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From: "Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)" <mtk.manpages@gmail.com>
To: mtk.manpages@gmail.com, Karel Zak <kzak@redhat.com>
Cc: util-linux@vger.kernel.org
Subject: [PATCH 03/12] Manual pages: raw.8: Minor formatting and wording fixes
Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 12:06:09 +0200
Message-ID: <20200724100618.584918-3-mtk.manpages@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200724100618.584918-1-mtk.manpages@gmail.com>

Signed-off-by: Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) <mtk.manpages@gmail.com>
---
 disk-utils/raw.8 | 17 ++++++++++-------
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)

diff --git a/disk-utils/raw.8 b/disk-utils/raw.8
index ba9fd256a..d569507b8 100644
--- a/disk-utils/raw.8
+++ b/disk-utils/raw.8
@@ -34,10 +34,10 @@ device numbers, or as a path name
 to an existing block device file.
 .PP
 The bindings already in existence can be queried with the
-.I \-q
+.B \-q
 option, which is used either with a raw device filename to query that one
 device, or with the
-.I \-a
+.B \-a
 option to query all bound raw devices.
 .PP
 Unbinding can be done by specifying major and minor 0.
@@ -66,8 +66,8 @@ will query an existing binding instead of setting a new one.
 .TP
 \fB\-a\fR, \fB\-\-all\fR
 With
-.B \-q
-, specify that all bound raw devices should be queried.
+.BR \-q ,
+specify that all bound raw devices should be queried.
 .TP
 \fB\-h\fR, \fB\-\-help\fR
 Display help text and exit.
@@ -78,20 +78,23 @@ Display version information and exit.
 .SH NOTES
 Rather than using raw devices applications should prefer
 .BR open (2)
-devices, such as /dev/sda1, with the O_DIRECT flag.
+devices, such as
+.IR /dev/sda1 ,
+with the
+.B O_DIRECT
+flag.
 .SH BUGS
 The Linux
 .BR dd (1)
 command should be used without the \fBbs=\fR option, or the blocksize
 needs to be a multiple of the sector size of the device (512 bytes usually),
 otherwise it will fail with "Invalid Argument" messages (EINVAL).
-
 .PP
 Raw I/O devices do not maintain cache coherency with the Linux block
 device buffer cache.  If you use raw I/O to overwrite data already in
 the buffer cache, the buffer cache will no longer correspond to the
 contents of the actual storage device underneath.  This is deliberate,
-but is regarded either a bug or a feature depending on who you ask!
+but is regarded as either a bug or a feature, depending on who you ask!
 .SH AUTHORS
 Stephen Tweedie (sct@redhat.com)
 .SH AVAILABILITY
-- 
2.26.2


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Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-24 10:06 [PATCH 01/12] Manual pages: blockdev.8: Minor wording and formatting fixes Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-07-24 10:06 ` [PATCH 02/12] Manual pages: fsck.cramfs.8: Wording fix Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-07-24 10:06 ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) [this message]
2020-07-24 10:06 ` [PATCH 04/12] Manual pages: sfdisk.8: Minor wording and formatting fixes Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-07-24 16:32   ` Nuno Silva
2020-07-24 10:06 ` [PATCH 05/12] Manual pages: sfdisk.8: Use less aggressive indenting Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-07-24 10:06 ` [PATCH 06/12] Manual pages: lslogins.1: Minor wording and formatting fixres Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-07-24 10:06 ` [PATCH 07/12] Manual pages: nologin.8: formatting fixes Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-07-24 10:06 ` [PATCH 08/12] Manual pages: logger.1: minor formatting and typo fixes Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-07-24 10:06 ` [PATCH 09/12] Manual pages: lsblk.8: Minor " Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-07-24 10:06 ` [PATCH 10/12] Manual pages: wdctl.8: typo fix Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-07-24 10:06 ` [PATCH 11/12] Manual pages: agetty.8: Minor formatting and wording fixes Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-07-24 10:06 ` [PATCH 12/12] Manual pages: wipefs.8: Formatting fixes Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-07-24 12:43 ` [PATCH 01/12] Manual pages: blockdev.8: Minor wording and formatting fixes Karel Zak
2020-07-24 16:07 ` Nuno Silva

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