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3 files changed, 10 insertions, 9 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/dmfe.txt b/Documentation/networking/dmfe.txt
index 8006c227fda2..25320bf19c86 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/dmfe.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/dmfe.txt
@@ -1,3 +1,5 @@
+Note: This driver doesn't have a maintainer.
Davicom DM9102(A)/DM9132/DM9801 fast ethernet driver for Linux.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
@@ -55,7 +57,6 @@ Test and make sure PCI latency is now correct for all cases.
Sten Wang <sten_wang@davicom.com.tw > : Original Author
-Tobias Ringstrom <tori@unhappy.mine.nu> : Current Maintainer
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.txt b/Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.txt
index 81546990f41c..ca5cdcd0f0e3 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.txt
@@ -1042,7 +1042,7 @@ conf/interface/*:
The functional behaviour for certain settings is different
depending on whether local forwarding is enabled or not.
-accept_ra - BOOLEAN
+accept_ra - INTEGER
Accept Router Advertisements; autoconfigure using them.
Possible values are:
@@ -1106,7 +1106,7 @@ dad_transmits - INTEGER
The amount of Duplicate Address Detection probes to send.
Default: 1
-forwarding - BOOLEAN
+forwarding - INTEGER
Configure interface-specific Host/Router behaviour.
Note: It is recommended to have the same setting on all
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/scaling.txt b/Documentation/networking/scaling.txt
index 58fd7414e6c0..fe67b5c79f0f 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/scaling.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/scaling.txt
@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@ applying a filter to each packet that assigns it to one of a small number
of logical flows. Packets for each flow are steered to a separate receive
queue, which in turn can be processed by separate CPUs. This mechanism is
generally known as “Receive-side Scaling” (RSS). The goal of RSS and
-the other scaling techniques to increase performance uniformly.
+the other scaling techniques is to increase performance uniformly.
Multi-queue distribution can also be used for traffic prioritization, but
that is not the focus of these techniques.
@@ -186,10 +186,10 @@ are steered using plain RPS. Multiple table entries may point to the
same CPU. Indeed, with many flows and few CPUs, it is very likely that
a single application thread handles flows with many different flow hashes.
-rps_sock_table is a global flow table that contains the *desired* CPU for
-flows: the CPU that is currently processing the flow in userspace. Each
-table value is a CPU index that is updated during calls to recvmsg and
-sendmsg (specifically, inet_recvmsg(), inet_sendmsg(), inet_sendpage()
+rps_sock_flow_table is a global flow table that contains the *desired* CPU
+for flows: the CPU that is currently processing the flow in userspace.
+Each table value is a CPU index that is updated during calls to recvmsg
+and sendmsg (specifically, inet_recvmsg(), inet_sendmsg(), inet_sendpage()
and tcp_splice_read()).
When the scheduler moves a thread to a new CPU while it has outstanding
@@ -243,7 +243,7 @@ configured. The number of entries in the global flow table is set through:
The number of entries in the per-queue flow table are set through:
- /sys/class/net/<dev>/queues/tx-<n>/rps_flow_cnt
+ /sys/class/net/<dev>/queues/rx-<n>/rps_flow_cnt
== Suggested Configuration

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