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2006-06-20[PATCH] audit: path-based rulesAmy Griffis1-1/+2
In this implementation, audit registers inotify watches on the parent directories of paths specified in audit rules. When audit's inotify event handler is called, it updates any affected rules based on the filesystem event. If the parent directory is renamed, removed, or its filesystem is unmounted, audit removes all rules referencing that inotify watch. To keep things simple, this implementation limits location-based auditing to the directory entries in an existing directory. Given a path-based rule for /foo/bar/passwd, the following table applies: passwd modified -- audit event logged passwd replaced -- audit event logged, rules list updated bar renamed -- rule removed foo renamed -- untracked, meaning that the rule now applies to the new location Audit users typically want to have many rules referencing filesystem objects, which can significantly impact filtering performance. This patch also adds an inode-number-based rule hash to mitigate this situation. The patch is relative to the audit git tree: http://kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/viro/audit-current.git;a=summary and uses the inotify kernel API: http://lkml.org/lkml/2006/6/1/145 Signed-off-by: Amy Griffis <amy.griffis@hp.com> Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
2006-05-08Finally remove the obnoxious inter_module_xxx()David Woodhouse1-3/+0
This was already a bad plan when I argued against adding it in the first place. Good riddance. Signed-off-by: David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org>
2006-04-18[PATCH] i386: Move CONFIG_DOUBLEFAULT into arch/i386 where it belongs.Andi Kleen1-9/+0
Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-04-11[PATCH] menu: relocate DOUBLEFAULT optionRandy Dunlap1-0/+9
Move the DOUBLEFAULT option from the top-level menu to the EMBEDDED menu. Only applicable to X86_32. Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net> Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-03-25[PATCH] Remove MODULE_PARMRusty Russell1-9/+0
MODULE_PARM was actually breaking: recent gcc version optimize them out as unused. It's time to replace the last users, which are generally in the most unloved drivers anyway. Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-03-23[PATCH] relay: migrate from relayfs to a generic relay APIJens Axboe1-0/+11
Original patch from Paul Mundt, sysfs parts removed by me since they were broken. Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <axboe@suse.de>
2006-03-12Kconfig: remove the CONFIG_CC_ALIGN_* optionsAdrian Bunk1-37/+0
I don't see any use case for the CONFIG_CC_ALIGN_* options: - they are only available if EMBEDDED - people using EMBEDDED will most likely also enable CC_OPTIMIZE_FOR_SIZE - the default for -Os is to disable alignment In case someone is doing performance comparisons and discovers that the default settings gcc chooses aren't good, the only sane thing is to discuss whether it makes sense to change this, not through offering options to change this locally. Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
2006-02-07[PATCH] selinux: require AUDITStephen Smalley1-1/+0
Make SELinux depend on AUDIT as it requires the basic audit support to log permission denials at all. Note that AUDITSYSCALL remains optional for SELinux, although it can be useful in providing further information upon denials. Signed-off-by: Stephen Smalley <sds@tycho.nsa.gov> Acked-by: James Morris <jmorris@namei.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-02-03[PATCH] don't allow users to set CONFIG_BROKEN=yAdrian Bunk1-11/+0
Do not allow people to create configurations with CONFIG_BROKEN=y. The sole reason for CONFIG_BROKEN=y would be if you are working on fixing a broken driver, but in this case editing the Kconfig file is trivial. Never ever should a user enable CONFIG_BROKEN. Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-01-16[PATCH] build kernel/intermodule.c only when requiredAdrian Bunk1-0/+3
Build kernel/intermodule.c only when required. Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> Cc: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org> Cc: David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-01-15Spelling fix in init/Kconfig for the help of CONFIG_SWAPJesper Juhl1-1/+1
Trivial spelling fix s/socalled/so called/ Signed-off-by: Jesper Juhl <juhl-lkml@dif.dk> Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>
2006-01-11[PATCH] i386: Move DOUBLEFAULT config to arch/i386/KconfigAndi Kleen1-9/+0
It has no business being elsewhere and x86-64 doesn't need/want it. Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-01-10[PATCH] "tiny-make-id16-support-optional" fixesAdrian Bunk1-3/+1
It seems the "make UID16 support optional" patch was checked when it edited the -tiny tree some time ago, but it wasn't checked whether it still matches the current situation when it was submitted for inclusion in -mm. This patch fixes the following bugs: - ARCH_S390X does no longer exist, nowadays this has to be expressed through (S390 && 64BIT) - in five architecture specific Kconfig files the UID16 options weren't removed Additionally, it changes the fragile negative dependencies of UID16 to positive dependencies (new architectures are more likely to not require UID16 support). Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> Acked-by: Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-01-08[PATCH] Make vm86 support optionalMatt Mackall1-0/+10
This adds an option to remove vm86 support under CONFIG_EMBEDDED. Saves about 5k. This version eliminates most of the #ifdefs of the previous version and instead uses function stubs in vm86.h. Also, release_vm86_irqs is moved from asm-i386/irq.h to a more appropriate home in vm86.h so that the stubs can live together. $ size vmlinux-baseline vmlinux-novm86 text data bss dec hex filename 2920821 523232 190652 3634705 377611 vmlinux-baseline 2916268 523100 190492 3629860 376324 vmlinux-novm86 Signed-off-by: Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-01-08[PATCH] tiny: Configure ELF core dump supportMatt Mackall1-0/+6
configurable support for ELF core dumps text data bss dec hex filename 3330172 529036 190556 4049764 3dcb64 vmlinux-baseline 3325552 528912 190556 4045020 3db8dc vmlinux-no-elf add/remove: 0/8 grow/shrink: 0/0 up/down: 0/-4424 (-4424) function old new delta fill_note 32 - -32 maydump 58 - -58 dump_seek 67 - -67 writenote 180 - -180 elf_dump_thread_status 274 - -274 fill_psinfo 308 - -308 fill_prstatus 466 - -466 elf_core_dump 3039 - -3039 Signed-off-by: Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-01-08[PATCH] tiny: Make *[ug]id16 support optionalMatt Mackall1-0/+9
Configurable 16-bit UID and friends support This allows turning off the legacy 16 bit UID interfaces on embedded platforms. text data bss dec hex filename 3330172 529036 190556 4049764 3dcb64 vmlinux-baseline 3328268 529040 190556 4047864 3dc3f8 vmlinux From: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> UID16 was accidentially disabled for !EMBEDDED. Signed-off-by: Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.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>
2006-01-08[PATCH] tiny: Make x86 doublefault handling optionalMatt Mackall1-0/+9
This adds configurable support for doublefault reporting on x86 add/remove: 0/3 grow/shrink: 0/1 up/down: 0/-13048 (-13048) function old new delta cpu_init 846 786 -60 doublefault_fn 188 - -188 doublefault_stack 4096 - -4096 doublefault_tss 8704 - -8704 Signed-off-by: Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-01-08[PATCH] slob: introduce the SLOB allocatorMatt Mackall1-0/+13
configurable replacement for slab allocator This adds a CONFIG_SLAB option under CONFIG_EMBEDDED. When CONFIG_SLAB is disabled, the kernel falls back to using the 'SLOB' allocator. SLOB is a traditional K&R/UNIX allocator with a SLAB emulation layer, similar to the original Linux kmalloc allocator that SLAB replaced. It's signicantly smaller code and is more memory efficient. But like all similar allocators, it scales poorly and suffers from fragmentation more than SLAB, so it's only appropriate for small systems. It's been tested extensively in the Linux-tiny tree. I've also stress-tested it with make -j 8 compiles on a 3G SMP+PREEMPT box (not recommended). Here's a comparison for otherwise identical builds, showing SLOB saving nearly half a megabyte of RAM: $ size vmlinux* text data bss dec hex filename 3336372 529360 190812 4056544 3de5e0 vmlinux-slab 3323208 527948 190684 4041840 3dac70 vmlinux-slob $ size mm/{slab,slob}.o text data bss dec hex filename 13221 752 48 14021 36c5 mm/slab.o 1896 52 8 1956 7a4 mm/slob.o /proc/meminfo: SLAB SLOB delta MemTotal: 27964 kB 27980 kB +16 kB MemFree: 24596 kB 25092 kB +496 kB Buffers: 36 kB 36 kB 0 kB Cached: 1188 kB 1188 kB 0 kB SwapCached: 0 kB 0 kB 0 kB Active: 608 kB 600 kB -8 kB Inactive: 808 kB 812 kB +4 kB HighTotal: 0 kB 0 kB 0 kB HighFree: 0 kB 0 kB 0 kB LowTotal: 27964 kB 27980 kB +16 kB LowFree: 24596 kB 25092 kB +496 kB SwapTotal: 0 kB 0 kB 0 kB SwapFree: 0 kB 0 kB 0 kB Dirty: 4 kB 12 kB +8 kB Writeback: 0 kB 0 kB 0 kB Mapped: 560 kB 556 kB -4 kB Slab: 1756 kB 0 kB -1756 kB CommitLimit: 13980 kB 13988 kB +8 kB Committed_AS: 4208 kB 4208 kB 0 kB PageTables: 28 kB 28 kB 0 kB VmallocTotal: 1007312 kB 1007312 kB 0 kB VmallocUsed: 48 kB 48 kB 0 kB VmallocChunk: 1007264 kB 1007264 kB 0 kB (this work has been sponsored in part by CELF) From: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> Fix 32-bitness bugs in mm/slob.c. Signed-off-by: Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-01-06[PATCH] s390: cleanup KconfigMartin Schwidefsky1-1/+1
Sanitize some s390 Kconfig options. We have ARCH_S390, ARCH_S390X, ARCH_S390_31, 64BIT, S390_SUPPORT and COMPAT. Replace these 6 options by S390, 64BIT and COMPAT. Signed-off-by: Martin Schwidefsky <schwidefsky@de.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-01-06[PATCH] NOMMU: Make SYSV IPC SHM use ramfs facilities on NOMMUDavid Howells1-1/+0
The attached patch makes the SYSV IPC shared memory facilities use the new ramfs facilities on a no-MMU kernel. The following changes are made: (1) There are now shmem_mmap() and shmem_get_unmapped_area() functions to allow the IPC SHM facilities to commune with the tiny-shmem and shmem code. (2) ramfs files now need resizing using do_truncate() rather than by modifying the inode size directly (see shmem_file_setup()). This causes ramfs to attempt to bind a block of pages of sufficient size to the inode. (3) CONFIG_SYSVIPC is no longer contingent on CONFIG_MMU. Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2006-01-04[PATCH] HOTPLUG: always enable the .config option, unless EMBEDDEDGreg Kroah-Hartman1-8/+9
With modules, dynamic /dev, and uevents, people really want CONFIG_HOTPLUG to be enabled in their kernels. If not, they can still disable it, but it is discouraged. Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
2006-01-04[PATCH] remove CONFIG_KOBJECT_UEVENT optionKay Sievers1-19/+0
It makes zero sense to have hotplug, but not the netlink events enabled today. Remove this option and merge the kobject_uevent.h header into the kobject.h header file. Signed-off-by: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
2005-12-26kbuild: remove EXPERIMENTAL tag from Module versioningSam Ravnborg1-2/+2
Module versioning support has been stable for a loong time so let's get rid of the EXPERIMENTAL tag. Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
2005-12-20[SPARC64]: Stop putting -finline-limit=XXX into CFLAGSDavid S. Miller1-1/+0
It was a stupid workaround for the "static inline" vs. "extern inline" issues of long ago, and it is what causes schedule() to be inlined like crazy into kernel/sched.c when -Os is specified. MIPS and S390 should probably do the same. Now CC_OPTIMIZE_FOR_SIZE can be safely used on sparc64 once more. Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2005-12-14Move size optimization option outside of EMBEDDED menu, mark it EXPERIMENTALLinus Torvalds1-12/+14
Also, disable on sparc64 - a number of people report breakage. Probably a compiler bug, but it's quite possible that it tickles some latent kernel problem too. It still defaults to 'y' everywhere else (when enabled through EXPERIMENTAL), and Dave Jones points out that Fedora (and RHEL4) has been building with size optimizations for a long time on x86, x86-64, ia64, s390, s390x, ppc32 and ppc64. So it is really only moderately experimental, but the sparc64 breakage certainly shows that it can trigger "issues". Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-12-13Expose "Optimize for size" option for everybodyLinus Torvalds1-1/+1
Let's put my money where my mouth is. Smaller code is almost always faster, if only because a single I$ miss ends up leaving a lot of cycles to make up for. And system software - kernels in particular - are known for taking more cache misses than most other kinds. On my random config, this made the kernel about 10% smaller, and lmbench seems to say that it's pretty uniformly faster too. Your milage may vary. Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-12-13[PATCH] allow KOBJECT_UEVENT=n only if EMBEDDEDAdrian Bunk1-1/+1
KOBJECT_UEVENT=n seems to be a common pitfall for udev users in 2.6.14 . -mm already contains a bigger patch removing this option that is IMHO too big for being applied now to 2.6.15-rc. This patch simply allows KOBJECT_UEVENT=n only if EMBEDDED. Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-11-04[BLOCK] Move all core block layer code to new block/ directoryJens Axboe1-0/+4
drivers/block/ is right now a mix of core and driver parts. Lets move the core parts to a new top level directory. Al will move the fs/ related block parts to block/ next. Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <axboe@suse.de>
2005-10-30[PATCH] clarify help text for INIT_ENV_ARG_LIMITRandy Dunlap1-2/+2
Try to make the INIT_ENV_ARG_LIMIT help text more readable and understandable. Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-08-10[PATCH] kbuild: automatically append a short string to the version based upon the git commitRyan Anderson1-0/+16
If CONFIG_AUTO_LOCALVERSION is set, the user is using a git-based tree, and the current HEAD is not referred to by any tags in .git/refs/tags/, append -g and the first 8 characters of the commit to the version string. This makes it easier to use git-bisect, and/or to do a daily build, without trampling on your older, working builds, or accidentally setting up conflicting sets of modules. Signed-off-by: Ryan Anderson <ryan@michonline.com> Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
2005-08-10kconfig: move initramfs options to General SetupSam Ravnborg1-0/+2
Move initramfs options from Device Drivers | Block Drivers to General Setup This is a more natural place for this option. Furthermore separate out intramfs options to usr/Kconfig Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
2005-07-27[PATCH] kernel/cpuset.c: add kerneldoc, fix typosRandy Dunlap1-1/+1
Add kerneldoc to kernel/cpuset.c Fix cpuset typos in init/Kconfig Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net> Acked-by: Paul Jackson <pj@sgi.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-07-26[PATCH] kallsyms: clarify KALLSYMS_ALL help textJesper Juhl1-2/+2
Clarify the KALLSYMS_ALL help text slightly. Signed-off-by: Jesper Juhl <jesper.juhl@gmail.com>
2005-07-10[SPARC64]: Add syscall auditing support.David S. Miller1-1/+1
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2005-05-28[PATCH] uml: add modversions supportPaolo 'Blaisorblade' Giarrusso1-1/+1
Actually, the real support was added by some earlier patches. Now we simply re-enable the config. option. I've actually tested it and it works well. Signed-off-by: Paolo 'Blaisorblade' Giarrusso <blaisorblade@yahoo.it> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-11Audit requires CONFIG_NETChris Wright1-0/+1
Audit now actually requires netlink. So make it depend on CONFIG_NET, and remove the inline dependencies on CONFIG_NET. Signed-off-by: Chris Wright <chrisw@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org>
2005-05-08Add CONFIG_AUDITSC and CONFIG_SECCOMP support for ppc32David Woodhouse1-1/+1
Signed-off-by: David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org>
2005-05-03[AUDIT] Update UML audit-syscall-{entry,exit} calls to new prototypesJeff Dike1-1/+1
This patch is for -mm only. It should probably be included in git-audit, and should be forwarded to Linus iff git-audit is. It updates the audit-syscall-{entry,exit} calls to current -mm. Signed-off-by: Jeff Dike <jdike@addtoit.com> Cc: David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: David Woodhouse <dwmw2@infradead.org>
2005-05-01[PATCH] clean up kernel messagesMatt Mackall1-0/+11
Arrange for all kernel printks to be no-ops. Only available if CONFIG_EMBEDDED. This patch saves about 375k on my laptop config and nearly 100k on minimal configs. Signed-off-by: Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
2005-05-01[PATCH] remove all kernel BUGsMatt Mackall1-0/+10
This patch eliminates all kernel BUGs, trims about 35k off the typical kernel, and makes the system slightly faster. Signed-off-by: Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>