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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.

additional patches that can be applied if desired:

(these three form the qlogic feral driver)

Since 2.6.0-test2-mjb1 (~ = changed, + = added, - = dropped)

Mostly a merge forwards.

Now in Linus' tree:

- acenic_fix (equiv) Martin J. Bligh
Fix warning in acenic driver
- akpm_bear_pit Andrew Morton
Add a printk for some buffer error I was hitting
- reslabify-pmd-pgd William Lee Irwin
Stick things back in the slab. Or something.


+ 16way_x440 Matt Dobson
Fix problem with booting on 16x x440
+ early_printk_fix Dave Hansen
Fix epk conflict with ppc64
+ gfp_node_strict Dave Hansen
Add a node strict binding as a gfp mask option


4/4 split
Hyperthreaded scheduler (Ingo Molnar)
scheduler callers profiling (Anton or Bill Hartner)
Child runs first (akpm)
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

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

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

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

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.

16way_x440 Matt Dobson
Fix problem with booting on 16x x440

early_printk_fix Dave Hansen
Fix epk conflict with ppc64

gfp_node_strict Dave Hansen
Add a node strict binding as a gfp mask option

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

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