Commit 31c00fc1 authored by Randy Dunlap's avatar Randy Dunlap

Create/use more directory structure in the Documentation/ tree.

Create Documentation/blockdev/ sub-directory and populate it.
Populate the Documentation/serial/ sub-directory.
Move MSI-HOWTO.txt to Documentation/PCI/.
Move ioctl-number.txt to Documentation/ioctl/.
Update all relevant 00-INDEX files.
Update all relevant Kconfig files and source files.
Signed-off-by: default avatarRandy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>
parent 3edac25f
......@@ -42,14 +42,8 @@ IRQ.txt
- description of what an IRQ is.
ManagementStyle
- how to (attempt to) manage kernel hackers.
MSI-HOWTO.txt
- the Message Signaled Interrupts (MSI) Driver Guide HOWTO and FAQ.
RCU/
- directory with info on RCU (read-copy update).
README.DAC960
- info on Mylex DAC960/DAC1100 PCI RAID Controller Driver for Linux.
README.cycladesZ
- info on Cyclades-Z firmware loading.
SAK.txt
- info on Secure Attention Keys.
SM501.txt
......@@ -86,20 +80,16 @@ blackfin/
- directory with documentation for the Blackfin arch.
block/
- info on the Block I/O (BIO) layer.
blockdev/
- info on block devices & drivers
cachetlb.txt
- describes the cache/TLB flushing interfaces Linux uses.
cciss.txt
- info, major/minor #'s for Compaq's SMART Array Controllers.
cdrom/
- directory with information on the CD-ROM drivers that Linux has.
computone.txt
- info on Computone Intelliport II/Plus Multiport Serial Driver.
connector/
- docs on the netlink based userspace<->kernel space communication mod.
console/
- documentation on Linux console drivers.
cpqarray.txt
- info on using Compaq's SMART2 Intelligent Disk Array Controllers.
cpu-freq/
- info on CPU frequency and voltage scaling.
cpu-hotplug.txt
......@@ -126,8 +116,6 @@ device-mapper/
- directory with info on Device Mapper.
devices.txt
- plain ASCII listing of all the nodes in /dev/ with major minor #'s.
digiepca.txt
- info on Digi Intl. {PC,PCI,EISA}Xx and Xem series cards.
dontdiff
- file containing a list of files that should never be diff'ed.
driver-model/
......@@ -152,14 +140,10 @@ filesystems/
- info on the vfs and the various filesystems that Linux supports.
firmware_class/
- request_firmware() hotplug interface info.
floppy.txt
- notes and driver options for the floppy disk driver.
frv/
- Fujitsu FR-V Linux documentation.
gpio.txt
- overview of GPIO (General Purpose Input/Output) access conventions.
hayes-esp.txt
- info on using the Hayes ESP serial driver.
highuid.txt
- notes on the change from 16 bit to 32 bit user/group IDs.
timers/
......@@ -186,8 +170,6 @@ io_ordering.txt
- info on ordering I/O writes to memory-mapped addresses.
ioctl/
- directory with documents describing various IOCTL calls.
ioctl-number.txt
- how to implement and register device/driver ioctl calls.
iostats.txt
- info on I/O statistics Linux kernel provides.
irqflags-tracing.txt
......@@ -250,14 +232,10 @@ mips/
- directory with info about Linux on MIPS architecture.
mono.txt
- how to execute Mono-based .NET binaries with the help of BINFMT_MISC.
moxa-smartio
- file with info on installing/using Moxa multiport serial driver.
mutex-design.txt
- info on the generic mutex subsystem.
namespaces/
- directory with various information about namespaces
nbd.txt
- info on a TCP implementation of a network block device.
netlabel/
- directory with information on the NetLabel subsystem.
networking/
......@@ -270,8 +248,6 @@ numastat.txt
- info on how to read Numa policy hit/miss statistics in sysfs.
oops-tracing.txt
- how to decode those nasty internal kernel error dump messages.
paride.txt
- information about the parallel port IDE subsystem.
parisc/
- directory with info on using Linux on PA-RISC architecture.
parport.txt
......@@ -292,18 +268,12 @@ preempt-locking.txt
- info on locking under a preemptive kernel.
prio_tree.txt
- info on radix-priority-search-tree use for indexing vmas.
ramdisk.txt
- short guide on how to set up and use the RAM disk.
rbtree.txt
- info on what red-black trees are and what they are for.
riscom8.txt
- notes on using the RISCom/8 multi-port serial driver.
robust-futex-ABI.txt
- documentation of the robust futex ABI.
robust-futexes.txt
- a description of what robust futexes are.
rocket.txt
- info on the Comtrol RocketPort multiport serial driver.
rt-mutex-design.txt
- description of the RealTime mutex implementation design.
rt-mutex.txt
......@@ -332,8 +302,6 @@ sparc/
- directory with info on using Linux on Sparc architecture.
sparse.txt
- info on how to obtain and use the sparse tool for typechecking.
specialix.txt
- info on hardware/driver for specialix IO8+ multiport serial card.
spi/
- overview of Linux kernel Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) support.
spinlocks.txt
......@@ -342,14 +310,10 @@ stable_api_nonsense.txt
- info on why the kernel does not have a stable in-kernel api or abi.
stable_kernel_rules.txt
- rules and procedures for the -stable kernel releases.
stallion.txt
- info on using the Stallion multiport serial driver.
svga.txt
- short guide on selecting video modes at boot via VGA BIOS.
sysfs-rules.txt
- How not to use sysfs.
sx.txt
- info on the Specialix SX/SI multiport serial driver.
sysctl/
- directory with info on the /proc/sys/* files.
sysrq.txt
......@@ -358,8 +322,6 @@ telephony/
- directory with info on telephony (e.g. voice over IP) support.
time_interpolators.txt
- info on time interpolators.
tty.txt
- guide to the locking policies of the tty layer.
uml/
- directory with information about User Mode Linux.
unicode.txt
......
00-INDEX
- this file
MSI-HOWTO.txt
- the Message Signaled Interrupts (MSI) Driver Guide HOWTO and FAQ.
PCI-DMA-mapping.txt
- info for PCI drivers using DMA portably across all platforms
PCIEBUS-HOWTO.txt
......
00-INDEX
- this file
README.DAC960
- info on Mylex DAC960/DAC1100 PCI RAID Controller Driver for Linux.
cciss.txt
- info, major/minor #'s for Compaq's SMART Array Controllers.
cpqarray.txt
- info on using Compaq's SMART2 Intelligent Disk Array Controllers.
floppy.txt
- notes and driver options for the floppy disk driver.
nbd.txt
- info on a TCP implementation of a network block device.
paride.txt
- information about the parallel port IDE subsystem.
ramdisk.txt
- short guide on how to set up and use the RAM disk.
00-INDEX
- this file
cdrom.txt
- summary of CDROM ioctl calls
hdio.txt
- summary of HDIO_ ioctl calls
ioctl-decoding.txt
- how to decode the bits of an IOCTL code
ioctl-number.txt
- how to implement and register device/driver ioctl calls
......@@ -629,7 +629,7 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
digiepca= [HW,SERIAL]
See drivers/char/README.epca and
Documentation/digiepca.txt.
Documentation/serial/digiepca.txt.
disable_mtrr_cleanup [X86]
enable_mtrr_cleanup [X86]
......@@ -740,7 +740,7 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
See header of drivers/scsi/fdomain.c.
floppy= [HW]
See Documentation/floppy.txt.
See Documentation/blockdev/floppy.txt.
force_pal_cache_flush
[IA-64] Avoid check_sal_cache_flush which may hang on
......@@ -1101,7 +1101,7 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
the same attribute, the last one is used.
load_ramdisk= [RAM] List of ramdisks to load from floppy
See Documentation/ramdisk.txt.
See Documentation/blockdev/ramdisk.txt.
lockd.nlm_grace_period=P [NFS] Assign grace period.
Format: <integer>
......@@ -1596,7 +1596,7 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
pcd. [PARIDE]
See header of drivers/block/paride/pcd.c.
See also Documentation/paride.txt.
See also Documentation/blockdev/paride.txt.
pci=option[,option...] [PCI] various PCI subsystem options:
off [X86] don't probe for the PCI bus
......@@ -1697,7 +1697,7 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
pcmv= [HW,PCMCIA] BadgePAD 4
pd. [PARIDE]
See Documentation/paride.txt.
See Documentation/blockdev/paride.txt.
pdcchassis= [PARISC,HW] Disable/Enable PDC Chassis Status codes at
boot time.
......@@ -1705,10 +1705,10 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
See arch/parisc/kernel/pdc_chassis.c
pf. [PARIDE]
See Documentation/paride.txt.
See Documentation/blockdev/paride.txt.
pg. [PARIDE]
See Documentation/paride.txt.
See Documentation/blockdev/paride.txt.
pirq= [SMP,APIC] Manual mp-table setup
See Documentation/x86/i386/IO-APIC.txt.
......@@ -1778,7 +1778,7 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
prompt_ramdisk= [RAM] List of RAM disks to prompt for floppy disk
before loading.
See Documentation/ramdisk.txt.
See Documentation/blockdev/ramdisk.txt.
psmouse.proto= [HW,MOUSE] Highest PS2 mouse protocol extension to
probe for; one of (bare|imps|exps|lifebook|any).
......@@ -1798,7 +1798,7 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
<io>,<mss_io>,<mss_irq>,<mss_dma>,<mpu_io>,<mpu_irq>
pt. [PARIDE]
See Documentation/paride.txt.
See Documentation/blockdev/paride.txt.
pty.legacy_count=
[KNL] Number of legacy pty's. Overwrites compiled-in
......@@ -1812,10 +1812,10 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
See Documentation/md.txt.
ramdisk_blocksize= [RAM]
See Documentation/ramdisk.txt.
See Documentation/blockdev/ramdisk.txt.
ramdisk_size= [RAM] Sizes of RAM disks in kilobytes
See Documentation/ramdisk.txt.
See Documentation/blockdev/ramdisk.txt.
rcupdate.blimit= [KNL,BOOT]
Set maximum number of finished RCU callbacks to process
......@@ -2147,7 +2147,7 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
See Documentation/sonypi.txt
specialix= [HW,SERIAL] Specialix multi-serial port adapter
See Documentation/specialix.txt.
See Documentation/serial/specialix.txt.
spia_io_base= [HW,MTD]
spia_fio_base=
......
00-INDEX
- this file.
README.cycladesZ
- info on Cyclades-Z firmware loading.
computone.txt
- info on Computone Intelliport II/Plus Multiport Serial Driver.
digiepca.txt
- info on Digi Intl. {PC,PCI,EISA}Xx and Xem series cards.
hayes-esp.txt
- info on using the Hayes ESP serial driver.
moxa-smartio
- file with info on installing/using Moxa multiport serial driver.
riscom8.txt
- notes on using the RISCom/8 multi-port serial driver.
rocket.txt
- info on the Comtrol RocketPort multiport serial driver.
specialix.txt
- info on hardware/driver for specialix IO8+ multiport serial card.
stallion.txt
- info on using the Stallion multiport serial driver.
sx.txt
- info on the Specialix SX/SI multiport serial driver.
tty.txt
- guide to the locking policies of the tty layer.
......@@ -247,7 +247,7 @@ shar archive to make it easier to extract the script from the documentation.
To create the ip2mkdev shell script change to a convenient directory (/tmp
works just fine) and run the following command:
unshar Documentation/computone.txt
unshar Documentation/serial/computone.txt
(This file)
You should now have a file ip2mkdev in your current working directory with
......
......@@ -21,7 +21,8 @@ config BLK_DEV_FD
---help---
If you want to use the floppy disk drive(s) of your PC under Linux,
say Y. Information about this driver, especially important for IBM
Thinkpad users, is contained in <file:Documentation/floppy.txt>.
Thinkpad users, is contained in
<file:Documentation/blockdev/floppy.txt>.
That file also contains the location of the Floppy driver FAQ as
well as location of the fdutils package used to configure additional
parameters of the driver at run time.
......@@ -76,7 +77,7 @@ config PARIDE
your computer's parallel port. Most of them are actually IDE devices
using a parallel port IDE adapter. This option enables the PARIDE
subsystem which contains drivers for many of these external drives.
Read <file:Documentation/paride.txt> for more information.
Read <file:Documentation/blockdev/paride.txt> for more information.
If you have said Y to the "Parallel-port support" configuration
option, you may share a single port between your printer and other
......@@ -114,9 +115,9 @@ config BLK_CPQ_DA
help
This is the driver for Compaq Smart Array controllers. Everyone
using these boards should say Y here. See the file
<file:Documentation/cpqarray.txt> for the current list of boards
supported by this driver, and for further information on the use of
this driver.
<file:Documentation/blockdev/cpqarray.txt> for the current list of
boards supported by this driver, and for further information on the
use of this driver.
config BLK_CPQ_CISS_DA
tristate "Compaq Smart Array 5xxx support"
......@@ -124,7 +125,7 @@ config BLK_CPQ_CISS_DA
help
This is the driver for Compaq Smart Array 5xxx controllers.
Everyone using these boards should say Y here.
See <file:Documentation/cciss.txt> for the current list of
See <file:Documentation/blockdev/cciss.txt> for the current list of
boards supported by this driver, and for further information
on the use of this driver.
......@@ -135,7 +136,7 @@ config CISS_SCSI_TAPE
help
When enabled (Y), this option allows SCSI tape drives and SCSI medium
changers (tape robots) to be accessed via a Compaq 5xxx array
controller. (See <file:Documentation/cciss.txt> for more details.)
controller. (See <file:Documentation/blockdev/cciss.txt> for more details.)
"SCSI support" and "SCSI tape support" must also be enabled for this
option to work.
......@@ -149,8 +150,8 @@ config BLK_DEV_DAC960
help
This driver adds support for the Mylex DAC960, AcceleRAID, and
eXtremeRAID PCI RAID controllers. See the file
<file:Documentation/README.DAC960> for further information about
this driver.
<file:Documentation/blockdev/README.DAC960> for further information
about this driver.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
module will be called DAC960.
......@@ -278,9 +279,9 @@ config BLK_DEV_NBD
userland (making server and client physically the same computer,
communicating using the loopback network device).
Read <file:Documentation/nbd.txt> for more information, especially
about where to find the server code, which runs in user space and
does not need special kernel support.
Read <file:Documentation/blockdev/nbd.txt> for more information,
especially about where to find the server code, which runs in user
space and does not need special kernel support.
Note that this has nothing to do with the network file systems NFS
or Coda; you can say N here even if you intend to use NFS or Coda.
......@@ -321,8 +322,8 @@ config BLK_DEV_RAM
store a copy of a minimal root file system off of a floppy into RAM
during the initial install of Linux.
Note that the kernel command line option "ramdisk=XX" is now
obsolete. For details, read <file:Documentation/ramdisk.txt>.
Note that the kernel command line option "ramdisk=XX" is now obsolete.
For details, read <file:Documentation/blockdev/ramdisk.txt>.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
module will be called rd.
......
......@@ -4124,7 +4124,7 @@ static int __init floppy_setup(char *str)
printk("\n");
} else
DPRINT("botched floppy option\n");
DPRINT("Read Documentation/floppy.txt\n");
DPRINT("Read Documentation/blockdev/floppy.txt\n");
return 0;
}
......
......@@ -124,7 +124,7 @@ config COMPUTONE
which give you many serial ports. You would need something like this
to connect more than two modems to your Linux box, for instance in
order to become a dial-in server. If you have a card like that, say
Y here and read <file:Documentation/computone.txt>.
Y here and read <file:Documentation/serial/computone.txt>.
To compile this driver as module, choose M here: the
module will be called ip2.
......@@ -136,7 +136,7 @@ config ROCKETPORT
This driver supports Comtrol RocketPort and RocketModem PCI boards.
These boards provide 2, 4, 8, 16, or 32 high-speed serial ports or
modems. For information about the RocketPort/RocketModem boards
and this driver read <file:Documentation/rocket.txt>.
and this driver read <file:Documentation/serial/rocket.txt>.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
module will be called rocket.
......@@ -154,7 +154,7 @@ config CYCLADES
your Linux box, for instance in order to become a dial-in server.
For information about the Cyclades-Z card, read
<file:Documentation/README.cycladesZ>.
<file:Documentation/serial/README.cycladesZ>.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
module will be called cyclades.
......@@ -183,7 +183,7 @@ config DIGIEPCA
box, for instance in order to become a dial-in server. This driver
supports the original PC (ISA) boards as well as PCI, and EISA. If
you have a card like this, say Y here and read the file
<file:Documentation/digiepca.txt>.
<file:Documentation/serial/digiepca.txt>.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
module will be called epca.
......@@ -289,7 +289,7 @@ config RISCOM8
which gives you many serial ports. You would need something like
this to connect more than two modems to your Linux box, for instance
in order to become a dial-in server. If you have a card like that,
say Y here and read the file <file:Documentation/riscom8.txt>.
say Y here and read the file <file:Documentation/serial/riscom8.txt>.
Also it's possible to say M here and compile this driver as kernel
loadable module; the module will be called riscom8.
......@@ -304,8 +304,8 @@ config SPECIALIX
your Linux box, for instance in order to become a dial-in server.
If you have a card like that, say Y here and read the file
<file:Documentation/specialix.txt>. Also it's possible to say M here
and compile this driver as kernel loadable module which will be
<file:Documentation/serial/specialix.txt>. Also it's possible to say
M here and compile this driver as kernel loadable module which will be
called specialix.
config SX
......@@ -313,7 +313,7 @@ config SX
depends on SERIAL_NONSTANDARD && (PCI || EISA || ISA)
help
This is a driver for the SX and SI multiport serial cards.
Please read the file <file:Documentation/sx.txt> for details.
Please read the file <file:Documentation/serial/sx.txt> for details.
This driver can only be built as a module ( = code which can be
inserted in and removed from the running kernel whenever you want).
......@@ -344,8 +344,8 @@ config STALDRV
like this to connect more than two modems to your Linux box, for
instance in order to become a dial-in server. If you say Y here,
you will be asked for your specific card model in the next
questions. Make sure to read <file:Documentation/stallion.txt> in
this case. If you have never heard about all this, it's safe to
questions. Make sure to read <file:Documentation/serial/stallion.txt>
in this case. If you have never heard about all this, it's safe to
say N.
config STALLION
......@@ -354,7 +354,7 @@ config STALLION
help
If you have an EasyIO or EasyConnection 8/32 multiport Stallion
card, then this is for you; say Y. Make sure to read
<file:Documentation/stallion.txt>.
<file:Documentation/serial/stallion.txt>.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
module will be called stallion.
......@@ -365,7 +365,7 @@ config ISTALLION
help
If you have an EasyConnection 8/64, ONboard, Brumby or Stallion
serial multiport card, say Y here. Make sure to read
<file:Documentation/stallion.txt>.
<file:Documentation/serial/stallion.txt>.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
module will be called istallion.
......
......@@ -72,7 +72,7 @@
/*
* There is a bunch of documentation about the card, jumpers, config
* settings, restrictions, cables, device names and numbers in
* Documentation/specialix.txt
* Documentation/serial/specialix.txt
*/
#include <linux/module.h>
......
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