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Andrew Morton: Linux 2.6.16-rc4-mm1

Feb 21, 2006, 14:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Morton)

ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.16-rc4/2.6.16-rc4-mm1/

  • git-jfs.patch has been dropped due to its ongoing git problems.
  • Added Al Viro's `bird' tree (what does that mean, anyway?) as git-viro-bird.patch.

    This tree had a lot of things dropped when it is merged into -mm, partly because some of it appears to have been merged into other git trees.

  • This kernel won't compile on ia64 (and possibly other architectures) because the kbuild tree is using Elf_Rela in scripts/mod/modpost.c. Is OK on x86, x86_64 and powerpc. Sam might send a hotfix?
  • Many warnings are emitted at the link stage due to section mismatches and duplicated symbol exports. Please don't report these. Patches are welcome, but do them carefully - it's easy to make mistakes with these things.

    Boilerplate:

    • See the `hot-fixes' directory for any important updates to this patchset.
    • To fetch an -mm tree using git, use (for example)
      git fetch git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/smurf/linux-trees.git v2.6.16-rc2-mm1
  • -mm kernel commit activity can be reviewed by subscribing to the mm-commits mailing list.
    echo "subscribe mm-commits" | mail majordomo@vger.kernel.org
  • If you hit a bug in -mm and it's not obvious which patch caused it, it is most valuable if you can perform a bisection search to identify which patch introduced the bug. Instructions for this process are at
    http://www.zip.com.au/~akpm/linux/patches/stuff/bisecting-mm-trees.txt

    But beware that this process takes some time (around ten rebuilds and reboots), so consider reporting the bug first and if we cannot immediately identify the faulty patch, then perform the bisection search.

  • When reporting bugs, please try to Cc: the relevant maintainer and mailing list on any email.

git-acpi.patch
git-agpgart.patch
git-alsa.patch
git-audit.patch
git-blktrace.patch
git-cfq.patch
git-cifs.patch
git-cpufreq.patch
git-drm.patch
git-ia64.patch
git-ieee1394.patch
git-infiniband.patch
git-input.patch
git-kbuild.patch
git-libata-all.patch
git-netdev-all.patch
git-net.patch
git-ntfs.patch
git-powerpc.patch
git-sym2.patch
git-pcmcia.patch
git-scsi-misc.patch
git-scsi-rc-fixes.patch
git-sas-jg.patch
git-sparc64.patch
git-watchdog.patch
git-xfs.patch
git-cryptodev.patch
git-viro-bird.patch
 git trees.

-pktcdvd-dont-spam-the-kernel-log-when-nothing-is-wrong.patch
-pktcdvd-allow-non-writable-media-to-be-mounted.patch
-pktcdvd-dont-unlock-the-door-if-the-disc-is-in-use.patch
-pktcdvd-reduce-stack-usage.patch
-compound-page-use-pagelru.patch
-compound-page-default-destructor.patch
-compound-page-no-access_process_vm-check.patch
-tty-reference-count-fix.patch
-hpet-handle-multiple-acpi-extended_irq-resources.patch
-jbd-revert-checkpoint-list-changes.patch
-nlm-fix-the-nlm_granted-callback-checks.patch
-fix-x86-topology-export-in-sysfs-for-subarchitectures.patch
-fix-null-pointer-dereference-in-isdn_tty_at_cout.patch
-kprobes-update-documentation-kprobestxt.patch
-madvise-madv_dontfork-madv_dofork.patch
-sched-revert-filter-affine-wakeups.patch
-fix-a-typo-in-the-cpu_h8300h-dependencies.patch
-gregkh-i2c-hwmon-vt8231-temp-hyst.patch
-gregkh-i2c-hwmon-w83781d-real-time-alarms.patch
-gregkh-i2c-hwmon-w83627hf-document-reset-param.patch
-gregkh-i2c-it87-fix-oops-on-removal.patch
-sem2mutex-drivers-input-serio-gameport-joystick.patch
-sem2mutex-drivers-input-inputc.patch
-sem2mutex-input-layer-3.patch
-add-logitech-mouse-type-99.patch
-irda-nsc-ircc-add-isapnp-support.patch
-sky2-speed-setting-fix.patch
-netfilter-fix-cid-offset-bug-in-pptp-nat-helper.patch
-smctr-warning-fix.patch
-gregkh-pci-acpiphp-handle-dock-stations.patch
-gregkh-pci-x86-pci-domain-support-struct-pci_sysdata-fix-fix.patch
-gregkh-pci-x86-pci-domain-support-struct-pci_sysdata-fix.patch
-gregkh-usb-usb-fix-up-the-usb-early-handoff-logic-for-ehci.patch
-gregkh-usb-usb-add-new-device-ids-to-ldusb.patch
-gregkh-usb-usb-change-ldusb-s-experimental-state.patch
-gregkh-usb-usb-pl2303-leadtek-9531-gps-mouse.patch
-gregkh-usb-usb-sl811_cs-needs-platform_device-conversion-too.patch
-gregkh-usb-usb-storage-new-unusual_devs-entry.patch
-gregkh-usb-usb-storage-unusual_devs-entry.patch
-terminate-process-that-fails-on-a-constrained-allocation-v3.patch
-x86-document-sysenter-path.patch
-x86-gitignore-some-autogenerated-files-for-i386.patch
-input-98kbd-io-and-98spkr-removal-really.patch
-neofb-avoid-resetting-display-config-on-unblank.patch
 Merged

+oom-kill-children-accounting.patch
+terminate-process-that-fails-on-a-constrained-allocation-v3.patch
+i386-need-to-pass-virtual-address-to-smp_read_mpc.patch
+cfi_cmdset_0001-fix-range-for-cache-invalidation.patch
+spi-fix-modular-master-driver-remove-and-device-suspend-remove.patch
+x86_64-dont-set-config_debug_info-in-defconfig.patch
+cpu-hotplug-documentation-fix.patch
+suspend-to-ram-allow-video-options-to-be-set-at-runtime.patch
+suspend-to-ram-allow-video-options-to-be-set-at-runtime-update.patch
+scsi-aha152x-fixes.patch
+fix-units-in-mbind-check.patch
+fix-race-condition-in-hvc-console.patch
+daemonize-detach-from-current-namespace.patch
+fix-snd-usb-audio-in-32-bit-compat-environemt.patch
+pktcdvd-correctly-set-rq-cmd_len-in-pkt_generic_packet.patch
+pktcdvd-rename-functions-and-make-their-return-values-sane.patch
+pktcdvd-remove-useless-printk-statements.patch
+pktcdvd-fix-the-logic-in-the-pkt_writable_track-function.patch
+pktcdvd-only-return-erofs-when-appropriate.patch
+modules-with-old-style-parameters-wont-load.patch
+modules-with-old-style-parameters-wont-load-fix.patch
+v9fs-update-documentation-and-fix-debug-flag.patch
+powermac-fix-loss-of-ethernet-phy-on-sleep.patch
+fix-undefined-symbols-for-nommu-architecture-improved-version.patch
+fix-compile-for-config_sysvipc=n-or-config_sysctl=n.patch
+reset-pci-device-state-to-unknown-after-disabled.patch
+ipw2200-suppress-warning-message.patch
+drivers-fc4-fcc-memset-correct-length.patch
 Queue for 2.6.16.

+fix-ide-locking-error.patch
+fix-ide-locking-error-tidy.patch
 IDE mystery fix. Don't know what this fixes or if it's needed yet.

+git-acpi-up-fix-2.patch
 Fix git-acpi.patch on UP.

-git-audit-fixup.patch
 Dropped.

+git-audit-inotify_inode_queue_event-fix.patch
 Fix git-audit.patch

-git-blktrace-fixup.patch
 Dropped

+gregkh-driver-module_sysfs_refcount.patch
 driver tree update

+spi-per-transfer-overrides-for-wordsize-and-clocking.patch
 SPI driver fix

+3c509-bus-registration-fix.patch
+3c509-use-proper-suspend-resume-api.patch
+3c509-use-proper-suspend-resume-api-fix.patch
 3c509 power management API modernisation. (I couldn't find a way to get this driver's suspend and resume functions called anwyay).

+pm-suspend-eisa-and-mca-devices.patch
+pm-suspend-eisa-and-mca-devices-fix.patch
 Attempt to get them called. Doesn't work.

+net-allow-32-bit-socket-ioctl-in-64-bit-kernel.patch
+net-allow-32-bit-socket-ioctl-in-64-bit-kernel-tidy.patch
+net-socket-timestamp-32-bit-handler-for-64-bit-kernel.patch
+net-socket-timestamp-32-bit-handler-for-64-bit-kernel-tidy.patch
 Net compat fixes

+x25-ioctl-conversion-32-bit-user-to-64-bit-kernel.patch
+x25-ioctl-conversion-32-bit-user-to-64-bit-kernel-tidy.patch
+x25-ioctl-conversion-32-bit-user-to-64-bit-kernel-tidy-fix.patch
+x25-fix-kernel-error-message-64-bit-kernel.patch
+x25-allow-itu-t-dte-facilities-for-x25.patch
+x25-allow-itu-t-dte-facilities-for-x25-tidy.patch
+x25-dte-facilities-32-64-ioctl-conversion.patch
 x25 feature work.

+gregkh-pci-pci-fix-the-x86-pci-domain-support-fix.patch
+gregkh-pci-pci-device-ensure-sysdata-initialised.patch
+gregkh-pci-acpiphp-add-new-bus-to-acpi.patch
+gregkh-pci-pci-give-pci-config-access-initialization-a-defined-ordering.patch
 PCI tree updates

-revert-gregkh-pci-x86-pci-domain-support-the-meat.patch
 No longer needed.

+git-pcmcia-fixup.patch
 Fix reject in git-pcmcia.patch

+git-scsi-misc-restore-zeroing-of-packet_command-struct-in-sr_ioctlc.patch
 scsi bugfix

+drivers-scsi-aic7xxx-aic79xx_corec-make-ahd_done_with_status-static.patch
+aacraid-fix-the-comparison-with-sizeof.patch
 scsi fixlets.

+gregkh-usb-usb-initdata-fixes.patch
+gregkh-usb-usbfs2.patch
 USB tree updates

-x86_64-defconfig-update.patch
-x86_64-hangcheck-remove-message.patch
-x86_64-hotadd-pud.patch
-x86_64-tune-generic.patch
-x86_64-stack-random-large.patch
-x86_64-bitops-cleanups.patch
-x86_64-rename-node.patch
-x86_64-cpu_pda-array-to-macro-followup-correction.patch
-x86_64-disallow-multi-byte-hardware-execution-breakpoints.patch
-x86_64-eliminate-set_debug.patch
-x86_64-save-fpu-context-slightly-later.patch
-x86_64-cleanup-allocating-logical-cpu-numbers-in-x86_64.patch
-x86_64-pmtimer-dont-touch-pit.patch
-x86_64-boot-report-apicid.patch
-x86_64-no_iommu-removal-in-pci-gartc.patch
-x86_64-i386-pci-ordering.patch
-x86_64-gart-relax.patch
-x86_64-actively-synchronize-vmalloc-area-when-registering-certain-callbacks.patch
-x86_64-remove-dead-do_softirq_thunk.patch
-x86_64-make-touch_nmi_watchdog-not-touch-impossible-cpus-private-data.patch
-x86_64-fix-user_ptrs_per_pgd.patch
-x86_64-argument-check.patch
-x86_64-fix-string.patch
-x86_64-agp-ali-m1695.patch
-x86_64-disable-randmaps.patch
-x86_64-traps-whitespace.patch
-x86_64-bad-iret-sti.patch
+x86_64-mm-hangcheck-remove-message.patch
+x86_64-mm-hotadd-pud.patch
+x86_64-mm-tune-generic.patch
+x86_64-mm-stack-random-large.patch
+x86_64-mm-bitops-cleanups.patch
+x86_64-mm-rename-node.patch
+x86_64-mm-cpu_pda-array-to-macro-followup-correction.patch
+x86_64-mm-disallow-multi-byte-hardware-execution-breakpoints.patch
+x86_64-mm-eliminate-set_debug.patch
+x86_64-mm-save-fpu-context-slightly-later.patch
+x86_64-mm-cleanup-allocating-logical-cpu-numbers-in-x86_64.patch
+x86_64-mm-pmtimer-dont-touch-pit.patch
+x86_64-mm-boot-report-apicid.patch
+x86_64-mm-no_iommu-removal-in-pci-gartc.patch
+x86_64-mm-gart-relax.patch
+x86_64-mm-actively-synchronize-vmalloc-area-when-registering-certain-callbacks.patch
+x86_64-mm-remove-dead-do_softirq_thunk.patch
+x86_64-mm-fix-user_ptrs_per_pgd.patch
+x86_64-mm-argument-check.patch
+x86_64-mm-fix-string.patch
+x86_64-mm-agp-ali-m1695.patch
+x86_64-mm-traps-whitespace.patch
+x86_64-mm-early-num-physpages.patch
+x86_64-mm-miscellaneous-cleanup.patch
+x86_64-mm-to-use-lapic-ids-instead-of-initial-apic-ids.patch
 x86_64 tree updates (I renamed all these to avoid naming clashes when patches are moved from -mm into Andi's tree)

+x86_64-fix-string-fix.patch
 x86_64 fix

+mm-remove-set_pgdir-leftovers.patch
 mm cleanup

+remove-vm_dontcopy-bogosities.patch
+page-migration-fix-mpol_interleave-behavior-for-migration-via.patch
+page-migration-fix-mpol_interleave-behavior-for-migration-via-fix.patch
+sg-use-compound-pages.patch
+i386-pageattr-remove-__put_page.patch
+i386-pageattr-remove-__put_page-fix.patch
+x86_64-pageattr-use-single-list.patch
+x86_64-pageattr-remove-__put_page.patch
+x86_64-pageattr-remove-__put_page-fix.patch
+mm-make-__put_page-internal.patch
+mm-nommu-use-compound-pages.patch
+remove-set_page_countpage-0-users-outside-mm.patch
+remove-set_page_count-outside-mm.patch
+mm-cleanup-prep_-stuff.patch
+mm-prep_zero_page-in-irq-is-a-bug.patch
+mm-more-config_debug_vm.patch
+mm-opt-page_count.patch
 Memory management updates

+via-pmu-warning-fix.patch
+powerpc-newline-for-isync_on_smp.patch
+powerpc-native-atomic_add_unless.patch
 ppc/ppc64 updates

+i386-remove-duplicate-declaration-of-mp_bus_id_to_pci_bus.patch
+make-isoimage-support-fdinitrd=-support-minor-cleanups.patch
+pci-cardbus-cards-hidden-needs-pci=assign-busses-to-fix.patch
+pci-cardbus-cards-hidden-needs-pci=assign-busses-to-fix-tidy.patch
+pci-cardbus-cards-hidden-needs-pci=assign-busses-to-fix-tidy-fix.patch
+i386-traps-merge-printk-calls.patch
 x86 updates

+revert-swsusp-fix-breakage-with-swap-on-lvm.patch
+swsusp-separate-swap-writing-reading-code-rev-2-fix-writing-progress-meter.patch
+swsusp-documentation-updates-warn-about-filesystems-mounted-from-usb-devices.patch
+swsusp-userland-interface-fixes.patch
+swsusp-userland-interface-fix-breakage-with-swap-on-lvm.patch
+swsusp-pm-refuse-to-suspend-devices-if-wrong-console-is-active.patch
+pm-add-state-field-to-pm_message_t-to-hold-actual.patch
+pm-respect-the-actual-device-power-states-in-sysfs.patch
+pm-minor-updates-to-core-suspend-resume-functions.patch
+pm-make-pci_choose_state-use-the-real-device.patch
 Power management updates

+include-asm-m68k-irqh-remove-unused-define-enable_irq_nosync.patch
+m68k-rtc-driver-cleanup.patch
 m68k updates

+fix-oops-in-invalidate_dquots.patch
 quota fix

+secure-digital-host-controller-id-and-regs-fix.patch
 Fix secure-digital-host-controller-id-and-regs.patch

+mmc-secure-digital-host-controller-interface-driver-fix.patch
 Fix mmc-secure-digital-host-controller-interface-driver.patch

+conditionalize-compat_sys_newfstatat.patch
+show-mcp-menu-only-on-arch_sa1100.patch
+ide-allow-ide-interface-to-specify-its-not-capable-of-32-bit.patch
+deprecate-the-kernel_thread-export.patch
+fix-value-computed-not-used-warnings.patch
+jffs2-fix-size_t-on-64bit-architectures.patch
+update-obsolete_oss_driver-schedule-and-dependencies.patch
+rio-more-header-cleanup.patch
+rioboot-lindent.patch
+rioboot-post-lindent.patch
+deprecate-the-tasklist_lock-export.patch
+sys_setrlimit-cleanup.patch
+rlimit_cpu-fix-handling-of-a-zero-limit.patch
+rlimit_cpu-document-wrong-return-value.patch
+ext3-properly-report-backup-block-present-in-a-group.patch
+fix-module-refcount-leak-in-__set_personality.patch
+# greg might have issues
+register-sysfs-device-for-lp-devices.patch
+rcu-batch-tuning.patch
+fix-file-counting.patch
+fix-file-counting-fixes.patch
+timer-irq-driven-soft-watchdog-cleanups.patch
+timer-irq-driven-soft-watchdog-percpu-race-fix.patch
+timer-irq-driven-soft-watchdog-percpu-fix.patch
+timer-irq-driven-soft-watchdog-boot-fix.patch
+keys-fix-key-quota-management-on-key-allocation.patch
+keys-replace-duplicate-non-updateable-keys-rather-than-failing.patch
+keys-deal-properly-with-strnlen_user.patch
+jbd-embed-j_commit_timer-in-journal-struct.patch
+jbd-convert-kjournald-to-kthread-api.patch
+missed-error-checking-for-intents-filp-in-open_namei.patch
+small-cleanup-in-quotah.patch
 Misc fixes and updates

+release_task-replace-open-coded-ptrace_unlink.patch
+convert-sighand_cache-to-use-slab_destroy_by_rcu.patch
+introduce-lock_task_sighand-helper.patch
+introduce-sig_needs_tasklist-helper.patch
 Even more core task management fixes and updates

+autofs4-nameidata-needs-to-be-up-to-date-for-follow_link.patch
+autofs4-add-v5-follow_link-mount-trigger-method.patch
+autofs4-add-v5-expire-logic.patch
+autofs4-add-new-packet-type-for-v5-communications.patch
+autofs4-change-autofs_typ_-autofs_type_.patch
 autofs4 feature work

+ext3-get-blocks-adjust-accounting-info-in-fix.patch
 Fix the ext3 i_blocks accounting bug.

+time-reduced-ntp-rework-part-1-update.patch
 Fix time-reduced-ntp-rework-part-1.patch

+kretprobe-instance-recycled-by-parent-process.patch
+kretprobe-instance-recycled-by-parent-process-tidy.patch
+kretprobe-instance-recycled-by-parent-process-fix.patch
 kprobes update

-sched-restore-smpnice.patch
-sched-modified-nice-support-for-smp-load-balancing.patch
+sched-implement-smpnice.patch
 New rolled-up smpnice patch

+sched-remove-on-runqueue-requeueing.patch
 scheduler fixlet.

+x86-dont-use-cpuid2-to-determine-cache-info-if-cpuid4-is-supported.patch
 x86 update for new CPUs

+cmpci-dont-use-generig_hweight32.patch
+bitops-alpha-use-config-options-instead-of-__alpha_fix__-and-__alpha_cix__.patch
+bitops-ia64-use-cpu_set-instead-of-__set_bit.patch
+bitops-parisc-add-pair-in-__ffz-macro.patch
+bitops-cris-remove-unnecessary-local_irq_restore.patch
+bitops-use-non-atomic-operations-for-minix__bit-and-ext2__bit.patch
+bitops-generic-test_and_setclearchange_bit.patch
+bitops-generic-__test_and_setclearchange_bit-and-test_bit.patch
+bitops-generic-__ffs.patch
+bitops-generic-ffz.patch
+bitops-generic-fls.patch
+bitops-generic-fls64.patch
+bitops-generic-find_nextfirst_zero_bit.patch
+bitops-generic-sched_find_first_bit.patch
+bitops-generic-ffs.patch
+bitops-generic-hweight6432168.patch
+bitops-generic-ext2_setcleartestfind_first_zerofind_next_zero_bit.patch
+bitops-generic-ext2_setclear_bit_atomic.patch
+bitops-generic-minix_testsettest_and_cleartestfind_first_zero_bit.patch
+bitops-alpha-use-generic-bitops.patch
+bitops-arm-use-generic-bitops.patch
+bitops-arm26-use-generic-bitops.patch
+bitops-cris-use-generic-bitops.patch
+bitops-frv-use-generic-bitops.patch
+bitops-h8300-use-generic-bitops.patch
+bitops-i386-use-generic-bitops.patch
+bitops-ia64-use-generic-bitops.patch
+bitops-m32r-use-generic-bitops.patch
+bitops-m68k-use-generic-bitops.patch
+bitops-m68knommu-use-generic-bitops.patch
+bitops-mips-use-generic-bitops.patch
+bitops-parisc-use-generic-bitops.patch
+bitops-powerpc-use-generic-bitops.patch
+bitops-s390-use-generic-bitops.patch
+bitops-sh-use-generic-bitops.patch
+bitops-sh64-use-generic-bitops.patch
+bitops-sparc-use-generic-bitops.patch
+bitops-sparc64-use-generic-bitops.patch
+bitops-v850-use-generic-bitops.patch
+bitops-x86_64-use-generic-bitops.patch
+bitops-xtensa-use-generic-bitops.patch
+bitops-update-include-asm-generic-bitopsh.patch
+bitops-make-thread_infoflags-an-unsigned-long.patch
+bitops-ia64-make-partial_pagebitmap-an-unsigned-long.patch
+bitops-ntfs-remove-generic_ffs.patch
+bitops-remove-unused-generic-bitops-in-include-linux-bitopsh.patch
+bitops-hweight-related-cleanup.patch
+bitops-hweight-speedup.patch
 bitops code consolidation

+unify-pfn_to_page-generic-functions.patch
+unify-pfn_to_page-i386-pfn_to_page.patch
+unify-pfn_to_page-x86_64-pfn_to_page.patch
+unify-pfn_to_page-powerpc-pfn_to_page.patch
+unify-pfn_to_page-alpha-pfn_to_page.patch
+unify-pfn_to_page-arm-pfn_to_page.patch
+unify-pfn_to_page-arm26-pfn_to_page.patch
+unify-pfn_to_page-cris-pfn_to_page.patch
+unify-pfn_to_page-frv-pfn_to_page.patch
+unify-pfn_to_page-h8300-pfn_to_page.patch
+unify-pfn_to_page-m32r-pfn_to_page.patch
+unify-pfn_to_page-mips-pfn_to_page.patch
+unify-pfn_to_page-parisc-pfn_to_page.patch
+unify-pfn_to_page-ppc-pfn_to_page.patch
+unify-pfn_to_page-s390-pfn_to_page.patch
+unify-pfn_to_page-sh-pfn_to_page.patch
+unify-pfn_to_page-sh64-pfn_to_page.patch
+unify-pfn_to_page-sparc-pfn_to_page.patch
+unify-pfn_to_page-sparc64-pfn_to_page.patch
+unify-pfn_to_page-uml-pfn_to_page.patch
+unify-pfn_to_page-v850-pfn_to_page.patch
+unify-pfn_to_page-xtensa-pfn_to_page.patch
+unify-pfn_to_page-ia64-pfn_to_page.patch
 pfn_to_page code consolidation

+lightweight-robust-futexes-arch-defaults.patch
+lightweight-robust-futexes-core.patch
+lightweight-robust-futexes-docs.patch
+lightweight-robust-futexes-compat.patch
+lightweight-robust-futexes-i386.patch
+lightweight-robust-futexes-x86_64.patch
 Robust futexes

+reiser4-doc-fix-reiser4-links-in-documentation.patch
+reiser4-only-stop-using-__put_page.patch
 reiser4 updates

+dm-remove-sector_format.patch
 devicemapper cleanup

-epoll_pwait.patch
 Dropped.

+git-viro-bird-8390-build-fix.patch
+git-viro-bird-reenable-stuff.patch
 Fix git-viro-bird.patch

All 1012 patches:

ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.16-rc5/2.6.16-rc4-mm1/patch-list