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Andrew Morton: Linux 2.6.18-rc7-mm1


ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.18-rc7/2.6.18-rc7-mm1/

  • git-input.patch has been dropped due to major mismatches
    between it and the driver tree.
  • git-alsa.patch has been dropped due to similar mismatches.
  • ia64 doesn’t build due to bugs in the PCI tree.
  • The kernel doesn’t work properly on RH FC3 or pretty much
    anything which uses old udev, due to improvements in the driver
    tree.
  • ‘make headers_check’ is busted due to various bugs in various
    trees and due to collisions between git-magic.patch and
    git-gfs2.patch
    which I couldn’t be bothered fixing.
  • CONFIG_BLOCK=n is still busted due to mismatches between the
    NFS and block trees. Will fix later.
  • NFS automounts of subdirectories remain unfixed.
  • The large-NR_IRQS-exhausts-per_cpu-memory problem remains
    unfixed. I won’t merge the genirq changes until it is.
  • The i386 genirq MSI bugs have been “fixed” by disabling 4k
    stacks.
  • It took maybe ten hours solid work to get this dogpile vaguely
    compiling and limping to a login prompt on x86, x86_64 and powerpc.
    I guess it’s worth briefly testing if you’re keen.

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.
  • 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.

Breakage since 2.6.18-rc6-mm2:

-libata-ignore-cfa-signature-while-sanity-checking-an-atapi-device.patch

-lockdep-double-the-number-of-stack-trace-entries.patch
-we-can-not-allow-anonymous-contributions-to-the-kernel.patch
-alim15x3c-m5229-rev-c8-support-for-dma-cd-writer.patch
-scsi-lockdep-annotation-in-scsi_send_eh_cmnd.patch
-rcu_do_batch-make-qlen-decrement-irq-safe.patch
-x86-reserve-a-boot-loader-id-number-for-xen.patch
-headers_check-improve-include-regexp.patch
-headers_check-clarify-error-message.patch
-headers_check-reduce-user-visible-noise-in-linux-nfs_fsh.patch
-headers_check-remove-asm-timexh-from-user-export.patch
-headers_check-move-inclusion-of-linux-linkageh-in.patch
-headers_check-move-kernel-only-includes-within-asm-i386-elfh.patch

-headers_check-dont-expose-pfn-stuff-to-userspace-in.patch
-headers_check-fix-userspace-build-of-asm-mips-pageh.patch
-cciss-version-update-new-hw.patch
-usbserial-reference-leak.patch
-drivers-base-check-errors.patch
-fix-device_attribute-memory-leak-in-device_del.patch
-git-ieee1394-fixup.patch
-ieee1394-fix-kerneldoc-of-hpsb_alloc_host.patch
-ieee1394-shrink-tlabel-pools-remove-tpool-semaphores.patch
-ieee1394-remove-include-asm-semaphoreh.patch
-ieee1394-sbp2-safer-last_orb-and.patch
-ieee1394-sbp2-discard-return-value-of.patch
-ieee1394-sbp2-optimize-dma-direction-of.patch
-ieee1394-sbp2-safer-initialization-of.patch
-ieee1394-sbp2-more-checks-of-status.patch
-ieee1394-sbp2-convert.patch
-video1394-add-poll-file-operation-support.patch
-ieee1394-safer-definition-of-empty-macros.patch
-ieee1394-sbp2-enable-auto-spin-up-for-all-sbp-2-devices.patch
-config_pm=n-slim-drivers-ieee1394-ohci1394c.patch
-the-scheduled-removal-of-drivers-ieee1394-sbp2cforce_inquiry_hack.patch

-ieee1394-sbp2-handle-sbp2util_node_write_no_wait-failed.patch
-ieee1394-sbp2-safer-agent-reset-in-error-handlers.patch
-ieee1394-sbp2-recheck-node-generation-in-sbp2_update.patch
-ieee1394-sbp2-better-handling-of-transport-errors.patch
-ieee1394-sbp2-update-includes.patch
-ieee1394-sbp2-prevent-rare-deadlock-in-shutdown.patch
-initialize-ieee1394-early-when-built-in.patch
-ieee1394-sbp2-more-help-in-kconfig.patch
-ieee1394-nodemgr-fix-rwsem-recursion.patch
-ieee1394-nodemgr-grab-classsubsysrwsem-in.patch
-ieee1394-sbp2-dont-prefer-mode-sense-10.patch
-ieee1394-ohci1394-fix-endianess-bug-in-debug-message.patch
-ieee1394-ohci1394-more-obvious-endianess-handling.patch
-maintainers-updates-to-ieee-1394-subsystem.patch
-git-libata-all-ata_piix-build-fix.patch
-8139cp-trim-ring_info.patch
-8139cp-remove-gratuitous-indirection.patch
-8139cp-ring_info-removal-for-the-receive-path.patch
-8139cp-sync-the-device-private-data-with-its-r8169-counterpart.patch

-8139cp-removal-of-useless-bug_on-check.patch
-8139cp-pci_get_drvdatapdev-can-not-be-null-in-suspend-handler.patch

-8139cp-use-pci_device-to-shorten-the-pci-device-table.patch
-rtnetlink-fix-netdevice-name-corruption.patch
-fix-gregkh-pci-msi-blacklist-pci-e-chipsets-depending-on-hypertransport-msi-capability.patch

-watchdog-use-enotty-instead-of-enoioctlcmd-in-ioctl.patch
-hostap_cs-added-support-for-proxim-harmony-pci-w-lan.patch
-x86_64-mm-core-2-oprofile-identification.patch
-kernel-bug-fixing-for-kernel-kmodc.patch
-linux-magich-for-magic-numbers.patch
-linux-magich-for-magic-numbers-sparc-fix.patch
-knfsd-have-ext2-reject-file-handles-with-bad-inode-numbers-early.patch

-knfsd-have-ext2-reject-file-handles-with-bad-inode-numbers-early-tidy.patch

-knfsd-make-ext3-reject-filehandles-referring-to-invalid-inode-numbers.patch

-knfsd-make-ext3-reject-filehandles-referring-to-invalid-inode-numbers-tidy.patch

-pr_debug-check-pr_debug-arguments.patch
   Merged into mainline or a subsystem tree.

+add-headers_check-target-to-output-of-make-help.patch
+fix-make-headers_check-on-m68k.patch
+headers_check-clean-up-asm-parisc-pageh-for-user-headers.patch
+ext2-remove-superblock-lock-contention-in-ext2_statfs-2.patch
   Sent to Linus for 2.6.18.

+autofs4-zero-timeout-prevents-shutdown.patch
   Probably for 2.6.18.

+fix-longstanding-load-balancing-bug-in-the-scheduler.patch
   sched fix

+update-to-the-kernel-kmap-kunmap-api.patch
   Prepare to overload the kmap() API in
probably-wrong ways.

+sound-core-use-seek_set-cur.patch
+opl4-use-seek_set-cur.patch
+gus-use-seek_set-cur.patch
+mixart-use-seek_set-cur.patch
   Sound stuff.

+cifs-use-seek_end-instead-of-hardcoded-value.patch
   CIFS cleanup

+git-cpufreq-sw_any_bug_dmi_table-can-be-used-on-resume.patch
   cpufreq fix

+gregkh-driver-driver-core-add-const-to-class_create.patch
+gregkh-driver-sysfs_symlink_in_root.patch
+gregkh-driver-class_device_interface.patch
+gregkh-driver-config_sysfs_deprecated.patch
+gregkh-driver-sound-device.patch
+gregkh-driver-ppp-device.patch
+gregkh-driver-ppdev-device.patch
+gregkh-driver-mmc-device.patch
+gregkh-driver-pcmcia-device.patch
+gregkh-driver-input-device.patch
+gregkh-driver-firmware-device.patch
+gregkh-driver-fb-device.patch
   Driver tree updates.

-revert-gregkh-driver-class_device_rename-remove.patch
-revert-gregkh-driver-network-class_device-to-device.patch
-revert-gregkh-driver-tty-device.patch
-revert-gregkh-driver-mem-devices.patch
   It became untenable to revert so many things.

-more-driver-core-fixes-for-mm.patch
-yet-further-driver-core-fixes-for-mm.patch
-return-code-checking-for-make_class_name.patch
   Some of these were broken by driver-tree
changes.

+gregkh-driver-input-device-a3d-fix.patch
+gregkh-driver-input-device-more-fixes.patch
+gregkh-driver-input-device-even-more-fixes.patch
+gregkh-driver-input-device-even-more-fixes-2.patch
+gregkh-driver-fb-device-fixes.patch
+more-driver-tree-fixes.patch
   Fix driver-tree mess.

+dvb-usb-vs-driver-tree.patch
   More.

-gregkh-i2c-i2c-isa-plan-for-removal.patch
   Dropped due to rejects.

+hdapsc-inversion-of-each-axis.patch
   hdaps fix

+stowaway-keyboard-support-update.patch
+stowaway-vs-driver-tree.patch
   Fix stowaway-keyboard-support.patch

+hdrcheck-permission-fix.patch
   Fix `make headercheck’

-revert-libata-ignore-cfa-signature-while-sanity-checking-an-atapi-device.patch

-redo-libata-ignore-cfa-signature-while-sanity-checking-an-atapi-device.patch

   Unneeded.

+git-magic.patch
+git-magic-fixup.patch
+git-magic-fixup-2.patch
   Consolidate magic numbers.

-tulip-update-tulip-version.patch
   Unneeded

-tulip-update-winbond840c-version.patch
   Merged, I think.

+ip100a-fix-tx-pause-bug-reset_tx-intr_handler.patch
+ip100a-change-phy-address-search-from-phy=1-to-phy=0.patch
+ip100a-correct-initial-and-close-hardware-step.patch
+ip100a-solve-host-error-problem-in-low-performance.patch
   Net driver updates

+net-ipv6-bh_lock_sock_nested-on-tcp_v6_rcv.patch
   lockdep fix

+revert-allow-file-systems-to-manually-d_move-inside-of-rename.patch

   Revert a patch which is also in the OCFS2
tree.

+git-parisc-powerpc-fix.patch
   Fix broken changes to core IRQ code which are
(logically) in the parisc tree.

+8250-uart-backup-timer.patch
   Serial fix.

+gregkh-pci-msi-rename-pci_cap_id_ht_irqconf-into-pci_cap_id_ht.patch

+gregkh-pci-pci_bridge-device.patch
   PCI tree updates

+pci-quirks-update.patch
   PCI fixes

-fix-panic-when-reinserting-adaptec-pcmcia-scsi-card.patch
   Dropped

+bodge-scsi-misc-module-reference-count-checks-with-no-module_unload.patch

+scsi-remove-seagateh.patch
+scsi-seagate-scsi_cmnd-conversion.patch
+aha152x-fix.patch
   SCSI stuff.

+revert-gregkh-usb-usbcore-remove-usb_suspend_root_hub.patch
   Revert broken USB patch

+gregkh-usb-usbcore-add-autosuspend-autoresume-infrastructure-2.patch

+microtek-usb-scanner-scsi_cmnd-conversion.patch
   USB stuff

+x86-remaining-pda-patches.patch
   Fix PDA patches in x86_64 tree.

+cleanup-radix_tree_derefreplace_slot-calling-conventions-warning-fixes.patch

   Fix
cleanup-radix_tree_derefreplace_slot-calling-conventions.patch

-page-migration-replace-radix_tree_lookup_slot-with-radix_tree_lockup.patch

   Dropped.

+have-power-use-add_active_range-and-free_area_init_nodes-ppc-fix.patch

   Fix
have-power-use-add_active_range-and-free_area_init_nodes.patch

+page-invalidation-cleanup.patch
+slab-fix-kmalloc_node-applying-memory-policies-if-nodeid-==-numa_node_id.patch

+slab-fix-kmalloc_node-applying-memory-policies-if-nodeid-==-numa_node_id-fix.patch

+condense-output-of-show_free_areas.patch
+add-numa_build-definition-in-kernelh-to-avoid-ifdef.patch
+disable-gfp_thisnode-in-the-non-numa-case.patch
+gfp_thisnode-for-the-slab-allocator-v2.patch
+gfp_thisnode-for-the-slab-allocator-v2-fix.patch
+add-node-to-zone-for-the-numa-case.patch
+add-node-to-zone-for-the-numa-case-fix.patch
+get-rid-of-zone_table.patch
+get-rid-of-zone_table-fix.patch
+do-not-allocate-pagesets-for-unpopulated-zones.patch
+zone_statistics-use-hot-node-instead-of-cold-zone_pgdat.patch
+deal-with-cases-of-zone_dma-meaning-the-first-zone.patch
+introduce-config_zone_dma.patch
+optional-zone_dma-in-the-vm.patch
+optional-zone_dma-for-i386.patch
+optional-zone_dma-for-x86_64.patch
+optional-zone_dma-for-ia64.patch
+remove-zone_dma-remains-from-parisc.patch
+remove-zone_dma-remains-from-sh-sh64.patch
   MM updates

+frv-fix-fls-to-handle-bit-31-being-set-correctly.patch
+frv-implement-fls64.patch
+frv-optimise-ffs.patch
   FRV updates

+alchemy-delete-unused-pt_regs-argument-from-au1xxx_dbdma_chan_alloc.patch

   MIPS fix

+avr32-dont-leave-dbe-set-when-resetting-cpu.patch
+avr32-make-prot_write-prot_exec-imply-prot_read.patch
+avr32-remove-set_wmb.patch
+avr32-use-parse_early_param.patch
+avr32-fix-exported-headers.patch
+avr32-fix-__const_udelay-overflow-bug.patch
+avr32-mtd-static-memory-controller-driver-try-2.patch
+avr32-mtd-at49bv6416-platform-device-for-atstk1000.patch
+avr32-mtd-unlock-flash-if-necessary.patch
   AVR32 udpates

-i386-print-stack-size-in-oops-messages.patch
   Dropped due to rejects against x86_64 tree

+x86-restore-i8259a-eoi-status-on-resume.patch
   x86 fix

+split-i386-and-x86_64-ptraceh.patch
+split-i386-and-x86_64-ptraceh-fix.patch
+make-uml-use-ptrace-abih.patch
   UML work

+inode-diet-eliminate-i_blksize-and-use-a-per-superblock-default-vs-gfs2.patch

   Fix gfs2 for
inode-diet-eliminate-i_blksize-and-use-a-per-superblock-default.patch

-sanitize-3c589_cs.patch
   Dropped.

+blockdevc-check-errors-fix.patch
   Fix blockdevc-check-errors.patch

+serial-fix-up-offenders-peering-at-baud-bits-directly.patch
+remove-the-old-bd_mutex-lockdep-annotation.patch
+new-bd_mutex-lockdep-annotation.patch
+codingstyle-cleanup-for-kernel-sysc.patch
+allow-proc-configgz-to-be-built-as-a-module.patch
+add-config_headers_check-option-to-automatically-run-make-headers_check.patch

+add-config_headers_check-option-to-automatically-run-make-headers_check-nobble.patch

+pci-via82cxxx_audio-use-pci_get_device.patch
+pci-cs46xx-oss-switch-to-pci_get_device.patch
+#pci-mxser-pci-refcounts.patch
+pci-piix-use-refcounted-interface-when-searching-for-a-450nx.patch

+pci-serverworks-switch-to-pci-refcounted-interfaces.patch
+pci-sis5513-switch-to-pci-refcounting.patch
+pci-mtd-switch-to-pci_get_device-and-do-ref-counting.patch
+pci-via-switch-to-pci_get_device-refcounted-pci-api.patch
+mbcs-use-seek_set-cur.patch
+eicon-isdn-removed-unused-definitions-for-os_seek_.patch
+vfs-use-seek_set-cur.patch
+proper-flags-type-of-spin_lock_irqsave.patch
   Misc

+add-missing-page_copy-export-for-ppc-and-powerpc.patch
   Fix nfs-use-local-caching-12.patch

-r-o-bind-mount-clean-up-ocfs2-nlink-handling.patch
+r-o-bind-mount-clean-up-ocfs2-nlink-handling-2.patch
   Updated due to changes in git-ocfs2.patch

-thinkpad_ec-new-driver-for-thinkpad-embedded-controller-access.patch

-hdaps-use-thinkpad_ec-instead-of-direct-port-access.patch
-hdaps-unify-and-cache-hdaps-readouts.patch
-hdaps-unify-and-cache-hdaps-readouts-fix.patch
-hdaps-correct-readout-and-remove-nonsensical-attributes.patch
-hdaps-remember-keyboard-and-mouse-activity.patch
-hdaps-limit-hardware-query-rate.patch
-hdaps-delay-calibration-to-first-hardware-query.patch
-hdaps-add-explicit-hardware-configuration-functions.patch
-hdaps-add-explicit-hardware-configuration-functions-fix.patch
-hdaps-add-explicit-hardware-configuration-functions-fix-fix.patch

-hdaps-add-new-sysfs-attributes.patch
-hdaps-power-off-accelerometer-on-suspend-and-unload.patch
-hdaps-stop-polling-timer-when-suspended.patch
-hdaps-simplify-whitelist.patch
   Dropped.

+s390-update-fs3270-to-use-a-struct-pid.patch
   Fix s390 for pid patches in -mm.

+knfsd-replace-two-page-lists-in-struct-svc_rqst-with-one-fix.patch

   Fix
knfsd-replace-two-page-lists-in-struct-svc_rqst-with-one.patch

+scheduler-numa-aware-placement-of-sched_group_allnodes.patch
   sched tweak.

+ecryptfs-versioning-fixes.patch
+ecryptfs-versioning-fixes-tidy.patch
   ecryptfs fixes

+namespaces-utsname-implement-clone_newuts-flag-fix.patch
   Fix
namespaces-utsname-implement-clone_newuts-flag.patch

+rename-the-provided-execve-functions-to-kernel_execve-headers-fix.patch

   Fix
rename-the-provided-execve-functions-to-kernel_execve.patch some
more

+ide-fix-crash-on-repeated-reset-tidy.patch
   Clean up
ide-fix-crash-on-repeated-reset.patch

+dm-support-ioctls-on-mapped-devices-fix-with-fake-file.patch
+dm-fix-alloc_dev-error-path.patch
+dm-snapshot-fix-invalidation-enomem.patch
+dm-snapshot-allow-zero-chunk_size.patch
+dm-snapshot-fix-metadata-error-handling.patch
+dm-snapshot-make-read-and-write-exception-functions-void.patch
+dm-snapshot-fix-metadata-writing-when-suspending.patch
+dm-snapshot-tidy-snapshot_map.patch
+dm-snapshot-tidy-pending_complete.patch
+dm-snapshot-add-workqueue.patch
+dm-snapshot-tidy-pe-ref-counting.patch
+dm-snapshot-fix-freeing-pending-exception.patch
+dm-mirror-remove-trailing-space-from-table.patch
+dm-mpath-tidy-ctr.patch
+dm-mpath-use-kzalloc.patch
+dm-add-uevent-change-event-on-resume.patch
+dm-add-debug-macro.patch
+dm-table-add-target-preresume.patch
+dm-crypt-add-key-msg.patch
+dm-crypt-restructure-for-workqueue-change.patch
+dm-crypt-restructure-write-processing.patch
+dm-crypt-move-io-to-workqueue.patch
+dm-crypt-use-private-biosets.patch
+dm-use-private-biosets.patch
+dm-extract-device-limit-setting.patch
+dm-table-add-target-flush.patch
   Device mapper updates

+statistics-infrastructure-exploitation-zfcp-sched_clock-fix.patch

   Fix
statistics-infrastructure-exploitation-zfcp.patch

+genirq-msi-restore-__do_irq-compat-logic-temporarily.patch
   Kludge around genirq MSI bugs.

+rcu-credits-and-maintainers.patch
   RCU update

-nozomi-pci_module_init-conversion.patch
   Collaterally damaged by driver tree fun.

+pr_debug-check-pr_debug-arguments-arm-fix.patch
+pr_debug-check-pr_debug-arguments.patch
   Fix pr_debug patches in -mm.

+mprotect-patch-for-use-by-slim.patch
+integrity-service-api-and-dummy-provider.patch
+integrity-service-api-and-dummy-provider-compilation-warning-fix.patch

+slim-main-patch.patch
+slim-main-patch-socket_post_create-hook-return-code.patch
+slim-secfs-patch.patch
+slim-make-and-config-stuff.patch
+slim-debug-output.patch
+slim-fix-security-issue-with-the-task_post_setuid-hook.patch
+slim-secfs-inode-i_private-build-fix.patch
+slim-documentation.patch
   New security feature.

-input_register_device-debug.patch
   Dropped due to rejects.

All 1979 patches:


ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.18-rc7/2.6.18-rc7-mm1/patch-list

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