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Signed-off-by: Noboru Iwamatsu <n_iwamatsu@jp.fujitsu.com>
author Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@citrix.com>
date Mon Apr 06 13:51:20 2009 +0100 (2009-04-06)
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2 This is a brief list of all the files in ./linux/Documentation and what
3 they contain. If you add a documentation file, please list it here in
4 alphabetical order as well, or risk being hunted down like a rabid dog.
5 Please try and keep the descriptions small enough to fit on one line.
6 Thanks -- Paul G.
8 Following translations are available on the WWW:
10 - Japanese, maintained by the JF Project (JF@linux.or.jp), at
11 http://www.linux.or.jp/JF/
13 00-INDEX
14 - this file.
15 BUG-HUNTING
16 - brute force method of doing binary search of patches to find bug.
17 Changes
18 - list of changes that break older software packages.
19 CodingStyle
20 - how the boss likes the C code in the kernel to look.
21 DMA-API.txt
22 - DMA API, pci_ API & extensions for non-consistent memory machines.
23 DMA-mapping.txt
24 - info for PCI drivers using DMA portably across all platforms.
25 DocBook/
26 - directory with DocBook templates etc. for kernel documentation.
27 HOWTO
28 - The process and procedures of how to do Linux kernel development.
29 IO-mapping.txt
30 - how to access I/O mapped memory from within device drivers.
31 IPMI.txt
32 - info on Linux Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) Driver.
33 IRQ-affinity.txt
34 - how to select which CPU(s) handle which interrupt events on SMP.
35 ManagementStyle
36 - how to (attempt to) manage kernel hackers.
37 MSI-HOWTO.txt
38 - the Message Signaled Interrupts (MSI) Driver Guide HOWTO and FAQ.
39 RCU/
40 - directory with info on RCU (read-copy update).
41 README.DAC960
42 - info on Mylex DAC960/DAC1100 PCI RAID Controller Driver for Linux.
43 SAK.txt
44 - info on Secure Attention Keys.
45 SubmittingDrivers
46 - procedure to get a new driver source included into the kernel tree.
47 SubmittingPatches
48 - procedure to get a source patch included into the kernel tree.
49 VGA-softcursor.txt
50 - how to change your VGA cursor from a blinking underscore.
51 applying-patches.txt
52 - description of various trees and how to apply their patches.
53 arm/
54 - directory with info about Linux on the ARM architecture.
55 basic_profiling.txt
56 - basic instructions for those who wants to profile Linux kernel.
57 binfmt_misc.txt
58 - info on the kernel support for extra binary formats.
59 block/
60 - info on the Block I/O (BIO) layer.
61 cachetlb.txt
62 - describes the cache/TLB flushing interfaces Linux uses.
63 cciss.txt
64 - info, major/minor #'s for Compaq's SMART Array Controllers.
65 cdrom/
66 - directory with information on the CD-ROM drivers that Linux has.
67 cli-sti-removal.txt
68 - cli()/sti() removal guide.
69 computone.txt
70 - info on Computone Intelliport II/Plus Multiport Serial Driver.
71 cpqarray.txt
72 - info on using Compaq's SMART2 Intelligent Disk Array Controllers.
73 cpu-freq/
74 - info on CPU frequency and voltage scaling.
75 cris/
76 - directory with info about Linux on CRIS architecture.
77 crypto/
78 - directory with info on the Crypto API.
79 debugging-modules.txt
80 - some notes on debugging modules after Linux 2.6.3.
81 device-mapper/
82 - directory with info on Device Mapper.
83 devices.txt
84 - plain ASCII listing of all the nodes in /dev/ with major minor #'s.
85 digiepca.txt
86 - info on Digi Intl. {PC,PCI,EISA}Xx and Xem series cards.
87 dnotify.txt
88 - info about directory notification in Linux.
89 driver-model/
90 - directory with info about Linux driver model.
91 dvb/
92 - info on Linux Digital Video Broadcast (DVB) subsystem.
93 early-userspace/
94 - info about initramfs, klibc, and userspace early during boot.
95 eisa.txt
96 - info on EISA bus support.
97 exception.txt
98 - how Linux v2.2 handles exceptions without verify_area etc.
99 fb/
100 - directory with info on the frame buffer graphics abstraction layer.
101 filesystems/
102 - directory with info on the various filesystems that Linux supports.
103 firmware_class/
104 - request_firmware() hotplug interface info.
105 floppy.txt
106 - notes and driver options for the floppy disk driver.
107 ftape.txt
108 - notes about the floppy tape device driver.
109 hayes-esp.txt
110 - info on using the Hayes ESP serial driver.
111 highuid.txt
112 - notes on the change from 16 bit to 32 bit user/group IDs.
113 hpet.txt
114 - High Precision Event Timer Driver for Linux.
115 hw_random.txt
116 - info on Linux support for random number generator in i8xx chipsets.
117 i2c/
118 - directory with info about the I2C bus/protocol (2 wire, kHz speed).
119 i2o/
120 - directory with info about the Linux I2O subsystem.
121 i386/
122 - directory with info about Linux on Intel 32 bit architecture.
123 ia64/
124 - directory with info about Linux on Intel 64 bit architecture.
125 ide.txt
126 - important info for users of ATA devices (IDE/EIDE disks and CD-ROMS).
127 initrd.txt
128 - how to use the RAM disk as an initial/temporary root filesystem.
129 input/
130 - info on Linux input device support.
131 io_ordering.txt
132 - info on ordering I/O writes to memory-mapped addresses.
133 ioctl-number.txt
134 - how to implement and register device/driver ioctl calls.
135 iostats.txt
136 - info on I/O statistics Linux kernel provides.
137 isapnp.txt
138 - info on Linux ISA Plug & Play support.
139 isdn/
140 - directory with info on the Linux ISDN support, and supported cards.
141 java.txt
142 - info on the in-kernel binary support for Java(tm).
143 kbuild/
144 - directory with info about the kernel build process.
145 kdumpt.txt
146 - mini HowTo on getting the crash dump code to work.
147 kernel-doc-nano-HOWTO.txt
148 - mini HowTo on generation and location of kernel documentation files.
149 kernel-docs.txt
150 - listing of various WWW + books that document kernel internals.
151 kernel-parameters.txt
152 - summary listing of command line / boot prompt args for the kernel.
153 kobject.txt
154 - info of the kobject infrastructure of the Linux kernel.
155 laptop-mode.txt
156 - How to conserve battery power using laptop-mode.
157 ldm.txt
158 - a brief description of LDM (Windows Dynamic Disks).
159 locks.txt
160 - info on file locking implementations, flock() vs. fcntl(), etc.
161 logo.gif
162 - Full colour GIF image of Linux logo (penguin).
163 logo.txt
164 - Info on creator of above logo & site to get additional images from.
165 m68k/
166 - directory with info about Linux on Motorola 68k architecture.
167 magic-number.txt
168 - list of magic numbers used to mark/protect kernel data structures.
169 mandatory.txt
170 - info on the Linux implementation of Sys V mandatory file locking.
171 mca.txt
172 - info on supporting Micro Channel Architecture (e.g. PS/2) systems.
173 md.txt
174 - info on boot arguments for the multiple devices driver.
175 memory.txt
176 - info on typical Linux memory problems.
177 mips/
178 - directory with info about Linux on MIPS architecture.
179 mono.txt
180 - how to execute Mono-based .NET binaries with the help of BINFMT_MISC.
181 moxa-smartio
182 - info on installing/using Moxa multiport serial driver.
183 mtrr.txt
184 - how to use PPro Memory Type Range Registers to increase performance.
185 nbd.txt
186 - info on a TCP implementation of a network block device.
187 networking/
188 - directory with info on various aspects of networking with Linux.
189 nfsroot.txt
190 - short guide on setting up a diskless box with NFS root filesystem.
191 nmi_watchdog.txt
192 - info on NMI watchdog for SMP systems.
193 numastat.txt
194 - info on how to read Numa policy hit/miss statistics in sysfs.
195 oops-tracing.txt
196 - how to decode those nasty internal kernel error dump messages.
197 paride.txt
198 - information about the parallel port IDE subsystem.
199 parisc/
200 - directory with info on using Linux on PA-RISC architecture.
201 parport.txt
202 - how to use the parallel-port driver.
203 parport-lowlevel.txt
204 - description and usage of the low level parallel port functions.
205 pci.txt
206 - info on the PCI subsystem for device driver authors.
207 pm.txt
208 - info on Linux power management support.
209 pnp.txt
210 - Linux Plug and Play documentation.
211 power/
212 - directory with info on Linux PCI power management.
213 powerpc/
214 - directory with info on using Linux with the PowerPC.
215 preempt-locking.txt
216 - info on locking under a preemptive kernel.
217 ramdisk.txt
218 - short guide on how to set up and use the RAM disk.
219 riscom8.txt
220 - notes on using the RISCom/8 multi-port serial driver.
221 rocket.txt
222 - info on the Comtrol RocketPort multiport serial driver.
223 rpc-cache.txt
224 - introduction to the caching mechanisms in the sunrpc layer.
225 rtc.txt
226 - notes on how to use the Real Time Clock (aka CMOS clock) driver.
227 s390/
228 - directory with info on using Linux on the IBM S390.
229 sched-coding.txt
230 - reference for various scheduler-related methods in the O(1) scheduler.
231 sched-design.txt
232 - goals, design and implementation of the Linux O(1) scheduler.
233 sched-domains.txt
234 - information on scheduling domains.
235 sched-stats.txt
236 - information on schedstats (Linux Scheduler Statistics).
237 scsi/
238 - directory with info on Linux scsi support.
239 serial/
240 - directory with info on the low level serial API.
241 serial-console.txt
242 - how to set up Linux with a serial line console as the default.
243 sgi-visws.txt
244 - short blurb on the SGI Visual Workstations.
245 sh/
246 - directory with info on porting Linux to a new architecture.
247 smart-config.txt
248 - description of the Smart Config makefile feature.
249 smp.txt
250 - a few notes on symmetric multi-processing.
251 sonypi.txt
252 - info on Linux Sony Programmable I/O Device support.
253 sound/
254 - directory with info on sound card support.
255 sparc/
256 - directory with info on using Linux on Sparc architecture.
257 specialix.txt
258 - info on hardware/driver for specialix IO8+ multiport serial card.
259 spinlocks.txt
260 - info on using spinlocks to provide exclusive access in kernel.
261 stable_api_nonsense.txt
262 - info on why the kernel does not have a stable in-kernel api or abi.
263 stable_kernel_rules.txt
264 - rules and procedures for the -stable kernel releases.
265 stallion.txt
266 - info on using the Stallion multiport serial driver.
267 svga.txt
268 - short guide on selecting video modes at boot via VGA BIOS.
269 sx.txt
270 - info on the Specialix SX/SI multiport serial driver.
271 sysctl/
272 - directory with info on the /proc/sys/* files.
273 sysrq.txt
274 - info on the magic SysRq key.
275 telephony/
276 - directory with info on telephony (e.g. voice over IP) support.
277 time_interpolators.txt
278 - info on time interpolators.
279 tipar.txt
280 - information about Parallel link cable for Texas Instruments handhelds.
281 tty.txt
282 - guide to the locking policies of the tty layer.
283 unicode.txt
284 - info on the Unicode character/font mapping used in Linux.
285 uml/
286 - directory with information about User Mode Linux.
287 usb/
288 - directory with info regarding the Universal Serial Bus.
289 video4linux/
290 - directory with info regarding video/TV/radio cards and linux.
291 vm/
292 - directory with info on the Linux vm code.
293 voyager.txt
294 - guide to running Linux on the Voyager architecture.
295 watchdog/
296 - how to auto-reboot Linux if it has "fallen and can't get up". ;-)
297 x86_64/
298 - directory with info on Linux support for AMD x86-64 (Hammer) machines.
299 xterm-linux.xpm
300 - XPM image of penguin logo (see logo.txt) sitting on an xterm.
301 zorro.txt
302 - info on writing drivers for Zorro bus devices found on Amigas.