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SubjectRe: [PATCH] doc. clocksources
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On Mon, 2007-05-21 at 16:11 -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> From: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>
>
> Document the available clocksources per platform and move
> clocksource= into the correct (alpha) location in the file.
>
> Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>

Makes sense.

Acked-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>


> ---
> Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt | 24 ++++++++++++++++++++----
> 1 file changed, 20 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>
> --- linux-2622-rc2.orig/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
> +++ linux-2622-rc2/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
> @@ -396,6 +396,26 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters.
> clocksource is not available, it defaults to PIT.
> Format: { pit | tsc | cyclone | pmtmr }
>
> + clocksource= [GENERIC_TIME] Override the default clocksource
> + Format: <string>
> + Override the default clocksource and use the clocksource
> + with the name specified.
> + Some clocksource names to choose from, depending on
> + the platform:
> + [all] jiffies (this is the base, fallback clocksource)
> + [ACPI] acpi_pm
> + [ARM] imx_timer1,OSTS,netx_timer,mpu_timer2,
> + pxa_timer,timer3,32k_counter,timer0_1
> + [AVR32] avr32
> + [IA-32] pit,hpet,tsc,vmi-timer;
> + scx200_hrt on Geode; cyclone on IBM x440
> + [MIPS] MIPS
> + [PARISC] cr16
> + [S390] tod
> + [SH] SuperH
> + [SPARC64] tick
> + [X86-64] hpet,tsc
> +
> code_bytes [IA32] How many bytes of object code to print in an
> oops report.
> Range: 0 - 8192
> @@ -1807,10 +1827,6 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters.
>
> time Show timing data prefixed to each printk message line
>
> - clocksource= [GENERIC_TIME] Override the default clocksource
> - Override the default clocksource and use the clocksource
> - with the name specified.
> -
> tipar.timeout= [HW,PPT]
> Set communications timeout in tenths of a second
> (default 15).

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