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authorIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>2009-02-05 16:21:53 +0100
committerIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>2009-02-05 22:30:20 +0100
commit8f9ca475c994e4d32f405183d07e8c7eedbdbdb4 (patch)
tree3c2bdf052b53f22cbac9d2b844acbde477fad0c6 /arch/x86/Kconfig.debug
parent4f179d121885142fb907b64956228b369d495958 (diff)
downloadlinux-8f9ca475c994e4d32f405183d07e8c7eedbdbdb4.tar.gz
x86: clean up arch/x86/Kconfig*
- Consistent alignment of help text - Use the ---help--- keyword everywhere consistently as a visual separator - fix whitespace mismatches Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
Diffstat (limited to 'arch/x86/Kconfig.debug')
-rw-r--r--arch/x86/Kconfig.debug47
1 files changed, 23 insertions, 24 deletions
diff --git a/arch/x86/Kconfig.debug b/arch/x86/Kconfig.debug
index a38dd6064f1..ba4781b9389 100644
--- a/arch/x86/Kconfig.debug
+++ b/arch/x86/Kconfig.debug
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ source "lib/Kconfig.debug"
config STRICT_DEVMEM
bool "Filter access to /dev/mem"
- help
+ ---help---
If this option is disabled, you allow userspace (root) access to all
of memory, including kernel and userspace memory. Accidental
access to this is obviously disastrous, but specific access can
@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@ config STRICT_DEVMEM
config X86_VERBOSE_BOOTUP
bool "Enable verbose x86 bootup info messages"
default y
- help
+ ---help---
Enables the informational output from the decompression stage
(e.g. bzImage) of the boot. If you disable this you will still
see errors. Disable this if you want silent bootup.
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@ config X86_VERBOSE_BOOTUP
config EARLY_PRINTK
bool "Early printk" if EMBEDDED
default y
- help
+ ---help---
Write kernel log output directly into the VGA buffer or to a serial
port.
@@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ config EARLY_PRINTK_DBGP
bool "Early printk via EHCI debug port"
default n
depends on EARLY_PRINTK && PCI
- help
+ ---help---
Write kernel log output directly into the EHCI debug port.
This is useful for kernel debugging when your machine crashes very
@@ -59,14 +59,14 @@ config EARLY_PRINTK_DBGP
config DEBUG_STACKOVERFLOW
bool "Check for stack overflows"
depends on DEBUG_KERNEL
- help
+ ---help---
This option will cause messages to be printed if free stack space
drops below a certain limit.
config DEBUG_STACK_USAGE
bool "Stack utilization instrumentation"
depends on DEBUG_KERNEL
- help
+ ---help---
Enables the display of the minimum amount of free stack which each
task has ever had available in the sysrq-T and sysrq-P debug output.
@@ -75,7 +75,7 @@ config DEBUG_STACK_USAGE
config DEBUG_PAGEALLOC
bool "Debug page memory allocations"
depends on DEBUG_KERNEL
- help
+ ---help---
Unmap pages from the kernel linear mapping after free_pages().
This results in a large slowdown, but helps to find certain types
of memory corruptions.
@@ -85,7 +85,7 @@ config DEBUG_PER_CPU_MAPS
depends on DEBUG_KERNEL
depends on SMP
default n
- help
+ ---help---
Say Y to verify that the per_cpu map being accessed has
been setup. Adds a fair amount of code to kernel memory
and decreases performance.
@@ -96,7 +96,7 @@ config X86_PTDUMP
bool "Export kernel pagetable layout to userspace via debugfs"
depends on DEBUG_KERNEL
select DEBUG_FS
- help
+ ---help---
Say Y here if you want to show the kernel pagetable layout in a
debugfs file. This information is only useful for kernel developers
who are working in architecture specific areas of the kernel.
@@ -108,7 +108,7 @@ config DEBUG_RODATA
bool "Write protect kernel read-only data structures"
default y
depends on DEBUG_KERNEL
- help
+ ---help---
Mark the kernel read-only data as write-protected in the pagetables,
in order to catch accidental (and incorrect) writes to such const
data. This is recommended so that we can catch kernel bugs sooner.
@@ -118,7 +118,7 @@ config DEBUG_RODATA_TEST
bool "Testcase for the DEBUG_RODATA feature"
depends on DEBUG_RODATA
default y
- help
+ ---help---
This option enables a testcase for the DEBUG_RODATA
feature as well as for the change_page_attr() infrastructure.
If in doubt, say "N"
@@ -126,7 +126,7 @@ config DEBUG_RODATA_TEST
config DEBUG_NX_TEST
tristate "Testcase for the NX non-executable stack feature"
depends on DEBUG_KERNEL && m
- help
+ ---help---
This option enables a testcase for the CPU NX capability
and the software setup of this feature.
If in doubt, say "N"
@@ -134,7 +134,7 @@ config DEBUG_NX_TEST
config 4KSTACKS
bool "Use 4Kb for kernel stacks instead of 8Kb"
depends on X86_32
- help
+ ---help---
If you say Y here the kernel will use a 4Kb stacksize for the
kernel stack attached to each process/thread. This facilitates
running more threads on a system and also reduces the pressure
@@ -145,7 +145,7 @@ config DOUBLEFAULT
default y
bool "Enable doublefault exception handler" if EMBEDDED
depends on X86_32
- help
+ ---help---
This option allows trapping of rare doublefault exceptions that
would otherwise cause a system to silently reboot. Disabling this
option saves about 4k and might cause you much additional grey
@@ -155,7 +155,7 @@ config IOMMU_DEBUG
bool "Enable IOMMU debugging"
depends on GART_IOMMU && DEBUG_KERNEL
depends on X86_64
- help
+ ---help---
Force the IOMMU to on even when you have less than 4GB of
memory and add debugging code. On overflow always panic. And
allow to enable IOMMU leak tracing. Can be disabled at boot
@@ -171,7 +171,7 @@ config IOMMU_LEAK
bool "IOMMU leak tracing"
depends on DEBUG_KERNEL
depends on IOMMU_DEBUG
- help
+ ---help---
Add a simple leak tracer to the IOMMU code. This is useful when you
are debugging a buggy device driver that leaks IOMMU mappings.
@@ -224,25 +224,25 @@ choice
config IO_DELAY_0X80
bool "port 0x80 based port-IO delay [recommended]"
- help
+ ---help---
This is the traditional Linux IO delay used for in/out_p.
It is the most tested hence safest selection here.
config IO_DELAY_0XED
bool "port 0xed based port-IO delay"
- help
+ ---help---
Use port 0xed as the IO delay. This frees up port 0x80 which is
often used as a hardware-debug port.
config IO_DELAY_UDELAY
bool "udelay based port-IO delay"
- help
+ ---help---
Use udelay(2) as the IO delay method. This provides the delay
while not having any side-effect on the IO port space.
config IO_DELAY_NONE
bool "no port-IO delay"
- help
+ ---help---
No port-IO delay. Will break on old boxes that require port-IO
delay for certain operations. Should work on most new machines.
@@ -276,18 +276,18 @@ config DEBUG_BOOT_PARAMS
bool "Debug boot parameters"
depends on DEBUG_KERNEL
depends on DEBUG_FS
- help
+ ---help---
This option will cause struct boot_params to be exported via debugfs.
config CPA_DEBUG
bool "CPA self-test code"
depends on DEBUG_KERNEL
- help
+ ---help---
Do change_page_attr() self-tests every 30 seconds.
config OPTIMIZE_INLINING
bool "Allow gcc to uninline functions marked 'inline'"
- help
+ ---help---
This option determines if the kernel forces gcc to inline the functions
developers have marked 'inline'. Doing so takes away freedom from gcc to
do what it thinks is best, which is desirable for the gcc 3.x series of
@@ -300,4 +300,3 @@ config OPTIMIZE_INLINING
If unsure, say N.
endmenu
-