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2008-03-19mm: fix various kernel-doc commentsRandy Dunlap
Fix various kernel-doc notation in mm/: filemap.c: add function short description; convert 2 to kernel-doc fremap.c: change parameter 'prot' to @prot pagewalk.c: change "-" in function parameters to ":" slab.c: fix short description of kmem_ptr_validate() swap.c: fix description & parameters of put_pages_list() swap_state.c: fix function parameters vmalloc.c: change "@returns" to "Returns:" since that is not a parameter Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-03-19aio: bad AIO race in aio_complete() leads to process hangQuentin Barnes
My group ran into a AIO process hang on a 2.6.24 kernel with the process sleeping indefinitely in io_getevents(2) waiting for the last wakeup to come and it never would. We ran the tests on x86_64 SMP. The hang only occurred on a Xeon box ("Clovertown") but not a Core2Duo ("Conroe"). On the Xeon, the L2 cache isn't shared between all eight processors, but is L2 is shared between between all two processors on the Core2Duo we use. My analysis of the hang is if you go down to the second while-loop in read_events(), what happens on processor #1: 1) add_wait_queue_exclusive() adds thread to ctx->wait 2) aio_read_evt() to check tail 3) if aio_read_evt() returned 0, call [io_]schedule() and sleep In aio_complete() with processor #2: A) info->tail = tail; B) waitqueue_active(&ctx->wait) C) if waitqueue_active() returned non-0, call wake_up() The way the code is written, step 1 must be seen by all other processors before processor 1 checks for pending events in step 2 (that were recorded by step A) and step A by processor 2 must be seen by all other processors (checked in step 2) before step B is done. The race I believed I was seeing is that steps 1 and 2 were effectively swapped due to the __list_add() being delayed by the L2 cache not shared by some of the other processors. Imagine: proc 2: just before step A proc 1, step 1: adds to ctx->wait, but is not visible by other processors yet proc 1, step 2: checks tail and sees no pending events proc 2, step A: updates tail proc 1, step 3: calls [io_]schedule() and sleeps proc 2, step B: checks ctx->wait, but sees no one waiting, skips wakeup so proc 1 sleeps indefinitely My patch adds a memory barrier between steps A and B. It ensures that the update in step 1 gets seen on processor 2 before continuing. If processor 1 was just before step 1, the memory barrier makes sure that step A (update tail) gets seen by the time processor 1 makes it to step 2 (check tail). Before the patch our AIO process would hang virtually 100% of the time. After the patch, we have yet to see the process ever hang. Signed-off-by: Quentin Barnes <qbarnes+linux@yahoo-inc.com> Reviewed-by: Zach Brown <zach.brown@oracle.com> Cc: Benjamin LaHaise <bcrl@kvack.org> Cc: <stable@kernel.org> Cc: Nick Piggin <nickpiggin@yahoo.com.au> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> [ We should probably disallow that "if (waitqueue_active()) wake_up()" coding pattern, because it's so often buggy wrt memory ordering ] Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-03-18Merge branch 'fixes' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/djbw/async_tx * 'fixes' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/djbw/async_tx: async_tx: avoid the async xor_zero_sum path when src_cnt > device->max_xor fsldma: Fix the DMA halt when using DMA_INTERRUPT async_tx transfer.
2008-03-18Revert "ACPI: EC: Handle IRQ storm on Acer laptops"Alexey Starikovskiy
This reverts commit 2c81ce4c9c37b910210f2640c28e98a0c398dc26. It caused several new troubles (eg suspend slowdown bisected down to this patch by Pavel Machek), so just revert it for now. Signed-off-by: Alexey Starikovskiy <astarikovskiy@suse.de> Cc: Pavel Machek <pavel@suse.cz> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-03-18Merge branch 'for-linus' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mingo/linux-2.6-sched-devel * 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mingo/linux-2.6-sched-devel: sched: tune multi-core idle balancing sched: retune wake granularity sched: wakeup-buddy tasks are cache-hot sched: improve affine wakeups sched, net: socket wakeups are sync sched: clean up wakeup balancing, code flow sched: clean up wakeup balancing, rename variables sched: clean up wakeup balancing, move wake_affine()
2008-03-18IDE: Make taskfile interface more robust wrt unexpected end-of-commandLinus Torvalds
Now that we handle all the special commands using REQ_TYPE_ATA_TASKFILE rather than using the old REQ_TYPE_ATA_CMD model, we need to also emulate the lack of full taskfile data that comes with the old command model (ie when commands are generated with the HDIO_DRIVE_CMD ioctl rather than using the HDIO_DRIVE_TASK[FILE] ioctls). In particular, this means that we should handle command completion the more relaxed way that the old drive_cmd_intr() code did. It allows commands to finish early even if they don't use up all the data that we thought we had for them. This fixes a regression seen by Anders Eriksson where some SMART commands sent by smartd would cause a boot-time system hang on his machine because the IDE command handling code didn't realize that the command had completed. Tested-by: Anders Eriksson <aeriksson@fastmail.fm> Cc: Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@oracle.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> Acked-by: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <bzolnier@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-03-18Merge branch 'slab-linus' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/christoph/vm * 'slab-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/christoph/vm: slub page alloc fallback: Enable interrupts for GFP_WAIT.
2008-03-19sched: tune multi-core idle balancingIngo Molnar
WAKE_IDLE is too agressive on multi-core CPUs with the new wake-affine code, keep it on for SMT/HT balancing alone (where there's no cache affinity at all between logical CPUs). Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
2008-03-19sched: retune wake granularityIngo Molnar
reduce wake-up granularity for better interactivity. Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
2008-03-19sched: wakeup-buddy tasks are cache-hotIngo Molnar
Wakeup-buddy tasks are cache-hot - this makes it a bit harder for the load-balancer to tear them apart. (but it's still possible, if the load is sufficiently assymetric) Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
2008-03-19sched: improve affine wakeupsIngo Molnar
improve affine wakeups. Maintain the 'overlap' metric based on CFS's sum_exec_runtime - which means the amount of time a task executes after it wakes up some other task. Use the 'overlap' for the wakeup decisions: if the 'overlap' is short, it means there's strong workload coupling between this task and the woken up task. If the 'overlap' is large then the workload is decoupled and the scheduler will move them to separate CPUs more easily. ( Also slightly move the preempt_check within try_to_wake_up() - this has no effect on functionality but allows 'early wakeups' (for still-on-rq tasks) to be correctly accounted as well.) Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
2008-03-19sched, net: socket wakeups are syncIngo Molnar
'sync' wakeups are a hint towards the scheduler that (certain) networking related wakeups likely create coupling between tasks. Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
2008-03-19sched: clean up wakeup balancing, code flowIngo Molnar
Clean up the code flow. No code changed: kernel/sched.o: text data bss dec hex filename 42521 2858 232 45611 b22b sched.o.before 42521 2858 232 45611 b22b sched.o.after md5: 09b31c44e9aff8666f72773dc433e2df sched.o.before.asm 09b31c44e9aff8666f72773dc433e2df sched.o.after.asm Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
2008-03-19sched: clean up wakeup balancing, rename variablesIngo Molnar
rename 'cpu' to 'prev_cpu'. No code changed: kernel/sched.o: text data bss dec hex filename 42521 2858 232 45611 b22b sched.o.before 42521 2858 232 45611 b22b sched.o.after md5: 09b31c44e9aff8666f72773dc433e2df sched.o.before.asm 09b31c44e9aff8666f72773dc433e2df sched.o.after.asm Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
2008-03-19sched: clean up wakeup balancing, move wake_affine()Ingo Molnar
split out the affine-wakeup bits. No code changed: kernel/sched.o: text data bss dec hex filename 42521 2858 232 45611 b22b sched.o.before 42521 2858 232 45611 b22b sched.o.after md5: 9d76738f1272aa82f0b7affd2f51df6b sched.o.before.asm 09b31c44e9aff8666f72773dc433e2df sched.o.after.asm (the md5's changed because stack slots changed and some registers get scheduled by gcc in a different order - but otherwise the before and after assembly is instruction for instruction equivalent.) Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
2008-03-18async_tx: avoid the async xor_zero_sum path when src_cnt > device->max_xorDan Williams
If the channel cannot perform the operation in one call to ->device_prep_dma_zero_sum, then fallback to the xor+page_is_zero path. This only affects users with arrays larger than 16 devices on iop13xx or 32 devices on iop3xx. Cc: <stable@kernel.org> Cc: Neil Brown <neilb@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
2008-03-18fsldma: Fix the DMA halt when using DMA_INTERRUPT async_tx transfer.Zhang Wei
The DMA_INTERRUPT async_tx is a NULL transfer, thus the BCR(count register) is 0. When the transfer started with a byte count of zero, the DMA controller will triger a PE(programming error) event and halt, not a normal interrupt. I add special codes for PE event and DMA_INTERRUPT async_tx testing. Signed-off-by: Zhang Wei <wei.zhang@freescale.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
2008-03-18Merge branch 'audit.b49' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/viro/audit-current * 'audit.b49' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/viro/audit-current: [PATCH] export sessionid alongside the loginuid in procfs
2008-03-18[PATCH] export sessionid alongside the loginuid in procfsEric Paris
Signed-off-by: Eric Paris <eparis@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
2008-03-18Merge branch 'for-linus' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jikos/hid * 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jikos/hid: HID: update key codes for Apple aluminium HID: fix comment in hid_input_report() HID: BADPAD entry for NATSU Playstation USB adapter HID: Use DIV_ROUND_UP HID: remove HID_QUIRK_APPLE_ISO_KEYBOARD for 4th generation macbook
2008-03-18Merge branch 'release' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/lenb/linux-acpi-2.6 * 'release' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/lenb/linux-acpi-2.6: ACPI: Set flag DOCK_UNDOCKING when triggered via sysfs Revert "ACPI: video: Ignore devices that aren't present in hardware" asus_acpi: remove misleading mask Revert "ACPI: video: Ignore ACPI video devices that aren't present in hardware" thermal: delete "default y" thermal: re-document thermal units Revert "thermal: fix generic thermal I/F for hwmon" ACPI: fix ATA_ACPI build ACPI: battery: Don't return -EFAIL on broken packages. ACPI: lockdep warning on boot, 2.6.25-rc5
2008-03-18Merge branch 'for-linus' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/dtor/input * 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/dtor/input: Input: ALPS - fix forward/back buttons reversed on Acer 5520-5290 Input: ALPS - put secondary device in proper place in sysfs Input: wacom - add support for Bamboo1, BambooFun, and Cintiq 12WX Input: document i8042.noloop Input: add keyboard notifier documentation Input: ads7846 - fix uninitialized var warning Input: i8042 - add SNI RM support Input: i8042 - add Lenovo 3000 N100 to nomux blacklist Input: i8042 - fix warning on non-x86 builds Input: cobalt_btns - assorted fixes
2008-03-18Merge branch 'for-linus' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jmorris/selinux-2.6 * 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jmorris/selinux-2.6: make selinux_parse_opts_str() static
2008-03-18Merge branch 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.dk/linux-2.6-blockLinus Torvalds
* 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.dk/linux-2.6-block: Revert "unexport bio_{,un}map_user" relay: fix subbuf_splice_actor() adding too many pages The ps2esdi driver was marked as BROKEN more than two years ago due to being
2008-03-18Merge branch 'drm-fixes' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/airlied/drm-2.6 * 'drm-fixes' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/airlied/drm-2.6: drm/ati_pcigart: fix the PCIGART to use drm_pci to allocate GART table. drm/radeon: fixup RV550 chip family drm/via: attempt again to stabilise the AGP DMA command submission. drm: Fix race that can lockup the kernel
2008-03-18HID: update key codes for Apple aluminiumMichael Hanselmann
F5 and F6 have no second function printed on them. Thus their definitions have been removed from the table. KEY_CYCLEWINDOWS doesn't name the function of Mac OS X' Expose properly and because we couldn't find a better key code, we decided to use KEY_FN_F4 instead. We also changed KEY_BACK and KEY_FORWARD, which apply to browser functions, to KEY_PREVIOUSSONG and KEY_NEXTSONG, since the keys are intended to control a music player. Signed-off-by: Michael Hanselmann <linux-kernel@hansmi.ch> Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
2008-03-18HID: fix comment in hid_input_report()Jiri Kosina
The hid_input_report() in debug mode of course outputs the report itself, not the device report descriptor. Fix this error in comment. Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
2008-03-18HID: BADPAD entry for NATSU Playstation USB adapterAndrew Burton
Add quirk entry for BADPAD for the NATSU Playstation USB adapter. The adapter is supported under Linux, but with bad direction detection. Signed-off-by: Andrew Burton <adb@iinet.net.au> Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
2008-03-18HID: Use DIV_ROUND_UPJulia Lawall
The kernel.h macro DIV_ROUND_UP performs the computation (((n) + (d) - 1) / (d)) but is perhaps more readable. Signed-off-by: Julia Lawall <julia@diku.dk> Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
2008-03-18HID: remove HID_QUIRK_APPLE_ISO_KEYBOARD for 4th generation macbookTobias Mueller
4th generation MacBook (product id 0x022a) from Apple doesn't need HID_QUIRK_APPLE_ISO_KEYBOARD fix anymore. Signed-off-by: Tobias Mueller <Tobias_Mueller@twam.info> Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
2008-03-18Merge branches 'release' and 'dock' into releaseLen Brown
2008-03-18ACPI: Set flag DOCK_UNDOCKING when triggered via sysfsHolger Macht
begin_undock() is only called when triggered via a acpi notify handler (pressing the undock button on the dock station), but complete_undock() is always called after the eject. So if a undock is triggered through a sysfs write, the flag DOCK_UNDOCKING has to be set for the dock station, too. Otherwise this will freeze the system hard. Signed-off-by: Holger Macht <hmacht@suse.de> Acked-by: Kristen Carlson Accardi <kristen.c.accardi@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>
2008-03-18Merge branches 'release', 'asus', 'bugzilla-8573', 'bugzilla-9995', ↵Len Brown
'bugzilla-10272', 'lockdep' and 'thermal' into release
2008-03-18Revert "ACPI: video: Ignore devices that aren't present in hardware"Len Brown
This reverts commit 0119509c4fbc9adcef1472817fda295334612976. http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9995 Signed-off-by: Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>
2008-03-18asus_acpi: remove misleading maskJulia Lawall
led_out is boolean, so there is no functional change here, but apparently an extra mask with 1 caused some style checkers to flag this as logic bug. Signed-off-by: Julia Lawall <julia@diku.dk> Acked-by: Luca Tettamanti <kronos.it@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>
2008-03-18Revert "ACPI: video: Ignore ACPI video devices that aren't present in hardware"Len Brown
This reverts commit 3fa2cdcc45a0176de15cac9dbf4ed2834ebf8932. http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9995 Signed-off-by: Len Brown <len.brown>
2008-03-18thermal: delete "default y"Len Brown
The generic thermal I/F gets selected by ACPI_THERMAL -- its only current customer. it doesn't need to clutter other configs by default. Signed-off-by: Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>
2008-03-18thermal: re-document thermal unitsZhang, Rui
From: Zhang Rui <rui.zhang@intel.com> (reverting the previous sysfs patch also reverted a fix to the thermal units documentation, which is restored by this commit) The generic thermal driver shows temperature in millidegree Celsius. Signed-off-by: Zhang Rui <rui.zhang@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>
2008-03-18Revert "thermal: fix generic thermal I/F for hwmon"Len Brown
This reverts commit 3152fb9f11cdd2fd8688c2c5cb805e5c09b53dd9. This broke libsensors. Acked-by: Zhang Rui <rui.zhang@intel.com> Acked-by: Jean Delvare <khali@linux-fr.org> Signed-off-by: Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>
2008-03-18Input: ALPS - fix forward/back buttons reversed on Acer 5520-5290Laszlo Kajan
ALPS_FW_BK_1 protocol flavor seems to have forward and backward keys reversed. Signed-off-by: Laszlo Kajan <kajla@bioinfo.pl> Signed-off-by: Dmitry Torokhov <dtor@mail.ru>
2008-03-18Input: ALPS - put secondary device in proper place in sysfsDmitry Torokhov
Secondary input device did not have parent set up causing it to appear in the root of sysfs device hierarchy. Signed-off-by: Dmitry Torokhov <dtor@mail.ru>
2008-03-18ACPI: fix ATA_ACPI buildLen Brown
drivers/ata/libata-acpi.c fails to build drivers/built-in.o: In function `ata_acpi_associate': (.text+0x7106a): undefined reference to `register_hotplug_dock_device' When CONFIG_ATA_ACPI=y and CONFIG_ACPI_DOCK=m But if dock is selected from ata_acpi, dock will =y when ata_acpi=y, avoiding this problem. http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10272 Signed-off-by: Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>
2008-03-17ACPI: battery: Don't return -EFAIL on broken packages.Alexey Starikovskiy
Acer BIOS has a bug which is exposed when a dead battery is present. The package template that is used to describe battery status is over-written with sane values when the battery is live. But when the batter is dead, a bogus reference in the template is used. In this case, Linux returns a fault, when instead it should simply return that it doesn't know the missing value. http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=8573 http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10202 Signed-off-by: Alexey Starikovskiy <astarikovskiy@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>
2008-03-17pciehp: don't enable slot unless forcedMark Lord
This fixes a 2.6.25 regression reported by Alex Chiang. Invoke pciehp_enable_slot() at startup only when pciehp_force=1. Some HP equipment apparently cannot cope with it otherwise. This restores the (previously working) 2.6.24 behaviour here, while allowing machines that need a kick to use pciehp_force=1. This was the original design back in October 2007, but Kristen suggested we try without it first: Kristen Carlson Accardi wrote: >I think it would be ok to try allowing the slot to be enabled when not >using pciehp_force mode. We can wrap it later if it proves to break things This ended up breaking one of Alex's setups, so it's time to put the wrapper back in now. Signed-off-by: Mark Lord <mlord@pobox.com> Acked-by: Alex Chiang <achiang@hp.com> Acked-by: Kristen Carlson Accardi <kristen.c.accardi@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-03-18make selinux_parse_opts_str() staticAdrian Bunk
This patch makes the needlessly global selinux_parse_opts_str() static. Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@kernel.org> Acked-by: Eric Paris <eparis@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: James Morris <jmorris@namei.org>
2008-03-17Revert "unexport bio_{,un}map_user"Jens Axboe
Outside users like asmlib uses the mapping functions. API wise, the export is definitely sane. It's a better idea to keep this export than to require external users to open-code this piece of code instead. Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@oracle.com>
2008-03-17slub page alloc fallback: Enable interrupts for GFP_WAIT.Christoph Lameter
The fallback path needs to enable interrupts like done for the other page allocator calls. This was not necessary with the alternate fast path since we handled irq enable/disable in the slow path. The regular fastpath handles irq enable/disable around calls to the slow path so we need to restore the proper status before calling the page allocator from the slowpath. Signed-off-by: Christoph Lameter <clameter@sgi.com>
2008-03-17Merge branch 'upstream-linus' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jgarzik/libata-dev * 'upstream-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jgarzik/libata-dev: ahci: Add Marvell 6121 SATA support pata_ali: use atapi_cmd_type() to determine cmd type instead of transfer size ahci: implement skip_host_reset parameter ahci: request all PCI BARs devres: implement pcim_iomap_regions_request_all() libata-acpi: improve dock event handling
2008-03-17Merge git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/rusty/linux-2.6-for-linusLinus Torvalds
* git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/rusty/linux-2.6-for-linus: virtio: fix race in enable_cb virtio: Enable netpoll interface for netconsole logging virtio: handle > 2 billion page balloon targets virtio: Fix sysfs bits to have proper block symlink virtio: Use spin_lock_irqsave/restore for virtio-pci
2008-03-17hfs_bnode_find() can fail, resulting in hfs_bnode_split() breakageAl Viro
oops and fs corruption; the latter can happen even on valid fs in case of oom. Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>