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Andrew Morton: 2.6.0-test6-mm1

Sep 29, 2003, 11:22 (1 Talkback[s])

ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.0-test6/2.6.0-test6-mm1

Lots of small things mainly.

The O_DIRECT-vs-buffers I/O locking changes appear to be complete, so testing attention on O_DIRECT workloads would be useful.

Changes since 2.6.0-test5-mm4:

linus.patch
Latest Linus tree

-separate-output-dir.patch
-really-fix-make-rpm.patch
-slab-hexdump.patch
-delay-ksoftirqd-fallback.patch
-mark-devfs-obsolete.patch
-md-make_request-crash-fix.patch
-sysfs-dput-fix.patch
-sysrq-cleanups.patch
-misc36.patch
-declaration-after-statement-check.patch
-test5-pm2.patch
-test5-pm2-fix.patch
-utime-on-immutable-file-fix.patch
-futex_lock-splitup.patch
-sysfs-dentry-leak-fix.patch
-hugetlbfs-accounting-fix.patch
-CONFIG_HUGETLBFS-sets-CONFIG_HUGETLB_PAGE.patch
-setuid-removal-fix.patch
-synaptics-fix.patch
-synaptics-multibutton-fix.patch
-synaptics-code-cleanup.patch
-smbfs-nls-fix.patch
-KD28-reiserfs-B5.patch
-KD29-drm-B5.patch
-KD30-xfs-B5.patch
-KD31-tty_devnum-B5.patch
-KD32-nfs-B5.patch
-KD33-jfs-B5.patch
-KD34-jffs2-B5.patch
-KD35-md-B5.patch
-KD36-dm-B5.patch
-KD37-misc3-B5.patch
-KD38-syscalls-B5.patch
-KD39-loop-B5.patch
-KD40-coda-B5.patch
-KD41-stat-B5.patch
-KD42-32bit-B5.patch
-KD43-real32-B5.patch
Merged

+d-task-xid.patch
+d-task-xid-fixes.patch
Abstract out access to current->euid and friends, in preparation for obtaining this from the group leader

-no-unit-at-a-time.patch
Dropped: we'll fix this properly, with attribute(used)

+selectable-logbuf-size.patch
Add log_buf_size= kernel boot parameter.

+dscc4-warning-fixes.patch
WAN driver warning fix

+serio-reconnect.patch
serio reinitialisation infrastructure

+synaptics-reconnect.patch
Synaptics update

+hugetlbfs_fill_super-leak-fix.patch
memleak fix

+com200020-request_region-fix.patch
resource allocation fixes

+bin2c-copyrights.patch
Historical revisionism

+CDROM_SEND_PACKET-fix.patch
Kill CDROM_SEND_PACKET setup, use SG_IO internally.

+isdn_common-build-fix.patch
Compile fix

+dev_t-forward-compatibility.patch
Initialise ext2/3 inodes a bit more.

+smbfs-build-fix.patch
Compile fix

+fs-Kconfig-use-select.patch
Tidy up fs/Kconfig

+mman-h-fix.patch
Remove duplicated #defines

+flush-invalidate-fixes-doc-fixes.patch
cachetlb.txt clarity

-joydev-exclusions.patch
Became unneeded

+utime-on-immutable-file-fix-cleanup.patch
Tidy up handling on utime() against immutable files

-pdc4030-update.patch
Broke.

+befs-use-parser-update.patch
Fix befs-use-parser.patch for API changes

+compat-ioctl-consolidation.patch
Factorisation

+acpi-pci-irq-fix-439.patch
Fix ACPI PCI IRQ routing again

+module_parm_array-fix.patch
Fix intarray module parms

+proc-sys-permission-checking.patch
Tidy permission checking for /proc/sys

+mtd-leak-fix.patch
memleak

+selinux-convert_context-fix.patch
+security_inode_permission-wants-nameidata.patch
SELinux/security fixes

+pnmtologo-warning-fix.patch
warning fix

+befs-memleak-fix.patch
leak

+misc38.patch
misc fixes

+call_usermodehelper-retval-fix-2.patch
Return the subprocess's exit code correctly for synchronous
call_usermodehelper().

-i8042-history.patch
Broke, dropped.

-keyboard-resend-fix.patch
-keyboard-resend-fix-fix.patch
Broke. (Not needed any more?)

-4g4g-cyclone-timer-fix.patch
-4g4g-copy_mount_options-fix.patch
-4g4g-might_sleep-warning-fix.patch
-4g4g-pagetable-accounting-fix.patch
Folded into 4g-2.6.0-test2-mm2-A5.patch

-O_DIRECT-race-fixes.patch
-O_DIRECT-race-fixes-fixes.patch
-O_DIRECT-race-fixes-commentary.patch
-O_DIRECT-race-fixes-fixes-2.patch
+O_DIRECT-race-fixes-rollup.patch
+O_DIRECT-race-fixes-rework-XFS-fix.patch
Make the new O_DIRECT-vs-buffered locking code work.

All 137 patches

linus.patch

mm.patch
add -mmN to EXTRAVERSION

kgdb-ga.patch
kgdb stub for ia32 (George Anzinger's one) kgdbL warning fix

kgdb-buff-too-big.patch
kgdb buffer overflow fix

kgdb-warning-fix.patch
kgdbL warning fix

kgdb-build-fix.patch

kgdb-spinlock-fix.patch

kgdb-fix-debug-info.patch
kgdb: CONFIG_DEBUG_INFO fix

kgdb-cpumask_t.patch

kgdb-x86_64-fixes.patch
x86_64 fixes

kgdb-over-ethernet.patch
kgdb-over-ethernet patch

kgdb-over-ethernet-fixes.patch
kgdb-over-ethernet fixlets

kgdb-CONFIG_NET_POLL_CONTROLLER.patch
kgdb: replace CONFIG_KGDB with CONFIG_NET_RX_POLL in net drivers

kgdb-handle-stopped-NICs.patch
kgdb: handle netif_stopped NICs

eepro100-poll-controller.patch

tlan-poll_controller.patch

tulip-poll_controller.patch

tg3-poll_controller.patch
kgdb: tg3 poll_controller

kgdb-eth-smp-fix.patch
kgdb-over-ethernet: fix SMP

kgdb-eth-reattach.patch

kgdb-skb_reserve-fix.patch
kgdb-over-ethernet: skb_reserve() fix

d-task-xid.patch
virtualize access to uid, euid, ...

d-task-xid-fixes.patch

acpi-20030916.patch
acpi-20030916

acpi_disabled-fix.patch
acpi_disabled fix

acpi_off-fix.patch
fix acpi=off

cfq-4.patch
CFQ io scheduler
CFQ fixes

config_spinline.patch
uninline spinlocks for profiling accuracy.

ppc64-bar-0-fix.patch
Allow PCI BARs that start at 0

ppc64-reloc_hide.patch

ppc64-semaphore-reimplementation.patch
ppc64: use the ia32 semaphore implementation

ppc64-sym2-fix.patch
ppc64 sym2 fix

sym-do-160.patch
make the SYM driver do 160 MB/sec

input-use-after-free-checks.patch
input layer debug checks

fbdev.patch
framebbuffer driver update

cursor-flashing-fix.patch
fbdev: fix cursor letovers

aic7xxx-parallel-build-fix.patch
fix parallel builds for aic7xxx

ramdisk-cleanup.patch

intel8x0-cleanup.patch
intel8x0 cleanups

uml-update.patch
Update UML to 2.6.0-test5

selectable-logbuf-size.patch
boot-time selectable log buffer size

dscc4-warning-fixes.patch
dscc4 warning fixes

serio-reconnect.patch
serio reconnect

synaptics-reconnect.patch
Synaptics reconnect

hugetlbfs_fill_super-leak-fix.patch
Fix memory leak in hugetlbfs

com200020-request_region-fix.patch
Fix double request_region in com20020

bin2c-copyrights.patch
Add bin2c copyrights

CDROM_SEND_PACKET-fix.patch
CDROM_SEND_PACKET fix

isdn_common-build-fix.patch
Add missing label in isdn_common.c

dev_t-forward-compatibility.patch
dev_t forward compatibility fix

smbfs-build-fix.patch
smbfs build fix

fs-Kconfig-use-select.patch
select for fs/Kconfig

mman-h-fix.patch
x86 mman.h fix

flush-invalidate-fixes.patch
memory writeback/invalidation fixes

flush-invalidate-fixes-doc-fixes.patch

ide_floppy-maybe-fix.patch
might fix ide_floppy

pdflush-diag.patch

utime-on-immutable-file-fix-cleanup.patch

dgap.patch
New DGAP driver

dgap-cleanups.patch
dgap driver cleanups

ali14xx-update.patch
update ali14xx driver

dtc2278-update.patch
update dtc2278 driver

ht6560b-update.patch
update ht6560b driver

qd65xx-update.patch
update qd65xx driver

umc8672-update.patch
update umc8672 driver

kobject-oops-fixes.patch
fix oopses is kobject parent is removed before child

futex-uninlinings.patch
futex uninlining

filesystem-option-parsing.patch
table-driven filesystems option parsing

filesystem-option-parsing-tweaks.patch
whitespace tweaks

filesystem-option-parsing-fixes.patch
filesystem option parser: fix handling of integers

filesystem-option-parsing-no-alloca.patch
filesystem option parser: don't use alloca()

befs-use-parser.patch
BEFS: Use table-driven option parsing

befs-use-parser-update.patch

do_no_page-debug.patch

node-enumeration-cleanup-01.patch
Clean up MAX_NR_NODES/NUMNODES/etc. [1/5]

node-enumeration-cleanup-02.patch
Clean up MAX_NR_NODES/NUMNODES/etc. [2/5]

node-enumeration-cleanup-03.patch
Clean up MAX_NR_NODES/NUMNODES/etc. [3/5]

node-enumeration-cleanup-04.patch
Clean up MAX_NR_NODES/NUMNODES/etc. [4/5]

node-enumeration-cleanup-05.patch
Clean up MAX_NR_NODES/NUMNODES/etc. [5/5]

node-enumeration-cleanup-fix-01.patch
node enumeration fixes

reenable-athlon-prefetch.patch
Athlon/Opteron Prefetch Fix

zap_page_range-debug.patch
zap_page_range() debug

acpi-thinkpad-fix.patch
APCI fix for thinkpads

readonly-bind-mounts.patch
readonly mount --bind support

compat-ioctl-consolidation.patch
compat ioctl consolidation

acpi-pci-irq-fix-439.patch
YA APCI IRQ routing fix

module_parm_array-fix.patch
module parameter array fixes

proc-sys-permission-checking.patch
check permission in ->open for /proc/sys/

mtd-leak-fix.patch
fix memleak in mtd/chips/cfi_cmdset_0020.c

selinux-convert_context-fix.patch
Fix bug in SELinux convert_context

security_inode_permission-wants-nameidata.patch
Pass nameidata to security_inode_permission hook

pnmtologo-warning-fix.patch
scripts/pnmtologo.c warning fixes

befs-memleak-fix.patch
befs: fix resource leak on register_filesystem failure

misc38.patch
misc fixes

call_usermodehelper-retval-fix-2.patch
Make call_usermodehelper report exit status

auxv2.patch
/proc/PID/auxv file and NT_AUXV core note

psmouse_ipms2-option.patch
Force mouse detection as imps/2 (and fix my KVM switch)

list_del-debug.patch
list_del debug check

print-build-options-on-oops.patch
print a few config options on oops

show_task-free-stack-fix.patch
show_task() fix and cleanup

oops-dump-preceding-code.patch
i386 oops output: dump preceding code

lockmeter.patch

printk-oops-mangle-fix.patch
disentangle printk's whilst oopsing on SMP

20-odirect_enable.patch

21-odirect_cruft.patch

22-read_proc.patch

23-write_proc.patch

24-commit_proc.patch

25-odirect.patch

nfs-O_DIRECT-always-enabled.patch
Force CONFIG_NFS_DIRECTIO

4g-2.6.0-test2-mm2-A5.patch
4G/4G split patch
4G/4G: remove debug code
4g4g: pmd fix
4g/4g: fixes from Bill
4g4g: fpu emulation fix
4g/4g usercopy atomicity fix
4G/4G: remove debug code
4g4g: pmd fix
4g/4g: fixes from Bill
4g4g: fpu emulation fix
4g/4g usercopy atomicity fix
4G/4G preempt on vstack
4G/4G: even number of kmap types
4g4g: fix __get_user in slab
4g4g: Remove extra .data.idt section definition
4g/4g linker error (overlapping sections)
4G/4G: remove debug code
4g4g: pmd fix
4g/4g: fixes from Bill
4g4g: fpu emulation fix
4g4g: show_registers() fix
4g/4g usercopy atomicity fix
4g4g: debug flags fix
4g4g: Fix wrong asm-offsets entry
cyclone time fixmap fix
4G/4G preempt on vstack
4G/4G: even number of kmap types
4g4g: fix __get_user in slab
4g4g: Remove extra .data.idt section definition
4g/4g linker error (overlapping sections)
4G/4G: remove debug code
4g4g: pmd fix
4g/4g: fixes from Bill
4g4g: fpu emulation fix
4g4g: show_registers() fix
4g/4g usercopy atomicity fix
4g4g: debug flags fix
4g4g: Fix wrong asm-offsets entry
cyclone time fixmap fix
use direct_copy_{to,from}_user for kernel access in mm/usercopy.c
4G/4G might_sleep warning fix
4g/4g pagetable accounting fix

ppc-fixes.patch
make mm4 compile on ppc

aic7xxx_old-oops-fix.patch

O_DIRECT-race-fixes-rollup.patch
DIO fixes forward port and AIO-DIO fix O_DIRECT race fixes comments
O_DRIECT race fixes fix fix fix
DIO locking rework

O_DIRECT-race-fixes-rework-XFS-fix.patch
O_DIRECT XFS fix

aio-01-retry.patch
AIO: Core retry infrastructure
Fix aio process hang on EINVAL

aio-02-lockpage_wq.patch
AIO: Async page wait

aio-03-fs_read.patch
AIO: Filesystem aio read

aio-04-buffer_wq.patch
AIO: Async buffer wait

aio-05-fs_write.patch
AIO: Filesystem aio write

aio-06-bread_wq.patch
AIO: Async block read

aio-07-ext2getblk_wq.patch
AIO: Async get block for ext2

O_SYNC-speedup-2.patch
speed up O_SYNC writes

aio-09-o_sync.patch
aio O_SYNC

aio-10-BUG-fix.patch
AIO: fix a BUG

aio-11-workqueue-flush.patch
AIO: flush workqueues before destroying ioctx'es

aio-12-readahead.patch
AIO: readahead fixes
aio O_DIRECT no readahead

lock_buffer_wq-fix.patch
lock_buffer_wq fix

unuse_mm-locked.patch
AIO: hold the context lock across unuse_mm

aio-take-task_lock.patch
task task_lock in use_mm()

aio-O_SYNC-fix.patch
Unify o_sync changes for aio and regular writes
aio-O_SYNC-fix bits got lost
aio: writev nr_segs fix

aio-readahead-rework.patch
Unified page range readahead for aio and regular reads

aio-readahead-speedup.patch
Readahead issues and AIO read speedup

aio-osync-fix-2.patch
More AIO O_SYNC related fixes

gang_lookup_next.patch
Change the page gang lookup API

aio-gang_lookup-fix.patch
AIO gang lookup fixes

aio-O_SYNC-short-write-fix.patch
Fix for O_SYNC short writes