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2006-10-02[PATCH] Kprobes: Make kprobe modules more portableAnanth N Mavinakayanahalli10-8/+56
In an effort to make kprobe modules more portable, here is a patch that: o Introduces the "symbol_name" field to struct kprobe. The symbol->address resolution now happens in the kernel in an architecture agnostic manner. 64-bit powerpc users no longer have to specify the ".symbols" o Introduces the "offset" field to struct kprobe to allow a user to specify an offset into a symbol. o The legacy mechanism of specifying the kprobe.addr is still supported. However, if both the kprobe.addr and kprobe.symbol_name are specified, probe registration fails with an -EINVAL. o The symbol resolution code uses kallsyms_lookup_name(). So CONFIG_KPROBES now depends on CONFIG_KALLSYMS o Apparantly kprobe modules were the only legitimate out-of-tree user of the kallsyms_lookup_name() EXPORT. Now that the symbol resolution happens in-kernel, remove the EXPORT as suggested by Christoph Hellwig o Modify tcp_probe.c that uses the kprobe interface so as to make it work on multiple platforms (in its earlier form, the code wouldn't work, say, on powerpc) Signed-off-by: Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli <ananth@in.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Prasanna S Panchamukhi <prasanna@in.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] s390: update fs3270 to use a struct pidCedric Le Goater1-5/+6
Replaces the pid_t value with a struct pid to avoid pid wrap around problems. Signed-off-by: Cedric Le Goater <clg@fr.ibm.com> Cc: Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com> Acked-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] usb: fixup usb so it uses struct pidEric W. Biederman5-11/+13
The problem with remembering a user space process by its pid is that it is possible that the process will exit, pid wrap around will occur. Converting to a struct pid avoid that problem, and paves the way for implementing a pid namespace. Also since usb is the only user of kill_proc_info_as_uid rename kill_proc_info_as_uid to kill_pid_info_as_uid and have the new version take a struct pid. Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Acked-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] file: Add locking to f_getownEric W. Biederman1-0/+2
This has been needed for a long time, but now with the advent of a reference counted struct pid there are real consequences for getting this wrong. Someone I think it was Oleg Nesterov pointed out that this construct was missing locking, when I introduced struct pid. After taking time to review the locking construct already present I figured out which lock needs to be taken. The other paths that access f_owner.pid take either the f_owner read or the write lock. Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@tv-sign.ru> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] update mq_notify to use a struct pidCedric Le Goater1-12/+15
Message queues can signal a process waiting for a message. This patch replaces the pid_t value with a struct pid to avoid pid wrap around problems. Signed-off-by: Cedric Le Goater <clg@fr.ibm.com> Acked-by: Eric Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] Use struct pspace in next_pidmap and find_ge_pidEric W. Biederman1-6/+7
This updates my proc: readdir race fix (take 3) patch to account for the changes made by: Sukadev Bhattiprolu <sukadev@us.ibm.com> to introduce struct pspace. Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Cc: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] Define struct pspaceSukadev Bhattiprolu4-24/+40
Define a per-container pid space object. And create one instance of this object, init_pspace, to define the entire pid space. Subsequent patches will provide/use interfaces to create/destroy pid spaces. Its a subset/rework of Eric Biederman's patch http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/2/6/285 . Signed-off-by: Eric Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Signed-off-by: Sukadev Bhattiprolu <sukadev@us.ibm.com> Cc: Dave Hansen <haveblue@us.ibm.com> Cc: Serge Hallyn <serue@us.ibm.com> Cc: Cedric Le Goater <clg@fr.ibm.com> Cc: Kirill Korotaev <dev@sw.ru> Cc: Andrey Savochkin <saw@sw.ru> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] Move pidmap to pspace.hSukadev Bhattiprolu2-6/+17
Move struct pidmap and PIDMAP_ENTRIES to a new file, include/linux/pspace.h where it will be used in subsequent patches to define pid spaces. Its a subset of Eric Biederman's patch http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/2/6/285 [akpm@osdl.org: cleanups] Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Signed-off-by: Sukadev Bhattiprolu <sukadev@us.ibm.com> Cc: Dave Hansen <haveblue@us.ibm.com> Cc: Serge Hallyn <serue@us.ibm.com> Cc: Cedric Le Goater <clg@fr.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] pid: simplify pid iteratorsOleg Nesterov1-36/+23
I think it is hardly possible to read the current do_each_task_pid(). The new version is much simpler and makes the code smaller. Only the do_each_task_pid change is tested, the do_each_pid_task isn't. Signed-off-by: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@tv-sign.ru> Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] pids coding style use struct pidmap in next_pidmapEric W. Biederman1-1/+1
Use struct pidmap instead of pidmap_t. This updates my proc: readdir race fix (take 3) patch to account for the changes made by: Sukadev Bhattiprolu <sukadev@us.ibm.com> to kill pidmap_t. Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Cc: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] pids: coding style: use struct pidmapSukadev Bhattiprolu1-5/+5
Use struct pidmap instead of pidmap_t. Its a subset of Eric Biederman's patch http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/2/6/271. Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Signed-off-by: Sukadev Bhattiprolu <sukadev@us.ibm.com> Cc: Dave Hansen <haveblue@us.ibm.com> Cc: Serge Hallyn <serue@us.ibm.com> Cc: Cedric Le Goater <clg@fr.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] const struct tty_operationsJeff Dike57-62/+63
As part of an SMP cleanliness pass over UML, I consted a bunch of structures in order to not have to document their locking. One of these structures was a struct tty_operations. In order to const it in UML without introducing compiler complaints, the declaration of tty_set_operations needs to be changed, and then all of its callers need to be fixed. This patch declares all struct tty_operations in the tree as const. In all cases, they are static and used only as input to tty_set_operations. As an extra check, I ran an i386 allyesconfig build which produced no extra warnings. 53 drivers are affected. I checked the history of a bunch of them, and in most cases, there have been only a handful of maintenance changes in the last six months. serial_core.c was the busiest one that I looked at. Signed-off-by: Jeff Dike <jdike@addtoit.com> Acked-by: Alan Cox <alan@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] fs/inode.c tweaksAndreas Mohr1-6/+8
Only touch inode's i_mtime and i_ctime to make them equal to "now" in case they aren't yet (don't just update timestamp unconditionally). Uninline the hash function to save 259 Bytes. This tiny inode change which may improve cache behaviour also shaves off 8 Bytes from file_update_time() on i386. Included a tiny codestyle cleanup, too. Signed-off-by: Andreas Mohr <andi@lisas.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] Remove NULL check in register_nls()Alexey Dobriyan1-2/+0
Everybody passes valid pointer there. Signed-off-by: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@gmail.com> Acked-by: OGAWA Hirofumi <hirofumi@mail.parknet.co.jp> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] file: modify struct fown_struct to use a struct pidEric W. Biederman8-34/+59
File handles can be requested to send sigio and sigurg to processes. By tracking the destination processes using struct pid instead of pid_t we make the interface safe from all potential pid wrap around problems. Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] vt: Make vt_pid a struct pid (making it pid wrap around safe).Eric W. Biederman3-5/+6
I took a good hard look at the locking and it appears the locking on vt_pid is the console semaphore. Every modified path is called under the console semaphore except reset_vc when it is called from fn_SAK or do_SAK both of which appear to be in interrupt context. In addition I need to be careful because in the presence of an oops the console_sem may be arbitrarily dropped. Which leads me to conclude the current locking is inadequate for my needs. Given the weird cases we could hit because of oops printing instead of introducing an extra spin lock to protect the data and keep the pid to signal and the signal to send in sync, I have opted to use xchg on just the struct pid * pointer instead. Due to console_sem we will stay in sync between vt_pid and vt_mode except for a small window during a SAK, or oops handling. SAK handling should kill any user space process that care, and oops handling we are broken anyway. Besides the worst that can happen is that I try to send the wrong signal. Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@tv-sign.ru> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] vt: rework the console spawning variablesEric W. Biederman3-7/+25
This is such a rare path it took me a while to figure out how to test this after soring out the locking. This patch does several things. - The variables used are moved into a structure and declared in vt_kern.h - A spinlock is added so we don't have SMP races updating the values. - Instead of raw pid_t value a struct_pid is used to guard against pid wrap around issues, if the daemon to spawn a new console dies. Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@tv-sign.ru> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] pid: implement pid_nrEric W. Biederman1-0/+8
As we stop storing pid_t's and move to storing struct pid *. We need a way to get the pid_t from the struct pid to report to user space what we have stored. Having a clean well defined way to do this is especially important as we move to multiple pid spaces as may need to report a different value to the caller depending on which pid space the caller is in. Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] pid: export the symbols needed to use struct pid *Eric W. Biederman1-0/+3
pids aren't something that drivers should care about. However there are a lot of helper layers in the kernel that do care, and are built as modules. Before I can convert them to using struct pid instead of pid_t I need to export the appropriate symbols so they can continue to be built. Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] pid: implement signal functions that take a struct pid *Eric W. Biederman2-10/+52
Currently the signal functions all either take a task or a pid_t argument. This patch implements variants that take a struct pid *. After all of the users have been update it is my intention to remove the variants that take a pid_t as using pid_t can be more work (an extra hash table lookup) and difficult to get right in the presence of multiple pid namespaces. There are two kinds of functions introduced in this patch. The are the general use functions kill_pgrp and kill_pid which take a priv argument that is ultimately used to create the appropriate siginfo information, Then there are _kill_pgrp_info, kill_pgrp_info, kill_pid_info the internal implementation helpers that take an explicit siginfo. The distinction is made because filling out an explcit siginfo is tricky, and will be even more tricky when pid namespaces are introduced. Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] pid: add do_each_pid_taskEric W. Biederman1-0/+13
To avoid pid rollover confusion the kernel needs to work with struct pid * instead of pid_t. Currently there is not an iterator that walks through all of the tasks of a given pid type starting with a struct pid. This prevents us replacing some pid_t instances with struct pid. So this patch adds do_each_pid_task which walks through the set of task for a given pid type starting with a struct pid. Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] pid: implement access helpers for a tacks various process groupsEric W. Biederman1-0/+20
In the last round of cleaning up the pid hash table a more general struct pid was introduced, that can be referenced counted. With the more general struct pid most if not all places where we store a pid_t we can now store a struct pid * and remove the need for a hash table lookup, and avoid any possible problems with pid roll over. Looking forward to the pid namespaces struct pid * gives us an absolute form a pid so we can compare and use them without caring which pid namespace we are in. This patchset introduces the infrastructure needed to use struct pid instead of pid_t, and then it goes on to convert two different kernel users that currently store a pid_t value. There are a lot more places to go but this is enough to get the basic idea. Before we can merge a pid namespace patch all of the kernel pid_t users need to be examined. Those that deal with user space processes need to be converted to using a struct pid *. Those that deal with kernel processes need to converted to using the kthread api. A rare few that only use their current processes pid values get to be left alone. This patch: task_session returns the struct pid of a tasks session. task_pgrp returns the struct pid of a tasks process group. task_tgid returns the struct pid of a tasks thread group. task_pid returns the struct pid of a tasks process id. These can be used to avoid unnecessary hash table lookups, and to implement safe pid comparisions in the face of a pid namespace. Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] proc: give the root directory a taskEric W. Biederman1-0/+12
Helper functions in base.c like proc_pident_readdir and proc_pident_lookup assume the directories have an associated task, and cannot currently be used on the /proc root directory because it does not have such a task. This small changes allows for base.c to be simplified and later when multiple pid spaces are introduced it makes getting the needed context information trivial. Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] proc: modify proc_pident_lookup to be completely table drivenEric W. Biederman2-245/+112
Currently proc_pident_lookup gets the names and types from a table and then has a huge switch statement to get the inode and file operations it needs. That is silly and is becoming increasingly hard to maintain so I just put all of the information in the table. Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] proc: reorder the functions in base.cEric W. Biederman1-497/+501
There were enough changes in my last round of cleaning up proc I had to break up the patch series into smaller chunks, and my last chunk never got resent. This patchset gives proc dynamic inode numbers (the static inode numbers were a pain to maintain and prevent all kinds of things), and removes the horrible switch statements that had to be kept in sync with everything else. Being fully table driver takes us 90% of the way of being able to register new process specific attributes in proc. This patch: Group the functions by what they implement instead of by type of operation. As it existed base.c was quickly approaching the point where it could not be followed. No functionality or code changes asside from adding/removing forward declartions are implemented in this patch. Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] proc: readdir race fix (take 3)Eric W. Biederman4-69/+83
The problem: An opendir, readdir, closedir sequence can fail to report process ids that are continually in use throughout the sequence of system calls. For this race to trigger the process that proc_pid_readdir stops at must exit before readdir is called again. This can cause ps to fail to report processes, and it is in violation of posix guarantees and normal application expectations with respect to readdir. Currently there is no way to work around this problem in user space short of providing a gargantuan buffer to user space so the directory read all happens in on system call. This patch implements the normal directory semantics for proc, that guarantee that a directory entry that is neither created nor destroyed while reading the directory entry will be returned. For directory that are either created or destroyed during the readdir you may or may not see them. Furthermore you may seek to a directory offset you have previously seen. These are the guarantee that ext[23] provides and that posix requires, and more importantly that user space expects. Plus it is a simple semantic to implement reliable service. It is just a matter of calling readdir a second time if you are wondering if something new has show up. These better semantics are implemented by scanning through the pids in numerical order and by making the file offset a pid plus a fixed offset. The pid scan happens on the pid bitmap, which when you look at it is remarkably efficient for a brute force algorithm. Given that a typical cache line is 64 bytes and thus covers space for 64*8 == 200 pids. There are only 40 cache lines for the entire 32K pid space. A typical system will have 100 pids or more so this is actually fewer cache lines we have to look at to scan a linked list, and the worst case of having to scan the entire pid bitmap is pretty reasonable. If we need something more efficient we can go to a more efficient data structure for indexing the pids, but for now what we have should be sufficient. In addition this takes no additional locks and is actually less code than what we are doing now. Also another very subtle bug in this area has been fixed. It is possible to catch a task in the middle of de_thread where a thread is assuming the thread of it's thread group leader. This patch carefully handles that case so if we hit it we don't fail to return the pid, that is undergoing the de_thread dance. Thanks to KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com> for providing the first fix, pointing this out and working on it. [oleg@tv-sign.ru: fix it] Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Acked-by: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com> Signed-off-by: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@tv-sign.ru> Cc: Jean Delvare <jdelvare@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] list module taint flags in Oops/panicRandy Dunlap2-3/+36
When listing loaded modules during an oops or panic, also list each module's Tainted flags if non-zero (P: Proprietary or F: Forced load only). If a module is did not taint the kernel, it is just listed like usbcore but if it did taint the kernel, it is listed like wizmodem(PF) Example: [ 3260.121718] Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at 0000000000000000 RIP: [ 3260.121729] [<ffffffff8804c099>] :dump_test:proc_dump_test+0x99/0xc8 [ 3260.121742] PGD fe8d067 PUD 264a6067 PMD 0 [ 3260.121748] Oops: 0002 [1] SMP [ 3260.121753] CPU 1 [ 3260.121756] Modules linked in: dump_test(P) snd_pcm_oss snd_mixer_oss snd_seq snd_seq_device ide_cd generic ohci1394 snd_hda_intel snd_hda_codec snd_pcm snd_timer snd ieee1394 snd_page_alloc piix ide_core arcmsr aic79xx scsi_transport_spi usblp [ 3260.121785] Pid: 5556, comm: bash Tainted: P 2.6.18-git10 #1 [Alternatively, I can look into listing tainted flags with 'lsmod', but that won't help in oopsen/panics so much.] [akpm@osdl.org: cleanup] Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] make genpool allocator adhere to kernel-doc standardsDean Nelson1-20/+23
The exported kernel interfaces of genpool allocator need to adhere to the requirements of kernel-doc. Signed-off-by: Dean Nelson <dcn@sgi.com> Cc: Steve Wise <swise@opengridcomputing.com> Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-02[PATCH] LIB: add gen_pool_destroy()Steve Wise2-0/+31
Modules using the genpool allocator need to be able to destroy the data structure when unloading. Signed-off-by: Steve Wise <swise@opengridcomputing.com> Cc: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net> Cc: Dean Nelson <dcn@sgi.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-01pccard_store_cis: fix wrong error handlingLinus Torvalds1-15/+12
The test for the error from pcmcia_replace_cis() was incorrect, and would always trigger (because if an error didn't happen, the "ret" value would not be zero, it would be the passed-in count). Reported and debugged by Fabrice Bellet <fabrice@bellet.info> Rather than just fix the single broken test, make the code in question use an understandable code-sequence instead, fixing the whole function to be more readable. Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-01[PATCH] rtc-sysfs fixAndrew Morton1-1/+1
It's not clear how this thinko got through.. Cc: Olaf Hering <olaf@aepfle.de> Cc: David Brownell <david-b@pacbell.net> Cc: Alessandro Zummo <alessandro.zummo@towertech.it> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-01Merge master.kernel.org:/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davej/agpgartLinus Torvalds2-5/+12
* master.kernel.org:/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davej/agpgart: [AGPGART] printk fixups. [AGPGART] Use pci_get_slot not pci_find_slot
2006-10-01Merge master.kernel.org:/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davej/cpufreqLinus Torvalds4-25/+42
* master.kernel.org:/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davej/cpufreq: [CPUFREQ] Make acpi-cpufreq unsticky again. [CPUFREQ] longhaul: remove duplicated code. [CPUFREQ] Longhaul - Disable arbiter CLE266 [CPUFREQ] Fix section mismatch warning [CPUFREQ] Fix cut-n-paste bug in suspend printk
2006-10-01[PATCH] Some config.h removalsZachary Amsden4-6/+0
During tracking down a PAE compile failure, I found that config.h was being included in a bunch of places in i386 code. It is no longer necessary, so drop it. Signed-off-by: Zachary Amsden <zach@vmware.com> Cc: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Cc: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xensource.com> Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-01[PATCH] paravirt: update pte hookZachary Amsden2-0/+22
Add a pte_update_hook which notifies about pte changes that have been made without using the set_pte / clear_pte interfaces. This allows shadow mode hypervisors which do not trap on page table access to maintain synchronized shadows. It also turns out, there was one pte update in PAE mode that wasn't using any accessor interface at all for setting NX protection. Considering it is PAE specific, and the accessor is i386 specific, I didn't want to add a generic encapsulation of this behavior yet. Signed-off-by: Zachary Amsden <zach@vmware.com> Cc: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Cc: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xensource.com> Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-01[PATCH] paravirt: remove set pte atomicZachary Amsden4-12/+1
Now that ptep_establish has a definition in PAE i386 3-level paging code, the only paging model which is insane enough to have multi-word hardware PTEs which are not efficient to set atomically, we can remove the ghost of set_pte_atomic from other architectures which falesly duplicated it, and remove all knowledge of it from the generic pgtable code. set_pte_atomic is now a private pte operator which is specific to i386 Signed-off-by: Zachary Amsden <zach@vmware.com> Cc: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Cc: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xensource.com> Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-01[PATCH] paravirt: optimize ptep establish for paeZachary Amsden3-0/+27
The ptep_establish macro is only used on user-level PTEs, for P->P mapping changes. Since these always happen under protection of the pagetable lock, the strong synchronization of a 64-bit cmpxchg is not needed, in fact, not even a lock prefix needs to be used. We can simply instead clear the P-bit, followed by a normal set. The write ordering is still important to avoid the possibility of the TLB snooping a partially written PTE and getting a bad mapping installed. Signed-off-by: Zachary Amsden <zach@vmware.com> Cc: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Cc: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xensource.com> Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-01[PATCH] paravirt: kpte flushZachary Amsden2-11/+14
Create a new PTE function which combines clearing a kernel PTE with the subsequent flush. This allows the two to be easily combined into a single hypercall or paravirt-op. More subtly, reverse the order of the flush for kmap_atomic. Instead of flushing on establishing a mapping, flush on clearing a mapping. This eliminates the possibility of leaving stale kmap entries which may still have valid TLB mappings. This is required for direct mode hypervisors, which need to reprotect all mappings of a given page when changing the page type from a normal page to a protected page (such as a page table or descriptor table page). But it also provides some nicer semantics for real hardware, by providing extra debug-proofing against using stale mappings, as well as ensuring that no stale mappings exist when changing the cacheability attributes of a page, which could lead to cache conflicts when two different types of mappings exist for the same page. Signed-off-by: Zachary Amsden <zach@vmware.com> Cc: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Cc: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xensource.com> Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-01[PATCH] paravirt: combine flush accessed dirty.patchZachary Amsden1-13/+28
Remove ptep_test_and_clear_{dirty|young} from i386, and instead use the dominating functions, ptep_clear_flush_{dirty|young}. This allows the TLB page flush to be contained in the same macro, and allows for an eager optimization - if reading the PTE initially returned dirty/accessed, we can assume the fact that no subsequent update to the PTE which cleared accessed / dirty has occurred, as the only way A/D bits can change without holding the page table lock is if a remote processor clears them. This eliminates an extra branch which came from the generic version of the code, as we know that no other CPU could have cleared the A/D bit, so the flush will always be needed. We still export these two defines, even though we do not actually define the macros in the i386 code: #define __HAVE_ARCH_PTEP_TEST_AND_CLEAR_YOUNG #define __HAVE_ARCH_PTEP_TEST_AND_CLEAR_DIRTY The reason for this is that the only use of these functions is within the generic clear_flush functions, and we want a strong guarantee that there are no other users of these functions, so we want to prevent the generic code from defining them for us. Signed-off-by: Zachary Amsden <zach@vmware.com> Cc: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Cc: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xensource.com> Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-01[PATCH] paravirt: lazy mmu mode hooks.patchZachary Amsden4-0/+32
Implement lazy MMU update hooks which are SMP safe for both direct and shadow page tables. The idea is that PTE updates and page invalidations while in lazy mode can be batched into a single hypercall. We use this in VMI for shadow page table synchronization, and it is a win. It also can be used by PPC and for direct page tables on Xen. For SMP, the enter / leave must happen under protection of the page table locks for page tables which are being modified. This is because otherwise, you end up with stale state in the batched hypercall, which other CPUs can race ahead of. Doing this under the protection of the locks guarantees the synchronization is correct, and also means that spurious faults which are generated during this window by remote CPUs are properly handled, as the page fault handler must re-check the PTE under protection of the same lock. Signed-off-by: Zachary Amsden <zach@vmware.com> Signed-off-by: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xensource.com> Cc: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-01[PATCH] paravirt: pte clear not presentZachary Amsden3-4/+9
Change pte_clear_full to a more appropriately named pte_clear_not_present, allowing optimizations when not-present mapping changes need not be reflected in the hardware TLB for protected page table modes. There is also another case that can use it in the fremap code. Signed-off-by: Zachary Amsden <zach@vmware.com> Signed-off-by: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xensource.com> Cc: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-01[PATCH] paravirt: remove read hazard from cowZachary Amsden1-1/+1
We don't want to read PTEs directly like this after they have been modified, as a lazy MMU implementation of direct page tables may not have written the updated PTE back to memory yet. Signed-off-by: Zachary Amsden <zach@vmware.com> Signed-off-by: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xensource.com> Cc: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-01[PATCH] invalidate_inode_pages2(): ignore page refcountsAndrew Morton1-2/+32
The recent fix to invalidate_inode_pages() (git commit 016eb4a) managed to unfix invalidate_inode_pages2(). The problem is that various bits of code in the kernel can take transient refs on pages: the page scanner will do this when inspecting a batch of pages, and the lru_cache_add() batching pagevecs also hold a ref. Net result is transient failures in invalidate_inode_pages2(). This affects NFS directory invalidation (observed) and presumably also block-backed direct-io (not yet reported). Fix it by reverting invalidate_inode_pages2() back to the old version which ignores the page refcounts. We may come up with something more clever later, but for now we need a 2.6.18 fix for NFS. Cc: Chuck Lever <cel@citi.umich.edu> Cc: Nick Piggin <nickpiggin@yahoo.com.au> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> Cc: <stable@kernel.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-01[PATCH] Support piping into commands in /proc/sys/kernel/core_patternAndi Kleen4-38/+68
Using the infrastructure created in previous patches implement support to pipe core dumps into programs. This is done by overloading the existing core_pattern sysctl with a new syntax: |program When the first character of the pattern is a '|' the kernel will instead threat the rest of the pattern as a command to run. The core dump will be written to the standard input of that program instead of to a file. This is useful for having automatic core dump analysis without filling up disks. The program can do some simple analysis and save only a summary of the core dump. The core dump proces will run with the privileges and in the name space of the process that caused the core dump. I also increased the core pattern size to 128 bytes so that longer command lines fit. Most of the changes comes from allowing core dumps without seeks. They are fairly straight forward though. One small incompatibility is that if someone had a core pattern previously that started with '|' they will get suddenly new behaviour. I think that's unlikely to be a real problem though. Additional background: > Very nice, do you happen to have a program that can accept this kind of > input for crash dumps? I'm guessing that the embedded people will > really want this functionality. I had a cheesy demo/prototype. Basically it wrote the dump to a file again, ran gdb on it to get a backtrace and wrote the summary to a shared directory. Then there was a simple CGI script to generate a "top 10" crashes HTML listing. Unfortunately this still had the disadvantage to needing full disk space for a dump except for deleting it afterwards (in fact it was worse because over the pipe holes didn't work so if you have a holey address map it would require more space). Fortunately gdb seems to be happy to handle /proc/pid/fd/xxx input pipes as cores (at least it worked with zsh's =(cat core) syntax), so it would be likely possible to do it without temporary space with a simple wrapper that calls it in the right way. I ran out of time before doing that though. The demo prototype scripts weren't very good. If there is really interest I can dig them out (they are currently on a laptop disk on the desk with the laptop itself being in service), but I would recommend to rewrite them for any serious application of this and fix the disk space problem. Also to be really useful it should probably find a way to automatically fetch the debuginfos (I cheated and just installed them in advance). If nobody else does it I can probably do the rewrite myself again at some point. My hope at some point was that desktops would support it in their builtin crash reporters, but at least the KDE people I talked too seemed to be happy with their user space only solution. Alan sayeth: I don't believe that piping as such as neccessarily the right model, but the ability to intercept and processes core dumps from user space is asked for by many enterprise users as well. They want to know about, capture, analyse and process core dumps, often centrally and in automated form. [akpm@osdl.org: loff_t != unsigned long] Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> Cc: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-01[PATCH] Create call_usermodehelper_pipe()Andi Kleen2-1/+58
A new member in the ever growing family of call_usermode* functions is born. The new call_usermodehelper_pipe() function allows to pipe data to the stdin of the called user mode progam and behaves otherwise like the normal call_usermodehelp() (except that it always waits for the child to finish) Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-01[PATCH] Some cleanup in the pipe codeAndi Kleen2-62/+96
Split the big and hard to read do_pipe function into smaller pieces. This creates new create_write_pipe/free_write_pipe/create_read_pipe functions. These functions are made global so that they can be used by other parts of the kernel. The resulting code is more generic and easier to read and has cleaner error handling and less gotos. [akpm@osdl.org: cleanup] Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-01[PATCH] ioremap balanced with iounmap for drivers/serial/sunsu.cAmol Lad1-0/+3
ioremap must be balanced by an iounmap and failing to do so can result in a memory leak. Signed-off-by: Amol Lad <amol@verismonetworks.com> Cc: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> Cc: David S. Miller <davem@sunset.davemloft.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-01[PATCH] ioremap balanced with iounmap for drivers/serial/mux.cAmol Lad1-0/+2
ioremap must be balanced by an iounmap and failing to do so can result in a memory leak. Signed-off-by: Amol Lad <amol@verismonetworks.com> Cc: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-01[PATCH] ioremap balanced with iounmap for drivers/serial/mpsc.cAmol Lad1-0/+12
ioremap must be balanced by an iounmap and failing to do so can result in a memory leak. Signed-off-by: Amol Lad <amol@verismonetworks.com> Cc: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> Cc: Mark A. Greer <mgreer@mvista.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-10-01[PATCH] ioremap balanced with iounmap for drivers/serial/mpc52xx_uart.cAmol Lad1-1/+10
ioremap must be balanced by an iounmap and failing to do so can result in a memory leak. Signed-off-by: Amol Lad <amol@verismonetworks.com> Cc: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>

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