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Subject[PATCH] x86/kvm: Remove defunct KVM_DEBUG_FS Kconfig
Remove KVM_DEBUG_FS, which can easily be misconstrued as controlling
KVM-as-a-host. The sole user of CONFIG_KVM_DEBUG_FS was removed by
commit cfd8983f03c7b ("x86, locking/spinlocks: Remove ticket (spin)lock

Signed-off-by: Sean Christopherson <>
arch/x86/Kconfig | 8 --------
arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c | 1 -
2 files changed, 9 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/Kconfig b/arch/x86/Kconfig
index 1197b5596d5ad..0ccf4e76acfe8 100644
--- a/arch/x86/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/x86/Kconfig
@@ -818,14 +818,6 @@ config PVH
This option enables the PVH entry point for guest virtual machines
as specified in the x86/HVM direct boot ABI.

-config KVM_DEBUG_FS
- bool "Enable debug information for KVM Guests in debugfs"
- depends on KVM_GUEST && DEBUG_FS
- ---help---
- This option enables collection of various statistics for KVM guest.
- Statistics are displayed in debugfs filesystem. Enabling this option
- may incur significant overhead.
bool "Paravirtual steal time accounting"
depends on PARAVIRT
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c b/arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c
index 6efe0410fb728..89ba09228eaf5 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/kvm.c
@@ -21,7 +21,6 @@
#include <linux/sched.h>
#include <linux/slab.h>
#include <linux/kprobes.h>
-#include <linux/debugfs.h>
#include <linux/nmi.h>
#include <linux/swait.h>
#include <asm/timer.h>
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