dax: dax_layout_busy_page() should not unmap cow pages [Linux 4.19.67]

This Linux kernel change "dax: dax_layout_busy_page() should not unmap cow pages" is included in the Linux 4.19.67 release. This change is authored by Vivek Goyal <vgoyal [at] redhat.com> on Fri Aug 2 15:29:56 2019 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 2afa6c1 (patch) which is from upstream commit d75996d. The same […]

perf probe: Avoid calling freeing routine multiple times for same pointer [Linux 4.19.67]

This Linux kernel change "perf probe: Avoid calling freeing routine multiple times for same pointer" is included in the Linux 4.19.67 release. This change is authored by Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme [at] redhat.com> on Thu Jul 18 11:28:37 2019 -0300. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is f4e2d18 (patch) which is […]

loop: set PF_MEMALLOC_NOIO for the worker thread [Linux 4.19.67]

This Linux kernel change "loop: set PF_MEMALLOC_NOIO for the worker thread" is included in the Linux 4.19.67 release. This change is authored by Mikulas Patocka <mpatocka [at] redhat.com> on Thu Aug 8 11:17:01 2019 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is c9a1c10 (patch) which is from upstream commit d0a255e. The same […]

perf probe: Avoid calling freeing routine multiple times for same pointer [Linux 4.14.139]

This Linux kernel change "perf probe: Avoid calling freeing routine multiple times for same pointer" is included in the Linux 4.14.139 release. This change is authored by Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme [at] redhat.com> on Thu Jul 18 11:28:37 2019 -0300. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 79ba04f (patch) which is […]

loop: set PF_MEMALLOC_NOIO for the worker thread [Linux 4.14.139]

This Linux kernel change "loop: set PF_MEMALLOC_NOIO for the worker thread" is included in the Linux 4.14.139 release. This change is authored by Mikulas Patocka <mpatocka [at] redhat.com> on Thu Aug 8 11:17:01 2019 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 22cd7b0 (patch) which is from upstream commit d0a255e. The same […]

Bluetooth: hci_uart: check for missing tty operations [Linux 3.16.72]

This Linux kernel change "Bluetooth: hci_uart: check for missing tty operations" is included in the Linux 3.16.72 release. This change is authored by Vladis Dronov <vdronov [at] redhat.com> on Tue Jul 30 11:33:45 2019 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is ebb8302 (patch) which is from upstream commit b36a155. The same […]

vhost_net: fix possible infinite loop [Linux 3.16.72]

This Linux kernel change "vhost_net: fix possible infinite loop" is included in the Linux 3.16.72 release. This change is authored by Jason Wang <jasowang [at] redhat.com> on Fri May 17 00:29:50 2019 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is f3a64b1 (patch) which is from upstream commit e2412c0. The same Linux upstream […]

vhost: introduce vhost_exceeds_weight() [Linux 3.16.72]

This Linux kernel change "vhost: introduce vhost_exceeds_weight()" is included in the Linux 3.16.72 release. This change is authored by Jason Wang <jasowang [at] redhat.com> on Fri May 17 00:29:49 2019 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 2a59b04 (patch) which is from upstream commit e82b9b0. The same Linux upstream change may […]

vhost_net: introduce vhost_exceeds_weight() [Linux 3.16.72]

This Linux kernel change "vhost_net: introduce vhost_exceeds_weight()" is included in the Linux 3.16.72 release. This change is authored by Jason Wang <jasowang [at] redhat.com> on Fri Jul 20 08:15:15 2018 +0800. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is e22aecb (patch) which is from upstream commit 272f35c. The same Linux upstream change may […]

vhost_net: use packet weight for rx handler, too [Linux 3.16.72]

This Linux kernel change "vhost_net: use packet weight for rx handler, too" is included in the Linux 3.16.72 release. This change is authored by Paolo Abeni <pabeni [at] redhat.com> on Tue Apr 24 10:34:36 2018 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is e1c88f2 (patch) which is from upstream commit db688c2. The […]

x86/speculation: Enable Spectre v1 swapgs mitigations [Linux 3.16.72]

This Linux kernel change "x86/speculation: Enable Spectre v1 swapgs mitigations" is included in the Linux 3.16.72 release. This change is authored by Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe [at] redhat.com> on Mon Jul 8 11:52:26 2019 -0500. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is bba3308 (patch) which is from upstream commit a205982. The same Linux […]

x86/speculation: Prepare entry code for Spectre v1 swapgs mitigations [Linux 3.16.72]

This Linux kernel change "x86/speculation: Prepare entry code for Spectre v1 swapgs mitigations" is included in the Linux 3.16.72 release. This change is authored by Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe [at] redhat.com> on Mon Jul 8 11:52:25 2019 -0500. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 79969c7 (patch) which is from upstream commit 18ec54f. […]

cifs: do not attempt cifs operation on smb2+ rename error [Linux 3.16.72]

This Linux kernel change "cifs: do not attempt cifs operation on smb2+ rename error" is included in the Linux 3.16.72 release. This change is authored by Frank Sorenson <sorenson [at] redhat.com> on Tue Apr 16 08:37:27 2019 -0500. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is aa7ead1 (patch) which is from upstream commit […]

sched/fair: Limit sched_cfs_period_timer() loop to avoid hard lockup [Linux 3.16.72]

This Linux kernel change "sched/fair: Limit sched_cfs_period_timer() loop to avoid hard lockup" is included in the Linux 3.16.72 release. This change is authored by Phil Auld <pauld [at] redhat.com> on Tue Mar 19 09:00:05 2019 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 1fc39f2 (patch) which is from upstream commit 2e8e192. The […]

cifs: fix handle leak in smb2_query_symlink() [Linux 3.16.72]

This Linux kernel change "cifs: fix handle leak in smb2_query_symlink()" is included in the Linux 3.16.72 release. This change is authored by Ronnie Sahlberg <lsahlber [at] redhat.com> on Wed Apr 10 07:47:22 2019 +1000. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 3a1cc3e (patch) which is from upstream commit e6d0fb7. The same Linux […]

block: do not leak memory in bio_copy_user_iov() [Linux 3.16.72]

This Linux kernel change "block: do not leak memory in bio_copy_user_iov()" is included in the Linux 3.16.72 release. This change is authored by Jérôme Glisse <jglisse [at] redhat.com> on Wed Apr 10 16:27:51 2019 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 06b4ee3 (patch) which is from upstream commit a3761c3. The same […]

dm: disable DISCARD if the underlying storage no longer supports it [Linux 3.16.72]

This Linux kernel change "dm: disable DISCARD if the underlying storage no longer supports it" is included in the Linux 3.16.72 release. This change is authored by Mike Snitzer <snitzer [at] redhat.com> on Wed Apr 3 12:23:11 2019 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 33a7884 (patch) which is from upstream […]