aboutsummaryrefslogtreecommitdiffstats
path: root/Documentation/s390
diff options
context:
space:
mode:
authorMatt LaPlante <kernel1@cyberdogtech.com>2006-10-03 22:47:42 +0200
committerAdrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>2006-10-03 22:47:42 +0200
commitfff9289b219f48cb2296714fea3d71f516991f9f (patch)
tree47f597d038f7304ac32066c263c289135a52b0c6 /Documentation/s390
parent6c28f2c0f2054865d82b5a6b2164eac956f15c94 (diff)
Fix typos in Documentation/: 'D'-'E'
This patch fixes typos in various Documentation txts. This patch addresses some words starting with the letters 'D'-'E'. Signed-off-by: Matt LaPlante <kernel1@cyberdogtech.com> Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/s390')
-rw-r--r--Documentation/s390/Debugging390.txt27
-rw-r--r--Documentation/s390/cds.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/s390/s390dbf.txt2
3 files changed, 15 insertions, 16 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/s390/Debugging390.txt b/Documentation/s390/Debugging390.txt
index a6555dbfa081..ffb74a1656e6 100644
--- a/Documentation/s390/Debugging390.txt
+++ b/Documentation/s390/Debugging390.txt
@@ -8,8 +8,8 @@
Overview of Document:
=====================
This document is intended to give an good overview of how to debug
-Linux for s/390 & z/Architecture it isn't intended as a complete reference & not a
-tutorial on the fundamentals of C & assembly, it dosen't go into
+Linux for s/390 & z/Architecture. It isn't intended as a complete reference & not a
+tutorial on the fundamentals of C & assembly. It doesn't go into
390 IO in any detail. It is intended to complement the documents in the
reference section below & any other worthwhile references you get.
@@ -354,7 +354,7 @@ static inline struct task_struct * get_current(void)
}
i.e. just anding the current kernel stack pointer with the mask -8192.
-Thankfully because Linux dosen't have support for nested IO interrupts
+Thankfully because Linux doesn't have support for nested IO interrupts
& our devices have large buffers can survive interrupts being shut for
short amounts of time we don't need a separate stack for interrupts.
@@ -394,7 +394,7 @@ i.e they aren't in registers & they aren't static.
back-chain:
This is a pointer to the stack pointer before entering a
framed functions ( see frameless function ) prologue got by
-deferencing the address of the current stack pointer,
+dereferencing the address of the current stack pointer,
i.e. got by accessing the 32 bit value at the stack pointers
current location.
@@ -724,7 +724,7 @@ This is useful for debugging because
1) You can double check whether the files you expect to be included are the ones
that are being included ( e.g. double check that you aren't going to the i386 asm directory ).
2) Check that macro definitions aren't clashing with typedefs,
-3) Check that definitons aren't being used before they are being included.
+3) Check that definitions aren't being used before they are being included.
4) Helps put the line emitting the error under the microscope if it contains macros.
For convenience the Linux kernel's makefile will do preprocessing automatically for you
@@ -840,12 +840,11 @@ using the strip command to make it a more reasonable size to boot it.
A source/assembly mixed dump of the kernel can be done with the line
objdump --source vmlinux > vmlinux.lst
-Also if the file isn't compiled -g this will output as much debugging information
-as it can ( e.g. function names ), however, this is very slow as it spends lots
-of time searching for debugging info, the following self explanitory line should be used
-instead if the code isn't compiled -g.
+Also, if the file isn't compiled -g, this will output as much debugging information
+as it can (e.g. function names). This is very slow as it spends lots
+of time searching for debugging info. The following self explanatory line should be used
+instead if the code isn't compiled -g, as it is much faster:
objdump --disassemble-all --syms vmlinux > vmlinux.lst
-as it is much faster
As hard drive space is valuble most of us use the following approach.
1) Look at the emitted psw on the console to find the crash address in the kernel.
@@ -1674,8 +1673,8 @@ channel is idle & the second for device end ( secondary status ) sometimes you g
concurrently, you check how the IO went on by issuing a TEST SUBCHANNEL at each interrupt,
from which you receive an Interruption response block (IRB). If you get channel & device end
status in the IRB without channel checks etc. your IO probably went okay. If you didn't you
-probably need a doctorto examine the IRB & extended status word etc.
-If an error occurs more sophistocated control units have a facitity known as
+probably need a doctor to examine the IRB & extended status word etc.
+If an error occurs, more sophistocated control units have a facitity known as
concurrent sense this means that if an error occurs Extended sense information will
be presented in the Extended status word in the IRB if not you have to issue a
subsequent SENSE CCW command after the test subchannel.
@@ -1916,7 +1915,7 @@ Assembly
--------
info registers: displays registers other than floating point.
info all-registers: displays floating points as well.
-disassemble: dissassembles
+disassemble: disassembles
e.g.
disassemble without parameters will disassemble the current function
disassemble $pc $pc+10
@@ -1935,7 +1934,7 @@ undisplay : undo's display's
info breakpoints: shows all current breakpoints
-info stack: shows stack back trace ( if this dosent work too well, I'll show you the
+info stack: shows stack back trace ( if this doesn't work too well, I'll show you the
stacktrace by hand below ).
info locals: displays local variables.
diff --git a/Documentation/s390/cds.txt b/Documentation/s390/cds.txt
index 079d8868ae83..3746b6d7b4ba 100644
--- a/Documentation/s390/cds.txt
+++ b/Documentation/s390/cds.txt
@@ -433,7 +433,7 @@ puts the CPU into I/O disabled state by preserving the current PSW flags.
The device driver is allowed to issue the next ccw_device_start() call from
within its interrupt handler already. It is not required to schedule a
-bottom-half, unless an non deterministicly long running error recovery procedure
+bottom-half, unless an non deterministically long running error recovery procedure
or similar needs to be scheduled. During I/O processing the Linux/390 generic
I/O device driver support has already obtained the IRQ lock, i.e. the handler
must not try to obtain it again when calling ccw_device_start() or we end in a
diff --git a/Documentation/s390/s390dbf.txt b/Documentation/s390/s390dbf.txt
index e321a8ed2a2d..5ff6fe551b93 100644
--- a/Documentation/s390/s390dbf.txt
+++ b/Documentation/s390/s390dbf.txt
@@ -468,7 +468,7 @@ The hex_ascii view shows the data field in hex and ascii representation
The raw view returns a bytestream as the debug areas are stored in memory.
The sprintf view formats the debug entries in the same way as the sprintf
-function would do. The sprintf event/expection functions write to the
+function would do. The sprintf event/exception functions write to the
debug entry a pointer to the format string (size = sizeof(long))
and for each vararg a long value. So e.g. for a debug entry with a format
string plus two varargs one would need to allocate a (3 * sizeof(long))

Privacy Policy