet
On Sat, 13 Jan 2007, dean gaudet wrote: ok here is the latest rev of this patch (against 2.6.20-rc4). timings in cycles: baseline patchedbaseline patched no cache no cachecache cache k8 pre-revF2116 1417

Re: Display class

2007-01-14 Thread Greg KH
On Sat, Jan 13, 2007 at 10:40:55PM +, James Simmons wrote: Hi, On Tuesday 05 December 2006 13:03, James Simmons wrote: +int probe_edid(struct display_device *dev, void *data) +{ +???struct fb_monspecs spec; +???ssize_t size = 45; That code was only for testing.

Re: Display class

2007-01-14 Thread Greg KH
On Sat, Jan 13, 2007 at 10:40:55PM +, James Simmons wrote: Hi, On Tuesday 05 December 2006 13:03, James Simmons wrote: +int probe_edid(struct display_device *dev, void *data) +{ +???struct fb_monspecs spec; +???ssize_t size = 45; That code was only for testing.

Re: No more device symlinks for classes

2007-01-14 Thread Kay Sievers
On 1/14/07, Greg KH [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, Jan 14, 2007 at 09:10:59AM +0300, Andrey Borzenkov wrote: Pierre Ossman wrote: Hi guys, I just wanted to know the rationale behind 99ef3ef8d5f2f5b5312627127ad63df27c0d0d05 (no more device symlink in class devices). I thought that

Re: O_DIRECT question

2007-01-14 Thread Nate Diller
On 1/12/07, Andrew Morton [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, 12 Jan 2007 15:35:09 -0700 Erik Andersen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri Jan 12, 2007 at 05:09:09PM -0500, Linus Torvalds wrote: I suspect a lot of people actually have other reasons to avoid caches. For example, the reason to do

WIFEXITED returns odd value when preempt enabled

2007-01-14 Thread Laurent Bigonville
Hi, I'm using pam-keyring[1] (a pam-module which launch gnome-keyring and unlock it). The module fails with preempt kernel version 2.6.20 but works with 2.6.20 without preempt enabled. I have a look at the code of the module and the problem seems to come from the value returned by WIFEXITED().

[2.6 patch] powerpc: remove the broken Gemini support

2007-01-14 Thread Adrian Bunk
This patch removes the broken Gemini support. Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- arch/powerpc/kernel/head_32.S |5 arch/powerpc/platforms/embedded6xx/Kconfig |9 arch/ppc/Kconfig |9 arch/ppc/boot/simple/Makefile

[patch] disable NMI watchdog by default

2007-01-14 Thread Ingo Molnar
From: Ingo Molnar [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [patch] disable NMI watchdog by default there's a new NMI watchdog related problem: KVM crashes on certain bzImages because ... we enable the NMI watchdog by default (even if the user does not ask for it) , and no other OS on this planet does that so

KVM: vmwrite error in

2007-01-14 Thread Thomas Meyer
Hi. I have a few of these entries in my log buffer: vmwrite error: reg 6802 value d19e0464 (err 26626) [c02413bf] kvm_mmu_zap_page+0x8f/0x1d7 [c014c2cb] __pagevec_free+0x18/0x22 [c0241517] free_mmu_pages+0x10/0x81 [c02415c4] kvm_mmu_destroy+0x3c/0x56 [c023f3a3] kvm_free_vcpu+0x8/0x15 [c023f429]

Re: Bus #06 (-#09) is hidden behind transparent bridge

2007-01-14 Thread Jiri Slaby
Michael Ringe wrote: I am posting this because my kernel told me so... The attached file contains dmesg's with and without pci-assign-busses. My hardware is a Samsung Q35 Pro. Feel free to contact me if you need any further information. Please, look at http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/1/14/26

Re: 2.6.20-rc4: usb somehow broken

2007-01-14 Thread Prakash Punnoor
Am Donnerstag 11 Januar 2007 18:28 schrieb Oliver Neukum: Am Donnerstag, 11. Januar 2007 18:20 schrieb Prakash Punnoor: Hi, I can't scan anymore. :-( I don't know which rc kernel introduced it, but this are the messages I get (w/o touching the device/usb cable except pluggin it in for

2.6.20-rc4-mm1: different values for OHCI_QUIRK_ZFMICRO

2007-01-14 Thread Adrian Bunk
-- snip -- ... CC drivers/usb/misc/ftdi-elan.o /home/bunk/linux/kernel-2.6/linux-2.6.20-rc4-mm1/drivers/usb/misc/ftdi-elan.c:2307:1: warning: OHCI_QUIRK_ZFMICRO redefined In file included from /home/bunk/linux/kernel-2.6/linux-2.6.20-rc4-mm1/drivers/usb/misc/ftdi-elan.c:76:

Re: 2.6.20-rc4: usb somehow broken

2007-01-14 Thread Oliver Neukum
Am Sonntag, 14. Januar 2007 10:08 schrieb Prakash Punnoor: Am Donnerstag 11 Januar 2007 18:28 schrieb Oliver Neukum: Am Donnerstag, 11. Januar 2007 18:20 schrieb Prakash Punnoor: Hi, I can't scan anymore. :-( I don't know which rc kernel introduced it, but this are the messages I

Re: 2.6.20-rc4: usb somehow broken

2007-01-14 Thread Prakash Punnoor
Am Sonntag 14 Januar 2007 10:28 schrieb Oliver Neukum: Am Sonntag, 14. Januar 2007 10:08 schrieb Prakash Punnoor: Am Donnerstag 11 Januar 2007 18:28 schrieb Oliver Neukum: Am Donnerstag, 11. Januar 2007 18:20 schrieb Prakash Punnoor: Hi, I can't scan anymore. :-( I don't know

Re: 2.6.20-rc4: usb somehow broken

2007-01-14 Thread Prakash Punnoor
Am Sonntag 14 Januar 2007 10:28 schrieb Oliver Neukum: Have you confirmed that by using a kernel without CONFIG_USB_SUSPEND ? BTW, these are my USB config options, which don't seem to make problems anymore as long as USB_SUSPEND isn't activated: CONFIG_USB_ARCH_HAS_HCD=y

Re: 2.6.20-rc4-mm1

2007-01-14 Thread Thomas Gleixner
On Thu, 2007-01-11 at 22:26 -0800, Andrew Morton wrote: - Merged the filesystem AIO patches. Hotfixes alreday applied. BUG: at /home/tglx/work/kernel/vanilla/linux-2.6.20-rc4-mm1/arch/i386/mm/highmem.c:60 kmap_atomic() [c0105fba] show_trace_log_lvl+0x1a/0x2f [c01065ff] show_trace+0x12/0x14

Re: kvm dyntick

2007-01-14 Thread Ingo Molnar
* Avi Kivity [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ( for this to work on my system i have added a 'hyper' clocksource hypercall API for KVM guests to use - this is needed instead of the running-to-slowly TSC. ) What's the problem with the TSC? The only issue I'm aware of is that the tsc

Re: [kvm-devel] kvm dyntick

2007-01-14 Thread Ingo Molnar
* Dor Laor [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Afterwards we'll need to compensate the lost alarm signals to the guests by using one of - hrtimers to inject the lost interrupts for specific guests. The problem this will increase the overall load. - Injecting several virtual irq to the guests one

Re: 2.6.20-rc4-mm1

2007-01-14 Thread Thomas Gleixner
On Sun, 2007-01-14 at 10:48 +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote: ata_scsi_rbuf_get requests KM_IRQ0 type memory and calls kmap_atomic with interrupts enabled. Boot proceeds, but gets stuck hard at: Remounting root filesystem in read-write mode: No SysRq-T, nothing. The above BUG seems

Re: Linux v2.6.20-rc5

2007-01-14 Thread Jeff Chua
On 1/14/07, Adrian Bunk [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, Jan 14, 2007 at 03:38:24PM +0800, Jeff Chua wrote: setting CONFIG_PARAVIRT=y will return in ... vmmon.ko module unknown symbol paravirt_ops Please send the 2.6.20-rc5 .config you saw this with. Adrian, Only difference is

Re: [Linux-fbdev-devel] How to mmap a shadow framebuffer in virtual memory

2007-01-14 Thread Geert Uytterhoeven
On Sun, 14 Jan 2007, Bernardo Innocenti wrote: This is driving me crazy. I wrote this custom fb driver for an organic LED display for an embedded ARM system. The display is connected trough an I2C bus, therefore the display buffer is not memory mapped. Anyway, I want to support mmap()

collie 2.6 source tarbal

2007-01-14 Thread Cyril Hrubiš
Hi, I've put source tarball of collie bootable 2.6 kernel on web. It tries to be up to date with pavel's git tree on kernel.org; this one is few weeks old. Happy testing. http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~metan/zaurus/zaurus.tar.bz2 -- watashi |v|[EMAIL PROTECTED] Cyril Hrubis [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: 2.6.20-rc5: known unfixed regressions

2007-01-14 Thread Ingo Molnar
* Damien Wyart [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Subject: BUG: scheduling while atomic: hald-addon-stor/... cdrom_{open,release,ioctl} in trace References : http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/12/26/105 http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/12/29/22

licence for LGPLed files

2007-01-14 Thread Dave Love
There are various files (in my copy of the Ubuntu 2.6.15 source) which have an LGPL licence, but there isn't a copy of the licence in the distribution as there should be. Changing them to GPL seems the best thing to do. - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe linux-kernel in

Re: [patch 2/3] Scheduled removal of SA_xxx interrupt flags fixups

2007-01-14 Thread Ingo Molnar
* Thomas Gleixner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The obsolete SA_xxx interrupt flags have been used despite the scheduled removal. Fixup the remaining users. Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner [EMAIL PROTECTED] i have tested your patch-queue ontop of rc4-mm1 (trivial reject fixups are below), it

Re: Linux v2.6.20-rc5

2007-01-14 Thread Adrian Bunk
On Sun, Jan 14, 2007 at 07:03:12PM +0800, Jeff Chua wrote: On 1/14/07, Adrian Bunk [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, Jan 14, 2007 at 03:38:24PM +0800, Jeff Chua wrote: setting CONFIG_PARAVIRT=y will return in ... vmmon.ko module unknown symbol paravirt_ops Please send the

Re: [RFC][PATCH] MMC: Major restructuring and cleanup

2007-01-14 Thread Pierre Ossman
Philip Langdale wrote: So, I think I'm a bit too much of a kernel newbie to be able to provide a definitive review, but I've looked over the changes and they look good to me. Good to hear. I'd like to get this in ASAP, but in order to make sure everyone gets a look at it, it'll have to go a

Re: [patch 20/20] XEN-paravirt: Add Xen virtual block device driver.

2007-01-14 Thread Jan Engelhardt
On Jan 12 2007 17:45, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote: The block device frontend driver allows the kernel to access block devices exported exported by a virtual machine containing a physical block device driver. Is this significantly different from ubd/hostfs that it actually warrants a reinvention?

Re: 2.6.20-rc4: usb somehow broken

2007-01-14 Thread Adrian Bunk
On Sun, Jan 14, 2007 at 10:08:37AM +0100, Prakash Punnoor wrote: Am Donnerstag 11 Januar 2007 18:28 schrieb Oliver Neukum: Am Donnerstag, 11. Januar 2007 18:20 schrieb Prakash Punnoor: Hi, I can't scan anymore. :-( I don't know which rc kernel introduced it, but this are the

Re: [PATCH] [RFC] remove ext3 inode from orphan list when link and unlink race

2007-01-14 Thread Dmitriy Monakhov
Eric Sandeen [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I've been looking at a case where many threads are opening, unlinking, and hardlinking files on ext3 . How many concurent threads do you use and how long does it takes to trigger this race? I've tried to reproduce this with two threads, but not succeed.

Re: licence for LGPLed files

2007-01-14 Thread Jan Engelhardt
There are various files (in my copy of the Ubuntu 2.6.15 source) which have an LGPL licence, but there isn't a copy of the licence in the distribution as there should be. Changing them to GPL seems the best thing to do. Changing them to GPL seems the hardest and most instrusive thing to do.

[-mm patch] remove quirk_sis_96x_compatible()

2007-01-14 Thread Adrian Bunk
On Sun, Jan 07, 2007 at 10:40:49AM -0500, Mark M. Hoffman wrote: Hi Jean, Adrian, et. al.: * Jean Delvare [EMAIL PROTECTED] [2007-01-07 12:30:13 +0100]: Hi Adrian, On Sat, 6 Jan 2007 00:29:13 +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote: ... Was this intentional (and quirk_sis_96x_compatible() should be

Re: Linux v2.6.20-rc5

2007-01-14 Thread Jeff Chua
On 1/14/07, Adrian Bunk [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, Jan 14, 2007 at 07:03:12PM +0800, Jeff Chua wrote: On 1/14/07, Adrian Bunk [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, Jan 14, 2007 at 03:38:24PM +0800, Jeff Chua wrote: setting CONFIG_PARAVIRT=y will return in ... vmmon.ko module

Re: [patch 2/3] Scheduled removal of SA_xxx interrupt flags fixups

2007-01-14 Thread Thomas Gleixner
On Sun, 2007-01-14 at 13:42 +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote: i have tested your patch-queue ontop of rc4-mm1 (trivial reject fixups are below), it builds and boots fine. Acked-by: Ingo Molnar [EMAIL PROTECTED] You tested my yesterday queue against rc2-mm1. The patches in the mail are against

Re: [patch 2/3] Scheduled removal of SA_xxx interrupt flags fixups

2007-01-14 Thread Ingo Molnar
* Thomas Gleixner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, 2007-01-14 at 13:42 +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote: i have tested your patch-queue ontop of rc4-mm1 (trivial reject fixups are below), it builds and boots fine. Acked-by: Ingo Molnar [EMAIL PROTECTED] You tested my yesterday queue against

Re: [patch 00/12] Fix ppc64's writing to struct file_operations

2007-01-14 Thread Alan
.read = seq_read, + .write = lparcfg_write, .open = lparcfg_open, .release= single_release, }; @@ -581,10 +582,8 @@ int __init lparcfg_init(void) /* Allow writing if we have FW_FEATURE_SPLPAR */ if

Re: [patch] disable NMI watchdog by default

2007-01-14 Thread Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
On Sun, 14 Jan 2007, Ingo Molnar wrote: And with this my laptop (Lenovo T60) also stops its sporadic hard hanging (sometimes in acpi_init(), sometimes later during bootup, sometimes much later during actual use) as well. It hung with both nmi_watchdog=1 and nmi_watchdog=2, so it's generally

Re: Linux 2.6.20-rc5

2007-01-14 Thread icxcnika
In compiling: CC [M] net/ipv4/netfilter/ipt_TTL.o LD [M] drivers/usb/storage/usb-storage.o CC [M] drivers/usb/gadget/net2280.o CC [M] net/ipv4/netfilter/arp_tables.o drivers/usb/gadget/net2280.c: In function 'net2280_probe': drivers/usb/gadget/net2280.c:2969: warning: ignoring return

Re: Linux 2.6.20-rc5

2007-01-14 Thread Robert P. J. Day
On Sun, 14 Jan 2007, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In compiling: CC [M] net/ipv4/netfilter/ipt_TTL.o LD [M] drivers/usb/storage/usb-storage.o CC [M] drivers/usb/gadget/net2280.o CC [M] net/ipv4/netfilter/arp_tables.o drivers/usb/gadget/net2280.c: In function 'net2280_probe':

[PATCH] Remove raw devices support.

2007-01-14 Thread Robert P. J. Day
Remove all traces of raw devices support. Signed-off-by: Robert P. J. Day [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- since this feature is listed as being obsolete since 2.6.3 and was scheduled for removal back in Dec of 2005, I figure there wasn't much harm in getting rid of it. i'm trying a make

[RFC: 2.6 patch] drivers/scsi/qla4xxx/: possible cleanups

2007-01-14 Thread Adrian Bunk
This patch contains the following possible cleanups: - make needlessly global code static - #if 0 unused functions Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- drivers/scsi/qla4xxx/ql4_dbg.c |4 drivers/scsi/qla4xxx/ql4_glbl.h |9 - drivers/scsi/qla4xxx/ql4_init.c |

Re: [patch 6/10] mm: be sure to trim blocks

2007-01-14 Thread Dmitriy Monakhov
Nick Piggin [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: If prepare_write fails with AOP_TRUNCATED_PAGE, or if commit_write fails, then we may have failed the write operation despite prepare_write having instantiated blocks past i_size. Fix this, and consolidate the trimming into one place. Signed-off-by:

Re: [patch 20/20] XEN-paravirt: Add Xen virtual block device driver.

2007-01-14 Thread Muli Ben-Yehuda
On Sun, Jan 14, 2007 at 12:05:13PM +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote: +(void)xenbus_switch_state(info-xbdev, XenbusStateConnected); Cast remove, if xenbus_switch_state does not have __must_check. Also elsewhere. Hmm, why? this way you know that the programmer isn't checking the return value

Re: [patch 20/20] XEN-paravirt: Add Xen virtual block device driver.

2007-01-14 Thread Jan Engelhardt
On Jan 14 2007 13:24, Muli Ben-Yehuda wrote: On Sun, Jan 14, 2007 at 12:05:13PM +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote: + (void)xenbus_switch_state(info-xbdev, XenbusStateConnected); Cast remove, if xenbus_switch_state does not have __must_check. Also elsewhere. Hmm, why? this way you know that the

Re: [patch 20/20] XEN-paravirt: Add Xen virtual block device driver.

2007-01-14 Thread Keir Fraser
On 14/1/07 11:05 am, Jan Engelhardt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The block device frontend driver allows the kernel to access block devices exported exported by a virtual machine containing a physical block device driver. Is this significantly different from ubd/hostfs that it actually warrants

Re: [-mm patch] remove quirk_sis_96x_compatible()

2007-01-14 Thread Mark M. Hoffman
Hi Adrian: On Sun, Jan 07, 2007 at 10:40:49AM -0500, Mark M. Hoffman wrote: It's just cruft from the original quirk. The compatible printk could have had value as a diagnostic in case the new quirk didn't work for some reason, but I never saw any complaints about it (apart from the link

Re: O_DIRECT question

2007-01-14 Thread Bill Davidsen
Michael Tokarev wrote: Bill Davidsen wrote: If I got it right (and please someone tell me if I *really* got it right!), the problem is elsewhere. Suppose you have a filesystem, not at all related to databases and stuff. Your usual root filesystem, with your /etc/ /var and so on directories.

Re: Choosing a HyperThreading/SMP/MultiCore kernel ?

2007-01-14 Thread Bill Davidsen
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, 13 Jan 2007 15:18:31 EST, Bill Davidsen said: [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, 12 Jan 2007 10:03:49 EST, Lennart Sorensen said: I would expect any distribution should work on these (as long as the kernel they use isn't too old.). Of course if it is a Mac, you

[PATCH][REVISED] Remove all traces of raw device support.

2007-01-14 Thread Robert P. J. Day
Remove all traces of raw devices support, which were officially obsolete since 2.6.3. Signed-off-by: Robert P. J. Day [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- crap. the allyesconfig build worked, except when it came to installing the sanitized headers, whose include/linux/Kbuild file still had a reference

Re: licence for LGPLed files

2007-01-14 Thread Arjan van de Ven
On Sun, 2007-01-14 at 14:32 +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote: There are various files (in my copy of the Ubuntu 2.6.15 source) which have an LGPL licence, but there isn't a copy of the licence in the distribution as there should be. Changing them to GPL seems the best thing to do. Changing them

Re: [patch] disable NMI watchdog by default

2007-01-14 Thread Arjan van de Ven
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar [EMAIL PROTECTED] Fully agree! NMI watchdog is high risk in terms of interacting with firmware and other things (and the code is sort of broken anyway) Signed-off-by: Arjan van de Ven [EMAIL PROTECTED] - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe

Re: [PATCH] [RFC] remove ext3 inode from orphan list when link and unlink race

2007-01-14 Thread Eric Sandeen
Dmitriy Monakhov wrote: Eric Sandeen [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I've been looking at a case where many threads are opening, unlinking, and hardlinking files on ext3 . How many concurent threads do you use and how long does it takes to trigger this race? I've tried to reproduce this with two

Re: 2.6.20-rc4-mm1

2007-01-14 Thread Thomas Gleixner
On Sun, 2007-01-14 at 11:46 +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote: Boot proceeds, but gets stuck hard at: Remounting root filesystem in read-write mode: No SysRq-T, nothing. The above BUG seems unrelated to that. Investigating further. Bisect identified: git-block.patch Does only happen

Re: 2.6.20-rc4-mm1: different values for OHCI_QUIRK_ZFMICRO

2007-01-14 Thread David Brownell
On Sunday 14 January 2007 1:10 am, Adrian Bunk wrote: -- snip -- Waiting for Tony to submit bugfixes to his driver... ... CC drivers/usb/misc/ftdi-elan.o /home/bunk/linux/kernel-2.6/linux-2.6.20-rc4-mm1/drivers/usb/misc/ftdi-elan.c:2307:1: warning: OHCI_QUIRK_ZFMICRO redefined

[PATCH 2.6.20-rc5] intel_rng: substitue magic PCI IDs with macros

2007-01-14 Thread Ahmed S. Darwish
Substitue intel_rng magic PCI IDs values used in the IDs table with the macros defined in pci_ids.h Signed-off-by: Ahmed S. Darwish [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- I've used a small script to generate this patch then manually tried to make sure it's (hopefully) correct. #!/bin/bash

Re: [PATCH 2.6.20-rc5] intel_rng: substitue magic PCI IDs with macros

2007-01-14 Thread Arjan van de Ven
On Sun, 2007-01-14 at 19:24 +0200, Ahmed S. Darwish wrote: Substitue intel_rng magic PCI IDs values used in the IDs table with the macros defined in pci_ids.h Hi, hmm this is actually the opposite direction than most of the kernel is heading in, mostly because the pci_ids.h file is a major

Re: ahci_softreset prevents acpi_power_off

2007-01-14 Thread Faik Uygur
14 Oca 2007 Paz 05:18 tarihinde şunları yazmıştınız: [...] Since you're getting to this point I think this has to be some kind of BIOS interaction causing this. The only thing that happens after the Entering sleep state is that the kernel writes to some ACPI registers to tell the hardware

Re: ahci_softreset prevents acpi_power_off

2007-01-14 Thread Faik Uygur
14 Oca 2007 Paz 03:23 tarihinde, Robert Hancock şunları yazmıştı: [...] Since you're getting to this point I think this has to be some kind of BIOS interaction causing this. The only thing that happens after the Entering sleep state is that the kernel writes to some ACPI registers to tell

Re: ahci_softreset prevents acpi_power_off

2007-01-14 Thread Arjan van de Ven
On Sun, 2007-01-14 at 19:59 +0200, Faik Uygur wrote: 14 Oca 2007 Paz 03:23 tarihinde, Robert Hancock şunları yazmıştı: [...] Since you're getting to this point I think this has to be some kind of BIOS interaction causing this. The only thing that happens after the Entering sleep state

Re: Shrink the held_lock struct by using bitfields.

2007-01-14 Thread Ingo Molnar
On Tue, 2007-01-02 at 18:38 -0500, Dave Jones wrote: + unsigned char irq_context:1; + unsigned char trylock:1; + unsigned char read:2; + unsigned char check:1; + unsigned char hardirqs_off:1; cool! I totally missed those. I'd even do this for 2.6.20, but it's

Re: O_DIRECT question

2007-01-14 Thread Bodo Eggert
On Sat, 13 Jan 2007, Bill Davidsen wrote: Bodo Eggert wrote: (*) This would allow fadvise_size(), too, which could reduce fragmentation (and give an early warning on full disks) without forcing e.g. fat to zero all blocks. OTOH, fadvise_size() would allow users to reserve the

Re: ahci_softreset prevents acpi_power_off

2007-01-14 Thread Faik Uygur
14 Oca 2007 Paz 20:06 tarihinde, Arjan van de Ven şunları yazmıştı: Hi, Hi, I'd be interested in finding out how to best test this; if the bios is really broken I'd love to add a test to the Linux-ready Firmware Developer Kit for this, so that BIOS developers can make sure future bioses do

[2.6.20-rc5]KVM - Win98SE won't install

2007-01-14 Thread Bill Davidsen
Hardware list attached, and config. When scanning disk at the start of the install, exits with signal 13 (0) and no log entry. Just as the kvm dies there's a switch from the blue install screen to a white on black screen, and a message displays for a fraction of a sec, unreadably fast. I

Re: allocation failed: out of vmalloc space error treating and VIDEO1394 IOC LISTEN CHANNEL ioctl failed problem

2007-01-14 Thread Stefan Richter
On 10 Jan, Peter Antoniac wrote: [...] Problem is: how to get the VMALLOC_RESERVED value for the kernel that is running? I couldn't find any standard way to do that (something to apply to GNU Linux and the like). All the things I could get were the default value being 128MiB :) and that is

Re: allocation failed: out of vmalloc space error treating and VIDEO1394 IOC LISTEN CHANNEL ioctl failed problem

2007-01-14 Thread Arjan van de Ven
On Sun, 2007-01-14 at 20:19 +0100, Stefan Richter wrote: On 10 Jan, Peter Antoniac wrote: [...] Problem is: how to get the VMALLOC_RESERVED value for the kernel that is running? I couldn't find any standard way to do that (something to apply to GNU Linux and the like). All the things I

[patch] netfilter: implement TCPMSS target for IPv6

2007-01-14 Thread David Madore
Implement TCPMSS target for IPv6 by shamelessly copying from Marc Boucher's IPv4 implementation. Signed-off-by: David A. Madore [EMAIL PROTECTED] --- Note: The patch for ip6tables to make use of this module can be obtained from URL: ftp://quatramaran.ens.fr/pub/madore/misc/ip6t-TCPMSS/

Re: [PATCH 2.6.20-rc5] intel_rng: substitue magic PCI IDs with macros

2007-01-14 Thread Dave Airlie
On 1/15/07, Arjan van de Ven [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, 2007-01-14 at 19:24 +0200, Ahmed S. Darwish wrote: Substitue intel_rng magic PCI IDs values used in the IDs table with the macros defined in pci_ids.h Hi, hmm this is actually the opposite direction than most of the kernel is

Re: O_DIRECT question

2007-01-14 Thread Bodo Eggert
Bill Davidsen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My point is, that there is code to handle sparse data now, without O_DIRECT involved, and if O_DIRECT bypasses that, it's not a problem with the idea of O_DIRECT, the kernel has a security problem. The idea of O_DIRECT is to bypass the pagecache, and the

[patch] lockdep: shrink held_lock structure

2007-01-14 Thread Ingo Molnar
Subject: [patch] lockdep: shrink held_lock structure From: Dave Jones [EMAIL PROTECTED] shrink the held_lock structure from 40 to 20 bytes. This shrinks struct task_struct from 3056 to 2464 bytes. [ From: Ingo Molnar [EMAIL PROTECTED], shrunk hlock-class too. ] Shrunk MAX_KEYS_BITS from 11 to

Re: [linux-usb-devel] 2.6.20-rc4: usb somehow broken

2007-01-14 Thread icxcnika
On Sun, 14 Jan 2007, Alan Stern wrote: On Sun, 14 Jan 2007, Prakash Punnoor wrote: Am Sonntag 14 Januar 2007 10:28 schrieb Oliver Neukum: Am Sonntag, 14. Januar 2007 10:08 schrieb Prakash Punnoor: Am Donnerstag 11 Januar 2007 18:28 schrieb Oliver Neukum: Am Donnerstag, 11. Januar 2007

Re: [patch] lockdep: shrink held_lock structure

2007-01-14 Thread Ingo Molnar
* Ingo Molnar [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Subject: [patch] lockdep: shrink held_lock structure From: Dave Jones [EMAIL PROTECTED] shrink the held_lock structure from 40 to 20 bytes. This shrinks struct task_struct from 3056 to 2464 bytes. [ From: Ingo Molnar [EMAIL PROTECTED], shrunk

Re: [PATCH] binfmt_elf: core dump masking support

2007-01-14 Thread Pavel Machek
Hi! Well, you can have it as set of 0-1 limits... I have come up with a similar idea of regarding the ulimit value as a bitmask, and I think it may work. But it will be confusable for users to add the new concept of 0-1 limitation into the traditional resouce limitation feature.

Re: [patch] netfilter: implement TCPMSS target for IPv6

2007-01-14 Thread Jan Engelhardt
On Jan 14 2007 20:20, David Madore wrote: Implement TCPMSS target for IPv6 by shamelessly copying from Marc Boucher's IPv4 implementation. Signed-off-by: David A. Madore [EMAIL PROTECTED] Would not it be worthwhile to merge ipt_TCPMSS and ip6t_TCPMSS to xt_TCPMSS instead? -`J' -- -

incorrect TCP checksum on sent TCP-MD5 packets (2.6.20-rc5)

2007-01-14 Thread Torsten Luettgert
Hi, I'm using the new TCP-MD5 option in 2.6.20-rc4 and rc5 to talk BGP to cisco routers. My box connects to the cisco, and the handshake looks fine: SYN, SYN/ACK, ACK all have md5 option and correct TCP checksums. All packets after that, i.e. the ones with payload data, have wrong TCP checksums,

Re: Linux 2.6.20-rc5

2007-01-14 Thread William Heimbigner
On Sun, 14 Jan 2007, Robert P. J. Day wrote: On Sun, 14 Jan 2007, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In compiling: CC [M] net/ipv4/netfilter/ipt_TTL.o LD [M] drivers/usb/storage/usb-storage.o CC [M] drivers/usb/gadget/net2280.o CC [M] net/ipv4/netfilter/arp_tables.o

Re: allocation failed: out of vmalloc space error treating and VIDEO1394 IOC LISTEN CHANNEL ioctl failed problem

2007-01-14 Thread Stefan Richter
On 14 Jan, Arjan van de Ven wrote: vmalloc space is limited; you really can't assume you can get any more than 64Mb or so (and even then it's thight on some systems already); I suppose grep VmallocChunk /proc/meminfo shows what is available? it really sounds like vmalloc space isn't the right

Re: allocation failed: out of vmalloc space error treating and VIDEO1394 IOC LISTEN CHANNEL ioctl failed problem

2007-01-14 Thread Arjan van de Ven
On Sun, 2007-01-14 at 21:31 +0100, Stefan Richter wrote: On 14 Jan, Arjan van de Ven wrote: vmalloc space is limited; you really can't assume you can get any more than 64Mb or so (and even then it's thight on some systems already); I suppose grep VmallocChunk /proc/meminfo shows what is

Re: [linux-usb-devel] 2.6.20-rc4: usb somehow broken

2007-01-14 Thread Alan Stern
On Sun, 14 Jan 2007, Prakash Punnoor wrote: Am Sonntag 14 Januar 2007 10:28 schrieb Oliver Neukum: Am Sonntag, 14. Januar 2007 10:08 schrieb Prakash Punnoor: Am Donnerstag 11 Januar 2007 18:28 schrieb Oliver Neukum: Am Donnerstag, 11. Januar 2007 18:20 schrieb Prakash Punnoor: Hi,

Re: umask ignored in mkdir(2)?

2007-01-14 Thread Tigran Aivazian
I figured it out! I thought you might be interested --- the reason is the mismatch between the default mount options stored in the superblock on disk and the filesystem features compiled into the kernel. Namely, dumpe2fs on the offending filesystems showed the following default mount options:

Re: [RFC] How to (automatically) find the correct maintainer(s)

2007-01-14 Thread Richard Knutsson
Stefan Richter wrote: On 14 Jan, Richard Knutsson wrote: Stefan Richter wrote: [getting a wrong contact from looking at the MAINTAINERS file] Hopefully, but I think it is asking much of the maintainer and then there will certanly be confused/frustrated submitter who don't know why

Re: [RFC] How to (automatically) find the correct maintainer(s)

2007-01-14 Thread Richard Knutsson
Matthias Schniedermeyer wrote: Richard Knutsson wrote: Matthias Schniedermeyer wrote: Richard Knutsson wrote: Any thoughts on this is very much appreciated (is there any flaws with this?). The thought that crossed my mind was: Why not do the same thing that

Re: 2.6.20-rc4-mm1 md problem

2007-01-14 Thread Jens Axboe
On Fri, Jan 12 2007, Michal Piotrowski wrote: On 12/01/07, Michal Piotrowski [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 12/01/07, Rafael J. Wysocki [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Friday, 12 January 2007 14:33, Michal Piotrowski wrote: My system hangs on this

Re: svc: unknown version (3) when CONFIG_NFSD_V4=y

2007-01-14 Thread Neil Brown
On Saturday January 13, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, Jan 13, 2007 at 06:43:07AM +1100, Neil Brown wrote: Ok, thanks. I must have missed something else wrong in the code.. Probably this 'break' in the wrong place... Could you try this patch instead please - or just move the

Re: [linux-usb-devel] 2.6.20-rc4: usb somehow broken

2007-01-14 Thread Oliver Neukum
Am Sonntag, 14. Januar 2007 20:47 schrieb [EMAIL PROTECTED]: When the scanner is not in use, the system automatically suspends it after two seconds.  When you use sane the scanner is resumed, but it then disconnects itself and reconnects.  Sane is left trying to control the disconnected

SATA exceptions with 2.6.20-rc5

2007-01-14 Thread Björn Steinbrink
Hi, with 2.6.20-rc{2,4,5} (no other tested yet) I see SATA exceptions quite often, with 2.6.19 there are no such exceptions. dmesg and lspci -v output follows. In the meantime, I'll start bisecting. Thanks Björn Linux version 2.6.20-rc2 ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) (gcc version 4.1.2 20061115

Re: [RFC] How to (automatically) find the correct maintainer(s)

2007-01-14 Thread Stefan Richter
On 14 Jan, Richard Knutsson wrote: Stefan Richter wrote: gcc -o test3.o test.c test.c That produces just an executable file with a misleading name :) #-) [...] 3. When people notice that patches are misdirected too often, they will update MAINTAINERS. You mean they update other

it821x trouble since 2.6.18

2007-01-14 Thread Christoph Biedl
Hi, There are ITE 8212-based controllers installed in some of my computers. I had always skipped the build-in RAID things and used them as plain controllers. 1. Beginning with 2.6.18 there was some trouble, basically slowed data transfer, sometimes even a totally stalled system (I cannot

Re: [RFC] How to (automatically) find the correct maintainer(s)

2007-01-14 Thread Stefan Richter
On 14 Jan, Richard Knutsson wrote: (Really liked the idea to have a Maintainer-button next to Help in *config) Rhetorical question: What will this button be used for? -- Stefan Richter -=-=-=== ---= -===- http://arcgraph.de/sr/ - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe

Re: [PATCH 2.6.20-rc5] intel_rng: substitue magic PCI IDs with macros

2007-01-14 Thread Ahmed S. Darwish
On Mon, Jan 15, 2007 at 06:31:01AM +1100, Dave Airlie wrote: On 1/15/07, Arjan van de Ven [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, 2007-01-14 at 19:24 +0200, Ahmed S. Darwish wrote: Substitue intel_rng magic PCI IDs values used in the IDs table with the macros defined in pci_ids.h Hi, hmm this

Re: it821x trouble since 2.6.18

2007-01-14 Thread Alan
2. Trying to understand what has happened I found the main difference is not in the driver but in ide-dma.c: --- linux-2.6.17.14/drivers/ide/ide-dma.c 2006-06-18 01:49:35.0 + +++ linux-2.6.18.6/drivers/ide/ide-dma.c2006-09-20 03:42:06.0 + @@ -752,7 +750,7

[PATCH 2.6.19] USB HID: proper LED-mapping (support for SpaceNavigator)

2007-01-14 Thread Simon Budig
From: Simon Budig [EMAIL PROTECTED] This change introduces a mapping for LED indicators between the USB HID specification and the Linux input subsystem. The previous code properly mapped the LEDs relevant for Keyboards, but garbeled the remaining ones. With this change all LED enums from the

Re: [RFC] How to (automatically) find the correct maintainer(s)

2007-01-14 Thread Matthias Schniedermeyer
Richard Knutsson wrote: Matthias Schniedermeyer wrote: Richard Knutsson wrote: Matthias Schniedermeyer wrote: Richard Knutsson wrote: Any thoughts on this is very much appreciated (is there any flaws with this?). The thought that crossed my mind was:

Re: SATA exceptions with 2.6.20-rc5

2007-01-14 Thread Robert Hancock
Björn Steinbrink wrote: Hi, with 2.6.20-rc{2,4,5} (no other tested yet) I see SATA exceptions quite often, with 2.6.19 there are no such exceptions. dmesg and lspci -v output follows. In the meantime, I'll start bisecting. ... ata1.00: exception Emask 0x0 SAct 0x0 SErr 0x0 action 0x2 frozen

i810fb fails to load (was: 2.6.20-rc4-mm1)

2007-01-14 Thread Tilman Schmidt
With kernel 2.6.20-rc4-mm1 and all hotfixes, i810fb fails to load on my Dell Optiplex GX110. Here's an excerpt of the diff between the boot logs of 2.6.20-rc5 (working) and 2.6.20-rc4-mm1 (non-working): @@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ No module symbols loaded - kernel modules not enabled. klogd 1.4.1, log

Re: [PATCH] flush_cpu_workqueue: don't flush an empty -worklist

2007-01-14 Thread Oleg Nesterov
How about the pseudo-code below? workqueue_mutex is only used to protect struct list_head workqueues, all workqueue operations can run in parallel with cpuhotplug callback path. take_over_work(), migrate_sequence, CPU_LOCK_ACQUIRE/RELEASE go away. I'd like to make a couple of cleanups (and fix

Re: [patch 00/12] Fix ppc64's writing to struct file_operations

2007-01-14 Thread Stephen Rothwell
On Sun, 14 Jan 2007 14:54:11 + Alan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This doesn't appea to do the same thing at all. You need to select between two sets of const inode ops instead, otherwise you turn write on arbitarily. Or something like below ... (compile tested on pseries, iseries and

user pointer bugs

2007-01-14 Thread Suhabe Bugrara
Hello, In linux-2.6.19.2, do the following lines have bugs in them? It looks like they dereference a user pointer without first being checked by the access_ok macro to ensure that they point into userspace. Suhabe File: sound/isa/sscape.c Lines: 550, 665 Description:

Re: [RFC] How to (automatically) find the correct maintainer(s)

2007-01-14 Thread Matthias Schniedermeyer
Stefan Richter wrote: On 14 Jan, Richard Knutsson wrote: (Really liked the idea to have a Maintainer-button next to Help in *config) Rhetorical question: What will this button be used for? Having all(tm) information of something in one place? Help-Text and Dependencies/Selects are

Re: 2.6.20-rc4-mm1

2007-01-14 Thread Jens Axboe
On Sun, Jan 14 2007, Thomas Gleixner wrote: On Sun, 2007-01-14 at 11:46 +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote: Boot proceeds, but gets stuck hard at: Remounting root filesystem in read-write mode: No SysRq-T, nothing. The above BUG seems unrelated to that. Investigating further.

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