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diff --git a/Documentation/scsi/scsi_mid_low_api.txt b/Documentation/scsi/scsi_mid_low_api.txt
index 6338400eed73..2c31d9ee6776 100644
--- a/Documentation/scsi/scsi_mid_low_api.txt
+++ b/Documentation/scsi/scsi_mid_low_api.txt
@@ -319,12 +319,12 @@ struct Scsi_Host:
instance. If the reference count reaches 0 then the given instance
is freed
-The Scsi_device structure has had reference counting infrastructure added.
-This effectively spreads the ownership of struct Scsi_device instances
+The scsi_device structure has had reference counting infrastructure added.
+This effectively spreads the ownership of struct scsi_device instances
across the various SCSI layers which use them. Previously such instances
were exclusively owned by the mid level. See the access functions declared
towards the end of include/scsi/scsi_device.h . If an LLD wants to keep
-a copy of a pointer to a Scsi_device instance it should use scsi_device_get()
+a copy of a pointer to a scsi_device instance it should use scsi_device_get()
to bump its reference count. When it is finished with the pointer it can
use scsi_device_put() to decrement its reference count (and potentially
delete it).