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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86: move the descriptions of VT-d to Documentations/x86/x86_64/boot-options.txt
On Mon, 7 Jul 2008 23:23:39 +0900
FUJITA Tomonori <fujita.tomonori@lab.ntt.co.jp> wrote:

> On Mon, 7 Jul 2008 06:58:16 -0700
> Arjan van de Ven <arjan@infradead.org> wrote:
>
> > On Mon, 7 Jul 2008 17:17:11 +0900
> > FUJITA Tomonori <fujita.tomonori@lab.ntt.co.jp> wrote:
> >
> > > Documentations/x86/x86_64/boot-options.txt is the more appropriate
> > > place for the descriptions of the VT-d IOMMU kernel parameters.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: FUJITA Tomonori <fujita.tomonori@lab.ntt.co.jp>
> > > ---
> > > Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt | 22
> > > ---------------------- Documentation/x86/x86_64/boot-options.txt |
> >
> >
> > I disagree.
> > Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt needs to contain ALL of them.
>
> That's fine with me.
>
> Now the descriptions of other x86_64 IOMMUs parameters are in
> x86_64/boot-options.txt. That's confusing. I just want to clean up it.
>
>
> > It already can deal with some of them being only for some
> > architectures, but it really should be the one-stop-shop for kernel
> > parameters.
>
> Yeah, seems that only x86 and m64k have the own kernel parameters
> file. I think that it would be better to merge them into
> Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt.

I like this alternative; one stop shop is for this information is very
valuable

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