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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] x86/apic: Update the 'apic=' description of setting APIC driver
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Hi Randy,

At 11/21/2017 01:21 AM, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> 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
>

Pretty good! Will use it in the next version.

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


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