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Subject[PATCH AUTOSEL 5.5 495/542] docs: i2c: writing-clients: properly name the stop condition
From: Luca Ceresoli <>

[ Upstream commit 4fcb445ec688a62da9c864ab05a4bd39b0307cdc ]

In I2C there is no such thing as a "stop bit". Use the proper naming: "stop

Signed-off-by: Luca Ceresoli <>
Reported-by: Jean Delvare <>
Reviewed-by: Jean Delvare <>
Signed-off-by: Wolfram Sang <>
Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <>
Documentation/i2c/writing-clients.rst | 6 +++---
1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/i2c/writing-clients.rst b/Documentation/i2c/writing-clients.rst
index ced309b5e0cc8..3869efdf84cae 100644
--- a/Documentation/i2c/writing-clients.rst
+++ b/Documentation/i2c/writing-clients.rst
@@ -357,9 +357,9 @@ read/written.

This sends a series of messages. Each message can be a read or write,
and they can be mixed in any way. The transactions are combined: no
-stop bit is sent between transaction. The i2c_msg structure contains
-for each message the client address, the number of bytes of the message
-and the message data itself.
+stop condition is issued between transaction. The i2c_msg structure
+contains for each message the client address, the number of bytes of the
+message and the message data itself.

You can read the file ``i2c-protocol`` for more information about the
actual I2C protocol.
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