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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2010-03-12 16:04:50 -0800
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Merge branch 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jikos/trivial
* 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jikos/trivial: (56 commits) doc: fix typo in comment explaining rb_tree usage Remove fs/ntfs/ChangeLog doc: fix console doc typo doc: cpuset: Update the cpuset flag file Fix of spelling in arch/sparc/kernel/leon_kernel.c no longer needed Remove drivers/parport/ChangeLog Remove drivers/char/ChangeLog doc: typo - Table 1-2 should refer to "status", not "statm" tree-wide: fix typos "ass?o[sc]iac?te" -> "associate" in comments No need to patch AMD-provided drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/atombios.h devres/irq: Fix devm_irq_match comment Remove reference to kthread_create_on_cpu tree-wide: Assorted spelling fixes tree-wide: fix 'lenght' typo in comments and code drm/kms: fix spelling in error message doc: capitalization and other minor fixes in pnp doc devres: typo fix s/dev/devm/ Remove redundant trailing semicolons from macros fix typo "definetly" -> "definitely" in comment tree-wide: s/widht/width/g typo in comments ... Fix trivial conflict in Documentation/laptops/00-INDEX
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/mtdnand.tmpl6
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/v4l/common.xml2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/v4l/vidioc-g-parm.xml2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/CPUfreq.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/cgroups/cpusets.txt127
-rw-r--r--Documentation/console/console.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/driver-model/platform.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/eisa.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/hwmon/abituguru2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/input/rotary-encoder.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/laptops/00-INDEX4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/skfp.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/timestamping/timestamping.c2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/pnp.txt13
-rw-r--r--Documentation/power/runtime_pm.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/s390/kvm.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.lpfc10
-rw-r--r--Documentation/trace/ftrace.txt2
19 files changed, 98 insertions, 92 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/mtdnand.tmpl b/Documentation/DocBook/mtdnand.tmpl
index 5e7d84b4850..133cd6c3f3c 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/mtdnand.tmpl
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/mtdnand.tmpl
@@ -488,7 +488,7 @@ static void board_select_chip (struct mtd_info *mtd, int chip)
The ECC bytes must be placed immidiately after the data
bytes in order to make the syndrome generator work. This
is contrary to the usual layout used by software ECC. The
- seperation of data and out of band area is not longer
+ separation of data and out of band area is not longer
possible. The nand driver code handles this layout and
the remaining free bytes in the oob area are managed by
the autoplacement code. Provide a matching oob-layout
@@ -560,7 +560,7 @@ static void board_select_chip (struct mtd_info *mtd, int chip)
bad blocks. They have factory marked good blocks. The marker pattern
is erased when the block is erased to be reused. So in case of
powerloss before writing the pattern back to the chip this block
- would be lost and added to the bad blocks. Therefor we scan the
+ would be lost and added to the bad blocks. Therefore we scan the
chip(s) when we detect them the first time for good blocks and
store this information in a bad block table before erasing any
of the blocks.
@@ -1094,7 +1094,7 @@ in this page</entry>
manufacturers specifications. This applies similar to the spare area.
</para>
<para>
- Therefor NAND aware filesystems must either write in page size chunks
+ Therefore NAND aware filesystems must either write in page size chunks
or hold a writebuffer to collect smaller writes until they sum up to
pagesize. Available NAND aware filesystems: JFFS2, YAFFS.
</para>
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/common.xml b/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/common.xml
index c65f0ac9b6e..cea23e1c4fc 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/common.xml
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/common.xml
@@ -1170,7 +1170,7 @@ frames per second. If less than this number of frames is to be
captured or output, applications can request frame skipping or
duplicating on the driver side. This is especially useful when using
the &func-read; or &func-write;, which are not augmented by timestamps
-or sequence counters, and to avoid unneccessary data copying.</para>
+or sequence counters, and to avoid unnecessary data copying.</para>
<para>Finally these ioctls can be used to determine the number of
buffers used internally by a driver in read/write mode. For
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/vidioc-g-parm.xml b/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/vidioc-g-parm.xml
index 78332d365ce..392aa9e5571 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/vidioc-g-parm.xml
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/vidioc-g-parm.xml
@@ -55,7 +55,7 @@ captured or output, applications can request frame skipping or
duplicating on the driver side. This is especially useful when using
the <function>read()</function> or <function>write()</function>, which
are not augmented by timestamps or sequence counters, and to avoid
-unneccessary data copying.</para>
+unnecessary data copying.</para>
<para>Further these ioctls can be used to determine the number of
buffers used internally by a driver in read/write mode. For
diff --git a/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/CPUfreq.txt b/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/CPUfreq.txt
index 76b3a11e90b..fa968aa99d6 100644
--- a/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/CPUfreq.txt
+++ b/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/CPUfreq.txt
@@ -14,8 +14,8 @@ Introduction
how the clocks are arranged. The first implementation used as single
PLL to feed the ARM, memory and peripherals via a series of dividers
and muxes and this is the implementation that is documented here. A
- newer version where there is a seperate PLL and clock divider for the
- ARM core is available as a seperate driver.
+ newer version where there is a separate PLL and clock divider for the
+ ARM core is available as a separate driver.
Layout
diff --git a/Documentation/cgroups/cpusets.txt b/Documentation/cgroups/cpusets.txt
index 1d7e9784439..4160df82b3f 100644
--- a/Documentation/cgroups/cpusets.txt
+++ b/Documentation/cgroups/cpusets.txt
@@ -168,20 +168,20 @@ Each cpuset is represented by a directory in the cgroup file system
containing (on top of the standard cgroup files) the following
files describing that cpuset:
- - cpus: list of CPUs in that cpuset
- - mems: list of Memory Nodes in that cpuset
- - memory_migrate flag: if set, move pages to cpusets nodes
- - cpu_exclusive flag: is cpu placement exclusive?
- - mem_exclusive flag: is memory placement exclusive?
- - mem_hardwall flag: is memory allocation hardwalled
- - memory_pressure: measure of how much paging pressure in cpuset
- - memory_spread_page flag: if set, spread page cache evenly on allowed nodes
- - memory_spread_slab flag: if set, spread slab cache evenly on allowed nodes
- - sched_load_balance flag: if set, load balance within CPUs on that cpuset
- - sched_relax_domain_level: the searching range when migrating tasks
+ - cpuset.cpus: list of CPUs in that cpuset
+ - cpuset.mems: list of Memory Nodes in that cpuset
+ - cpuset.memory_migrate flag: if set, move pages to cpusets nodes
+ - cpuset.cpu_exclusive flag: is cpu placement exclusive?
+ - cpuset.mem_exclusive flag: is memory placement exclusive?
+ - cpuset.mem_hardwall flag: is memory allocation hardwalled
+ - cpuset.memory_pressure: measure of how much paging pressure in cpuset
+ - cpuset.memory_spread_page flag: if set, spread page cache evenly on allowed nodes
+ - cpuset.memory_spread_slab flag: if set, spread slab cache evenly on allowed nodes
+ - cpuset.sched_load_balance flag: if set, load balance within CPUs on that cpuset
+ - cpuset.sched_relax_domain_level: the searching range when migrating tasks
In addition, the root cpuset only has the following file:
- - memory_pressure_enabled flag: compute memory_pressure?
+ - cpuset.memory_pressure_enabled flag: compute memory_pressure?
New cpusets are created using the mkdir system call or shell
command. The properties of a cpuset, such as its flags, allowed
@@ -229,7 +229,7 @@ If a cpuset is cpu or mem exclusive, no other cpuset, other than
a direct ancestor or descendant, may share any of the same CPUs or
Memory Nodes.
-A cpuset that is mem_exclusive *or* mem_hardwall is "hardwalled",
+A cpuset that is cpuset.mem_exclusive *or* cpuset.mem_hardwall is "hardwalled",
i.e. it restricts kernel allocations for page, buffer and other data
commonly shared by the kernel across multiple users. All cpusets,
whether hardwalled or not, restrict allocations of memory for user
@@ -304,15 +304,15 @@ times 1000.
---------------------------
There are two boolean flag files per cpuset that control where the
kernel allocates pages for the file system buffers and related in
-kernel data structures. They are called 'memory_spread_page' and
-'memory_spread_slab'.
+kernel data structures. They are called 'cpuset.memory_spread_page' and
+'cpuset.memory_spread_slab'.
-If the per-cpuset boolean flag file 'memory_spread_page' is set, then
+If the per-cpuset boolean flag file 'cpuset.memory_spread_page' is set, then
the kernel will spread the file system buffers (page cache) evenly
over all the nodes that the faulting task is allowed to use, instead
of preferring to put those pages on the node where the task is running.
-If the per-cpuset boolean flag file 'memory_spread_slab' is set,
+If the per-cpuset boolean flag file 'cpuset.memory_spread_slab' is set,
then the kernel will spread some file system related slab caches,
such as for inodes and dentries evenly over all the nodes that the
faulting task is allowed to use, instead of preferring to put those
@@ -337,21 +337,21 @@ their containing tasks memory spread settings. If memory spreading
is turned off, then the currently specified NUMA mempolicy once again
applies to memory page allocations.
-Both 'memory_spread_page' and 'memory_spread_slab' are boolean flag
+Both 'cpuset.memory_spread_page' and 'cpuset.memory_spread_slab' are boolean flag
files. By default they contain "0", meaning that the feature is off
for that cpuset. If a "1" is written to that file, then that turns
the named feature on.
The implementation is simple.
-Setting the flag 'memory_spread_page' turns on a per-process flag
+Setting the flag 'cpuset.memory_spread_page' turns on a per-process flag
PF_SPREAD_PAGE for each task that is in that cpuset or subsequently
joins that cpuset. The page allocation calls for the page cache
is modified to perform an inline check for this PF_SPREAD_PAGE task
flag, and if set, a call to a new routine cpuset_mem_spread_node()
returns the node to prefer for the allocation.
-Similarly, setting 'memory_spread_slab' turns on the flag
+Similarly, setting 'cpuset.memory_spread_slab' turns on the flag
PF_SPREAD_SLAB, and appropriately marked slab caches will allocate
pages from the node returned by cpuset_mem_spread_node().
@@ -404,24 +404,24 @@ the following two situations:
system overhead on those CPUs, including avoiding task load
balancing if that is not needed.
-When the per-cpuset flag "sched_load_balance" is enabled (the default
-setting), it requests that all the CPUs in that cpusets allowed 'cpus'
+When the per-cpuset flag "cpuset.sched_load_balance" is enabled (the default
+setting), it requests that all the CPUs in that cpusets allowed 'cpuset.cpus'
be contained in a single sched domain, ensuring that load balancing
can move a task (not otherwised pinned, as by sched_setaffinity)
from any CPU in that cpuset to any other.
-When the per-cpuset flag "sched_load_balance" is disabled, then the
+When the per-cpuset flag "cpuset.sched_load_balance" is disabled, then the
scheduler will avoid load balancing across the CPUs in that cpuset,
--except-- in so far as is necessary because some overlapping cpuset
has "sched_load_balance" enabled.
-So, for example, if the top cpuset has the flag "sched_load_balance"
+So, for example, if the top cpuset has the flag "cpuset.sched_load_balance"
enabled, then the scheduler will have one sched domain covering all
-CPUs, and the setting of the "sched_load_balance" flag in any other
+CPUs, and the setting of the "cpuset.sched_load_balance" flag in any other
cpusets won't matter, as we're already fully load balancing.
Therefore in the above two situations, the top cpuset flag
-"sched_load_balance" should be disabled, and only some of the smaller,
+"cpuset.sched_load_balance" should be disabled, and only some of the smaller,
child cpusets have this flag enabled.
When doing this, you don't usually want to leave any unpinned tasks in
@@ -433,7 +433,7 @@ scheduler might not consider the possibility of load balancing that
task to that underused CPU.
Of course, tasks pinned to a particular CPU can be left in a cpuset
-that disables "sched_load_balance" as those tasks aren't going anywhere
+that disables "cpuset.sched_load_balance" as those tasks aren't going anywhere
else anyway.
There is an impedance mismatch here, between cpusets and sched domains.
@@ -443,19 +443,19 @@ overlap and each CPU is in at most one sched domain.
It is necessary for sched domains to be flat because load balancing
across partially overlapping sets of CPUs would risk unstable dynamics
that would be beyond our understanding. So if each of two partially
-overlapping cpusets enables the flag 'sched_load_balance', then we
+overlapping cpusets enables the flag 'cpuset.sched_load_balance', then we
form a single sched domain that is a superset of both. We won't move
a task to a CPU outside it cpuset, but the scheduler load balancing
code might waste some compute cycles considering that possibility.
This mismatch is why there is not a simple one-to-one relation
-between which cpusets have the flag "sched_load_balance" enabled,
+between which cpusets have the flag "cpuset.sched_load_balance" enabled,
and the sched domain configuration. If a cpuset enables the flag, it
will get balancing across all its CPUs, but if it disables the flag,
it will only be assured of no load balancing if no other overlapping
cpuset enables the flag.
-If two cpusets have partially overlapping 'cpus' allowed, and only
+If two cpusets have partially overlapping 'cpuset.cpus' allowed, and only
one of them has this flag enabled, then the other may find its
tasks only partially load balanced, just on the overlapping CPUs.
This is just the general case of the top_cpuset example given a few
@@ -468,23 +468,23 @@ load balancing to the other CPUs.
1.7.1 sched_load_balance implementation details.
------------------------------------------------
-The per-cpuset flag 'sched_load_balance' defaults to enabled (contrary
+The per-cpuset flag 'cpuset.sched_load_balance' defaults to enabled (contrary
to most cpuset flags.) When enabled for a cpuset, the kernel will
ensure that it can load balance across all the CPUs in that cpuset
(makes sure that all the CPUs in the cpus_allowed of that cpuset are
in the same sched domain.)
-If two overlapping cpusets both have 'sched_load_balance' enabled,
+If two overlapping cpusets both have 'cpuset.sched_load_balance' enabled,
then they will be (must be) both in the same sched domain.
-If, as is the default, the top cpuset has 'sched_load_balance' enabled,
+If, as is the default, the top cpuset has 'cpuset.sched_load_balance' enabled,
then by the above that means there is a single sched domain covering
the whole system, regardless of any other cpuset settings.
The kernel commits to user space that it will avoid load balancing
where it can. It will pick as fine a granularity partition of sched
domains as it can while still providing load balancing for any set
-of CPUs allowed to a cpuset having 'sched_load_balance' enabled.
+of CPUs allowed to a cpuset having 'cpuset.sched_load_balance' enabled.
The internal kernel cpuset to scheduler interface passes from the
cpuset code to the scheduler code a partition of the load balanced
@@ -495,9 +495,9 @@ all the CPUs that must be load balanced.
The cpuset code builds a new such partition and passes it to the
scheduler sched domain setup code, to have the sched domains rebuilt
as necessary, whenever:
- - the 'sched_load_balance' flag of a cpuset with non-empty CPUs changes,
+ - the 'cpuset.sched_load_balance' flag of a cpuset with non-empty CPUs changes,
- or CPUs come or go from a cpuset with this flag enabled,
- - or 'sched_relax_domain_level' value of a cpuset with non-empty CPUs
+ - or 'cpuset.sched_relax_domain_level' value of a cpuset with non-empty CPUs
and with this flag enabled changes,
- or a cpuset with non-empty CPUs and with this flag enabled is removed,
- or a cpu is offlined/onlined.
@@ -542,7 +542,7 @@ As the result, task B on CPU X need to wait task A or wait load balance
on the next tick. For some applications in special situation, waiting
1 tick may be too long.
-The 'sched_relax_domain_level' file allows you to request changing
+The 'cpuset.sched_relax_domain_level' file allows you to request changing
this searching range as you like. This file takes int value which
indicates size of searching range in levels ideally as follows,
otherwise initial value -1 that indicates the cpuset has no request.
@@ -559,8 +559,8 @@ The system default is architecture dependent. The system default
can be changed using the relax_domain_level= boot parameter.
This file is per-cpuset and affect the sched domain where the cpuset
-belongs to. Therefore if the flag 'sched_load_balance' of a cpuset
-is disabled, then 'sched_relax_domain_level' have no effect since
+belongs to. Therefore if the flag 'cpuset.sched_load_balance' of a cpuset
+is disabled, then 'cpuset.sched_relax_domain_level' have no effect since
there is no sched domain belonging the cpuset.
If multiple cpusets are overlapping and hence they form a single sched
@@ -607,9 +607,9 @@ from one cpuset to another, then the kernel will adjust the tasks
memory placement, as above, the next time that the kernel attempts
to allocate a page of memory for that task.
-If a cpuset has its 'cpus' modified, then each task in that cpuset
+If a cpuset has its 'cpuset.cpus' modified, then each task in that cpuset
will have its allowed CPU placement changed immediately. Similarly,
-if a tasks pid is written to another cpusets 'tasks' file, then its
+if a tasks pid is written to another cpusets 'cpuset.tasks' file, then its
allowed CPU placement is changed immediately. If such a task had been
bound to some subset of its cpuset using the sched_setaffinity() call,
the task will be allowed to run on any CPU allowed in its new cpuset,
@@ -622,8 +622,8 @@ and the processor placement is updated immediately.
Normally, once a page is allocated (given a physical page
of main memory) then that page stays on whatever node it
was allocated, so long as it remains allocated, even if the
-cpusets memory placement policy 'mems' subsequently changes.
-If the cpuset flag file 'memory_migrate' is set true, then when
+cpusets memory placement policy 'cpuset.mems' subsequently changes.
+If the cpuset flag file 'cpuset.memory_migrate' is set true, then when
tasks are attached to that cpuset, any pages that task had
allocated to it on nodes in its previous cpuset are migrated
to the tasks new cpuset. The relative placement of the page within
@@ -631,12 +631,12 @@ the cpuset is preserved during these migration operations if possible.
For example if the page was on the second valid node of the prior cpuset
then the page will be placed on the second valid node of the new cpuset.
-Also if 'memory_migrate' is set true, then if that cpusets
-'mems' file is modified, pages allocated to tasks in that
-cpuset, that were on nodes in the previous setting of 'mems',
+Also if 'cpuset.memory_migrate' is set true, then if that cpusets
+'cpuset.mems' file is modified, pages allocated to tasks in that
+cpuset, that were on nodes in the previous setting of 'cpuset.mems',
will be moved to nodes in the new setting of 'mems.'
Pages that were not in the tasks prior cpuset, or in the cpusets
-prior 'mems' setting, will not be moved.
+prior 'cpuset.mems' setting, will not be moved.
There is an exception to the above. If hotplug functionality is used
to remove all the CPUs that are currently assigned to a cpuset,
@@ -678,8 +678,8 @@ and then start a subshell 'sh' in that cpuset:
cd /dev/cpuset
mkdir Charlie
cd Charlie
- /bin/echo 2-3 > cpus
- /bin/echo 1 > mems
+ /bin/echo 2-3 > cpuset.cpus
+ /bin/echo 1 > cpuset.mems
/bin/echo $$ > tasks
sh
# The subshell 'sh' is now running in cpuset Charlie
@@ -725,10 +725,13 @@ Now you want to do something with this cpuset.
In this directory you can find several files:
# ls
-cpu_exclusive memory_migrate mems tasks
-cpus memory_pressure notify_on_release
-mem_exclusive memory_spread_page sched_load_balance
-mem_hardwall memory_spread_slab sched_relax_domain_level
+cpuset.cpu_exclusive cpuset.memory_spread_slab
+cpuset.cpus cpuset.mems
+cpuset.mem_exclusive cpuset.sched_load_balance
+cpuset.mem_hardwall cpuset.sched_relax_domain_level
+cpuset.memory_migrate notify_on_release
+cpuset.memory_pressure tasks
+cpuset.memory_spread_page
Reading them will give you information about the state of this cpuset:
the CPUs and Memory Nodes it can use, the processes that are using
@@ -736,13 +739,13 @@ it, its properties. By writing to these files you can manipulate
the cpuset.
Set some flags:
-# /bin/echo 1 > cpu_exclusive
+# /bin/echo 1 > cpuset.cpu_exclusive
Add some cpus:
-# /bin/echo 0-7 > cpus
+# /bin/echo 0-7 > cpuset.cpus
Add some mems:
-# /bin/echo 0-7 > mems
+# /bin/echo 0-7 > cpuset.mems
Now attach your shell to this cpuset:
# /bin/echo $$ > tasks
@@ -774,28 +777,28 @@ echo "/sbin/cpuset_release_agent" > /dev/cpuset/release_agent
This is the syntax to use when writing in the cpus or mems files
in cpuset directories:
-# /bin/echo 1-4 > cpus -> set cpus list to cpus 1,2,3,4
-# /bin/echo 1,2,3,4 > cpus -> set cpus list to cpus 1,2,3,4
+# /bin/echo 1-4 > cpuset.cpus -> set cpus list to cpus 1,2,3,4
+# /bin/echo 1,2,3,4 > cpuset.cpus -> set cpus list to cpus 1,2,3,4
To add a CPU to a cpuset, write the new list of CPUs including the
CPU to be added. To add 6 to the above cpuset:
-# /bin/echo 1-4,6 > cpus -> set cpus list to cpus 1,2,3,4,6
+# /bin/echo 1-4,6 > cpuset.cpus -> set cpus list to cpus 1,2,3,4,6
Similarly to remove a CPU from a cpuset, write the new list of CPUs
without the CPU to be removed.
To remove all the CPUs:
-# /bin/echo "" > cpus -> clear cpus list
+# /bin/echo "" > cpuset.cpus -> clear cpus list
2.3 Setting flags
-----------------
The syntax is very simple:
-# /bin/echo 1 > cpu_exclusive -> set flag 'cpu_exclusive'
-# /bin/echo 0 > cpu_exclusive -> unset flag 'cpu_exclusive'
+# /bin/echo 1 > cpuset.cpu_exclusive -> set flag 'cpuset.cpu_exclusive'
+# /bin/echo 0 > cpuset.cpu_exclusive -> unset flag 'cpuset.cpu_exclusive'
2.4 Attaching processes
-----------------------
diff --git a/Documentation/console/console.txt b/Documentation/console/console.txt
index 877a1b26cc3..926cf1b5e63 100644
--- a/Documentation/console/console.txt
+++ b/Documentation/console/console.txt
@@ -74,7 +74,7 @@ driver takes over the consoles vacated by the driver. Binding, on the other
hand, will bind the driver to the consoles that are currently occupied by a
system driver.
-NOTE1: Binding and binding must be selected in Kconfig. It's under:
+NOTE1: Binding and unbinding must be selected in Kconfig. It's under:
Device Drivers -> Character devices -> Support for binding and unbinding
console drivers
diff --git a/Documentation/driver-model/platform.txt b/Documentation/driver-model/platform.txt
index 2e2c2ea90ce..41f41632ee5 100644
--- a/Documentation/driver-model/platform.txt
+++ b/Documentation/driver-model/platform.txt
@@ -192,7 +192,7 @@ command line. This will execute all matching early_param() callbacks.
User specified early platform devices will be registered at this point.
For the early serial console case the user can specify port on the
kernel command line as "earlyprintk=serial.0" where "earlyprintk" is
-the class string, "serial" is the name of the platfrom driver and
+the class string, "serial" is the name of the platform driver and
0 is the platform device id. If the id is -1 then the dot and the
id can be omitted.
diff --git a/Documentation/eisa.txt b/Documentation/eisa.txt
index 60e361ba08c..f297fc1202a 100644
--- a/Documentation/eisa.txt
+++ b/Documentation/eisa.txt
@@ -171,7 +171,7 @@ device.
virtual_root.force_probe :
Force the probing code to probe EISA slots even when it cannot find an
-EISA compliant mainboard (nothing appears on slot 0). Defaultd to 0
+EISA compliant mainboard (nothing appears on slot 0). Defaults to 0
(don't force), and set to 1 (force probing) when either
CONFIG_ALPHA_JENSEN or CONFIG_EISA_VLB_PRIMING are set.
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt
index 96a44dd95e0..a4f30faa4f1 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt
@@ -195,7 +195,7 @@ asynchronous manner and the vaule may not be very precise. To see a precise
snapshot of a moment, you can see /proc/<pid>/smaps file and scan page table.
It's slow but very precise.
-Table 1-2: Contents of the statm files (as of 2.6.30-rc7)
+Table 1-2: Contents of the status files (as of 2.6.30-rc7)
..............................................................................
Field Content
Name filename of the executable
diff --git a/Documentation/hwmon/abituguru b/Documentation/hwmon/abituguru
index 87ffa0f5ec7..5eb3b9d5f0d 100644
--- a/Documentation/hwmon/abituguru
+++ b/Documentation/hwmon/abituguru
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@ Supported chips:
bank1_types=1,1,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,1
You may also need to specify the fan_sensors option for these boards
fan_sensors=5
- 2) There is a seperate abituguru3 driver for these motherboards,
+ 2) There is a separate abituguru3 driver for these motherboards,
the abituguru (without the 3 !) driver will not work on these
motherboards (and visa versa)!
diff --git a/Documentation/input/rotary-encoder.txt b/Documentation/input/rotary-encoder.txt
index 3a6aec40c0b..8b4129de1d2 100644
--- a/Documentation/input/rotary-encoder.txt
+++ b/Documentation/input/rotary-encoder.txt
@@ -75,7 +75,7 @@ and the number of steps or will clamp at the maximum and zero depending on
the configuration.
Because GPIO to IRQ mapping is platform specific, this information must
-be given in seperately to the driver. See the example below.
+be given in separately to the driver. See the example below.
---------<snip>---------
diff --git a/Documentation/laptops/00-INDEX b/Documentation/laptops/00-INDEX
index f1fc13d05f3..fa688538e75 100644
--- a/Documentation/laptops/00-INDEX
+++ b/Documentation/laptops/00-INDEX
@@ -2,6 +2,10 @@
- This file
acer-wmi.txt
- information on the Acer Laptop WMI Extras driver.
+asus-laptop.txt
+ - information on the Asus Laptop Extras driver.
+disk-shock-protection.txt
+ - information on hard disk shock protection.
dslm.c
- Simple Disk Sleep Monitor program
laptop-mode.txt
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/skfp.txt b/Documentation/networking/skfp.txt
index abfddf81e34..203ec66c9fb 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/skfp.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/skfp.txt
@@ -68,7 +68,7 @@ Compaq adapters (not tested):
=======================
From v2.01 on, the driver is integrated in the linux kernel sources.
-Therefor, the installation is the same as for any other adapter
+Therefore, the installation is the same as for any other adapter
supported by the kernel.
Refer to the manual of your distribution about the installation
of network adapters.
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/timestamping/timestamping.c b/Documentation/networking/timestamping/timestamping.c
index a7936fe8444..bab619a4821 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/timestamping/timestamping.c
+++ b/Documentation/networking/timestamping/timestamping.c
@@ -370,7 +370,7 @@ int main(int argc, char **argv)
}
sock = socket(PF_INET, SOCK_DGRAM, IPPROTO_UDP);
- if (socket < 0)
+ if (sock < 0)
bail("socket");
memset(&device, 0, sizeof(device));
diff --git a/Documentation/pnp.txt b/Documentation/pnp.txt
index a327db67782..763e4659bf1 100644
--- a/Documentation/pnp.txt
+++ b/Documentation/pnp.txt
@@ -57,7 +57,7 @@ PC standard floppy disk controller
# cat resources
DISABLED
-- Notice the string "DISABLED". THis means the device is not active.
+- Notice the string "DISABLED". This means the device is not active.
3.) check the device's possible configurations (optional)
# cat options
@@ -139,7 +139,7 @@ Plug and Play but it is planned to be in the near future.
Requirements for a Linux PnP protocol:
1.) the protocol must use EISA IDs
-2.) the protocol must inform the PnP Layer of a devices current configuration
+2.) the protocol must inform the PnP Layer of a device's current configuration
- the ability to set resources is optional but preferred.
The following are PnP protocol related functions:
@@ -158,7 +158,7 @@ pnp_remove_device
- automatically will free mem used by the device and related structures
pnp_add_id
-- adds a EISA ID to the list of supported IDs for the specified device
+- adds an EISA ID to the list of supported IDs for the specified device
For more information consult the source of a protocol such as
/drivers/pnp/pnpbios/core.c.
@@ -167,7 +167,7 @@ For more information consult the source of a protocol such as
Linux Plug and Play Drivers
---------------------------
- This section contains information for linux PnP driver developers.
+ This section contains information for Linux PnP driver developers.
The New Way
...........
@@ -235,11 +235,10 @@ static int __init serial8250_pnp_init(void)
The Old Way
...........
-a series of compatibility functions have been created to make it easy to convert
-
+A series of compatibility functions have been created to make it easy to convert
ISAPNP drivers. They should serve as a temporary solution only.
-they are as follows:
+They are as follows:
struct pnp_card *pnp_find_card(unsigned short vendor,
unsigned short device,
diff --git a/Documentation/power/runtime_pm.txt b/Documentation/power/runtime_pm.txt
index ab00eeddeca..55b859b3bc7 100644
--- a/Documentation/power/runtime_pm.txt
+++ b/Documentation/power/runtime_pm.txt
@@ -256,7 +256,7 @@ drivers/base/power/runtime.c and include/linux/pm_runtime.h:
to suspend the device again in future
int pm_runtime_resume(struct device *dev);
- - execute the subsystem-leve resume callback for the device; returns 0 on
+ - execute the subsystem-level resume callback for the device; returns 0 on
success, 1 if the device's run-time PM status was already 'active' or
error code on failure, where -EAGAIN means it may be safe to attempt to
resume the device again in future, but 'power.runtime_error' should be
diff --git a/Documentation/s390/kvm.txt b/Documentation/s390/kvm.txt
index 6f5ceb0f09f..85f3280d7ef 100644
--- a/Documentation/s390/kvm.txt
+++ b/Documentation/s390/kvm.txt
@@ -102,7 +102,7 @@ args: unsigned long
see also: include/linux/kvm.h
This ioctl stores the state of the cpu at the guest real address given as
argument, unless one of the following values defined in include/linux/kvm.h
-is given as arguement:
+is given as argument:
KVM_S390_STORE_STATUS_NOADDR - the CPU stores its status to the save area in
absolute lowcore as defined by the principles of operation
KVM_S390_STORE_STATUS_PREFIXED - the CPU stores its status to the save area in
diff --git a/Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.lpfc b/Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.lpfc
index ff19a52fe00..2ffc1148eb9 100644
--- a/Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.lpfc
+++ b/Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.lpfc
@@ -989,8 +989,8 @@ Changes from 20040709 to 20040716
* Remove redundant port_cmp != 2 check in if
(!port_cmp) { .... if (port_cmp != 2).... }
* Clock changes: removed struct clk_data and timerList.
- * Clock changes: seperate nodev_tmo and els_retry_delay into 2
- seperate timers and convert to 1 argument changed
+ * Clock changes: separate nodev_tmo and els_retry_delay into 2
+ separate timers and convert to 1 argument changed
LPFC_NODE_FARP_PEND_t to struct lpfc_node_farp_pend convert
ipfarp_tmo to 1 argument convert target struct tmofunc and
rtplunfunc to 1 argument * cr_count, cr_delay and
@@ -1514,7 +1514,7 @@ Changes from 20040402 to 20040409
* Remove unused elxclock declaration in elx_sli.h.
* Since everywhere IOCB_ENTRY is used, the return value is cast,
move the cast into the macro.
- * Split ioctls out into seperate files
+ * Split ioctls out into separate files
Changes from 20040326 to 20040402
@@ -1534,7 +1534,7 @@ Changes from 20040326 to 20040402
* Unused variable cleanup
* Use Linux list macros for DMABUF_t
* Break up ioctls into 3 sections, dfc, util, hbaapi
- rearranged code so this could be easily seperated into a
+ rearranged code so this could be easily separated into a
differnet module later All 3 are currently turned on by
defines in lpfc_ioctl.c LPFC_DFC_IOCTL, LPFC_UTIL_IOCTL,
LPFC_HBAAPI_IOCTL
@@ -1551,7 +1551,7 @@ Changes from 20040326 to 20040402
started by lpfc_online(). lpfc_offline() only stopped
els_timeout routine. It now stops all timeout routines
associated with that hba.
- * Replace seperate next and prev pointers in struct
+ * Replace separate next and prev pointers in struct
lpfc_bindlist with list_head type. In elxHBA_t, replace
fc_nlpbind_start and _end with fc_nlpbind_list and use
list_head macros to access it.
diff --git a/Documentation/trace/ftrace.txt b/Documentation/trace/ftrace.txt
index bab3040da54..03485bfbd79 100644
--- a/Documentation/trace/ftrace.txt
+++ b/Documentation/trace/ftrace.txt
@@ -1588,7 +1588,7 @@ module author does not need to worry about it.
When tracing is enabled, kstop_machine is called to prevent
races with the CPUS executing code being modified (which can
-cause the CPU to do undesireable things), and the nops are
+cause the CPU to do undesirable things), and the nops are
patched back to calls. But this time, they do not call mcount
(which is just a function stub). They now call into the ftrace
infrastructure.