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Andrew Morton: Linux 2.6.0-test9-mm1

Oct 30, 2003, 13:49 (0 Talkback[s])

ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.0-test9/2.6.0-test9-mm1

  • kernel.org is being slow - the diff is also at

http://www.zip.com.au/~akpm/linux/patches/2.6.0-test9-mm1.gz

  • A couple of fixes for VM memory reclaim.
  • The ia32 EFI code seems to be complete now.
  • The recent IO scheduler regressions should be fixed.
  • Dropped the runtime-selectable-IO-scheduler patches.
  • A number of fixes to the pagecache readahead code should help seeky workloads such as non-direct-io databases.
  • Various fixes, mostly minor.

Changes since 2.6.0-test8-mm1:

+linus.patch

Latest Linus tree

-vma-split-truncate-race-fix-2.patch
-devfs-initrd-fix.patch
-acpi-thinkpad-fix.patch
-scsi-handle-zero-length-requests.patch
-limit_regions-syncup.patch
-dynamic-irq_vector-allocation.patch
-unmap_vmas-warning-fix.patch
-ajdtimex-vs-gettimeofday.patch
-atp870u-oops-fix.patch
-tmpfs-01-ENAMETOOLONG.patch
-tmpfs-02-gid-fix.patch
-tmpfs-03-swapoff-truncate-race.patch
-tmpfs-04-getpage-truncate-race.patch
-tmpfs-05-writepage-truncate-race.patch
-tmpfs-06-i_size_write.patch
-tmpfs-07-write-mark_page_accessed.patch
-quota-locking-fix.patch
-export-system_running.patch
-might_sleep-early-bogons.patch
-digi_accelport-oops-fix.patch
-microcode-build-fix.patch
-mtd-warning-fixes.patch
-early_serial_setup-range-check.patch
-elf-verify-interpreter-arch.patch
-journal_write_metadata_buffer-kfree-fix.patch
-jbd-leak-fix.patch
-kmem_freepages-BUG-fix.patch
-register_cpu-fix.patch
-bluetooth-no-procfs-fix.patch
-printk-handle-bad-pointers.patch
-kcapi-build-fix.patch
-drm-module_init-retval-fix.patch
-parport_pc-resource-release-fix.patch
-3c527-module-license.patch
-no-mca-oops-fix.patch
-mca_find_unused_adapter-oops-fix.patch
-register_netdevice-retval-fix.patch
-ipc-msg-race-fix.patch
-iosched-oops-fixes.patch
-pcm_native-deadlock-fix.patch
 Merged

+must-fix-update-01.patch
 Updates to the "must fix" and "should fix" lists

+invalidate_inodes-speedup.patch
+invalidate_inodes-speedup-fixes-2.patch
 Speed up a long search which can cause stalls during filesystem unmounting.

-fbdev.patch
-fbdev-restore-pci-ids.patch
 The fbdev code is changing too fast, and there was some reakage reported.

-uml-update.patch
 This was out of date.

+ia32-efi-config-option.patch
+ia32-efi-config-option-tweaks.patch
+ia32-efi-config-help-update.patch
+ia64-CONFIG_EFI-update.patch
 More ia32 EFI work. Seems to be complete now.

+extra-buffer-diags.patch
 Debug stuff

-slab-leak-detector-tweaks.patch
 Folded into slab-leak-detector.patch

-elv-select.patch
-elv-init-cleanup.patch
 This isn't really ready, and had oops problems. Later.

+3c527-race-fix.patch
 net driver fix

+videobuf_waiton-race-fix.patch
 Fix a race

+firmware-kernel_thread-on-demand.patch
 Create a kernel thread for formware loading only when needed.

+loop-autoloading-fix.patch
+loop-module-alias.patch
 Fix autoloading of the loop driver module.

+cmpci-set_fs-fix.patch
 Remove some dead code.

+dentry-bloat-fix-2.patch
 Fix VFS cache shrinkage when there are a lot of deep directories in dcache.

+nls-config-fixes.patch
 Fiddle with NLS config options.

+proc_pid_lookup-vs-exit-race-fix.patch
 Yet another procfs race fix.

-gcc-Os.patch
+gcc-Os-if-embedded.patch
+gcc-Os-if-embedded-better-help.patch
 Make `gcc -Os' an option under CONFIG_EMBEDDED

+aic7xxx-sleep-in-spinlock-fix.patch
 Partially fix aic7xxx locking problems.

+might_sleep-suppression.patch
 Kill the vm86 might_sleep() warning

+ia64-ia32-missing-compat-syscalls.patch
 Some missing syscalls for ia32-emulation-on-ia64 (I think this patch is out of date).

+vm86-sysenter-fix.patch
 Correctly disable sysenter in vm86 mode.

+gettimeofday-resolution-fix.patch
 Might fix the time-resolution-during-NTP-shofting problems.

+refill_counter-overflow-fix.patch
 Page reclaim fix.

+verbose-timesource.patch
 Nicely print out what time source is being used.

+as-regression-fix.patch
 Fix anticipatory I/O scheduler performance regressions.

+3c509-mca-fix.patch
 Fix 3c509 build.

+truncate_inode_pages-check.patch
 debug check.

+ext2-allocation-fix.patch
 Fix a race in the ext2 block allocator.

+readahead-multiple-fixes.patch
 Multiple performance fixes for the VFS readahead code.

+aio-sysctl-parms.patch
 Make some system-wide AIO limits tunable.

All 164 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

8139too-poll_controller.patch
  8139too 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

must-fix.patch

should-fix.patch

must-fix-update-01.patch
  must fix lists update

RD1-cdrom_ioctl-B6.patch

RD2-ioctl-B6.patch

RD2-ioctl-B6-fix.patch
  RD2-ioctl-B6 fixes

RD3-cdrom_open-B6.patch

RD4-open-B6.patch

RD5-cdrom_release-B6.patch

RD6-release-B6.patch

RD7-presto_journal_close-B6.patch

RD8-f_mapping-B6.patch

RD9-f_mapping2-B6.patch

RD10-i_sem-B6.patch

RD11-f_mapping3-B6.patch

RD12-generic_osync_inode-B6.patch

RD13-bd_acquire-B6.patch

RD14-generic_write_checks-B6.patch

RD15-I_BDEV-B6.patch

RD16-rest-B6.patch

invalidate_inodes-speedup.patch
  invalidate_inodes speedup

invalidate_inodes-speedup-fixes-2.patch
  more invalidate_inodes speedup fixes

serio-01-renaming.patch
  serio: rename serio_[un]register_slave_port to __serio_[un]register_port

serio-02-race-fix.patch
  serio: possible race between port removal and kseriod

serio-03-blacklist.patch
  Add black list to handler<->device matching

serio-04-synaptics-cleanup.patch
  Synaptics: code cleanup

serio-05-reconnect-facility.patch
  serio: reconnect facility

serio-06-synaptics-use-reconnect.patch
  Synaptics: use serio_reconnect

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

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

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

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

ramdisk-cleanup.patch

intel8x0-cleanup.patch
  intel8x0 cleanups

pdflush-diag.patch

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

futex-uninlinings.patch
  futex uninlining

zap_page_range-debug.patch
  zap_page_range() debug

call_usermodehelper-retval-fix-3.patch
  Make call_usermodehelper report exit status

asus-L5-fix.patch
  Asus L5 framebuffer fix

jffs-use-daemonize.patch

tulip-NAPI-support.patch
  tulip NAPI support

tulip-napi-disable.patch
  tulip NAPI: disable poll in close

get_user_pages-handle-VM_IO.patch

ia32-MSI-support.patch
  Updated ia32 MSI Patches

ia32-MSI-support-tweaks.patch

ia32-efi-support.patch
  EFI support for ia32

ia32-efi-asm-warning-fix.patch
  efi warning fix

ia32-efi-support-mem-equals-fix.patch

CONFIG_ACPI_EFI-defaults-off.patch

ia32-efi-support-warning-fixes.patch

ia32-efi-support-tidy.patch

ia32-efi-other-arch-fix.patch
  fix EFI for ppc64, ia64

efi-constant-sizing-fix.patch
  efi: warning fixes

ia32-efi-config-option.patch
  ia32 EFI: Add CONFIG_EFI

ia32-efi-config-option-tweaks.patch

ia32-efi-config-help-update.patch
  efi: Update Kconfig help

ia64-CONFIG_EFI-update.patch
  efi update patch (ia64)

support-zillions-of-scsi-disks.patch
  support many SCSI disks

SGI-IOC4-IDE-chipset-support.patch
  Add support for SGI's IOC4 chipset

sparc32-sched_clock.patch

pcibios_test_irq-fix.patch
  Fix pcibios test IRQ handler return

fixmap-in-proc-pid-maps.patch
  report user-readable fixmap area in /proc/PID/maps

i82365-sysfs-ordering-fix.patch
  Fix init_i82365 sysfs ordering oops

pci_set_power_state-might-sleep.patch

compat_ioctl-cleanup.patch
  cleanup of compat_ioctl functions

fix-sqrt.patch
  sqrt() fixes

scale-min_free_kbytes.patch
  scale the initial value of min_free_kbytes

cdrom-allocation-try-harder.patch
  Use __GFP_REPEAT for cdrom buffer

sym-2.1.18f.patch

CONFIG_STANDALONE-default-to-n.patch
  Make CONFIG_STANDALONE default to N

extra-buffer-diags.patch

nosysfs.patch

constant_test_bit-doesnt-like-zwanes-gcc.patch
  gcc bug workaround for constant_test_bit()

slab-leak-detector.patch
  slab leak detector

early-serial-registration-fix.patch
  serial console registration bugfix

3c527-smp-update.patch
  SMP support on 3c527 net driver

3c527-race-fix.patch

ext3-latency-fix.patch
  ext3 scheduling latency fix

videobuf_waiton-race-fix.patch

firmware-kernel_thread-on-demand.patch
  Remove workqueue usage from request_firmware_async()

loop-autoloading-fix.patch
  Fix loop module auto loading

loop-module-alias.patch
  loop needs MODULE_ALIAS_BLOCK

cmpci-set_fs-fix.patch
  cmpci.c: remove pointless set_fs()

dentry-bloat-fix-2.patch
  Fix dcache and icache bloat with deep directories

nls-config-fixes.patch
  NSL config fixes

proc_pid_lookup-vs-exit-race-fix.patch
  Fix proc_pid_lookup vs exit race

gcc-Os-if-embedded.patch
  Add `gcc -Os' config option

gcc-Os-if-embedded-better-help.patch

aic7xxx-sleep-in-spinlock-fix.patch

might_sleep-suppression.patch
  might_sleep warning suppression

ia64-ia32-missing-compat-syscalls.patch
  From: Arun Sharma <arun.sharma@intel.com>
Subject: Missing compat syscalls in ia64

vm86-sysenter-fix.patch
  Fix sysenter disabling in vm86 mode

gettimeofday-resolution-fix.patch
  gettimeofday resolution fix

refill_counter-overflow-fix.patch
  vmscan: reset refill_counter after refilling the inactive list

verbose-timesource.patch
  be verbose about the time source

as-regression-fix.patch
  Fix IO scheduler regression

3c509-mca-fix.patch
  3c509 MCA compile fix

truncate_inode_pages-check.patch

ext2-allocation-fix.patch
  ext2 block allocation race fix

keyboard-repeat-rate-setting-fix.patch
  keyboard repeat rate setting fix

list_del-debug.patch
  list_del debug check

print-build-options-on-oops.patch

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

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

4g4g-athlon-prefetch-handling-fix.patch

4g4g-wp-test-fix.patch
  Fix 4G/4G and WP test lockup

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

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

readahead-multiple-fixes.patch
  readahead: multipole performance fixes

aio-sysctl-parms.patch
  aio sysctl parms

aio-01-retry.patch
  AIO: Core retry infrastructure
  Fix aio process hang on EINVAL
  AIO: flush workqueues before destroying ioctx'es
  AIO: hold the context lock across unuse_mm
  task task_lock in use_mm()

4g4g-aio-hang-fix.patch
  Fix AIO and 4G-4G hang

aio-refcounting-fix.patch
  aio ref count in io_submit_one

aio-retry-elevated-refcount.patch
  aio: extra ref count during retry

aio-splice-runlist.patch
  Splice AIO runlist for fairer handling of multiple io contexts

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
lock_buffer_wq fix

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

O_SYNC-speedup-2-f_mapping-fixes.patch

aio-09-o_sync.patch
  aio O_SYNC
  AIO: fix a BUG
  Unify o_sync changes for aio and regular writes
  aio-O_SYNC-fix bits got lost
  aio: writev nr_segs fix
  More AIO O_SYNC related fixes

aio-09-o_sync-f_mapping-fixes.patch

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

aio-12-readahead.patch
  AIO: readahead fixes
  aio O_DIRECT no readahead
  Unified page range readahead for aio and regular reads

aio-12-readahead-f_mapping-fix.patch

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