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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