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2008-07-20Fix strip driver back up for ldisc/tty changesAlan Cox1-1/+1
Signed-off-by: Alan Cox <alan@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-05-12strip: Fix termios assumptionAlan Cox1-1/+1
Strip assumes that the tty drivers always have a set_termios method which may not be true. Check this when binding to the tty so that we don't oops later. Signed-off-by: Alan Cox <alan@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-04-30strip: Fix up strip for the new orderAlan Cox1-42/+24
- Use the tty baud functions - Call driver termios methods directly holding the right locking - Check for a write method Signed-off-by: Alan Cox <alan@redhat.com> Cc: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net> Cc: Jeff Garzik <jeff@garzik.org> Cc: "John W. Linville" <linville@tuxdriver.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-02-29wireless: Convert to list_for_each_entry_rcu()Roel Kluin1-3/+3
Convert list_for_each_rcu() to list_for_each_entry_rcu() Signed-off-by: Roel Kluin <12o3l@tiscali.nl> Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
2007-11-07[TTY]: Use tty_mode_ioctl() in network drivers.Alan Cox1-9/+1
We conciously make a change here - we permit mode and speed setting to be done in things like SLIP mode. There isn't actually a technical reason to disallow this. It's usually a silly thing to do but we can do it and soemone might wish to do so. Signed-off-by: Alan Cox <alan@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2007-10-10[NET]: Move hardware header operations out of netdevice.Stephen Hemminger1-4/+9
Since hardware header operations are part of the protocol class not the device instance, make them into a separate object and save memory. Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2007-10-10[NET]: Nuke SET_MODULE_OWNER macro.Ralf Baechle1-2/+0
It's been a useless no-op for long enough in 2.6 so I figured it's time to remove it. The number of people that could object because they're maintaining unified 2.4 and 2.6 drivers is probably rather small. [ Handled drivers added by netdev tree and some missed IRDA cases... -DaveM ] Signed-off-by: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org> Signed-off-by: Jeff Garzik <jeff@garzik.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2007-10-10[PATCH] dev->priv to netdev_priv(dev), for drivers/net/wirelessYoann Padioleau1-1/+1
Replacing accesses to dev->priv to netdev_priv(dev). The replacment is safe when netdev_priv is used to access a private structure that is right next to the net_device structure in memory. Cf http://groups.google.com/group/comp.os.linux.development.system/browse_thread/thread/de19321bcd94dbb8/0d74a4adcd6177bd This is the case when the net_device structure was allocated with a call to alloc_netdev or one of its derivative. Signed-off-by: Yoann Padioleau <padator@wanadoo.fr> Cc: mcgrof@gmail.com Cc: linux-wireless@vger.kernel.org Cc: akpm@linux-foundation.org Signed-off-by: John W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
2007-10-10[NET]: Make the device list and device lookups per namespace.Eric W. Biederman1-1/+1
This patch makes most of the generic device layer network namespace safe. This patch makes dev_base_head a network namespace variable, and then it picks up a few associated variables. The functions: dev_getbyhwaddr dev_getfirsthwbytype dev_get_by_flags dev_get_by_name __dev_get_by_name dev_get_by_index __dev_get_by_index dev_ioctl dev_ethtool dev_load wireless_process_ioctl were modified to take a network namespace argument, and deal with it. vlan_ioctl_set and brioctl_set were modified so their hooks will receive a network namespace argument. So basically anthing in the core of the network stack that was affected to by the change of dev_base was modified to handle multiple network namespaces. The rest of the network stack was simply modified to explicitly use &init_net the initial network namespace. This can be fixed when those components of the network stack are modified to handle multiple network namespaces. For now the ifindex generator is left global. Fundametally ifindex numbers are per namespace, or else we will have corner case problems with migration when we get that far. At the same time there are assumptions in the network stack that the ifindex of a network device won't change. Making the ifindex number global seems a good compromise until the network stack can cope with ifindex changes when you change namespaces, and the like. Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2007-10-10[NET]: Make /proc/net per network namespaceEric W. Biederman1-2/+3
This patch makes /proc/net per network namespace. It modifies the global variables proc_net and proc_net_stat to be per network namespace. The proc_net file helpers are modified to take a network namespace argument, and all of their callers are fixed to pass &init_net for that argument. This ensures that all of the /proc/net files are only visible and usable in the initial network namespace until the code behind them has been updated to be handle multiple network namespaces. Making /proc/net per namespace is necessary as at least some files in /proc/net depend upon the set of network devices which is per network namespace, and even more files in /proc/net have contents that are relevant to a single network namespace. Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2007-05-03[NET]: Rework dev_base via list_head (v3)Pavel Emelianov1-3/+1
Cleanup of dev_base list use, with the aim to simplify making device list per-namespace. In almost every occasion, use of dev_base variable and dev->next pointer could be easily replaced by for_each_netdev loop. A few most complicated places were converted to using first_netdev()/next_netdev(). Signed-off-by: Pavel Emelianov <xemul@openvz.org> Acked-by: Kirill Korotaev <dev@openvz.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2007-04-25[SK_BUFF]: Introduce skb_reset_mac_header(skb)Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo1-1/+1
For the common, open coded 'skb->mac.raw = skb->data' operation, so that we can later turn skb->mac.raw into a offset, reducing the size of struct sk_buff in 64bit land while possibly keeping it as a pointer on 32bit. This one touches just the most simple case, next will handle the slightly more "complex" cases. Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2007-02-12[PATCH] mark struct file_operations const 5Arjan van de Ven1-1/+1
Many struct file_operations in the kernel can be "const". Marking them const moves these to the .rodata section, which avoids false sharing with potential dirty data. In addition it'll catch accidental writes at compile time to these shared resources. Signed-off-by: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@linux.intel.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2006-12-08[PATCH] tty: preparatory structures for termios revampAlan Cox1-1/+1
In order to sort out our struct termios and add proper speed control we need to separate the kernel and user termios structures. Glibc is fine but the other libraries rely on the kernel exported struct termios and we need to extend this without breaking the ABI/API To do so we add a struct ktermios which is the kernel view of a termios structure and overlaps the struct termios with extra fields on the end for now. (That limitation will go away in later patches). Some platforms (eg alpha) planned ahead and thus use the same struct for both, others did not. This just adds the structures but does not use them, it seems a sensible splitting point for bisect if there are compile failures (not that I expect them) Signed-off-by: Alan Cox <alan@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-09-28[IPV4]: annotate struct in_ifaddrAl Viro1-2/+2
ifa_local, ifa_address, ifa_mask, ifa_broadcast and ifa_anycast are net-endian. Annotated them and variables that are inferred to be net-endian. Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2006-08-29[STRIP]: Fix neighbour table refcount leak.Stephen Hemminger1-2/+4
Found by inspection. The STRIP driver does neigh_lookup() but never releases. This driver shouldn't being doing gratuitous arp anyway. Untested, obviously, because of lack of hardware. Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2006-06-30Remove obsolete #include <linux/config.h>Jörn Engel1-1/+0
Signed-off-by: Jörn Engel <joern@wohnheim.fh-wedel.de> Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>
2006-01-17[PATCH] drivers/net/*: use time_after() and friendsMarcelo Feitoza Parisi1-2/+2
They deal with wrapping correctly and are nicer to read. Also make jiffies-holding variables unsigned long. Signed-off-by: Marcelo Feitoza Parisi <marcelo@feitoza.com.br> Signed-off-by: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@gmail.com> Cc: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com>
2006-01-10[PATCH] TTY layer buffering revampAlan Cox1-7/+3
The API and code have been through various bits of initial review by serial driver people but they definitely need to live somewhere for a while so the unconverted drivers can get knocked into shape, existing drivers that have been updated can be better tuned and bugs whacked out. This replaces the tty flip buffers with kmalloc objects in rings. In the normal situation for an IRQ driven serial port at typical speeds the behaviour is pretty much the same, two buffers end up allocated and the kernel cycles between them as before. When there are delays or at high speed we now behave far better as the buffer pool can grow a bit rather than lose characters. This also means that we can operate at higher speeds reliably. For drivers that receive characters in blocks (DMA based, USB and especially virtualisation) the layer allows a lot of driver specific code that works around the tty layer with private secondary queues to be removed. The IBM folks need this sort of layer, the smart serial port people do, the virtualisers do (because a virtualised tty typically operates at infinite speed rather than emulating 9600 baud). Finally many drivers had invalid and unsafe attempts to avoid buffer overflows by directly invoking tty methods extracted out of the innards of work queue structs. These are no longer needed and all go away. That fixes various random hangs with serial ports on overflow. The other change in here is to optimise the receive_room path that is used by some callers. It turns out that only one ldisc uses receive room except asa constant and it updates it far far less than the value is read. We thus make it a variable not a function call. I expect the code to contain bugs due to the size alone but I'll be watching and squashing them and feeding out new patches as it goes. Because the buffers now dynamically expand you should only run out of buffering when the kernel runs out of memory for real. That means a lot of the horrible hacks high performance drivers used to do just aren't needed any more. Description: tty_insert_flip_char is an old API and continues to work as before, as does tty_flip_buffer_push() [this is why many drivers dont need modification]. It does now also return the number of chars inserted There are also tty_buffer_request_room(tty, len) which asks for a buffer block of the length requested and returns the space found. This improves efficiency with hardware that knows how much to transfer. and tty_insert_flip_string_flags(tty, str, flags, len) to insert a string of characters and flags For a smart interface the usual code is len = tty_request_buffer_room(tty, amount_hardware_says); tty_insert_flip_string(tty, buffer_from_card, len); More description! At the moment tty buffers are attached directly to the tty. This is causing a lot of the problems related to tty layer locking, also problems at high speed and also with bursty data (such as occurs in virtualised environments) I'm working on ripping out the flip buffers and replacing them with a pool of dynamically allocated buffers. This allows both for old style "byte I/O" devices and also helps virtualisation and smart devices where large blocks of data suddenely materialise and need storing. So far so good. Lots of drivers reference tty->flip.*. Several of them also call directly and unsafely into function pointers it provides. This will all break. Most drivers can use tty_insert_flip_char which can be kept as an API but others need more. At the moment I've added the following interfaces, if people think more will be needed now is a good time to say int tty_buffer_request_room(tty, size) Try and ensure at least size bytes are available, returns actual room (may be zero). At the moment it just uses the flipbuf space but that will change. Repeated calls without characters being added are not cumulative. (ie if you call it with 1, 1, 1, and then 4 you'll have four characters of space. The other functions will also try and grow buffers in future but this will be a more efficient way when you know block sizes. int tty_insert_flip_char(tty, ch, flag) As before insert a character if there is room. Now returns 1 for success, 0 for failure. int tty_insert_flip_string(tty, str, len) Insert a block of non error characters. Returns the number inserted. int tty_prepare_flip_string(tty, strptr, len) Adjust the buffer to allow len characters to be added. Returns a buffer pointer in strptr and the length available. This allows for hardware that needs to use functions like insl or mencpy_fromio. Signed-off-by: Alan Cox <alan@redhat.com> Cc: Paul Fulghum <paulkf@microgate.com> Signed-off-by: Hirokazu Takata <takata@linux-m32r.org> Signed-off-by: Serge Hallyn <serue@us.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Jeff Dike <jdike@addtoit.com> Signed-off-by: John Hawkes <hawkes@sgi.com> Signed-off-by: Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-10-28drivers/net: Remove pointless checks for NULL prior to calling kfree()Jesper Juhl1-25/+13
2005-10-03[IPV4]: Replace __in_dev_get with __in_dev_get_rcu/rtnlHerbert Xu1-2/+2
The following patch renames __in_dev_get() to __in_dev_get_rtnl() and introduces __in_dev_get_rcu() to cover the second case. 1) RCU with refcnt should use in_dev_get(). 2) RCU without refcnt should use __in_dev_get_rcu(). 3) All others must hold RTNL and use __in_dev_get_rtnl(). There is one exception in net/ipv4/route.c which is in fact a pre-existing race condition. I've marked it as such so that we remember to fix it. This patch is based on suggestions and prior work by Suzanne Wood and Paul McKenney. Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2005-06-26Merge /spare/repo/netdev-2.6/ branch 'ieee80211'Jeff Garzik1-1/+1
2005-06-23[PATCH] Convert users to tty_unregister_ldisc()Alexey Dobriyan1-1/+1
tty_register_ldisc(N_FOO, NULL) => tty_unregister_ldisc(N_FOO) Signed-off-by: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-12Add HostAP wireless driver.Jouni Malinen1-1/+1
Includes minor cleanups from Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>.
2005-04-16Linux-2.6.12-rc2v2.6.12-rc2Linus Torvalds1-0/+2843
Initial git repository build. I'm not bothering with the full history, even though we have it. We can create a separate "historical" git archive of that later if we want to, and in the meantime it's about 3.2GB when imported into git - space that would just make the early git days unnecessarily complicated, when we don't have a lot of good infrastructure for it. Let it rip!

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