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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2014-10-07 21:16:26 -0400
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2014-10-07 21:16:26 -0400
commit28596c9722289b2f98fa83a2e4351eb0a031b953 (patch)
treef1a76a8a2604ac710bad28e3ad1b5976601c82d4 /Documentation
parentb6420ebd4a541455a75f9802f58cfa3ba0ea5390 (diff)
parent7bb38d57fd75f03753a5b362916c5bbde8290208 (diff)
Merge branch 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jikos/trivial
Pull "trivial tree" updates from Jiri Kosina: "Usual pile from trivial tree everyone is so eagerly waiting for" * 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jikos/trivial: (39 commits) Remove MN10300_PROC_MN2WS0038 mei: fix comments treewide: Fix typos in Kconfig kprobes: update jprobe_example.c for do_fork() change Documentation: change "&" to "and" in Documentation/applying-patches.txt Documentation: remove obsolete pcmcia-cs from Changes Documentation: update links in Changes Documentation: Docbook: Fix generated DocBook/kernel-api.xml score: Remove GENERIC_HAS_IOMAP gpio: fix 'CONFIG_GPIO_IRQCHIP' comments tty: doc: Fix grammar in serial/tty dma-debug: modify check_for_stack output treewide: fix errors in printk genirq: fix reference in devm_request_threaded_irq comment treewide: fix synchronize_rcu() in comments checkstack.pl: port to AArch64 doc: queue-sysfs: minor fixes init/do_mounts: better syntax description MIPS: fix comment spelling powerpc/simpleboot: fix comment ...
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
25 files changed, 36 insertions, 47 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-class-net b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-class-net
index d322b0581194..e1b2e785bba8 100644
--- a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-class-net
+++ b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-class-net
@@ -159,7 +159,7 @@ Description:
lower-level interface protocol used. Ethernet devices will show
a 'mtu' attribute value of 1500 unless changed.
-What: /sys/calss/net/<iface>/netdev_group
+What: /sys/class/net/<iface>/netdev_group
Date: January 2011
KernelVersion: 2.6.39
Contact: netdev@vger.kernel.org
diff --git a/Documentation/Changes b/Documentation/Changes
index 227bec88021e..1de131bb49fb 100644
--- a/Documentation/Changes
+++ b/Documentation/Changes
@@ -167,18 +167,11 @@ later is recommended, due to some significant improvements).
-PCMCIAutils replaces pcmcia-cs (see below). It properly sets up
+PCMCIAutils replaces pcmcia-cs. It properly sets up
PCMCIA sockets at system startup and loads the appropriate modules
for 16-bit PCMCIA devices if the kernel is modularized and the hotplug
subsystem is used.
-PCMCIA (PC Card) support is now partially implemented in the main
-kernel source. The "pcmciautils" package (see above) replaces pcmcia-cs
-for newest kernels.
@@ -341,17 +334,13 @@ Pcmciautils
o <ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/kernel/pcmcia/>
-o <http://pcmcia-cs.sourceforge.net/>
o <http://sourceforge.net/projects/linuxquota/>
DocBook Stylesheets
-o <http://nwalsh.com/docbook/dsssl/>
+o <http://sourceforge.net/projects/docbook/files/docbook-dsssl/>
@@ -359,11 +348,11 @@ o <http://cyberelk.net/tim/xmlto/>
Intel P6 microcode
-o <http://www.urbanmyth.org/microcode/>
+o <https://downloadcenter.intel.com/>
-o <http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/kernel/hotplug/udev.html>
+o <http://www.freedesktop.org/software/systemd/man/udev.html>
@@ -371,7 +360,7 @@ o <http://sourceforge.net/projects/fuse>
-o <ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/cpu/mce/>
+o <http://www.mcelog.org/>
diff --git a/Documentation/CodingStyle b/Documentation/CodingStyle
index 6b6bef31e956..3171822c22a5 100644
--- a/Documentation/CodingStyle
+++ b/Documentation/CodingStyle
@@ -675,7 +675,7 @@ the ones already enabled by DEBUG.
Many subsystems have Kconfig debug options to turn on -DDEBUG in the
corresponding Makefile; in other cases specific files #define DEBUG. And
when a debug message should be unconditionally printed, such as if it is
-already inside a debug-related #ifdef secton, printk(KERN_DEBUG ...) can be
+already inside a debug-related #ifdef section, printk(KERN_DEBUG ...) can be
diff --git a/Documentation/applying-patches.txt b/Documentation/applying-patches.txt
index a083ba35d1ad..77df55b0225a 100644
--- a/Documentation/applying-patches.txt
+++ b/Documentation/applying-patches.txt
@@ -94,7 +94,7 @@ Common errors when patching
When patch applies a patch file it attempts to verify the sanity of the
file in different ways.
-Checking that the file looks like a valid patch file & checking the code
+Checking that the file looks like a valid patch file and checking the code
around the bits being modified matches the context provided in the patch are
just two of the basic sanity checks patch does.
diff --git a/Documentation/block/null_blk.txt b/Documentation/block/null_blk.txt
index b2830b435895..2f6c6ff7161d 100644
--- a/Documentation/block/null_blk.txt
+++ b/Documentation/block/null_blk.txt
@@ -42,7 +42,7 @@ nr_devices=[Number of devices]: Default: 2
Number of block devices instantiated. They are instantiated as /dev/nullb0,
-irq_mode=[0-2]: Default: 1-Soft-irq
+irqmode=[0-2]: Default: 1-Soft-irq
The completion mode used for completing IOs to the block-layer.
0: None.
@@ -53,7 +53,7 @@ irq_mode=[0-2]: Default: 1-Soft-irq
completion_nsec=[ns]: Default: 10.000ns
- Combined with irq_mode=2 (timer). The time each completion event must wait.
+ Combined with irqmode=2 (timer). The time each completion event must wait.
The number of submission queues attached to the device driver. If unset, it
diff --git a/Documentation/block/queue-sysfs.txt b/Documentation/block/queue-sysfs.txt
index 7d2d046c265f..3a29f8914df9 100644
--- a/Documentation/block/queue-sysfs.txt
+++ b/Documentation/block/queue-sysfs.txt
@@ -11,7 +11,7 @@ read-write.
add_random (RW)
-This file allows to trun off the disk entropy contribution. Default
+This file allows to turn off the disk entropy contribution. Default
value of this file is '1'(on).
discard_granularity (RO)
@@ -72,7 +72,7 @@ Maximum segment size of the device.
minimum_io_size (RO)
-This is the smallest preferred io size reported by the device.
+This is the smallest preferred IO size reported by the device.
nomerges (RW)
@@ -98,7 +98,7 @@ regulated by nr_requests.
optimal_io_size (RO)
-This is the optimal io size reported by the device.
+This is the optimal IO size reported by the device.
physical_block_size (RO)
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/clock/arm-integrator.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/clock/arm-integrator.txt
index ecc69520bcea..11f5f95f571b 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/clock/arm-integrator.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/clock/arm-integrator.txt
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
Clock bindings for ARM Integrator and Versatile Core Module clocks
-Auxilary Oscillator Clock
+Auxiliary Oscillator Clock
This is a configurable clock fed from a 24 MHz chrystal,
used for generating e.g. video clocks. It is located on the
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/crypto/fsl-sec6.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/crypto/fsl-sec6.txt
index c0a20cd972e3..baf8a3c1b469 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/crypto/fsl-sec6.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/crypto/fsl-sec6.txt
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
SEC 6 is as Freescale's Cryptographic Accelerator and Assurance Module (CAAM).
-Currently Freescale powerpc chip C29X is embeded with SEC 6.
+Currently Freescale powerpc chip C29X is embedded with SEC 6.
SEC 6 device tree binding include:
-SEC 6 Node
-Job Ring Node
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/iio/adc/vf610-adc.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/iio/adc/vf610-adc.txt
index dcebff1928e1..1a4a43d5c9ea 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/iio/adc/vf610-adc.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/iio/adc/vf610-adc.txt
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ Required properties:
- interrupts: Should contain the interrupt for the device
- clocks: The clock is needed by the ADC controller, ADC clock source is ipg clock.
- clock-names: Must contain "adc", matching entry in the clocks property.
-- vref-supply: The regulator supply ADC refrence voltage.
+- vref-supply: The regulator supply ADC reference voltage.
adc0: adc@4003b000 {
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mfd/s2mps11.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mfd/s2mps11.txt
index ba2d7f0f9c5f..0e4026a6cbbf 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mfd/s2mps11.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mfd/s2mps11.txt
@@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ sub-node should be of the format as listed below.
regulator-ramp-delay for BUCKs = [6250/12500/25000(default)/50000] uV/us
- BUCK[2/3/4/6] supports disabling ramp delay on hardware, so explictly
+ BUCK[2/3/4/6] supports disabling ramp delay on hardware, so explicitly
regulator-ramp-delay = <0> can be used for them to disable ramp delay.
In the absence of the regulator-ramp-delay property, the default ramp
delay will be used.
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/gpmc-nand.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/gpmc-nand.txt
index ee654e95d8ad..fb733c4e1c11 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/gpmc-nand.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/gpmc-nand.txt
@@ -110,8 +110,8 @@ on various other factors also like;
Other factor which governs the selection of ecc-scheme is oob-size.
Higher ECC schemes require more OOB/Spare area to store ECC syndrome,
so the device should have enough free bytes available its OOB/Spare
- area to accomodate ECC for entire page. In general following expression
- helps in determining if given device can accomodate ECC syndrome:
+ area to accommodate ECC for entire page. In general following expression
+ helps in determining if given device can accommodate ECC syndrome:
"2 + (PAGESIZE / 512) * ECC_BYTES" >= OOBSIZE"
OOBSIZE number of bytes in OOB/spare area
@@ -133,5 +133,5 @@ on various other factors also like;
Example(b): For a device with PAGESIZE = 2048 and OOBSIZE = 128 and
trying to use BCH16 (ECC_BYTES=26) ecc-scheme.
Number of ECC bytes per page = (2 + (2048 / 512) * 26) = 106 B
- which can be accomodate in the OOB/Spare area of this device
+ which can be accommodated in the OOB/Spare area of this device
(OOBSIZE=128). So this device can use BCH16 ecc-scheme.
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/samsung-sxgbe.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/samsung-sxgbe.txt
index 989f6c95cfd5..888c250197fe 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/samsung-sxgbe.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/samsung-sxgbe.txt
@@ -17,7 +17,7 @@ Required properties:
- samsung,pbl: Integer, Programmable Burst Length.
Supported values are 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, or 32.
- samsung,burst-map: Integer, Program the possible bursts supported by sxgbe
- This is an interger and represents allowable DMA bursts when fixed burst.
+ This is an integer and represents allowable DMA bursts when fixed burst.
Allowable range is 0x01-0x3F. When this field is set fixed burst is enabled.
When fixed length is needed for burst mode, it can be set within allowable
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/stmmac.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/stmmac.txt
index e45ac3f926b1..c41afd963edf 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/stmmac.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/stmmac.txt
@@ -58,5 +58,5 @@ Examples:
snps,multicast-filter-bins = <256>;
snps,perfect-filter-entries = <128>;
clocks = <&clock>;
- clock-names = "stmmaceth">;
+ clock-names = "stmmaceth";
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pci/host-generic-pci.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pci/host-generic-pci.txt
index f0b0436807b4..cf3e205e0b7e 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pci/host-generic-pci.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/pci/host-generic-pci.txt
@@ -55,7 +55,7 @@ For CAM, this 24-bit offset is:
cfg_offset(bus, device, function, register) =
bus << 16 | device << 11 | function << 8 | register
-Whilst ECAM extends this by 4 bits to accomodate 4k of function space:
+Whilst ECAM extends this by 4 bits to accommodate 4k of function space:
cfg_offset(bus, device, function, register) =
bus << 20 | device << 15 | function << 12 | register
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/phy/phy-bindings.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/phy/phy-bindings.txt
index 2aa1840200ed..1293c321754c 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/phy/phy-bindings.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/phy/phy-bindings.txt
@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@ phys: phy {
That node describes an IP block (PHY provider) that implements 2 different PHYs.
-In order to differentiate between these 2 PHYs, an additonal specifier should be
+In order to differentiate between these 2 PHYs, an additional specifier should be
given while trying to get a reference to it.
PHY user node
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/power_supply/charger-manager.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/power_supply/charger-manager.txt
index 2b33750e3db2..ec4fe9de3137 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/power_supply/charger-manager.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/power_supply/charger-manager.txt
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ Optional properties :
- cm-thermal-zone : name of external thermometer's thermal zone
- cm-battery-* : threshold battery temperature for charging
-cold : critical cold temperature of battery for charging
- -cold-in-minus : flag that cold temerature is in minus degree
+ -cold-in-minus : flag that cold temperature is in minus degrees
-hot : critical hot temperature of battery for charging
-temp-diff : temperature difference to allow recharging
- cm-dis/charging-max = limits of charging duration
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/sound/st,sta350.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/sound/st,sta350.txt
index b7e71bf5caf4..307398ef2317 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/sound/st,sta350.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/sound/st,sta350.txt
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@ Optional properties:
0: Channel 1
1: Channel 2
2: Channel 3
- If parameter is missing, channel 1 is choosen.
+ If parameter is missing, channel 1 is chosen.
This properties have to be specified as '/bits/ 8' values.
- st,thermal-warning-recover:
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/vendor-prefixes.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/vendor-prefixes.txt
index 6073e76575ea..252e4e4c122a 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/vendor-prefixes.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/vendor-prefixes.txt
@@ -140,7 +140,7 @@ tlm Trusted Logic Mobility
toradex Toradex AG
toshiba Toshiba Corporation
toumaz Toumaz
-usi Universal Scientifc Industrial Co., Ltd.
+usi Universal Scientific Industrial Co., Ltd.
v3 V3 Semiconductor
variscite Variscite Ltd.
via VIA Technologies, Inc.
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/video/atmel,lcdc.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/video/atmel,lcdc.txt
index b75af94a5e52..7d0c4a1ab811 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/video/atmel,lcdc.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/video/atmel,lcdc.txt
@@ -39,8 +39,8 @@ Atmel LCDC Display
Required properties (as per of_videomode_helper):
- - atmel,dmacon: dma controler configuration
- - atmel,lcdcon2: lcd controler configuration
+ - atmel,dmacon: dma controller configuration
+ - atmel,lcdcon2: lcd controller configuration
- atmel,guard-time: lcd guard time (Delay in frame periods)
- bits-per-pixel: lcd panel bit-depth.
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/video/fsl,imx-fb.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/video/fsl,imx-fb.txt
index 0329f60d431e..8c8c2f4e4c3f 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/video/fsl,imx-fb.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/video/fsl,imx-fb.txt
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ Optional properties:
register is not modified as recommended by the datasheet.
- fsl,lpccr: Contrast Control Register value. This property provides the
default value for the contrast control register.
- If that property is ommited, the register is zeroed.
+ If that property is omitted, the register is zeroed.
- fsl,lscr1: LCDC Sharp Configuration Register value.
diff --git a/Documentation/kmemleak.txt b/Documentation/kmemleak.txt
index b772418bf064..f4f033c8d856 100644
--- a/Documentation/kmemleak.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kmemleak.txt
@@ -122,7 +122,7 @@ Then as usual to get your report with:
Freeing kmemleak internal objects
-To allow access to previosuly found memory leaks after kmemleak has been
+To allow access to previously found memory leaks after kmemleak has been
disabled by the user or due to an fatal error, internal kmemleak objects
won't be freed when kmemleak is disabled, and those objects may occupy
a large part of physical memory.
diff --git a/Documentation/lockup-watchdogs.txt b/Documentation/lockup-watchdogs.txt
index d2a36602ca8d..ab0baa692c13 100644
--- a/Documentation/lockup-watchdogs.txt
+++ b/Documentation/lockup-watchdogs.txt
@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@ stack trace is displayed upon detection and, by default, the system
will stay locked up. Alternatively, the kernel can be configured to
panic; a sysctl, "kernel.softlockup_panic", a kernel parameter,
"softlockup_panic" (see "Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt" for
-details), and a compile option, "BOOTPARAM_HARDLOCKUP_PANIC", are
+details), and a compile option, "BOOTPARAM_SOFTLOCKUP_PANIC", are
provided for this.
A 'hardlockup' is defined as a bug that causes the CPU to loop in
diff --git a/Documentation/mips/AU1xxx_IDE.README b/Documentation/mips/AU1xxx_IDE.README
index cc887ecfd6eb..52844a58cc8a 100644
--- a/Documentation/mips/AU1xxx_IDE.README
+++ b/Documentation/mips/AU1xxx_IDE.README
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@ README for MIPS AU1XXX IDE driver - Released 2005-07-15
-This file describes the 'drivers/ide/mips/au1xxx-ide.c', related files and the
+This file describes the 'drivers/ide/au1xxx-ide.c', related files and the
services they provide.
If you are short in patience and just want to know how to add your hard disc to
diff --git a/Documentation/serial/serial-rs485.txt b/Documentation/serial/serial-rs485.txt
index 41c8378c0b2f..39dac95422a3 100644
--- a/Documentation/serial/serial-rs485.txt
+++ b/Documentation/serial/serial-rs485.txt
@@ -132,5 +132,5 @@
- [1] include/linux/serial.h
+ [1] include/uapi/linux/serial.h
[2] Documentation/devicetree/bindings/serial/rs485.txt
diff --git a/Documentation/serial/tty.txt b/Documentation/serial/tty.txt
index 540db41dfd5d..1e52d67d0abf 100644
--- a/Documentation/serial/tty.txt
+++ b/Documentation/serial/tty.txt
@@ -146,7 +146,7 @@ set_termios() Notify the tty driver that the device's termios
driver function is responsible for modifying any
bits in the request it cannot fulfill to indicate
the actual modes being used. A device with no
- hardware capability for change (eg a USB dongle or
+ hardware capability for change (e.g. a USB dongle or
virtual port) can provide NULL for this method.
throttle() Notify the tty driver that input buffers for the
@@ -258,7 +258,7 @@ put_char() - Stuff a single character onto the queue. The
flush_chars() - Ask the kernel to write put_char queue
-write_room() - Return the number of characters tht can be stuffed
+write_room() - Return the number of characters that can be stuffed
into the port buffers without overflow (or less).
The ldisc is responsible for being intelligent
about multi-threading of write_room/write calls

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