|author||Michael Witten <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2011-07-14 17:53:54 +0000|
|committer||Michael Witten <email@example.com>||2011-08-02 21:34:30 +0000|
Docs: MSI-HOWTO: Use the subjunctive, and change `can' to `may'
Signed-off-by: Michael Witten <firstname.lastname@example.org> Acked-by: Matthew Wilcox <email@example.com> Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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1 files changed, 1 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/PCI/MSI-HOWTO.txt b/Documentation/PCI/MSI-HOWTO.txt
index 3f5e0b09bed5..43ffff1b5618 100644
@@ -45,7 +45,7 @@ arrived in memory (this becomes more likely with devices behind PCI-PCI
bridges). In order to ensure that all the data has arrived in memory,
the interrupt handler must read a register on the device which raised
the interrupt. PCI transaction ordering rules require that all the data
-arrives in memory before the value can be returned from the register.
+arrive in memory before the value may be returned from the register.
Using MSIs avoids this problem as the interrupt-generating write cannot
pass the data writes, so by the time the interrupt is raised, the driver
knows that all the data has arrived in memory.