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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2013-07-04 11:40:58 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2013-07-04 11:40:58 -0700
commit80cc38b16389849a6e06441ace4530f6b2497c3c (patch)
tree1dabc02b0a1faa6b640de20e38aa31bb5d0c443f /Documentation
parent3366dd9fa887ebbda4872e9554f853eaeda764be (diff)
parent83a35e360433b58791bc9c4e288cace466d62e3a (diff)
Merge branch 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jikos/trivial
Pull trivial tree updates from Jiri Kosina: "The usual stuff from trivial tree" * 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jikos/trivial: (34 commits) treewide: relase -> release Documentation/cgroups/memory.txt: fix stat file documentation sysctl/net.txt: delete reference to obsolete 2.4.x kernel spinlock_api_smp.h: fix preprocessor comments treewide: Fix typo in printk doc: device tree: clarify stuff in usage-model.txt. open firmware: "/aliasas" -> "/aliases" md: bcache: Fixed a typo with the word 'arithmetic' irq/generic-chip: fix a few kernel-doc entries frv: Convert use of typedef ctl_table to struct ctl_table sgi: xpc: Convert use of typedef ctl_table to struct ctl_table doc: clk: Fix incorrect wording Documentation/arm/IXP4xx fix a typo Documentation/networking/ieee802154 fix a typo Documentation/DocBook/media/v4l fix a typo Documentation/video4linux/si476x.txt fix a typo Documentation/virtual/kvm/api.txt fix a typo Documentation/early-userspace/README fix a typo Documentation/video4linux/soc-camera.txt fix a typo lguest: fix CONFIG_PAE -> CONFIG_x86_PAE in comment ...
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/drm.tmpl6
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/media/dvb/frontend.xml2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/media/v4l/controls.xml2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/media/v4l/pixfmt-nv12mt.xml2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/writing_usb_driver.tmpl2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/arm/IXP4xx2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/bcache.txt10
-rw-r--r--Documentation/block/queue-sysfs.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/cgroups/memory.txt6
-rw-r--r--Documentation/clk.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/device-mapper/cache.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/samsung/interrupt-combiner.txt6
-rw-r--r--Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/spear/shirq.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/devicetree/bindings/clock/silabs,si5351.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mmc/synopsis-dw-mshc.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/devicetree/bindings/powerpc/4xx/emac.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/devicetree/bindings/spi/brcm,bcm2835-spi.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/devicetree/bindings/timer/samsung,exynos4210-mct.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/devicetree/bindings/usb/am33xx-usb.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/devicetree/bindings/usb/omap-usb.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/devicetree/usage-model.txt11
-rw-r--r--Documentation/dynamic-debug-howto.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/early-userspace/README2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/fb/cirrusfb.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/jfs.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/qnx6.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/vfat.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/kdump/kdump.txt8
-rw-r--r--Documentation/kernel-doc-nano-HOWTO.txt11
-rw-r--r--Documentation/kernel-per-CPU-kthreads.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/laptops/dslm.c2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/media-framework.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/metag/kernel-ABI.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/misc-devices/mei/mei.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/ieee802154.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/netlink_mmap.txt12
-rw-r--r--Documentation/pinctrl.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/sysctl/net.txt6
-rw-r--r--Documentation/thermal/exynos_thermal_emulation2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/video4linux/si476x.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/video4linux/soc-camera.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/virtual/kvm/api.txt8
-rw-r--r--Documentation/vm/pagemap.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/w1/slaves/w1_ds28e042
45 files changed, 74 insertions, 80 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/drm.tmpl b/Documentation/DocBook/drm.tmpl
index f9df3b872c16..6dd8d10d6b7e 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/drm.tmpl
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/drm.tmpl
@@ -434,7 +434,7 @@ char *date;</synopsis>
The DRM core includes two memory managers, namely Translation Table Maps
(TTM) and Graphics Execution Manager (GEM). TTM was the first DRM memory
manager to be developed and tried to be a one-size-fits-them all
- solution. It provides a single userspace API to accomodate the need of
+ solution. It provides a single userspace API to accommodate the need of
all hardware, supporting both Unified Memory Architecture (UMA) devices
and devices with dedicated video RAM (i.e. most discrete video cards).
This resulted in a large, complex piece of code that turned out to be
@@ -701,7 +701,7 @@ char *date;</synopsis>
<para>
Similar to global names, GEM file descriptors are also used to share GEM
objects across processes. They offer additional security: as file
- descriptors must be explictly sent over UNIX domain sockets to be shared
+ descriptors must be explicitly sent over UNIX domain sockets to be shared
between applications, they can't be guessed like the globally unique GEM
names.
</para>
@@ -1154,7 +1154,7 @@ int max_width, max_height;</synopsis>
</para>
<para>
The <methodname>page_flip</methodname> operation schedules a page flip.
- Once any pending rendering targetting the new frame buffer has
+ Once any pending rendering targeting the new frame buffer has
completed, the CRTC will be reprogrammed to display that frame buffer
after the next vertical refresh. The operation must return immediately
without waiting for rendering or page flip to complete and must block
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/media/dvb/frontend.xml b/Documentation/DocBook/media/dvb/frontend.xml
index df39ba395df0..0d6e81bd9ed2 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/media/dvb/frontend.xml
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/media/dvb/frontend.xml
@@ -233,7 +233,7 @@ typedef enum fe_status {
<entry align="char">The frontend FEC inner coding (Viterbi, LDPC or other inner code) is stable</entry>
</row><row>
<entry align="char">FE_HAS_SYNC</entry>
-<entry align="char">Syncronization bytes was found</entry>
+<entry align="char">Synchronization bytes was found</entry>
</row><row>
<entry align="char">FE_HAS_LOCK</entry>
<entry align="char">The DVB were locked and everything is working</entry>
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/media/v4l/controls.xml b/Documentation/DocBook/media/v4l/controls.xml
index 8d7a77928d49..c2fc9ec1417e 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/media/v4l/controls.xml
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/media/v4l/controls.xml
@@ -3147,7 +3147,7 @@ giving priority to the center of the metered area.</entry>
<entry>A multi-zone metering. The light intensity is measured
in several points of the frame and the the results are combined. The
algorithm of the zones selection and their significance in calculating the
-final value is device dependant.</entry>
+final value is device dependent.</entry>
</row>
</tbody>
</entrytbl>
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/media/v4l/pixfmt-nv12mt.xml b/Documentation/DocBook/media/v4l/pixfmt-nv12mt.xml
index 2f82b1da8dfe..8a70a1707b7a 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/media/v4l/pixfmt-nv12mt.xml
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/media/v4l/pixfmt-nv12mt.xml
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ into 64x32 macroblocks. The CbCr plane has the same width, in bytes, as the Y
plane (and the image), but is half as tall in pixels. The chroma plane is also
grouped into 64x32 macroblocks.</para>
<para>Width of the buffer has to be aligned to the multiple of 128, and
-height alignment is 32. Every four adjactent buffers - two horizontally and two
+height alignment is 32. Every four adjacent buffers - two horizontally and two
vertically are grouped together and are located in memory in Z or flipped Z
order. </para>
<para>Layout of macroblocks in memory is presented in the following
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/writing_usb_driver.tmpl b/Documentation/DocBook/writing_usb_driver.tmpl
index bd97a13fa5ae..3210dcf741c9 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/writing_usb_driver.tmpl
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/writing_usb_driver.tmpl
@@ -83,7 +83,7 @@
</para>
<para>
Because each different protocol causes a new driver to be created, I have
- written a generic USB driver skeleton, modeled after the pci-skeleton.c
+ written a generic USB driver skeleton, modelled after the pci-skeleton.c
file in the kernel source tree upon which many PCI network drivers have
been based. This USB skeleton can be found at drivers/usb/usb-skeleton.c
in the kernel source tree. In this article I will walk through the basics
diff --git a/Documentation/arm/IXP4xx b/Documentation/arm/IXP4xx
index 7b9351f2f555..e48b74de6ac0 100644
--- a/Documentation/arm/IXP4xx
+++ b/Documentation/arm/IXP4xx
@@ -36,7 +36,7 @@ Linux currently supports the following features on the IXP4xx chips:
- Timers (watchdog, OS)
The following components of the chips are not supported by Linux and
-require the use of Intel's proprietary CSR softare:
+require the use of Intel's proprietary CSR software:
- USB device interface
- Network interfaces (HSS, Utopia, NPEs, etc)
diff --git a/Documentation/bcache.txt b/Documentation/bcache.txt
index b3a7e7d384f6..c3365f26b2d9 100644
--- a/Documentation/bcache.txt
+++ b/Documentation/bcache.txt
@@ -181,7 +181,7 @@ want for getting the best possible numbers when benchmarking.
In practice this isn't an issue because as soon as a write comes along it'll
cause the btree node to be split, and you need almost no write traffic for
- this to not show up enough to be noticable (especially since bcache's btree
+ this to not show up enough to be noticeable (especially since bcache's btree
nodes are huge and index large regions of the device). But when you're
benchmarking, if you're trying to warm the cache by reading a bunch of data
and there's no other traffic - that can be a problem.
@@ -222,7 +222,7 @@ running
it's in passthrough mode or caching).
sequential_cutoff
- A sequential IO will bypass the cache once it passes this threshhold; the
+ A sequential IO will bypass the cache once it passes this threshold; the
most recent 128 IOs are tracked so sequential IO can be detected even when
it isn't all done at once.
@@ -296,7 +296,7 @@ cache_miss_collisions
since the synchronization for cache misses was rewritten)
cache_readaheads
- Count of times readahead occured.
+ Count of times readahead occurred.
SYSFS - CACHE SET:
@@ -362,7 +362,7 @@ unregister
SYSFS - CACHE SET INTERNAL:
This directory also exposes timings for a number of internal operations, with
-separate files for average duration, average frequency, last occurence and max
+separate files for average duration, average frequency, last occurrence and max
duration: garbage collection, btree read, btree node sorts and btree splits.
active_journal_entries
@@ -417,7 +417,7 @@ freelist_percent
space.
io_errors
- Number of errors that have occured, decayed by io_error_halflife.
+ Number of errors that have occurred, decayed by io_error_halflife.
metadata_written
Sum of all non data writes (btree writes and all other metadata).
diff --git a/Documentation/block/queue-sysfs.txt b/Documentation/block/queue-sysfs.txt
index e54ac1d53403..7d2d046c265f 100644
--- a/Documentation/block/queue-sysfs.txt
+++ b/Documentation/block/queue-sysfs.txt
@@ -93,7 +93,7 @@ To avoid priority inversion through request starvation, a request
queue maintains a separate request pool per each cgroup when
CONFIG_BLK_CGROUP is enabled, and this parameter applies to each such
per-block-cgroup request pool. IOW, if there are N block cgroups,
-each request queue may have upto N request pools, each independently
+each request queue may have up to N request pools, each independently
regulated by nr_requests.
optimal_io_size (RO)
diff --git a/Documentation/cgroups/memory.txt b/Documentation/cgroups/memory.txt
index 327acec6f90b..2a3330696372 100644
--- a/Documentation/cgroups/memory.txt
+++ b/Documentation/cgroups/memory.txt
@@ -304,7 +304,7 @@ kernel memory, we prevent new processes from being created when the kernel
memory usage is too high.
* slab pages: pages allocated by the SLAB or SLUB allocator are tracked. A copy
-of each kmem_cache is created everytime the cache is touched by the first time
+of each kmem_cache is created every time the cache is touched by the first time
from inside the memcg. The creation is done lazily, so some objects can still be
skipped while the cache is being created. All objects in a slab page should
belong to the same memcg. This only fails to hold when a task is migrated to a
@@ -490,10 +490,10 @@ pgpgin - # of charging events to the memory cgroup. The charging
pgpgout - # of uncharging events to the memory cgroup. The uncharging
event happens each time a page is unaccounted from the cgroup.
swap - # of bytes of swap usage
-inactive_anon - # of bytes of anonymous memory and swap cache memory on
+inactive_anon - # of bytes of anonymous and swap cache memory on inactive
LRU list.
active_anon - # of bytes of anonymous and swap cache memory on active
- inactive LRU list.
+ LRU list.
inactive_file - # of bytes of file-backed memory on inactive LRU list.
active_file - # of bytes of file-backed memory on active LRU list.
unevictable - # of bytes of memory that cannot be reclaimed (mlocked etc).
diff --git a/Documentation/clk.txt b/Documentation/clk.txt
index b9911c27f496..6f68ba0d1e01 100644
--- a/Documentation/clk.txt
+++ b/Documentation/clk.txt
@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ hardware-specific bits for the hypothetical "foo" hardware.
Tying the two halves of this interface together is struct clk_hw, which
is defined in struct clk_foo and pointed to within struct clk. This
-allows easy for navigation between the two discrete halves of the common
+allows for easy navigation between the two discrete halves of the common
clock interface.
Part 2 - common data structures and api
diff --git a/Documentation/device-mapper/cache.txt b/Documentation/device-mapper/cache.txt
index f50470abe241..e8cdf7241b66 100644
--- a/Documentation/device-mapper/cache.txt
+++ b/Documentation/device-mapper/cache.txt
@@ -87,7 +87,7 @@ Migration throttling
Migrating data between the origin and cache device uses bandwidth.
The user can set a throttle to prevent more than a certain amount of
-migration occuring at any one time. Currently we're not taking any
+migration occurring at any one time. Currently we're not taking any
account of normal io traffic going to the devices. More work needs
doing here to avoid migrating during those peak io moments.
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/samsung/interrupt-combiner.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/samsung/interrupt-combiner.txt
index f2f2171e530e..9e5f73412cd7 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/samsung/interrupt-combiner.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/samsung/interrupt-combiner.txt
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@ can combine interrupt sources as a group and provide a single interrupt request
for the group. The interrupt request from each group are connected to a parent
interrupt controller, such as GIC in case of Exynos4210.
-The interrupt combiner controller consists of multiple combiners. Upto eight
+The interrupt combiner controller consists of multiple combiners. Up to eight
interrupt sources can be connected to a combiner. The combiner outputs one
combined interrupt for its eight interrupt sources. The combined interrupt
is usually connected to a parent interrupt controller.
@@ -14,8 +14,8 @@ A single node in the device tree is used to describe the interrupt combiner
controller module (which includes multiple combiners). A combiner in the
interrupt controller module shares config/control registers with other
combiners. For example, a 32-bit interrupt enable/disable config register
-can accommodate upto 4 interrupt combiners (with each combiner supporting
-upto 8 interrupt sources).
+can accommodate up to 4 interrupt combiners (with each combiner supporting
+up to 8 interrupt sources).
Required properties:
- compatible: should be "samsung,exynos4210-combiner".
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/spear/shirq.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/spear/shirq.txt
index 13fbb8866bd6..715a013ed4bd 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/spear/shirq.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/spear/shirq.txt
@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@ A single node in the device tree is used to describe the shared
interrupt multiplexor (one node for all groups). A group in the
interrupt controller shares config/control registers with other groups.
For example, a 32-bit interrupt enable/disable config register can
-accommodate upto 4 interrupt groups.
+accommodate up to 4 interrupt groups.
Required properties:
- compatible: should be, either of
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/clock/silabs,si5351.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/clock/silabs,si5351.txt
index 66c75b2d6158..c40711e8e8f7 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/clock/silabs,si5351.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/clock/silabs,si5351.txt
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ Reference
[1] Si5351A/B/C Data Sheet
http://www.silabs.com/Support%20Documents/TechnicalDocs/Si5351.pdf
-The Si5351a/b/c are programmable i2c clock generators with upto 8 output
+The Si5351a/b/c are programmable i2c clock generators with up to 8 output
clocks. Si5351a also has a reduced pin-count package (MSOP10) where only
3 output clocks are accessible. The internal structure of the clock
generators can be found in [1].
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mmc/synopsis-dw-mshc.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mmc/synopsis-dw-mshc.txt
index 726fd2122a13..1180d7814af8 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mmc/synopsis-dw-mshc.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mmc/synopsis-dw-mshc.txt
@@ -51,7 +51,7 @@ Optional properties:
* card-detect-delay: Delay in milli-seconds before detecting card after card
insert event. The default value is 0.
-* supports-highspeed: Enables support for high speed cards (upto 50MHz)
+* supports-highspeed: Enables support for high speed cards (up to 50MHz)
* broken-cd: as documented in mmc core bindings.
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/powerpc/4xx/emac.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/powerpc/4xx/emac.txt
index 2161334a7ca5..712baf6c3e24 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/powerpc/4xx/emac.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/powerpc/4xx/emac.txt
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
4xx/Axon EMAC ethernet nodes
The EMAC ethernet controller in IBM and AMCC 4xx chips, and also
- the Axon bridge. To operate this needs to interact with a ths
+ the Axon bridge. To operate this needs to interact with a this
special McMAL DMA controller, and sometimes an RGMII or ZMII
interface. In addition to the nodes and properties described
below, the node for the OPB bus on which the EMAC sits must have a
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/spi/brcm,bcm2835-spi.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/spi/brcm,bcm2835-spi.txt
index 8bf89c643640..f11f295c8450 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/spi/brcm,bcm2835-spi.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/spi/brcm,bcm2835-spi.txt
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@ Broadcom BCM2835 SPI0 controller
The BCM2835 contains two forms of SPI master controller, one known simply as
SPI0, and the other known as the "Universal SPI Master"; part of the
-auxilliary block. This binding applies to the SPI0 controller.
+auxiliary block. This binding applies to the SPI0 controller.
Required properties:
- compatible: Should be "brcm,bcm2835-spi".
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/timer/samsung,exynos4210-mct.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/timer/samsung,exynos4210-mct.txt
index cb47bfbcaeea..b5a86d20ee36 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/timer/samsung,exynos4210-mct.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/timer/samsung,exynos4210-mct.txt
@@ -44,7 +44,7 @@ Example 1: In this example, the system uses only the first global timer
};
Example 2: In this example, the MCT global and local timer interrupts are
- connected to two seperate interrupt controllers. Hence, an
+ connected to two separate interrupt controllers. Hence, an
interrupt-map is created to map the interrupts to the respective
interrupt controllers.
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/usb/am33xx-usb.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/usb/am33xx-usb.txt
index ea840f7f9258..dc9dc8c87f15 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/usb/am33xx-usb.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/usb/am33xx-usb.txt
@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@ AM33XX MUSB GLUE
represents PERIPHERAL.
- port1-mode : Should be "1" to represent HOST. "3" signifies OTG and "2"
represents PERIPHERAL.
- - power : Should be "250". This signifies the controller can supply upto
+ - power : Should be "250". This signifies the controller can supply up to
500mA when operating in host mode.
Example:
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/usb/omap-usb.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/usb/omap-usb.txt
index d4769f343d6c..57e71f6817d0 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/usb/omap-usb.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/usb/omap-usb.txt
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ OMAP MUSB GLUE
specifying ULPI and UTMI respectively.
- mode : Should be "3" to represent OTG. "1" signifies HOST and "2"
represents PERIPHERAL.
- - power : Should be "50". This signifies the controller can supply upto
+ - power : Should be "50". This signifies the controller can supply up to
100mA when operating in host mode.
- usb-phy : the phandle for the PHY device
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/usage-model.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/usage-model.txt
index 0efedaad5165..2b6b3d3f0388 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/usage-model.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/usage-model.txt
@@ -106,17 +106,18 @@ In the majority of cases, the machine identity is irrelevant, and the
kernel will instead select setup code based on the machine's core
CPU or SoC. On ARM for example, setup_arch() in
arch/arm/kernel/setup.c will call setup_machine_fdt() in
-arch/arm/kernel/devicetree.c which searches through the machine_desc
+arch/arm/kernel/devtree.c which searches through the machine_desc
table and selects the machine_desc which best matches the device tree
data. It determines the best match by looking at the 'compatible'
property in the root device tree node, and comparing it with the
-dt_compat list in struct machine_desc.
+dt_compat list in struct machine_desc (which is defined in
+arch/arm/include/asm/mach/arch.h if you're curious).
The 'compatible' property contains a sorted list of strings starting
with the exact name of the machine, followed by an optional list of
boards it is compatible with sorted from most compatible to least. For
example, the root compatible properties for the TI BeagleBoard and its
-successor, the BeagleBoard xM board might look like:
+successor, the BeagleBoard xM board might look like, respectively:
compatible = "ti,omap3-beagleboard", "ti,omap3450", "ti,omap3";
compatible = "ti,omap3-beagleboard-xm", "ti,omap3450", "ti,omap3";
@@ -161,7 +162,7 @@ cases.
Instead, the compatible list allows a generic machine_desc to provide
support for a wide common set of boards by specifying "less
-compatible" value in the dt_compat list. In the example above,
+compatible" values in the dt_compat list. In the example above,
generic board support can claim compatibility with "ti,omap3" or
"ti,omap3450". If a bug was discovered on the original beagleboard
that required special workaround code during early boot, then a new
@@ -377,7 +378,7 @@ platform_devices as more platform_devices is a common pattern, and the
device tree support code reflects that and makes the above example
simpler. The second argument to of_platform_populate() is an
of_device_id table, and any node that matches an entry in that table
-will also get its child nodes registered. In the tegra case, the code
+will also get its child nodes registered. In the Tegra case, the code
can look something like this:
static void __init harmony_init_machine(void)
diff --git a/Documentation/dynamic-debug-howto.txt b/Documentation/dynamic-debug-howto.txt
index 72322c6d7352..1bbdcfcf1f13 100644
--- a/Documentation/dynamic-debug-howto.txt
+++ b/Documentation/dynamic-debug-howto.txt
@@ -279,7 +279,7 @@ The dyndbg option is a "fake" module parameter, which means:
- modules do not need to define it explicitly
- every module gets it tacitly, whether they use pr_debug or not
-- it doesnt appear in /sys/module/$module/parameters/
+- it doesn't appear in /sys/module/$module/parameters/
To see it, grep the control file, or inspect /proc/cmdline.
For CONFIG_DYNAMIC_DEBUG kernels, any settings given at boot-time (or
diff --git a/Documentation/early-userspace/README b/Documentation/early-userspace/README
index e35d83052192..661a73fad399 100644
--- a/Documentation/early-userspace/README
+++ b/Documentation/early-userspace/README
@@ -71,7 +71,7 @@ can really be interpreted as any legal argument to
gen_initramfs_list.sh. If a directory is specified as an argument then
the contents are scanned, uid/gid translation is performed, and
usr/gen_init_cpio file directives are output. If a directory is
-specified as an arugemnt to scripts/gen_initramfs_list.sh then the
+specified as an argument to scripts/gen_initramfs_list.sh then the
contents of the file are simply copied to the output. All of the output
directives from directory scanning and file contents copying are
processed by usr/gen_init_cpio.
diff --git a/Documentation/fb/cirrusfb.txt b/Documentation/fb/cirrusfb.txt
index f9436843e998..f75950d330a4 100644
--- a/Documentation/fb/cirrusfb.txt
+++ b/Documentation/fb/cirrusfb.txt
@@ -55,7 +55,7 @@ Version 1.9.4.4
* Overhaul color register routines.
* Associated with the above, console colors are now obtained from a LUT
called 'palette' instead of from the VGA registers. This code was
- modeled after that in atyfb and matroxfb.
+ modelled after that in atyfb and matroxfb.
* Code cleanup, add comments.
* Overhaul SR07 handling.
* Bug fixes.
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/jfs.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/jfs.txt
index f7433355394a..41fd757997b3 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/jfs.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/jfs.txt
@@ -42,7 +42,7 @@ nodiscard(*) block device when blocks are freed. This is useful for SSD
devices and sparse/thinly-provisioned LUNs. The FITRIM ioctl
command is also available together with the nodiscard option.
The value of minlen specifies the minimum blockcount, when
- a TRIM command to the block device is considered usefull.
+ a TRIM command to the block device is considered useful.
When no value is given to the discard option, it defaults to
64 blocks, which means 256KiB in JFS.
The minlen value of discard overrides the minlen value given
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/qnx6.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/qnx6.txt
index e59f2f09f56e..99e90184a72f 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/qnx6.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/qnx6.txt
@@ -148,7 +148,7 @@ smaller than addressing space in the bitmap.
Bitmap system area
------------------
-The bitmap itself is devided into three parts.
+The bitmap itself is divided into three parts.
First the system area, that is split into two halfs.
Then userspace.
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/vfat.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/vfat.txt
index 4a93e98b290a..aa1f459fa6cf 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/vfat.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/vfat.txt
@@ -307,7 +307,7 @@ the following:
<proceeding files...>
<slot #3, id = 0x43, characters = "h is long">
- <slot #2, id = 0x02, characters = "xtension whic">
+ <slot #2, id = 0x02, characters = "xtension which">
<slot #1, id = 0x01, characters = "My Big File.E">
<directory entry, name = "MYBIGFIL.EXT">
diff --git a/Documentation/kdump/kdump.txt b/Documentation/kdump/kdump.txt
index bec123e466ae..88d5a863712a 100644
--- a/Documentation/kdump/kdump.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kdump/kdump.txt
@@ -442,14 +442,6 @@ format. Crash is available on Dave Anderson's site at the following URL:
http://people.redhat.com/~anderson/
-To Do
-=====
-
-1) Provide relocatable kernels for all architectures to help in maintaining
- multiple kernels for crash_dump, and the same kernel as the system kernel
- can be used to capture the dump.
-
-
Contact
=======
diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-doc-nano-HOWTO.txt b/Documentation/kernel-doc-nano-HOWTO.txt
index 99b57abddf8a..acbc1a3d0d91 100644
--- a/Documentation/kernel-doc-nano-HOWTO.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kernel-doc-nano-HOWTO.txt
@@ -142,9 +142,10 @@ are:
- Makefile
- The targets 'sgmldocs', 'psdocs', 'pdfdocs', and 'htmldocs' are used
- to build DocBook files, PostScript files, PDF files, and html files
- in Documentation/DocBook.
+ The targets 'xmldocs', 'psdocs', 'pdfdocs', and 'htmldocs' are used
+ to build XML DocBook files, PostScript files, PDF files, and html files
+ in Documentation/DocBook. The older target 'sgmldocs' is equivalent
+ to 'xmldocs'.
- Documentation/DocBook/Makefile
@@ -158,8 +159,8 @@ If you just want to read the ready-made books on the various
subsystems (see Documentation/DocBook/*.tmpl), just type 'make
psdocs', or 'make pdfdocs', or 'make htmldocs', depending on your
preference. If you would rather read a different format, you can type
-'make sgmldocs' and then use DocBook tools to convert
-Documentation/DocBook/*.sgml to a format of your choice (for example,
+'make xmldocs' and then use DocBook tools to convert
+Documentation/DocBook/*.xml to a format of your choice (for example,
'db2html ...' if 'make htmldocs' was not defined).
If you want to see man pages instead, you can do this:
diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-per-CPU-kthreads.txt b/Documentation/kernel-per-CPU-kthreads.txt
index 5f39ef55c6f6..32351bfabf20 100644
--- a/Documentation/kernel-per-CPU-kthreads.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kernel-per-CPU-kthreads.txt
@@ -232,7 +232,7 @@ Purpose: Offload RCU callbacks from the corresponding CPU.
To reduce its OS jitter, do at least one of the following:
1. Use affinity, cgroups, or other mechanism to force these kthreads
to execute on some other CPU.
-2. Build with CONFIG_RCU_NOCB_CPUS=n, which will prevent these
+2. Build with CONFIG_RCU_NOCB_CPU=n, which will prevent these
kthreads from being created in the first place. However, please
note that this will not eliminate OS jitter, but will instead
shift it to RCU_SOFTIRQ.
diff --git a/Documentation/laptops/dslm.c b/Documentation/laptops/dslm.c
index 72ff290c5fc6..d5dd2d4b04d8 100644
--- a/Documentation/laptops/dslm.c
+++ b/Documentation/laptops/dslm.c
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
* dslm.c
* Simple Disk Sleep Monitor
* by Bartek Kania
- * Licenced under the GPL
+ * Licensed under the GPL
*/
#include <unistd.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
diff --git a/Documentation/media-framework.txt b/Documentation/media-framework.txt
index 77bd0a42f19d..eeced24e56af 100644
--- a/Documentation/media-framework.txt
+++ b/Documentation/media-framework.txt
@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@ Abstract media device model
Discovering a device internal topology, and configuring it at runtime, is one
of the goals of the media framework. To achieve this, hardware devices are
-modeled as an oriented graph of building blocks called entities connected
+modelled as an oriented graph of building blocks called entities connected
through pads.
An entity is a basic media hardware building block. It can correspond to
diff --git a/Documentation/metag/kernel-ABI.txt b/Documentation/metag/kernel-ABI.txt
index 7b8dee83b9c1..628216603198 100644
--- a/Documentation/metag/kernel-ABI.txt
+++ b/Documentation/metag/kernel-ABI.txt
@@ -189,7 +189,7 @@ call:
64-bit arguments are placed in matching pairs of registers (i.e. the same
register number in both D0 and D1 units), with the least significant half in D0
-and the most significant half in D1, leaving a gap where necessary. Futher
+and the most significant half in D1, leaving a gap where necessary. Further
arguments are stored on the stack in reverse order (earlier arguments at higher
addresses):
diff --git a/Documentation/misc-devices/mei/mei.txt b/Documentation/misc-devices/mei/mei.txt
index 6ec702950719..15bba1aeba9a 100644
--- a/Documentation/misc-devices/mei/mei.txt
+++ b/Documentation/misc-devices/mei/mei.txt
@@ -120,7 +120,7 @@ The Intel MEI Driver supports the following IOCTL command:
Notes:
max_msg_length (MTU) in client properties describes the maximum
data that can be sent or received. (e.g. if MTU=2K, can send
- requests up to bytes 2k and received responses upto 2k bytes).
+ requests up to bytes 2k and received responses up to 2k bytes).
Intel ME Applications:
==============
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/ieee802154.txt b/Documentation/networking/ieee802154.txt
index 67a9cb259d40..09eb57329f11 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/ieee802154.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/ieee802154.txt
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
Introduction
============
The IEEE 802.15.4 working group focuses on standartization of bottom
-two layers: Medium Accsess Control (MAC) and Physical (PHY). And there
+two layers: Medium Access Control (MAC) and Physical (PHY). And there
are mainly two options available for upper layers:
- ZigBee - proprietary protocol from ZigBee Alliance
- 6LowPAN - IPv6 networking over low rate personal area networks
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.txt b/Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.txt
index 3458d6343e01..aa68f3c630c0 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.txt
@@ -183,7 +183,7 @@ tcp_early_retrans - INTEGER
for triggering fast retransmit when the amount of outstanding data is
small and when no previously unsent data can be transmitted (such
that limited transmit could be used). Also controls the use of
- Tail loss probe (TLP) that converts RTOs occuring due to tail
+ Tail loss probe (TLP) that converts RTOs occurring due to tail
losses into fast recovery (draft-dukkipati-tcpm-tcp-loss-probe-01).
Possible values:
0 disables ER
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/netlink_mmap.txt b/Documentation/networking/netlink_mmap.txt
index 1c2dab409625..9bd0f5211e9a 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/netlink_mmap.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/netlink_mmap.txt
@@ -54,7 +54,7 @@ it will use an allocated socket buffer as usual and the contents will be
copied to the ring on transmission, nullifying most of the performance gains.
Dumps of kernel databases automatically support memory mapped I/O.
-Conversion of the transmit path involves changing message contruction to
+Conversion of the transmit path involves changing message construction to
use memory from the TX ring instead of (usually) a buffer declared on the
stack and setting up the frame header approriately. Optionally poll() can
be used to wait for free frames in the TX ring.
@@ -65,8 +65,8 @@ Structured and definitions for using memory mapped I/O are contained in
RX and TX rings
----------------
-Each ring contains a number of continous memory blocks, containing frames of
-fixed size dependant on the parameters used for ring setup.
+Each ring contains a number of continuous memory blocks, containing frames of
+fixed size dependent on the parameters used for ring setup.
Ring: [ block 0 ]
[ frame 0 ]
@@ -80,7 +80,7 @@ Ring: [ block 0 ]
[ frame 2 * n + 1 ]
The blocks are only visible to the kernel, from the point of view of user-space
-the ring just contains the frames in a continous memory zone.
+the ring just contains the frames in a continuous memory zone.
The ring parameters used for setting up the ring are defined as follows:
@@ -91,7 +91,7 @@ struct nl_mmap_req {
unsigned int nm_frame_nr;
};
-Frames are grouped into blocks, where each block is a continous region of memory
+Frames are grouped into blocks, where each block is a continuous region of memory
and holds nm_block_size / nm_frame_size frames. The total number of frames in
the ring is nm_frame_nr. The following invariants hold:
@@ -113,7 +113,7 @@ Some parameters are constrained, specifically:
- nm_frame_nr must equal the actual number of frames as specified above.
-When the kernel can't allocate phsyically continous memory for a ring block,
+When the kernel can't allocate physically continuous memory for a ring block,
it will fall back to use physically discontinous memory. This might affect
performance negatively, in order to avoid this the nm_frame_size parameter
should be chosen to be as small as possible for the required frame size and
diff --git a/Documentation/pinctrl.txt b/Documentation/pinctrl.txt
index c5948c7d662a..052e13af2d38 100644
--- a/Documentation/pinctrl.txt
+++ b/Documentation/pinctrl.txt
@@ -291,7 +291,7 @@ Since the pin controller subsystem have its pinspace local to the pin
controller we need a mapping so that the pin control subsystem can figure out
which pin controller handles control of a certain GPIO pin. Since a single
pin controller may be muxing several GPIO ranges (typically SoCs that have
-one set of pins but internally several GPIO silicon blocks, each modeled as
+one set of pins but internally several GPIO silicon blocks, each modelled as
a struct gpio_chip) any number of GPIO ranges can be added to a pin controller
instance like this:
diff --git a/Documentation/sysctl/net.txt b/Documentation/sysctl/net.txt
index 98335b7a5337..6f1c201319de 100644
--- a/Documentation/sysctl/net.txt
+++ b/Documentation/sysctl/net.txt
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-Documentation for /proc/sys/net/* kernel version 2.4.0-test11-pre4
+Documentation for /proc/sys/net/*
(c) 1999 Terrehon Bowden <terrehon@pacbell.net>
Bodo Bauer <bb@ricochet.net>
(c) 2000 Jorge Nerin <comandante@zaralinux.com>
@@ -9,10 +9,10 @@ For general info and legal blurb, please look in README.
==============================================================
This file contains the documentation for the sysctl files in
-/proc/sys/net and is valid for Linux kernel version 2.4.0-test11-pre4.
+/proc/sys/net
The interface to the networking parts of the kernel is located in
-/proc/sys/net. The following table shows all possible subdirectories.You may
+/proc/sys/net. The following table shows all possible subdirectories. You may
see only some of them, depending on your kernel's configuration.
diff --git a/Documentation/thermal/exynos_thermal_emulation b/Documentation/thermal/exynos_thermal_emulation
index 36a3e79c1203..b15efec6ca28 100644
--- a/Documentation/thermal/exynos_thermal_emulation
+++ b/Documentation/thermal/exynos_thermal_emulation
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ When it's enabled, sysfs node will be created as
The sysfs node, 'emul_node', will contain value 0 for the initial state. When you input any
temperature you want to update to sysfs node, it automatically enable emulation mode and
current temperature will be changed into it.
-(Exynos also supports user changable delay time which would be used to delay of
+(Exynos also supports user changeable delay time which would be used to delay of
changing temperature. However, this node only uses same delay of real sensing time, 938us.)
Exynos emulation mode requires synchronous of value changing and enabling. It means when you
diff --git a/Documentation/video4linux/si476x.txt b/Documentation/video4linux/si476x.txt
index d1a08db2cbd9..2f9b4875ab8a 100644
--- a/Documentation/video4linux/si476x.txt
+++ b/Documentation/video4linux/si476x.txt
@@ -166,7 +166,7 @@ The drivers exposes following files:
--------------------------------------------------------------------
0x21 | dev | Frequency deviation
--------------------------------------------------------------------
- 0x24 | assi | Adjascent channel SSI
+ 0x24 | assi | Adjacent channel SSI
--------------------------------------------------------------------
0x25 | usn | Ultrasonic noise indicator
--------------------------------------------------------------------
diff --git a/Documentation/video4linux/soc-camera.txt b/Documentation/video4linux/soc-camera.txt
index f62fcdbc8b9f..daa9e2ac162c 100644
--- a/Documentation/video4linux/soc-camera.txt
+++ b/Documentation/video4linux/soc-camera.txt
@@ -116,7 +116,7 @@ VIDIOC_S_FMT: sets user window. Should preserve previously set sensor window as
much as possible by modifying scaling factors. If the sensor window cannot be
preserved precisely, it may be changed too.
-In soc-camera there are two locations, where scaling and cropping can taks
+In soc-camera there are two locations, where scaling and cropping can take
place: in the camera driver and in the host driver. User ioctls are first passed
to the host driver, which then generally passes them down to the camera driver.
It is more efficient to perform scaling and cropping in the camera driver to
diff --git a/Documentation/virtual/kvm/api.txt b/Documentation/virtual/kvm/api.txt
index 66dd2aa53ba4..ef925eaa1460 100644
--- a/Documentation/virtual/kvm/api.txt
+++ b/Documentation/virtual/kvm/api.txt
@@ -1684,7 +1684,7 @@ The parameter is defined like this:
This ioctl maps the memory at "user_addr" with the length "length" to
the vcpu's address space starting at "vcpu_addr". All parameters need to
-be alligned by 1 megabyte.
+be aligned by 1 megabyte.
4.66 KVM_S390_UCAS_UNMAP
@@ -1704,7 +1704,7 @@ The parameter is defined like this:
This ioctl unmaps the memory in the vcpu's address space starting at
"vcpu_addr" with the length "length". The field "user_addr" is ignored.
-All parameters need to be alligned by 1 megabyte.
+All parameters need to be aligned by 1 megabyte.
4.67 KVM_S390_VCPU_FAULT
@@ -1989,7 +1989,7 @@ Returns: 0 on success, -1 on error
This populates and returns a structure describing the features of
the "Server" class MMU emulation supported by KVM.
-This can in turn be used by userspace to generate the appropariate
+This can in turn be used by userspace to generate the appropriate
device-tree properties for the guest operating system.
The structure contains some global informations, followed by an
@@ -2036,7 +2036,7 @@ be OR'ed into the "vsid" argument of the slbmte instruction.
The "enc" array is a list which for each of those segment base page
size provides the list of supported actual page sizes (which can be
only larger or equal to the base page size), along with the
-corresponding encoding in the hash PTE. Similarily, the array is
+corresponding encoding in the hash PTE. Similarly, the array is
8 entries sorted by increasing sizes and an entry with a "0" shift
is an empty entry and a terminator:
diff --git a/Documentation/vm/pagemap.txt b/Documentation/vm/pagemap.txt
index fd7c3cfddd8e..5948e455c4d2 100644
--- a/Documentation/vm/pagemap.txt
+++ b/Documentation/vm/pagemap.txt
@@ -148,5 +148,5 @@ once.
Other notes:
Reading from any of the files will return -EINVAL if you are not starting
-the read on an 8-byte boundary (e.g., if you seeked an odd number of bytes
+the read on an 8-byte boundary (e.g., if you sought an odd number of bytes
into the file), or if the size of the read is not a multiple of 8 bytes.
diff --git a/Documentation/w1/slaves/w1_ds28e04 b/Documentation/w1/slaves/w1_ds28e04
index 85bc9a7e02fe..7819b65cfa48 100644
--- a/Documentation/w1/slaves/w1_ds28e04
+++ b/Documentation/w1/slaves/w1_ds28e04
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ Memory Access
A write operation on the "eeprom" file writes the given byte sequence
to the EEPROM of the DS28E04. If CRC checking mode is enabled only
- fully alligned blocks of 32 bytes with valid CRC16 values (in bytes 30
+ fully aligned blocks of 32 bytes with valid CRC16 values (in bytes 30
and 31) are allowed to be written.
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