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Subject[RFC v2 2/2] docs: ftrace: Fix typos
Fix minor typos in the doc.

Signed-off-by: Frank A. Cancio Bello <>
Documentation/trace/ftrace.rst | 6 +++---
Documentation/trace/ring-buffer-design.txt | 2 +-
2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/trace/ftrace.rst b/Documentation/trace/ftrace.rst
index 2b21068ebf8e..9e7b45485ea1 100644
--- a/Documentation/trace/ftrace.rst
+++ b/Documentation/trace/ftrace.rst
@@ -236,7 +236,7 @@ of ftrace. Here is a list of some of the key files:
This interface also allows for commands to be used. See the
"Filter commands" section for more details.

- As a speed up, since processing strings can't be quite expensive
+ As a speed up, since processing strings can be quite expensive
and requires a check of all functions registered to tracing, instead
an index can be written into this file. A number (starting with "1")
written will instead select the same corresponding at the line position
@@ -383,7 +383,7 @@ of ftrace. Here is a list of some of the key files:

By default, 128 comms are saved (see "saved_cmdlines" above). To
increase or decrease the amount of comms that are cached, echo
- in a the number of comms to cache, into this file.
+ in the number of comms to cache, into this file.


@@ -3325,7 +3325,7 @@ directories after it is created.

As you can see, the new directory looks similar to the tracing directory
itself. In fact, it is very similar, except that the buffer and
-events are agnostic from the main director, or from any other
+events are agnostic from the main directory, or from any other
instances that are created.

The files in the new directory work just like the files with the
diff --git a/Documentation/trace/ring-buffer-design.txt b/Documentation/trace/ring-buffer-design.txt
index ff747b6fa39b..2d53c6f25b91 100644
--- a/Documentation/trace/ring-buffer-design.txt
+++ b/Documentation/trace/ring-buffer-design.txt
@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@ commit_page - a pointer to the page with the last finished non-nested write.

cmpxchg - hardware-assisted atomic transaction that performs the following:

- A = B iff previous A == C
+ A = B if previous A == C

R = cmpxchg(A, C, B) is saying that we replace A with B if and only if
current A is equal to C, and we put the old (current) A into R
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