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Subject[PATCH] 2.5.7-dj1, add 3 help texts to arch/alpha/
This patch adds three help texts to arch/alpha/
The texts were obtained from ESR's v2.97


--- linux-2.5.7-dj1/arch/alpha/ Fri Mar 22 10:08:02 2002
+++ linux-2.5.7-dj1/arch/alpha/ Fri Mar 22 10:15:47 2002
@@ -251,6 +251,10 @@
Say Y if you have an AS 2000 5/xxx or an AS 2100 5/xxx.

+ Is this a machine based on the EV67 core? If in doubt, select N here
+ and the machine will be treated as an EV6.
There are two different types of booting firmware on Alphas: SRM,
which is command line driven, and ARC, which uses menus and arrow
@@ -592,4 +596,15 @@
and certain other kinds of spinlock errors commonly made. This is
best used in conjunction with the NMI watchdog so that spinlock
deadlocks are also debuggable.
+ If you say Y here then read-write lock processing will count how many
+ times it has tried to get the lock and issue an error message after
+ too many attempts. If you suspect a rwlock problem or a kernel
+ hacker asks for this option then say Y. Otherwise say N.
+ If you say Y here then semaphore processing will issue lots of
+ verbose debugging messages. If you suspect a semaphore problem or a
+ kernel hacker asks for this option then say Y. Otherwise say N.

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