svn commit: r199965 - stable/8/share/man/man4
brueffer at FreeBSD.org
Mon Nov 30 07:51:37 UTC 2009
Date: Mon Nov 30 07:51:37 2009
New Revision: 199965
Grammar and mdoc improvements.
stable/8/share/man/man4/ (props changed)
--- stable/8/share/man/man4/ada.4 Mon Nov 30 07:23:27 2009 (r199964)
+++ stable/8/share/man/man4/ada.4 Mon Nov 30 07:51:37 2009 (r199965)
@@ -36,12 +36,12 @@
-driver provides support for direct access devices, implementing
+driver provides support for direct access devices, implementing the
command protocol, that are attached to the system through a host adapter
-supported by CAM subsystem.
+supported by the CAM subsystem.
-Host adapter must also be separately configured into the system before a
+The host adapter must also be separately configured into the system before an
direct access device can be configured.
.Sh COMMAND QUEUING
@@ -52,12 +52,12 @@ seeks.
defines two types of queueing:
.Tn TCQ (Tagged Command Queueing, PATA legacy)
-.Tn NCQ (Native Command Queueing, SATA).
+.Tn NCQ (Native Command Queueing, SATA) .
-device driver takes full advantage of the NCQ, when supported.
-To ensure that transactions to distant portions of the media,
-which may be deferred indefinitely by servicing requests nearer the current
+device driver takes full advantage of NCQ, when supported.
+To ensure that transactions to distant parts of the media,
+which may be deferred indefinitely by servicing requests closer to the current
head position, are completed in a timely fashion, an ordered
transaction is sent every 7 seconds during continuous device operation.
.Sh CACHE EFFECTS
@@ -84,8 +84,8 @@ writes will be lost.
The effect of a loss of write transactions on
a file system is non-deterministic and can cause corruption.
-devices age write transactions to limit vulnerability to a few transactions
-recently reported as complete, but it is none-the-less recommended that
+devices age write transactions to limit the vulnerability to a few transactions
+recently reported as complete, but it is nonetheless recommended that
systems with write cache enabled devices reside on an Uninterruptible
Power Supply (UPS).
@@ -125,14 +125,14 @@ seconds.
ATA device nodes
.Sh SEE ALSO
+.Xr ad 4 ,
.Xr ahci 4 ,
-.Xr siis 4 ,
-.Xr ad 4
-.Xr da 4
+.Xr da 4 ,
+.Xr siis 4
driver first appeared in
.Fx 8.0 .
-.An Alexander Motin Aq mav at FreeBSD.org .
+.An Alexander Motin Aq mav at FreeBSD.org
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