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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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