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authorRandy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>2009-10-04 19:23:13 -0700
committerJiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>2009-11-09 09:40:55 +0100
commit7beeec88e5f379680abeb4244b0781e102201c0e (patch)
tree6e9bc659e4f7c23c2af3aeac347f6e9ef97f8690 /Documentation/sysctl
parentd914e5b7038cf75ebf5cc1daec890368859e2225 (diff)
downloadlinaro-lsk-7beeec88e5f379680abeb4244b0781e102201c0e.tar.gz
docs: fix core_pipe_limit info
Fix typos in core_pipe_limit info. Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com> Cc: Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com> Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
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-rw-r--r--Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt6
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt b/Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt
index a028b92001e..8f7a0e73ef4 100644
--- a/Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt
+++ b/Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt
@@ -139,9 +139,9 @@ core_pattern is used to specify a core dumpfile pattern name.
core_pipe_limit:
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.
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