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Date:   Wed, 6 May 2020 12:21:44 -0400
From:   Waiman Long <longman@...hat.com>
To:     Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>,
        Matthew Wilcox <willy@...radead.org>
Cc:     Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net>, Tony Luck <tony.luck@...el.com>,
        Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@...nel.org>,
        James Morse <james.morse@....com>,
        Robert Richter <rrichter@...vell.com>,
        linux-edac@...r.kernel.org, linux-doc@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] doc: Fix some typo errors in ras.rst

On 5/5/20 12:03 PM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Tue, May 05, 2020 at 08:48:16AM -0700, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
>> Usually a 64-bit system refers to the width of a pointer.  Here, it's
>> referring to the width of the memory system, which is rather confusing.
>> How about "In the above example" instead of "So, on 64 bit systems".
> Yes, that should not talk about 64-bit systems but about the length of
> the word the memory controller uses to create the ECC check bits out of.
>
> That whole doc needs checking/fixing.

I am not knowledgeable enough to check/fix the whole document. This 
patch is motivated primarily by the incorrect "74 bits" total width that 
I saw. I will send a v2 to make the suggested edit. I will leave it to 
you to do the full document check.

Cheers,
Longman

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