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Subject[PATCH] Documentation: Improve softlockup_panic= description text
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From: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>

It should say what that <integer> range is and what that integer value
means. I had to look at the code...

Signed-off-by: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de>
Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>
Cc: linux-doc@vger.kernel.org
---
Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt | 6 ++++++
1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
index 9a84483db403..c14cd2645c1f 100644
--- a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -3887,6 +3887,12 @@
[KNL] Should the soft-lockup detector generate panics.
Format: <integer>

+ A non-null value "instructs" the soft-lockup detector
+ to panic the machine when a soft-lockup occurs. This
+ is also controlled by CONFIG_BOOTPARAM_SOFTLOCKUP_PANIC
+ which is the respective build-time switch to that
+ functionality.
+
softlockup_all_cpu_backtrace=
[KNL] Should the soft-lockup detector generate
backtraces on all cpus.
--
2.13.0
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