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Subject[2.5 patch] correct help text for LOG_BUF_SHIFT
On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 12:04:46PM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Wed, 8 Jan 2003, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > Andrew Morton <akpm@digeo.com>:
> > o move LOG_BUF_SIZE to header/config
>
> I find the config a bit confusing:
>
> | Kernel log buffer size (128 KB, 64 KB, 32 KB, 16 KB, 8 KB, 4 KB) [16 KB] (NEW) ?
> | Select kernel log buffer size from this list (power of 2).
> | Defaults: 17 (=> 128 KB for S/390)
> | 16 (=> 64 KB for x86 NUMAQ or IA-64)
> | 15 (=> 32 KB for SMP)
> | 14 (=> 16 KB for uniprocessor)
> |
> | Kernel log buffer size (128 KB, 64 KB, 32 KB, 16 KB, 8 KB, 4 KB) [16 KB] (NEW)
>
> E.g. should I enter `14' or `16 KB' (or `16') for `16 KB'?

After reading init/Kconfig it seems the following was intended:

--- linux-2.5.55/init/Kconfig.old 2003-01-09 13:06:43.000000000 +0100
+++ linux-2.5.55/init/Kconfig 2003-01-09 13:08:44.000000000 +0100
@@ -89,11 +89,11 @@
default LOG_BUF_SHIFT_15 if SMP
default LOG_BUF_SHIFT_14
help
- Select kernel log buffer size from this list (power of 2).
- Defaults: 17 (=> 128 KB for S/390)
- 16 (=> 64 KB for x86 NUMAQ or IA-64)
- 15 (=> 32 KB for SMP)
- 14 (=> 16 KB for uniprocessor)
+ Select kernel log buffer size from this list.
+ Defaults: 128 KB for S/390
+ 64 KB for x86 NUMAQ or IA-64
+ 32 KB for SMP
+ 16 KB for uniprocessor

config LOG_BUF_SHIFT_17
bool "128 KB"

> Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
>
> Geert

cu
Adrian

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