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Andrew Morton: Linux 2.6.19-rc5-mm1

Nov 08, 2006, 15:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Andrew Morton)

Temporarily at

http://userweb.kernel.org/~akpm/2.6.19-rc5-mm1/

will turn up at

ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.19-rc5/2.6.19-rc5-mm1/

when kernel.org mirroring catches up.

  • Merged the Kernel-based Virtual Machine patches. See kvm.sf.net/ for userspace tools, instructions, etc.

    It needs a recent binutils to build.

  • The hrtimer+dynticks code still doesn't work right for machines which halt their TSC in low-power states.

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 tag v2.6.16-rc2-mm1 git-checkout -b local-v2.6.16-rc2-mm1 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.
  • When reporting bugs in this kernel via email, please also rewrite the email Subject: in some manner to reflect the nature of the bug. Some developers filter by Subject: when looking for messages to read.
  • Semi-daily snapshots of the -mm lineup are uploaded to ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/mm/ and are announced on the mm-commits list.

Changes since 2.6.19-rc4-mm2:

git-acpi.patch
git-alsa.patch
git-agpgart.patch
git-cifs.patch
git-cpufreq.patch
git-drm.patch
git-dvb.patch
git-gfs2-nmw.patch
git-ia64.patch
git-ieee1394.patch
git-infiniband.patch
git-input.patch
git-libata-all.patch
git-mips.patch
git-mmc.patch
git-mtd.patch
git-netdev-all.patch
git-net.patch
git-ioat.patch
git-ocfs2.patch
git-pcmcia.patch
git-powerpc.patch
git-r8169.patch
git-pciseg.patch
git-s390.patch
git-scsi-misc.patch
git-scsi-target.patch
git-sas.patch
git-qla3xxx.patch
git-watchdog.patch
git-wireless.patch
git-cryptodev.patch
git-gccbug.patch
   git trees.

-ecryptfs-cipher-code-to-new-crypto-api-fix.patch
-md-check-bio-address-after-mapping-through-partitions-tidy.patch
-md-send-online-offline-uevents-when-an-md-array-starts-stops.patch
-sys_pselect7-vs-compat_sys_pselect7-uaccess-error-handling.patch
-update-some-docbook-comments.patch
-docbook-merge-journal-api-into-filesystemstmpl.patch
-fix-ipc-entries-removal.patch
-un-needed-add-store-operation-wastes-a-few-bytes.patch
-fix-ufs-superblock-alignment-issues.patch
-lkdtm-cleanup-headers-and-module_param-module_parm_desc.patch
-cleanup-read_pages.patch
-cifs-readpages-fixes.patch
-fuse-readpages-cleanup.patch
-gfs2-readpages-fixes.patch
-edac_mc-fix-error-handling.patch
-nfs4-fix-for-recursive-locking-problem.patch
-ipmi_si_intfc-sets-bad-class_mask-with-pci_device_class.patch
-init_reap_node-initialization-fix.patch
-printk-timed-ratelimit.patch
-schedule-removal-of-futex_fd.patch
-acpi_noirq-section-fix.patch
-swsusp-debugging.patch
-swsusp-debugging-doc.patch
-spi-section-fix.patch
-reiserfs-reset-errval-after-initializing-bitmap-cache.patch
-usb-hub-build-fix.patch
-remove-hotplug-cpu-crap-from-cpufreq.patch
-uml-fix-i-o-hang.patch
-uml-include-tidying.patch
-create-compat_sys_migrate_pages.patch
-wire-up-sys_migrate_pages.patch
-revert-iscsi-build-failure-use-depends-instead-of.patch
-let-pci_multithread_probe-depend-on-broken.patch
-hdspm-printk-warning-fix.patch
-nozomi-warning-fixes.patch
-nozomi-irq-flags-fixes.patch
-update-uio_interrupt.patch
-dvb-dibx000_common-fix.patch
-input-handle-sysfs-errors.patch
-input-drivers-handle-sysfs-errors.patch
-lightning-return-proper-return-code.patch
-ps-2-driver-update-for-fujitsu-4-wire-touchscreen-on-hitachi-tablets.patch
-lifebook-learn-about-tabs.patch
-git-net-configh-got-removed.patch
-sundance-remove-txstartthresh-and-rxearlythresh.patch
-sundance-fix-tx-pause-bug-reset_tx-intr_handler.patch
-sundance-correct-initial-and-close-hardware-step.patch
-defxx-big-endian-hosts-support.patch
-netxen-build-fix.patch
-netxen-more-build-fixes.patch
-forcedeth-add-mgmt-unit-support.patch
-forcedeth-add-recoverable-error-support.patch
-forcedeth-add-new-nvidia-pci-ids.patch
-forcedeth-add-support-for-new-mcp67-device.patch
-nfs-nfsaclsvc_encode_getaclres-fix-potential-null-deref-and-tiny-optimization.patch
-sunrpc-add-missing-spin_unlock.patch
-git-scsi-target-fixup.patch
-git-scsi-target-vs-git-block.patch
-scsi-target-needs-pci.patch
-gregkh-usb-sierra-new-device.patch
-gregkh-usb-hid-core-big-endian-fix-fix.patch
-xpad-additional-usb-ids-added.patch
-usb-print_schedule_frame-defined-but-not-used-warning-fix.patch
-x86_64-mm-i386-reloc-data-4k-aligned.patch
-x86_64-mm-paravirt-cpu-detect.patch
-x86_64-mm-clear-irq-vector.patch
-x86_64-mm-io-apic-reuse.patch
-prep-for-paravirt-desch-clearer-parameter-names.patch
-prep-for-paravirt-desch-clearer-parameter-names-fix.patch
-prep-for-paravirt-rearrange-processorh.patch
-paravirtualization-header-and-stubs-for.patch
-paravirtualization-patch-inline-replacements-for.patch
-paravirtualization-patch-inline-replacements-for-fix.patch
-paravirtualization-more-generic-paravirtualization.patch
-paravirtualization-allow-selected-bug-checks-to-be.patch
-paravirtualization-allow-disabling-legacy-power.patch
-paravirtualization-add-apic-accessors-to-paravirt-ops.patch
-paravirtualization-add-apic-accessors-to-paravirt-ops-tidy.patch
-paravirtualization-add-mmu-virtualization-to.patch
-swsusp-use-platform-mode-by-default.patch
-improve-the-remove-sysctl-warnings.patch
-sysctl-allow-a-zero-ctl_name-in-the-middle-of-a-sysctl-table.patch
-sysctl-implement-ctl_unnumbered.patch
   Merged into mainline or a subsystem tree.

+regression-in-2619-rc-microcode-driver.patch
+a-minor-fix-for-set_mb-in-documentation-memory-barrierstxt.patch
+nfsd4-reindent-do_open_lookup.patch
+nfsd4-fix-open-create-permissions.patch
+x86_64-mm-i386-reloc-data-4k-aligned.patch
+dm-fix-find_device-race.patch
+dm-suspend-fix-error-path.patch
+dm-multipath-fix-rr_add_path-order.patch
+dm-raid1-fix-waiting-for-io-on-suspend.patch
+dm-raid1-fix-waiting-for-io-on-suspend-fix.patch
+drivers-telephony-ixj-fix-an-array-overrun.patch
+tigran-has-moved.patch
+md-change-online-offline-events-to-a-single-change-event.patch
+md-fix-sizing-problem-with-raid5-reshape-and-config_lbd=n.patch
+md-do-not-freeze-md-threads-for-suspend.patch
+fix-kretprobe-booster-to-save-regs-and-set-status.patch
   2.6.19 queue (mostly)

+video-sysfs-support-take-2-add-dev-argument-for-backlight_device_register.patch
+video-sysfs-support-take-2-add-dev-argument-for-backlight_device_register-msi-laptop-fix.patch
+add-display-output-class-support.patch
+backlight-and-output-sysfs-support-for-acpi-video-driver.patch
+add-output-class-document.patch
+fix-comments-style-in-acpi-videoc.patch
   ACPI things.

+video-sysfs-support-take-2-add-dev-argument-for-backlight_device_register-sony_acpi-fix.patch
   Fix sony acpi driver for acpi things.

+remove-hotplug-cpu-crap-from-cpufreq.patch
   cpufreq cleanup

+git-cpufreq-build-fix.patch
   cpufreq fix

+fix-gregkh-driver-network-device.patch
   Fix driver tree

+tda826x-use-correct-max-frequency.patch
   DVB fix

+ia64-select-acpi_numa-if-acpi.patch
   ia64 fix

+input-map-btn_forward-to-button-2-in-mousedev.patch
   input fix

+e1000-linkage-fix.patch
   netdev fix

+net-uninline-xfrm_selector_match.patch
+net-uninline-skb_put.patch
   uninline porky functions in net

+fix-sunrpc-wakeup-execute-race-condition.patch
   NFS fix

+powerpc-add-efika-platform-support.patch
   ppc board support.

+gregkh-pci-pci-multithread-not-broken.patch
   PCI tree update

+fix-pci-sysfs-file-deletion.patch
   PCI fix

+pci-check-szhi-when-sz-is-0-for-64-bit-pref-mem.patch
   PCI fix which is partial and which I don't fully understand :(

+drivers-scsi-mca_53c9xc-save_flags-cli-removal.patch
+drivers-scsi-mca_53c9xc-save_flags-cli-removal-fix.patch
+drivers-scsi-psi240ic-fix-an-array-overrun.patch
   scsi fixlets

+git-sas-kconfig-fix.patch
   SAS fix

+gregkh-usb-usb-storage-unusual_devs.h-entry-for-sony-ericsson-p990i.patch
+gregkh-usb-usb-ftdi_sio-adds-vendor-product-id-for-a-rfid-construction-kit.patch
+gregkh-usb-usb-ftdi-driver-pid-for-dmx-interfaces.patch
+gregkh-usb-usb-fix-ucr-61s2b-unusual_dev-entry.patch
+gregkh-usb-usb-ohci-fix-root-hub-resume-bug.patch
+gregkh-usb-usb-hid-handle-stall-on-interrupt-endpoint.patch
+gregkh-usb-usb-core-don-t-match-interface-descriptors-for-vendor-specific-devices.patch
+gregkh-usb-usb-ohci-hcd-fix-compiler-warning.patch
+gregkh-usb-usb-ohci-disable-rhsc-inside-interrupt-handler.patch
+gregkh-usb-usb-kmemdup-cleanup-in-drivers-usb.patch
+gregkh-usb-usb-ohci-remove-stale-testing-code-from-root-hub-resume.patch
+gregkh-usb-aircable-use-usb-endpoint-functions.patch
+gregkh-usb-appledisplay-use-usb-endpoint-functions.patch
+gregkh-usb-cdc_ether-use-usb-endpoint-functions.patch
+gregkh-usb-cdc-use-usb-endpoint-functions.patch
+gregkh-usb-devices-use-usb-endpoint-functions.patch
+gregkh-usb-ftdi-use-usb-endpoint-functions.patch
+gregkh-usb-hid-use-usb-endpoint-functions.patch
+gregkh-usb-idmouse-use-usb-endpoint-functions.patch
+gregkh-usb-kobil_sct-use-usb-endpoint-functions.patch
+gregkh-usb-legousbtower-use-usb-endpoint-functions.patch
+gregkh-usb-onetouch-use-usb-endpoint-functions.patch
+gregkh-usb-phidgetkit-use-usb-endpoint-functions.patch
+gregkh-usb-phidgetmotorcontrol-use-usb-endpoint-functions.patch
+gregkh-usb-speedtch-use-usb-endpoint-functions.patch
+gregkh-usb-usbkbd-use-usb-endpoint-functions.patch
+gregkh-usb-usbmouse-use-usb-endpoint-functions.patch
+gregkh-usb-usbnet-use-usb-endpoint-functions.patch
+gregkh-usb-usbtest-use-usb-endpoint-functions.patch
+gregkh-usb-usb-use-usb-endpoint-functions.patch
+gregkh-usb-yealink-use-usb-endpoint-functions.patch
+gregkh-usb-usb-makes-usb_endpoint_-functions-inline.patch
+gregkh-usb-usb-autosuspend-code-consolidation.patch
+gregkh-usb-usb-expand-autosuspend-autoresume-api.patch
+gregkh-usb-usb-print_schedule_frame-defined-but-not-used-warning-fix.patch
   USB tree updates

+fix-gregkh-usb-usb-expand-autosuspend-autoresume-api.patch
   Fix it.

+correct-keymapping-on-powerbook-built-in-usb-iso-keyboards.patch
+powerpc-add-of_platform-support-for-ohci-bigendian-hc.patch
+usb-urb-unlink-free-clenup.patch
+usb-idmouse-cleanup.patch
   USB updates

+x86_64-mm-i386-reloc-abssym.patch
+x86_64-mm-i386-reloc-cleanup-align.patch
+x86_64-mm-paravirt-cpu-detect.patch
+x86_64-mm-clear-irq-vector.patch
+x86_64-mm-io-apic-reuse.patch
+x86_64-mm-pka-cast.patch
+x86_64-mm-probe-kernel-address.patch
+x86_64-mm-i386-probe-kernel-address.patch
+x86_64-mm-fix-exit-idle-race.patch
+x86_64-mm-try-multiple-timer-pins.patch
+x86_64-mm-sa_siginfo-was-forgotten.patch
+x86_64-mm-reserve-bootmem-beyond-end-pfn.patch
+x86_64-mm-header-and-stubs-for.patch
+x86_64-mm-paravirt-patch.patch
+x86_64-mm-paravirt-entry.patch
+x86_64-mm-paravirt-bug-skip.patch
+x86_64-mm-paravirt-no-legacy.patch
+x86_64-mm-paravirt-apic.patch
+x86_64-mm-paravirt-tlb.patch
+x86_64-mm-paravirt-broken.patch
+x86_64-mm-paravirt-compile.patch
+x86_64-mm-calgary-shift.patch
+x86_64-mm-calgary-bios.patch
+x86_64-mm-calgary-bios-cleanup.patch
+x86_64-mm-calgary-not-default.patch
+x86_64-mm-make-x86_64-udelay-round-up-instead-of-down..patch
+x86_64-mm-comment-magic-constants-in-delay.h.patch
+x86_64-mm-setup-saved_max_pfn-correctly-kdump.patch
+x86_64-mm-io-apic-cleanup.patch
+x86_64-mm-i386-apic-irq-race.patch
+x86_64-mm-apic-irq-race.patch
+x86_64-mm-i386-iopl.patch
+x86_64-mm-csum-dont-inline.patch
   x86 tree updates

-revert-x86_64-mm-cpa-clflush.patch
   Dropped

+x86_64-mm-i386-reloc-abssym-hack.patch
+fix-x86_64-mm-i386-reloc-kallsyms.patch
   Fix x86 tree

+paravirtualization-header-and-stubs-for-fix.patch
+paravirtualization-header-and-stubs-for-headers_check-fix.patch
+paravirtualization-patch-inline-replacements-for-fix-2.patch
+paravirtualization-patch-inline-replacements-for-fix-3.patch
+paravirtualization-more-generic-paravirtualization-warning-fix.patch
   Fix paravirt patches in x86 tree

+htirq-refactor-so-we-only-have-one-function-that-writes-to-the-chip.patch
+htirq-allow-buggy-drivers-of-buggy-hardware-to-write-the-registers.patch
+htirq-allow-buggy-drivers-of-buggy-hardware-to-write-the-registers-update.patch
   Rework hypertransport code

+x86_64-update-mmconfig-resource-insertion-to-check-against-e820-map.patch
+i386-update-mmconfig-resource-insertion-to-check-against-e820-map.patch
   x86 updates

+mm-pagefault_disableenable-s390-fix.patch
   Fix mm-pagefault_disableenable.patch

+fix-kunmap_atomics-use-of-kpte_clear_flush.patch
   kunmap_atomic() fixlet.

+allowing-user-processes-to-rise-their-oom_adj-value.patch
   Allow processes to increase their oomkillability.

+gpio-framework-for-avr32.patch
+avr32-spi-ethernet-platform_device-update.patch
+avr32-move-spi-device-definitions-into-main-board.patch
+atmel-spi-driver.patch
+atmel-spi-driver-maintainers-entry.patch
+avr32-move-ethernet-tag-parsing-to-board-specific.patch
+atmel-macb-ethernet-driver.patch
+adapt-macb-driver-to-net_device-changes.patch
   avr32 things

+suspend-dont-change-cpus_allowed-for-task-initiating-the-suspend.patch
+swsusp-measure-memory-shrinking-time.patch
   swsusp updates

+cciss-version-change.patch
+cciss-reference-driver-support.patch
+cciss-increase-number-of-commands-on-controller.patch
+cciss-fix-pci-ssid-for-the-e500-controller.patch
+cciss-disable-dma-prefetch-on-p600.patch
+cciss-set-sector_size-to-2048-for-performance.patch
+cciss-set-sector_size-to-2048-for-performance-tidy.patch
+cciss-change-cciss_open-for-consistency.patch
+cciss-remove-unused-revalidate_allvol-function.patch
+cciss-add-support-for-1024-logical-volumes.patch
+cciss-cleanup-cciss_interrupt-mode.patch
   cciss updates (most of them)

+drivers-add-lcd-support-update-7.patch
   More LCD driver updates

-cciss-change-pci-id-for-bug-workaround.patch
   Dropped.

+taskstats-cleanup-reply-assembling.patch
   taskstats cleanup

-vfs-bkl-is-not-required-for-remount_fs.patch
   Dropped.

+get_options-to-allow-a-hypenated-range-for-isolcpus.patch
+vfs_getattr-remove-dead-code.patch
+ext3-uninline-large-functions.patch
+ext4-uninline-large-functions.patch
+uninline-module_put.patch
+i2lib-unused-variable-cleanup.patch
+make-initramfs-printk-a-warning-on-incorrect-cpio-type.patch
+corrupted-cramfs-filesystems-cause-kernel-oops.patch
+lockdep-print-current-locks-on-in_atomic-warnings.patch
+lockdep-name-some-old-style-locks.patch
+documentation-remount_fs-needs-lock_kernel.patch
+sleep-profiling.patch
+sleep-profiling-fixes.patch
+sleep-profiling-fix.patch
+ext4_ext_split-remove-dead-code.patch
+debug-workqueue-locking-sanity.patch
+debug-workqueue-locking-sanity-fix.patch
+initramfs-handle-more-than-one-source-dir-or-file-list.patch
   Misc

+bdev-fix-bd_part_count-leak.patch
   Fix blockdev lockdep patches in -mm.

-struct-path-convert-splice.patch
   Dropped, for some reason. I think the fix got moved into a different patch during reject fixups.

+tty_ioctl-use-termios-for-the-old-structure-and-termios2.patch
+tty_ioctl-use-termios-for-the-old-structure-and-termios2-fix.patch
   More tty core updates

+char-stallion-functions-cleanup.patch
+char-stallion-fix-fail-paths.patch
+char-stallion-brd-struct-locking.patch
+char-stallion-remove-syntactic-sugar.patch
+char-stallion-variables-cleanup.patch
+char-stallion-use-dynamic-dev.patch
+char-istallion-convert-to-pci-probing.patch
+char-istallion-remove-the-mess.patch
+char-istallion-eliminate-typedefs.patch
+char-istallion-variables-cleanup.patch
+char-istallion-ifdef-eisa-code.patch
+char-istallion-brdnr-locking.patch
+char-istallion-free-only-isa.patch
+char-istallion-correct-fail-paths.patch
+char-istallion-correct-fail-paths-fix.patch
   More char driver clanups.

+kernel-schedc-whitespace-cleanups.patch
+kernel-schedc-whitespace-cleanups-more.patch
   Clean up sched.c

-radeonfb-support-24bpp-32bpp-minus-alpha.patch
   Dropped

+various-fbdev-files-mark-structs-fix.patch
   Fix various-fbdev-files-mark-structs.patch

+fbcon-rere-fix-little-endian-bogosity-in-slow_imageblit.patch
   fbdev fix

+md-tidy-up-device-change-notification-when-an-md-array-is-stopped.patch
+md-change-lifetime-rules-for-md-devices.patch
+md-define-raid5_mergeable_bvec.patch
+md-handle-bypassing-the-read-cache-assuming-nothing-fails.patch
+md-allow-reads-that-have-bypassed-the-cache-to-be-retried-on-failure.patch
+md-allow-reads-that-have-bypassed-the-cache-to-be-retried-on-failure-fix.patch
+md-enable-bypassing-cache-for-reads.patch
   RAID updates

+clockevents-add-broadcast-support-fix.patch
+acpi-include-apic-h-fix.patch
+acpi-verify-lapic-timer-fix.patch
   Try to fix the hrtimers patches in -mm some more (unsuccessfully)

+clocksource-add-usage-of-config_sysfs.patch
+clocksource-small-cleanup-2.patch
+clocksource-small-cleanup-2-fix.patch
+clocksource-small-acpi_pm-cleanup.patch
   clocksource cleanups

+kvm-userspace-interface.patch
+kvm-intel-virtual-mode-extensions-definitions.patch
+kvm-kvm-data-structures.patch
+kvm-random-accessors-and-constants.patch
+kvm-virtualization-infrastructure.patch
+kvm-virtualization-infrastructure-kvm-fix-guest-cr4-corruption.patch
+kvm-memory-slot-management.patch
+kvm-vcpu-creation-and-maintenance.patch
+kvm-workaround-cr0cd-cache-disable-bit-leak-from-guest-to.patch
+kvm-vcpu-execution-loop.patch
+kvm-define-exit-handlers.patch
+kvm-less-common-exit-handlers.patch
+kvm-mmu.patch
+kvm-x86-emulator.patch
+kvm-plumbing.patch
+kvm-dynamically-determine-which-msrs-to-load-and-save.patch
+kvm-fix-calculation-of-initial-value-of-rdx-register.patch
   In-kernel virtual machine

-kevent-core-files.patch
-kevent-core-files-fix.patch
-kevent-core-files-s390-hack.patch
-kevent-poll-select-notifications.patch
-kevent-socket-notifications.patch
-kevent-socket-notifications-fix-2.patch
-kevent-socket-notifications-fix-4.patch
-kevent-timer-notifications.patch
-kevent-timer-notifications-fix.patch
-kevent-fix-socket-notifications.patch
-kevent-remove-mmap-interface.patch
+kevent-v23-description.patch
+kevent-v23-core-files.patch
+kevent-v23-poll-select-notifications.patch
+kevent-v23-socket-notifications.patch
+kevent-v23-socket-notifications-fix-again.patch
+kevent-v23-timer-notifications.patch
+kevent-timer-notifications-fix.patch
   Updated kevent patches

+e1000-printk-warning-fixes.patch
   Fix warnings due to e1000_7033_dump_ring.patch

All 1245 patches:

ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.19-rc5/2.6.19-rc5-mm1/patch-list