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authorDave Airlie <>2015-05-20 16:23:53 +1000
committerDave Airlie <>2015-05-20 16:23:53 +1000
commitbdcddf95e82b1c4e370fc1196b1f4f50f775dab4 (patch)
treeef2af2b3faee1f8e8287ca45d265809f56fbd0f6 /Documentation
parent91d9f9856f91c82ac6289a0fff65dd12cfa07e34 (diff)
parente26081808edadfd257c6c9d81014e3b25e9a6118 (diff)
Backmerge v4.1-rc4 into into drm-next
We picked up a silent conflict in amdkfd with drm-fixes and drm-next, backmerge v4.1-rc5 and fix the conflicts Signed-off-by: Dave Airlie <> Conflicts: drivers/gpu/drm/drm_irq.c
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
-rw-r--r--Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/jedec,spi-nor.txt (renamed from Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/m25p80.txt)6
9 files changed, 51 insertions, 12 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/IPMI.txt b/Documentation/IPMI.txt
index 653d5d739d7f..31d1d658827f 100644
--- a/Documentation/IPMI.txt
+++ b/Documentation/IPMI.txt
@@ -505,7 +505,10 @@ at module load time (for a module) with:
The addresses are normal I2C addresses. The adapter is the string
name of the adapter, as shown in /sys/class/i2c-adapter/i2c-<n>/name.
-It is *NOT* i2c-<n> itself.
+It is *NOT* i2c-<n> itself. Also, the comparison is done ignoring
+spaces, so if the name is "This is an I2C chip" you can say
+adapter_name=ThisisanI2cchip. This is because it's hard to pass in
+spaces in kernel parameters.
The debug flags are bit flags for each BMC found, they are:
IPMI messages: 1, driver state: 2, timing: 4, I2C probe: 8
diff --git a/Documentation/acpi/enumeration.txt b/Documentation/acpi/enumeration.txt
index 750401f91341..15dfce708ebf 100644
--- a/Documentation/acpi/enumeration.txt
+++ b/Documentation/acpi/enumeration.txt
@@ -253,7 +253,7 @@ input driver:
GPIO support
ACPI 5 introduced two new resources to describe GPIO connections: GpioIo
-and GpioInt. These resources are used be used to pass GPIO numbers used by
+and GpioInt. These resources can be used to pass GPIO numbers used by
the device to the driver. ACPI 5.1 extended this with _DSD (Device
Specific Data) which made it possible to name the GPIOs among other things.
diff --git a/Documentation/acpi/gpio-properties.txt b/Documentation/acpi/gpio-properties.txt
index ae36fcf86dc7..f35dad11f0de 100644
--- a/Documentation/acpi/gpio-properties.txt
+++ b/Documentation/acpi/gpio-properties.txt
@@ -1,9 +1,9 @@
_DSD Device Properties Related to GPIO
-With the release of ACPI 5.1 and the _DSD configuration objecte names
-can finally be given to GPIOs (and other things as well) returned by
-_CRS. Previously, we were only able to use an integer index to find
+With the release of ACPI 5.1, the _DSD configuration object finally
+allows names to be given to GPIOs (and other things as well) returned
+by _CRS. Previously, we were only able to use an integer index to find
the corresponding GPIO, which is pretty error prone (it depends on
the _CRS output ordering, for example).
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/omap/l3-noc.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/omap/l3-noc.txt
index 974624ea68f6..161448da959d 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/omap/l3-noc.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/arm/omap/l3-noc.txt
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@ provided by Arteris.
Required properties:
- compatible : Should be "ti,omap3-l3-smx" for OMAP3 family
Should be "ti,omap4-l3-noc" for OMAP4 family
+ Should be "ti,omap5-l3-noc" for OMAP5 family
Should be "ti,dra7-l3-noc" for DRA7 family
Should be "ti,am4372-l3-noc" for AM43 family
- reg: Contains L3 register address range for each noc domain.
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/dma/fsl-mxs-dma.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/dma/fsl-mxs-dma.txt
index a4873e5e3e36..e30e184f50c7 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/dma/fsl-mxs-dma.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/dma/fsl-mxs-dma.txt
@@ -38,7 +38,7 @@ dma_apbx: dma-apbx@80024000 {
80 81 68 69
70 71 72 73
74 75 76 77>;
- interrupt-names = "auart4-rx", "aurat4-tx", "spdif-tx", "empty",
+ interrupt-names = "auart4-rx", "auart4-tx", "spdif-tx", "empty",
"saif0", "saif1", "i2c0", "i2c1",
"auart0-rx", "auart0-tx", "auart1-rx", "auart1-tx",
"auart2-rx", "auart2-tx", "auart3-rx", "auart3-tx";
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/m25p80.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/jedec,spi-nor.txt
index f20b111b502a..2bee68103b01 100644
--- a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/m25p80.txt
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/mtd/jedec,spi-nor.txt
@@ -8,8 +8,8 @@ Required properties:
is not Linux-only, but in case of Linux, see the "m25p_ids"
table in drivers/mtd/devices/m25p80.c for the list of supported
- Must also include "nor-jedec" for any SPI NOR flash that can be
- identified by the JEDEC READ ID opcode (0x9F).
+ Must also include "jedec,spi-nor" for any SPI NOR flash that can
+ be identified by the JEDEC READ ID opcode (0x9F).
- reg : Chip-Select number
- spi-max-frequency : Maximum frequency of the SPI bus the chip can operate at
@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@ Example:
flash: m25p80@0 {
#address-cells = <1>;
#size-cells = <1>;
- compatible = "spansion,m25p80", "nor-jedec";
+ compatible = "spansion,m25p80", "jedec,spi-nor";
reg = <0>;
spi-max-frequency = <40000000>;
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/rtc/abracon,abx80x.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/rtc/abracon,abx80x.txt
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..be789685a1c2
--- /dev/null
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/rtc/abracon,abx80x.txt
@@ -0,0 +1,30 @@
+Abracon ABX80X I2C ultra low power RTC/Alarm chip
+The Abracon ABX80X family consist of the ab0801, ab0803, ab0804, ab0805, ab1801,
+ab1803, ab1804 and ab1805. The ab0805 is the superset of ab080x and the ab1805
+is the superset of ab180x.
+Required properties:
+ - "compatible": should one of:
+ "abracon,abx80x"
+ "abracon,ab0801"
+ "abracon,ab0803"
+ "abracon,ab0804"
+ "abracon,ab0805"
+ "abracon,ab1801"
+ "abracon,ab1803"
+ "abracon,ab1804"
+ "abracon,ab1805"
+ Using "abracon,abx80x" will enable chip autodetection.
+ - "reg": I2C bus address of the device
+Optional properties:
+The abx804 and abx805 have a trickle charger that is able to charge the
+connected battery or supercap. Both the following properties have to be defined
+and valid to enable charging:
+ - "abracon,tc-diode": should be "standard" (0.6V) or "schottky" (0.3V)
+ - "abracon,tc-resistor": should be <0>, <3>, <6> or <11>. 0 disables the output
+ resistor, the other values are in ohm.
diff --git a/Documentation/kasan.txt b/Documentation/kasan.txt
index 092fc10961fe..4692241789b1 100644
--- a/Documentation/kasan.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kasan.txt
@@ -9,7 +9,9 @@ a fast and comprehensive solution for finding use-after-free and out-of-bounds
KASan uses compile-time instrumentation for checking every memory access,
-therefore you will need a certain version of GCC > 4.9.2
+therefore you will need a gcc version of 4.9.2 or later. KASan could detect out
+of bounds accesses to stack or global variables, but only if gcc 5.0 or later was
+used to built the kernel.
Currently KASan is supported only for x86_64 architecture and requires that the
kernel be built with the SLUB allocator.
@@ -23,8 +25,8 @@ To enable KASAN configure kernel with:
and choose between CONFIG_KASAN_OUTLINE and CONFIG_KASAN_INLINE. Outline/inline
is compiler instrumentation types. The former produces smaller binary the
-latter is 1.1 - 2 times faster. Inline instrumentation requires GCC 5.0 or
+latter is 1.1 - 2 times faster. Inline instrumentation requires a gcc version
+of 5.0 or later.
Currently KASAN works only with the SLUB memory allocator.
For better bug detection and nicer report, enable CONFIG_STACKTRACE and put
diff --git a/Documentation/serial/tty.txt b/Documentation/serial/tty.txt
index 1e52d67d0abf..dbe6623fed1c 100644
--- a/Documentation/serial/tty.txt
+++ b/Documentation/serial/tty.txt
@@ -198,6 +198,9 @@ TTY_IO_ERROR If set, causes all subsequent userspace read/write
TTY_OTHER_CLOSED Device is a pty and the other side has closed.
+TTY_OTHER_DONE Device is a pty and the other side has closed and
+ all pending input processing has been completed.
TTY_NO_WRITE_SPLIT Prevent driver from splitting up writes into
smaller chunks.