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Andrew Morton: Linux 2.6.16-rc5-mm3

Mar 07, 2006, 13:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Morton)

ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.16-rc5/2.6.16-rc5-mm3/

  • A relatively small number of changes, although we're up to 9MB of diff in the various git trees.

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.

Changes since 2.6.16-rc3-mm2:

linus.patch
git-acpi.patch
git-agpgart.patch
git-alsa.patch
git-audit-master.patch
git-blktrace.patch
git-cfq.patch
git-cifs.patch
git-cifs-fixup.patch
git-cpufreq.patch
git-drm.patch
git-dvb.patch
git-ia64.patch
git-ieee1394.patch
git-infiniband.patch
git-input.patch
git-jfs.patch
git-kbuild.patch
git-libata-all.patch
git-netdev-all.patch
git-net.patch
git-nfs.patch
git-ocfs2.patch
git-powerpc.patch
git-serial.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-m32r.patch
git-viro-bird-m68k.patch
git-viro-bird-xfs.patch
git-viro-bird-uml.patch
git-viro-bird-frv.patch
git-viro-bird-upf.patch
git-viro-bird-volatile.patch
  git trees

-git-audit-master-build-fix.patch
-git-infiniband-build-fix.patch
-mmc-au1xmmc-fix-compilation-error-by-using-platform_driver.patch
-mmc-au1xmmc-fix-linking-error-because-mmc_rsp_type-doesnt-exist.patch
-mmc-au1xmmc-fix-a-compilation-warning-status-is-not-used.patch
-natsemi-napi-conversion.patch
-natsemi-rx-lockup-fix.patch
-net-convert-rtnl-to-mutex.patch
-atm-fix-section-mismatch-warnings-in-fore200ec.patch
-add-missing-ifdef-for-via-rng-code.patch
-reiserfs-fix-unaligned-bitmap-usage.patch
-fix-next_timer_interrupt-for-hrtimer.patch
  Merged

+fix-next_timer_interrupt-for-hrtimer.patch
+s390-fix-compile-with-virt_cpu_accounting=n.patch
+add-missing-pm_power_offs.patch
+memory-hotplug-compile-fix.patch
+increase-max-kmalloc-size-for-very-large-systems.patch
+time-add-barrier-after-updating-jiffies_64.patch
+alsa-fix-error-paths-in-snd_ctl_elem_add.patch
+numa_maps-update.patch
+efi-fix-gdt-load.patch
+ramfs-needs-to-update-directory-m-ctime-on-symlink.patch
+smaps-hugepages-fix.patch
+smaps-shared-fix.patch
+windfarm-license-fix.patch
+s390-fix-match-in-ccw-modalias.patch
+s390-multiple-subchannel-sets-support.patch
+udf-fix-uid-gid-options-and-add-uid-gid=ignore-and-forget-options.patch
+fix-usbmixer-double-kfree.patch
+emu10k1_synth-use-after-free.patch
+sound-isa-sb-sb_mixerc-double-kfree.patch
+ad1848-double-free.patch
+opl3_oss-use-after-free.patch
+opl3_seq-use-after-free.patch
+idle-threads-should-have-a-sane-timestamp-value.patch
+__get_unaligned-gcc4-fix.patch
+kdump-x86_64-timer-interrupt-lockup-due-to-pending-interrupt.patch
+x86-fix-i386-nmi_watchdog-that-does-not-trigger-die_nmi.patch
+percpu_counter_sum.patch
+rcu-batch-tuning.patch
+fix-file-counting.patch
  2.6.16 queue (some of these are already merged)

+acpi-signedness-fix-2.patch
+acpi-should-depend-on-not-select-pci.patch
  ACPI fixes

+vx-fix-memory-leak-on-error-path.patch
  ALSA fix

+blk_execute_rq_nowait-speedup.patch
  block performance tweak

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

+ia64-dont-report-sn2-or-summit-hardware-as-an-error.patch
+sgi-sn-drivers-dont-report-sn2-hardware-as-an-error.patch
  ia64 fixes

+ieee1394-speed-up-of-dma_region_sync_for_cpu.patch
  firewire speedup

+kill-ifdefs-in-mtdcorec.patch
  MTD cleanup

+revert-ipw2200-Fix-WPA-network-selection-problem.patch
  Revert bad patch in ipw2200. But there's still an AP selection problem in there.

+git-net-build-hacks.patch
+git-net-build-hacks-fixes.patch
  Fix git-net.patch

+nfs-make-2-functions-static.patch
+fs-locksc-make-posix_locks_deadlock-static.patch
  NFS cleanups

+nfs-permit-filesystem-to-override-root-dentry-on-mount-update.patch
  Fix nfs-permit-filesystem-to-override-root-dentry-on-mount.patch

+nfs-apply-mount-root-dentry-override-to-filesystems-v9fs-fix-2.patch
+nfs-apply-mount-root-dentry-override-to-filesystems-fix-3.patch
  Fix nfs-apply-mount-root-dentry-override-to-filesystems.patch

+git-scsi-misc-sr_ioctl-missing-memset.patch
+git-scsi-misc-sr_ioctl-missing-memset-2.patch
  Fix git-scsi-misc.patch

+drivers-message-fusion-mptbasec-make-mpt_read_ioc_pg_3-static.patch
+drivers-message-fusion-mptctlc-make-struct-async_queue-static.patch
  Fusion cleanups

-gregkh-usb-usbfs2.patch
-gregkh-usb-usbfs2-vs-nfs-apply-mount-root-dentry-override-to-filesystems.patch
  usbfs2 got dropped

+revert-gregkh-usb-usb-reduce-syslog-clutter.patch
  Drop buggy patch from Greg's tree

+x86_64-mm-fix-orphaned-bits-of-timer-init-messages.patch
+x86_64-mm-cpu-limit.patch
+x86_64-mm-i386-early-alignment.patch
  x86_64 tree updates

+mm-isolate_lru_pages-scan-count-fix.patch
+mm-shrink_inactive_lis-nr_scan-accounting-fix.patch
  vmscan fixes

+enable-mprotect-on-huge-pages-fix.patch
  Fix enable-mprotect-on-huge-pages.patch

+hugepage-move-hugetlb_free_pgd_range-prototype-to-hugetlbh.patch
+hugepage-is_aligned_hugepage_range-cleanup.patch
  More hugetlbpage fixes

+slab-cache_reap-further-reduction-in-interrupt-holdoff.patch
+slab-cache_reap-further-reduction-in-interrupt-holdoff-fix.patch
+slab-make-drain_array-more-universal-by-adding-more-parameters.patch
+slab-remove-drain_array_locked.patch
+slab-fix-drain_array-so-that-it-works-correctly-with-the-shared_array.patch
  slab tweaks

+powerpc-fix-windfarm_pm112-not-starting-all-control-loops.patch
+powerpc-make-pmd_bad-and-pud_bad-checks-non-trivial.patch
  powerpc fixes

-fix-elf-entry-point-i386.patch
  Dropped, wrong.

+i386-cleanup-after-cpu_gdt_descr-conversion-to.patch
+i386-fix-dump_stack.patch
+x86-cpuid4-doesnt-need-cpu-level-5.patch
+x86-cpu-model-calculation-for-family-6-cpu.patch
+x86-deterine-xapic-using-apic-version.patch
  x86 updates

+enable-sci_emulate-to-manually-simulate-physical-hotplug-testing-fix.patch
+drivers-acpi-busc-make-struct-acpi_sci_dir-static.patch
  Fix enable-sci_emulate-to-manually-simulate-physical-hotplug-testing.patch

+s390-increase-spinlock-retry-code-performance.patch
  s390 speedup

+notifier-profileh-forward-decl.patch
  Build fix

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

+update-obsolete_oss_driver-schedule-and-dependencies-update.patch
  Fix update-obsolete_oss_driver-schedule-and-dependencies.patch

+kconfig-clarify-memory-debug-options.patch
+v9fs-consolidate-trans_sock-into-trans_fd.patch
+v9fs-rename-tids-to-tags-to-be-consistent-with-plan-9-documentation.patch
+v9fs-print-9p-messages.patch
+smbfs-fix-debug-logging-only-compilation-error.patch
+adjust-dev-kmemmemport-write-handlers.patch
+remove-maintainers-entry-for-rtlinux.patch
+fix-hardcoded-values-in-collie-frontlight.patch
+collie-fix-missing-pcmcia-bits.patch
+tpm-sparc32-build-fix.patch
+ads7846-build-fix.patch
  Misc updates and fixes

+ext3-get-blocks-maping-multiple-blocks-at-a-once-get-block-chain-confliction-fix.patch
  Fix ext3-get-blocks-maping-multiple-blocks-at-a-once.patch

+ext3-cleanups-and-warn_on.patch
+ext3-multi-block-get_block.patch
  Update ext3 patches in -mm.

+time-reduced-ntp-rework-part-2-remove-duplicate.patch
  Fix time-reduced-ntp-rework-part-2-fix-adjtimeadj.patch

+time-i386-conversion-part-3-lock-jiffies_64.patch
  Locking fix

+time-i386-clocksource-drivers-drop-acpi_pm_buggy.patch
  Fix time-i386-clocksource-drivers.patch

+kernel-timec-remove-unused-pps_-variables.patch
  Cleanup

+kprobe-handler-discard-user-space-trap-fix-2.patch
  Fix kprobe-handler-discard-user-space-trap.patch some more

+uevent-redzoning.patch
+early-boot-safety-in-cond_resched.patch
+pipe-refcounting-cleanup.patch
  Various things which might fix or detect a rare memory corruption bug.

-export-file_ra_state_init-again.patch
  Dropped, unneeded.

+for_each_online_pgdat-take2-for_each_bootmem-fix.patch
  Fix for_each_online_pgdat-take2-for_each_bootmem.patch

-rtc-subsystem-library-functions.patch
-rtc-subsystem-arm-cleanup.patch
-rtc-subsystem-class.patch
-rtc-subsystem-class-fix.patch
-rtc-subsystem-class-fix-2.patch
-rtc-subsystem-i2c-cleanup.patch
-rtc-subsystem-sysfs-interface.patch
-rtc-subsystem-proc-interface.patch
-rtc-subsystem-dev-interface.patch
-rtc-subsystem-x1205-driver.patch
-rtc-subsystem-test-device-driver.patch
-rtc-subsystem-ds1672-driver.patch
-rtc-subsystem-pcf8563-driver.patch
-rtc-subsystem-rs5c372-driver.patch
+rtc-subsystem-library-functions-2.patch
+rtc-subsystem-arm-cleanup-2.patch
+rtc-subsystem-arm-integrator-cleanup-2.patch
+rtc-subsystem-class-2.patch
+rtc-subsystem-i2c-cleanup-2.patch
+rtc-subsystem-sysfs-interface-2.patch
+rtc-subsystem-proc-interface-2.patch
+rtc-subsystem-dev-interface-2.patch
+rtc-subsystem-x1205-driver-2.patch
+rtc-subsystem-test-device-driver-2.patch
+rtc-subsystem-ds1672-driver-2.patch
+rtc-subsystem-pcf8563-driver-2.patch
+rtc-subsystem-rs5c372-driver-2.patch
+rtc-subsystem-ep93xx-driver-2.patch
+rtc-subsystem-sa1100-pxa2xx-driver-2.patch
  Updated rtc patch series

+tref-implement-task-references-kill-init_tref.patch
+tref-fix-task_ref-reference-counting.patch
+tref-fix-task_ref-reference-counting-fix.patch
+tref-fix-task_ref-reference-counting-ensure-the-references-is-always-on-the-first-task.patch
+proc-dont-lock-task_structs-indefinitely-kill-init_tref.patch
+proc-dont-lock-task_structs-indefinitely-kill-init_tref-inode.patch
+proc-dont-lock-task_structs-indefinitely-tref-ensure-the-references-is-always-on-the-first-task.patch
+proc-cleanup-proc_fd_access_allowed.patch
  Various updates to the procfs patches in -mm.

+framebuffer-cmap-setting-return-values.patch
  framebuffer fixlet.

+kobject_add_dir.patch
+add-holders-slaves-subdirectory-to-sys-block.patch
+bd_claim_by_kobject.patch
+bd_claim_by_disk.patch
+md-to-use-bd_claim_by_disk.patch
+dm-table-store-md.patch
+dm-table-store-md-fix.patch
+dm-to-use-bd_claim_by_disk.patch
+dm-linear-debug.patch
  devicemapper feature work.

+fold-select_bits_alloc-free-into-caller-code.patch
  select() cleanup.

+typos-grab-bag-of-the-month.patch
  Fix lots of tpyos.

All 1448 patches:

ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.16-rc5/2.6.16-rc5-mm3/patch-list