Commit fff9289b authored by Matt LaPlante's avatar Matt LaPlante Committed by Adrian Bunk
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Fix typos in Documentation/: 'D'-'E'



This patch fixes typos in various Documentation txts. This patch addresses
some words starting with the letters 'D'-'E'.
Signed-off-by: default avatarMatt LaPlante <kernel1@cyberdogtech.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAdrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>
parent 6c28f2c0
......@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ not been observed, but it would be nice to eliminate any potential for
deadlock under memory pressure.
Because ATA over Ethernet is not fragmented by the kernel's IP code,
the destructore member of the struct sk_buff is available to the aoe
the destructor member of the struct sk_buff is available to the aoe
driver. By using a mempool for allocating all but the first few
sk_buffs, and by registering a destructor, we should be able to
efficiently allocate sk_buffs without introducing any potential for
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......@@ -1203,6 +1203,6 @@ temporarily map a bio into the virtual address space.
and Linus' comments - Jan 2001)
9.2 Discussions about kiobuf and bh design on lkml between sct, linus, alan
et al - Feb-March 2001 (many of the initial thoughts that led to bio were
brought up in this discusion thread)
brought up in this discussion thread)
9.3 Discussions on mempool on lkml - Dec 2001.
......@@ -80,7 +80,7 @@ the /proc filesystem entry which the "block" side of the driver creates as
the SCSI core may not yet be initialized (because the driver is a block
driver) and attempting to register it with the SCSI core in such a case
would cause a hang. This is best done via an initialization script
(typically in /etc/init.d, but could vary depending on distibution).
(typically in /etc/init.d, but could vary depending on distribution).
For example:
for x in /proc/driver/cciss/cciss[0-9]*
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......@@ -26,7 +26,7 @@ The type of **_id is int.
The type of siblings is cpumask_t.
To be consistent on all architectures, the 4 attributes should have
deafult values if their values are unavailable. Below is the rule.
default values if their values are unavailable. Below is the rule.
1) physical_package_id: If cpu has no physical package id, -1 is the
default value.
2) core_id: If cpu doesn't support multi-core, its core id is 0.
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......@@ -3205,7 +3205,7 @@ for a session; this includes virtual consoles, serial ports, and
pseudoterminals (PTYs).
All terminal devices share a common set of capabilities known as line
diciplines; these include the common terminal line dicipline as well
disciplines; these include the common terminal line discipline as well
as SLIP and PPP modes.
All terminal devices are named similarly; this section explains the
......@@ -3285,7 +3285,7 @@ port TTY, for which no alternate device would exist.
Pseudoterminals (PTYs)
Pseudoterminals, or PTYs, are used to create login sessions or provide
other capabilities requiring a TTY line dicipline (including SLIP or
other capabilities requiring a TTY line discipline (including SLIP or
PPP capability) to arbitrary data-generation processes. Each PTY has
a master side, named /dev/pty[p-za-e][0-9a-f], and a slave side, named
/dev/tty[p-za-e][0-9a-f]. The kernel arbitrates the use of PTYs by
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......@@ -48,12 +48,12 @@ Module Usage
Module insertion:
# insmod sstfb.o
you should see some strange output frome the board:
you should see some strange output from the board:
a big blue square, a green and a red small squares and a vertical
white rectangle. why ? the function's name is self explanatory :
white rectangle. why? the function's name is self-explanatory:
"sstfb_test()"...
(if you don't have a second monitor, you'll have to plug your monitor
directely to the 2D videocard to see what you're typing)
directly to the 2D videocard to see what you're typing)
# con2fb /dev/fbx /dev/ttyx
bind a tty to the new frame buffer. if you already have a frame
buffer driver, the voodoo fb will likely be /dev/fb1. if not,
......@@ -95,11 +95,11 @@ inverse=1 inverse Supposed to enable inverse console.
clipping=1 clipping Enable or disable clipping.
clipping=0 noclipping With clipping enabled, all offscreen
reads and writes are disgarded.
reads and writes are discarded.
Default: enable clipping.
gfxclk=x gfxclk:x Force graphic clock frequency (in MHz).
Be carefull with this option, it may be
Be careful with this option, it may be
DANGEROUS.
Default: auto
50Mhz for Voodoo 1,
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......@@ -68,7 +68,7 @@ request for an already acquired lock will not generate another DLM
call. Userspace programs are assumed to handle their own local
locking.
Two levels of locks are supported - Shared Read, and Exlcusive.
Two levels of locks are supported - Shared Read, and Exclusive.
Also supported is a Trylock operation.
For information on the libo2dlm interface, please see o2dlm.h,
......
......@@ -390,7 +390,7 @@ stripes with parity, i.e. raid level 5, should not work, too.
You have to use the "persistent-superblock 0" option for each raid-disk in the
NTFS volume/stripe you are configuring in /etc/raidtab as the persistent
superblock used by the MD driver would damange the NTFS volume.
superblock used by the MD driver would damage the NTFS volume.
Windows by default uses a stripe chunk size of 64k, so you probably want the
"chunk-size 64k" option for each raid-disk, too.
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......@@ -238,7 +238,7 @@ Top Level Directory Layout
The sysfs directory arrangement exposes the relationship of kernel
data structures.
The top level sysfs diretory looks like:
The top level sysfs directory looks like:
block/
bus/
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......@@ -10,7 +10,7 @@ back and forth trying to integrate high-resolution and high-precision
features into the existing timer framework, and after testing various
such high-resolution timer implementations in practice, we came to the
conclusion that the timer wheel code is fundamentally not suitable for
such an approach. We initially didnt believe this ('there must be a way
such an approach. We initially didn't believe this ('there must be a way
to solve this'), and spent a considerable effort trying to integrate
things into the timer wheel, but we failed. In hindsight, there are
several reasons why such integration is hard/impossible:
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......@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@ is obtained by ORing 0x80 with the make code.
The special codes 0xF6 through 0xFF are reserved for use as follows:
0xF6 status report
0xF7 absolute mouse position record
0xF8-0xFB relative mouse position records(lsbs determind by
0xF8-0xFB relative mouse position records (lsbs determined by
mouse button states)
0xFC time-of-day
0xFD joystick report (both sticks)
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......@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@ This driver have the basic support for PCI devices only; there is no
ISA or PnP ISA cards supported. AFAIK the ns558 have support for Crystal
ISA and PnP ISA series.
The driver works witn ALSA drivers simultaneously. For exmple, the xracer
The driver works with ALSA drivers simultaneously. For example, the xracer
uses joystick as input device and PCM device as sound output in one time.
There are no sound or input collisions detected. The source code have
comments about them; but I've found the joystick can be initialized
......
......@@ -38,7 +38,7 @@ joystick.txt for details.
There is an utility called fftest that will allow you to test the driver.
% fftest /dev/input/eventXX
3. Instructions to the developper
3. Instructions to the developer
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
All interactions are done using the event API. That is, you can use ioctl()
and write() on /dev/input/eventXX.
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......@@ -154,7 +154,7 @@ about it.
3.2 Event handlers
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Event handlers distrubite the events from the devices to userland and
Event handlers distribute the events from the devices to userland and
kernel, as needed.
3.2.1 keybdev
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......@@ -51,7 +51,7 @@ more complex object types. It provides a set of basic fields that
almost all complex data types share. kobjects are intended to be
embedded in larger data structures and replace fields they duplicate.
1.2 Defintion
1.2 Definition
struct kobject {
char name[KOBJ_NAME_LEN];
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......@@ -62,7 +62,7 @@ be reconstructed (due to no parity).
For this reason, md will normally refuse to start such an array. This
requires the sysadmin to take action to explicitly start the array
desipite possible corruption. This is normally done with
despite possible corruption. This is normally done with
mdadm --assemble --force ....
This option is not really available if the array has the root
......@@ -214,8 +214,8 @@ All md devices contain:
safe_mode_delay
When an md array has seen no write requests for a certain period
of time, it will be marked as 'clean'. When another write
request arrive, the array is marked as 'dirty' before the write
commenses. This is known as 'safe_mode'.
request arrives, the array is marked as 'dirty' before the write
commences. This is known as 'safe_mode'.
The 'certain period' is controlled by this file which stores the
period as a number of seconds. The default is 200msec (0.200).
Writing a value of 0 disables safemode.
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......@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ Legend:
packets out of the rx ring. Note from this that the lower the
load the more we could clean up the rxring
"Ndone" == is the converse of "Done". Note again, that the higher
the load the more times we couldnt clean up the rxring.
the load the more times we couldn't clean up the rxring.
Observe that:
when the NIC receives 890Kpackets/sec only 17 rx interrupts are generated.
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......@@ -103,8 +103,8 @@ In the kernel when setting up:
else
failed
From now on, everytime you dump my_rate_est_stats it will contain
uptodate info.
From now on, every time you dump my_rate_est_stats it will contain
up-to-date info.
Once you are done, call gen_kill_estimator(my_basicstats,
my_rate_est_stats) Make sure that my_basicstats and my_rate_est_stats
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......@@ -147,7 +147,7 @@ Examples:
Example scripts
===============
A collection of small tutorial scripts for pktgen is in expamples dir.
A collection of small tutorial scripts for pktgen is in examples dir.
pktgen.conf-1-1 # 1 CPU 1 dev
pktgen.conf-1-2 # 1 CPU 2 dev
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......@@ -570,7 +570,7 @@ bata1-2.2.1 Feb 09 2001
Option to COMPILE WANPIPE modules against the currently
running kernel, thus no need for manual kernel and module
re-compilatin.
re-compilation.
o Updates and Bug Fixes to wancfg utility.
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