Commit 4ef58d4e authored by Linus Torvalds's avatar Linus Torvalds
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* 'for-linus' of git:// (42 commits)
  tree-wide: fix misspelling of "definition" in comments
  reiserfs: fix misspelling of "journaled"
  doc: Fix a typo in slub.txt.
  inotify: remove superfluous return code check
  hdlc: spelling fix in find_pvc() comment
  doc: fix regulator docs cut-and-pasteism
  mtd: Fix comment in Kconfig
  doc: Fix IRQ chip docs
  tree-wide: fix assorted typos all over the place
  drivers/ata/libata-sff.c: comment spelling fixes
  fix typos/grammos in Documentation/edac.txt
  sysctl: add missing comments
  fs/debugfs/inode.c: fix comment typos
  sgivwfb: Make use of ARRAY_SIZE.
  sky2: fix sky2_link_down copy/paste comment error
  tree-wide: fix typos "couter" -> "counter"
  tree-wide: fix typos "offest" -> "offset"
  fix kerneldoc for set_irq_msi()
  spidev: fix double "of of" in comment
  comment typo fix: sybsystem -> subsystem
parents f6c4c819 d014d043
......@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ Description:
1 - major number
2 - minor mumber
3 - device name
4 - reads completed succesfully
4 - reads completed successfully
5 - reads merged
6 - sectors read
7 - time spent reading (ms)
......@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ Contact: Jerome Marchand <>
The /sys/block/<disk>/stat files displays the I/O
statistics of disk <disk>. They contain 11 fields:
1 - reads completed succesfully
1 - reads completed successfully
2 - reads merged
3 - sectors read
4 - time spent reading (ms)
......@@ -417,8 +417,8 @@ desc->chip->end();
To make use of the split implementation, replace the call to
__do_IRQ by a call to desc->chip->handle_irq() and associate
the appropriate handler function to desc->chip->handle_irq().
__do_IRQ by a call to desc->handle_irq() and associate
the appropriate handler function to desc->handle_irq().
In most cases the generic handler implementations should
be sufficient.
......@@ -362,7 +362,7 @@ module_exit(board_cleanup);
<sect1 id="Multiple_chip_control">
<title>Multiple chip control</title>
The nand driver can control chip arrays. Therefor the
The nand driver can control chip arrays. Therefore the
board driver must provide an own select_chip function. This
function must (de)select the requested chip.
The function pointer in the nand_chip structure must
......@@ -492,7 +492,7 @@ struct <link linkend="v4l2-jpegcompression">v4l2_jpegcompression</link> {
* you do, leave them untouched.
* Inluding less markers will make the
* resulting code smaller, but there will
* be fewer aplications which can read it.
* be fewer applications which can read it.
* The presence of the APP and COM marker
* is influenced by APP_len and COM_len
* ONLY, not by this property! */
......@@ -5318,7 +5318,7 @@ struct _snd_pcm_runtime {
pages of the given size and map them onto the virtually contiguous
memory. The virtual pointer is addressed in runtime-&gt;dma_area.
The physical address (runtime-&gt;dma_addr) is set to zero,
because the buffer is physically non-contigous.
because the buffer is physically non-contiguous.
The physical address table is set up in sgbuf-&gt;table.
You can get the physical address at a certain offset via
......@@ -85,7 +85,7 @@
- moved transfer control (pid filter, fifo control) from usb driver to frontend, it seems
better settled there (added xfer_ops-struct)
- created a common files for frontends (mc/p/mb)
2004-09-28 - added support for a new device (Unkown, vendor ID is Hyper-Paltek)
2004-09-28 - added support for a new device (Unknown, vendor ID is Hyper-Paltek)
2004-09-20 - added support for a new device (Compro DVB-U2000), thanks
to Amaury Demol for reporting
- changed usb TS transfer method (several urbs, stopping transfer
......@@ -80,7 +80,7 @@ is:
as is located in /sys/devices/pci<XXX>/0000:XX:YY.Z directorys for
as is located in /sys/devices/pci<XXX>/0000:XX:YY.Z directories for
PCI devices.
......@@ -288,9 +288,8 @@ Total UE count that had no information attribute fileY:
This attribute file displays the number of UEs that
have occurred have occurred with no informations as to which DIMM
slot is having errors.
This attribute file displays the number of UEs that have occurred
with no information as to which DIMM slot is having errors.
Total Correctable Errors count attribute file:
......@@ -304,7 +304,7 @@ static void *map_zeroed_pages(unsigned int num)
addr = mmap(NULL, getpagesize() * num,
if (addr == MAP_FAILED)
err(1, "Mmaping %u pages of /dev/zero", num);
err(1, "Mmapping %u pages of /dev/zero", num);
* One neat mmap feature is that you can close the fd, and it
......@@ -257,6 +257,8 @@ characters, each representing a particular tainted value.
10: 'W' if a warning has previously been issued by the kernel.
11: 'C' if a staging driver has been loaded.
The primary reason for the 'Tainted: ' string is to tell kernel
debuggers if this is a clean kernel or if anything unusual has
occurred. Tainting is permanent: even if an offending module is
......@@ -104,7 +104,7 @@ to set the limit to 500mA when supplying power.
Consumers can control their supply current limit by calling :-
int regulator_set_current_limit(regulator, min_uV, max_uV);
int regulator_set_current_limit(regulator, min_uA, max_uA);
Where min_uA and max_uA are the minimum and maximum acceptable current limit in
......@@ -247,7 +247,7 @@ ii. FW enables WCE bit in Mode Sense cmd for drives that are configured
Disks are exposed with WCE=1. User is advised to enable Write Back
mode only when the controller has battery backup. At this time
Synhronize cache is not supported by the FW. Driver will short-cycle
the cmd and return sucess without sending down to FW.
the cmd and return success without sending down to FW.
1 Release Date : Sun Jan. 14 11:21:32 PDT 2007 -
Sumant Patro <>/Bo Yang
......@@ -538,7 +538,7 @@ SPI MESSAGE QUEUE
The bulk of the driver will be managing the I/O queue fed by transfer().
That queue could be purely conceptual. For example, a driver used only
for low-frequency sensor acess might be fine using synchronous PIO.
for low-frequency sensor access might be fine using synchronous PIO.
But the queue will probably be very real, using message->queue, PIO,
often DMA (especially if the root filesystem is in SPI flash), and
......@@ -139,9 +139,9 @@ core_pattern is used to specify a core dumpfile pattern name.
This sysctl is only applicable when core_pattern is configured to pipe core
files to user space helper a (when the first character of core_pattern is a '|',
files to a user space helper (when the first character of core_pattern is a '|',
see above). When collecting cores via a pipe to an application, it is
occasionally usefull for the collecting application to gather data about the
occasionally useful for the collecting application to gather data about the
crashing process from its /proc/pid directory. In order to do this safely, the
kernel must wait for the collecting process to exit, so as not to remove the
crashing processes proc files prematurely. This in turn creates the possibility
......@@ -152,7 +152,7 @@ applications in parallel. If this value is exceeded, then those crashing
processes above that value are noted via the kernel log and their cores are
skipped. 0 is a special value, indicating that unlimited processes may be
captured in parallel, but that no waiting will take place (i.e. the collecting
process is not guaranteed access to /proc/<crahing pid>/). This value defaults
process is not guaranteed access to /proc/<crashing pid>/). This value defaults
to 0.
......@@ -370,7 +370,7 @@ The default is 1 percent.
This file indicates the amount of address space which a user process will
be restricted from mmaping. Since kernel null dereference bugs could
be restricted from mmapping. Since kernel null dereference bugs could
accidentally operate based on the information in the first couple of pages
of memory userspace processes should not be allowed to write to them. By
default this value is set to 0 and no protections will be enforced by the
......@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@
The High Precision Event Timer (HPET) hardware follows a specification
by Intel and Microsoft which can be found at
Each HPET has one fixed-rate counter (at 10+ MHz, hence "High Precision")
and up to 32 comparators. Normally three or more comparators are provided,
......@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@ The modules are:
xxxx vend:prod
spca501 0000:0000 MystFromOri Unknow Camera
spca501 0000:0000 MystFromOri Unknown Camera
m5602 0402:5602 ALi Video Camera Controller
spca501 040a:0002 Kodak DVC-325
spca500 040a:0300 Kodak EZ200
......@@ -301,7 +301,7 @@ static char *page_flag_name(uint64_t flags)
present = (flags >> i) & 1;
if (!page_flag_names[i]) {
if (present)
fatal("unkown flag bit %d\n", i);
fatal("unknown flag bit %d\n", i);
buf[j++] = present ? page_flag_names[i][0] : '_';
......@@ -245,7 +245,7 @@ been overwritten. Here a string of 8 characters was written into a slab that
has the length of 8 characters. However, a 8 character string needs a
terminating 0. That zero has overwritten the first byte of the Redzone field.
After reporting the details of the issue encountered the FIX SLUB message
tell us that SLUB has restored the Redzone to its proper value and then
tells us that SLUB has restored the Redzone to its proper value and then
system operations continue.
Emergency operations:
......@@ -197,7 +197,7 @@ setup_memory_node(int nid, void *kernel_end)
if (bootmap_start == -1)
panic("couldn't find a contigous place for the bootmap");
panic("couldn't find a contiguous place for the bootmap");
/* Allocate the bootmap and mark the whole MM as reserved. */
bootmap_size = init_bootmem_node(NODE_DATA(nid), bootmap_start,
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