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2008-10-30memcg: update menuconfig help textKAMEZAWA Hiroyuki1-6/+10
page_cgroup is now allocated at boot and memmap doesn't includes pointer for page_cgroup. Fix the menu help text. Reviewed-by: Balbir Singh <balbir@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: KAMEZAWA hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-10-22PCI: PCI_QUIRKS depends on PCIGeert Uytterhoeven1-1/+2
commit 3d137310245e4cdc3e8c8ba1bea2e145a87ae8e3 ("PCI: allow quirks to be compiled out") introduced CONFIG_PCI_QUIRKS, which now shows up in each and every .config. Fix this by making it depend on PCI. Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org> Signed-off-by: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@virtuousgeek.org>
2008-10-20PCI: allow quirks to be compiled outThomas Petazzoni1-0/+8
This patch adds the CONFIG_PCI_QUIRKS option which allows to remove all the PCI quirks, which are not necessarily used on embedded systems when PCI is working properly. As this is a size-reduction option, it depends on CONFIG_EMBEDDED. It allows to save almost 12 kilobytes of kernel code: text data bss dec hex filename 1287806 123596 212992 1624394 18c94a vmlinux.old 1275854 123596 212992 1612442 189a9a vmlinux -11952 0 0 -11952 -2EB0 +/- This patch has originally been written by Zwane Mwaikambo <zwane@arm.linux.org.uk> and is part of the Linux Tiny project. Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Signed-off-by: Jesse Barnes <jbarnes@virtuousgeek.org>
2008-10-20container freezer: implement freezer cgroup subsystemMatt Helsley1-0/+7
This patch implements a new freezer subsystem in the control groups framework. It provides a way to stop and resume execution of all tasks in a cgroup by writing in the cgroup filesystem. The freezer subsystem in the container filesystem defines a file named freezer.state. Writing "FROZEN" to the state file will freeze all tasks in the cgroup. Subsequently writing "RUNNING" will unfreeze the tasks in the cgroup. Reading will return the current state. * Examples of usage : # mkdir /containers/freezer # mount -t cgroup -ofreezer freezer /containers # mkdir /containers/0 # echo $some_pid > /containers/0/tasks to get status of the freezer subsystem : # cat /containers/0/freezer.state RUNNING to freeze all tasks in the container : # echo FROZEN > /containers/0/freezer.state # cat /containers/0/freezer.state FREEZING # cat /containers/0/freezer.state FROZEN to unfreeze all tasks in the container : # echo RUNNING > /containers/0/freezer.state # cat /containers/0/freezer.state RUNNING This is the basic mechanism which should do the right thing for user space task in a simple scenario. It's important to note that freezing can be incomplete. In that case we return EBUSY. This means that some tasks in the cgroup are busy doing something that prevents us from completely freezing the cgroup at this time. After EBUSY, the cgroup will remain partially frozen -- reflected by freezer.state reporting "FREEZING" when read. The state will remain "FREEZING" until one of these things happens: 1) Userspace cancels the freezing operation by writing "RUNNING" to the freezer.state file 2) Userspace retries the freezing operation by writing "FROZEN" to the freezer.state file (writing "FREEZING" is not legal and returns EIO) 3) The tasks that blocked the cgroup from entering the "FROZEN" state disappear from the cgroup's set of tasks. [akpm@linux-foundation.org: coding-style fixes] [akpm@linux-foundation.org: export thaw_process] Signed-off-by: Cedric Le Goater <clg@fr.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Matt Helsley <matthltc@us.ibm.com> Acked-by: Serge E. Hallyn <serue@us.ibm.com> Tested-by: Matt Helsley <matthltc@us.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-10-16Configure out AIO supportThomas Petazzoni1-0/+8
This patchs adds the CONFIG_AIO option which allows to remove support for asynchronous I/O operations, that are not necessarly used by applications, particularly on embedded devices. As this is a size-reduction option, it depends on CONFIG_EMBEDDED. It allows to save ~7 kilobytes of kernel code/data: text data bss dec hex filename 1115067 119180 217088 1451335 162547 vmlinux 1108025 119048 217088 1444161 160941 vmlinux.new -7042 -132 0 -7174 -1C06 +/- This patch has been originally written by Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com>, and is part of the Linux Tiny project. [randy.dunlap@oracle.com: build fix] Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni@free-electrons.com> Cc: Benjamin LaHaise <bcrl@kvack.org> Cc: Zach Brown <zach.brown@oracle.com> Signed-off-by: Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com> Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-10-14tracing: clean up tracepoints kconfig structureIngo Molnar1-4/+5
do not expose users to CONFIG_TRACEPOINTS - tracers can select it just fine. update ftrace to select CONFIG_TRACEPOINTS. Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
2008-10-14tracing: disable tracepoints by defaultIngo Molnar1-1/+0
while it's arguably low overhead, we dont enable new features by default. Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
2008-10-14tracing: Kernel TracepointsMathieu Desnoyers1-0/+7
Implementation of kernel tracepoints. Inspired from the Linux Kernel Markers. Allows complete typing verification by declaring both tracing statement inline functions and probe registration/unregistration static inline functions within the same macro "DEFINE_TRACE". No format string is required. See the tracepoint Documentation and Samples patches for usage examples. Taken from the documentation patch : "A tracepoint placed in code provides a hook to call a function (probe) that you can provide at runtime. A tracepoint can be "on" (a probe is connected to it) or "off" (no probe is attached). When a tracepoint is "off" it has no effect, except for adding a tiny time penalty (checking a condition for a branch) and space penalty (adding a few bytes for the function call at the end of the instrumented function and adds a data structure in a separate section). When a tracepoint is "on", the function you provide is called each time the tracepoint is executed, in the execution context of the caller. When the function provided ends its execution, it returns to the caller (continuing from the tracepoint site). You can put tracepoints at important locations in the code. They are lightweight hooks that can pass an arbitrary number of parameters, which prototypes are described in a tracepoint declaration placed in a header file." Addition and removal of tracepoints is synchronized by RCU using the scheduler (and preempt_disable) as guarantees to find a quiescent state (this is really RCU "classic"). The update side uses rcu_barrier_sched() with call_rcu_sched() and the read/execute side uses "preempt_disable()/preempt_enable()". We make sure the previous array containing probes, which has been scheduled for deletion by the rcu callback, is indeed freed before we proceed to the next update. It therefore limits the rate of modification of a single tracepoint to one update per RCU period. The objective here is to permit fast batch add/removal of probes on _different_ tracepoints. Changelog : - Use #name ":" #proto as string to identify the tracepoint in the tracepoint table. This will make sure not type mismatch happens due to connexion of a probe with the wrong type to a tracepoint declared with the same name in a different header. - Add tracepoint_entry_free_old. - Change __TO_TRACE to get rid of the 'i' iterator. Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@redhat.com> : Tested on x86-64. Performance impact of a tracepoint : same as markers, except that it adds about 70 bytes of instructions in an unlikely branch of each instrumented function (the for loop, the stack setup and the function call). It currently adds a memory read, a test and a conditional branch at the instrumentation site (in the hot path). Immediate values will eventually change this into a load immediate, test and branch, which removes the memory read which will make the i-cache impact smaller (changing the memory read for a load immediate removes 3-4 bytes per site on x86_32 (depending on mov prefixes), or 7-8 bytes on x86_64, it also saves the d-cache hit). About the performance impact of tracepoints (which is comparable to markers), even without immediate values optimizations, tests done by Hideo Aoki on ia64 show no regression. His test case was using hackbench on a kernel where scheduler instrumentation (about 5 events in code scheduler code) was added. Quoting Hideo Aoki about Markers : I evaluated overhead of kernel marker using linux-2.6-sched-fixes git tree, which includes several markers for LTTng, using an ia64 server. While the immediate trace mark feature isn't implemented on ia64, there is no major performance regression. So, I think that we don't have any issues to propose merging marker point patches into Linus's tree from the viewpoint of performance impact. I prepared two kernels to evaluate. The first one was compiled without CONFIG_MARKERS. The second one was enabled CONFIG_MARKERS. I downloaded the original hackbench from the following URL: http://devresources.linux-foundation.org/craiger/hackbench/src/hackbench.c I ran hackbench 5 times in each condition and calculated the average and difference between the kernels. The parameter of hackbench: every 50 from 50 to 800 The number of CPUs of the server: 2, 4, and 8 Below is the results. As you can see, major performance regression wasn't found in any case. Even if number of processes increases, differences between marker-enabled kernel and marker- disabled kernel doesn't increase. Moreover, if number of CPUs increases, the differences doesn't increase either. Curiously, marker-enabled kernel is better than marker-disabled kernel in more than half cases, although I guess it comes from the difference of memory access pattern. * 2 CPUs Number of | without | with | diff | diff | processes | Marker [Sec] | Marker [Sec] | [Sec] | [%] | -------------------------------------------------------------- 50 | 4.811 | 4.872 | +0.061 | +1.27 | 100 | 9.854 | 10.309 | +0.454 | +4.61 | 150 | 15.602 | 15.040 | -0.562 | -3.6 | 200 | 20.489 | 20.380 | -0.109 | -0.53 | 250 | 25.798 | 25.652 | -0.146 | -0.56 | 300 | 31.260 | 30.797 | -0.463 | -1.48 | 350 | 36.121 | 35.770 | -0.351 | -0.97 | 400 | 42.288 | 42.102 | -0.186 | -0.44 | 450 | 47.778 | 47.253 | -0.526 | -1.1 | 500 | 51.953 | 52.278 | +0.325 | +0.63 | 550 | 58.401 | 57.700 | -0.701 | -1.2 | 600 | 63.334 | 63.222 | -0.112 | -0.18 | 650 | 68.816 | 68.511 | -0.306 | -0.44 | 700 | 74.667 | 74.088 | -0.579 | -0.78 | 750 | 78.612 | 79.582 | +0.970 | +1.23 | 800 | 85.431 | 85.263 | -0.168 | -0.2 | -------------------------------------------------------------- * 4 CPUs Number of | without | with | diff | diff | processes | Marker [Sec] | Marker [Sec] | [Sec] | [%] | -------------------------------------------------------------- 50 | 2.586 | 2.584 | -0.003 | -0.1 | 100 | 5.254 | 5.283 | +0.030 | +0.56 | 150 | 8.012 | 8.074 | +0.061 | +0.76 | 200 | 11.172 | 11.000 | -0.172 | -1.54 | 250 | 13.917 | 14.036 | +0.119 | +0.86 | 300 | 16.905 | 16.543 | -0.362 | -2.14 | 350 | 19.901 | 20.036 | +0.135 | +0.68 | 400 | 22.908 | 23.094 | +0.186 | +0.81 | 450 | 26.273 | 26.101 | -0.172 | -0.66 | 500 | 29.554 | 29.092 | -0.461 | -1.56 | 550 | 32.377 | 32.274 | -0.103 | -0.32 | 600 | 35.855 | 35.322 | -0.533 | -1.49 | 650 | 39.192 | 38.388 | -0.804 | -2.05 | 700 | 41.744 | 41.719 | -0.025 | -0.06 | 750 | 45.016 | 44.496 | -0.520 | -1.16 | 800 | 48.212 | 47.603 | -0.609 | -1.26 | -------------------------------------------------------------- * 8 CPUs Number of | without | with | diff | diff | processes | Marker [Sec] | Marker [Sec] | [Sec] | [%] | -------------------------------------------------------------- 50 | 2.094 | 2.072 | -0.022 | -1.07 | 100 | 4.162 | 4.273 | +0.111 | +2.66 | 150 | 6.485 | 6.540 | +0.055 | +0.84 | 200 | 8.556 | 8.478 | -0.078 | -0.91 | 250 | 10.458 | 10.258 | -0.200 | -1.91 | 300 | 12.425 | 12.750 | +0.325 | +2.62 | 350 | 14.807 | 14.839 | +0.032 | +0.22 | 400 | 16.801 | 16.959 | +0.158 | +0.94 | 450 | 19.478 | 19.009 | -0.470 | -2.41 | 500 | 21.296 | 21.504 | +0.208 | +0.98 | 550 | 23.842 | 23.979 | +0.137 | +0.57 | 600 | 26.309 | 26.111 | -0.198 | -0.75 | 650 | 28.705 | 28.446 | -0.259 | -0.9 | 700 | 31.233 | 31.394 | +0.161 | +0.52 | 750 | 34.064 | 33.720 | -0.344 | -1.01 | 800 | 36.320 | 36.114 | -0.206 | -0.57 | -------------------------------------------------------------- Signed-off-by: Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@polymtl.ca> Acked-by: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@redhat.com> Acked-by: 'Peter Zijlstra' <peterz@infradead.org> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
2008-10-10proc: move PROC_PAGE_MONITOR to fs/proc/KconfigAlexey Dobriyan1-10/+0
Signed-off-by: Alexey Dobriyan <adobriyan@gmail.com>
2008-08-16Move sysctl check into debugging section and don't make it default yAndi Kleen1-11/+0
I noticed that sysctl_check.o was the largest object file in a allnoconfig build in kernel/*. 36243 0 0 36243 8d93 kernel/sysctl_check.o This is because it was default y and && EMBEDDED. But I don't really see a need for a non kernel developer to have their sysctls checked all the time. So move the Kconfig into the kernel debugging section and also drop the default y and the EMBEDDED check. Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-08-06Kconfig: Extend "menuconfig" for modules to simplify Kconfig fileRobert P. J. Day1-5/+4
Given that the init/Kconfig file uses a "menuconfig" directive for modules already, might as well wrap all the submenu entries in an "if" to toss all those dependencies. Signed-off-by: Robert P. J. Day <rpjday@crashcourse.ca> Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com> Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
2008-07-31Kconfig/init: change help text to match default valuejkacur1-1/+1
Change the "If unsure" message to match the default value. Signed-off-by: John Kacur <jkacur at gmail dot com> Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
2008-07-25kconfig: fix typos: "Suport" -> "Support"Heikki Orsila1-1/+1
Signed-off-by: Heikki Orsila <heikki.orsila@iki.fi> Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
2008-07-25init: fix URL of "The GNU Accounting Utilities"S.Çağlar Onur1-1/+1
Following patch corrects URL of "The GNU Accounting Utilities" in init/Kconfig. Noticed by: Bart Van Assche" <bart.vanassche@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: S.Çağlar Onur <caglar@pardus.org.tr> Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
2008-07-22make CONFIG_KMOD invisibleJohannes Berg1-8/+3
... as preparation for removing it completely, make it an invisible bool defaulting to yes. Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net> Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>
2008-07-22Shrink struct module: CONFIG_UNUSED_SYMBOLS ifdefsDenys Vlasenko1-2/+2
module.c and module.h conatains code for finding exported symbols which are declared with EXPORT_UNUSED_SYMBOL, and this code is compiled in even if CONFIG_UNUSED_SYMBOLS is not set and thus there can be no EXPORT_UNUSED_SYMBOLs in modules anyway (because EXPORT_UNUSED_SYMBOL(x) are compiled out to nothing then). This patch adds required #ifdefs. Signed-off-by: Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com> Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>
2008-06-30generic: per-device coherent dma allocatorDmitry Baryshkov1-0/+4
Currently x86_32, sh and cris-v32 provide per-device coherent dma memory allocator. However their implementation is nearly identical. Refactor out common code to be reused by them. Signed-off-by: Dmitry Baryshkov <dbaryshkov@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
2008-05-25Kconfig: introduce ARCH_DEFCONFIG to DEFCONFIG_LISTSam Ravnborg1-0/+1
init/Kconfig contains a list of configs that are searched for if 'make *config' are used with no .config present. Extend this list to look at the config identified by ARCH_DEFCONFIG. With this change we now try the defconfig targets last. This fixes a regression reported by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org> Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com> Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
2008-05-09module: don't ignore vermagic string if module doesn't have modversionsRusty Russell1-3/+3
Linus found a logic bug: we ignore the version number in a module's vermagic string if we have CONFIG_MODVERSIONS set, but modversions also lets through a module with no __versions section for modprobe --force (with tainting, but still). We should only ignore the start of the vermagic string if the module actually *has* crcs to check. Rather than (say) having an entertaining hissy fit and creating a config option to work around the buggy code. Signed-off-by: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-05-07pcspkr: fix dependanciesStas Sergeev1-0/+8
fix pcspkr dependancies: make the pcspkr platform drivers to depend on a platform device, and not the other way around. Signed-off-by: Stas Sergeev <stsp@aknet.ru> Acked-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Acked-by: Dmitry Torokhov <dtor@mail.ru> CC: Vojtech Pavlik <vojtech@suse.cz> CC: Michael Opdenacker <michael-lists@free-electrons.com> [fixed for 2.6.26-rc1 by tiwai] Signed-off-by: Takashi Iwai <tiwai@suse.de>
2008-05-05sched: default to n for GROUP_SCHED and FAIR_GROUP_SCHEDParag Warudkar1-2/+3
GROUP_SCHED is confirmed to cause unacceptable latencies, see: http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/5/2/370. Mark it EXPERIMENTAL and default to no for now. Signed-off-by: Parag Warudkar <parag.warudkar@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
2008-05-05sched, x86: add HAVE_UNSTABLE_SCHED_CLOCKIngo Molnar1-0/+6
add the HAVE_UNSTABLE_SCHED_CLOCK, for architectures to select. the next change utilizes it. Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
2008-05-04Make forced module loading optionalLinus Torvalds1-0/+9
The kernel module loader used to be much too happy to allow loading of modules for the wrong kernel version by default. For example, if you had MODVERSIONS enabled, but tried to load a module with no version info, it would happily load it and taint the kernel - whether it was likely to actually work or not! Generally, such forced module loading should be considered a really really bad idea, so make it conditional on a new config option (MODULE_FORCE_LOAD), and make it default to off. If somebody really wants to force module loads, that's their problem, but we should not encourage it. Especially as it happened to me by mistake (ie regular unversioned Fedora modules getting loaded) causing lots of strange behavior. Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-05-02slub: #ifdef simplificationChristoph Lameter1-1/+1
If we make SLUB_DEBUG depend on SYSFS then we can simplify some #ifdefs and avoid others. Signed-off-by: Christoph Lameter <clameter@sgi.com> Signed-off-by: Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>
2008-04-29sysctl: allow embedded targets to disable sysctl_check.cHolger Schurig1-0/+11
Disable sysctl_check.c for embedded targets. This saves about about 11 kB in .text and another 11 kB in .data on a PXA255 embedded platform. Signed-off-by: Holger Schurig <hs4233@mail.mn-solutions.de> Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-04-29cgroups: add an owner to the mm_structBalbir Singh1-0/+7
Remove the mem_cgroup member from mm_struct and instead adds an owner. This approach was suggested by Paul Menage. The advantage of this approach is that, once the mm->owner is known, using the subsystem id, the cgroup can be determined. It also allows several control groups that are virtually grouped by mm_struct, to exist independent of the memory controller i.e., without adding mem_cgroup's for each controller, to mm_struct. A new config option CONFIG_MM_OWNER is added and the memory resource controller selects this config option. This patch also adds cgroup callbacks to notify subsystems when mm->owner changes. The mm_cgroup_changed callback is called with the task_lock() of the new task held and is called just prior to changing the mm->owner. I am indebted to Paul Menage for the several reviews of this patchset and helping me make it lighter and simpler. This patch was tested on a powerpc box, it was compiled with both the MM_OWNER config turned on and off. After the thread group leader exits, it's moved to init_css_state by cgroup_exit(), thus all future charges from runnings threads would be redirected to the init_css_set's subsystem. Signed-off-by: Balbir Singh <balbir@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Pavel Emelianov <xemul@openvz.org> Cc: Hugh Dickins <hugh@veritas.com> Cc: Sudhir Kumar <skumar@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: YAMAMOTO Takashi <yamamoto@valinux.co.jp> Cc: Hirokazu Takahashi <taka@valinux.co.jp> Cc: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>, Cc: Balbir Singh <balbir@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Acked-by: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com> Acked-by: Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi> Reviewed-by: Paul Menage <menage@google.com> Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@tv-sign.ru> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-04-29cgroups: implement device whitelistSerge E. Hallyn1-0/+7
Implement a cgroup to track and enforce open and mknod restrictions on device files. A device cgroup associates a device access whitelist with each cgroup. A whitelist entry has 4 fields. 'type' is a (all), c (char), or b (block). 'all' means it applies to all types and all major and minor numbers. Major and minor are either an integer or * for all. Access is a composition of r (read), w (write), and m (mknod). The root device cgroup starts with rwm to 'all'. A child devcg gets a copy of the parent. Admins can then remove devices from the whitelist or add new entries. A child cgroup can never receive a device access which is denied its parent. However when a device access is removed from a parent it will not also be removed from the child(ren). An entry is added using devices.allow, and removed using devices.deny. For instance echo 'c 1:3 mr' > /cgroups/1/devices.allow allows cgroup 1 to read and mknod the device usually known as /dev/null. Doing echo a > /cgroups/1/devices.deny will remove the default 'a *:* mrw' entry. CAP_SYS_ADMIN is needed to change permissions or move another task to a new cgroup. A cgroup may not be granted more permissions than the cgroup's parent has. Any task can move itself between cgroups. This won't be sufficient, but we can decide the best way to adequately restrict movement later. [akpm@linux-foundation.org: coding-style fixes] [akpm@linux-foundation.org: fix may-be-used-uninitialized warning] Signed-off-by: Serge E. Hallyn <serue@us.ibm.com> Acked-by: James Morris <jmorris@namei.org> Looks-good-to: Pavel Emelyanov <xemul@openvz.org> Cc: Daniel Hokka Zakrisson <daniel@hozac.com> Cc: Li Zefan <lizf@cn.fujitsu.com> Cc: Paul Menage <menage@google.com> Cc: Balbir Singh <balbir@in.ibm.com> Cc: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-04-29CGroup API files: make CGROUP_DEBUG default to offPaul Menage1-0/+1
The cgroup debug subsystem isn't generally useful for users. It should default to "n". Signed-off-by: Paul Menage <menage@google.com> Cc: "Li Zefan" <lizf@cn.fujitsu.com> Cc: Balbir Singh <balbir@in.ibm.com> Cc: Paul Jackson <pj@sgi.com> Cc: Pavel Emelyanov <xemul@openvz.org> Cc: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <kamezawa.hiroyu@jp.fujitsu.com> Cc: "YAMAMOTO Takashi" <yamamoto@valinux.co.jp> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-04-29let LOG_BUF_SHIFT default to 17Adrian Bunk1-9/+6
16 kB is often no longer enough for a normal boot of an UP system. And even less when people e.g. use suspend. 17 seems to be a more reasonable default for current kernels on current hardware (it's just the default, anyone who is memory limited can still lower it). Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@kernel.org> Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-04-28make CC_OPTIMIZE_FOR_SIZE non-experimentalIngo Molnar1-5/+1
this option has been the default on a wide range of distributions for a long time - time to make it non-experimental. Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-04-26sparc64: Kill CONFIG_SPARC32_COMPATDavid S. Miller1-1/+1
It's completely superfluous, CONFIG_COMPAT is sufficient. What this used to be is an umbrella for enabling code shared by all 32-bit compat binary support types. But with the removal of SunOS and Solaris support, the only one left is Linux 32-bit ELF. Update defconfig. Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
2008-04-19sched: better rt-group documentationViktor Radnai1-0/+7
Viktor was nice enough to enhance the document based on my replies to his questions on the subject. Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
2008-04-14slub: No need for per node slab counters if !SLUB_DEBUGChristoph Lameter1-1/+1
The per node counters are used mainly for showing data through the sysfs API. If that API is not compiled in then there is no point in keeping track of this data. Disable counters for the number of slabs and the number of total slabs if !SLUB_DEBUG. Incrementing the per node counters is also accessing a potentially contended cacheline so this could actually be a performance benefit to embedded systems. SLABINFO support is also affected. It now must depends on SLUB_DEBUG (which is on by default). Patch also avoids a check for a NULL kmem_cache_node pointer in new_slab() if the system is not compiled with NUMA support. [penberg@cs.helsinki.fi: fix oops and move ->nr_slabs into CONFIG_SLUB_DEBUG] Signed-off-by: Christoph Lameter <clameter@sgi.com> Signed-off-by: Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>
2008-03-10rcu: move PREEMPT_RCU config option back under PREEMPTPaul E. McKenney1-31/+3
The original preemptible-RCU patch put the choice between classic and preemptible RCU into kernel/Kconfig.preempt, which resulted in build failures on machines not supporting CONFIG_PREEMPT. This choice was therefore moved to init/Kconfig, which worked, but placed the choice between classic and preemptible RCU at the top level, a very obtuse choice indeed. This patch changes from the Kconfig "choice" mechanism to a pair of booleans, only one of which (CONFIG_PREEMPT_RCU) is user-visible, and is located in kernel/Kconfig.preempt, where one would expect it to be. The other (CONFIG_CLASSIC_RCU) is in init/Kconfig so that it is available to all architectures, hopefully avoiding build breakage. Thanks to Roman Zippel for suggesting this approach. Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> Acked-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Cc: Dipankar Sarma <dipankar@in.ibm.com> Cc: Josh Triplett <josh@freedesktop.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> Cc: Roman Zippel <zippel@linux-m68k.org> Cc: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-03-04Memory controller: rename to Memory Resource ControllerBalbir Singh1-15/+15
Rename Memory Controller to Memory Resource Controller. Reflect the same changes in the CONFIG definition for the Memory Resource Controller. Group together the config options for Resource Counters and Memory Resource Controller. Signed-off-by: Balbir Singh <balbir@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Paul Menage <menage@google.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-03-04sysfs: CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED fixIngo Molnar1-0/+4
CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED=y changed its meaning recently and causes regressions in working setups that had SYSFS_DEPRECATED disabled. so rename it to SYSFS_DEPRECATED_V2 so that testers pick up the new default via 'make oldconfig', even if their old .config's disabled CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED ... Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> Cc: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@vrfy.org> Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org> Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
2008-03-04driver core: fix up Kconfig text for CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATEDGreg Kroah-Hartman1-3/+4
As things get moved into this config option, the hard date of 2006 does not work anymore, so update the text to be more descriptive. Cc: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@vrfy.org> Cc: Jiri Slaby <jslaby@suse.cz> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
2008-02-23cgroup memory controller: document huge memory/cache overhead in KconfigAndi Kleen1-0/+8
Document huge memory/cache overhead of memory controller in Kconfig I was a little surprised that 2.6.25-rc* increased struct page for the memory controller. At least on many x86-64 machines it will not fit into a single cache line now anymore and also costs considerable amounts of RAM. At earlier review I remembered asking for a external data structure for this. It's also quite unobvious that a innocent looking Kconfig option with a single line Kconfig description has such a negative effect. This patch attempts to document these disadvantages at least so that users configuring their kernel can make a informed decision. Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> Cc: Balbir Singh <balbir@in.ibm.com> Acked-by: Paul Menage <menage@google.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-02-13sched: rt-group: make rt groups scheduling configurablePeter Zijlstra1-6/+17
Make the rt group scheduler compile time configurable. Keep it experimental for now. Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
2008-02-09brk: help text typo fixIngo Molnar1-1/+1
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
2008-02-08namespaces: cleanup the code managed with PID_NS optionPavel Emelyanov1-12/+12
Just like with the user namespaces, move the namespace management code into the separate .c file and mark the (already existing) PID_NS option as "depend on NAMESPACES" [akpm@linux-foundation.org: coding-style fixes] Signed-off-by: Pavel Emelyanov <xemul@openvz.org> Acked-by: Serge Hallyn <serue@us.ibm.com> Cc: Cedric Le Goater <clg@fr.ibm.com> Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com> Cc: Herbert Poetzl <herbert@13thfloor.at> Cc: Kirill Korotaev <dev@sw.ru> Cc: Sukadev Bhattiprolu <sukadev@us.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-02-08namespaces: cleanup the code managed with the USER_NS optionPavel Emelyanov1-9/+8
Make the user_namespace.o compilation depend on this option and move the init_user_ns into user.c file to make the kernel compile and work without the namespaces support. This make the user namespace code be organized similar to other namespaces'. Also mask the USER_NS option as "depend on NAMESPACES". [akpm@linux-foundation.org: coding-style fixes] Signed-off-by: Pavel Emelyanov <xemul@openvz.org> Acked-by: Serge Hallyn <serue@us.ibm.com> Cc: Cedric Le Goater <clg@fr.ibm.com> Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com> Cc: Herbert Poetzl <herbert@13thfloor.at> Cc: Kirill Korotaev <dev@sw.ru> Cc: Sukadev Bhattiprolu <sukadev@us.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-02-08namespaces: move the IPC namespace under IPC_NS optionPavel Emelyanov1-0/+7
Currently the IPC namespace management code is spread over the ipc/*.c files. I moved this code into ipc/namespace.c file which is compiled out when needed. The linux/ipc_namespace.h file is used to store the prototypes of the functions in namespace.c and the stubs for NAMESPACES=n case. This is done so, because the stub for copy_ipc_namespace requires the knowledge of the CLONE_NEWIPC flag, which is in sched.h. But the linux/ipc.h file itself in included into many many .c files via the sys.h->sem.h sequence so adding the sched.h into it will make all these .c depend on sched.h which is not that good. On the other hand the knowledge about the namespaces stuff is required in 4 .c files only. Besides, this patch compiles out some auxiliary functions from ipc/sem.c, msg.c and shm.c files. It turned out that moving these functions into namespaces.c is not that easy because they use many other calls and macros from the original file. Moving them would make this patch complicated. On the other hand all these functions can be consolidated, so I will send a separate patch doing this a bit later. Signed-off-by: Pavel Emelyanov <xemul@openvz.org> Acked-by: Serge Hallyn <serue@us.ibm.com> Cc: Cedric Le Goater <clg@fr.ibm.com> Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com> Cc: Herbert Poetzl <herbert@13thfloor.at> Cc: Kirill Korotaev <dev@sw.ru> Cc: Sukadev Bhattiprolu <sukadev@us.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-02-08namespaces: move the UTS namespace under UTS_NS optionPavel Emelyanov1-0/+7
Currently all the namespace management code is in the kernel/utsname.c file, so just compile it out and make stubs in the appropriate header. The init namespace itself is in init/version.c and is in the kernel all the time. Signed-off-by: Pavel Emelyanov <xemul@openvz.org> Acked-by: Serge Hallyn <serue@us.ibm.com> Cc: Cedric Le Goater <clg@fr.ibm.com> Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com> Cc: Herbert Poetzl <herbert@13thfloor.at> Cc: Kirill Korotaev <dev@sw.ru> Cc: Sukadev Bhattiprolu <sukadev@us.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-02-08namespaces: add the NAMESPACES config optionPavel Emelyanov1-0/+9
The option is selectable if EMBEDDED is chosen only. When the EMBEDDED is off namespaces will be on. Signed-off-by: Pavel Emelyanov <xemul@openvz.org> Acked-by: Serge Hallyn <serue@us.ibm.com> Cc: Cedric Le Goater <clg@fr.ibm.com> Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com> Cc: Herbert Poetzl <herbert@13thfloor.at> Cc: Kirill Korotaev <dev@sw.ru> Cc: Sukadev Bhattiprolu <sukadev@us.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-02-07Memory controller: cgroups setupBalbir Singh1-0/+7
Setup the memory cgroup and add basic hooks and controls to integrate and work with the cgroup. Signed-off-by: Balbir Singh <balbir@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Pavel Emelianov <xemul@openvz.org> Cc: Paul Menage <menage@google.com> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com> Cc: Nick Piggin <nickpiggin@yahoo.com.au> Cc: Kirill Korotaev <dev@sw.ru> Cc: Herbert Poetzl <herbert@13thfloor.at> Cc: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com> Cc: Vaidyanathan Srinivasan <svaidy@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-02-07Memory controller: resource countersPavel Emelianov1-0/+7
With fixes from David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com> Introduce generic structures and routines for resource accounting. Each resource accounting cgroup is supposed to aggregate it, cgroup_subsystem_state and its resource-specific members within. Signed-off-by: Pavel Emelianov <xemul@openvz.org> Signed-off-by: Balbir Singh <balbir@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Cc: Paul Menage <menage@google.com> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> Cc: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com> Cc: Nick Piggin <nickpiggin@yahoo.com.au> Cc: Kirill Korotaev <dev@sw.ru> Cc: Herbert Poetzl <herbert@13thfloor.at> Cc: Vaidyanathan Srinivasan <svaidy@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com> Cc: Pavel Emelianov <xemul@openvz.org> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-02-06brk randomization: introduce CONFIG_COMPAT_BRKIngo Molnar1-0/+12
based on similar patch from: Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz> Introduce CONFIG_COMPAT_BRK. If disabled then the kernel is free (but not obliged to) randomize the brk area. Heap randomization breaks ancient binaries, so we keep COMPAT_BRK enabled by default. Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
2008-02-05slob: correct Kconfig descriptionMatt Mackall1-5/+3
Signed-off-by: Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
2008-02-05maps4: make page monitoring /proc file optionalMatt Mackall1-0/+10
Make /proc/ page monitoring configurable This puts the following files under an embedded config option: /proc/pid/clear_refs /proc/pid/smaps /proc/pid/pagemap /proc/kpagecount /proc/kpageflags [akpm@linux-foundation.org: Kconfig fix] Signed-off-by: Matt Mackall <mpm@selenic.com> Cc: Dave Hansen <haveblue@us.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>