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18 files changed, 70 insertions, 33 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
index efc7aa7a0670..533ff5c68970 100644
--- a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -4846,3 +4846,8 @@
xirc2ps_cs= [NET,PCMCIA]
+ xhci-hcd.quirks [USB,KNL]
+ A hex value specifying bitmask with supplemental xhci
+ host controller quirks. Meaning of each bit can be
+ consulted in header drivers/usb/host/xhci.h.
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/samsung/samsung-boards.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/samsung/samsung-boards.txt
index bdadc3da9556..6970f30a3770 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/samsung/samsung-boards.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/samsung/samsung-boards.txt
@@ -66,7 +66,7 @@ Required root node properties:
- "insignal,arndale-octa" - for Exynos5420-based Insignal Arndale
Octa board.
- "insignal,origen" - for Exynos4210-based Insignal Origen board.
- - "insignal,origen4412 - for Exynos4412-based Insignal Origen board.
+ - "insignal,origen4412" - for Exynos4412-based Insignal Origen board.
Optional nodes:
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/display/tilcdc/tilcdc.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/display/tilcdc/tilcdc.txt
index 6fddb4f4f71a..3055d5c2c04e 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/display/tilcdc/tilcdc.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/display/tilcdc/tilcdc.txt
@@ -36,7 +36,7 @@ Optional nodes:
- port/ports: to describe a connection to an external encoder. The
binding follows Documentation/devicetree/bindings/graph.txt and
- suppors a single port with a single endpoint.
+ supports a single port with a single endpoint.
- See also Documentation/devicetree/bindings/display/tilcdc/panel.txt and
Documentation/devicetree/bindings/display/tilcdc/tfp410.txt for connecting
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/gpio/nintendo,hollywood-gpio.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/gpio/nintendo,hollywood-gpio.txt
index 20fc72d9e61e..45a61b462287 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/gpio/nintendo,hollywood-gpio.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/gpio/nintendo,hollywood-gpio.txt
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
Nintendo Wii (Hollywood) GPIO controller
Required properties:
-- compatible: "nintendo,hollywood-gpio
+- compatible: "nintendo,hollywood-gpio"
- reg: Physical base address and length of the controller's registers.
- gpio-controller: Marks the device node as a GPIO controller.
- #gpio-cells: Should be <2>. The first cell is the pin number and the
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/input/touchscreen/hideep.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/input/touchscreen/hideep.txt
index 121d9b7c79a2..1063c30d53f7 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/input/touchscreen/hideep.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/input/touchscreen/hideep.txt
@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ i2c@00000000 {
reg = <0x6c>;
interrupt-parent = <&gpx1>;
interrupts = <2 IRQ_TYPE_LEVEL_LOW>;
- vdd-supply = <&ldo15_reg>";
+ vdd-supply = <&ldo15_reg>;
vid-supply = <&ldo18_reg>;
reset-gpios = <&gpx1 5 0>;
touchscreen-size-x = <1080>;
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/interrupt-controller/nvidia,tegra20-ictlr.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/interrupt-controller/nvidia,tegra20-ictlr.txt
index 1099fe0788fa..f246ccbf8838 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/interrupt-controller/nvidia,tegra20-ictlr.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/interrupt-controller/nvidia,tegra20-ictlr.txt
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@ Required properties:
include "nvidia,tegra30-ictlr".
- reg : Specifies base physical address and size of the registers.
Each controller must be described separately (Tegra20 has 4 of them,
- whereas Tegra30 and later have 5"
+ whereas Tegra30 and later have 5).
- interrupt-controller : Identifies the node as an interrupt controller.
- #interrupt-cells : Specifies the number of cells needed to encode an
interrupt source. The value must be 3.
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/interrupt-controller/st,stm32-exti.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/interrupt-controller/st,stm32-exti.txt
index 136bd612bd83..6a36bf66d932 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/interrupt-controller/st,stm32-exti.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/interrupt-controller/st,stm32-exti.txt
@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@ Required properties:
specifier, shall be 2
- interrupts: interrupts references to primary interrupt controller
(only needed for exti controller with multiple exti under
- same parent interrupt: st,stm32-exti and st,stm32h7-exti")
+ same parent interrupt: st,stm32-exti and st,stm32h7-exti)
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mips/brcm/soc.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mips/brcm/soc.txt
index 356c29789cf5..3a66d3c483e1 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mips/brcm/soc.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mips/brcm/soc.txt
@@ -152,7 +152,7 @@ Required properties:
- compatible : should contain one of:
- "brcm,bcm7435-timers and
+ "brcm,bcm7435-timers" and
- reg : the timers register range
- interrupts : the interrupt line for this timer block
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/fsl-fman.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/fsl-fman.txt
index df873d1f3b7c..f8c33890bc29 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/fsl-fman.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/fsl-fman.txt
@@ -238,7 +238,7 @@ PROPERTIES
Must include one of the following:
- "fsl,fman-dtsec" for dTSEC MAC
- "fsl,fman-xgec" for XGEC MAC
- - "fsl,fman-memac for mEMAC MAC
+ - "fsl,fman-memac" for mEMAC MAC
- cell-index
Usage: required
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/power/power_domain.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/power/power_domain.txt
index 9b387f861aed..7dec508987c7 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/power/power_domain.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/power/power_domain.txt
@@ -133,7 +133,7 @@ located inside a PM domain with index 0 of a power controller represented by a
node with the label "power".
In the second example the consumer device are partitioned across two PM domains,
the first with index 0 and the second with index 1, of a power controller that
-is represented by a node with the label "power.
+is represented by a node with the label "power".
Optional properties:
- required-opps: This contains phandle to an OPP node in another device's OPP
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/regulator/tps65090.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/regulator/tps65090.txt
index ca69f5e3040c..ae326f263597 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/regulator/tps65090.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/regulator/tps65090.txt
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ Required properties:
Optional properties:
- ti,enable-ext-control: This is applicable for DCDC1, DCDC2 and DCDC3.
If DCDCs are externally controlled then this property should be there.
-- "dcdc-ext-control-gpios: This is applicable for DCDC1, DCDC2 and DCDC3.
+- dcdc-ext-control-gpios: This is applicable for DCDC1, DCDC2 and DCDC3.
If DCDCs are externally controlled and if it is from GPIO then GPIO
number should be provided. If it is externally controlled and no GPIO
entry then driver will just configure this rails as external control
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/reset/st,sti-softreset.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/reset/st,sti-softreset.txt
index a21658f18fe6..3661e6153a92 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/reset/st,sti-softreset.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/reset/st,sti-softreset.txt
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@ Please refer to reset.txt in this directory for common reset
controller binding usage.
Required properties:
-- compatible: Should be st,stih407-softreset";
+- compatible: Should be "st,stih407-softreset";
- #reset-cells: 1, see below
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/soc/qcom/qcom,geni-se.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/soc/qcom/qcom,geni-se.txt
index d330c73de9a2..68b7d6207e3d 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/soc/qcom/qcom,geni-se.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/soc/qcom/qcom,geni-se.txt
@@ -39,7 +39,7 @@ Required properties:
Optional property:
- clock-frequency: Desired I2C bus clock frequency in Hz.
- When missing default to 400000Hz.
+ When missing default to 100000Hz.
Child nodes should conform to I2C bus binding as described in i2c.txt.
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/sound/qcom,apq8016-sbc.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/sound/qcom,apq8016-sbc.txt
index 6a4aadc4ce06..84b28dbe9f15 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/sound/qcom,apq8016-sbc.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/sound/qcom,apq8016-sbc.txt
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@ Required properties:
Board connectors:
* Headset Mic
- * Secondary Mic",
+ * Secondary Mic
* Ext Spk
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/sound/qcom,apq8096.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/sound/qcom,apq8096.txt
index aa54e49fc8a2..c7600a93ab39 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/sound/qcom,apq8096.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/sound/qcom,apq8096.txt
@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ This binding describes the APQ8096 sound card, which uses qdsp for audio.
"Digital Mic3"
Audio pins and MicBias on WCD9335 Codec:
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/w1/w1-gpio.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/w1/w1-gpio.txt
index 6e09c35d9f1a..37091902a021 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/w1/w1-gpio.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/w1/w1-gpio.txt
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@ Optional properties:
- onewire@0 {
+ onewire {
compatible = "w1-gpio";
gpios = <&gpio 126 0>, <&gpio 105 0>;
diff --git a/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.txt b/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.txt
index 6c9c69ec3986..114c7ce7b58d 100644
--- a/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.txt
@@ -50,6 +50,11 @@ LDFLAGS_MODULE
Additional options used for $(LD) when linking modules.
+Set the top-level Kconfig file to the value of this environment
+variable. The default name is "Kconfig".
Set the kbuild verbosity. Can be assigned same values as "V=...".
@@ -88,7 +93,8 @@ In most cases the name of the architecture is the same as the
directory name found in the arch/ directory.
But some architectures such as x86 and sparc have aliases.
x86: i386 for 32 bit, x86_64 for 64 bit
-sparc: sparc for 32 bit, sparc64 for 64 bit
+sh: sh for 32 bit, sh64 for 64 bit
+sparc: sparc32 for 32 bit, sparc64 for 64 bit
@@ -148,15 +154,6 @@ stripped after they are installed. If INSTALL_MOD_STRIP is '1', then
the default option --strip-debug will be used. Otherwise,
INSTALL_MOD_STRIP value will be used as the options to the strip command.
-INSTALL_FW_PATH specifies where to install the firmware blobs.
-The default value is:
- $(INSTALL_MOD_PATH)/lib/firmware
-The value can be overridden in which case the default value is ignored.
INSTALL_HDR_PATH specifies where to install user space headers when
diff --git a/Documentation/kbuild/kconfig.txt b/Documentation/kbuild/kconfig.txt
index 7233118f3a05..68c82914c0f3 100644
--- a/Documentation/kbuild/kconfig.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kbuild/kconfig.txt
@@ -2,9 +2,9 @@ This file contains some assistance for using "make *config".
Use "make help" to list all of the possible configuration targets.
-The xconfig ('qconf') and menuconfig ('mconf') programs also
-have embedded help text. Be sure to check it for navigation,
-search, and other general help text.
+The xconfig ('qconf'), menuconfig ('mconf'), and nconfig ('nconf')
+programs also have embedded help text. Be sure to check that for
+navigation, search, and other general help text.
@@ -17,13 +17,16 @@ this happens, using a previously working .config file and running
for you, so you may find that you need to see what NEW kernel
symbols have been introduced.
-To see a list of new config symbols when using "make oldconfig", use
+To see a list of new config symbols, use
cp user/some/old.config .config
make listnewconfig
and the config program will list any new symbols, one per line.
+Alternatively, you can use the brute force method:
+ make oldconfig
scripts/diffconfig .config.old .config | less
@@ -160,7 +163,7 @@ Searching in menuconfig:
This lists all config symbols that contain "hotplug",
- For search help, enter / followed TAB-TAB-TAB (to highlight
+ For search help, enter / followed by TAB-TAB (to highlight
<Help>) and Enter. This will tell you that you can also use
regular expressions (regexes) in the search string, so if you
are not interested in MEMORY_HOTPLUG, you could try
@@ -203,6 +206,39 @@ Example:
+nconfig is an alternate text-based configurator. It lists function
+keys across the bottom of the terminal (window) that execute commands.
+You can also just use the corresponding numeric key to execute the
+commands unless you are in a data entry window. E.g., instead of F6
+for Save, you can just press 6.
+Use F1 for Global help or F3 for the Short help menu.
+Searching in nconfig:
+ You can search either in the menu entry "prompt" strings
+ or in the configuration symbols.
+ Use / to begin a search through the menu entries. This does
+ not support regular expressions. Use <Down> or <Up> for
+ Next hit and Previous hit, respectively. Use <Esc> to
+ terminate the search mode.
+ F8 (SymSearch) searches the configuration symbols for the
+ given string or regular expression (regex).
+This mode shows all sub-menus in one large tree.
+ make NCONFIG_MODE=single_menu nconfig
@@ -230,8 +266,7 @@ gconfig
Searching in gconfig:
- None (gconfig isn't maintained as well as xconfig or menuconfig);
- however, gconfig does have a few more viewing choices than
- xconfig does.
+ There is no search command in gconfig. However, gconfig does
+ have several different viewing choices, modes, and options.