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@@ -163,7 +163,7 @@ CONFIGURING the kernel:
new version with minimal work, use "make oldconfig", which will
only ask you for the answers to new questions.
- - Alternate configuration commands are:
+ - Alternative configuration commands are:
"make config" Plain text interface.
"make menuconfig" Text based color menus, radiolists & dialogs.
"make nconfig" Enhanced text based color menus.
@@ -328,7 +328,7 @@ IF SOMETHING GOES WRONG:
sense of the dump (but compiling with CONFIG_KALLSYMS is usually preferred).
This utility can be downloaded from
ftp://ftp.<country>.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/kernel/ksymoops/ .
- Alternately, you can do the dump lookup by hand:
+ Alternatively, you can do the dump lookup by hand:
- In debugging dumps like the above, it helps enormously if you can
look up what the EIP value means. The hex value as such doesn't help
@@ -361,7 +361,7 @@ IF SOMETHING GOES WRONG:
kernel image or similar), telling me as much about your setup as
possible will help. Please read the REPORTING-BUGS document for details.
- - Alternately, you can use gdb on a running kernel. (read-only; i.e. you
+ - Alternatively, you can use gdb on a running kernel. (read-only; i.e. you
cannot change values or set break points.) To do this, first compile the
kernel with -g; edit arch/i386/Makefile appropriately, then do a "make
clean". You'll also need to enable CONFIG_PROC_FS (via "make config").

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