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Andrew Morton: Linux 2.6.16-rc6-mm2

Jun 10, 2006, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Morton)

ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.17-rc6/2.6.17-rc6-mm2/

  • Added the s390 git tree to the -mm lineup, as git-s390.patch (Martin Schwidefsky)
  • ppc64 (on mac g5) fails to boot for me, due to changes in the powerpc tree.
  • 'make allnoconfig' builds will fail due to the IPC namespaces patches
  • A reminder that I'm travelling for the next week and shall be more than usually useless.

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 is 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-rc6-mm1:

origin.patch
git-acpi.patch
git-agpgart.patch
git-alsa.patch
git-arm.patch
git-audit-master.patch
git-block.patch
git-cifs.patch
git-cpufreq.patch
git-dvb.patch
git-gfs2.patch
git-ia64.patch
git-infiniband.patch
git-input.patch
git-intelfb.patch
git-jfs.patch
git-kbuild.patch
git-klibc.patch
git-hdrcleanup.patch
git-hdrinstall.patch
git-libata-all.patch
git-mips.patch
git-mtd.patch
git-netdev-all.patch
git-net.patch
git-nfs.patch
git-ocfs2.patch
git-powerpc.patch
git-rbtree.patch
git-sas.patch
git-pcmcia.patch
git-s390.patch
git-scsi-target.patch
git-supertrak.patch
git-watchdog.patch
git-xfs.patch
git-cryptodev.patch
  git trees

-fix-hpet-operation-on-32-bit-nvidia-platforms.patch
-fix-hpet-operation-on-64-bit-nvidia-platforms.patch
-ep93xx-build-fix.patch
-fix-mempolicyh-build-error.patch
-fbcon-fix-limited-scroll-in-scroll_pan_redraw-mode.patch
-s390-cleanup-bitopsh.patch
-uninorth-agp-warning-fixes.patch
-alpha-agp-warning-fix.patch
-s390_hypfs-filesystem.patch
-opencores-i2c-bus-driver.patch
-add-dependency-on-kernelrelease-to-the-package-targets.patch
-kconfig-improve-config-load-save-output.patch
-kconfig-fix-config-dependencies.patch
-kconfig-remove-symbol_yesmodno.patch
-kconfig-allow-multiple-default-values-per-symbol.patch
-kconfig-allow-loading-multiple-configurations.patch
-kconfig-integrate-split-config-into-silentoldconfig.patch
-kconfig-integrate-split-config-into-silentoldconfig-fix.patch
-kconfig-move-kernelrelease.patch
-kconfig-add-symbol-option-config-syntax.patch
-kconfig-add-defconfig_list-module-option.patch
-kconfig-add-search-option-for-xconfig.patch
-kconfig-finer-customization-via-popup-menus.patch
-kconfig-create-links-in-info-window.patch
-kconfig-jump-to-linked-menu-prompt.patch
-kconfig-warn-about-leading-whitespace-for-menu-prompts.patch
-kconfig-remove-leading-whitespace-in-menu-prompts.patch
-config-exit-if-no-beginning-filename.patch
-make-kernelrelease-speedup.patch
-kconfig-kconfig_overwriteconfig.patch
-sane-menuconfig-colours.patch
-kbuild-export-type-enhancement-to-modpostc.patch
-kbuild-export-type-enhancement-to-modpostc-fix.patch
-kbuild-prevent-building-modules-that-wont-load.patch
-kbuild-obj-dirs-is-calculated-incorrectly-if-hostprogs-y-is-defined.patch
-fix-make-rpm-for-powerpc.patch
-kinit-convert--in-block-device-names-to-not.patch
-klibc-ia64-fix.patch
-myri10ge-alpha-build-fix.patch
-pci-error-recovery-e1000-network-device-driver.patch
-pci-error-recovery-e100-network-device-driver.patch
-drivers-char-hw_randomc-remove-asserts.patch
-selinux-add-security-class-for-appletalk-sockets.patch
-secmark-add-new-flask-definitions-to-selinux.patch
-secmark-add-selinux-exports.patch
-secmark-add-secmark-support-to-core-networking.patch
-secmark-add-xtables-secmark-target.patch
-secmark-add-secmark-support-to-conntrack.patch
-secmark-add-connsecmark-xtables-target.patch
-secmark-add-new-packet-controls-to-selinux.patch
-recent-match-fix-sleeping-function-called-from-invalid-context.patch
-recent-match-missing-refcnt-initialization.patch
-powerpc-kbuild-warning-fix.patch
-gregkh-pci-kconfigurable-resources-arch-dependent-changes-arm-fix.patch
-gregkh-pci-pci-64-bit-resources-core-changes-mips-fix.patch
-kconfigurable-resources-mtd-fixes.patch
-msi-k8t-neo2-fir-run-only-where-needed.patch
-pcmcia-fix-kernel-doc-function-name.patch
-drivers-scsi-fix-proc_scsi_write-to-return-length-on.patch
-gregkh-usb-usb-sisusbvga-possible-cleanups-fix.patch
-add-apple-macbook-product-ids-to-usbhid.patch
-fall-back-to-old-style-call-trace-if-no-unwinding.patch
-allow-unwinder-to-build-without-module-support.patch
-add-abilty-to-enable-disable-nmi-watchdog-from-procfs.patch
-lock-validator-lockdep-small-xfs-init_rwsem-cleanup.patch
-powerpc-vdso-updates.patch
-add-prctl-to-change-endian-of-a-task.patch
-powerpc-implement-support-for-setting.patch
-powerpc-implement-pr_et_unalign-prctls-for-powerpc.patch
-ip2-fix-sections.patch
  Merged into mainline or a subsystem tree

+ehci-works-again-on-nvidia-controllers-with-2gb-ram.patch
+further-alterations-for-memory-barrier-document.patch
+powernow-k8-crash-workaround.patch
+bugfixes-to-get-i2o-working-again.patch
  2.6.17 queue

+revert-powernow-k8-crash-workaround.patch
  Needed to make git-acpi apply

git-acpi.patch

+reapply-powernow-k8-crash-workaround.patch
  Apply it again after git-acpi

-acpi-dock-driver-acpi_get_device-fix.patch
  Folded into acpi-dock-driver.patch

-acpi-atlas-acpi-driver-fix.patch
  Folded into acpi-atlas-acpi-driver.patch

-remove-acpi_os_create_lock-acpi_os_delete_lock.patch
  Dropped

-acpi-remove-__init-__exit-from-sony-add-remove-methods.patch
  Folded into 2.6-sony_acpi4.patch

+gregkh-i2c-i2c-Kconfig-suggest-N-for-rare-devices.patch
+gregkh-i2c-i2c-opencores-new-driver.patch
+gregkh-i2c-hwmon-sysfs-interface-update-1.patch
+gregkh-i2c-hwmon-sysfs-interface-update-2.patch
+gregkh-i2c-hwmon-hdaps-typo.patch
+gregkh-i2c-hwmon-maintenance-update.patch
+gregkh-i2c-hwmon-w83792d-pwm-set-fix.patch
+gregkh-i2c-hwmon-w83792d-add-data-lock.patch
+gregkh-i2c-hwmon-abituguru-new-driver.patch
+gregkh-i2c-hwmon-abituguru-fixes.patch
+gregkh-i2c-hwmon-abituguru-nofans-detect-fix.patch
  I2C tree updates

+git-kbuild-modpost-build-fix.patch
  Make git-kbuild build

+git-klibc-ia64-build-fix.patch
  klibc fix

-libata-add-missing-data_xfer-for-pata_pdc2027x-and-pdc_adma-fix.patch
  Folded into libata-add-missing-data_xfer-for-pata_pdc2027x-and-pdc_adma.patch

-lock-validator-fix-ns83820c-irq-flags-bug-part.patch
-lock-validator-fix-ns83820c-irq-flags-part-3.patch
  Folded into lock-validator-fix-ns83820c-irq-flags-bug.patch

+forcedeth-xmit_lock-went-away.patch
  Fix forcedeth patches in -mm for git-net changes

+gregkh-pci-pci-64-bit-resource-drivers-mips-changes.patch
-gregkh-pci-pci-ignore-pre-set-64-bit-bars-on-32-bit-platforms.patch
+gregkh-pci-pci-ignore-pre-set-64-bit-bars-on-32-bit-platforms.patch
+gregkh-pci-pci-msi-k8t-neo2-fir-run-only-where-needed.patch
+gregkh-pci-fix-pci_get_device-usage-in-mpc85xx.patch
  PCI tree updates

+mm-gregkh-pci-pci-ignore-pre-set-64-bit-bars-on-32-bit-platforms-fix.patch
  Fix it.

+git-pcmcia-fixup.patch
+git-pcmcia-fixup-2.patch
  Fix rejects in git-pcmcia (due to git-alsa)

-gdth-add-execute-firmware-command-abstraction.patch
-drivers-scsi-gdthc-make-__gdth_execute-static.patch
  Dropped, due to remove-the-scsi_request-interface-from-the-gdth-driver.patch

+remove-the-scsi_request-interface-from-the-gdth-driver.patch
  gdth scsi driver update

-gregkh-usb-usb-zd1201-cleanups.patch
+gregkh-usb-usb-free-allocated-memory-on-io_edgeport-startup-memory-failure.patch
+gregkh-usb-usb-ehci-on-non-au1200-build-fix.patch
+gregkh-usb-usb-add-apple-macbook-product-ids-to-usbhid.patch
+gregkh-usb-usb-storage-unusual_devs-entry-for-nikon-dsc-d70s.patch
+gregkh-usb-uhci-various-updates.patch
+gregkh-usb-uhci-remove-hc_inaccessible-flag.patch
+gregkh-usb-uhci-improve-fsbr-off-timing.patch
  USB tree updates

+x86_64-mm-x86_86-msi-miss-one-entry-handler.patch
+x86_64-mm-fall-back-to-old-style-call-trace-if-no-unwinding.patch
+x86_64-mm-allow-unwinder-to-build-without-module-support.patch
-x86_64-mm-spinlock-short.patch
+x86_64-mm-polling-thread-status.patch
-revert-x86_64-mm-spinlock-short.patch
  x86_64 updates

+mm-x86_64-mm-polling-thread-status-fix.patch
  Fix it.

+x86_64-setupc-print-cmp-related-boottime-information.patch
  x86_64 diagnostic info

+zoned-vm-counters-per-zone-counter-functionality.patch
+zoned-vm-counters-per-zone-counter-functionality-tidy.patch
+zoned-vm-counters-per-zone-counter-functionality-fix.patch
+zoned-vm-counters-per-zone-counter-functionality-fix-fix.patch
+zoned-vm-counters-include-per-zone-counters-in-proc-vmstat.patch
+zoned-vm-counters-conversion-of-nr_mapped-to-per-zone-counter.patch
+zoned-vm-counters-conversion-of-nr_pagecache-to-per-zone-counter.patch
+zoned-vm-counters-conversion-of-nr_pagecache-to-per-zone-counter-fix.patch
+zoned-vm-counters-use-per-zone-counters-to-remove-zone_reclaim_interval.patch
+zoned-vm-counters-add-per-zone-counters-to-zone-node-and-global-vm-statistics.patch
+zoned-vm-counters-conversion-of-nr_slab-to-per-zone-counter.patch
+zoned-vm-counters-conversion-of-nr_pagetable-to-per-zone-counter.patch
+zoned-vm-counters-conversion-of-nr_dirty-to-per-zone-counter.patch
+zoned-vm-counters-conversion-of-nr_writeback-to-per-zone-counter.patch
+zoned-vm-counters-conversion-of-nr_unstable-to-per-zone-counter.patch
+zoned-vm-counters-remove-unused-get_page_stat-functions.patch
+zoned-vm-counters-conversion-of-nr_bounce-to-per-zone-counter.patch
+zoned-vm-counters-remove-useless-writeback-structure.patch
+zoned-vm-stats-remove-nr_mapped-from-zone-reclaim.patch
+zoned-vm-stats-add-nr_anon.patch
+light-weight-counters-framework.patch
+light-weight-counters-framework-warning-fixes.patch
+light-weight-counters-framework-fix.patch
+light-weight-counters-framework-s390-fix.patch
+light-weight-counters-framework-s390-fix-fix.patch
+light-weight-counters-framework-s390-fix-fix-fix.patch
+light-weight-counters-framework-arm-fix.patch
+light-weight-counters-framework-uml-fix.patch
  New way of accumulating VM metrics.

+vdso-randomize-the-i386-vdso-by-moving-it-into-a-vma-vs-x86_64-mm-reliable-stack-trace-support-i386-2-revert-maxmem-change.patch
  Revert stray hunk from the vdso patches

+add-__iowrite64_copy-s390-fix.patch
  Fix add-__iowrite64_copy.patch

-allow-for-per-cpu-data-being-in-tdata-and-tbss-sections.patch
-allow-for-per-cpu-data-being-in-tdata-and-tbss-sections-fix.patch
-allow-for-per-cpu-data-being-in-tdata-and-tbss-sections-tidy.patch
  Dropped

+add-driver-for-arm-amba-pl031-rtc-fix.patch
  Fix rtc-subsystem-fix-capability-checks-in-kernel-interface.patch

+rtc-add-rtc_year_days-to-calculate-tm_yday.patch
+at91rm9200-rtc-driver.patch
+at91rm9200-rtc-driver-tidy.patch
  More RTC driver work

+fix-broken-dubious-driver-suspend-methods.patch
+checkstack-pirnt-module-names.patch
+get-rid-of-proc-sys-proc.patch
+sound-vxpocket-fix-printk-warning.patch
+9pfs-missing-result-check-in-v9fs_vfs_readlink-and-v9fs_vfs_link.patch
+ext3-cleanup-dead-code-in-ext3_add_entry.patch
+n32-sigset-and-__compat_endian_swap__.patch
+ftruncate-does-not-always-update-m-ctime.patch
+wan-sdla-section-fixes.patch
+trident-fb-section-fixes.patch
+cdrom-mcdx-section-fixes.patch
+char-ip2-more-section-fixes-replacement.patch
+advansys-section-fixes.patch
+r3964-fix-gfp_kernel-allocations-in-timer-function.patch
  Misc patches

+per-task-delay-accounting-delay-accounting-usage-of-taskstats-interface-fix-return-value-of-delayacct_add_tsk.patch
  per-task accounting fix

+sched-mc-smt-power-savings-sched-policy-sparc64-build-fix.patch
  CPU scheduler spacr64 build fix (might be wrong)

+swap_prefetch-conversion-of-nr_mapped-to-per-zone-counter.patch
+swap_prefetch-conversion-of-nr_slab-to-per-zone-counter.patch
+swap_prefetch-conversion-of-nr_dirty-to-per-zone-counter.patch
+swap_prefetch-conversion-of-nr_writeback-to-per-zone-counter.patch
+swap_prefetch-conversion-of-nr_unstable-to-per-zone-counter.patch
+swap_prefetch-remove-unused-get_page_stat-functions.patch
+zoned-vm-stats-nr_slab-is-accurate-fix-comment.patch
+swap_prefetch-zoned-vm-stats-add-nr_anon.patch
  Update the swap prefetch patch for the zoned accounting patches

+namespaces-utsname-implement-utsname-namespaces-remove-unused-exit_utsname.patch
  Clean up namespaces-utsname-implement-utsname-namespaces.patch

+ipc-namespace-core.patch
+ipc-namespace-core-fix.patch
+ipc-namespace-utils.patch
+ipc-namespace-msg.patch
+ipc-namespace-sem.patch
+ipc-namespace-shm.patch
+ipc-namespace-sysctls.patch
  Separable namespaces for SYSV IPC

+readahead-state-based-method-routines-no-ra_flag_eof-on-single-page-file.patch
+readahead-initial-method-guiding-sizes-aggressive-initial-sizes.patch
+readahead-call-scheme-no-fastcall-for-readahead_cache_hit.patch
+readahead-backoff-on-i-o-error.patch
+readahead-remove-size-limit-on-read_ahead_kb.patch
  Update the readahead patches in -mm.

+reiser4-conversion-of-nr_dirty-to-per-zone-counter.patch
  Update reiser4 for the zoned accounting patches

+vt-binding-add-binding-unbinding-support-for-the-vt.patch
+vt-binding-add-sysfs-support.patch
+vt-binding-update-fbcon-to-support-binding.patch
+vt-binding-fbcon-update-documentation.patch
+vt-binding-add-new-doc-file-describing-the-feature.patch
  fbcon feature work

+lock-validator-x86_64-irqflags-trace-entrys-fix-fix.patch
  Fix lock-validator-x86_64-irqflags-trace-entrys-fix.patch

+lock-validator-annotate-ieee1394-skb-head-locking.patch
  Prevent lockdep noise in 1394

+lock-validator-fix-sparc32-breakage.patch
  lockdep sparc32 build fix

All 1569 patches:

ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.17-rc6/2.6.17-rc6-mm2/patch-list