[PATCH 1/1] x86, e820: Remove direct mapping of reserved space for HT hole around 1TB
The entire HT hole and also the unused address range before that hole need to be excluded from direct mapping. Otherwise speculative accesses to that reserved region can happen which cause machine checks. Cc: email@example.com # > 2.6.32 ...Message posted on the October 11th, 2011 - 6:20 PM ET
[PATCH 1/2] x86: change names of e820 memory map type
E820_RAM -> E820_TYPE_RAM E820_ACPI-> E820_TYPE_ACPI ... names like E820_RAM is conflict-prone, because user is more likely to define a macro like this if did not strongly aware this name have been defined by e820.h Signed-off-by: liguang ...Message posted on the March 1st, 2013 - 12:30 AM ET
Bug#685047: Debian Wheezy B1 installer for amd64 fails during base system install reporting unmet (awk) dependencies.
Package: installation-reports Boot method: netinst running from USB thumbdrive Image version: http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/wheezy_di_beta1/amd64/iso-cd/debian-wheezy-DI-b1-amd64-netinst.iso ...Message posted on the August 16th, 2012 - 1:10 AM ET
x86: Regression in 3.6.4, bisected to "Exclude E820_RESERVED regions..."
Hello, I've just bisected a problem with 3.6.4. I had to revert commit 54ce8ce298f382a06186cb4672ad6aa090b050b6 (1bbbbe779aabe1f0768c2bf8f8c0a5583679b54a in mainline), otherwise my box didn't boot. I can't provide any output, because I don't see ...Message posted on the October 29th, 2012 - 5:30 AM ET
missing 700 MB of RAM
Hello, I've got 8 GB RAM installed, but linux reports 7,3 GB. Where is the missing RAM (700 MB)? free total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 7706580 5271096 2435484 0 79232 3049120 -/+ ...Message posted on the November 21st, 2010 - 2:10 PM ET
__cpuinit early_init_intel() called twice
Well, I just realized that there are two "Disabled fast string operations" entries in the boot log - that means early_init_intel() is called _twice_. I had expected something else. Is this the expected behaviour or shall I have a look at ...Message posted on the October 17th, 2011 - 12:40 PM ET
Xen dom0 linux kernel 3.1 boot failure ptwr_emulate: could not get_page_from_l1e
Hi, I'm having xen dom0 crash during bootup when using the linux 3.1 kernel however it worked when using the linux 2.6.34 kernel. I tried using xen-unstable but got the exact same error as with xen 4.1.1. xen-unstable changeset: ...Message posted on the October 24th, 2011 - 3:50 PM ET
[PATCH v9 00/46] x86, mm: map ram from top-down with BRK and memblock.
rebase patchset on top of linus v3.7-rc4. this one replace patches in tip/x86/mm2 this one include patchset : x86, mm: init_memory_mapping cleanup Current kernel init memory mapping between [0, TOML) and [4G, TOMH) Some AMD systems have mem hole ...Message posted on the November 28th, 2012 - 5:10 PM ET
[PATCH v8 00/46] x86, mm: map ram from top-down with BRK and memblock.
rebase patchset together tip/x86/mm2 on top of linus v3.7-rc4 so this one include patchset : x86, mm: init_memory_mapping cleanup in tip/x86/mm2 Current kernel init memory mapping between [0, TOML) and [4G, TOMH) Some AMD systems have mem hole ...Message posted on the November 16th, 2012 - 10:50 PM ET
linux-next: Tree for Nov 16
Hi all, The patches have returned to www.kernel.org in http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/next/ . I propose to only keep a couple of weeks worth of patches there (I can recreate them on demand if necessary). Changes since 20111115: New ...Message posted on the November 15th, 2011 - 9:40 PM ET
linux-next: Tree for Nov 15
Hi all, The patch is still absent from kernel.org. Changes since 20111114: The m86knommu tree lost 2 conflicts. The pm tree still had its build failures for which I reverted a commit and applied a patch. - I have created today's linux-next ...Message posted on the November 14th, 2011 - 9:20 PM ET
linux-next: Tree for Nov 2
Hi all, The linux-next tree on github is no longer being updated and will be removed soon. The patch is still absent. Changes since 20111101: I reverted a commit from Linus' tree to fix a regression with hvc_console and added a patch for a ...Message posted on the November 2nd, 2011 - 1:00 AM ET
Another week, another -rc. Nothing really earth-shattering in here, but the most notable part is likely the PCI resource allocation changes, which revert back to allocating things bottom-up, and then add some logic to avoid random ACPI regions. ...Message posted on the December 21st, 2010 - 3:00 PM ET
Bug#531583: kernel-package: make-kpkg doesn't generate kernel packages
This is a multi-part MIME message sent by reportbug. MIME-Version: 1.0 Package: kernel-package Version: 11.015 Severity: grave Justification: renders package unusable When I try to compile a new kernel version using the make-kpkg, everything ...Message posted on the June 2nd, 2009 - 10:50 AM ET