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    • Jean Delvare's avatar
      PCI: Cleanup the includes of <linux/pci.h> · 6473d160
      Jean Delvare authored
      I noticed that many source files include <linux/pci.h> while they do
      not appear to need it. Here is an attempt to clean it all up.
      
      In order to find all possibly affected files, I searched for all
      files including <linux/pci.h> but without any other occurence of "pci"
      or "PCI". I removed the include statement from all of these, then I
      compiled an allmodconfig kernel on both i386 and x86_64 and fixed the
      false positives manually.
      
      My tests covered 66% of the affected files, so there could be false
      positives remaining. Untested files are:
      
      arch/alpha/kernel/err_common.c
      arch/alpha/kernel/err_ev6.c
      arch/alpha/kernel/err_ev7.c
      arch/ia64/sn/kernel/huberror.c
      arch/ia64/sn/kernel/xpnet.c
      arch/m68knommu/kernel/dma.c
      arch/mips/lib/iomap.c
      arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/ras.c
      arch/ppc/8260_io/enet.c
      arch/ppc/8260_io/fcc_enet.c
      arch/ppc/8xx_io/enet.c
      arch/ppc/syslib/ppc4xx_sgdma.c
      arch/sh64/mach-cayman/iomap.c
      arch/xtensa/kernel/xtensa_ksyms.c
      arch/xtensa/platform-iss/setup.c
      drivers/i2c/busses/i2c-at91.c
      drivers/i2c/busses/i2c-mpc.c
      drivers/media/video/saa711x.c
      drivers/misc/hdpuftrs/hdpu_cpustate.c
      drivers/misc/hdpuftrs/hdpu_nexus.c
      drivers/net/au1000_eth.c
      drivers/net/fec_8xx/fec_main.c
      drivers/net/fec_8xx/fec_mii.c
      drivers/net/fs_enet/fs_enet-main.c
      drivers/net/fs_enet/mac-fcc.c
      drivers/net/fs_enet/mac-fec.c
      drivers/net/fs_enet/mac-scc.c
      drivers/net/fs_enet/mii-bitbang.c
      drivers/net/fs_enet/mii-fec.c
      drivers/net/ibm_emac/ibm_emac_core.c
      drivers/net/lasi_82596.c
      drivers/parisc/hppb.c
      drivers/sbus/sbus.c
      drivers/video/g364fb.c
      drivers/video/platinumfb.c
      drivers/video/stifb.c
      drivers/video/valkyriefb.c
      include/asm-arm/arch-ixp4xx/dma.h
      sound/oss/au1550_ac97.c
      
      I would welcome test reports for these files. I am fine with removing
      the untested files from the patch if the general opinion is that these
      changes aren't safe. The tested part would still be nice to have.
      
      Note that this patch depends on another header fixup patch I submitted
      to LKML yesterday:
        [PATCH] scatterlist.h needs types.h
        http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/3/01/141
      
      Signed-off-by: default avatarJean Delvare <khali@linux-fr.org>
      Cc: Badari Pulavarty <pbadari@us.ibm.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
      6473d160
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    • Jeff Dike's avatar
      [PATCH] const struct tty_operations · b68e31d0
      Jeff Dike authored
      
      
      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: default avatarJeff Dike <jdike@addtoit.com>
      Acked-by: default avatarAlan Cox <alan@redhat.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
      b68e31d0
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    • Alan Stern's avatar
      [PATCH] Notifier chain update: API changes · e041c683
      Alan Stern authored
      The kernel's implementation of notifier chains is unsafe.  There is no
      protection against entries being added to or removed from a chain while the
      chain is in use.  The issues were discussed in this thread:
      
          http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel&m=113018709002036&w=2
      
      
      
      We noticed that notifier chains in the kernel fall into two basic usage
      classes:
      
      	"Blocking" chains are always called from a process context
      	and the callout routines are allowed to sleep;
      
      	"Atomic" chains can be called from an atomic context and
      	the callout routines are not allowed to sleep.
      
      We decided to codify this distinction and make it part of the API.  Therefore
      this set of patches introduces three new, parallel APIs: one for blocking
      notifiers, one for atomic notifiers, and one for "raw" notifiers (which is
      really just the old API under a new name).  New kinds of data structures are
      used for the heads of the chains, and new routines are defined for
      registration, unregistration, and calling a chain.  The three APIs are
      explained in include/linux/notifier.h and their implementation is in
      kernel/sys.c.
      
      With atomic and blocking chains, the implementation guarantees that the chain
      links will not be corrupted and that chain callers will not get messed up by
      entries being added or removed.  For raw chains the implementation provides no
      guarantees at all; users of this API must provide their own protections.  (The
      idea was that situations may come up where the assumptions of the atomic and
      blocking APIs are not appropriate, so it should be possible for users to
      handle these things in their own way.)
      
      There are some limitations, which should not be too hard to live with.  For
      atomic/blocking chains, registration and unregistration must always be done in
      a process context since the chain is protected by a mutex/rwsem.  Also, a
      callout routine for a non-raw chain must not try to register or unregister
      entries on its own chain.  (This did happen in a couple of places and the code
      had to be changed to avoid it.)
      
      Since atomic chains may be called from within an NMI handler, they cannot use
      spinlocks for synchronization.  Instead we use RCU.  The overhead falls almost
      entirely in the unregister routine, which is okay since unregistration is much
      less frequent that calling a chain.
      
      Here is the list of chains that we adjusted and their classifications.  None
      of them use the raw API, so for the moment it is only a placeholder.
      
        ATOMIC CHAINS
        -------------
      arch/i386/kernel/traps.c:		i386die_chain
      arch/ia64/kernel/traps.c:		ia64die_chain
      arch/powerpc/kernel/traps.c:		powerpc_die_chain
      arch/sparc64/kernel/traps.c:		sparc64die_chain
      arch/x86_64/kernel/traps.c:		die_chain
      drivers/char/ipmi/ipmi_si_intf.c:	xaction_notifier_list
      kernel/panic.c:				panic_notifier_list
      kernel/profile.c:			task_free_notifier
      net/bluetooth/hci_core.c:		hci_notifier
      net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_conntrack_core.c:	ip_conntrack_chain
      net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_conntrack_core.c:	ip_conntrack_expect_chain
      net/ipv6/addrconf.c:			inet6addr_chain
      net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_core.c:	nf_conntrack_chain
      net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_core.c:	nf_conntrack_expect_chain
      net/netlink/af_netlink.c:		netlink_chain
      
        BLOCKING CHAINS
        ---------------
      arch/powerpc/platforms/pseries/reconfig.c:	pSeries_reconfig_chain
      arch/s390/kernel/process.c:		idle_chain
      arch/x86_64/kernel/process.c		idle_notifier
      drivers/base/memory.c:			memory_chain
      drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq.c		cpufreq_policy_notifier_list
      drivers/cpufreq/cpufreq.c		cpufreq_transition_notifier_list
      drivers/macintosh/adb.c:		adb_client_list
      drivers/macintosh/via-pmu.c		sleep_notifier_list
      drivers/macintosh/via-pmu68k.c		sleep_notifier_list
      drivers/macintosh/windfarm_core.c	wf_client_list
      drivers/usb/core/notify.c		usb_notifier_list
      drivers/video/fbmem.c			fb_notifier_list
      kernel/cpu.c				cpu_chain
      kernel/module.c				module_notify_list
      kernel/profile.c			munmap_notifier
      kernel/profile.c			task_exit_notifier
      kernel/sys.c				reboot_notifier_list
      net/core/dev.c				netdev_chain
      net/decnet/dn_dev.c:			dnaddr_chain
      net/ipv4/devinet.c:			inetaddr_chain
      
      It's possible that some of these classifications are wrong.  If they are,
      please let us know or submit a patch to fix them.  Note that any chain that
      gets called very frequently should be atomic, because the rwsem read-locking
      used for blocking chains is very likely to incur cache misses on SMP systems.
      (However, if the chain's callout routines may sleep then the chain cannot be
      atomic.)
      
      The patch set was written by Alan Stern and Chandra Seetharaman, incorporating
      material written by Keith Owens and suggestions from Paul McKenney and Andrew
      Morton.
      
      [jes@sgi.com: restructure the notifier chain initialization macros]
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAlan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarChandra Seetharaman <sekharan@us.ibm.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarJes Sorensen <jes@sgi.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
      e041c683
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