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Subject2.5.63-mjb1 (scalability / NUMA patchset)
The patchset contains mainly scalability and NUMA stuff, and anything 
else that stops things from irritating me. It's meant to be pretty stable,
not so much a testing ground for new stuff.

I'd be very interested in feedback from anyone willing to test on any
platform, however large or small.


Since 2.5.62-mjb3 (~ = changed, + = added, - = dropped)


Merged with Linus:

- fix_was_sched Ingo / wli / Rick Lindsley
- kirq_clustered_fix Dave Hansen / Martin J. Bligh


- acpi_x440_hack (proper fix merged) Anonymous Coward
- auto_disable_tsc John Stultz


+ acpi_16way John Stultz
+ schedstat2 Rick Lindsley
+ nfs_fix Trond Myklebust
+ nonzero_apicid Martin J. Bligh
+ objrmap_fix Dave McCracken

scheduler callers profiling (Anton)
PPC64 NUMA patches (Anton)
Child runs first (akpm)
e1000 fixes
Non-PAE aligned kernel splits (Dave Hansen)
Update the lost timer ticks code
Ingo scheduler updates

Present in this patch:

early_printk Dave Hansen et al.
Allow printk before console_init

confighz Andrew Morton / Dave Hansen
Make HZ a config option of 100 Hz or 1000 Hz

config_page_offset Dave Hansen / Andrea
Make PAGE_OFFSET a config option

vmalloc_stats Dave Hansen
Expose useful vmalloc statistics

local_pgdat William Lee Irwin
Move the pgdat structure into the remapped space with lmem_map

numameminfo Martin Bligh / Keith Mannthey
Expose NUMA meminfo information under /proc/meminfo.numa

notsc Martin Bligh
Enable notsc option for NUMA-Q (new version for new config system)

mpc_apic_id Martin J. Bligh
Fix null ptr dereference (optimised away, but ...)

doaction Martin J. Bligh
Fix cruel torture of macros and small furry animals in io_apic.c

kgdb Andrew Morton / Various People
The older version of kgdb, synched with 2.5.54-mm1

noframeptr Martin Bligh
Disable -fomit_frame_pointer

ingosched Ingo Molnar
Modify NUMA scheduler to have independant tick basis.

schedstat Rick Lindsley
Provide stats about the scheduler under /proc/stat

schedstat2 Rick Lindsley
Provide more stats about the scheduler under /proc/stat

sched_tunables Robert Love
Provide tunable parameters for the scheduler (+ NUMA scheduler)

early_ioremap Dave Hansen
Provide ioremap in very early boot when we only have 8Mb address space

x440disco_A0 Pat Gaughen / IBM NUMA team
SLIT/SRAT parsing for x440 discontigmem

acpi_16way John Stultz
Make ACPI cope with multi-page something-or-others.

numa_pci_fix Dave Hansen
Fix a potential error in the numa pci code from Stanford Checker

pfn_to_nid William Lee Irwin
Turn pfn_to_nid into a macro

kprobes Vamsi Krishna S
Add kernel probes hooks to the kernel

dmc_exit1 Dave McCracken
Speed up the exit path, pt 1.

dmc_exit2 Dave McCracken
Speed up the exit path, pt 1.

shpte Dave McCracken
Shared pagetables (as a config option)

thread_info_cleanup (4K stacks pt 1) Dave Hansen / Ben LaHaise
Prep work to reduce kernel stacks to 4K

interrupt_stacks (4K stacks pt 2) Dave Hansen / Ben LaHaise
Create a per-cpu interrupt stack.

stack_usage_check (4K stacks pt 3) Dave Hansen / Ben LaHaise
Check for kernel stack overflows.

4k_stack (4K stacks pt 4) Dave Hansen
Config option to reduce kernel stacks to 4K

fix_kgdb Dave Hansen
Fix interaction between kgdb and 4K stacks

stacks_from_slab William Lee Irwin
Take kernel stacks from the slab cache, not page allocation.

thread_under_page William Lee Irwin

lkcd LKCD team
Linux kernel crash dump support

percpu_loadavg Martin J. Bligh
Provide per-cpu loadaverages, and real load averages

irq_affinity Martin J. Bligh
Workaround for irq_affinity on clustered apic mode systems (eg x440)

no_kirq Martin J. Bligh
Allow disabling of kirq to work properly

cleaner_inodes Andrew Morton
Make noatime filesystems more efficient

nfs_fix Trond Myklebust
Fix some bug or other in NFS that seems to bite people as a race.

nonzero_apicid Martin J. Bligh
Cope with boot cpu != mpstable boot cpu.

partial_objrmap Dave McCracken
Object based rmap for filebacked pages.

objrmap_fix Dave McCracken
Fix detection of anon pages

-mjb Martin J. Bligh
Add a tag to the makefile

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