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2011-06-08Merge branch 'master' of ↵John W. Linville1-0/+3
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/linville/wireless-next-2.6 into for-davem
2011-06-03lib: cordic: add library module providing cordic angle calculationArend van Spriel1-0/+2
The brcm80211 driver in the staging tree has a cordic function to determine cosine and sine for a given angle. Feedback received from John Linville suggested that these kind of functions should be made available to others as a library function in the kernel tree. The b43 driver also has a cordic angle calculation implemented. Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org Cc: linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org Cc: "John W. Linville" <linville@tuxdriver.com> Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de> Cc: Dan Carpenter <error27@gmail.com> Cc: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net> Cc: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net> Reviewed-by: Roland Vossen <rvossen@broadcom.com> Reviewed-by: Henry Ptasinski <henryp@broadcom.com> Reviewed-by: Franky (Zhenhui) Lin <frankyl@broadcom.com> Signed-off-by: Arend van Spriel <arend@broadcom.com> Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
2011-06-03lib: crc8: add new library module providing crc8 algorithmArend van Spriel1-0/+1
The brcm80211 driver in staging tree uses a crc8 function. Based on feedback from John Linville to move this to lib directory, the linux source has been searched. Although there is currently only one other kernel driver using this algorithm (ie. drivers/ssb) we are providing this as a library function for others to use. Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org Cc: linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org Cc: Dan Carpenter <error27@gmail.com> Cc: George Spelvin <linux@horizon.com> Cc: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net> Reviewed-by: Henry Ptasinski <henryp@broadcom.com> Reviewed-by: Roland Vossen <rvossen@broadcom.com> Reviewed-by: "Franky (Zhenhui) Lin" <frankyl@broadcom.com> Signed-off-by: Arend van Spriel <arend@broadcom.com> Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
2011-05-26arch: remove CONFIG_GENERIC_FIND_{NEXT_BIT,BIT_LE,LAST_BIT}Akinobu Mita1-6/+2
By the previous style change, CONFIG_GENERIC_FIND_NEXT_BIT, CONFIG_GENERIC_FIND_BIT_LE, and CONFIG_GENERIC_FIND_LAST_BIT are not used to test for existence of find bitops anymore. Signed-off-by: Akinobu Mita <akinobu.mita@gmail.com> Acked-by: Greg Ungerer <gerg@uclinux.org> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> Cc: Russell King <linux@arm.linux.org.uk> Cc: Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com> Cc: Heiko Carstens <heiko.carstens@de.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2011-05-19lib: Add generic binary search function to the kernel.Tim Abbott1-1/+2
There a large number hand-coded binary searches in the kernel (run "git grep search | grep binary" to find many of them). Since in my experience, hand-coding binary searches can be error-prone, it seems worth cleaning this up by providing a generic binary search function. This generic binary search implementation comes from Ksplice. It has the same basic API as the C library bsearch() function. Ksplice uses it in half a dozen places with 4 different comparison functions, and I think our code is substantially cleaner because of this. Signed-off-by: Tim Abbott <tabbott@ksplice.com> Extra-bikeshedding-by: Alan Jenkins <alan-jenkins@tuffmail.co.uk> Extra-bikeshedding-by: André Goddard Rosa <andre.goddard@gmail.com> Extra-bikeshedding-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Signed-off-by: Alessio Igor Bogani <abogani@kernel.org> Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>
2011-03-25Merge branch 'master' of ↵Artem Bityutskiy1-1/+5
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6 into for-linus-1 * 'master' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6: (9356 commits) [media] rc: update for bitop name changes fs: simplify iget & friends fs: pull inode->i_lock up out of writeback_single_inode fs: rename inode_lock to inode_hash_lock fs: move i_wb_list out from under inode_lock fs: move i_sb_list out from under inode_lock fs: remove inode_lock from iput_final and prune_icache fs: Lock the inode LRU list separately fs: factor inode disposal fs: protect inode->i_state with inode->i_lock lib, arch: add filter argument to show_mem and fix private implementations SLUB: Write to per cpu data when allocating it slub: Fix debugobjects with lockless fastpath autofs4: Do not potentially dereference NULL pointer returned by fget() in autofs_dev_ioctl_setpipefd() autofs4 - remove autofs4_lock autofs4 - fix d_manage() return on rcu-walk autofs4 - fix autofs4_expire_indirect() traversal autofs4 - fix dentry leak in autofs4_expire_direct() autofs4 - reinstate last used update on access vfs - check non-mountpoint dentry might block in __follow_mount_rcu() ... NOTE! This merge commit was created to fix compilation error. The block tree was merged upstream and removed the 'elv_queue_empty()' function which the new 'mtdswap' driver is using. So a simple merge of the mtd tree with upstream does not compile. And the mtd tree has already be published, so re-basing it is not an option. To fix this unfortunate situation, I had to merge upstream into the mtd-2.6.git tree without committing, put the fixup patch on top of this, and then commit this. The result is that we do not have commits which do not compile. In other words, this merge commit "merges" 3 things: the MTD tree, the upstream tree, and the fixup patch.
2011-03-23bitops: introduce CONFIG_GENERIC_FIND_BIT_LEAkinobu Mita1-0/+1
This introduces CONFIG_GENERIC_FIND_BIT_LE to tell whether to use generic implementation of find_*_bit_le() in lib/find_next_bit.c or not. For now we select CONFIG_GENERIC_FIND_BIT_LE for all architectures which enable CONFIG_GENERIC_FIND_NEXT_BIT. But m68knommu wants to define own faster find_next_zero_bit_le() and continues using generic find_next_{,zero_}bit(). (CONFIG_GENERIC_FIND_NEXT_BIT and !CONFIG_GENERIC_FIND_BIT_LE) Signed-off-by: Akinobu Mita <akinobu.mita@gmail.com> Cc: Greg Ungerer <gerg@uclinux.org> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2011-03-22kstrto*: converting strings to integers done (hopefully) rightAlexey Dobriyan1-0/+2
1. simple_strto*() do not contain overflow checks and crufty, libc way to indicate failure. 2. strict_strto*() also do not have overflow checks but the name and comments pretend they do. 3. Both families have only "long long" and "long" variants, but users want strtou8() 4. Both "simple" and "strict" prefixes are wrong: Simple doesn't exactly say what's so simple, strict should not exist because conversion should be strict by default. The solution is to use "k" prefix and add convertors for more types. Enter kstrtoull() kstrtoll() kstrtoul() kstrtol() kstrtouint() kstrtoint() kstrtou64() kstrtos64() kstrtou32() kstrtos32() kstrtou16() kstrtos16() kstrtou8() kstrtos8() Include runtime testsuite (somewhat incomplete) as well. strict_strto*() become deprecated, stubbed to kstrto*() and eventually will be removed altogether. Use kstrto*() in code today! Note: on some archs _kstrtoul() and _kstrtol() are left in tree, even if they'll be unused at runtime. This is temporarily solution, because I don't want to hardcode list of archs where these functions aren't needed. Current solution with sizeof() and __alignof__ at least always works. Signed-off-by: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2011-03-16Merge branch 'config' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/arnd/bklLinus Torvalds1-1/+0
* 'config' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/arnd/bkl: BKL: That's all, folks fs/locks.c: Remove stale FIXME left over from BKL conversion ipx: remove the BKL appletalk: remove the BKL x25: remove the BKL ufs: remove the BKL hpfs: remove the BKL drivers: remove extraneous includes of smp_lock.h tracing: don't trace the BKL adfs: remove the big kernel lock
2011-03-11lib: add shared BCH ECC libraryIvan Djelic1-0/+1
This is a new software BCH encoding/decoding library, similar to the shared Reed-Solomon library. Binary BCH (Bose-Chaudhuri-Hocquenghem) codes are widely used to correct errors in NAND flash devices requiring more than 1-bit ecc correction; they are generally better suited for NAND flash than RS codes because NAND bit errors do not occur in bursts. Latest SLC NAND devices typically require at least 4-bit ecc protection per 512 bytes block. This library provides software encoding/decoding, but may also be used with ASIC/SoC hardware BCH engines to perform error correction. It is being currently used for this purpose on an OMAP3630 board (4bit/8bit HW BCH). It has also been used to decode raw dumps of NAND devices with on-die BCH ecc engines (e.g. Micron 4bit ecc SLC devices). Latest NAND devices (including SLC) can exhibit high error rates (typically a dozen or more bitflips per hour during stress tests); in order to minimize the performance impact of error correction, this library implements recently developed algorithms for fast polynomial root finding (see bch.c header for details) instead of the traditional exhaustive Chien root search; a few performance figures are provided below: Platform: arm926ejs @ 468 MHz, 32 KiB icache, 16 KiB dcache BCH ecc : 4-bit per 512 bytes Encoding average throughput: 250 Mbits/s Error correction time (compared with Chien search): average worst average (Chien) worst (Chien) ---------------------------------------------------------- 1 bit 8.5 µs 11 µs 200 µs 383 µs 2 bit 9.7 µs 12.5 µs 477 µs 728 µs 3 bit 18.1 µs 20.6 µs 758 µs 1010 µs 4 bit 19.5 µs 23 µs 1028 µs 1280 µs In the above figures, "worst" is meant in terms of error pattern, not in terms of cache miss / page faults effects (not taken into account here). The library has been extensively tested on the following platforms: x86, x86_64, arm926ejs, omap3630, qemu-ppc64, qemu-mips. Signed-off-by: Ivan Djelic <ivan.djelic@parrot.com> Signed-off-by: David Woodhouse <David.Woodhouse@intel.com>
2011-03-05BKL: That's all, folksArnd Bergmann1-1/+0
This removes the implementation of the big kernel lock, at last. A lot of people have worked on this in the past, I so the credit for this patch should be with everyone who participated in the hunt. The names on the Cc list are the people that were the most active in this, according to the recorded git history, in alphabetical order. Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> Acked-by: Alan Cox <alan@linux.intel.com> Cc: Alessio Igor Bogani <abogani@texware.it> Cc: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk> Cc: Andrew Hendry <andrew.hendry@gmail.com> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org> Cc: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com> Cc: Hans Verkuil <hverkuil@xs4all.nl> Acked-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> Cc: Jan Blunck <jblunck@infradead.org> Cc: John Kacur <jkacur@redhat.com> Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net> Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> Cc: Matthew Wilcox <matthew@wil.cx> Cc: Oliver Neukum <oliver@neukum.org> Cc: Paul Menage <menage@google.com> Acked-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: Trond Myklebust <Trond.Myklebust@netapp.com>
2011-01-24lib: cpu_rmap: CPU affinity reverse-mappingBen Hutchings1-0/+2
When initiating I/O on a multiqueue and multi-IRQ device, we may want to select a queue for which the response will be handled on the same or a nearby CPU. This requires a reverse-map of IRQ affinity. Add library functions to support a generic reverse-mapping from CPUs to objects with affinity and the specific case where the objects are IRQs. Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <bhutchings@solarflare.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2011-01-13decompressors: add boot-time XZ supportLasse Collin1-0/+1
This implements the API defined in <linux/decompress/generic.h> which is used for kernel, initramfs, and initrd decompression. This patch together with the first patch is enough for XZ-compressed initramfs and initrd; XZ-compressed kernel will need arch-specific changes. The buffering requirements described in decompress_unxz.c are stricter than with gzip, so the relevant changes should be done to the arch-specific code when adding support for XZ-compressed kernel. Similarly, the heap size in arch-specific pre-boot code may need to be increased (30 KiB is enough). The XZ decompressor needs memmove(), memeq() (memcmp() == 0), and memzero() (memset(ptr, 0, size)), which aren't available in all arch-specific pre-boot environments. I'm including simple versions in decompress_unxz.c, but a cleaner solution would naturally be nicer. Signed-off-by: Lasse Collin <lasse.collin@tukaani.org> Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com> Cc: Alain Knaff <alain@knaff.lu> Cc: Albin Tonnerre <albin.tonnerre@free-electrons.com> Cc: Phillip Lougher <phillip@lougher.demon.co.uk> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2011-01-13decompressors: add XZ decompressor moduleLasse Collin1-0/+1
In userspace, the .lzma format has become mostly a legacy file format that got superseded by the .xz format. Similarly, LZMA Utils was superseded by XZ Utils. These patches add support for XZ decompression into the kernel. Most of the code is as is from XZ Embedded <http://tukaani.org/xz/embedded.html>. It was written for the Linux kernel but is usable in other projects too. Advantages of XZ over the current LZMA code in the kernel: - Nice API that can be used by other kernel modules; it's not limited to kernel, initramfs, and initrd decompression. - Integrity check support (CRC32) - BCJ filters improve compression of executable code on certain architectures. These together with LZMA2 can produce a few percent smaller kernel or Squashfs images than plain LZMA without making the decompression slower. This patch: Add the main decompression code (xz_dec), testing module (xz_dec_test), wrapper script (xz_wrap.sh) for the xz command line tool, and documentation. The xz_dec module is enough to have a usable XZ decompressor e.g. for Squashfs. Signed-off-by: Lasse Collin <lasse.collin@tukaani.org> Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com> Cc: Alain Knaff <alain@knaff.lu> Cc: Albin Tonnerre <albin.tonnerre@free-electrons.com> Cc: Phillip Lougher <phillip@lougher.demon.co.uk> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2011-01-13flex_array: export symbols to modulesDavid Rientjes1-2/+2
Alex said: I want to use flex_array to store a sparse array of ATM cell re-assembly buffers for my ATM over Ethernet driver. Using the per-vcc user_back structure causes problems when stacked with things like br2684. Add EXPORT_SYMBOL() for all publically accessible flex array functions and move to obj-y so that modules may use this library. Signed-off-by: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com> Cc: Dave Hansen <dave@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Paul Mundt <lethal@linux-sh.org> Reported-by: Alex Bennee <kernel-hacker@bennee.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2011-01-06Merge git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/net-next-2.6Linus Torvalds1-0/+2
* git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/net-next-2.6: (1436 commits) cassini: Use local-mac-address prom property for Cassini MAC address net: remove the duplicate #ifdef __KERNEL__ net: bridge: check the length of skb after nf_bridge_maybe_copy_header() netconsole: clarify stopping message netconsole: don't announce stopping if nothing happened cnic: Fix the type field in SPQ messages netfilter: fix export secctx error handling netfilter: fix the race when initializing nf_ct_expect_hash_rnd ipv4: IP defragmentation must be ECN aware net: r6040: Return proper error for r6040_init_one dcb: use after free in dcb_flushapp() dcb: unlock on error in dcbnl_ieee_get() net: ixp4xx_eth: Return proper error for eth_init_one include/linux/if_ether.h: Add #define ETH_P_LINK_CTL for HPNA and wlan local tunnel net: add POLLPRI to sock_def_readable() af_unix: Avoid socket->sk NULL OOPS in stream connect security hooks. net_sched: pfifo_head_drop problem mac80211: remove stray extern mac80211: implement off-channel TX using hw r-o-c offload mac80211: implement hardware offload for remain-on-channel ...
2010-12-10timers: Rename timerlist infrastructure to timerqueueJohn Stultz1-1/+1
Thomas pointed out a namespace collision between the new timerlist infrastructure I introduced and the existing timer_list.c So to avoid confusion, I've renamed the timerlist infrastructure to timerqueue. Reported-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Signed-off-by: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org>
2010-12-02timers: Introduce timerlist infrastructure.John Stultz1-1/+1
The timerlist infrastructure is a thin layer over the rbtree code that implements a simple list of timers sorted by an expires value, and a getnext function that provides a pointer to the earliest timer. This infrastructure allows drivers and other kernel infrastructure to easily implement timers without duplicating code. Signed-off-by: John Stultz <john.stultz@linaro.org> LKML Reference: <1290136329-18291-2-git-send-email-john.stultz@linaro.org> Reviewed-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> CC: Alessandro Zummo <a.zummo@towertech.it> CC: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> CC: Richard Cochran <richardcochran@gmail.com>
2010-11-18lib: Add generic exponentially weighted moving average (EWMA) functionBruno Randolf1-0/+2
This adds generic functions for calculating Exponentially Weighted Moving Averages (EWMA). This implementation makes use of a structure which keeps the EWMA parameters and a scaled up internal representation to reduce rounding errors. The original idea for this implementation came from the rt2x00 driver (rt2x00link.c). I would like to use it in several places in the mac80211 and ath5k code and I hope it can be useful in many other places in the kernel code. Signed-off-by: Bruno Randolf <br1@einfach.org> Reviewed-by: KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@jp.fujitsu.com> Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
2010-08-09Merge branch 'async' of macbook:git/btrfs-unstableDavid Woodhouse1-0/+1
Conflicts: drivers/md/Makefile lib/raid6/unroll.pl
2010-07-14lmb: rename to memblockYinghai Lu1-2/+0
via following scripts FILES=$(find * -type f | grep -vE 'oprofile|[^K]config') sed -i \ -e 's/lmb/memblock/g' \ -e 's/LMB/MEMBLOCK/g' \ $FILES for N in $(find . -name lmb.[ch]); do M=$(echo $N | sed 's/lmb/memblock/g') mv $N $M done and remove some wrong change like lmbench and dlmb etc. also move memblock.c from lib/ to mm/ Suggested-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> Acked-by: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com> Acked-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org> Acked-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Yinghai Lu <yinghai@kernel.org> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2010-05-28Merge branch 'release' of ↵Linus Torvalds1-1/+1
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: (27 commits) ACPI: Don't let acpi_pad needlessly mark TSC unstable drivers/acpi/sleep.h: Checkpatch cleanup ACPI: Minor cleanup eliminating redundant PMTIMER_TICKS to NS conversion ACPI: delete unused c-state promotion/demotion data strucutures ACPI: video: fix acpi_backlight=video ACPI: EC: Use kmemdup drivers/acpi: use kasprintf ACPI, APEI, EINJ injection parameters support Add x64 support to debugfs ACPI, APEI, Use ERST for persistent storage of MCE ACPI, APEI, Error Record Serialization Table (ERST) support ACPI, APEI, Generic Hardware Error Source memory error support ACPI, APEI, UEFI Common Platform Error Record (CPER) header Unified UUID/GUID definition ACPI Hardware Error Device (PNP0C33) support ACPI, APEI, PCIE AER, use general HEST table parsing in AER firmware_first setup ACPI, APEI, Document for APEI ACPI, APEI, EINJ support ACPI, APEI, HEST table parsing ACPI, APEI, APEI supporting infrastructure ...
2010-05-27fault-injection: add CPU notifier error injection moduleAkinobu Mita1-0/+1
I used this module to test the series of modification to the cpu notifiers code. Example1: inject CPU offline error (-1 == -EPERM) # modprobe cpu-notifier-error-inject cpu_down_prepare_error=-1 # echo 0 > /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu1/online bash: echo: write error: Operation not permitted Example2: inject CPU online error (-2 == -ENOENT) # modprobe cpu-notifier-error-inject cpu_up_prepare_error=-2 # echo 1 > /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu1/online bash: echo: write error: No such file or directory [akpm@linux-foundation.org: fix Kconfig help text] Signed-off-by: Akinobu Mita <akinobu.mita@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2010-05-19Unified UUID/GUID definitionHuang Ying1-1/+1
There are many different UUID/GUID definitions in kernel, such as that in EFI, many file systems, some drivers, etc. Every kernel components need UUID/GUID has its own definition. This patch provides a unified definition for UUID/GUID. UUID is defined via typedef. This makes that UUID appears more like a preliminary type, and makes the data type explicit (comparing with implicit "u8 uuid[16]"). The binary representation of UUID/GUID can be little-endian (used by EFI, etc) or big-endian (defined by RFC4122), so both is defined. Signed-off-by: Huang Ying <ying.huang@intel.com> Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com> Signed-off-by: Len Brown <len.brown@intel.com>
2010-05-18Merge branch 'core-hweight-for-linus' of ↵Linus Torvalds1-0/+3
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/linux-2.6-tip * 'core-hweight-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/linux-2.6-tip: x86, hweight: Use a 32-bit popcnt for __arch_hweight32() arch, hweight: Fix compilation errors x86: Add optimized popcnt variants bitops: Optimize hweight() by making use of compile-time evaluation
2010-04-29Merge branch 'x86/asm' into x86/atomicH. Peter Anvin1-1/+3
Merge reason: Conflict between LOCK_PREFIX_HERE and relative alternatives pointers Resolved Conflicts: arch/x86/include/asm/alternative.h arch/x86/kernel/alternative.c Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
2010-04-06x86: Add optimized popcnt variantsBorislav Petkov1-0/+3
Add support for the hardware version of the Hamming weight function, popcnt, present in CPUs which advertize it under CPUID, Function 0x0000_0001_ECX[23]. On CPUs which don't support it, we fallback to the default lib/hweight.c sw versions. A synthetic benchmark comparing popcnt with __sw_hweight64 showed almost a 3x speedup on a F10h machine. Signed-off-by: Borislav Petkov <borislav.petkov@amd.com> LKML-Reference: <20100318112015.GC11152@aftab> Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
2010-03-15block: Fix overrun in lcm() and move it to libMartin K. Petersen1-1/+1
lcm() was defined to take integer-sized arguments. The supplied arguments are multiplied, however, causing us to overflow given sufficiently large input. That in turn led to incorrect optimal I/O size reporting in some cases (RAID over RAID). Switch lcm() over to unsigned long similar to gcd() and move the function from blk-settings.c to lib. Signed-off-by: Martin K. Petersen <martin.petersen@oracle.com> Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@oracle.com>
2010-03-07Revert "lib: build list_sort() only if needed"Linus Torvalds1-2/+1
This reverts commit a069c266ae5fdfbf5b4aecf2c672413aa33b2504. It turns ou that not only was it missing a case (XFS) that needed it, but perhaps more importantly, people sometimes want to enable new modules that they hadn't had enabled before, and if such a module uses list_sort(), it can't easily be inserted any more. So rather than add a "select LIST_SORT" to the XFS case, just leave it compiled in. It's not all _that_ big, after all, and the inconvenience isn't worth it. Requested-by: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@gmail.com> Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org> Cc: Don Mullis <don.mullis@gmail.com> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Cc: Dave Chinner <david@fromorbit.com> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2010-03-06Merge git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/joern/logfsLinus Torvalds1-0/+1
* git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/joern/logfs: [LogFS] Change magic number [LogFS] Remove h_version field [LogFS] Check feature flags [LogFS] Only write journal if dirty [LogFS] Fix bdev erases [LogFS] Silence gcc [LogFS] Prevent 64bit divisions in hash_index [LogFS] Plug memory leak on error paths [LogFS] Add MAINTAINERS entry [LogFS] add new flash file system Fixed up trivial conflict in lib/Kconfig, and a semantic conflict in fs/logfs/inode.c introduced by write_inode() being changed to use writeback_control' by commit a9185b41a4f84971b930c519f0c63bd450c4810d ("pass writeback_control to ->write_inode")
2010-03-06lib: build list_sort() only if neededDon Mullis1-1/+2
Build list_sort() only for configs that need it -- those that don't save ~581 bytes (i386). Signed-off-by: Don Mullis <don.mullis@gmail.com> Cc: Dave Airlie <airlied@redhat.com> Cc: Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org> Cc: Dave Chinner <david@fromorbit.com> Cc: Artem Bityutskiy <dedekind@infradead.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2010-02-25lib: Add self-test for atomic64_tLuca Barbieri1-0/+2
This patch adds self-test on boot code for atomic64_t. This has been used to test the later changes in this patchset. Signed-off-by: Luca Barbieri <luca@luca-barbieri.com> LKML-Reference: <1267005265-27958-4-git-send-email-luca@luca-barbieri.com> Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>
2010-01-12lib: Introduce generic list_sort functionDave Chinner1-1/+1
There are two copies of list_sort() in the tree already, one in the DRM code, another in ubifs. Now XFS needs this as well. Create a generic list_sort() function from the ubifs version and convert existing users to it so we don't end up with yet another copy in the tree. Signed-off-by: Dave Chinner <david@fromorbit.com> Acked-by: Dave Airlie <airlied@redhat.com> Acked-by: Artem Bityutskiy <dedekind@infradead.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2010-01-11Add LZO compression support for initramfs and old-style initrdAlbin Tonnerre1-0/+1
Signed-off-by: Albin Tonnerre <albin.tonnerre@free-electrons.com> Tested-by: Wu Zhangjin <wuzhangjin@gmail.com> Acked-by: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Tested-by: Russell King <rmk@arm.linux.org.uk> Acked-by: Russell King <rmk@arm.linux.org.uk> Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2009-11-20[LogFS] add new flash file systemJoern Engel1-0/+1
This is a new flash file system. See Documentation/filesystems/logfs.txt Signed-off-by: Joern Engel <joern@logfs.org>
2009-10-29md: Factor out RAID6 algorithms into lib/David Woodhouse1-0/+1
We'll want to use these in btrfs too. Signed-off-by: David Woodhouse <David.Woodhouse@intel.com>
2009-10-01The DRBD driverPhilipp Reisner1-0/+2
Signed-off-by: Philipp Reisner <philipp.reisner@linbit.com> Signed-off-by: Lars Ellenberg <lars.ellenberg@linbit.com>
2009-07-29lib: flexible array implementationDave Hansen1-1/+1
Once a structure goes over PAGE_SIZE*2, we see occasional allocation failures. Some people have chosen to switch over to things like vmalloc() that will let them keep array-like access to such a large structures. But, vmalloc() has plenty of downsides. Here's an alternative. I think it's what Andrew was suggesting here: http://lkml.org/lkml/2009/7/2/518 I call it a flexible array. It does all of its work in PAGE_SIZE bits, so never does an order>0 allocation. The base level has PAGE_SIZE-2*sizeof(int) bytes of storage for pointers to the second level. So, with a 32-bit arch, you get about 4MB (4183112 bytes) of total storage when the objects pack nicely into a page. It is half that on 64-bit because the pointers are twice the size. There's a table detailing this in the code. There are kerneldocs for the functions, but here's an overview: flex_array_alloc() - dynamically allocate a base structure flex_array_free() - free the array and all of the second-level pages flex_array_free_parts() - free the second-level pages, but not the base (for static bases) flex_array_put() - copy into the array at the given index flex_array_get() - copy out of the array at the given index flex_array_prealloc() - preallocate the second-level pages between the given indexes to guarantee no allocs will occur at put() time. We could also potentially just pass the "element_size" into each of the API functions instead of storing it internally. That would get us one more base pointer on 32-bit. I've been testing this by running it in userspace. The header and patch that I've been using are here, as well as the little script I'm using to generate the size table which goes in the kerneldocs. http://sr71.net/~dave/linux/flexarray/ [akpm@linux-foundation.org: coding-style fixes] Signed-off-by: Dave Hansen <dave@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Reviewed-by: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2009-06-18lib: add lib/gcd.cFlorian Fainelli1-1/+1
This patch adds lib/gcd.c which contains a greatest common divider implementation taken from sound/core/pcm_timer.c Several usages of this new library function will be sent to subsystem maintainers. [akpm@linux-foundation.org: use swap() (pointed out by Joe)] [akpm@linux-foundation.org: just add gcd.o to obj-y, remove Kconfig changes] Signed-off-by: Florian Fainelli <florian@openwrt.org> Cc: Sergei Shtylyov <sshtylyov@ru.mvista.com> Cc: Takashi Iwai <tiwai@suse.de> Cc: Simon Horman <horms@verge.net.au> Cc: Julius Volz <juliusv@google.com> Cc: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net> Cc: Patrick McHardy <kaber@trash.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2009-06-15lib: Provide generic atomic64_t implementationPaul Mackerras1-0/+2
Many processor architectures have no 64-bit atomic instructions, but we need atomic64_t in order to support the perf_counter subsystem. This adds an implementation of 64-bit atomic operations using hashed spinlocks to provide atomicity. For each atomic operation, the address of the atomic64_t variable is hashed to an index into an array of 16 spinlocks. That spinlock is taken (with interrupts disabled) around the operation, which can then be coded non-atomically within the lock. On UP, all the spinlock manipulation goes away and we simply disable interrupts around each operation. In fact gcc eliminates the whole atomic64_lock variable as well. Signed-off-by: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2009-06-12asm-generic: merge branch 'master' of torvalds/linux-2.6Arnd Bergmann1-0/+1
Fixes a merge conflict against the x86 tree caused by a fix to atomic.h which I renamed to atomic_long.h. Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
2009-06-11add generic lib/checksum.cArnd Bergmann1-0/+2
Add a generic (unoptimized) implementation of checksum.c in pure C for use by all architectures that cannot be bother with implementing their own version. Based on microblaze code by Michal Simek <monstr@monstr.eu> Cc: Michal Simek <monstr@monstr.eu> Signed-off-by: Remis Lima Baima <remis.developer@googlemail.com> Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
2009-06-11lib: isolate rational fractions helper functionOskar Schirmer1-0/+1
Provide a helper function to determine optimum numerator denominator value pairs taking into account restricted register size. Useful especially with PLL and other clock configurations. Signed-off-by: Oskar Schirmer <os@emlix.com> Signed-off-by: Alan Cox <alan@linux.intel.com> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2009-04-24lib: find_last_bit.o needed by a module only, move it from lib to objFred Isaman1-1/+1
Currently, although find_last_bit is EXPORTed, it is statically linked with the kernel and is referenced only under CONFIG_SMP. When CONFIG_SMP is undefined and find_last_bit is referenced only by modules, linking fails with: ERROR: "find_last_bit" [fs/nfs/nfs.ko] undefined! Cc: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Cc: Trond Myklebust <Trond.Myklebust@netapp.com> Signed-off-by: Fred Isaman <iisaman@citi.umich.edu> Signed-off-by: Benny Halevy <bhalevy@panasas.com> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2009-03-28Merge branch 'linus' into core/iommuIngo Molnar1-3/+9
Conflicts: arch/x86/Kconfig
2009-03-27Merge branch 'core/percpu' into percpu-cpumask-x86-for-linus-2Ingo Molnar1-1/+5
Conflicts: arch/parisc/kernel/irq.c arch/x86/include/asm/fixmap_64.h arch/x86/include/asm/setup.h kernel/irq/handle.c Semantic merge: arch/x86/include/asm/fixmap.h Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
2009-03-26Merge branch 'sched-for-linus' of ↵Linus Torvalds1-2/+2
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/linux-2.6-tip * 'sched-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/linux-2.6-tip: (46 commits) sched: Add comments to find_busiest_group() function sched: Refactor the power savings balance code sched: Optimize the !power_savings_balance during fbg() sched: Create a helper function to calculate imbalance sched: Create helper to calculate small_imbalance in fbg() sched: Create a helper function to calculate sched_domain stats for fbg() sched: Define structure to store the sched_domain statistics for fbg() sched: Create a helper function to calculate sched_group stats for fbg() sched: Define structure to store the sched_group statistics for fbg() sched: Fix indentations in find_busiest_group() using gotos sched: Simple helper functions for find_busiest_group() sched: remove unused fields from struct rq sched: jiffies not printed per CPU sched: small optimisation of can_migrate_task() sched: fix typos in documentation sched: add avg_overlap decay x86, sched_clock(): mark variables read-mostly sched: optimize ttwu vs group scheduling sched: TIF_NEED_RESCHED -> need_reshed() cleanup sched: don't rebalance if attached on NULL domain ...
2009-03-26Merge git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/gregkh/driver-core-2.6Linus Torvalds1-1/+1
* git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/gregkh/driver-core-2.6: (61 commits) Dynamic debug: fix pr_fmt() build error Dynamic debug: allow simple quoting of words dynamic debug: update docs dynamic debug: combine dprintk and dynamic printk sysfs: fix some bin_vm_ops errors kobject: don't block for each kobject_uevent sysfs: only allow one scheduled removal callback per kobj Driver core: Fix device_move() vs. dpm list ordering, v2 Driver core: some cleanup on drivers/base/sys.c Driver core: implement uevent suppress in kobject vcs: hook sysfs devices into object lifetime instead of "binding" driver core: fix passing platform_data driver core: move platform_data into platform_device sysfs: don't block indefinitely for unmapped files. driver core: move knode_bus into private structure driver core: move knode_driver into private structure driver core: move klist_children into private structure driver core: create a private portion of struct device driver core: remove polling for driver_probe_done(v5) sysfs: reference sysfs_dirent from sysfs inodes ... Fixed conflicts in drivers/sh/maple/maple.c manually
2009-03-24dynamic debug: combine dprintk and dynamic printkJason Baron1-1/+1
This patch combines Greg Bank's dprintk() work with the existing dynamic printk patchset, we are now calling it 'dynamic debug'. The new feature of this patchset is a richer /debugfs control file interface, (an example output from my system is at the bottom), which allows fined grained control over the the debug output. The output can be controlled by function, file, module, format string, and line number. for example, enabled all debug messages in module 'nf_conntrack': echo -n 'module nf_conntrack +p' > /mnt/debugfs/dynamic_debug/control to disable them: echo -n 'module nf_conntrack -p' > /mnt/debugfs/dynamic_debug/control A further explanation can be found in the documentation patch. Signed-off-by: Greg Banks <gnb@sgi.com> Signed-off-by: Jason Baron <jbaron@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
2009-03-05dma-debug: add header file and core data structuresJoerg Roedel1-0/+2
Impact: add groundwork for DMA-API debugging Signed-off-by: Joerg Roedel <joerg.roedel@amd.com>

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