Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/cgroups/cpusets.txt')
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/cgroups/cpusets.txt b/Documentation/cgroups/cpusets.txt
index 0611e9528c7..f9ca389dddf 100644
@@ -131,7 +131,7 @@ Cpusets extends these two mechanisms as follows:
- The hierarchy of cpusets can be mounted at /dev/cpuset, for
browsing and manipulation from user space.
- A cpuset may be marked exclusive, which ensures that no other
- cpuset (except direct ancestors and descendents) may contain
+ cpuset (except direct ancestors and descendants) may contain
any overlapping CPUs or Memory Nodes.
- You can list all the tasks (by pid) attached to any cpuset.
@@ -226,7 +226,7 @@ nodes with memory--using the cpuset_track_online_nodes() hook.
If a cpuset is cpu or mem exclusive, no other cpuset, other than
-a direct ancestor or descendent, may share any of the same CPUs or
+a direct ancestor or descendant, may share any of the same CPUs or
A cpuset that is mem_exclusive *or* mem_hardwall is "hardwalled",
@@ -427,7 +427,7 @@ child cpusets have this flag enabled.
When doing this, you don't usually want to leave any unpinned tasks in
the top cpuset that might use non-trivial amounts of CPU, as such tasks
may be artificially constrained to some subset of CPUs, depending on
-the particulars of this flag setting in descendent cpusets. Even if
+the particulars of this flag setting in descendant cpusets. Even if
such a task could use spare CPU cycles in some other CPUs, the kernel
scheduler might not consider the possibility of load balancing that
task to that underused CPU.
@@ -531,9 +531,9 @@ be idle.
Of course it takes some searching cost to find movable tasks and/or
idle CPUs, the scheduler might not search all CPUs in the domain
-everytime. In fact, in some architectures, the searching ranges on
+every time. In fact, in some architectures, the searching ranges on
events are limited in the same socket or node where the CPU locates,
-while the load balance on tick searchs all.
+while the load balance on tick searches all.
For example, assume CPU Z is relatively far from CPU X. Even if CPU Z
is idle while CPU X and the siblings are busy, scheduler can't migrate
@@ -601,7 +601,7 @@ its new cpuset, then the task will continue to use whatever subset
of MPOL_BIND nodes are still allowed in the new cpuset. If the task
was using MPOL_BIND and now none of its MPOL_BIND nodes are allowed
in the new cpuset, then the task will be essentially treated as if it
-was MPOL_BIND bound to the new cpuset (even though its numa placement,
+was MPOL_BIND bound to the new cpuset (even though its NUMA placement,
as queried by get_mempolicy(), doesn't change). If a task is moved
from one cpuset to another, then the kernel will adjust the tasks
memory placement, as above, the next time that the kernel attempts