1. 05 Feb, 2008 2 commits
  2. 04 Feb, 2008 5 commits
  3. 03 Feb, 2008 5 commits
    • Adrian Bunk's avatar
      remove Documentation/smp.txt · 03502faa
      Adrian Bunk authored
      
      
      After seeing the filename I'd have expected something about the
      implementation of SMP in the Linux kernel - not some notes on kernel
      configuration and building trivialities noone would search at this
      place.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarAdrian Bunk <bunk@kernel.org>
      Acked-by: default avatarAlan Cox <alan@redhat.com>
      03502faa
    • Mathieu Desnoyers's avatar
      Move Kconfig.instrumentation to arch/Kconfig and init/Kconfig · 125e5645
      Mathieu Desnoyers authored
      
      
      Move the instrumentation Kconfig to
      
      arch/Kconfig for architecture dependent options
        - oprofile
        - kprobes
      
      and
      
      init/Kconfig for architecture independent options
        - profiling
        - markers
      
      Remove the "Instrumentation Support" menu. Everything moves to "General setup".
      Delete the kernel/Kconfig.instrumentation file.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarMathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@polymtl.ca>
      Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
      Cc: <linux-arch@vger.kernel.org>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarSam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
      125e5645
    • Mathieu Desnoyers's avatar
      Add HAVE_KPROBES · 3f550096
      Mathieu Desnoyers authored
      
      
      Linus:
      
      On the per-architecture side, I do think it would be better to *not* have
      internal architecture knowledge in a generic file, and as such a line like
      
              depends on X86_32 || IA64 || PPC || S390 || SPARC64 || X86_64 || AVR32
      
      really shouldn't exist in a file like kernel/Kconfig.instrumentation.
      
      It would be much better to do
      
              depends on ARCH_SUPPORTS_KPROBES
      
      in that generic file, and then architectures that do support it would just
      have a
      
              bool ARCH_SUPPORTS_KPROBES
                      default y
      
      in *their* architecture files. That would seem to be much more logical,
      and is readable both for arch maintainers *and* for people who have no
      clue - and don't care - about which architecture is supposed to support
      which interface...
      
      Changelog:
      
      Actually, I know I gave this as the magic incantation, but now that I see
      it, I realize that I should have told you to just use
      
              config KPROBES_SUPPORT
                      def_bool y
      
      instead, which is a bit denser.
      
      We seem to use both kinds of syntax for these things, but this is really
      what "def_bool" is there for...
      
      - Use HAVE_KPROBES
      - Use a select
      
      - Yet another update :
      Moving to HAVE_* now.
      
      - Update ARM for kprobes support.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarMathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@polymtl.ca>
      Cc: Jeff Dike <jdike@addtoit.com>
      Cc: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
      Cc: Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli <ananth@in.ibm.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarSam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
      3f550096
    • Mathieu Desnoyers's avatar
      Add HAVE_OPROFILE · 42d4b839
      Mathieu Desnoyers authored
      
      
      Linus:
      On the per-architecture side, I do think it would be better to *not* have
      internal architecture knowledge in a generic file, and as such a line like
      
              depends on X86_32 || IA64 || PPC || S390 || SPARC64 || X86_64 || AVR32
      
      really shouldn't exist in a file like kernel/Kconfig.instrumentation.
      
      It would be much better to do
      
              depends on ARCH_SUPPORTS_KPROBES
      
      in that generic file, and then architectures that do support it would just
      have a
      
              bool ARCH_SUPPORTS_KPROBES
                      default y
      
      in *their* architecture files. That would seem to be much more logical,
      and is readable both for arch maintainers *and* for people who have no
      clue - and don't care - about which architecture is supposed to support
      which interface...
      
      Changelog:
      
      Actually, I know I gave this as the magic incantation, but now that I see
      it, I realize that I should have told you to just use
      
              config ARCH_SUPPORTS_KPROBES
                      def_bool y
      
      instead, which is a bit denser.
      
      We seem to use both kinds of syntax for these things, but this is really
      what "def_bool" is there for...
      
      Changelog :
      
      - Moving to HAVE_*.
      - Add AVR32 oprofile.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarMathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@polymtl.ca>
      Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
      Cc: Haavard Skinnemoen <hskinnemoen@atmel.com>
      Cc: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
      Cc: Jeff Dike <jdike@addtoit.com>
      Cc: Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli <ananth@in.ibm.com>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarSam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
      42d4b839
    • Mathieu Desnoyers's avatar
      Fix ARM to play nicely with generic Instrumentation menu · c0ffa3a9
      Mathieu Desnoyers authored
      The conflicting commit for
      move-kconfiginstrumentation-to-arch-kconfig-and-init-kconfig.patch
      is the ARM fix from Linus :
      
      commit 38ad9aeb
      
      He just seemed to agree that my approach (just putting the missing ARM
      config options in arch/arm/Kconfig) works too. The main advantage it has
      is that it is smaller, does not need a cleanup in the future and does
      not break the following patches unnecessarily.
      
      It's just been discussed here
      
      http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/1/15/267
      
      
      
      However, Linus might prefer to stay with his own patch and I would
      totally understand it that late in the release cycle. Therefore I submit
      this for the next release cycle.
      Signed-off-by: default avatarMathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@polymtl.ca>
      Cc: Jeff Dike <jdike@addtoit.com>
      Cc: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>
      Cc: Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli <ananth@in.ibm.com>
      CC: Russell King <rmk+lkml@arm.linux.org.uk>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarSam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
      c0ffa3a9
  4. 01 Feb, 2008 2 commits
  5. 30 Jan, 2008 1 commit
    • Nick Piggin's avatar
      spinlock: lockbreak cleanup · 95c354fe
      Nick Piggin authored
      
      
      The break_lock data structure and code for spinlocks is quite nasty.
      Not only does it double the size of a spinlock but it changes locking to
      a potentially less optimal trylock.
      
      Put all of that under CONFIG_GENERIC_LOCKBREAK, and introduce a
      __raw_spin_is_contended that uses the lock data itself to determine whether
      there are waiters on the lock, to be used if CONFIG_GENERIC_LOCKBREAK is
      not set.
      
      Rename need_lockbreak to spin_needbreak, make it use spin_is_contended to
      decouple it from the spinlock implementation, and make it typesafe (rwlocks
      do not have any need_lockbreak sites -- why do they even get bloated up
      with that break_lock then?).
      Signed-off-by: default avatarNick Piggin <npiggin@suse.de>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
      Signed-off-by: default avatarThomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
      95c354fe
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