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authorGrant Likely <grant.likely@secretlab.ca>2011-10-05 10:52:27 -0600
committerGrant Likely <grant.likely@secretlab.ca>2011-10-05 10:52:27 -0600
commit9514a56753a8d379db36bed424588e1842f2bfcc (patch)
treed13cdfcd9473f521c3b108770dba57e81e557a30 /Documentation
parent4cd7f7a31178ff8a15ad2bc1258b9b2bf2cf51a4 (diff)
parent6add6967a4a57e2156b96e62f28bcbe1901d16c1 (diff)
Merge branch 'for-grant' of git://git.jdl.com/software/linux-3.0 into devicetree/next
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
10 files changed, 55 insertions, 104 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-class-scsi_host b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-class-scsi_host
new file mode 100644
index 00000000000..29a4f892e43
--- /dev/null
+++ b/Documentation/ABI/testing/sysfs-class-scsi_host
@@ -0,0 +1,13 @@
+What: /sys/class/scsi_host/hostX/isci_id
+Date: June 2011
+Contact: Dave Jiang <dave.jiang@intel.com>
+ This file contains the enumerated host ID for the Intel
+ SCU controller. The Intel(R) C600 Series Chipset SATA/SAS
+ Storage Control Unit embeds up to two 4-port controllers in
+ a single PCI device. The controllers are enumerated in order
+ which usually means the lowest number scsi_host corresponds
+ with the first controller, but this association is not
+ guaranteed. The 'isci_id' attribute unambiguously identifies
+ the controller index: '0' for the first controller,
+ '1' for the second.
diff --git a/Documentation/cgroups/memory.txt b/Documentation/cgroups/memory.txt
index 6f3c598971f..06eb6d957c8 100644
--- a/Documentation/cgroups/memory.txt
+++ b/Documentation/cgroups/memory.txt
@@ -380,7 +380,7 @@ will be charged as a new owner of it.
5.2 stat file
-5.2.1 memory.stat file includes following statistics
+memory.stat file includes following statistics
# per-memory cgroup local status
cache - # of bytes of page cache memory.
@@ -438,89 +438,6 @@ Note:
file_mapped is accounted only when the memory cgroup is owner of page
-5.2.2 memory.vmscan_stat
-memory.vmscan_stat includes statistics information for memory scanning and
-freeing, reclaiming. The statistics shows memory scanning information since
-memory cgroup creation and can be reset to 0 by writing 0 as
- #echo 0 > ../memory.vmscan_stat
-This file contains following statistics.
-For example,
- scanned_file_pages_by_limit indicates the number of scanned
- file pages at vmscan.
-Now, 3 parameters are supported
- scanned - the number of pages scanned by vmscan
- rotated - the number of pages activated at vmscan
- freed - the number of pages freed by vmscan
-If "rotated" is high against scanned/freed, the memcg seems busy.
-Now, 2 reason are supported
- limit - the memory cgroup's limit
- system - global memory pressure + softlimit
- (global memory pressure not under softlimit is not handled now)
-When under_hierarchy is added in the tail, the number indicates the
-total memcg scan of its children and itself.
-elapsed_ns is a elapsed time in nanosecond. This may include sleep time
-and not indicates CPU usage. So, please take this as just showing
-Here is an example.
-# cat /cgroup/memory/A/memory.vmscan_stat
-scanned_pages_by_limit 9471864
-scanned_anon_pages_by_limit 6640629
-scanned_file_pages_by_limit 2831235
-rotated_pages_by_limit 4243974
-rotated_anon_pages_by_limit 3971968
-rotated_file_pages_by_limit 272006
-freed_pages_by_limit 2318492
-freed_anon_pages_by_limit 962052
-freed_file_pages_by_limit 1356440
-elapsed_ns_by_limit 351386416101
-scanned_pages_by_system 0
-scanned_anon_pages_by_system 0
-scanned_file_pages_by_system 0
-rotated_pages_by_system 0
-rotated_anon_pages_by_system 0
-rotated_file_pages_by_system 0
-freed_pages_by_system 0
-freed_anon_pages_by_system 0
-freed_file_pages_by_system 0
-elapsed_ns_by_system 0
-scanned_pages_by_limit_under_hierarchy 9471864
-scanned_anon_pages_by_limit_under_hierarchy 6640629
-scanned_file_pages_by_limit_under_hierarchy 2831235
-rotated_pages_by_limit_under_hierarchy 4243974
-rotated_anon_pages_by_limit_under_hierarchy 3971968
-rotated_file_pages_by_limit_under_hierarchy 272006
-freed_pages_by_limit_under_hierarchy 2318492
-freed_anon_pages_by_limit_under_hierarchy 962052
-freed_file_pages_by_limit_under_hierarchy 1356440
-elapsed_ns_by_limit_under_hierarchy 351386416101
-scanned_pages_by_system_under_hierarchy 0
-scanned_anon_pages_by_system_under_hierarchy 0
-scanned_file_pages_by_system_under_hierarchy 0
-rotated_pages_by_system_under_hierarchy 0
-rotated_anon_pages_by_system_under_hierarchy 0
-rotated_file_pages_by_system_under_hierarchy 0
-freed_pages_by_system_under_hierarchy 0
-freed_anon_pages_by_system_under_hierarchy 0
-freed_file_pages_by_system_under_hierarchy 0
-elapsed_ns_by_system_under_hierarchy 0
5.3 swappiness
Similar to /proc/sys/vm/swappiness, but affecting a hierarchy of groups only.
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/gpio/pl061-gpio.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/gpio/pl061-gpio.txt
new file mode 100644
index 00000000000..a2c416bcbcc
--- /dev/null
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/gpio/pl061-gpio.txt
@@ -0,0 +1,10 @@
+ARM PL061 GPIO controller
+Required properties:
+- compatible : "arm,pl061", "arm,primecell"
+- #gpio-cells : Should be two. The first cell is the pin number and the
+ second cell is used to specify optional parameters:
+ - bit 0 specifies polarity (0 for normal, 1 for inverted)
+- gpio-controller : Marks the device node as a GPIO controller.
+- interrupts : Interrupt mapping for GPIO IRQ.
diff --git a/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/spi/spi_pl022.txt b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/spi/spi_pl022.txt
new file mode 100644
index 00000000000..306ec3ff3c0
--- /dev/null
+++ b/Documentation/devicetree/bindings/spi/spi_pl022.txt
@@ -0,0 +1,12 @@
+ARM PL022 SPI controller
+Required properties:
+- compatible : "arm,pl022", "arm,primecell"
+- reg : Offset and length of the register set for the device
+- interrupts : Should contain SPI controller interrupt
+Optional properties:
+- cs-gpios : should specify GPIOs used for chipselects.
+ The gpios will be referred to as reg = <index> in the SPI child nodes.
+ If unspecified, a single SPI device without a chip select can be used.
diff --git a/Documentation/hwmon/coretemp b/Documentation/hwmon/coretemp
index fa8776ab9b1..84d46c0c71a 100644
--- a/Documentation/hwmon/coretemp
+++ b/Documentation/hwmon/coretemp
@@ -35,13 +35,6 @@ the Out-Of-Spec bit. Following table summarizes the exported sysfs files:
All Sysfs entries are named with their core_id (represented here by 'X').
tempX_input - Core temperature (in millidegrees Celsius).
tempX_max - All cooling devices should be turned on (on Core2).
- Initialized with IA32_THERM_INTERRUPT. When the CPU
- temperature reaches this temperature, an interrupt is
- generated and tempX_max_alarm is set.
-tempX_max_hyst - If the CPU temperature falls below than temperature,
- an interrupt is generated and tempX_max_alarm is reset.
-tempX_max_alarm - Set if the temperature reaches or exceeds tempX_max.
- Reset if the temperature drops to or below tempX_max_hyst.
tempX_crit - Maximum junction temperature (in millidegrees Celsius).
tempX_crit_alarm - Set when Out-of-spec bit is set, never clears.
Correct CPU operation is no longer guaranteed.
@@ -49,9 +42,10 @@ tempX_label - Contains string "Core X", where X is processor
number. For Package temp, this will be "Physical id Y",
where Y is the package number.
-The TjMax temperature is set to 85 degrees C if undocumented model specific
-register (UMSR) 0xee has bit 30 set. If not the TjMax is 100 degrees C as
-(sometimes) documented in processor datasheet.
+On CPU models which support it, TjMax is read from a model-specific register.
+On other models, it is set to an arbitrary value based on weak heuristics.
+If these heuristics don't work for you, you can pass the correct TjMax value
+as a module parameter (tjmax).
Appendix A. Known TjMax lists (TBD):
Some information comes from ark.intel.com
diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
index 614d0382e2c..854ed5ca7e3 100644
--- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -2086,9 +2086,12 @@ bytes respectively. Such letter suffixes can also be entirely omitted.
Override pmtimer IOPort with a hex value.
e.g. pmtmr=0x508
- pnp.debug [PNP]
- Enable PNP debug messages. This depends on the
+ pnp.debug=1 [PNP]
+ Enable PNP debug messages (depends on the
+ CONFIG_PNP_DEBUG_MESSAGES option). Change at run-time
+ via /sys/module/pnp/parameters/debug. We always show
+ current resource usage; turning this on also shows
+ possible settings and some assignment information.
pnpacpi= [ACPI]
{ off }
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/dmfe.txt b/Documentation/networking/dmfe.txt
index 8006c227fda..25320bf19c8 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/dmfe.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/dmfe.txt
@@ -1,3 +1,5 @@
+Note: This driver doesn't have a maintainer.
Davicom DM9102(A)/DM9132/DM9801 fast ethernet driver for Linux.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
@@ -55,7 +57,6 @@ Test and make sure PCI latency is now correct for all cases.
Sten Wang <sten_wang@davicom.com.tw > : Original Author
-Tobias Ringstrom <tori@unhappy.mine.nu> : Current Maintainer
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.txt b/Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.txt
index 81546990f41..ca5cdcd0f0e 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.txt
@@ -1042,7 +1042,7 @@ conf/interface/*:
The functional behaviour for certain settings is different
depending on whether local forwarding is enabled or not.
-accept_ra - BOOLEAN
+accept_ra - INTEGER
Accept Router Advertisements; autoconfigure using them.
Possible values are:
@@ -1106,7 +1106,7 @@ dad_transmits - INTEGER
The amount of Duplicate Address Detection probes to send.
Default: 1
-forwarding - BOOLEAN
+forwarding - INTEGER
Configure interface-specific Host/Router behaviour.
Note: It is recommended to have the same setting on all
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/scaling.txt b/Documentation/networking/scaling.txt
index 58fd7414e6c..8ce7c30e723 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/scaling.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/scaling.txt
@@ -243,7 +243,7 @@ configured. The number of entries in the global flow table is set through:
The number of entries in the per-queue flow table are set through:
- /sys/class/net/<dev>/queues/tx-<n>/rps_flow_cnt
+ /sys/class/net/<dev>/queues/rx-<n>/rps_flow_cnt
== Suggested Configuration
diff --git a/Documentation/vm/transhuge.txt b/Documentation/vm/transhuge.txt
index 0924aaca330..29bdf62aac0 100644
--- a/Documentation/vm/transhuge.txt
+++ b/Documentation/vm/transhuge.txt
@@ -123,10 +123,11 @@ be automatically shutdown if it's set to "never".
khugepaged runs usually at low frequency so while one may not want to
invoke defrag algorithms synchronously during the page faults, it
should be worth invoking defrag at least in khugepaged. However it's
-also possible to disable defrag in khugepaged:
+also possible to disable defrag in khugepaged by writing 0 or enable
+defrag in khugepaged by writing 1:
-echo yes >/sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/khugepaged/defrag
-echo no >/sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/khugepaged/defrag
+echo 0 >/sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/khugepaged/defrag
+echo 1 >/sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/khugepaged/defrag
You can also control how many pages khugepaged should scan at each