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authorBenjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>2012-12-18 10:22:27 +1100
committerBenjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>2012-12-18 10:22:27 +1100
commit376bddd34433065aeb9b9a140870537feecf90ef (patch)
treea40e2b84ad89f4b3ba968de65a4bf7ff6ccae835 /Documentation
parentd526e85f60fce9aa2a1432cbd06e3cf20c1644c8 (diff)
parent667b504a2c411e4d5915a6e2260a3857ba9f797a (diff)
Merge remote-tracking branch 'agust/next' into next
Brings some 52xx updates. Also manually merged tools/perf/perf.h. Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
8 files changed, 53 insertions, 15 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/arm64/memory.txt b/Documentation/arm64/memory.txt
index dbbdcbba75a..4110cca96bd 100644
--- a/Documentation/arm64/memory.txt
+++ b/Documentation/arm64/memory.txt
@@ -27,17 +27,17 @@ Start End Size Use
0000000000000000 0000007fffffffff 512GB user
-ffffff8000000000 ffffffbbfffcffff ~240GB vmalloc
+ffffff8000000000 ffffffbbfffeffff ~240GB vmalloc
-ffffffbbfffd0000 ffffffbcfffdffff 64KB [guard page]
+ffffffbbffff0000 ffffffbbffffffff 64KB [guard page]
-ffffffbbfffe0000 ffffffbcfffeffff 64KB PCI I/O space
+ffffffbc00000000 ffffffbdffffffff 8GB vmemmap
-ffffffbbffff0000 ffffffbcffffffff 64KB [guard page]
+ffffffbe00000000 ffffffbffbbfffff ~8GB [guard, future vmmemap]
-ffffffbc00000000 ffffffbdffffffff 8GB vmemmap
+ffffffbffbe00000 ffffffbffbe0ffff 64KB PCI I/O space
-ffffffbe00000000 ffffffbffbffffff ~8GB [guard, future vmmemap]
+ffffffbbffff0000 ffffffbcffffffff ~2MB [guard]
ffffffbffc000000 ffffffbfffffffff 64MB modules
diff --git a/Documentation/cgroups/memory.txt b/Documentation/cgroups/memory.txt
index c07f7b4fb88..71c4da41344 100644
--- a/Documentation/cgroups/memory.txt
+++ b/Documentation/cgroups/memory.txt
@@ -466,6 +466,10 @@ Note:
5.3 swappiness
Similar to /proc/sys/vm/swappiness, but affecting a hierarchy of groups only.
+Please note that unlike the global swappiness, memcg knob set to 0
+really prevents from any swapping even if there is a swap storage
+available. This might lead to memcg OOM killer if there are no file
+pages to reclaim.
Following cgroups' swappiness can't be changed.
- root cgroup (uses /proc/sys/vm/swappiness).
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/input/touchscreen/egalax-ts.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/input/touchscreen/egalax-ts.txt
new file mode 100644
index 00000000000..df70318a617
--- /dev/null
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/input/touchscreen/egalax-ts.txt
@@ -0,0 +1,19 @@
+* EETI eGalax Multiple Touch Controller
+Required properties:
+- compatible: must be "eeti,egalax_ts"
+- reg: i2c slave address
+- interrupt-parent: the phandle for the interrupt controller
+- interrupts: touch controller interrupt
+- wakeup-gpios: the gpio pin to be used for waking up the controller
+ as well as uased as irq pin
+ egalax_ts@04 {
+ compatible = "eeti,egalax_ts";
+ reg = <0x04>;
+ interrupt-parent = <&gpio1>;
+ interrupts = <9 2>;
+ wakeup-gpios = <&gpio1 9 0>;
+ };
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/mdio-gpio.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/mdio-gpio.txt
index bc954952901..c79bab02536 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/mdio-gpio.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/mdio-gpio.txt
@@ -8,9 +8,16 @@ gpios property as described in section VIII.1 in the following order:
+Note: Each gpio-mdio bus should have an alias correctly numbered in "aliases"
-mdio {
+aliases {
+ mdio-gpio0 = <&mdio0>;
+mdio0: mdio {
compatible = "virtual,mdio-gpio";
#address-cells = <1>;
#size-cells = <0>;
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt
index a1793d670cd..3844d21d6ca 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@ Table of Contents
2 Modifying System Parameters
3 Per-Process Parameters
- 3.1 /proc/<pid>/oom_score_adj - Adjust the oom-killer
+ 3.1 /proc/<pid>/oom_adj & /proc/<pid>/oom_score_adj - Adjust the oom-killer
3.2 /proc/<pid>/oom_score - Display current oom-killer score
3.3 /proc/<pid>/io - Display the IO accounting fields
@@ -1320,10 +1320,10 @@ of the kernel.
-3.1 /proc/<pid>/oom_score_adj- Adjust the oom-killer score
+3.1 /proc/<pid>/oom_adj & /proc/<pid>/oom_score_adj- Adjust the oom-killer score
-This file can be used to adjust the badness heuristic used to select which
+These file can be used to adjust the badness heuristic used to select which
process gets killed in out of memory conditions.
The badness heuristic assigns a value to each candidate task ranging from 0
@@ -1361,6 +1361,12 @@ same system, cpuset, mempolicy, or memory controller resources to use at least
equivalent to discounting 50% of the task's allowed memory from being considered
as scoring against the task.
+For backwards compatibility with previous kernels, /proc/<pid>/oom_adj may also
+be used to tune the badness score. Its acceptable values range from -16
+(OOM_ADJUST_MIN) to +15 (OOM_ADJUST_MAX) and a special value of -17
+(OOM_DISABLE) to disable oom killing entirely for that task. Its value is
+scaled linearly with /proc/<pid>/oom_score_adj.
The value of /proc/<pid>/oom_score_adj may be reduced no lower than the last
value set by a CAP_SYS_RESOURCE process. To reduce the value any lower
@@ -1375,7 +1381,9 @@ minimal amount of work.
This file can be used to check the current score used by the oom-killer is for
-any given <pid>.
+any given <pid>. Use it together with /proc/<pid>/oom_score_adj to tune which
+process should be killed in an out-of-memory situation.
3.3 /proc/<pid>/io - Display the IO accounting fields
diff --git a/Documentation/hwmon/fam15h_power b/Documentation/hwmon/fam15h_power
index a92918e0bd6..80654813d04 100644
--- a/Documentation/hwmon/fam15h_power
+++ b/Documentation/hwmon/fam15h_power
@@ -10,7 +10,7 @@ Supported chips:
BIOS and Kernel Developer's Guide (BKDG) For AMD Family 15h Processors
(not yet published)
-Author: Andreas Herrmann <andreas.herrmann3@amd.com>
+Author: Andreas Herrmann <herrmann.der.user@googlemail.com>
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/netdev-features.txt b/Documentation/networking/netdev-features.txt
index 4164f5c02e4..f310edec8a7 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/netdev-features.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/netdev-features.txt
@@ -164,4 +164,4 @@ read the CRC recorded by the NIC on receipt of the packet.
This requests that the NIC receive all possible frames, including errored
frames (such as bad FCS, etc). This can be helpful when sniffing a link with
bad packets on it. Some NICs may receive more packets if also put into normal
-PROMISC mdoe.
+PROMISC mode.
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/vxlan.txt b/Documentation/networking/vxlan.txt
index 5b34b762d7d..6d993510f09 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/vxlan.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/vxlan.txt
@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ no entry is in the forwarding table.
# ip link delete vxlan0
3. Show vxlan info
- # ip -d show vxlan0
+ # ip -d link show vxlan0
It is possible to create, destroy and display the vxlan
forwarding table using the new bridge command.
@@ -41,7 +41,7 @@ forwarding table using the new bridge command.
# bridge fdb add to 00:17:42:8a:b4:05 dst dev vxlan0
2. Delete forwarding table entry
- # bridge fdb delete 00:17:42:8a:b4:05
+ # bridge fdb delete 00:17:42:8a:b4:05 dev vxlan0
3. Show forwarding table
# bridge fdb show dev vxlan0