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Subject2.6.0-test2-mjb1
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.

ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/mbligh/2.6.0-test2/patch-2.6.0-test2-mjb1.bz2

additional patches that can be applied if desired:

(these three form the qlogic feral driver)
ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.5/2.5.72/2.5.72-mm1/broken-out/linux-isp.patch
ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.5/2.5.72/2.5.72-mm1/broken-out/isp-update-1.patch
ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.5/2.5.72/2.5.72-mm1/broken-out/isp-remove-pci_detect.patch

Since 2.5.74-mjb1 (~ = changed, + = added, - = dropped)

Notes: Just a merge up. Dropped a bunch o' stuff.

Now in Linus' tree:
- stacks_from_slab William Lee Irwin
Take kernel stacks from the slab cache, not page allocation.
- swsusp_state_check Matt Dobson
Fix a check in s/w suspend code
- node_spanned_pages Dave Hansen
Fix up NUMA beancounting

New:

Dropped:
- thread_info_cleanup (4K stacks pt 1) Dave Hansen / Ben LaHaise
- interrupt_stacks (4K stacks pt 2) Dave Hansen / Ben LaHaise
- stack_usage_check (4K stacks pt 3) Dave Hansen / Ben LaHaise
- 4k_stack (4K stacks pt 4) Dave Hansen
- 4k_stacks_vs_kgdb Dave Hansen
(will conflict with 4/4 split)

- fs_aio_1_retry Suparna Bhattacharya
- fs_aio_2_read Suparna Bhattacharya
- fs_aio_3_write Suparna Bhattacharya
- fs_aio_4_down_wq Suparna Bhattacharya
- fs_aio_5_wrdown_wq Suparna Bhattacharya
- fs_aio_6_bread_wq Suparna Bhattacharya
- fs_aio_7_ext2getblk_wq Suparna Bhattacharya
- fs_aio_8_down_wq-ppc64 Suparna Bhattacharya
- fs_aio_9_down_wq-x86_64 Suparna Bhattacharya
(didn't merge cleanly, awaiting update from Suparna).


Pending:
4/4 split
list_of_lists
Hyperthreaded scheduler (Ingo Molnar)
scheduler callers profiling (Anton or Bill Hartner)
Child runs first (akpm)
Kexec
e1000 fixes
Update the lost timer ticks code
pidmaps_nodepages (Dave Hansen)

Present in this patch:

early_printk Dave Hansen / Keith Mannthey
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

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

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

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

partial_objrmap Dave McCracken
Object based rmap for filebacked pages.

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

thread_under_page William Lee Irwin
Fix THREAD_SIZE < PAGE_SIZE case

spinlock_inlining Andrew Morton & Martin J. Bligh
Inline spinlocks for profiling. Made into a ugly config option by me.

lockmeter John Hawkes / Hanna Linder
Locking stats.

reiserfs_dio Mingming Cao
DIO for Reiserfs

sched_interactive Ingo Molnar
Bugfix for interactive scheduler

kgdb_cleanup Martin J. Bligh
Stop kgdb renaming schedule to do_schedule when it's not even enabled

acenic_fix Martin J. Bligh
Fix warning in acenic driver

local_balance_exec Martin J. Bligh
Modify balance_exec to use node-local queues when idle

tcp_speedup Martin J. Bligh
Speedup TCP (avoid double copy) as suggested by Linus

disable preempt Martin J. Bligh
I broke preempt somehow, temporarily disable it to stop accidents

ppc64 fixes Anton Blanchard
Various PPC64 fixes / updates

config_debug Dave Hansen
Make '-g' for the kernel a config option

akpm_bear_pit Andrew Morton
Add a printk for some buffer error I was hitting

32bit_dev_t Andries Brouwer
Make dev_t 32 bit

dynamic_hd_struct Badari Pulavarty
Allocate hd_structs dynamically

lotsa_sds Badari Pulavarty
Create some insane number of sds

iosched_hashes Badari Pulavarty
Twiddle with the iosched hash tables for fun & profit

per_node_idt Zwane Mwaikambo
Per node IDT so we can do silly numbers of IO-APICs on NUMA-Q

config_numasched Dave Hansen
Turn NUMA scheduler into a config option

lockmeter_tytso Ted Tso
Fix lockmeter

aiofix2 Mingming Cao
fixed a bug in ioctx_alloc()

config_irqbal Keith Mannthey
Make irqbalance a config option

reslabify-pmd-pgd William Lee Irwin
Stick things back in the slab. Or something.

separate_pmd Dave Hansen
Separate kernel pmd per task.

banana_split Dave Hansen
Make PAGE_OFFSET play twister and limbo.

percpu_real_loadavg Dave Hansen / Martin J. Bligh
Tell me what the real load average is, and tell me per cpu.

nolock Dave McCracken
Nah, we don't like locks.

proc_pid_readdir Manfred Spraul
Make proc_pid_readdir more efficent. Allegedly.

mbind_part1 Matt Dobson
Bind some memory for NUMA.

mbind_part2 Matt Dobson
Bind some more memory for NUMA.

per_node_rss Matt Dobson
Track which nodes tasks mem is on, so sched can be sensible.

pfn_to_nid Martin J. Bligh
Dance around the twisted rats nest of crap in i386 include.

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

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