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-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/filesystems.tmpl4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/Locking2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/porting5
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/laptops/laptop-mode.txt12
-rw-r--r--Documentation/security/Yama.txt14
-rw-r--r--Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt14
-rw-r--r--Documentation/w1/slaves/w1_therm2
8 files changed, 26 insertions, 31 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/filesystems.tmpl b/Documentation/DocBook/filesystems.tmpl
index 3fca32c41927..25b58efd955d 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/filesystems.tmpl
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/filesystems.tmpl
@@ -224,8 +224,8 @@ all your transactions.
</para>
<para>
-Then at umount time , in your put_super() (2.4) or write_super() (2.5)
-you can then call journal_destroy() to clean up your in-core journal object.
+Then at umount time , in your put_super() you can then call journal_destroy()
+to clean up your in-core journal object.
</para>
<para>
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/Locking b/Documentation/filesystems/Locking
index 0f103e39b4f6..e540a24e5d06 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/Locking
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/Locking
@@ -114,7 +114,6 @@ prototypes:
int (*drop_inode) (struct inode *);
void (*evict_inode) (struct inode *);
void (*put_super) (struct super_block *);
- void (*write_super) (struct super_block *);
int (*sync_fs)(struct super_block *sb, int wait);
int (*freeze_fs) (struct super_block *);
int (*unfreeze_fs) (struct super_block *);
@@ -136,7 +135,6 @@ write_inode:
drop_inode: !!!inode->i_lock!!!
evict_inode:
put_super: write
-write_super: read
sync_fs: read
freeze_fs: write
unfreeze_fs: write
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/porting b/Documentation/filesystems/porting
index 2bef2b3843d1..0742feebc6e2 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/porting
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/porting
@@ -94,9 +94,8 @@ protected.
---
[mandatory]
-BKL is also moved from around sb operations. ->write_super() Is now called
-without BKL held. BKL should have been shifted into individual fs sb_op
-functions. If you don't need it, remove it.
+BKL is also moved from around sb operations. BKL should have been shifted into
+individual fs sb_op functions. If you don't need it, remove it.
---
[informational]
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt
index 065aa2dc0835..2ee133e030c3 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt
@@ -216,7 +216,6 @@ struct super_operations {
void (*drop_inode) (struct inode *);
void (*delete_inode) (struct inode *);
void (*put_super) (struct super_block *);
- void (*write_super) (struct super_block *);
int (*sync_fs)(struct super_block *sb, int wait);
int (*freeze_fs) (struct super_block *);
int (*unfreeze_fs) (struct super_block *);
@@ -273,9 +272,6 @@ or bottom half).
put_super: called when the VFS wishes to free the superblock
(i.e. unmount). This is called with the superblock lock held
- write_super: called when the VFS superblock needs to be written to
- disc. This method is optional
-
sync_fs: called when VFS is writing out all dirty data associated with
a superblock. The second parameter indicates whether the method
should wait until the write out has been completed. Optional.
diff --git a/Documentation/laptops/laptop-mode.txt b/Documentation/laptops/laptop-mode.txt
index 0bf25eebce94..4ebbfc3f1c6e 100644
--- a/Documentation/laptops/laptop-mode.txt
+++ b/Documentation/laptops/laptop-mode.txt
@@ -262,9 +262,9 @@ MINIMUM_BATTERY_MINUTES=10
#
# Allowed dirty background ratio, in percent. Once DIRTY_RATIO has been
-# exceeded, the kernel will wake pdflush which will then reduce the amount
-# of dirty memory to dirty_background_ratio. Set this nice and low, so once
-# some writeout has commenced, we do a lot of it.
+# exceeded, the kernel will wake flusher threads which will then reduce the
+# amount of dirty memory to dirty_background_ratio. Set this nice and low,
+# so once some writeout has commenced, we do a lot of it.
#
#DIRTY_BACKGROUND_RATIO=5
@@ -384,9 +384,9 @@ CPU_MAXFREQ=${CPU_MAXFREQ:-'slowest'}
#
# Allowed dirty background ratio, in percent. Once DIRTY_RATIO has been
-# exceeded, the kernel will wake pdflush which will then reduce the amount
-# of dirty memory to dirty_background_ratio. Set this nice and low, so once
-# some writeout has commenced, we do a lot of it.
+# exceeded, the kernel will wake flusher threads which will then reduce the
+# amount of dirty memory to dirty_background_ratio. Set this nice and low,
+# so once some writeout has commenced, we do a lot of it.
#
DIRTY_BACKGROUND_RATIO=${DIRTY_BACKGROUND_RATIO:-'5'}
diff --git a/Documentation/security/Yama.txt b/Documentation/security/Yama.txt
index e369de2d48cd..dd908cf64ecf 100644
--- a/Documentation/security/Yama.txt
+++ b/Documentation/security/Yama.txt
@@ -46,14 +46,13 @@ restrictions, it can call prctl(PR_SET_PTRACER, PR_SET_PTRACER_ANY, ...)
so that any otherwise allowed process (even those in external pid namespaces)
may attach.
-These restrictions do not change how ptrace via PTRACE_TRACEME operates.
-
-The sysctl settings are:
+The sysctl settings (writable only with CAP_SYS_PTRACE) are:
0 - classic ptrace permissions: a process can PTRACE_ATTACH to any other
process running under the same uid, as long as it is dumpable (i.e.
did not transition uids, start privileged, or have called
- prctl(PR_SET_DUMPABLE...) already).
+ prctl(PR_SET_DUMPABLE...) already). Similarly, PTRACE_TRACEME is
+ unchanged.
1 - restricted ptrace: a process must have a predefined relationship
with the inferior it wants to call PTRACE_ATTACH on. By default,
@@ -61,12 +60,13 @@ The sysctl settings are:
classic criteria is also met. To change the relationship, an
inferior can call prctl(PR_SET_PTRACER, debugger, ...) to declare
an allowed debugger PID to call PTRACE_ATTACH on the inferior.
+ Using PTRACE_TRACEME is unchanged.
2 - admin-only attach: only processes with CAP_SYS_PTRACE may use ptrace
- with PTRACE_ATTACH.
+ with PTRACE_ATTACH, or through children calling PTRACE_TRACEME.
-3 - no attach: no processes may use ptrace with PTRACE_ATTACH. Once set,
- this sysctl cannot be changed to a lower value.
+3 - no attach: no processes may use ptrace with PTRACE_ATTACH nor via
+ PTRACE_TRACEME. Once set, this sysctl value cannot be changed.
The original children-only logic was based on the restrictions in grsecurity.
diff --git a/Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt b/Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt
index dcc2a94ae34e..078701fdbd4d 100644
--- a/Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt
+++ b/Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt
@@ -76,8 +76,8 @@ huge pages although processes will also directly compact memory as required.
dirty_background_bytes
-Contains the amount of dirty memory at which the pdflush background writeback
-daemon will start writeback.
+Contains the amount of dirty memory at which the background kernel
+flusher threads will start writeback.
Note: dirty_background_bytes is the counterpart of dirty_background_ratio. Only
one of them may be specified at a time. When one sysctl is written it is
@@ -89,7 +89,7 @@ other appears as 0 when read.
dirty_background_ratio
Contains, as a percentage of total system memory, the number of pages at which
-the pdflush background writeback daemon will start writing out dirty data.
+the background kernel flusher threads will start writing out dirty data.
==============================================================
@@ -112,9 +112,9 @@ retained.
dirty_expire_centisecs
This tunable is used to define when dirty data is old enough to be eligible
-for writeout by the pdflush daemons. It is expressed in 100'ths of a second.
-Data which has been dirty in-memory for longer than this interval will be
-written out next time a pdflush daemon wakes up.
+for writeout by the kernel flusher threads. It is expressed in 100'ths
+of a second. Data which has been dirty in-memory for longer than this
+interval will be written out next time a flusher thread wakes up.
==============================================================
@@ -128,7 +128,7 @@ data.
dirty_writeback_centisecs
-The pdflush writeback daemons will periodically wake up and write `old' data
+The kernel flusher threads will periodically wake up and write `old' data
out to disk. This tunable expresses the interval between those wakeups, in
100'ths of a second.
diff --git a/Documentation/w1/slaves/w1_therm b/Documentation/w1/slaves/w1_therm
index 0403aaaba878..874a8ca93feb 100644
--- a/Documentation/w1/slaves/w1_therm
+++ b/Documentation/w1/slaves/w1_therm
@@ -3,6 +3,7 @@ Kernel driver w1_therm
Supported chips:
* Maxim ds18*20 based temperature sensors.
+ * Maxim ds1825 based temperature sensors.
Author: Evgeniy Polyakov <johnpol@2ka.mipt.ru>
@@ -15,6 +16,7 @@ supported family codes:
W1_THERM_DS18S20 0x10
W1_THERM_DS1822 0x22
W1_THERM_DS18B20 0x28
+W1_THERM_DS1825 0x3B
Support is provided through the sysfs w1_slave file. Each open and
read sequence will initiate a temperature conversion then provide two