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@ 2020-06-30  6:39 Misono Tomohiro
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From: Misono Tomohiro @ 2020-06-30  6:39 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: corbet; +Cc: linux-doc, misono.tomohiro

Just some link/style/typo fixes as follows:
 - fix location of admin-guide file
 - fix prctl arg number to match prctl man page
 - fix typos and add some words

Signed-off-by: Misono Tomohiro <>
 Documentation/vm/hwpoison.rst | 23 ++++++++++++-----------
 1 file changed, 12 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/vm/hwpoison.rst b/Documentation/vm/hwpoison.rst
index a5c884293dac..f163bf49cfde 100644
--- a/Documentation/vm/hwpoison.rst
+++ b/Documentation/vm/hwpoison.rst
@@ -40,7 +40,7 @@ To quote the overview comment::
 	for the mapping from a vma to a process. Since this case is expected
 	to be rare we hope we can get away with this.
-The code consists of a the high level handler in mm/memory-failure.c,
+The code consists of a high level handler in mm/memory-failure.c,
 a new page poison bit and various checks in the VM to handle poisoned
@@ -50,7 +50,7 @@ of applications. KVM support requires a recent qemu-kvm release.
 For the KVM use there was need for a new signal type so that
 KVM can inject the machine check into the guest with the proper
 address. This in theory allows other applications to handle
-memory failures too. The expection is that near all applications
+memory failures too. The expectation is that near all applications
 won't do that, but some very specialized ones might.
 Failure recovery modes
@@ -67,30 +67,31 @@ early kill
 	(can be controlled globally and per process)
 	Send SIGBUS to the application as soon as the error is detected
 	This allows applications who can process memory errors in a gentle
-	way (e.g. drop affected object)
+	way (e.g. drop affected object).
 	This is the mode used by KVM qemu.
 late kill
 	Send SIGBUS when the application runs into the corrupted page.
-	This is best for memory error unaware applications and default
+	This is best for memory error unaware applications and default.
 	Note some pages are always handled as late kill.
 User control
-	See sysctl.txt
+	Enable memory failure recovery instead of panic.
+	See admin-guide/sysctl/vm.rst
-	Enable early kill mode globally
+	Enable early kill mode globally. See admin-guide/sysctl/vm.rst
+prctl PR_MCE_KILL
 	Set early/late kill mode/revert to system default
 		Revert to system default
-	arg1: PR_MCE_KILL_SET:
-		arg2 defines thread specific mode
+	arg2: PR_MCE_KILL_SET:
+		arg3 defines thread specific mode
 			Early kill
@@ -104,7 +105,7 @@ PR_MCE_KILL
 	call prctl(PR_MCE_KILL_EARLY) on the designated thread. Otherwise,
 	the SIGBUS is sent to the main thread.
 	return current mode

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