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    SubjectLinux 2.6.37-rc7
    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. That should fix the regressions in that area that we saw
    after -rc1.

    There's also a v4l update to fix some fallout from the BKL removal,
    and fix up a few other regressions.

    And a slightly uncomfortably large scheduler patch that should finally
    fix the "report too high load average" problem that has been plaguing
    the NOHZ case.

    Other than that, there's all the normal random patches spread out. ARM
    and MIPS updates, some lguest fixes, some fanotify stuff.. The
    shortlog gives a reasonable view.

    I'm still nervous about some of the regression reports for intel
    graphics, so please keep testing and reporting. This is the last -rc
    before xmas (or whatever your holiday may be), so now you all have a
    few free days when you have nothing better to do than test out an -rc
    release, right?

    Linus

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    Al Viro (2):
    MIPS: Don't stomp on caller's ->regs[2] in copy_thread()
    Fix btrfs b0rkage

    Alexey Zaytsev (1):
    fanotify: split version into version and metadata_len

    Andre Przywara (1):
    KVM: enlarge number of possible CPUID leaves

    Avi Kivity (1):
    KVM: Fix preemption counter leak in kvm_timer_init()

    Bjorn Helgaas (9):
    Revert "PCI: fix pci_bus_alloc_resource() hang, prefer positive decode"
    Revert "x86: allocate space within a region top-down"
    Revert "x86/PCI: allocate space from the end of a region, not
    the beginning"
    Revert "PCI: allocate bus resources from the top down"
    Revert "resources: support allocating space within a region from
    the top down"
    resources: add arch hook for preventing allocation in reserved areas
    x86: avoid low BIOS area when allocating address space
    x86: avoid E820 regions when allocating address space
    x86: avoid high BIOS area when allocating address space

    Brandon Philips (1):
    [media] bttv: remove unneeded locking comments

    Chris Metcalf (2):
    arch/tile: handle CLONE_SETTLS in copy_thread(), not user space
    arch/tile: handle rt_sigreturn() more cleanly

    Christian Glindkamp (1):
    at91: Refactor Stamp9G20 and PControl G20 board file

    Dan Carpenter (1):
    perf: Fix off by one in perf_swevent_init()

    David Daney (5):
    MIPS: Don't clobber personality high bits.
    MIPS: compat: Don't clobber personality bits in 32-bit sys_personality().
    MIPS: Rework GENERIC_HARDIRQS Kconfig.
    MIPS: Send proper signal and siginfo on FP emulator faults.
    MIPS: Add a CONFIG_FORCE_MAX_ZONEORDER Kconfig option.

    David Henningsson (2):
    ALSA: HDA: Fix auto-mute on Lenovo Edge 14
    ALSA: HDA: Enable subwoofer on Asus G73Jw

    Dmitry Artamonow (1):
    ASoC: fix deemphasis control in wm8904/55/60 codecs

    Dmitry Torokhov (1):
    Input: define separate EVIOCGKEYCODE_V2/EVIOCSKEYCODE_V2

    Eric Paris (5):
    fanotify: deny permissions when no event was sent
    fanotify: remove packed from access response message
    inotify: stop kernel memory leak on file creation failure
    fanotify: do not leak user reference on allocation failure
    fanotify: fill in the metadata_len field on struct fanotify_event_metadata

    Florian Faber (1):
    USB: ftdi_sio: Add D.O.Tec PID

    Florian Fainelli (2):
    MIPS: AR7: Fix double ar7_gpio_init declaration
    MIPS: AR7: Fix loops per jiffies on TNETD7200 devices

    Greg Kroah-Hartman (1):
    Revert "USB: gadget: Allow function access to device ID data
    during bind()"

    H. Peter Anvin (2):
    x86, gcc-4.6: Use gcc -m options when building vdso
    x86-32: Make sure we can map all of lowmem if we need to

    Hans Verkuil (15):
    [media] BKL: trivial BKL removal from V4L2 radio drivers
    [media] cadet: use unlocked_ioctl
    [media] tea5764: convert to unlocked_ioctl
    [media] si4713: convert to unlocked_ioctl
    [media] typhoon: convert to unlocked_ioctl
    [media] BKL: trivial ioctl -> unlocked_ioctl video driver conversions
    [media] sn9c102: convert to unlocked_ioctl
    [media] et61x251_core: trivial conversion to unlocked_ioctl
    [media] cafe_ccic: replace ioctl by unlocked_ioctl
    [media] sh_vou: convert to unlocked_ioctl
    [media] radio-timb: convert to unlocked_ioctl
    [media] cx18: convert to unlocked_ioctl
    [media] v4l2-dev: use mutex_lock_interruptible instead of plain mutex_lock
    [media] V4L: improve the BKL replacement heuristic
    [media] v4l2-dev: fix race condition

    Hauke Mehrtens (5):
    MIPS: BCM47xx: Do not read config from CFE
    MIPS: BCM47xx: Fill values for b43 into SSB sprom
    MIPS: BCM47xx: Use sscanf for parsing mac address
    MIPS: BCM47xx: Swap serial console if ttyS1 was specified.
    SSB: Fix nvram_get on BCM47xx platform

    Heiko Carstens (1):
    nohz: Fix get_next_timer_interrupt() vs cpu hotplug

    Henry C Chang (3):
    ceph: fix direct-io on non-page-aligned buffers
    ceph: mark user pages dirty on direct-io reads
    ceph: handle partial result from get_user_pages

    Ingo Molnar (1):
    sched: Remove debugging check

    Jarkko Nikula (1):
    ASoC: Fix bias power down of non-DAPM codec

    Jean-Francois Moine (6):
    [media] gspca - sonixj: Move bridge init to sd start
    [media] gspca - sonixj: Fix a bad probe exchange
    [media] gspca - sonixj: Add a flag in the driver_info table
    [media] gspca - sonixj: Set the flag for some devices
    [media] gspca - sonixj: Add the bit definitions of the bridge
    reg 0x01 and 0x17
    [media] gspca - sonixj: Better handling of the bridge registers
    0x01 and 0x17

    Jesper Juhl (1):
    MIPS: VPE loader: Check vmalloc return value in vpe_open

    Joerg Roedel (1):
    KVM: SVM: Do not report xsave in supported cpuid

    John Reiser (1):
    ftrace: Have recordmcount honor endianness in fn_ELF_R_INFO

    Ken Mills (2):
    n_gsm: Fix message length handling when building header
    n_gsm: gsm_data_alloc buffer allocation could fail and it is not
    being checked

    Kenji Kaneshige (2):
    x86, vt-d: Fix the vt-d fault handling irq migration in the x2apic mode
    x86: Enable the intr-remap fault handling after local APIC setup

    Kevin Cernekee (3):
    MIPS: Fix regression on BCM4710 processor detection
    MIPS: Fix CP0 COUNTER clockevent race
    MIPS: Fix build errors in sc-mips.c

    Kevin Granade (1):
    Input: wacom - add another Bamboo Pen ID (0xd4)

    Kukjin Kim (1):
    ARM: S3C24XX: Fix CONFIG_S3C_DEV_NAND Kconfig entry

    Lars Ellenberg (2):
    drbd: don't recvmsg with zero length
    drbd: fix for spin_lock_irqsave in endio callback

    Lars-Peter Clausen (3):
    MIPS: jz4740: qi_lb60: Fix gpio for the 6th row of the keyboard matrix
    MIPS: jz4740: Fix section mismatch in prom.c
    MIPS: JZ4740: Fix pcm device name

    Laurent Pinchart (5):
    [media] uvcvideo: Lock controls mutex when querying menus
    [media] uvcvideo: Move mutex lock/unlock inside uvc_free_buffers
    [media] uvcvideo: Move mmap() handler to uvc_queue.c
    [media] uvcvideo: Lock stream mutex when accessing
    format-related information
    [media] uvcvideo: Convert to unlocked_ioctl

    Lino Sanfilippo (6):
    fanotify: if set by user unset FMODE_NONOTIFY before
    fsnotify_perm() is called
    fanotify: correct broken ref counting in case adding a mark failed
    fanotify: Dont allow a mask of 0 if setting or removing a mark
    fanotify: on group destroy allow all waiters to bypass permission check
    fanotify: Introduce FAN_NOFD
    fanotify: Dont try to open a file descriptor for the overflow event

    Linus Torvalds (2):
    Fix build error in drivers/block/cciss.c
    Linux 2.6.37-rc7

    Maciej W. Rozycki (1):
    MIPS: LD/SD o32 macro GAS fix update

    Magnus Damm (2):
    ARM: mach-shmobile: fix compile warning in mm/init.c
    ARM: mach-shmobile: INTC interrupt priority level demux fix

    Manuel Lauss (1):
    MIPS: Alchemy: fix build with SERIAL_8250=n

    Marek Szyprowski (1):
    ARM: S5PV210: update MAX8998 platform data to get rid of WARN()

    Martin K. Petersen (1):
    block: Deprecate QUEUE_FLAG_CLUSTER and use queue_limits instead

    Mauro Carvalho Chehab (2):
    [media] Don't export format_by_forcc on two different drivers
    [media] bttv: fix mutex use before init (BZ#24602)

    Mike Galbraith (1):
    Sched: fix skip_clock_update optimization

    Mike Snitzer (1):
    block: max hardware sectors limit wrapper

    Neil Horman (1):
    PCI: Update MCP55 quirk to not affect non HyperTransport variants

    Nicolas Pitre (1):
    clarify a usage constraint for cnt32_to_63()

    Pavankumar Kondeti (2):
    USB: core: Add input prompt and help text for USB_OTG config
    USB: gadget: Remove suspended sysfs file before freeing cdev

    Peter Zijlstra (5):
    scripts/tags.sh: Add magic for trace-events
    perf: Fix duplicate events with multiple-pmu vs software events
    sched: Cure more NO_HZ load average woes
    sched: Fix the irqtime code to deal with u64 wraps
    sched: Fix the irqtime code for 32bit

    Rafael J. Wysocki (2):
    PM / Hibernate: Restore old swap signature to avoid user space breakage
    PM / Runtime: Fix pm_runtime_suspended()

    Ralf Baechle (3):
    MIPS: Swarm: Fix typo in symbol name: RTC_M4LT81 -> RTC_M41T81
    MIPS: MT: Fix typo in comment.
    MIPS: Rename mips_dma_cache_sync back to dma_cache_sync

    Rusty Russell (3):
    lguest: fix crash lguest_time_init
    lguest: restore boot speed
    lguest: populate initial_page_table

    Ryan Mallon (1):
    at91: Fix uhpck clock rate in upll case

    Ryusuke Konishi (1):
    nilfs2: fix regression of garbage collection ioctl

    Sage Weil (2):
    ceph: fix msgr_init error path
    ceph: fix null pointer dereference in ceph_init_dentry for nfs reexport

    Sarah Sharp (1):
    xhci: Fix issue with port array setup and buggy hosts.

    Seungwhan Youn (1):
    ASoC: WM8580: Fix R8 initial value

    Sheng Yang (1):
    KVM: Fix OSXSAVE after migration

    Slava Pestov (1):
    tracing: Fix panic when lseek() called on "trace" opened for writing

    Stephen M. Cameron (1):
    cciss: fix cciss_revalidate panic

    Suresh Siddha (4):
    bootmem: Add alloc_bootmem_align()
    x86, xsave: Use alloc_bootmem_align() instead of alloc_bootmem()
    x86, vt-d: Quirk for masking vtd spec errors to platform error
    handling logic
    x86, vt-d: Handle previous faults after enabling fault handling

    Takashi Iwai (2):
    PM / Hibernate: Fix PM_POST_* notification with user-space suspend
    ALSA: hda - Fix conflict of Mic Boot controls

    Takashi YOSHII (1):
    clocksource: sh_cmt: Remove nested spinlock fix

    Thomas Chou (1):
    MIPS: FDT size is a be32

    Thomas Gleixner (2):
    x86: io_apic: Avoid unused variable warning when
    CONFIG_GENERIC_PENDING_IRQ=n
    x86: HPET: Chose a paranoid safe value for the ETIME check

    Thomas Sailer (1):
    USB: misc: uss720.c: add another vendor/product ID

    Tomi Valkeinen (2):
    OMAP: DSS: VRAM: Align start & size of vram to 2M
    OMAP: OMAPFB: disable old omapfb for OMAP4 builds

    Tony Wu (1):
    MIPS: Separate two consecutive loads in memset.S

    Vitaly Kuznetsov (1):
    USB: usb-storage: unusual_devs entry for the Samsung YP-CP3

    Vivek Goyal (2):
    blk-throttle: Trim/adjust slice_end once a bio has been dispatched
    blk-throttle: Correct the placement of smp_rmb()

    Wu Zhangjin (1):
    MIPS: Loongson: Add return value check for strict_strtoul()

    Xiaotian Feng (1):
    block: check for proper length of iov entries earlier in
    blk_rq_map_user_iov()

    Yauhen Kharuzhy (1):
    ARM S3C24XX: Fix compilation of PM code for S3C2416

    Yoichi Yuasa (1):
    MIPS: Alchemy: Add return value check for strict_strtoul()


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