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authorMichael Witten2012-04-01 19:31:33 -0500
committerJiri Kosina2012-04-17 03:23:32 -0500
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README: Better comma usage
For the most part, this commit simply introduces commas to offset modifiers. Signed-off-by: Michael Witten <mfwitten@gmail.com> Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net> Signed-off-by: Jiri Kosina <jkosina@suse.cz>
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@@ -137,7 +137,7 @@ SOFTWARE REQUIREMENTS
137 137
138BUILD directory for the kernel: 138BUILD directory for the kernel:
139 139
140 When compiling the kernel all output files will per default be 140 When compiling the kernel, all output files will per default be
141 stored together with the kernel source code. 141 stored together with the kernel source code.
142 Using the option "make O=output/dir" allow you to specify an alternate 142 Using the option "make O=output/dir" allow you to specify an alternate
143 place for the output files (including .config). 143 place for the output files (including .config).
@@ -145,13 +145,13 @@ BUILD directory for the kernel:
145 kernel source code: /usr/src/linux-3.X 145 kernel source code: /usr/src/linux-3.X
146 build directory: /home/name/build/kernel 146 build directory: /home/name/build/kernel
147 147
148 To configure and build the kernel use: 148 To configure and build the kernel, use:
149 cd /usr/src/linux-3.X 149 cd /usr/src/linux-3.X
150 make O=/home/name/build/kernel menuconfig 150 make O=/home/name/build/kernel menuconfig
151 make O=/home/name/build/kernel 151 make O=/home/name/build/kernel
152 sudo make O=/home/name/build/kernel modules_install install 152 sudo make O=/home/name/build/kernel modules_install install
153 153
154 Please note: If the 'O=output/dir' option is used then it must be 154 Please note: If the 'O=output/dir' option is used, then it must be
155 used for all invocations of make. 155 used for all invocations of make.
156 156
157CONFIGURING the kernel: 157CONFIGURING the kernel:
@@ -230,7 +230,7 @@ COMPILING the kernel:
230 possible to do "make install" if you have lilo installed to suit the 230 possible to do "make install" if you have lilo installed to suit the
231 kernel makefiles, but you may want to check your particular lilo setup first. 231 kernel makefiles, but you may want to check your particular lilo setup first.
232 232
233 To do the actual install you have to be root, but none of the normal 233 To do the actual install, you have to be root, but none of the normal
234 build should require that. Don't take the name of root in vain. 234 build should require that. Don't take the name of root in vain.
235 235
236 - If you configured any of the parts of the kernel as `modules', you 236 - If you configured any of the parts of the kernel as `modules', you
@@ -238,7 +238,7 @@ COMPILING the kernel:
238 238
239 - Verbose kernel compile/build output: 239 - Verbose kernel compile/build output:
240 240
241 Normally the kernel build system runs in a fairly quiet mode (but not 241 Normally, the kernel build system runs in a fairly quiet mode (but not
242 totally silent). However, sometimes you or other kernel developers need 242 totally silent). However, sometimes you or other kernel developers need
243 to see compile, link, or other commands exactly as they are executed. 243 to see compile, link, or other commands exactly as they are executed.
244 For this, use "verbose" build mode. This is done by inserting 244 For this, use "verbose" build mode. This is done by inserting
@@ -267,7 +267,7 @@ COMPILING the kernel:
267 - Booting a kernel directly from a floppy without the assistance of a 267 - Booting a kernel directly from a floppy without the assistance of a
268 bootloader such as LILO, is no longer supported. 268 bootloader such as LILO, is no longer supported.
269 269
270 If you boot Linux from the hard drive, chances are you use LILO which 270 If you boot Linux from the hard drive, chances are you use LILO, which
271 uses the kernel image as specified in the file /etc/lilo.conf. The 271 uses the kernel image as specified in the file /etc/lilo.conf. The
272 kernel image file is usually /vmlinuz, /boot/vmlinuz, /bzImage or 272 kernel image file is usually /vmlinuz, /boot/vmlinuz, /bzImage or
273 /boot/bzImage. To use the new kernel, save a copy of the old image 273 /boot/bzImage. To use the new kernel, save a copy of the old image
@@ -320,7 +320,7 @@ IF SOMETHING GOES WRONG:
320 incomprehensible to you, but it does contain information that may 320 incomprehensible to you, but it does contain information that may
321 help debugging the problem. The text above the dump is also 321 help debugging the problem. The text above the dump is also
322 important: it tells something about why the kernel dumped code (in 322 important: it tells something about why the kernel dumped code (in
323 the above example it's due to a bad kernel pointer). More information 323 the above example, it's due to a bad kernel pointer). More information
324 on making sense of the dump is in Documentation/oops-tracing.txt 324 on making sense of the dump is in Documentation/oops-tracing.txt
325 325
326 - If you compiled the kernel with CONFIG_KALLSYMS you can send the dump 326 - If you compiled the kernel with CONFIG_KALLSYMS you can send the dump
@@ -328,7 +328,7 @@ IF SOMETHING GOES WRONG:
328 sense of the dump (but compiling with CONFIG_KALLSYMS is usually preferred). 328 sense of the dump (but compiling with CONFIG_KALLSYMS is usually preferred).
329 This utility can be downloaded from 329 This utility can be downloaded from
330 ftp://ftp.<country>.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/kernel/ksymoops/ . 330 ftp://ftp.<country>.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/kernel/ksymoops/ .
331 Alternately you can do the dump lookup by hand: 331 Alternately, you can do the dump lookup by hand:
332 332
333 - In debugging dumps like the above, it helps enormously if you can 333 - In debugging dumps like the above, it helps enormously if you can
334 look up what the EIP value means. The hex value as such doesn't help 334 look up what the EIP value means. The hex value as such doesn't help