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authorMatt LaPlante <>2009-04-27 15:06:31 +0200
committerJiri Kosina <>2009-06-12 18:01:47 +0200
commit19f594600110377ec4037fdf7fb93a25ec516212 (patch)
treebf88707b65f0138b754d896300976e474098a50d /Documentation/timers
parent19af5cdb7c79ff5ec96a99893ffb7f894f4a3dc1 (diff)
trivial: Miscellaneous documentation typo fixes
Fix various typos in documentation txts. Signed-off-by: Matt LaPlante <> Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/timers')
2 files changed, 2 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/timers/hpet.txt b/Documentation/timers/hpet.txt
index e7c09abcfab4..04763a325520 100644
--- a/Documentation/timers/hpet.txt
+++ b/Documentation/timers/hpet.txt
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ by Intel and Microsoft which can be found at
Each HPET has one fixed-rate counter (at 10+ MHz, hence "High Precision")
and up to 32 comparators. Normally three or more comparators are provided,
-each of which can generate oneshot interupts and at least one of which has
+each of which can generate oneshot interrupts and at least one of which has
additional hardware to support periodic interrupts. The comparators are
also called "timers", which can be misleading since usually timers are
independent of each other ... these share a counter, complicating resets.
diff --git a/Documentation/timers/timer_stats.txt b/Documentation/timers/timer_stats.txt
index 20d368c59814..9bd00fc2e823 100644
--- a/Documentation/timers/timer_stats.txt
+++ b/Documentation/timers/timer_stats.txt
@@ -62,7 +62,7 @@ Timerstats sample period: 3.888770 s
The first column is the number of events, the second column the pid, the third
column is the name of the process. The forth column shows the function which
-initialized the timer and in parantheses the callback function which was
+initialized the timer and in parenthesis the callback function which was
executed on expiry.
Thomas, Ingo