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Subject[PATCH v4 63/63] Documentation: x86: convert x86_64/machinecheck to reST
This converts the plain text documentation to reStructuredText format and
add it to Sphinx TOC tree. No essential content change.

Signed-off-by: Changbin Du <>
Documentation/x86/x86_64/index.rst | 1 +
.../x86/x86_64/{machinecheck => machinecheck.rst} | 11 ++++++-----
2 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
rename Documentation/x86/x86_64/{machinecheck => machinecheck.rst} (92%)

diff --git a/Documentation/x86/x86_64/index.rst b/Documentation/x86/x86_64/index.rst
index c04b6eab3c76..d6eaaa5a35fc 100644
--- a/Documentation/x86/x86_64/index.rst
+++ b/Documentation/x86/x86_64/index.rst
@@ -13,3 +13,4 @@ x86_64 Support
+ machinecheck
diff --git a/Documentation/x86/x86_64/machinecheck b/Documentation/x86/x86_64/machinecheck.rst
similarity index 92%
rename from Documentation/x86/x86_64/machinecheck
rename to Documentation/x86/x86_64/machinecheck.rst
index d0648a74fceb..8e9d2d529a8d 100644
--- a/Documentation/x86/x86_64/machinecheck
+++ b/Documentation/x86/x86_64/machinecheck.rst
@@ -1,5 +1,8 @@
+.. SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0

-Configurable sysfs parameters for the x86-64 machine check code.
+Configurable sysfs parameters for the x86-64 machine check code

Machine checks report internal hardware error conditions detected
by the CPU. Uncorrected errors typically cause a machine check
@@ -16,14 +19,12 @@ log then mcelog should run to collect and decode machine check entries
from /dev/mcelog. Normally mcelog should be run regularly from a cronjob.

Each CPU has a directory in /sys/devices/system/machinecheck/machinecheckN
-(N = CPU number)
+(N = CPU number).

The directory contains some configurable entries:

-(N bank number)
+ (N bank number)
64bit Hex bitmask enabling/disabling specific subevents for bank N
When a bit in the bitmask is zero then the respective
subevent will not be reported.
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