Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt: Fix drop_caches bit number
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Message ID 20190111161410.11831-1-vincent.whitchurch@axis.com
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  • Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt: Fix drop_caches bit number
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Vincent Whitchurch Jan. 11, 2019, 4:14 p.m. UTC
Bits are usually numbered starting from zero, so 4 should be bit 2, not
bit 3.

Suggested-by: Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>
Signed-off-by: Vincent Whitchurch <vincent.whitchurch@axis.com>
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 Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

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Jonathan Corbet Jan. 15, 2019, 12:25 a.m. UTC | #1
On Fri, 11 Jan 2019 17:14:10 +0100
Vincent Whitchurch <vincent.whitchurch@axis.com> wrote:

> Bits are usually numbered starting from zero, so 4 should be bit 2, not
> bit 3.
> 
> Suggested-by: Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>
> Signed-off-by: Vincent Whitchurch <vincent.whitchurch@axis.com>
> ---
>  Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt b/Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt
> index 187ce4f599a2..6af24cdb25cc 100644
> --- a/Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt
> @@ -237,7 +237,7 @@ used:
>  	cat (1234): drop_caches: 3
>  
>  These are informational only.  They do not mean that anything is wrong
> -with your system.  To disable them, echo 4 (bit 3) into drop_caches.
> +with your system.  To disable them, echo 4 (bit 2) into drop_caches.

Applied, thanks.

jon

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diff --git a/Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt b/Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt
index 187ce4f599a2..6af24cdb25cc 100644
--- a/Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt
+++ b/Documentation/sysctl/vm.txt
@@ -237,7 +237,7 @@  used:
 	cat (1234): drop_caches: 3
 
 These are informational only.  They do not mean that anything is wrong
-with your system.  To disable them, echo 4 (bit 3) into drop_caches.
+with your system.  To disable them, echo 4 (bit 2) into drop_caches.
 
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