1. 29 Aug, 2012 9 commits
  2. 28 Aug, 2012 1 commit
  3. 24 Aug, 2012 2 commits
  4. 23 Aug, 2012 4 commits
  5. 22 Aug, 2012 16 commits
    • Linus Torvalds's avatar
      Linux 3.6-rc3 · fea7a08a
      Linus Torvalds authored
    • Linus Torvalds's avatar
      Merge branch 'drm-fixes' of git://people.freedesktop.org/~airlied/linux · 4ff63e47
      Linus Torvalds authored
      Pull drm fixes from Dave Airlie:
       "Intel: edid fixes, power consumption fix, s/r fix, haswell fix
        Radeon: BIOS loading fixes for UEFI and Thunderbolt machines, better
        MSAA validation, lockup timeout fixes, modesetting fixes
        One udl dpms fix, one vmwgfx fix, a couple of trivial core changes.
        There is an export added to ACPI as part of the radeon bios fixes.
        I've also included the fbcon flashing cursor vs deinit race fix, that
        seems the simplest place to start"
      Trivial conflict in drivers/video/console/fbcon.c due to me having
      already applied the fbcon flashing cursor vs deinit race fix, and Dave
      had added a comment in there too.
      * 'drm-fixes' of git://people.freedesktop.org/~airlied/linux: (22 commits)
        fbcon: fix race condition between console lock and cursor timer (v1.1)
        drm: Add missing static storage class specifiers in drm_proc.c file
        drm/udl: dpms off the crtc when disabled.
        drm: Remove two unused fields from struct drm_display_mode
        drm: stop vmgfx driver explosion
        drm/radeon/ss: use num_crtc rather than hardcoded 6
        Revert "drm/radeon: fix bo creation retry path"
        drm/i915: use hsw rps tuning values everywhere on gen6+
        drm/radeon: split ATRM support out from the ATPX handler (v3)
        drm/radeon: convert radeon vfct code to use acpi_get_table_with_size
        ACPI: export symbol acpi_get_table_with_size
        drm/radeon: implement ACPI VFCT vbios fetch (v3)
        drm/radeon/kms: extend the Fujitsu D3003-S2 board connector quirk to cover later silicon stepping
        drm/radeon: fix checking of MSAA renderbuffers on r600-r700
        drm/radeon: allow CMASK and FMASK in the CS checker on r600-r700
        drm/radeon: init lockup timeout on ring init
        drm/radeon: avoid turning off spread spectrum for used pll
        drm/i915: fall back to bit-banging if GMBUS fails in CRT EDID reads
        drm/i915: extract connector update from intel_ddc_get_modes() for reuse
        drm/i915: fix hsw uncached pte
    • Linus Torvalds's avatar
      Merge git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/nab/target-pending · 09236994
      Linus Torvalds authored
      Pull SCSI target fixes from Nicholas Bellinger:
       "The executive summary includes:
         - Post-merge review comments for tcm_vhost (MST + nab)
         - Avoid debugging overhead when not debugging for tcm-fc(FCoE) (MDR)
         - Fix NULL pointer dereference bug on alloc_page failulre (Yi Zou)
         - Fix REPORT_LUNs regression bug with pSCSI export (AlexE + nab)
         - Fix regression bug with handling of zero-length data CDBs (nab)
         - Fix vhost_scsi_target structure alignment (MST)
        Thanks again to everyone who contributed a bugfix patch, gave review
        feedback on tcm_vhost code, and/or reported a bug during their own
        testing over the last weeks.
        There is one other outstanding bug reported by Roland recently related
        to SCSI transfer length overflow handling, for which the current
        proposed bugfix has been left in queue pending further testing with
        other non iscsi-target based fabric drivers.
        As the patch is verified with loopback (local SGL memory from SCSI
        LLD) + tcm_qla2xxx (TCM allocated SGL memory mapped to PCI HW) fabric
        ports, it will be included into the next 3.6-rc-fixes PULL request."
      * git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/nab/target-pending:
        target: Remove unused se_cmd.cmd_spdtl
        tcm_fc: rcu_deref outside rcu lock/unlock section
        tcm_vhost: Fix vhost_scsi_target structure alignment
        target: Fix regression bug with handling of zero-length data CDBs
        target/pscsi: Fix bug with REPORT_LUNs handling for SCSI passthrough
        tcm_vhost: Change vhost_scsi_target->vhost_wwpn to char *
        target: fix NULL pointer dereference bug alloc_page() fails to get memory
        tcm_fc: Avoid debug overhead when not debugging
        tcm_vhost: Post-merge review changes requested by MST
        tcm_vhost: Fix incorrect IS_ERR() usage in vhost_scsi_map_iov_to_sgl
    • Linus Torvalds's avatar
      Merge branch 'i2c-embedded/for-current' of git://git.pengutronix.de/git/wsa/linux · 2e2d8c93
      Linus Torvalds authored
      Pull i2c-embedded fixes from Wolfram Sang:
       "Some bugfixes for the "embedded" part of the I2C subsystem.  The fixes
        affect mostly drivers which have been largely reworked lately and
        where regressions appeared."
      * 'i2c-embedded/for-current' of git://git.pengutronix.de/git/wsa/linux:
        i2c: tegra: protect suspend/resume callbacks with CONFIG_PM_SLEEP
        i2c: diolan-u2c: Fix master_xfer return code
        I2C: OMAP: xfer: fix runtime PM get/put balance on error
        i2c: nomadik: Add default configuration into the Nomadik I2C driver
    • Linus Torvalds's avatar
      Merge tag 'for-3.6-rc3' of git://gitorious.org/linux-pwm/linux-pwm · fec3c03f
      Linus Torvalds authored
      Pull pwm fixes from Thierry Reding:
       "These patches fix the Samsung PWM driver and perform some minor
        cleanups like fixing checkpatch and sparse warnings.
        Two redundant error messages are removed and the Kconfig help text for
        the PWM subsystem is made more descriptive."
      * tag 'for-3.6-rc3' of git://gitorious.org/linux-pwm/linux-pwm:
        pwm: Improve Kconfig help text
        pwm: core: Fix coding style issues
        pwm: vt8500: Fix coding style issue
        pwm: Remove a redundant error message when devm_request_and_ioremap fails
        pwm: samsung: add missing device pointer to struct pwm_chip
        pwm: Add missing static storage class specifiers in core.c file
    • Linus Torvalds's avatar
      Merge branch 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/sage/ceph-client · f753c4ec
      Linus Torvalds authored
      Pull ceph fixes from Sage Weil:
       "Jim's fix closes a narrow race introduced with the msgr changes.  One
        fix resolves problems with debugfs initialization that Yan found when
        multiple client instances are created (e.g., two clusters mounted, or
        rbd + cephfs), another one fixes problems with mounting a nonexistent
        server subdirectory, and the last one fixes a divide by zero error
        from unsanitized ioctl input that Dan Carpenter found."
      * 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/sage/ceph-client:
        ceph: avoid divide by zero in __validate_layout()
        libceph: avoid truncation due to racing banners
        ceph: tolerate (and warn on) extraneous dentry from mds
        libceph: delay debugfs initialization until we learn global_id
    • Linus Torvalds's avatar
      Merge tag 'nfs-for-3.6-3' of git://git.linux-nfs.org/projects/trondmy/linux-nfs · ad746be9
      Linus Torvalds authored
      Pull NFS client bugfixes from Trond Myklebust:
       - NFSv3 mounts need to fail if the FSINFO rpc call fails
       - Ensure that the NFS commit cache gets torn down when we unload the
         NFS module.
       - Fix memory scribble issues when interrupting a LAYOUTGET rpc call
       - Fix NFSv4 legacy idmapper regressions
       - Fix issues with the NFSv4 getacl command
       - Fix a regression when using the legacy "mount -t nfs4"
      * tag 'nfs-for-3.6-3' of git://git.linux-nfs.org/projects/trondmy/linux-nfs:
        NFSv3: Ensure that do_proc_get_root() reports errors correctly
        NFSv4: Ensure that nfs4_alloc_client cleans up on error.
        NFS: return -ENOKEY when the upcall fails to map the name
        NFS: Clear key construction data if the idmap upcall fails
        NFSv4: Don't use private xdr_stream fields in decode_getacl
        NFSv4: Fix the acl cache size calculation
        NFSv4: Fix pointer arithmetic in decode_getacl
        NFS: Alias the nfs module to nfs4
        NFS: Fix a regression when loading the NFS v4 module
        NFSv4.1: Remove a bogus BUG_ON() in nfs4_layoutreturn_done
        pnfs-obj: Better IO pattern in case of unaligned offset
        NFS41: add pg_layout_private to nfs_pageio_descriptor
        pnfs: nfs4_proc_layoutget returns void
        pnfs: defer release of pages in layoutget
        nfs: tear down caches in nfs_init_writepagecache when allocation fails
    • Linus Torvalds's avatar
      Merge branch 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/viro/vfs · 467e9e51
      Linus Torvalds authored
      Pull assorted fixes - mostly vfs - from Al Viro:
       "Assorted fixes, with an unexpected detour into vfio refcounting logics
        (fell out when digging in an analog of eventpoll race in there)."
      * 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/viro/vfs:
        task_work: add a scheduling point in task_work_run()
        fs: fix fs/namei.c kernel-doc warnings
        eventpoll: use-after-possible-free in epoll_create1()
        vfio: grab vfio_device reference *before* exposing the sucker via fd_install()
        vfio: get rid of vfio_device_put()/vfio_group_get_device* races
        vfio: get rid of open-coding kref_put_mutex
        introduce kref_put_mutex()
        vfio: don't dereference after kfree...
        mqueue: lift mnt_want_write() outside ->i_mutex, clean up a bit
    • Eric Dumazet's avatar
      task_work: add a scheduling point in task_work_run() · 88ec2789
      Eric Dumazet authored
      It seems commit 4a9d4b02 (switch fput to task_work_add) reintroduced
      the problem addressed in commit 944be0b2
       (close_files(): add scheduling
      If a server process with a lot of files (say 2 million tcp sockets)
      is killed, we can spend a lot of time in task_work_run() and trigger
      a soft lockup.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarEric Dumazet <edumazet@google.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
    • Randy Dunlap's avatar
      fs: fix fs/namei.c kernel-doc warnings · 55852635
      Randy Dunlap authored
      Fix kernel-doc warnings in fs/namei.c:
      Warning(fs/namei.c:360): No description found for parameter 'inode'
      Warning(fs/namei.c:672): No description found for parameter 'nd'
      Signed-off-by: default avatarRandy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net>
      Cc:	Alexander Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
      Cc:	linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
    • Al Viro's avatar
      eventpoll: use-after-possible-free in epoll_create1() · 98022748
      Al Viro authored
      As soon as we'd installed the file into descriptor table, it can
      get closed by another thread.  Freeing ep in process...
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
    • Al Viro's avatar
      vfio: grab vfio_device reference *before* exposing the sucker via fd_install() · 31605deb
      Al Viro authored
      It's not critical (anymore) since another thread closing the file will block
      on ->device_lock before it gets to dropping the final reference, but it's
      definitely cleaner that way...
      Acked-by: default avatarAlex Williamson <alex.williamson@redhat.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
    • Al Viro's avatar
      vfio: get rid of vfio_device_put()/vfio_group_get_device* races · 90b1253e
      Al Viro authored
      we really need to make sure that dropping the last reference happens
      under the group->device_lock; otherwise a loop (under device_lock)
      might find vfio_device instance that is being freed right now, has
      already dropped the last reference and waits on device_lock to exclude
      the sucker from the list.
      Acked-by: default avatarAlex Williamson <alex.williamson@redhat.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
    • Al Viro's avatar
    • Al Viro's avatar
      introduce kref_put_mutex() · 8ad5db8a
      Al Viro authored
      equivalent of
      	if (!kref_put(kref, release))
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAl Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
    • Al Viro's avatar
  6. 21 Aug, 2012 8 commits
    • Dave Airlie's avatar
      fbcon: fix race condition between console lock and cursor timer (v1.1) · d8636a27
      Dave Airlie authored
      So we've had a fair few reports of fbcon handover breakage between
      efi/vesafb and i915 surface recently, so I dedicated a couple of
      days to finding the problem.
      Essentially the last thing we saw was the conflicting framebuffer
      message and that was all.
      So after much tracing with direct netconsole writes (printks
      under console_lock not so useful), I think I found the race.
      Thread A (driver load)    Thread B (timer thread)
        unbind_con_driver ->              |
        bind_con_driver ->                |
        vc->vc_sw->con_deinit ->          |
        fbcon_deinit ->                   |
        console_lock()                    |
            |                             |
            |                       fbcon_flashcursor timer fires
            |                       console_lock() <- blocked for A
      fbcon_del_cursor_timer ->
      Of course because all of this is under the console lock,
      we never see anything, also since we also just unbound the active
      console guess what we never see anything.
      Hopefully this fixes the problem for anyone seeing vesafb->kms
      driver handoff.
      v1.1: add comment suggestion from Alan.
      Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
      Signed-off-by: default avatarDave Airlie <airlied@redhat.com>
    • Linus Torvalds's avatar
      Merge branch 'akpm' (Andrew's patch-bomb) · 23dcfa61
      Linus Torvalds authored
      Merge fixes from Andrew Morton.
      Random drivers and some VM fixes.
      * emailed patches from Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>: (17 commits)
        mm: compaction: Abort async compaction if locks are contended or taking too long
        mm: have order > 0 compaction start near a pageblock with free pages
        rapidio/tsi721: fix unused variable compiler warning
        rapidio/tsi721: fix inbound doorbell interrupt handling
        drivers/rtc/rtc-rs5c348.c: fix hour decoding in 12-hour mode
        mm: correct page->pfmemalloc to fix deactivate_slab regression
        drivers/rtc/rtc-pcf2123.c: initialize dynamic sysfs attributes
        mm/compaction.c: fix deferring compaction mistake
        drivers/misc/sgi-xp/xpc_uv.c: SGI XPC fails to load when cpu 0 is out of IRQ resources
        string: do not export memweight() to userspace
        hugetlb: update hugetlbpage.txt
        checkpatch: add control statement test to SINGLE_STATEMENT_DO_WHILE_MACRO
        mm: hugetlbfs: correctly populate shared pmd
        cciss: fix incorrect scsi status reporting
        Documentation: update mount option in filesystem/vfat.txt
        mm: change nr_ptes BUG_ON to WARN_ON
        cs5535-clockevt: typo, it's MFGPT, not MFPGT
    • Linus Torvalds's avatar
      Merge branch 'v4l_for_linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mchehab/linux-media · a484147a
      Linus Torvalds authored
      Pull media fixes from Mauro Carvalho Chehab:
       "For bug fixes, at soc_camera, si470x, uvcvideo, iguanaworks IR driver,
        radio_shark Kbuild fixes, and at the V4L2 core (radio fixes)."
      * 'v4l_for_linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mchehab/linux-media:
        [media] media: soc_camera: don't clear pix->sizeimage in JPEG mode
        [media] media: mx2_camera: Fix clock handling for i.MX27
        [media] video: mx2_camera: Use clk_prepare_enable/clk_disable_unprepare
        [media] video: mx1_camera: Use clk_prepare_enable/clk_disable_unprepare
        [media] media: mx3_camera: buf_init() add buffer state check
        [media] radio-shark2: Only compile led support when CONFIG_LED_CLASS is set
        [media] radio-shark: Only compile led support when CONFIG_LED_CLASS is set
        [media] radio-shark*: Call cancel_work_sync from disconnect rather then release
        [media] radio-shark*: Remove work-around for dangling pointer in usb intfdata
        [media] Add USB dependency for IguanaWorks USB IR Transceiver
        [media] Add missing logging for rangelow/high of hwseek
        [media] VIDIOC_ENUM_FREQ_BANDS fix
        [media] mem2mem_testdev: fix querycap regression
        [media] si470x: v4l2-compliance fixes
        [media] DocBook: Remove a spurious character
        [media] uvcvideo: Reset the bytesused field when recycling an erroneous buffer
    • Linus Torvalds's avatar
      Merge git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/net · 8f8ba75e
      Linus Torvalds authored
      Pull networking update from David Miller:
       "A couple weeks of bug fixing in there.  The largest chunk is all the
        broken crap Amerigo Wang found in the netpoll layer."
       1) netpoll and it's users has several serious bugs:
          a) uses GFP_KERNEL with locks held
          b) interfaces requiring interrupts disabled are called with them
          c) and vice versa
          d) VLAN tag demuxing, as per all other RX packet input paths, is not
          All from Amerigo Wang.
       2) Hopefully cure the ipv4 mapped ipv6 address TCP early demux bugs for
          good, from Neal Cardwell.
       3) Unlike AF_UNIX, AF_PACKET sockets don't set a default credentials
          when the user doesn't specify one explicitly during sendmsg().
          Instead we attach an empty (zero) SCM credential block which is
          definitely not what we want.  Fix from Eric Dumazet.
       4) IPv6 illegally invokes netdevice notifiers with RCU lock held, fix
          from Ben Hutchings.
       5) inet_csk_route_child_sock() checks wrong inet options pointer, fix
          from Christoph Paasch.
       6) When AF_PACKET is used for transmit, packet loopback doesn't behave
          properly when a socket fanout is enabled, from Eric Leblond.
       7) On bluetooth l2cap channel create failure, we leak the socket, from
          Jaganath Kanakkassery.
       8) Fix all the netprio file handling bugs found by Al Viro, from John
       9) Several error return and NULL deref bug fixes in networking drivers
          from Julia Lawall.
      10) A large smattering of struct padding et al.  kernel memory leaks to
          userspace found of Mathias Krause.
      11) Conntrack expections in netfilter can access an uninitialized timer,
          fix from Pablo Neira Ayuso.
      12) Several netfilter SIP tracker bug fixes from Patrick McHardy.
      13) IPSEC ipv6 routes are not initialized correctly all the time,
          resulting in an OOPS in inet_putpeer().  Also from Patrick McHardy.
      14) Bridging does rcu_dereference() outside of RCU protected area, from
          Stephen Hemminger.
      15) Fix routing cache removal performance regression when looking up
          output routes that have a local destination.  From Zheng Yan.
      * git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/net: (87 commits)
        af_netlink: force credentials passing [CVE-2012-3520]
        ipv4: fix ip header ident selection in __ip_make_skb()
        ipv4: Use newinet->inet_opt in inet_csk_route_child_sock()
        tcp: fix possible socket refcount problem
        net: tcp: move sk_rx_dst_set call after tcp_create_openreq_child()
        net/core/dev.c: fix kernel-doc warning
        netconsole: remove a redundant netconsole_target_put()
        net: ipv6: fix oops in inet_putpeer()
        net/stmmac: fix issue of clk_get for Loongson1B.
        caif: Do not dereference NULL in chnl_recv_cb()
        af_packet: don't emit packet on orig fanout group
        drivers/net/irda: fix error return code
        drivers/net/wan/dscc4.c: fix error return code
        drivers/net/wimax/i2400m/fw.c: fix error return code
        smsc75xx: add missing entry to MAINTAINERS
        net: qmi_wwan: new devices: UML290 and K5006-Z
        net: sh_eth: Add eth support for R8A7779 device
        netdev/phy: skip disabled mdio-mux nodes
        dt: introduce for_each_available_child_of_node, of_get_next_available_child
        net: netprio: fix cgrp create and write priomap race
    • Mel Gorman's avatar
      mm: compaction: Abort async compaction if locks are contended or taking too long · c67fe375
      Mel Gorman authored
      Jim Schutt reported a problem that pointed at compaction contending
      heavily on locks.  The workload is straight-forward and in his own words;
      	The systems in question have 24 SAS drives spread across 3 HBAs,
      	running 24 Ceph OSD instances, one per drive.  FWIW these servers
      	are dual-socket Intel 5675 Xeons w/48 GB memory.  I've got ~160
      	Ceph Linux clients doing dd simultaneously to a Ceph file system
      	backed by 12 of these servers.
      Early in the test everything looks fine
        procs -------------------memory------------------ ---swap-- -----io---- --system-- -----cpu-------
         r  b       swpd       free       buff      cache   si   so    bi    bo   in   cs  us sy  id wa st
        31 15          0     287216        576   38606628    0    0     2  1158    2   14   1  3  95  0  0
        27 15          0     225288        576   38583384    0    0    18 2222016 203357 134876  11 56  17 15  0
        28 17          0     219256        576   38544736    0    0    11 2305932 203141 146296  11 49  23 17  0
         6 18          0     215596        576   38552872    0    0     7 2363207 215264 166502  12 45  22 20  0
        22 18          0     226984        576   38596404    0    0     3 2445741 223114 179527  12 43  23 22  0
      and then it goes to pot
        procs -------------------memory------------------ ---swap-- -----io---- --system-- -----cpu-------
         r  b       swpd       free       buff      cache   si   so    bi    bo   in   cs  us sy  id wa st
        163  8          0     464308        576   36791368    0    0    11 22210  866  536   3 13  79  4  0
        207 14          0     917752        576   36181928    0    0   712 1345376 134598 47367   7 90   1  2  0
        123 12          0     685516        576   36296148    0    0   429 1386615 158494 60077   8 84   5  3  0
        123 12          0     598572        576   36333728    0    0  1107 1233281 147542 62351   7 84   5  4  0
        622  7          0     660768        576   36118264    0    0   557 1345548 151394 59353   7 85   4  3  0
        223 11          0     283960        576   36463868    0    0    46 1107160 121846 33006   6 93   1  1  0
      Note that system CPU usage is very high blocks being written out has
      dropped by 42%. He analysed this with perf and found
        perf record -g -a sleep 10
        perf report --sort symbol --call-graph fractal,5
          34.63%  [k] _raw_spin_lock_irqsave
                  |--97.30%-- isolate_freepages
                  |          compaction_alloc
                  |          unmap_and_move
                  |          migrate_pages
                  |          compact_zone
                  |          compact_zone_order
                  |          try_to_compact_pages
                  |          __alloc_pages_direct_compact
                  |          __alloc_pages_slowpath
                  |          __alloc_pages_nodemask
                  |          alloc_pages_vma
                  |          do_huge_pmd_anonymous_page
                  |          handle_mm_fault
                  |          do_page_fault
                  |          page_fault
                  |          |
                  |          |--87.39%-- skb_copy_datagram_iovec
                  |          |          tcp_recvmsg
                  |          |          inet_recvmsg
                  |          |          sock_recvmsg
                  |          |          sys_recvfrom
                  |          |          system_call
                  |          |          __recv
                  |          |          |
                  |          |           --100.00%-- (nil)
                  |          |
                  |           --12.61%-- memcpy
                   --2.70%-- [...]
      There was other data but primarily it is all showing that compaction is
      contended heavily on the zone->lock and zone->lru_lock.
      commit [b2eef8c0
      : mm: compaction: minimise the time IRQs are disabled
      while isolating pages for migration] noted that it was possible for
      migration to hold the lru_lock for an excessive amount of time. Very
      broadly speaking this patch expands the concept.
      This patch introduces compact_checklock_irqsave() to check if a lock
      is contended or the process needs to be scheduled. If either condition
      is true then async compaction is aborted and the caller is informed.
      The page allocator will fail a THP allocation if compaction failed due
      to contention. This patch also introduces compact_trylock_irqsave()
      which will acquire the lock only if it is not contended and the process
      does not need to schedule.
      Reported-by: default avatarJim Schutt <jaschut@sandia.gov>
      Tested-by: default avatarJim Schutt <jaschut@sandia.gov>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarMel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
    • Mel Gorman's avatar
      mm: have order > 0 compaction start near a pageblock with free pages · de74f1cc
      Mel Gorman authored
      Commit 7db8889a
       ("mm: have order > 0 compaction start off where it
      left") introduced a caching mechanism to reduce the amount work the free
      page scanner does in compaction.  However, it has a problem.  Consider
      two process simultaneously scanning free pages
      	Process A		M     S     			F
      	Process B		M 	FS
      	C is zone->compact_cached_free_pfn
      	S is cc->start_pfree_pfn
      	M is cc->migrate_pfn
      	F is cc->free_pfn
      In this diagram, Process A has just reached its migrate scanner, wrapped
      around and updated compact_cached_free_pfn accordingly.
      Simultaneously, Process B finishes isolating in a block and updates
      compact_cached_free_pfn again to the location of its free scanner.
      Process A moves to "end_of_zone - one_pageblock" and runs this check
                      if (cc->order > 0 && (!cc->wrapped ||
                                            zone->compact_cached_free_pfn >
                              pfn = min(pfn, zone->compact_cached_free_pfn);
      compact_cached_free_pfn is above where it started so the free scanner
      skips almost the entire space it should have scanned.  When there are
      multiple processes compacting it can end in a situation where the entire
      zone is not being scanned at all.  Further, it is possible for two
      processes to ping-pong update to compact_cached_free_pfn which is just
      Overall, the end result wrecks allocation success rates.
      There is not an obvious way around this problem without introducing new
      locking and state so this patch takes a different approach.
      First, it gets rid of the skip logic because it's not clear that it
      matters if two free scanners happen to be in the same block but with
      racing updates it's too easy for it to skip over blocks it should not.
      Second, it updates compact_cached_free_pfn in a more limited set of
      If a scanner has wrapped, it updates compact_cached_free_pfn to the end
      	of the zone. When a wrapped scanner isolates a page, it updates
      	compact_cached_free_pfn to point to the highest pageblock it
      	can isolate pages from.
      If a scanner has not wrapped when it has finished isolated pages it
      	checks if compact_cached_free_pfn is pointing to the end of the
      	zone. If so, the value is updated to point to the highest
      	pageblock that pages were isolated from. This value will not
      	be updated again until a free page scanner wraps and resets
      This is not optimal and it can still race but the compact_cached_free_pfn
      will be pointing to or very near a pageblock with free pages.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarMel Gorman <mgorman@suse.de>
      Reviewed-by: default avatarRik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>
      Reviewed-by: default avatarMinchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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      rapidio/tsi721: fix unused variable compiler warning · 9a9a9a7a
      Alexandre Bounine authored
      Fix unused variable compiler warning when built with CONFIG_RAPIDIO_DEBUG
      option off.
      This patch is applicable to kernel versions starting from v3.2
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAlexandre Bounine <alexandre.bounine@idt.com>
      Cc: Matt Porter <mporter@kernel.crashing.org>
      Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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      rapidio/tsi721: fix inbound doorbell interrupt handling · 3670e7e1
      Alexandre Bounine authored
      Make sure that there is no doorbell messages left behind due to disabled
      interrupts during inbound doorbell processing.
      The most common case for this bug is loss of rionet JOIN messages in
      systems with three or more rionet participants and MSI or MSI-X enabled.
      As result, requests for packet transfers may finish with "destination
      unreachable" error message.
      This patch is applicable to kernel versions starting from v3.2.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAlexandre Bounine <alexandre.bounine@idt.com>
      Cc: Matt Porter <mporter@kernel.crashing.org>
      Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>