tcp: Clear sk_send_head after purging the write queue [Linux 3.16.73]

This Linux kernel change "tcp: Clear sk_send_head after purging the write queue" is included in the Linux 3.16.73 release. This change is authored by Ben Hutchings <ben [at] decadent.org.uk> on Sat Aug 3 17:11:42 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 3157fbc (patch). tcp: Clear sk_send_head after purging the write […]

tcp: Clear sk_send_head after purging the write queue [Linux 4.14.139]

This Linux kernel change "tcp: Clear sk_send_head after purging the write queue" is included in the Linux 4.14.139 release. This change is authored by Ben Hutchings <ben [at] decadent.org.uk> on Tue Aug 13 12:53:17 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is e99e774 (patch). tcp: Clear sk_send_head after purging the write […]

Revert "inet: update the IP ID generation algorithm to higher standards." [Linux 3.16.72]

This Linux kernel change "Revert “inet: update the IP ID generation algorithm to higher standards.”" is included in the Linux 3.16.72 release. This change is authored by Ben Hutchings <ben [at] decadent.org.uk> on Fri Aug 9 20:09:49 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 05f4b67 (patch). Revert “inet: update the […]

x86: cpufeatures: Renumber feature word 7 [Linux 3.16.72]

This Linux kernel change "x86: cpufeatures: Renumber feature word 7" is included in the Linux 3.16.72 release. This change is authored by Ben Hutchings <ben [at] decadent.org.uk> on Thu Aug 8 20:11:40 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is e3b7a57 (patch). x86: cpufeatures: Renumber feature word 7 Use the same […]

binder: Replace "%p" with "%pK" for stable [Linux 3.16.70]

This Linux kernel change "binder: Replace “%p” with “%pK” for stable" is included in the Linux 3.16.70 release. This change is authored by Ben Hutchings <ben.hutchings [at] codethink.co.uk> on Wed May 29 18:02:44 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is ae24fbd (patch). binder: Replace “%p” with “%pK” for stable This […]

powerpc: vdso: Make vdso32 installation conditional in vdso_install [Linux 5.2]

This Linux kernel change "powerpc: vdso: Make vdso32 installation conditional in vdso_install" is included in the Linux 5.2 release. This change is authored by Ben Hutchings <ben [at] decadent.org.uk> on Fri Mar 22 04:24:37 2019 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is ff6d278 (patch). powerpc: vdso: Make vdso32 installation conditional in […]

binder: Replace "%p" with "%pK" for stable [Linux 4.9.181]

This Linux kernel change "binder: Replace “%p” with “%pK” for stable" is included in the Linux 4.9.181 release. This change is authored by Ben Hutchings <ben.hutchings [at] codethink.co.uk> on Wed May 29 18:02:44 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 9cd1447 (patch). binder: Replace “%p” with “%pK” for stable This […]

binder: Replace "%p" with "%pK" for stable [Linux 4.4.181]

This Linux kernel change "binder: Replace “%p” with “%pK” for stable" is included in the Linux 4.4.181 release. This change is authored by Ben Hutchings <ben.hutchings [at] codethink.co.uk> on Wed May 29 18:02:44 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 5280efe (patch). binder: Replace “%p” with “%pK” for stable This […]

tools/power turbostat: Add checks for failure of fgets() and fscanf() [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "tools/power turbostat: Add checks for failure of fgets() and fscanf()" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Ben Hutchings <ben [at] decadent.org.uk> on Wed Mar 20 23:01:03 2019 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 8173c33 (patch). tools/power turbostat: Add checks for […]

powerpc/mm: Only define MAX_PHYSMEM_BITS in SPARSEMEM configurations [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "powerpc/mm: Only define MAX_PHYSMEM_BITS in SPARSEMEM configurations" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Ben Hutchings <ben [at] decadent.org.uk> on Sun Mar 17 01:17:56 2019 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 8bc0868 (patch). powerpc/mm: Only define MAX_PHYSMEM_BITS in SPARSEMEM configurations MAX_PHYSMEM_BITS […]

mt76: Use the correct hweight8() function [Linux 5.1]

This Linux kernel change "mt76: Use the correct hweight8() function" is included in the Linux 5.1 release. This change is authored by Ben Hutchings <ben [at] decadent.org.uk> on Tue Feb 12 15:36:24 2019 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is d0ff23c (patch). mt76: Use the correct hweight8() function mt76_init_stream_cap() and mt76_get_txpower() […]

sched: Add sched_smt_active() [Linux 4.9.176]

This Linux kernel change "sched: Add sched_smt_active()" is included in the Linux 4.9.176 release. This change is authored by Ben Hutchings <ben [at] decadent.org.uk> on Fri May 10 00:46:25 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is c803409 (patch). sched: Add sched_smt_active() Add the sched_smt_active() function needed for some x86 speculation […]

x86/cpufeatures: Hide AMD-specific speculation flags [Linux 4.9.176]

This Linux kernel change "x86/cpufeatures: Hide AMD-specific speculation flags" is included in the Linux 4.9.176 release. This change is authored by Ben Hutchings <ben [at] decadent.org.uk> on Wed Nov 7 17:09:42 2018 +0000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 7a47330 (patch). x86/cpufeatures: Hide AMD-specific speculation flags Hide the AMD_{IBRS,IBPB,STIBP} flag from […]

timer/debug: Change /proc/timer_stats from 0644 to 0600 [Linux 4.9.175]

This Linux kernel change "timer/debug: Change /proc/timer_stats from 0644 to 0600" is included in the Linux 4.9.175 release. This change is authored by Ben Hutchings <ben [at] decadent.org.uk> on Tue May 7 20:04:04 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is c925723 (patch). timer/debug: Change /proc/timer_stats from 0644 to 0600 The […]