init: rename and re-order boot_cpu_state_init() [Linux 4.18]

This Linux kernel change "init: rename and re-order boot_cpu_state_init()" is included in the Linux 4.18 release. This change is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Sun Aug 12 12:19:42 2018 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is b5b1404 (patch). init: rename and re-order boot_cpu_state_init() This is purely a preparatory […]

xen/netfront: don’t cache skb_shinfo() [Linux 4.18]

This Linux kernel change "xen/netfront: don’t cache skb_shinfo()" is included in the Linux 4.18 release. This change is authored by Juergen Gross <jgross [at] suse.com> on Thu Aug 9 16:42:16 2018 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is d472b3a (patch). xen/netfront: don’t cache skb_shinfo() skb_shinfo() can change when calling __pskb_pull_tail(): Don’t […]

Merge branch ‘cpsw-runtime-pm-fix’ [Linux 4.18]

This Linux kernel change "Merge branch ‘cpsw-runtime-pm-fix’" is included in the Linux 4.18 release. This change is authored by David S. Miller <davem [at] davemloft.net> on Sat Aug 11 09:38:53 2018 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 556fdd8 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: e91e218 803c4f6 Merge branch ‘cpsw-runtime-pm-fix’ […]

net: ethernet: ti: cpsw: fix runtime_pm while add/kill vlan [Linux 4.18]

This Linux kernel change "net: ethernet: ti: cpsw: fix runtime_pm while add/kill vlan" is included in the Linux 4.18 release. This change is authored by Ivan Khoronzhuk <ivan.khoronzhuk [at] linaro.org> on Fri Aug 10 15:47:09 2018 +0300. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 803c4f6 (patch). net: ethernet: ti: cpsw: fix runtime_pm […]

net: ethernet: ti: cpsw: clear all entries when delete vid [Linux 4.18]

This Linux kernel change "net: ethernet: ti: cpsw: clear all entries when delete vid" is included in the Linux 4.18 release. This change is authored by Ivan Khoronzhuk <ivan.khoronzhuk [at] linaro.org> on Fri Aug 10 15:47:08 2018 +0300. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is be35b98 (patch). net: ethernet: ti: cpsw: clear […]

zram: remove BD_CAP_SYNCHRONOUS_IO with writeback feature [Linux 4.18]

This Linux kernel change "zram: remove BD_CAP_SYNCHRONOUS_IO with writeback feature" is included in the Linux 4.18 release. This change is authored by Minchan Kim <minchan [at] kernel.org> on Fri Aug 10 17:23:10 2018 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 4f7a7be (patch). zram: remove BD_CAP_SYNCHRONOUS_IO with writeback feature If zram supports […]

mm/memory.c: check return value of ioremap_prot [Linux 4.18]

This Linux kernel change "mm/memory.c: check return value of ioremap_prot" is included in the Linux 4.18 release. This change is authored by jie [at] chenjie6 [at] huwei.com <jie [at] chenjie6 [at] huwei.com> on Fri Aug 10 17:23:06 2018 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 24eee1e (patch). mm/memory.c: check return value […]

lib/ubsan: remove null-pointer checks [Linux 4.18]

This Linux kernel change "lib/ubsan: remove null-pointer checks" is included in the Linux 4.18 release. This change is authored by Andrey Ryabinin <aryabinin [at] virtuozzo.com> on Fri Aug 10 17:23:03 2018 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 3ca17b1 (patch). lib/ubsan: remove null-pointer checks With gcc-8 fsanitize=null become very noisy. GCC […]

MAINTAINERS: GDB: update e-mail address [Linux 4.18]

This Linux kernel change "MAINTAINERS: GDB: update e-mail address" is included in the Linux 4.18 release. This change is authored by Kieran Bingham <kbingham [at] kernel.org> on Fri Aug 10 17:23:00 2018 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 5832fcf (patch). MAINTAINERS: GDB: update e-mail address This entry was created with […]

make sure that __dentry_kill() always invalidates d_seq, unhashed or not [Linux 4.18]

This Linux kernel change "make sure that __dentry_kill() always invalidates d_seq, unhashed or not" is included in the Linux 4.18 release. This change is authored by Al Viro <viro [at] zeniv.linux.org.uk> on Thu Aug 9 10:15:54 2018 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 4c0d7cd (patch). make sure that __dentry_kill() always […]

fix __legitimize_mnt()/mntput() race [Linux 4.18]

This Linux kernel change "fix __legitimize_mnt()/mntput() race" is included in the Linux 4.18 release. This change is authored by Al Viro <viro [at] zeniv.linux.org.uk> on Thu Aug 9 17:51:32 2018 -0400. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 119e1ef (patch). fix __legitimize_mnt()/mntput() race __legitimize_mnt() has two problems – one is that in […]

Merge branch ‘bpf-fix-cpu-and-devmap-teardown’ [Linux 4.18]

This Linux kernel change "Merge branch ‘bpf-fix-cpu-and-devmap-teardown’" is included in the Linux 4.18 release. This change is authored by Daniel Borkmann <daniel [at] iogearbox.net> on Thu Aug 9 21:50:45 2018 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 9c95420 (patch). Other info about this change: Merge: bf9bae0 1bf9116 Merge branch ‘bpf-fix-cpu-and-devmap-teardown’ Jesper […]

samples/bpf: xdp_redirect_cpu adjustment to reproduce teardown race easier [Linux 4.18]

This Linux kernel change "samples/bpf: xdp_redirect_cpu adjustment to reproduce teardown race easier" is included in the Linux 4.18 release. This change is authored by Jesper Dangaard Brouer <brouer [at] redhat.com> on Wed Aug 8 23:00:39 2018 +0200. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 37d7ff2 (patch). samples/bpf: xdp_redirect_cpu adjustment to reproduce teardown […]

i2c: xlp9xx: Fix case where SSIF read transaction completes early [Linux 4.18]

This Linux kernel change "i2c: xlp9xx: Fix case where SSIF read transaction completes early" is included in the Linux 4.18 release. This change is authored by George Cherian <george.cherian [at] cavium.com> on Wed Aug 8 23:36:48 2018 -0700. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 5eb173f (patch). i2c: xlp9xx: Fix case where […]