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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] x86/apic: Update the 'apic=' description of setting APIC driver
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On 11/20/2017 05:27 AM, Dou Liyang wrote:
> There are two consumers of apic=: the APIC debug level and the low
> level generic architecture code, but Linux just documented the first
> one.
>
> Append the second description.
>
> Signed-off-by: Dou Liyang <douly.fnst@cn.fujitsu.com>
> ---
> Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt | 5 ++++-
> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
> index 62436bd..fdd2382 100644
> --- a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
> @@ -328,11 +328,14 @@
> not play well with APC CPU idle - disable it if you have
> APC and your system crashes randomly.
>
> - apic= [APIC,X86-32] Advanced Programmable Interrupt Controller
> + apic= [APIC,X86] Advanced Programmable Interrupt Controller
> Change the output verbosity whilst booting
> Format: { quiet (default) | verbose | debug }
> Change the amount of debugging information output
> when initialising the APIC and IO-APIC components.
> + If in X86-32, one more function is registering APIC
> + driver.
> + Examples: apic=bigsmp, bigsmp is an APIC driver name.

How about this?

For X86-32, this can also be used to specify an APIC
driver name.
Format: apic=drivername
Example: apic=bigsmp

>
> apic_extnmi= [APIC,X86] External NMI delivery setting
> Format: { bsp (default) | all | none }
>


--
~Randy

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