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authorNicholas D Steeves <>2016-09-24 21:26:41 -0400
committerDavid Sterba <>2016-10-03 15:07:22 +0200
commit6bdb1cfbc1a3ab1f1fc2eb23daef777c17bd0b1a (patch)
tree946925eebfec5384b823c07080107e43fa2f990a /Documentation
parentaa8ad8d4ae796da9c04ed54bc8b5ee9354e75cfe (diff)
btrfs-progs: fix user-facing typos in docs and help strings
Signed-off-by: Nicholas D Steeves <> Signed-off-by: David Sterba <>
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
5 files changed, 5 insertions, 5 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/btrfs-check.asciidoc b/Documentation/btrfs-check.asciidoc
index abc9f0dc..a32e1c7e 100644
--- a/Documentation/btrfs-check.asciidoc
+++ b/Documentation/btrfs-check.asciidoc
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ by the option '--readonly'.
*btrfsck* is an alias of *btrfs check* command and is now deprecated.
-WARNING: Do not use '--repair' unless you are adviced to by a developer, an
+WARNING: Do not use '--repair' unless you are advised to by a developer, an
experienced user or accept the fact that 'fsck' cannot possibly fix all sorts
of damage that could happen to a filesystem because of software and hardware
diff --git a/Documentation/btrfs-device.asciidoc b/Documentation/btrfs-device.asciidoc
index d05fc457..239c99bc 100644
--- a/Documentation/btrfs-device.asciidoc
+++ b/Documentation/btrfs-device.asciidoc
@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@ The device management works on a mounted filesystem. Devices can be added,
removed or replaced, by commands profided by *btrfs device* and *btrfs replace*.
The profiles can be also changed, provided there's enough workspace to do the
-conversion, using the *btrfs balance* comand and namely the filter 'convert'.
+conversion, using the *btrfs balance* command and namely the filter 'convert'.
A profile describes an allocation policy based on the redundancy/replication
diff --git a/Documentation/btrfs-man5.asciidoc b/Documentation/btrfs-man5.asciidoc
index caa9390b..d12b0591 100644
--- a/Documentation/btrfs-man5.asciidoc
+++ b/Documentation/btrfs-man5.asciidoc
@@ -562,7 +562,7 @@ crw------- 1 root root 10, 234 Jan 1 12:00 /dev/btrfs-control
The device accepts some ioctl calls that can perform following actions on the
filesyste module:
-* scan devices for btrfs filesytem (ie. to let multi-device filesystems mount
+* scan devices for btrfs filesystem (ie. to let multi-device filesystems mount
automatically) and register them with the kernel module
* similar to scan, but also wait until the device scanning process is finished
for a given filesystem
diff --git a/Documentation/btrfs-scrub.asciidoc b/Documentation/btrfs-scrub.asciidoc
index e88e6845..20a6da37 100644
--- a/Documentation/btrfs-scrub.asciidoc
+++ b/Documentation/btrfs-scrub.asciidoc
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ structural damage in the filesystem.
The user is supposed to run it manually or via a periodic system service. The
recommended period is a month but could be less. The estimated device bandwidth
-utilization is about 80% on an idle filesytem. The IO priority class is by
+utilization is about 80% on an idle filesystem. The IO priority class is by
default 'idle' so background scrub should not interfere with normal filesystem
operation significantly.
diff --git a/Documentation/btrfstune.asciidoc b/Documentation/btrfstune.asciidoc
index 1e9aa703..04295ee3 100644
--- a/Documentation/btrfstune.asciidoc
+++ b/Documentation/btrfstune.asciidoc
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ complete list of features and kernel version of their introduction at . Also, the
manual page `mkfs.btrfs`(8) contains more details about the features.
-Some of the features could be enabled on a mounted filesytem. Please refer to
+Some of the features could be enabled on a mounted filesystem. Please refer to
the respective section in `btrfs`(5).