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Are there some potentially serious problems that I should be aware of if I totally disable the CONFIG_ACPI option on the X86_64 platform?
 2020-07-19  5:03 UTC  (10+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

Old Driver Code Using Streams
 2020-07-19  5:01 UTC  (2+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

Dubios pointer casting with put_user()
 2020-07-17 22:46 UTC  (3+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

Help troubleshooting memory leak when highres=on
 2020-07-17  5:49 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

How to comprehend this code snippet: __asm__ __volatile__("rdtsc" : "=A"(t))?
 2020-07-16 13:42 UTC  (4+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

Why the trigered counts of NMIs is equivalent to PMI's?
 2020-07-16  5:14 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

When returning from schedule_tail() 
 2020-07-16  0:01 UTC  (3+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

[PATCH] mmc: cqhci: Fix a print format for the task descriptor
 2020-07-15  7:52 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

What's tha KOBJ_MAX action used for?
 2020-07-14 16:12 UTC  (5+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

Turn private hugetlb mapping into VM_SHARED
 2020-07-14  8:55 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

How to understand the comment of macro *compute_indices*?
 2020-07-14  2:21 UTC  (2+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

Regarding Linux kernel SMP and task switching CPU
 2020-07-13  4:20 UTC  (5+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

Are kernel trees the same as a branch in terms of git?
 2020-07-13  2:05 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

Are kernel trees the same as a branch in terms of git?
 2020-07-12 23:11 UTC  (2+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

Turn private hugetlb mapping into VM_SHARED
 2020-07-12 20:38 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

Why are there "<IRQ>" and "</IRQ>" in the call trace section? What does them imply?
 2020-07-12 10:15 UTC  (3+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

What are the major differences between soft lockup and hard lockup which are both detected by watchdog?
 2020-07-11 14:48 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

What methods or tools could be used to investigate the causes of hard or soft lockup?
 2020-07-11  9:02 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

new TODO list item
 2020-07-10 14:34 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

how to debug problem with "failing unmounting"
 2020-07-09 20:22 UTC  (3+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

What are the most frequently used methods for system level-tracing?
 2020-07-09  2:38 UTC  (2+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

TPM error 256 (TPM_RC_INITIALIZE)
 2020-07-08 15:18 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

Kbuild support for rebuilding a single driver gone?
 2020-07-08  7:17 UTC  (5+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

How can I investigate the cause of "watchdog: BUG: soft lockup"?
 2020-07-08  5:19 UTC  (7+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

printk() format %pS wrong symbol
 2020-07-07 18:53 UTC  (7+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

What are the relations between queued_spin_lock_slowpath function and __raw_spin_lock function?
 2020-07-07  5:08 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

For a bug in lib/vsprintf.c where should a patch be sent to ?
 2020-07-06  7:41 UTC  (4+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

There is "softlockup_tick()" function in the source code of linux-2.6.32, but what's the corresponding function name in the linux-4.9 or later?
 2020-07-06  2:22 UTC  (3+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

Git pull and untracked files
 2020-07-05 15:08 UTC  (4+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

modprobe rbtree-test nnodes=1000 gets soft lockup
 2020-07-03 21:15 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

How do you investigate the cause of total hang? Is there some information that I should pay attention to in order to get some hint?
 2020-07-03  6:09 UTC  (3+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

Could interruptions be handled while current process context is switching?
 2020-07-03  5:29 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

Is there some method or software that could purposely generate a lot of physical memory fragmentations on linux?
 2020-07-03  5:20 UTC  (4+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

Where to place my driver
 2020-07-01 10:42 UTC  (3+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

Advice about the linux kernel development process
 2020-06-27 11:45 UTC  (3+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

Are there some potential problems that I should be aware of if I allocate the memory which doesn't have any relation to peripheral hardwares(i.e. DMA, PCI, serial port and etc) by vmalloc() instead of kmalloc()?
 2020-06-27  7:05 UTC  (9+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

Besides kmalloc() is more efficient, are there some potential problems that I should be aware of if I allocate the memory which doesn't have any relation to peripheral hardwares(i.e. DMA,PCI,serial port and etc) by vmalloc() instead of kmalloc() to avoid the page allocation failure?
 2020-06-26  8:27 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

Are there still some methods that could be used by the Linux kernel to reduce memory fragmentation while both CONFIG-MIGRATION and CONFIG-COMPACTION are disabled?
 2020-06-23 15:49 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

What are the potential problems if the option CONFIG_MIGRATION is disabled?
 2020-06-22 16:16 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

Crash recovery kernel error
 2020-06-22  5:29 UTC  (4+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

Why does “page allocation failure” occur whereas there are still “58*4096kB (C)” could be used?
 2020-06-20  9:51 UTC  (6+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom
` Why does “page allocation failure” occur whereas there are still “58*4096kB (C)” "

How do you comprehend the saying that the kernel's memory is not pageable whereas get_free_page use a page-oriented technique?
 2020-06-20  9:39 UTC  (3+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

What the differences between "__GFP_NOFAIL" and "__GFP_REPEAT"?
 2020-06-20  5:34 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

About the uage of "__GFP_COMP"?
 2020-06-20  1:36 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

Why did not the kernel use the memory block named by "Node 0 DMA" while the argument of funtion kzalloc is "GFP_KERNEL"?
 2020-06-19  9:58 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

Why the kernel could not use the memory block contained by "Node 0 DMA" while the argument of kzalloc() is "GFP_KERNEL"?
 2020-06-19  9:43 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

There is a question mark in front of the function name in the call trace log.What does the question mark imply?
 2020-06-19  7:58 UTC  (2+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

DKMS module and recipe for target '.../virtualbox/5.2.34/build/vboxdrv' failed
 2020-06-19  4:45 UTC  (4+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

the cost of EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL
 2020-06-17 18:33 UTC  (18+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

Cannot get FIQ to work properly on raspberry zero
 2020-06-17 13:03 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

issue with ASUS Fan maximal mode
 2020-06-14 10:27 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

replacing if-then-else strcmp ladders with switch cases
 2020-06-13 17:08 UTC  (3+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

sticky bits in /proc etc
 2020-06-11 15:07 UTC  (3+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

Current Instruction Pointer Along Memory Access for A specific Process
 2020-06-11 12:53 UTC  (4+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

Generic way for verifying GPIO wakeup capability
 2020-06-10 17:58 UTC  (2+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

[staging-testing] drivers/staging/wfx/hif_tx.c
 2020-06-10  8:10 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

[staging-testing] drivers/staging/wfx/hif_tx.c
 2020-06-10  8:01 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

IPX support
 2020-06-03  9:38 UTC  (2+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

Computing resources required for kernel development
 2020-05-31  8:16 UTC  (5+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

sdhci_msm issues with cold-plugged SD cards
 2020-05-27 14:55 UTC  (4+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

How to find the wait_queue of a task in TASK_INTERRUPTIBLE or TASK_UNINTERRUPTIBLE state
 2020-05-22 16:13 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

__STDC_VERSION__ : What C dialect c89, c99,gnu90 kernel compiies
 2020-05-20 15:13 UTC  (3+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

Check for preemption only when returning from interrupt ?
 2020-05-20  9:38 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

Estimating total memory usage in any Linux system
 2020-05-20  6:11 UTC  (6+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

Crash dump?
 2020-05-19 16:46 UTC  (3+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

general protection fault vs Oops
 2020-05-18  5:45 UTC  (6+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

Hints for finding the hardware connected to staging drivers
 2020-05-18  4:42 UTC  - mbox.gz / Atom

sound over USB
 2020-05-13 13:02 UTC  (3+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

First patch questions (target mailing list, target tree)
 2020-05-11  5:21 UTC  (7+ messages) - mbox.gz / Atom

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