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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2012-05-28 10:40:11 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2012-05-28 10:40:11 -0700
commitd766023eea566bb3c2a57a0567af5b271908fdc2 (patch)
tree45e79163b73c0463075fd7faffadd923aee685b8 /Documentation
parentMerge branch 'misc' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mmarek/kbuild (diff)
parentdoc: ext3: update documentation with barrier=1 default (diff)
Merge branch 'doc' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jikos/trivial
Pull documentation updates from Jiri Kosina: "I am currently relaying documentation patches through 'doc' branch of trivial tree, until Rob, the new documentation maintainer, has established a proper tree." * 'doc' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jikos/trivial: doc: ext3: update documentation with barrier=1 default Documentation/initrd.txt: Change the location of util-linux Documentation/SubmittingPatches: suggested the use of scripts/get_maintainer.pl Documentation/kernel-parameters: remove autotest and mcatest
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
3 files changed, 4 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/SubmittingPatches b/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
index 4468ce24427c..c379a2a6949f 100644
--- a/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
+++ b/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
@@ -150,7 +150,8 @@ be able to justify all violations that remain in your patch.
Look through the MAINTAINERS file and the source code, and determine
if your change applies to a specific subsystem of the kernel, with
-an assigned maintainer. If so, e-mail that person.
+an assigned maintainer. If so, e-mail that person. The script
+scripts/get_maintainer.pl can be very useful at this step.
If no maintainer is listed, or the maintainer does not respond, send
your patch to the primary Linux kernel developer's mailing list,
diff --git a/Documentation/initrd.txt b/Documentation/initrd.txt
index 1ba84f3584e3..4e1839ccb555 100644
--- a/Documentation/initrd.txt
+++ b/Documentation/initrd.txt
@@ -362,5 +362,5 @@ Resources
[2] newlib package (experimental), with initrd example
-[3] Brouwer, Andries; "util-linux: Miscellaneous utilities for Linux"
- ftp://ftp.win.tue.nl/pub/linux-local/utils/util-linux/
+[3] util-linux: Miscellaneous utilities for Linux
+ http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/util-linux/
diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
index f1959b7d13d0..b40b413db88e 100644
--- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -397,8 +397,6 @@ bytes respectively. Such letter suffixes can also be entirely omitted.
atkbd.softrepeat= [HW]
Use software keyboard repeat
- autotest [IA-64]
baycom_epp= [HW,AX25]
Format: <io>,<mode>
@@ -1453,8 +1451,6 @@ bytes respectively. Such letter suffixes can also be entirely omitted.
devices can be requested on-demand with the
/dev/loop-control interface.
- mcatest= [IA-64]
mce [X86-32] Machine Check Exception
mce=option [X86-64] See Documentation/x86/x86_64/boot-options.txt