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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] x86: mtrr_cleanup update command line
    On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 5:07 PM, Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net> wrote:
    > On Tue, 30 Sep 2008 16:57:39 -0700 Randy Dunlap wrote:
    >
    > BTW, this comment is alread in Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt, at the top of the file:

    oh...

    >
    > The following is a consolidated list of the kernel parameters as implemented
    > (mostly) by the __setup() macro and sorted into English Dictionary order
    > (defined as ignoring all punctuation and sorting digits before letters in a
    > case insensitive manner), and with descriptions where known.
    >
    >
    how about

    like to filter out disable, enable, no, etc...

    diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
    b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
    index 4b9ee9b..782e2b0 100644
    --- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
    +++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
    @@ -620,35 +620,6 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is
    defined in the file
    See drivers/char/README.epca and
    Documentation/digiepca.txt.

    - disable_mtrr_cleanup [X86]
    - enable_mtrr_cleanup [X86]
    - The kernel tries to adjust MTRR layout from continuous
    - to discrete, to make X server driver able to add WB
    - entry later. This parameter enables/disables that.
    -
    - mtrr_chunk_size=nn[KMG] [X86]
    - used for mtrr cleanup. It is largest continous chunk
    - that could hold holes aka. UC entries.
    -
    - mtrr_gran_size=nn[KMG] [X86]
    - Used for mtrr cleanup. It is granularity of mtrr block.
    - Default is 1.
    - Large value could prevent small alignment from
    - using up MTRRs.
    -
    - mtrr_spare_reg_nr=n [X86]
    - Format: <integer>
    - Range: 0,7 : spare reg number
    - Default : 1
    - Used for mtrr cleanup. It is spare mtrr entries number.
    - Set to 2 or more if your graphical card needs more.
    -
    - disable_mtrr_trim [X86, Intel and AMD only]
    - By default the kernel will trim any uncacheable
    - memory out of your available memory pool based on
    - MTRR settings. This parameter disables that behavior,
    - possibly causing your machine to run very slowly.
    -
    dmasound= [HW,OSS] Sound subsystem buffers

    dscc4.setup= [NET]
    @@ -1310,6 +1281,35 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is
    defined in the file
    [HW] Make the MicroTouch USB driver use raw coordinates
    ('y', default) or cooked coordinates ('n')

    + disable_mtrr_cleanup [X86]
    + enable_mtrr_cleanup [X86]
    + The kernel tries to adjust MTRR layout from continuous
    + to discrete, to make X server driver able to add WB
    + entry later. This parameter enables/disables that.
    +
    + mtrr_chunk_size=nn[KMG] [X86]
    + used for mtrr cleanup. It is largest continous chunk
    + that could hold holes aka. UC entries.
    +
    + mtrr_gran_size=nn[KMG] [X86]
    + Used for mtrr cleanup. It is granularity of mtrr block.
    + Default is 1.
    + Large value could prevent small alignment from
    + using up MTRRs.
    +
    + mtrr_spare_reg_nr=n [X86]
    + Format: <integer>
    + Range: 0,7 : spare reg number
    + Default : 1
    + Used for mtrr cleanup. It is spare mtrr entries number.
    + Set to 2 or more if your graphical card needs more.
    +
    + disable_mtrr_trim [X86, Intel and AMD only]
    + By default the kernel will trim any uncacheable
    + memory out of your available memory pool based on
    + MTRR settings. This parameter disables that behavior,
    + possibly causing your machine to run very slowly.
    +
    n2= [NET] SDL Inc. RISCom/N2 synchronous serial card

    NCR_D700= [HW,SCSI]

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