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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2014-01-22 21:21:55 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2014-01-22 21:21:55 -0800
commitbb1281f2aae08e5ef23eb0692c8833e95579cdf2 (patch)
treee00abd368a90eb947df37ba1e6082c864635cb80 /Documentation
parent4988abf1749241bc80600a6b3283d03898d2717c (diff)
parentc04e7da0133fbe7f799b9356982371d228df9994 (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 rocket science stuff from trivial.git" * 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jikos/trivial: (39 commits) neighbour.h: fix comment sched: Fix warning on make htmldocs caused by wait.h slab: struct kmem_cache is protected by slab_mutex doc: Fix typo in USB Gadget Documentation of/Kconfig: Spelling s/one/once/ mkregtable: Fix sscanf handling lp5523, lp8501: comment improvements thermal: rcar: comment spelling treewide: fix comments and printk msgs IXP4xx: remove '1 &&' from a condition check in ixp4xx_restart() Documentation: update /proc/uptime field description Documentation: Fix size parameter for snprintf arm: fix comment header and macro name asm-generic: uaccess: Spelling s/a ny/any/ mtd: onenand: fix comment header doc: driver-model/platform.txt: fix a typo drivers: fix typo in DEVTMPFS_MOUNT Kconfig help text doc: Fix typo (acces_process_vm -> access_process_vm) treewide: Fix typos in printk drivers/gpu/drm/qxl/Kconfig: reformat the help text ...
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
18 files changed, 27 insertions, 40 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/.gitignore b/Documentation/DocBook/.gitignore
index 720f245ceb1f..7ebd5465d927 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/.gitignore
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/.gitignore
@@ -10,5 +10,6 @@
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/Makefile b/Documentation/DocBook/Makefile
index bc3d9f8c0a90..0f9c6ff41aac 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/Makefile
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/Makefile
@@ -54,6 +54,7 @@ htmldocs: $(HTML)
MAN := $(patsubst %.xml, %.9, $(BOOKS))
mandocs: $(MAN)
+ $(if $(wildcard $(obj)/man/*.9),gzip -f $(obj)/man/*.9)
installmandocs: mandocs
mkdir -p /usr/local/man/man9/
@@ -145,7 +146,7 @@ build_main_index = rm -rf $(main_idx); \
cat $(HTML) >> $(main_idx)
quiet_cmd_db2html = HTML $@
- cmd_db2html = xmlto xhtml $(XMLTOFLAGS) -o $(patsubst %.html,%,$@) $< && \
+ cmd_db2html = xmlto html $(XMLTOFLAGS) -o $(patsubst %.html,%,$@) $< && \
echo '<a HREF="$(patsubst %.html,%,$(notdir $@))/index.html"> \
$(patsubst %.html,%,$(notdir $@))</a><p>' > $@
@@ -159,7 +160,7 @@ quiet_cmd_db2html = HTML $@
cp $(PNG-$(basename $(notdir $@))) $(patsubst %.html,%,$@); fi
quiet_cmd_db2man = MAN $@
- cmd_db2man = if grep -q refentry $<; then xmlto man $(XMLTOFLAGS) -o $(obj)/man $< ; gzip -f $(obj)/man/*.9; fi
+ cmd_db2man = if grep -q refentry $<; then xmlto man $(XMLTOFLAGS) -o $(obj)/man $< ; fi
%.9 : %.xml
@(which xmlto > /dev/null 2>&1) || \
(echo "*** You need to install xmlto ***"; \
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/kernel-api.tmpl b/Documentation/DocBook/kernel-api.tmpl
index f75ab4c1b281..ecfd0ea40661 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/kernel-api.tmpl
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/kernel-api.tmpl
@@ -109,6 +109,7 @@ X!Ilib/string.c
<sect1><title>The Slab Cache</title>
<sect1><title>User Space Memory Access</title>
diff --git a/Documentation/IRQ-domain.txt b/Documentation/IRQ-domain.txt
index 9bc95942ec22..03df71aeb38c 100644
--- a/Documentation/IRQ-domain.txt
+++ b/Documentation/IRQ-domain.txt
@@ -141,7 +141,7 @@ will use a legacy domain only if an IRQ range is supplied by the
system and will otherwise use a linear domain mapping. The semantics
of this call are such that if an IRQ range is specified then
descriptors will be allocated on-the-fly for it, and if no range is
-specified it will fall through to irq_domain_add_linear() which meand
+specified it will fall through to irq_domain_add_linear() which means
*no* irq descriptors will be allocated.
A typical use case for simple domains is where an irqchip provider
diff --git a/Documentation/driver-model/platform.txt b/Documentation/driver-model/platform.txt
index 41f41632ee55..07795ec51cde 100644
--- a/Documentation/driver-model/platform.txt
+++ b/Documentation/driver-model/platform.txt
@@ -48,7 +48,7 @@ struct platform_driver {
struct device_driver driver;
-Note that probe() should general verify that the specified device hardware
+Note that probe() should in general verify that the specified device hardware
actually exists; sometimes platform setup code can't be sure. The probing
can use device resources, including clocks, and device platform_data.
diff --git a/Documentation/efi-stub.txt b/Documentation/efi-stub.txt
index 44e6bb6ead10..c628788d5b47 100644
--- a/Documentation/efi-stub.txt
+++ b/Documentation/efi-stub.txt
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ The EFI boot stub is enabled with the CONFIG_EFI_STUB kernel option.
**** How to install bzImage.efi
The bzImage located in arch/x86/boot/bzImage must be copied to the EFI
-System Partiion (ESP) and renamed with the extension ".efi". Without
+System Partition (ESP) and renamed with the extension ".efi". Without
the extension the EFI firmware loader will refuse to execute it. It's
not possible to execute bzImage.efi from the usual Linux file systems
because EFI firmware doesn't have support for them.
diff --git a/Documentation/email-clients.txt b/Documentation/email-clients.txt
index 860c29a472ad..e9f5daccbd02 100644
--- a/Documentation/email-clients.txt
+++ b/Documentation/email-clients.txt
@@ -104,7 +104,7 @@ Then from the "Message" menu item, select insert file and choose your patch.
As an added bonus you can customise the message creation toolbar menu
and put the "insert file" icon there.
-Make the the composer window wide enough so that no lines wrap. As of
+Make the composer window wide enough so that no lines wrap. As of
KMail 1.13.5 (KDE 4.5.4), KMail will apply word wrapping when sending
the email if the lines wrap in the composer window. Having word wrapping
disabled in the Options menu isn't enough. Thus, if your patch has very
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/Locking b/Documentation/filesystems/Locking
index fe7afe225381..5b0c083d7c0e 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/Locking
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/Locking
@@ -544,7 +544,7 @@ like the ->fault() handler, but simply return with VM_FAULT_NOPAGE, which
will cause the VM to retry the fault.
->access() is called when get_user_pages() fails in
-acces_process_vm(), typically used to debug a process through
+access_process_vm(), typically used to debug a process through
/proc/pid/mem or ptrace. This function is needed only for
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt
index 8533f5f9bb2d..31f76178c987 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt
@@ -547,7 +547,7 @@ Table 1-5: Kernel info in /proc
sys See chapter 2
sysvipc Info of SysVIPC Resources (msg, sem, shm) (2.4)
tty Info of tty drivers
- uptime System uptime
+ uptime Wall clock since boot, combined idle time of all cpus
version Kernel version
video bttv info of video resources (2.4)
vmallocinfo Show vmalloced areas
diff --git a/Documentation/io-mapping.txt b/Documentation/io-mapping.txt
index 473e43b2d588..5ca78426f54c 100644
--- a/Documentation/io-mapping.txt
+++ b/Documentation/io-mapping.txt
@@ -38,7 +38,7 @@ maps are more efficient:
void io_mapping_unmap_atomic(void *vaddr)
- 'vaddr' must be the the value returned by the last
+ 'vaddr' must be the value returned by the last
io_mapping_map_atomic_wc call. This unmaps the specified
page and allows the task to sleep once again.
diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
index 4252af6ffda1..f085a61a1edd 100644
--- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -515,7 +515,14 @@ bytes respectively. Such letter suffixes can also be entirely omitted.
cgroup_disable= [KNL] Disable a particular controller
Format: {name of the controller(s) to disable}
- {Currently supported controllers - "memory"}
+ The effects of cgroup_disable=foo are:
+ - foo isn't auto-mounted if you mount all cgroups in
+ a single hierarchy
+ - foo isn't visible as an individually mountable
+ subsystem
+ {Currently only "memory" controller deal with this and
+ cut the overhead, others just disable the usage. So
+ only cgroup_disable=memory is actually worthy}
checkreqprot [SELINUX] Set initial checkreqprot flag value.
Format: { "0" | "1" }
diff --git a/Documentation/laptops/hpfall.c b/Documentation/laptops/hpfall.c
index a4a8fc5d05d4..b85dbbac0499 100644
--- a/Documentation/laptops/hpfall.c
+++ b/Documentation/laptops/hpfall.c
@@ -29,7 +29,7 @@ int set_unload_heads_path(char *device)
return -EINVAL;
strncpy(devname, device + 5, sizeof(devname));
- snprintf(unload_heads_path, sizeof(unload_heads_path),
+ snprintf(unload_heads_path, sizeof(unload_heads_path) - 1,
"/sys/block/%s/device/unload_heads", devname);
return 0;
diff --git a/Documentation/md.txt b/Documentation/md.txt
index fbb2fcbf16b6..f925666e4342 100644
--- a/Documentation/md.txt
+++ b/Documentation/md.txt
@@ -533,7 +533,7 @@ also have
found. The count in 'mismatch_cnt' is the number of sectors
that were re-written, or (for 'check') would have been
re-written. As most raid levels work in units of pages rather
- than sectors, this my be larger than the number of actual errors
+ than sectors, this may be larger than the number of actual errors
by a factor of the number of sectors in a page.
diff --git a/Documentation/rfkill.txt b/Documentation/rfkill.txt
index 03c9d9299c6b..f430004df73c 100644
--- a/Documentation/rfkill.txt
+++ b/Documentation/rfkill.txt
@@ -71,7 +71,7 @@ To create an rfkill driver, driver's Kconfig needs to have
depends on RFKILL || !RFKILL
to ensure the driver cannot be built-in when rfkill is modular. The !RFKILL
-case allows the driver to be built when rfkill is not configured, which which
+case allows the driver to be built when rfkill is not configured, which
case all rfkill API can still be used but will be provided by static inlines
which compile to almost nothing.
diff --git a/Documentation/rt-mutex-design.txt b/Documentation/rt-mutex-design.txt
index a5bcd7f5c33f..8666070d3189 100644
--- a/Documentation/rt-mutex-design.txt
+++ b/Documentation/rt-mutex-design.txt
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@ is something called unbounded priority inversion. That is when the high
priority process is prevented from running by a lower priority process for
an undetermined amount of time.
-The classic example of unbounded priority inversion is were you have three
+The classic example of unbounded priority inversion is where you have three
processes, let's call them processes A, B, and C, where A is the highest
priority process, C is the lowest, and B is in between. A tries to grab a lock
that C owns and must wait and lets C run to release the lock. But in the
diff --git a/Documentation/static-keys.txt b/Documentation/static-keys.txt
index 9f5263d3152c..c4407a41b0fc 100644
--- a/Documentation/static-keys.txt
+++ b/Documentation/static-keys.txt
@@ -116,7 +116,7 @@ The branch(es) can then be switched via:
Thus, 'static_key_slow_inc()' means 'make the branch true', and
-'static_key_slow_dec()' means 'make the the branch false' with appropriate
+'static_key_slow_dec()' means 'make the branch false' with appropriate
reference counting. For example, if the key is initialized true, a
static_key_slow_dec(), will switch the branch to false. And a subsequent
static_key_slow_inc(), will change the branch back to true. Likewise, if the
@@ -236,7 +236,7 @@ label case adds:
If we then include the padding bytes, the jump label code saves, 16 total bytes
of instruction memory for this small function. In this case the non-jump label
-function is 80 bytes long. Thus, we have have saved 20% of the instruction
+function is 80 bytes long. Thus, we have saved 20% of the instruction
footprint. We can in fact improve this even further, since the 5-byte no-op
really can be a 2-byte no-op since we can reach the branch with a 2-byte jmp.
However, we have not yet implemented optimal no-op sizes (they are currently
diff --git a/Documentation/usb/gadget_multi.txt b/Documentation/usb/gadget_multi.txt
index 80f4ef0eb75b..7d66a8636cb5 100644
--- a/Documentation/usb/gadget_multi.txt
+++ b/Documentation/usb/gadget_multi.txt
@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@ A CDC ECM (Ethernet) function may be turned on via a Kconfig option
and RNDIS can be turned off. If they are both enabled the gadget will
have two configurations -- one with RNDIS and another with CDC ECM[3].
-Please not that if you use non-standard configuration (that is enable
+Please note that if you use non-standard configuration (that is enable
CDC ECM) you may need to change vendor and/or product ID.
* Host drivers
diff --git a/Documentation/x86/x86_64/boot-options.txt b/Documentation/x86/x86_64/boot-options.txt
index 1228b22e142b..5223479291a2 100644
--- a/Documentation/x86/x86_64/boot-options.txt
+++ b/Documentation/x86/x86_64/boot-options.txt
@@ -78,14 +78,6 @@ APICs
no_timer_check Don't check the IO-APIC timer. This can work around
problems with incorrect timer initialization on some boards.
- apicmaintimer Run time keeping from the local APIC timer instead
- of using the PIT/HPET interrupt for this. This is useful
- when the PIT/HPET interrupts are unreliable.
- noapicmaintimer Don't do time keeping using the APIC timer.
- Useful when this option was auto selected, but doesn't work.
Do APIC timer calibration using the pmtimer. Implies
apicmaintimer. Useful when your PIT timer is totally
@@ -144,11 +136,6 @@ Non Executable Mappings
on Enable(default)
off Disable
- additional_cpus=NUM Allow NUM more CPUs for hotplug
- (defaults are specified by the BIOS, see Documentation/x86/x86_64/cpu-hotplug-spec)
numa=off Only set up a single NUMA node spanning all memory.
@@ -289,16 +276,6 @@ Debugging
kstack=N Print N words from the kernel stack in oops dumps.
- pagefaulttrace Dump all page faults. Only useful for extreme debugging
- and will create a lot of output.
- call_trace=[old|both|newfallback|new]
- old: use old inexact backtracer
- new: use new exact dwarf2 unwinder
- both: print entries from both
- newfallback: use new unwinder but fall back to old if it gets
- stuck (default)

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