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authorRandy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net>2005-11-21 21:32:31 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@g5.osdl.org>2005-11-22 09:14:30 -0800
commit98766fbe604bc198ced93c57220c2d4a78ad6c11 (patch)
tree964f630ea0ef6b7ad4c37468955526d09abe4ebd /Documentation/kernel-docs.txt
parent6c52f1377d9cc4bedec5d4e1e3b22756b8978399 (diff)
[PATCH] kernel Doc/ URL corrections
Correct lots of URLs in Documentation/ Also a few minor whitespace cleanups and typo/spello fixes. Sadly there are still a lot of bad URLs remaining. Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
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diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-docs.txt b/Documentation/kernel-docs.txt
index cb89fb3b61ef..99d24f2943ee 100644
--- a/Documentation/kernel-docs.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kernel-docs.txt
@@ -196,7 +196,7 @@
* Title: "Writing Linux Device Drivers"
Author: Michael K. Johnson.
- URL: http://people.redhat.com/johnsonm/devices.html
+ URL: http://users.evitech.fi/~tk/rtos/writing_linux_device_d.html
Keywords: files, VFS, file operations, kernel interface, character
vs block devices, I/O access, hardware interrupts, DMA, access to
user memory, memory allocation, timers.
@@ -284,7 +284,7 @@
* Title: "Linux Kernel Module Programming Guide"
Author: Ori Pomerantz.
- URL: http://www.tldp.org/LDP/lkmpg/mpg.html
+ URL: http://tldp.org/LDP/lkmpg/2.6/html/index.html
Keywords: modules, GPL book, /proc, ioctls, system calls,
interrupt handlers .
Description: Very nice 92 pages GPL book on the topic of modules
@@ -292,7 +292,7 @@
* Title: "Device File System (devfs) Overview"
Author: Richard Gooch.
- URL: http://www.atnf.csiro.au/~rgooch/linux/docs/devfs.txt
+ URL: http://www.atnf.csiro.au/people/rgooch/linux/docs/devfs.html
Keywords: filesystem, /dev, devfs, dynamic devices, major/minor
allocation, device management.
Description: Document describing Richard Gooch's controversial
@@ -316,9 +316,8 @@
* Title: "The Kernel Hacking HOWTO"
Author: Various Talented People, and Rusty.
- URL:
- http://www.lisoleg.net/doc/Kernel-Hacking-HOWTO/kernel-hacking-HOW
- TO.html
+ Location: in kernel tree, Documentation/DocBook/kernel-hacking/
+ (must be built as "make {htmldocs | psdocs | pdfdocs})
Keywords: HOWTO, kernel contexts, deadlock, locking, modules,
symbols, return conventions.
Description: From the Introduction: "Please understand that I
@@ -332,13 +331,13 @@
originally written for the 2.3 kernels, but nearly all of it
applies to 2.2 too; 2.0 is slightly different".
- * Title: "ALSA 0.5.0 Developer documentation"
- Author: Stephan 'Jumpy' Bartels .
- URL: http://www.math.TU-Berlin.de/~sbartels/alsa/
+ * Title: "Writing an ALSA Driver"
+ Author: Takashi Iwai <tiwai@suse.de>
+ URL: http://www.alsa-project.org/~iwai/writing-an-alsa-driver/index.html
Keywords: ALSA, sound, soundcard, driver, lowlevel, hardware.
Description: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture for developers,
- both at kernel and user-level sides. Work in progress. ALSA is
- supposed to be Linux's next generation sound architecture.
+ both at kernel and user-level sides. ALSA is the Linux kernel
+ sound architecture in the 2.6 kernel version.
* Title: "Programming Guide for Linux USB Device Drivers"
Author: Detlef Fliegl.
@@ -369,8 +368,8 @@
filesystems, IPC and Networking Code.
* Title: "Linux Kernel Mailing List Glossary"
- Author: John Levon.
- URL: http://www.movement.uklinux.net/glossary.html
+ Author: various
+ URL: http://kernelnewbies.org/glossary/
Keywords: glossary, terms, linux-kernel.
Description: From the introduction: "This glossary is intended as
a brief description of some of the acronyms and terms you may hear
@@ -378,9 +377,8 @@
* Title: "Linux Kernel Locking HOWTO"
Author: Various Talented People, and Rusty.
- URL:
- http://netfilter.kernelnotes.org/unreliable-guides/kernel-locking-
- HOWTO.html
+ Location: in kernel tree, Documentation/DocBook/kernel-locking/
+ (must be built as "make {htmldocs | psdocs | pdfdocs})
Keywords: locks, locking, spinlock, semaphore, atomic, race
condition, bottom halves, tasklets, softirqs.
Description: The title says it all: document describing the
@@ -490,7 +488,7 @@
* Title: "Get those boards talking under Linux."
Author: Alex Ivchenko.
- URL: http://www.ednmag.com/ednmag/reg/2000/06222000/13df2.htm
+ URL: http://www.edn.com/article/CA46968.html
Keywords: data-acquisition boards, drivers, modules, interrupts,
memory allocation.
Description: Article written for people wishing to make their data
@@ -498,7 +496,7 @@
overview on writing drivers, from the naming of functions to
interrupt handling.
Notes: Two-parts article. Part II is at
- http://www.ednmag.com/ednmag/reg/2000/07062000/14df.htm
+ URL: http://www.edn.com/article/CA46998.html
* Title: "Linux PCMCIA Programmer's Guide"
Author: David Hinds.
@@ -529,7 +527,7 @@
definitive guide for hackers, virus coders and system
Author: pragmatic/THC.
- URL: http://packetstorm.securify.com/groups/thc/LKM_HACKING.html
+ URL: http://packetstormsecurity.org/docs/hack/LKM_HACKING.html
Keywords: syscalls, intercept, hide, abuse, symbol table.
Description: Interesting paper on how to abuse the Linux kernel in
order to intercept and modify syscalls, make
@@ -537,8 +535,7 @@
write kernel modules based virus... and solutions for admins to
avoid all those abuses.
Notes: For 2.0.x kernels. Gives guidances to port it to 2.2.x
- kernels. Also available in txt format at
- http://www.blacknemesis.org/hacking/txt/cllkm.txt
+ kernels.
BOOKS: (Not on-line)
@@ -557,7 +554,17 @@
ISBN: 0-59600-008-1
Notes: Further information in
+ * Title: "Linux Device Drivers, 3nd Edition"
+ Authors: Jonathan Corbet, Alessandro Rubini, and Greg Kroah-Hartman
+ Publisher: O'Reilly & Associates.
+ Date: 2005.
+ Pages: 636.
+ ISBN: 0-596-00590-3
+ Notes: Further information in
+ http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/linuxdrive3/
+ PDF format, URL: http://lwn.net/Kernel/LDD3/
* Title: "Linux Kernel Internals"
Author: Michael Beck.
Publisher: Addison-Wesley.
@@ -766,12 +773,15 @@
documents, FAQs...
* Name: "linux-kernel mailing list archives and search engines"
+ URL: http://vger.kernel.org/vger-lists.html
URL: http://www.uwsg.indiana.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/index.html
- URL: http://www.kernelnotes.org/lnxlists/linux-kernel/
- URL: http://www.geocrawler.com
+ URL: http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=linux-kernel
+ URL: http://groups.google.com/group/mlist.linux.kernel
+ URL: http://www.cs.helsinki.fi/linux/linux-kernel/
+ URL: http://www.lib.uaa.alaska.edu/linux-kernel/
Keywords: linux-kernel, archives, search.
Description: Some of the linux-kernel mailing list archivers. If
you have a better/another one, please let me know.
- Document last updated on Thu Jun 28 15:09:39 CEST 2001
+ Document last updated on Sat 2005-NOV-19

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