Commit 08559657 authored by Kees Cook's avatar Kees Cook Committed by Jonathan Corbet

Documentation: fix common spelling mistakes

This fixes several spelling mistakes in the Documentation/ tree, which
are caught by checkpatch.pl's spell checking.
Signed-off-by: default avatarKees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
Reviewed-by: default avatarPaul E. McKenney <paulmck@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Acked-by: default avatarRandy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
parent 934275c4
......@@ -3,9 +3,10 @@ Date: Mai 2012
Contact: Stefan Achatz <erazor_de@users.sourceforge.net>
Description: The mouse can store 5 profiles which can be switched by the
press of a button. A profile is split into general settings and
button settings. buttons holds informations about button layout.
When written, this file lets one write the respective profile
buttons to the mouse. The data has to be 47 bytes long.
button settings. The buttons variable holds information about
button layout. When written, this file lets one write the
respective profile buttons to the mouse. The data has to be
47 bytes long.
The mouse will reject invalid data.
Which profile to write is determined by the profile number
contained in the data.
......@@ -26,8 +27,8 @@ Date: Mai 2012
Contact: Stefan Achatz <erazor_de@users.sourceforge.net>
Description: The mouse can store 5 profiles which can be switched by the
press of a button. A profile is split into general settings and
button settings. profile holds informations like resolution, sensitivity
and light effects.
button settings. A profile holds information like resolution,
sensitivity and light effects.
When written, this file lets one write the respective profile
settings back to the mouse. The data has to be 43 bytes long.
The mouse will reject invalid data.
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......@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ Contact: Linux on PowerPC Developer List <linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org>
Description:
Provides access to the binary "24x7 catalog" provided by the
hypervisor on POWER7 and 8 systems. This catalog lists events
avaliable from the powerpc "hv_24x7" pmu. Its format is
available from the powerpc "hv_24x7" pmu. Its format is
documented here:
https://raw.githubusercontent.com/jmesmon/catalog-24x7/master/hv-24x7-catalog.h
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......@@ -39,5 +39,5 @@ Description: Make it possible to adjust defio refresh rate.
Note: As device can barely do 2 complete refreshes a second
it only makes sense to adjust this value if only one or two
tiles get changed and it's not appropriate to expect the application
to flush it's tiny changes explicitely at higher than default rate.
to flush its tiny changes explicitly at higher than default rate.
......@@ -169,7 +169,7 @@ Description:
to enable/disable/clear ACPI interrupts in user space, which can be
used to debug some ACPI interrupt storm issues.
Note that only writting to VALID GPE/Fixed Event is allowed,
Note that only writing to VALID GPE/Fixed Event is allowed,
i.e. user can only change the status of runtime GPE and
Fixed Event with event handler installed.
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......@@ -2841,7 +2841,7 @@ for a GOP and keep it below or equal the set bitrate target. Otherwise the rate
overall average bitrate for the stream and keeps it below or equal to the set bitrate. In the first case
the average bitrate for the whole stream will be smaller then the set bitrate. This is caused because the
average is calculated for smaller number of frames, on the other hand enabling this setting will ensure that
the stream will meet tight bandwidth contraints. Applicable to encoders.
the stream will meet tight bandwidth constraints. Applicable to encoders.
</entry>
</row>
<row><entry></entry></row>
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......@@ -85,7 +85,7 @@ initialize all fields of the &v4l2-vbi-format;
results of <constant>VIDIOC_G_FMT</constant>, and call the
&VIDIOC-S-FMT; ioctl with a pointer to this structure. Drivers return
an &EINVAL; only when the given parameters are ambiguous, otherwise
they modify the parameters according to the hardware capabilites and
they modify the parameters according to the hardware capabilities and
return the actual parameters. When the driver allocates resources at
this point, it may return an &EBUSY; to indicate the returned
parameters are valid but the required resources are currently not
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......@@ -222,7 +222,7 @@ or the <structfield>flags</structfield> argument is not valid.</para>
<term><errorcode>ERANGE</errorcode></term>
<listitem>
<para>It is not possible to adjust &v4l2-rect; <structfield>
r</structfield> rectangle to satisfy all contraints given in the
r</structfield> rectangle to satisfy all constraints given in the
<structfield>flags</structfield> argument.</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
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......@@ -176,13 +176,13 @@ a history of how Linux changed RCU more than RCU changed Linux
which Mathieu Desnoyers is now maintaining [MathieuDesnoyers2009URCU]
[MathieuDesnoyersPhD]. TINY_RCU [PaulEMcKenney2009BloatWatchRCU] made
its appearance, as did expedited RCU [PaulEMcKenney2009expeditedRCU].
The problem of resizeable RCU-protected hash tables may now be on a path
The problem of resizable RCU-protected hash tables may now be on a path
to a solution [JoshTriplett2009RPHash]. A few academic researchers are now
using RCU to solve their parallel problems [HariKannan2009DynamicAnalysisRCU].
2010 produced a simpler preemptible-RCU implementation
based on TREE_RCU [PaulEMcKenney2010SimpleOptRCU], lockdep-RCU
[PaulEMcKenney2010LockdepRCU], another resizeable RCU-protected hash
[PaulEMcKenney2010LockdepRCU], another resizable RCU-protected hash
table [HerbertXu2010RCUResizeHash] (this one consuming more memory,
but allowing arbitrary changes in hash function, as required for DoS
avoidance in the networking code), realization of the 2009 RCU-protected
......@@ -193,7 +193,7 @@ the RCU API [PaulEMcKenney2010RCUAPI].
[LinusTorvalds2011Linux2:6:38:rc1:NPigginVFS], an RCU-protected red-black
tree using software transactional memory to protect concurrent updates
(strange, but true!) [PhilHoward2011RCUTMRBTree], yet another variant of
RCU-protected resizeable hash tables [Triplett:2011:RPHash], the 3.0 RCU
RCU-protected resizable hash tables [Triplett:2011:RPHash], the 3.0 RCU
trainwreck [PaulEMcKenney2011RCU3.0trainwreck], and Neil Brown's "Meet the
Lockers" LWN article [NeilBrown2011MeetTheLockers]. Some academic
work looked at debugging uses of RCU [Seyster:2011:RFA:2075416.2075425].
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......@@ -214,7 +214,7 @@ RedBoot scripting
-----------------
All the commands above aren't so useful if they have to be typed in every
time the Assabet is rebooted. Therefore it's possible to automatize the boot
time the Assabet is rebooted. Therefore it's possible to automate the boot
process using RedBoot's scripting capability.
For example, I use this to boot Linux with both the kernel and the ramdisk
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Cirrus Logic/Wolfson Microelectronics Arizona class audio SoCs
These devices are audio SoCs with extensive digital capabilites and a range
These devices are audio SoCs with extensive digital capabilities and a range
of analogue I/O.
Required properties:
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......@@ -272,7 +272,7 @@ A partial list of the supported mount options follows:
same domain (e.g. running winbind or nss_ldap) and
the server supports the Unix Extensions then the uid
and gid can be retrieved from the server (and uid
and gid would not have to be specifed on the mount.
and gid would not have to be specified on the mount.
For servers which do not support the CIFS Unix
extensions, the default uid (and gid) returned on lookup
of existing files will be the uid (gid) of the person
......
......@@ -29,7 +29,7 @@ Main features of this FS include:
* Read request (data read, directory listing, lookup requests) balancing between multiple servers.
* Write requests are replicated to multiple servers and completed only when all of them are acked.
* Ability to add and/or remove servers from the working set at run-time.
* Strong authentification and possible data encryption in network channel.
* Strong authentication and possible data encryption in network channel.
* Extended attributes support.
POHMELFS is based on transactions, which are potentially long-standing objects that live
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......@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ qnx6fs shares many properties with traditional Unix filesystems. It has the
concepts of blocks, inodes and directories.
On QNX it is possible to create little endian and big endian qnx6 filesystems.
This feature makes it possible to create and use a different endianness fs
for the target (QNX is used on quite a range of embedded systems) plattform
for the target (QNX is used on quite a range of embedded systems) platform
running on a different endianness.
The Linux driver handles endianness transparently. (LE and BE)
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......@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@
1), kernel(driver):
- calls request_firmware(&fw_entry, $FIRMWARE, device)
- kernel searchs the fimware image with name $FIRMWARE directly
- kernel searches the firmware image with name $FIRMWARE directly
in the below search path of root filesystem:
User customized search path by module parameter 'path'[1]
"/lib/firmware/updates/" UTS_RELEASE,
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......@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@ Supported chips:
1) For revisions 2 and 3 uGuru's the driver can autodetect the
sensortype (Volt or Temp) for bank1 sensors, for revision 1 uGuru's
this doesnot always work. For these uGuru's the autodection can
be overriden with the bank1_types module param. For all 3 known
be overridden with the bank1_types module param. For all 3 known
revison 1 motherboards the correct use of this param is:
bank1_types=1,1,0,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,0,0,2,0,0,1
You may also need to specify the fan_sensors option for these boards
......
......@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@ Partitions and P_Keys
main interface for a subinterface is in "parent."
Child interface create/delete can also be done using IPoIB's
rtnl_link_ops, where childs created using either way behave the same.
rtnl_link_ops, where children created using either way behave the same.
Datagram vs Connected modes
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......@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@ This is the driver for the Altera Triple-Speed Ethernet (TSE) controllers
using the SGDMA and MSGDMA soft DMA IP components. The driver uses the
platform bus to obtain component resources. The designs used to test this
driver were built for a Cyclone(R) V SOC FPGA board, a Cyclone(R) V FPGA board,
and tested with ARM and NIOS processor hosts seperately. The anticipated use
and tested with ARM and NIOS processor hosts separately. The anticipated use
cases are simple communications between an embedded system and an external peer
for status and simple configuration of the embedded system.
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......@@ -1256,7 +1256,7 @@ solution for a couple of reasons:
7. SocketCAN resources
-----------------------
The Linux CAN / SocketCAN project ressources (project site / mailing list)
The Linux CAN / SocketCAN project resources (project site / mailing list)
are referenced in the MAINTAINERS file in the Linux source tree.
Search for CAN NETWORK [LAYERS|DRIVERS].
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......@@ -50,7 +50,7 @@ be found at:
http://www.brocade.com/services-support/drivers-downloads/adapters/Linux.page
and then click following respective util pacakge link
and then click following respective util package link
Version Link
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......@@ -119,7 +119,7 @@ was not really a win, due to the different data structures. Also, the
hrtimer functions now have clearer behavior and clearer names - such as
hrtimer_try_to_cancel() and hrtimer_cancel() [which are roughly
equivalent to del_timer() and del_timer_sync()] - so there's no direct
1:1 mapping between them on the algorithmical level, and thus no real
1:1 mapping between them on the algorithmic level, and thus no real
potential for code sharing either.
Basic data types: every time value, absolute or relative, is in a
......
......@@ -50,7 +50,7 @@ the driver. What to do then?
cx88-cards.c. If that worked, mail me your changes as unified
diff ("diff -u").
(3) Or you can mail me the config information. I need at least the
following informations to add the card:
following information to add the card:
* the PCI Subsystem ID ("0070:3400" from the line above,
"lspci -v" output is fine too).
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......@@ -55,7 +55,7 @@ receiver chips. Some boards use the i2c bus instead of the gpio pins
to connect the mux chip.
As mentioned above, there is a array which holds the required
informations for each known board. You basically have to create a new
information for each known board. You basically have to create a new
line for your board. The important fields are these two:
struct tvcard
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......@@ -220,7 +220,7 @@ resulting effect on persistent huge page allocation is as follows:
node list of "all" with numactl --interleave or --membind [-m] to achieve
interleaving over all nodes in the system or cpuset.
4) Any task mempolicy specifed--e.g., using numactl--will be constrained by
4) Any task mempolicy specified--e.g., using numactl--will be constrained by
the resource limits of any cpuset in which the task runs. Thus, there will
be no way for a task with non-default policy running in a cpuset with a
subset of the system nodes to allocate huge pages outside the cpuset
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