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authorLucas De Marchi <lucas.demarchi@profusion.mobi>2011-03-30 22:57:33 -0300
committerLucas De Marchi <lucas.demarchi@profusion.mobi>2011-03-31 11:26:23 -0300
commit25985edcedea6396277003854657b5f3cb31a628 (patch)
treef026e810210a2ee7290caeb737c23cb6472b7c38 /Documentation
parent6aba74f2791287ec407e0f92487a725a25908067 (diff)
Fix common misspellings
Fixes generated by 'codespell' and manually reviewed. Signed-off-by: Lucas De Marchi <lucas.demarchi@profusion.mobi>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
-rw-r--r--Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-bus-css2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-class-led2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/dvb/dvbproperty.xml2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/dvb/frontend.xml2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/kernel-locking.tmpl2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/libata.tmpl10
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/mtdnand.tmpl12
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/regulator.tmpl4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/uio-howto.tmpl2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/usb.tmpl2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/v4l/common.xml2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/v4l/controls.xml2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/v4l/dev-subdev.xml2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/v4l/libv4l.xml2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/v4l/remote_controllers.xml2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/DocBook/writing-an-alsa-driver.tmpl2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/PCI/MSI-HOWTO.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/SecurityBugs2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/SubmittingDrivers2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/SubmittingPatches2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/arm/IXP4xx4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/Suspend.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/arm/Samsung/GPIO.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/block/biodoc.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/cpu-hotplug.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/dell_rbu.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/device-mapper/dm-service-time.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/devicetree/bindings/fb/sm501fb.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/fsl-upm-nand.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/can/sja1000.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/devicetree/bindings/powerpc/fsl/mpic.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/dvb/README.dvb-usb2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/dvb/ci.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/dvb/faq.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/edac.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/eisa.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/fb/viafb.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/autofs4-mount-control.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/caching/netfs-api.txt18
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/configfs/configfs.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/ext4.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/gfs2-uevents.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/gfs2.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/ntfs.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/ocfs2.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/path-lookup.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/pohmelfs/network_protocol.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt6
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/squashfs.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/sysfs.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/filesystems/xfs-delayed-logging-design.txt8
-rw-r--r--Documentation/hwmon/abituguru2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/hwmon/abituguru-datasheet8
-rw-r--r--Documentation/hwmon/abituguru32
-rw-r--r--Documentation/hwmon/pmbus6
-rw-r--r--Documentation/hwmon/sysfs-interface2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/hwmon/w83781d2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/hwmon/w83791d2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/i2c/busses/i2c-parport-light2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/i2c/busses/i2c-sis96x2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/i2c/busses/i2c-taos-evm2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/i2o/README2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/ia64/aliasing-test.c2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/input/joystick-parport.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/input/rotary-encoder.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/input/walkera0701.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/irqflags-tracing.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/isdn/INTERFACE.CAPI2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.txt8
-rw-r--r--Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/kvm/mmu.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/kvm/ppc-pv.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/kvm/timekeeping.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/media-framework.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/mips/AU1xxx_IDE.README4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/misc-devices/ics932s4012
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/3c359.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/README.ipw22002
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/bonding.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/caif/Linux-CAIF.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/caif/spi_porting.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/can.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/ieee802154.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/olympic.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/packet_mmap.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/s2io.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/tc-actions-env-rules.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/power/devices.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/power/notifiers.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/power/opp.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/power/swsusp.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/power/userland-swsusp.txt6
-rw-r--r--Documentation/powerpc/hvcs.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.lpfc18
-rw-r--r--Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.megaraid2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.ncr53c8xx2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.sym53c8xx2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/scsi/aha152x.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/scsi/aic79xx.txt12
-rw-r--r--Documentation/scsi/ibmmca.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/scsi/scsi-changer.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/scsi/scsi_eh.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/scsi/scsi_fc_transport.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/serial/moxa-smartio2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/serial/n_gsm.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/sound/alsa/ALSA-Configuration.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/sound/oss/README.OSS2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/spi/pxa2xx2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/spi/spi-lm70llp2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/telephony/ixj.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/trace/ring-buffer-design.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/video4linux/README.pvrusb22
-rw-r--r--Documentation/video4linux/bttv/README2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/video4linux/bttv/README.freeze2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/video4linux/bttv/Sound-FAQ2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/video4linux/pxa_camera.txt8
-rw-r--r--Documentation/video4linux/v4l2-framework.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/vm/active_mm.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/vm/hugetlbpage.txt2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/vm/overcommit-accounting2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/w1/slaves/w1_ds24236
-rw-r--r--Documentation/w1/w1.netlink2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/watchdog/hpwdt.txt2
124 files changed, 190 insertions, 190 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-bus-css b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-bus-css
index b585ec258a0..2979c40c10e 100644
--- a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-bus-css
+++ b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-bus-css
@@ -29,7 +29,7 @@ Contact: Cornelia Huck <cornelia.huck@de.ibm.com>
linux-s390@vger.kernel.org
Description: Contains the PIM/PAM/POM values, as reported by the
channel subsystem when last queried by the common I/O
- layer (this implies that this attribute is not neccessarily
+ layer (this implies that this attribute is not necessarily
in sync with the values current in the channel subsystem).
Note: This is an I/O-subchannel specific attribute.
Users: s390-tools, HAL
diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-class-led b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-class-led
index edff6630c80..3646ec85d51 100644
--- a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-class-led
+++ b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-class-led
@@ -33,5 +33,5 @@ Contact: Richard Purdie <rpurdie@rpsys.net>
Description:
Invert the LED on/off state. This parameter is specific to
gpio and backlight triggers. In case of the backlight trigger,
- it is usefull when driving a LED which is intended to indicate
+ it is useful when driving a LED which is intended to indicate
a device in a standby like state.
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/dvb/dvbproperty.xml b/Documentation/DocBook/dvb/dvbproperty.xml
index 5f57c7ccd4b..97f397e2fb3 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/dvb/dvbproperty.xml
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/dvb/dvbproperty.xml
@@ -40,7 +40,7 @@
<para>Central frequency of the channel.</para>
- <para>For ISDB-T the channels are usally transmitted with an offset of 143kHz. E.g. a
+ <para>For ISDB-T the channels are usually transmitted with an offset of 143kHz. E.g. a
valid frequncy could be 474143 kHz. The stepping is bound to the bandwidth of
the channel which is 6MHz.</para>
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/dvb/frontend.xml b/Documentation/DocBook/dvb/frontend.xml
index 78d756de590..60c6976fb31 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/dvb/frontend.xml
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/dvb/frontend.xml
@@ -139,7 +139,7 @@ consistently to the DiSEqC commands as described in the DiSEqC spec.</para>
<section id="frontend_sec_tone">
<title>SEC continuous tone</title>
-<para>The continous 22KHz tone is usually used with non-DiSEqC capable LNBs to switch the
+<para>The continuous 22KHz tone is usually used with non-DiSEqC capable LNBs to switch the
high/low band of a dual-band LNB. When using DiSEqC epuipment this voltage has to
be switched consistently to the DiSEqC commands as described in the DiSEqC
spec.</para>
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/kernel-locking.tmpl b/Documentation/DocBook/kernel-locking.tmpl
index f66f4df1869..67e7ab41c0a 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/kernel-locking.tmpl
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/kernel-locking.tmpl
@@ -1763,7 +1763,7 @@ as it would be on UP.
There is a furthur optimization possible here: remember our original
cache code, where there were no reference counts and the caller simply
held the lock whenever using the object? This is still possible: if
-you hold the lock, noone can delete the object, so you don't need to
+you hold the lock, no one can delete the object, so you don't need to
get and put the reference count.
</para>
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/libata.tmpl b/Documentation/DocBook/libata.tmpl
index 8c5411cfeaf..cdd1bb9aac0 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/libata.tmpl
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/libata.tmpl
@@ -1032,7 +1032,7 @@ and other resources, etc.
<listitem>
<para>
This is indicated by ICRC bit in the ERROR register and
- means that corruption occurred during data transfer. Upto
+ means that corruption occurred during data transfer. Up to
ATA/ATAPI-7, the standard specifies that this bit is only
applicable to UDMA transfers but ATA/ATAPI-8 draft revision
1f says that the bit may be applicable to multiword DMA and
@@ -1045,10 +1045,10 @@ and other resources, etc.
<term>ABRT error during data transfer or on completion</term>
<listitem>
<para>
- Upto ATA/ATAPI-7, the standard specifies that ABRT could be
+ Up to ATA/ATAPI-7, the standard specifies that ABRT could be
set on ICRC errors and on cases where a device is not able
to complete a command. Combined with the fact that MWDMA
- and PIO transfer errors aren't allowed to use ICRC bit upto
+ and PIO transfer errors aren't allowed to use ICRC bit up to
ATA/ATAPI-7, it seems to imply that ABRT bit alone could
indicate tranfer errors.
</para>
@@ -1122,7 +1122,7 @@ and other resources, etc.
<para>
Depending on commands, not all STATUS/ERROR bits are
applicable. These non-applicable bits are marked with
- &quot;na&quot; in the output descriptions but upto ATA/ATAPI-7
+ &quot;na&quot; in the output descriptions but up to ATA/ATAPI-7
no definition of &quot;na&quot; can be found. However,
ATA/ATAPI-8 draft revision 1f describes &quot;N/A&quot; as
follows.
@@ -1507,7 +1507,7 @@ and other resources, etc.
<listitem>
<para>
- CHS set up with INITIALIZE DEVICE PARAMETERS (seldomly used)
+ CHS set up with INITIALIZE DEVICE PARAMETERS (seldom used)
</para>
</listitem>
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/mtdnand.tmpl b/Documentation/DocBook/mtdnand.tmpl
index 620eb3f6a90..6f242d5dee9 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/mtdnand.tmpl
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/mtdnand.tmpl
@@ -485,7 +485,7 @@ static void board_select_chip (struct mtd_info *mtd, int chip)
Reed-Solomon library.
</para>
<para>
- The ECC bytes must be placed immidiately after the data
+ The ECC bytes must be placed immediately after the data
bytes in order to make the syndrome generator work. This
is contrary to the usual layout used by software ECC. The
separation of data and out of band area is not longer
@@ -629,7 +629,7 @@ static void board_select_chip (struct mtd_info *mtd, int chip)
holds the bad block table. Store a pointer to the pattern
in the pattern field. Further the length of the pattern has to be
stored in len and the offset in the spare area must be given
- in the offs member of the nand_bbt_descr stucture. For mirrored
+ in the offs member of the nand_bbt_descr structure. For mirrored
bad block tables different patterns are mandatory.</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>Table creation</para>
<para>Set the option NAND_BBT_CREATE to enable the table creation
@@ -648,7 +648,7 @@ static void board_select_chip (struct mtd_info *mtd, int chip)
<listitem><para>Table version control</para>
<para>Set the option NAND_BBT_VERSION to enable the table version control.
It's highly recommended to enable this for mirrored tables with write
- support. It makes sure that the risk of loosing the bad block
+ support. It makes sure that the risk of losing the bad block
table information is reduced to the loss of the information about the
one worn out block which should be marked bad. The version is stored in
4 consecutive bytes in the spare area of the device. The position of
@@ -1060,19 +1060,19 @@ data in this page</entry>
<row>
<entry>0x3D</entry>
<entry>ECC byte 21</entry>
-<entry>Error correction code byte 0 of the eigth 256 Bytes of data
+<entry>Error correction code byte 0 of the eighth 256 Bytes of data
in this page</entry>
</row>
<row>
<entry>0x3E</entry>
<entry>ECC byte 22</entry>
-<entry>Error correction code byte 1 of the eigth 256 Bytes of data
+<entry>Error correction code byte 1 of the eighth 256 Bytes of data
in this page</entry>
</row>
<row>
<entry>0x3F</entry>
<entry>ECC byte 23</entry>
-<entry>Error correction code byte 2 of the eigth 256 Bytes of data
+<entry>Error correction code byte 2 of the eighth 256 Bytes of data
in this page</entry>
</row>
</tbody></tgroup></informaltable>
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/regulator.tmpl b/Documentation/DocBook/regulator.tmpl
index 53f4f8d3b81..346e552fa2c 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/regulator.tmpl
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/regulator.tmpl
@@ -267,8 +267,8 @@
<sect1 id="machine-constraint">
<title>Constraints</title>
<para>
- As well as definining the connections the machine interface
- also provides constraints definining the operations that
+ As well as defining the connections the machine interface
+ also provides constraints defining the operations that
clients are allowed to perform and the parameters that may be
set. This is required since generally regulator devices will
offer more flexibility than it is safe to use on a given
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/uio-howto.tmpl b/Documentation/DocBook/uio-howto.tmpl
index b4665b9c40b..7c4b514d62b 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/uio-howto.tmpl
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/uio-howto.tmpl
@@ -797,7 +797,7 @@ framework to set up sysfs files for this region. Simply leave it alone.
perform some initialization. After that, your hardware
starts working and will generate an interrupt as soon
as it's finished, has some data available, or needs your
- attention because an error occured.
+ attention because an error occurred.
</para>
<para>
<filename>/dev/uioX</filename> is a read-only file. A
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/usb.tmpl b/Documentation/DocBook/usb.tmpl
index af293606fbe..8d57c1888dc 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/usb.tmpl
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/usb.tmpl
@@ -690,7 +690,7 @@ usbdev_ioctl (int fd, int ifno, unsigned request, void *param)
</para><para>
This request lets kernel drivers talk to user mode code
through filesystem operations even when they don't create
- a charactor or block special device.
+ a character or block special device.
It's also been used to do things like ask devices what
device special file should be used.
Two pre-defined ioctls are used
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/common.xml b/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/common.xml
index dbab79c215c..9028721438d 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/common.xml
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/common.xml
@@ -100,7 +100,7 @@ linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, 2002-11-20. --></para>
<para>By convention system administrators create various
character device special files with these major and minor numbers in
-the <filename>/dev</filename> directory. The names recomended for the
+the <filename>/dev</filename> directory. The names recommended for the
different V4L2 device types are listed in <xref linkend="devices" />.
</para>
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/controls.xml b/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/controls.xml
index 2fae3e87ce7..a920ee80f64 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/controls.xml
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/controls.xml
@@ -1243,7 +1243,7 @@ values are:</entry>
</row><row><entry spanname="descr">Mutes the audio when
capturing. This is not done by muting audio hardware, which can still
produce a slight hiss, but in the encoder itself, guaranteeing a fixed
-and reproducable audio bitstream. 0 = unmuted, 1 = muted.</entry>
+and reproducible audio bitstream. 0 = unmuted, 1 = muted.</entry>
</row>
<row><entry></entry></row>
<row id="v4l2-mpeg-video-encoding">
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/dev-subdev.xml b/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/dev-subdev.xml
index 21caff6d159..05c8fefcbcb 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/dev-subdev.xml
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/dev-subdev.xml
@@ -90,7 +90,7 @@
processing hardware.</para>
<figure id="pipeline-scaling">
- <title>Image Format Negotation on Pipelines</title>
+ <title>Image Format Negotiation on Pipelines</title>
<mediaobject>
<imageobject>
<imagedata fileref="pipeline.pdf" format="PS" />
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/libv4l.xml b/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/libv4l.xml
index c14fc3db2a8..3cb10ec5192 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/libv4l.xml
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/libv4l.xml
@@ -140,7 +140,7 @@ and is not locked sets the cid to the scaled value.
<para>int v4l2_get_control(int fd, int cid) -
This function returns a value of 0 - 65535, scaled to from the actual range
of the given v4l control id. when the cid does not exist, could not be
-accessed for some reason, or some error occured 0 is returned.
+accessed for some reason, or some error occurred 0 is returned.
</para></listitem>
</itemizedlist>
</section>
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/remote_controllers.xml b/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/remote_controllers.xml
index 3c3b667b28e..160e464d44b 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/remote_controllers.xml
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/v4l/remote_controllers.xml
@@ -133,7 +133,7 @@ different IR's. Due to that, V4L2 API now specifies a standard for mapping Media
<row><entry><constant>KEY_LEFT</constant></entry><entry>Left key</entry><entry>LEFT</entry></row>
<row><entry><constant>KEY_RIGHT</constant></entry><entry>Right key</entry><entry>RIGHT</entry></row>
-<row><entry><emphasis role="bold">Miscelaneous keys</emphasis></entry></row>
+<row><entry><emphasis role="bold">Miscellaneous keys</emphasis></entry></row>
<row><entry><constant>KEY_DOT</constant></entry><entry>Return a dot</entry><entry>.</entry></row>
<row><entry><constant>KEY_FN</constant></entry><entry>Select a function</entry><entry>FUNCTION</entry></row>
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/writing-an-alsa-driver.tmpl b/Documentation/DocBook/writing-an-alsa-driver.tmpl
index 0ba149de260..58ced2346e6 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/writing-an-alsa-driver.tmpl
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/writing-an-alsa-driver.tmpl
@@ -4784,7 +4784,7 @@ struct _snd_pcm_runtime {
FM registers can be directly accessed through the direct-FM API,
defined in <filename>&lt;sound/asound_fm.h&gt;</filename>. In
ALSA native mode, FM registers are accessed through
- the Hardware-Dependant Device direct-FM extension API, whereas in
+ the Hardware-Dependent Device direct-FM extension API, whereas in
OSS compatible mode, FM registers can be accessed with the OSS
direct-FM compatible API in <filename>/dev/dmfmX</filename> device.
</para>
diff --git a/Documentation/PCI/MSI-HOWTO.txt b/Documentation/PCI/MSI-HOWTO.txt
index dcf7acc720e..3f5e0b09bed 100644
--- a/Documentation/PCI/MSI-HOWTO.txt
+++ b/Documentation/PCI/MSI-HOWTO.txt
@@ -253,8 +253,8 @@ In constrast, MSI is restricted to a maximum of 32 interrupts (and
must be a power of two). In addition, the MSI interrupt vectors must
be allocated consecutively, so the system may not be able to allocate
as many vectors for MSI as it could for MSI-X. On some platforms, MSI
-interrupts must all be targetted at the same set of CPUs whereas MSI-X
-interrupts can all be targetted at different CPUs.
+interrupts must all be targeted at the same set of CPUs whereas MSI-X
+interrupts can all be targeted at different CPUs.
4.5.2 Spinlocks
diff --git a/Documentation/SecurityBugs b/Documentation/SecurityBugs
index 26c3b3635d9..a660d494c8e 100644
--- a/Documentation/SecurityBugs
+++ b/Documentation/SecurityBugs
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@ expect these delays to be short, measurable in days, not weeks or months.
A disclosure date is negotiated by the security team working with the
bug submitter as well as vendors. However, the kernel security team
holds the final say when setting a disclosure date. The timeframe for
-disclosure is from immediate (esp. if it's already publically known)
+disclosure is from immediate (esp. if it's already publicly known)
to a few weeks. As a basic default policy, we expect report date to
disclosure date to be on the order of 7 days.
diff --git a/Documentation/SubmittingDrivers b/Documentation/SubmittingDrivers
index 38d2aab59ca..319baa8b60d 100644
--- a/Documentation/SubmittingDrivers
+++ b/Documentation/SubmittingDrivers
@@ -101,7 +101,7 @@ PM support: Since Linux is used on many portable and desktop systems, your
complete overview of the power management issues related to
drivers see Documentation/power/devices.txt .
-Control: In general if there is active maintainance of a driver by
+Control: In general if there is active maintenance of a driver by
the author then patches will be redirected to them unless
they are totally obvious and without need of checking.
If you want to be the contact and update point for the
diff --git a/Documentation/SubmittingPatches b/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
index 689e2371095..e439cd0d337 100644
--- a/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
+++ b/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
@@ -729,7 +729,7 @@ Linus Torvalds's mail on the canonical patch format:
<http://lkml.org/lkml/2005/4/7/183>
Andi Kleen, "On submitting kernel patches"
- Some strategies to get difficult or controversal changes in.
+ Some strategies to get difficult or controversial changes in.
http://halobates.de/on-submitting-patches.pdf
--
diff --git a/Documentation/arm/IXP4xx b/Documentation/arm/IXP4xx
index 133c5fa6c7a..7b9351f2f55 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 propietary CSR softare:
+require the use of Intel's proprietary CSR softare:
- USB device interface
- Network interfaces (HSS, Utopia, NPEs, etc)
@@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ software from:
http://developer.intel.com/design/network/products/npfamily/ixp425.htm
-DO NOT POST QUESTIONS TO THE LINUX MAILING LISTS REGARDING THE PROPIETARY
+DO NOT POST QUESTIONS TO THE LINUX MAILING LISTS REGARDING THE PROPRIETARY
SOFTWARE.
There are several websites that provide directions/pointers on using
diff --git a/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/Suspend.txt b/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/Suspend.txt
index 7edd0e2e6c5..1ca63b3e563 100644
--- a/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/Suspend.txt
+++ b/Documentation/arm/Samsung-S3C24XX/Suspend.txt
@@ -116,7 +116,7 @@ Configuration
Allows the entire memory to be checksummed before and after the
suspend to see if there has been any corruption of the contents.
- Note, the time to calculate the CRC is dependant on the CPU speed
+ Note, the time to calculate the CRC is dependent on the CPU speed
and the size of memory. For an 64Mbyte RAM area on an 200MHz
S3C2410, this can take approximately 4 seconds to complete.
diff --git a/Documentation/arm/Samsung/GPIO.txt b/Documentation/arm/Samsung/GPIO.txt
index 05850c62abe..513f2562c1a 100644
--- a/Documentation/arm/Samsung/GPIO.txt
+++ b/Documentation/arm/Samsung/GPIO.txt
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@ Introduction
------------
This outlines the Samsung GPIO implementation and the architecture
-specfic calls provided alongisde the drivers/gpio core.
+specific calls provided alongisde the drivers/gpio core.
S3C24XX (Legacy)
diff --git a/Documentation/block/biodoc.txt b/Documentation/block/biodoc.txt
index 2a7b38c832c..c6d84cfd2f5 100644
--- a/Documentation/block/biodoc.txt
+++ b/Documentation/block/biodoc.txt
@@ -497,7 +497,7 @@ The scatter gather list is in the form of an array of <page, offset, len>
entries with their corresponding dma address mappings filled in at the
appropriate time. As an optimization, contiguous physical pages can be
covered by a single entry where <page> refers to the first page and <len>
-covers the range of pages (upto 16 contiguous pages could be covered this
+covers the range of pages (up to 16 contiguous pages could be covered this
way). There is a helper routine (blk_rq_map_sg) which drivers can use to build
the sg list.
@@ -565,7 +565,7 @@ struct request {
.
int tag; /* command tag associated with request */
void *special; /* same as before */
- char *buffer; /* valid only for low memory buffers upto
+ char *buffer; /* valid only for low memory buffers up to
current_nr_sectors */
.
.
diff --git a/Documentation/cpu-hotplug.txt b/Documentation/cpu-hotplug.txt
index 45d5a217484..a20bfd415e4 100644
--- a/Documentation/cpu-hotplug.txt
+++ b/Documentation/cpu-hotplug.txt
@@ -196,7 +196,7 @@ the state as 0 when a cpu if offline and 1 when its online.
#To display the current cpu state.
#cat /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpuX/online
-Q: Why cant i remove CPU0 on some systems?
+Q: Why can't i remove CPU0 on some systems?
A: Some architectures may have some special dependency on a certain CPU.
For e.g in IA64 platforms we have ability to sent platform interrupts to the
diff --git a/Documentation/dell_rbu.txt b/Documentation/dell_rbu.txt
index 15174985ad0..d262e22bdde 100644
--- a/Documentation/dell_rbu.txt
+++ b/Documentation/dell_rbu.txt
@@ -62,7 +62,7 @@ image file and then arrange all these packets back to back in to one single
file.
This file is then copied to /sys/class/firmware/dell_rbu/data.
Once this file gets to the driver, the driver extracts packet_size data from
-the file and spreads it accross the physical memory in contiguous packet_sized
+the file and spreads it across the physical memory in contiguous packet_sized
space.
This method makes sure that all the packets get to the driver in a single operation.
diff --git a/Documentation/device-mapper/dm-service-time.txt b/Documentation/device-mapper/dm-service-time.txt
index 7d00668e97b..fb1d4a0cf12 100644
--- a/Documentation/device-mapper/dm-service-time.txt
+++ b/Documentation/device-mapper/dm-service-time.txt
@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@ Algorithm
=========
dm-service-time adds the I/O size to 'in-flight-size' when the I/O is
-dispatched and substracts when completed.
+dispatched and subtracts when completed.
Basically, dm-service-time selects a path having minimum service time
which is calculated by:
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/fb/sm501fb.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/fb/sm501fb.txt
index 7d319fba9b5..9d9f0098092 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/fb/sm501fb.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/fb/sm501fb.txt
@@ -18,9 +18,9 @@ Optional properties:
- edid : verbatim EDID data block describing attached display.
Data from the detailed timing descriptor will be used to
program the display controller.
-- little-endian: availiable on big endian systems, to
+- little-endian: available on big endian systems, to
set different foreign endian.
-- big-endian: availiable on little endian systems, to
+- big-endian: available on little endian systems, to
set different foreign endian.
Example for MPC5200:
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/fsl-upm-nand.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/fsl-upm-nand.txt
index a48b2cadc7f..00f1f546b32 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/fsl-upm-nand.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/fsl-upm-nand.txt
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@ Optional properties:
- gpios : may specify optional GPIOs connected to the Ready-Not-Busy pins
(R/B#). For multi-chip devices, "n" GPIO definitions are required
according to the number of chips.
-- chip-delay : chip dependent delay for transfering data from array to
+- chip-delay : chip dependent delay for transferring data from array to
read registers (tR). Required if property "gpios" is not used
(R/B# pins not connected).
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/can/sja1000.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/can/sja1000.txt
index d6d209ded93..c2dbcec0ee3 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/can/sja1000.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/net/can/sja1000.txt
@@ -39,7 +39,7 @@ Optional properties:
- nxp,no-comparator-bypass : Allows to disable the CAN input comperator.
-For futher information, please have a look to the SJA1000 data sheet.
+For further information, please have a look to the SJA1000 data sheet.
Examples:
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/powerpc/fsl/mpic.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/powerpc/fsl/mpic.txt
index 8aa10f45ebe..4f6145859aa 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/powerpc/fsl/mpic.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/powerpc/fsl/mpic.txt
@@ -199,7 +199,7 @@ EXAMPLE 4
EXAMPLE 5
/*
- * Definition of an error interrupt (interupt type 1).
+ * Definition of an error interrupt (interrupt type 1).
* SoC interrupt number is 16 and the specific error
* interrupt bit in the error interrupt summary register
* is 23.
diff --git a/Documentation/dvb/README.dvb-usb b/Documentation/dvb/README.dvb-usb
index c8238e44ed6..c4d963a67d6 100644
--- a/Documentation/dvb/README.dvb-usb
+++ b/Documentation/dvb/README.dvb-usb
@@ -138,7 +138,7 @@ Hotplug is able to load the driver, when it is needed (because you plugged
in the device).
If you want to enable debug output, you have to load the driver manually and
-from withing the dvb-kernel cvs repository.
+from within the dvb-kernel cvs repository.
first have a look, which debug level are available:
diff --git a/Documentation/dvb/ci.txt b/Documentation/dvb/ci.txt
index 4a0c2b56e69..6c3bda50f7d 100644
--- a/Documentation/dvb/ci.txt
+++ b/Documentation/dvb/ci.txt
@@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ so on.
* CI modules that are supported
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
-The CI module support is largely dependant upon the firmware on the cards
+The CI module support is largely dependent upon the firmware on the cards
Some cards do support almost all of the available CI modules. There is
nothing much that can be done in order to make additional CI modules
working with these cards.
diff --git a/Documentation/dvb/faq.txt b/Documentation/dvb/faq.txt
index 121832e5d89..97b1373f242 100644
--- a/Documentation/dvb/faq.txt
+++ b/Documentation/dvb/faq.txt
@@ -106,7 +106,7 @@ Some very frequently asked questions about linuxtv-dvb
5. The dvb_net device doesn't give me any packets at all
Run tcpdump on the dvb0_0 interface. This sets the interface
- into promiscous mode so it accepts any packets from the PID
+ into promiscuous mode so it accepts any packets from the PID
you have configured with the dvbnet utility. Check if there
are any packets with the IP addr and MAC addr you have
configured with ifconfig.
diff --git a/Documentation/edac.txt b/Documentation/edac.txt
index 9ee774de57c..44364fa3598 100644
--- a/Documentation/edac.txt
+++ b/Documentation/edac.txt
@@ -741,7 +741,7 @@ were done at i7core_edac driver. This chapter will cover those differences
As EDAC API maps the minimum unity is csrows, the driver sequencially
maps channel/dimm into different csrows.
- For example, suposing the following layout:
+ For example, supposing the following layout:
Ch0 phy rd0, wr0 (0x063f4031): 2 ranks, UDIMMs
dimm 0 1024 Mb offset: 0, bank: 8, rank: 1, row: 0x4000, col: 0x400
dimm 1 1024 Mb offset: 4, bank: 8, rank: 1, row: 0x4000, col: 0x400
diff --git a/Documentation/eisa.txt b/Documentation/eisa.txt
index f297fc1202a..38cf0c7b559 100644
--- a/Documentation/eisa.txt
+++ b/Documentation/eisa.txt
@@ -84,7 +84,7 @@ struct eisa_driver {
id_table : an array of NULL terminated EISA id strings,
followed by an empty string. Each string can
- optionally be paired with a driver-dependant value
+ optionally be paired with a driver-dependent value
(driver_data).
driver : a generic driver, such as described in
diff --git a/Documentation/fb/viafb.txt b/Documentation/fb/viafb.txt
index 1a2e8aa3fbb..444e34b52ae 100644
--- a/Documentation/fb/viafb.txt
+++ b/Documentation/fb/viafb.txt
@@ -204,7 +204,7 @@ Notes:
supported_output_devices
- This read-only file contains a full ',' seperated list containing all
+ This read-only file contains a full ',' separated list containing all
output devices that could be available on your platform. It is likely
that not all of those have a connector on your hardware but it should
provide a good starting point to figure out which of those names match
@@ -225,7 +225,7 @@ Notes:
This can happen for example if only one (the other) iga is used.
Writing to these files allows adjusting the output devices during
runtime. One can add new devices, remove existing ones or switch
- between igas. Essentially you can write a ',' seperated list of device
+ between igas. Essentially you can write a ',' separated list of device
names (or a single one) in the same format as the output to those
files. You can add a '+' or '-' as a prefix allowing simple addition
and removal of devices. So a prefix '+' adds the devices from your list
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/autofs4-mount-control.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/autofs4-mount-control.txt
index 51986bf08a4..4c95935cbcf 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/autofs4-mount-control.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/autofs4-mount-control.txt
@@ -309,7 +309,7 @@ ioctlfd field set to the descriptor obtained from the open call.
AUTOFS_DEV_IOCTL_TIMEOUT_CMD
----------------------------
-Set the expire timeout for mounts withing an autofs mount point.
+Set the expire timeout for mounts within an autofs mount point.
The call requires an initialized struct autofs_dev_ioctl with the
ioctlfd field set to the descriptor obtained from the open call.
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/caching/netfs-api.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/caching/netfs-api.txt
index 1902c57b72e..a167ab876c3 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/caching/netfs-api.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/caching/netfs-api.txt
@@ -95,7 +95,7 @@ restraints as possible on how an index is structured and where it is placed in
the tree. The netfs can even mix indices and data files at the same level, but
it's not recommended.
-Each index entry consists of a key of indeterminate length plus some auxilliary
+Each index entry consists of a key of indeterminate length plus some auxiliary
data, also of indeterminate length.
There are some limits on indices:
@@ -203,23 +203,23 @@ This has the following fields:
If the function is absent, a file size of 0 is assumed.
- (6) A function to retrieve auxilliary data from the netfs [optional].
+ (6) A function to retrieve auxiliary data from the netfs [optional].
This function will be called with the netfs data that was passed to the
- cookie acquisition function and the maximum length of auxilliary data that
- it may provide. It should write the auxilliary data into the given buffer
+ cookie acquisition function and the maximum length of auxiliary data that
+ it may provide. It should write the auxiliary data into the given buffer
and return the quantity it wrote.
- If this function is absent, the auxilliary data length will be set to 0.
+ If this function is absent, the auxiliary data length will be set to 0.
- The length of the auxilliary data buffer may be dependent on the key
+ The length of the auxiliary data buffer may be dependent on the key
length. A netfs mustn't rely on being able to provide more than 400 bytes
for both.
- (7) A function to check the auxilliary data [optional].
+ (7) A function to check the auxiliary data [optional].
This function will be called to check that a match found in the cache for
- this object is valid. For instance with AFS it could check the auxilliary
+ this object is valid. For instance with AFS it could check the auxiliary
data against the data version number returned by the server to determine
whether the index entry in a cache is still valid.
@@ -232,7 +232,7 @@ This has the following fields:
(*) FSCACHE_CHECKAUX_NEEDS_UPDATE - the entry requires update
(*) FSCACHE_CHECKAUX_OBSOLETE - the entry should be deleted
- This function can also be used to extract data from the auxilliary data in
+ This function can also be used to extract data from the auxiliary data in
the cache and copy it into the netfs's structures.
(8) A pair of functions to manage contexts for the completion callback
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/configfs/configfs.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/configfs/configfs.txt
index fabcb0e00f2..dd57bb6bb39 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/configfs/configfs.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/configfs/configfs.txt
@@ -409,7 +409,7 @@ As a consequence of this, default_groups cannot be removed directly via
rmdir(2). They also are not considered when rmdir(2) on the parent
group is checking for children.
-[Dependant Subsystems]
+[Dependent Subsystems]
Sometimes other drivers depend on particular configfs items. For
example, ocfs2 mounts depend on a heartbeat region item. If that
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/ext4.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/ext4.txt
index 6b050464a90..c79ec58fd7f 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/ext4.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/ext4.txt
@@ -97,7 +97,7 @@ Note: More extensive information for getting started with ext4 can be
* Inode allocation using large virtual block groups via flex_bg
* delayed allocation
* large block (up to pagesize) support
-* efficent new ordered mode in JBD2 and ext4(avoid using buffer head to force
+* efficient new ordered mode in JBD2 and ext4(avoid using buffer head to force
the ordering)
[1] Filesystems with a block size of 1k may see a limit imposed by the
@@ -106,7 +106,7 @@ directory hash tree having a maximum depth of two.
2.2 Candidate features for future inclusion
* Online defrag (patches available but not well tested)
-* reduced mke2fs time via lazy itable initialization in conjuction with
+* reduced mke2fs time via lazy itable initialization in conjunction with
the uninit_bg feature (capability to do this is available in e2fsprogs
but a kernel thread to do lazy zeroing of unused inode table blocks
after filesystem is first mounted is required for safety)
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/gfs2-uevents.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/gfs2-uevents.txt
index fd966dc9979..d8188966929 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/gfs2-uevents.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/gfs2-uevents.txt
@@ -62,7 +62,7 @@ be fixed.
The REMOVE uevent is generated at the end of an unsuccessful mount
or at the end of a umount of the filesystem. All REMOVE uevents will
-have been preceeded by at least an ADD uevent for the same fileystem,
+have been preceded by at least an ADD uevent for the same fileystem,
and unlike the other uevents is generated automatically by the kernel's
kobject subsystem.
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/gfs2.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/gfs2.txt
index 0b59c020091..4cda926628a 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/gfs2.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/gfs2.txt
@@ -11,7 +11,7 @@ their I/O so file system consistency is maintained. One of the nifty
features of GFS is perfect consistency -- changes made to the file system
on one machine show up immediately on all other machines in the cluster.
-GFS uses interchangable inter-node locking mechanisms, the currently
+GFS uses interchangeable inter-node locking mechanisms, the currently
supported mechanisms are:
lock_nolock -- allows gfs to be used as a local file system
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/ntfs.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/ntfs.txt
index 933bc66ccff..791af8dac06 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/ntfs.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/ntfs.txt
@@ -350,7 +350,7 @@ Note the "Should sync?" parameter "nosync" means that the two mirrors are
already in sync which will be the case on a clean shutdown of Windows. If the
mirrors are not clean, you can specify the "sync" option instead of "nosync"
and the Device-Mapper driver will then copy the entirety of the "Source Device"
-to the "Target Device" or if you specified multipled target devices to all of
+to the "Target Device" or if you specified multiple target devices to all of
them.
Once you have your table, save it in a file somewhere (e.g. /etc/ntfsvolume1),
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/ocfs2.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/ocfs2.txt
index 5393e661169..9ed920a8cd7 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/ocfs2.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/ocfs2.txt
@@ -80,7 +80,7 @@ user_xattr (*) Enables Extended User Attributes.
nouser_xattr Disables Extended User Attributes.
acl Enables POSIX Access Control Lists support.
noacl (*) Disables POSIX Access Control Lists support.
-resv_level=2 (*) Set how agressive allocation reservations will be.
+resv_level=2 (*) Set how aggressive allocation reservations will be.
Valid values are between 0 (reservations off) to 8
(maximum space for reservations).
dir_resv_level= (*) By default, directory reservations will scale with file
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/path-lookup.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/path-lookup.txt
index eb59c8b44be..3571667c710 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/path-lookup.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/path-lookup.txt
@@ -42,7 +42,7 @@ Path walking overview
A name string specifies a start (root directory, cwd, fd-relative) and a
sequence of elements (directory entry names), which together refer to a path in
the namespace. A path is represented as a (dentry, vfsmount) tuple. The name
-elements are sub-strings, seperated by '/'.
+elements are sub-strings, separated by '/'.
Name lookups will want to find a particular path that a name string refers to
(usually the final element, or parent of final element). This is done by taking
@@ -354,7 +354,7 @@ vfstest 24185492 4945 708725(2.9%) 1076136(4.4%) 0 2651
What this shows is that failed rcu-walk lookups, ie. ones that are restarted
entirely with ref-walk, are quite rare. Even the "vfstest" case which
-specifically has concurrent renames/mkdir/rmdir/ creat/unlink/etc to excercise
+specifically has concurrent renames/mkdir/rmdir/ creat/unlink/etc to exercise
such races is not showing a huge amount of restarts.
Dropping from rcu-walk to ref-walk mean that we have encountered a dentry where
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/pohmelfs/network_protocol.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/pohmelfs/network_protocol.txt
index 40ea6c295af..65e03dd4482 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/pohmelfs/network_protocol.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/pohmelfs/network_protocol.txt
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ Commands can be embedded into transaction command (which in turn has own command
so one can extend protocol as needed without breaking backward compatibility as long
as old commands are supported. All string lengths include tail 0 byte.
-All commans are transfered over the network in big-endian. CPU endianess is used at the end peers.
+All commands are transferred over the network in big-endian. CPU endianess is used at the end peers.
@cmd - command number, which specifies command to be processed. Following
commands are used currently:
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt
index 23cae6548d3..b0b814d75ca 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt
@@ -543,7 +543,7 @@ just those considered 'most important'. The new vectors are:
their statistics are used by kernel developers and interested users to
determine the occurrence of interrupts of the given type.
-The above IRQ vectors are displayed only when relevent. For example,
+The above IRQ vectors are displayed only when relevant. For example,
the threshold vector does not exist on x86_64 platforms. Others are
suppressed when the system is a uniprocessor. As of this writing, only
i386 and x86_64 platforms support the new IRQ vector displays.
@@ -1202,7 +1202,7 @@ The columns are:
W = can do write operations
U = can do unblank
flags E = it is enabled
- C = it is prefered console
+ C = it is preferred console
B = it is primary boot console
p = it is used for printk buffer
b = it is not a TTY but a Braille device
@@ -1331,7 +1331,7 @@ NOTICE: /proc/<pid>/oom_adj is deprecated and will be removed, please see
Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt.
Caveat: when a parent task is selected, the oom killer will sacrifice any first
-generation children with seperate address spaces instead, if possible. This
+generation children with separate address spaces instead, if possible. This
avoids servers and important system daemons from being killed and loses the
minimal amount of work.
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/squashfs.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/squashfs.txt
index 2d78f191184..d4d41465a0b 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/squashfs.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/squashfs.txt
@@ -219,7 +219,7 @@ or if it is stored out of line (in which case the value field stores a
reference to where the actual value is stored). This allows large values
to be stored out of line improving scanning and lookup performance and it
also allows values to be de-duplicated, the value being stored once, and
-all other occurences holding an out of line reference to that value.
+all other occurrences holding an out of line reference to that value.
The xattr lists are packed into compressed 8K metadata blocks.
To reduce overhead in inodes, rather than storing the on-disk
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/sysfs.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/sysfs.txt
index f806e50aaa6..597f728e7b4 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/sysfs.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/sysfs.txt
@@ -62,7 +62,7 @@ values of the same type.
Mixing types, expressing multiple lines of data, and doing fancy
formatting of data is heavily frowned upon. Doing these things may get
-you publically humiliated and your code rewritten without notice.
+you publicly humiliated and your code rewritten without notice.
An attribute definition is simply:
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt
index 80815ed654c..21a7dc467bb 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/vfs.txt
@@ -97,7 +97,7 @@ functions:
The passed struct file_system_type describes your filesystem. When a
request is made to mount a filesystem onto a directory in your namespace,
the VFS will call the appropriate mount() method for the specific
-filesystem. New vfsmount refering to the tree returned by ->mount()
+filesystem. New vfsmount referring to the tree returned by ->mount()
will be attached to the mountpoint, so that when pathname resolution
reaches the mountpoint it will jump into the root of that vfsmount.
diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/xfs-delayed-logging-design.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/xfs-delayed-logging-design.txt
index 5282e3e5141..2ce36439c09 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/xfs-delayed-logging-design.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/xfs-delayed-logging-design.txt
@@ -42,7 +42,7 @@ the aggregation of all the previous changes currently held only in the log.
This relogging technique also allows objects to be moved forward in the log so
that an object being relogged does not prevent the tail of the log from ever
moving forward. This can be seen in the table above by the changing
-(increasing) LSN of each subsquent transaction - the LSN is effectively a
+(increasing) LSN of each subsequent transaction - the LSN is effectively a
direct encoding of the location in the log of the transaction.
This relogging is also used to implement long-running, multiple-commit
@@ -338,7 +338,7 @@ the same time another transaction modifies the item and inserts the log item
into the new CIL, then checkpoint transaction commit code cannot use log items
to store the list of log vectors that need to be written into the transaction.
Hence log vectors need to be able to be chained together to allow them to be
-detatched from the log items. That is, when the CIL is flushed the memory
+detached from the log items. That is, when the CIL is flushed the memory
buffer and log vector attached to each log item needs to be attached to the
checkpoint context so that the log item can be released. In diagrammatic form,
the CIL would look like this before the flush:
@@ -577,7 +577,7 @@ only becomes unpinned when all the transactions complete and there are no
pending transactions. Thus the pinning and unpinning of a log item is symmetric
as there is a 1:1 relationship with transaction commit and log item completion.
-For delayed logging, however, we have an assymetric transaction commit to
+For delayed logging, however, we have an asymmetric transaction commit to
completion relationship. Every time an object is relogged in the CIL it goes
through the commit process without a corresponding completion being registered.
That is, we now have a many-to-one relationship between transaction commit and
@@ -780,7 +780,7 @@ With delayed logging, there are new steps inserted into the life cycle:
From this, it can be seen that the only life cycle differences between the two
logging methods are in the middle of the life cycle - they still have the same
beginning and end and execution constraints. The only differences are in the
-commiting of the log items to the log itself and the completion processing.
+committing of the log items to the log itself and the completion processing.
Hence delayed logging should not introduce any constraints on log item
behaviour, allocation or freeing that don't already exist.
diff --git a/Documentation/hwmon/abituguru b/Documentation/hwmon/abituguru
index 5eb3b9d5f0d..915f32063a2 100644
--- a/Documentation/hwmon/abituguru
+++ b/Documentation/hwmon/abituguru
@@ -78,7 +78,7 @@ motherboards (most modern Abit motherboards).
The first and second revision of the uGuru chip in reality is a Winbond
W83L950D in disguise (despite Abit claiming it is "a new microprocessor
-designed by the ABIT Engineers"). Unfortunatly this doesn't help since the
+designed by the ABIT Engineers"). Unfortunately this doesn't help since the
W83L950D is a generic microcontroller with a custom Abit application running
on it.
diff --git a/Documentation/hwmon/abituguru-datasheet b/Documentation/hwmon/abituguru-datasheet
index d9251efdcec..8d2be8a0b1e 100644
--- a/Documentation/hwmon/abituguru-datasheet
+++ b/Documentation/hwmon/abituguru-datasheet
@@ -5,9 +5,9 @@ First of all, what I know about uGuru is no fact based on any help, hints or
datasheet from Abit. The data I have got on uGuru have I assembled through
my weak knowledge in "backwards engineering".
And just for the record, you may have noticed uGuru isn't a chip developed by
-Abit, as they claim it to be. It's realy just an microprocessor (uC) created by
+Abit, as they claim it to be. It's really just an microprocessor (uC) created by
Winbond (W83L950D). And no, reading the manual for this specific uC or
-mailing Windbond for help won't give any usefull data about uGuru, as it is
+mailing Windbond for help won't give any useful data about uGuru, as it is
the program inside the uC that is responding to calls.
Olle Sandberg <ollebull@gmail.com>, 2005-05-25
@@ -41,7 +41,7 @@ later on attached again data-port will hold 0x08, more about this later.
After wider testing of the Linux kernel driver some variants of the uGuru have
turned up which will hold 0x00 instead of 0xAC at the CMD port, thus we also
-have to test CMD for two different values. On these uGuru's DATA will initally
+have to test CMD for two different values. On these uGuru's DATA will initially
hold 0x09 and will only hold 0x08 after reading CMD first, so CMD must be read
first!
@@ -308,5 +308,5 @@ the voltage / clock programming out, I tried reading and only reading banks
resulted in a _permanent_ reprogramming of the voltages, luckily I had the
sensors part configured so that it would shutdown my system on any out of spec
voltages which proprably safed my computer (after a reboot I managed to
-immediatly enter the bios and reload the defaults). This probably means that
+immediately enter the bios and reload the defaults). This probably means that
the read/write cycle for the non sensor part is different from the sensor part.
diff --git a/Documentation/hwmon/abituguru3 b/Documentation/hwmon/abituguru3
index fa598aac22f..a6ccfe4bb6a 100644
--- a/Documentation/hwmon/abituguru3
+++ b/Documentation/hwmon/abituguru3
@@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ This driver supports the hardware monitoring features of the third revision of
the Abit uGuru chip, found on recent Abit uGuru featuring motherboards.
The 3rd revision of the uGuru chip in reality is a Winbond W83L951G.
-Unfortunatly this doesn't help since the W83L951G is a generic microcontroller
+Unfortunately this doesn't help since the W83L951G is a generic microcontroller
with a custom Abit application running on it.
Despite Abit not releasing any information regarding the uGuru revision 3,
diff --git a/Documentation/hwmon/pmbus b/Documentation/hwmon/pmbus
index f2d42e8bdf4..dc4933e9634 100644
--- a/Documentation/hwmon/pmbus
+++ b/Documentation/hwmon/pmbus
@@ -150,11 +150,11 @@ The following attributes are supported. Limits are read-write; all other
attributes are read-only.
inX_input Measured voltage. From READ_VIN or READ_VOUT register.
-inX_min Minumum Voltage.
+inX_min Minimum Voltage.
From VIN_UV_WARN_LIMIT or VOUT_UV_WARN_LIMIT register.
inX_max Maximum voltage.
From VIN_OV_WARN_LIMIT or VOUT_OV_WARN_LIMIT register.
-inX_lcrit Critical minumum Voltage.
+inX_lcrit Critical minimum Voltage.
From VIN_UV_FAULT_LIMIT or VOUT_UV_FAULT_LIMIT register.
inX_crit Critical maximum voltage.
From VIN_OV_FAULT_LIMIT or VOUT_OV_FAULT_LIMIT register.
@@ -169,7 +169,7 @@ inX_label "vin", "vcap", or "voutY"
currX_input Measured current. From READ_IIN or READ_IOUT register.
currX_max Maximum current.
From IIN_OC_WARN_LIMIT or IOUT_OC_WARN_LIMIT register.
-currX_lcrit Critical minumum output current.
+currX_lcrit Critical minimum output current.
From IOUT_UC_FAULT_LIMIT register.
currX_crit Critical maximum current.
From IIN_OC_FAULT_LIMIT or IOUT_OC_FAULT_LIMIT register.
diff --git a/Documentation/hwmon/sysfs-interface b/Documentation/hwmon/sysfs-interface
index 83a698773ad..8f63c244f1a 100644
--- a/Documentation/hwmon/sysfs-interface
+++ b/Documentation/hwmon/sysfs-interface
@@ -579,7 +579,7 @@ channel should not be trusted.
fan[1-*]_fault
temp[1-*]_fault
Input fault condition
- 0: no fault occured
+ 0: no fault occurred
1: fault condition
RO
diff --git a/Documentation/hwmon/w83781d b/Documentation/hwmon/w83781d
index ecbc1e4574b..129b0a3b555 100644
--- a/Documentation/hwmon/w83781d
+++ b/Documentation/hwmon/w83781d
@@ -403,7 +403,7 @@ found out the following values do work as a form of coarse pwm:
0x80 - seems to turn fans off after some time(1-2 minutes)... might be
some form of auto-fan-control based on temp? hmm (Qfan? this mobo is an
-old ASUS, it isn't marketed as Qfan. Maybe some beta pre-attemp at Qfan
+old ASUS, it isn't marketed as Qfan. Maybe some beta pre-attempt at Qfan
that was dropped at the BIOS)
0x81 - off
0x82 - slightly "on-ner" than off, but my fans do not get to move. I can
diff --git a/Documentation/hwmon/w83791d b/Documentation/hwmon/w83791d
index 5663e491655..90387c3540f 100644
--- a/Documentation/hwmon/w83791d
+++ b/Documentation/hwmon/w83791d
@@ -93,7 +93,7 @@ The sysfs interface to the beep bitmask has migrated from the original legacy
method of a single sysfs beep_mask file to a newer method using multiple
*_beep files as described in .../Documentation/hwmon/sysfs-interface.
-A similar change has occured for the bitmap corresponding to the alarms. The
+A similar change has occurred for the bitmap corresponding to the alarms. The
original legacy method used a single sysfs alarms file containing a bitmap
of triggered alarms. The newer method uses multiple sysfs *_alarm files
(again following the pattern described in sysfs-interface).
diff --git a/Documentation/i2c/busses/i2c-parport-light b/Documentation/i2c/busses/i2c-parport-light
index bdc9cbb2e0f..c22ee063e1e 100644
--- a/Documentation/i2c/busses/i2c-parport-light
+++ b/Documentation/i2c/busses/i2c-parport-light
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ Author: Jean Delvare <khali@linux-fr.org>
This driver is a light version of i2c-parport. It doesn't depend
on the parport driver, and uses direct I/O access instead. This might be
-prefered on embedded systems where wasting memory for the clean but heavy
+preferred on embedded systems where wasting memory for the clean but heavy
parport handling is not an option. The drawback is a reduced portability
and the impossibility to daisy-chain other parallel port devices.
diff --git a/Documentation/i2c/busses/i2c-sis96x b/Documentation/i2c/busses/i2c-sis96x
index 70e6a0cc1e1..0b979f3252a 100644
--- a/Documentation/i2c/busses/i2c-sis96x
+++ b/Documentation/i2c/busses/i2c-sis96x
@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ or perhaps this...
(kernel versions later than 2.4.18 may fill in the "Unknown"s)
-If you cant see it please look on quirk_sis_96x_smbus
+If you can't see it please look on quirk_sis_96x_smbus
(drivers/pci/quirks.c) (also if southbridge detection fails)
I suspect that this driver could be made to work for the following SiS
diff --git a/Documentation/i2c/busses/i2c-taos-evm b/Documentation/i2c/busses/i2c-taos-evm
index 9146e33be6d..63f62bcbf59 100644
--- a/Documentation/i2c/busses/i2c-taos-evm
+++ b/Documentation/i2c/busses/i2c-taos-evm
@@ -13,7 +13,7 @@ Currently supported devices are:
* TAOS TSL2550 EVM
-For addtional information on TAOS products, please see
+For additional information on TAOS products, please see
http://www.taosinc.com/
diff --git a/Documentation/i2o/README b/Documentation/i2o/README
index 0ebf58c73f5..ee91e2626ff 100644
--- a/Documentation/i2o/README
+++ b/Documentation/i2o/README
@@ -53,7 +53,7 @@ Symbios Logic (Now LSI)
BoxHill Corporation
Loan of initial FibreChannel disk array used for development work.
-European Comission
+European Commission
Funding the work done by the University of Helsinki
SysKonnect
diff --git a/Documentation/ia64/aliasing-test.c b/Documentation/ia64/aliasing-test.c
index 3dfb76ca693..5caa2af3320 100644
--- a/Documentation/ia64/aliasing-test.c
+++ b/Documentation/ia64/aliasing-test.c
@@ -177,7 +177,7 @@ static int scan_rom(char *path, char *file)
/*
* It's OK if the ROM is unreadable. Maybe there
- * is no ROM, or some other error ocurred. The
+ * is no ROM, or some other error occurred. The
* important thing is that no MCA happened.
*/
if (rc > 0)
diff --git a/Documentation/input/joystick-parport.txt b/Documentation/input/joystick-parport.txt
index 1c856f32ff2..56870c70a79 100644
--- a/Documentation/input/joystick-parport.txt
+++ b/Documentation/input/joystick-parport.txt
@@ -272,7 +272,7 @@ if you want to use gamecon.c.
Also, the connection is a bit more complex. You'll need a bunch of diodes,
and one pullup resistor. First, you connect the Directions and the button
-the same as for db9, however with the diodes inbetween.
+the same as for db9, however with the diodes between.
Diodes
(pin 2) -----|<|----> Up
diff --git a/Documentation/input/rotary-encoder.txt b/Documentation/input/rotary-encoder.txt
index 8b4129de1d2..943e8f6f2b1 100644
--- a/Documentation/input/rotary-encoder.txt
+++ b/Documentation/input/rotary-encoder.txt
@@ -46,7 +46,7 @@ c) Falling edge on channel A, channel B in high state
d) Falling edge on channel B, channel A in low state
Parking position. If the encoder enters this state, a full transition
- should have happend, unless it flipped back on half the way. The
+ should have happened, unless it flipped back on half the way. The
'armed' state tells us about that.
2. Platform requirements
diff --git a/Documentation/input/walkera0701.txt b/Documentation/input/walkera0701.txt
index 8f4289efc5c..561385d3848 100644
--- a/Documentation/input/walkera0701.txt
+++ b/Documentation/input/walkera0701.txt
@@ -77,7 +77,7 @@ pulse length:
24 bin+oct values + 1 bin value = 24*4+1 bits = 97 bits
-(Warning, pulses on ACK ar inverted by transistor, irq is rised up on sync
+(Warning, pulses on ACK are inverted by transistor, irq is raised up on sync
to bin change or octal value to bin change).
Binary data representations:
diff --git a/Documentation/irqflags-tracing.txt b/Documentation/irqflags-tracing.txt
index 6a444877ee0..67aa71e7303 100644
--- a/Documentation/irqflags-tracing.txt
+++ b/Documentation/irqflags-tracing.txt
@@ -53,5 +53,5 @@ implementation in an architecture: lockdep will detect that and will
turn itself off. I.e. the lock validator will still be reliable. There
should be no crashes due to irq-tracing bugs. (except if the assembly
changes break other code by modifying conditions or registers that
-shouldnt be)
+shouldn't be)
diff --git a/Documentation/isdn/INTERFACE.CAPI b/Documentation/isdn/INTERFACE.CAPI
index 309eb5ed942..1688b5a1fd7 100644
--- a/Documentation/isdn/INTERFACE.CAPI
+++ b/Documentation/isdn/INTERFACE.CAPI
@@ -240,7 +240,7 @@ Functions capi_cmsg2message() and capi_message2cmsg() are provided to convert
messages between their transport encoding described in the CAPI 2.0 standard
and their _cmsg structure representation. Note that capi_cmsg2message() does
not know or check the size of its destination buffer. The caller must make
-sure it is big enough to accomodate the resulting CAPI message.
+sure it is big enough to accommodate the resulting CAPI message.
5. Lower Layer Interface Functions
diff --git a/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.txt b/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.txt
index f1431d099fc..7c2a89ba674 100644
--- a/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.txt
@@ -26,11 +26,11 @@ Additional options to the assembler (for built-in and modules).
AFLAGS_MODULE
--------------------------------------------------
-Addtional module specific options to use for $(AS).
+Additional module specific options to use for $(AS).
AFLAGS_KERNEL
--------------------------------------------------
-Addtional options for $(AS) when used for assembler
+Additional options for $(AS) when used for assembler
code for code that is compiled as built-in.
KCFLAGS
@@ -39,12 +39,12 @@ Additional options to the C compiler (for built-in and modules).
CFLAGS_KERNEL
--------------------------------------------------
-Addtional options for $(CC) when used to compile
+Additional options for $(CC) when used to compile
code that is compiled as built-in.
CFLAGS_MODULE
--------------------------------------------------
-Addtional module specific options to use for $(CC).
+Additional module specific options to use for $(CC).
LDFLAGS_MODULE
--------------------------------------------------
diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
index c357a31411c..49e9796a86a 100644
--- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -699,7 +699,7 @@ bytes respectively. Such letter suffixes can also be entirely omitted.
ekgdboc= [X86,KGDB] Allow early kernel console debugging
ekgdboc=kbd
- This is desgined to be used in conjunction with
+ This is designed to be used in conjunction with
the boot argument: earlyprintk=vga
edd= [EDD]
diff --git a/Documentation/kvm/mmu.txt b/Documentation/kvm/mmu.txt
index 142cc513665..f46aa58389c 100644
--- a/Documentation/kvm/mmu.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kvm/mmu.txt
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@ The mmu code attempts to satisfy the following requirements:
and framebuffer-based displays
- footprint: keep the amount of pinned kernel memory low (most memory
should be shrinkable)
-- reliablity: avoid multipage or GFP_ATOMIC allocations
+- reliability: avoid multipage or GFP_ATOMIC allocations
Acronyms
========
diff --git a/Documentation/kvm/ppc-pv.txt b/Documentation/kvm/ppc-pv.txt
index a7f2244b3be..3ab969c5904 100644
--- a/Documentation/kvm/ppc-pv.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kvm/ppc-pv.txt
@@ -136,7 +136,7 @@ Patched instructions
====================
The "ld" and "std" instructions are transormed to "lwz" and "stw" instructions
-respectively on 32 bit systems with an added offset of 4 to accomodate for big
+respectively on 32 bit systems with an added offset of 4 to accommodate for big
endianness.
The following is a list of mapping the Linux kernel performs when running as
diff --git a/Documentation/kvm/timekeeping.txt b/Documentation/kvm/timekeeping.txt
index 0c5033a58c9..df8946377cb 100644
--- a/Documentation/kvm/timekeeping.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kvm/timekeeping.txt
@@ -81,7 +81,7 @@ Mode 0: Single Timeout. This is a one-shot software timeout that counts down
when the gate is high (always true for timers 0 and 1). When the count
reaches zero, the output goes high.
-Mode 1: Triggered One-shot. The output is intially set high. When the gate
+Mode 1: Triggered One-shot. The output is initially set high. When the gate
line is set high, a countdown is initiated (which does not stop if the gate is
lowered), during which the output is set low. When the count reaches zero,
the output goes high.
diff --git a/Documentation/media-framework.txt b/Documentation/media-framework.txt
index fd48add02cb..76a2087db20 100644
--- a/Documentation/media-framework.txt
+++ b/Documentation/media-framework.txt
@@ -194,7 +194,7 @@ each pad.
Links are represented by a struct media_link instance, defined in
include/media/media-entity.h. Each entity stores all links originating at or
-targetting any of its pads in a links array. A given link is thus stored
+targeting any of its pads in a links array. A given link is thus stored
twice, once in the source entity and once in the target entity. The array is
pre-allocated and grows dynamically as needed.
@@ -348,6 +348,6 @@ a streaming entity. Links that can be modified while streaming must be marked
with the MEDIA_LNK_FL_DYNAMIC flag.
If other operations need to be disallowed on streaming entities (such as
-changing entities configuration parameters) drivers can explictly check the
+changing entities configuration parameters) drivers can explicitly check the
media_entity stream_count field to find out if an entity is streaming. This
operation must be done with the media_device graph_mutex held.
diff --git a/Documentation/mips/AU1xxx_IDE.README b/Documentation/mips/AU1xxx_IDE.README
index 8ace35ebdcd..cc887ecfd6e 100644
--- a/Documentation/mips/AU1xxx_IDE.README
+++ b/Documentation/mips/AU1xxx_IDE.README
@@ -39,13 +39,13 @@ Note: for more information, please refer "AMD Alchemy Au1200/Au1550 IDE
Interface and Linux Device Driver" Application Note.
-FILES, CONFIGS AND COMPATABILITY
+FILES, CONFIGS AND COMPATIBILITY
--------------------------------
Two files are introduced:
a) 'arch/mips/include/asm/mach-au1x00/au1xxx_ide.h'
- containes : struct _auide_hwif
+ contains : struct _auide_hwif
timing parameters for PIO mode 0/1/2/3/4
timing parameters for MWDMA 0/1/2
diff --git a/Documentation/misc-devices/ics932s401 b/Documentation/misc-devices/ics932s401
index 07a739f406d..bdac67ff6e3 100644
--- a/Documentation/misc-devices/ics932s401
+++ b/Documentation/misc-devices/ics932s401
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@ Supported chips:
* IDT ICS932S401
Prefix: 'ics932s401'
Addresses scanned: I2C 0x69
- Datasheet: Publically available at the IDT website
+ Datasheet: Publicly available at the IDT website
Author: Darrick J. Wong
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/3c359.txt b/Documentation/networking/3c359.txt
index 4af8071a6d1..dadfe8147ab 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/3c359.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/3c359.txt
@@ -45,7 +45,7 @@ debugging messages on, that must be done by modified the source code.
Variable MTU size:
-The driver can handle a MTU size upto either 4500 or 18000 depending upon
+The driver can handle a MTU size up to either 4500 or 18000 depending upon
ring speed. The driver also changes the size of the receive buffers as part
of the mtu re-sizing, so if you set mtu = 18000, you will need to be able
to allocate 16 * (sk_buff with 18000 buffer size) call it 18500 bytes per ring
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/README.ipw2200 b/Documentation/networking/README.ipw2200
index 616a8e540b0..b7658bed490 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/README.ipw2200
+++ b/Documentation/networking/README.ipw2200
@@ -256,7 +256,7 @@ You can set the debug level via:
Where $VALUE would be a number in the case of this sysfs entry. The
input to sysfs files does not have to be a number. For example, the
-firmware loader used by hotplug utilizes sysfs entries for transfering
+firmware loader used by hotplug utilizes sysfs entries for transferring
the firmware image from user space into the driver.
The Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Driver for Linux exposes sysfs entries
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/bonding.txt b/Documentation/networking/bonding.txt
index b36e741e94d..e27202bb8d7 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/bonding.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/bonding.txt
@@ -368,7 +368,7 @@ fail_over_mac
gratuitous ARP is lost, communication may be
disrupted.
- When this policy is used in conjuction with the mii
+ When this policy is used in conjunction with the mii
monitor, devices which assert link up prior to being
able to actually transmit and receive are particularly
susceptible to loss of the gratuitous ARP, and an
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/caif/Linux-CAIF.txt b/Documentation/networking/caif/Linux-CAIF.txt
index 7fe7a9a33a4..e52fd62bef3 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/caif/Linux-CAIF.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/caif/Linux-CAIF.txt
@@ -136,7 +136,7 @@ The CAIF Protocol implementation contains:
- CFMUX CAIF Mux layer. Handles multiplexing between multiple
physical bearers and multiple channels such as VEI, Datagram, etc.
The MUX keeps track of the existing CAIF Channels and
- Physical Instances and selects the apropriate instance based
+ Physical Instances and selects the appropriate instance based
on Channel-Id and Physical-ID.
- CFFRML CAIF Framing layer. Handles Framing i.e. Frame length
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/caif/spi_porting.txt b/Documentation/networking/caif/spi_porting.txt
index 0cb8cb9098f..9efd0687dc4 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/caif/spi_porting.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/caif/spi_porting.txt
@@ -150,7 +150,7 @@ static int sspi_init_xfer(struct cfspi_xfer *xfer, struct cfspi_dev *dev)
void sspi_sig_xfer(bool xfer, struct cfspi_dev *dev)
{
/* If xfer is true then you should assert the SPI_INT to indicate to
- * the master that you are ready to recieve the data from the master
+ * the master that you are ready to receive the data from the master
* SPI. If xfer is false then you should de-assert SPI_INT to indicate
* that the transfer is done.
*/
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/can.txt b/Documentation/networking/can.txt
index 5b04b67ddca..56ca3b75376 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/can.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/can.txt
@@ -240,7 +240,7 @@ solution for a couple of reasons:
the user application using the common CAN filter mechanisms. Inside
this filter definition the (interested) type of errors may be
selected. The reception of error frames is disabled by default.
- The format of the CAN error frame is briefly decribed in the Linux
+ The format of the CAN error frame is briefly described in the Linux
header file "include/linux/can/error.h".
4. How to use Socket CAN
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/ieee802154.txt b/Documentation/networking/ieee802154.txt
index 23c995e6403..f41ea240522 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/ieee802154.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/ieee802154.txt
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ The Linux-ZigBee project goal is to provide complete implementation
of IEEE 802.15.4 / ZigBee / 6LoWPAN protocols. IEEE 802.15.4 is a stack
of protocols for organizing Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks.
-Currently only IEEE 802.15.4 layer is implemented. We have choosen
+Currently only IEEE 802.15.4 layer is implemented. We have chosen
to use plain Berkeley socket API, the generic Linux networking stack
to transfer IEEE 802.15.4 messages and a special protocol over genetlink
for configuration/management
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/olympic.txt b/Documentation/networking/olympic.txt
index c65a94010ea..b95b5bf9675 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/olympic.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/olympic.txt
@@ -65,7 +65,7 @@ together.
Variable MTU size:
-The driver can handle a MTU size upto either 4500 or 18000 depending upon
+The driver can handle a MTU size up to either 4500 or 18000 depending upon
ring speed. The driver also changes the size of the receive buffers as part
of the mtu re-sizing, so if you set mtu = 18000, you will need to be able
to allocate 16 * (sk_buff with 18000 buffer size) call it 18500 bytes per ring
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/packet_mmap.txt b/Documentation/networking/packet_mmap.txt
index 073894d1c09..4acea660372 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/packet_mmap.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/packet_mmap.txt
@@ -223,7 +223,7 @@ we will get the following buffer structure:
A frame can be of any size with the only condition it can fit in a block. A block
can only hold an integer number of frames, or in other words, a frame cannot
-be spawned accross two blocks, so there are some details you have to take into
+be spawned across two blocks, so there are some details you have to take into
account when choosing the frame_size. See "Mapping and use of the circular
buffer (ring)".
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/s2io.txt b/Documentation/networking/s2io.txt
index 9d4e0f4df5a..4be0c039edb 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/s2io.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/s2io.txt
@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@ To associate an interface with a physical adapter use "ethtool -p <ethX>".
The corresponding adapter's LED will blink multiple times.
3. Features supported:
-a. Jumbo frames. Xframe I/II supports MTU upto 9600 bytes,
+a. Jumbo frames. Xframe I/II supports MTU up to 9600 bytes,
modifiable using ifconfig command.
b. Offloads. Supports checksum offload(TCP/UDP/IP) on transmit
@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@ significant performance improvement on certain platforms(SGI Altix,
IBM xSeries).
d. MSI/MSI-X. Can be enabled on platforms which support this feature
-(IA64, Xeon) resulting in noticeable performance improvement(upto 7%
+(IA64, Xeon) resulting in noticeable performance improvement(up to 7%
on certain platforms).
e. Statistics. Comprehensive MAC-level and software statistics displayed
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/tc-actions-env-rules.txt b/Documentation/networking/tc-actions-env-rules.txt
index dcadf6f88e3..70d6cf60825 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/tc-actions-env-rules.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/tc-actions-env-rules.txt
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
-The "enviromental" rules for authors of any new tc actions are:
+The "environmental" rules for authors of any new tc actions are:
1) If you stealeth or borroweth any packet thou shalt be branching
from the righteous path and thou shalt cloneth.
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ this way any action downstream can stomp on the packet.
3) Dropping packets you don't own is a no-no. You simply return
TC_ACT_SHOT to the caller and they will drop it.
-The "enviromental" rules for callers of actions (qdiscs etc) are:
+The "environmental" rules for callers of actions (qdiscs etc) are:
*) Thou art responsible for freeing anything returned as being
TC_ACT_SHOT/STOLEN/QUEUED. If none of TC_ACT_SHOT/STOLEN/QUEUED is
diff --git a/Documentation/power/devices.txt b/Documentation/power/devices.txt
index f023ba6bba6..1971bcf48a6 100644
--- a/Documentation/power/devices.txt
+++ b/Documentation/power/devices.txt
@@ -367,7 +367,7 @@ Drivers need to be able to handle hardware which has been reset since the
suspend methods were called, for example by complete reinitialization.
This may be the hardest part, and the one most protected by NDA'd documents
and chip errata. It's simplest if the hardware state hasn't changed since
-the suspend was carried out, but that can't be guaranteed (in fact, it ususally
+the suspend was carried out, but that can't be guaranteed (in fact, it usually
is not the case).
Drivers must also be prepared to notice that the device has been removed
diff --git a/Documentation/power/notifiers.txt b/Documentation/power/notifiers.txt
index ae1b7ec0768..cf980709122 100644
--- a/Documentation/power/notifiers.txt
+++ b/Documentation/power/notifiers.txt
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ PM_HIBERNATION_PREPARE The system is going to hibernate or suspend, tasks will
be frozen immediately.
PM_POST_HIBERNATION The system memory state has been restored from a
- hibernation image or an error occured during the
+ hibernation image or an error occurred during the
hibernation. Device drivers' .resume() callbacks have
been executed and tasks have been thawed.
@@ -38,7 +38,7 @@ PM_POST_RESTORE An error occurred during the hibernation restore.
PM_SUSPEND_PREPARE The system is preparing for a suspend.
-PM_POST_SUSPEND The system has just resumed or an error occured during
+PM_POST_SUSPEND The system has just resumed or an error occurred during
the suspend. Device drivers' .resume() callbacks have
been executed and tasks have been thawed.
diff --git a/Documentation/power/opp.txt b/Documentation/power/opp.txt
index cd445582d1f..5ae70a12c1e 100644
--- a/Documentation/power/opp.txt
+++ b/Documentation/power/opp.txt
@@ -178,7 +178,7 @@ opp_find_freq_ceil - Search for an available OPP which is *at least* the
if (!IS_ERR(opp))
soc_switch_to_freq_voltage(freq);
else
- /* do something when we cant satisfy the req */
+ /* do something when we can't satisfy the req */
/* do other stuff */
}
diff --git a/Documentation/power/swsusp.txt b/Documentation/power/swsusp.txt
index ea718891a66..ac190cf1963 100644
--- a/Documentation/power/swsusp.txt
+++ b/Documentation/power/swsusp.txt
@@ -192,7 +192,7 @@ Q: There don't seem to be any generally useful behavioral
distinctions between SUSPEND and FREEZE.
A: Doing SUSPEND when you are asked to do FREEZE is always correct,
-but it may be unneccessarily slow. If you want your driver to stay simple,
+but it may be unnecessarily slow. If you want your driver to stay simple,
slowness may not matter to you. It can always be fixed later.
For devices like disk it does matter, you do not want to spindown for
@@ -237,7 +237,7 @@ disk. Whole sequence goes like
running system, user asks for suspend-to-disk
- user processes are stopped (in common case there are none, but with resume-from-initrd, noone knows)
+ user processes are stopped (in common case there are none, but with resume-from-initrd, no one knows)
read image from disk
diff --git a/Documentation/power/userland-swsusp.txt b/Documentation/power/userland-swsusp.txt
index 81680f9f590..1101bee4e82 100644
--- a/Documentation/power/userland-swsusp.txt
+++ b/Documentation/power/userland-swsusp.txt
@@ -98,7 +98,7 @@ SNAPSHOT_S2RAM - suspend to RAM; using this call causes the kernel to
The device's read() operation can be used to transfer the snapshot image from
the kernel. It has the following limitations:
- you cannot read() more than one virtual memory page at a time
-- read()s accross page boundaries are impossible (ie. if ypu read() 1/2 of
+- read()s across page boundaries are impossible (ie. if ypu read() 1/2 of
a page in the previous call, you will only be able to read()
_at_ _most_ 1/2 of the page in the next call)
@@ -137,7 +137,7 @@ mechanism and the userland utilities using the interface SHOULD use additional
means, such as checksums, to ensure the integrity of the snapshot image.
The suspending and resuming utilities MUST lock themselves in memory,
-preferrably using mlockall(), before calling SNAPSHOT_FREEZE.
+preferably using mlockall(), before calling SNAPSHOT_FREEZE.
The suspending utility MUST check the value stored by SNAPSHOT_CREATE_IMAGE
in the memory location pointed to by the last argument of ioctl() and proceed
@@ -147,7 +147,7 @@ in accordance with it:
(a) The suspending utility MUST NOT close the snapshot device
_unless_ the whole suspend procedure is to be cancelled, in
which case, if the snapshot image has already been saved, the
- suspending utility SHOULD destroy it, preferrably by zapping
+ suspending utility SHOULD destroy it, preferably by zapping
its header. If the suspend is not to be cancelled, the
system MUST be powered off or rebooted after the snapshot
image has been saved.
diff --git a/Documentation/powerpc/hvcs.txt b/Documentation/powerpc/hvcs.txt
index 6d8be3468d7..a730ca5a07f 100644
--- a/Documentation/powerpc/hvcs.txt
+++ b/Documentation/powerpc/hvcs.txt
@@ -528,7 +528,7 @@ this driver assignment of hotplug added vty-servers may be in a different
order than how they would be exposed on module load. Rebooting or
reloading the module after dynamic addition may result in the /dev/hvcs*
and vty-server coupling changing if a vty-server adapter was added in a
-slot inbetween two other vty-server adapters. Refer to the section above
+slot between two other vty-server adapters. Refer to the section above
on how to determine which vty-server goes with which /dev/hvcs* node.
Hint; look at the sysfs "index" attribute for the vty-server.
diff --git a/Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.lpfc b/Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.lpfc
index 5e83769c6aa..c56ec99d7b2 100644
--- a/Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.lpfc
+++ b/Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.lpfc
@@ -352,7 +352,7 @@ Changes from 20041229 to 20050110
lpfc_scsiport.c
* In remote port changes: no longer nulling target->pnode when
removing from mapped list. Pnode get nulled when the node is
- freed (after nodev tmo). This bug was causing i/o recieved in
+ freed (after nodev tmo). This bug was causing i/o received in
the small window while the device was blocked to be errored w/
did_no_connect. With the fix, it returns host_busy
(per the pre-remote port changes).
@@ -530,7 +530,7 @@ Changes from 20041018 to 20041123
coherent mappings. Note: There are more consistent mappings
that are using pci_dma_sync calls. Probably these should be
removed as well.
- * Modified lpfc_free_scsi_buf to accomodate all three scsi_buf
+ * Modified lpfc_free_scsi_buf to accommodate all three scsi_buf
free types to alleviate miscellaneous panics with cable pull
testing.
* Set hotplug to default 0 and lpfc_target_remove to not remove
@@ -583,7 +583,7 @@ Changes from 20041018 to 20041123
included more than once.
* Replaced "set_current_state(TASK_UNINTERRUPTIBLE);
schedule_timeout(timeout)" with "msleep(timeout)".
- * Fixnode was loosing starget when rediscovered. We saw messages
+ * Fixnode was losing starget when rediscovered. We saw messages
like: lpfc 0000:04:02.0: 0:0263 Cannot block scsi target as a
result. Moved starget field into struct lpfc_target which is
referenced from the node.
@@ -604,7 +604,7 @@ Changes from 20041018 to 20041123
* Make 3 functions static: lpfc_get_hba_sym_node_name,
lpfc_intr_prep and lpfc_setup_slim_access. Move lpfc_intr_prep
and lpfc_setup_slim_access so they're defined before being used.
- * Remove an unecessary list_del() in lpfc_hbadisc.c.
+ * Remove an unnecessary list_del() in lpfc_hbadisc.c.
* Set nlp_state before calling lpfc_nlp_list() since this will
potentially call fc_target_unblock which may cause a race in
queuecommand by releasing host_lock.
@@ -753,7 +753,7 @@ Changes from 20040908 to 20040920
* Changed version number to 8.0.12
* Removed used #defines: DEFAULT_PCI_LATENCY_CLOCKS and
PCI_LATENCY_VALUE from lpfc_hw.h.
- * Changes to accomodate rnid.
+ * Changes to accommodate rnid.
* Fix RSCN handling so RSCN NS queries only effect NPorts found in
RSCN data.
* If we rcv a plogi on a NPort queued up for discovery, clear the
@@ -813,7 +813,7 @@ Changes from 20040908 to 20040920
counter instead, brd_no isn't reused anymore. Also some tiny
whitespace cleanups in surrounding code.
* Reorder functions in lpfc_els.c to remove need for prototypes.
- * Removed unsed prototypes from lpfc_crtn.h -
+ * Removed unused prototypes from lpfc_crtn.h -
lpfc_ip_timeout_handler, lpfc_read_pci and lpfc_revoke.
* Removed some unused prototypes from lpfc_crtn.h -
lpfc_scsi_hba_reset, lpfc_scsi_issue_inqsn,
@@ -863,7 +863,7 @@ Changes from 20040823 to 20040908
* Minimal support for SCSI flat space addressing/volume set
addressing. Use 16 bits of LUN address so that flat
addressing/VSA will work.
- * Changed 2 occurences of if( 1 != f(x)) to if(f(x) != 1)
+ * Changed 2 occurrences of if( 1 != f(x)) to if(f(x) != 1)
* Drop include of lpfc_cfgparm.h.
* Reduce stack usage of lpfc_fdmi_cmd in lpfc_ct.c.
* Add minimum range checking property to /sys write/store
@@ -1449,7 +1449,7 @@ Changes from 20040402 to 20040409
* Removed lpfc_els_chk_latt from the lpfc_config_post function.
lpfc_els_chk_latt will enable the link event interrupts when
flogi is pending which causes two discovery state machines
- running parallely.
+ running parallelly.
* Add pci_disable_device to unload path.
* Move lpfc_sleep_event from lpfc_fcp.c to lpfc_util_ioctl.c
* Call dma_map_single() & pci_map_single() directly instead of via
@@ -1590,7 +1590,7 @@ Changes from 20040326 to 20040402
ELX_WRITE_HS ELX_WRITE_HA ELX_WRITE_CA ELX_READ_HC
ELX_READ_HS ELX_READ_HA ELX_READ_CA ELX_READ_MB ELX_RESET
ELX_READ_HBA ELX_INSTANCE ELX_LIP. Also introduced
- attribute "set" to be used in conjuction with the above
+ attribute "set" to be used in conjunction with the above
attributes.
* Removed DLINK, enque and deque declarations now that clock
doesn't use them anymore
diff --git a/Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.megaraid b/Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.megaraid
index 5e07d320817..d2052fdbedd 100644
--- a/Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.megaraid
+++ b/Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.megaraid
@@ -168,7 +168,7 @@ Older Version : 2.20.4.6 (scsi module), 2.20.2.6 (cmm module)
1. Sorted out PCI IDs to remove megaraid support overlaps.
Based on the patch from Daniel, sorted out PCI IDs along with
- charactor node name change from 'megadev' to 'megadev_legacy' to avoid
+ character node name change from 'megadev' to 'megadev_legacy' to avoid
conflict.
---
Hopefully we'll be getting the build restriction zapped much sooner,
diff --git a/Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.ncr53c8xx b/Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.ncr53c8xx
index 8b278c10edf..9288e3d8974 100644
--- a/Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.ncr53c8xx
+++ b/Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.ncr53c8xx
@@ -200,7 +200,7 @@ Sun Feb 14:00 1999 Gerard Roudier (groudier@club-internet.fr)
By default the driver uses both IRQF_SHARED and IRQF_DISABLED.
Option 'ncr53c8xx=irqm:0x20' may be used when an IRQ is shared by
a 53C8XX adapter and a network board.
- - Tiny mispelling fixed (ABORT instead of ABRT). Was fortunately
+ - Tiny misspelling fixed (ABORT instead of ABRT). Was fortunately
harmless.
- Negotiate SYNC data transfers with CCS devices.
diff --git a/Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.sym53c8xx b/Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.sym53c8xx
index 02ffbc1e8a8..c1933707d0b 100644
--- a/Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.sym53c8xx
+++ b/Documentation/scsi/ChangeLog.sym53c8xx
@@ -457,7 +457,7 @@ Fri Jan 1 20:00 1999 Gerard Roudier (groudier@club-internet.fr)
Sat Dec 19 21:00 1998 Gerard Roudier (groudier@club-internet.fr)
* version sym53c8xx-1.0
- Define some new IO registers for the 896 (istat1, mbox0, mbox1)
- - Revamp slighly the Symbios NVRAM lay-out based on the excerpt of
+ - Revamp slightly the Symbios NVRAM lay-out based on the excerpt of
the header file I received from Symbios.
- Check the PCI bus number for the boot order (Using a fast
PCI controller behing a PCI-PCI bridge seems sub-optimal).
diff --git a/Documentation/scsi/aha152x.txt b/Documentation/scsi/aha152x.txt
index 29ce6d87e45..94848734ac6 100644
--- a/Documentation/scsi/aha152x.txt
+++ b/Documentation/scsi/aha152x.txt
@@ -124,7 +124,7 @@ in the partition table and therefore every operating system has to know
the right geometry to be able to interpret it.
Moreover there are certain limitations to the C/H/S addressing scheme,
-namely the address space is limited to upto 255 heads, upto 63 sectors
+namely the address space is limited to up to 255 heads, up to 63 sectors
and a maximum of 1023 cylinders.
The AHA-1522 BIOS calculates the geometry by fixing the number of heads
diff --git a/Documentation/scsi/aic79xx.txt b/Documentation/scsi/aic79xx.txt
index 16e054c9c70..64ac7093c87 100644
--- a/Documentation/scsi/aic79xx.txt
+++ b/Documentation/scsi/aic79xx.txt
@@ -267,7 +267,7 @@ The following information is available in this file:
Option: tag_info:{{value[,value...]}[,{value[,value...]}...]}
Definition: Set the per-target tagged queue depth on a
per controller basis. Both controllers and targets
- may be ommitted indicating that they should retain
+ may be omitted indicating that they should retain
the default tag depth.
Examples: tag_info:{{16,32,32,64,8,8,,32,32,32,32,32,32,32,32,32}
On Controller 0
@@ -291,7 +291,7 @@ The following information is available in this file:
The rd_strm_bitmask is a 16 bit hex value in which
each bit represents a target. Setting the target's
bit to '1' enables read streaming for that
- target. Controllers may be ommitted indicating that
+ target. Controllers may be omitted indicating that
they should retain the default read streaming setting.
Example: rd_strm:{0x0041}
On Controller 0
@@ -313,7 +313,7 @@ The following information is available in this file:
-----------------------------------------------------------------
Option: dv: {value[,value...]}
Definition: Set Domain Validation Policy on a per-controller basis.
- Controllers may be ommitted indicating that
+ Controllers may be omitted indicating that
they should retain the default read streaming setting.
Example: dv:{-1,0,,1,1,0}
On Controller 0 leave DV at its default setting.
@@ -340,7 +340,7 @@ The following information is available in this file:
Option: precomp: {value[,value...]}
Definition: Set IO Cell precompensation value on a per-controller
basis.
- Controllers may be ommitted indicating that
+ Controllers may be omitted indicating that
they should retain the default precompensation setting.
Example: precomp:{0x1}
On Controller 0 set precompensation to 1.
@@ -353,7 +353,7 @@ The following information is available in this file:
-----------------------------------------------------------------
Option: slewrate: {value[,value...]}
Definition: Set IO Cell slew rate on a per-controller basis.
- Controllers may be ommitted indicating that
+ Controllers may be omitted indicating that
they should retain the default slew rate setting.
Example: slewrate:{0x1}
On Controller 0 set slew rate to 1.
@@ -366,7 +366,7 @@ The following information is available in this file:
-----------------------------------------------------------------
Option: amplitude: {value[,value...]}
Definition: Set IO Cell signal amplitude on a per-controller basis.
- Controllers may be ommitted indicating that
+ Controllers may be omitted indicating that
they should retain the default read streaming setting.
Example: amplitude:{0x1}
On Controller 0 set amplitude to 1.
diff --git a/Documentation/scsi/ibmmca.txt b/Documentation/scsi/ibmmca.txt
index 45d61ad8c6f..ac41a9fcac7 100644
--- a/Documentation/scsi/ibmmca.txt
+++ b/Documentation/scsi/ibmmca.txt
@@ -303,7 +303,7 @@
(scb) and calls a local function issue_cmd(), which writes a scb
command into subsystem I/O ports. Once the scb command is carried out,
the interrupt_handler() is invoked. If a device is determined to be
- existant and it has not assigned any ldn, it gets one dynamically.
+ existent and it has not assigned any ldn, it gets one dynamically.
For this, the whole stuff is done in ibmmca_queuecommand().
2.6 Abort & Reset Commands
@@ -741,7 +741,7 @@
some error appeared, else it is undefined. Now, this is fixed. Before
any SCB command gets queued, the tsb.dev_status is set to 0, so the
cmd->result won't screw up Linux higher level drivers.
- 2) The reset-function has slightly improved. This is still planed for
+ 2) The reset-function has slightly improved. This is still planned for
abort. During the abort and the reset function, no interrupts are
allowed. This is however quite hard to cope with, so the INT-status
register is read. When the interrupt gets queued, one can find its
diff --git a/Documentation/scsi/scsi-changer.txt b/Documentation/scsi/scsi-changer.txt
index 032399b16a5..ade046ea7c1 100644
--- a/Documentation/scsi/scsi-changer.txt
+++ b/Documentation/scsi/scsi-changer.txt
@@ -102,7 +102,7 @@ Trouble?
If you insmod the driver with "insmod debug=1", it will be verbose and
prints a lot of stuff to the syslog. Compiling the kernel with
-CONFIG_SCSI_CONSTANTS=y improves the quality of the error messages alot
+CONFIG_SCSI_CONSTANTS=y improves the quality of the error messages a lot
because the kernel will translate the error codes into human-readable
strings then.
diff --git a/Documentation/scsi/scsi_eh.txt b/Documentation/scsi/scsi_eh.txt
index 7acbebb17fa..6ff16b620d8 100644
--- a/Documentation/scsi/scsi_eh.txt
+++ b/Documentation/scsi/scsi_eh.txt
@@ -290,7 +290,7 @@ scmd->allowed.
SCSI transports/LLDDs automatically acquire sense data on
command failures (autosense). Autosense is recommended for
performance reasons and as sense information could get out of
- sync inbetween occurrence of CHECK CONDITION and this action.
+ sync between occurrence of CHECK CONDITION and this action.
Note that if autosense is not supported, scmd->sense_buffer
contains invalid sense data when error-completing the scmd
diff --git a/Documentation/scsi/scsi_fc_transport.txt b/Documentation/scsi/scsi_fc_transport.txt
index e00192de4d1..f79282fc48d 100644
--- a/Documentation/scsi/scsi_fc_transport.txt
+++ b/Documentation/scsi/scsi_fc_transport.txt
@@ -291,7 +291,7 @@ Transport <-> LLDD Interfaces :
Vport support by LLDD:
The LLDD indicates support for vports by supplying a vport_create()
- function in the transport template. The presense of this function will
+ function in the transport template. The presence of this function will
cause the creation of the new attributes on the fc_host. As part of
the physical port completing its initialization relative to the
transport, it should set the max_npiv_vports attribute to indicate the
diff --git a/Documentation/serial/moxa-smartio b/Documentation/serial/moxa-smartio
index d1044391868..5d2a33be0bd 100644
--- a/Documentation/serial/moxa-smartio
+++ b/Documentation/serial/moxa-smartio
@@ -473,7 +473,7 @@ Content
spd_normal Use 38.4kb when the application requests 38.4kb.
spd_cust Use the custom divisor to set the speed when the
application requests 38.4kb.
- divisor This option set the custom divison.
+ divisor This option set the custom division.
baud_base This option set the base baud rate.
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
diff --git a/Documentation/serial/n_gsm.txt b/Documentation/serial/n_gsm.txt
index 397f41a1f15..a5d91126a8f 100644
--- a/Documentation/serial/n_gsm.txt
+++ b/Documentation/serial/n_gsm.txt
@@ -34,7 +34,7 @@ Major parts of the initialization program :
/* configure the serial port : speed, flow control ... */
/* send the AT commands to switch the modem to CMUX mode
- and check that it's succesful (should return OK) */
+ and check that it's successful (should return OK) */
write(fd, "AT+CMUX=0\r", 10);
/* experience showed that some modems need some time before
diff --git a/Documentation/sound/alsa/ALSA-Configuration.txt b/Documentation/sound/alsa/ALSA-Configuration.txt
index 3c1eddd9fcc..b9b7f30ab50 100644
--- a/Documentation/sound/alsa/ALSA-Configuration.txt
+++ b/Documentation/sound/alsa/ALSA-Configuration.txt
@@ -322,7 +322,7 @@ Prior to version 0.9.0rc4 options had a 'snd_' prefix. This was removed.
"port" needs to match the BASE ADDRESS jumper on the card (0x220 or 0x240)
or the value stored in the card's EEPROM for cards that have an EEPROM and
their "CONFIG MODE" jumper set to "EEPROM SETTING". The other values can
- be choosen freely from the options enumerated above.
+ be chosen freely from the options enumerated above.
If dma2 is specified and different from dma1, the card will operate in
full-duplex mode. When dma1=3, only dma2=0 is valid and the only way to
@@ -356,7 +356,7 @@ Prior to version 0.9.0rc4 options had a 'snd_' prefix. This was removed.
"port" needs to match the BASE ADDRESS jumper on the card (0x220 or 0x240)
or the value stored in the card's EEPROM for cards that have an EEPROM and
their "CONFIG MODE" jumper set to "EEPROM SETTING". The other values can
- be choosen freely from the options enumerated above.
+ be chosen freely from the options enumerated above.
If dma2 is specified and different from dma1, the card will operate in
full-duplex mode. When dma1=3, only dma2=0 is valid and the only way to
diff --git a/Documentation/sound/oss/README.OSS b/Documentation/sound/oss/README.OSS
index c615debbf08..4be259428a1 100644
--- a/Documentation/sound/oss/README.OSS
+++ b/Documentation/sound/oss/README.OSS
@@ -1352,7 +1352,7 @@ OSS-mixer.
The PCM20 contains a radio tuner, which is also controlled by
ACI. This radio tuner is supported by the ACI driver together with the
miropcm20.o module. Also the 7-band equalizer is integrated
-(limited by the OSS-design). Developement has started and maybe
+(limited by the OSS-design). Development has started and maybe
finished for the RDS decoder on this card, too. You will be able to
read RadioText, the Programme Service name, Programme TYpe and
others. Even the v4l radio module benefits from it with a refined
diff --git a/Documentation/spi/pxa2xx b/Documentation/spi/pxa2xx
index 68a4fe3818a..493dada5737 100644
--- a/Documentation/spi/pxa2xx
+++ b/Documentation/spi/pxa2xx
@@ -143,7 +143,7 @@ configured to use SSPFRM instead.
NOTE: the SPI driver cannot control the chip select if SSPFRM is used, so the
chipselect is dropped after each spi_transfer. Most devices need chip select
asserted around the complete message. Use SSPFRM as a GPIO (through cs_control)
-to accomodate these chips.
+to accommodate these chips.
NSSP SLAVE SAMPLE
diff --git a/Documentation/spi/spi-lm70llp b/Documentation/spi/spi-lm70llp
index 34a9cfd746b..463f6d01fa1 100644
--- a/Documentation/spi/spi-lm70llp
+++ b/Documentation/spi/spi-lm70llp
@@ -46,7 +46,7 @@ The hardware interfacing on the LM70 LLP eval board is as follows:
Note that since the LM70 uses a "3-wire" variant of SPI, the SI/SO pin
is connected to both pin D7 (as Master Out) and Select (as Master In)
-using an arrangment that lets either the parport or the LM70 pull the
+using an arrangement that lets either the parport or the LM70 pull the
pin low. This can't be shared with true SPI devices, but other 3-wire
devices might share the same SI/SO pin.
diff --git a/Documentation/telephony/ixj.txt b/Documentation/telephony/ixj.txt
index 4fb314d5170..db94fb6c567 100644
--- a/Documentation/telephony/ixj.txt
+++ b/Documentation/telephony/ixj.txt
@@ -51,7 +51,7 @@ be removed to protect the rights of others.
Specifically, very old Internet PhoneJACK cards have non-standard
G.723.1 codecs (due to the early nature of the DSPs in those days).
The auto-conversion code to bring those cards into compliance with
-todays standards is available as a binary only module to those people
+today's standards is available as a binary only module to those people
needing it. If you bought your card after 1997 or so, you are OK -
it's only the very old cards that are affected.
diff --git a/Documentation/trace/ring-buffer-design.txt b/Documentation/trace/ring-buffer-design.txt
index d299ff31df5..7d350b49658 100644
--- a/Documentation/trace/ring-buffer-design.txt
+++ b/Documentation/trace/ring-buffer-design.txt
@@ -237,7 +237,7 @@ with the previous write.
|written |
+---------+
|written |
- +---------+ <--- next positon for write (current commit)
+ +---------+ <--- next position for write (current commit)
| empty |
+---------+
diff --git a/Documentation/video4linux/README.pvrusb2 b/Documentation/video4linux/README.pvrusb2
index a747200fe67..2137b589276 100644
--- a/Documentation/video4linux/README.pvrusb2
+++ b/Documentation/video4linux/README.pvrusb2
@@ -172,7 +172,7 @@ Source file list / functional overview:
to provide a streaming API usable by a read() system call style of
I/O. Right now this is the only layer on top of pvrusb2-io.[ch],
however the underlying architecture here was intended to allow for
- other styles of I/O to be implemented with additonal modules, like
+ other styles of I/O to be implemented with additional modules, like
mmap()'ed buffers or something even more exotic.
pvrusb2-main.c - This is the top level of the driver. Module level
diff --git a/Documentation/video4linux/bttv/README b/Documentation/video4linux/bttv/README
index 3a367cdb664..7cbf4fb6cf3 100644
--- a/Documentation/video4linux/bttv/README
+++ b/Documentation/video4linux/bttv/README
@@ -70,7 +70,7 @@ If you have trouble with some specific TV card, try to ask there
instead of mailing me directly. The chance that someone with the
same card listens there is much higher...
-For problems with sound: There are alot of different systems used
+For problems with sound: There are a lot of different systems used
for TV sound all over the world. And there are also different chips
which decode the audio signal. Reports about sound problems ("stereo
does'nt work") are pretty useless unless you include some details
diff --git a/Documentation/video4linux/bttv/README.freeze b/Documentation/video4linux/bttv/README.freeze
index 4259dccc828..5eddfa076cf 100644
--- a/Documentation/video4linux/bttv/README.freeze
+++ b/Documentation/video4linux/bttv/README.freeze
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@ state is stuck.
I've seen reports that bttv 0.7.x crashes whereas 0.8.x works rock solid
for some people. Thus probably a small buglet left somewhere in bttv
-0.7.x. I have no idea where exactly, it works stable for me and alot of
+0.7.x. I have no idea where exactly, it works stable for me and a lot of
other people. But in case you have problems with the 0.7.x versions you
can give 0.8.x a try ...
diff --git a/Documentation/video4linux/bttv/Sound-FAQ b/Documentation/video4linux/bttv/Sound-FAQ
index 1e6328f9108..b6e6debbbc9 100644
--- a/Documentation/video4linux/bttv/Sound-FAQ
+++ b/Documentation/video4linux/bttv/Sound-FAQ
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
bttv and sound mini howto
=========================
-There are alot of different bt848/849/878/879 based boards available.
+There are a lot of different bt848/849/878/879 based boards available.
Making video work often is not a big deal, because this is handled
completely by the bt8xx chip, which is common on all boards. But
sound is handled in slightly different ways on each board.
diff --git a/Documentation/video4linux/pxa_camera.txt b/Documentation/video4linux/pxa_camera.txt
index 4f6d0ca0195..51ed1578b0e 100644
--- a/Documentation/video4linux/pxa_camera.txt
+++ b/Documentation/video4linux/pxa_camera.txt
@@ -84,12 +84,12 @@ DMA usage
transfer is not started. On "End Of Frame" interrupt, the irq handler
starts the DMA chain.
- capture of one videobuffer
- The DMA chain starts transfering data into videobuffer RAM pages.
- When all pages are transfered, the DMA irq is raised on "ENDINTR" status
+ The DMA chain starts transferring data into videobuffer RAM pages.
+ When all pages are transferred, the DMA irq is raised on "ENDINTR" status
- finishing one videobuffer
The DMA irq handler marks the videobuffer as "done", and removes it from
the active running queue
- Meanwhile, the next videobuffer (if there is one), is transfered by DMA
+ Meanwhile, the next videobuffer (if there is one), is transferred by DMA
- finishing the last videobuffer
On the DMA irq of the last videobuffer, the QCI is stopped.
@@ -101,7 +101,7 @@ DMA usage
This structure is pointed by dma->sg_cpu.
The descriptors are used as follows :
- - desc-sg[i]: i-th descriptor, transfering the i-th sg
+ - desc-sg[i]: i-th descriptor, transferring the i-th sg
element to the video buffer scatter gather
- finisher: has ddadr=DADDR_STOP, dcmd=ENDIRQEN
- linker: has ddadr= desc-sg[0] of next video buffer, dcmd=0
diff --git a/Documentation/video4linux/v4l2-framework.txt b/Documentation/video4linux/v4l2-framework.txt
index 3b15608ee07..cf21f7aae97 100644
--- a/Documentation/video4linux/v4l2-framework.txt
+++ b/Documentation/video4linux/v4l2-framework.txt
@@ -343,7 +343,7 @@ ignored. If you want to check for errors use this:
err = v4l2_device_call_until_err(v4l2_dev, 0, core, g_chip_ident, &chip);
Any error except -ENOIOCTLCMD will exit the loop with that error. If no
-errors (except -ENOIOCTLCMD) occured, then 0 is returned.
+errors (except -ENOIOCTLCMD) occurred, then 0 is returned.
The second argument to both calls is a group ID. If 0, then all subdevs are
called. If non-zero, then only those whose group ID match that value will
diff --git a/Documentation/vm/active_mm.txt b/Documentation/vm/active_mm.txt
index 4ee1f643d89..dbf45817405 100644
--- a/Documentation/vm/active_mm.txt
+++ b/Documentation/vm/active_mm.txt
@@ -74,7 +74,7 @@ we have a user context", and is generally done by the page fault handler
and things like that).
Anyway, I put a pre-patch-2.3.13-1 on ftp.kernel.org just a moment ago,
-because it slightly changes the interfaces to accomodate the alpha (who
+because it slightly changes the interfaces to accommodate the alpha (who
would have thought it, but the alpha actually ends up having one of the
ugliest context switch codes - unlike the other architectures where the MM
and register state is separate, the alpha PALcode joins the two, and you
diff --git a/Documentation/vm/hugetlbpage.txt b/Documentation/vm/hugetlbpage.txt
index 457634c1e03..f8551b3879f 100644
--- a/Documentation/vm/hugetlbpage.txt
+++ b/Documentation/vm/hugetlbpage.txt
@@ -72,7 +72,7 @@ number of huge pages requested. This is the most reliable method of
allocating huge pages as memory has not yet become fragmented.
Some platforms support multiple huge page sizes. To allocate huge pages
-of a specific size, one must preceed the huge pages boot command parameters
+of a specific size, one must precede the huge pages boot command parameters
with a huge page size selection parameter "hugepagesz=<size>". <size> must
be specified in bytes with optional scale suffix [kKmMgG]. The default huge
page size may be selected with the "default_hugepagesz=<size>" boot parameter.
diff --git a/Documentation/vm/overcommit-accounting b/Documentation/vm/overcommit-accounting
index 21c7b1f8f32..706d7ed9d8d 100644
--- a/Documentation/vm/overcommit-accounting
+++ b/Documentation/vm/overcommit-accounting
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ The Linux kernel supports the following overcommit handling modes
address space are refused. Used for a typical system. It
ensures a seriously wild allocation fails while allowing
overcommit to reduce swap usage. root is allowed to
- allocate slighly more memory in this mode. This is the
+ allocate slightly more memory in this mode. This is the
default.
1 - Always overcommit. Appropriate for some scientific
diff --git a/Documentation/w1/slaves/w1_ds2423 b/Documentation/w1/slaves/w1_ds2423
index 90a65d23cf5..3f98b505a0e 100644
--- a/Documentation/w1/slaves/w1_ds2423
+++ b/Documentation/w1/slaves/w1_ds2423
@@ -21,8 +21,8 @@ value and associated ram buffer is outpputed to own line.
Each lines will contain the values of 42 bytes read from the counter and
memory page along the crc=YES or NO for indicating whether the read operation
-was successfull and CRC matched.
-If the operation was successfull, there is also in the end of each line
+was successful and CRC matched.
+If the operation was successful, there is also in the end of each line
a counter value expressed as an integer after c=
Meaning of 42 bytes represented is following:
@@ -34,7 +34,7 @@ Meaning of 42 bytes represented is following:
- crc=YES/NO indicating whether read was ok and crc matched
- c=<int> current counter value
-example from the successfull read:
+example from the successful read:
00 02 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 6d 38 00 ff ff 00 00 fe ff 00 00 ff ff 00 00 ff ff 00 00 ff ff 00 00 ff ff 00 00 ff ff 00 00 ff ff crc=YES c=2
00 02 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 e0 1f 00 ff ff 00 00 ff ff 00 00 ff ff 00 00 ff ff 00 00 ff ff 00 00 ff ff 00 00 ff ff 00 00 ff ff crc=YES c=2
00 29 c6 5d 18 00 00 00 00 04 37 00 ff ff 00 00 ff ff 00 00 ff ff 00 00 ff ff 00 00 ff ff 00 00 ff ff 00 00 ff ff 00 00 ff ff crc=YES c=408798761
diff --git a/Documentation/w1/w1.netlink b/Documentation/w1/w1.netlink
index 804445f745e..f59a31965d5 100644
--- a/Documentation/w1/w1.netlink
+++ b/Documentation/w1/w1.netlink
@@ -81,7 +81,7 @@ which will contain list of all registered master ids in the following
format:
cn_msg (CN_W1_IDX.CN_W1_VAL as id, len is equal to sizeof(struct
- w1_netlink_msg) plus number of masters multipled by 4)
+ w1_netlink_msg) plus number of masters multiplied by 4)
w1_netlink_msg (type: W1_LIST_MASTERS, len is equal to
number of masters multiplied by 4 (u32 size))
id0 ... idN
diff --git a/Documentation/watchdog/hpwdt.txt b/Documentation/watchdog/hpwdt.txt
index 9c24d5ffbb0..9488078900e 100644
--- a/Documentation/watchdog/hpwdt.txt
+++ b/Documentation/watchdog/hpwdt.txt
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ Last reviewed: 06/02/2009
The HP iLO2 NMI Watchdog driver is a kernel module that provides basic
watchdog functionality and the added benefit of NMI sourcing. Both the
watchdog functionality and the NMI sourcing capability need to be enabled
- by the user. Remember that the two modes are not dependant on one another.
+ by the user. Remember that the two modes are not dependent on one another.
A user can have the NMI sourcing without the watchdog timer and vice-versa.
Watchdog functionality is enabled like any other common watchdog driver. That