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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Documentation fixes
On Wed, 06 Jul 2005 16:12:11 -0700 Daniel Walker wrote:

|
| I noticed some typo's or mis-thoughts .. Here are my corrections. I
| tried to CC all the authors.

Yes, mostly good corrections. Here are more on top of yours.

Thanks,
~Randy


| Index: linux-2.6.12/Documentation/watchdog/watchdog.txt
| ===================================================================
| --- linux-2.6.12.orig/Documentation/watchdog/watchdog.txt 2005-06-17 19:48:29.000000000 +0000
| +++ linux-2.6.12/Documentation/watchdog/watchdog.txt 2005-07-03 18:12:40.000000000 +0000
| @@ -18,12 +18,12 @@ The following watchdog drivers are curre
| All six interfaces provide /dev/watchdog, which when open must be written
| to within a timeout or the machine will reboot. Each write delays the reboot
| time another timeout. In the case of the software watchdog the ability to
| -reboot will depend on the state of the machines and interrupts. The hardware
| +reboot will depend on the state of the machine and interrupts. The hardware
| boards physically pull the machine down off their own onboard timers and
| will reboot from almost anything.
|
| A second temperature monitoring interface is available on the WDT501P cards
| -and some Berkshire cards. This provides /dev/temperature. This is the machine
| +and some Berkshire cards. This provides /dev/temperature. This is the machines
machine's
(and kill the trailing space)

| internal temperature in degrees Fahrenheit. Each read returns a single byte
| giving the temperature.
|
| @@ -37,16 +37,16 @@ The wdt card cannot be safely probed for
| wdt=ioaddr,irq as a boot parameter - eg "wdt=0x240,11".
|
| The SA1100 watchdog module can be configured with the "sa1100_margin"
| -commandline argument which specifies timeout value in seconds.
| +commandline argument which specifies the timeout value in seconds.
|
| The i810 TCO watchdog modules can be configured with the "i810_margin"
| -commandline argument which specifies the counter initial value. The counter
| -is decremented every 0.6 seconds and default to 50 (30 seconds). Values can
| +commandline argument which specifies the counters initial value. The counter
counter's
| +is decremented every 0.6 seconds and defaults to 50 (30 seconds). Values can
| range between 3 and 63.
|
| The i810 TCO watchdog driver also implements the WDIOC_GETSTATUS and
| WDIOC_GETBOOTSTATUS ioctl()s. WDIOC_GETSTATUS returns the actual counter value
| -and WDIOC_GETBOOTSTATUS returns the value of TCO2 Status Register (see Intel's
| +and WDIOC_GETBOOTSTATUS returns the value of the TCO2 Status Register (see Intel's

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| documentation for the 82801AA and 82801AB datasheet).
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