Commit a33f3224 authored by Francis Galiegue's avatar Francis Galiegue Committed by Jiri Kosina

Documentation/: it's -> its where appropriate

Fix obvious cases of "it's" being used when "its" was meant.
Signed-off-by: default avatarFrancis Galiegue <fgaliegue@gmail.com>
Acked-by: default avatarRandy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
parent 6c9468e9
......@@ -43,7 +43,7 @@ Date: September 2008
Contact: Badari Pulavarty <pbadari@us.ibm.com>
Description:
The file /sys/devices/system/memory/memoryX/state
is read-write. When read, it's contents show the
is read-write. When read, its contents show the
online/offline state of the memory section. When written,
root can toggle the the online/offline state of a removable
memory section (see removable file description above)
......
......@@ -742,7 +742,7 @@ failure can be determined by:
Closing
This document, and the API itself, would not be in it's current
This document, and the API itself, would not be in its current
form without the feedback and suggestions from numerous individuals.
We would like to specifically mention, in no particular order, the
following people:
......
......@@ -490,7 +490,7 @@ void (*host_stop) (struct ata_host_set *host_set);
allocates space for a legacy IDE PRD table and returns.
</para>
<para>
->port_stop() is called after ->host_stop(). It's sole function
->port_stop() is called after ->host_stop(). Its sole function
is to release DMA/memory resources, now that they are no longer
actively being used. Many drivers also free driver-private
data from port at this time.
......
......@@ -216,7 +216,7 @@ The driver should return one of the following result codes:
- PCI_ERS_RESULT_NEED_RESET
Driver returns this if it thinks the device is not
recoverable in it's current state and it needs a slot
recoverable in its current state and it needs a slot
reset to proceed.
- PCI_ERS_RESULT_DISCONNECT
......@@ -241,7 +241,7 @@ in working condition.
The driver is not supposed to restart normal driver I/O operations
at this point. It should limit itself to "probing" the device to
check it's recoverability status. If all is right, then the platform
check its recoverability status. If all is right, then the platform
will call resume() once all drivers have ack'd link_reset().
Result codes:
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......@@ -73,7 +73,7 @@ NOTE: Smack labels are limited to 23 characters. The attr command
If you don't do anything special all users will get the floor ("_")
label when they log in. If you do want to log in via the hacked ssh
at other labels use the attr command to set the smack value on the
home directory and it's contents.
home directory and its contents.
You can add access rules in /etc/smack/accesses. They take the form:
......
......@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ Notes:
- The flash on board is divided into 3 partitions.
You should be careful to use flash on board.
It's partition is different from GraphicsClient Plus and GraphicsMaster
Its partition is different from GraphicsClient Plus and GraphicsMaster
- 16bpp mode requires a different cable than what ships with the board.
Contact ADS or look through the manual to wire your own. Currently,
......
......@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ The driver only implements a four-wire touch panel protocol.
The touchscreen driver is maintenance free except for the pen-down or
touch threshold. Some resistive displays and board combinations may
require tuning of this threshold. The driver exposes some of it's
require tuning of this threshold. The driver exposes some of its
internal state in the sys filesystem. If the kernel is configured
with it, CONFIG_SYSFS, and sysfs is mounted at /sys, there will be a
directory
......
......@@ -320,7 +320,7 @@ counter decrement would not become globally visible until the
obj->active update does.
As a historical note, 32-bit Sparc used to only allow usage of
24-bits of it's atomic_t type. This was because it used 8 bits
24-bits of its atomic_t type. This was because it used 8 bits
as a spinlock for SMP safety. Sparc32 lacked a "compare and swap"
type instruction. However, 32-bit Sparc has since been moved over
to a "hash table of spinlocks" scheme, that allows the full 32-bit
......
......@@ -43,7 +43,7 @@
void bfin_gpio_irq_free(unsigned gpio);
The request functions will record the function state for a certain pin,
the free functions will clear it's function state.
the free functions will clear its function state.
Once a pin is requested, it can't be requested again before it is freed by
previous caller, otherwise kernel will dump stacks, and the request
function fail.
......
......@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
This document describes the cache/tlb flushing interfaces called
by the Linux VM subsystem. It enumerates over each interface,
describes it's intended purpose, and what side effect is expected
describes its intended purpose, and what side effect is expected
after the interface is invoked.
The side effects described below are stated for a uniprocessor
......@@ -231,7 +231,7 @@ require a whole different set of interfaces to handle properly.
The biggest problem is that of virtual aliasing in the data cache
of a processor.
Is your port susceptible to virtual aliasing in it's D-cache?
Is your port susceptible to virtual aliasing in its D-cache?
Well, if your D-cache is virtually indexed, is larger in size than
PAGE_SIZE, and does not prevent multiple cache lines for the same
physical address from existing at once, you have this problem.
......@@ -249,7 +249,7 @@ one way to solve this (in particular SPARC_FLAG_MMAPSHARED).
Next, you have to solve the D-cache aliasing issue for all
other cases. Please keep in mind that fact that, for a given page
mapped into some user address space, there is always at least one more
mapping, that of the kernel in it's linear mapping starting at
mapping, that of the kernel in its linear mapping starting at
PAGE_OFFSET. So immediately, once the first user maps a given
physical page into its address space, by implication the D-cache
aliasing problem has the potential to exist since the kernel already
......
......@@ -244,7 +244,7 @@ Under below explanation, we assume CONFIG_MEM_RES_CTRL_SWAP=y.
we have to check if OLDPAGE/NEWPAGE is a valid page after commit().
8. LRU
Each memcg has its own private LRU. Now, it's handling is under global
Each memcg has its own private LRU. Now, its handling is under global
VM's control (means that it's handled under global zone->lru_lock).
Almost all routines around memcg's LRU is called by global LRU's
list management functions under zone->lru_lock().
......
......@@ -263,7 +263,7 @@ some of the pages cached in the cgroup (page cache pages).
4.2 Task migration
When a task migrates from one cgroup to another, it's charge is not
When a task migrates from one cgroup to another, its charge is not
carried forward by default. The pages allocated from the original cgroup still
remain charged to it, the charge is dropped when the page is freed or
reclaimed.
......
......@@ -88,7 +88,7 @@ int cn_netlink_send(struct cn_msg *msg, u32 __groups, int gfp_mask);
int gfp_mask - GFP mask.
Note: When registering new callback user, connector core assigns
netlink group to the user which is equal to it's id.idx.
netlink group to the user which is equal to its id.idx.
/*****************************************/
Protocol description.
......
......@@ -41,7 +41,7 @@ This application requires the following to function properly as of now.
* Cards that fall in this category
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
At present the cards that fall in this category are the Twinhan and it's
At present the cards that fall in this category are the Twinhan and its
clones, these cards are available as VVMER, Tomato, Hercules, Orange and
so on.
......
Thanks go to the following people for patches and contributions:
Michael Hunold <m.hunold@gmx.de>
for the initial saa7146 driver and it's recent overhaul
for the initial saa7146 driver and its recent overhaul
Christian Theiss
for his work on the initial Linux DVB driver
......
......@@ -146,7 +146,7 @@ found to be inadequate, in this case. The Generic Netlink system was
used for this as raw Netlink would lead to a significant increase in
complexity. There's no question that the Generic Netlink system is an
elegant solution for common case ioctl functions but it's not a complete
replacement probably because it's primary purpose in life is to be a
replacement probably because its primary purpose in life is to be a
message bus implementation rather than specifically an ioctl replacement.
While it would be possible to work around this there is one concern
that lead to the decision to not use it. This is that the autofs
......
......@@ -90,7 +90,7 @@ Mount Options
Specify the IP and/or port the client should bind to locally.
There is normally not much reason to do this. If the IP is not
specified, the client's IP address is determined by looking at the
address it's connection to the monitor originates from.
address its connection to the monitor originates from.
wsize=X
Specify the maximum write size in bytes. By default there is no
......
......@@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ You'll want to start heartbeating on a volume which all the nodes in
your lockspace can access. The easiest way to do this is via
ocfs2_hb_ctl (distributed with ocfs2-tools). Right now it requires
that an OCFS2 file system be in place so that it can automatically
find it's heartbeat area, though it will eventually support heartbeat
find its heartbeat area, though it will eventually support heartbeat
against raw disks.
Please see the ocfs2_hb_ctl and mkfs.ocfs2 manual pages distributed
......
......@@ -38,7 +38,7 @@ flags, it will return EBADR and the contents of fm_flags will contain
the set of flags which caused the error. If the kernel is compatible
with all flags passed, the contents of fm_flags will be unmodified.
It is up to userspace to determine whether rejection of a particular
flag is fatal to it's operation. This scheme is intended to allow the
flag is fatal to its operation. This scheme is intended to allow the
fiemap interface to grow in the future but without losing
compatibility with old software.
......@@ -56,7 +56,7 @@ If this flag is set, the kernel will sync the file before mapping extents.
* FIEMAP_FLAG_XATTR
If this flag is set, the extents returned will describe the inodes
extended attribute lookup tree, instead of it's data tree.
extended attribute lookup tree, instead of its data tree.
Extent Mapping
......@@ -89,7 +89,7 @@ struct fiemap_extent {
};
All offsets and lengths are in bytes and mirror those on disk. It is valid
for an extents logical offset to start before the request or it's logical
for an extents logical offset to start before the request or its logical
length to extend past the request. Unless FIEMAP_EXTENT_NOT_ALIGNED is
returned, fe_logical, fe_physical, and fe_length will be aligned to the
block size of the file system. With the exception of extents flagged as
......@@ -125,7 +125,7 @@ been allocated for the file yet.
* FIEMAP_EXTENT_DELALLOC
- This will also set FIEMAP_EXTENT_UNKNOWN.
Delayed allocation - while there is data for this extent, it's
Delayed allocation - while there is data for this extent, its
physical location has not been allocated yet.
* FIEMAP_EXTENT_ENCODED
......@@ -159,7 +159,7 @@ Data is located within a meta data block.
Data is packed into a block with data from other files.
* FIEMAP_EXTENT_UNWRITTEN
Unwritten extent - the extent is allocated but it's data has not been
Unwritten extent - the extent is allocated but its data has not been
initialized. This indicates the extent's data will be all zero if read
through the filesystem but the contents are undefined if read directly from
the device.
......@@ -176,7 +176,7 @@ VFS -> File System Implementation
File systems wishing to support fiemap must implement a ->fiemap callback on
their inode_operations structure. The fs ->fiemap call is responsible for
defining it's set of supported fiemap flags, and calling a helper function on
defining its set of supported fiemap flags, and calling a helper function on
each discovered extent:
struct inode_operations {
......
......@@ -91,7 +91,7 @@ Mount options
'default_permissions'
By default FUSE doesn't check file access permissions, the
filesystem is free to implement it's access policy or leave it to
filesystem is free to implement its access policy or leave it to
the underlying file access mechanism (e.g. in case of network
filesystems). This option enables permission checking, restricting
access based on file mode. It is usually useful together with the
......@@ -171,7 +171,7 @@ or may honor them by sending a reply to the _original_ request, with
the error set to EINTR.
It is also possible that there's a race between processing the
original request and it's INTERRUPT request. There are two possibilities:
original request and its INTERRUPT request. There are two possibilities:
1) The INTERRUPT request is processed before the original request is
processed
......
......@@ -103,7 +103,7 @@ to analyze or change OS2SYS.INI.
Codepages
HPFS can contain several uppercasing tables for several codepages and each
file has a pointer to codepage it's name is in. However OS/2 was created in
file has a pointer to codepage its name is in. However OS/2 was created in
America where people don't care much about codepages and so multiple codepages
support is quite buggy. I have Czech OS/2 working in codepage 852 on my disk.
Once I booted English OS/2 working in cp 850 and I created a file on my 852
......
......@@ -185,7 +185,7 @@ failed lookup meant a definite 'no'.
request/response format
-----------------------
While each cache is free to use it's own format for requests
While each cache is free to use its own format for requests
and responses over channel, the following is recommended as
appropriate and support routines are available to help:
Each request or response record should be printable ASCII
......
......@@ -965,7 +965,7 @@ your system and how much traffic was routed over those devices:
...] 1375103 17405 0 0 0 0 0 0
...] 1703981 5535 0 0 0 3 0 0
In addition, each Channel Bond interface has it's own directory. For
In addition, each Channel Bond interface has its own directory. For
example, the bond0 device will have a directory called /proc/net/bond0/.
It will contain information that is specific to that bond, such as the
current slaves of the bond, the link status of the slaves, and how
......@@ -1362,7 +1362,7 @@ been accounted as having caused 1MB of write.
In other words: The number of bytes which this process caused to not happen,
by truncating pagecache. A task can cause "negative" IO too. If this task
truncates some dirty pagecache, some IO which another task has been accounted
for (in it's write_bytes) will not be happening. We _could_ just subtract that
for (in its write_bytes) will not be happening. We _could_ just subtract that
from the truncating task's write_bytes, but there is information loss in doing
that.
......
......@@ -3,6 +3,6 @@ protocol used by Windows for Workgroups, Windows 95 and Windows NT.
Smbfs was inspired by Samba, the program written by Andrew Tridgell
that turns any Unix host into a file server for DOS or Windows clients.
Smbfs is a SMB client, but uses parts of samba for it's operation. For
Smbfs is a SMB client, but uses parts of samba for its operation. For
more info on samba, including documentation, please go to
http://www.samba.org/ and then on to your nearest mirror.
......@@ -72,7 +72,7 @@ structure (this is the kernel-side implementation of file
descriptors). The freshly allocated file structure is initialized with
a pointer to the dentry and a set of file operation member functions.
These are taken from the inode data. The open() file method is then
called so the specific filesystem implementation can do it's work. You
called so the specific filesystem implementation can do its work. You
can see that this is another switch performed by the VFS. The file
structure is placed into the file descriptor table for the process.
......
......@@ -157,7 +157,7 @@ temperature configuration points:
There are three PWM outputs. The LM85 datasheet suggests that the
pwm3 output control both fan3 and fan4. Each PWM can be individually
configured and assigned to a zone for it's control value. Each PWM can be
configured and assigned to a zone for its control value. Each PWM can be
configured individually according to the following options.
* pwm#_auto_pwm_min - this specifies the PWM value for temp#_auto_temp_off
......
......@@ -402,7 +402,7 @@ for the port of the SoundFusion is supported by the cs461x.c module.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
The Live! has a special PCI gameport, which, although it doesn't provide
any "Enhanced" stuff like 4DWave and friends, is quite a bit faster than
it's ISA counterparts. It also requires special support, hence the
its ISA counterparts. It also requires special support, hence the
emu10k1-gp.c module for it instead of the normal ns558.c one.
3.15 SoundBlaster 64 and 128 - ES1370 and ES1371, ESS Solo1 and S3 SonicVibes
......
......@@ -126,7 +126,7 @@ o Tboot then applies an (optional) user-defined launch policy to
o Tboot adjusts the e820 table provided by the bootloader to reserve
its own location in memory as well as to reserve certain other
TXT-related regions.
o As part of it's launch, tboot DMA protects all of RAM (using the
o As part of its launch, tboot DMA protects all of RAM (using the
VT-d PMRs). Thus, the kernel must be booted with 'intel_iommu=on'
in order to remove this blanket protection and use VT-d's
page-level protection.
......
......@@ -181,7 +181,7 @@ Expressions are listed in decreasing order of precedence.
(7) Returns the result of max(/expr/, /expr/).
An expression can have a value of 'n', 'm' or 'y' (or 0, 1, 2
respectively for calculations). A menu entry becomes visible when it's
respectively for calculations). A menu entry becomes visible when its
expression evaluates to 'm' or 'y'.
There are two types of symbols: constant and non-constant symbols.
......
......@@ -116,7 +116,7 @@
Author: Ingo Molnar, Gadi Oxman and Miguel de Icaza.
URL: http://www.linuxjournal.com/article.php?sid=2391
Keywords: RAID, MD driver.
Description: Linux Journal Kernel Korner article. Here is it's
Description: Linux Journal Kernel Korner article. Here is its
abstract: "A description of the implementation of the RAID-1,
RAID-4 and RAID-5 personalities of the MD device driver in the
Linux kernel, providing users with high performance and reliable,
......@@ -127,7 +127,7 @@
URL: http://www.linuxjournal.com/article.php?sid=1219
Keywords: device driver, module, loading/unloading modules,
allocating resources.
Description: Linux Journal Kernel Korner article. Here is it's
Description: Linux Journal Kernel Korner article. Here is its
abstract: "This is the first of a series of four articles
co-authored by Alessandro Rubini and Georg Zezchwitz which present
a practical approach to writing Linux device drivers as kernel
......@@ -141,7 +141,7 @@
Keywords: character driver, init_module, clean_up module,
autodetection, mayor number, minor number, file operations,
open(), close().
Description: Linux Journal Kernel Korner article. Here is it's
Description: Linux Journal Kernel Korner article. Here is its
abstract: "This article, the second of four, introduces part of
the actual code to create custom module implementing a character
device driver. It describes the code for module initialization and
......@@ -152,7 +152,7 @@
URL: http://www.linuxjournal.com/article.php?sid=1221
Keywords: read(), write(), select(), ioctl(), blocking/non
blocking mode, interrupt handler.
Description: Linux Journal Kernel Korner article. Here is it's
Description: Linux Journal Kernel Korner article. Here is its
abstract: "This article, the third of four on writing character
device drivers, introduces concepts of reading, writing, and using
ioctl-calls".
......@@ -161,7 +161,7 @@
Author: Alessandro Rubini and Georg v. Zezschwitz.
URL: http://www.linuxjournal.com/article.php?sid=1222
Keywords: interrupts, irqs, DMA, bottom halves, task queues.
Description: Linux Journal Kernel Korner article. Here is it's
Description: Linux Journal Kernel Korner article. Here is its
abstract: "This is the fourth in a series of articles about
writing character device drivers as loadable kernel modules. This
month, we further investigate the field of interrupt handling.
......
......@@ -332,7 +332,7 @@ occurs during execution of kp->pre_handler or kp->post_handler,
or during single-stepping of the probed instruction, Kprobes calls
kp->fault_handler. Any or all handlers can be NULL. If kp->flags
is set KPROBE_FLAG_DISABLED, that kp will be registered but disabled,
so, it's handlers aren't hit until calling enable_kprobe(kp).
so, its handlers aren't hit until calling enable_kprobe(kp).
NOTE:
1. With the introduction of the "symbol_name" field to struct kprobe,
......
......@@ -207,7 +207,7 @@ Tips & Tricks
* Drew Scott Daniels observed: "I don't know why, but when I decrease the number
of colours that my display uses it consumes less battery power. I've seen
this on powerbooks too. I hope that this is a piece of information that
might be useful to the Laptop Mode patch or it's users."
might be useful to the Laptop Mode patch or its users."
* In syslog.conf, you can prefix entries with a dash ``-'' to omit syncing the
file after every logging. When you're using laptop-mode and your disk doesn't
......
......@@ -263,7 +263,7 @@ static u8 *get_feature_bits(struct device *dev)
* Launcher virtual with an offset.
*
* This can be tough to get your head around, but usually it just means that we
* use these trivial conversion functions when the Guest gives us it's
* use these trivial conversion functions when the Guest gives us its
* "physical" addresses:
*/
static void *from_guest_phys(unsigned long addr)
......
......@@ -136,7 +136,7 @@ raid_disks != 0.
Then uninitialized devices can be added with ADD_NEW_DISK. The
structure passed to ADD_NEW_DISK must specify the state of the device
and it's role in the array.
and its role in the array.
Once started with RUN_ARRAY, uninitialized spares can be added with
HOT_ADD_DISK.
......
......@@ -38,7 +38,7 @@ Depending on the exact configuration, translation between the network packet
label and the internal LSM security identifier can be time consuming. The
NetLabel label mapping cache is a caching mechanism which can be used to
sidestep much of this overhead once a mapping has been established. Once the
LSM has received a packet, used NetLabel to decode it's security attributes,
LSM has received a packet, used NetLabel to decode its security attributes,
and translated the security attributes into a LSM internal identifier the LSM
can use the NetLabel caching functions to associate the LSM internal
identifier with the network packet's label. This means that in the future
......
......@@ -756,7 +756,7 @@ static int enslave(char *master_ifname, char *slave_ifname)
*/
if (abi_ver < 1) {
/* For old ABI, the master needs to be
* down before setting it's hwaddr
* down before setting its hwaddr
*/
res = set_if_down(master_ifname, master_flags.ifr_flags);
if (res) {
......
......@@ -100,7 +100,7 @@ by the kernel.
The destruction of the socket and all associated resources
is done by a simple call to close(fd).
Next I will describe PACKET_MMAP settings and it's constraints,
Next I will describe PACKET_MMAP settings and its constraints,
also the mapping of the circular buffer in the user process and
the use of this buffer.
......@@ -432,7 +432,7 @@ TP_STATUS_LOSING : indicates there were packet drops from last time
the PACKET_STATISTICS option.
TP_STATUS_CSUMNOTREADY: currently it's used for outgoing IP packets which
it's checksum will be done in hardware. So while
its checksum will be done in hardware. So while
reading the packet we should not try to check the
checksum.
......
......@@ -8,11 +8,11 @@ Please see overview.txt for a description of the terms used in this text.
1. Consumer Regulator Access (static & dynamic drivers)
=======================================================
A consumer driver can get access to it's supply regulator by calling :-
A consumer driver can get access to its supply regulator by calling :-
regulator = regulator_get(dev, "Vcc");
The consumer passes in it's struct device pointer and power supply ID. The core
The consumer passes in its struct device pointer and power supply ID. The core
then finds the correct regulator by consulting a machine specific lookup table.
If the lookup is successful then this call will return a pointer to the struct
regulator that supplies this consumer.
......@@ -34,7 +34,7 @@ usually be called in your device drivers probe() and remove() respectively.
2. Regulator Output Enable & Disable (static & dynamic drivers)
====================================================================
A consumer can enable it's power supply by calling:-
A consumer can enable its power supply by calling:-
int regulator_enable(regulator);
......@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@ int regulator_is_enabled(regulator);
This will return > zero when the regulator is enabled.
A consumer can disable it's supply when no longer needed by calling :-
A consumer can disable its supply when no longer needed by calling :-
int regulator_disable(regulator);
......@@ -140,7 +140,7 @@ by calling :-
int regulator_set_optimum_mode(struct regulator *regulator, int load_uA);
This will cause the core to recalculate the total load on the regulator (based
on all it's consumers) and change operating mode (if necessary and permitted)
on all its consumers) and change operating mode (if necessary and permitted)
to best match the current operating load.
The load_uA value can be determined from the consumers datasheet. e.g.most
......
......@@ -52,7 +52,7 @@ static struct regulator_init_data regulator1_data = {
};
Regulator-1 supplies power to Regulator-2. This relationship must be registered
with the core so that Regulator-1 is also enabled when Consumer A enables it's
with the core so that Regulator-1 is also enabled when Consumer A enables its
supply (Regulator-2). The supply regulator is set by the supply_regulator_dev
field below:-
......
......@@ -35,16 +35,16 @@ Some terms used in this document:-
o Consumer - Electronic device that is supplied power by a regulator.
Consumers can be classified into two types:-
Static: consumer does not change it's supply voltage or
Static: consumer does not change its supply voltage or
current limit. It only needs to enable or disable it's
power supply. It's supply voltage is set by the hardware,
power supply. Its supply voltage is set by the hardware,
bootloader, firmware or kernel board initialisation code.
Dynamic: consumer needs to change it's supply voltage or
current limit to meet operation demands.
o Power Domain - Electronic circuit that is supplied it's input power by the
o Power Domain - Electronic circuit that is supplied its input power by the
output power of a regulator, switch or by another power
domain.
......
......@@ -1289,7 +1289,7 @@ link between a device node and its interrupt parent in
the interrupt tree. The value of interrupt-parent is the
phandle of the parent node.
If the interrupt-parent property is not defined for a node, it's
If the interrupt-parent property is not defined for a node, its
interrupt parent is assumed to be an ancestor in the node's
_device tree_ hierarchy.
......
......@@ -19,7 +19,7 @@ dump offers several strong, practical advantages:
immediately available to the system for normal use.
-- After the dump is completed, no further reboots are
required; the system will be fully usable, and running
in it's normal, production mode on it normal kernel.
in its normal, production mode on its normal kernel.
The above can only be accomplished by coordination with,
and assistance from the hypervisor. The procedure is
......
......@@ -657,7 +657,7 @@ here.
The waiter structure has a "task" field that points to the task that is blocked
on the mutex. This field can be NULL the first time it goes through the loop
or if the task is a pending owner and had it's mutex stolen. If the "task"
or if the task is a pending owner and had its mutex stolen. If the "task"
field is NULL then we need to set up the accounting for it.
Task blocks on mutex
......
......@@ -707,7 +707,7 @@ Changes from 20040920 to 20041018
* Integrate patches from Christoph Hellwig: two new helpers common
to lpfc_sli_resume_iocb and lpfc_sli_issue_iocb - singificant
cleanup of those two functions - the unused SLI_IOCB_USE_TXQ is
gone - lpfc_sli_issue_iocb_wait loses it's flags argument
gone - lpfc_sli_issue_iocb_wait loses its flags argument
totally.
* Fix in lpfc_sli.c: we can not store a 5 bit value in a 4-bit
field.
......@@ -1028,7 +1028,7 @@ Changes from 20040614 to 20040709
* Remove the need for buf_tmo.
* Changed ULP_BDE64 to struct ulp_bde64.
* Changed ULP_BDE to struct ulp_bde.
* Cleanup lpfc_os_return_scsi_cmd() and it's call path.
* Cleanup lpfc_os_return_scsi_cmd() and its call path.
* Removed lpfc_no_device_delay.
* Consolidating lpfc_hba_put_event() into lpfc_put_event().
* Removed following attributes and their functionality:
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......@@ -71,7 +71,7 @@ peters@mylex.com
Ever since its introduction last October, the BusLogic FlashPoint LT has
been problematic for members of the Linux community, in that no Linux
drivers have been available for this new Ultra SCSI product. Despite it's
drivers have been available for this new Ultra SCSI product. Despite its
officially being positioned as a desktop workstation product, and not being
particularly well suited for a high performance multitasking operating
system like Linux, the FlashPoint LT has been touted by computer system
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......@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@ The 3180 does not. Otherwise, they are identical.
The DTC3x80 does not support DMA but it does have Pseudo-DMA which is
supported by the driver.
It's DTC406 scsi chip is supposedly compatible with the NCR 53C400.
Its DTC406 scsi chip is supposedly compatible with the NCR 53C400.
It is memory mapped, uses an IRQ, but no dma or io-port. There is
internal DMA, between SCSI bus and an on-chip 128-byte buffer. Double
buffering is done automagically by the chip. Data is transferred
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......@@ -1479,7 +1479,7 @@ Wide16 SCSI.
Enabling serial NVRAM support enables detection of the serial NVRAM included
on Symbios and some Symbios compatible host adaptors, and Tekram boards. The
serial NVRAM is used by Symbios and Tekram to hold set up parameters for the
host adaptor and it's attached drives.
host adaptor and its attached drives.
The Symbios NVRAM also holds data on the boot order of host adaptors in a
system with more than one host adaptor. This enables the order of scanning
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......@@ -40,7 +40,7 @@ behavior looks very much the same as st to the userspace applications.
History
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In the first place, osst shared it's identity very much with st. That meant
In the first place, osst shared its identity very much with st. That meant
that it used the same kernel structures and the same device node as st.
So you could only have either of them being present in the kernel. This has
been fixed by registering an own device, now.
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......@@ -70,7 +70,7 @@ Overview:
up to an administrative entity controlling the vport. For example,
if vports are to be associated with virtual machines, a XEN mgmt
utility would be responsible for creating wwpn/wwnn's for the vport,
using it's own naming authority and OUI. (Note: it already does this
using its own naming authority and OUI. (Note: it already does this
for virtual MAC addresses).
......@@ -81,7 +81,7 @@ Device Trees and Vport Objects:
with rports and scsi target objects underneath it. Currently the FC
transport creates the vport object and places it under the scsi_host
object corresponding to the physical adapter. The LLDD will allocate
a new scsi_host for the vport and link it's object under the vport.
a new scsi_host for the vport and link its object under the vport.
The remainder of the tree under the vports scsi_host is the same
as the non-NPIV case. The transport is written currently to easily
allow the parent of the vport to be something other than the scsi_host.
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......@@ -687,7 +687,7 @@ maintain the driver code.
Enabling serial NVRAM support enables detection of the serial NVRAM included
on Symbios and some Symbios compatible host adaptors, and Tekram boards. The
serial NVRAM is used by Symbios and Tekram to hold set up parameters for the
host adaptor and it's attached drives.
host adaptor and its attached drives.
The Symbios NVRAM also holds data on the boot order of host adaptors in a
system with more than one host adaptor. This information is no longer used
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......@@ -188,8 +188,8 @@ The WM8731 output mixer has 3 inputs (sources)
3. Mic Sidetone Input
Each input in this example has a kcontrol associated with it (defined in example
above) and is connected to the output mixer via it's kcontrol name. We can now
connect the destination widget (wrt audio signal) with it's source widgets.
above) and is connected to the output mixer via its kcontrol name. We can now
connect the destination widget (wrt audio signal) with its source widgets.
/* output mixer */
{"Output Mixer", "Line Bypass Switch", "Line Input"},
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......@@ -67,7 +67,7 @@ static struct snd_soc_dai_link corgi_dai = {
.ops = &corgi_ops,
};
struct snd_soc_card then sets up the machine with it's DAIs. e.g.
struct snd_soc_card then sets up the machine with its DAIs. e.g.
/* corgi audio machine driver */
static struct snd_soc_card snd_soc_corgi = {
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......@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@ features :-
and machines.
* Easy I2S/PCM audio interface setup between codec and SoC. Each SoC
interface and codec registers it's audio interface capabilities with the
interface and codec registers its audio interface capabilities with the
core and are subsequently matched and configured when the application
hardware parameters are known.
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......@@ -381,7 +381,7 @@ descriptor that gives us the status of the transfer, its identification
we issue another URB to read into the destination buffer the chunk of
data coming out of the remote endpoint. Done, wait for the next guy. The
callbacks for the URBs issued from here are the ones that will declare
the xfer complete at some point and call it's callback.
the xfer complete at some point and call its callback.
Seems simple, but the implementation is not trivial.
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......@@ -45,7 +45,7 @@ most general to most specific:
to establish the task policy for a child task exec()'d from an
executable image that has no awareness of memory policy. See the
MEMORY POLICY APIS section, below, for an overview of the system call
that a task may use to set/change it's task/process policy.
that a task may use to set/change its task/process policy.
In a multi-threaded task, task policies apply only to the thread
[Linux kernel task] that installs the policy and any threads
......@@ -301,7 +301,7 @@ decrement this reference count, respectively. mpol_put() will only free
the structure back to the mempolicy kmem cache when the reference count
goes to zero.
When a new memory policy is allocated, it's reference count is initialized
When a new memory policy is allocated, its reference count is initialized
to '1', representing the reference held by the task that is installing the
new policy. When a pointer to a memory policy structure is stored in another
structure, another reference is added, as the task's reference will be dropped
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......@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@ When a w1 master driver registers with the w1 subsystem, the following occurs:
- sysfs entries for that w1 master are created
- the w1 bus is periodically searched for new slave devices
When a device is found on the bus, w1 core checks if driver for it's family is
When a device is found on the bus, w1 core checks if driver for its family is
loaded. If so, the family driver is attached to the slave.
If there is no driver for the family, default one is assigned, which allows to perform
almost any kind of operations. Each logical operation is a transaction
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