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authorKevin Hilman <khilman@linaro.org>2015-11-04 09:14:16 -0800
committerKevin Hilman <khilman@linaro.org>2015-11-04 09:14:16 -0800
commit9ce0d731981a1489331e12bb7f94907438515622 (patch)
treedbaf88cffe4c6207b21fc39061fae46f38b6fb2c /Documentation
parentc1fa16368f309a6f636ad193a47cde9253db97a7 (diff)
parentb12403044336e7d567f309eb443aa9acf76380af (diff)
Merge tag 'v3.18.24' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable into linux-linaro-lsk-v3.18
Linux 3.18.24 # gpg: Signature made Sat Oct 31 13:44:30 2015 PDT using RSA key ID 97772CDC # gpg: Can't check signature: public key not found * tag 'v3.18.24' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable: (234 commits) Linux 3.18.24 tty: fix stall caused by missing memory barrier in drivers/tty/n_tty.c Revert "tty: fix stall caused by missing memory barrier in drivers/tty/n_tty.c" Linux 3.18.23 x86: Init per-cpu shadow copy of CR4 on 32-bit CPUs too 3w-9xxx: don't unmap bounce buffered commands fib_rules: Fix dump_rules() not to exit early vfs: Test for and handle paths that are unreachable from their mnt_root md: flush ->event_work before stopping array. x86/nmi/64: Fix a paravirt stack-clobbering bug in the NMI code Revert "iio: bmg160: IIO_BUFFER and IIO_TRIGGERED_BUFFER are required" net: Fix skb_set_peeked use-after-free bug mm: check if section present during memory block registering hpfs: update ctime and mtime on directory modification drivercore: Fix unregistration path of platform devices ARM: OMAP2+: DRA7: clockdomain: change l4per2_7xx_clkdm to SW_WKUP of/address: Don't loop forever in of_find_matching_node_by_address(). auxdisplay: ks0108: fix refcount Doc: ABI: testing: configfs-usb-gadget-sourcesink Doc: ABI: testing: configfs-usb-gadget-loopback ...
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
4 files changed, 20 insertions, 16 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/testing/configfs-usb-gadget-loopback b/Documentation/ABI/testing/configfs-usb-gadget-loopback
index 9aae5bfb9908..06beefbcf061 100644
--- a/Documentation/ABI/testing/configfs-usb-gadget-loopback
+++ b/Documentation/ABI/testing/configfs-usb-gadget-loopback
@@ -5,4 +5,4 @@ Description:
The attributes:
qlen - depth of loopback queue
- bulk_buflen - buffer length
+ buflen - buffer length
diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/testing/configfs-usb-gadget-sourcesink b/Documentation/ABI/testing/configfs-usb-gadget-sourcesink
index 29477c319f61..bc7ff731aa0c 100644
--- a/Documentation/ABI/testing/configfs-usb-gadget-sourcesink
+++ b/Documentation/ABI/testing/configfs-usb-gadget-sourcesink
@@ -9,4 +9,4 @@ Description:
isoc_maxpacket - 0 - 1023 (fs), 0 - 1024 (hs/ss)
isoc_mult - 0..2 (hs/ss only)
isoc_maxburst - 0..15 (ss only)
- qlen - buffer length
+ buflen - buffer length
diff --git a/Documentation/HOWTO b/Documentation/HOWTO
index 93aa8604630e..21152d397b88 100644
--- a/Documentation/HOWTO
+++ b/Documentation/HOWTO
@@ -218,16 +218,16 @@ The development process
Linux kernel development process currently consists of a few different
main kernel "branches" and lots of different subsystem-specific kernel
branches. These different branches are:
- - main 3.x kernel tree
- - 3.x.y -stable kernel tree
- - 3.x -git kernel patches
+ - main 4.x kernel tree
+ - 4.x.y -stable kernel tree
+ - 4.x -git kernel patches
- subsystem specific kernel trees and patches
- - the 3.x -next kernel tree for integration tests
+ - the 4.x -next kernel tree for integration tests
-3.x kernel tree
+4.x kernel tree
-3.x kernels are maintained by Linus Torvalds, and can be found on
-kernel.org in the pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/ directory. Its development
+4.x kernels are maintained by Linus Torvalds, and can be found on
+kernel.org in the pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ directory. Its development
process is as follows:
- As soon as a new kernel is released a two weeks window is open,
during this period of time maintainers can submit big diffs to
@@ -262,20 +262,20 @@ mailing list about kernel releases:
released according to perceived bug status, not according to a
preconceived timeline."
-3.x.y -stable kernel tree
+4.x.y -stable kernel tree
Kernels with 3-part versions are -stable kernels. They contain
relatively small and critical fixes for security problems or significant
-regressions discovered in a given 3.x kernel.
+regressions discovered in a given 4.x kernel.
This is the recommended branch for users who want the most recent stable
kernel and are not interested in helping test development/experimental
-If no 3.x.y kernel is available, then the highest numbered 3.x
+If no 4.x.y kernel is available, then the highest numbered 4.x
kernel is the current stable kernel.
-3.x.y are maintained by the "stable" team <stable@vger.kernel.org>, and
+4.x.y are maintained by the "stable" team <stable@vger.kernel.org>, and
are released as needs dictate. The normal release period is approximately
two weeks, but it can be longer if there are no pressing problems. A
security-related problem, instead, can cause a release to happen almost
@@ -285,7 +285,7 @@ The file Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt in the kernel tree
documents what kinds of changes are acceptable for the -stable tree, and
how the release process works.
-3.x -git patches
+4.x -git patches
These are daily snapshots of Linus' kernel tree which are managed in a
git repository (hence the name.) These patches are usually released
@@ -317,9 +317,9 @@ revisions to it, and maintainers can mark patches as under review,
accepted, or rejected. Most of these patchwork sites are listed at
-3.x -next kernel tree for integration tests
+4.x -next kernel tree for integration tests
-Before updates from subsystem trees are merged into the mainline 3.x
+Before updates from subsystem trees are merged into the mainline 4.x
tree, they need to be integration-tested. For this purpose, a special
testing repository exists into which virtually all subsystem trees are
pulled on an almost daily basis:
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/ethernet.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/ethernet.txt
index 3fc360523bc9..cb115a3b7e00 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/ethernet.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/ethernet.txt
@@ -19,7 +19,11 @@ The following properties are common to the Ethernet controllers:
- phy: the same as "phy-handle" property, not recommended for new bindings.
- phy-device: the same as "phy-handle" property, not recommended for new
+- managed: string, specifies the PHY management type. Supported values are:
+ "auto", "in-band-status". "auto" is the default, it usess MDIO for
+ management if fixed-link is not specified.
Child nodes of the Ethernet controller are typically the individual PHY devices
connected via the MDIO bus (sometimes the MDIO bus controller is separate).
They are described in the phy.txt file in this same directory.
+For non-MDIO PHY management see fixed-link.txt.