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96 files changed, 142 insertions, 151 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>
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
@@ -1154,7 +1154,7 @@ int max_width, max_height;</synopsis>
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>
<entry align="char">FE_HAS_SYNC</entry>
-<entry align="char">Syncronization bytes was found</entry>
+<entry align="char">Synchronization bytes was found</entry>
<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>
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 @@
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).
- 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)
- Count of times readahead occured.
+ Count of times readahead occurred.
@@ -362,7 +362,7 @@ unregister
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.
@@ -417,7 +417,7 @@ freelist_percent
- Number of errors that have occured, decayed by io_error_halflife.
+ Number of errors that have occurred, decayed by io_error_halflife.
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
-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.
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
* 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:
-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.
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
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:
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 @@
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.
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.
@@ -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.
@@ -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.
PIO Access
diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index e5e3ba085191..170ed7c159f4 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -794,7 +794,7 @@ PHONY += $(vmlinux-dirs)
$(vmlinux-dirs): prepare scripts
$(Q)$(MAKE) $(build)=$@
-# Store (new) KERNELRELASE string in include/config/kernel.release
+# Store (new) KERNELRELEASE string in include/config/kernel.release
include/config/kernel.release: include/config/auto.conf FORCE
$(Q)rm -f $@
$(Q)echo "$(KERNELVERSION)$$($(CONFIG_SHELL) $(srctree)/scripts/setlocalversion $(srctree))" > $@
diff --git a/arch/frv/kernel/pm.c b/arch/frv/kernel/pm.c
index 0b579927439d..ac767d94a880 100644
--- a/arch/frv/kernel/pm.c
+++ b/arch/frv/kernel/pm.c
@@ -150,7 +150,7 @@ static int user_atoi(char __user *ubuf, size_t len)
* Send us to sleep.
-static int sysctl_pm_do_suspend(ctl_table *ctl, int write,
+static int sysctl_pm_do_suspend(struct ctl_table *ctl, int write,
void __user *buffer, size_t *lenp, loff_t *fpos)
int mode;
@@ -197,7 +197,7 @@ static int try_set_cmode(int new_cmode)
-static int cmode_procctl(ctl_table *ctl, int write,
+static int cmode_procctl(struct ctl_table *ctl, int write,
void __user *buffer, size_t *lenp, loff_t *fpos)
int new_cmode;
@@ -269,7 +269,7 @@ static int try_set_cm(int new_cm)
return 0;
-static int p0_procctl(ctl_table *ctl, int write,
+static int p0_procctl(struct ctl_table *ctl, int write,
void __user *buffer, size_t *lenp, loff_t *fpos)
int new_p0;
@@ -282,7 +282,7 @@ static int p0_procctl(ctl_table *ctl, int write,
return try_set_p0(new_p0)?:*lenp;
-static int cm_procctl(ctl_table *ctl, int write,
+static int cm_procctl(struct ctl_table *ctl, int write,
void __user *buffer, size_t *lenp, loff_t *fpos)
int new_cm;
diff --git a/arch/frv/kernel/sysctl.c b/arch/frv/kernel/sysctl.c
index 6c155d69da29..f4dfae2c75ad 100644
--- a/arch/frv/kernel/sysctl.c
+++ b/arch/frv/kernel/sysctl.c
@@ -46,7 +46,7 @@ static void frv_change_dcache_mode(unsigned long newmode)
* handle requests to dynamically switch the write caching mode delivered by /proc
-static int procctl_frv_cachemode(ctl_table *table, int write,
+static int procctl_frv_cachemode(struct ctl_table *table, int write,
void __user *buffer, size_t *lenp,
loff_t *ppos)
@@ -121,7 +121,7 @@ static int procctl_frv_cachemode(ctl_table *table, int write,
* permit the mm_struct the nominated process is using have its MMU context ID pinned
-static int procctl_frv_pin_cxnr(ctl_table *table, int write,
+static int procctl_frv_pin_cxnr(struct ctl_table *table, int write,
void __user *buffer, size_t *lenp,
loff_t *ppos)
diff --git a/arch/powerpc/relocs_check.pl b/arch/powerpc/relocs_check.pl
index 7f5b83808862..3f46e8b9c56d 100755
--- a/arch/powerpc/relocs_check.pl
+++ b/arch/powerpc/relocs_check.pl
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@
# as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version
# 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
-# This script checks the relcoations of a vmlinux for "suspicious"
+# This script checks the relocations of a vmlinux for "suspicious"
# relocations.
use strict;
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@ open(FD, "$objdump -R $vmlinux|") or die;
while (<FD>) {
study $_;
- # Only look at relcoation lines.
+ # Only look at relocation lines.
next if (!/\s+R_/);
# These relocations are okay
@@ -45,7 +45,7 @@ while (<FD>) {
/\bR_PPC_ADDR16_HA\b/ or /\bR_PPC_RELATIVE\b/ or
- # If we see this type of relcoation it's an idication that
+ # If we see this type of relocation it's an idication that
# we /may/ be using an old version of binutils.
if (/R_PPC64_UADDR64/) {
@@ -61,6 +61,6 @@ if ($bad_relocs_count) {
if ($old_binutils) {
- print "WARNING: You need at binutils >= 2.19 to build a ".
+ print "WARNING: You need at least binutils >= 2.19 to build a ".
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/powerflags.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/powerflags.c
index 7b3fe56b1c21..31f0f335ed22 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/powerflags.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/powerflags.c
@@ -11,10 +11,10 @@ const char *const x86_power_flags[32] = {
"fid", /* frequency id control */
"vid", /* voltage id control */
"ttp", /* thermal trip */
- "tm",
- "stc",
- "100mhzsteps",
- "hwpstate",
+ "tm", /* hardware thermal control */
+ "stc", /* software thermal control */
+ "100mhzsteps", /* 100 MHz multiplier control */
+ "hwpstate", /* hardware P-state control */
"", /* tsc invariant mapped to constant_tsc */
"cpb", /* core performance boost */
"eff_freq_ro", /* Readonly aperf/mperf */
diff --git a/drivers/cpufreq/s3c2416-cpufreq.c b/drivers/cpufreq/s3c2416-cpufreq.c
index e35865af96e2..ce5b9fca9c18 100644
--- a/drivers/cpufreq/s3c2416-cpufreq.c
+++ b/drivers/cpufreq/s3c2416-cpufreq.c
@@ -205,7 +205,7 @@ static int s3c2416_cpufreq_leave_dvs(struct s3c2416_data *s3c_freq, int idx)
ret = s3c2416_cpufreq_set_armdiv(s3c_freq,
clk_get_rate(s3c_freq->hclk) / 1000);
if (ret < 0) {
- pr_err("cpufreq: Failed to to set the armdiv to %lukHz: %d\n",
+ pr_err("cpufreq: Failed to set the armdiv to %lukHz: %d\n",
clk_get_rate(s3c_freq->hclk) / 1000, ret);
return ret;
diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_fb_cma_helper.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_fb_cma_helper.c
index 0b5af7d0edb1..c385cc5e730e 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_fb_cma_helper.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/drm_fb_cma_helper.c
@@ -92,7 +92,7 @@ static struct drm_fb_cma *drm_fb_cma_alloc(struct drm_device *dev,
ret = drm_framebuffer_init(dev, &fb_cma->fb, &drm_fb_cma_funcs);
if (ret) {
- dev_err(dev->dev, "Failed to initalize framebuffer: %d\n", ret);
+ dev_err(dev->dev, "Failed to initialize framebuffer: %d\n", ret);
return ERR_PTR(ret);
@@ -376,7 +376,7 @@ struct drm_fbdev_cma *drm_fbdev_cma_init(struct drm_device *dev,
ret = drm_fb_helper_initial_config(helper, preferred_bpp);
if (ret < 0) {
- dev_err(dev->dev, "Failed to set inital hw configuration.\n");
+ dev_err(dev->dev, "Failed to set initial hw configuration.\n");
goto err_drm_fb_helper_fini;
diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/radeon_fb.c b/drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/radeon_fb.c
index b1746741bc59..665ced3b7313 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/radeon_fb.c
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/radeon/radeon_fb.c
@@ -230,7 +230,7 @@ static int radeonfb_create(struct drm_fb_helper *helper,
ret = radeon_framebuffer_init(rdev->ddev, &rfbdev->rfb, &mode_cmd, gobj);
if (ret) {
- DRM_ERROR("failed to initalise framebuffer %d\n", ret);
+ DRM_ERROR("failed to initialize framebuffer %d\n", ret);
goto out_unref;
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/ulp/isert/ib_isert.c b/drivers/infiniband/ulp/isert/ib_isert.c
index 41712f096515..2693129055c1 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/ulp/isert/ib_isert.c
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/ulp/isert/ib_isert.c
@@ -1587,7 +1587,7 @@ isert_put_nopin(struct iscsi_cmd *cmd, struct iscsi_conn *conn,
isert_init_tx_hdrs(isert_conn, &isert_cmd->tx_desc);
isert_init_send_wr(isert_cmd, send_wr);
- pr_debug("Posting NOPIN Reponse IB_WR_SEND >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>\n");
+ pr_debug("Posting NOPIN Response IB_WR_SEND >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>\n");
return isert_post_response(isert_conn, isert_cmd);
diff --git a/drivers/input/misc/da9055_onkey.c b/drivers/input/misc/da9055_onkey.c
index ee6ae3a00174..a0af8b2506ce 100644
--- a/drivers/input/misc/da9055_onkey.c
+++ b/drivers/input/misc/da9055_onkey.c
@@ -36,7 +36,7 @@ static void da9055_onkey_query(struct da9055_onkey *onkey)
} else {
key_stat &= DA9055_NOKEY_STS;
- * Onkey status bit is cleared when onkey button is relased.
+ * Onkey status bit is cleared when onkey button is released.
if (!key_stat) {
input_report_key(onkey->input, KEY_POWER, 0);
diff --git a/drivers/lguest/page_tables.c b/drivers/lguest/page_tables.c
index 5b9ac32801c7..a35d8d100165 100644
--- a/drivers/lguest/page_tables.c
+++ b/drivers/lguest/page_tables.c
@@ -70,7 +70,7 @@
* The page table code is curly enough to need helper functions to keep it
* clear and clean. The kernel itself provides many of them; one advantage
- * of insisting that the Guest and Host use the same CONFIG_PAE setting.
+ * of insisting that the Guest and Host use the same CONFIG_X86_PAE setting.
* There are two functions which return pointers to the shadow (aka "real")
* page tables.
diff --git a/drivers/md/bcache/bset.c b/drivers/md/bcache/bset.c
index cb4578a327b9..1d27d3af3251 100644
--- a/drivers/md/bcache/bset.c
+++ b/drivers/md/bcache/bset.c
@@ -395,7 +395,7 @@ void inorder_test(void)
- * Cacheline/offset <-> bkey pointer arithmatic:
+ * Cacheline/offset <-> bkey pointer arithmetic:
* t->tree is a binary search tree in an array; each node corresponds to a key
* in one cacheline in t->set (BSET_CACHELINE bytes).
@@ -404,7 +404,7 @@ void inorder_test(void)
* the binary tree points to; to_inorder() gives us the cacheline, and then
* bkey_float->m gives us the offset within that cacheline, in units of 8 bytes.
- * cacheline_to_bkey() and friends abstract out all the pointer arithmatic to
+ * cacheline_to_bkey() and friends abstract out all the pointer arithmetic to
* make this work.
* To construct the bfloat for an arbitrary key we need to know what the key
diff --git a/drivers/media/dvb-frontends/stv0367.c b/drivers/media/dvb-frontends/stv0367.c
index 0c8e45949b11..7b6dba3ce55e 100644
--- a/drivers/media/dvb-frontends/stv0367.c
+++ b/drivers/media/dvb-frontends/stv0367.c
@@ -2919,7 +2919,7 @@ enum stv0367_cab_signal_type stv0367cab_algo(struct stv0367_state *state,
if (tuner_lock == 0)
return FE_367CAB_NOTUNER;
- /* Relase the TRL to start demodulator acquisition */
+ /* Release the TRL to start demodulator acquisition */
/* Wait for QAM lock */
LockTime = 0;
stv0367_writereg(state, R367CAB_CTRL_1, 0x00);
diff --git a/drivers/media/platform/exynos4-is/Kconfig b/drivers/media/platform/exynos4-is/Kconfig
index 004fd0b4e9df..436a62a995ee 100644
--- a/drivers/media/platform/exynos4-is/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/media/platform/exynos4-is/Kconfig
@@ -59,4 +59,4 @@ config VIDEO_EXYNOS4_FIMC_IS
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
module will be called exynos4-fimc-is.
diff --git a/drivers/media/platform/s5p-mfc/s5p_mfc_dec.c b/drivers/media/platform/s5p-mfc/s5p_mfc_dec.c
index 00b07032f4f0..5296385153d5 100644
--- a/drivers/media/platform/s5p-mfc/s5p_mfc_dec.c
+++ b/drivers/media/platform/s5p-mfc/s5p_mfc_dec.c
@@ -954,7 +954,7 @@ static int s5p_mfc_queue_setup(struct vb2_queue *vq,
psize[0] = ctx->dec_src_buf_size;
allocators[0] = ctx->dev->alloc_ctx[MFC_BANK1_ALLOC_CTX];
} else {
- mfc_err("This video node is dedicated to decoding. Decoding not initalised\n");
+ mfc_err("This video node is dedicated to decoding. Decoding not initialized\n");
return -EINVAL;
return 0;
diff --git a/drivers/misc/dummy-irq.c b/drivers/misc/dummy-irq.c
index c37eeedfe215..4d0db15df115 100644
--- a/drivers/misc/dummy-irq.c
+++ b/drivers/misc/dummy-irq.c
@@ -26,7 +26,7 @@ static irqreturn_t dummy_interrupt(int irq, void *dev_id)
static int count = 0;
if (count == 0) {
- printk(KERN_INFO "dummy-irq: interrupt occured on IRQ %d\n",
+ printk(KERN_INFO "dummy-irq: interrupt occurred on IRQ %d\n",
diff --git a/drivers/misc/lattice-ecp3-config.c b/drivers/misc/lattice-ecp3-config.c
index bb26f086bd8b..61fbe6acabef 100644
--- a/drivers/misc/lattice-ecp3-config.c
+++ b/drivers/misc/lattice-ecp3-config.c
@@ -170,7 +170,7 @@ static void firmware_load(const struct firmware *fw, void *context)
/* Check result */
if (status & FPGA_STATUS_DONE)
- dev_info(&spi->dev, "FPGA succesfully configured!\n");
+ dev_info(&spi->dev, "FPGA successfully configured!\n");
dev_info(&spi->dev, "FPGA not configured (DONE not set)\n");
diff --git a/drivers/misc/mei/hbm.c b/drivers/misc/mei/hbm.c
index 565027b1bc73..f9296abcf02a 100644
--- a/drivers/misc/mei/hbm.c
+++ b/drivers/misc/mei/hbm.c
@@ -139,7 +139,7 @@ int mei_hbm_start_wait(struct mei_device *dev)
if (ret <= 0 && (dev->hbm_state <= MEI_HBM_START)) {
dev->hbm_state = MEI_HBM_IDLE;
- dev_err(&dev->pdev->dev, "wating for mei start failed\n");
+ dev_err(&dev->pdev->dev, "waiting for mei start failed\n");
return -ETIMEDOUT;
return 0;
diff --git a/drivers/misc/mei/init.c b/drivers/misc/mei/init.c
index 6fc573cef178..ed1d75203af6 100644
--- a/drivers/misc/mei/init.c
+++ b/drivers/misc/mei/init.c
@@ -38,7 +38,7 @@ const char *mei_dev_state_str(int state)
- return "unkown";
+ return "unknown";
diff --git a/drivers/misc/sgi-xp/xpc_main.c b/drivers/misc/sgi-xp/xpc_main.c
index d971817182f7..82dc5748f873 100644
--- a/drivers/misc/sgi-xp/xpc_main.c
+++ b/drivers/misc/sgi-xp/xpc_main.c
@@ -92,7 +92,7 @@ int xpc_disengage_timelimit = XPC_DISENGAGE_DEFAULT_TIMELIMIT;
static int xpc_disengage_min_timelimit; /* = 0 */
static int xpc_disengage_max_timelimit = 120;
-static ctl_table xpc_sys_xpc_hb_dir[] = {
+static struct ctl_table xpc_sys_xpc_hb_dir[] = {
.procname = "hb_interval",
.data = &xpc_hb_interval,
@@ -111,7 +111,7 @@ static ctl_table xpc_sys_xpc_hb_dir[] = {
.extra2 = &xpc_hb_check_max_interval},
-static ctl_table xpc_sys_xpc_dir[] = {
+static struct ctl_table xpc_sys_xpc_dir[] = {
.procname = "hb",
.mode = 0555,
@@ -126,7 +126,7 @@ static ctl_table xpc_sys_xpc_dir[] = {
.extra2 = &xpc_disengage_max_timelimit},
-static ctl_table xpc_sys_dir[] = {
+static struct ctl_table xpc_sys_dir[] = {
.procname = "xpc",
.mode = 0555,
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/igb/e1000_phy.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/igb/e1000_phy.c
index 115b0da6e013..9979ebcf2a0c 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/igb/e1000_phy.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/igb/e1000_phy.c
@@ -2014,7 +2014,7 @@ out:
* Verify the reset block is not blocking us from resetting. Acquire
* semaphore (if necessary) and read/set/write the device control reset
* bit in the PHY. Wait the appropriate delay time for the device to
- * reset and relase the semaphore (if necessary).
+ * reset and release the semaphore (if necessary).
s32 igb_phy_hw_reset(struct e1000_hw *hw)
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/main.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/main.c
index 8a434997a0df..264ddeb846a3 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/main.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/main.c
@@ -98,7 +98,7 @@ MODULE_PARM_DESC(log_num_mgm_entry_size, "log mgm size, that defines the num"
static bool enable_64b_cqe_eqe;
module_param(enable_64b_cqe_eqe, bool, 0444);
- "Enable 64 byte CQEs/EQEs when the the FW supports this");
+ "Enable 64 byte CQEs/EQEs when the FW supports this");
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/neterion/vxge/vxge-main.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/neterion/vxge/vxge-main.c
index cbfaed5f2f8d..5a20eaf903dd 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/neterion/vxge/vxge-main.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/neterion/vxge/vxge-main.c
@@ -3444,7 +3444,7 @@ static int vxge_device_register(struct __vxge_hw_device *hldev,
- "%s : checksuming enabled", __func__);
+ "%s : checksumming enabled", __func__);
if (high_dma) {
ndev->features |= NETIF_F_HIGHDMA;
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qlcnic/qlcnic_sriov_common.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qlcnic/qlcnic_sriov_common.c
index 196b2d100407..8b59a710a4a5 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qlcnic/qlcnic_sriov_common.c
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/qlcnic/qlcnic_sriov_common.c
@@ -1675,7 +1675,7 @@ static int qlcnic_sriov_vf_handle_dev_ready(struct qlcnic_adapter *adapter)
adapter->fw_fail_cnt = 0;
- "%s: Reinitalization of VF 0x%x done after FW reset\n",
+ "%s: Reinitialization of VF 0x%x done after FW reset\n",
__func__, func);
} else {
diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/Kconfig b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/Kconfig
index 3c2cbc9d6295..f985cf32452b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/Kconfig
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@ config ATH9K
Atheros IEEE 802.11n AR5008, AR9001 and AR9002 family
of chipsets. For a specific list of supported external
cards, laptops that already ship with these cards and
- APs that come with these cards refer to to ath9k wiki
+ APs that come with these cards refer to ath9k wiki
products page:
diff --git a/drivers/nfc/pn533.c b/drivers/nfc/pn533.c
index 8f6f2baa930d..ec269e6f0375 100644
--- a/drivers/nfc/pn533.c
+++ b/drivers/nfc/pn533.c
@@ -1697,7 +1697,7 @@ static int pn533_poll_complete(struct pn533 *dev, void *arg,
goto done;
if (!dev->poll_mod_count) {
- nfc_dev_dbg(&dev->interface->dev, "Polling has been stoped.");
+ nfc_dev_dbg(&dev->interface->dev, "Polling has been stopped.");
goto done;
diff --git a/drivers/of/fdt.c b/drivers/of/fdt.c
index 808be06bb67e..6bb7cf2de556 100644
--- a/drivers/of/fdt.c
+++ b/drivers/of/fdt.c
@@ -709,7 +709,7 @@ void __init unflatten_device_tree(void)
__unflatten_device_tree(initial_boot_params, &of_allnodes,
- /* Get pointer to "/chosen" and "/aliasas" nodes for use everywhere */
+ /* Get pointer to "/chosen" and "/aliases" nodes for use everywhere */
diff --git a/drivers/of/pdt.c b/drivers/of/pdt.c
index 37b56fd716e6..4ec19cbee57f 100644
--- a/drivers/of/pdt.c
+++ b/drivers/of/pdt.c
@@ -251,6 +251,6 @@ void __init of_pdt_build_devicetree(phandle root_node, struct of_pdt_ops *ops)
of_allnodes->child = of_pdt_build_tree(of_allnodes,
of_pdt_prom_ops->getchild(of_allnodes->phandle), &nextp);
- /* Get pointer to "/chosen" and "/aliasas" nodes for use everywhere */
+ /* Get pointer to "/chosen" and "/aliases" nodes for use everywhere */
diff --git a/drivers/s390/char/vmur.c b/drivers/s390/char/vmur.c
index c180e3135b3b..64c467998a90 100644
--- a/drivers/s390/char/vmur.c
+++ b/drivers/s390/char/vmur.c
@@ -89,7 +89,7 @@ static DEFINE_MUTEX(vmur_mutex);
* urd references:
* - ur_probe gets a urd reference, ur_remove drops the reference
* dev_get_drvdata(&cdev->dev)
- * - ur_open gets a urd reference, ur_relase drops the reference
+ * - ur_open gets a urd reference, ur_release drops the reference
* (urf->urd)
* cdev references:
diff --git a/drivers/scsi/aic7xxx_old/aic7xxx.seq b/drivers/scsi/aic7xxx_old/aic7xxx.seq
index 823ff2873229..dc3bb81cff0c 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/aic7xxx_old/aic7xxx.seq
+++ b/drivers/scsi/aic7xxx_old/aic7xxx.seq
@@ -693,7 +693,7 @@ p_status:
* it's own message.
* If MSG_OUT is == HOST_MSG, also interrupt the host and take a message.
- * This is done to allow the hsot to send messages outside of an identify
+ * This is done to allow the host to send messages outside of an identify
* sequence while protecting the seqencer from testing the MK_MESSAGE bit
* on an SCB that might not be for the current nexus. (For example, a
* BDR message in response to a bad reselection would leave us pointed to
diff --git a/drivers/scsi/libfc/fc_fcp.c b/drivers/scsi/libfc/fc_fcp.c
index 09c81b2f2169..5fd0f1fbe586 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/libfc/fc_fcp.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/libfc/fc_fcp.c
@@ -2043,7 +2043,7 @@ int fc_eh_abort(struct scsi_cmnd *sc_cmd)
spin_unlock_irqrestore(&si->scsi_queue_lock, flags);
return SUCCESS;
- /* grab a ref so the fsp and sc_cmd cannot be relased from under us */
+ /* grab a ref so the fsp and sc_cmd cannot be released from under us */
spin_unlock_irqrestore(&si->scsi_queue_lock, flags);
diff --git a/drivers/scsi/libiscsi_tcp.c b/drivers/scsi/libiscsi_tcp.c
index 552e8a2b6f5f..92deec5ed7d6 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/libiscsi_tcp.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/libiscsi_tcp.c
@@ -558,7 +558,7 @@ static int iscsi_tcp_r2t_rsp(struct iscsi_conn *conn, struct iscsi_task *task)
if (!rc) {
iscsi_conn_printk(KERN_ERR, conn, "Could not allocate R2T. "
"Target has sent more R2Ts than it "
- "negotiated for or driver has has leaked.\n");
+ "negotiated for or driver has leaked.\n");
diff --git a/drivers/scsi/pm8001/pm80xx_hwi.c b/drivers/scsi/pm8001/pm80xx_hwi.c
index 302514d8157b..1c5e7d233e78 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/pm8001/pm80xx_hwi.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/pm8001/pm80xx_hwi.c
@@ -3204,7 +3204,7 @@ static void process_one_iomb(struct pm8001_hba_info *pm8001_ha, void *piomb)
- pm8001_printk("unresgister the deviece\n"));
+ pm8001_printk("unregister the device\n"));
pm8001_mpi_dereg_resp(pm8001_ha, piomb);
diff --git a/drivers/scsi/pmcraid.c b/drivers/scsi/pmcraid.c
index 8e1b73775065..1eb7b0280a45 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/pmcraid.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/pmcraid.c
@@ -6092,7 +6092,7 @@ static int __init pmcraid_init(void)
if (IS_ERR(pmcraid_class)) {
error = PTR_ERR(pmcraid_class);
- pmcraid_err("failed to register with with sysfs, error = %x\n",
+ pmcraid_err("failed to register with sysfs, error = %x\n",
goto out_unreg_chrdev;
diff --git a/drivers/scsi/scsi_error.c b/drivers/scsi/scsi_error.c
index f43de1e56420..ade98e23fb2b 100644
--- a/drivers/scsi/scsi_error.c
+++ b/drivers/scsi/scsi_error.c
@@ -538,7 +538,7 @@ static void scsi_eh_done(struct scsi_cmnd *scmd)
* scsi_try_host_reset - ask host adapter to reset itself
- * @scmd: SCSI cmd to send hsot reset.
+ * @scmd: SCSI cmd to send host reset.
static int scsi_try_host_reset(struct scsi_cmnd *scmd)
diff --git a/drivers/tty/serial/serial-tegra.c b/drivers/tty/serial/serial-tegra.c
index 9799d043a9bd..ee7c8123c374 100644
--- a/drivers/tty/serial/serial-tegra.c
+++ b/drivers/tty/serial/serial-tegra.c
@@ -1377,7 +1377,7 @@ static int __init tegra_uart_init(void)
ret = platform_driver_register(&tegra_uart_platform_driver);
if (ret < 0) {
- pr_err("Uart platfrom driver register failed, e = %d\n", ret);
+ pr_err("Uart platform driver register failed, e = %d\n", ret);
return ret;
diff --git a/drivers/usb/musb/musb_dsps.c b/drivers/usb/musb/musb_dsps.c
index e1b661d04021..5233804d66b1 100644
--- a/drivers/usb/musb/musb_dsps.c
+++ b/drivers/usb/musb/musb_dsps.c
@@ -551,7 +551,7 @@ static int dsps_create_musb_pdev(struct dsps_glue *glue, u8 id)
pdata = devm_kzalloc(&pdev->dev, sizeof(*pdata), GFP_KERNEL);
if (!pdata) {
- "failed to allocate musb platfrom data\n");
+ "failed to allocate musb platform data\n");
ret = -ENOMEM;
goto err2;
diff --git a/drivers/usb/musb/omap2430.c b/drivers/usb/musb/omap2430.c
index 4315d351fc7d..6708a3b78ad8 100644
--- a/drivers/usb/musb/omap2430.c
+++ b/drivers/usb/musb/omap2430.c
@@ -514,7 +514,7 @@ static int omap2430_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
pdata = devm_kzalloc(&pdev->dev, sizeof(*pdata), GFP_KERNEL);
if (!pdata) {
- "failed to allocate musb platfrom data\n");
+ "failed to allocate musb platform data\n");
goto err2;
diff --git a/drivers/video/omap2/displays/panel-n8x0.c b/drivers/video/omap2/displays/panel-n8x0.c
index f94ead6a3183..860b18014ad7 100644
--- a/drivers/video/omap2/displays/panel-n8x0.c
+++ b/drivers/video/omap2/displays/panel-n8x0.c
@@ -527,7 +527,7 @@ static int n8x0_panel_update(struct omap_dss_device *dssdev,
dh = dssdev->panel.timings.y_res;
if (x != 0 || y != 0 || w != dw || h != dh) {
- dev_err(&dssdev->dev, "invaid update region %d, %d, %d, %d\n",
+ dev_err(&dssdev->dev, "invalid update region %d, %d, %d, %d\n",
x, y, w, h);
return -EINVAL;
diff --git a/fs/btrfs/ctree.c b/fs/btrfs/ctree.c
index 02fae7f7e42c..17dffe33e8d0 100644
--- a/fs/btrfs/ctree.c
+++ b/fs/btrfs/ctree.c
@@ -4430,7 +4430,7 @@ void btrfs_truncate_item(struct btrfs_root *root, struct btrfs_path *path,
- * make the item pointed to by the path bigger, data_size is the new size.
+ * make the item pointed to by the path bigger, data_size is the added size.
void btrfs_extend_item(struct btrfs_root *root, struct btrfs_path *path,
u32 data_size)
diff --git a/fs/btrfs/free-space-cache.c b/fs/btrfs/free-space-cache.c
index e53009657f0e..2750b5023526 100644
--- a/fs/btrfs/free-space-cache.c
+++ b/fs/btrfs/free-space-cache.c
@@ -3200,7 +3200,7 @@ static int test_extents(struct btrfs_block_group_cache *cache)
ret = btrfs_remove_free_space(cache, 2 * 1024 * 1024, 4096);
if (ret) {
- printk(KERN_ERR "Error removing middle peice %d\n", ret);
+ printk(KERN_ERR "Error removing middle piece %d\n", ret);
return ret;
diff --git a/include/linux/cpu.h b/include/linux/cpu.h
index 9f3c7e81270a..944f283f01c4 100644
--- a/include/linux/cpu.h
+++ b/include/linux/cpu.h
@@ -6,9 +6,8 @@
* definitions of processors.
* Basic handling of the devices is done in drivers/base/cpu.c
- * and system devices are handled in drivers/base/sys.c.
- * CPUs are exported via sysfs in the class/cpu/devices/
+ * CPUs are exported via sysfs in the devices/system/cpu
* directory.
#ifndef _LINUX_CPU_H_
diff --git a/include/linux/kernel.h b/include/linux/kernel.h
index 7e6b97e77fb9..3bef14c6586b 100644
--- a/include/linux/kernel.h
+++ b/include/linux/kernel.h
@@ -561,9 +561,6 @@ int __trace_bprintk(unsigned long ip, const char *fmt, ...);
extern __printf(2, 3)
int __trace_printk(unsigned long ip, const char *fmt, ...);
-extern int __trace_bputs(unsigned long ip, const char *str);
-extern int __trace_puts(unsigned long ip, const char *str, int size);
* trace_puts - write a string into the ftrace buffer
* @str: the string to record
@@ -599,6 +596,8 @@ extern int __trace_puts(unsigned long ip, const char *str, int size);
else \
__trace_puts(_THIS_IP_, str, strlen(str)); \
+extern int __trace_bputs(unsigned long ip, const char *str);
+extern int __trace_puts(unsigned long ip, const char *str, int size);
extern void trace_dump_stack(int skip);
diff --git a/include/linux/spinlock_api_smp.h b/include/linux/spinlock_api_smp.h
index 51df117abe46..bdb9993f0fda 100644
--- a/include/linux/spinlock_api_smp.h
+++ b/include/linux/spinlock_api_smp.h
@@ -144,7 +144,7 @@ static inline void __raw_spin_lock(raw_spinlock_t *lock)
LOCK_CONTENDED(lock, do_raw_spin_trylock, do_raw_spin_lock);
-#endif /* CONFIG_PREEMPT */
static inline void __raw_spin_unlock(raw_spinlock_t *lock)
diff --git a/kernel/irq/generic-chip.c b/kernel/irq/generic-chip.c
index 1c39eccc1eaf..e3544c19bdd2 100644
--- a/kernel/irq/generic-chip.c
+++ b/kernel/irq/generic-chip.c
@@ -135,7 +135,7 @@ void irq_gc_ack_clr_bit(struct irq_data *d)
- * irq_gc_mask_disable_reg_and_ack- Mask and ack pending interrupt
+ * irq_gc_mask_disable_reg_and_ack - Mask and ack pending interrupt
* @d: irq_data
void irq_gc_mask_disable_reg_and_ack(struct irq_data *d)
diff --git a/lib/Kconfig.kgdb b/lib/Kconfig.kgdb
index 140e87824173..358eb81fa28d 100644
--- a/lib/Kconfig.kgdb
+++ b/lib/Kconfig.kgdb
@@ -64,8 +64,8 @@ config KGDB_LOW_LEVEL_TRAP
default n
This will add an extra call back to kgdb for the breakpoint
- exception handler on which will will allow kgdb to step
- through a notify handler.
+ exception handler which will allow kgdb to step through a
+ notify handler.
config KGDB_KDB
bool "KGDB_KDB: include kdb frontend for kgdb"
diff --git a/lib/vsprintf.c b/lib/vsprintf.c
index e149c6416384..7d8467645d2e 100644
--- a/lib/vsprintf.c
+++ b/lib/vsprintf.c
@@ -670,7 +670,7 @@ static noinline_for_stack
char *hex_string(char *buf, char *end, u8 *addr, struct printf_spec spec,
const char *fmt)
- int i, len = 1; /* if we pass '%ph[CDN]', field witdh remains
+ int i, len = 1; /* if we pass '%ph[CDN]', field width remains
negative value, fallback to the default */
char separator;
diff --git a/mm/mmu_notifier.c b/mm/mmu_notifier.c
index 6725ff183374..93e6089cb456 100644
--- a/mm/mmu_notifier.c
+++ b/mm/mmu_notifier.c
@@ -315,7 +315,7 @@ void mmu_notifier_unregister(struct mmu_notifier *mn, struct mm_struct *mm)
* Wait for any running method to finish, of course including
- * ->release if it was run by mmu_notifier_relase instead of us.
+ * ->release if it was run by mmu_notifier_release instead of us.
diff --git a/mm/sparse.c b/mm/sparse.c
index 3194ec414728..b38400f0fb8d 100644
--- a/mm/sparse.c
+++ b/mm/sparse.c
@@ -79,7 +79,6 @@ static int __meminit sparse_index_init(unsigned long section_nr, int nid)
unsigned long root = SECTION_NR_TO_ROOT(section_nr);
struct mem_section *section;
- int ret = 0;
if (mem_section[root])
return -EEXIST;
@@ -90,7 +89,7 @@ static int __meminit sparse_index_init(unsigned long section_nr, int nid)
mem_section[root] = section;
- return ret;
+ return 0;
static inline int sparse_index_init(unsigned long section_nr, int nid)
diff --git a/sound/pci/hda/hda_codec.c b/sound/pci/hda/hda_codec.c
index 35090b3acbac..8a005f0e5ca4 100644
--- a/sound/pci/hda/hda_codec.c
+++ b/sound/pci/hda/hda_codec.c
@@ -2525,7 +2525,7 @@ int snd_hda_codec_reset(struct hda_codec *codec)
- /* relase PCMs */
+ /* release PCMs */
for (i = 0; i < codec->num_pcms; i++) {
if (codec->pcm_info[i].pcm) {
snd_device_free(card, codec->pcm_info[i].pcm);
diff --git a/tools/testing/ktest/ktest.pl b/tools/testing/ktest/ktest.pl
index 0d7fd8b51544..999eab1bc64f 100755
--- a/tools/testing/ktest/ktest.pl
+++ b/tools/testing/ktest/ktest.pl
@@ -1796,7 +1796,7 @@ sub monitor {
# We already booted into the kernel we are testing,
# but now we booted into another kernel?
# Consider this a triple fault.
- doprint "Aleady booted in Linux kernel $version, but now\n";
+ doprint "Already booted in Linux kernel $version, but now\n";
doprint "we booted into Linux kernel $1.\n";
doprint "Assuming that this is a triple fault.\n";
doprint "To disable this: set DETECT_TRIPLE_FAULT to 0\n";

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