lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  linux-cve-announce  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:   Fri, 15 Oct 2021 17:07:49 +0200
From:   Daniel Bristot de Oliveira <bristot@...nel.org>
To:     Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>
Cc:     Daniel Bristot de Oliveira <bristot@...nel.org>,
        Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>, Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>,
        "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>,
        Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <bigeasy@...utronix.de>,
        x86@...nel.org, linux-doc@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH 2/4] tracing/doc: Fix typos on the timerlat tracer documentation

Fixes a series of typos in the timerlat doc.

Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>
Cc: Daniel Bristot de Oliveira <bristot@...nel.org>
Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@....net>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>
Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>
Cc: Sebastian Andrzej Siewior <bigeasy@...utronix.de>
Cc: x86@...nel.org
Cc: linux-doc@...r.kernel.org
Cc: linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Fixes: a955d7eac177 ("trace: Add timerlat tracer")
Signed-off-by: Daniel Bristot de Oliveira <bristot@...nel.org>
---
 Documentation/trace/timerlat-tracer.rst | 24 ++++++++++++------------
 1 file changed, 12 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/trace/timerlat-tracer.rst b/Documentation/trace/timerlat-tracer.rst
index c7cbb557aee7..64d1fe6e9b93 100644
--- a/Documentation/trace/timerlat-tracer.rst
+++ b/Documentation/trace/timerlat-tracer.rst
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@ Timerlat tracer
 ###############
 
 The timerlat tracer aims to help the preemptive kernel developers to
-find souces of wakeup latencies of real-time threads. Like cyclictest,
+find sources of wakeup latencies of real-time threads. Like cyclictest,
 the tracer sets a periodic timer that wakes up a thread. The thread then
 computes a *wakeup latency* value as the difference between the *current
 time* and the *absolute time* that the timer was set to expire. The main
@@ -50,14 +50,14 @@ The second is the *timer latency* observed by the thread. The ACTIVATION
 ID field serves to relate the *irq* execution to its respective *thread*
 execution.
 
-The *irq*/*thread* splitting is important to clarify at which context
+The *irq*/*thread* splitting is important to clarify in which context
 the unexpected high value is coming from. The *irq* context can be
-delayed by hardware related actions, such as SMIs, NMIs, IRQs
-or by a thread masking interrupts. Once the timer happens, the delay
+delayed by hardware-related actions, such as SMIs, NMIs, IRQs,
+or by thread masking interrupts. Once the timer happens, the delay
 can also be influenced by blocking caused by threads. For example, by
-postponing the scheduler execution via preempt_disable(), by the
-scheduler execution, or by masking interrupts. Threads can
-also be delayed by the interference from other threads and IRQs.
+postponing the scheduler execution via preempt_disable(), scheduler
+execution, or masking interrupts. Threads can also be delayed by the
+interference from other threads and IRQs.
 
 Tracer options
 ---------------------
@@ -68,14 +68,14 @@ directory. The timerlat configs are:
 
  - cpus: CPUs at which a timerlat thread will execute.
  - timerlat_period_us: the period of the timerlat thread.
- - osnoise/stop_tracing_us: stop the system tracing if a
+ - stop_tracing_us: stop the system tracing if a
    timer latency at the *irq* context higher than the configured
    value happens. Writing 0 disables this option.
  - stop_tracing_total_us: stop the system tracing if a
-   timer latency at the *thread* context higher than the configured
+   timer latency at the *thread* context is higher than the configured
    value happens. Writing 0 disables this option.
- - print_stack: save the stack of the IRQ ocurrence, and print
-   it afte the *thread context* event".
+ - print_stack: save the stack of the IRQ occurrence, and print
+   it after the *thread context* event".
 
 timerlat and osnoise
 ----------------------------
@@ -95,7 +95,7 @@ For example::
       timerlat/5-1035    [005] .......   548.771104: #402268 context thread timer_latency     39960 ns
 
 In this case, the root cause of the timer latency does not point to a
-single cause, but to multiple ones. Firstly, the timer IRQ was delayed
+single cause but to multiple ones. Firstly, the timer IRQ was delayed
 for 13 us, which may point to a long IRQ disabled section (see IRQ
 stacktrace section). Then the timer interrupt that wakes up the timerlat
 thread took 7597 ns, and the qxl:21 device IRQ took 7139 ns. Finally,
-- 
2.31.1

Powered by blists - more mailing lists