deference should actually be dereference.

Signed-off-by: Pranith Kumar <>
 Documentation/RCU/whatisRCU.txt | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/RCU/whatisRCU.txt b/Documentation/RCU/whatisRCU.txt
index 2044227..5cbd8b2 100644
--- a/Documentation/RCU/whatisRCU.txt
+++ b/Documentation/RCU/whatisRCU.txt
@@ -237,7 +237,7 @@ rcu_dereference()
        The reader uses rcu_dereference() to fetch an RCU-protected
        pointer, which returns a value that may then be safely
-       dereferenced.  Note that rcu_deference() does not actually
+       dereferenced.  Note that rcu_dereference() does not actually
        dereference the pointer, instead, it protects the pointer for
        later dereferencing.  It also executes any needed memory-barrier
        instructions for a given CPU architecture.  Currently, only Alpha

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