Commit:     6309ed7cb2b0671b0db9386abc6307ec3108bbaa
Parent:     3972b7f67bf1a352a4a4c350b2245d759a41ea06
Author:     Alan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
AuthorDate: Tue May 8 00:24:21 2007 -0700
Committer:  Linus Torvalds <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
CommitDate: Tue May 8 11:14:59 2007 -0700

    tty: Clarify documentation of ->write()
    The tty driver write method is different to the usual fops device write
    methods as the buffer is already in kernel space. Clarify the docs since
    someone writing a driver made that mistake.
    Signed-off-by: Alan Cox <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
 Documentation/tty.txt |    4 +++-
 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/tty.txt b/Documentation/tty.txt
index 5f799e6..048a876 100644
--- a/Documentation/tty.txt
+++ b/Documentation/tty.txt
@@ -108,7 +108,9 @@ hardware driver through the function pointers within the 
 write()                        Write a block of characters to the tty device.
-                       Returns the number of characters accepted.
+                       Returns the number of characters accepted. The
+                       character buffer passed to this method is already
+                       in kernel space.
 put_char()             Queues a character for writing to the tty device.
                        If there is no room in the queue, the character is
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