Commit 19f59460 authored by Matt LaPlante's avatar Matt LaPlante Committed by Jiri Kosina
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trivial: Miscellaneous documentation typo fixes



Fix various typos in documentation txts.
Signed-off-by: default avatarMatt LaPlante <kernel1@cyberdogtech.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
parent 19af5cdb
......@@ -676,8 +676,8 @@ this directory the following files can currently be found:
dma-api/all_errors This file contains a numeric value. If this
value is not equal to zero the debugging code
will print a warning for every error it finds
into the kernel log. Be carefull with this
option. It can easily flood your logs.
into the kernel log. Be careful with this
option, as it can easily flood your logs.
dma-api/disabled This read-only file contains the character 'Y'
if the debugging code is disabled. This can
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......@@ -118,7 +118,7 @@ to another chain) checking the final 'nulls' value if
the lookup met the end of chain. If final 'nulls' value
is not the slot number, then we must restart the lookup at
the beginning. If the object was moved to the same chain,
then the reader doesnt care : It might eventually
then the reader doesn't care : It might eventually
scan the list again without harm.
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......@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@ Copyright 2006, 2007 Simtec Electronics
The Silicon Motion SM501 multimedia companion chip is a multifunction device
which may provide numerous interfaces including USB host controller USB gadget,
Asyncronous Serial ports, Audio functions and a dual display video interface.
asynchronous serial ports, audio functions, and a dual display video interface.
The device may be connected by PCI or local bus with varying functions enabled.
Core
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......@@ -58,7 +58,7 @@ same criteria as reads.
front_merges (bool)
------------
Sometimes it happens that a request enters the io scheduler that is contigious
Sometimes it happens that a request enters the io scheduler that is contiguous
with a request that is already on the queue. Either it fits in the back of that
request, or it fits at the front. That is called either a back merge candidate
or a front merge candidate. Due to the way files are typically laid out,
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......@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@ parameter.
For simplicity, only one braille console can be enabled, other uses of
console=brl,... will be discarded. Also note that it does not interfere with
the console selection mecanism described in serial-console.txt
the console selection mechanism described in serial-console.txt
For now, only the VisioBraille device is supported.
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......@@ -188,7 +188,7 @@ For example, you can do something like the following.
void my_midlayer_destroy_something()
{
devres_release_group(dev, my_midlayer_create_soemthing);
devres_release_group(dev, my_midlayer_create_something);
}
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......@@ -23,8 +23,8 @@ first time, it was renamed to 'EDAC'.
The bluesmoke project at sourceforge.net is now utilized as a 'staging area'
for EDAC development, before it is sent upstream to kernel.org
At the bluesmoke/EDAC project site, is a series of quilt patches against
recent kernels, stored in a SVN respository. For easier downloading, there
At the bluesmoke/EDAC project site is a series of quilt patches against
recent kernels, stored in a SVN repository. For easier downloading, there
is also a tarball snapshot available.
============================================================================
......@@ -73,9 +73,9 @@ the vendor should tie the parity status bits to 0 if they do not intend
to generate parity. Some vendors do not do this, and thus the parity bit
can "float" giving false positives.
In the kernel there is a pci device attribute located in sysfs that is
In the kernel there is a PCI device attribute located in sysfs that is
checked by the EDAC PCI scanning code. If that attribute is set,
PCI parity/error scannining is skipped for that device. The attribute
PCI parity/error scanning is skipped for that device. The attribute
is:
broken_parity_status
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SH7760/SH7763 integrated LCDC Framebuffer driver
================================================
0. Overwiew
0. Overview
-----------
The SH7760/SH7763 have an integrated LCD Display controller (LCDC) which
supports (in theory) resolutions ranging from 1x1 to 1024x1024,
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......@@ -369,7 +369,7 @@ The call requires an initialized struct autofs_dev_ioctl. There are two
possible variations. Both use the path field set to the path of the mount
point to check and the size field adjusted appropriately. One uses the
ioctlfd field to identify a specific mount point to check while the other
variation uses the path and optionaly arg1 set to an autofs mount type.
variation uses the path and optionally arg1 set to an autofs mount type.
The call returns 1 if this is a mount point and sets arg1 to the device
number of the mount and field arg2 to the relevant super block magic
number (described below) or 0 if it isn't a mountpoint. In both cases
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......@@ -184,7 +184,7 @@ This has the following fields:
have index children.
If this function is not supplied or if it returns NULL then the first
cache in the parent's list will be chosed, or failing that, the first
cache in the parent's list will be chosen, or failing that, the first
cache in the master list.
(4) A function to retrieve an object's key from the netfs [mandatory].
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......@@ -294,7 +294,7 @@ max_batch_time=usec Maximum amount of time ext4 should wait for
amount of time (on average) that it takes to
finish committing a transaction. Call this time
the "commit time". If the time that the
transactoin has been running is less than the
transaction has been running is less than the
commit time, ext4 will try sleeping for the
commit time to see if other operations will join
the transaction. The commit time is capped by
......@@ -328,7 +328,7 @@ noauto_da_alloc replacing existing files via patterns such as
journal commit, in the default data=ordered
mode, the data blocks of the new file are forced
to disk before the rename() operation is
commited. This provides roughly the same level
committed. This provides roughly the same level
of guarantees as ext3, and avoids the
"zero-length" problem that can happen when a
system crashes before the delayed allocation
......@@ -358,7 +358,7 @@ written to the journal first, and then to its final location.
In the event of a crash, the journal can be replayed, bringing both data and
metadata into a consistent state. This mode is the slowest except when data
needs to be read from and written to disk at the same time where it
outperforms all others modes. Curently ext4 does not have delayed
outperforms all others modes. Currently ext4 does not have delayed
allocation support if this data journalling mode is selected.
References
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......@@ -204,7 +204,7 @@ fiemap_check_flags() helper:
int fiemap_check_flags(struct fiemap_extent_info *fieinfo, u32 fs_flags);
The struct fieinfo should be passed in as recieved from ioctl_fiemap(). The
The struct fieinfo should be passed in as received from ioctl_fiemap(). The
set of fiemap flags which the fs understands should be passed via fs_flags. If
fiemap_check_flags finds invalid user flags, it will place the bad values in
fieinfo->fi_flags and return -EBADR. If the file system gets -EBADR, from
......
......@@ -100,7 +100,7 @@ Installation
$ sudo cp utils/mount/mount.nfs /sbin/mount.nfs
In this location, mount.nfs will be invoked automatically for NFS mounts
by the system mount commmand.
by the system mount command.
NOTE: mount.nfs and therefore nfs-utils-1.1.2 or greater is only needed
on the NFS client machine. You do not need this specific version of
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......@@ -366,7 +366,7 @@ just those considered 'most important'. The new vectors are:
RES, CAL, TLB -- rescheduling, call and TLB flush interrupts are
sent from one CPU to another per the needs of the OS. Typically,
their statistics are used by kernel developers and interested users to
determine the occurance of interrupt of the given type.
determine the occurrence of interrupts of the given type.
The above IRQ vectors are displayed only when relevent. For example,
the threshold vector does not exist on x86_64 platforms. Others are
......@@ -551,7 +551,7 @@ Committed_AS: The amount of memory presently allocated on the system.
memory once that memory has been successfully allocated.
VmallocTotal: total size of vmalloc memory area
VmallocUsed: amount of vmalloc area which is used
VmallocChunk: largest contigious block of vmalloc area which is free
VmallocChunk: largest contiguous block of vmalloc area which is free
..............................................................................
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......@@ -72,7 +72,7 @@ The 'rom' file is special in that it provides read-only access to the device's
ROM file, if available. It's disabled by default, however, so applications
should write the string "1" to the file to enable it before attempting a read
call, and disable it following the access by writing "0" to the file. Note
that the device must be enabled for a rom read to return data succesfully.
that the device must be enabled for a rom read to return data successfully.
In the event a driver is not bound to the device, it can be enabled using the
'enable' file, documented above.
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......@@ -124,10 +124,10 @@ sys_immutable -- If set, ATTR_SYS attribute on FAT is handled as
flush -- If set, the filesystem will try to flush to disk more
early than normal. Not set by default.
rodir -- FAT has the ATTR_RO (read-only) attribute. But on Windows,
the ATTR_RO of the directory will be just ignored actually,
and is used by only applications as flag. E.g. it's setted
for the customized folder.
rodir -- FAT has the ATTR_RO (read-only) attribute. On Windows,
the ATTR_RO of the directory will just be ignored,
and is used only by applications as a flag (e.g. it's set
for the customized folder).
If you want to use ATTR_RO as read-only flag even for
the directory, set this option.
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......@@ -458,7 +458,7 @@ debugfs interface, since it provides control over GPIO direction and
value instead of just showing a gpio state summary. Plus, it could be
present on production systems without debugging support.
Given approprate hardware documentation for the system, userspace could
Given appropriate hardware documentation for the system, userspace could
know for example that GPIO #23 controls the write protect line used to
protect boot loader segments in flash memory. System upgrade procedures
may need to temporarily remove that protection, first importing a GPIO,
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......@@ -108,7 +108,7 @@ There are two possible methods of using Kdump.
2) Or use the system kernel binary itself as dump-capture kernel and there is
no need to build a separate dump-capture kernel. This is possible
only with the architecutres which support a relocatable kernel. As
only with the architectures which support a relocatable kernel. As
of today, i386, x86_64, ppc64 and ia64 architectures support relocatable
kernel.
......@@ -222,7 +222,7 @@ Dump-capture kernel config options (Arch Dependent, ia64)
----------------------------------------------------------
- No specific options are required to create a dump-capture kernel
for ia64, other than those specified in the arch idependent section
for ia64, other than those specified in the arch independent section
above. This means that it is possible to use the system kernel
as a dump-capture kernel if desired.
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......@@ -1076,7 +1076,7 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
kgdboc= [HW] kgdb over consoles.
Requires a tty driver that supports console polling.
(only serial suported for now)
(only serial supported for now)
Format: <serial_device>[,baud]
kmac= [MIPS] korina ethernet MAC address.
......@@ -1405,7 +1405,7 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
('y', default) or cooked coordinates ('n')
mtrr_chunk_size=nn[KMG] [X86]
used for mtrr cleanup. It is largest continous chunk
used for mtrr cleanup. It is largest continuous chunk
that could hold holes aka. UC entries.
mtrr_gran_size=nn[KMG] [X86]
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......@@ -132,7 +132,7 @@ kobject_name():
const char *kobject_name(const struct kobject * kobj);
There is a helper function to both initialize and add the kobject to the
kernel at the same time, called supprisingly enough kobject_init_and_add():
kernel at the same time, called surprisingly enough kobject_init_and_add():
int kobject_init_and_add(struct kobject *kobj, struct kobj_type *ktype,
struct kobject *parent, const char *fmt, ...);
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