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-rw-r--r--Documentation/00-INDEX42
-rw-r--r--Documentation/PCI/00-INDEX2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/PCI/MSI-HOWTO.txt (renamed from Documentation/MSI-HOWTO.txt)0
-rw-r--r--Documentation/blockdev/00-INDEX16
-rw-r--r--Documentation/blockdev/README.DAC960 (renamed from Documentation/README.DAC960)0
-rw-r--r--Documentation/blockdev/cciss.txt (renamed from Documentation/cciss.txt)0
-rw-r--r--Documentation/blockdev/cpqarray.txt (renamed from Documentation/cpqarray.txt)0
-rw-r--r--Documentation/blockdev/floppy.txt (renamed from Documentation/floppy.txt)0
-rw-r--r--Documentation/blockdev/nbd.txt (renamed from Documentation/nbd.txt)0
-rw-r--r--Documentation/blockdev/paride.txt (renamed from Documentation/paride.txt)0
-rw-r--r--Documentation/blockdev/ramdisk.txt (renamed from Documentation/ramdisk.txt)0
-rw-r--r--Documentation/ioctl/00-INDEX10
-rw-r--r--Documentation/ioctl/ioctl-number.txt (renamed from Documentation/ioctl-number.txt)0
-rw-r--r--Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt24
-rw-r--r--Documentation/serial/00-INDEX24
-rw-r--r--Documentation/serial/README.cycladesZ (renamed from Documentation/README.cycladesZ)0
-rw-r--r--Documentation/serial/computone.txt (renamed from Documentation/computone.txt)2
-rw-r--r--Documentation/serial/digiepca.txt (renamed from Documentation/digiepca.txt)0
-rw-r--r--Documentation/serial/hayes-esp.txt (renamed from Documentation/hayes-esp.txt)0
-rw-r--r--Documentation/serial/moxa-smartio (renamed from Documentation/moxa-smartio)0
-rw-r--r--Documentation/serial/riscom8.txt (renamed from Documentation/riscom8.txt)0
-rw-r--r--Documentation/serial/rocket.txt (renamed from Documentation/rocket.txt)0
-rw-r--r--Documentation/serial/specialix.txt (renamed from Documentation/specialix.txt)0
-rw-r--r--Documentation/serial/stallion.txt (renamed from Documentation/stallion.txt)0
-rw-r--r--Documentation/serial/sx.txt (renamed from Documentation/sx.txt)0
-rw-r--r--Documentation/serial/tty.txt (renamed from Documentation/tty.txt)0
26 files changed, 67 insertions, 53 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/00-INDEX b/Documentation/00-INDEX
index 50f99eab0e1..2a39aeba146 100644
--- a/Documentation/00-INDEX
+++ b/Documentation/00-INDEX
@@ -42,14 +42,8 @@ IRQ.txt
- description of what an IRQ is.
ManagementStyle
- how to (attempt to) manage kernel hackers.
-MSI-HOWTO.txt
- - the Message Signaled Interrupts (MSI) Driver Guide HOWTO and FAQ.
RCU/
- directory with info on RCU (read-copy update).
-README.DAC960
- - info on Mylex DAC960/DAC1100 PCI RAID Controller Driver for Linux.
-README.cycladesZ
- - info on Cyclades-Z firmware loading.
SAK.txt
- info on Secure Attention Keys.
SM501.txt
@@ -86,20 +80,16 @@ blackfin/
- directory with documentation for the Blackfin arch.
block/
- info on the Block I/O (BIO) layer.
+blockdev/
+ - info on block devices & drivers
cachetlb.txt
- describes the cache/TLB flushing interfaces Linux uses.
-cciss.txt
- - info, major/minor #'s for Compaq's SMART Array Controllers.
cdrom/
- directory with information on the CD-ROM drivers that Linux has.
-computone.txt
- - info on Computone Intelliport II/Plus Multiport Serial Driver.
connector/
- docs on the netlink based userspace<->kernel space communication mod.
console/
- documentation on Linux console drivers.
-cpqarray.txt
- - info on using Compaq's SMART2 Intelligent Disk Array Controllers.
cpu-freq/
- info on CPU frequency and voltage scaling.
cpu-hotplug.txt
@@ -126,8 +116,6 @@ device-mapper/
- directory with info on Device Mapper.
devices.txt
- plain ASCII listing of all the nodes in /dev/ with major minor #'s.
-digiepca.txt
- - info on Digi Intl. {PC,PCI,EISA}Xx and Xem series cards.
dontdiff
- file containing a list of files that should never be diff'ed.
driver-model/
@@ -152,14 +140,10 @@ filesystems/
- info on the vfs and the various filesystems that Linux supports.
firmware_class/
- request_firmware() hotplug interface info.
-floppy.txt
- - notes and driver options for the floppy disk driver.
frv/
- Fujitsu FR-V Linux documentation.
gpio.txt
- overview of GPIO (General Purpose Input/Output) access conventions.
-hayes-esp.txt
- - info on using the Hayes ESP serial driver.
highuid.txt
- notes on the change from 16 bit to 32 bit user/group IDs.
timers/
@@ -186,8 +170,6 @@ io_ordering.txt
- info on ordering I/O writes to memory-mapped addresses.
ioctl/
- directory with documents describing various IOCTL calls.
-ioctl-number.txt
- - how to implement and register device/driver ioctl calls.
iostats.txt
- info on I/O statistics Linux kernel provides.
irqflags-tracing.txt
@@ -250,14 +232,10 @@ mips/
- directory with info about Linux on MIPS architecture.
mono.txt
- how to execute Mono-based .NET binaries with the help of BINFMT_MISC.
-moxa-smartio
- - file with info on installing/using Moxa multiport serial driver.
mutex-design.txt
- info on the generic mutex subsystem.
namespaces/
- directory with various information about namespaces
-nbd.txt
- - info on a TCP implementation of a network block device.
netlabel/
- directory with information on the NetLabel subsystem.
networking/
@@ -270,8 +248,6 @@ numastat.txt
- info on how to read Numa policy hit/miss statistics in sysfs.
oops-tracing.txt
- how to decode those nasty internal kernel error dump messages.
-paride.txt
- - information about the parallel port IDE subsystem.
parisc/
- directory with info on using Linux on PA-RISC architecture.
parport.txt
@@ -294,18 +270,12 @@ printk-formats.txt
- how to get printk format specifiers right
prio_tree.txt
- info on radix-priority-search-tree use for indexing vmas.
-ramdisk.txt
- - short guide on how to set up and use the RAM disk.
rbtree.txt
- info on what red-black trees are and what they are for.
-riscom8.txt
- - notes on using the RISCom/8 multi-port serial driver.
robust-futex-ABI.txt
- documentation of the robust futex ABI.
robust-futexes.txt
- a description of what robust futexes are.
-rocket.txt
- - info on the Comtrol RocketPort multiport serial driver.
rt-mutex-design.txt
- description of the RealTime mutex implementation design.
rt-mutex.txt
@@ -334,8 +304,6 @@ sparc/
- directory with info on using Linux on Sparc architecture.
sparse.txt
- info on how to obtain and use the sparse tool for typechecking.
-specialix.txt
- - info on hardware/driver for specialix IO8+ multiport serial card.
spi/
- overview of Linux kernel Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) support.
spinlocks.txt
@@ -344,14 +312,10 @@ stable_api_nonsense.txt
- info on why the kernel does not have a stable in-kernel api or abi.
stable_kernel_rules.txt
- rules and procedures for the -stable kernel releases.
-stallion.txt
- - info on using the Stallion multiport serial driver.
svga.txt
- short guide on selecting video modes at boot via VGA BIOS.
sysfs-rules.txt
- How not to use sysfs.
-sx.txt
- - info on the Specialix SX/SI multiport serial driver.
sysctl/
- directory with info on the /proc/sys/* files.
sysrq.txt
@@ -360,8 +324,6 @@ telephony/
- directory with info on telephony (e.g. voice over IP) support.
time_interpolators.txt
- info on time interpolators.
-tty.txt
- - guide to the locking policies of the tty layer.
uml/
- directory with information about User Mode Linux.
unicode.txt
diff --git a/Documentation/PCI/00-INDEX b/Documentation/PCI/00-INDEX
index 49f43946c6b..812b17fe3ed 100644
--- a/Documentation/PCI/00-INDEX
+++ b/Documentation/PCI/00-INDEX
@@ -1,5 +1,7 @@
00-INDEX
- this file
+MSI-HOWTO.txt
+ - the Message Signaled Interrupts (MSI) Driver Guide HOWTO and FAQ.
PCI-DMA-mapping.txt
- info for PCI drivers using DMA portably across all platforms
PCIEBUS-HOWTO.txt
diff --git a/Documentation/MSI-HOWTO.txt b/Documentation/PCI/MSI-HOWTO.txt
index 256defd7e17..256defd7e17 100644
--- a/Documentation/MSI-HOWTO.txt
+++ b/Documentation/PCI/MSI-HOWTO.txt
diff --git a/Documentation/blockdev/00-INDEX b/Documentation/blockdev/00-INDEX
new file mode 100644
index 00000000000..86f054c4701
--- /dev/null
+++ b/Documentation/blockdev/00-INDEX
@@ -0,0 +1,16 @@
+00-INDEX
+ - this file
+README.DAC960
+ - info on Mylex DAC960/DAC1100 PCI RAID Controller Driver for Linux.
+cciss.txt
+ - info, major/minor #'s for Compaq's SMART Array Controllers.
+cpqarray.txt
+ - info on using Compaq's SMART2 Intelligent Disk Array Controllers.
+floppy.txt
+ - notes and driver options for the floppy disk driver.
+nbd.txt
+ - info on a TCP implementation of a network block device.
+paride.txt
+ - information about the parallel port IDE subsystem.
+ramdisk.txt
+ - short guide on how to set up and use the RAM disk.
diff --git a/Documentation/README.DAC960 b/Documentation/blockdev/README.DAC960
index 0e8f618ab53..0e8f618ab53 100644
--- a/Documentation/README.DAC960
+++ b/Documentation/blockdev/README.DAC960
diff --git a/Documentation/cciss.txt b/Documentation/blockdev/cciss.txt
index 89698e8df7d..89698e8df7d 100644
--- a/Documentation/cciss.txt
+++ b/Documentation/blockdev/cciss.txt
diff --git a/Documentation/cpqarray.txt b/Documentation/blockdev/cpqarray.txt
index c7154e20ef5..c7154e20ef5 100644
--- a/Documentation/cpqarray.txt
+++ b/Documentation/blockdev/cpqarray.txt
diff --git a/Documentation/floppy.txt b/Documentation/blockdev/floppy.txt
index 6ccab88705c..6ccab88705c 100644
--- a/Documentation/floppy.txt
+++ b/Documentation/blockdev/floppy.txt
diff --git a/Documentation/nbd.txt b/Documentation/blockdev/nbd.txt
index aeb93ffe641..aeb93ffe641 100644
--- a/Documentation/nbd.txt
+++ b/Documentation/blockdev/nbd.txt
diff --git a/Documentation/paride.txt b/Documentation/blockdev/paride.txt
index e4312676bdd..e4312676bdd 100644
--- a/Documentation/paride.txt
+++ b/Documentation/blockdev/paride.txt
diff --git a/Documentation/ramdisk.txt b/Documentation/blockdev/ramdisk.txt
index 6c820baa19a..6c820baa19a 100644
--- a/Documentation/ramdisk.txt
+++ b/Documentation/blockdev/ramdisk.txt
diff --git a/Documentation/ioctl/00-INDEX b/Documentation/ioctl/00-INDEX
new file mode 100644
index 00000000000..d2fe4d4729e
--- /dev/null
+++ b/Documentation/ioctl/00-INDEX
@@ -0,0 +1,10 @@
+00-INDEX
+ - this file
+cdrom.txt
+ - summary of CDROM ioctl calls
+hdio.txt
+ - summary of HDIO_ ioctl calls
+ioctl-decoding.txt
+ - how to decode the bits of an IOCTL code
+ioctl-number.txt
+ - how to implement and register device/driver ioctl calls
diff --git a/Documentation/ioctl-number.txt b/Documentation/ioctl/ioctl-number.txt
index b880ce5dbd3..b880ce5dbd3 100644
--- a/Documentation/ioctl-number.txt
+++ b/Documentation/ioctl/ioctl-number.txt
diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
index c600c4ffc65..9fa6508892c 100644
--- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -629,7 +629,7 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
digiepca= [HW,SERIAL]
See drivers/char/README.epca and
- Documentation/digiepca.txt.
+ Documentation/serial/digiepca.txt.
disable_mtrr_cleanup [X86]
enable_mtrr_cleanup [X86]
@@ -740,7 +740,7 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
See header of drivers/scsi/fdomain.c.
floppy= [HW]
- See Documentation/floppy.txt.
+ See Documentation/blockdev/floppy.txt.
force_pal_cache_flush
[IA-64] Avoid check_sal_cache_flush which may hang on
@@ -1101,7 +1101,7 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
the same attribute, the last one is used.
load_ramdisk= [RAM] List of ramdisks to load from floppy
- See Documentation/ramdisk.txt.
+ See Documentation/blockdev/ramdisk.txt.
lockd.nlm_grace_period=P [NFS] Assign grace period.
Format: <integer>
@@ -1596,7 +1596,7 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
pcd. [PARIDE]
See header of drivers/block/paride/pcd.c.
- See also Documentation/paride.txt.
+ See also Documentation/blockdev/paride.txt.
pci=option[,option...] [PCI] various PCI subsystem options:
off [X86] don't probe for the PCI bus
@@ -1697,7 +1697,7 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
pcmv= [HW,PCMCIA] BadgePAD 4
pd. [PARIDE]
- See Documentation/paride.txt.
+ See Documentation/blockdev/paride.txt.
pdcchassis= [PARISC,HW] Disable/Enable PDC Chassis Status codes at
boot time.
@@ -1705,10 +1705,10 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
See arch/parisc/kernel/pdc_chassis.c
pf. [PARIDE]
- See Documentation/paride.txt.
+ See Documentation/blockdev/paride.txt.
pg. [PARIDE]
- See Documentation/paride.txt.
+ See Documentation/blockdev/paride.txt.
pirq= [SMP,APIC] Manual mp-table setup
See Documentation/x86/i386/IO-APIC.txt.
@@ -1778,7 +1778,7 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
prompt_ramdisk= [RAM] List of RAM disks to prompt for floppy disk
before loading.
- See Documentation/ramdisk.txt.
+ See Documentation/blockdev/ramdisk.txt.
psmouse.proto= [HW,MOUSE] Highest PS2 mouse protocol extension to
probe for; one of (bare|imps|exps|lifebook|any).
@@ -1798,7 +1798,7 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
<io>,<mss_io>,<mss_irq>,<mss_dma>,<mpu_io>,<mpu_irq>
pt. [PARIDE]
- See Documentation/paride.txt.
+ See Documentation/blockdev/paride.txt.
pty.legacy_count=
[KNL] Number of legacy pty's. Overwrites compiled-in
@@ -1812,10 +1812,10 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
See Documentation/md.txt.
ramdisk_blocksize= [RAM]
- See Documentation/ramdisk.txt.
+ See Documentation/blockdev/ramdisk.txt.
ramdisk_size= [RAM] Sizes of RAM disks in kilobytes
- See Documentation/ramdisk.txt.
+ See Documentation/blockdev/ramdisk.txt.
rcupdate.blimit= [KNL,BOOT]
Set maximum number of finished RCU callbacks to process
@@ -2147,7 +2147,7 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
See Documentation/sonypi.txt
specialix= [HW,SERIAL] Specialix multi-serial port adapter
- See Documentation/specialix.txt.
+ See Documentation/serial/specialix.txt.
spia_io_base= [HW,MTD]
spia_fio_base=
diff --git a/Documentation/serial/00-INDEX b/Documentation/serial/00-INDEX
new file mode 100644
index 00000000000..07dcdb0d2a3
--- /dev/null
+++ b/Documentation/serial/00-INDEX
@@ -0,0 +1,24 @@
+00-INDEX
+ - this file.
+README.cycladesZ
+ - info on Cyclades-Z firmware loading.
+computone.txt
+ - info on Computone Intelliport II/Plus Multiport Serial Driver.
+digiepca.txt
+ - info on Digi Intl. {PC,PCI,EISA}Xx and Xem series cards.
+hayes-esp.txt
+ - info on using the Hayes ESP serial driver.
+moxa-smartio
+ - file with info on installing/using Moxa multiport serial driver.
+riscom8.txt
+ - notes on using the RISCom/8 multi-port serial driver.
+rocket.txt
+ - info on the Comtrol RocketPort multiport serial driver.
+specialix.txt
+ - info on hardware/driver for specialix IO8+ multiport serial card.
+stallion.txt
+ - info on using the Stallion multiport serial driver.
+sx.txt
+ - info on the Specialix SX/SI multiport serial driver.
+tty.txt
+ - guide to the locking policies of the tty layer.
diff --git a/Documentation/README.cycladesZ b/Documentation/serial/README.cycladesZ
index 024a69443cc..024a69443cc 100644
--- a/Documentation/README.cycladesZ
+++ b/Documentation/serial/README.cycladesZ
diff --git a/Documentation/computone.txt b/Documentation/serial/computone.txt
index 5e2a0c76bfa..c57ea4781e5 100644
--- a/Documentation/computone.txt
+++ b/Documentation/serial/computone.txt
@@ -247,7 +247,7 @@ shar archive to make it easier to extract the script from the documentation.
To create the ip2mkdev shell script change to a convenient directory (/tmp
works just fine) and run the following command:
- unshar Documentation/computone.txt
+ unshar Documentation/serial/computone.txt
(This file)
You should now have a file ip2mkdev in your current working directory with
diff --git a/Documentation/digiepca.txt b/Documentation/serial/digiepca.txt
index f2560e22f2c..f2560e22f2c 100644
--- a/Documentation/digiepca.txt
+++ b/Documentation/serial/digiepca.txt
diff --git a/Documentation/hayes-esp.txt b/Documentation/serial/hayes-esp.txt
index 09b5d585675..09b5d585675 100644
--- a/Documentation/hayes-esp.txt
+++ b/Documentation/serial/hayes-esp.txt
diff --git a/Documentation/moxa-smartio b/Documentation/serial/moxa-smartio
index 5337e80a5b9..5337e80a5b9 100644
--- a/Documentation/moxa-smartio
+++ b/Documentation/serial/moxa-smartio
diff --git a/Documentation/riscom8.txt b/Documentation/serial/riscom8.txt
index 14f61fdad7c..14f61fdad7c 100644
--- a/Documentation/riscom8.txt
+++ b/Documentation/serial/riscom8.txt
diff --git a/Documentation/rocket.txt b/Documentation/serial/rocket.txt
index 1d858299043..1d858299043 100644
--- a/Documentation/rocket.txt
+++ b/Documentation/serial/rocket.txt
diff --git a/Documentation/specialix.txt b/Documentation/serial/specialix.txt
index 6eb6f3a3331..6eb6f3a3331 100644
--- a/Documentation/specialix.txt
+++ b/Documentation/serial/specialix.txt
diff --git a/Documentation/stallion.txt b/Documentation/serial/stallion.txt
index 5c4902d9a5b..5c4902d9a5b 100644
--- a/Documentation/stallion.txt
+++ b/Documentation/serial/stallion.txt
diff --git a/Documentation/sx.txt b/Documentation/serial/sx.txt
index cb4efa0fb5c..cb4efa0fb5c 100644
--- a/Documentation/sx.txt
+++ b/Documentation/serial/sx.txt
diff --git a/Documentation/tty.txt b/Documentation/serial/tty.txt
index 8e65c4498c5..8e65c4498c5 100644
--- a/Documentation/tty.txt
+++ b/Documentation/serial/tty.txt