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7 files changed, 9 insertions, 9 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/bonding.txt b/Documentation/networking/bonding.txt
index 08762750f12..d5181ce9ff6 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/bonding.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/bonding.txt
@@ -221,7 +221,7 @@ ad_select
- Any slave's 802.3ad association state changes
- - The bond's adminstrative state changes to up
+ - The bond's administrative state changes to up
count or 2
@@ -369,7 +369,7 @@ fail_over_mac
When this policy is used in conjuction with the mii
monitor, devices which assert link up prior to being
able to actually transmit and receive are particularly
- susecptible to loss of the gratuitous ARP, and an
+ susceptible to loss of the gratuitous ARP, and an
appropriate updelay setting may be required.
follow or 2
@@ -1794,7 +1794,7 @@ target to query.
generally referred to as "trunk failover." This is a feature of the
switch that causes the link state of a particular switch port to be set
down (or up) when the state of another switch port goes down (or up).
-It's purpose is to propogate link failures from logically "exterior" ports
+Its purpose is to propagate link failures from logically "exterior" ports
to the logically "interior" ports that bonding is able to monitor via
miimon. Availability and configuration for trunk failover varies by
switch, but this can be a viable alternative to the ARP monitor when using
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/can.txt b/Documentation/networking/can.txt
index 2035bc4932f..463d9e029ef 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/can.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/can.txt
@@ -327,7 +327,7 @@ solution for a couple of reasons:
return 1;
- /* paraniod check ... */
+ /* paranoid check ... */
if (nbytes < sizeof(struct can_frame)) {
fprintf(stderr, "read: incomplete CAN frame\n");
return 1;
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/dm9000.txt b/Documentation/networking/dm9000.txt
index 65df3dea556..5552e2e575c 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/dm9000.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/dm9000.txt
@@ -129,7 +129,7 @@ PHY Link state polling
The driver keeps track of the link state and informs the network core
-about link (carrier) availablilty. This is managed by several methods
+about link (carrier) availability. This is managed by several methods
depending on the version of the chip and on which PHY is being used.
For the internal PHY, the original (and currently default) method is
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/l2tp.txt b/Documentation/networking/l2tp.txt
index 2451f551c50..63214b280e0 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/l2tp.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/l2tp.txt
@@ -158,7 +158,7 @@ Sample Userspace Code
return 0;
The PPPoL2TP driver was developed as part of the OpenL2TP project by
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/netdevices.txt b/Documentation/networking/netdevices.txt
index a2ab6a0b116..87b3d15f523 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/netdevices.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/netdevices.txt
@@ -74,7 +74,7 @@ dev->hard_start_xmit:
for this and return NETDEV_TX_LOCKED when the spin lock fails.
The locking there should also properly protect against
set_multicast_list. Note that the use of NETIF_F_LLTX is deprecated.
- Dont use it for new drivers.
+ Don't use it for new drivers.
Context: Process with BHs disabled or BH (timer),
will be called with interrupts disabled by netconsole.
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/phonet.txt b/Documentation/networking/phonet.txt
index 6a07e45d4a9..6e8ce09f9c7 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/phonet.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/phonet.txt
@@ -36,7 +36,7 @@ Phonet packets have a common header as follows:
On Linux, the link-layer header includes the pn_media byte (see below).
The next 7 bytes are part of the network-layer header.
-The device ID is split: the 6 higher-order bits consitute the device
+The device ID is split: the 6 higher-order bits constitute the device
address, while the 2 lower-order bits are used for multiplexing, as are
the 8-bit object identifiers. As such, Phonet can be considered as a
network layer with 6 bits of address space and 10 bits for transport
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/regulatory.txt b/Documentation/networking/regulatory.txt
index dcf31648414..eaa1a25946c 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/regulatory.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/regulatory.txt
@@ -89,7 +89,7 @@ added to this document when its support is enabled.
Device drivers who provide their own built regulatory domain
do not need a callback as the channels registered by them are
the only ones that will be allowed and therefore *additional*
-cannels cannot be enabled.
+channels cannot be enabled.
Example code - drivers hinting an alpha2: