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authorIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>2009-01-27 12:01:51 +0100
committerIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>2009-01-27 12:01:51 +0100
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Merge branch 'linus' into core/percpu
Conflicts: arch/x86/kernel/setup_percpu.c
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
-rw-r--r--Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.txt29
-rw-r--r--Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt7
-rw-r--r--Documentation/networking/netconsole.txt3
-rw-r--r--Documentation/sound/alsa/HD-Audio-Models.txt1
4 files changed, 18 insertions, 22 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.txt b/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.txt
index 923f9ddee8f..f3355b6812d 100644
--- a/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kbuild/kbuild.txt
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@ Environment variables
KCPPFLAGS
--------------------------------------------------
Additional options to pass when preprocessing. The preprocessing options
-will be used in all cases where kbuild do preprocessing including
+will be used in all cases where kbuild does preprocessing including
building C files and assembler files.
KAFLAGS
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ Additional options to the C compiler.
KBUILD_VERBOSE
--------------------------------------------------
-Set the kbuild verbosity. Can be assinged same values as "V=...".
+Set the kbuild verbosity. Can be assigned same values as "V=...".
See make help for the full list.
Setting "V=..." takes precedence over KBUILD_VERBOSE.
@@ -35,14 +35,14 @@ KBUILD_OUTPUT
--------------------------------------------------
Specify the output directory when building the kernel.
The output directory can also be specificed using "O=...".
-Setting "O=..." takes precedence over KBUILD_OUTPUT
+Setting "O=..." takes precedence over KBUILD_OUTPUT.
ARCH
--------------------------------------------------
Set ARCH to the architecture to be built.
In most cases the name of the architecture is the same as the
directory name found in the arch/ directory.
-But some architectures suach as x86 and sparc has aliases.
+But some architectures such as x86 and sparc have aliases.
x86: i386 for 32 bit, x86_64 for 64 bit
sparc: sparc for 32 bit, sparc64 for 64 bit
@@ -63,7 +63,7 @@ CF is often used on the command-line like this:
INSTALL_PATH
--------------------------------------------------
INSTALL_PATH specifies where to place the updated kernel and system map
-images. Default is /boot, but you can set it to other values
+images. Default is /boot, but you can set it to other values.
MODLIB
@@ -90,7 +90,7 @@ INSTALL_MOD_STRIP will used as the options to the strip command.
INSTALL_FW_PATH
--------------------------------------------------
-INSTALL_FW_PATH specify where to install the firmware blobs.
+INSTALL_FW_PATH specifies where to install the firmware blobs.
The default value is:
$(INSTALL_MOD_PATH)/lib/firmware
@@ -99,7 +99,7 @@ The value can be overridden in which case the default value is ignored.
INSTALL_HDR_PATH
--------------------------------------------------
-INSTALL_HDR_PATH specify where to install user space headers when
+INSTALL_HDR_PATH specifies where to install user space headers when
executing "make headers_*".
The default value is:
@@ -112,22 +112,23 @@ The value can be overridden in which case the default value is ignored.
KBUILD_MODPOST_WARN
--------------------------------------------------
-KBUILD_MODPOST_WARN can be set to avoid error out in case of undefined
-symbols in the final module linking stage.
+KBUILD_MODPOST_WARN can be set to avoid errors in case of undefined
+symbols in the final module linking stage. It changes such errors
+into warnings.
-KBUILD_MODPOST_FINAL
+KBUILD_MODPOST_NOFINAL
--------------------------------------------------
KBUILD_MODPOST_NOFINAL can be set to skip the final link of modules.
-This is solely usefull to speed up test compiles.
+This is solely useful to speed up test compiles.
KBUILD_EXTRA_SYMBOLS
--------------------------------------------------
-For modules use symbols from another modules.
+For modules that use symbols from other modules.
See more details in modules.txt.
ALLSOURCE_ARCHS
--------------------------------------------------
-For tags/TAGS/cscope targets, you can specify more than one archs
-to be included in the databases, separated by blankspace. e.g.
+For tags/TAGS/cscope targets, you can specify more than one arch
+to be included in the databases, separated by blank space. E.g.:
$ make ALLSOURCE_ARCHS="x86 mips arm" tags
diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
index 8511d3532c2..d8362cf9909 100644
--- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -577,9 +577,6 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
a memory unit (amount[KMG]). See also
Documentation/kdump/kdump.txt for a example.
- cs4232= [HW,OSS]
- Format: <io>,<irq>,<dma>,<dma2>,<mpuio>,<mpuirq>
-
cs89x0_dma= [HW,NET]
Format: <dma>
@@ -732,10 +729,6 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
Default value is 0.
Value can be changed at runtime via /selinux/enforce.
- es1371= [HW,OSS]
- Format: <spdif>,[<nomix>,[<amplifier>]]
- See also header of sound/oss/es1371.c.
-
ether= [HW,NET] Ethernet cards parameters
This option is obsoleted by the "netdev=" option, which
has equivalent usage. See its documentation for details.
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/netconsole.txt b/Documentation/networking/netconsole.txt
index 3c2f2b32863..8d022073e3e 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/netconsole.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/netconsole.txt
@@ -51,7 +51,8 @@ Built-in netconsole starts immediately after the TCP stack is
initialized and attempts to bring up the supplied dev at the supplied
address.
-The remote host can run either 'netcat -u -l -p <port>' or syslogd.
+The remote host can run either 'netcat -u -l -p <port>',
+'nc -l -u <port>' or syslogd.
Dynamic reconfiguration:
========================
diff --git a/Documentation/sound/alsa/HD-Audio-Models.txt b/Documentation/sound/alsa/HD-Audio-Models.txt
index 64eb1100eec..0f5d26bea80 100644
--- a/Documentation/sound/alsa/HD-Audio-Models.txt
+++ b/Documentation/sound/alsa/HD-Audio-Models.txt
@@ -349,6 +349,7 @@ STAC92HD73*
STAC92HD83*
===========
ref Reference board
+ mic-ref Reference board with power managment for ports
STAC9872
========