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Andrew Morton: Linux 2.6.0-test9-mm5

Nov 21, 2003, 21:50 (0 Talkback[s])

ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.0-test9/2.6.0-test9-mm5/

  • Random medium-priority bits and pieces from various people.
  • mm5 should fix the BUGs which testers were seeing with sound cards which memory map their audio buffers.

Changes since 2.6.0-test9-mm4:
 linus.patch
 Latest Linus tree

-compat-statfs-fixes.patch
-constant_test_bit-doesnt-like-zwanes-gcc.patch
-videobuf_waiton-race-fix.patch
-gettimeofday-resolution-fix.patch
-ia32-sched_clock-fix.patch
-reiserfs-pinned-buffer-fix.patch
-hugetlb-needs-pse.patch
-ext2_new_inode-fixes.patch
-ext2_new_inode-fixes-tweaks.patch
-remove-ext2_reverve_inode.patch
-percpu-counter-linkage-fix.patch
-ide-scsi-warnings.patch
-ext3_new_inode-scan-fix.patch
-ext2-block-allocator-fixes.patch
-init_h-needs-compiler_h.patch
-init_h-needs-compiler_h-fix.patch
-cpu_sibling_map-fix.patch
-xattr-arith-fix.patch
-resource-bounds-fix.patch
-mpparse-printk-fix.patch
-nonmodular-binfmt_elf.patch
 Merged

+must-fix-update-2.patch
 Some things were fixed

-sym-do-160.patch
 The sym-2 speed negotiation problems have allegedly been fixed for real.

+ppc64-sched_clock-fix.patch
+ppc64-use-statfs64.patch
+ppc64-compat_clock.patch
+ppc64-numa-sign-extension-fix.patch
+ppc64-IRQ_INPROGRESS-fix.patch
 PPC64 syncup

+sn2-console-driver-fix.patch
 ia64 console driver fix

+qla1280-update.patch
 qlogic driver update

+sym-speed-fix.patch
 Allegedly fix the sym-2 speed negotiation problems for real.

-kobject-oops-fixes.patch
 This was fixed properly, in the SCSI refcounting code.

+timer_pm-monotonic-clock-fix.patch
 More PM timer fixes. We're still not quite there yet.

-atomic_dec-debug.patch
 Dropped this; we think it was causing miscompiles for one person.

+proc-interrupts-use-seq_file-2.patch
 Complete the proc-interrupts-use-seq-file work.

+pnp-fix-4.patch
 Another PNP fix

+pagefault-accounting-fix-fix.patch
+pagefault_accounting-fix-fix-fix-fix.patch
 Fix the BUGs which various people were hitting in mm4

+make-for_each_cpu-useful.patch
+make-for_each_cpu-useful-fix.patch
+use-for_each_cpu.patch
 for_each_cpu() rework frm Rusty.

+acpi-update.patch
+acpi-update-warning-fix.patch
 Latest ACPI drop from Len.

+pagemap-include-recursion-fix.patch
 Fix #include bogon

+dm-bounce-buffer-fix.patch
 Fix device mapper BUG

+ia64-piix5-fix.patch
+ide-dma-disabled-fix.patch
 IDE fixes

+sysfs_remove_dir-vs-dcache_readdir-race-fix.patch
 dcache race fix

+ext3-external-journal-bd_claim.patch
 Make ext3 play nicely with the blockdev layer when using external journal devices.

+page-alloc-failure-dump_stack.patch
 Drop a stack dump when the page allocator fails and warns.

+mpparse_es7000.patch
 Fix the ia32 MP IRQ parsing code.

+lockmeter-sparc64-fix-fix.patch
+lockmeter-preemption-fixes.patch
 lockmeter fixes

+4g4g-athlon-triplefault-fix.patch
 Fix triplefaults when starting X on athlons with the 4G/4G plit enabled.

All 237 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

must-fix-update-2.patch
  must fix list 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

cramfs-use-pagecache.patch
  cramfs: use pagecache better

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

ppc64-sched_clock-fix.patch
  implement sched_clock properly

ppc64-use-statfs64.patch
  use compat_statfs64 on ppc64

ppc64-compat_clock.patch
  ppc64: use compat clock syscalls

ppc64-numa-sign-extension-fix.patch
  ppc64: fix sign extension bug in NUMA code

ppc64-IRQ_INPROGRESS-fix.patch
  ppc64: revert IRQ_INPROGRESS change

sn2-console-driver-fix.patch
  sn_serial console fix

qla1280-update.patch
  qla1280 update

sym-speed-fix.patch
  sym2 Ultra-160 fix

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

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-x86_64-fixes.patch

msi-various-fixes.patch
  MSI Update Based on 2.6.0-test9-mm3

ia32-efi-support.patch
  EFI support for ia32
  efi warning fix
  fix EFI for ppc64, ia64
  efi: warning fixes
  ia32 EFI: Add CONFIG_EFI
  efi: Update Kconfig help
  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

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

compat-layer-fixes.patch
  Minor bug fixes to the compat layer

compat-ioctl-for-i2c.patch
  compat_ioctl for i2c

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

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

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

loop-remove-blkdev-special-case.patch

loop-highmem.patch
  remove useless highmem bounce from loop/cryptoloop

loop-highmem-fixes.patch

loop-bio-handling-fix.patch
  loop: BIO handling fix

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

aic7xxx-sleep-in-spinlock-fix.patch

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

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

verbose-timesource.patch
  be verbose about the time source

acpi-pm-timer.patch
  ACPI PM Timer

acpi-pm-timer-fixes.patch
  ACPI PM-Timer fixes

timer_pm-verbose-timesource-fix.patch
  Subject: [PATCH] linux-2.6.0-test9-mm3_verbose-timesource-acpi-pm_A0

acpi-pm_timer-init-cpu_khz.patch
  ACPI PM timer: initialise cpu_khz

timer_pm-fix-fix-fix.patch
  acpi PM timer fix

timer_pm-monotonic-clock-fix.patch
  timer_pm monotomic_clock fix

as-regression-fix.patch
  Fix IO scheduler regression

as-request-poisoning.patch
  AS: request poisoning

as-request-poisoning-fix.patch
  AS: request poisining fix

as-fix-all-known-bugs.patch
  AS fixes

as-new-process-estimation.patch
  AS: new process estimation

as-cooperative-thinktime.patch
  AS: thinktime improvement

scale-nr_requests.patch
  scale nr_requests with TCQ depth

truncate_inode_pages-check.patch

local_bh_enable-warning-fix.patch

cdc-acm-softirq-rx.patch
  cdc-acm: move rx processing to softirq

forcedeth.patch
  forcedeth: nForce ethernet driver

forcedeth-update-2.patch
  forcedeth update

proc-pid-maps-output-fix.patch
  Restore /proc/pid/maps formatting

sis900-pm-support.patch
  Add PM support to sis900 network driver

8139too-locking-fix.patch
  8139too locking fix

ia32-wp-test-cleanup.patch
  ia32 WP test cleanup

powermate-payload-size-fix.patch
  Griffin Powermate fix

more-than-256-cpus.patch
  Fix for more than 256 CPUs

ZONE_SHIFT-from-NODES_SHIFT.patch
  Use NODES_SHIFT to calculate ZONE_SHIFT

memmove-speedup.patch
  optimize ia32 memmove

pipe-readv-writev.patch
  Fix writev atomicity on pipe/fifo

lockless-semop.patch
  lockless semop

percpu_counter-use-alloc_percpu.patch
  use alloc_percpu in percpu_counters

i450nx-scanning-fix.patch
  i450nx PCI scanning fix

serio-pm-fix.patch
  psmouse pm resume fix

find_busiest_queue-commentary.patch
  find_busiest_queue() commentary fix

SOUND_CMPCI-config-typo-fix.patch
  fix SOUND_CMPCI Configure help entry

atkbd-24-compatibility.patch
  Fixes for keyboard 2.4 compatibility

context-switch-accounting-fix.patch
  Fix context switch accounting

access-vfs_permission-fix.patch
  Subject: Re: [PATCH] fix access() / vfs_permission() bug

eicon-linkage-fix.patch
  eicon/ and hardware/eicon/ drivers using the same symbols

kobject-docco-additions.patch
  Improve documentation for kobjects

radeon-line-length-fix.patch
  radeonfb fix

promise-sata-id.patch
  add Promise 20376 PCI ID

proc-interrupts-use-seq-file.patch
  seq_file version of /proc/interrupts

proc-interrupts-use-seq_file-2.patch
  Finish /proc/interrupts seq_file patch

ide-tape-update.patch
  ide-tape update

intel-440gx-ids-fix.patch

centrino-1ghz-support.patch
  support centrino 1GHz

pnp-fix-1.patch
  PnP Fixes #1

pnp-fix-2.patch
  PnP Fixes #2

pnp-fix-3.patch
  PnP Fixes #3

pnp-fix-4.patch
  pnp fix

document-elevator-equals.patch
  document elevator= parameter

cpio-offset-fix.patch
  missing padding in cpio_mkfile in usr/gen_init_cpio.c

watchdog-retval-fix.patch
  watchdog write() return value fixes

document-lib-parser.patch
  Add lib/parser.c kernel-doc

format_cpumask.patch
  format_cpumask()

init-remove-CLONE_FILES.patch
  Remove CLONE_FILES from init kernel thread creation

alpha-stack-dump.patch

usb-msgsize-fix.patch
  HiSpd Isoc 1024KB submits: -EMSGSIZE

pagefault-accounting-fix.patch
  pagefault accounting fix

pagefault-accounting-fix-fix.patch
  pagefault accounting fix fix

pagefault_accounting-fix-fix-fix-fix.patch pagefault accounting again

proc_kill_inodes-oops-fix.patch

proc_buspcilseek-remove-lock_kernel.patch
  remove lock_kernel() from proc_bus_pci_lseek()

make-for_each_cpu-useful.patch
  Make for_each_cpu() useful

make-for_each_cpu-useful-fix.patch

use-for_each_cpu.patch
  Use for_each_cpu() where cpu_online() is incorrectly used.

acpi-update.patch
  acpi update

acpi-update-warning-fix.patch

pagemap-include-recursion-fix.patch
  remove include recursion from linux/pagemap.h

dm-bounce-buffer-fix.patch
  dm and bounce buffer panic fix

ia64-piix5-fix.patch
  PIIX5 Doesn't work on IA64

ide-dma-disabled-fix.patch
  Can't disable IDE DMA

sysfs_remove_dir-vs-dcache_readdir-race-fix.patch sysfs_remove_dir Vs dcache_readdir race fix

ext3-external-journal-bd_claim.patch
  ext3: bd_claim for journal device

page-alloc-failure-dump_stack.patch

mpparse_es7000.patch
  mpparse: fix IRQ breakage from the es7000 merge

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

lockmeter-sparc64-fix.patch

lockmeter-sparc64-fix-fix.patch

lockmeter-preemption-fixes.patch
  lockmeter preemption fixes

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

4g4g-KERNEL_DS-usercopy-fix.patch
  4G/4G KERNEL_DS usercopy again

4g4g-vm86-fix.patch
  Fix 4G/4G X11/vm86 oops

4g4g-athlon-triplefault-fix.patch
  Fix 4G/4G athlon triplefault

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 XFS fix

dio-aio-fixes.patch
  direct-io AIO fixes

dio-aio-fixes-fixes.patch
  dio-aio fix fix

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

readahead-simplification.patch
  readahead simplification

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-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