bsp-guide: fix minor typos, wording, punctuation

Submitted by Robert P. J. Day on Feb. 17, 2020, 8:21 p.m. | Patch ID: 170176


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Robert P. J. Day Feb. 17, 2020, 8:21 p.m.
Signed-off-by: Robert P. J. Day <>


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diff --git a/documentation/bsp-guide/bsp.xml b/documentation/bsp-guide/bsp.xml
index 58f5733f7..3a3186f19 100644
--- a/documentation/bsp-guide/bsp.xml
+++ b/documentation/bsp-guide/bsp.xml
@@ -351,7 +351,7 @@ 
         layer combined with a build system and other tools.
         Realize that it is important to maintain the distinction
         that the BSP layer, a build system, and tools are
-        separate components that could to be combined in
+        separate components that could be combined in
         certain end products.

@@ -567,7 +567,7 @@ 
             for the BSP.
             The type or types of files here can vary depending
             on the licensing requirements.
-            For example, in the Raspberry Pi BSP all licensing
+            For example, in the Raspberry Pi BSP, all licensing
             requirements are handled with the
             <filename>COPYING.MIT</filename> file.
@@ -717,6 +717,7 @@ 
      BBFILE_PRIORITY_<replaceable>bsp</replaceable> = "6"

      LAYERDEPENDS_<replaceable>bsp</replaceable> = "intel"
+     LAYERSERIES_COMPAT_<replaceable>bsp</replaceable> = "zeus dunfell"

@@ -802,7 +803,7 @@ 
             <ulink url='&YOCTO_DOCS_REF_URL;#source-directory'>Source Directory</ulink>.
             For example, many <filename>tune-*</filename> files
             (e.g. <filename></filename>,
-            <filename></filename>, and so forth)
+            <filename></filename>, and so forth)
             reside in the
@@ -834,7 +835,7 @@ 
             This optional directory contains miscellaneous recipe
             files for the BSP.
             Most notably would be the formfactor files.
-            For example, in the Raspberry Pi BSP there is the
+            For example, in the Raspberry Pi BSP, there is the
             <filename>formfactor_0.0.bbappend</filename> file,
             which is an append file used to augment the recipe
             that starts the build.
@@ -1302,7 +1303,7 @@ 
                     or the Source Directory (<filename>poky</filename>).
                     In other words, make sure you place related
-                    files in appropriately related
+                    files in appropriately-related
                     <filename>recipes-*</filename> subdirectories
                     specific to the recipe's function, or within
                     a subdirectory containing a set of closely-related
@@ -1347,7 +1348,7 @@ 
                             A list of all the dependencies
-                            on which a BSP layer depends.
+                            of the BSP.
                             These dependencies are typically a list
                             of required layers needed to build the
@@ -1744,7 +1745,7 @@ 
         The <filename>bitbake-layers create-layer</filename> script
         automates creating a BSP layer.
-        What makes a layer a "BSP layer", is the presence of a machine
+        What makes a layer a "BSP layer" is the presence of at least one machine
         configuration file.
         Additionally, a BSP layer usually has a kernel recipe
         or an append file that leverages off an existing kernel recipe.
@@ -1923,8 +1924,8 @@ 
      IMAGE_BOOT_FILES ?= "u-boot.${UBOOT_SUFFIX} MLO zImage am335x-bone.dtb am335x-boneblack.dtb am335x-bonegreen.dtb"
             The variables used to configure the machine define
-            machine-specific properties.
-            For example, machine-dependent packages, machine
+            machine-specific properties;
+            for example, machine-dependent packages, machine
             tunings, the type of kernel to build, and
             U-Boot configurations.
@@ -1935,7 +1936,7 @@ 
             machine configuration file for the BeagleBone
             development boards.
             Realize that much more can be defined as part of
-            a machines configuration file.
+            a machine's configuration file.
             In general, you can learn about related variables
             that this example does not have by locating the
             variables in the