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authorSylvestre Ledru <sylvestre.ledru@scilab.org>2011-04-04 15:04:46 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2011-04-04 17:51:47 -0700
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Documentation: fix minor typos/spelling
Fix some minor typos: * informations => information * there own => their own * these => this Signed-off-by: Sylvestre Ledru <sylvestre.ledru@scilab.org> Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
-rw-r--r--Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-hid-roccat-kone2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-hid-roccat-koneplus8
-rw-r--r--Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-hid-roccat-kovaplus8
-rw-r--r--Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-hid-roccat-pyra8
-rw-r--r--Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-platform-asus-laptop2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/devicetree/booting-without-of.txt6
-rw-r--r--Documentation/dvb/udev.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/edac.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/laptops/asus-laptop.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/batman-adv.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/s390/Debugging390.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/scsi/sym53c8xx_2.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/sound/alsa/ALSA-Configuration.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/sound/oss/AudioExcelDSP166
-rw-r--r--Documentation/sound/oss/README.ymfsb2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/video4linux/bttv/Insmod-options2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/video4linux/bttv/Sound-FAQ2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/video4linux/et61x251.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/video4linux/sn9c102.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/video4linux/w9968cf.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/video4linux/zc0301.txt6
-rw-r--r--arch/powerpc/mm/tlb_low_64e.S2
-rw-r--r--arch/powerpc/platforms/Kconfig2
24 files changed, 43 insertions, 43 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-hid-roccat-kone b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-hid-roccat-kone
index b4c4f158ab9..3ca3971109b 100644
--- a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-hid-roccat-kone
+++ b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-hid-roccat-kone
@@ -40,7 +40,7 @@ What: /sys/bus/usb/devices/<busnum>-<devnum>:<config num>.<interface num>/<hid-
Date: March 2010
Contact: Stefan Achatz <erazor_de@users.sourceforge.net>
Description: The mouse can store 5 profiles which can be switched by the
- press of a button. A profile holds informations like button
+ press of a button. A profile holds information like button
mappings, sensitivity, the colors of the 5 leds and light
effects.
When read, these files return the respective profile. The
diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-hid-roccat-koneplus b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-hid-roccat-koneplus
index 00efced7396..326e05452da 100644
--- a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-hid-roccat-koneplus
+++ b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-hid-roccat-koneplus
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@ Date: August 2010
Contact: Stefan Achatz <erazor_de@users.sourceforge.net>
Description: The mouse can store 5 profiles which can be switched by the
press of a button. A profile is split in settings and buttons.
- profile_buttons holds informations about button layout.
+ profile_buttons holds information about button layout.
When written, this file lets one write the respective profile
buttons back to the mouse. The data has to be 77 bytes long.
The mouse will reject invalid data.
@@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ Date: August 2010
Contact: Stefan Achatz <erazor_de@users.sourceforge.net>
Description: The mouse can store 5 profiles which can be switched by the
press of a button. A profile is split in settings and buttons.
- profile_buttons holds informations about button layout.
+ profile_buttons holds information about button layout.
When read, these files return the respective profile buttons.
The returned data is 77 bytes in size.
This file is readonly.
@@ -58,7 +58,7 @@ Date: October 2010
Contact: Stefan Achatz <erazor_de@users.sourceforge.net>
Description: The mouse can store 5 profiles which can be switched by the
press of a button. A profile is split in settings and buttons.
- profile_settings holds informations like resolution, sensitivity
+ profile_settings holds information like resolution, sensitivity
and light effects.
When written, this file lets one write the respective profile
settings back to the mouse. The data has to be 43 bytes long.
@@ -73,7 +73,7 @@ Date: August 2010
Contact: Stefan Achatz <erazor_de@users.sourceforge.net>
Description: The mouse can store 5 profiles which can be switched by the
press of a button. A profile is split in settings and buttons.
- profile_settings holds informations like resolution, sensitivity
+ profile_settings holds information like resolution, sensitivity
and light effects.
When read, these files return the respective profile settings.
The returned data is 43 bytes in size.
diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-hid-roccat-kovaplus b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-hid-roccat-kovaplus
index fdfa16f8189..20f937c9d84 100644
--- a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-hid-roccat-kovaplus
+++ b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-hid-roccat-kovaplus
@@ -52,7 +52,7 @@ Date: January 2011
Contact: Stefan Achatz <erazor_de@users.sourceforge.net>
Description: The mouse can store 5 profiles which can be switched by the
press of a button. A profile is split in settings and buttons.
- profile_buttons holds informations about button layout.
+ profile_buttons holds information about button layout.
When written, this file lets one write the respective profile
buttons back to the mouse. The data has to be 23 bytes long.
The mouse will reject invalid data.
@@ -66,7 +66,7 @@ Date: January 2011
Contact: Stefan Achatz <erazor_de@users.sourceforge.net>
Description: The mouse can store 5 profiles which can be switched by the
press of a button. A profile is split in settings and buttons.
- profile_buttons holds informations about button layout.
+ profile_buttons holds information about button layout.
When read, these files return the respective profile buttons.
The returned data is 23 bytes in size.
This file is readonly.
@@ -77,7 +77,7 @@ Date: January 2011
Contact: Stefan Achatz <erazor_de@users.sourceforge.net>
Description: The mouse can store 5 profiles which can be switched by the
press of a button. A profile is split in settings and buttons.
- profile_settings holds informations like resolution, sensitivity
+ profile_settings holds information like resolution, sensitivity
and light effects.
When written, this file lets one write the respective profile
settings back to the mouse. The data has to be 16 bytes long.
@@ -92,7 +92,7 @@ Date: January 2011
Contact: Stefan Achatz <erazor_de@users.sourceforge.net>
Description: The mouse can store 5 profiles which can be switched by the
press of a button. A profile is split in settings and buttons.
- profile_settings holds informations like resolution, sensitivity
+ profile_settings holds information like resolution, sensitivity
and light effects.
When read, these files return the respective profile settings.
The returned data is 16 bytes in size.
diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-hid-roccat-pyra b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-hid-roccat-pyra
index 5fab71af3c4..3f8de50e4ff 100644
--- a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-hid-roccat-pyra
+++ b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-driver-hid-roccat-pyra
@@ -39,7 +39,7 @@ Date: August 2010
Contact: Stefan Achatz <erazor_de@users.sourceforge.net>
Description: The mouse can store 5 profiles which can be switched by the
press of a button. A profile is split in settings and buttons.
- profile_settings holds informations like resolution, sensitivity
+ profile_settings holds information like resolution, sensitivity
and light effects.
When written, this file lets one write the respective profile
settings back to the mouse. The data has to be 13 bytes long.
@@ -54,7 +54,7 @@ Date: August 2010
Contact: Stefan Achatz <erazor_de@users.sourceforge.net>
Description: The mouse can store 5 profiles which can be switched by the
press of a button. A profile is split in settings and buttons.
- profile_settings holds informations like resolution, sensitivity
+ profile_settings holds information like resolution, sensitivity
and light effects.
When read, these files return the respective profile settings.
The returned data is 13 bytes in size.
@@ -66,7 +66,7 @@ Date: August 2010
Contact: Stefan Achatz <erazor_de@users.sourceforge.net>
Description: The mouse can store 5 profiles which can be switched by the
press of a button. A profile is split in settings and buttons.
- profile_buttons holds informations about button layout.
+ profile_buttons holds information about button layout.
When written, this file lets one write the respective profile
buttons back to the mouse. The data has to be 19 bytes long.
The mouse will reject invalid data.
@@ -80,7 +80,7 @@ Date: August 2010
Contact: Stefan Achatz <erazor_de@users.sourceforge.net>
Description: The mouse can store 5 profiles which can be switched by the
press of a button. A profile is split in settings and buttons.
- profile_buttons holds informations about button layout.
+ profile_buttons holds information about button layout.
When read, these files return the respective profile buttons.
The returned data is 19 bytes in size.
This file is readonly.
diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-platform-asus-laptop b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-platform-asus-laptop
index 41ff8ae4dee..cd9d667c3da 100644
--- a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-platform-asus-laptop
+++ b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-platform-asus-laptop
@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@ KernelVersion: 2.6.20
Contact: "Corentin Chary" <corentincj@iksaif.net>
Description:
Some models like the W1N have a LED display that can be
- used to display several informations.
+ used to display several items of information.
To control the LED display, use the following :
echo 0x0T000DDD > /sys/devices/platform/asus_laptop/
where T control the 3 letters display, and DDD the 3 digits display.
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/booting-without-of.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/booting-without-of.txt
index 55fd2623445..50619a0720a 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/booting-without-of.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/booting-without-of.txt
@@ -138,7 +138,7 @@ and properties to be present. This will be described in detail in
section III, but, for example, the kernel does not require you to
create a node for every PCI device in the system. It is a requirement
to have a node for PCI host bridges in order to provide interrupt
-routing informations and memory/IO ranges, among others. It is also
+routing information and memory/IO ranges, among others. It is also
recommended to define nodes for on chip devices and other buses that
don't specifically fit in an existing OF specification. This creates a
great flexibility in the way the kernel can then probe those and match
@@ -385,7 +385,7 @@ struct boot_param_header {
among others, by kexec. If you are on an SMP system, this value
should match the content of the "reg" property of the CPU node in
the device-tree corresponding to the CPU calling the kernel entry
- point (see further chapters for more informations on the required
+ point (see further chapters for more information on the required
device-tree contents)
- size_dt_strings
@@ -553,7 +553,7 @@ looks like in practice.
This tree is almost a minimal tree. It pretty much contains the
minimal set of required nodes and properties to boot a linux kernel;
-that is, some basic model informations at the root, the CPUs, and the
+that is, some basic model information at the root, the CPUs, and the
physical memory layout. It also includes misc information passed
through /chosen, like in this example, the platform type (mandatory)
and the kernel command line arguments (optional).
diff --git a/Documentation/dvb/udev.txt b/Documentation/dvb/udev.txt
index 68ee224b6aa..412305b7c55 100644
--- a/Documentation/dvb/udev.txt
+++ b/Documentation/dvb/udev.txt
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
The DVB subsystem currently registers to the sysfs subsystem using the
"class_simple" interface.
-This means that only the basic informations like module loading parameters
+This means that only the basic information like module loading parameters
are presented through sysfs. Other things that might be interesting are
currently *not* available.
diff --git a/Documentation/edac.txt b/Documentation/edac.txt
index 9ee774de57c..ccc07c28967 100644
--- a/Documentation/edac.txt
+++ b/Documentation/edac.txt
@@ -311,7 +311,7 @@ Total Correctable Errors count attribute file:
'ce_noinfo_count'
This attribute file displays the number of CEs that
- have occurred wherewith no informations as to which DIMM slot
+ have occurred wherewith no information as to which DIMM slot
is having errors. Memory is handicapped, but operational,
yet no information is available to indicate which slot
the failing memory is in. This count field should be also
diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
index f2e5f3f72c8..d2b515000e4 100644
--- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -2478,8 +2478,8 @@ bytes respectively. Such letter suffixes can also be entirely omitted.
topology= [S390]
Format: {off | on}
Specify if the kernel should make use of the cpu
- topology informations if the hardware supports these.
- The scheduler will make use of these informations and
+ topology information if the hardware supports this.
+ The scheduler will make use of this information and
e.g. base its process migration decisions on it.
Default is on.
diff --git a/Documentation/laptops/asus-laptop.txt b/Documentation/laptops/asus-laptop.txt
index c1c5be84e4b..803e51f6768 100644
--- a/Documentation/laptops/asus-laptop.txt
+++ b/Documentation/laptops/asus-laptop.txt
@@ -61,7 +61,7 @@ Usage
Hotkeys are also reported as input keys (like keyboards) you can check
which key are supported using "xev" under X11.
- You can get informations on the version of your DSDT table by reading the
+ You can get information on the version of your DSDT table by reading the
/sys/devices/platform/asus-laptop/infos entry. If you have a question or a
bug report to do, please include the output of this entry.
@@ -178,7 +178,7 @@ LED display
-----------
Some models like the W1N have a LED display that can be used to display
- several informations.
+ several items of information.
LED display works for the following models:
W1000N
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/batman-adv.txt b/Documentation/networking/batman-adv.txt
index 18afcd8afd5..ee496eb2f4a 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/batman-adv.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/batman-adv.txt
@@ -72,7 +72,7 @@ folder:
# fragmentation gw_sel_class vis_mode
-There is a special folder for debugging informations:
+There is a special folder for debugging information:
# ls /sys/kernel/debug/batman_adv/bat0/
# gateways socket transtable_global vis_data
diff --git a/Documentation/s390/Debugging390.txt b/Documentation/s390/Debugging390.txt
index 86f9f74b2b3..efe998becc5 100644
--- a/Documentation/s390/Debugging390.txt
+++ b/Documentation/s390/Debugging390.txt
@@ -2273,7 +2273,7 @@ IP forwarding is on.
There is a lot of useful info in here best found by going in & having a look around,
so I'll take you through some entries I consider important.
-All the processes running on the machine have there own entry defined by
+All the processes running on the machine have their own entry defined by
/proc/<pid>
So lets have a look at the init process
cd /proc/1
diff --git a/Documentation/scsi/sym53c8xx_2.txt b/Documentation/scsi/sym53c8xx_2.txt
index 6f63b798967..6af8f7a7770 100644
--- a/Documentation/scsi/sym53c8xx_2.txt
+++ b/Documentation/scsi/sym53c8xx_2.txt
@@ -285,7 +285,7 @@ from the driver.
7. Profiling information
-This driver does not provide profiling informations as did its predecessors.
+This driver does not provide profiling information as did its predecessors.
This feature was not this useful and added complexity to the code.
As the driver code got more complex, I have decided to remove everything
that didn't seem actually useful.
diff --git a/Documentation/sound/alsa/ALSA-Configuration.txt b/Documentation/sound/alsa/ALSA-Configuration.txt
index 3c1eddd9fcc..181ba5b87ce 100644
--- a/Documentation/sound/alsa/ALSA-Configuration.txt
+++ b/Documentation/sound/alsa/ALSA-Configuration.txt
@@ -2229,7 +2229,7 @@ Proc interfaces (/proc/asound)
/proc/asound/card#/pcm#[cp]/oss
-------------------------------
- String "erase" - erase all additional informations about OSS applications
+ String "erase" - erase all additional information about OSS applications
String "<app_name> <fragments> <fragment_size> [<options>]"
<app_name> - name of application with (higher priority) or without path
diff --git a/Documentation/sound/oss/AudioExcelDSP16 b/Documentation/sound/oss/AudioExcelDSP16
index c0f08922993..e0dc0641b48 100644
--- a/Documentation/sound/oss/AudioExcelDSP16
+++ b/Documentation/sound/oss/AudioExcelDSP16
@@ -1,10 +1,10 @@
Driver
------
-Informations about Audio Excel DSP 16 driver can be found in the source
+Information about Audio Excel DSP 16 driver can be found in the source
file aedsp16.c
Please, read the head of the source before using it. It contain useful
-informations.
+information.
Configuration
-------------
@@ -68,7 +68,7 @@ Sound cards supported
This driver supports the SC-6000 and SC-6600 based Gallant's sound card.
It don't support the Audio Excel DSP 16 III (try the SC-6600 code).
I'm working on the III version of the card: if someone have useful
-informations about it, please let me know.
+information about it, please let me know.
For all the non-supported audio cards, you have to boot MS-DOS (or WIN95)
activating the audio card with the MS-DOS device driver, then you have to
<ctrl>-<alt>-<del> and boot Linux.
diff --git a/Documentation/sound/oss/README.ymfsb b/Documentation/sound/oss/README.ymfsb
index af8a7d3a4e8..b6b77906b58 100644
--- a/Documentation/sound/oss/README.ymfsb
+++ b/Documentation/sound/oss/README.ymfsb
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@ FIRST OF ALL
============
This code references YAMAHA's sample codes and data sheets.
- I respect and thank for all people they made open the informations
+ I respect and thank for all people they made open the information
about YMF7xx cards.
And this codes heavily based on Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com>'s
diff --git a/Documentation/video4linux/bttv/Insmod-options b/Documentation/video4linux/bttv/Insmod-options
index bbe3ed667d9..14c065fa23e 100644
--- a/Documentation/video4linux/bttv/Insmod-options
+++ b/Documentation/video4linux/bttv/Insmod-options
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
-Note: "modinfo <module>" prints various informations about a kernel
+Note: "modinfo <module>" prints various information about a kernel
module, among them a complete and up-to-date list of insmod options.
This list tends to be outdated because it is updated manually ...
diff --git a/Documentation/video4linux/bttv/Sound-FAQ b/Documentation/video4linux/bttv/Sound-FAQ
index 1e6328f9108..bc5e41d5d77 100644
--- a/Documentation/video4linux/bttv/Sound-FAQ
+++ b/Documentation/video4linux/bttv/Sound-FAQ
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ completely by the bt8xx chip, which is common on all boards. But
sound is handled in slightly different ways on each board.
To handle the grabber boards correctly, there is a array tvcards[] in
-bttv-cards.c, which holds the informations required for each board.
+bttv-cards.c, which holds the information required for each board.
Sound will work only, if the correct entry is used (for video it often
makes no difference). The bttv driver prints a line to the kernel
log, telling which card type is used. Like this one:
diff --git a/Documentation/video4linux/et61x251.txt b/Documentation/video4linux/et61x251.txt
index 1247566c4de..e0cdae49185 100644
--- a/Documentation/video4linux/et61x251.txt
+++ b/Documentation/video4linux/et61x251.txt
@@ -191,10 +191,10 @@ Syntax: <n>
Description: Debugging information level, from 0 to 3:
0 = none (use carefully)
1 = critical errors
- 2 = significant informations
+ 2 = significant information
3 = more verbose messages
Level 3 is useful for testing only, when only one device
- is used at the same time. It also shows some more informations
+ is used at the same time. It also shows some more information
about the hardware being detected. This module parameter can be
changed at runtime thanks to the /sys filesystem interface.
Default: 2
diff --git a/Documentation/video4linux/sn9c102.txt b/Documentation/video4linux/sn9c102.txt
index 73de4050d63..b4f67040403 100644
--- a/Documentation/video4linux/sn9c102.txt
+++ b/Documentation/video4linux/sn9c102.txt
@@ -214,10 +214,10 @@ Syntax: <n>
Description: Debugging information level, from 0 to 3:
0 = none (use carefully)
1 = critical errors
- 2 = significant informations
+ 2 = significant information
3 = more verbose messages
Level 3 is useful for testing only. It also shows some more
- informations about the hardware being detected.
+ information about the hardware being detected.
This parameter can be changed at runtime thanks to the /sys
filesystem interface.
Default: 2
diff --git a/Documentation/video4linux/w9968cf.txt b/Documentation/video4linux/w9968cf.txt
index 05138e8aea0..9649450f3b9 100644
--- a/Documentation/video4linux/w9968cf.txt
+++ b/Documentation/video4linux/w9968cf.txt
@@ -413,7 +413,7 @@ Syntax: <n>
Description: Debugging information level, from 0 to 6:
0 = none (use carefully)
1 = critical errors
- 2 = significant informations
+ 2 = significant information
3 = configuration or general messages
4 = warnings
5 = called functions
diff --git a/Documentation/video4linux/zc0301.txt b/Documentation/video4linux/zc0301.txt
index befdfdacdc5..b41c83cf09f 100644
--- a/Documentation/video4linux/zc0301.txt
+++ b/Documentation/video4linux/zc0301.txt
@@ -181,10 +181,10 @@ Syntax: <n>
Description: Debugging information level, from 0 to 3:
0 = none (use carefully)
1 = critical errors
- 2 = significant informations
+ 2 = significant information
3 = more verbose messages
Level 3 is useful for testing only, when only one device
- is used at the same time. It also shows some more informations
+ is used at the same time. It also shows some information
about the hardware being detected. This module parameter can be
changed at runtime thanks to the /sys filesystem interface.
Default: 2
@@ -261,7 +261,7 @@ the fingerprint is: '88E8 F32F 7244 68BA 3958 5D40 99DA 5D2A FCE6 35A4'.
11. Credits
===========
-- Informations about the chip internals needed to enable the I2C protocol have
+- Information about the chip internals needed to enable the I2C protocol have
been taken from the documentation of the ZC030x Video4Linux1 driver written
by Andrew Birkett <andy@nobugs.org>;
- The initialization values of the ZC0301 controller connected to the PAS202BCB
diff --git a/arch/powerpc/mm/tlb_low_64e.S b/arch/powerpc/mm/tlb_low_64e.S
index 8526bd9d2aa..222815112e4 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/mm/tlb_low_64e.S
+++ b/arch/powerpc/mm/tlb_low_64e.S
@@ -431,7 +431,7 @@ virt_page_table_tlb_miss_fault:
* The thing is, we know that in normal circumstances, this is
* always called as a second level tlb miss for SW load or as a first
* level TLB miss for HW load, so we should be able to peek at the
- * relevant informations in the first exception frame in the PACA.
+ * relevant information in the first exception frame in the PACA.
*
* However, we do need to double check that, because we may just hit
* a stray kernel pointer or a userland attack trying to hit those
diff --git a/arch/powerpc/platforms/Kconfig b/arch/powerpc/platforms/Kconfig
index 20576829eca..f7b07720aa3 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/platforms/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/powerpc/platforms/Kconfig
@@ -46,7 +46,7 @@ config PPC_OF_BOOT_TRAMPOLINE
help
Support from booting from Open Firmware or yaboot using an
Open Firmware client interface. This enables the kernel to
- communicate with open firmware to retrieve system informations
+ communicate with open firmware to retrieve system information
such as the device tree.
In case of doubt, say Y