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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2020-06-13 13:29:16 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2020-06-13 13:29:16 -0700
commit6adc19fd13f11883c44df67b551cf8201e6bba1d (patch)
tree455e80aca7b57b17069fab252261c4dcae44374d
parent3df83e164f1f39c614a3f31e39164756945ae2ea (diff)
parenta7f7f6248d9740d710fd6bd190293fe5e16410ac (diff)
downloadlinux-stericsson-6adc19fd13f11883c44df67b551cf8201e6bba1d.tar.gz
Merge tag 'kbuild-v5.8-2' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/masahiroy/linux-kbuild
Pull more Kbuild updates from Masahiro Yamada: - fix build rules in binderfs sample - fix build errors when Kbuild recurses to the top Makefile - covert '---help---' in Kconfig to 'help' * tag 'kbuild-v5.8-2' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/masahiroy/linux-kbuild: treewide: replace '---help---' in Kconfig files with 'help' kbuild: fix broken builds because of GZIP,BZIP2,LZOP variables samples: binderfs: really compile this sample and fix build issues
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-rw-r--r--drivers/vhost/Kconfig8
-rw-r--r--drivers/video/console/Kconfig4
-rw-r--r--drivers/video/fbdev/Kconfig118
-rw-r--r--drivers/video/fbdev/geode/Kconfig8
-rw-r--r--drivers/virt/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--drivers/virtio/Kconfig14
-rw-r--r--drivers/visorbus/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--drivers/vme/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--drivers/w1/Kconfig4
-rw-r--r--drivers/watchdog/Kconfig80
-rw-r--r--drivers/zorro/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--fs/Kconfig4
-rw-r--r--fs/Kconfig.binfmt8
-rw-r--r--fs/nls/Kconfig32
-rw-r--r--fs/notify/fanotify/Kconfig4
-rw-r--r--fs/notify/inotify/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--fs/proc/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--fs/romfs/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--init/Kconfig14
-rw-r--r--kernel/gcov/Kconfig4
-rw-r--r--kernel/irq/Kconfig4
-rw-r--r--kernel/power/Kconfig26
-rw-r--r--lib/Kconfig.debug6
-rw-r--r--mm/Kconfig.debug16
-rw-r--r--net/6lowpan/Kconfig32
-rw-r--r--net/8021q/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/Kconfig26
-rw-r--r--net/atm/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/bridge/Kconfig6
-rw-r--r--net/caif/Kconfig8
-rw-r--r--net/can/Kconfig8
-rw-r--r--net/dcb/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/dccp/Kconfig4
-rw-r--r--net/dccp/ccids/Kconfig6
-rw-r--r--net/decnet/Kconfig4
-rw-r--r--net/dsa/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/hsr/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/ieee802154/6lowpan/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/ieee802154/Kconfig6
-rw-r--r--net/ipv4/Kconfig72
-rw-r--r--net/ipv4/netfilter/Kconfig16
-rw-r--r--net/ipv6/Kconfig44
-rw-r--r--net/ipv6/netfilter/Kconfig6
-rw-r--r--net/kcm/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/l2tp/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/l3mdev/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/lapb/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/mac80211/Kconfig52
-rw-r--r--net/mac802154/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/mpls/Kconfig6
-rw-r--r--net/ncsi/Kconfig4
-rw-r--r--net/netfilter/Kconfig58
-rw-r--r--net/netfilter/ipvs/Kconfig54
-rw-r--r--net/netlabel/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/netlink/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/nfc/hci/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/nsh/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/openvswitch/Kconfig8
-rw-r--r--net/packet/Kconfig4
-rw-r--r--net/qrtr/Kconfig6
-rw-r--r--net/rds/Kconfig6
-rw-r--r--net/sched/Kconfig122
-rw-r--r--net/sctp/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/smc/Kconfig4
-rw-r--r--net/switchdev/Kconfig2
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-rw-r--r--net/unix/Kconfig4
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-rw-r--r--samples/Makefile2
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-rwxr-xr-xscripts/package/buildtar4
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439 files changed, 2473 insertions, 2489 deletions
diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index f0c1a3a8d9e4..fd31992bf918 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -458,27 +458,13 @@ PYTHON = python
PYTHON3 = python3
CHECK = sparse
BASH = bash
-GZIP = gzip
-BZIP2 = bzip2
-LZOP = lzop
+KGZIP = gzip
+KBZIP2 = bzip2
+KLZOP = lzop
LZMA = lzma
LZ4 = lz4c
XZ = xz
-# GZIP, BZIP2, LZOP env vars are used by the tools. Support them as the command
-# line interface, but use _GZIP, _BZIP2, _LZOP internally.
-_GZIP := $(GZIP)
-_BZIP2 := $(BZIP2)
-_LZOP := $(LZOP)
-
-# Reset GZIP, BZIP2, LZOP in this Makefile
-override GZIP=
-override BZIP2=
-override LZOP=
-
-# Reset GZIP, BZIP2, LZOP in recursive invocations
-MAKEOVERRIDES += GZIP= BZIP2= LZOP=
-
CHECKFLAGS := -D__linux__ -Dlinux -D__STDC__ -Dunix -D__unix__ \
-Wbitwise -Wno-return-void -Wno-unknown-attribute $(CF)
NOSTDINC_FLAGS :=
@@ -526,7 +512,7 @@ CLANG_FLAGS :=
export ARCH SRCARCH CONFIG_SHELL BASH HOSTCC KBUILD_HOSTCFLAGS CROSS_COMPILE LD CC
export CPP AR NM STRIP OBJCOPY OBJDUMP OBJSIZE READELF PAHOLE LEX YACC AWK INSTALLKERNEL
export PERL PYTHON PYTHON3 CHECK CHECKFLAGS MAKE UTS_MACHINE HOSTCXX
-export _GZIP _BZIP2 _LZOP LZMA LZ4 XZ
+export KGZIP KBZIP2 KLZOP LZMA LZ4 XZ
export KBUILD_HOSTCXXFLAGS KBUILD_HOSTLDFLAGS KBUILD_HOSTLDLIBS LDFLAGS_MODULE
export KBUILD_CPPFLAGS NOSTDINC_FLAGS LINUXINCLUDE OBJCOPYFLAGS KBUILD_LDFLAGS
@@ -1048,7 +1034,7 @@ export mod_strip_cmd
mod_compress_cmd = true
ifdef CONFIG_MODULE_COMPRESS
ifdef CONFIG_MODULE_COMPRESS_GZIP
- mod_compress_cmd = $(_GZIP) -n -f
+ mod_compress_cmd = $(KGZIP) -n -f
endif # CONFIG_MODULE_COMPRESS_GZIP
ifdef CONFIG_MODULE_COMPRESS_XZ
mod_compress_cmd = $(XZ) -f
diff --git a/arch/Kconfig b/arch/Kconfig
index 6d2ba653fe49..8cc35dc556c7 100644
--- a/arch/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/Kconfig
@@ -876,7 +876,7 @@ config VMAP_STACK
bool "Use a virtually-mapped stack"
depends on HAVE_ARCH_VMAP_STACK
depends on !KASAN || KASAN_VMALLOC
- ---help---
+ help
Enable this if you want the use virtually-mapped kernel stacks
with guard pages. This causes kernel stack overflows to be
caught immediately rather than causing difficult-to-diagnose
@@ -948,7 +948,7 @@ config ARCH_USE_MEMREMAP_PROT
config LOCK_EVENT_COUNTS
bool "Locking event counts collection"
depends on DEBUG_FS
- ---help---
+ help
Enable light-weight counting of various locking related events
in the system with minimal performance impact. This reduces
the chance of application behavior change because of timing
diff --git a/arch/alpha/Kconfig b/arch/alpha/Kconfig
index 48f6e22b6447..10862c5a8c76 100644
--- a/arch/alpha/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/alpha/Kconfig
@@ -83,7 +83,7 @@ menu "System setup"
choice
prompt "Alpha system type"
default ALPHA_GENERIC
- ---help---
+ help
This is the system type of your hardware. A "generic" kernel will
run on any supported Alpha system. However, if you configure a
kernel for your specific system, it will be faster and smaller.
@@ -480,7 +480,7 @@ config VGA_HOSE
config ALPHA_QEMU
bool "Run under QEMU emulation"
depends on !ALPHA_GENERIC
- ---help---
+ help
Assume the presence of special features supported by QEMU PALcode
that reduce the overhead of system emulation.
@@ -495,7 +495,7 @@ config ALPHA_SRM
bool "Use SRM as bootloader" if ALPHA_CABRIOLET || ALPHA_AVANTI_CH || ALPHA_EB64P || ALPHA_PC164 || ALPHA_TAKARA || ALPHA_EB164 || ALPHA_ALCOR || ALPHA_MIATA || ALPHA_LX164 || ALPHA_SX164 || ALPHA_NAUTILUS || ALPHA_NONAME
depends on TTY
default y if ALPHA_JENSEN || ALPHA_MIKASA || ALPHA_SABLE || ALPHA_LYNX || ALPHA_NORITAKE || ALPHA_DP264 || ALPHA_RAWHIDE || ALPHA_EIGER || ALPHA_WILDFIRE || ALPHA_TITAN || ALPHA_SHARK || ALPHA_MARVEL
- ---help---
+ help
There are two different types of booting firmware on Alphas: SRM,
which is command line driven, and ARC, which uses menus and arrow
keys. Details about the Linux/Alpha booting process are contained in
@@ -521,7 +521,7 @@ config ARCH_MAY_HAVE_PC_FDC
config SMP
bool "Symmetric multi-processing support"
depends on ALPHA_SABLE || ALPHA_LYNX || ALPHA_RAWHIDE || ALPHA_DP264 || ALPHA_WILDFIRE || ALPHA_TITAN || ALPHA_GENERIC || ALPHA_SHARK || ALPHA_MARVEL
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for systems with more than one CPU. If you have
a system with only one CPU, say N. If you have a system with more
than one CPU, say Y.
@@ -569,7 +569,7 @@ config ALPHA_WTINT
default n if ALPHA_EV5 || ALPHA_EV56 || (ALPHA_EV4 && !ALPHA_LCA)
default n if !ALPHA_SRM && !ALPHA_GENERIC
default y if SMP
- ---help---
+ help
The Wait for Interrupt (WTINT) PALcall attempts to place the CPU
to sleep until the next interrupt. This may reduce the power
consumed, and the heat produced by the computer. However, it has
@@ -595,7 +595,7 @@ config NODES_SHIFT
# LARGE_VMALLOC is racy, if you *really* need it then fix it first
config ALPHA_LARGE_VMALLOC
bool
- ---help---
+ help
Process creation and other aspects of virtual memory management can
be streamlined if we restrict the kernel to one PGD for all vmalloc
allocations. This equates to about 8GB.
@@ -614,7 +614,7 @@ config VERBOSE_MCHECK_ON
int "Verbose Printing Mode (0=off, 1=on, 2=all)"
depends on VERBOSE_MCHECK
default 1
- ---help---
+ help
This option allows the default printing mode to be set, and then
possibly overridden by a boot command argument.
@@ -633,7 +633,7 @@ choice
default HZ_128 if ALPHA_QEMU
default HZ_1200 if ALPHA_RAWHIDE
default HZ_1024
- ---help---
+ help
The frequency at which timer interrupts occur. A high frequency
minimizes latency, whereas a low frequency minimizes overhead of
process accounting. The later effect is especially significant
@@ -668,7 +668,7 @@ config HZ
config SRM_ENV
tristate "SRM environment through procfs"
depends on PROC_FS
- ---help---
+ help
If you enable this option, a subdirectory inside /proc called
/proc/srm_environment will give you access to the all important
SRM environment variables (those which have a name) and also
diff --git a/arch/alpha/Kconfig.debug b/arch/alpha/Kconfig.debug
index b88c7b641d72..f85f4281cc48 100644
--- a/arch/alpha/Kconfig.debug
+++ b/arch/alpha/Kconfig.debug
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ config ALPHA_LEGACY_START_ADDRESS
bool "Legacy kernel start address"
depends on ALPHA_GENERIC
default n
- ---help---
+ help
The 2.4 kernel changed the kernel start address from 0x310000
to 0x810000 to make room for the Wildfire's larger SRM console.
Recent consoles on Titan and Marvel machines also require the
diff --git a/arch/arc/Kconfig b/arch/arc/Kconfig
index 471ef22216c4..fddc70029727 100644
--- a/arch/arc/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/arc/Kconfig
@@ -348,7 +348,7 @@ config NODES_SHIFT
default "0" if !DISCONTIGMEM
default "1" if DISCONTIGMEM
depends on NEED_MULTIPLE_NODES
- ---help---
+ help
Accessing memory beyond 1GB (with or w/o PAE) requires 2 memory
zones.
diff --git a/arch/arm/Kconfig b/arch/arm/Kconfig
index 8789e0e96787..2ac74904a3ce 100644
--- a/arch/arm/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/arm/Kconfig
@@ -1655,7 +1655,7 @@ config UACCESS_WITH_MEMCPY
config SECCOMP
bool
prompt "Enable seccomp to safely compute untrusted bytecode"
- ---help---
+ help
This kernel feature is useful for number crunching applications
that may need to compute untrusted bytecode during their
execution. By using pipes or other transports made available to
@@ -1963,7 +1963,7 @@ config EFI
select EFI_STUB
select EFI_GENERIC_STUB
select EFI_RUNTIME_WRAPPERS
- ---help---
+ help
This option provides support for runtime services provided
by UEFI firmware (such as non-volatile variables, realtime
clock, and platform reset). A UEFI stub is also provided to
@@ -2005,7 +2005,7 @@ comment "At least one emulation must be selected"
config FPE_NWFPE
bool "NWFPE math emulation"
depends on (!AEABI || OABI_COMPAT) && !THUMB2_KERNEL
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y to include the NWFPE floating point emulator in the kernel.
This is necessary to run most binaries. Linux does not currently
support floating point hardware so you need to say Y here even if
@@ -2029,7 +2029,7 @@ config FPE_NWFPE_XP
config FPE_FASTFPE
bool "FastFPE math emulation (EXPERIMENTAL)"
depends on (!AEABI || OABI_COMPAT) && !CPU_32v3
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to include the FAST floating point emulator in the kernel.
This is an experimental much faster emulator which now also has full
precision for the mantissa. It does not support any exceptions.
diff --git a/arch/arm/Kconfig.debug b/arch/arm/Kconfig.debug
index 26a158e35e2c..80000a66a4e3 100644
--- a/arch/arm/Kconfig.debug
+++ b/arch/arm/Kconfig.debug
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ config ARM_PTDUMP_DEBUGFS
depends on MMU
select ARM_PTDUMP_CORE
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.
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ config DEBUG_WX
bool "Warn on W+X mappings at boot"
depends on MMU
select ARM_PTDUMP_CORE
- ---help---
+ help
Generate a warning if any W+X mappings are found at boot.
This is useful for discovering cases where the kernel is leaving
diff --git a/arch/arm/boot/deflate_xip_data.sh b/arch/arm/boot/deflate_xip_data.sh
index 739f0464321e..304495c3c2c5 100755
--- a/arch/arm/boot/deflate_xip_data.sh
+++ b/arch/arm/boot/deflate_xip_data.sh
@@ -56,7 +56,7 @@ trap 'rm -f "$XIPIMAGE.tmp"; exit 1' 1 2 3
# substitute the data section by a compressed version
$DD if="$XIPIMAGE" count=$data_start iflag=count_bytes of="$XIPIMAGE.tmp"
$DD if="$XIPIMAGE" skip=$data_start iflag=skip_bytes |
-$_GZIP -9 >> "$XIPIMAGE.tmp"
+$KGZIP -9 >> "$XIPIMAGE.tmp"
# replace kernel binary
mv -f "$XIPIMAGE.tmp" "$XIPIMAGE"
diff --git a/arch/arm/mach-footbridge/Kconfig b/arch/arm/mach-footbridge/Kconfig
index 1730ee809869..844aa585b966 100644
--- a/arch/arm/mach-footbridge/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/arm/mach-footbridge/Kconfig
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ config ARCH_PERSONAL_SERVER
select ISA
select ISA_DMA
select FORCE_PCI
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you intend to run this kernel on the Compaq
Personal Server.
diff --git a/arch/arm64/Kconfig b/arch/arm64/Kconfig
index 8a46ed3ab429..31380da53689 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/arm64/Kconfig
@@ -1035,7 +1035,7 @@ config CC_HAVE_SHADOW_CALL_STACK
config SECCOMP
bool "Enable seccomp to safely compute untrusted bytecode"
- ---help---
+ help
This kernel feature is useful for number crunching applications
that may need to compute untrusted bytecode during their
execution. By using pipes or other transports made available to
@@ -1068,7 +1068,7 @@ config KEXEC
depends on PM_SLEEP_SMP
select KEXEC_CORE
bool "kexec system call"
- ---help---
+ help
kexec is a system call that implements the ability to shutdown your
current kernel, and to start another kernel. It is like a reboot
but it is independent of the system firmware. And like a reboot
diff --git a/arch/arm64/kvm/Kconfig b/arch/arm64/kvm/Kconfig
index f1c1f981482c..13489aff4440 100644
--- a/arch/arm64/kvm/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/arm64/kvm/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ source "virt/lib/Kconfig"
menuconfig VIRTUALIZATION
bool "Virtualization"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to get to see options for using your Linux host to run
other operating systems inside virtual machines (guests).
This option alone does not add any kernel code.
@@ -40,7 +40,7 @@ menuconfig KVM
select HAVE_KVM_VCPU_RUN_PID_CHANGE
select TASKSTATS
select TASK_DELAY_ACCT
- ---help---
+ help
Support hosting virtualized guest machines.
If unsure, say N.
@@ -53,7 +53,7 @@ config KVM_ARM_PMU
bool "Virtual Performance Monitoring Unit (PMU) support"
depends on HW_PERF_EVENTS
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Adds support for a virtual Performance Monitoring Unit (PMU) in
virtual machines.
diff --git a/arch/hexagon/Kconfig b/arch/hexagon/Kconfig
index b7d404bbaa0f..667cfc511cf9 100644
--- a/arch/hexagon/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/hexagon/Kconfig
@@ -31,13 +31,13 @@ config HEXAGON
select GENERIC_CLOCKEVENTS_BROADCAST
select MODULES_USE_ELF_RELA
select GENERIC_CPU_DEVICES
- ---help---
+ help
Qualcomm Hexagon is a processor architecture designed for high
performance and low power across a wide variety of applications.
config HEXAGON_PHYS_OFFSET
def_bool y
- ---help---
+ help
Platforms that don't load the kernel at zero set this.
config FRAME_POINTER
@@ -83,7 +83,7 @@ choice
config HEXAGON_COMET
bool "Comet Board"
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the Comet platform.
endchoice
@@ -104,7 +104,7 @@ config CMDLINE
config SMP
bool "Multi-Processing support"
- ---help---
+ help
Enables SMP support in the kernel. If unsure, say "Y"
config NR_CPUS
@@ -112,7 +112,7 @@ config NR_CPUS
range 2 6 if SMP
default "1" if !SMP
default "6" if SMP
- ---help---
+ help
This allows you to specify the maximum number of CPUs which this
kernel will support. The maximum supported value is 6 and the
minimum value which makes sense is 2.
@@ -123,7 +123,7 @@ config NR_CPUS
choice
prompt "Kernel page size"
default PAGE_SIZE_4KB
- ---help---
+ help
Changes the default page size; use with caution.
config PAGE_SIZE_4KB
diff --git a/arch/ia64/Kconfig b/arch/ia64/Kconfig
index 88b05b5256a9..1fa2fe2ef053 100644
--- a/arch/ia64/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/ia64/Kconfig
@@ -243,7 +243,7 @@ config HOTPLUG_CPU
bool "Support for hot-pluggable CPUs"
depends on SMP
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to experiment with turning CPUs off and on. CPUs
can be controlled through /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu#.
Say N if you want to disable CPU hotplug.
@@ -266,7 +266,7 @@ config PERMIT_BSP_REMOVE
bool "Support removal of Bootstrap Processor"
depends on HOTPLUG_CPU
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if your platform SAL will support removal of BSP with HOTPLUG_CPU
support.
@@ -274,7 +274,7 @@ config FORCE_CPEI_RETARGET
bool "Force assumption that CPEI can be re-targeted"
depends on PERMIT_BSP_REMOVE
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y if you need to force the assumption that CPEI can be re-targeted to
any cpu in the system. This hint is available via ACPI 3.0 specifications.
Tiger4 systems are capable of re-directing CPEI to any CPU other than BSP.
diff --git a/arch/ia64/Makefile b/arch/ia64/Makefile
index f817f3d5e758..2876a7df1b0a 100644
--- a/arch/ia64/Makefile
+++ b/arch/ia64/Makefile
@@ -40,7 +40,7 @@ $(error Sorry, you need a newer version of the assember, one that is built from
endif
quiet_cmd_gzip = GZIP $@
-cmd_gzip = cat $(real-prereqs) | $(_GZIP) -n -f -9 > $@
+cmd_gzip = cat $(real-prereqs) | $(KGZIP) -n -f -9 > $@
quiet_cmd_objcopy = OBJCOPY $@
cmd_objcopy = $(OBJCOPY) $(OBJCOPYFLAGS) $(OBJCOPYFLAGS_$(@F)) $< $@
diff --git a/arch/m68k/Kconfig.cpu b/arch/m68k/Kconfig.cpu
index bd2d29c22a10..694c4fca9f5d 100644
--- a/arch/m68k/Kconfig.cpu
+++ b/arch/m68k/Kconfig.cpu
@@ -343,7 +343,7 @@ config M68KFPU_EMU_ONLY
config ADVANCED
bool "Advanced configuration options"
depends on MMU
- ---help---
+ help
This gives you access to some advanced options for the CPU. The
defaults should be fine for most users, but these options may make
it possible for you to improve performance somewhat if you know what
@@ -358,7 +358,7 @@ config ADVANCED
config RMW_INSNS
bool "Use read-modify-write instructions"
depends on ADVANCED
- ---help---
+ help
This allows to use certain instructions that work with indivisible
read-modify-write bus cycles. While this is faster than the
workaround of disabling interrupts, it can conflict with DMA
@@ -386,7 +386,7 @@ config ARCH_DISCONTIGMEM_ENABLE
config 060_WRITETHROUGH
bool "Use write-through caching for 68060 supervisor accesses"
depends on ADVANCED && M68060
- ---help---
+ help
The 68060 generally uses copyback caching of recently accessed data.
Copyback caching means that memory writes will be held in an on-chip
cache and only written back to memory some time later. Saying Y
diff --git a/arch/m68k/Kconfig.devices b/arch/m68k/Kconfig.devices
index 3e9b0b826f8a..6a87b4a5fcac 100644
--- a/arch/m68k/Kconfig.devices
+++ b/arch/m68k/Kconfig.devices
@@ -59,7 +59,7 @@ config NFETH
config ATARI_ETHERNAT
bool "Atari EtherNAT Ethernet support"
depends on ATARI
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y to include support for the EtherNAT network adapter for the
CT/60 extension port.
@@ -69,7 +69,7 @@ config ATARI_ETHERNAT
config ATARI_ETHERNEC
bool "Atari EtherNEC Ethernet support"
depends on ATARI_ROM_ISA
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y to include support for the EtherNEC network adapter for the
ROM port. The driver works by polling instead of interrupts, so it
is quite slow.
@@ -120,7 +120,7 @@ config HPAPCI
config SERIAL_CONSOLE
bool "Support for serial port console"
depends on AMIGA_BUILTIN_SERIAL=y
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, it will be possible to use a serial port as the
system console (the system console is the device which receives all
kernel messages and warnings and which allows logins in single user
diff --git a/arch/m68k/Kconfig.machine b/arch/m68k/Kconfig.machine
index b23a66bac77f..a82651d58af4 100644
--- a/arch/m68k/Kconfig.machine
+++ b/arch/m68k/Kconfig.machine
@@ -437,7 +437,7 @@ config ROMSIZE
choice
prompt "Kernel executes from"
- ---help---
+ help
Choose the memory type that the kernel will be running in.
config RAMKERNEL
diff --git a/arch/m68k/Makefile b/arch/m68k/Makefile
index ce6db5e5a5a3..0415d28dbe4f 100644
--- a/arch/m68k/Makefile
+++ b/arch/m68k/Makefile
@@ -135,10 +135,10 @@ vmlinux.gz: vmlinux
ifndef CONFIG_KGDB
cp vmlinux vmlinux.tmp
$(STRIP) vmlinux.tmp
- $(_GZIP) -9c vmlinux.tmp >vmlinux.gz
+ $(KGZIP) -9c vmlinux.tmp >vmlinux.gz
rm vmlinux.tmp
else
- $(_GZIP) -9c vmlinux >vmlinux.gz
+ $(KGZIP) -9c vmlinux >vmlinux.gz
endif
bzImage: vmlinux.bz2
@@ -148,10 +148,10 @@ vmlinux.bz2: vmlinux
ifndef CONFIG_KGDB
cp vmlinux vmlinux.tmp
$(STRIP) vmlinux.tmp
- $(_BZIP2) -1c vmlinux.tmp >vmlinux.bz2
+ $(KBZIP2) -1c vmlinux.tmp >vmlinux.bz2
rm vmlinux.tmp
else
- $(_BZIP2) -1c vmlinux >vmlinux.bz2
+ $(KBZIP2) -1c vmlinux >vmlinux.bz2
endif
archclean:
diff --git a/arch/mips/Kconfig b/arch/mips/Kconfig
index 26c63e8161f0..6fee1a133e9d 100644
--- a/arch/mips/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/mips/Kconfig
@@ -2742,7 +2742,7 @@ config RELOCATION_TABLE_SIZE
depends on RELOCATABLE
range 0x0 0x01000000
default "0x00100000"
- ---help---
+ help
A table of relocation data will be appended to the kernel binary
and parsed at boot to fix up the relocated kernel.
@@ -2756,7 +2756,7 @@ config RELOCATION_TABLE_SIZE
config RANDOMIZE_BASE
bool "Randomize the address of the kernel image"
depends on RELOCATABLE
- ---help---
+ help
Randomizes the physical and virtual address at which the
kernel image is loaded, as a security feature that
deters exploit attempts relying on knowledge of the location
@@ -2774,7 +2774,7 @@ config RANDOMIZE_BASE_MAX_OFFSET
range 0x0 0x40000000 if EVA || 64BIT
range 0x0 0x08000000
default "0x01000000"
- ---help---
+ help
When kASLR is active, this provides the maximum offset that will
be applied to the kernel image. It should be set according to the
amount of physical RAM available in the target system minus
diff --git a/arch/mips/kvm/Kconfig b/arch/mips/kvm/Kconfig
index d697752a5723..2bf02d849a3a 100644
--- a/arch/mips/kvm/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/mips/kvm/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@ source "virt/kvm/Kconfig"
menuconfig VIRTUALIZATION
bool "Virtualization"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to get to see options for using your Linux host to run
other operating systems inside virtual machines (guests).
This option alone does not add any kernel code.
@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@ config KVM
select KVM_MMIO
select MMU_NOTIFIER
select SRCU
- ---help---
+ help
Support for hosting Guest kernels.
choice
@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@ choice
config KVM_MIPS_TE
bool "Trap & Emulate"
- ---help---
+ help
Use trap and emulate to virtualize 32-bit guests in user mode. This
does not require any special hardware Virtualization support beyond
standard MIPS32/64 r2 or later, but it does require the guest kernel
@@ -46,7 +46,7 @@ config KVM_MIPS_TE
config KVM_MIPS_VZ
bool "MIPS Virtualization (VZ) ASE"
- ---help---
+ help
Use the MIPS Virtualization (VZ) ASE to virtualize guests. This
supports running unmodified guest kernels (with CONFIG_KVM_GUEST=n),
but requires hardware support.
@@ -57,7 +57,7 @@ config KVM_MIPS_DYN_TRANS
bool "KVM/MIPS: Dynamic binary translation to reduce traps"
depends on KVM_MIPS_TE
default y
- ---help---
+ help
When running in Trap & Emulate mode patch privileged
instructions to reduce the number of traps.
@@ -66,7 +66,7 @@ config KVM_MIPS_DYN_TRANS
config KVM_MIPS_DEBUG_COP0_COUNTERS
bool "Maintain counters for COP0 accesses"
depends on KVM
- ---help---
+ help
Maintain statistics for Guest COP0 accesses.
A histogram of COP0 accesses is printed when the VM is
shutdown.
diff --git a/arch/parisc/Kconfig b/arch/parisc/Kconfig
index 92128f9164ce..8e4c3708773d 100644
--- a/arch/parisc/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/parisc/Kconfig
@@ -147,7 +147,7 @@ choice
config PA7000
bool "PA7000/PA7100"
- ---help---
+ help
This is the processor type of your CPU. This information is
used for optimizing purposes. In order to compile a kernel
that can run on all 32-bit PA CPUs (albeit not optimally fast),
@@ -275,7 +275,7 @@ config PARISC_SELF_EXTRACT
config SMP
bool "Symmetric multi-processing support"
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for systems with more than one CPU. If you have
a system with only one CPU, say N. If you have a system with more
than one CPU, say Y.
@@ -382,7 +382,7 @@ source "drivers/parisc/Kconfig"
config SECCOMP
def_bool y
prompt "Enable seccomp to safely compute untrusted bytecode"
- ---help---
+ help
This kernel feature is useful for number crunching applications
that may need to compute untrusted bytecode during their
execution. By using pipes or other transports made available to
diff --git a/arch/parisc/Makefile b/arch/parisc/Makefile
index 182a5bca3e2c..5140c602207f 100644
--- a/arch/parisc/Makefile
+++ b/arch/parisc/Makefile
@@ -162,7 +162,7 @@ vmlinuz: bzImage
$(OBJCOPY) $(boot)/bzImage $@
else
vmlinuz: vmlinux
- @$(_GZIP) -cf -9 $< > $@
+ @$(KGZIP) -cf -9 $< > $@
endif
install:
diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kvm/Kconfig b/arch/powerpc/kvm/Kconfig
index 12885eda324e..549591d9aaa2 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/kvm/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/powerpc/kvm/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ source "virt/kvm/Kconfig"
menuconfig VIRTUALIZATION
bool "Virtualization"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to get to see options for using your Linux host to run
other operating systems inside virtual machines (guests).
This option alone does not add any kernel code.
@@ -54,7 +54,7 @@ config KVM_BOOK3S_32
select KVM
select KVM_BOOK3S_32_HANDLER
select KVM_BOOK3S_PR_POSSIBLE
- ---help---
+ help
Support running unmodified book3s_32 guest kernels
in virtual machines on book3s_32 host processors.
@@ -70,7 +70,7 @@ config KVM_BOOK3S_64
select KVM
select KVM_BOOK3S_PR_POSSIBLE if !KVM_BOOK3S_HV_POSSIBLE
select SPAPR_TCE_IOMMU if IOMMU_SUPPORT && (PPC_PSERIES || PPC_POWERNV)
- ---help---
+ help
Support running unmodified book3s_64 and book3s_32 guest kernels
in virtual machines on book3s_64 host processors.
@@ -85,7 +85,7 @@ config KVM_BOOK3S_64_HV
select KVM_BOOK3S_HV_POSSIBLE
select MMU_NOTIFIER
select CMA
- ---help---
+ help
Support running unmodified book3s_64 guest kernels in
virtual machines on POWER7 and newer processors that have
hypervisor mode available to the host.
@@ -104,7 +104,7 @@ config KVM_BOOK3S_64_PR
tristate "KVM support without using hypervisor mode in host"
depends on KVM_BOOK3S_64
select KVM_BOOK3S_PR_POSSIBLE
- ---help---
+ help
Support running guest kernels in virtual machines on processors
without using hypervisor mode in the host, by running the
guest in user mode (problem state) and emulating all
@@ -119,7 +119,7 @@ config KVM_BOOK3S_64_PR
config KVM_BOOK3S_HV_EXIT_TIMING
bool "Detailed timing for hypervisor real-mode code"
depends on KVM_BOOK3S_HV_POSSIBLE && DEBUG_FS
- ---help---
+ help
Calculate time taken for each vcpu in the real-mode guest entry,
exit, and interrupt handling code, plus time spent in the guest
and in nap mode due to idle (cede) while other threads are still
@@ -136,7 +136,7 @@ config KVM_BOOKE_HV
config KVM_EXIT_TIMING
bool "Detailed exit timing"
depends on KVM_E500V2 || KVM_E500MC
- ---help---
+ help
Calculate elapsed time for every exit/enter cycle. A per-vcpu
report is available in debugfs kvm/vm#_vcpu#_timing.
The overhead is relatively small, however it is not recommended for
@@ -150,7 +150,7 @@ config KVM_E500V2
select KVM
select KVM_MMIO
select MMU_NOTIFIER
- ---help---
+ help
Support running unmodified E500 guest kernels in virtual machines on
E500v2 host processors.
@@ -166,7 +166,7 @@ config KVM_E500MC
select KVM_MMIO
select KVM_BOOKE_HV
select MMU_NOTIFIER
- ---help---
+ help
Support running unmodified E500MC/E5500/E6500 guest kernels in
virtual machines on E500MC/E5500/E6500 host processors.
@@ -194,7 +194,7 @@ config KVM_XICS
select HAVE_KVM_IRQCHIP
select HAVE_KVM_IRQFD
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Include support for the XICS (eXternal Interrupt Controller
Specification) interrupt controller architecture used on
IBM POWER (pSeries) servers.
diff --git a/arch/powerpc/platforms/Kconfig b/arch/powerpc/platforms/Kconfig
index 5e6479d409a0..fb7515b4fa9c 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/platforms/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/powerpc/platforms/Kconfig
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ source "arch/powerpc/platforms/amigaone/Kconfig"
config KVM_GUEST
bool "KVM Guest support"
select EPAPR_PARAVIRT
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables various optimizations for running under the KVM
hypervisor. Overhead for the kernel when not running inside KVM should
be minimal.
@@ -230,7 +230,7 @@ config TAU
config TAU_INT
bool "Interrupt driven TAU driver (DANGEROUS)"
depends on TAU
- ---help---
+ help
The TAU supports an interrupt driven mode which causes an interrupt
whenever the temperature goes out of range. This is the fastest way
to get notified the temp has exceeded a range. With this option off,
@@ -246,7 +246,7 @@ config TAU_INT
config TAU_AVERAGE
bool "Average high and low temp"
depends on TAU
- ---help---
+ help
The TAU hardware can compare the temperature to an upper and lower
bound. The default behavior is to show both the upper and lower
bound in /proc/cpuinfo. If the range is large, the temperature is
diff --git a/arch/powerpc/platforms/Kconfig.cputype b/arch/powerpc/platforms/Kconfig.cputype
index d349603fb889..87737ec86d39 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/platforms/Kconfig.cputype
+++ b/arch/powerpc/platforms/Kconfig.cputype
@@ -280,7 +280,7 @@ config PHYS_64BIT
bool 'Large physical address support' if E500 || PPC_86xx
depends on (44x || E500 || PPC_86xx) && !PPC_83xx && !PPC_82xx
select PHYS_ADDR_T_64BIT
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables kernel support for larger than 32-bit physical
addresses. This feature may not be available on all cores.
@@ -293,7 +293,7 @@ config PHYS_64BIT
config ALTIVEC
bool "AltiVec Support"
depends on PPC_BOOK3S_32 || PPC_BOOK3S_64 || (PPC_E500MC && PPC64)
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables kernel support for the Altivec extensions to the
PowerPC processor. The kernel currently supports saving and restoring
altivec registers, and turning on the 'altivec enable' bit so user
@@ -309,7 +309,7 @@ config ALTIVEC
config VSX
bool "VSX Support"
depends on PPC_BOOK3S_64 && ALTIVEC && PPC_FPU
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables kernel support for the Vector Scaler extensions
to the PowerPC processor. The kernel currently supports saving and
@@ -330,7 +330,7 @@ config SPE
bool "SPE Support"
depends on SPE_POSSIBLE
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables kernel support for the Signal Processing
Extensions (SPE) to the PowerPC processor. The kernel currently
supports saving and restoring SPE registers, and turning on the
@@ -446,7 +446,7 @@ config SMP
depends on PPC_BOOK3S || PPC_BOOK3E || FSL_BOOKE || PPC_47x
select GENERIC_IRQ_MIGRATION
bool "Symmetric multi-processing support" if !FORCE_SMP
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for systems with more than one CPU. If you have
a system with only one CPU, say N. If you have a system with more
than one CPU, say Y. Note that the kernel does not currently
diff --git a/arch/s390/Kconfig b/arch/s390/Kconfig
index f854faff38c3..194824932a60 100644
--- a/arch/s390/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/s390/Kconfig
@@ -696,7 +696,7 @@ menu "I/O subsystem"
config QDIO
def_tristate y
prompt "QDIO support"
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides the Queued Direct I/O base support for
IBM System z.
diff --git a/arch/s390/Kconfig.debug b/arch/s390/Kconfig.debug
index 190527560b2c..761fe2b0b2f6 100644
--- a/arch/s390/Kconfig.debug
+++ b/arch/s390/Kconfig.debug
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config S390_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.
diff --git a/arch/s390/kvm/Kconfig b/arch/s390/kvm/Kconfig
index def3b60f1fe8..67a8e770e369 100644
--- a/arch/s390/kvm/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/s390/kvm/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ source "virt/kvm/Kconfig"
menuconfig VIRTUALIZATION
def_bool y
prompt "KVM"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to get to see options for using your Linux host to run other
operating systems inside virtual machines (guests).
This option alone does not add any kernel code.
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@ config KVM
select HAVE_KVM_NO_POLL
select SRCU
select KVM_VFIO
- ---help---
+ help
Support hosting paravirtualized guest machines using the SIE
virtualization capability on the mainframe. This should work
on any 64bit machine.
@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@ config KVM
config KVM_S390_UCONTROL
bool "Userspace controlled virtual machines"
depends on KVM
- ---help---
+ help
Allow CAP_SYS_ADMIN users to create KVM virtual machines that are
controlled by userspace.
diff --git a/arch/sh/Kconfig b/arch/sh/Kconfig
index a7cc1464011a..9fc2b010e938 100644
--- a/arch/sh/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/sh/Kconfig
@@ -588,7 +588,7 @@ config KEXEC_JUMP
config PHYSICAL_START
hex "Physical address where the kernel is loaded" if (EXPERT || CRASH_DUMP)
default MEMORY_START
- ---help---
+ help
This gives the physical address where the kernel is loaded
and is ordinarily the same as MEMORY_START.
@@ -615,7 +615,7 @@ config SECCOMP
config SMP
bool "Symmetric multi-processing support"
depends on SYS_SUPPORTS_SMP
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for systems with more than one CPU. If you have
a system with only one CPU, say N. If you have a system with more
than one CPU, say Y.
diff --git a/arch/sh/cchips/Kconfig b/arch/sh/cchips/Kconfig
index 6be5ddec14d3..efde2edb5627 100644
--- a/arch/sh/cchips/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/sh/cchips/Kconfig
@@ -11,7 +11,7 @@ choice
config HD64461
bool "Hitachi HD64461 companion chip support"
- ---help---
+ help
The Hitachi HD64461 provides an interface for
the SH7709 CPU, supporting a LCD controller,
CRT color controller, IrDA up to 4 Mbps, and a
diff --git a/arch/sh/mm/Kconfig b/arch/sh/mm/Kconfig
index 6c39d24ad919..703d3069997c 100644
--- a/arch/sh/mm/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/sh/mm/Kconfig
@@ -44,7 +44,7 @@ config FORCE_MAX_ZONEORDER
config MEMORY_START
hex "Physical memory start address"
default "0x08000000"
- ---help---
+ help
Computers built with Hitachi SuperH processors always
map the ROM starting at address zero. But the processor
does not specify the range that RAM takes.
diff --git a/arch/sparc/Kconfig b/arch/sparc/Kconfig
index 0e4f3891b904..5bf2dc163540 100644
--- a/arch/sparc/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/sparc/Kconfig
@@ -159,7 +159,7 @@ menu "Processor type and features"
config SMP
bool "Symmetric multi-processing support"
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for systems with more than one CPU. If you have
a system with only one CPU, say N. If you have a system with more
than one CPU, say Y.
@@ -366,7 +366,7 @@ config SERIAL_CONSOLE
bool
depends on SPARC32
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, it will be possible to use a serial port as the
system console (the system console is the device which receives all
kernel messages and warnings and which allows logins in single user
@@ -393,7 +393,7 @@ config SPARC_LEON
select USB_EHCI_BIG_ENDIAN_DESC
select USB_UHCI_BIG_ENDIAN_MMIO
select USB_UHCI_BIG_ENDIAN_DESC
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here if you are running on a SPARC-LEON processor.
The LEON processor is a synthesizable VHDL model of the
SPARC-v8 standard. LEON is part of the GRLIB collection of
@@ -407,7 +407,7 @@ menu "U-Boot options"
config UBOOT_LOAD_ADDR
hex "uImage Load Address"
default 0x40004000
- ---help---
+ help
U-Boot kernel load address, the address in physical address space
where u-boot will place the Linux kernel before booting it.
This address is normally the base address of main memory + 0x4000.
@@ -415,7 +415,7 @@ config UBOOT_LOAD_ADDR
config UBOOT_FLASH_ADDR
hex "uImage.o Load Address"
default 0x00080000
- ---help---
+ help
Optional setting only affecting the uImage.o ELF-image used to
download the uImage file to the target using a ELF-loader other than
U-Boot. It may for example be used to download an uImage to FLASH with
@@ -424,7 +424,7 @@ config UBOOT_FLASH_ADDR
config UBOOT_ENTRY_ADDR
hex "uImage Entry Address"
default 0xf0004000
- ---help---
+ help
Do not change this unless you know what you're doing. This is
hardcoded by the SPARC32 and LEON port.
diff --git a/arch/um/Kconfig b/arch/um/Kconfig
index 96ab7026b037..9318dc6d1a0c 100644
--- a/arch/um/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/um/Kconfig
@@ -179,7 +179,7 @@ config PGTABLE_LEVELS
config SECCOMP
def_bool y
prompt "Enable seccomp to safely compute untrusted bytecode"
- ---help---
+ help
This kernel feature is useful for number crunching applications
that may need to compute untrusted bytecode during their
execution. By using pipes or other transports made available to
diff --git a/arch/um/Kconfig.debug b/arch/um/Kconfig.debug
index 85726eeec345..315d368e63ad 100644
--- a/arch/um/Kconfig.debug
+++ b/arch/um/Kconfig.debug
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@ config GCOV
config EARLY_PRINTK
bool "Early printk"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Write kernel log output directly to stdout.
This is useful for kernel debugging when your machine crashes very
diff --git a/arch/x86/Kconfig b/arch/x86/Kconfig
index dde744682e63..6a0cc524882d 100644
--- a/arch/x86/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/x86/Kconfig
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@
config 64BIT
bool "64-bit kernel" if "$(ARCH)" = "x86"
default "$(ARCH)" != "i386"
- ---help---
+ help
Say yes to build a 64-bit kernel - formerly known as x86_64
Say no to build a 32-bit kernel - formerly known as i386
@@ -386,7 +386,7 @@ config ZONE_DMA
config SMP
bool "Symmetric multi-processing support"
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for systems with more than one CPU. If you have
a system with only one CPU, say N. If you have a system with more
than one CPU, say Y.
@@ -415,7 +415,7 @@ config SMP
config X86_FEATURE_NAMES
bool "Processor feature human-readable names" if EMBEDDED
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This option compiles in a table of x86 feature bits and corresponding
names. This is required to support /proc/cpuinfo and a few kernel
messages. You can disable this to save space, at the expense of
@@ -426,7 +426,7 @@ config X86_FEATURE_NAMES
config X86_X2APIC
bool "Support x2apic"
depends on X86_LOCAL_APIC && X86_64 && (IRQ_REMAP || HYPERVISOR_GUEST)
- ---help---
+ help
This enables x2apic support on CPUs that have this feature.
This allows 32-bit apic IDs (so it can support very large systems),
@@ -438,7 +438,7 @@ config X86_MPPARSE
bool "Enable MPS table" if ACPI || SFI
default y
depends on X86_LOCAL_APIC
- ---help---
+ help
For old smp systems that do not have proper acpi support. Newer systems
(esp with 64bit cpus) with acpi support, MADT and DSDT will override it
@@ -481,13 +481,13 @@ if X86_32
config X86_BIGSMP
bool "Support for big SMP systems with more than 8 CPUs"
depends on SMP
- ---help---
+ help
This option is needed for the systems that have more than 8 CPUs.
config X86_EXTENDED_PLATFORM
bool "Support for extended (non-PC) x86 platforms"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you disable this option then the kernel will only support
standard PC platforms. (which covers the vast majority of
systems out there.)
@@ -509,7 +509,7 @@ if X86_64
config X86_EXTENDED_PLATFORM
bool "Support for extended (non-PC) x86 platforms"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you disable this option then the kernel will only support
standard PC platforms. (which covers the vast majority of
systems out there.)
@@ -533,7 +533,7 @@ config X86_NUMACHIP
depends on SMP
depends on X86_X2APIC
depends on PCI_MMCONFIG
- ---help---
+ help
Adds support for Numascale NumaChip large-SMP systems. Needed to
enable more than ~168 cores.
If you don't have one of these, you should say N here.
@@ -545,7 +545,7 @@ config X86_VSMP
depends on X86_64 && PCI
depends on X86_EXTENDED_PLATFORM
depends on SMP
- ---help---
+ help
Support for ScaleMP vSMP systems. Say 'Y' here if this kernel is
supposed to run on these EM64T-based machines. Only choose this option
if you have one of these machines.
@@ -558,7 +558,7 @@ config X86_UV
depends on EFI
depends on X86_X2APIC
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This option is needed in order to support SGI Ultraviolet systems.
If you don't have one of these, you should say N here.
@@ -568,7 +568,7 @@ config X86_UV
config X86_GOLDFISH
bool "Goldfish (Virtual Platform)"
depends on X86_EXTENDED_PLATFORM
- ---help---
+ help
Enable support for the Goldfish virtual platform used primarily
for Android development. Unless you are building for the Android
Goldfish emulator say N here.
@@ -583,7 +583,7 @@ config X86_INTEL_CE
select X86_REBOOTFIXUPS
select OF
select OF_EARLY_FLATTREE
- ---help---
+ help
Select for the Intel CE media processor (CE4100) SOC.
This option compiles in support for the CE4100 SOC for settop
boxes and media devices.
@@ -601,7 +601,7 @@ config X86_INTEL_MID
select APB_TIMER
select INTEL_SCU_PCI
select MFD_INTEL_MSIC
- ---help---
+ help
Select to build a kernel capable of supporting Intel MID (Mobile
Internet Device) platform systems which do not have the PCI legacy
interfaces. If you are building for a PC class system say N here.
@@ -621,7 +621,7 @@ config X86_INTEL_QUARK
select IOSF_MBI
select INTEL_IMR
select COMMON_CLK
- ---help---
+ help
Select to include support for Quark X1000 SoC.
Say Y here if you have a Quark based system such as the Arduino
compatible Intel Galileo.
@@ -632,7 +632,7 @@ config X86_INTEL_LPSS
select COMMON_CLK
select PINCTRL
select IOSF_MBI
- ---help---
+ help
Select to build support for Intel Low Power Subsystem such as
found on Intel Lynxpoint PCH. Selecting this option enables
things like clock tree (common clock framework) and pincontrol
@@ -643,7 +643,7 @@ config X86_AMD_PLATFORM_DEVICE
depends on ACPI
select COMMON_CLK
select PINCTRL
- ---help---
+ help
Select to interpret AMD specific ACPI device to platform device
such as I2C, UART, GPIO found on AMD Carrizo and later chipsets.
I2C and UART depend on COMMON_CLK to set clock. GPIO driver is
@@ -652,7 +652,7 @@ config X86_AMD_PLATFORM_DEVICE
config IOSF_MBI
tristate "Intel SoC IOSF Sideband support for SoC platforms"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables sideband register access support for Intel SoC
platforms. On these platforms the IOSF sideband is used in lieu of
MSR's for some register accesses, mostly but not limited to thermal
@@ -669,7 +669,7 @@ config IOSF_MBI
config IOSF_MBI_DEBUG
bool "Enable IOSF sideband access through debugfs"
depends on IOSF_MBI && DEBUG_FS
- ---help---
+ help
Select this option to expose the IOSF sideband access registers (MCR,
MDR, MCRX) through debugfs to write and read register information from
different units on the SoC. This is most useful for obtaining device
@@ -685,7 +685,7 @@ config X86_RDC321X
depends on X86_EXTENDED_PLATFORM
select M486
select X86_REBOOTFIXUPS
- ---help---
+ help
This option is needed for RDC R-321x system-on-chip, also known
as R-8610-(G).
If you don't have one of these chips, you should say N here.
@@ -694,7 +694,7 @@ config X86_32_NON_STANDARD
bool "Support non-standard 32-bit SMP architectures"
depends on X86_32 && SMP
depends on X86_EXTENDED_PLATFORM
- ---help---
+ help
This option compiles in the bigsmp and STA2X11 default
subarchitectures. It is intended for a generic binary
kernel. If you select them all, kernel will probe it one by
@@ -717,7 +717,7 @@ config STA2X11
select SWIOTLB
select MFD_STA2X11
select GPIOLIB
- ---help---
+ help
This adds support for boards based on the STA2X11 IO-Hub,
a.k.a. "ConneXt". The chip is used in place of the standard
PC chipset, so all "standard" peripherals are missing. If this
@@ -727,7 +727,7 @@ config STA2X11
config X86_32_IRIS
tristate "Eurobraille/Iris poweroff module"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
The Iris machines from EuroBraille do not have APM or ACPI support
to shut themselves down properly. A special I/O sequence is
needed to do so, which is what this module does at
@@ -741,7 +741,7 @@ config SCHED_OMIT_FRAME_POINTER
def_bool y
prompt "Single-depth WCHAN output"
depends on X86
- ---help---
+ help
Calculate simpler /proc/<PID>/wchan values. If this option
is disabled then wchan values will recurse back to the
caller function. This provides more accurate wchan values,
@@ -751,7 +751,7 @@ config SCHED_OMIT_FRAME_POINTER
menuconfig HYPERVISOR_GUEST
bool "Linux guest support"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to enable options for running Linux under various hyper-
visors. This option enables basic hypervisor detection and platform
setup.
@@ -763,7 +763,7 @@ if HYPERVISOR_GUEST
config PARAVIRT
bool "Enable paravirtualization code"
- ---help---
+ help
This changes the kernel so it can modify itself when it is run
under a hypervisor, potentially improving performance significantly
over full virtualization. However, when run without a hypervisor
@@ -775,14 +775,14 @@ config PARAVIRT_XXL
config PARAVIRT_DEBUG
bool "paravirt-ops debugging"
depends on PARAVIRT && DEBUG_KERNEL
- ---help---
+ help
Enable to debug paravirt_ops internals. Specifically, BUG if
a paravirt_op is missing when it is called.
config PARAVIRT_SPINLOCKS
bool "Paravirtualization layer for spinlocks"
depends on PARAVIRT && SMP
- ---help---
+ help
Paravirtualized spinlocks allow a pvops backend to replace the
spinlock implementation with something virtualization-friendly
(for example, block the virtual CPU rather than spinning).
@@ -803,7 +803,7 @@ config KVM_GUEST
select PARAVIRT_CLOCK
select ARCH_CPUIDLE_HALTPOLL
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables various optimizations for running under the KVM
hypervisor. It includes a paravirtualized clock, so that instead
of relying on a PIT (or probably other) emulation by the
@@ -818,14 +818,14 @@ config ARCH_CPUIDLE_HALTPOLL
config PVH
bool "Support for running PVH guests"
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables the PVH entry point for guest virtual machines
as specified in the x86/HVM direct boot ABI.
config PARAVIRT_TIME_ACCOUNTING
bool "Paravirtual steal time accounting"
depends on PARAVIRT
- ---help---
+ help
Select this option to enable fine granularity task steal time
accounting. Time spent executing other tasks in parallel with
the current vCPU is discounted from the vCPU power. To account for
@@ -840,7 +840,7 @@ config JAILHOUSE_GUEST
bool "Jailhouse non-root cell support"
depends on X86_64 && PCI
select X86_PM_TIMER
- ---help---
+ help
This option allows to run Linux as guest in a Jailhouse non-root
cell. You can leave this option disabled if you only want to start
Jailhouse and run Linux afterwards in the root cell.
@@ -863,7 +863,7 @@ source "arch/x86/Kconfig.cpu"
config HPET_TIMER
def_bool X86_64
prompt "HPET Timer Support" if X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Use the IA-PC HPET (High Precision Event Timer) to manage
time in preference to the PIT and RTC, if a HPET is
present.
@@ -901,7 +901,7 @@ config DMI
default y
select DMI_SCAN_MACHINE_NON_EFI_FALLBACK
bool "Enable DMI scanning" if EXPERT
- ---help---
+ help
Enabled scanning of DMI to identify machine quirks. Say Y
here unless you have verified that your setup is not
affected by entries in the DMI blacklist. Required by PNP
@@ -912,7 +912,7 @@ config GART_IOMMU
select IOMMU_HELPER
select SWIOTLB
depends on X86_64 && PCI && AMD_NB
- ---help---
+ help
Provides a driver for older AMD Athlon64/Opteron/Turion/Sempron
GART based hardware IOMMUs.
@@ -933,7 +933,7 @@ config MAXSMP
bool "Enable Maximum number of SMP Processors and NUMA Nodes"
depends on X86_64 && SMP && DEBUG_KERNEL
select CPUMASK_OFFSTACK
- ---help---
+ help
Enable maximum number of CPUS and NUMA Nodes for this architecture.
If unsure, say N.
@@ -989,7 +989,7 @@ config NR_CPUS
int "Maximum number of CPUs" if SMP && !MAXSMP
range NR_CPUS_RANGE_BEGIN NR_CPUS_RANGE_END
default NR_CPUS_DEFAULT
- ---help---
+ help
This allows you to specify the maximum number of CPUs which this
kernel will support. If CPUMASK_OFFSTACK is enabled, the maximum
supported value is 8192, otherwise the maximum value is 512. The
@@ -1005,7 +1005,7 @@ config SCHED_MC
def_bool y
prompt "Multi-core scheduler support"
depends on SMP
- ---help---
+ help
Multi-core scheduler support improves the CPU scheduler's decision
making when dealing with multi-core CPU chips at a cost of slightly
increased overhead in some places. If unsure say N here.
@@ -1016,7 +1016,7 @@ config SCHED_MC_PRIO
select X86_INTEL_PSTATE
select CPU_FREQ
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Intel Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0 enabled CPUs have a
core ordering determined at manufacturing time, which allows
certain cores to reach higher turbo frequencies (when running
@@ -1039,7 +1039,7 @@ config X86_UP_APIC
bool "Local APIC support on uniprocessors" if !PCI_MSI
default PCI_MSI
depends on X86_32 && !SMP && !X86_32_NON_STANDARD
- ---help---
+ help
A local APIC (Advanced Programmable Interrupt Controller) is an
integrated interrupt controller in the CPU. If you have a single-CPU
system which has a processor with a local APIC, you can say Y here to
@@ -1052,7 +1052,7 @@ config X86_UP_APIC
config X86_UP_IOAPIC
bool "IO-APIC support on uniprocessors"
depends on X86_UP_APIC
- ---help---
+ help
An IO-APIC (I/O Advanced Programmable Interrupt Controller) is an
SMP-capable replacement for PC-style interrupt controllers. Most
SMP systems and many recent uniprocessor systems have one.
@@ -1074,7 +1074,7 @@ config X86_IO_APIC
config X86_REROUTE_FOR_BROKEN_BOOT_IRQS
bool "Reroute for broken boot IRQs"
depends on X86_IO_APIC
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables a workaround that fixes a source of
spurious interrupts. This is recommended when threaded
interrupt handling is used on systems where the generation of
@@ -1098,7 +1098,7 @@ config X86_MCE
bool "Machine Check / overheating reporting"
select GENERIC_ALLOCATOR
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Machine Check support allows the processor to notify the
kernel if it detects a problem (e.g. overheating, data corruption).
The action the kernel takes depends on the severity of the problem,
@@ -1107,7 +1107,7 @@ config X86_MCE
config X86_MCELOG_LEGACY
bool "Support for deprecated /dev/mcelog character device"
depends on X86_MCE
- ---help---
+ help
Enable support for /dev/mcelog which is needed by the old mcelog
userspace logging daemon. Consider switching to the new generation
rasdaemon solution.
@@ -1116,7 +1116,7 @@ config X86_MCE_INTEL
def_bool y
prompt "Intel MCE features"
depends on X86_MCE && X86_LOCAL_APIC
- ---help---
+ help
Additional support for intel specific MCE features such as
the thermal monitor.
@@ -1124,14 +1124,14 @@ config X86_MCE_AMD
def_bool y
prompt "AMD MCE features"
depends on X86_MCE && X86_LOCAL_APIC && AMD_NB
- ---help---
+ help
Additional support for AMD specific MCE features such as
the DRAM Error Threshold.
config X86_ANCIENT_MCE
bool "Support for old Pentium 5 / WinChip machine checks"
depends on X86_32 && X86_MCE
- ---help---
+ help
Include support for machine check handling on old Pentium 5 or WinChip
systems. These typically need to be enabled explicitly on the command
line.
@@ -1143,7 +1143,7 @@ config X86_MCE_THRESHOLD
config X86_MCE_INJECT
depends on X86_MCE && X86_LOCAL_APIC && DEBUG_FS
tristate "Machine check injector support"
- ---help---
+ help
Provide support for injecting machine checks for testing purposes.
If you don't know what a machine check is and you don't do kernel
QA it is safe to say n.
@@ -1157,7 +1157,7 @@ source "arch/x86/events/Kconfig"
config X86_LEGACY_VM86
bool "Legacy VM86 support"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
This option allows user programs to put the CPU into V8086
mode, which is an 80286-era approximation of 16-bit real mode.
@@ -1189,7 +1189,7 @@ config X86_16BIT
bool "Enable support for 16-bit segments" if EXPERT
default y
depends on MODIFY_LDT_SYSCALL
- ---help---
+ help
This option is required by programs like Wine to run 16-bit
protected mode legacy code on x86 processors. Disabling
this option saves about 300 bytes on i386, or around 6K text
@@ -1207,7 +1207,7 @@ config X86_VSYSCALL_EMULATION
bool "Enable vsyscall emulation" if EXPERT
default y
depends on X86_64
- ---help---
+ help
This enables emulation of the legacy vsyscall page. Disabling
it is roughly equivalent to booting with vsyscall=none, except
that it will also disable the helpful warning if a program
@@ -1224,7 +1224,7 @@ config X86_VSYSCALL_EMULATION
config X86_IOPL_IOPERM
bool "IOPERM and IOPL Emulation"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This enables the ioperm() and iopl() syscalls which are necessary
for legacy applications.
@@ -1242,7 +1242,7 @@ config X86_IOPL_IOPERM
config TOSHIBA
tristate "Toshiba Laptop support"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
This adds a driver to safely access the System Management Mode of
the CPU on Toshiba portables with a genuine Toshiba BIOS. It does
not work on models with a Phoenix BIOS. The System Management Mode
@@ -1259,7 +1259,7 @@ config I8K
tristate "Dell i8k legacy laptop support"
select HWMON
select SENSORS_DELL_SMM
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables legacy /proc/i8k userspace interface in hwmon
dell-smm-hwmon driver. Character file /proc/i8k reports bios version,
temperature and allows controlling fan speeds of Dell laptops via
@@ -1274,7 +1274,7 @@ config I8K
config X86_REBOOTFIXUPS
bool "Enable X86 board specific fixups for reboot"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
This enables chipset and/or board specific fixups to be done
in order to get reboot to work correctly. This is only needed on
some combinations of hardware and BIOS. The symptom, for which
@@ -1293,7 +1293,7 @@ config MICROCODE
default y
depends on CPU_SUP_AMD || CPU_SUP_INTEL
select FW_LOADER
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, you will be able to update the microcode on
Intel and AMD processors. The Intel support is for the IA32 family,
e.g. Pentium Pro, Pentium II, Pentium III, Pentium 4, Xeon etc. The
@@ -1315,7 +1315,7 @@ config MICROCODE_INTEL
depends on MICROCODE
default MICROCODE
select FW_LOADER
- ---help---
+ help
This options enables microcode patch loading support for Intel
processors.
@@ -1327,7 +1327,7 @@ config MICROCODE_AMD
bool "AMD microcode loading support"
depends on MICROCODE
select FW_LOADER
- ---help---
+ help
If you select this option, microcode patch loading support for AMD
processors will be enabled.
@@ -1335,7 +1335,7 @@ config MICROCODE_OLD_INTERFACE
bool "Ancient loading interface (DEPRECATED)"
default n
depends on MICROCODE
- ---help---
+ help
DO NOT USE THIS! This is the ancient /dev/cpu/microcode interface
which was used by userspace tools like iucode_tool and microcode.ctl.
It is inadequate because it runs too late to be able to properly
@@ -1345,7 +1345,7 @@ config MICROCODE_OLD_INTERFACE
config X86_MSR
tristate "/dev/cpu/*/msr - Model-specific register support"
- ---help---
+ help
This device gives privileged processes access to the x86
Model-Specific Registers (MSRs). It is a character device with
major 202 and minors 0 to 31 for /dev/cpu/0/msr to /dev/cpu/31/msr.
@@ -1354,7 +1354,7 @@ config X86_MSR
config X86_CPUID
tristate "/dev/cpu/*/cpuid - CPU information support"
- ---help---
+ help
This device gives processes access to the x86 CPUID instruction to
be executed on a specific processor. It is a character device
with major 203 and minors 0 to 31 for /dev/cpu/0/cpuid to
@@ -1367,7 +1367,7 @@ choice
config NOHIGHMEM
bool "off"
- ---help---
+ help
Linux can use up to 64 Gigabytes of physical memory on x86 systems.
However, the address space of 32-bit x86 processors is only 4
Gigabytes large. That means that, if you have a large amount of
@@ -1403,7 +1403,7 @@ config NOHIGHMEM
config HIGHMEM4G
bool "4GB"
- ---help---
+ help
Select this if you have a 32-bit processor and between 1 and 4
gigabytes of physical RAM.
@@ -1411,7 +1411,7 @@ config HIGHMEM64G
bool "64GB"
depends on !M486 && !M586 && !M586TSC && !M586MMX && !MGEODE_LX && !MGEODEGX1 && !MCYRIXIII && !MELAN && !MWINCHIPC6 && !WINCHIP3D && !MK6
select X86_PAE
- ---help---
+ help
Select this if you have a 32-bit processor and more than 4
gigabytes of physical RAM.
@@ -1421,7 +1421,7 @@ choice
prompt "Memory split" if EXPERT
default VMSPLIT_3G
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select the desired split between kernel and user memory.
If the address range available to the kernel is less than the
@@ -1469,7 +1469,7 @@ config X86_PAE
depends on X86_32 && !HIGHMEM4G
select PHYS_ADDR_T_64BIT
select SWIOTLB
- ---help---
+ help
PAE is required for NX support, and furthermore enables
larger swapspace support for non-overcommit purposes. It
has the cost of more pagetable lookup overhead, and also
@@ -1481,7 +1481,7 @@ config X86_5LEVEL
select DYNAMIC_MEMORY_LAYOUT
select SPARSEMEM_VMEMMAP
depends on X86_64
- ---help---
+ help
5-level paging enables access to larger address space:
upto 128 PiB of virtual address space and 4 PiB of
physical address space.
@@ -1499,7 +1499,7 @@ config X86_5LEVEL
config X86_DIRECT_GBPAGES
def_bool y
depends on X86_64
- ---help---
+ help
Certain kernel features effectively disable kernel
linear 1 GB mappings (even if the CPU otherwise
supports them), so don't confuse the user by printing
@@ -1508,7 +1508,7 @@ config X86_DIRECT_GBPAGES
config X86_CPA_STATISTICS
bool "Enable statistic for Change Page Attribute"
depends on DEBUG_FS
- ---help---
+ help
Expose statistics about the Change Page Attribute mechanism, which
helps to determine the effectiveness of preserving large and huge
page mappings when mapping protections are changed.
@@ -1520,7 +1520,7 @@ config AMD_MEM_ENCRYPT
select DYNAMIC_PHYSICAL_MASK
select ARCH_USE_MEMREMAP_PROT
select ARCH_HAS_FORCE_DMA_UNENCRYPTED
- ---help---
+ help
Say yes to enable support for the encryption of system memory.
This requires an AMD processor that supports Secure Memory
Encryption (SME).
@@ -1529,7 +1529,7 @@ config AMD_MEM_ENCRYPT_ACTIVE_BY_DEFAULT
bool "Activate AMD Secure Memory Encryption (SME) by default"
default y
depends on AMD_MEM_ENCRYPT
- ---help---
+ help
Say yes to have system memory encrypted by default if running on
an AMD processor that supports Secure Memory Encryption (SME).
@@ -1545,7 +1545,7 @@ config NUMA
depends on SMP
depends on X86_64 || (X86_32 && HIGHMEM64G && X86_BIGSMP)
default y if X86_BIGSMP
- ---help---
+ help
Enable NUMA (Non-Uniform Memory Access) support.
The kernel will try to allocate memory used by a CPU on the
@@ -1564,7 +1564,7 @@ config AMD_NUMA
def_bool y
prompt "Old style AMD Opteron NUMA detection"
depends on X86_64 && NUMA && PCI
- ---help---
+ help
Enable AMD NUMA node topology detection. You should say Y here if
you have a multi processor AMD system. This uses an old method to
read the NUMA configuration directly from the builtin Northbridge
@@ -1576,13 +1576,13 @@ config X86_64_ACPI_NUMA
prompt "ACPI NUMA detection"
depends on X86_64 && NUMA && ACPI && PCI
select ACPI_NUMA
- ---help---
+ help
Enable ACPI SRAT based node topology detection.
config NUMA_EMU
bool "NUMA emulation"
depends on NUMA
- ---help---
+ help
Enable NUMA emulation. A flat machine will be split
into virtual nodes when booted with "numa=fake=N", where N is the
number of nodes. This is only useful for debugging.
@@ -1594,7 +1594,7 @@ config NODES_SHIFT
default "6" if X86_64
default "3"
depends on NEED_MULTIPLE_NODES
- ---help---
+ help
Specify the maximum number of NUMA Nodes available on the target
system. Increases memory reserved to accommodate various tables.
@@ -1653,7 +1653,7 @@ config X86_PMEM_LEGACY
config HIGHPTE
bool "Allocate 3rd-level pagetables from highmem"
depends on HIGHMEM
- ---help---
+ help
The VM uses one page table entry for each page of physical memory.
For systems with a lot of RAM, this can be wasteful of precious
low memory. Setting this option will put user-space page table
@@ -1661,7 +1661,7 @@ config HIGHPTE
config X86_CHECK_BIOS_CORRUPTION
bool "Check for low memory corruption"
- ---help---
+ help
Periodically check for memory corruption in low memory, which
is suspected to be caused by BIOS. Even when enabled in the
configuration, it is disabled at runtime. Enable it by
@@ -1685,7 +1685,7 @@ config X86_BOOTPARAM_MEMORY_CORRUPTION_CHECK
bool "Set the default setting of memory_corruption_check"
depends on X86_CHECK_BIOS_CORRUPTION
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Set whether the default state of memory_corruption_check is
on or off.
@@ -1693,7 +1693,7 @@ config X86_RESERVE_LOW
int "Amount of low memory, in kilobytes, to reserve for the BIOS"
default 64
range 4 640
- ---help---
+ help
Specify the amount of low memory to reserve for the BIOS.
The first page contains BIOS data structures that the kernel
@@ -1722,7 +1722,7 @@ config MATH_EMULATION
bool
depends on MODIFY_LDT_SYSCALL
prompt "Math emulation" if X86_32 && (M486SX || MELAN)
- ---help---
+ help
Linux can emulate a math coprocessor (used for floating point
operations) if you don't have one. 486DX and Pentium processors have
a math coprocessor built in, 486SX and 386 do not, unless you added
@@ -1748,7 +1748,7 @@ config MATH_EMULATION
config MTRR
def_bool y
prompt "MTRR (Memory Type Range Register) support" if EXPERT
- ---help---
+ help
On Intel P6 family processors (Pentium Pro, Pentium II and later)
the Memory Type Range Registers (MTRRs) may be used to control
processor access to memory ranges. This is most useful if you have
@@ -1784,7 +1784,7 @@ config MTRR_SANITIZER
def_bool y
prompt "MTRR cleanup support"
depends on MTRR
- ---help---
+ help
Convert MTRR layout from continuous to discrete, so X drivers can
add writeback entries.
@@ -1799,7 +1799,7 @@ config MTRR_SANITIZER_ENABLE_DEFAULT
range 0 1
default "0"
depends on MTRR_SANITIZER
- ---help---
+ help
Enable mtrr cleanup default value
config MTRR_SANITIZER_SPARE_REG_NR_DEFAULT
@@ -1807,7 +1807,7 @@ config MTRR_SANITIZER_SPARE_REG_NR_DEFAULT
range 0 7
default "1"
depends on MTRR_SANITIZER
- ---help---
+ help
mtrr cleanup spare entries default, it can be changed via
mtrr_spare_reg_nr=N on the kernel command line.
@@ -1815,7 +1815,7 @@ config X86_PAT
def_bool y
prompt "x86 PAT support" if EXPERT
depends on MTRR
- ---help---
+ help
Use PAT attributes to setup page level cache control.
PATs are the modern equivalents of MTRRs and are much more
@@ -1833,7 +1833,7 @@ config ARCH_USES_PG_UNCACHED
config ARCH_RANDOM
def_bool y
prompt "x86 architectural random number generator" if EXPERT
- ---help---
+ help
Enable the x86 architectural RDRAND instruction
(Intel Bull Mountain technology) to generate random numbers.
If supported, this is a high bandwidth, cryptographically
@@ -1842,7 +1842,7 @@ config ARCH_RANDOM
config X86_SMAP
def_bool y
prompt "Supervisor Mode Access Prevention" if EXPERT
- ---help---
+ help
Supervisor Mode Access Prevention (SMAP) is a security
feature in newer Intel processors. There is a small
performance cost if this enabled and turned on; there is
@@ -1853,7 +1853,7 @@ config X86_SMAP
config X86_UMIP
def_bool y
prompt "User Mode Instruction Prevention" if EXPERT
- ---help---
+ help
User Mode Instruction Prevention (UMIP) is a security feature in
some x86 processors. If enabled, a general protection fault is
issued if the SGDT, SLDT, SIDT, SMSW or STR instructions are
@@ -1872,7 +1872,7 @@ config X86_INTEL_MEMORY_PROTECTION_KEYS
depends on X86_64 && (CPU_SUP_INTEL || CPU_SUP_AMD)
select ARCH_USES_HIGH_VMA_FLAGS
select ARCH_HAS_PKEYS
- ---help---
+ help
Memory Protection Keys provides a mechanism for enforcing
page-based protections, but without requiring modification of the
page tables when an application changes protection domains.
@@ -1931,7 +1931,7 @@ config EFI
depends on ACPI
select UCS2_STRING
select EFI_RUNTIME_WRAPPERS
- ---help---
+ help
This enables the kernel to use EFI runtime services that are
available (such as the EFI variable services).
@@ -1947,7 +1947,7 @@ config EFI_STUB
depends on EFI && !X86_USE_3DNOW
depends on $(cc-option,-mabi=ms) || X86_32
select RELOCATABLE
- ---help---
+ help
This kernel feature allows a bzImage to be loaded directly
by EFI firmware without the use of a bootloader.
@@ -1956,7 +1956,7 @@ config EFI_STUB
config EFI_MIXED
bool "EFI mixed-mode support"
depends on EFI_STUB && X86_64
- ---help---
+ help
Enabling this feature allows a 64-bit kernel to be booted
on a 32-bit firmware, provided that your CPU supports 64-bit
mode.
@@ -1970,7 +1970,7 @@ config EFI_MIXED
config SECCOMP
def_bool y
prompt "Enable seccomp to safely compute untrusted bytecode"
- ---help---
+ help
This kernel feature is useful for number crunching applications
that may need to compute untrusted bytecode during their
execution. By using pipes or other transports made available to
@@ -1988,7 +1988,7 @@ source "kernel/Kconfig.hz"
config KEXEC
bool "kexec system call"
select KEXEC_CORE
- ---help---
+ help
kexec is a system call that implements the ability to shutdown your
current kernel, and to start another kernel. It is like a reboot
but it is independent of the system firmware. And like a reboot
@@ -2009,7 +2009,7 @@ config KEXEC_FILE
depends on X86_64
depends on CRYPTO=y
depends on CRYPTO_SHA256=y
- ---help---
+ help
This is new version of kexec system call. This system call is
file based and takes file descriptors as system call argument
for kernel and initramfs as opposed to list of segments as
@@ -2021,7 +2021,7 @@ config ARCH_HAS_KEXEC_PURGATORY
config KEXEC_SIG
bool "Verify kernel signature during kexec_file_load() syscall"
depends on KEXEC_FILE
- ---help---
+ help
This option makes the kexec_file_load() syscall check for a valid
signature of the kernel image. The image can still be loaded without
@@ -2035,7 +2035,7 @@ config KEXEC_SIG
config KEXEC_SIG_FORCE
bool "Require a valid signature in kexec_file_load() syscall"
depends on KEXEC_SIG
- ---help---
+ help
This option makes kernel signature verification mandatory for
the kexec_file_load() syscall.
@@ -2044,13 +2044,13 @@ config KEXEC_BZIMAGE_VERIFY_SIG
depends on KEXEC_SIG
depends on SIGNED_PE_FILE_VERIFICATION
select SYSTEM_TRUSTED_KEYRING
- ---help---
+ help
Enable bzImage signature verification support.
config CRASH_DUMP
bool "kernel crash dumps"
depends on X86_64 || (X86_32 && HIGHMEM)
- ---help---
+ help
Generate crash dump after being started by kexec.
This should be normally only set in special crash dump kernels
which are loaded in the main kernel with kexec-tools into
@@ -2064,14 +2064,14 @@ config CRASH_DUMP
config KEXEC_JUMP
bool "kexec jump"
depends on KEXEC && HIBERNATION
- ---help---
+ help
Jump between original kernel and kexeced kernel and invoke
code in physical address mode via KEXEC
config PHYSICAL_START
hex "Physical address where the kernel is loaded" if (EXPERT || CRASH_DUMP)
default "0x1000000"
- ---help---
+ help
This gives the physical address where the kernel is loaded.
If kernel is a not relocatable (CONFIG_RELOCATABLE=n) then
@@ -2112,7 +2112,7 @@ config PHYSICAL_START
config RELOCATABLE
bool "Build a relocatable kernel"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This builds a kernel image that retains relocation information
so it can be loaded someplace besides the default 1MB.
The relocations tend to make the kernel binary about 10% larger,
@@ -2130,7 +2130,7 @@ config RANDOMIZE_BASE
bool "Randomize the address of the kernel image (KASLR)"
depends on RELOCATABLE
default y
- ---help---
+ help
In support of Kernel Address Space Layout Randomization (KASLR),
this randomizes the physical address at which the kernel image
is decompressed and the virtual address where the kernel
@@ -2171,7 +2171,7 @@ config PHYSICAL_ALIGN
default "0x200000"
range 0x2000 0x1000000 if X86_32
range 0x200000 0x1000000 if X86_64
- ---help---
+ help
This value puts the alignment restrictions on physical address
where kernel is loaded and run from. Kernel is compiled for an
address which meets above alignment restriction.
@@ -2195,7 +2195,7 @@ config PHYSICAL_ALIGN
config DYNAMIC_MEMORY_LAYOUT
bool
- ---help---
+ help
This option makes base addresses of vmalloc and vmemmap as well as
__PAGE_OFFSET movable during boot.
@@ -2205,7 +2205,7 @@ config RANDOMIZE_MEMORY
depends on RANDOMIZE_BASE
select DYNAMIC_MEMORY_LAYOUT
default RANDOMIZE_BASE
- ---help---
+ help
Randomizes the base virtual address of kernel memory sections
(physical memory mapping, vmalloc & vmemmap). This security feature
makes exploits relying on predictable memory locations less reliable.
@@ -2224,7 +2224,7 @@ config RANDOMIZE_MEMORY_PHYSICAL_PADDING
default "0x0"
range 0x1 0x40 if MEMORY_HOTPLUG
range 0x0 0x40
- ---help---
+ help
Define the padding in terabytes added to the existing physical
memory size during kernel memory randomization. It is useful
for memory hotplug support but reduces the entropy available for
@@ -2239,7 +2239,7 @@ config HOTPLUG_CPU
config BOOTPARAM_HOTPLUG_CPU0
bool "Set default setting of cpu0_hotpluggable"
depends on HOTPLUG_CPU
- ---help---
+ help
Set whether default state of cpu0_hotpluggable is on or off.
Say Y here to enable CPU0 hotplug by default. If this switch
@@ -2268,7 +2268,7 @@ config DEBUG_HOTPLUG_CPU0
def_bool n
prompt "Debug CPU0 hotplug"
depends on HOTPLUG_CPU
- ---help---
+ help
Enabling this option offlines CPU0 (if CPU0 can be offlined) as
soon as possible and boots up userspace with CPU0 offlined. User
can online CPU0 back after boot time.
@@ -2283,7 +2283,7 @@ config COMPAT_VDSO
def_bool n
prompt "Disable the 32-bit vDSO (needed for glibc 2.3.3)"
depends on COMPAT_32
- ---help---
+ help
Certain buggy versions of glibc will crash if they are
presented with a 32-bit vDSO that is not mapped at the address
indicated in its segment table.
@@ -2361,7 +2361,7 @@ endchoice
config CMDLINE_BOOL
bool "Built-in kernel command line"
- ---help---
+ help
Allow for specifying boot arguments to the kernel at
build time. On some systems (e.g. embedded ones), it is
necessary or convenient to provide some or all of the
@@ -2379,7 +2379,7 @@ config CMDLINE
string "Built-in kernel command string"
depends on CMDLINE_BOOL
default ""
- ---help---
+ help
Enter arguments here that should be compiled into the kernel
image and used at boot time. If the boot loader provides a
command line at boot time, it is appended to this string to
@@ -2395,7 +2395,7 @@ config CMDLINE
config CMDLINE_OVERRIDE
bool "Built-in command line overrides boot loader arguments"
depends on CMDLINE_BOOL && CMDLINE != ""
- ---help---
+ help
Set this option to 'Y' to have the kernel ignore the boot loader
command line, and use ONLY the built-in command line.
@@ -2405,7 +2405,7 @@ config CMDLINE_OVERRIDE
config MODIFY_LDT_SYSCALL
bool "Enable the LDT (local descriptor table)" if EXPERT
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Linux can allow user programs to install a per-process x86
Local Descriptor Table (LDT) using the modify_ldt(2) system
call. This is required to run 16-bit or segmented code such as
@@ -2469,7 +2469,7 @@ config X86_APM_BOOT
menuconfig APM
tristate "APM (Advanced Power Management) BIOS support"
depends on X86_32 && PM_SLEEP
- ---help---
+ help
APM is a BIOS specification for saving power using several different
techniques. This is mostly useful for battery powered laptops with
APM compliant BIOSes. If you say Y here, the system time will be
@@ -2529,14 +2529,14 @@ if APM
config APM_IGNORE_USER_SUSPEND
bool "Ignore USER SUSPEND"
- ---help---
+ help
This option will ignore USER SUSPEND requests. On machines with a
compliant APM BIOS, you want to say N. However, on the NEC Versa M
series notebooks, it is necessary to say Y because of a BIOS bug.
config APM_DO_ENABLE
bool "Enable PM at boot time"
- ---help---
+ help
Enable APM features at boot time. From page 36 of the APM BIOS
specification: "When disabled, the APM BIOS does not automatically
power manage devices, enter the Standby State, enter the Suspend
@@ -2554,7 +2554,7 @@ config APM_DO_ENABLE
config APM_CPU_IDLE
depends on CPU_IDLE
bool "Make CPU Idle calls when idle"
- ---help---
+ help
Enable calls to APM CPU Idle/CPU Busy inside the kernel's idle loop.
On some machines, this can activate improved power savings, such as
a slowed CPU clock rate, when the machine is idle. These idle calls
@@ -2565,7 +2565,7 @@ config APM_CPU_IDLE
config APM_DISPLAY_BLANK
bool "Enable console blanking using APM"
- ---help---
+ help
Enable console blanking using the APM. Some laptops can use this to
turn off the LCD backlight when the screen blanker of the Linux
virtual console blanks the screen. Note that this is only used by
@@ -2578,7 +2578,7 @@ config APM_DISPLAY_BLANK
config APM_ALLOW_INTS
bool "Allow interrupts during APM BIOS calls"
- ---help---
+ help
Normally we disable external interrupts while we are making calls to
the APM BIOS as a measure to lessen the effects of a badly behaving
BIOS implementation. The BIOS should reenable interrupts if it
@@ -2603,7 +2603,7 @@ choice
prompt "PCI access mode"
depends on X86_32 && PCI
default PCI_GOANY
- ---help---
+ help
On PCI systems, the BIOS can be used to detect the PCI devices and
determine their configuration. However, some old PCI motherboards
have BIOS bugs and may crash if this is done. Also, some embedded
@@ -2700,7 +2700,7 @@ if X86_32
config ISA
bool "ISA support"
- ---help---
+ help
Find out whether you have ISA slots on your motherboard. ISA is the
name of a bus system, i.e. the way the CPU talks to the other stuff
inside your box. Other bus systems are PCI, EISA, MicroChannel
@@ -2709,7 +2709,7 @@ config ISA
config SCx200
tristate "NatSemi SCx200 support"
- ---help---
+ help
This provides basic support for National Semiconductor's
(now AMD's) Geode processors. The driver probes for the
PCI-IDs of several on-chip devices, so its a good dependency
@@ -2721,7 +2721,7 @@ config SCx200HR_TIMER
tristate "NatSemi SCx200 27MHz High-Resolution Timer Support"
depends on SCx200
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides a clocksource built upon the on-chip
27MHz high-resolution timer. Its also a workaround for
NSC Geode SC-1100's buggy TSC, which loses time when the
@@ -2736,20 +2736,20 @@ config OLPC
select OF_PROMTREE
select IRQ_DOMAIN
select OLPC_EC
- ---help---
+ help
Add support for detecting the unique features of the OLPC
XO hardware.
config OLPC_XO1_PM
bool "OLPC XO-1 Power Management"
depends on OLPC && MFD_CS5535=y && PM_SLEEP
- ---help---
+ help
Add support for poweroff and suspend of the OLPC XO-1 laptop.
config OLPC_XO1_RTC
bool "OLPC XO-1 Real Time Clock"
depends on OLPC_XO1_PM && RTC_DRV_CMOS
- ---help---
+ help
Add support for the XO-1 real time clock, which can be used as a
programmable wakeup source.
@@ -2758,7 +2758,7 @@ config OLPC_XO1_SCI
depends on OLPC && OLPC_XO1_PM && GPIO_CS5535=y
depends on INPUT=y
select POWER_SUPPLY
- ---help---
+ help
Add support for SCI-based features of the OLPC XO-1 laptop:
- EC-driven system wakeups
- Power button
@@ -2771,7 +2771,7 @@ config OLPC_XO15_SCI
bool "OLPC XO-1.5 SCI extras"
depends on OLPC && ACPI
select POWER_SUPPLY
- ---help---
+ help
Add support for SCI-based features of the OLPC XO-1.5 laptop:
- EC-driven system wakeups
- AC adapter status updates
@@ -2780,7 +2780,7 @@ config OLPC_XO15_SCI
config ALIX
bool "PCEngines ALIX System Support (LED setup)"
select GPIOLIB
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables system support for the PCEngines ALIX.
At present this just sets up LEDs for GPIO control on
ALIX2/3/6 boards. However, other system specific setup should
@@ -2794,14 +2794,14 @@ config ALIX
config NET5501
bool "Soekris Engineering net5501 System Support (LEDS, GPIO, etc)"
select GPIOLIB
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables system support for the Soekris Engineering net5501.
config GEOS
bool "Traverse Technologies GEOS System Support (LEDS, GPIO, etc)"
select GPIOLIB
depends on DMI
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables system support for the Traverse Technologies GEOS.
config TS5500
@@ -2810,7 +2810,7 @@ config TS5500
select CHECK_SIGNATURE
select NEW_LEDS
select LEDS_CLASS
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables system support for the Technologic Systems TS-5500.
endif # X86_32
@@ -2857,7 +2857,7 @@ config IA32_EMULATION
select BINFMT_ELF
select COMPAT_BINFMT_ELF
select COMPAT_OLD_SIGACTION
- ---help---
+ help
Include code to run legacy 32-bit programs under a
64-bit kernel. You should likely turn this on, unless you're
100% sure that you don't have any 32-bit programs left.
@@ -2866,13 +2866,13 @@ config IA32_AOUT
tristate "IA32 a.out support"
depends on IA32_EMULATION
depends on BROKEN
- ---help---
+ help
Support old a.out binaries in the 32bit emulation.
config X86_X32
bool "x32 ABI for 64-bit mode"
depends on X86_64
- ---help---
+ help
Include code to run binaries for the x32 native 32-bit ABI
for 64-bit processors. An x32 process gets access to the
full 64-bit register file and wide data path while leaving
diff --git a/arch/x86/Kconfig.cpu b/arch/x86/Kconfig.cpu
index bc3a497c029c..814fe0d349b0 100644
--- a/arch/x86/Kconfig.cpu
+++ b/arch/x86/Kconfig.cpu
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ choice
prompt "Processor family"
default M686 if X86_32
default GENERIC_CPU if X86_64
- ---help---
+ help
This is the processor type of your CPU. This information is
used for optimizing purposes. In order to compile a kernel
that can run on all supported x86 CPU types (albeit not
@@ -53,21 +53,21 @@ choice
config M486SX
bool "486SX"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for an 486-class CPU without an FPU such as
AMD/Cyrix/IBM/Intel SL/SLC/SLC2/SLC3/SX/SX2 and UMC U5S.
config M486
bool "486DX"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for an 486-class CPU such as AMD/Cyrix/IBM/Intel
486DX/DX2/DX4 and UMC U5D.
config M586
bool "586/K5/5x86/6x86/6x86MX"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for an 586 or 686 series processor such as the AMD K5,
the Cyrix 5x86, 6x86 and 6x86MX. This choice does not
assume the RDTSC (Read Time Stamp Counter) instruction.
@@ -75,21 +75,21 @@ config M586
config M586TSC
bool "Pentium-Classic"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for a Pentium Classic processor with the RDTSC (Read
Time Stamp Counter) instruction for benchmarking.
config M586MMX
bool "Pentium-MMX"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for a Pentium with the MMX graphics/multimedia
extended instructions.
config M686
bool "Pentium-Pro"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for Intel Pentium Pro chips. This enables the use of
Pentium Pro extended instructions, and disables the init-time guard
against the f00f bug found in earlier Pentiums.
@@ -97,7 +97,7 @@ config M686
config MPENTIUMII
bool "Pentium-II/Celeron(pre-Coppermine)"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for Intel chips based on the Pentium-II and
pre-Coppermine Celeron core. This option enables an unaligned
copy optimization, compiles the kernel with optimization flags
@@ -107,7 +107,7 @@ config MPENTIUMII
config MPENTIUMIII
bool "Pentium-III/Celeron(Coppermine)/Pentium-III Xeon"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for Intel chips based on the Pentium-III and
Celeron-Coppermine core. This option enables use of some
extended prefetch instructions in addition to the Pentium II
@@ -116,14 +116,14 @@ config MPENTIUMIII
config MPENTIUMM
bool "Pentium M"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for Intel Pentium M (not Pentium-4 M)
notebook chips.
config MPENTIUM4
bool "Pentium-4/Celeron(P4-based)/Pentium-4 M/older Xeon"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for Intel Pentium 4 chips. This includes the
Pentium 4, Pentium D, P4-based Celeron and Xeon, and
Pentium-4 M (not Pentium M) chips. This option enables compile
@@ -159,7 +159,7 @@ config MPENTIUM4
config MK6
bool "K6/K6-II/K6-III"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for an AMD K6-family processor. Enables use of
some extended instructions, and passes appropriate optimization
flags to GCC.
@@ -167,14 +167,14 @@ config MK6
config MK7
bool "Athlon/Duron/K7"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for an AMD Athlon K7-family processor. Enables use of
some extended instructions, and passes appropriate optimization
flags to GCC.
config MK8
bool "Opteron/Athlon64/Hammer/K8"
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for an AMD Opteron or Athlon64 Hammer-family processor.
Enables use of some extended instructions, and passes appropriate
optimization flags to GCC.
@@ -182,7 +182,7 @@ config MK8
config MCRUSOE
bool "Crusoe"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for a Transmeta Crusoe processor. Treats the processor
like a 586 with TSC, and sets some GCC optimization flags (like a
Pentium Pro with no alignment requirements).
@@ -190,13 +190,13 @@ config MCRUSOE
config MEFFICEON
bool "Efficeon"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for a Transmeta Efficeon processor.
config MWINCHIPC6
bool "Winchip-C6"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for an IDT Winchip C6 chip. Linux and GCC
treat this chip as a 586TSC with some extended instructions
and alignment requirements.
@@ -204,7 +204,7 @@ config MWINCHIPC6
config MWINCHIP3D
bool "Winchip-2/Winchip-2A/Winchip-3"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for an IDT Winchip-2, 2A or 3. Linux and GCC
treat this chip as a 586TSC with some extended instructions
and alignment requirements. Also enable out of order memory
@@ -214,7 +214,7 @@ config MWINCHIP3D
config MELAN
bool "AMD Elan"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for an AMD Elan processor.
Do not use this option for K6/Athlon/Opteron processors!
@@ -222,19 +222,19 @@ config MELAN
config MGEODEGX1
bool "GeodeGX1"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for a Geode GX1 (Cyrix MediaGX) chip.
config MGEODE_LX
bool "Geode GX/LX"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for AMD Geode GX and LX processors.
config MCYRIXIII
bool "CyrixIII/VIA-C3"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for a Cyrix III or C3 chip. Presently Linux and GCC
treat this chip as a generic 586. Whilst the CPU is 686 class,
it lacks the cmov extension which gcc assumes is present when
@@ -246,7 +246,7 @@ config MCYRIXIII
config MVIAC3_2
bool "VIA C3-2 (Nehemiah)"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for a VIA C3 "Nehemiah". Selecting this enables usage
of SSE and tells gcc to treat the CPU as a 686.
Note, this kernel will not boot on older (pre model 9) C3s.
@@ -254,14 +254,14 @@ config MVIAC3_2
config MVIAC7
bool "VIA C7"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for a VIA C7. Selecting this uses the correct cache
shift and tells gcc to treat the CPU as a 686.
config MPSC
bool "Intel P4 / older Netburst based Xeon"
depends on X86_64
- ---help---
+ help
Optimize for Intel Pentium 4, Pentium D and older Nocona/Dempsey
Xeon CPUs with Intel 64bit which is compatible with x86-64.
Note that the latest Xeons (Xeon 51xx and 53xx) are not based on the
@@ -271,7 +271,7 @@ config MPSC
config MCORE2
bool "Core 2/newer Xeon"
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for Intel Core 2 and newer Core 2 Xeons (Xeon 51xx and
53xx) CPUs. You can distinguish newer from older Xeons by the CPU
@@ -280,7 +280,7 @@ config MCORE2
config MATOM
bool "Intel Atom"
- ---help---
+ help
Select this for the Intel Atom platform. Intel Atom CPUs have an
in-order pipelining architecture and thus can benefit from
@@ -290,7 +290,7 @@ config MATOM
config GENERIC_CPU
bool "Generic-x86-64"
depends on X86_64
- ---help---
+ help
Generic x86-64 CPU.
Run equally well on all x86-64 CPUs.
@@ -299,7 +299,7 @@ endchoice
config X86_GENERIC
bool "Generic x86 support"
depends on X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
Instead of just including optimizations for the selected
x86 variant (e.g. PII, Crusoe or Athlon), include some more
generic optimizations as well. This will make the kernel
@@ -397,14 +397,14 @@ config X86_VMX_FEATURE_NAMES
menuconfig PROCESSOR_SELECT
bool "Supported processor vendors" if EXPERT
- ---help---
+ help
This lets you choose what x86 vendor support code your kernel
will include.
config CPU_SUP_INTEL
default y
bool "Support Intel processors" if PROCESSOR_SELECT
- ---help---
+ help
This enables detection, tunings and quirks for Intel processors
You need this enabled if you want your kernel to run on an
@@ -418,7 +418,7 @@ config CPU_SUP_CYRIX_32
default y
bool "Support Cyrix processors" if PROCESSOR_SELECT
depends on M486SX || M486 || M586 || M586TSC || M586MMX || (EXPERT && !64BIT)
- ---help---
+ help
This enables detection, tunings and quirks for Cyrix processors
You need this enabled if you want your kernel to run on a
@@ -431,7 +431,7 @@ config CPU_SUP_CYRIX_32
config CPU_SUP_AMD
default y
bool "Support AMD processors" if PROCESSOR_SELECT
- ---help---
+ help
This enables detection, tunings and quirks for AMD processors
You need this enabled if you want your kernel to run on an
@@ -458,7 +458,7 @@ config CPU_SUP_HYGON
config CPU_SUP_CENTAUR
default y
bool "Support Centaur processors" if PROCESSOR_SELECT
- ---help---
+ help
This enables detection, tunings and quirks for Centaur processors
You need this enabled if you want your kernel to run on a
@@ -472,7 +472,7 @@ config CPU_SUP_TRANSMETA_32
default y
bool "Support Transmeta processors" if PROCESSOR_SELECT
depends on !64BIT
- ---help---
+ help
This enables detection, tunings and quirks for Transmeta processors
You need this enabled if you want your kernel to run on a
@@ -486,7 +486,7 @@ config CPU_SUP_UMC_32
default y
bool "Support UMC processors" if PROCESSOR_SELECT
depends on M486SX || M486 || (EXPERT && !64BIT)
- ---help---
+ help
This enables detection, tunings and quirks for UMC processors
You need this enabled if you want your kernel to run on a
diff --git a/arch/x86/Kconfig.debug b/arch/x86/Kconfig.debug
index fdf1431ac8c2..0dd319e6e5b4 100644
--- a/arch/x86/Kconfig.debug
+++ b/arch/x86/Kconfig.debug
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ config EARLY_PRINTK_USB
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.
@@ -17,7 +17,7 @@ config X86_VERBOSE_BOOTUP
config EARLY_PRINTK
bool "Early printk" if EXPERT
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Write kernel log output directly into the VGA buffer or to a serial
port.
@@ -31,7 +31,7 @@ config EARLY_PRINTK_DBGP
bool "Early printk via EHCI debug port"
depends on EARLY_PRINTK && PCI
select EARLY_PRINTK_USB
- ---help---
+ help
Write kernel log output directly into the EHCI debug port.
This is useful for kernel debugging when your machine crashes very
@@ -44,7 +44,7 @@ config EARLY_PRINTK_USB_XDBC
bool "Early printk via the xHCI debug port"
depends on EARLY_PRINTK && PCI
select EARLY_PRINTK_USB
- ---help---
+ help
Write kernel log output directly into the xHCI debug port.
One use for this feature is kernel debugging, for example when your
@@ -66,7 +66,7 @@ config EFI_PGT_DUMP
bool "Dump the EFI pagetable"
depends on EFI
select PTDUMP_CORE
- ---help---
+ help
Enable this if you want to dump the EFI page table before
enabling virtual mode. This can be used to debug miscellaneous
issues with the mapping of the EFI runtime regions into that
@@ -75,7 +75,7 @@ config EFI_PGT_DUMP
config DEBUG_TLBFLUSH
bool "Set upper limit of TLB entries to flush one-by-one"
depends on DEBUG_KERNEL
- ---help---
+ help
X86-only for now.
@@ -95,7 +95,7 @@ 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
@@ -110,7 +110,7 @@ config IOMMU_DEBUG
config IOMMU_LEAK
bool "IOMMU leak tracing"
depends on IOMMU_DEBUG && DMA_API_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.
@@ -121,7 +121,7 @@ config X86_DECODER_SELFTEST
bool "x86 instruction decoder selftest"
depends on DEBUG_KERNEL && INSTRUCTION_DECODER
depends on !COMPILE_TEST
- ---help---
+ help
Perform x86 instruction decoder selftests at build time.
This option is useful for checking the sanity of x86 instruction
decoder code.
@@ -133,25 +133,25 @@ 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.
@@ -161,19 +161,19 @@ 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 DEBUG_ENTRY
bool "Debug low-level entry code"
depends on DEBUG_KERNEL
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables sanity checks in x86's low-level entry code.
Some of these sanity checks may slow down kernel entries and
exits or otherwise impact performance.
@@ -183,7 +183,7 @@ config DEBUG_ENTRY
config DEBUG_NMI_SELFTEST
bool "NMI Selftest"
depends on DEBUG_KERNEL && X86_LOCAL_APIC
- ---help---
+ help
Enabling this option turns on a quick NMI selftest to verify
that the NMI behaves correctly.
@@ -195,7 +195,7 @@ config DEBUG_NMI_SELFTEST
config DEBUG_IMR_SELFTEST
bool "Isolated Memory Region self test"
depends on INTEL_IMR
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables automated sanity testing of the IMR code.
Some simple tests are run to verify IMR bounds checking, alignment
and overlapping. This option is really only useful if you are
@@ -208,7 +208,7 @@ config X86_DEBUG_FPU
bool "Debug the x86 FPU code"
depends on DEBUG_KERNEL
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If this option is enabled then there will be extra sanity
checks and (boot time) debug printouts added to the kernel.
This debugging adds some small amount of runtime overhead
@@ -221,7 +221,7 @@ config PUNIT_ATOM_DEBUG
depends on PCI
select DEBUG_FS
select IOSF_MBI
- ---help---
+ help
This is a debug driver, which gets the power states
of all Punit North Complex devices. The power states of
each device is exposed as part of the debugfs interface.
@@ -232,7 +232,7 @@ choice
prompt "Choose kernel unwinder"
default UNWINDER_ORC if X86_64
default UNWINDER_FRAME_POINTER if X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
This determines which method will be used for unwinding kernel stack
traces for panics, oopses, bugs, warnings, perf, /proc/<pid>/stack,
livepatch, lockdep, and more.
@@ -241,7 +241,7 @@ config UNWINDER_ORC
bool "ORC unwinder"
depends on X86_64
select STACK_VALIDATION
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables the ORC (Oops Rewind Capability) unwinder for
unwinding kernel stack traces. It uses a custom data format which is
a simplified version of the DWARF Call Frame Information standard.
@@ -256,7 +256,7 @@ config UNWINDER_ORC
config UNWINDER_FRAME_POINTER
bool "Frame pointer unwinder"
select FRAME_POINTER
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables the frame pointer unwinder for unwinding kernel
stack traces.
@@ -268,7 +268,7 @@ config UNWINDER_GUESS
bool "Guess unwinder"
depends on EXPERT
depends on !STACKDEPOT
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables the "guess" unwinder for unwinding kernel stack
traces. It scans the stack and reports every kernel text address it
finds. Some of the addresses it reports may be incorrect.
diff --git a/arch/x86/events/Kconfig b/arch/x86/events/Kconfig
index 4a809c6cbd2f..39d9ded9e25a 100644
--- a/arch/x86/events/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/x86/events/Kconfig
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@ config PERF_EVENTS_INTEL_UNCORE
tristate "Intel uncore performance events"
depends on PERF_EVENTS && CPU_SUP_INTEL && PCI
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Include support for Intel uncore performance events. These are
available on NehalemEX and more modern processors.
@@ -13,7 +13,7 @@ config PERF_EVENTS_INTEL_RAPL
tristate "Intel/AMD rapl performance events"
depends on PERF_EVENTS && (CPU_SUP_INTEL || CPU_SUP_AMD) && PCI
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Include support for Intel and AMD rapl performance events for power
monitoring on modern processors.
@@ -21,14 +21,14 @@ config PERF_EVENTS_INTEL_CSTATE
tristate "Intel cstate performance events"
depends on PERF_EVENTS && CPU_SUP_INTEL && PCI
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Include support for Intel cstate performance events for power
monitoring on modern processors.
config PERF_EVENTS_AMD_POWER
depends on PERF_EVENTS && CPU_SUP_AMD
tristate "AMD Processor Power Reporting Mechanism"
- ---help---
+ help
Provide power reporting mechanism support for AMD processors.
Currently, it leverages X86_FEATURE_ACC_POWER
(CPUID Fn8000_0007_EDX[12]) interface to calculate the
diff --git a/arch/x86/kvm/Kconfig b/arch/x86/kvm/Kconfig
index d8154e0684b6..b277a2db6267 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kvm/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/x86/kvm/Kconfig
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ menuconfig VIRTUALIZATION
bool "Virtualization"
depends on HAVE_KVM || X86
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to get to see options for using your Linux host to run other
operating systems inside virtual machines (guests).
This option alone does not add any kernel code.
@@ -45,7 +45,7 @@ config KVM
select KVM_GENERIC_DIRTYLOG_READ_PROTECT
select KVM_VFIO
select SRCU
- ---help---
+ help
Support hosting fully virtualized guest machines using hardware
virtualization extensions. You will need a fairly recent
processor equipped with virtualization extensions. You will also
@@ -75,7 +75,7 @@ config KVM_WERROR
config KVM_INTEL
tristate "KVM for Intel (and compatible) processors support"
depends on KVM && IA32_FEAT_CTL
- ---help---
+ help
Provides support for KVM on processors equipped with Intel's VT
extensions, a.k.a. Virtual Machine Extensions (VMX).
@@ -85,7 +85,7 @@ config KVM_INTEL
config KVM_AMD
tristate "KVM for AMD processors support"
depends on KVM
- ---help---
+ help
Provides support for KVM on AMD processors equipped with the AMD-V
(SVM) extensions.
@@ -97,13 +97,13 @@ config KVM_AMD_SEV
bool "AMD Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV) support"
depends on KVM_AMD && X86_64
depends on CRYPTO_DEV_SP_PSP && !(KVM_AMD=y && CRYPTO_DEV_CCP_DD=m)
- ---help---
+ help
Provides support for launching Encrypted VMs on AMD processors.
config KVM_MMU_AUDIT
bool "Audit KVM MMU"
depends on KVM && TRACEPOINTS
- ---help---
+ help
This option adds a R/W kVM module parameter 'mmu_audit', which allows
auditing of KVM MMU events at runtime.
diff --git a/arch/x86/ras/Kconfig b/arch/x86/ras/Kconfig
index 9ad6842de4b4..7488c715427e 100644
--- a/arch/x86/ras/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/x86/ras/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
config RAS_CEC
bool "Correctable Errors Collector"
depends on X86_MCE && MEMORY_FAILURE && DEBUG_FS
- ---help---
+ help
This is a small cache which collects correctable memory errors per 4K
page PFN and counts their repeated occurrence. Once the counter for a
PFN overflows, we try to soft-offline that page as we take it to mean
diff --git a/block/Kconfig b/block/Kconfig
index 9382a4acefc3..9357d7302398 100644
--- a/block/Kconfig
+++ b/block/Kconfig
@@ -66,7 +66,7 @@ config BLK_DEV_BSGLIB
config BLK_DEV_INTEGRITY
bool "Block layer data integrity support"
- ---help---
+ help
Some storage devices allow extra information to be
stored/retrieved to help protect the data. The block layer
data integrity option provides hooks which can be used by
@@ -84,7 +84,7 @@ config BLK_DEV_INTEGRITY_T10
config BLK_DEV_ZONED
bool "Zoned block device support"
select MQ_IOSCHED_DEADLINE
- ---help---
+ help
Block layer zoned block device support. This option enables
support for ZAC/ZBC host-managed and host-aware zoned block devices.
@@ -94,7 +94,7 @@ config BLK_DEV_THROTTLING
bool "Block layer bio throttling support"
depends on BLK_CGROUP=y
select BLK_CGROUP_RWSTAT
- ---help---
+ help
Block layer bio throttling support. It can be used to limit
the IO rate to a device. IO rate policies are per cgroup and
one needs to mount and use blkio cgroup controller for creating
@@ -105,7 +105,7 @@ config BLK_DEV_THROTTLING
config BLK_DEV_THROTTLING_LOW
bool "Block throttling .low limit interface support (EXPERIMENTAL)"
depends on BLK_DEV_THROTTLING
- ---help---
+ help
Add .low limit interface for block throttling. The low limit is a best
effort limit to prioritize cgroups. Depending on the setting, the limit
can be used to protect cgroups in terms of bandwidth/iops and better
@@ -115,7 +115,7 @@ config BLK_DEV_THROTTLING_LOW
config BLK_CMDLINE_PARSER
bool "Block device command line partition parser"
- ---help---
+ help
Enabling this option allows you to specify the partition layout from
the kernel boot args. This is typically of use for embedded devices
which don't otherwise have any standardized method for listing the
@@ -125,7 +125,7 @@ config BLK_CMDLINE_PARSER
config BLK_WBT
bool "Enable support for block device writeback throttling"
- ---help---
+ help
Enabling this option enables the block layer to throttle buffered
background writeback from the VM, making it more smooth and having
less impact on foreground operations. The throttling is done
@@ -135,7 +135,7 @@ config BLK_WBT
config BLK_CGROUP_IOLATENCY
bool "Enable support for latency based cgroup IO protection"
depends on BLK_CGROUP=y
- ---help---
+ help
Enabling this option enables the .latency interface for IO throttling.
The IO controller will attempt to maintain average IO latencies below
the configured latency target, throttling anybody with a higher latency
@@ -148,7 +148,7 @@ config BLK_CGROUP_IOCOST
depends on BLK_CGROUP=y
select BLK_RQ_IO_DATA_LEN
select BLK_RQ_ALLOC_TIME
- ---help---
+ help
Enabling this option enables the .weight interface for cost
model based proportional IO control. The IO controller
distributes IO capacity between different groups based on
@@ -158,7 +158,7 @@ config BLK_WBT_MQ
bool "Multiqueue writeback throttling"
default y
depends on BLK_WBT
- ---help---
+ help
Enable writeback throttling by default on multiqueue devices.
Multiqueue currently doesn't have support for IO scheduling,
enabling this option is recommended.
@@ -167,7 +167,7 @@ config BLK_DEBUG_FS
bool "Block layer debugging information in debugfs"
default y
depends on DEBUG_FS
- ---help---
+ help
Include block layer debugging information in debugfs. This information
is mostly useful for kernel developers, but it doesn't incur any cost
at runtime.
@@ -181,7 +181,7 @@ config BLK_DEBUG_FS_ZONED
config BLK_SED_OPAL
bool "Logic for interfacing with Opal enabled SEDs"
- ---help---
+ help
Builds Logic for interfacing with Opal enabled controllers.
Enabling this option enables users to setup/unlock/lock
Locking ranges for SED devices using the Opal protocol.
diff --git a/block/Kconfig.iosched b/block/Kconfig.iosched
index 7df14133adc8..2f2158e05a91 100644
--- a/block/Kconfig.iosched
+++ b/block/Kconfig.iosched
@@ -6,13 +6,13 @@ menu "IO Schedulers"
config MQ_IOSCHED_DEADLINE
tristate "MQ deadline I/O scheduler"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
MQ version of the deadline IO scheduler.
config MQ_IOSCHED_KYBER
tristate "Kyber I/O scheduler"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
The Kyber I/O scheduler is a low-overhead scheduler suitable for
multiqueue and other fast devices. Given target latencies for reads and
synchronous writes, it will self-tune queue depths to achieve that
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ config MQ_IOSCHED_KYBER
config IOSCHED_BFQ
tristate "BFQ I/O scheduler"
- ---help---
+ help
BFQ I/O scheduler for BLK-MQ. BFQ distributes the bandwidth of
of the device among all processes according to their weights,
regardless of the device parameters and with any workload. It
@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ config BFQ_GROUP_IOSCHED
bool "BFQ hierarchical scheduling support"
depends on IOSCHED_BFQ && BLK_CGROUP
select BLK_CGROUP_RWSTAT
- ---help---
+ help
Enable hierarchical scheduling in BFQ, using the blkio
(cgroups-v1) or io (cgroups-v2) controller.
@@ -40,7 +40,7 @@ config BFQ_GROUP_IOSCHED
config BFQ_CGROUP_DEBUG
bool "BFQ IO controller debugging"
depends on BFQ_GROUP_IOSCHED
- ---help---
+ help
Enable some debugging help. Currently it exports additional stat
files in a cgroup which can be useful for debugging.
diff --git a/block/partitions/Kconfig b/block/partitions/Kconfig
index 702689a628f0..6e2a649669e5 100644
--- a/block/partitions/Kconfig
+++ b/block/partitions/Kconfig
@@ -156,7 +156,7 @@ config SOLARIS_X86_PARTITION
config UNIXWARE_DISKLABEL
bool "Unixware slices support"
depends on PARTITION_ADVANCED && MSDOS_PARTITION
- ---help---
+ help
Like some systems, UnixWare uses its own slice table inside a
partition (VTOC - Virtual Table of Contents). Its format is
incompatible with all other OSes. Saying Y here allows you to read
@@ -176,7 +176,7 @@ config UNIXWARE_DISKLABEL
config LDM_PARTITION
bool "Windows Logical Disk Manager (Dynamic Disk) support"
depends on PARTITION_ADVANCED
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you would like to use hard disks under Linux which
were partitioned using Windows 2000's/XP's or Vista's Logical Disk
Manager. They are also known as "Dynamic Disks".
@@ -226,7 +226,7 @@ config ULTRIX_PARTITION
config SUN_PARTITION
bool "Sun partition tables support" if PARTITION_ADVANCED
default y if (SPARC || SUN3 || SUN3X)
- ---help---
+ help
Like most systems, SunOS uses its own hard disk partition table
format, incompatible with all others. Saying Y here allows you to
read these partition tables and further mount SunOS partitions from
diff --git a/drivers/accessibility/Kconfig b/drivers/accessibility/Kconfig
index 00f7512c9cf4..f10c17dc1dee 100644
--- a/drivers/accessibility/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/accessibility/Kconfig
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
# SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0
menuconfig ACCESSIBILITY
bool "Accessibility support"
- ---help---
+ help
Accessibility handles all special kinds of hardware devices or
software adapters which help people with disabilities (e.g.
blindness) to use computers.
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ config A11Y_BRAILLE_CONSOLE
bool "Console on braille device"
depends on VT
depends on SERIAL_CORE_CONSOLE
- ---help---
+ help
Enables console output on a braille device connected to a 8250
serial port. For now only the VisioBraille device is supported.
diff --git a/drivers/android/Kconfig b/drivers/android/Kconfig
index 6fdf2abe4598..53b22e26266c 100644
--- a/drivers/android/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/android/Kconfig
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@ menu "Android"
config ANDROID
bool "Android Drivers"
- ---help---
+ help
Enable support for various drivers needed on the Android platform
if ANDROID
@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@ config ANDROID_BINDER_IPC
bool "Android Binder IPC Driver"
depends on MMU
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Binder is used in Android for both communication between processes,
and remote method invocation.
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ config ANDROID_BINDERFS
bool "Android Binderfs filesystem"
depends on ANDROID_BINDER_IPC
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Binderfs is a pseudo-filesystem for the Android Binder IPC driver
which can be mounted per-ipc namespace allowing to run multiple
instances of Android.
@@ -36,7 +36,7 @@ config ANDROID_BINDER_DEVICES
string "Android Binder devices"
depends on ANDROID_BINDER_IPC
default "binder,hwbinder,vndbinder"
- ---help---
+ help
Default value for the binder.devices parameter.
The binder.devices parameter is a comma-separated list of strings
@@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ config ANDROID_BINDER_DEVICES
config ANDROID_BINDER_IPC_SELFTEST
bool "Android Binder IPC Driver Selftest"
depends on ANDROID_BINDER_IPC
- ---help---
+ help
This feature allows binder selftest to run.
Binder selftest checks the allocation and free of binder buffers
diff --git a/drivers/ata/Kconfig b/drivers/ata/Kconfig
index 05ecdce1b702..030cb32da980 100644
--- a/drivers/ata/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/ata/Kconfig
@@ -17,7 +17,7 @@ menuconfig ATA
depends on BLOCK
select SCSI
select GLOB
- ---help---
+ help
If you want to use an ATA hard disk, ATA tape drive, ATA CD-ROM or
any other ATA device under Linux, say Y and make sure that you know
the name of your ATA host adapter (the card inside your computer
diff --git a/drivers/atm/Kconfig b/drivers/atm/Kconfig
index cfb0d16b60ad..8007e051876c 100644
--- a/drivers/atm/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/atm/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ menuconfig ATM_DRIVERS
bool "ATM drivers"
depends on NETDEVICES && ATM
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to get to see options for Asynchronous Transfer Mode
device drivers. This option alone does not add any kernel code.
@@ -40,7 +40,7 @@ config ATM_LANAI
config ATM_ENI
tristate "Efficient Networks ENI155P"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
Driver for the Efficient Networks ENI155p series and SMC ATM
Power155 155 Mbps ATM adapters. Both, the versions with 512KB and
2MB on-board RAM (Efficient calls them "C" and "S", respectively),
@@ -64,7 +64,7 @@ config ATM_ENI_DEBUG
config ATM_ENI_TUNE_BURST
bool "Fine-tune burst settings"
depends on ATM_ENI
- ---help---
+ help
In order to obtain good throughput, the ENI NIC can transfer
multiple words of data per PCI bus access cycle. Such a multi-word
transfer is called a burst.
@@ -256,7 +256,7 @@ config ATM_AMBASSADOR
config ATM_AMBASSADOR_DEBUG
bool "Enable debugging messages"
depends on ATM_AMBASSADOR
- ---help---
+ help
Somewhat useful debugging messages are available. The choice of
messages is controlled by a bitmap. This may be specified as a
module argument (kernel command line argument as well?), changed
@@ -280,7 +280,7 @@ config ATM_HORIZON
config ATM_HORIZON_DEBUG
bool "Enable debugging messages"
depends on ATM_HORIZON
- ---help---
+ help
Somewhat useful debugging messages are available. The choice of
messages is controlled by a bitmap. This may be specified as a
module argument (kernel command line argument as well?), changed
@@ -296,7 +296,7 @@ config ATM_HORIZON_DEBUG
config ATM_IA
tristate "Interphase ATM PCI x575/x525/x531"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This is a driver for the Interphase (i)ChipSAR adapter cards
which include a variety of variants in term of the size of the
control memory (128K-1KVC, 512K-4KVC), the size of the packet
@@ -312,7 +312,7 @@ config ATM_IA
config ATM_IA_DEBUG
bool "Enable debugging messages"
depends on ATM_IA
- ---help---
+ help
Somewhat useful debugging messages are available. The choice of
messages is controlled by a bitmap. This may be specified as a
module argument (kernel command line argument as well?), changed
@@ -330,7 +330,7 @@ config ATM_FORE200E
tristate "FORE Systems 200E-series"
depends on (PCI || SBUS)
select FW_LOADER
- ---help---
+ help
This is a driver for the FORE Systems 200E-series ATM adapter
cards. It simultaneously supports PCA-200E and SBA-200E models
on PCI and SBUS hosts. Say Y (or M to compile as a module
@@ -352,7 +352,7 @@ config ATM_FORE200E_TX_RETRY
int "Maximum number of tx retries"
depends on ATM_FORE200E
default "16"
- ---help---
+ help
Specifies the number of times the driver attempts to transmit
a message before giving up, if the transmit queue of the ATM card
is transiently saturated.
diff --git a/drivers/auxdisplay/Kconfig b/drivers/auxdisplay/Kconfig
index 48efa7a047f3..81757eeded68 100644
--- a/drivers/auxdisplay/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/auxdisplay/Kconfig
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@
menuconfig AUXDISPLAY
bool "Auxiliary Display support"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to get to see options for auxiliary display drivers.
This option alone does not add any kernel code.
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ config HD44780
tristate "HD44780 Character LCD support"
depends on GPIOLIB || COMPILE_TEST
select CHARLCD
- ---help---
+ help
Enable support for Character LCDs using a HD44780 controller.
The LCD is accessible through the /dev/lcd char device (10, 156).
This code can either be compiled as a module, or linked into the
@@ -31,7 +31,7 @@ config KS0108
tristate "KS0108 LCD Controller"
depends on PARPORT_PC
default n
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a LCD controlled by one or more KS0108
controllers, say Y. You will need also another more specific
driver for your LCD.
@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@ config KS0108_PORT
hex "Parallel port where the LCD is connected"
depends on KS0108
default 0x378
- ---help---
+ help
The address of the parallel port where the LCD is connected.
The first standard parallel port address is 0x378.
@@ -71,7 +71,7 @@ config KS0108_DELAY
int "Delay between each control writing (microseconds)"
depends on KS0108
default "2"
- ---help---
+ help
Amount of time the ks0108 should wait between each control write
to the parallel port.
@@ -92,7 +92,7 @@ config CFAG12864B
select FB_SYS_IMAGEBLIT
select FB_SYS_FOPS
default n
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a Crystalfontz 128x64 2-color LCD, cfag12864b Series,
say Y. You also need the ks0108 LCD Controller driver.
@@ -114,7 +114,7 @@ config CFAG12864B_RATE
int "Refresh rate (hertz)"
depends on CFAG12864B
default "20"
- ---help---
+ help
Refresh rate of the LCD.
As the LCD is not memory mapped, the driver has to make the work by
@@ -168,7 +168,7 @@ menuconfig PARPORT_PANEL
tristate "Parallel port LCD/Keypad Panel support"
depends on PARPORT
select CHARLCD
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have an HD44780 or KS-0074 LCD connected to your
parallel port. This driver also features 4 and 6-key keypads. The LCD
is accessible through the /dev/lcd char device (10, 156), and the
@@ -182,7 +182,7 @@ config PANEL_PARPORT
int "Default parallel port number (0=LPT1)"
range 0 255
default "0"
- ---help---
+ help
This is the index of the parallel port the panel is connected to. One
driver instance only supports one parallel port, so if your keypad
and LCD are connected to two separate ports, you have to start two
@@ -193,7 +193,7 @@ config PANEL_PROFILE
int "Default panel profile (0-5, 0=custom)"
range 0 5
default "5"
- ---help---
+ help
To ease configuration, the driver supports different configuration
profiles for past and recent wirings. These profiles can also be
used to define an approximative configuration, completed by a few
@@ -215,7 +215,7 @@ config PANEL_KEYPAD
int "Keypad type (0=none, 1=old 6 keys, 2=new 6 keys, 3=Nexcom 4 keys)"
range 0 3
default 0
- ---help---
+ help
This enables and configures a keypad connected to the parallel port.
The keys will be read from character device 10,185. Valid values are :
@@ -232,7 +232,7 @@ config PANEL_LCD
int "LCD type (0=none, 1=custom, 2=old //, 3=ks0074, 4=hantronix, 5=Nexcom)"
range 0 5
default 0
- ---help---
+ help
This enables and configures an LCD connected to the parallel port.
The driver includes an interpreter for escape codes starting with
'\e[L' which are specific to the LCD, and a few ANSI codes. The
@@ -255,7 +255,7 @@ config PANEL_LCD_HEIGHT
int "Number of lines on the LCD (1-2)"
range 1 2
default 2
- ---help---
+ help
This is the number of visible character lines on the LCD in custom profile.
It can either be 1 or 2.
@@ -264,7 +264,7 @@ config PANEL_LCD_WIDTH
int "Number of characters per line on the LCD (1-40)"
range 1 40
default 40
- ---help---
+ help
This is the number of characters per line on the LCD in custom profile.
Common values are 16,20,24,40.
@@ -273,7 +273,7 @@ config PANEL_LCD_BWIDTH
int "Internal LCD line width (1-40, 40 by default)"
range 1 40
default 40
- ---help---
+ help
Most LCDs use a standard controller which supports hardware lines of 40
characters, although sometimes only 16, 20 or 24 of them are really wired
to the terminal. This results in some non-visible but addressable characters,
@@ -289,7 +289,7 @@ config PANEL_LCD_HWIDTH
int "Hardware LCD line width (1-64, 64 by default)"
range 1 64
default 64
- ---help---
+ help
Most LCDs use a single address bit to differentiate line 0 and line 1. Since
some of them need to be able to address 40 chars with the lower bits, they
often use the immediately superior power of 2, which is 64, to address the
@@ -303,7 +303,7 @@ config PANEL_LCD_CHARSET
int "LCD character set (0=normal, 1=KS0074)"
range 0 1
default 0
- ---help---
+ help
Some controllers such as the KS0074 use a somewhat strange character set
where many symbols are at unusual places. The driver knows how to map
'standard' ASCII characters to the character sets used by these controllers.
@@ -319,7 +319,7 @@ config PANEL_LCD_PROTO
int "LCD communication mode (0=parallel 8 bits, 1=serial)"
range 0 1
default 0
- ---help---
+ help
This driver now supports any serial or parallel LCD wired to a parallel
port. But before assigning signals, the driver needs to know if it will
be driving a serial LCD or a parallel one. Serial LCDs only use 2 wires
@@ -332,7 +332,7 @@ config PANEL_LCD_PIN_E
int "Parallel port pin number & polarity connected to the LCD E signal (-17...17) "
range -17 17
default 14
- ---help---
+ help
This describes the number of the parallel port pin to which the LCD 'E'
signal has been connected. It can be :
@@ -347,7 +347,7 @@ config PANEL_LCD_PIN_RS
int "Parallel port pin number & polarity connected to the LCD RS signal (-17...17) "
range -17 17
default 17
- ---help---
+ help
This describes the number of the parallel port pin to which the LCD 'RS'
signal has been connected. It can be :
@@ -362,7 +362,7 @@ config PANEL_LCD_PIN_RW
int "Parallel port pin number & polarity connected to the LCD RW signal (-17...17) "
range -17 17
default 16
- ---help---
+ help
This describes the number of the parallel port pin to which the LCD 'RW'
signal has been connected. It can be :
@@ -377,7 +377,7 @@ config PANEL_LCD_PIN_SCL
int "Parallel port pin number & polarity connected to the LCD SCL signal (-17...17) "
range -17 17
default 1
- ---help---
+ help
This describes the number of the parallel port pin to which the serial
LCD 'SCL' signal has been connected. It can be :
@@ -392,7 +392,7 @@ config PANEL_LCD_PIN_SDA
int "Parallel port pin number & polarity connected to the LCD SDA signal (-17...17) "
range -17 17
default 2
- ---help---
+ help
This describes the number of the parallel port pin to which the serial
LCD 'SDA' signal has been connected. It can be :
@@ -407,7 +407,7 @@ config PANEL_LCD_PIN_BL
int "Parallel port pin number & polarity connected to the LCD backlight signal (-17...17) "
range -17 17
default 0
- ---help---
+ help
This describes the number of the parallel port pin to which the LCD 'BL' signal
has been connected. It can be :
@@ -423,7 +423,7 @@ config PANEL_CHANGE_MESSAGE
bool "Change LCD initialization message ?"
depends on CHARLCD
default "n"
- ---help---
+ help
This allows you to replace the boot message indicating the kernel version
and the driver version with a custom message. This is useful on appliances
where a simple 'Starting system' message can be enough to stop a customer
@@ -436,7 +436,7 @@ config PANEL_BOOT_MESSAGE
depends on PANEL_CHANGE_MESSAGE="y"
string "New initialization message"
default ""
- ---help---
+ help
This allows you to replace the boot message indicating the kernel version
and the driver version with a custom message. This is useful on appliances
where a simple 'Starting system' message can be enough to stop a customer
@@ -448,7 +448,7 @@ config PANEL_BOOT_MESSAGE
choice
prompt "Backlight initial state"
default CHARLCD_BL_FLASH
- ---help---
+ help
Select the initial backlight state on boot or module load.
Previously, there was no option for this: the backlight flashed
diff --git a/drivers/block/Kconfig b/drivers/block/Kconfig
index 084b9efcefca..ecceaaa1a66f 100644
--- a/drivers/block/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/block/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ menuconfig BLK_DEV
bool "Block devices"
depends on BLOCK
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to get to see options for various different block device
drivers. This option alone does not add any kernel code.
@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@ config BLK_DEV_NULL_BLK_FAULT_INJECTION
config BLK_DEV_FD
tristate "Normal floppy disk support"
depends on ARCH_MAY_HAVE_PC_FDC
- ---help---
+ help
If you want to use the floppy disk drive(s) of your PC under Linux,
say Y. Information about this driver, especially important for IBM
Thinkpad users, is contained in
@@ -91,7 +91,7 @@ config GDROM
config PARIDE
tristate "Parallel port IDE device support"
depends on PARPORT_PC
- ---help---
+ help
There are many external CD-ROM and disk devices that connect through
your computer's parallel port. Most of them are actually IDE devices
using a parallel port IDE adapter. This option enables the PARIDE
@@ -124,7 +124,7 @@ source "drivers/block/zram/Kconfig"
config BLK_DEV_UMEM
tristate "Micro Memory MM5415 Battery Backed RAM support"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
Saying Y here will include support for the MM5415 family of
battery backed (Non-volatile) RAM cards.
<http://www.umem.com/>
@@ -141,7 +141,7 @@ config BLK_DEV_UMEM
config BLK_DEV_UBD
bool "Virtual block device"
depends on UML
- ---help---
+ help
The User-Mode Linux port includes a driver called UBD which will let
you access arbitrary files on the host computer as block devices.
Unless you know that you do not need such virtual block devices say
@@ -150,7 +150,7 @@ config BLK_DEV_UBD
config BLK_DEV_UBD_SYNC
bool "Always do synchronous disk IO for UBD"
depends on BLK_DEV_UBD
- ---help---
+ help
Writes to the virtual block device are not immediately written to the
host's disk; this may cause problems if, for example, the User-Mode
Linux 'Virtual Machine' uses a journalling filesystem and the host
@@ -173,7 +173,7 @@ config BLK_DEV_COW_COMMON
config BLK_DEV_LOOP
tristate "Loopback device support"
- ---help---
+ help
Saying Y here will allow you to use a regular file as a block
device; you can then create a file system on that block device and
mount it just as you would mount other block devices such as hard
@@ -234,7 +234,7 @@ config BLK_DEV_CRYPTOLOOP
select CRYPTO
select CRYPTO_CBC
depends on BLK_DEV_LOOP
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to be able to use the ciphers that are
provided by the CryptoAPI as loop transformation. This might be
used as hard disk encryption.
@@ -249,7 +249,7 @@ source "drivers/block/drbd/Kconfig"
config BLK_DEV_NBD
tristate "Network block device support"
depends on NET
- ---help---
+ help
Saying Y here will allow your computer to be a client for network
block devices, i.e. it will be able to use block devices exported by
servers (mount file systems on them etc.). Communication between
@@ -277,7 +277,7 @@ config BLK_DEV_SKD
tristate "STEC S1120 Block Driver"
depends on PCI
depends on 64BIT
- ---help---
+ help
Saying Y or M here will enable support for the
STEC, Inc. S1120 PCIe SSD.
@@ -286,7 +286,7 @@ config BLK_DEV_SKD
config BLK_DEV_SX8
tristate "Promise SATA SX8 support"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
Saying Y or M here will enable support for the
Promise SATA SX8 controllers.
@@ -294,7 +294,7 @@ config BLK_DEV_SX8
config BLK_DEV_RAM
tristate "RAM block device support"
- ---help---
+ help
Saying Y here will allow you to use a portion of your RAM memory as
a block device, so that you can make file systems on it, read and
write to it and do all the other things that you can do with normal
@@ -428,7 +428,7 @@ config XEN_BLKDEV_BACKEND
config VIRTIO_BLK
tristate "Virtio block driver"
depends on VIRTIO
- ---help---
+ help
This is the virtual block driver for virtio. It can be used with
QEMU based VMMs (like KVM or Xen). Say Y or M.
diff --git a/drivers/block/paride/Kconfig b/drivers/block/paride/Kconfig
index f8bd6ef3605a..7c6ae1036927 100644
--- a/drivers/block/paride/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/block/paride/Kconfig
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@ config PARIDE_PCD
depends on PARIDE
select CDROM
select BLK_SCSI_REQUEST # only for the generic cdrom code
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables the high-level driver for ATAPI CD-ROM devices
connected through a parallel port. If you chose to build PARIDE
support into your kernel, you may answer Y here to build in the
@@ -71,7 +71,7 @@ config PARIDE_PT
config PARIDE_PG
tristate "Parallel port generic ATAPI devices"
depends on PARIDE
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables a special high-level driver for generic ATAPI
devices connected through a parallel port. The driver allows user
programs, such as cdrtools, to send ATAPI commands directly to a
@@ -111,7 +111,7 @@ config PARIDE_ATEN
config PARIDE_BPCK
tristate "MicroSolutions backpack (Series 5) protocol"
depends on PARIDE
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables support for the Micro Solutions BACKPACK
parallel port Series 5 IDE protocol. (Most BACKPACK drives made
before 1999 were Series 5) Series 5 drives will NOT always have the
@@ -129,7 +129,7 @@ config PARIDE_BPCK
config PARIDE_BPCK6
tristate "MicroSolutions backpack (Series 6) protocol"
depends on PARIDE && !64BIT
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables support for the Micro Solutions BACKPACK
parallel port Series 6 IDE protocol. (Most BACKPACK drives made
after 1999 were Series 6) Series 6 drives will have the Series noted
diff --git a/drivers/char/Kconfig b/drivers/char/Kconfig
index ac25833eb19e..98c3a5d8003e 100644
--- a/drivers/char/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/char/Kconfig
@@ -11,7 +11,7 @@ config TTY_PRINTK
tristate "TTY driver to output user messages via printk"
depends on EXPERT && TTY
default n
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, the support for writing user messages (i.e.
console messages) via printk is available.
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@ config TTY_PRINTK_LEVEL
config PRINTER
tristate "Parallel printer support"
depends on PARPORT
- ---help---
+ help
If you intend to attach a printer to the parallel port of your Linux
box (as opposed to using a serial printer; if the connector at the
printer has 9 or 25 holes ["female"], then it's serial), say Y.
@@ -59,7 +59,7 @@ config PRINTER
config LP_CONSOLE
bool "Support for console on line printer"
depends on PRINTER
- ---help---
+ help
If you want kernel messages to be printed out as they occur, you
can have a console on the printer. This option adds support for
doing that; to actually get it to happen you need to pass the
@@ -76,7 +76,7 @@ config LP_CONSOLE
config PPDEV
tristate "Support for user-space parallel port device drivers"
depends on PARPORT
- ---help---
+ help
Saying Y to this adds support for /dev/parport device nodes. This
is needed for programs that want portable access to the parallel
port, for instance deviceid (which displays Plug-and-Play device
@@ -146,7 +146,7 @@ config DS1620
config NWBUTTON
tristate "NetWinder Button"
depends on ARCH_NETWINDER
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here and create a character device node /dev/nwbutton
with major and minor numbers 10 and 158 ("man mknod"), then every
time the orange button is pressed a number of times, the number of
@@ -182,7 +182,7 @@ config NWBUTTON_REBOOT
config NWFLASH
tristate "NetWinder flash support"
depends on ARCH_NETWINDER
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here and create a character device /dev/flash with
major 10 and minor 160 you can manipulate the flash ROM containing
the NetWinder firmware. Be careful as accidentally overwriting the
@@ -220,7 +220,7 @@ config XILINX_HWICAP
config R3964
tristate "Siemens R3964 line discipline"
depends on TTY && BROKEN
- ---help---
+ help
This driver allows synchronous communication with devices using the
Siemens R3964 packet protocol. Unless you are dealing with special
hardware like PLCs, you are unlikely to need this.
@@ -233,7 +233,7 @@ config R3964
config APPLICOM
tristate "Applicom intelligent fieldbus card support"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides the kernel-side support for the intelligent
fieldbus cards made by Applicom International. More information
about these cards can be found on the WWW at the address
@@ -248,7 +248,7 @@ config APPLICOM
config SONYPI
tristate "Sony Vaio Programmable I/O Control Device support"
depends on X86_32 && PCI && INPUT
- ---help---
+ help
This driver enables access to the Sony Programmable I/O Control
Device which can be found in many (all ?) Sony Vaio laptops.
@@ -269,7 +269,7 @@ config MWAVE
tristate "ACP Modem (Mwave) support"
depends on X86 && TTY
select SERIAL_8250
- ---help---
+ help
The ACP modem (Mwave) for Linux is a WinModem. It is composed of a
kernel driver and a user level application. Together these components
support direct attachment to public switched telephone networks (PSTNs)
@@ -347,7 +347,7 @@ config NVRAM
tristate "/dev/nvram support"
depends on X86 || HAVE_ARCH_NVRAM_OPS
default M68K || PPC
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here and create a character special file /dev/nvram
with major number 10 and minor number 144 using mknod ("man mknod"),
you get read and write access to the non-volatile memory.
diff --git a/drivers/char/agp/Kconfig b/drivers/char/agp/Kconfig
index bc54235a7022..a086dd34f932 100644
--- a/drivers/char/agp/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/char/agp/Kconfig
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@ menuconfig AGP
tristate "/dev/agpgart (AGP Support)"
depends on ALPHA || IA64 || PARISC || PPC || X86
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) is a bus system mainly used to
connect graphics cards to the rest of the system.
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@ menuconfig AGP
config AGP_ALI
tristate "ALI chipset support"
depends on AGP && X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
This option gives you AGP support for the GLX component of
X on the following ALi chipsets. The supported chipsets
include M1541, M1621, M1631, M1632, M1641,M1647,and M1651.
@@ -45,7 +45,7 @@ config AGP_ALI
config AGP_ATI
tristate "ATI chipset support"
depends on AGP && X86_32
- ---help---
+ help
This option gives you AGP support for the GLX component of
X on the ATI RadeonIGP family of chipsets.
diff --git a/drivers/char/hw_random/Kconfig b/drivers/char/hw_random/Kconfig
index ac00d78ee9cc..0ad17efc96df 100644
--- a/drivers/char/hw_random/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/char/hw_random/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
menuconfig HW_RANDOM
tristate "Hardware Random Number Generator Core support"
default m
- ---help---
+ help
Hardware Random Number Generator Core infrastructure.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ if HW_RANDOM
config HW_RANDOM_TIMERIOMEM
tristate "Timer IOMEM HW Random Number Generator support"
depends on HAS_IOMEM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for a generic Random
Number Generator used by reading a 'dumb' iomem address that
is to be read no faster than, for example, once a second;
@@ -39,7 +39,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_INTEL
tristate "Intel HW Random Number Generator support"
depends on (X86 || IA64) && PCI
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator hardware found on Intel i8xx-based motherboards.
@@ -52,7 +52,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_AMD
tristate "AMD HW Random Number Generator support"
depends on (X86 || PPC_MAPLE) && PCI
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator hardware found on AMD 76x-based motherboards.
@@ -65,7 +65,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_ATMEL
tristate "Atmel Random Number Generator support"
depends on ARCH_AT91 && HAVE_CLK && OF
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator hardware found on Atmel AT91 devices.
@@ -79,7 +79,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_BCM2835
depends on ARCH_BCM2835 || ARCH_BCM_NSP || ARCH_BCM_5301X || \
ARCH_BCM_63XX || BCM63XX || BMIPS_GENERIC
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator hardware found on the Broadcom BCM2835 and BCM63xx SoCs.
@@ -92,7 +92,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_IPROC_RNG200
tristate "Broadcom iProc/STB RNG200 support"
depends on ARCH_BCM_IPROC || ARCH_BCM2835 || ARCH_BRCMSTB
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the RNG200
hardware found on the Broadcom iProc and STB SoCs.
@@ -105,7 +105,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_GEODE
tristate "AMD Geode HW Random Number Generator support"
depends on X86_32 && PCI
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator hardware found on the AMD Geode LX.
@@ -118,7 +118,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_N2RNG
tristate "Niagara2 Random Number Generator support"
depends on SPARC64
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator hardware found on Niagara2 cpus.
@@ -131,7 +131,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_VIA
tristate "VIA HW Random Number Generator support"
depends on X86
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator hardware found on VIA based motherboards.
@@ -144,7 +144,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_IXP4XX
tristate "Intel IXP4xx NPU HW Pseudo-Random Number Generator support"
depends on ARCH_IXP4XX
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Pseudo-Random
Number Generator hardware found on the Intel IXP45x/46x NPU.
@@ -157,7 +157,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_OMAP
tristate "OMAP Random Number Generator support"
depends on ARCH_OMAP16XX || ARCH_OMAP2PLUS || ARCH_MVEBU
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator hardware found on OMAP16xx, OMAP2/3/4/5, AM33xx/AM43xx
multimedia processors, and Marvell Armada 7k/8k SoCs.
@@ -171,7 +171,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_OMAP3_ROM
tristate "OMAP3 ROM Random Number Generator support"
depends on ARCH_OMAP3
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator hardware found on OMAP34xx processors.
@@ -184,7 +184,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_OCTEON
tristate "Octeon Random Number Generator support"
depends on CAVIUM_OCTEON_SOC
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator hardware found on Octeon processors.
@@ -197,7 +197,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_PASEMI
tristate "PA Semi HW Random Number Generator support"
depends on PPC_PASEMI
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator hardware found on PA Semi PWRficient SoCs.
@@ -209,7 +209,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_PASEMI
config HW_RANDOM_VIRTIO
tristate "VirtIO Random Number Generator support"
depends on VIRTIO
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the virtual Random Number
Generator hardware.
@@ -220,7 +220,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_TX4939
tristate "TX4939 Random Number Generator support"
depends on SOC_TX4939
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator hardware found on TX4939 SoC.
@@ -233,7 +233,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_MXC_RNGA
tristate "Freescale i.MX RNGA Random Number Generator"
depends on SOC_IMX31
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator hardware found on Freescale i.MX processors.
@@ -247,7 +247,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_IMX_RNGC
depends on HAS_IOMEM && HAVE_CLK
depends on SOC_IMX25 || COMPILE_TEST
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator Version C hardware found on some Freescale i.MX
processors. Version B is also supported by this driver.
@@ -261,7 +261,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_NOMADIK
tristate "ST-Ericsson Nomadik Random Number Generator support"
depends on ARCH_NOMADIK
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator hardware found on ST-Ericsson SoCs (8815 and 8500).
@@ -274,7 +274,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_PSERIES
tristate "pSeries HW Random Number Generator support"
depends on PPC64 && IBMVIO
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator hardware found on POWER7+ machines and above
@@ -287,7 +287,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_POWERNV
tristate "PowerNV Random Number Generator support"
depends on PPC_POWERNV
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This is the driver for Random Number Generator hardware found
in POWER7+ and above machines for PowerNV platform.
@@ -300,7 +300,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_HISI
tristate "Hisilicon Random Number Generator support"
depends on HW_RANDOM && ARCH_HISI
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator hardware found on Hisilicon Hip04 and Hip05 SoC.
@@ -325,7 +325,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_HISI_V2
config HW_RANDOM_ST
tristate "ST Microelectronics HW Random Number Generator support"
depends on HW_RANDOM && ARCH_STI
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator hardware found on STi series of SoCs.
@@ -336,7 +336,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_XGENE
tristate "APM X-Gene True Random Number Generator (TRNG) support"
depends on HW_RANDOM && ARCH_XGENE
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator hardware found on APM X-Gene SoC.
@@ -363,7 +363,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_PIC32
tristate "Microchip PIC32 Random Number Generator support"
depends on HW_RANDOM && MACH_PIC32
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator hardware found on a PIC32.
@@ -377,7 +377,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_MESON
depends on HW_RANDOM
depends on ARCH_MESON || COMPILE_TEST
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator hardware found on Amlogic Meson SoCs.
@@ -390,7 +390,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_CAVIUM
tristate "Cavium ThunderX Random Number Generator support"
depends on HW_RANDOM && PCI && (ARM64 || (COMPILE_TEST && 64BIT))
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator hardware found on Cavium SoCs.
@@ -404,7 +404,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_MTK
depends on HW_RANDOM
depends on ARCH_MEDIATEK || COMPILE_TEST
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the Random Number
Generator hardware found on Mediatek SoCs.
@@ -417,7 +417,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_S390
tristate "S390 True Random Number Generator support"
depends on S390
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support for the True
Random Number Generator available as CPACF extension
on modern s390 hardware platforms.
@@ -431,7 +431,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_EXYNOS
tristate "Samsung Exynos True Random Number Generator support"
depends on ARCH_EXYNOS || COMPILE_TEST
default HW_RANDOM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides support for the True Random Number
Generator available in Exynos SoCs.
diff --git a/drivers/char/tpm/Kconfig b/drivers/char/tpm/Kconfig
index aacdeed93320..58b4c573d176 100644
--- a/drivers/char/tpm/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/char/tpm/Kconfig
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ menuconfig TCG_TPM
imply SECURITYFS
select CRYPTO
select CRYPTO_HASH_INFO
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a TPM security chip in your system, which
implements the Trusted Computing Group's specification,
say Yes and it will be accessible from within Linux. For
@@ -31,7 +31,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_TPM
bool "TPM HW Random Number Generator support"
depends on TCG_TPM && HW_RANDOM && !(TCG_TPM=y && HW_RANDOM=m)
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This setting exposes the TPM's Random Number Generator as a hwrng
device. This allows the kernel to collect randomness from the TPM at
boot, and provides the TPM randomines in /dev/hwrng.
@@ -40,7 +40,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_TPM
config TCG_TIS_CORE
tristate
- ---help---
+ help
TCG TIS TPM core driver. It implements the TPM TCG TIS logic and hooks
into the TPM kernel APIs. Physical layers will register against it.
@@ -48,7 +48,7 @@ config TCG_TIS
tristate "TPM Interface Specification 1.2 Interface / TPM 2.0 FIFO Interface"
depends on X86 || OF
select TCG_TIS_CORE
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a TPM security chip that is compliant with the
TCG TIS 1.2 TPM specification (TPM1.2) or the TCG PTP FIFO
specification (TPM2.0) say Yes and it will be accessible from
@@ -59,7 +59,7 @@ config TCG_TIS_SPI
tristate "TPM Interface Specification 1.3 Interface / TPM 2.0 FIFO Interface - (SPI)"
depends on SPI
select TCG_TIS_CORE
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a TPM security chip which is connected to a regular,
non-tcg SPI master (i.e. most embedded platforms) that is compliant with the
TCG TIS 1.3 TPM specification (TPM1.2) or the TCG PTP FIFO
@@ -77,7 +77,7 @@ config TCG_TIS_SPI_CR50
config TCG_TIS_I2C_ATMEL
tristate "TPM Interface Specification 1.2 Interface (I2C - Atmel)"
depends on I2C
- ---help---
+ help
If you have an Atmel I2C TPM security chip say Yes and it will be
accessible from within Linux.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here; the module will
@@ -86,7 +86,7 @@ config TCG_TIS_I2C_ATMEL
config TCG_TIS_I2C_INFINEON
tristate "TPM Interface Specification 1.2 Interface (I2C - Infineon)"
depends on I2C
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a TPM security chip that is compliant with the
TCG TIS 1.2 TPM specification and Infineon's I2C Protocol Stack
Specification 0.20 say Yes and it will be accessible from within
@@ -97,7 +97,7 @@ config TCG_TIS_I2C_INFINEON
config TCG_TIS_I2C_NUVOTON
tristate "TPM Interface Specification 1.2 Interface (I2C - Nuvoton)"
depends on I2C
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a TPM security chip with an I2C interface from
Nuvoton Technology Corp. say Yes and it will be accessible
from within Linux.
@@ -107,7 +107,7 @@ config TCG_TIS_I2C_NUVOTON
config TCG_NSC
tristate "National Semiconductor TPM Interface"
depends on X86
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a TPM security chip from National Semiconductor
say Yes and it will be accessible from within Linux. To
compile this driver as a module, choose M here; the module
@@ -116,7 +116,7 @@ config TCG_NSC
config TCG_ATMEL
tristate "Atmel TPM Interface"
depends on PPC64 || HAS_IOPORT_MAP
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a TPM security chip from Atmel say Yes and it
will be accessible from within Linux. To compile this driver
as a module, choose M here; the module will be called tpm_atmel.
@@ -124,7 +124,7 @@ config TCG_ATMEL
config TCG_INFINEON
tristate "Infineon Technologies TPM Interface"
depends on PNP
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a TPM security chip from Infineon Technologies
(either SLD 9630 TT 1.1 or SLB 9635 TT 1.2) say Yes and it
will be accessible from within Linux.
@@ -136,7 +136,7 @@ config TCG_INFINEON
config TCG_IBMVTPM
tristate "IBM VTPM Interface"
depends on PPC_PSERIES
- ---help---
+ help
If you have IBM virtual TPM (VTPM) support say Yes and it
will be accessible from within Linux. To compile this driver
as a module, choose M here; the module will be called tpm_ibmvtpm.
@@ -145,7 +145,7 @@ config TCG_XEN
tristate "XEN TPM Interface"
depends on TCG_TPM && XEN
select XEN_XENBUS_FRONTEND
- ---help---
+ help
If you want to make TPM support available to a Xen user domain,
say Yes and it will be accessible from within Linux. See
the manpages for xl, xl.conf, and docs/misc/vtpm.txt in
@@ -156,7 +156,7 @@ config TCG_XEN
config TCG_CRB
tristate "TPM 2.0 CRB Interface"
depends on ACPI
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a TPM security chip that is compliant with the
TCG CRB 2.0 TPM specification say Yes and it will be accessible
from within Linux. To compile this driver as a module, choose
@@ -165,7 +165,7 @@ config TCG_CRB
config TCG_VTPM_PROXY
tristate "VTPM Proxy Interface"
depends on TCG_TPM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver proxies for an emulated TPM (vTPM) running in userspace.
A device /dev/vtpmx is provided that creates a device pair
/dev/vtpmX and a server-side file descriptor on which the vTPM
diff --git a/drivers/char/tpm/st33zp24/Kconfig b/drivers/char/tpm/st33zp24/Kconfig
index e582145076dc..601c2ae5bfcb 100644
--- a/drivers/char/tpm/st33zp24/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/char/tpm/st33zp24/Kconfig
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
# SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only
config TCG_TIS_ST33ZP24
tristate
- ---help---
+ help
STMicroelectronics ST33ZP24 core driver. It implements the core
TPM1.2 logic and hooks into the TPM kernel APIs. Physical layers will
register against it.
@@ -13,7 +13,7 @@ config TCG_TIS_ST33ZP24_I2C
tristate "STMicroelectronics TPM Interface Specification 1.2 Interface (I2C)"
depends on I2C
select TCG_TIS_ST33ZP24
- ---help---
+ help
This module adds support for the STMicroelectronics TPM security chip
ST33ZP24 with i2c interface.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here; the module will be
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@ config TCG_TIS_ST33ZP24_SPI
tristate "STMicroelectronics TPM Interface Specification 1.2 Interface (SPI)"
depends on SPI
select TCG_TIS_ST33ZP24
- ---help---
+ help
This module adds support for the STMicroelectronics TPM security chip
ST33ZP24 with spi interface.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here; the module will be
diff --git a/drivers/clk/Kconfig b/drivers/clk/Kconfig
index 8f50a1caecba..69934c0c3dd8 100644
--- a/drivers/clk/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/clk/Kconfig
@@ -29,7 +29,7 @@ menuconfig COMMON_CLK
select CLKDEV_LOOKUP
select SRCU
select RATIONAL
- ---help---
+ help
The common clock framework is a single definition of struct
clk, useful across many platforms, as well as an
implementation of the clock API in include/linux/clk.h.
@@ -41,7 +41,7 @@ if COMMON_CLK
config COMMON_CLK_WM831X
tristate "Clock driver for WM831x/2x PMICs"
depends on MFD_WM831X
- ---help---
+ help
Supports the clocking subsystem of the WM831x/2x series of
PMICs from Wolfson Microelectronics.
@@ -50,14 +50,14 @@ source "drivers/clk/versatile/Kconfig"
config CLK_HSDK
bool "PLL Driver for HSDK platform"
depends on OF || COMPILE_TEST
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the HSDK core, system, ddr, tunnel and hdmi PLLs
control.
config COMMON_CLK_MAX77686
tristate "Clock driver for Maxim 77620/77686/77802 MFD"
depends on MFD_MAX77686 || MFD_MAX77620 || COMPILE_TEST
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Maxim 77620/77686/77802 crystal oscillator
clock.
@@ -70,7 +70,7 @@ config COMMON_CLK_MAX9485
config COMMON_CLK_RK808
tristate "Clock driver for RK805/RK808/RK809/RK817/RK818"
depends on MFD_RK808
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports RK805, RK809 and RK817, RK808 and RK818 crystal oscillator clock.
These multi-function devices have two fixed-rate oscillators, clocked at 32KHz each.
Clkout1 is always on, Clkout2 can off by control register.
@@ -80,7 +80,7 @@ config COMMON_CLK_HI655X
depends on (MFD_HI655X_PMIC || COMPILE_TEST)
depends on REGMAP
default MFD_HI655X_PMIC
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the hi655x PMIC clock. This
multi-function device has one fixed-rate oscillator, clocked
at 32KHz.
@@ -88,7 +88,7 @@ config COMMON_CLK_HI655X
config COMMON_CLK_SCMI
tristate "Clock driver controlled via SCMI interface"
depends on ARM_SCMI_PROTOCOL || COMPILE_TEST
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides support for clocks that are controlled
by firmware that implements the SCMI interface.
@@ -98,7 +98,7 @@ config COMMON_CLK_SCMI
config COMMON_CLK_SCPI
tristate "Clock driver controlled via SCPI interface"
depends on ARM_SCPI_PROTOCOL || COMPILE_TEST
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides support for clocks that are controlled
by firmware that implements the SCPI interface.
@@ -121,7 +121,7 @@ config COMMON_CLK_SI5351
depends on I2C
select REGMAP_I2C
select RATIONAL
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Silicon Labs 5351A/B/C programmable clock
generators.
@@ -163,7 +163,7 @@ config COMMON_CLK_CDCE706
depends on I2C
select REGMAP_I2C
select RATIONAL
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports TI CDCE706 programmable 3-PLL clock synthesizer.
config COMMON_CLK_CDCE925
@@ -206,7 +206,7 @@ config COMMON_CLK_GEMINI
depends on ARCH_GEMINI || COMPILE_TEST
select MFD_SYSCON
select RESET_CONTROLLER
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the SoC clocks on the Cortina Systems Gemini
platform, also known as SL3516 or CS3516.
@@ -216,7 +216,7 @@ config COMMON_CLK_ASPEED
default ARCH_ASPEED
select MFD_SYSCON
select RESET_CONTROLLER
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the SoC clocks on the Aspeed BMC platforms.
The G4 and G5 series, including the ast2400 and ast2500, are supported
@@ -225,7 +225,7 @@ config COMMON_CLK_ASPEED
config COMMON_CLK_S2MPS11
tristate "Clock driver for S2MPS1X/S5M8767 MFD"
depends on MFD_SEC_CORE || COMPILE_TEST
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports S2MPS11/S2MPS14/S5M8767 crystal oscillator
clock. These multi-function devices have two (S2MPS14) or three
(S2MPS11, S5M8767) fixed-rate oscillators, clocked at 32KHz each.
@@ -233,7 +233,7 @@ config COMMON_CLK_S2MPS11
config CLK_TWL6040
tristate "External McPDM functional clock from twl6040"
depends on TWL6040_CORE
- ---help---
+ help
Enable the external functional clock support on OMAP4+ platforms for
McPDM. McPDM module is using the external bit clock on the McPDM bus
as functional clock.
@@ -248,7 +248,7 @@ config COMMON_CLK_AXI_CLKGEN
config CLK_QORIQ
bool "Clock driver for Freescale QorIQ platforms"
depends on (PPC_E500MC || ARM || ARM64 || COMPILE_TEST) && OF
- ---help---
+ help
This adds the clock driver support for Freescale QorIQ platforms
using common clock framework.
@@ -266,7 +266,7 @@ config COMMON_CLK_XGENE
bool "Clock driver for APM XGene SoC"
default ARCH_XGENE
depends on ARM64 || COMPILE_TEST
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the APM X-Gene SoC reference, PLL, and device clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_LOCHNAGAR
@@ -280,26 +280,26 @@ config COMMON_CLK_NXP
def_bool COMMON_CLK && (ARCH_LPC18XX || ARCH_LPC32XX)
select REGMAP_MMIO if ARCH_LPC32XX
select MFD_SYSCON if ARCH_LPC18XX
- ---help---
+ help
Support for clock providers on NXP platforms.
config COMMON_CLK_PALMAS
tristate "Clock driver for TI Palmas devices"
depends on MFD_PALMAS
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports TI Palmas devices 32KHz output KG and KG_AUDIO
using common clock framework.
config COMMON_CLK_PWM
tristate "Clock driver for PWMs used as clock outputs"
depends on PWM
- ---help---
+ help
Adapter driver so that any PWM output can be (mis)used as clock signal
at 50% duty cycle.
config COMMON_CLK_PXA
def_bool COMMON_CLK && ARCH_PXA
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the Marvell PXA SoC.
config COMMON_CLK_PIC32
@@ -309,7 +309,7 @@ config COMMON_CLK_OXNAS
bool "Clock driver for the OXNAS SoC Family"
depends on ARCH_OXNAS || COMPILE_TEST
select MFD_SYSCON
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the OXNAS SoC Family clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_VC5
diff --git a/drivers/clk/imgtec/Kconfig b/drivers/clk/imgtec/Kconfig
index 30f5265cca8d..c965fd0917dd 100644
--- a/drivers/clk/imgtec/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/clk/imgtec/Kconfig
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@ config COMMON_CLK_BOSTON
bool "Clock driver for MIPS Boston boards"
depends on MIPS || COMPILE_TEST
select MFD_SYSCON
- ---help---
+ help
Enable this to support the system & CPU clocks on the MIPS Boston
development board from Imagination Technologies. These are simple
fixed rate clocks whose rate is determined by reading a platform
diff --git a/drivers/clk/keystone/Kconfig b/drivers/clk/keystone/Kconfig
index ab613f28b502..e64d6726048f 100644
--- a/drivers/clk/keystone/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/clk/keystone/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
config COMMON_CLK_KEYSTONE
tristate "Clock drivers for Keystone based SOCs"
depends on (ARCH_KEYSTONE || COMPILE_TEST) && OF
- ---help---
+ help
Supports clock drivers for Keystone based SOCs. These SOCs have local
a power sleep control module that gate the clock to the IPs and PLLs.
@@ -11,7 +11,7 @@ config TI_SCI_CLK
depends on (ARCH_KEYSTONE || ARCH_K3 || COMPILE_TEST) && OF
depends on TI_SCI_PROTOCOL
default ARCH_KEYSTONE
- ---help---
+ help
This adds the clock driver support over TI System Control Interface.
If you wish to use clock resources from the PMMC firmware, say Y.
Otherwise, say N.
diff --git a/drivers/clk/mediatek/Kconfig b/drivers/clk/mediatek/Kconfig
index 1d2b7d717541..89ceb2fbc7c4 100644
--- a/drivers/clk/mediatek/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/clk/mediatek/Kconfig
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ menu "Clock driver for MediaTek SoC"
config COMMON_CLK_MEDIATEK
bool
select RESET_CONTROLLER
- ---help---
+ help
MediaTek SoCs' clock support.
config COMMON_CLK_MT2701
@@ -16,55 +16,55 @@ config COMMON_CLK_MT2701
depends on (ARCH_MEDIATEK && ARM) || COMPILE_TEST
select COMMON_CLK_MEDIATEK
default ARCH_MEDIATEK && ARM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT2701 basic clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT2701_MMSYS
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT2701 mmsys"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT2701
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT2701 mmsys clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT2701_IMGSYS
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT2701 imgsys"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT2701
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT2701 imgsys clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT2701_VDECSYS
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT2701 vdecsys"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT2701
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT2701 vdecsys clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT2701_HIFSYS
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT2701 hifsys"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT2701
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT2701 hifsys clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT2701_ETHSYS
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT2701 ethsys"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT2701
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT2701 ethsys clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT2701_BDPSYS
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT2701 bdpsys"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT2701
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT2701 bdpsys clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT2701_AUDSYS
bool "Clock driver for Mediatek MT2701 audsys"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT2701
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Mediatek MT2701 audsys clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT2701_G3DSYS
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT2701 g3dsys"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT2701
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT2701 g3dsys clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT2712
@@ -72,49 +72,49 @@ config COMMON_CLK_MT2712
depends on (ARCH_MEDIATEK && ARM64) || COMPILE_TEST
select COMMON_CLK_MEDIATEK
default ARCH_MEDIATEK && ARM64
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT2712 basic clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT2712_BDPSYS
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT2712 bdpsys"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT2712
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT2712 bdpsys clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT2712_IMGSYS
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT2712 imgsys"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT2712
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT2712 imgsys clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT2712_JPGDECSYS
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT2712 jpgdecsys"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT2712
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT2712 jpgdecsys clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT2712_MFGCFG
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT2712 mfgcfg"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT2712
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT2712 mfgcfg clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT2712_MMSYS
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT2712 mmsys"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT2712
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT2712 mmsys clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT2712_VDECSYS
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT2712 vdecsys"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT2712
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT2712 vdecsys clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT2712_VENCSYS
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT2712 vencsys"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT2712
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT2712 vencsys clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT6765
@@ -264,31 +264,31 @@ config COMMON_CLK_MT6797
depends on (ARCH_MEDIATEK && ARM64) || COMPILE_TEST
select COMMON_CLK_MEDIATEK
default ARCH_MEDIATEK && ARM64
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT6797 basic clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT6797_MMSYS
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT6797 mmsys"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT6797
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT6797 mmsys clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT6797_IMGSYS
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT6797 imgsys"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT6797
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT6797 imgsys clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT6797_VDECSYS
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT6797 vdecsys"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT6797
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT6797 vdecsys clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT6797_VENCSYS
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT6797 vencsys"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT6797
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT6797 vencsys clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT7622
@@ -296,28 +296,28 @@ config COMMON_CLK_MT7622
depends on ARCH_MEDIATEK || COMPILE_TEST
select COMMON_CLK_MEDIATEK
default ARCH_MEDIATEK
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT7622 basic clocks and clocks
required for various periperals found on MediaTek.
config COMMON_CLK_MT7622_ETHSYS
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT7622 ETHSYS"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT7622
- ---help---
+ help
This driver add support for clocks for Ethernet and SGMII
required on MediaTek MT7622 SoC.
config COMMON_CLK_MT7622_HIFSYS
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT7622 HIFSYS"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT7622
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT7622 HIFSYS clocks providing
to PCI-E and USB.
config COMMON_CLK_MT7622_AUDSYS
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT7622 AUDSYS"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT7622
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT7622 AUDSYS clocks providing
to audio consumers such as I2S and TDM.
@@ -326,21 +326,21 @@ config COMMON_CLK_MT7629
depends on (ARCH_MEDIATEK && ARM) || COMPILE_TEST
select COMMON_CLK_MEDIATEK
default ARCH_MEDIATEK && ARM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT7629 basic clocks and clocks
required for various periperals found on MediaTek.
config COMMON_CLK_MT7629_ETHSYS
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT7629 ETHSYS"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT7629
- ---help---
+ help
This driver add support for clocks for Ethernet and SGMII
required on MediaTek MT7629 SoC.
config COMMON_CLK_MT7629_HIFSYS
bool "Clock driver for MediaTek MT7629 HIFSYS"
depends on COMMON_CLK_MT7629
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT7629 HIFSYS clocks providing
to PCI-E and USB.
@@ -349,7 +349,7 @@ config COMMON_CLK_MT8135
depends on (ARCH_MEDIATEK && ARM) || COMPILE_TEST
select COMMON_CLK_MEDIATEK
default ARCH_MEDIATEK && ARM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT8135 clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT8173
@@ -357,7 +357,7 @@ config COMMON_CLK_MT8173
depends on ARCH_MEDIATEK || COMPILE_TEST
select COMMON_CLK_MEDIATEK
default ARCH_MEDIATEK
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports MediaTek MT8173 clocks.
config COMMON_CLK_MT8173_MMSYS
diff --git a/drivers/clk/ti/Kconfig b/drivers/clk/ti/Kconfig
index d913d8663f73..4972912307ef 100644
--- a/drivers/clk/ti/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/clk/ti/Kconfig
@@ -3,5 +3,5 @@ config COMMON_CLK_TI_ADPLL
tristate "Clock driver for dm814x ADPLL"
depends on ARCH_OMAP2PLUS || COMPILE_TEST
default y if SOC_TI81XX
- ---help---
+ help
ADPLL clock driver for the dm814x SoC using common clock framework.
diff --git a/drivers/clk/versatile/Kconfig b/drivers/clk/versatile/Kconfig
index 8c1b0e8e8d32..91f0ff54237d 100644
--- a/drivers/clk/versatile/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/clk/versatile/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ menu "Clock driver for ARM Reference designs"
config ICST
bool "Clock driver for ARM Reference designs ICST"
select REGMAP_MMIO
- ---help---
+ help
Supports clocking on ARM Reference designs:
- Integrator/AP and Integrator/CP
- RealView PB1176, EB, PB11MP and PBX
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@ config ICST
config CLK_SP810
bool "Clock driver for ARM SP810 System Controller"
default y if (ARCH_VEXPRESS && ARM)
- ---help---
+ help
Supports clock muxing (REFCLK/TIMCLK to TIMERCLKEN0-3) capabilities
of the ARM SP810 System Controller cell.
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ config CLK_VEXPRESS_OSC
depends on VEXPRESS_CONFIG
select REGMAP_MMIO
default y if ARCH_VEXPRESS
- ---help---
+ help
Simple regmap-based driver driving clock generators on Versatile
Express platforms hidden behind its configuration infrastructure,
commonly known as OSCs.
diff --git a/drivers/connector/Kconfig b/drivers/connector/Kconfig
index ba1f3f421cc6..0c2d2aa82d8c 100644
--- a/drivers/connector/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/connector/Kconfig
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@
menuconfig CONNECTOR
tristate "Connector - unified userspace <-> kernelspace linker"
depends on NET
- ---help---
+ help
This is unified userspace <-> kernelspace connector working on top
of the netlink socket protocol.
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ config PROC_EVENTS
bool "Report process events to userspace"
depends on CONNECTOR=y
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Provide a connector that reports process events to userspace. Send
events such as fork, exec, id change (uid, gid, suid, etc), and exit.
diff --git a/drivers/cpufreq/Kconfig.x86 b/drivers/cpufreq/Kconfig.x86
index bc58a0809d11..399526289320 100644
--- a/drivers/cpufreq/Kconfig.x86
+++ b/drivers/cpufreq/Kconfig.x86
@@ -75,7 +75,7 @@ config X86_SFI_CPUFREQ
config ELAN_CPUFREQ
tristate "AMD Elan SC400 and SC410"
depends on MELAN
- ---help---
+ help
This adds the CPUFreq driver for AMD Elan SC400 and SC410
processors.
@@ -90,7 +90,7 @@ config ELAN_CPUFREQ
config SC520_CPUFREQ
tristate "AMD Elan SC520"
depends on MELAN
- ---help---
+ help
This adds the CPUFreq driver for AMD Elan SC520 processor.
For details, take a look at <file:Documentation/cpu-freq/>.
diff --git a/drivers/crypto/Kconfig b/drivers/crypto/Kconfig
index 2c887e4d005a..802b9ada4e9e 100644
--- a/drivers/crypto/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/crypto/Kconfig
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@
menuconfig CRYPTO_HW
bool "Hardware crypto devices"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to get to see options for hardware crypto devices and
processors. This option alone does not add any kernel code.
@@ -334,7 +334,7 @@ config HW_RANDOM_PPC4XX
bool "PowerPC 4xx generic true random number generator support"
depends on CRYPTO_DEV_PPC4XX && HW_RANDOM
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This option provides the kernel-side support for the TRNG hardware
found in the security function of some PowerPC 4xx SoCs.
@@ -420,7 +420,7 @@ config CRYPTO_DEV_EXYNOS_RNG
depends on ARCH_EXYNOS || COMPILE_TEST
depends on HAS_IOMEM
select CRYPTO_RNG
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides kernel-side support through the
cryptographic API for the pseudo random number generator hardware
found on Exynos SoCs.
@@ -597,7 +597,7 @@ source "drivers/crypto/marvell/Kconfig"
config CRYPTO_DEV_CAVIUM_ZIP
tristate "Cavium ZIP driver"
depends on PCI && 64BIT && (ARM64 || COMPILE_TEST)
- ---help---
+ help
Select this option if you want to enable compression/decompression
acceleration on Cavium's ARM based SoCs
diff --git a/drivers/crypto/chelsio/Kconfig b/drivers/crypto/chelsio/Kconfig
index f2756836093f..2984fdf51e85 100644
--- a/drivers/crypto/chelsio/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/crypto/chelsio/Kconfig
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ config CRYPTO_DEV_CHELSIO
select CRYPTO_SHA512
select CRYPTO_AUTHENC
select CRYPTO_GF128MUL
- ---help---
+ help
The Chelsio Crypto Co-processor driver for T6 adapters.
For general information about Chelsio and our products, visit
@@ -29,7 +29,7 @@ config CHELSIO_IPSEC_INLINE
depends on XFRM_OFFLOAD
depends on INET_ESP_OFFLOAD || INET6_ESP_OFFLOAD
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Enable support for IPSec Tx Inline.
config CRYPTO_DEV_CHELSIO_TLS
@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@ config CRYPTO_DEV_CHELSIO_TLS
depends on CHELSIO_T4
depends on TLS_TOE
select CRYPTO_DEV_CHELSIO
- ---help---
+ help
Support Chelsio Inline TLS with Chelsio crypto accelerator.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module
diff --git a/drivers/dma-buf/Kconfig b/drivers/dma-buf/Kconfig
index 9626673f1d83..4f8224a6ac95 100644
--- a/drivers/dma-buf/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/dma-buf/Kconfig
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@ config SYNC_FILE
bool "Explicit Synchronization Framework"
default n
select DMA_SHARED_BUFFER
- ---help---
+ help
The Sync File Framework adds explicit synchronization via
userspace. It enables send/receive 'struct dma_fence' objects to/from
userspace via Sync File fds for synchronization between drivers via
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ config SW_SYNC
default n
depends on SYNC_FILE
depends on DEBUG_FS
- ---help---
+ help
A sync object driver that uses a 32bit counter to coordinate
synchronization. Useful when there is no hardware primitive backing
the synchronization.
diff --git a/drivers/dma/Kconfig b/drivers/dma/Kconfig
index e9ed9165de40..de41d7928bff 100644
--- a/drivers/dma/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/dma/Kconfig
@@ -198,7 +198,7 @@ config FSL_DMA
depends on FSL_SOC
select DMA_ENGINE
select ASYNC_TX_ENABLE_CHANNEL_SWITCH
- ---help---
+ help
Enable support for the Freescale Elo series DMA controllers.
The Elo is the DMA controller on some mpc82xx and mpc83xx parts, the
EloPlus is on mpc85xx and mpc86xx and Pxxx parts, and the Elo3 is on
@@ -233,7 +233,7 @@ config FSL_RAID
depends on FSL_SOC && !ASYNC_TX_ENABLE_CHANNEL_SWITCH
select DMA_ENGINE
select DMA_ENGINE_RAID
- ---help---
+ help
Enable support for Freescale RAID Engine. RAID Engine is
available on some QorIQ SoCs (like P5020/P5040). It has
the capability to offload memcpy, xor and pq computation
@@ -414,7 +414,7 @@ config MPC512X_DMA
tristate "Freescale MPC512x built-in DMA engine support"
depends on PPC_MPC512x || PPC_MPC831x
select DMA_ENGINE
- ---help---
+ help
Enable support for the Freescale MPC512x built-in DMA engine.
config MV_XOR
@@ -423,7 +423,7 @@ config MV_XOR
select DMA_ENGINE
select DMA_ENGINE_RAID
select ASYNC_TX_ENABLE_CHANNEL_SWITCH
- ---help---
+ help
Enable support for the Marvell XOR engine.
config MV_XOR_V2
@@ -433,7 +433,7 @@ config MV_XOR_V2
select DMA_ENGINE_RAID
select ASYNC_TX_ENABLE_CHANNEL_SWITCH
select GENERIC_MSI_IRQ_DOMAIN
- ---help---
+ help
Enable support for the Marvell version 2 XOR engine.
This engine provides acceleration for copy, XOR and RAID6
diff --git a/drivers/dma/mediatek/Kconfig b/drivers/dma/mediatek/Kconfig
index 1ad63ddc292d..7a46a5455957 100644
--- a/drivers/dma/mediatek/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/dma/mediatek/Kconfig
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@ config MTK_HSDMA
depends on ARCH_MEDIATEK || COMPILE_TEST
select DMA_ENGINE
select DMA_VIRTUAL_CHANNELS
- ---help---
+ help
Enable support for High-Speed DMA controller on MediaTek
SoCs.
diff --git a/drivers/dma/qcom/Kconfig b/drivers/dma/qcom/Kconfig
index 1d189438aeb0..3bcb689162c6 100644
--- a/drivers/dma/qcom/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/dma/qcom/Kconfig
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ config QCOM_BAM_DMA
depends on ARCH_QCOM || (COMPILE_TEST && OF && ARM)
select DMA_ENGINE
select DMA_VIRTUAL_CHANNELS
- ---help---
+ help
Enable support for the QCOM BAM DMA controller. This controller
provides DMA capabilities for a variety of on-chip devices.
diff --git a/drivers/edac/Kconfig b/drivers/edac/Kconfig
index fe2eb892a1bd..7b6ec3014ba2 100644
--- a/drivers/edac/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/edac/Kconfig
@@ -44,7 +44,7 @@ config EDAC_DECODE_MCE
tristate "Decode MCEs in human-readable form (only on AMD for now)"
depends on CPU_SUP_AMD && X86_MCE_AMD
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Enable this option if you want to decode Machine Check Exceptions
occurring on your machine in human-readable form.
diff --git a/drivers/eisa/Kconfig b/drivers/eisa/Kconfig
index ffc894b4d782..c8bbf90209f5 100644
--- a/drivers/eisa/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/eisa/Kconfig
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ config HAVE_EISA
menuconfig EISA
bool "EISA support"
depends on HAVE_EISA
- ---help---
+ help
The Extended Industry Standard Architecture (EISA) bus was
developed as an open alternative to the IBM MicroChannel bus.
@@ -26,7 +26,7 @@ config EISA_VLB_PRIMING
bool "Vesa Local Bus priming"
depends on X86 && EISA
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Activate this option if your system contains a Vesa Local
Bus (VLB) card that identify itself as an EISA card (such as
the Adaptec AHA-284x).
@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@ config EISA_PCI_EISA
bool "Generic PCI/EISA bridge"
depends on !PARISC && PCI && EISA
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Activate this option if your system contains a PCI to EISA
bridge. If your system have both PCI and EISA slots, you
certainly need this option.
@@ -51,7 +51,7 @@ config EISA_VIRTUAL_ROOT
bool "EISA virtual root device"
depends on EISA && (ALPHA || X86)
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Activate this option if your system only have EISA bus
(no PCI slots). The Alpha Jensen is an example of such
a system.
@@ -62,7 +62,7 @@ config EISA_NAMES
bool "EISA device name database"
depends on EISA
default y
- ---help---
+ help
By default, the kernel contains a database of all known EISA
device names to make the information in sysfs comprehensible
to the user. This database increases size of the kernel
diff --git a/drivers/firmware/efi/Kconfig b/drivers/firmware/efi/Kconfig
index 6b38f9e5d203..e6fc022bc87e 100644
--- a/drivers/firmware/efi/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/firmware/efi/Kconfig
@@ -139,7 +139,7 @@ config EFI_BOOTLOADER_CONTROL
tristate "EFI Bootloader Control"
depends on EFI_VARS
default n
- ---help---
+ help
This module installs a reboot hook, such that if reboot() is
invoked with a string argument NNN, "NNN" is copied to the
"LoaderEntryOneShot" EFI variable, to be read by the
diff --git a/drivers/fsi/Kconfig b/drivers/fsi/Kconfig
index 4cc0e630ab79..e6668a869913 100644
--- a/drivers/fsi/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/fsi/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ menuconfig FSI
tristate "FSI support"
depends on OF
select CRC4
- ---help---
+ help
FSI - the FRU Support Interface - is a simple bus for low-level
access to POWER-based hardware.
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ if FSI
config FSI_NEW_DEV_NODE
bool "Create '/dev/fsi' directory for char devices"
default n
- ---help---
+ help
This option causes char devices created for FSI devices to be
located under a common /dev/fsi/ directory. Set to N unless your
userspace has been updated to handle the new location.
@@ -32,12 +32,12 @@ config FSI_MASTER_GPIO
tristate "GPIO-based FSI master"
depends on GPIOLIB
select CRC4
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables a FSI master driver using GPIO lines.
config FSI_MASTER_HUB
tristate "FSI hub master"
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables a FSI hub master driver. Hub is a type of FSI
master that is connected to the upstream master via a slave. Hubs
allow chaining of FSI links to an arbitrary depth. This allows for
@@ -48,7 +48,7 @@ config FSI_MASTER_AST_CF
depends on GPIOLIB
depends on GPIO_ASPEED
select GENERIC_ALLOCATOR
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables a FSI master using the AST2400 and AST2500 GPIO
lines driven by the internal ColdFire coprocessor. This requires
the corresponding machine specific ColdFire firmware to be available.
@@ -64,13 +64,13 @@ config FSI_MASTER_ASPEED
config FSI_SCOM
tristate "SCOM FSI client device driver"
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables an FSI based SCOM device driver.
config FSI_SBEFIFO
tristate "SBEFIFO FSI client device driver"
depends on OF_ADDRESS
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables an FSI based SBEFIFO device driver. The SBEFIFO is
a pipe-like FSI device for communicating with the self boot engine
(SBE) on POWER processors.
@@ -78,7 +78,7 @@ config FSI_SBEFIFO
config FSI_OCC
tristate "OCC SBEFIFO client device driver"
depends on FSI_SBEFIFO
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables an SBEFIFO based On-Chip Controller (OCC) device
driver. The OCC is a device embedded on a POWER processor that collects
and aggregates sensor data from the processor and system. The OCC can
diff --git a/drivers/gnss/Kconfig b/drivers/gnss/Kconfig
index a0404ce155a6..bd12e3d57baa 100644
--- a/drivers/gnss/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/gnss/Kconfig
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
menuconfig GNSS
tristate "GNSS receiver support"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have a GNSS receiver (e.g. a GPS receiver).
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module will
@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ config GNSS_MTK_SERIAL
config GNSS_SIRF_SERIAL
tristate "SiRFstar GNSS receiver support"
depends on SERIAL_DEV_BUS
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have a SiRFstar-based GNSS receiver which uses a
serial interface.
@@ -45,7 +45,7 @@ config GNSS_UBX_SERIAL
tristate "u-blox GNSS receiver support"
depends on SERIAL_DEV_BUS
select GNSS_SERIAL
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have a u-blox GNSS receiver which uses a serial
interface.
diff --git a/drivers/gpio/Kconfig b/drivers/gpio/Kconfig
index bcacd9c74aa8..c6b5c65c8405 100644
--- a/drivers/gpio/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/gpio/Kconfig
@@ -1236,7 +1236,7 @@ config GPIO_TC3589X
config GPIO_TIMBERDALE
bool "Support for timberdale GPIO IP"
depends on MFD_TIMBERDALE
- ---help---
+ help
Add support for the GPIO IP in the timberdale FPGA.
config GPIO_TPS65086
diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/bridge/Kconfig b/drivers/gpu/drm/bridge/Kconfig
index 04f876e985de..43271c21d3fc 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/bridge/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/bridge/Kconfig
@@ -62,7 +62,7 @@ config DRM_MEGACHIPS_STDPXXXX_GE_B850V3_FW
depends on OF
select DRM_KMS_HELPER
select DRM_PANEL
- ---help---
+ help
This is a driver for the display bridges of
GE B850v3 that convert dual channel LVDS
to DP++. This is used with the i.MX6 imx-ldb
@@ -89,7 +89,7 @@ config DRM_NXP_PTN3460
depends on OF
select DRM_KMS_HELPER
select DRM_PANEL
- ---help---
+ help
NXP PTN3460 eDP-LVDS bridge chip driver.
config DRM_PARADE_PS8622
@@ -98,7 +98,7 @@ config DRM_PARADE_PS8622
select DRM_PANEL
select DRM_KMS_HELPER
select BACKLIGHT_CLASS_DEVICE
- ---help---
+ help
Parade eDP-LVDS bridge chip driver.
config DRM_PARADE_PS8640
@@ -128,13 +128,13 @@ config DRM_SII902X
select REGMAP_I2C
select I2C_MUX
select SND_SOC_HDMI_CODEC if SND_SOC
- ---help---
+ help
Silicon Image sii902x bridge chip driver.
config DRM_SII9234
tristate "Silicon Image SII9234 HDMI/MHL bridge"
depends on OF
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want support for the MHL interface.
It is an I2C driver, that detects connection of MHL bridge
and starts encapsulation of HDMI signal.
@@ -150,7 +150,7 @@ config DRM_SIMPLE_BRIDGE
config DRM_THINE_THC63LVD1024
tristate "Thine THC63LVD1024 LVDS decoder bridge"
depends on OF
- ---help---
+ help
Thine THC63LVD1024 LVDS/parallel converter driver.
config DRM_TOSHIBA_TC358764
@@ -168,7 +168,7 @@ config DRM_TOSHIBA_TC358767
select DRM_KMS_HELPER
select REGMAP_I2C
select DRM_PANEL
- ---help---
+ help
Toshiba TC358767 eDP bridge chip driver.
config DRM_TOSHIBA_TC358768
@@ -185,7 +185,7 @@ config DRM_TI_TFP410
tristate "TI TFP410 DVI/HDMI bridge"
depends on OF
select DRM_KMS_HELPER
- ---help---
+ help
Texas Instruments TFP410 DVI/HDMI Transmitter driver
config DRM_TI_SN65DSI86
diff --git a/drivers/gpu/drm/omapdrm/dss/Kconfig b/drivers/gpu/drm/omapdrm/dss/Kconfig
index 72ae79c0c9b4..2658c521b702 100644
--- a/drivers/gpu/drm/omapdrm/dss/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/gpu/drm/omapdrm/dss/Kconfig
@@ -71,7 +71,7 @@ config OMAP4_DSS_HDMI_CEC
depends on OMAP4_DSS_HDMI
select CEC_CORE
default y
- ---help---
+ help
When selected the HDMI transmitter will support the CEC feature.
config OMAP5_DSS_HDMI
diff --git a/drivers/greybus/Kconfig b/drivers/greybus/Kconfig
index aeea082f1418..78ba3c3083d5 100644
--- a/drivers/greybus/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/greybus/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
menuconfig GREYBUS
tristate "Greybus support"
depends on SYSFS
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables the Greybus driver core. Greybus is a
hardware protocol that was designed to provide Unipro with a
sane application layer. It was originally designed for the
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ if GREYBUS
config GREYBUS_ES2
tristate "Greybus ES3 USB host controller"
depends on USB
- ---help---
+ help
Select this option if you have a Toshiba ES3 USB device that
acts as a Greybus "host controller". This device is a bridge
from a USB device to a Unipro network.
diff --git a/drivers/hid/Kconfig b/drivers/hid/Kconfig
index 443c5cbbde04..45e87dc59d4e 100644
--- a/drivers/hid/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/hid/Kconfig
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ config HID
tristate "HID bus support"
depends on INPUT
default y
- ---help---
+ help
A human interface device (HID) is a type of computer device that
interacts directly with and takes input from humans. The term "HID"
most commonly used to refer to the USB-HID specification, but other
@@ -31,7 +31,7 @@ config HID_BATTERY_STRENGTH
depends on HID
select POWER_SUPPLY
default n
- ---help---
+ help
This option adds support of reporting battery strength (for HID devices
that support this feature) through power_supply class so that userspace
tools, such as upower, can display it.
@@ -39,7 +39,7 @@ config HID_BATTERY_STRENGTH
config HIDRAW
bool "/dev/hidraw raw HID device support"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to support HID devices (from the USB
specification standpoint) that aren't strictly user interface
devices, like monitor controls and Uninterruptible Power Supplies.
@@ -59,7 +59,7 @@ config UHID
tristate "User-space I/O driver support for HID subsystem"
depends on HID
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to provide HID I/O Drivers from user-space.
This allows to write I/O drivers in user-space and feed the data from
the device into the kernel. The kernel parses the HID reports, loads the
@@ -80,7 +80,7 @@ config HID_GENERIC
tristate "Generic HID driver"
depends on HID
default HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for generic devices on the HID bus. This includes most
keyboards and mice, joysticks, tablets and digitizers.
@@ -96,13 +96,13 @@ config HID_A4TECH
tristate "A4 tech mice"
depends on HID
default !EXPERT
- ---help---
+ help
Support for A4 tech X5 and WOP-35 / Trust 450L mice.
config HID_ACCUTOUCH
tristate "Accutouch touch device"
depends on USB_HID
- ---help---
+ help
This selects a driver for the Accutouch 2216 touch controller.
The driver works around a problem in the reported device capabilities
@@ -114,14 +114,14 @@ config HID_ACCUTOUCH
config HID_ACRUX
tristate "ACRUX game controller support"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to enable support for ACRUX game controllers.
config HID_ACRUX_FF
bool "ACRUX force feedback support"
depends on HID_ACRUX
select INPUT_FF_MEMLESS
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to enable force feedback support for ACRUX
game controllers.
@@ -129,7 +129,7 @@ config HID_APPLE
tristate "Apple {i,Power,Mac}Books"
depends on HID
default !EXPERT
- ---help---
+ help
Support for some Apple devices which less or more break
HID specification.
@@ -139,7 +139,7 @@ config HID_APPLE
config HID_APPLEIR
tristate "Apple infrared receiver"
depends on (USB_HID)
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Apple infrared remote control. All the Apple computers from
2005 onwards include such a port, except the unibody Macbook (2009),
and Mac Pros. This receiver is also used in the Apple TV set-top box
@@ -153,7 +153,7 @@ config HID_ASUS
depends on LEDS_CLASS
depends on ASUS_WMI || ASUS_WMI=n
select POWER_SUPPLY
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Asus notebook built-in keyboard and touchpad via i2c, and
the Asus Republic of Gamers laptop keyboard special keys.
@@ -166,21 +166,21 @@ config HID_ASUS
config HID_AUREAL
tristate "Aureal"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Aureal Cy se W-01RN Remote Controller and other Aureal derived remotes.
config HID_BELKIN
tristate "Belkin Flip KVM and Wireless keyboard"
depends on HID
default !EXPERT
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Belkin Flip KVM and Wireless keyboard.
config HID_BETOP_FF
tristate "Betop Production Inc. force feedback support"
depends on USB_HID
select INPUT_FF_MEMLESS
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to enable force feedback support for devices by
BETOP Production Ltd.
Currently the following devices are known to be supported:
@@ -202,20 +202,20 @@ config HID_CHERRY
tristate "Cherry Cymotion keyboard"
depends on HID
default !EXPERT
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Cherry Cymotion keyboard.
config HID_CHICONY
tristate "Chicony devices"
depends on HID
default !EXPERT
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Chicony Tactical pad and special keys on Chicony keyboards.
config HID_CORSAIR
tristate "Corsair devices"
depends on HID && USB && LEDS_CLASS
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Corsair devices that are not fully compliant with the
HID standard.
@@ -247,7 +247,7 @@ config HID_PRODIKEYS
tristate "Prodikeys PC-MIDI Keyboard support"
depends on HID && SND
select SND_RAWMIDI
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Prodikeys PC-MIDI Keyboard device support.
Say Y here to enable support for this device.
- Prodikeys PC-MIDI keyboard.
@@ -261,14 +261,14 @@ config HID_PRODIKEYS
config HID_CMEDIA
tristate "CMedia CM6533 HID audio jack controls"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for CMedia CM6533 HID audio jack controls.
config HID_CP2112
tristate "Silicon Labs CP2112 HID USB-to-SMBus Bridge support"
depends on USB_HID && HIDRAW && I2C && GPIOLIB
select GPIOLIB_IRQCHIP
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Silicon Labs CP2112 HID USB to SMBus Master Bridge.
This is a HID device driver which registers as an i2c adapter
and gpiochip to expose these functions of the CP2112. The
@@ -287,13 +287,13 @@ config HID_CYPRESS
tristate "Cypress mouse and barcode readers"
depends on HID
default !EXPERT
- ---help---
+ help
Support for cypress mouse and barcode readers.
config HID_DRAGONRISE
tristate "DragonRise Inc. game controller"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have DragonRise Inc. game controllers.
These might be branded as:
- Tesun USB-703
@@ -305,7 +305,7 @@ config DRAGONRISE_FF
bool "DragonRise Inc. force feedback"
depends on HID_DRAGONRISE
select INPUT_FF_MEMLESS
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to enable force feedback support for DragonRise Inc.
game controllers.
@@ -313,7 +313,7 @@ config HID_EMS_FF
tristate "EMS Production Inc. force feedback support"
depends on HID
select INPUT_FF_MEMLESS
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to enable force feedback support for devices by
EMS Production Ltd.
Currently the following devices are known to be supported:
@@ -322,7 +322,7 @@ config HID_EMS_FF
config HID_ELAN
tristate "ELAN USB Touchpad Support"
depends on LEDS_CLASS && USB_HID
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y to enable support for the USB ELAN touchpad
Currently the following devices are known to be supported:
- HP Pavilion X2 10-p0XX.
@@ -330,7 +330,7 @@ config HID_ELAN
config HID_ELECOM
tristate "ELECOM HID devices"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for ELECOM devices:
- BM084 Bluetooth Mouse
- EX-G Trackballs (M-XT3DRBK, M-XT3URBK)
@@ -340,7 +340,7 @@ config HID_ELECOM
config HID_ELO
tristate "ELO USB 4000/4500 touchscreen"
depends on USB_HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the ELO USB 4000/4500 touchscreens. Note that this is for
different devices than those handled by CONFIG_TOUCHSCREEN_USB_ELO.
@@ -348,19 +348,19 @@ config HID_EZKEY
tristate "Ezkey BTC 8193 keyboard"
depends on HID
default !EXPERT
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Ezkey BTC 8193 keyboard.
config HID_GEMBIRD
tristate "Gembird Joypad"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Gembird JPD-DualForce 2.
config HID_GFRM
tristate "Google Fiber TV Box remote control support"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Google Fiber TV Box remote controls
config HID_GLORIOUS
@@ -373,7 +373,7 @@ config HID_GLORIOUS
config HID_HOLTEK
tristate "Holtek HID devices"
depends on USB_HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Holtek based devices:
- Holtek On Line Grip based game controller
- Trust GXT 18 Gaming Keyboard
@@ -387,20 +387,20 @@ config HOLTEK_FF
bool "Holtek On Line Grip force feedback support"
depends on HID_HOLTEK
select INPUT_FF_MEMLESS
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have a Holtek On Line Grip based game controller
and want to have force feedback support for it.
config HID_GOOGLE_HAMMER
tristate "Google Hammer Keyboard"
depends on USB_HID && LEDS_CLASS && CROS_EC
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have a Google Hammer device.
config HID_GT683R
tristate "MSI GT68xR LED support"
depends on LEDS_CLASS && USB_HID
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to enable support for the three MSI GT68xR LEDs
This driver support following modes:
@@ -414,7 +414,7 @@ config HID_GT683R
config HID_KEYTOUCH
tristate "Keytouch HID devices"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Keytouch HID devices not fully compliant with
the specification. Currently supported:
- Keytouch IEC 60945
@@ -422,7 +422,7 @@ config HID_KEYTOUCH
config HID_KYE
tristate "KYE/Genius devices"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for KYE/Genius devices not fully compliant with HID standard:
- Ergo Mouse
- EasyPen i405X tablet
@@ -432,13 +432,13 @@ config HID_KYE
config HID_UCLOGIC
tristate "UC-Logic"
depends on USB_HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for UC-Logic and Huion tablets.
config HID_WALTOP
tristate "Waltop"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Waltop tablets.
config HID_VIEWSONIC
@@ -450,13 +450,13 @@ config HID_VIEWSONIC
config HID_GYRATION
tristate "Gyration remote control"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Gyration remote control.
config HID_ICADE
tristate "ION iCade arcade controller"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the ION iCade arcade controller to work as a joystick.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
@@ -466,13 +466,13 @@ config HID_ITE
tristate "ITE devices"
depends on HID
default !EXPERT
- ---help---
+ help
Support for ITE devices not fully compliant with HID standard.
config HID_JABRA
tristate "Jabra USB HID Driver"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Jabra USB HID devices.
Prevents mapping of vendor defined HID usages to input events. Without
@@ -483,27 +483,27 @@ config HID_JABRA
config HID_TWINHAN
tristate "Twinhan IR remote control"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Twinhan IR remote control.
config HID_KENSINGTON
tristate "Kensington Slimblade Trackball"
depends on HID
default !EXPERT
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Kensington Slimblade Trackball.
config HID_LCPOWER
tristate "LC-Power"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for LC-Power RC1000MCE RF remote control.
config HID_LED
tristate "Simple RGB LED support"
depends on HID
depends on LEDS_CLASS
- ---help---
+ help
Support for simple RGB LED devices. Currently supported are:
- Riso Kagaku Webmail Notifier
- Dream Cheeky Webmail Notifier and Friends Alert
@@ -519,7 +519,7 @@ config HID_LENOVO
depends on HID
select NEW_LEDS
select LEDS_CLASS
- ---help---
+ help
Support for IBM/Lenovo devices that are not fully compliant with HID standard.
Say Y if you want support for horizontal scrolling of the IBM/Lenovo
@@ -535,7 +535,7 @@ config HID_LOGITECH
depends on HID
depends on LEDS_CLASS
default !EXPERT
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Logitech devices that are not fully compliant with HID standard.
config HID_LOGITECH_DJ
@@ -544,7 +544,7 @@ config HID_LOGITECH_DJ
depends on HIDRAW
depends on HID_LOGITECH
select HID_LOGITECH_HIDPP
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y if you want support for Logitech receivers and devices.
Logitech receivers are capable of pairing multiple Logitech compliant
devices to the same receiver. Without this driver it will be handled by
@@ -555,7 +555,7 @@ config HID_LOGITECH_HIDPP
tristate "Logitech HID++ devices support"
depends on HID_LOGITECH
select POWER_SUPPLY
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Logitech devices relyingon the HID++ Logitech specification
Say Y if you want support for Logitech devices relying on the HID++
@@ -621,7 +621,7 @@ config LOGIWHEELS_FF
config HID_MAGICMOUSE
tristate "Apple Magic Mouse/Trackpad multi-touch support"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the Apple Magic Mouse/Trackpad multi-touch.
Say Y here if you want support for the multi-touch features of the
@@ -630,7 +630,7 @@ config HID_MAGICMOUSE
config HID_MALTRON
tristate "Maltron L90 keyboard"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Adds support for the volume up, volume down, mute, and play/pause buttons
of the Maltron L90 keyboard.
@@ -638,7 +638,7 @@ config HID_MAYFLASH
tristate "Mayflash game controller adapter force feedback"
depends on HID
select INPUT_FF_MEMLESS
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have HJZ Mayflash PS3 game controller adapters
and want to enable force feedback support.
@@ -646,7 +646,7 @@ config HID_REDRAGON
tristate "Redragon keyboards"
depends on HID
default !EXPERT
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Redragon keyboards that need fix-ups to work properly.
config HID_MICROSOFT
@@ -654,20 +654,20 @@ config HID_MICROSOFT
depends on HID
default !EXPERT
select INPUT_FF_MEMLESS
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Microsoft devices that are not fully compliant with HID standard.
config HID_MONTEREY
tristate "Monterey Genius KB29E keyboard"
depends on HID
default !EXPERT
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Monterey Genius KB29E.
config HID_MULTITOUCH
tristate "HID Multitouch panels"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Generic support for HID multitouch panels.
Say Y here if you have one of the following devices:
@@ -712,20 +712,20 @@ config HID_MULTITOUCH
config HID_NTI
tristate "NTI keyboard adapters"
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the "extra" Sun keyboard keys on keyboards attached
through Network Technologies USB-SUN keyboard adapters.
config HID_NTRIG
tristate "N-Trig touch screen"
depends on USB_HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for N-Trig touch screen.
config HID_ORTEK
tristate "Ortek PKB-1700/WKB-2000/Skycable wireless keyboard and mouse trackpad"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
There are certain devices which have LogicalMaximum wrong in the keyboard
usage page of their report descriptor. The most prevailing ones so far
are manufactured by Ortek, thus the name of the driver. Currently
@@ -738,7 +738,7 @@ config HID_ORTEK
config HID_PANTHERLORD
tristate "Pantherlord/GreenAsia game controller"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have a PantherLord/GreenAsia based game controller
or adapter.
@@ -746,14 +746,14 @@ config PANTHERLORD_FF
bool "Pantherlord force feedback support"
depends on HID_PANTHERLORD
select INPUT_FF_MEMLESS
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have a PantherLord/GreenAsia based game controller
or adapter and want to enable force feedback support for it.
config HID_PENMOUNT
tristate "Penmount touch device"
depends on USB_HID
- ---help---
+ help
This selects a driver for the PenMount 6000 touch controller.
The driver works around a problem in the report descript allowing
@@ -764,13 +764,13 @@ config HID_PENMOUNT
config HID_PETALYNX
tristate "Petalynx Maxter remote control"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Petalynx Maxter remote control.
config HID_PICOLCD
tristate "PicoLCD (graphic version)"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
This provides support for Minibox PicoLCD devices, currently
only the graphical ones are supported.
@@ -796,7 +796,7 @@ config HID_PICOLCD_FB
select FB_SYS_COPYAREA
select FB_SYS_IMAGEBLIT
select FB_SYS_FOPS
- ---help---
+ help
Provide access to PicoLCD's 256x64 monochrome display via a
framebuffer device.
@@ -805,7 +805,7 @@ config HID_PICOLCD_BACKLIGHT
default !EXPERT
depends on HID_PICOLCD
depends on HID_PICOLCD=BACKLIGHT_CLASS_DEVICE || BACKLIGHT_CLASS_DEVICE=y
- ---help---
+ help
Provide access to PicoLCD's backlight control via backlight
class.
@@ -814,7 +814,7 @@ config HID_PICOLCD_LCD
default !EXPERT
depends on HID_PICOLCD
depends on HID_PICOLCD=LCD_CLASS_DEVICE || LCD_CLASS_DEVICE=y
- ---help---
+ help
Provide access to PicoLCD's LCD contrast via lcd class.
config HID_PICOLCD_LEDS
@@ -822,7 +822,7 @@ config HID_PICOLCD_LEDS
default !EXPERT
depends on HID_PICOLCD
depends on HID_PICOLCD=LEDS_CLASS || LEDS_CLASS=y
- ---help---
+ help
Provide access to PicoLCD's GPO pins via leds class.
config HID_PICOLCD_CIR
@@ -830,13 +830,13 @@ config HID_PICOLCD_CIR
default !EXPERT
depends on HID_PICOLCD
depends on HID_PICOLCD=RC_CORE || RC_CORE=y
- ---help---
+ help
Provide access to PicoLCD's CIR interface via remote control (LIRC).
config HID_PLANTRONICS
tristate "Plantronics USB HID Driver"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Provides HID support for Plantronics USB audio devices.
Correctly maps vendor unique volume up/down HID usages to
KEY_VOLUMEUP and KEY_VOLUMEDOWN events and prevents core mapping
@@ -847,21 +847,21 @@ config HID_PLANTRONICS
config HID_PRIMAX
tristate "Primax non-fully HID-compliant devices"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Primax devices that are not fully compliant with the
HID standard.
config HID_RETRODE
tristate "Retrode 2 USB adapter for vintage video games"
depends on USB_HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for
* Retrode 2 cartridge and controller adapter
config HID_ROCCAT
tristate "Roccat device support"
depends on USB_HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Roccat devices.
Say Y here if you have a Roccat mouse or keyboard and want
support for its special functionalities.
@@ -869,7 +869,7 @@ config HID_ROCCAT
config HID_SAITEK
tristate "Saitek (Mad Catz) non-fully HID-compliant devices"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Saitek devices that are not fully compliant with the
HID standard.
@@ -881,7 +881,7 @@ config HID_SAITEK
config HID_SAMSUNG
tristate "Samsung InfraRed remote control or keyboards"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Samsung InfraRed remote control or keyboards.
config HID_SONY
@@ -890,7 +890,7 @@ config HID_SONY
depends on NEW_LEDS
depends on LEDS_CLASS
select POWER_SUPPLY
- ---help---
+ help
Support for
* Sony PS3 6-axis controllers
@@ -903,21 +903,21 @@ config SONY_FF
bool "Sony PS2/3/4 accessories force feedback support"
depends on HID_SONY
select INPUT_FF_MEMLESS
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have a Sony PS2/3/4 accessory and want to enable
force feedback support for it.
config HID_SPEEDLINK
tristate "Speedlink VAD Cezanne mouse support"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Speedlink Vicious and Divine Cezanne mouse.
config HID_STEAM
tristate "Steam Controller support"
depends on HID
select POWER_SUPPLY
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have a Steam Controller if you want to use it
without running the Steam Client. It supports both the wired and
the wireless adaptor.
@@ -925,13 +925,13 @@ config HID_STEAM
config HID_STEELSERIES
tristate "Steelseries SRW-S1 steering wheel support"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Steelseries SRW-S1 steering wheel
config HID_SUNPLUS
tristate "Sunplus wireless desktop"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Sunplus wireless desktop.
config HID_RMI
@@ -942,7 +942,7 @@ config HID_RMI
select RMI4_F11
select RMI4_F12
select RMI4_F30
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Synaptics RMI4 touchpads.
Say Y here if you have a Synaptics RMI4 touchpads over i2c-hid or usbhid
and want support for its special functionalities.
@@ -950,7 +950,7 @@ config HID_RMI
config HID_GREENASIA
tristate "GreenAsia (Product ID 0x12) game controller support"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have a GreenAsia (Product ID 0x12) based game
controller or adapter.
@@ -958,7 +958,7 @@ config GREENASIA_FF
bool "GreenAsia (Product ID 0x12) force feedback support"
depends on HID_GREENASIA
select INPUT_FF_MEMLESS
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have a GreenAsia (Product ID 0x12) based game controller
(like MANTA Warrior MM816 and SpeedLink Strike2 SL-6635) or adapter
and want to enable force feedback support for it.
@@ -966,13 +966,13 @@ config GREENASIA_FF
config HID_HYPERV_MOUSE
tristate "Microsoft Hyper-V mouse driver"
depends on HYPERV
- ---help---
+ help
Select this option to enable the Hyper-V mouse driver.
config HID_SMARTJOYPLUS
tristate "SmartJoy PLUS PS2/USB adapter support"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for SmartJoy PLUS PS2/USB adapter, Super Dual Box,
Super Joy Box 3 Pro, Super Dual Box Pro, and Super Joy Box 5 Pro.
@@ -983,20 +983,20 @@ config SMARTJOYPLUS_FF
bool "SmartJoy PLUS PS2/USB adapter force feedback support"
depends on HID_SMARTJOYPLUS
select INPUT_FF_MEMLESS
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have a SmartJoy PLUS PS2/USB adapter and want to
enable force feedback support for it.
config HID_TIVO
tristate "TiVo Slide Bluetooth remote control support"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y if you have a TiVo Slide Bluetooth remote control.
config HID_TOPSEED
tristate "TopSeed Cyberlink, BTC Emprex, Conceptronic remote control support"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y if you have a TopSeed Cyberlink or BTC Emprex or Conceptronic
CLLRCMCE remote control.
@@ -1005,7 +1005,7 @@ config HID_THINGM
depends on HID
depends on LEDS_CLASS
select HID_LED
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the ThingM blink(1) USB RGB LED. This driver has been
merged into the generic hid led driver. Config symbol HID_THINGM
just selects HID_LED and will be removed soon.
@@ -1013,7 +1013,7 @@ config HID_THINGM
config HID_THRUSTMASTER
tristate "ThrustMaster devices support"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have a THRUSTMASTER FireStore Dual Power 2 or
a THRUSTMASTER Ferrari GT Rumble Wheel.
@@ -1021,7 +1021,7 @@ config THRUSTMASTER_FF
bool "ThrustMaster devices force feedback support"
depends on HID_THRUSTMASTER
select INPUT_FF_MEMLESS
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have a THRUSTMASTER FireStore Dual Power 2 or 3,
a THRUSTMASTER Dual Trigger 3-in-1 or a THRUSTMASTER Ferrari GT
Rumble Force or Force Feedback Wheel.
@@ -1029,7 +1029,7 @@ config THRUSTMASTER_FF
config HID_UDRAW_PS3
tristate "THQ PS3 uDraw tablet"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use the THQ uDraw gaming tablet for
the PS3.
@@ -1069,7 +1069,7 @@ config HID_WIIMOTE
depends on LEDS_CLASS
select POWER_SUPPLY
select INPUT_FF_MEMLESS
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Nintendo Wii and Wii U Bluetooth peripherals. Supported
devices are the Wii Remote and its extension devices, but also devices
based on the Wii Remote like the Wii U Pro Controller or the
@@ -1091,7 +1091,7 @@ config HID_WIIMOTE
config HID_XINMO
tristate "Xin-Mo non-fully compliant devices"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Xin-Mo devices that are not fully compliant with the HID
standard. Currently only supports the Xin-Mo Dual Arcade. Say Y here
if you have a Xin-Mo Dual Arcade controller.
@@ -1099,21 +1099,21 @@ config HID_XINMO
config HID_ZEROPLUS
tristate "Zeroplus based game controller support"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have a Zeroplus based game controller.
config ZEROPLUS_FF
bool "Zeroplus based game controller force feedback support"
depends on HID_ZEROPLUS
select INPUT_FF_MEMLESS
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have a Zeroplus based game controller and want
to have force feedback support for it.
config HID_ZYDACRON
tristate "Zydacron remote control support"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Zydacron remote control.
config HID_SENSOR_HUB
@@ -1121,7 +1121,7 @@ config HID_SENSOR_HUB
depends on HID && HAS_IOMEM
select MFD_CORE
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Support for HID Sensor framework. This creates a MFD instance
for a sensor hub and identifies all the sensors connected to it.
Each sensor is registered as a MFD cell, so that sensor specific
@@ -1134,7 +1134,7 @@ config HID_SENSOR_CUSTOM_SENSOR
tristate "HID Sensors hub custom sensor support"
depends on HID_SENSOR_HUB
default n
- ---help---
+ help
HID Sensor hub specification allows definition of some custom and
generic sensors. Unlike other HID sensors, they can't be exported
via Linux IIO because of custom fields. This is up to the manufacturer
@@ -1148,7 +1148,7 @@ config HID_SENSOR_CUSTOM_SENSOR
config HID_ALPS
tristate "Alps HID device support"
depends on HID
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Alps I2C HID touchpads and StickPointer.
Say Y here if you have a Alps touchpads over i2c-hid or usbhid
and want support for its special functionalities.
@@ -1157,7 +1157,7 @@ config HID_MCP2221
tristate "Microchip MCP2221 HID USB-to-I2C/SMbus host support"
depends on USB_HID && I2C
depends on GPIOLIB
- ---help---
+ help
Provides I2C and SMBUS host adapter functionality over USB-HID
through MCP2221 device.
diff --git a/drivers/hid/i2c-hid/Kconfig b/drivers/hid/i2c-hid/Kconfig
index 0e2ae47f38a7..c4e5dfeab2bd 100644
--- a/drivers/hid/i2c-hid/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/hid/i2c-hid/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config I2C_HID
default n
depends on I2C && INPUT
select HID
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you use a keyboard, a touchpad, a touchscreen, or any
other HID based devices which is connected to your computer via I2C.
diff --git a/drivers/hid/usbhid/Kconfig b/drivers/hid/usbhid/Kconfig
index b5f3a3c4149e..dcf3a235870f 100644
--- a/drivers/hid/usbhid/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/hid/usbhid/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config USB_HID
default y
depends on USB && INPUT
select HID
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to connect USB keyboards,
mice, joysticks, graphic tablets, or any other HID based devices
to your computer via USB, as well as Uninterruptible Power Supply
@@ -51,7 +51,7 @@ menu "USB HID Boot Protocol drivers"
config USB_KBD
tristate "USB HIDBP Keyboard (simple Boot) support"
depends on USB && INPUT
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here only if you are absolutely sure that you don't want
to use the generic HID driver for your USB keyboard and prefer
to use the keyboard in its limited Boot Protocol mode instead.
@@ -67,7 +67,7 @@ config USB_KBD
config USB_MOUSE
tristate "USB HIDBP Mouse (simple Boot) support"
depends on USB && INPUT
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here only if you are absolutely sure that you don't want
to use the generic HID driver for your USB mouse and prefer
to use the mouse in its limited Boot Protocol mode instead.
diff --git a/drivers/hsi/Kconfig b/drivers/hsi/Kconfig
index bcddb06ef038..42da4c235508 100644
--- a/drivers/hsi/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/hsi/Kconfig
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@
#
menuconfig HSI
tristate "HSI support"
- ---help---
+ help
The "High speed synchronous Serial Interface" is
synchronous serial interface used mainly to connect
application engines and cellular modems.
diff --git a/drivers/hsi/clients/Kconfig b/drivers/hsi/clients/Kconfig
index 3c423a27f0ae..80f60cb28c98 100644
--- a/drivers/hsi/clients/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/hsi/clients/Kconfig
@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ config SSI_PROTOCOL
config HSI_CHAR
tristate "HSI/SSI character driver"
depends on HSI
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, you will enable the HSI/SSI character driver.
This driver provides a simple character device interface for
serial communication with the cellular modem over HSI/SSI bus.
diff --git a/drivers/hsi/controllers/Kconfig b/drivers/hsi/controllers/Kconfig
index 3ad4a5a9ab05..03ca5b558824 100644
--- a/drivers/hsi/controllers/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/hsi/controllers/Kconfig
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ config OMAP_SSI
tristate "OMAP SSI hardware driver"
depends on HSI && OF && ARM && COMMON_CLK
depends on ARCH_OMAP3 || COMPILE_TEST
- ---help---
+ help
SSI is a legacy version of HSI. It is usually used to connect
an application engine with a cellular modem.
If you say Y here, you will enable the OMAP SSI hardware driver.
diff --git a/drivers/i2c/Kconfig b/drivers/i2c/Kconfig
index 1474e57ecafc..ef39c83aaf33 100644
--- a/drivers/i2c/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/i2c/Kconfig
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ config I2C
tristate "I2C support"
select RT_MUTEXES
select IRQ_DOMAIN
- ---help---
+ help
I2C (pronounce: I-squared-C) is a slow serial bus protocol used in
many micro controller applications and developed by Philips. SMBus,
or System Management Bus is a subset of the I2C protocol. More
diff --git a/drivers/ide/Kconfig b/drivers/ide/Kconfig
index 593f149c2910..973ed4b684ce 100644
--- a/drivers/ide/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/ide/Kconfig
@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@ menuconfig IDE
depends on HAVE_IDE
depends on BLOCK
select BLK_SCSI_REQUEST
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, your kernel will be able to manage ATA/(E)IDE and
ATAPI units. The most common cases are IDE hard drives and ATAPI
CD-ROM drives.
@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@ config IDE_LEGACY
config BLK_DEV_IDE_SATA
bool "Support for SATA (deprecated; conflicts with libata SATA driver)"
default n
- ---help---
+ help
There are two drivers for Serial ATA controllers.
The main driver, "libata", uses the SCSI subsystem
@@ -121,7 +121,7 @@ config BLK_DEV_IDECD
depends on BLK_DEV
select IDE_ATAPI
select CDROM
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a CD-ROM drive using the ATAPI protocol, say Y. ATAPI is
a newer protocol used by IDE CD-ROM and TAPE drives, similar to the
SCSI protocol. Most new CD-ROM drives use ATAPI, including the
@@ -172,7 +172,7 @@ config BLK_DEV_IDETAPE
config BLK_DEV_IDEACPI
bool "IDE ACPI support"
depends on ACPI
- ---help---
+ help
Implement ACPI support for generic IDE devices. On modern
machines ACPI support is required to properly handle ACPI S3 states.
@@ -232,7 +232,7 @@ config BLK_DEV_CMD640
tristate "CMD640 chipset bugfix/support"
depends on X86
select IDE_TIMINGS
- ---help---
+ help
The CMD-Technologies CMD640 IDE chip is used on many common 486 and
Pentium motherboards, usually in combination with a "Neptune" or
"SiS" chipset. Unfortunately, it has a number of rather nasty
diff --git a/drivers/iio/dac/Kconfig b/drivers/iio/dac/Kconfig
index 3728f6325501..dae8d27e772d 100644
--- a/drivers/iio/dac/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/iio/dac/Kconfig
@@ -325,7 +325,7 @@ config MAX5821
config MCP4725
tristate "MCP4725/6 DAC driver"
depends on I2C
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to build a driver for the Microchip
MCP 4725/6 12-bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC) with I2C
interface.
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/Kconfig b/drivers/infiniband/Kconfig
index 477418b37786..a83f9eb86bfe 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/Kconfig
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ menuconfig INFINIBAND
depends on !ALPHA
select IRQ_POLL
select DIMLIB
- ---help---
+ help
Core support for InfiniBand (IB). Make sure to also select
any protocols you wish to use as well as drivers for your
InfiniBand hardware.
@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@ if INFINIBAND
config INFINIBAND_USER_MAD
tristate "InfiniBand userspace MAD support"
depends on INFINIBAND
- ---help---
+ help
Userspace InfiniBand Management Datagram (MAD) support. This
is the kernel side of the userspace MAD support, which allows
userspace processes to send and receive MADs. You will also
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@ config INFINIBAND_USER_MAD
config INFINIBAND_USER_ACCESS
tristate "InfiniBand userspace access (verbs and CM)"
depends on MMU
- ---help---
+ help
Userspace InfiniBand access support. This enables the
kernel side of userspace verbs and the userspace
communication manager (CM). This allows userspace processes
@@ -40,7 +40,7 @@ config INFINIBAND_USER_ACCESS
config INFINIBAND_EXP_LEGACY_VERBS_NEW_UAPI
bool "Allow experimental legacy verbs in new ioctl uAPI (EXPERIMENTAL)"
depends on INFINIBAND_USER_ACCESS
- ---help---
+ help
IOCTL based uAPI support for Infiniband is enabled by default for
new verbs only. This allows userspace to invoke the IOCTL based uAPI
for current legacy verbs too.
@@ -57,7 +57,7 @@ config INFINIBAND_ON_DEMAND_PAGING
select MMU_NOTIFIER
select INTERVAL_TREE
default y
- ---help---
+ help
On demand paging support for the InfiniBand subsystem.
Together with driver support this allows registration of
memory regions without pinning their pages, fetching the
@@ -67,7 +67,7 @@ config INFINIBAND_ADDR_TRANS
bool "RDMA/CM"
depends on INFINIBAND
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Support for RDMA communication manager (CM).
This allows for a generic connection abstraction over RDMA.
@@ -75,7 +75,7 @@ config INFINIBAND_ADDR_TRANS_CONFIGFS
bool
depends on INFINIBAND_ADDR_TRANS && CONFIGFS_FS && !(INFINIBAND=y && CONFIGFS_FS=m)
default y
- ---help---
+ help
ConfigFS support for RDMA communication manager (CM).
This allows the user to config the default GID type that the CM
uses for each device, when initiaing new connections.
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/hw/bnxt_re/Kconfig b/drivers/infiniband/hw/bnxt_re/Kconfig
index b83f1cc38c52..0feac5132ce1 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/hw/bnxt_re/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/hw/bnxt_re/Kconfig
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@ config INFINIBAND_BNXT_RE
depends on ETHERNET && NETDEVICES && PCI && INET && DCB
select NET_VENDOR_BROADCOM
select BNXT
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Broadcom NetXtreme-E 10/25/40/50 gigabit
RoCE HCAs. To compile this driver as a module, choose M here:
the module will be called bnxt_re.
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/hw/cxgb4/Kconfig b/drivers/infiniband/hw/cxgb4/Kconfig
index b49e8d4c3854..9e2b2c348afd 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/hw/cxgb4/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/hw/cxgb4/Kconfig
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@ config INFINIBAND_CXGB4
depends on INFINIBAND_ADDR_TRANS
select CHELSIO_LIB
select GENERIC_ALLOCATOR
- ---help---
+ help
This is an iWARP/RDMA driver for the Chelsio T4 and T5
1GbE, 10GbE adapters and T5 40GbE adapter.
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/hw/hfi1/Kconfig b/drivers/infiniband/hw/hfi1/Kconfig
index 0653f4f7b26c..519866b30a13 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/hw/hfi1/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/hw/hfi1/Kconfig
@@ -5,19 +5,19 @@ config INFINIBAND_HFI1
select MMU_NOTIFIER
select CRC32
select I2C_ALGOBIT
- ---help---
+ help
This is a low-level driver for Intel OPA Gen1 adapter.
config HFI1_DEBUG_SDMA_ORDER
bool "HFI1 SDMA Order debug"
depends on INFINIBAND_HFI1
default n
- ---help---
+ help
This is a debug flag to test for out of order
sdma completions for unit testing
config SDMA_VERBOSITY
bool "Config SDMA Verbosity"
depends on INFINIBAND_HFI1
default n
- ---help---
+ help
This is a configuration flag to enable verbose
SDMA debug
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/hw/hns/Kconfig b/drivers/infiniband/hw/hns/Kconfig
index 4921c1e40ccd..18d10ebf900b 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/hw/hns/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/hw/hns/Kconfig
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ config INFINIBAND_HNS
depends on NET_VENDOR_HISILICON
depends on ARM64 || (COMPILE_TEST && 64BIT)
depends on (HNS_DSAF && HNS_ENET) || HNS3
- ---help---
+ help
This is a RoCE/RDMA driver for the Hisilicon RoCE engine. The engine
is used in Hisilicon Hip06 and more further ICT SoC based on
platform device.
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@ config INFINIBAND_HNS_HIP06
bool "Hisilicon Hip06 Family RoCE support"
depends on INFINIBAND_HNS && HNS && HNS_DSAF && HNS_ENET
depends on INFINIBAND_HNS=m || (HNS_DSAF=y && HNS_ENET=y)
- ---help---
+ help
RoCE driver support for Hisilicon RoCE engine in Hisilicon Hip06 and
Hip07 SoC. These RoCE engines are platform devices.
@@ -26,7 +26,7 @@ config INFINIBAND_HNS_HIP08
bool "Hisilicon Hip08 Family RoCE support"
depends on INFINIBAND_HNS && PCI && HNS3
depends on INFINIBAND_HNS=m || HNS3=y
- ---help---
+ help
RoCE driver support for Hisilicon RoCE engine in Hisilicon Hip08 SoC.
The RoCE engine is a PCI device.
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/hw/i40iw/Kconfig b/drivers/infiniband/hw/i40iw/Kconfig
index e4b45f4cd8f8..7476f3b14c39 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/hw/i40iw/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/hw/i40iw/Kconfig
@@ -5,5 +5,5 @@ config INFINIBAND_I40IW
depends on IPV6 || !IPV6
depends on PCI
select GENERIC_ALLOCATOR
- ---help---
+ help
Intel(R) Ethernet X722 iWARP Driver
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/Kconfig b/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/Kconfig
index cc7c42fe6499..f30ce9dd080a 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx4/Kconfig
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ config MLX4_INFINIBAND
depends on NETDEVICES && ETHERNET && PCI && INET
select NET_VENDOR_MELLANOX
select MLX4_CORE
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides low-level InfiniBand support for
Mellanox ConnectX PCI Express host channel adapters (HCAs).
This is required to use InfiniBand protocols such as
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx5/Kconfig b/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx5/Kconfig
index ea248def4556..ef1ff42eaec5 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx5/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/hw/mlx5/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
config MLX5_INFINIBAND
tristate "Mellanox 5th generation network adapters (ConnectX series) support"
depends on NETDEVICES && ETHERNET && PCI && MLX5_CORE
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides low-level InfiniBand support for
Mellanox Connect-IB PCI Express host channel adapters (HCAs).
This is required to use InfiniBand protocols such as
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/hw/mthca/Kconfig b/drivers/infiniband/hw/mthca/Kconfig
index 66ff527f5928..faa7381f7d63 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/hw/mthca/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/hw/mthca/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
config INFINIBAND_MTHCA
tristate "Mellanox HCA support"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This is a low-level driver for Mellanox InfiniHost host
channel adapters (HCAs), including the MT23108 PCI-X HCA
("Tavor") and the MT25208 PCI Express HCA ("Arbel").
@@ -11,7 +11,7 @@ config INFINIBAND_MTHCA_DEBUG
bool "Verbose debugging output" if EXPERT
depends on INFINIBAND_MTHCA
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This option causes debugging code to be compiled into the
mthca driver. The output can be turned on via the
debug_level module parameter (which can also be set after
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/hw/ocrdma/Kconfig b/drivers/infiniband/hw/ocrdma/Kconfig
index dd4ec388208c..54bd70bc4d1a 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/hw/ocrdma/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/hw/ocrdma/Kconfig
@@ -4,6 +4,6 @@ config INFINIBAND_OCRDMA
depends on ETHERNET && NETDEVICES && PCI && INET && (IPV6 || IPV6=n)
select NET_VENDOR_EMULEX
select BE2NET
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides low-level InfiniBand over Ethernet
support for Emulex One Connect host channel adapters (HCAs).
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/hw/qedr/Kconfig b/drivers/infiniband/hw/qedr/Kconfig
index 9c30325e1414..9e31d13b03c3 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/hw/qedr/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/hw/qedr/Kconfig
@@ -6,6 +6,6 @@ config INFINIBAND_QEDR
select QED_LL2
select QED_OOO
select QED_RDMA
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides low-level InfiniBand over Ethernet
support for QLogic QED host channel adapters (HCAs).
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/hw/qib/Kconfig b/drivers/infiniband/hw/qib/Kconfig
index 376d19f29346..6c4895777042 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/hw/qib/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/hw/qib/Kconfig
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@ config INFINIBAND_QIB
tristate "Intel PCIe HCA support"
depends on 64BIT && INFINIBAND_RDMAVT
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This is a low-level driver for Intel PCIe QLE InfiniBand host
channel adapters. This driver does not support the Intel
HyperTransport card (model QHT7140).
@@ -12,6 +12,6 @@ config INFINIBAND_QIB_DCA
bool "QIB DCA support"
depends on INFINIBAND_QIB && DCA && SMP && !(INFINIBAND_QIB=y && DCA=m)
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Setting this enables DCA support on some Intel chip sets
with the iba7322 HCA.
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/hw/usnic/Kconfig b/drivers/infiniband/hw/usnic/Kconfig
index c0847d9e2539..9019599c173b 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/hw/usnic/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/hw/usnic/Kconfig
@@ -6,6 +6,6 @@ config INFINIBAND_USNIC
select ENIC
select NET_VENDOR_CISCO
select PCI_IOV
- ---help---
+ help
This is a low-level driver for Cisco's Virtual Interface
Cards (VICs), including the VIC 1240 and 1280 cards.
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/hw/vmw_pvrdma/Kconfig b/drivers/infiniband/hw/vmw_pvrdma/Kconfig
index b99c9f0fc06a..a11e892e5e77 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/hw/vmw_pvrdma/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/hw/vmw_pvrdma/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
config INFINIBAND_VMWARE_PVRDMA
tristate "VMware Paravirtualized RDMA Driver"
depends on NETDEVICES && ETHERNET && PCI && INET && VMXNET3
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides low-level support for VMware Paravirtual
RDMA adapter. It interacts with the VMXNet3 driver to provide
Ethernet capabilities.
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/sw/rdmavt/Kconfig b/drivers/infiniband/sw/rdmavt/Kconfig
index 1f2759c72108..9ef5f5ce1ff6 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/sw/rdmavt/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/sw/rdmavt/Kconfig
@@ -4,5 +4,5 @@ config INFINIBAND_RDMAVT
depends on X86_64 && ARCH_DMA_ADDR_T_64BIT
depends on PCI
select DMA_VIRT_OPS
- ---help---
+ help
This is a common software verbs provider for RDMA networks.
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/sw/rxe/Kconfig b/drivers/infiniband/sw/rxe/Kconfig
index d9bcfe740588..a0c6c7dfc181 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/sw/rxe/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/sw/rxe/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@ config RDMA_RXE
select NET_UDP_TUNNEL
select CRYPTO_CRC32
select DMA_VIRT_OPS
- ---help---
+ help
This driver implements the InfiniBand RDMA transport over
the Linux network stack. It enables a system with a
standard Ethernet adapter to interoperate with a RoCE
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/ulp/ipoib/Kconfig b/drivers/infiniband/ulp/ipoib/Kconfig
index 7af68604af77..254e31a90a66 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/ulp/ipoib/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/ulp/ipoib/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
config INFINIBAND_IPOIB
tristate "IP-over-InfiniBand"
depends on NETDEVICES && INET && (IPV6 || IPV6=n)
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the IP-over-InfiniBand protocol (IPoIB). This
transports IP packets over InfiniBand so you can use your IB
device as a fancy NIC.
@@ -13,7 +13,7 @@ config INFINIBAND_IPOIB_CM
bool "IP-over-InfiniBand Connected Mode support"
depends on INFINIBAND_IPOIB
default n
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables support for IPoIB connected mode. After
enabling this option, you need to switch to connected mode
through /sys/class/net/ibXXX/mode to actually create
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@ config INFINIBAND_IPOIB_DEBUG
bool "IP-over-InfiniBand debugging" if EXPERT
depends on INFINIBAND_IPOIB
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This option causes debugging code to be compiled into the
IPoIB driver. The output can be turned on via the
debug_level and mcast_debug_level module parameters (which
@@ -42,7 +42,7 @@ config INFINIBAND_IPOIB_DEBUG
config INFINIBAND_IPOIB_DEBUG_DATA
bool "IP-over-InfiniBand data path debugging"
depends on INFINIBAND_IPOIB_DEBUG
- ---help---
+ help
This option compiles debugging code into the data path
of the IPoIB driver. The output can be turned on via the
data_debug_level module parameter; however, even with output
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/ulp/iser/Kconfig b/drivers/infiniband/ulp/iser/Kconfig
index 1d29dffeaff9..3016a0c9a9f0 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/ulp/iser/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/ulp/iser/Kconfig
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@ config INFINIBAND_ISER
tristate "iSCSI Extensions for RDMA (iSER)"
depends on SCSI && INET && INFINIBAND_ADDR_TRANS
select SCSI_ISCSI_ATTRS
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the iSCSI Extensions for RDMA (iSER) Protocol
over InfiniBand. This allows you to access storage devices
that speak iSCSI over iSER over InfiniBand.
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/ulp/isert/Kconfig b/drivers/infiniband/ulp/isert/Kconfig
index 1a3f5ca8354c..798147adbef1 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/ulp/isert/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/ulp/isert/Kconfig
@@ -2,5 +2,5 @@
config INFINIBAND_ISERT
tristate "iSCSI Extensions for RDMA (iSER) target support"
depends on INET && INFINIBAND_ADDR_TRANS && TARGET_CORE && ISCSI_TARGET
- ---help---
+ help
Support for iSCSI Extensions for RDMA (iSER) Target on Infiniband fabrics.
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/ulp/opa_vnic/Kconfig b/drivers/infiniband/ulp/opa_vnic/Kconfig
index a1f266b9c0b2..e84248587187 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/ulp/opa_vnic/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/ulp/opa_vnic/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
config INFINIBAND_OPA_VNIC
tristate "Intel OPA VNIC support"
depends on X86_64 && INFINIBAND
- ---help---
+ help
This is Omni-Path (OPA) Virtual Network Interface Controller (VNIC)
driver for Ethernet over Omni-Path feature. It implements the HW
independent VNIC functionality. It interfaces with Linux stack for
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/ulp/srp/Kconfig b/drivers/infiniband/ulp/srp/Kconfig
index 6f5e7b3a3864..67cd63d1399c 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/ulp/srp/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/ulp/srp/Kconfig
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@ config INFINIBAND_SRP
tristate "InfiniBand SCSI RDMA Protocol"
depends on SCSI && INFINIBAND_ADDR_TRANS
select SCSI_SRP_ATTRS
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the SCSI RDMA Protocol over InfiniBand. This
allows you to access storage devices that speak SRP over
InfiniBand.
diff --git a/drivers/infiniband/ulp/srpt/Kconfig b/drivers/infiniband/ulp/srpt/Kconfig
index ce7567cea9f6..4b5d9b792cfa 100644
--- a/drivers/infiniband/ulp/srpt/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/infiniband/ulp/srpt/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
config INFINIBAND_SRPT
tristate "InfiniBand SCSI RDMA Protocol target support"
depends on INFINIBAND && INFINIBAND_ADDR_TRANS && TARGET_CORE
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the SCSI RDMA Protocol (SRP) Target driver. The
SRP protocol is a protocol that allows an initiator to access
diff --git a/drivers/input/gameport/Kconfig b/drivers/input/gameport/Kconfig
index 24acb3b07fed..4761795cb49f 100644
--- a/drivers/input/gameport/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/input/gameport/Kconfig
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@
#
config GAMEPORT
tristate "Gameport support"
- ---help---
+ help
Gameport support is for the standard 15-pin PC gameport. If you
have a joystick, gamepad, gameport card, a soundcard with a gameport
or anything else that uses the gameport, say Y or M here and also to
diff --git a/drivers/input/joystick/Kconfig b/drivers/input/joystick/Kconfig
index 6f73f02059b5..eb031b7a4866 100644
--- a/drivers/input/joystick/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/input/joystick/Kconfig
@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@ if INPUT_JOYSTICK
config JOYSTICK_ANALOG
tristate "Classic PC analog joysticks and gamepads"
select GAMEPORT
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have a joystick that connects to the PC
gameport. In addition to the usual PC analog joystick, this driver
supports many extensions, including joysticks with throttle control,
@@ -225,7 +225,7 @@ config JOYSTICK_GAMECON
tristate "Multisystem, NES, SNES, N64, PSX joysticks and gamepads"
depends on PARPORT
select INPUT_FF_MEMLESS
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have a Nintendo Entertainment System gamepad,
Super Nintendo Entertainment System gamepad, Nintendo 64 gamepad,
Sony PlayStation gamepad or a Multisystem -- Atari, Amiga,
@@ -298,13 +298,13 @@ config JOYSTICK_XPAD_FF
bool "X-Box gamepad rumble support"
depends on JOYSTICK_XPAD && INPUT
select INPUT_FF_MEMLESS
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to take advantage of xbox 360 rumble features.
config JOYSTICK_XPAD_LEDS
bool "LED Support for Xbox360 controller 'BigX' LED"
depends on JOYSTICK_XPAD && (LEDS_CLASS=y || LEDS_CLASS=JOYSTICK_XPAD)
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables support for the LED which surrounds the Big X on
XBox 360 controller.
diff --git a/drivers/input/serio/Kconfig b/drivers/input/serio/Kconfig
index 373a1646019e..0754744b9ce5 100644
--- a/drivers/input/serio/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/input/serio/Kconfig
@@ -223,7 +223,7 @@ config SERIO_AMS_DELTA
tristate "Amstrad Delta (E3) mailboard support"
depends on MACH_AMS_DELTA
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have an E3 and want to use its mailboard,
or any standard AT keyboard connected to the mailboard port.
diff --git a/drivers/iommu/Kconfig b/drivers/iommu/Kconfig
index aca76383f201..b510f67dfa49 100644
--- a/drivers/iommu/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/iommu/Kconfig
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@ menuconfig IOMMU_SUPPORT
bool "IOMMU Hardware Support"
depends on MMU
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to compile device drivers for IO Memory
Management Units into the kernel. These devices usually allow to
remap DMA requests and/or remap interrupts from other devices on the
@@ -144,7 +144,7 @@ config AMD_IOMMU
select IOMMU_IOVA
select IOMMU_DMA
depends on X86_64 && PCI && ACPI
- ---help---
+ help
With this option you can enable support for AMD IOMMU hardware in
your system. An IOMMU is a hardware component which provides
remapping of DMA memory accesses from devices. With an AMD IOMMU you
@@ -159,7 +159,7 @@ config AMD_IOMMU_V2
tristate "AMD IOMMU Version 2 driver"
depends on AMD_IOMMU
select MMU_NOTIFIER
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables support for the AMD IOMMUv2 features of the IOMMU
hardware. Select this option if you want to use devices that support
the PCI PRI and PASID interface.
@@ -167,7 +167,7 @@ config AMD_IOMMU_V2
config AMD_IOMMU_DEBUGFS
bool "Enable AMD IOMMU internals in DebugFS"
depends on AMD_IOMMU && IOMMU_DEBUGFS
- ---help---
+ help
!!!WARNING!!! !!!WARNING!!! !!!WARNING!!! !!!WARNING!!!
DO NOT ENABLE THIS OPTION UNLESS YOU REALLY, -REALLY- KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING!!!
@@ -233,7 +233,7 @@ config INTEL_IOMMU_DEFAULT_ON
config INTEL_IOMMU_BROKEN_GFX_WA
bool "Workaround broken graphics drivers (going away soon)"
depends on INTEL_IOMMU && BROKEN && X86
- ---help---
+ help
Current Graphics drivers tend to use physical address
for DMA and avoid using DMA APIs. Setting this config
option permits the IOMMU driver to set a unity map for
@@ -244,7 +244,7 @@ config INTEL_IOMMU_BROKEN_GFX_WA
config INTEL_IOMMU_FLOPPY_WA
def_bool y
depends on INTEL_IOMMU && X86
- ---help---
+ help
Floppy disk drivers are known to bypass DMA API calls
thereby failing to work when IOMMU is enabled. This
workaround will setup a 1:1 mapping for the first
@@ -266,7 +266,7 @@ config IRQ_REMAP
bool "Support for Interrupt Remapping"
depends on X86_64 && X86_IO_APIC && PCI_MSI && ACPI
select DMAR_TABLE
- ---help---
+ help
Supports Interrupt remapping for IO-APIC and MSI devices.
To use x2apic mode in the CPU's which support x2APIC enhancements or
to support platforms with CPU's having > 8 bit APIC ID, say Y.
@@ -277,14 +277,14 @@ config OMAP_IOMMU
depends on ARM && MMU || (COMPILE_TEST && (ARM || ARM64 || IA64 || SPARC))
depends on ARCH_OMAP2PLUS || COMPILE_TEST
select IOMMU_API
- ---help---
+ help
The OMAP3 media platform drivers depend on iommu support,
if you need them say Y here.
config OMAP_IOMMU_DEBUG
bool "Export OMAP IOMMU internals in DebugFS"
depends on OMAP_IOMMU && DEBUG_FS
- ---help---
+ help
Select this to see extensive information about
the internal state of OMAP IOMMU in debugfs.
diff --git a/drivers/ipack/Kconfig b/drivers/ipack/Kconfig
index 68a422f7b271..fb30091dece3 100644
--- a/drivers/ipack/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/ipack/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
menuconfig IPACK_BUS
tristate "IndustryPack bus support"
depends on HAS_IOMEM
- ---help---
+ help
This option provides support for the IndustryPack framework. There
are IndustryPack carrier boards, which interface another bus (such as
PCI) to an IndustryPack bus, and IndustryPack modules, that are
diff --git a/drivers/isdn/Kconfig b/drivers/isdn/Kconfig
index be8387c0eeef..2690e2c5a158 100644
--- a/drivers/isdn/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/isdn/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ menuconfig ISDN
bool "ISDN support"
depends on NET && NETDEVICES
depends on !S390 && !UML
- ---help---
+ help
ISDN ("Integrated Services Digital Network", called RNIS in France)
is a fully digital telephone service that can be used for voice and
data connections. If your computer is equipped with an ISDN
diff --git a/drivers/macintosh/Kconfig b/drivers/macintosh/Kconfig
index fcb9d7bd5bd0..5cdc361da37c 100644
--- a/drivers/macintosh/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/macintosh/Kconfig
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ menuconfig MACINTOSH_DRIVERS
bool "Macintosh device drivers"
depends on PPC || MAC || X86
default y if (PPC_PMAC || MAC)
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to get to see options for devices used with Macintosh
computers. This option alone does not add any kernel code.
diff --git a/drivers/md/Kconfig b/drivers/md/Kconfig
index 6665b56865b7..921888df6764 100644
--- a/drivers/md/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/md/Kconfig
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@ if MD
config BLK_DEV_MD
tristate "RAID support"
- ---help---
+ help
This driver lets you combine several hard disk partitions into one
logical block device. This can be used to simply append one
partition to another one or to combine several redundant hard disks
@@ -36,7 +36,7 @@ config MD_AUTODETECT
bool "Autodetect RAID arrays during kernel boot"
depends on BLK_DEV_MD=y
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, then the kernel will try to autodetect raid
arrays as part of its boot process.
@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@ config MD_AUTODETECT
config MD_LINEAR
tristate "Linear (append) mode"
depends on BLK_DEV_MD
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, then your multiple devices driver will be able to
use the so-called linear mode, i.e. it will combine the hard disk
partitions by simply appending one to the other.
@@ -62,7 +62,7 @@ config MD_LINEAR
config MD_RAID0
tristate "RAID-0 (striping) mode"
depends on BLK_DEV_MD
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, then your multiple devices driver will be able to
use the so-called raid0 mode, i.e. it will combine the hard disk
partitions into one logical device in such a fashion as to fill them
@@ -82,7 +82,7 @@ config MD_RAID0
config MD_RAID1
tristate "RAID-1 (mirroring) mode"
depends on BLK_DEV_MD
- ---help---
+ help
A RAID-1 set consists of several disk drives which are exact copies
of each other. In the event of a mirror failure, the RAID driver
will continue to use the operational mirrors in the set, providing
@@ -104,7 +104,7 @@ config MD_RAID1
config MD_RAID10
tristate "RAID-10 (mirrored striping) mode"
depends on BLK_DEV_MD
- ---help---
+ help
RAID-10 provides a combination of striping (RAID-0) and
mirroring (RAID-1) with easier configuration and more flexible
layout.
@@ -129,7 +129,7 @@ config MD_RAID456
select ASYNC_XOR
select ASYNC_PQ
select ASYNC_RAID6_RECOV
- ---help---
+ help
A RAID-5 set of N drives with a capacity of C MB per drive provides
the capacity of C * (N - 1) MB, and protects against a failure
of a single drive. For a given sector (row) number, (N - 1) drives
@@ -183,7 +183,7 @@ config MD_CLUSTER
depends on BLK_DEV_MD
depends on DLM
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Clustering support for MD devices. This enables locking and
synchronization across multiple systems on the cluster, so all
nodes in the cluster can access the MD devices simultaneously.
@@ -203,7 +203,7 @@ config BLK_DEV_DM
tristate "Device mapper support"
select BLK_DEV_DM_BUILTIN
depends on DAX || DAX=n
- ---help---
+ help
Device-mapper is a low level volume manager. It works by allowing
people to specify mappings for ranges of logical sectors. Various
mapping types are available, in addition people may write their own
@@ -219,7 +219,7 @@ config BLK_DEV_DM
config DM_DEBUG
bool "Device mapper debugging support"
depends on BLK_DEV_DM
- ---help---
+ help
Enable this for messages that may help debug device-mapper problems.
If unsure, say N.
@@ -227,7 +227,7 @@ config DM_DEBUG
config DM_BUFIO
tristate
depends on BLK_DEV_DM
- ---help---
+ help
This interface allows you to do buffered I/O on a device and acts
as a cache, holding recently-read blocks in memory and performing
delayed writes.
@@ -235,7 +235,7 @@ config DM_BUFIO
config DM_DEBUG_BLOCK_MANAGER_LOCKING
bool "Block manager locking"
depends on DM_BUFIO
- ---help---
+ help
Block manager locking can catch various metadata corruption issues.
If unsure, say N.
@@ -244,7 +244,7 @@ config DM_DEBUG_BLOCK_STACK_TRACING
bool "Keep stack trace of persistent data block lock holders"
depends on STACKTRACE_SUPPORT && DM_DEBUG_BLOCK_MANAGER_LOCKING
select STACKTRACE
- ---help---
+ help
Enable this for messages that may help debug problems with the
block manager locking used by thin provisioning and caching.
@@ -253,7 +253,7 @@ config DM_DEBUG_BLOCK_STACK_TRACING
config DM_BIO_PRISON
tristate
depends on BLK_DEV_DM
- ---help---
+ help
Some bio locking schemes used by other device-mapper targets
including thin provisioning.
@@ -262,7 +262,7 @@ source "drivers/md/persistent-data/Kconfig"
config DM_UNSTRIPED
tristate "Unstriped target"
depends on BLK_DEV_DM
- ---help---
+ help
Unstripes I/O so it is issued solely on a single drive in a HW
RAID0 or dm-striped target.
@@ -273,7 +273,7 @@ config DM_CRYPT
select CRYPTO
select CRYPTO_CBC
select CRYPTO_ESSIV
- ---help---
+ help
This device-mapper target allows you to create a device that
transparently encrypts the data on it. You'll need to activate
the ciphers you're going to use in the cryptoapi configuration.
@@ -290,7 +290,7 @@ config DM_SNAPSHOT
tristate "Snapshot target"
depends on BLK_DEV_DM
select DM_BUFIO
- ---help---
+ help
Allow volume managers to take writable snapshots of a device.
config DM_THIN_PROVISIONING
@@ -298,7 +298,7 @@ config DM_THIN_PROVISIONING
depends on BLK_DEV_DM
select DM_PERSISTENT_DATA
select DM_BIO_PRISON
- ---help---
+ help
Provides thin provisioning and snapshots that share a data store.
config DM_CACHE
@@ -307,7 +307,7 @@ config DM_CACHE
default n
select DM_PERSISTENT_DATA
select DM_BIO_PRISON
- ---help---
+ help
dm-cache attempts to improve performance of a block device by
moving frequently used data to a smaller, higher performance
device. Different 'policy' plugins can be used to change the
@@ -318,7 +318,7 @@ config DM_CACHE_SMQ
tristate "Stochastic MQ Cache Policy (EXPERIMENTAL)"
depends on DM_CACHE
default y
- ---help---
+ help
A cache policy that uses a multiqueue ordered by recent hits
to select which blocks should be promoted and demoted.
This is meant to be a general purpose policy. It prioritises
@@ -329,7 +329,7 @@ config DM_CACHE_SMQ
config DM_WRITECACHE
tristate "Writecache target"
depends on BLK_DEV_DM
- ---help---
+ help
The writecache target caches writes on persistent memory or SSD.
It is intended for databases or other programs that need extremely
low commit latency.
@@ -351,7 +351,7 @@ config DM_ERA
default n
select DM_PERSISTENT_DATA
select DM_BIO_PRISON
- ---help---
+ help
dm-era tracks which parts of a block device are written to
over time. Useful for maintaining cache coherency when using
vendor snapshots.
@@ -361,7 +361,7 @@ config DM_CLONE
depends on BLK_DEV_DM
default n
select DM_PERSISTENT_DATA
- ---help---
+ help
dm-clone produces a one-to-one copy of an existing, read-only source
device into a writable destination device. The cloned device is
visible/mountable immediately and the copy of the source device to the
@@ -373,7 +373,7 @@ config DM_CLONE
config DM_MIRROR
tristate "Mirror target"
depends on BLK_DEV_DM
- ---help---
+ help
Allow volume managers to mirror logical volumes, also
needed for live data migration tools such as 'pvmove'.
@@ -381,7 +381,7 @@ config DM_LOG_USERSPACE
tristate "Mirror userspace logging"
depends on DM_MIRROR && NET
select CONNECTOR
- ---help---
+ help
The userspace logging module provides a mechanism for
relaying the dm-dirty-log API to userspace. Log designs
which are more suited to userspace implementation (e.g.
@@ -396,7 +396,7 @@ config DM_RAID
select MD_RAID10
select MD_RAID456
select BLK_DEV_MD
- ---help---
+ help
A dm target that supports RAID1, RAID10, RAID4, RAID5 and RAID6 mappings
A RAID-5 set of N drives with a capacity of C MB per drive provides
@@ -418,7 +418,7 @@ config DM_RAID
config DM_ZERO
tristate "Zero target"
depends on BLK_DEV_DM
- ---help---
+ help
A target that discards writes, and returns all zeroes for
reads. Useful in some recovery situations.
@@ -430,13 +430,13 @@ config DM_MULTIPATH
# it is, DM_MULTIPATH must depend on it. We get a build
# error if SCSI_DH=m and DM_MULTIPATH=y
depends on !SCSI_DH || SCSI
- ---help---
+ help
Allow volume managers to support multipath hardware.
config DM_MULTIPATH_QL
tristate "I/O Path Selector based on the number of in-flight I/Os"
depends on DM_MULTIPATH
- ---help---
+ help
This path selector is a dynamic load balancer which selects
the path with the least number of in-flight I/Os.
@@ -445,7 +445,7 @@ config DM_MULTIPATH_QL
config DM_MULTIPATH_ST
tristate "I/O Path Selector based on the service time"
depends on DM_MULTIPATH
- ---help---
+ help
This path selector is a dynamic load balancer which selects
the path expected to complete the incoming I/O in the shortest
time.
@@ -466,7 +466,7 @@ config DM_MULTIPATH_HST
config DM_DELAY
tristate "I/O delaying target"
depends on BLK_DEV_DM
- ---help---
+ help
A target that delays reads and/or writes and can send
them to different devices. Useful for testing.
@@ -475,7 +475,7 @@ config DM_DELAY
config DM_DUST
tristate "Bad sector simulation target"
depends on BLK_DEV_DM
- ---help---
+ help
A target that simulates bad sector behavior.
Useful for testing.
@@ -484,7 +484,7 @@ config DM_DUST
config DM_INIT
bool "DM \"dm-mod.create=\" parameter support"
depends on BLK_DEV_DM=y
- ---help---
+ help
Enable "dm-mod.create=" parameter to create mapped devices at init time.
This option is useful to allow mounting rootfs without requiring an
initramfs.
@@ -496,13 +496,13 @@ config DM_INIT
config DM_UEVENT
bool "DM uevents"
depends on BLK_DEV_DM
- ---help---
+ help
Generate udev events for DM events.
config DM_FLAKEY
tristate "Flakey target"
depends on BLK_DEV_DM
- ---help---
+ help
A target that intermittently fails I/O for debugging purposes.
config DM_VERITY
@@ -511,7 +511,7 @@ config DM_VERITY
select CRYPTO
select CRYPTO_HASH
select DM_BUFIO
- ---help---
+ help
This device-mapper target creates a read-only device that
transparently validates the data on one underlying device against
a pre-generated tree of cryptographic checksums stored on a second
@@ -542,7 +542,7 @@ config DM_VERITY_FEC
depends on DM_VERITY
select REED_SOLOMON
select REED_SOLOMON_DEC8
- ---help---
+ help
Add forward error correction support to dm-verity. This option
makes it possible to use pre-generated error correction data to
recover from corrupted blocks.
@@ -552,7 +552,7 @@ config DM_VERITY_FEC
config DM_SWITCH
tristate "Switch target support (EXPERIMENTAL)"
depends on BLK_DEV_DM
- ---help---
+ help
This device-mapper target creates a device that supports an arbitrary
mapping of fixed-size regions of I/O across a fixed set of paths.
The path used for any specific region can be switched dynamically
@@ -566,7 +566,7 @@ config DM_SWITCH
config DM_LOG_WRITES
tristate "Log writes target support"
depends on BLK_DEV_DM
- ---help---
+ help
This device-mapper target takes two devices, one device to use
normally, one to log all write operations done to the first device.
This is for use by file system developers wishing to verify that
@@ -586,7 +586,7 @@ config DM_INTEGRITY
select DM_BUFIO
select CRYPTO
select ASYNC_XOR
- ---help---
+ help
This device-mapper target emulates a block device that has
additional per-sector tags that can be used for storing
integrity information.
@@ -602,7 +602,7 @@ config DM_ZONED
tristate "Drive-managed zoned block device target support"
depends on BLK_DEV_DM
depends on BLK_DEV_ZONED
- ---help---
+ help
This device-mapper target takes a host-managed or host-aware zoned
block device and exposes most of its capacity as a regular block
device (drive-managed zoned block device) without any write
diff --git a/drivers/md/persistent-data/Kconfig b/drivers/md/persistent-data/Kconfig
index baaec1ae29c1..f4f948b0e173 100644
--- a/drivers/md/persistent-data/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/md/persistent-data/Kconfig
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ config DM_PERSISTENT_DATA
depends on BLK_DEV_DM
select LIBCRC32C
select DM_BUFIO
- ---help---
+ help
Library providing immutable on-disk data structure support for
device-mapper targets such as the thin provisioning target.
diff --git a/drivers/media/cec/platform/Kconfig b/drivers/media/cec/platform/Kconfig
index 350533cd8261..b672d3142eb7 100644
--- a/drivers/media/cec/platform/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/media/cec/platform/Kconfig
@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ config CEC_MESON_G12A_AO
select REGMAP_MMIO
select CEC_CORE
select CEC_NOTIFIER
- ---help---
+ help
This is a driver for Amlogic Meson G12A SoCs AO CEC interface.
This driver if for the new AO-CEC module found in G12A SoCs,
usually named AO_CEC_B in documentation.
diff --git a/drivers/message/fusion/Kconfig b/drivers/message/fusion/Kconfig
index ba770c5ea8ef..a3d0288fd0e2 100644
--- a/drivers/message/fusion/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/message/fusion/Kconfig
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@
menuconfig FUSION
bool "Fusion MPT device support"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to get to see options for Fusion Message
Passing Technology (MPT) drivers.
This option alone does not add any kernel code.
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ config FUSION_SPI
tristate "Fusion MPT ScsiHost drivers for SPI"
depends on PCI && SCSI
select SCSI_SPI_ATTRS
- ---help---
+ help
SCSI HOST support for a parallel SCSI host adapters.
List of supported controllers:
@@ -31,7 +31,7 @@ config FUSION_FC
tristate "Fusion MPT ScsiHost drivers for FC"
depends on PCI && SCSI
depends on SCSI_FC_ATTRS
- ---help---
+ help
SCSI HOST support for a Fiber Channel host adapters.
List of supported controllers:
@@ -50,7 +50,7 @@ config FUSION_SAS
tristate "Fusion MPT ScsiHost drivers for SAS"
depends on PCI && SCSI
select SCSI_SAS_ATTRS
- ---help---
+ help
SCSI HOST support for a SAS host adapters.
List of supported controllers:
@@ -75,7 +75,7 @@ config FUSION_MAX_SGE
config FUSION_CTL
tristate "Fusion MPT misc device (ioctl) driver"
depends on FUSION_SPI || FUSION_FC || FUSION_SAS
- ---help---
+ help
The Fusion MPT misc device driver provides specialized control
of MPT adapters via system ioctl calls. Use of ioctl calls to
the MPT driver requires that you create and use a misc device
@@ -94,7 +94,7 @@ config FUSION_CTL
config FUSION_LAN
tristate "Fusion MPT LAN driver"
depends on FUSION_FC && NET_FC
- ---help---
+ help
This module supports LAN IP traffic over Fibre Channel port(s)
on Fusion MPT compatible hardware (LSIFC9xx chips).
The physical interface used is defined in RFC 2625.
@@ -110,7 +110,7 @@ config FUSION_LAN
config FUSION_LOGGING
bool "Fusion MPT logging facility"
- ---help---
+ help
This turns on a logging facility that can be used to debug a number
of Fusion MPT related problems.
diff --git a/drivers/mfd/Kconfig b/drivers/mfd/Kconfig
index 4f8b73d92df3..a37d7d171382 100644
--- a/drivers/mfd/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/mfd/Kconfig
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@ config MFD_CS5535
tristate "AMD CS5535 and CS5536 southbridge core functions"
select MFD_CORE
depends on PCI && (X86_32 || (X86 && COMPILE_TEST))
- ---help---
+ help
This is the core driver for CS5535/CS5536 MFD functions. This is
necessary for using the board's GPIO and MFGPT functionality.
@@ -292,7 +292,7 @@ config MFD_ASIC3
bool "Compaq ASIC3"
depends on GPIOLIB && ARM
select MFD_CORE
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the ASIC3 multifunction chip found on many
PDAs (mainly iPAQ and HTC based ones)
@@ -1165,7 +1165,7 @@ config MFD_SI476X_CORE
config MFD_SM501
tristate "Silicon Motion SM501"
depends on HAS_DMA
- ---help---
+ help
This is the core driver for the Silicon Motion SM501 multimedia
companion chip. This device is a multifunction device which may
provide numerous interfaces including USB host controller, USB gadget,
@@ -1176,7 +1176,7 @@ config MFD_SM501
config MFD_SM501_GPIO
bool "Export GPIO via GPIO layer"
depends on MFD_SM501 && GPIOLIB
- ---help---
+ help
This option uses the gpio library layer to export the 64 GPIO
lines on the SM501. The platform data is used to supply the
base number for the first GPIO line to register.
@@ -1721,7 +1721,7 @@ config MFD_TIMBERDALE
tristate "Timberdale FPGA"
select MFD_CORE
depends on PCI && GPIOLIB && (X86_32 || COMPILE_TEST)
- ---help---
+ help
This is the core driver for the timberdale FPGA. This device is a
multifunction device which exposes numerous platform devices.
diff --git a/drivers/misc/Kconfig b/drivers/misc/Kconfig
index edd5dd5ebfdc..e1b1ba5e2b92 100644
--- a/drivers/misc/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/misc/Kconfig
@@ -60,7 +60,7 @@ config ATMEL_TCLIB
config DUMMY_IRQ
tristate "Dummy IRQ handler"
- ---help---
+ help
This module accepts a single 'irq' parameter, which it should register for.
The sole purpose of this module is to help with debugging of systems on
which spurious IRQs would happen on disabled IRQ vector.
@@ -69,7 +69,7 @@ config IBM_ASM
tristate "Device driver for IBM RSA service processor"
depends on X86 && PCI && INPUT
depends on SERIAL_8250 || SERIAL_8250=n
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables device driver support for in-band access to the
IBM RSA (Condor) service processor in eServer xSeries systems.
The ibmasm device driver allows user space application to access
@@ -167,7 +167,7 @@ config ICS932S401
config ATMEL_SSC
tristate "Device driver for Atmel SSC peripheral"
depends on HAS_IOMEM && (ARCH_AT91 || COMPILE_TEST)
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables device driver support for Atmel Synchronized
Serial Communication peripheral (SSC).
@@ -190,7 +190,7 @@ config SGI_XP
depends on (IA64_SGI_UV || X86_UV) && SMP
depends on X86_64 || BROKEN
select SGI_GRU if X86_64 && SMP
- ---help---
+ help
An SGI machine can be divided into multiple Single System
Images which act independently of each other and have
hardware based memory protection from the others. Enabling
@@ -267,7 +267,7 @@ config SGI_GRU
tristate "SGI GRU driver"
depends on X86_UV && SMP
select MMU_NOTIFIER
- ---help---
+ help
The GRU is a hardware resource located in the system chipset. The GRU
contains memory that can be mmapped into the user address space. This memory is
used to communicate with the GRU to perform functions such as load/store,
@@ -280,7 +280,7 @@ config SGI_GRU
config SGI_GRU_DEBUG
bool "SGI GRU driver debug"
depends on SGI_GRU
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables additional debugging code for the SGI GRU driver.
If you are unsure, say N.
@@ -327,7 +327,7 @@ config SENSORS_TSL2550
config SENSORS_BH1770
tristate "BH1770GLC / SFH7770 combined ALS - Proximity sensor"
depends on I2C
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to build a driver for BH1770GLC (ROHM) or
SFH7770 (Osram) combined ambient light and proximity sensor chip.
@@ -337,7 +337,7 @@ config SENSORS_BH1770
config SENSORS_APDS990X
tristate "APDS990X combined als and proximity sensors"
depends on I2C
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to build a driver for Avago APDS990x
combined ambient light and proximity sensor chip.
@@ -427,7 +427,7 @@ config PCI_ENDPOINT_TEST
depends on PCI
select CRC32
tristate "PCI Endpoint Test driver"
- ---help---
+ help
Enable this configuration option to enable the host side test driver
for PCI Endpoint.
diff --git a/drivers/misc/echo/Kconfig b/drivers/misc/echo/Kconfig
index be70b263e271..ce0a37a47fc1 100644
--- a/drivers/misc/echo/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/misc/echo/Kconfig
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
# SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only
config ECHO
tristate "Line Echo Canceller support"
- ---help---
+ help
This driver provides line echo cancelling support for mISDN and
Zaptel drivers.
diff --git a/drivers/mmc/host/Kconfig b/drivers/mmc/host/Kconfig
index eb85237bf2d6..3b706af35ec3 100644
--- a/drivers/mmc/host/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/mmc/host/Kconfig
@@ -577,7 +577,7 @@ config MMC_MVSDIO
tristate "Marvell MMC/SD/SDIO host driver"
depends on PLAT_ORION
depends on OF
- ---help---
+ help
This selects the Marvell SDIO host driver.
SDIO may currently be found on the Kirkwood 88F6281 and 88F6192
SoC controllers.
diff --git a/drivers/net/Kconfig b/drivers/net/Kconfig
index c7d310ef1c83..9a49c4c2316b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ menuconfig NETDEVICES
default y if UML
depends on NET
bool "Network device support"
- ---help---
+ help
You can say N here if you don't intend to connect your Linux box to
any other computer at all.
@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ config MII
config NET_CORE
default y
bool "Network core driver support"
- ---help---
+ help
You can say N here if you do not intend to use any of the
networking core drivers (i.e. VLAN, bridging, bonding, etc.)
@@ -42,7 +42,7 @@ config BONDING
tristate "Bonding driver support"
depends on INET
depends on IPV6 || IPV6=n
- ---help---
+ help
Say 'Y' or 'M' if you wish to be able to 'bond' multiple Ethernet
Channels together. This is called 'Etherchannel' by Cisco,
'Trunking' by Sun, 802.3ad by the IEEE, and 'Bonding' in Linux.
@@ -58,7 +58,7 @@ config BONDING
config DUMMY
tristate "Dummy net driver support"
- ---help---
+ help
This is essentially a bit-bucket device (i.e. traffic you send to
this device is consigned into oblivion) with a configurable IP
address. It is most commonly used in order to make your currently
@@ -116,7 +116,7 @@ config WIREGUARD_DEBUG
config EQUALIZER
tristate "EQL (serial line load balancing) support"
- ---help---
+ help
If you have two serial connections to some other computer (this
usually requires two modems and two telephone lines) and you use
SLIP (the protocol for sending Internet traffic over telephone
@@ -150,7 +150,7 @@ config IFB
tristate "Intermediate Functional Block support"
depends on NET_CLS_ACT
select NET_REDIRECT
- ---help---
+ help
This is an intermediate driver that allows sharing of
resources.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module
@@ -164,7 +164,7 @@ source "drivers/net/team/Kconfig"
config MACVLAN
tristate "MAC-VLAN support"
- ---help---
+ help
This allows one to create virtual interfaces that map packets to
or from specific MAC addresses to a particular interface.
@@ -200,7 +200,7 @@ config IPVLAN
tristate "IP-VLAN support"
depends on INET
depends on IPV6 || !IPV6
- ---help---
+ help
This allows one to create virtual devices off of a main interface
and packets will be delivered based on the dest L3 (IPv6/IPv4 addr)
on packets. All interfaces (including the main interface) share L2
@@ -219,7 +219,7 @@ config IPVTAP
depends on IPVLAN
depends on INET
select TAP
- ---help---
+ help
This adds a specialized tap character device driver that is based
on the IP-VLAN network interface, called ipvtap. An ipvtap device
can be added in the same way as a ipvlan device, using 'type
@@ -233,7 +233,7 @@ config VXLAN
depends on INET
select NET_UDP_TUNNEL
select GRO_CELLS
- ---help---
+ help
This allows one to create vxlan virtual interfaces that provide
Layer 2 Networks over Layer 3 Networks. VXLAN is often used
to tunnel virtual network infrastructure in virtualized environments.
@@ -249,7 +249,7 @@ config GENEVE
depends on IPV6 || !IPV6
select NET_UDP_TUNNEL
select GRO_CELLS
- ---help---
+ help
This allows one to create geneve virtual interfaces that provide
Layer 2 Networks over Layer 3 Networks. GENEVE is often used
to tunnel virtual network infrastructure in virtualized environments.
@@ -276,7 +276,7 @@ config GTP
tristate "GPRS Tunneling Protocol datapath (GTP-U)"
depends on INET
select NET_UDP_TUNNEL
- ---help---
+ help
This allows one to create gtp virtual interfaces that provide
the GPRS Tunneling Protocol datapath (GTP-U). This tunneling protocol
is used to prevent subscribers from accessing mobile carrier core
@@ -295,12 +295,12 @@ config MACSEC
select CRYPTO_AES
select CRYPTO_GCM
select GRO_CELLS
- ---help---
+ help
MACsec is an encryption standard for Ethernet.
config NETCONSOLE
tristate "Network console logging support"
- ---help---
+ help
If you want to log kernel messages over the network, enable this.
See <file:Documentation/networking/netconsole.rst> for details.
@@ -343,7 +343,7 @@ config TUN
tristate "Universal TUN/TAP device driver support"
depends on INET
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
TUN/TAP provides packet reception and transmission for user space
programs. It can be viewed as a simple Point-to-Point or Ethernet
device, which instead of receiving packets from a physical media,
@@ -365,14 +365,14 @@ config TUN
config TAP
tristate
- ---help---
+ help
This option is selected by any driver implementing tap user space
interface for a virtual interface to re-use core tap functionality.
config TUN_VNET_CROSS_LE
bool "Support for cross-endian vnet headers on little-endian kernels"
default n
- ---help---
+ help
This option allows TUN/TAP and MACVTAP device drivers in a
little-endian kernel to parse vnet headers that come from a
big-endian legacy virtio device.
@@ -385,7 +385,7 @@ config TUN_VNET_CROSS_LE
config VETH
tristate "Virtual ethernet pair device"
- ---help---
+ help
This device is a local ethernet tunnel. Devices are created in pairs.
When one end receives the packet it appears on its pair and vice
versa.
@@ -394,13 +394,13 @@ config VIRTIO_NET
tristate "Virtio network driver"
depends on VIRTIO
select NET_FAILOVER
- ---help---
+ help
This is the virtual network driver for virtio. It can be used with
QEMU based VMMs (like KVM or Xen). Say Y or M.
config NLMON
tristate "Virtual netlink monitoring device"
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables a monitoring net device for netlink skbs. The
purpose of this is to analyze netlink messages with packet sockets.
Thus applications like tcpdump will be able to see local netlink
@@ -414,14 +414,14 @@ config NET_VRF
depends on NET_L3_MASTER_DEV
depends on IPV6 || IPV6=n
depends on IPV6_MULTIPLE_TABLES || IPV6=n
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables the support for mapping interfaces into VRF's. The
support enables VRF devices.
config VSOCKMON
tristate "Virtual vsock monitoring device"
depends on VHOST_VSOCK
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables a monitoring net device for vsock sockets. It is
mostly intended for developers or support to debug vsock issues. If
unsure, say N.
@@ -450,7 +450,7 @@ source "drivers/net/ipa/Kconfig"
config NET_SB1000
tristate "General Instruments Surfboard 1000"
depends on PNP
- ---help---
+ help
This is a driver for the General Instrument (also known as
NextLevel) SURFboard 1000 internal
cable modem. This is an ISA card which is used by a number of cable
diff --git a/drivers/net/appletalk/Kconfig b/drivers/net/appletalk/Kconfig
index 10589a82263b..09f94d4b14e2 100644
--- a/drivers/net/appletalk/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/appletalk/Kconfig
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
config ATALK
tristate "Appletalk protocol support"
select LLC
- ---help---
+ help
AppleTalk is the protocol that Apple computers can use to communicate
on a network. If your Linux box is connected to such a network and you
wish to connect to it, say Y. You will need to use the netatalk package
@@ -79,7 +79,7 @@ config COPS_TANGENT
config IPDDP
tristate "Appletalk-IP driver support"
depends on DEV_APPLETALK && ATALK
- ---help---
+ help
This allows IP networking for users who only have AppleTalk
networking available. This feature is experimental. With this
driver, you can encapsulate IP inside AppleTalk (e.g. if your Linux
diff --git a/drivers/net/arcnet/Kconfig b/drivers/net/arcnet/Kconfig
index 43eef60653b2..a51b9dab6d3a 100644
--- a/drivers/net/arcnet/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/arcnet/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
menuconfig ARCNET
depends on NETDEVICES && (ISA || PCI || PCMCIA)
tristate "ARCnet support"
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network card of this type, say Y and check out the
(arguably) beautiful poetry in
<file:Documentation/networking/arcnet.rst>.
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@ config ARCNET_1201
config ARCNET_1051
tristate "Enable old ARCNet packet format (RFC 1051)"
- ---help---
+ help
This allows you to use RFC1051 with your ARCnet card via the virtual
arc0s device. You only need arc0s if you want to talk to ARCnet
software complying with the "old" standard, specifically, the DOS
@@ -82,7 +82,7 @@ config ARCNET_COM90xx
config ARCNET_COM90xxIO
tristate "ARCnet COM90xx (IO mapped) chipset driver"
- ---help---
+ help
This is the chipset driver for the COM90xx cards, using them in
IO-mapped mode instead of memory-mapped mode. This is slower than
the normal driver. Only use it if your card doesn't support shared
@@ -93,7 +93,7 @@ config ARCNET_COM90xxIO
config ARCNET_RIM_I
tristate "ARCnet COM90xx (RIM I) chipset driver"
- ---help---
+ help
This is yet another chipset driver for the COM90xx cards, but this
time only using memory-mapped mode, and no IO ports at all. This
driver is completely untested, so if you have one of these cards,
diff --git a/drivers/net/caif/Kconfig b/drivers/net/caif/Kconfig
index 1f2f2e8209c3..c245edddb48b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/caif/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/caif/Kconfig
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@ config CAIF_TTY
tristate "CAIF TTY transport driver"
depends on CAIF && TTY
default n
- ---help---
+ help
The CAIF TTY transport driver is a Line Discipline (ldisc)
identified as N_CAIF. When this ldisc is opened from user space
it will redirect the TTY's traffic into the CAIF stack.
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ config CAIF_SPI_SLAVE
tristate "CAIF SPI transport driver for slave interface"
depends on CAIF && HAS_DMA
default n
- ---help---
+ help
The CAIF Link layer SPI Protocol driver for Slave SPI interface.
This driver implements a platform driver to accommodate for a
platform specific SPI device. A sample CAIF SPI Platform device is
@@ -34,7 +34,7 @@ config CAIF_SPI_SYNC
bool "Next command and length in start of frame"
depends on CAIF_SPI_SLAVE
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Putting the next command and length in the start of the frame can
help to synchronize to the next transfer in case of over or under-runs.
This option also needs to be enabled on the modem.
@@ -43,7 +43,7 @@ config CAIF_HSI
tristate "CAIF HSI transport driver"
depends on CAIF
default n
- ---help---
+ help
The CAIF low level driver for CAIF over HSI.
Be aware that if you enable this then you also need to
enable a low-level HSI driver.
@@ -55,7 +55,7 @@ config CAIF_VIRTIO
select VIRTIO
select GENERIC_ALLOCATOR
default n
- ---help---
+ help
The CAIF driver for CAIF over Virtio.
endif # CAIF_DRIVERS
diff --git a/drivers/net/can/Kconfig b/drivers/net/can/Kconfig
index 17c166cc8482..f07012a76c0c 100644
--- a/drivers/net/can/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/can/Kconfig
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@ menu "CAN Device Drivers"
config CAN_VCAN
tristate "Virtual Local CAN Interface (vcan)"
- ---help---
+ help
Similar to the network loopback devices, vcan offers a
virtual local CAN interface.
@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@ config CAN_VCAN
config CAN_VXCAN
tristate "Virtual CAN Tunnel (vxcan)"
- ---help---
+ help
Similar to the virtual ethernet driver veth, vxcan implements a
local CAN traffic tunnel between two virtual CAN network devices.
When creating a vxcan, two vxcan devices are created as pair.
@@ -31,7 +31,7 @@ config CAN_VXCAN
config CAN_SLCAN
tristate "Serial / USB serial CAN Adaptors (slcan)"
depends on TTY
- ---help---
+ help
CAN driver for several 'low cost' CAN interfaces that are attached
via serial lines or via USB-to-serial adapters using the LAWICEL
ASCII protocol. The driver implements the tty linediscipline N_SLCAN.
@@ -51,7 +51,7 @@ config CAN_SLCAN
config CAN_DEV
tristate "Platform CAN drivers with Netlink support"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Enables the common framework for platform CAN drivers with Netlink
support. This is the standard library for CAN drivers.
If unsure, say Y.
@@ -61,7 +61,7 @@ if CAN_DEV
config CAN_CALC_BITTIMING
bool "CAN bit-timing calculation"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If enabled, CAN bit-timing parameters will be calculated for the
bit-rate specified via Netlink argument "bitrate" when the device
get started. This works fine for the most common CAN controllers
@@ -81,7 +81,7 @@ config CAN_LEDS
# fulfills your needs instead of fixing this driver.
depends on BROKEN
select LEDS_TRIGGERS
- ---help---
+ help
This option adds two LED triggers for packet receive and transmit
events on each supported CAN device.
@@ -91,20 +91,20 @@ config CAN_LEDS
config CAN_AT91
tristate "Atmel AT91 onchip CAN controller"
depends on (ARCH_AT91 || COMPILE_TEST) && HAS_IOMEM
- ---help---
+ help
This is a driver for the SoC CAN controller in Atmel's AT91SAM9263
and AT91SAM9X5 processors.
config CAN_FLEXCAN
tristate "Support for Freescale FLEXCAN based chips"
depends on OF && HAS_IOMEM
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to support for Freescale FlexCAN.
config CAN_GRCAN
tristate "Aeroflex Gaisler GRCAN and GRHCAN CAN devices"
depends on OF && HAS_DMA
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use Aeroflex Gaisler GRCAN or GRHCAN.
Note that the driver supports little endian, even though little
endian syntheses of the cores would need some modifications on
@@ -113,7 +113,7 @@ config CAN_GRCAN
config CAN_JANZ_ICAN3
tristate "Janz VMOD-ICAN3 Intelligent CAN controller"
depends on MFD_JANZ_CMODIO
- ---help---
+ help
Driver for Janz VMOD-ICAN3 Intelligent CAN controller module, which
connects to a MODULbus carrier board.
@@ -136,7 +136,7 @@ config CAN_KVASER_PCIEFD
config CAN_SUN4I
tristate "Allwinner A10 CAN controller"
depends on MACH_SUN4I || MACH_SUN7I || COMPILE_TEST
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use CAN controller found on Allwinner
A10/A20 SoCs.
@@ -146,7 +146,7 @@ config CAN_SUN4I
config CAN_TI_HECC
depends on ARM
tristate "TI High End CAN Controller"
- ---help---
+ help
Driver for TI HECC (High End CAN Controller) module found on many
TI devices. The device specifications are available from www.ti.com
@@ -154,14 +154,14 @@ config CAN_XILINXCAN
tristate "Xilinx CAN"
depends on ARCH_ZYNQ || ARM64 || MICROBLAZE || COMPILE_TEST
depends on COMMON_CLK && HAS_IOMEM
- ---help---
+ help
Xilinx CAN driver. This driver supports both soft AXI CAN IP and
Zynq CANPS IP.
config PCH_CAN
tristate "Intel EG20T PCH CAN controller"
depends on PCI && (X86_32 || COMPILE_TEST)
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is for PCH CAN of Topcliff (Intel EG20T PCH) which
is an IOH for x86 embedded processor (Intel Atom E6xx series).
This driver can access CAN bus.
@@ -182,7 +182,7 @@ endif
config CAN_DEBUG_DEVICES
bool "CAN devices debugging messages"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want the CAN device drivers to produce a bunch of
debug messages to the system log. Select this if you are having
a problem with CAN support and want to see more of what is going
diff --git a/drivers/net/can/c_can/Kconfig b/drivers/net/can/c_can/Kconfig
index b0f206d36f55..962725788b0a 100644
--- a/drivers/net/can/c_can/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/can/c_can/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ if CAN_C_CAN
config CAN_C_CAN_PLATFORM
tristate "Generic Platform Bus based C_CAN/D_CAN driver"
- ---help---
+ help
This driver adds support for the C_CAN/D_CAN chips connected
to the "platform bus" (Linux abstraction for directly to the
processor attached devices) which can be found on various
@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@ config CAN_C_CAN_PLATFORM
config CAN_C_CAN_PCI
tristate "Generic PCI Bus based C_CAN/D_CAN driver"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This driver adds support for the C_CAN/D_CAN chips connected
to the PCI bus.
endif
diff --git a/drivers/net/can/cc770/Kconfig b/drivers/net/can/cc770/Kconfig
index 13a4593a52df..9ef1359319f0 100644
--- a/drivers/net/can/cc770/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/can/cc770/Kconfig
@@ -7,14 +7,14 @@ if CAN_CC770
config CAN_CC770_ISA
tristate "ISA Bus based legacy CC770 driver"
- ---help---
+ help
This driver adds legacy support for CC770 and AN82527 chips
connected to the ISA bus using I/O port, memory mapped or
indirect access.
config CAN_CC770_PLATFORM
tristate "Generic Platform Bus based CC770 driver"
- ---help---
+ help
This driver adds support for the CC770 and AN82527 chips
connected to the "platform bus" (Linux abstraction for directly
to the processor attached devices).
diff --git a/drivers/net/can/ifi_canfd/Kconfig b/drivers/net/can/ifi_canfd/Kconfig
index ce0197641a59..b5dd9c13d529 100644
--- a/drivers/net/can/ifi_canfd/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/can/ifi_canfd/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
config CAN_IFI_CANFD
depends on HAS_IOMEM
tristate "IFI CAN_FD IP"
- ---help---
+ help
This driver adds support for the I/F/I CAN_FD soft IP block
connected to the "platform bus" (Linux abstraction for directly
to the processor attached devices). The CAN_FD is most often
diff --git a/drivers/net/can/m_can/Kconfig b/drivers/net/can/m_can/Kconfig
index 1ff0b7fe81d6..d9216147ca93 100644
--- a/drivers/net/can/m_can/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/can/m_can/Kconfig
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
# SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only
config CAN_M_CAN
tristate "Bosch M_CAN support"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want support for Bosch M_CAN controller framework.
This is common support for devices that embed the Bosch M_CAN IP.
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ config CAN_M_CAN_PLATFORM
tristate "Bosch M_CAN support for io-mapped devices"
depends on HAS_IOMEM
depends on CAN_M_CAN
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want support for IO Mapped Bosch M_CAN controller.
This support is for devices that have the Bosch M_CAN controller
IP embedded into the device and the IP is IO Mapped to the processor.
@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@ config CAN_M_CAN_TCAN4X5X
depends on CAN_M_CAN
depends on REGMAP_SPI
tristate "TCAN4X5X M_CAN device"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want support for Texas Instruments TCAN4x5x
M_CAN controller. This device is a peripherial device that uses the
SPI bus for communication.
diff --git a/drivers/net/can/mscan/Kconfig b/drivers/net/can/mscan/Kconfig
index 3a57a51be22e..dfe6bd9947bb 100644
--- a/drivers/net/can/mscan/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/can/mscan/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
config CAN_MSCAN
depends on PPC
tristate "Support for Freescale MSCAN based chips"
- ---help---
+ help
The Motorola Scalable Controller Area Network (MSCAN) definition
is based on the MSCAN12 definition which is the specific
implementation of the Motorola Scalable CAN concept targeted for
@@ -13,7 +13,7 @@ if CAN_MSCAN
config CAN_MPC5XXX
tristate "Freescale MPC5xxx onboard CAN controller"
depends on (PPC_MPC52xx || PPC_MPC512x)
- ---help---
+ help
If you say yes here you get support for Freescale's MPC5xxx
onboard CAN controller. Currently, the MPC5200, MPC5200B and
MPC5121 (Rev. 2 and later) are supported.
diff --git a/drivers/net/can/peak_canfd/Kconfig b/drivers/net/can/peak_canfd/Kconfig
index c29ab2150794..f7e412766dbd 100644
--- a/drivers/net/can/peak_canfd/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/can/peak_canfd/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
config CAN_PEAK_PCIEFD
depends on PCI
tristate "PEAK-System PCAN-PCIe FD cards"
- ---help---
+ help
This driver adds support for the PEAK-System PCI Express FD
CAN-FD cards family.
These 1x or 2x CAN-FD channels cards offer CAN 2.0 a/b as well as
diff --git a/drivers/net/can/rcar/Kconfig b/drivers/net/can/rcar/Kconfig
index bd5a8fcd83e1..8d36101b78e3 100644
--- a/drivers/net/can/rcar/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/can/rcar/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
config CAN_RCAR
tristate "Renesas R-Car CAN controller"
depends on ARCH_RENESAS || ARM
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use CAN controller found on Renesas R-Car
SoCs.
@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@ config CAN_RCAR
config CAN_RCAR_CANFD
tristate "Renesas R-Car CAN FD controller"
depends on ARCH_RENESAS || ARM
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use CAN FD controller found on
Renesas R-Car SoCs. The driver puts the controller in CAN FD only
mode, which can interoperate with CAN2.0 nodes but does not support
diff --git a/drivers/net/can/sja1000/Kconfig b/drivers/net/can/sja1000/Kconfig
index 32d242dc0d9f..110071b26921 100644
--- a/drivers/net/can/sja1000/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/can/sja1000/Kconfig
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ if CAN_SJA1000
config CAN_EMS_PCI
tristate "EMS CPC-PCI, CPC-PCIe and CPC-104P Card"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is for the one, two or four channel CPC-PCI,
CPC-PCIe and CPC-104P cards from EMS Dr. Thomas Wuensche
(http://www.ems-wuensche.de).
@@ -17,7 +17,7 @@ config CAN_EMS_PCI
config CAN_EMS_PCMCIA
tristate "EMS CPC-CARD Card"
depends on PCMCIA
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is for the one or two channel CPC-CARD cards from
EMS Dr. Thomas Wuensche (http://www.ems-wuensche.de).
@@ -34,14 +34,14 @@ config CAN_F81601
config CAN_KVASER_PCI
tristate "Kvaser PCIcanx and Kvaser PCIcan PCI Cards"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is for the PCIcanx and PCIcan cards (1, 2 or
4 channel) from Kvaser (http://www.kvaser.com).
config CAN_PEAK_PCI
tristate "PEAK PCAN-PCI/PCIe/miniPCI Cards"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is for the PCAN-PCI/PCIe/miniPCI cards
(1, 2, 3 or 4 channels) from PEAK-System Technik
(http://www.peak-system.com).
@@ -52,7 +52,7 @@ config CAN_PEAK_PCIEC
select I2C
select I2C_ALGOBIT
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use a PCAN-ExpressCard from PEAK-System
Technik. This will also automatically select I2C and I2C_ALGO
configuration options.
@@ -61,7 +61,7 @@ config CAN_PEAK_PCMCIA
tristate "PEAK PCAN-PC Card"
depends on PCMCIA
depends on HAS_IOPORT_MAP
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is for the PCAN-PC Card PCMCIA adapter (1 or 2 channels)
from PEAK-System (http://www.peak-system.com). To compile this
driver as a module, choose M here: the module will be called
@@ -70,7 +70,7 @@ config CAN_PEAK_PCMCIA
config CAN_PLX_PCI
tristate "PLX90xx PCI-bridge based Cards"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is for CAN interface cards based on
the PLX90xx PCI bridge.
Driver supports now:
@@ -87,13 +87,13 @@ config CAN_PLX_PCI
config CAN_SJA1000_ISA
tristate "ISA Bus based legacy SJA1000 driver"
- ---help---
+ help
This driver adds legacy support for SJA1000 chips connected to
the ISA bus using I/O port, memory mapped or indirect access.
config CAN_SJA1000_PLATFORM
tristate "Generic Platform Bus based SJA1000 driver"
- ---help---
+ help
This driver adds support for the SJA1000 chips connected to
the "platform bus" (Linux abstraction for directly to the
processor attached devices). Which can be found on various
diff --git a/drivers/net/can/softing/Kconfig b/drivers/net/can/softing/Kconfig
index 0f1708f99308..16b9eec63490 100644
--- a/drivers/net/can/softing/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/can/softing/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
config CAN_SOFTING
tristate "Softing Gmbh CAN generic support"
depends on HAS_IOMEM
- ---help---
+ help
Support for CAN cards from Softing Gmbh & some cards
from Vector Gmbh.
Softing Gmbh CAN cards come with 1 or 2 physical busses.
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ config CAN_SOFTING_CS
tristate "Softing Gmbh CAN pcmcia cards"
depends on PCMCIA
depends on CAN_SOFTING
- ---help---
+ help
Support for PCMCIA cards from Softing Gmbh & some cards
from Vector Gmbh.
You need firmware for these, which you can get at
diff --git a/drivers/net/can/spi/Kconfig b/drivers/net/can/spi/Kconfig
index 1c50788055cb..f780c79aac6f 100644
--- a/drivers/net/can/spi/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/can/spi/Kconfig
@@ -5,13 +5,13 @@ menu "CAN SPI interfaces"
config CAN_HI311X
tristate "Holt HI311x SPI CAN controllers"
depends on CAN_DEV && SPI && HAS_DMA
- ---help---
+ help
Driver for the Holt HI311x SPI CAN controllers.
config CAN_MCP251X
tristate "Microchip MCP251x and MCP25625 SPI CAN controllers"
depends on HAS_DMA
- ---help---
+ help
Driver for the Microchip MCP251x and MCP25625 SPI CAN
controllers.
diff --git a/drivers/net/can/usb/Kconfig b/drivers/net/can/usb/Kconfig
index b412f7ba4f89..77fa830fe7dd 100644
--- a/drivers/net/can/usb/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/can/usb/Kconfig
@@ -4,25 +4,25 @@ menu "CAN USB interfaces"
config CAN_8DEV_USB
tristate "8 devices USB2CAN interface"
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the USB2CAN interface
from 8 devices (http://www.8devices.com).
config CAN_EMS_USB
tristate "EMS CPC-USB/ARM7 CAN/USB interface"
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is for the one channel CPC-USB/ARM7 CAN/USB interface
from EMS Dr. Thomas Wuensche (http://www.ems-wuensche.de).
config CAN_ESD_USB2
tristate "ESD USB/2 CAN/USB interface"
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the CAN-USB/2 interface
from esd electronic system design gmbh (http://www.esd.eu).
config CAN_GS_USB
tristate "Geschwister Schneider UG interfaces"
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the Geschwister Schneider and bytewerk.org
candleLight USB CAN interfaces USB/CAN devices
If unsure choose N,
@@ -31,7 +31,7 @@ config CAN_GS_USB
config CAN_KVASER_USB
tristate "Kvaser CAN/USB interface"
- ---help---
+ help
This driver adds support for Kvaser CAN/USB devices like Kvaser
Leaf Light, Kvaser USBcan II and Kvaser Memorator Pro 5xHS.
@@ -82,13 +82,13 @@ config CAN_KVASER_USB
config CAN_MCBA_USB
tristate "Microchip CAN BUS Analyzer interface"
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the CAN BUS Analyzer interface
from Microchip (http://www.microchip.com/development-tools/).
config CAN_PEAK_USB
tristate "PEAK PCAN-USB/USB Pro interfaces for CAN 2.0b/CAN-FD"
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the PEAK-System Technik USB adapters that enable
access to the CAN bus, with repect to the CAN 2.0b and/or CAN-FD
standards, that is:
@@ -104,7 +104,7 @@ config CAN_PEAK_USB
config CAN_UCAN
tristate "Theobroma Systems UCAN interface"
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the Theobroma Systems
UCAN USB-CAN interface.
diff --git a/drivers/net/dsa/Kconfig b/drivers/net/dsa/Kconfig
index 2d38dbc9dd8c..d0024cb30a7b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/dsa/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/dsa/Kconfig
@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@ config NET_DSA_BCM_SF2
select BCM7XXX_PHY
select MDIO_BCM_UNIMAC
select B53
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for the Broadcom Starfighter 2 Ethernet
switch chips.
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ config NET_DSA_LOOP
tristate "DSA mock-up Ethernet switch chip support"
depends on NET_DSA
select FIXED_PHY
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for a fake mock-up switch chip which
exercises the DSA APIs.
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@ config NET_DSA_LANTIQ_GSWIP
tristate "Lantiq / Intel GSWIP"
depends on HAS_IOMEM && NET_DSA
select NET_DSA_TAG_GSWIP
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for the Lantiq / Intel GSWIP 2.1 found in
the xrx200 / VR9 SoC.
@@ -36,7 +36,7 @@ config NET_DSA_MT7530
tristate "Mediatek MT7530 Ethernet switch support"
depends on NET_DSA
select NET_DSA_TAG_MTK
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for the Mediatek MT7530 Ethernet switch
chip.
@@ -44,7 +44,7 @@ config NET_DSA_MV88E6060
tristate "Marvell 88E6060 ethernet switch chip support"
depends on NET_DSA
select NET_DSA_TAG_TRAILER
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for the Marvell 88E6060 ethernet switch
chip.
@@ -63,7 +63,7 @@ config NET_DSA_QCA8K
depends on NET_DSA
select NET_DSA_TAG_QCA
select REGMAP
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for the Qualcomm Atheros QCA8K Ethernet
switch chips.
@@ -74,7 +74,7 @@ config NET_DSA_REALTEK_SMI
select IRQ_DOMAIN
select REALTEK_PHY
select REGMAP
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for the Realtek SMI-based switch
chips, currently only RTL8366RB.
@@ -82,7 +82,7 @@ config NET_DSA_SMSC_LAN9303
tristate
select NET_DSA_TAG_LAN9303
select REGMAP
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for the SMSC/Microchip LAN9303 3 port ethernet
switch chips.
@@ -91,7 +91,7 @@ config NET_DSA_SMSC_LAN9303_I2C
depends on NET_DSA && I2C
select NET_DSA_SMSC_LAN9303
select REGMAP_I2C
- ---help---
+ help
Enable access functions if the SMSC/Microchip LAN9303 is configured
for I2C managed mode.
@@ -99,7 +99,7 @@ config NET_DSA_SMSC_LAN9303_MDIO
tristate "SMSC/Microchip LAN9303 3-ports 10/100 ethernet switch in MDIO managed mode"
depends on NET_DSA
select NET_DSA_SMSC_LAN9303
- ---help---
+ help
Enable access functions if the SMSC/Microchip LAN9303 is configured
for MDIO managed mode.
@@ -109,7 +109,7 @@ config NET_DSA_VITESSE_VSC73XX
select FIXED_PHY
select VITESSE_PHY
select GPIOLIB
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for the Vitesse VSC7385, VSC7388,
VSC7395 and VSC7398 SparX integrated ethernet switches.
@@ -118,7 +118,7 @@ config NET_DSA_VITESSE_VSC73XX_SPI
depends on NET_DSA
depends on SPI
select NET_DSA_VITESSE_VSC73XX
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for the Vitesse VSC7385, VSC7388, VSC7395
and VSC7398 SparX integrated ethernet switches in SPI managed mode.
@@ -127,7 +127,7 @@ config NET_DSA_VITESSE_VSC73XX_PLATFORM
depends on NET_DSA
depends on HAS_IOMEM
select NET_DSA_VITESSE_VSC73XX
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for the Vitesse VSC7385, VSC7388, VSC7395
and VSC7398 SparX integrated ethernet switches, connected over
a CPU-attached address bus and work in memory-mapped I/O mode.
diff --git a/drivers/net/dsa/qca/Kconfig b/drivers/net/dsa/qca/Kconfig
index e3c8d715a18f..13b7e679b8b5 100644
--- a/drivers/net/dsa/qca/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/dsa/qca/Kconfig
@@ -4,6 +4,6 @@ config NET_DSA_AR9331
depends on NET_DSA
select NET_DSA_TAG_AR9331
select REGMAP
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for the Qualcomm Atheros AR9331 built-in Ethernet
switch.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/3com/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/3com/Kconfig
index 7cc259893cb9..074b0974769c 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/3com/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/3com/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_3COM
bool "3Com devices"
default y
depends on ISA || EISA || PCI || PCMCIA
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ if NET_VENDOR_3COM
config EL3
tristate "3c509/3c579 \"EtherLink III\" support"
depends on (ISA || EISA)
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to the 3Com
EtherLinkIII series, say Y here.
@@ -34,7 +34,7 @@ config EL3
config 3C515
tristate "3c515 ISA \"Fast EtherLink\""
depends on ISA && ISA_DMA_API && !PPC32
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a 3Com ISA EtherLink XL "Corkscrew" 3c515 Fast Ethernet
network card, say Y here.
@@ -44,7 +44,7 @@ config 3C515
config PCMCIA_3C574
tristate "3Com 3c574 PCMCIA support"
depends on PCMCIA
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you intend to attach a 3Com 3c574 or compatible PCMCIA
(PC-card) Fast Ethernet card to your computer.
@@ -54,7 +54,7 @@ config PCMCIA_3C574
config PCMCIA_3C589
tristate "3Com 3c589 PCMCIA support"
depends on PCMCIA
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you intend to attach a 3Com 3c589 or compatible PCMCIA
(PC-card) Ethernet card to your computer.
@@ -65,7 +65,7 @@ config VORTEX
tristate "3c590/3c900 series (592/595/597) \"Vortex/Boomerang\" support"
depends on (PCI || EISA) && HAS_IOPORT_MAP
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables driver support for a large number of 10Mbps and
10/100Mbps EISA, PCI and Cardbus 3Com network cards:
@@ -86,7 +86,7 @@ config TYPHOON
tristate "3cr990 series \"Typhoon\" support"
depends on PCI
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables driver support for the 3cr990 series of cards:
3C990-TX, 3CR990-TX-95, 3CR990-TX-97, 3CR990-FX-95, 3CR990-FX-97,
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/8390/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/8390/Kconfig
index a9478577b495..9f4b302fd2ce 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/8390/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/8390/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_8390
bool "National Semiconductor 8390 devices"
default y
depends on NET_VENDOR_NATSEMI
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ if NET_VENDOR_8390
config PCMCIA_AXNET
tristate "Asix AX88190 PCMCIA support"
depends on PCMCIA
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you intend to attach an Asix AX88190-based PCMCIA
(PC-card) Fast Ethernet card to your computer. These cards are
nearly NE2000 compatible but need a separate driver due to a few
@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ config AX88796
select CRC32
select PHYLIB
select MDIO_BITBANG
- ---help---
+ help
AX88796 driver, using platform bus to provide
chip detection and resources
@@ -43,7 +43,7 @@ config AX88796_93CX6
bool "ASIX AX88796 external 93CX6 eeprom support"
depends on AX88796
select EEPROM_93CX6
- ---help---
+ help
Select this if your platform comes with an external 93CX6 eeprom.
config XSURF100
@@ -63,7 +63,7 @@ config HYDRA
tristate "Hydra support"
depends on ZORRO
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a Hydra Ethernet adapter, say Y. Otherwise, say N.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module
@@ -73,7 +73,7 @@ config ARM_ETHERH
tristate "I-cubed EtherH/ANT EtherM support"
depends on ARM && ARCH_ACORN
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
If you have an Acorn system with one of these network cards, you
should say Y to this option if you wish to use it with Linux.
@@ -81,7 +81,7 @@ config MAC8390
tristate "Macintosh NS 8390 based ethernet cards"
depends on MAC
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
If you want to include a driver to support Nubus or LC-PDS
Ethernet cards using an NS8390 chipset or its equivalent, say Y.
@@ -89,7 +89,7 @@ config MCF8390
tristate "ColdFire NS8390 based Ethernet support"
depends on COLDFIRE
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is for Ethernet devices using an NS8390-compatible
chipset on many common ColdFire CPU based boards. Many of the older
Freescale dev boards use this, and some other common boards like
@@ -103,7 +103,7 @@ config NE2000
tristate "NE2000/NE1000 support"
depends on (ISA || (Q40 && m) || MACH_TX49XX || ATARI_ETHERNEC)
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card of this type, say Y here.
Many Ethernet cards without a specific driver are compatible with
the NE2000.
@@ -118,7 +118,7 @@ config NE2K_PCI
tristate "PCI NE2000 and clones support (see help)"
depends on PCI
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is for NE2000 compatible PCI cards. It will not work
with ISA NE2000 cards (they have their own driver, "NE2000/NE1000
support" below). If you have a PCI NE2000 network (Ethernet) card,
@@ -136,7 +136,7 @@ config APNE
tristate "PCMCIA NE2000 support"
depends on AMIGA_PCMCIA
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a PCMCIA NE2000 compatible adapter, say Y. Otherwise,
say N.
@@ -147,7 +147,7 @@ config PCMCIA_PCNET
tristate "NE2000 compatible PCMCIA support"
depends on PCMCIA
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you intend to attach an NE2000 compatible PCMCIA
(PC-card) Ethernet or Fast Ethernet card to your computer.
@@ -158,7 +158,7 @@ config STNIC
tristate "National DP83902AV support"
depends on SUPERH
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
Support for cards based on the National Semiconductor DP83902AV
ST-NIC Serial Network Interface Controller for Twisted Pair. This
is a 10Mbit/sec Ethernet controller. Product overview and specs at
@@ -170,7 +170,7 @@ config ULTRA
tristate "SMC Ultra support"
depends on ISA
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card of this type, say Y here.
Important: There have been many reports that, with some motherboards
@@ -187,7 +187,7 @@ config WD80x3
tristate "WD80*3 support"
depends on ISA
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card of this type, say Y here.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module
@@ -197,7 +197,7 @@ config ZORRO8390
tristate "Zorro NS8390-based Ethernet support"
depends on ZORRO
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is for Zorro Ethernet cards using an NS8390-compatible
chipset, like the Village Tronic Ariadne II and the Individual
Computers X-Surf Ethernet cards. If you have such a card, say Y.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/Kconfig
index 4ded81b27d0a..de50e8b9e656 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ menuconfig ETHERNET
bool "Ethernet driver support"
depends on NET
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This section contains all the Ethernet device drivers.
if ETHERNET
@@ -48,7 +48,7 @@ config CX_ECAT
tristate "Beckhoff CX5020 EtherCAT master support"
depends on PCI
depends on X86 || COMPILE_TEST
- ---help---
+ help
Driver for EtherCAT master module located on CCAT FPGA
that can be found on Beckhoff CX5020, and possibly other of CX
Beckhoff CX series industrial PCs.
@@ -62,7 +62,7 @@ config DNET
tristate "Dave ethernet support (DNET)"
depends on HAS_IOMEM
select PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
The Dave ethernet interface (DNET) is found on Qong Board FPGA.
Say Y to include support for the DNET chip.
@@ -89,7 +89,7 @@ config JME
depends on PCI
select CRC32
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the PCI-Express gigabit ethernet adapters
based on JMicron JMC250 chipset.
@@ -99,20 +99,20 @@ config JME
config KORINA
tristate "Korina (IDT RC32434) Ethernet support"
depends on MIKROTIK_RB532
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a Mikrotik RouterBoard 500 or IDT RC32434
based system say Y. Otherwise say N.
config LANTIQ_ETOP
tristate "Lantiq SoC ETOP driver"
depends on SOC_TYPE_XWAY
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the MII0 inside the Lantiq SoC
config LANTIQ_XRX200
tristate "Lantiq / Intel xRX200 PMAC network driver"
depends on SOC_TYPE_XWAY
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the PMAC of the Gigabit switch (GSWIP) inside the
Lantiq / Intel VRX200 VDSL SoC
@@ -130,7 +130,7 @@ config FEALNX
depends on PCI
select CRC32
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to support the Myson MTD-800 family of PCI-based Ethernet
cards. <http://www.myson.com.tw/>
@@ -150,7 +150,7 @@ config ETHOC
select PHYLIB
select CRC32
select BITREVERSE
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use the OpenCores 10/100 Mbps Ethernet MAC.
source "drivers/net/ethernet/packetengines/Kconfig"
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/adaptec/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/adaptec/Kconfig
index 86e02da4f993..c96edc2e582f 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/adaptec/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/adaptec/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_ADAPTEC
bool "Adaptec devices"
default y
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ config ADAPTEC_STARFIRE
depends on PCI
select CRC32
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have an Adaptec Starfire (or DuraLAN) PCI network
adapter. The DuraLAN chip is used on the 64 bit PCI boards from
Adaptec e.g. the ANA-6922A. The older 32 bit boards use the tulip
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/aeroflex/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/aeroflex/Kconfig
index 2fa0a317266b..ea4be67f787b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/aeroflex/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/aeroflex/Kconfig
@@ -8,5 +8,5 @@ config GRETH
depends on SPARC
select PHYLIB
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use the Aeroflex Gaisler GRETH Ethernet MAC.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/agere/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/agere/Kconfig
index 084c7190ce2f..d92516ae59cc 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/agere/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/agere/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_AGERE
bool "Agere devices"
default y
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ config ET131X
tristate "Agere ET-1310 Gigabit Ethernet support"
depends on PCI
select PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Agere ET-1310 ethernet adapters.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/alacritech/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/alacritech/Kconfig
index 212f92c8e6a9..5f285e18faf7 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/alacritech/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/alacritech/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
config NET_VENDOR_ALACRITECH
bool "Alacritech devices"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ config SLICOSS
tristate "Alacritech Slicoss support"
depends on PCI
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Gigabit Ethernet adapters based on the
Session Layer Interface (SLIC) technology by Alacritech.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/allwinner/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/allwinner/Kconfig
index 264a482ec31d..3e81059f8693 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/allwinner/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/allwinner/Kconfig
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_ALLWINNER
default y
depends on ARCH_SUNXI
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this
class, say Y here.
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@ config SUN4I_EMAC
select MII
select PHYLIB
select MDIO_SUN4I
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Allwinner A10 EMAC ethernet driver.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/alteon/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/alteon/Kconfig
index c3f7067d2d10..cfe1f3159d61 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/alteon/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/alteon/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_ALTEON
bool "Alteon devices"
default y
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ if NET_VENDOR_ALTEON
config ACENIC
tristate "Alteon AceNIC/3Com 3C985/NetGear GA620 Gigabit support"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have an Alteon AceNIC, 3Com 3C985(B), NetGear
GA620, SGI Gigabit or Farallon PN9000-SX PCI Gigabit Ethernet
adapter. The driver allows for using the Jumbo Frame option (9000
@@ -34,7 +34,7 @@ config ACENIC
config ACENIC_OMIT_TIGON_I
bool "Omit support for old Tigon I based AceNICs"
depends on ACENIC
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you only have Tigon II based AceNICs and want to leave
out support for the older Tigon I based cards which are no longer
being sold (ie. the original Alteon AceNIC and 3Com 3C985 (non B
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/altera/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/altera/Kconfig
index 2690c398d2b2..914e56b91467 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/altera/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/altera/Kconfig
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@ config ALTERA_TSE
tristate "Altera Triple-Speed Ethernet MAC support"
depends on HAS_DMA
select PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the Altera Triple-Speed (TSE) Ethernet MAC.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/amazon/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/amazon/Kconfig
index cca72a75f551..c37fa393b99e 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/amazon/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/amazon/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config NET_VENDOR_AMAZON
bool "Amazon Devices"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) device belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ config ENA_ETHERNET
tristate "Elastic Network Adapter (ENA) support"
depends on PCI_MSI && !CPU_BIG_ENDIAN
select DIMLIB
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Elastic Network Adapter (ENA)"
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/amd/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/amd/Kconfig
index 9f965cdfff5c..db7d956a9c9b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/amd/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/amd/Kconfig
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_AMD
depends on DIO || MACH_DECSTATION || MVME147 || ATARI || SUN3 || \
SUN3X || SBUS || PCI || ZORRO || (ISA && ISA_DMA_API) || \
(ARM && ARCH_EBSA110) || ISA || EISA || PCMCIA || ARM64
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) chipset belonging to this class,
say Y.
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ config A2065
tristate "A2065 support"
depends on ZORRO
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a Commodore A2065 Ethernet adapter, say Y. Otherwise,
say N.
@@ -36,7 +36,7 @@ config AMD8111_ETH
depends on PCI
select CRC32
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
If you have an AMD 8111-based PCI LANCE ethernet card,
answer Y here.
@@ -46,7 +46,7 @@ config AMD8111_ETH
config LANCE
tristate "AMD LANCE and PCnet (AT1500 and NE2100) support"
depends on ISA && ISA_DMA_API && !ARM && !PPC32
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card of this type, say Y here.
Some LinkSys cards are of this type.
@@ -58,7 +58,7 @@ config PCNET32
depends on PCI
select CRC32
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a PCnet32 or PCnetPCI based network (Ethernet) card,
answer Y here.
@@ -68,7 +68,7 @@ config PCNET32
config ARIADNE
tristate "Ariadne support"
depends on ZORRO
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a Village Tronic Ariadne Ethernet adapter, say Y.
Otherwise, say N.
@@ -79,14 +79,14 @@ config ARM_AM79C961A
bool "ARM EBSA110 AM79C961A support"
depends on ARM && ARCH_EBSA110
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
If you wish to compile a kernel for the EBSA-110, then you should
always answer Y to this.
config ATARILANCE
tristate "Atari LANCE support"
depends on ATARI
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y to include support for several Atari Ethernet adapters based
on the AMD LANCE chipset: RieblCard (with or without battery), or
PAMCard VME (also the version by Rhotron, with different addresses).
@@ -95,7 +95,7 @@ config DECLANCE
tristate "DEC LANCE ethernet controller support"
depends on MACH_DECSTATION
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is for the series of Ethernet controllers produced by
DEC (now Compaq) based on the AMD LANCE chipset, including the
DEPCA series. (This chipset is better known via the NE2100 cards.)
@@ -104,7 +104,7 @@ config HPLANCE
tristate "HP on-board LANCE support"
depends on DIO
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
If you want to use the builtin "LANCE" Ethernet controller on an
HP300 machine, say Y here.
@@ -113,7 +113,7 @@ config MIPS_AU1X00_ENET
depends on MIPS_ALCHEMY
select PHYLIB
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
If you have an Alchemy Semi AU1X00 based system
say Y. Otherwise, say N.
@@ -121,7 +121,7 @@ config MVME147_NET
tristate "MVME147 (LANCE) Ethernet support"
depends on MVME147
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the on-board Ethernet interface on the Motorola MVME147
single-board computer. Say Y here to include the
driver for this chip in your kernel.
@@ -140,7 +140,7 @@ config PCMCIA_NMCLAN
config NI65
tristate "NI6510 support"
depends on ISA && ISA_DMA_API && !ARM && !PPC32
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card of this type, say Y here.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module
@@ -149,7 +149,7 @@ config NI65
config SUN3LANCE
tristate "Sun3/Sun3x on-board LANCE support"
depends on (SUN3 || SUN3X)
- ---help---
+ help
Most Sun3 and Sun3x motherboards (including the 3/50, 3/60 and 3/80)
featured an AMD LANCE 10Mbit Ethernet controller on board; say Y
here to compile in the Linux driver for this and enable Ethernet.
@@ -163,7 +163,7 @@ config SUNLANCE
tristate "Sun LANCE support"
depends on SBUS
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the "le" interface present on all 32-bit Sparc
systems, on some older Ultra systems and as an Sbus option. These
cards are based on the AMD LANCE chipset, which is better known
@@ -181,7 +181,7 @@ config AMD_XGBE
select PHYLIB
select AMD_XGBE_HAVE_ECC if X86
imply PTP_1588_CLOCK
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the AMD 10GbE Ethernet device found on an
AMD SoC.
@@ -192,7 +192,7 @@ config AMD_XGBE_DCB
bool "Data Center Bridging (DCB) support"
default n
depends on AMD_XGBE && DCB
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to enable Data Center Bridging (DCB) support in the
driver.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/apple/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/apple/Kconfig
index f78b9c841296..a4176d2ecec6 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/apple/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/apple/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_APPLE
bool "Apple devices"
default y
depends on (PPC_PMAC && PPC32) || MAC
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ config MACE
tristate "MACE (Power Mac ethernet) support"
depends on PPC_PMAC && PPC32
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
Power Macintoshes and clones with Ethernet built-in on the
motherboard will usually use a MACE (Medium Access Control for
Ethernet) interface. Say Y to include support for the MACE chip.
@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ config MACE
config MACE_AAUI_PORT
bool "Use AAUI port instead of TP by default"
depends on MACE
- ---help---
+ help
Some Apple machines (notably the Apple Network Server) which use the
MACE ethernet chip have an Apple AUI port (small 15-pin connector),
instead of an 8-pin RJ45 connector for twisted-pair ethernet. Say
@@ -44,7 +44,7 @@ config BMAC
tristate "BMAC (G3 ethernet) support"
depends on PPC_PMAC && PPC32
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y for support of BMAC Ethernet interfaces. These are used on G3
computers.
@@ -55,7 +55,7 @@ config MACMACE
tristate "Macintosh (AV) onboard MACE ethernet"
depends on MAC
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the onboard AMD 79C940 MACE Ethernet controller used in
the 660AV and 840AV Macintosh. If you have one of these Macintoshes
say Y here.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/aquantia/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/aquantia/Kconfig
index 76a44b2546ff..efb33c078a3c 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/aquantia/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/aquantia/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config NET_VENDOR_AQUANTIA
bool "aQuantia devices"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Set this to y if you have an Ethernet network cards that uses the aQuantia
AQC107/AQC108 chipset.
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ config AQTION
depends on PCI
depends on X86_64 || ARM64 || COMPILE_TEST
depends on MACSEC || MACSEC=n
- ---help---
+ help
This enables the support for the aQuantia AQtion(tm) Ethernet card.
endif # NET_VENDOR_AQUANTIA
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/arc/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/arc/Kconfig
index 45c663d8b9aa..37a41773dd43 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/arc/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/arc/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config NET_VENDOR_ARC
bool "ARC devices"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@ config ARC_EMAC
select ARC_EMAC_CORE
depends on OF_IRQ && OF_NET
depends on ARC || COMPILE_TEST
- ---help---
+ help
On some legacy ARC (Synopsys) FPGA boards such as ARCAngel4/ML50x
non-standard on-chip ethernet device ARC EMAC 10/100 is used.
Say Y here if you have such a board. If unsure, say N.
@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@ config EMAC_ROCKCHIP
select ARC_EMAC_CORE
depends on OF_IRQ && OF_NET && REGULATOR
depends on ARCH_ROCKCHIP || COMPILE_TEST
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Rockchip RK3036/RK3066/RK3188 EMAC ethernet controllers.
This selects Rockchip SoC glue layer support for the
emac device driver. This driver is used for RK3036/RK3066/RK3188
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/Kconfig
index 2720bde5034e..fb803bf92ded 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/atheros/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_ATHEROS
bool "Atheros devices"
default y
depends on (PCI || ATH79)
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@ config ATL2
depends on PCI
select CRC32
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the Atheros L2 fast ethernet adapter.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module
@@ -41,7 +41,7 @@ config ATL1
depends on PCI
select CRC32
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the Atheros/Attansic L1 gigabit ethernet
adapter.
@@ -53,7 +53,7 @@ config ATL1E
depends on PCI
select CRC32
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the Atheros L1E gigabit ethernet adapter.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module
@@ -64,7 +64,7 @@ config ATL1C
depends on PCI
select CRC32
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the Atheros L1C gigabit ethernet adapter.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/Kconfig
index 2a69c0d06f3c..7fb42f388d59 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/broadcom/Kconfig
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_BROADCOM
default y
depends on (SSB_POSSIBLE && HAS_DMA) || PCI || BCM63XX || \
SIBYTE_SB1xxx_SOC
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) chipset belonging to this class,
say Y.
@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@ config B44
select SSB
select MII
select PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) controller of this type, say Y
or M here.
@@ -79,7 +79,7 @@ config BNX2
depends on PCI
select CRC32
select FW_LOADER
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports QLogic bnx2 gigabit Ethernet cards.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module
@@ -90,7 +90,7 @@ config CNIC
depends on PCI && (IPV6 || IPV6=n)
select BNX2
select UIO
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports offload features of QLogic bnx2 gigabit
Ethernet cards.
@@ -101,7 +101,7 @@ config SB1250_MAC
tristate "SB1250 Gigabit Ethernet support"
depends on SIBYTE_SB1xxx_SOC
select PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Gigabit Ethernet interfaces based on the
Broadcom SiByte family of System-On-a-Chip parts. They include
the BCM1120, BCM1125, BCM1125H, BCM1250, BCM1255, BCM1280, BCM1455
@@ -115,7 +115,7 @@ config TIGON3
depends on PCI
select PHYLIB
imply PTP_1588_CLOCK
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Broadcom Tigon3 based gigabit Ethernet cards.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module
@@ -125,7 +125,7 @@ config TIGON3_HWMON
bool "Broadcom Tigon3 HWMON support"
default y
depends on TIGON3 && HWMON && !(TIGON3=y && HWMON=m)
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y if you want to expose the thermal sensor on Tigon3 devices.
config BNX2X
@@ -136,7 +136,7 @@ config BNX2X
select ZLIB_INFLATE
select LIBCRC32C
select MDIO
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Broadcom NetXtremeII 10 gigabit Ethernet cards.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module
will be called bnx2x. This is recommended.
@@ -145,7 +145,7 @@ config BNX2X_SRIOV
bool "Broadcom 578xx and 57712 SR-IOV support"
depends on BNX2X && PCI_IOV
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This configuration parameter enables Single Root Input Output
Virtualization support in the 578xx and 57712 products. This
allows for virtual function acceleration in virtual environments.
@@ -164,7 +164,7 @@ config BGMAC_BCMA
select BGMAC
select PHYLIB
select FIXED_PHY
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports GBit MAC and BCM4706 GBit MAC cores on BCMA bus.
They can be found on BCM47xx SoCs and provide gigabit ethernet.
In case of using this driver on BCM4706 it's also requires to enable
@@ -178,7 +178,7 @@ config BGMAC_PLATFORM
select PHYLIB
select FIXED_PHY
default ARCH_BCM_IPROC
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use the Broadcom iProc Gigabit Ethernet
controller through the generic platform interface
@@ -203,7 +203,7 @@ config BNXT
select NET_DEVLINK
select PAGE_POOL
select DIMLIB
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Broadcom NetXtreme-C/E 10/25/40/50 gigabit
Ethernet cards. To compile this driver as a module, choose M here:
the module will be called bnxt_en. This is recommended.
@@ -212,7 +212,7 @@ config BNXT_SRIOV
bool "Broadcom NetXtreme-C/E SR-IOV support"
depends on BNXT && PCI_IOV
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This configuration parameter enables Single Root Input Output
Virtualization support in the NetXtreme-C/E products. This
allows for virtual function acceleration in virtual environments.
@@ -221,7 +221,7 @@ config BNXT_FLOWER_OFFLOAD
bool "TC Flower offload support for NetXtreme-C/E"
depends on BNXT
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This configuration parameter enables TC Flower packet classifier
offload for eswitch. This option enables SR-IOV switchdev eswitch
offload.
@@ -230,7 +230,7 @@ config BNXT_DCB
bool "Data Center Bridging (DCB) Support"
default n
depends on BNXT && DCB
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use Data Center Bridging (DCB) in the
driver.
@@ -240,7 +240,7 @@ config BNXT_HWMON
bool "Broadcom NetXtreme-C/E HWMON support"
default y
depends on BNXT && HWMON && !(BNXT=y && HWMON=m)
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y if you want to expose the thermal sensor data on NetXtreme-C/E
devices, via the hwmon sysfs interface.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/brocade/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/brocade/Kconfig
index d4564c7a279c..fb4c3cdf7233 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/brocade/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/brocade/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_BROCADE
bool "QLogic BR-series devices"
default y
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/brocade/bna/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/brocade/bna/Kconfig
index b124a628f86a..0a48ad93ed6c 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/brocade/bna/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/brocade/bna/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config BNA
tristate "QLogic BR-series 1010/1020/1860 10Gb Ethernet Driver support"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports QLogic BR-series 1010/1020/1860 10Gb CEE capable
Ethernet cards.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/cadence/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/cadence/Kconfig
index 2c4c12b03502..85858163bac5 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/cadence/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/cadence/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_CADENCE
bool "Cadence devices"
depends on HAS_IOMEM
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
If unsure, say Y.
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@ config MACB
tristate "Cadence MACB/GEM support"
depends on HAS_DMA && COMMON_CLK
select PHYLINK
- ---help---
+ help
The Cadence MACB ethernet interface is found on many Atmel AT32 and
AT91 parts. This driver also supports the Cadence GEM (Gigabit
Ethernet MAC found in some ARM SoC devices). Say Y to include
@@ -37,13 +37,13 @@ config MACB_USE_HWSTAMP
depends on MACB
depends on PTP_1588_CLOCK
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Enable IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol (PTP) support for MACB.
config MACB_PCI
tristate "Cadence PCI MACB/GEM support"
depends on MACB && PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This is PCI wrapper for MACB driver.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/cavium/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/cavium/Kconfig
index 4520e7ee00fe..4875cdae622e 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/cavium/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/cavium/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config NET_VENDOR_CAVIUM
bool "Cavium ethernet drivers"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Select this option if you want enable Cavium network support.
If you have a Cavium SoC or network adapter, say Y.
@@ -17,7 +17,7 @@ config THUNDER_NIC_PF
tristate "Thunder Physical function driver"
depends on 64BIT && PCI
select THUNDER_NIC_BGX
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Thunder's NIC physical function.
The NIC provides the controller and DMA engines to
move network traffic to/from the memory. The NIC
@@ -29,7 +29,7 @@ config THUNDER_NIC_VF
tristate "Thunder Virtual function driver"
imply CAVIUM_PTP
depends on 64BIT && PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Thunder's NIC virtual function
config THUNDER_NIC_BGX
@@ -38,7 +38,7 @@ config THUNDER_NIC_BGX
select PHYLIB
select MDIO_THUNDER if PCI
select THUNDER_NIC_RGX
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports programming and controlling of MAC
interface from NIC physical function driver.
@@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ config THUNDER_NIC_RGX
depends on 64BIT && PCI
select PHYLIB
select MDIO_THUNDER if PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports configuring XCV block of RGX interface
present on CN81XX chip.
@@ -55,7 +55,7 @@ config CAVIUM_PTP
tristate "Cavium PTP coprocessor as PTP clock"
depends on 64BIT && PCI
depends on PTP_1588_CLOCK
- ---help---
+ help
This driver adds support for the Precision Time Protocol Clocks and
Timestamping coprocessor (PTP) found on Cavium processors.
PTP provides timestamping mechanism that is suitable for use in IEEE 1588
@@ -70,7 +70,7 @@ config LIQUIDIO
select FW_LOADER
select LIBCRC32C
select NET_DEVLINK
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Cavium LiquidIO Intelligent Server Adapters
based on CN66XX, CN68XX and CN23XX chips.
@@ -92,7 +92,7 @@ config LIQUIDIO_VF
tristate "Cavium LiquidIO VF support"
depends on 64BIT && PCI_MSI
imply PTP_1588_CLOCK
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Cavium LiquidIO Intelligent Server Adapter
based on CN23XX chips.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/Kconfig
index 82cdfa51ce37..b7f43254598f 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/chelsio/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_CHELSIO
bool "Chelsio devices"
default y
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ config CHELSIO_T1
depends on PCI
select CRC32
select MDIO
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Chelsio gigabit and 10-gigabit
Ethernet cards. More information about adapter features and
performance tuning is in
@@ -42,7 +42,7 @@ config CHELSIO_T1
config CHELSIO_T1_1G
bool "Chelsio gigabit Ethernet support"
depends on CHELSIO_T1
- ---help---
+ help
Enables support for Chelsio's gigabit Ethernet PCI cards. If you
are using only 10G cards say 'N' here.
@@ -51,7 +51,7 @@ config CHELSIO_T3
depends on PCI && INET
select FW_LOADER
select MDIO
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Chelsio T3-based gigabit and 10Gb Ethernet
adapters.
@@ -72,7 +72,7 @@ config CHELSIO_T4
select FW_LOADER
select MDIO
select ZLIB_DEFLATE
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Chelsio T4, T5 & T6 based gigabit, 10Gb Ethernet
adapter and T5/T6 based 40Gb and T6 based 25Gb, 50Gb and 100Gb
Ethernet adapters.
@@ -92,7 +92,7 @@ config CHELSIO_T4_DCB
bool "Data Center Bridging (DCB) Support for Chelsio T4/T5/T6 cards"
default n
depends on CHELSIO_T4 && DCB
- ---help---
+ help
Enable DCB support through rtNetlink interface.
Say Y here if you want to enable Data Center Bridging (DCB) support
in the driver.
@@ -103,7 +103,7 @@ config CHELSIO_T4_FCOE
bool "Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Support for Chelsio T5 cards"
default n
depends on CHELSIO_T4 && CHELSIO_T4_DCB && FCOE
- ---help---
+ help
Enable FCoE offload features.
Say Y here if you want to enable Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) support
in the driver.
@@ -113,7 +113,7 @@ config CHELSIO_T4_FCOE
config CHELSIO_T4VF
tristate "Chelsio Communications T4/T5/T6 Virtual Function Ethernet support"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Chelsio T4, T5 & T6 based gigabit, 10Gb Ethernet
adapters and T5/T6 based 40Gb and T6 based 25Gb, 50Gb and 100Gb
Ethernet adapters with PCI-E SR-IOV Virtual Functions.
@@ -131,7 +131,7 @@ config CHELSIO_T4VF
config CHELSIO_LIB
tristate
- ---help---
+ help
Common library for Chelsio drivers.
endif # NET_VENDOR_CHELSIO
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/cirrus/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/cirrus/Kconfig
index 8d845f5ee0c5..7cf4526596f3 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/cirrus/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/cirrus/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_CIRRUS
bool "Cirrus devices"
default y
depends on ISA || EISA || ARM || MAC
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ config CS89x0
tristate "CS89x0 support"
depends on ISA || EISA || ARM
depends on !PPC32
- ---help---
+ help
Support for CS89x0 chipset based Ethernet cards. If you have a
network (Ethernet) card of this type, say Y and read the file
<file:Documentation/networking/device_drivers/cirrus/cs89x0.rst>.
@@ -51,7 +51,7 @@ config EP93XX_ETH
config MAC89x0
tristate "Macintosh CS89x0 based ethernet cards"
depends on MAC
- ---help---
+ help
Support for CS89x0 chipset based Ethernet cards. If you have a
Nubus or LC-PDS network (Ethernet) card of this type, say Y here.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/cisco/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/cisco/Kconfig
index ee5b7b3868c7..18c3a0718d6f 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/cisco/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/cisco/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_CISCO
bool "Cisco devices"
default y
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/cisco/enic/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/cisco/enic/Kconfig
index edaae706a102..ad80c0fa96a6 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/cisco/enic/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/cisco/enic/Kconfig
@@ -6,5 +6,5 @@
config ENIC
tristate "Cisco VIC Ethernet NIC Support"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This enables the support for the Cisco VIC Ethernet card.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/cortina/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/cortina/Kconfig
index 89bc4579724d..ac8cb5744a87 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/cortina/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/cortina/Kconfig
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@
config NET_VENDOR_CORTINA
bool "Cortina Gemini devices"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y
and read the Ethernet-HOWTO, available from
<http://www.tldp.org/docs.html#howto>.
@@ -17,7 +17,7 @@ config GEMINI_ETHERNET
depends on HAS_IOMEM
select PHYLIB
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports StorLink SL351x (Gemini) dual Gigabit Ethernet.
endif # NET_VENDOR_CORTINA
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/davicom/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/davicom/Kconfig
index a321a7144fb0..76247103e566 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/davicom/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/davicom/Kconfig
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ config DM9000
depends on ARM || MIPS || COLDFIRE || NIOS2
select CRC32
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
Support for DM9000 chipset.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module
@@ -17,7 +17,7 @@ config DM9000
config DM9000_FORCE_SIMPLE_PHY_POLL
bool "Force simple NSR based PHY polling"
depends on DM9000
- ---help---
+ help
This configuration forces the DM9000 to use the NSR's LinkStatus
bit to determine if the link is up or down instead of the more
costly MII PHY reads. Note, this will not work if the chip is
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/dec/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/dec/Kconfig
index df1eeb04d5ea..9e5e5f10bd19 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/dec/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/dec/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_DEC
bool "Digital Equipment devices"
default y
depends on PCI || EISA || CARDBUS
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/dec/tulip/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/dec/tulip/Kconfig
index 177f36f4b89d..8afc5942179a 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/dec/tulip/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/dec/tulip/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config NET_TULIP
bool "DEC - Tulip devices"
depends on (PCI || EISA || CARDBUS)
- ---help---
+ help
This selects the "Tulip" family of EISA/PCI network cards.
if NET_TULIP
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@ config DE2104X
tristate "Early DECchip Tulip (dc2104x) PCI support"
depends on PCI
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is developed for the SMC EtherPower series Ethernet
cards and also works with cards based on the DECchip
21040 (Tulip series) chips. Some LinkSys PCI cards are
@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ config DE2104X_DSL
depends on DE2104X
range 0 31
default 0
- ---help---
+ help
Setting this value allows to align ring buffer descriptors into their
own cache lines. Value of 4 corresponds to the typical 32 byte line
(the descriptor is 16 bytes). This is necessary on systems that lack
@@ -43,7 +43,7 @@ config TULIP
tristate "DECchip Tulip (dc2114x) PCI support"
depends on PCI
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is developed for the SMC EtherPower series Ethernet
cards and also works with cards based on the DECchip
21140 (Tulip series) chips. Some LinkSys PCI cards are
@@ -58,7 +58,7 @@ config TULIP
config TULIP_MWI
bool "New bus configuration"
depends on TULIP
- ---help---
+ help
This configures your Tulip card specifically for the card and
system cache line size type you are using.
@@ -69,7 +69,7 @@ config TULIP_MWI
config TULIP_MMIO
bool "Use PCI shared mem for NIC registers"
depends on TULIP
- ---help---
+ help
Use PCI shared memory for the NIC registers, rather than going through
the Tulip's PIO (programmed I/O ports). Faster, but could produce
obscure bugs if your mainboard has memory controller timing issues.
@@ -78,7 +78,7 @@ config TULIP_MMIO
config TULIP_NAPI
bool "Use RX polling (NAPI)"
depends on TULIP
- ---help---
+ help
NAPI is a new driver API designed to reduce CPU and interrupt load
when the driver is receiving lots of packets from the card. It is
still somewhat experimental and thus not yet enabled by default.
@@ -92,7 +92,7 @@ config TULIP_NAPI
config TULIP_NAPI_HW_MITIGATION
bool "Use Interrupt Mitigation"
depends on TULIP_NAPI
- ---help---
+ help
Use HW to reduce RX interrupts. Not strictly necessary since NAPI
reduces RX interrupts by itself. Interrupt mitigation reduces RX
interrupts even at low levels of traffic at the cost of a small
@@ -109,7 +109,7 @@ config DE4X5
depends on (PCI || EISA)
depends on VIRT_TO_BUS || ALPHA || PPC || SPARC
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This is support for the DIGITAL series of PCI/EISA Ethernet cards.
These include the DE425, DE434, DE435, DE450 and DE500 models. If
you have a network card of this type, say Y. More specific
@@ -124,7 +124,7 @@ config WINBOND_840
depends on PCI
select CRC32
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is for the Winbond W89c840 chip. It also works with
the TX9882 chip on the Compex RL100-ATX board.
More specific information and updates are available from
@@ -134,7 +134,7 @@ config DM9102
tristate "Davicom DM910x/DM980x support"
depends on PCI
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is for DM9102(A)/DM9132/DM9801 compatible PCI cards from
Davicom (<http://www.davicom.com.tw/>). If you have such a network
(Ethernet) card, say Y. Some information is contained in the file
@@ -147,7 +147,7 @@ config ULI526X
tristate "ULi M526x controller support"
depends on PCI
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is for ULi M5261/M5263 10/100M Ethernet Controller
(<http://www.nvidia.com/page/uli_drivers.html>).
@@ -157,7 +157,7 @@ config ULI526X
config PCMCIA_XIRCOM
tristate "Xircom CardBus support"
depends on CARDBUS
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is for the Digital "Tulip" Ethernet CardBus adapters.
It should work with most DEC 21*4*-based chips/ethercards, as well
as with work-alike chips from Lite-On (PNIC) and Macronix (MXIC) and
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/dlink/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/dlink/Kconfig
index 1362658a3030..0d77f84c8e7b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/dlink/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/dlink/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_DLINK
bool "D-Link devices"
default y
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ config DL2K
tristate "DL2000/TC902x/IP1000A-based Gigabit Ethernet support"
depends on PCI
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports DL2000/TC902x/IP1000A-based Gigabit ethernet cards,
which includes
D-Link DGE-550T Gigabit Ethernet Adapter.
@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@ config SUNDANCE
depends on PCI
select CRC32
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is for the Sundance "Alta" chip.
More specific information and updates are available from
<http://www.scyld.com/network/sundance.html>.
@@ -45,7 +45,7 @@ config SUNDANCE
config SUNDANCE_MMIO
bool "Use MMIO instead of PIO"
depends on SUNDANCE
- ---help---
+ help
Enable memory-mapped I/O for interaction with Sundance NIC registers.
Do NOT enable this by default, PIO (enabled when MMIO is disabled)
is known to solve bugs on certain chips.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/emulex/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/emulex/Kconfig
index 22c143f2d787..5797a76dc731 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/emulex/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/emulex/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_EMULEX
bool "Emulex devices"
default y
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/ezchip/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/ezchip/Kconfig
index 6db75fd2f9af..38aa824efb25 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/ezchip/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/ezchip/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config NET_VENDOR_EZCHIP
bool "EZchip devices"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) device belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ config EZCHIP_NPS_MANAGEMENT_ENET
tristate "EZchip NPS management enet support"
depends on OF_IRQ && OF_NET
depends on HAS_IOMEM
- ---help---
+ help
Simple LAN device for debug or management purposes.
Device supports interrupts for RX and TX(completion).
Device does not have DMA ability.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/faraday/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/faraday/Kconfig
index 73e4f2648e49..c2677ec0564d 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/faraday/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/faraday/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_FARADAY
bool "Faraday devices"
default y
depends on ARM || NDS32 || COMPILE_TEST
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ config FTMAC100
depends on ARM || NDS32 || COMPILE_TEST
depends on !64BIT || BROKEN
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the FTMAC100 10/100 Ethernet controller
from Faraday. It is used on Faraday A320, Andes AG101 and some
other ARM/NDS32 SoC's.
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@ config FTGMAC100
depends on !64BIT || BROKEN
select PHYLIB
select MDIO_ASPEED if MACH_ASPEED_G6
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the FTGMAC100 Gigabit Ethernet controller
from Faraday. It is used on Faraday A369, Andes AG102 and some
other ARM/NDS32 SoC's.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/freescale/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/freescale/Kconfig
index bfc6bfe94d0a..a1d53ddf1593 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/freescale/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/freescale/Kconfig
@@ -10,7 +10,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_FREESCALE
M523x || M527x || M5272 || M528x || M520x || M532x || \
ARCH_MXC || ARCH_MXS || (PPC_MPC52xx && PPC_BESTCOMM) || \
ARCH_LAYERSCAPE || COMPILE_TEST
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -27,7 +27,7 @@ config FEC
default ARCH_MXC || SOC_IMX28 if ARM
select PHYLIB
imply PTP_1588_CLOCK
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use the built-in 10/100 Fast ethernet
controller on some Motorola ColdFire and Freescale i.MX processors.
@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@ config FEC_MPC52xx
select CRC32
select PHYLIB
select PPC_BESTCOMM_FEC
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables support for the MPC5200's on-chip
Fast Ethernet Controller
If compiled as module, it will be called fec_mpc52xx.
@@ -46,7 +46,7 @@ config FEC_MPC52xx_MDIO
bool "FEC MPC52xx MDIO bus driver"
depends on FEC_MPC52xx
default y
- ---help---
+ help
The MPC5200's FEC can connect to the Ethernet either with
an external MII PHY chip or 10 Mbps 7-wire interface
(Motorola? industry standard).
@@ -60,7 +60,7 @@ source "drivers/net/ethernet/freescale/fman/Kconfig"
config FSL_PQ_MDIO
tristate "Freescale PQ MDIO"
select PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the MDIO bus used by the gianfar and UCC drivers.
config FSL_XGMAC_MDIO
@@ -68,7 +68,7 @@ config FSL_XGMAC_MDIO
select PHYLIB
depends on OF
select OF_MDIO
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the MDIO bus on the Fman 10G Ethernet MACs, and
on the FMan mEMAC (which supports both Clauses 22 and 45)
@@ -78,7 +78,7 @@ config UCC_GETH
select FSL_PQ_MDIO
select PHYLIB
select FIXED_PHY
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the Gigabit Ethernet mode of the QUICC Engine,
which is available on some Freescale SOCs.
@@ -93,7 +93,7 @@ config GIANFAR
select PHYLIB
select FIXED_PHY
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the Gigabit TSEC on the MPC83xx, MPC85xx,
and MPC86xx family of chips, the eTSEC on LS1021A and the FEC
on the 8540.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/freescale/dpaa/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/freescale/dpaa/Kconfig
index 0a54c7e0e4ae..626ec58a0afc 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/freescale/dpaa/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/freescale/dpaa/Kconfig
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@ menuconfig FSL_DPAA_ETH
select PHYLIB
select FIXED_PHY
select FSL_FMAN_MAC
- ---help---
+ help
Data Path Acceleration Architecture Ethernet driver,
supporting the Freescale QorIQ chips.
Depends on Freescale Buffer Manager and Queue Manager
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/fujitsu/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/fujitsu/Kconfig
index cee99f20d2c2..0a1400cb410a 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/fujitsu/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/fujitsu/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_FUJITSU
bool "Fujitsu devices"
default y
depends on PCMCIA
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ config PCMCIA_FMVJ18X
tristate "Fujitsu FMV-J18x PCMCIA support"
depends on PCMCIA
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you intend to attach a Fujitsu FMV-J18x or compatible
PCMCIA (PC-card) Ethernet card to your computer.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/hisilicon/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/hisilicon/Kconfig
index 2fff43509098..44f9279cdde1 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/hisilicon/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/hisilicon/Kconfig
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_HISILICON
default y
depends on OF || ACPI
depends on ARM || ARM64 || COMPILE_TEST
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -42,7 +42,7 @@ config HIP04_ETH
select MARVELL_PHY
select MFD_SYSCON
select HNS_MDIO
- ---help---
+ help
If you wish to compile a kernel for a hardware with hisilicon p04 SoC and
want to use the internal ethernet then you should answer Y to this.
@@ -59,13 +59,13 @@ config HI13X1_GMAC
config HNS_MDIO
tristate
select PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
This selects the HNS MDIO support. It is needed by HNS_DSAF to access
the PHY
config HNS
tristate
- ---help---
+ help
This selects the framework support for Hisilicon Network Subsystem. It
is needed by any driver which provides HNS acceleration engine or make
use of the engine
@@ -74,7 +74,7 @@ config HNS_DSAF
tristate "Hisilicon HNS DSAF device Support"
select HNS
select HNS_MDIO
- ---help---
+ help
This selects the DSAF (Distributed System Area Frabric) network
acceleration engine support. The engine is used in Hisilicon hip05,
Hi1610 and further ICT SoC
@@ -83,14 +83,14 @@ config HNS_ENET
tristate "Hisilicon HNS Ethernet Device Support"
select PHYLIB
select HNS
- ---help---
+ help
This selects the general ethernet driver for HNS. This module make
use of any HNS AE driver, such as HNS_DSAF
config HNS3
tristate "Hisilicon Network Subsystem Support HNS3 (Framework)"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This selects the framework support for Hisilicon Network Subsystem 3.
This layer facilitates clients like ENET, RoCE and user-space ethernet
drivers(like ODP)to register with HNAE devices and their associated
@@ -102,7 +102,7 @@ config HNS3_HCLGE
tristate "Hisilicon HNS3 HCLGE Acceleration Engine & Compatibility Layer Support"
default m
depends on PCI_MSI
- ---help---
+ help
This selects the HNS3_HCLGE network acceleration engine & its hardware
compatibility layer. The engine would be used in Hisilicon hip08 family of
SoCs and further upcoming SoCs.
@@ -111,7 +111,7 @@ config HNS3_DCB
bool "Hisilicon HNS3 Data Center Bridge Support"
default n
depends on HNS3_HCLGE && DCB
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use Data Center Bridging (DCB) in the HNS3 driver.
If unsure, say N.
@@ -120,7 +120,7 @@ config HNS3_HCLGEVF
tristate "Hisilicon HNS3VF Acceleration Engine & Compatibility Layer Support"
depends on PCI_MSI
depends on HNS3_HCLGE
- ---help---
+ help
This selects the HNS3 VF drivers network acceleration engine & its hardware
compatibility layer. The engine would be used in Hisilicon hip08 family of
SoCs and further upcoming SoCs.
@@ -130,7 +130,7 @@ config HNS3_ENET
default m
depends on 64BIT && PCI
depends on INET
- ---help---
+ help
This selects the Ethernet Driver for Hisilicon Network Subsystem 3 for hip08
family of SoCs. This module depends upon HNAE3 driver to access the HNAE3
devices and their associated operations.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/huawei/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/huawei/Kconfig
index bdcbface62d7..c05fce15eb51 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/huawei/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/huawei/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config NET_VENDOR_HUAWEI
bool "Huawei devices"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
kernel: saying N will just cause the configurator to skip all
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/huawei/hinic/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/huawei/hinic/Kconfig
index cabc2f72d9d7..936e2dd3bb13 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/huawei/hinic/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/huawei/hinic/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config HINIC
tristate "Huawei Intelligent PCIE Network Interface Card"
depends on (PCI_MSI && (X86 || ARM64))
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports HiNIC PCIE Ethernet cards.
To compile this driver as part of the kernel, choose Y here.
If unsure, choose N.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/i825xx/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/i825xx/Kconfig
index 33faff985438..3b5fab123824 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/i825xx/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/i825xx/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_I825XX
bool "Intel (82586/82593/82596) devices"
default y
depends on NET_VENDOR_INTEL
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question does not directly affect the
@@ -20,14 +20,14 @@ if NET_VENDOR_I825XX
config ARM_ETHER1
tristate "Acorn Ether1 support"
depends on ARM && ARCH_ACORN
- ---help---
+ help
If you have an Acorn system with one of these (AKA25) network cards,
you should say Y to this option if you wish to use it with Linux.
config BVME6000_NET
tristate "BVME6000 Ethernet support"
depends on BVME6000
- ---help---
+ help
This is the driver for the Ethernet interface on BVME4000 and
BVME6000 VME boards. Say Y here to include the driver for this chip
in your kernel.
@@ -36,14 +36,14 @@ config BVME6000_NET
config LASI_82596
tristate "Lasi ethernet"
depends on GSC
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to support the builtin Intel 82596 ethernet controller
found in Hewlett-Packard PA-RISC machines with 10Mbit ethernet.
config MVME16x_NET
tristate "MVME16x Ethernet support"
depends on MVME16x
- ---help---
+ help
This is the driver for the Ethernet interface on the Motorola
MVME162, 166, 167, 172 and 177 boards. Say Y here to include the
driver for this chip in your kernel.
@@ -52,14 +52,14 @@ config MVME16x_NET
config SNI_82596
tristate "SNI RM ethernet"
depends on SNI_RM
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to support the on-board Intel 82596 ethernet controller
built into SNI RM machines.
config SUN3_82586
bool "Sun3 on-board Intel 82586 support"
depends on SUN3
- ---help---
+ help
This driver enables support for the on-board Intel 82586 based
Ethernet adapter found on Sun 3/1xx and 3/2xx motherboards. Note
that this driver does not support 82586-based adapters on additional
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/ibm/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/ibm/Kconfig
index a95d941360f8..c0c112d95b89 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/ibm/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/ibm/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_IBM
bool "IBM devices"
default y
depends on PPC_PSERIES || PPC_DCR || (IBMEBUS && SPARSEMEM)
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ if NET_VENDOR_IBM
config IBMVETH
tristate "IBM LAN Virtual Ethernet support"
depends on PPC_PSERIES
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports virtual ethernet adapters on newer IBM iSeries
and pSeries systems.
@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ source "drivers/net/ethernet/ibm/emac/Kconfig"
config EHEA
tristate "eHEA Ethernet support"
depends on IBMEBUS && SPARSEMEM
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the IBM pSeries eHEA ethernet adapter.
To compile the driver as a module, choose M here. The module
@@ -41,7 +41,7 @@ config EHEA
config IBMVNIC
tristate "IBM Virtual NIC support"
depends on PPC_PSERIES
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Virtual NIC adapters on IBM i and IBM System p
systems.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/Kconfig
index ad34e4335df2..48a8f9aa1dd0 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/intel/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config NET_VENDOR_INTEL
bool "Intel devices"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ config E100
tristate "Intel(R) PRO/100+ support"
depends on PCI
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Intel(R) PRO/100 family of adapters.
To verify that your adapter is supported, find the board ID number
on the adapter. Look for a label that has a barcode and a number
@@ -42,7 +42,7 @@ config E100
config E1000
tristate "Intel(R) PRO/1000 Gigabit Ethernet support"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Intel(R) PRO/1000 gigabit ethernet family of
adapters. For more information on how to identify your adapter, go
to the Adapter & Driver ID Guide that can be located at:
@@ -60,7 +60,7 @@ config E1000E
depends on PCI && (!SPARC32 || BROKEN)
select CRC32
imply PTP_1588_CLOCK
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the PCI-Express Intel(R) PRO/1000 gigabit
ethernet family of adapters. For PCI or PCI-X e1000 adapters,
use the regular e1000 driver For more information on how to
@@ -79,7 +79,7 @@ config E1000E_HWTS
bool "Support HW cross-timestamp on PCH devices"
default y
depends on E1000E && X86
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y to enable hardware supported cross-timestamping on PCH
devices. The cross-timestamp is available through the PTP clock
driver precise cross-timestamp ioctl (PTP_SYS_OFFSET_PRECISE).
@@ -90,7 +90,7 @@ config IGB
imply PTP_1588_CLOCK
select I2C
select I2C_ALGOBIT
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Intel(R) 82575/82576 gigabit ethernet family of
adapters. For more information on how to identify your adapter, go
to the Adapter & Driver ID Guide that can be located at:
@@ -107,7 +107,7 @@ config IGB_HWMON
bool "Intel(R) PCI-Express Gigabit adapters HWMON support"
default y
depends on IGB && HWMON && !(IGB=y && HWMON=m)
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y if you want to expose thermal sensor data on Intel devices.
Some of our devices contain thermal sensors, both external and internal.
@@ -118,7 +118,7 @@ config IGB_DCA
bool "Direct Cache Access (DCA) Support"
default y
depends on IGB && DCA && !(IGB=y && DCA=m)
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use Direct Cache Access (DCA) in the
driver. DCA is a method for warming the CPU cache before data
is used, with the intent of lessening the impact of cache misses.
@@ -126,7 +126,7 @@ config IGB_DCA
config IGBVF
tristate "Intel(R) 82576 Virtual Function Ethernet support"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Intel(R) 82576 virtual functions. For more
information on how to identify your adapter, go to the Adapter &
Driver ID Guide that can be located at:
@@ -142,7 +142,7 @@ config IGBVF
config IXGB
tristate "Intel(R) PRO/10GbE support"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Intel(R) PRO/10GbE family of adapters for
PCI-X type cards. For PCI-E type cards, use the "ixgbe" driver
instead. For more information on how to identify your adapter, go
@@ -162,7 +162,7 @@ config IXGBE
select MDIO
select PHYLIB
imply PTP_1588_CLOCK
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Intel(R) 10GbE PCI Express family of
adapters. For more information on how to identify your adapter, go
to the Adapter & Driver ID Guide that can be located at:
@@ -179,7 +179,7 @@ config IXGBE_HWMON
bool "Intel(R) 10GbE PCI Express adapters HWMON support"
default y
depends on IXGBE && HWMON && !(IXGBE=y && HWMON=m)
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y if you want to expose the thermal sensor data on some of
our cards, via a hwmon sysfs interface.
@@ -187,7 +187,7 @@ config IXGBE_DCA
bool "Direct Cache Access (DCA) Support"
default y
depends on IXGBE && DCA && !(IXGBE=y && DCA=m)
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use Direct Cache Access (DCA) in the
driver. DCA is a method for warming the CPU cache before data
is used, with the intent of lessening the impact of cache misses.
@@ -196,7 +196,7 @@ config IXGBE_DCB
bool "Data Center Bridging (DCB) Support"
default n
depends on IXGBE && DCB
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use Data Center Bridging (DCB) in the
driver.
@@ -208,13 +208,13 @@ config IXGBE_IPSEC
depends on XFRM_OFFLOAD
default y
select XFRM_ALGO
- ---help---
+ help
Enable support for IPSec offload in ixgbe.ko
config IXGBEVF
tristate "Intel(R) 10GbE PCI Express Virtual Function Ethernet support"
depends on PCI_MSI
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Intel(R) PCI Express virtual functions for the
Intel(R) ixgbe driver. For more information on how to identify your
adapter, go to the Adapter & Driver ID Guide that can be located at:
@@ -234,14 +234,14 @@ config IXGBEVF_IPSEC
depends on XFRM_OFFLOAD
default y
select XFRM_ALGO
- ---help---
+ help
Enable support for IPSec offload in ixgbevf.ko
config I40E
tristate "Intel(R) Ethernet Controller XL710 Family support"
imply PTP_1588_CLOCK
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Intel(R) Ethernet Controller XL710 Family of
devices. For more information on how to identify your adapter, go
to the Adapter & Driver ID Guide that can be located at:
@@ -258,7 +258,7 @@ config I40E_DCB
bool "Data Center Bridging (DCB) Support"
default n
depends on I40E && DCB
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use Data Center Bridging (DCB) in the
driver.
@@ -272,7 +272,7 @@ config I40EVF
tristate "Intel(R) Ethernet Adaptive Virtual Function support"
select IAVF
depends on PCI_MSI
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports virtual functions for Intel XL710,
X710, X722, XXV710, and all devices advertising support for
Intel Ethernet Adaptive Virtual Function devices. For more
@@ -295,7 +295,7 @@ config ICE
default n
depends on PCI_MSI
select NET_DEVLINK
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Intel(R) Ethernet Connection E800 Series of
devices. For more information on how to identify your adapter, go
to the Adapter & Driver ID Guide that can be located at:
@@ -313,7 +313,7 @@ config FM10K
default n
depends on PCI_MSI
imply PTP_1588_CLOCK
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Intel(R) FM10000 Ethernet Switch Host
Interface. For more information on how to identify your adapter,
go to the Adapter & Driver ID Guide that can be located at:
@@ -330,7 +330,7 @@ config IGC
tristate "Intel(R) Ethernet Controller I225-LM/I225-V support"
default n
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Intel(R) Ethernet Controller I225-LM/I225-V
family of adapters.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/marvell/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/marvell/Kconfig
index 3d5caea096fb..cd8ddd1ef6f2 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/marvell/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/marvell/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_MARVELL
bool "Marvell devices"
default y
depends on PCI || CPU_PXA168 || MV64X60 || PPC32 || PLAT_ORION || INET || COMPILE_TEST
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@ config MV643XX_ETH
depends on INET
select PHYLIB
select MVMDIO
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the gigabit ethernet MACs in the
Marvell Discovery PPC/MIPS chipset family (MV643XX) and
in the Marvell Orion ARM SoC family.
@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ config MVMDIO
tristate "Marvell MDIO interface support"
depends on HAS_IOMEM
select PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the MDIO interface found in the network
interface units of the Marvell EBU SoCs (Kirkwood, Orion5x,
Dove, Armada 370 and Armada XP).
@@ -46,7 +46,7 @@ config MVNETA_BM_ENABLE
tristate "Marvell Armada 38x/XP network interface BM support"
depends on MVNETA
depends on !64BIT
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports auxiliary block of the network
interface units in the Marvell ARMADA XP and ARMADA 38x SoC
family, which is called buffer manager.
@@ -62,7 +62,7 @@ config MVNETA
select MVMDIO
select PHYLINK
select PAGE_POOL
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the network interface units in the
Marvell ARMADA XP, ARMADA 370, ARMADA 38x and
ARMADA 37xx SoC family.
@@ -87,7 +87,7 @@ config MVPP2
depends on ARCH_MVEBU || COMPILE_TEST
select MVMDIO
select PHYLINK
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the network interface units in the
Marvell ARMADA 375, 7K and 8K SoCs.
@@ -96,7 +96,7 @@ config PXA168_ETH
depends on HAS_IOMEM
depends on CPU_PXA168 || ARCH_BERLIN || COMPILE_TEST
select PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the pxa168 Ethernet ports.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module
@@ -106,7 +106,7 @@ config SKGE
tristate "Marvell Yukon Gigabit Ethernet support"
depends on PCI
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This driver support the Marvell Yukon or SysKonnect SK-98xx/SK-95xx
and related Gigabit Ethernet adapters. It is a new smaller driver
with better performance and more complete ethtool support.
@@ -127,7 +127,7 @@ config SKGE
config SKGE_DEBUG
bool "Debugging interface"
depends on SKGE && DEBUG_FS
- ---help---
+ help
This option adds the ability to dump driver state for debugging.
The file /sys/kernel/debug/skge/ethX displays the state of the internal
transmit and receive rings.
@@ -137,7 +137,7 @@ config SKGE_DEBUG
config SKGE_GENESIS
bool "Support for older SysKonnect Genesis boards"
depends on SKGE
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for the older and uncommon SysKonnect Genesis
chips, which support MII via an external transceiver, instead of
an internal one. Disabling this option will save some memory
@@ -147,7 +147,7 @@ config SKY2
tristate "Marvell Yukon 2 support"
depends on PCI
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Gigabit Ethernet adapters based on the
Marvell Yukon 2 chipset:
Marvell 88E8021/88E8022/88E8035/88E8036/88E8038/88E8050/88E8052/
@@ -162,7 +162,7 @@ config SKY2
config SKY2_DEBUG
bool "Debugging interface"
depends on SKY2 && DEBUG_FS
- ---help---
+ help
This option adds the ability to dump driver state for debugging.
The file /sys/kernel/debug/sky2/ethX displays the state of the internal
transmit and receive rings.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/marvell/octeontx2/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/marvell/octeontx2/Kconfig
index d9dfb614daa6..543a1d047567 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/marvell/octeontx2/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/marvell/octeontx2/Kconfig
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ config NDC_DIS_DYNAMIC_CACHING
bool "Disable caching of dynamic entries in NDC"
depends on OCTEONTX2_AF
default n
- ---help---
+ help
This config option disables caching of dynamic entries such as NIX SQEs
, NPA stack pages etc in NDC. Also locks down NIX SQ/CQ/RQ/RSS and
NPA Aura/Pool contexts.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/mediatek/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/mediatek/Kconfig
index 500c15e7ea4a..62a820b1eb16 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/mediatek/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/mediatek/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
config NET_VENDOR_MEDIATEK
bool "MediaTek devices"
depends on ARCH_MEDIATEK || SOC_MT7621 || SOC_MT7620
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a Mediatek SoC with ethernet, say Y.
if NET_VENDOR_MEDIATEK
@@ -10,7 +10,7 @@ if NET_VENDOR_MEDIATEK
config NET_MEDIATEK_SOC
tristate "MediaTek SoC Gigabit Ethernet support"
select PHYLINK
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the gigabit ethernet MACs in the
MediaTek SoC family.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/Kconfig
index 23cf7917a0c9..ff6613a5cdd3 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_MELLANOX
bool "Mellanox devices"
default y
depends on PCI || I2C
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet or RDMA) device belonging to this
class, say Y.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/Kconfig
index e69c3c31e701..400e611ba041 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx4/Kconfig
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ config MLX4_EN
depends on PCI && NETDEVICES && ETHERNET && INET
select MLX4_CORE
imply PTP_1588_CLOCK
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Mellanox Technologies ConnectX Ethernet
devices.
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ config MLX4_EN_DCB
bool "Data Center Bridging (DCB) Support"
default y
depends on MLX4_EN && DCB
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use Data Center Bridging (DCB) in the
driver.
If set to N, will not be able to configure QoS and ratelimit attributes.
@@ -34,7 +34,7 @@ config MLX4_DEBUG
bool "Verbose debugging output" if (MLX4_CORE && EXPERT)
depends on MLX4_CORE
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This option causes debugging code to be compiled into the
mlx4_core driver. The output can be turned on via the
debug_level module parameter (which can also be set after
@@ -44,6 +44,6 @@ config MLX4_CORE_GEN2
bool "Support for old gen2 Mellanox PCI IDs" if (MLX4_CORE)
depends on MLX4_CORE
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use old gen2 Mellanox devices in the
driver.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/Kconfig
index b6ffd1622cfd..4dfdbb82ea9d 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlx5/core/Kconfig
@@ -12,7 +12,7 @@ config MLX5_CORE
depends on PTP_1588_CLOCK || !PTP_1588_CLOCK
depends on PCI_HYPERV_INTERFACE || !PCI_HYPERV_INTERFACE
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Core driver for low level functionality of the ConnectX-4 and
Connect-IB cards by Mellanox Technologies.
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@ config MLX5_FPGA
bool "Mellanox Technologies Innova support"
depends on MLX5_CORE
select MLX5_ACCEL
- ---help---
+ help
Build support for the Innova family of network cards by Mellanox
Technologies. Innova network cards are comprised of a ConnectX chip
and an FPGA chip on one board. If you select this option, the
@@ -36,14 +36,14 @@ config MLX5_CORE_EN
select PAGE_POOL
select DIMLIB
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Ethernet support in Mellanox Technologies ConnectX-4 NIC.
config MLX5_EN_ARFS
bool "Mellanox MLX5 ethernet accelerated receive flow steering (ARFS) support"
depends on MLX5_CORE_EN && RFS_ACCEL
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Mellanox MLX5 ethernet hardware-accelerated receive flow steering support,
Enables ethernet netdevice arfs support and ntuple filtering.
@@ -51,7 +51,7 @@ config MLX5_EN_RXNFC
bool "Mellanox MLX5 ethernet rx nfc flow steering support"
depends on MLX5_CORE_EN
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Mellanox MLX5 ethernet rx nfc flow steering support
Enables ethtool receive network flow classification, which allows user defined
flow rules to direct traffic into arbitrary rx queue via ethtool set/get_rxnfc
@@ -61,7 +61,7 @@ config MLX5_MPFS
bool "Mellanox Technologies MLX5 MPFS support"
depends on MLX5_CORE_EN
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Mellanox Technologies Ethernet Multi-Physical Function Switch (MPFS)
support in ConnectX NIC. MPFs is required for when multi-PF configuration
is enabled to allow passing user configured unicast MAC addresses to the
@@ -71,7 +71,7 @@ config MLX5_ESWITCH
bool "Mellanox Technologies MLX5 SRIOV E-Switch support"
depends on MLX5_CORE_EN && NET_SWITCHDEV
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Mellanox Technologies Ethernet SRIOV E-Switch support in ConnectX NIC.
E-Switch provides internal SRIOV packet steering and switching for the
enabled VFs and PF in two available modes:
@@ -107,7 +107,7 @@ config MLX5_CORE_EN_DCB
bool "Data Center Bridging (DCB) Support"
default y
depends on MLX5_CORE_EN && DCB
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use Data Center Bridging (DCB) in the
driver.
If set to N, will not be able to configure QoS and ratelimit attributes.
@@ -119,7 +119,7 @@ config MLX5_CORE_IPOIB
bool "Mellanox 5th generation network adapters (connectX series) IPoIB offloads support"
depends on MLX5_CORE_EN
default n
- ---help---
+ help
MLX5 IPoIB offloads & acceleration support.
config MLX5_FPGA_IPSEC
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlxfw/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlxfw/Kconfig
index 5b604501f33e..c339f3c46e45 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlxfw/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlxfw/Kconfig
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
config MLXFW
tristate "Mellanox Technologies firmware flash module"
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Mellanox Technologies Firmware
flashing common logic.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlxsw/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlxsw/Kconfig
index f458fd1ce9f8..872e9910bb7c 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlxsw/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlxsw/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config MLXSW_CORE
tristate "Mellanox Technologies Switch ASICs support"
select NET_DEVLINK
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Mellanox Technologies Switch ASICs family.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
@@ -17,14 +17,14 @@ config MLXSW_CORE_HWMON
depends on MLXSW_CORE && HWMON
depends on !(MLXSW_CORE=y && HWMON=m)
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to expose HWMON interface on mlxsw devices.
config MLXSW_CORE_THERMAL
bool "Thermal zone support for Mellanox Technologies Switch ASICs"
depends on MLXSW_CORE && THERMAL
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to automatically control fans speed according
ambient temperature reported by ASIC.
@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ config MLXSW_PCI
tristate "PCI bus implementation for Mellanox Technologies Switch ASICs"
depends on PCI && HAS_IOMEM && MLXSW_CORE
default m
- ---help---
+ help
This is PCI bus implementation for Mellanox Technologies Switch ASICs.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
@@ -42,7 +42,7 @@ config MLXSW_I2C
tristate "I2C bus implementation for Mellanox Technologies Switch ASICs"
depends on I2C && MLXSW_CORE
default m
- ---help---
+ help
This is I2C bus implementation for Mellanox Technologies Switch ASICs.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
@@ -52,7 +52,7 @@ config MLXSW_SWITCHIB
tristate "Mellanox Technologies SwitchIB and SwitchIB-2 support"
depends on MLXSW_CORE && MLXSW_PCI && NET_SWITCHDEV
default m
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Mellanox Technologies SwitchIB and SwitchIB-2
Infiniband Switch ASICs.
@@ -63,7 +63,7 @@ config MLXSW_SWITCHX2
tristate "Mellanox Technologies SwitchX-2 support"
depends on MLXSW_CORE && MLXSW_PCI && NET_SWITCHDEV
default m
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Mellanox Technologies SwitchX-2 Ethernet
Switch ASICs.
@@ -86,7 +86,7 @@ config MLXSW_SPECTRUM
imply PTP_1588_CLOCK
select NET_PTP_CLASSIFY if PTP_1588_CLOCK
default m
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Mellanox Technologies
Spectrum/Spectrum-2/Spectrum-3 Ethernet Switch ASICs.
@@ -97,7 +97,7 @@ config MLXSW_SPECTRUM_DCB
bool "Data Center Bridging (DCB) support"
depends on MLXSW_SPECTRUM && DCB
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use Data Center Bridging (DCB) in the
driver.
@@ -105,7 +105,7 @@ config MLXSW_MINIMAL
tristate "Mellanox Technologies minimal I2C support"
depends on MLXSW_CORE && MLXSW_I2C
default m
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports I2C access for Mellanox Technologies Switch
ASICs.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/micrel/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/micrel/Kconfig
index 09f35209d43d..42bc014136fe 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/micrel/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/micrel/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_MICREL
bool "Micrel devices"
default y
depends on (HAS_IOMEM && DMA_ENGINE) || SPI || PCI || HAS_IOMEM
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ if NET_VENDOR_MICREL
config KS8842
tristate "Micrel KSZ8841/42 with generic bus interface"
depends on HAS_IOMEM && DMA_ENGINE
- ---help---
+ help
This platform driver is for KSZ8841(1-port) / KS8842(2-port)
ethernet switch chip (managed, VLAN, QoS) from Micrel or
Timberdale(FPGA).
@@ -31,7 +31,7 @@ config KS8851
select MII
select CRC32
select EEPROM_93CX6
- ---help---
+ help
SPI driver for Micrel KS8851 SPI attached network chip.
config KS8851_MLL
@@ -40,7 +40,7 @@ config KS8851_MLL
select MII
select CRC32
select EEPROM_93CX6
- ---help---
+ help
This platform driver is for Micrel KS8851 Address/data bus
multiplexed network chip.
@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@ config KSZ884X_PCI
depends on PCI
select MII
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This PCI driver is for Micrel KSZ8841/KSZ8842 PCI Ethernet chip.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/microchip/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/microchip/Kconfig
index 45fe41f3d9f3..31f9a82dc113 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/microchip/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/microchip/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config NET_VENDOR_MICROCHIP
bool "Microchip devices"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ config ENC28J60
tristate "ENC28J60 support"
depends on SPI
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the Microchip EN28J60 ethernet chip.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module will be
@@ -29,14 +29,14 @@ config ENC28J60
config ENC28J60_WRITEVERIFY
bool "Enable write verify"
depends on ENC28J60
- ---help---
+ help
Enable the verify after the buffer write useful for debugging purpose.
If unsure, say N.
config ENCX24J600
tristate "ENCX24J600 support"
depends on SPI
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the Microchip ENC424J600/624J600 ethernet chip.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module will be
@@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ config LAN743X
depends on PCI
select PHYLIB
select CRC16
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the Microchip LAN743x PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet chip
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module will be
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/moxa/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/moxa/Kconfig
index 1a7cacbc0c59..134802b521cb 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/moxa/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/moxa/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_MOXART
bool "MOXA ART devices"
default y
depends on (ARM && ARCH_MOXART)
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ config ARM_MOXART_ETHER
tristate "MOXART Ethernet support"
depends on ARM && ARCH_MOXART
select NET_CORE
- ---help---
+ help
If you wish to compile a kernel for a hardware with MOXA ART SoC and
want to use the internal ethernet then you should answer Y to this.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/myricom/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/myricom/Kconfig
index 6bc993eae4c4..81267fd72dbf 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/myricom/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/myricom/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_MYRI
bool "Myricom devices"
default y
depends on PCI && INET
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ config MYRI10GE
depends on PCI && INET
select FW_LOADER
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Myricom Myri-10G Dual Protocol interface in
Ethernet mode. If the eeprom on your board is not recent enough,
you will need a newer firmware image.
@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@ config MYRI10GE_DCA
bool "Direct Cache Access (DCA) Support"
default y
depends on MYRI10GE && DCA && !(MYRI10GE=y && DCA=m)
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use Direct Cache Access (DCA) in the
driver. DCA is a method for warming the CPU cache before data
is used, with the intent of lessening the impact of cache misses.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/natsemi/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/natsemi/Kconfig
index c519c1f30225..0a92101aa3f1 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/natsemi/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/natsemi/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config NET_VENDOR_NATSEMI
bool "National Semiconductor devices"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -19,7 +19,7 @@ if NET_VENDOR_NATSEMI
config MACSONIC
tristate "Macintosh SONIC based ethernet (onboard, NuBus, LC, CS)"
depends on MAC
- ---help---
+ help
Support for NatSemi SONIC based Ethernet devices. This includes
the onboard Ethernet in many Quadras as well as some LC-PDS,
a few Nubus and all known Comm Slot Ethernet cards. If you have
@@ -31,7 +31,7 @@ config MACSONIC
config MIPS_JAZZ_SONIC
tristate "MIPS JAZZ onboard SONIC Ethernet support"
depends on MACH_JAZZ
- ---help---
+ help
This is the driver for the onboard card of MIPS Magnum 4000,
Acer PICA, Olivetti M700-10 and a few other identical OEM systems.
@@ -39,7 +39,7 @@ config NATSEMI
tristate "National Semiconductor DP8381x series PCI Ethernet support"
depends on PCI
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is for the National Semiconductor DP83810 series,
which is used in cards from PureData, NetGear, Linksys
and others, including the 83815 chip.
@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@ config NATSEMI
config NS83820
tristate "National Semiconductor DP83820 support"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This is a driver for the National Semiconductor DP83820 series
of gigabit ethernet MACs. Cards using this chipset include
the D-Link DGE-500T, PureData's PDP8023Z-TG, SMC's SMC9462TX,
@@ -59,7 +59,7 @@ config NS83820
config XTENSA_XT2000_SONIC
tristate "Xtensa XT2000 onboard SONIC Ethernet support"
depends on XTENSA_PLATFORM_XT2000
- ---help---
+ help
This is the driver for the onboard card of the Xtensa XT2000 board.
endif # NET_VENDOR_NATSEMI
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/neterion/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/neterion/Kconfig
index a82a37094579..5484f18f272e 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/neterion/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/neterion/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_NETERION
bool "Neterion (Exar) devices"
default y
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ if NET_VENDOR_NETERION
config S2IO
tristate "Neterion (Exar) Xframe 10Gb Ethernet Adapter"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Exar Corp's Xframe Series 10Gb Ethernet Adapters.
These were originally released from S2IO, which renamed itself
Neterion. So, the adapters might be labeled as either one, depending
@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ config S2IO
config VXGE
tristate "Neterion (Exar) X3100 Series 10GbE PCIe Server Adapter"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Exar Corp's X3100 Series 10 GbE PCIe
I/O Virtualized Server Adapter. These were originally released from
Neterion, which was later acquired by Exar. So, the adapters might be
@@ -51,7 +51,7 @@ config VXGE_DEBUG_TRACE_ALL
bool "Enabling All Debug trace statements in driver"
default n
depends on VXGE
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to enabling all the debug trace statements in
the vxge driver. By default only few debug trace statements are
enabled.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/netronome/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/netronome/Kconfig
index a3f68a718813..d8b99d6a0356 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/netronome/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/netronome/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config NET_VENDOR_NETRONOME
bool "Netronome(R) devices"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a Netronome(R) network (Ethernet) card or device, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ config NFP
depends on VXLAN || VXLAN=n
depends on TLS && TLS_DEVICE || TLS_DEVICE=n
select NET_DEVLINK
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the Netronome(R) NFP4000/NFP6000 based
cards working as a advanced Ethernet NIC. It works with both
SR-IOV physical and virtual functions.
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@ config NFP_APP_FLOWER
depends on NET_SWITCHDEV
depends on IPV6!=m || NFP=m
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Enable driver support for TC Flower offload on NFP4000 and NFP6000.
Say Y, if you are planning to make use of TC Flower offload
either directly, with Open vSwitch, or any other way. Note that
@@ -55,7 +55,7 @@ config NFP_APP_ABM_NIC
config NFP_DEBUG
bool "Debug support for Netronome(R) NFP4000/NFP6000 NIC drivers"
depends on NFP
- ---help---
+ help
Enable extra sanity checks and debugfs support in
Netronome(R) NFP4000/NFP6000 NIC drivers.
Note: selecting this option may adversely impact
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/nvidia/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/nvidia/Kconfig
index faacbd129c44..c653786b1d05 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/nvidia/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/nvidia/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_NVIDIA
bool "NVIDIA devices"
default y
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ if NET_VENDOR_NVIDIA
config FORCEDETH
tristate "nForce Ethernet support"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) controller of this type, say Y here.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/oki-semi/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/oki-semi/Kconfig
index 1c455c645bce..c2fff04ba7b6 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/oki-semi/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/oki-semi/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_OKI
bool "OKI Semiconductor devices"
default y
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/oki-semi/pch_gbe/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/oki-semi/pch_gbe/Kconfig
index 69e11d19bdc6..af84f72bf08e 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/oki-semi/pch_gbe/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/oki-semi/pch_gbe/Kconfig
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ config PCH_GBE
select MII
select PTP_1588_CLOCK_PCH
select NET_PTP_CLASSIFY
- ---help---
+ help
This is a gigabit ethernet driver for EG20T PCH.
EG20T PCH is the platform controller hub that is used in Intel's
general embedded platform. EG20T PCH has Gigabit Ethernet interface.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/packetengines/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/packetengines/Kconfig
index ead3750b4489..de91331dcb7d 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/packetengines/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/packetengines/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_PACKET_ENGINES
bool "Packet Engines devices"
default y
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ config HAMACHI
tristate "Packet Engines Hamachi GNIC-II support"
depends on PCI
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a Gigabit Ethernet card of this type, say Y here.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module will be
@@ -31,7 +31,7 @@ config YELLOWFIN
tristate "Packet Engines Yellowfin Gigabit-NIC support"
depends on PCI
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have a Packet Engines G-NIC PCI Gigabit Ethernet
adapter or the SYM53C885 Ethernet controller. The Gigabit adapter is
used by the Beowulf Linux cluster project. See
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/pasemi/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/pasemi/Kconfig
index f4562243d4a0..cd68ebcf3e47 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/pasemi/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/pasemi/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_PASEMI
bool "PA Semi devices"
default y
depends on PPC_PASEMI && PCI
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ config PASEMI_MAC
tristate "PA Semi 1/10Gbit MAC"
depends on PPC_PASEMI && PCI
select PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the on-chip 1/10Gbit Ethernet controller on
PA Semi's PWRficient line of chips.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/Kconfig
index 55a29ec76680..8f743d80760b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/qlogic/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_QLOGIC
bool "QLogic devices"
default y
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ if NET_VENDOR_QLOGIC
config QLA3XXX
tristate "QLogic QLA3XXX Network Driver Support"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports QLogic ISP3XXX gigabit Ethernet cards.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@ config QLCNIC
tristate "QLOGIC QLCNIC 1/10Gb Converged Ethernet NIC Support"
depends on PCI
select FW_LOADER
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports QLogic QLE8240 and QLE8242 Converged Ethernet
devices.
@@ -38,7 +38,7 @@ config QLCNIC_SRIOV
bool "QLOGIC QLCNIC 83XX family SR-IOV Support"
depends on QLCNIC && PCI_IOV
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This configuration parameter enables Single Root Input Output
Virtualization support for QLE83XX Converged Ethernet devices.
This allows for virtual function acceleration in virtualized
@@ -48,7 +48,7 @@ config QLCNIC_DCB
bool "QLOGIC QLCNIC 82XX and 83XX family DCB Support"
depends on QLCNIC && DCB
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This configuration parameter enables DCB support in QLE83XX
and QLE82XX Converged Ethernet devices. This allows for DCB
get operations support through rtNetlink interface. Only CEE
@@ -59,7 +59,7 @@ config QLCNIC_HWMON
bool "QLOGIC QLCNIC 82XX and 83XX family HWMON support"
depends on QLCNIC && HWMON && !(QLCNIC=y && HWMON=m)
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This configuration parameter can be used to read the
board temperature in Converged Ethernet devices
supported by qlcnic.
@@ -70,7 +70,7 @@ config NETXEN_NIC
tristate "NetXen Multi port (1/10) Gigabit Ethernet NIC"
depends on PCI
select FW_LOADER
- ---help---
+ help
This enables the support for NetXen's Gigabit Ethernet card.
config QED
@@ -79,7 +79,7 @@ config QED
select ZLIB_INFLATE
select CRC8
select NET_DEVLINK
- ---help---
+ help
This enables the support for ...
config QED_LL2
@@ -89,7 +89,7 @@ config QED_SRIOV
bool "QLogic QED 25/40/100Gb SR-IOV support"
depends on QED && PCI_IOV
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This configuration parameter enables Single Root Input Output
Virtualization support for QED devices.
This allows for virtual function acceleration in virtualized
@@ -99,7 +99,7 @@ config QEDE
tristate "QLogic QED 25/40/100Gb Ethernet NIC"
depends on QED
imply PTP_1588_CLOCK
- ---help---
+ help
This enables the support for ...
config QED_RDMA
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/qualcomm/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/qualcomm/Kconfig
index 09a678a94634..a4434eb38950 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/qualcomm/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/qualcomm/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config NET_VENDOR_QUALCOMM
bool "Qualcomm devices"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@ config QCA7000_SPI
tristate "Qualcomm Atheros QCA7000 SPI support"
select QCA7000
depends on SPI_MASTER && OF
- ---help---
+ help
This SPI protocol driver supports the Qualcomm Atheros QCA7000.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module
@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ config QCA7000_UART
tristate "Qualcomm Atheros QCA7000 UART support"
select QCA7000
depends on SERIAL_DEV_BUS && OF
- ---help---
+ help
This UART protocol driver supports the Qualcomm Atheros QCA7000.
Currently the driver assumes these device UART settings:
@@ -52,7 +52,7 @@ config QCOM_EMAC
depends on HAS_DMA && HAS_IOMEM
select CRC32
select PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. Gigabit
Ethernet Media Access Controller (EMAC). The controller
supports IEEE 802.3-2002, half-duplex mode at 10/100 Mb/s,
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/qualcomm/rmnet/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/qualcomm/rmnet/Kconfig
index 9f9279575e2e..b4a575eb0175 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/qualcomm/rmnet/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/qualcomm/rmnet/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ menuconfig RMNET
tristate "RmNet MAP driver"
default n
select GRO_CELLS
- ---help---
+ help
If you select this, you will enable the RMNET module which is used
for handling data in the multiplexing and aggregation protocol (MAP)
format in the embedded data path. RMNET devices can be attached to
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/rdc/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/rdc/Kconfig
index 76df60c2f4ac..6884c7864bb9 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/rdc/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/rdc/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_RDC
bool "RDC devices"
default y
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@ config R6040
select CRC32
select MII
select PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
This is a driver for the R6040 Fast Ethernet MACs found in the
the RDC R-321x System-on-chips.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/Kconfig
index 5e0b9d2f14f7..93d9df55b361 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_REALTEK
bool "Realtek devices"
default y
depends on PCI || (PARPORT && X86)
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ config ATP
tristate "AT-LAN-TEC/RealTek pocket adapter support"
depends on PARPORT && X86
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This is a network (Ethernet) device which attaches to your parallel
port. Read the file <file:drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/atp.c>
if you want to use this. If you intend to use this driver, you
@@ -36,7 +36,7 @@ config 8139CP
depends on PCI
select CRC32
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
This is a driver for the Fast Ethernet PCI network cards based on
the RTL8139C+ chips. If you have one of those, say Y here.
@@ -48,7 +48,7 @@ config 8139TOO
depends on PCI
select CRC32
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
This is a driver for the Fast Ethernet PCI network cards based on
the RTL 8129/8130/8139 chips. If you have one of those, say Y here.
@@ -59,7 +59,7 @@ config 8139TOO_PIO
bool "Use PIO instead of MMIO"
default y
depends on 8139TOO
- ---help---
+ help
This instructs the driver to use programmed I/O ports (PIO) instead
of PCI shared memory (MMIO). This can possibly solve some problems
in case your mainboard has memory consistency issues. If unsure,
@@ -68,7 +68,7 @@ config 8139TOO_PIO
config 8139TOO_TUNE_TWISTER
bool "Support for uncommon RTL-8139 rev. K (automatic channel equalization)"
depends on 8139TOO
- ---help---
+ help
This implements a function which might come in handy in case you
are using low quality on long cabling. It is required for RealTek
RTL-8139 revision K boards, and totally unused otherwise. It tries
@@ -79,7 +79,7 @@ config 8139TOO_TUNE_TWISTER
config 8139TOO_8129
bool "Support for older RTL-8129/8130 boards"
depends on 8139TOO
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for the older and uncommon RTL-8129 and
RTL-8130 chips, which support MII via an external transceiver,
instead of an internal one. Disabling this option will save some
@@ -88,7 +88,7 @@ config 8139TOO_8129
config 8139_OLD_RX_RESET
bool "Use older RX-reset method"
depends on 8139TOO
- ---help---
+ help
The 8139too driver was recently updated to contain a more rapid
reset sequence, in the face of severe receive errors. This "new"
RX-reset method should be adequate for all boards. But if you
@@ -102,7 +102,7 @@ config R8169
select CRC32
select PHYLIB
select REALTEK_PHY
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have a Realtek Ethernet adapter belonging to
the following families:
RTL8169 Gigabit Ethernet
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/renesas/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/renesas/Kconfig
index bb0ebdfd4459..5a2a4af31812 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/renesas/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/renesas/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config NET_VENDOR_RENESAS
bool "Renesas devices"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@ config SH_ETH
select MII
select MDIO_BITBANG
select PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
Renesas SuperH Ethernet device driver.
This driver supporting CPUs are:
- SH7619, SH7710, SH7712, SH7724, SH7734, SH7763, SH7757,
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/rocker/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/rocker/Kconfig
index 1083de99830d..99e1290e0307 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/rocker/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/rocker/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config NET_VENDOR_ROCKER
bool "Rocker devices"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network device belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -19,7 +19,7 @@ if NET_VENDOR_ROCKER
config ROCKER
tristate "Rocker switch driver (EXPERIMENTAL)"
depends on PCI && NET_SWITCHDEV && BRIDGE
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Rocker switch device.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/samsung/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/samsung/Kconfig
index e92a178a76df..0582e110b1c0 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/samsung/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/samsung/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config NET_VENDOR_SAMSUNG
bool "Samsung Ethernet devices"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) chipset belonging to this class,
say Y.
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@ config SXGBE_ETH
select PHYLIB
select CRC32
imply PTP_1588_CLOCK
- ---help---
+ help
This is the driver for the SXGBE 10G Ethernet IP block found on
Samsung platforms.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/seeq/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/seeq/Kconfig
index f3ac9cba5770..ad1df37571dd 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/seeq/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/seeq/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_SEEQ
bool "SEEQ devices"
default y
depends on HAS_IOMEM
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -20,14 +20,14 @@ if NET_VENDOR_SEEQ
config ARM_ETHER3
tristate "Acorn/ANT Ether3 support"
depends on ARM && ARCH_ACORN
- ---help---
+ help
If you have an Acorn system with one of these network cards, you
should say Y to this option if you wish to use it with Linux.
config SGISEEQ
tristate "SGI Seeq ethernet controller support"
depends on SGI_HAS_SEEQ
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have an Seeq based Ethernet network card. This is
used in many Silicon Graphics machines.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/sfc/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/sfc/Kconfig
index ea5a9220196c..81b0f7d3a025 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/sfc/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/sfc/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config NET_VENDOR_SOLARFLARE
bool "Solarflare devices"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ config SFC
select MDIO
select CRC32
imply PTP_1588_CLOCK
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports 10/40-gigabit Ethernet cards based on
the Solarflare SFC9000-family and SFC9100-family controllers.
@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ config SFC_MTD
bool "Solarflare SFC9000/SFC9100-family MTD support"
depends on SFC && MTD && !(SFC=y && MTD=m)
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This exposes the on-board flash and/or EEPROM as MTD devices
(e.g. /dev/mtd1). This is required to update the firmware or
the boot configuration under Linux.
@@ -40,14 +40,14 @@ config SFC_MCDI_MON
bool "Solarflare SFC9000/SFC9100-family hwmon support"
depends on SFC && HWMON && !(SFC=y && HWMON=m)
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This exposes the on-board firmware-managed sensors as a
hardware monitor device.
config SFC_SRIOV
bool "Solarflare SFC9000-family SR-IOV support"
depends on SFC && PCI_IOV
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for the SFC9000 I/O Virtualization
features, allowing accelerated network performance in
virtualized environments.
@@ -55,7 +55,7 @@ config SFC_MCDI_LOGGING
bool "Solarflare SFC9000/SFC9100-family MCDI logging support"
depends on SFC
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for tracing of MCDI (Management-Controller-to-
Driver-Interface) commands and responses, allowing debugging of
driver/firmware interaction. The tracing is actually enabled by
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/sfc/falcon/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/sfc/falcon/Kconfig
index 20e361950f7d..071154045dc2 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/sfc/falcon/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/sfc/falcon/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@ config SFC_FALCON
select CRC32
select I2C
select I2C_ALGOBIT
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports 10-gigabit Ethernet cards based on
the Solarflare SFC4000 controller.
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ config SFC_FALCON_MTD
bool "Solarflare SFC4000 MTD support"
depends on SFC_FALCON && MTD && !(SFC_FALCON=y && MTD=m)
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This exposes the on-board flash and/or EEPROM as MTD devices
(e.g. /dev/mtd1). This is required to update the boot
configuration under Linux.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/sgi/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/sgi/Kconfig
index bc26fa0d196f..af66bb0a20d1 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/sgi/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/sgi/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_SGI
bool "SGI devices"
default y
depends on (PCI && SGI_MFD_IOC3) || SGI_IP32
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@ config SGI_IOC3_ETH
select CRC16
select CRC32
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card of this type, say Y here.
config SGI_O2MACE_ETH
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/silan/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/silan/Kconfig
index 71929d148c3c..7ed08d588ac2 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/silan/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/silan/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_SILAN
bool "Silan devices"
default y
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ config SC92031
tristate "Silan SC92031 PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter driver"
depends on PCI
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This is a driver for the Fast Ethernet PCI network cards based on
the Silan SC92031 chip (sometimes also called Rsltek 8139D). If you
have one of these, say Y here.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/sis/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/sis/Kconfig
index d848ab0349a7..775d76d9890e 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/sis/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/sis/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_SIS
bool "Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS) devices"
default y
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ config SIS900
depends on PCI
select CRC32
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
This is a driver for the Fast Ethernet PCI network cards based on
the SiS 900 and SiS 7016 chips. The SiS 900 core is also embedded in
SiS 630 and SiS 540 chipsets.
@@ -38,7 +38,7 @@ config SIS190
depends on PCI
select CRC32
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have a SiS 190 PCI Fast Ethernet adapter or
a SiS 191 PCI Gigabit Ethernet adapter. Both are expected to
appear in lan on motherboard designs which are based on SiS 965
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/smsc/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/smsc/Kconfig
index 4d2d91ec8b41..6293b1e6c772 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/smsc/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/smsc/Kconfig
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_SMSC
depends on ARM || ARM64 || ATARI_ETHERNAT || COLDFIRE || \
ISA || MAC || MIPS || NIOS2 || PCI || \
PCMCIA || SUPERH || XTENSA || H8300
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@ config SMC9194
tristate "SMC 9194 support"
depends on ISA
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This is support for the SMC9xxx based Ethernet cards. Choose this
option if you have a DELL laptop with the docking station, or
another SMC9192/9194 based chipset. Say Y if you want it compiled
@@ -40,7 +40,7 @@ config SMC91X
depends on !OF || GPIOLIB
depends on ARM || ARM64 || ATARI_ETHERNAT || COLDFIRE || \
MIPS || NIOS2 || SUPERH || XTENSA || H8300
- ---help---
+ help
This is a driver for SMC's 91x series of Ethernet chipsets,
including the SMC91C94 and the SMC91C111. Say Y if you want it
compiled into the kernel, and read the file
@@ -56,7 +56,7 @@ config PCMCIA_SMC91C92
depends on PCMCIA
select CRC32
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you intend to attach an SMC 91Cxx compatible PCMCIA
(PC-card) Ethernet or Fast Ethernet card to your computer.
@@ -68,7 +68,7 @@ config EPIC100
depends on PCI
select CRC32
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is for the SMC EtherPower II 9432 PCI Ethernet NIC,
which is based on the SMC83c17x (EPIC/100).
More specific information and updates are available from
@@ -79,7 +79,7 @@ config SMC911X
select CRC32
select MII
depends on (ARM || SUPERH)
- ---help---
+ help
This is a driver for SMSC's LAN911x series of Ethernet chipsets
including the new LAN9115, LAN9116, LAN9117, and LAN9118.
Say Y here if you want it compiled into the kernel.
@@ -94,7 +94,7 @@ config SMSC911X
select CRC32
select MII
select PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want support for SMSC LAN911x and LAN921x families
of ethernet controllers.
@@ -104,7 +104,7 @@ config SMSC911X
config SMSC911X_ARCH_HOOKS
def_bool n
depends on SMSC911X
- ---help---
+ help
If the arch enables this, it allows the arch to implement various
hooks for more comprehensive interrupt control and also to override
the source of the MAC address.
@@ -115,7 +115,7 @@ config SMSC9420
select CRC32
select PHYLIB
select SMSC_PHY
- ---help---
+ help
This is a driver for SMSC's LAN9420 PCI ethernet adapter.
Say Y here if you want it compiled into the kernel.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/socionext/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/socionext/Kconfig
index 95e99baf3f45..48298389851d 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/socionext/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/socionext/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
config NET_VENDOR_SOCIONEXT
bool "Socionext ethernet drivers"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Option to select ethernet drivers for Socionext platforms.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@ config SNI_AVE
depends on HAS_IOMEM
select MFD_SYSCON
select PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
Driver for gigabit ethernet MACs, called AVE, in the
Socionext UniPhier family.
@@ -28,7 +28,7 @@ config SNI_NETSEC
select PHYLIB
select PAGE_POOL
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
Enable to add support for the SocioNext NetSec Gigabit Ethernet
controller + PHY, as found on the Synquacer SC2A11 SoC
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/Kconfig
index 39ef86360417..cc136b4c9afd 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_STMICRO
bool "STMicroelectronics devices"
default y
depends on HAS_IOMEM
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card based on Synopsys Ethernet IP
Cores, say Y.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/Kconfig
index 36bd2e18f23b..9a47c5aec91a 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/stmicro/stmmac/Kconfig
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ config STMMAC_ETH
select CRC32
imply PTP_1588_CLOCK
select RESET_CONTROLLER
- ---help---
+ help
This is the driver for the Ethernet IPs built around a
Synopsys IP Core.
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ config STMMAC_SELFTESTS
depends on INET
depends on STMMAC_ETH
default n
- ---help---
+ help
This adds support for STMMAC Selftests using ethtool. Enable this
feature if you are facing problems with your HW and submit the test
results to the netdev Mailing List.
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@ config STMMAC_PLATFORM
depends on STMMAC_ETH
select MFD_SYSCON
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This selects the platform specific bus support for the stmmac driver.
This is the driver used on several SoCs:
STi, Allwinner, Amlogic Meson, Altera SOCFPGA.
@@ -52,7 +52,7 @@ config DWMAC_DWC_QOS_ETH
config DWMAC_GENERIC
tristate "Generic driver for DWMAC"
default STMMAC_PLATFORM
- ---help---
+ help
Generic DWMAC driver for platforms that don't require any
platform specific code to function or is using platform
data for setup.
@@ -84,7 +84,7 @@ config DWMAC_LPC18XX
default ARCH_LPC18XX
depends on OF && (ARCH_LPC18XX || COMPILE_TEST)
select MFD_SYSCON
- ---help---
+ help
Support for NXP LPC18xx/43xx DWMAC Ethernet.
config DWMAC_MEDIATEK
@@ -155,7 +155,7 @@ config DWMAC_STI
default ARCH_STI
depends on OF && (ARCH_STI || COMPILE_TEST)
select MFD_SYSCON
- ---help---
+ help
Support for ethernet controller on STi SOCs.
This selects STi SoC glue layer support for the stmmac
@@ -167,7 +167,7 @@ config DWMAC_STM32
default ARCH_STM32
depends on OF && HAS_IOMEM && (ARCH_STM32 || COMPILE_TEST)
select MFD_SYSCON
- ---help---
+ help
Support for ethernet controller on STM32 SOCs.
This selects STM32 SoC glue layer support for the stmmac
@@ -178,7 +178,7 @@ config DWMAC_SUNXI
tristate "Allwinner GMAC support"
default ARCH_SUNXI
depends on OF && (ARCH_SUNXI || COMPILE_TEST)
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Allwinner A20/A31 GMAC ethernet controllers.
This selects Allwinner SoC glue layer support for the
@@ -190,7 +190,7 @@ config DWMAC_SUN8I
default ARCH_SUNXI
depends on OF && (ARCH_SUNXI || COMPILE_TEST)
select MDIO_BUS_MUX
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Allwinner H3 A83T A64 EMAC ethernet controllers.
This selects Allwinner SoC glue layer support for the
@@ -202,7 +202,7 @@ config DWMAC_IMX8
default ARCH_MXC
depends on OF && (ARCH_MXC || COMPILE_TEST)
select MFD_SYSCON
- ---help---
+ help
Support for ethernet controller on NXP i.MX8 SOCs.
This selects NXP SoC glue layer support for the stmmac
@@ -216,7 +216,7 @@ config DWMAC_INTEL
default X86
depends on X86 && STMMAC_ETH && PCI
depends on COMMON_CLK
- ---help---
+ help
This selects the Intel platform specific bus support for the
stmmac driver. This driver is used for Intel Quark/EHL/TGL.
@@ -224,7 +224,7 @@ config STMMAC_PCI
tristate "STMMAC PCI bus support"
depends on STMMAC_ETH && PCI
depends on COMMON_CLK
- ---help---
+ help
This selects the platform specific bus support for the stmmac driver.
This driver was tested on XLINX XC2V3000 FF1152AMT0221
D1215994A VIRTEX FPGA board and SNPS QoS IPK Prototyping Kit.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/sun/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/sun/Kconfig
index 7b982e02ea3a..309de38a7530 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/sun/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/sun/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_SUN
bool "Sun devices"
default y
depends on SUN3 || SBUS || PCI || SUN_LDOMS
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ config HAPPYMEAL
tristate "Sun Happy Meal 10/100baseT support"
depends on (SBUS || PCI)
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the "hme" interface present on most Ultra
systems and as an option on older Sbus systems. This driver supports
both PCI and Sbus devices. This driver also supports the "qfe" quad
@@ -34,7 +34,7 @@ config SUNBMAC
tristate "Sun BigMAC 10/100baseT support"
depends on SBUS
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the "be" interface available as an Sbus option.
This is Sun's older 100baseT Ethernet device.
@@ -45,7 +45,7 @@ config SUNQE
tristate "Sun QuadEthernet support"
depends on SBUS
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the "qe" 10baseT Ethernet device, available as
an Sbus option. Note that this is not the same as Quad FastEthernet
"qfe" which is supported by the Happy Meal driver instead.
@@ -58,7 +58,7 @@ config SUNGEM
depends on PCI
select CRC32
select SUNGEM_PHY
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the Sun GEM chip, aka Sun GigabitEthernet/P 2.0. See also
<http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E19455-01/806-3985-10/806-3985-10.pdf>.
@@ -66,7 +66,7 @@ config CASSINI
tristate "Sun Cassini support"
depends on PCI
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the Sun Cassini chip, aka Sun GigaSwift Ethernet. See also
<http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E19113-01/giga.ether.pci/817-4341-10/817-4341-10.pdf>.
@@ -80,7 +80,7 @@ config SUNVNET
default m
depends on SUN_LDOMS
depends on SUNVNET_COMMON
- ---help---
+ help
Support for virtual network devices under Sun Logical Domains.
config LDMVSW
@@ -88,7 +88,7 @@ config LDMVSW
default m
depends on SUN_LDOMS
depends on SUNVNET_COMMON
- ---help---
+ help
Support for virtual switch devices under Sun4v Logical Domains.
This driver adds a network interface for every vsw-port node
found in the machine description of a service domain.
@@ -100,7 +100,7 @@ config NIU
tristate "Sun Neptune 10Gbit Ethernet support"
depends on PCI
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for cards based upon Sun's
Neptune chipset.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/synopsys/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/synopsys/Kconfig
index 9e199772c1d7..f2a4287c48b8 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/synopsys/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/synopsys/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config NET_VENDOR_SYNOPSYS
bool "Synopsys devices"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) device belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ config DWC_XLGMAC
depends on HAS_IOMEM && HAS_DMA
select BITREVERSE
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the Synopsys DesignWare Cores Enterprise
Ethernet (dwc-xlgmac).
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@ if DWC_XLGMAC
config DWC_XLGMAC_PCI
tristate "XLGMAC PCI bus support"
depends on DWC_XLGMAC && PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This selects the pci bus support for the dwc-xlgmac driver.
This driver was tested on Synopsys XLGMAC IP Prototyping Kit.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/tehuti/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/tehuti/Kconfig
index 8ad1526f4bdd..8735633765a1 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/tehuti/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/tehuti/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_TEHUTI
bool "Tehuti devices"
default y
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ if NET_VENDOR_TEHUTI
config TEHUTI
tristate "Tehuti Networks 10G Ethernet"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
Tehuti Networks 10G Ethernet NIC
endif # NET_VENDOR_TEHUTI
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/ti/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/ti/Kconfig
index 182d10f171f6..50f55364d4fb 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/ti/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/ti/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_TI
bool "Texas Instruments (TI) devices"
default y
depends on PCI || EISA || AR7 || ARCH_DAVINCI || ARCH_OMAP2PLUS || ARCH_KEYSTONE || ARCH_K3
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@ config TI_DAVINCI_EMAC
select TI_DAVINCI_MDIO
select PHYLIB
select GENERIC_ALLOCATOR
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports TI's DaVinci Ethernet .
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@ config TI_DAVINCI_MDIO
tristate "TI DaVinci MDIO Support"
depends on ARCH_DAVINCI || ARCH_OMAP2PLUS || ARCH_KEYSTONE || ARCH_K3 || COMPILE_TEST
select PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports TI's DaVinci MDIO module.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module
@@ -42,7 +42,7 @@ config TI_DAVINCI_MDIO
config TI_CPSW_PHY_SEL
bool "TI CPSW Phy mode Selection (DEPRECATED)"
default n
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports configuring of the phy mode connected to
the CPSW. DEPRECATED: use PHY_TI_GMII_SEL.
@@ -55,7 +55,7 @@ config TI_CPSW
select PAGE_POOL
select REGMAP
imply PHY_TI_GMII_SEL
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports TI's CPSW Ethernet Switch.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module
@@ -83,7 +83,7 @@ config TI_CPTS
depends on ARCH_OMAP2PLUS || ARCH_KEYSTONE || COMPILE_TEST
depends on COMMON_CLK
depends on PTP_1588_CLOCK
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the Common Platform Time Sync unit of
the CPSW Ethernet Switch and Keystone 2 1g/10g Switch Subsystem.
The unit can time stamp PTP UDP/IPv4 and Layer 2 packets, and the
@@ -133,7 +133,7 @@ config TI_KEYSTONE_NETCP
depends on OF
depends on KEYSTONE_NAVIGATOR_DMA && KEYSTONE_NAVIGATOR_QMSS
depends on TI_CPTS || !TI_CPTS
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports TI's Keystone NETCP Core.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module
@@ -142,7 +142,7 @@ config TI_KEYSTONE_NETCP
config TI_KEYSTONE_NETCP_ETHSS
depends on TI_KEYSTONE_NETCP
tristate "TI Keystone NETCP Ethernet subsystem Support"
- ---help---
+ help
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module
will be called keystone_netcp_ethss.
@@ -150,7 +150,7 @@ config TI_KEYSTONE_NETCP_ETHSS
config TLAN
tristate "TI ThunderLAN support"
depends on (PCI || EISA)
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a PCI Ethernet network card based on the ThunderLAN chip
which is supported by this driver, say Y here.
@@ -168,7 +168,7 @@ config CPMAC
tristate "TI AR7 CPMAC Ethernet support"
depends on AR7
select PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
TI AR7 CPMAC Ethernet support
endif # NET_VENDOR_TI
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/toshiba/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/toshiba/Kconfig
index 9ccdf032404e..701e9b7c1c3b 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/toshiba/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/toshiba/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_TOSHIBA
bool "Toshiba devices"
default y
depends on PCI && (PPC_IBM_CELL_BLADE || MIPS) || PPC_PS3
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ config GELIC_NET
tristate "PS3 Gigabit Ethernet driver"
depends on PPC_PS3
select PS3_SYS_MANAGER
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the network device on the PS3 game
console. This driver has built-in support for Ethernet.
@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ config GELIC_WIRELESS
bool "PS3 Wireless support"
depends on GELIC_NET && WLAN
select WIRELESS_EXT
- ---help---
+ help
This option adds the support for the wireless feature of PS3.
If you have the wireless-less model of PS3 or have no plan to
use wireless feature, disabling this option saves memory. As
@@ -44,7 +44,7 @@ config SPIDER_NET
depends on PCI && PPC_IBM_CELL_BLADE
select FW_LOADER
select SUNGEM_PHY
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the Gigabit Ethernet chips present on the
Cell Processor-Based Blades from IBM.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/tundra/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/tundra/Kconfig
index 5c909df0c3b9..edd52b2bd135 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/tundra/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/tundra/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_TUNDRA
bool "Tundra devices"
default y
depends on TSI108_BRIDGE
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ if NET_VENDOR_TUNDRA
config TSI108_ETH
tristate "Tundra TSI108 gigabit Ethernet support"
depends on TSI108_BRIDGE
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports Tundra TSI108 gigabit Ethernet ports.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module
will be called tsi108_eth.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/via/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/via/Kconfig
index 6cff5f7d57c4..da287ef65be7 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/via/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/via/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config NET_VENDOR_VIA
bool "VIA devices"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@ config VIA_RHINE
depends on HAS_DMA
select CRC32
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a VIA "Rhine" based network card (Rhine-I (VT86C100A),
Rhine-II (VT6102), or Rhine-III (VT6105)), say Y here. Rhine-type
Ethernet functions can also be found integrated on South Bridges
@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ config VIA_RHINE
config VIA_RHINE_MMIO
bool "Use MMIO instead of PIO"
depends on VIA_RHINE
- ---help---
+ help
This instructs the driver to use PCI shared memory (MMIO) instead of
programmed I/O ports (PIO). Enabling this gives an improvement in
processing time in parts of the driver.
@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@ config VIA_VELOCITY
select CRC32
select CRC_CCITT
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a VIA "Velocity" based network card say Y here.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/wiznet/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/wiznet/Kconfig
index 0422775e1659..4bac2ad2d6a1 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/wiznet/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/wiznet/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_WIZNET
bool "WIZnet devices"
depends on HAS_IOMEM
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ if NET_VENDOR_WIZNET
config WIZNET_W5100
tristate "WIZnet W5100 Ethernet support"
depends on HAS_IOMEM
- ---help---
+ help
Support for WIZnet W5100 chips.
W5100 is a single chip with integrated 10/100 Ethernet MAC,
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@ config WIZNET_W5100
config WIZNET_W5300
tristate "WIZnet W5300 Ethernet support"
depends on HAS_IOMEM
- ---help---
+ help
Support for WIZnet W5300 chips.
W5300 is a single chip with integrated 10/100 Ethernet MAC,
@@ -50,20 +50,20 @@ choice
config WIZNET_BUS_DIRECT
bool "Direct address bus mode"
- ---help---
+ help
In direct address mode host system can directly access all registers
after mapping to Memory-Mapped I/O space.
config WIZNET_BUS_INDIRECT
bool "Indirect address bus mode"
- ---help---
+ help
In indirect address mode host system indirectly accesses registers
using Indirect Mode Address Register and Indirect Mode Data Register,
which are directly mapped to Memory-Mapped I/O space.
config WIZNET_BUS_ANY
bool "Select interface mode in runtime"
- ---help---
+ help
If interface mode is unknown in compile time, it can be selected
in runtime from board/platform resources configuration.
@@ -74,7 +74,7 @@ config WIZNET_W5100_SPI
tristate "WIZnet W5100/W5200/W5500 Ethernet support for SPI mode"
depends on WIZNET_BUS_ANY && WIZNET_W5100
depends on SPI
- ---help---
+ help
In SPI mode host system accesses registers using SPI protocol
(mode 0) on the SPI bus.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/xilinx/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/xilinx/Kconfig
index 0810af8193cb..d0d0d4fe9d40 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/xilinx/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/xilinx/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config NET_VENDOR_XILINX
bool "Xilinx devices"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -20,20 +20,20 @@ config XILINX_EMACLITE
tristate "Xilinx 10/100 Ethernet Lite support"
depends on PPC32 || MICROBLAZE || ARCH_ZYNQ || MIPS
select PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the 10/100 Ethernet Lite from Xilinx.
config XILINX_AXI_EMAC
tristate "Xilinx 10/100/1000 AXI Ethernet support"
select PHYLINK
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the 10/100/1000 Ethernet from Xilinx for the
AXI bus interface used in Xilinx Virtex FPGAs and Soc's.
config XILINX_LL_TEMAC
tristate "Xilinx LL TEMAC (LocalLink Tri-mode Ethernet MAC) driver"
select PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports the Xilinx 10/100/1000 LocalLink TEMAC
core used in Xilinx Spartan and Virtex FPGAs
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/xircom/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/xircom/Kconfig
index ad5390079b13..7497b9bea511 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/xircom/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/xircom/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_XIRCOM
bool "Xircom devices"
default y
depends on PCMCIA
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ if NET_VENDOR_XIRCOM
config PCMCIA_XIRC2PS
tristate "Xircom 16-bit PCMCIA support"
depends on PCMCIA
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you intend to attach a Xircom 16-bit PCMCIA (PC-card)
Ethernet or Fast Ethernet card to your computer.
diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/xscale/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/xscale/Kconfig
index 98aa7b8ddb06..7b83a6e5d894 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ethernet/xscale/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/xscale/Kconfig
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ config NET_VENDOR_XSCALE
default y
depends on NET_VENDOR_INTEL && (ARM && ARCH_IXP4XX && \
IXP4XX_NPE && IXP4XX_QMGR)
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question does not directly affect the
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@ config IXP4XX_ETH
depends on ARM && ARCH_IXP4XX && IXP4XX_NPE && IXP4XX_QMGR
select PHYLIB
select NET_PTP_CLASSIFY
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use built-in Ethernet ports
on IXP4xx processor.
diff --git a/drivers/net/fddi/Kconfig b/drivers/net/fddi/Kconfig
index da4f58eed08f..60cc7524520c 100644
--- a/drivers/net/fddi/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/fddi/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config FDDI
tristate "FDDI driver support"
depends on PCI || EISA || TC
- ---help---
+ help
Fiber Distributed Data Interface is a high speed local area network
design; essentially a replacement for high speed Ethernet. FDDI can
run over copper or fiber. If you are connected to such a network and
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@ config DEFZA
config DEFXX
tristate "Digital DEFTA/DEFEA/DEFPA adapter support"
depends on FDDI && (PCI || EISA || TC)
- ---help---
+ help
This is support for the DIGITAL series of TURBOchannel (DEFTA),
EISA (DEFEA) and PCI (DEFPA) controllers which can connect you
to a local FDDI network.
@@ -44,7 +44,7 @@ config DEFXX_MMIO
depends on DEFXX
default n if PCI || EISA
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This instructs the driver to use EISA or PCI memory-mapped I/O
(MMIO) as appropriate instead of programmed I/O ports (PIO).
Enabling this gives an improvement in processing time in parts
@@ -58,7 +58,7 @@ config SKFP
tristate "SysKonnect FDDI PCI support"
depends on FDDI && PCI
select BITREVERSE
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you have a SysKonnect FDDI PCI adapter.
The following adapters are supported by this driver:
- SK-5521 (SK-NET FDDI-UP)
diff --git a/drivers/net/hamradio/Kconfig b/drivers/net/hamradio/Kconfig
index f4500f04147d..70f754abbeca 100644
--- a/drivers/net/hamradio/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/hamradio/Kconfig
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@ config MKISS
tristate "Serial port KISS driver"
depends on AX25 && TTY
select CRC16
- ---help---
+ help
KISS is a protocol used for the exchange of data between a computer
and a Terminal Node Controller (a small embedded system commonly
used for networking over AX.25 amateur radio connections; it
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ config MKISS
config 6PACK
tristate "Serial port 6PACK driver"
depends on AX25 && TTY
- ---help---
+ help
6pack is a transmission protocol for the data exchange between your
PC and your TNC (the Terminal Node Controller acts as a kind of
modem connecting your computer's serial port to your radio's
@@ -48,7 +48,7 @@ config BPQETHER
config DMASCC
tristate "High-speed (DMA) SCC driver for AX.25"
depends on ISA && AX25 && BROKEN_ON_SMP && ISA_DMA_API
- ---help---
+ help
This is a driver for high-speed SCC boards, i.e. those supporting
DMA on one port. You usually use those boards to connect your
computer to an amateur radio modem (such as the WA4DSY 56kbps
@@ -81,7 +81,7 @@ config DMASCC
config SCC
tristate "Z8530 SCC driver"
depends on ISA && AX25 && ISA_DMA_API
- ---help---
+ help
These cards are used to connect your Linux box to an amateur radio
in order to communicate with other computers. If you want to use
this, read <file:Documentation/networking/z8530drv.rst> and the
@@ -116,7 +116,7 @@ config BAYCOM_SER_FDX
tristate "BAYCOM ser12 fullduplex driver for AX.25"
depends on AX25 && !S390
select CRC_CCITT
- ---help---
+ help
This is one of two drivers for Baycom style simple amateur radio
modems that connect to a serial interface. The driver supports the
ser12 design in full-duplex mode. In addition, it allows the
@@ -136,7 +136,7 @@ config BAYCOM_SER_HDX
tristate "BAYCOM ser12 halfduplex driver for AX.25"
depends on AX25 && !S390
select CRC_CCITT
- ---help---
+ help
This is one of two drivers for Baycom style simple amateur radio
modems that connect to a serial interface. The driver supports the
ser12 design in half-duplex mode. This is the old driver. It is
@@ -154,7 +154,7 @@ config BAYCOM_PAR
tristate "BAYCOM picpar and par96 driver for AX.25"
depends on PARPORT && AX25
select CRC_CCITT
- ---help---
+ help
This is a driver for Baycom style simple amateur radio modems that
connect to a parallel interface. The driver supports the picpar and
par96 designs. To configure the driver, use the sethdlc utility
@@ -169,7 +169,7 @@ config BAYCOM_EPP
tristate "BAYCOM epp driver for AX.25"
depends on PARPORT && AX25 && !64BIT
select CRC_CCITT
- ---help---
+ help
This is a driver for Baycom style simple amateur radio modems that
connect to a parallel interface. The driver supports the EPP
designs. To configure the driver, use the sethdlc utility available
diff --git a/drivers/net/hippi/Kconfig b/drivers/net/hippi/Kconfig
index de78504a5798..46b911bb8493 100644
--- a/drivers/net/hippi/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/hippi/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config HIPPI
bool "HIPPI driver support"
depends on INET && PCI
- ---help---
+ help
HIgh Performance Parallel Interface (HIPPI) is a 800Mbit/sec and
1600Mbit/sec dual-simplex switched or point-to-point network. HIPPI
can run over copper (25m) or fiber (300m on multi-mode or 10km on
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ if HIPPI
config ROADRUNNER
tristate "Essential RoadRunner HIPPI PCI adapter support"
depends on PCI
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if this is your PCI HIPPI network card.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module
@@ -30,7 +30,7 @@ config ROADRUNNER
config ROADRUNNER_LARGE_RINGS
bool "Use large TX/RX rings"
depends on ROADRUNNER
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, the RoadRunner driver will preallocate up to 2 MB
of additional memory to allow for fastest operation, both for
transmitting and receiving. This memory cannot be used by any other
diff --git a/drivers/net/ieee802154/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ieee802154/Kconfig
index c92a62dbf398..0f7c6dc2ed15 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ieee802154/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ieee802154/Kconfig
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@ menuconfig IEEE802154_DRIVERS
tristate "IEEE 802.15.4 drivers"
depends on NETDEVICES && IEEE802154
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to get to see options for IEEE 802.15.4 Low-Rate
Wireless Personal Area Network device drivers. This option alone
does not add any kernel code.
@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@ menuconfig IEEE802154_DRIVERS
config IEEE802154_FAKELB
depends on IEEE802154_DRIVERS && MAC802154
tristate "IEEE 802.15.4 loopback driver"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to enable the fake driver that can emulate a net
of several interconnected radio devices.
@@ -26,7 +26,7 @@ config IEEE802154_AT86RF230
tristate "AT86RF230/231/233/212 transceiver driver"
depends on SPI
select REGMAP_SPI
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to enable the at86rf230/231/233/212 SPI 802.15.4 wireless
controller.
@@ -37,7 +37,7 @@ config IEEE802154_AT86RF230_DEBUGFS
depends on IEEE802154_AT86RF230
bool "AT86RF230 debugfs interface"
depends on DEBUG_FS
- ---help---
+ help
This option compiles debugfs code for the at86rf230 driver.
config IEEE802154_MRF24J40
@@ -45,7 +45,7 @@ config IEEE802154_MRF24J40
depends on IEEE802154_DRIVERS && MAC802154
depends on SPI
select REGMAP_SPI
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to enable the MRF24J20 SPI 802.15.4 wireless
controller.
@@ -56,7 +56,7 @@ config IEEE802154_CC2520
depends on IEEE802154_DRIVERS && MAC802154
tristate "CC2520 transceiver driver"
depends on SPI
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to enable the CC2520 SPI 802.15.4 wireless
controller.
@@ -66,7 +66,7 @@ config IEEE802154_CC2520
config IEEE802154_ATUSB
tristate "ATUSB transceiver driver"
depends on IEEE802154_DRIVERS && MAC802154 && USB
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to enable the ATUSB IEEE 802.15.4 wireless
controller.
@@ -77,7 +77,7 @@ config IEEE802154_ADF7242
tristate "ADF7242 transceiver driver"
depends on IEEE802154_DRIVERS && MAC802154
depends on SPI
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to enable the ADF7242 SPI 802.15.4 wireless
controller.
@@ -89,7 +89,7 @@ config IEEE802154_CA8210
depends on IEEE802154_DRIVERS && MAC802154
depends on COMMON_CLK
depends on SPI
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to enable the CA8210 SPI 802.15.4 wireless
controller.
@@ -100,7 +100,7 @@ config IEEE802154_CA8210_DEBUGFS
bool "CA8210 debugfs interface"
depends on IEEE802154_CA8210
depends on DEBUG_FS
- ---help---
+ help
This option compiles debugfs code for the ca8210 driver. This
exposes a debugfs node for each CA8210 instance which allows
direct use of the Cascoda API, exposing the 802.15.4 MAC
@@ -110,7 +110,7 @@ config IEEE802154_MCR20A
tristate "MCR20A transceiver driver"
depends on IEEE802154_DRIVERS && MAC802154
depends on SPI
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to enable the MCR20A SPI 802.15.4 wireless
controller.
@@ -120,7 +120,7 @@ config IEEE802154_MCR20A
config IEEE802154_HWSIM
depends on IEEE802154_DRIVERS && MAC802154
tristate "Simulated radio testing tool for mac802154"
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is a developer testing tool that can be used to test
IEEE 802.15.4 networking stack (mac802154) functionality. This is not
needed for normal wpan usage and is only for testing.
diff --git a/drivers/net/phy/Kconfig b/drivers/net/phy/Kconfig
index 047c27087b10..f25702386d83 100644
--- a/drivers/net/phy/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/phy/Kconfig
@@ -134,7 +134,7 @@ config MDIO_GPIO
tristate "GPIO lib-based bitbanged MDIO buses"
depends on MDIO_BITBANG
depends on GPIOLIB || COMPILE_TEST
- ---help---
+ help
Supports GPIO lib-based MDIO busses.
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module
@@ -265,7 +265,7 @@ config SWPHY
config LED_TRIGGER_PHY
bool "Support LED triggers for tracking link state"
depends on LEDS_TRIGGERS
- ---help---
+ help
Adds support for a set of LED trigger events per-PHY. Link
state change will trigger the events, for consumption by an
LED class driver. There are triggers for each link speed currently
@@ -298,12 +298,12 @@ config ADIN_PHY
config AMD_PHY
tristate "AMD PHYs"
- ---help---
+ help
Currently supports the am79c874
config AQUANTIA_PHY
tristate "Aquantia PHYs"
- ---help---
+ help
Currently supports the Aquantia AQ1202, AQ2104, AQR105, AQR405
config AX88796B_PHY
@@ -316,13 +316,13 @@ config BCM63XX_PHY
tristate "Broadcom 63xx SOCs internal PHY"
depends on BCM63XX || COMPILE_TEST
select BCM_NET_PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
Currently supports the 6348 and 6358 PHYs.
config BCM7XXX_PHY
tristate "Broadcom 7xxx SOCs internal PHYs"
select BCM_NET_PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
Currently supports the BCM7366, BCM7439, BCM7445, and
40nm and 65nm generation of BCM7xxx Set Top Box SoCs.
@@ -336,7 +336,7 @@ config BCM_CYGNUS_PHY
depends on ARCH_BCM_IPROC || COMPILE_TEST
depends on MDIO_BCM_IPROC
select BCM_NET_PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
This PHY driver is for the 1G internal PHYs of the Broadcom
Cygnus and Omega Family SoC.
@@ -350,7 +350,7 @@ config BCM_NET_PHYLIB
config BROADCOM_PHY
tristate "Broadcom PHYs"
select BCM_NET_PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
Currently supports the BCM5411, BCM5421, BCM5461, BCM54616S, BCM5464,
BCM5481, BCM54810 and BCM5482 PHYs.
@@ -368,48 +368,48 @@ config BCM54140_PHY
config BCM84881_PHY
tristate "Broadcom BCM84881 PHY"
depends on PHYLIB
- ---help---
+ help
Support the Broadcom BCM84881 PHY.
config CICADA_PHY
tristate "Cicada PHYs"
- ---help---
+ help
Currently supports the cis8204
config CORTINA_PHY
tristate "Cortina EDC CDR 10G Ethernet PHY"
- ---help---
+ help
Currently supports the CS4340 phy.
config DAVICOM_PHY
tristate "Davicom PHYs"
- ---help---
+ help
Currently supports dm9161e and dm9131
config DP83822_PHY
tristate "Texas Instruments DP83822/825/826 PHYs"
- ---help---
+ help
Supports the DP83822, DP83825I, DP83825CM, DP83825CS, DP83825S,
DP83826C and DP83826NC PHYs.
config DP83TC811_PHY
tristate "Texas Instruments DP83TC811 PHY"
- ---help---
+ help
Supports the DP83TC811 PHY.
config DP83848_PHY
tristate "Texas Instruments DP83848 PHY"
- ---help---
+ help
Supports the DP83848 PHY.
config DP83867_PHY
tristate "Texas Instruments DP83867 Gigabit PHY"
- ---help---
+ help
Currently supports the DP83867 PHY.
config DP83869_PHY
tristate "Texas Instruments DP83869 Gigabit PHY"
- ---help---
+ help
Currently supports the DP83869 PHY. This PHY supports copper and
fiber connections.
@@ -417,7 +417,7 @@ config FIXED_PHY
tristate "MDIO Bus/PHY emulation with fixed speed/link PHYs"
depends on PHYLIB
select SWPHY
- ---help---
+ help
Adds the platform "fixed" MDIO Bus to cover the boards that use
PHYs that are not connected to the real MDIO bus.
@@ -425,12 +425,12 @@ config FIXED_PHY
config ICPLUS_PHY
tristate "ICPlus PHYs"
- ---help---
+ help
Currently supports the IP175C and IP1001 PHYs.
config INTEL_XWAY_PHY
tristate "Intel XWAY PHYs"
- ---help---
+ help
Supports the Intel XWAY (former Lantiq) 11G and 22E PHYs.
These PHYs are marked as standalone chips under the names
PEF 7061, PEF 7071 and PEF 7072 or integrated into the Intel
@@ -438,33 +438,33 @@ config INTEL_XWAY_PHY
config LSI_ET1011C_PHY
tristate "LSI ET1011C PHY"
- ---help---
+ help
Supports the LSI ET1011C PHY.
config LXT_PHY
tristate "Intel LXT PHYs"
- ---help---
+ help
Currently supports the lxt970, lxt971
config MARVELL_PHY
tristate "Marvell PHYs"
- ---help---
+ help
Currently has a driver for the 88E1011S
config MARVELL_10G_PHY
tristate "Marvell Alaska 10Gbit PHYs"
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the Marvell Alaska MV88X3310 and compatible PHYs.
config MESON_GXL_PHY
tristate "Amlogic Meson GXL Internal PHY"
depends on ARCH_MESON || COMPILE_TEST
- ---help---
+ help
Currently has a driver for the Amlogic Meson GXL Internal PHY
config MICREL_PHY
tristate "Micrel PHYs"
- ---help---
+ help
Supports the KSZ9021, VSC8201, KS8001 PHYs.
config MICROCHIP_PHY
@@ -474,7 +474,7 @@ config MICROCHIP_PHY
config MICROCHIP_T1_PHY
tristate "Microchip T1 PHYs"
- ---help---
+ help
Supports the LAN87XX PHYs.
config MICROSEMI_PHY
@@ -482,18 +482,18 @@ config MICROSEMI_PHY
depends on MACSEC || MACSEC=n
select CRYPTO_AES
select CRYPTO_ECB
- ---help---
+ help
Currently supports VSC8514, VSC8530, VSC8531, VSC8540 and VSC8541 PHYs
config NATIONAL_PHY
tristate "National Semiconductor PHYs"
- ---help---
+ help
Currently supports the DP83865 PHY.
config NXP_TJA11XX_PHY
tristate "NXP TJA11xx PHYs support"
depends on HWMON
- ---help---
+ help
Currently supports the NXP TJA1100 and TJA1101 PHY.
config AT803X_PHY
@@ -504,47 +504,47 @@ config AT803X_PHY
config QSEMI_PHY
tristate "Quality Semiconductor PHYs"
- ---help---
+ help
Currently supports the qs6612
config REALTEK_PHY
tristate "Realtek PHYs"
- ---help---
+ help
Supports the Realtek 821x PHY.
config RENESAS_PHY
tristate "Driver for Renesas PHYs"
- ---help---
+ help
Supports the Renesas PHYs uPD60620 and uPD60620A.
config ROCKCHIP_PHY
tristate "Driver for Rockchip Ethernet PHYs"
- ---help---
+ help
Currently supports the integrated Ethernet PHY.
config SMSC_PHY
tristate "SMSC PHYs"
- ---help---
+ help
Currently supports the LAN83C185, LAN8187 and LAN8700 PHYs
config STE10XP
tristate "STMicroelectronics STe10Xp PHYs"
- ---help---
+ help
This is the driver for the STe100p and STe101p PHYs.
config TERANETICS_PHY
tristate "Teranetics PHYs"
- ---help---
+ help
Currently supports the Teranetics TN2020
config VITESSE_PHY
tristate "Vitesse PHYs"
- ---help---
+ help
Currently supports the vsc8244
config XILINX_GMII2RGMII
tristate "Xilinx GMII2RGMII converter driver"
- ---help---
+ help
This driver support xilinx GMII to RGMII IP core it provides
the Reduced Gigabit Media Independent Interface(RGMII) between
Ethernet physical media devices and the Gigabit Ethernet controller.
diff --git a/drivers/net/plip/Kconfig b/drivers/net/plip/Kconfig
index e03556d1d0c2..67bfb01de6f7 100644
--- a/drivers/net/plip/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/plip/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config PLIP
tristate "PLIP (parallel port) support"
depends on PARPORT
- ---help---
+ help
PLIP (Parallel Line Internet Protocol) is used to create a
reasonably fast mini network consisting of two (or, rarely, more)
local machines. A PLIP link from a Linux box is a popular means to
diff --git a/drivers/net/ppp/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ppp/Kconfig
index 1a2e2f7629f3..ac4d162d9455 100644
--- a/drivers/net/ppp/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/ppp/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config PPP
tristate "PPP (point-to-point protocol) support"
select SLHC
- ---help---
+ help
PPP (Point to Point Protocol) is a newer and better SLIP. It serves
the same purpose: sending Internet traffic over telephone (and other
serial) lines. Ask your access provider if they support it, because
@@ -38,7 +38,7 @@ if PPP
config PPP_BSDCOMP
tristate "PPP BSD-Compress compression"
depends on PPP
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the BSD-Compress compression method for PPP, which uses
the LZW compression method to compress each PPP packet before it is
sent over the wire. The machine at the other end of the PPP link
@@ -59,7 +59,7 @@ config PPP_DEFLATE
depends on PPP
select ZLIB_INFLATE
select ZLIB_DEFLATE
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the Deflate compression method for PPP, which uses the
Deflate algorithm (the same algorithm that gzip uses) to compress
each PPP packet before it is sent over the wire. The machine at the
@@ -72,7 +72,7 @@ config PPP_DEFLATE
config PPP_FILTER
bool "PPP filtering"
depends on PPP
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to be able to filter the packets passing over
PPP interfaces. This allows you to control which packets count as
activity (i.e. which packets will reset the idle timer or bring up
@@ -88,7 +88,7 @@ config PPP_MPPE
select CRYPTO
select CRYPTO_SHA1
select CRYPTO_LIB_ARC4
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the MPPE Encryption protocol, as employed by the
Microsoft Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol.
@@ -98,7 +98,7 @@ config PPP_MPPE
config PPP_MULTILINK
bool "PPP multilink support"
depends on PPP
- ---help---
+ help
PPP multilink is a protocol (defined in RFC 1990) which allows you
to combine several (logical or physical) lines into one logical PPP
connection, so that you can utilize your full bandwidth.
@@ -111,7 +111,7 @@ config PPP_MULTILINK
config PPPOATM
tristate "PPP over ATM"
depends on ATM && PPP
- ---help---
+ help
Support PPP (Point to Point Protocol) encapsulated in ATM frames.
This implementation does not yet comply with section 8 of RFC2364,
which can lead to bad results if the ATM peer loses state and
@@ -120,7 +120,7 @@ config PPPOATM
config PPPOE
tristate "PPP over Ethernet"
depends on PPP
- ---help---
+ help
Support for PPP over Ethernet.
This driver requires the latest version of pppd from the CVS
@@ -132,7 +132,7 @@ config PPPOE
config PPTP
tristate "PPP over IPv4 (PPTP)"
depends on PPP && NET_IPGRE_DEMUX
- ---help---
+ help
Support for PPP over IPv4.(Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol)
This driver requires pppd plugin to work in client mode or
@@ -143,7 +143,7 @@ config PPTP
config PPPOL2TP
tristate "PPP over L2TP"
depends on L2TP && PPP
- ---help---
+ help
Support for PPP-over-L2TP socket family. L2TP is a protocol
used by ISPs and enterprises to tunnel PPP traffic over UDP
tunnels. L2TP is replacing PPTP for VPN uses.
@@ -153,7 +153,7 @@ config PPP_ASYNC
tristate "PPP support for async serial ports"
depends on PPP
select CRC_CCITT
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y (or M) here if you want to be able to use PPP over standard
asynchronous serial ports, such as COM1 or COM2 on a PC. If you use
a modem (not a synchronous or ISDN modem) to contact your ISP, you
@@ -166,7 +166,7 @@ config PPP_ASYNC
config PPP_SYNC_TTY
tristate "PPP support for sync tty ports"
depends on PPP
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y (or M) here if you want to be able to use PPP over synchronous
(HDLC) tty devices, such as the SyncLink adapter. These devices
are often used for high-speed leased lines like T1/E1.
diff --git a/drivers/net/slip/Kconfig b/drivers/net/slip/Kconfig
index 30bbafb0e3c7..ea68fc15c945 100644
--- a/drivers/net/slip/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/slip/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config SLIP
tristate "SLIP (serial line) support"
depends on TTY
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y if you intend to use SLIP or CSLIP (compressed SLIP) to
connect to your Internet service provider or to connect to some
other local Unix box or if you want to configure your Linux box as a
@@ -36,7 +36,7 @@ config SLIP
config SLHC
tristate
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables Van Jacobsen serial line header compression
routines.
@@ -46,7 +46,7 @@ config SLIP_COMPRESSED
bool "CSLIP compressed headers"
depends on SLIP
select SLHC
- ---help---
+ help
This protocol is faster than SLIP because it uses compression on the
TCP/IP headers (not on the data itself), but it has to be supported
on both ends. Ask your access provider if you are not sure and
@@ -61,7 +61,7 @@ config SLIP_COMPRESSED
config SLIP_SMART
bool "Keepalive and linefill"
depends on SLIP
- ---help---
+ help
Adds additional capabilities to the SLIP driver to support the
RELCOM line fill and keepalive monitoring. Ideal on poor quality
analogue lines.
@@ -69,7 +69,7 @@ config SLIP_SMART
config SLIP_MODE_SLIP6
bool "Six bit SLIP encapsulation"
depends on SLIP
- ---help---
+ help
Just occasionally you may need to run IP over hostile serial
networks that don't pass all control characters or are only seven
bit. Saying Y here adds an extra mode you can use with SLIP:
diff --git a/drivers/net/team/Kconfig b/drivers/net/team/Kconfig
index 2aa9fd7b57df..4d449845dac7 100644
--- a/drivers/net/team/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/team/Kconfig
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
# SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only
menuconfig NET_TEAM
tristate "Ethernet team driver support"
- ---help---
+ help
This allows one to create virtual interfaces that teams together
multiple ethernet devices.
@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@ if NET_TEAM
config NET_TEAM_MODE_BROADCAST
tristate "Broadcast mode support"
depends on NET_TEAM
- ---help---
+ help
Basic mode where packets are transmitted always by all suitable ports.
All added ports are setup to have team's device address.
@@ -29,7 +29,7 @@ config NET_TEAM_MODE_BROADCAST
config NET_TEAM_MODE_ROUNDROBIN
tristate "Round-robin mode support"
depends on NET_TEAM
- ---help---
+ help
Basic mode where port used for transmitting packets is selected in
round-robin fashion using packet counter.
@@ -41,7 +41,7 @@ config NET_TEAM_MODE_ROUNDROBIN
config NET_TEAM_MODE_RANDOM
tristate "Random mode support"
depends on NET_TEAM
- ---help---
+ help
Basic mode where port used for transmitting packets is selected
randomly.
@@ -53,7 +53,7 @@ config NET_TEAM_MODE_RANDOM
config NET_TEAM_MODE_ACTIVEBACKUP
tristate "Active-backup mode support"
depends on NET_TEAM
- ---help---
+ help
Only one port is active at a time and the rest of ports are used
for backup.
@@ -66,7 +66,7 @@ config NET_TEAM_MODE_ACTIVEBACKUP
config NET_TEAM_MODE_LOADBALANCE
tristate "Load-balance mode support"
depends on NET_TEAM
- ---help---
+ help
This mode provides load balancing functionality. Tx port selection
is done using BPF function set up from userspace (bpf_hash_func
option)
diff --git a/drivers/net/usb/Kconfig b/drivers/net/usb/Kconfig
index 05bdcc5917f6..a7fbc3ccd29e 100644
--- a/drivers/net/usb/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/usb/Kconfig
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@ if USB_NET_DRIVERS
config USB_CATC
tristate "USB CATC NetMate-based Ethernet device support"
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y if you want to use one of the following 10Mbps USB Ethernet
device based on the EL1210A chip. Supported devices are:
Belkin F5U011
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@ config USB_CATC
config USB_KAWETH
tristate "USB KLSI KL5USB101-based ethernet device support"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use one of the following 10Mbps only
USB Ethernet adapters based on the KLSI KL5KUSB101B chipset:
3Com 3C19250
@@ -73,7 +73,7 @@ config USB_KAWETH
config USB_PEGASUS
tristate "USB Pegasus/Pegasus-II based ethernet device support"
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you know you have Pegasus or Pegasus-II based adapter.
If in doubt then look at <file:drivers/net/usb/pegasus.h> for the
complete list of supported devices.
@@ -128,7 +128,7 @@ config USB_LAN78XX
config USB_USBNET
tristate "Multi-purpose USB Networking Framework"
select MII
- ---help---
+ help
This driver supports several kinds of network links over USB,
with "minidrivers" built around a common network driver core
that supports deep queues for efficient transfers. (This gives
@@ -321,7 +321,7 @@ config USB_NET_SR9800
tristate "CoreChip-sz SR9800 based USB 2.0 10/100 ethernet devices"
depends on USB_USBNET
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y if you want to use one of the following 100Mbps USB Ethernet
device based on the CoreChip-sz SR9800 chip.
@@ -570,7 +570,7 @@ config USB_CDC_PHONET
config USB_IPHETH
tristate "Apple iPhone USB Ethernet driver"
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Module used to share Internet connection (tethering) from your
iPhone (Original, 3G and 3GS) to your system.
Note that you need userspace libraries and programs that are needed
diff --git a/drivers/net/wan/Kconfig b/drivers/net/wan/Kconfig
index 3e21726c36e8..39e5ab261d7c 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wan/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/wan/Kconfig
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
menuconfig WAN
bool "Wan interfaces support"
- ---help---
+ help
Wide Area Networks (WANs), such as X.25, Frame Relay and leased
lines, are used to interconnect Local Area Networks (LANs) over vast
distances with data transfer rates significantly higher than those
@@ -39,7 +39,7 @@ config HOSTESS_SV11
config COSA
tristate "COSA/SRP sync serial boards support"
depends on ISA && m && ISA_DMA_API && HDLC && VIRT_TO_BUS
- ---help---
+ help
Driver for COSA and SRP synchronous serial boards.
These boards allow to connect synchronous serial devices (for example
@@ -63,7 +63,7 @@ config COSA
config LANMEDIA
tristate "LanMedia Corp. SSI/V.35, T1/E1, HSSI, T3 boards"
depends on PCI && VIRT_TO_BUS && HDLC
- ---help---
+ help
Driver for the following Lan Media family of serial boards:
- LMC 1000 board allows you to connect synchronous serial devices
@@ -251,7 +251,7 @@ config C101
config FARSYNC
tristate "FarSync T-Series support"
depends on HDLC && PCI
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the FarSync T-Series X.21 (and V.35/V.24) cards by
FarSite Communications Ltd.
@@ -323,7 +323,7 @@ config IXP4XX_HSS
config DLCI
tristate "Frame Relay DLCI support"
- ---help---
+ help
Support for the Frame Relay protocol.
Frame Relay is a fast low-cost way to connect to a remote Internet
@@ -370,7 +370,7 @@ config SDLA
config LAPBETHER
tristate "LAPB over Ethernet driver"
depends on LAPB && X25
- ---help---
+ help
Driver for a pseudo device (typically called /dev/lapb0) which allows
you to open an LAPB point-to-point connection to some other computer
on your Ethernet network.
@@ -386,7 +386,7 @@ config LAPBETHER
config X25_ASY
tristate "X.25 async driver"
depends on LAPB && X25 && TTY
- ---help---
+ help
Send and receive X.25 frames over regular asynchronous serial
lines such as telephone lines equipped with ordinary modems.
@@ -401,7 +401,7 @@ config X25_ASY
config SBNI
tristate "Granch SBNI12 Leased Line adapter support"
depends on X86
- ---help---
+ help
Driver for ISA SBNI12-xx cards which are low cost alternatives to
leased line modems.
diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/Kconfig b/drivers/net/wireless/Kconfig
index 15b0ad171f4c..8ab62bb6b853 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/Kconfig
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ menuconfig WLAN
depends on NET
select WIRELESS
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This section contains all the pre 802.11 and 802.11 wireless
device drivers. For a complete list of drivers and documentation
on them refer to the wireless wiki:
@@ -54,7 +54,7 @@ config PCMCIA_RAYCS
select WIRELESS_EXT
select WEXT_SPY
select WEXT_PRIV
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you intend to attach an Aviator/Raytheon PCMCIA
(PC-card) wireless Ethernet networking card to your computer.
Please read the file <file:Documentation/networking/ray_cs.rst> for
@@ -76,7 +76,7 @@ config PCMCIA_WL3501
config MAC80211_HWSIM
tristate "Simulated radio testing tool for mac80211"
depends on MAC80211
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is a developer testing tool that can be used to test
IEEE 802.11 networking stack (mac80211) functionality. This is not
needed for normal wireless LAN usage and is only for testing. See
@@ -94,7 +94,7 @@ config USB_NET_RNDIS_WLAN
select USB_USBNET
select USB_NET_CDCETHER
select USB_NET_RNDIS_HOST
- ---help---
+ help
This is a driver for wireless RNDIS devices.
These are USB based adapters found in devices such as:
@@ -118,7 +118,7 @@ config USB_NET_RNDIS_WLAN
config VIRT_WIFI
tristate "Wifi wrapper for ethernet drivers"
depends on CFG80211
- ---help---
+ help
This option adds support for ethernet connections to appear as if they
are wifi connections through a special rtnetlink device.
diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/admtek/Kconfig b/drivers/net/wireless/admtek/Kconfig
index a91cc1459c96..678979a1d987 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/admtek/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/admtek/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
config WLAN_VENDOR_ADMTEK
bool "ADMtek devices"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a wireless card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -17,7 +17,7 @@ config ADM8211
depends on MAC80211 && PCI
select CRC32
select EEPROM_93CX6
- ---help---
+ help
This driver is for ADM8211A, ADM8211B, and ADM8211C based cards.
These are PCI/mini-PCI/Cardbus 802.11b chips found in cards such as:
diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/Kconfig b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/Kconfig
index b10972b6cba4..6e9d46b96555 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/Kconfig
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@ config ATH_COMMON
config WLAN_VENDOR_ATH
bool "Atheros/Qualcomm devices"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you have a wireless card belonging to this class, say Y.
Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@ if WLAN_VENDOR_ATH
config ATH_DEBUG
bool "Atheros wireless debugging"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y, if you want to debug atheros wireless drivers.
Right now only ath9k makes use of this.
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@ config ATH_TRACEPOINTS
bool "Atheros wireless tracing"
depends on ATH_DEBUG
depends on EVENT_TRACING
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables tracepoints for atheros wireless drivers.
Currently, ath9k makes use of this facility.
@@ -41,7 +41,7 @@ config ATH_REG_DYNAMIC_USER_REG_HINTS
bool "Atheros dynamic user regulatory hints"
depends on CFG80211_CERTIFICATION_ONUS
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Say N. This should only be enabled in countries where
this feature is explicitly allowed and only on cards that
specifically have been tested for this.
@@ -50,7 +50,7 @@ config ATH_REG_DYNAMIC_USER_CERT_TESTING
bool "Atheros dynamic user regulatory testing"
depends on ATH_REG_DYNAMIC_USER_REG_HINTS && CFG80211_CERTIFICATION_ONUS
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Say N. This should only be enabled on systems
undergoing certification testing.
diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ar5523/Kconfig b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ar5523/Kconfig
index e82df5f1ea67..0d838c1e7b12 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ar5523/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ar5523/Kconfig
@@ -4,6 +4,6 @@ config AR5523
depends on MAC80211 && USB
select ATH_COMMON
select FW_LOADER
- ---help---
+ help
This module add support for AR5523 based USB dongles such as D-Link
DWL-G132, Netgear WPN111 and many more.
diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/Kconfig b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/Kconfig
index b99fd0eff994..40f91bc8514d 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@ config ATH10K
select CRC32
select WANT_DEV_COREDUMP
select ATH10K_CE
- ---help---
+ help
This module adds support for wireless adapters based on
Atheros IEEE 802.11ac family of chipsets.
@@ -18,25 +18,25 @@ config ATH10K_CE
config ATH10K_PCI
tristate "Atheros ath10k PCI support"
depends on ATH10K && PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This module adds support for PCIE bus
config ATH10K_AHB
bool "Atheros ath10k AHB support"
depends on ATH10K_PCI && OF && RESET_CONTROLLER
- ---help---
+ help
This module adds support for AHB bus
config ATH10K_SDIO
tristate "Atheros ath10k SDIO support"
depends on ATH10K && MMC
- ---help---
+ help
This module adds support for SDIO/MMC bus.
config ATH10K_USB
tristate "Atheros ath10k USB support (EXPERIMENTAL)"
depends on ATH10K && USB
- ---help---
+ help
This module adds experimental support for USB bus. Currently
work in progress and will not fully work.
@@ -45,14 +45,14 @@ config ATH10K_SNOC
depends on ATH10K
depends on ARCH_QCOM || COMPILE_TEST
select QCOM_QMI_HELPERS
- ---help---
+ help
This module adds support for integrated WCN3990 chip connected
to system NOC(SNOC).
config ATH10K_DEBUG
bool "Atheros ath10k debugging"
depends on ATH10K
- ---help---
+ help
Enables debug support
If unsure, say Y to make it easier to debug problems.
@@ -60,7 +60,7 @@ config ATH10K_DEBUG
config ATH10K_DEBUGFS
bool "Atheros ath10k debugfs support"
depends on ATH10K && DEBUG_FS
- ---help---
+ help
Enabled debugfs support
If unsure, say Y to make it easier to debug problems.
@@ -70,20 +70,20 @@ config ATH10K_SPECTRAL
depends on ATH10K_DEBUGFS
select RELAY
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y to enable access to the FFT/spectral data via debugfs.
config ATH10K_TRACING
bool "Atheros ath10k tracing support"
depends on ATH10K
depends on EVENT_TRACING
- ---help---
+ help
Select this to ath10k use tracing infrastructure.
config ATH10K_DFS_CERTIFIED
bool "Atheros DFS support for certified platforms"
depends on ATH10K && CFG80211_CERTIFICATION_ONUS
default n
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables DFS support for initiating radiation on
ath10k.
diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath11k/Kconfig b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath11k/Kconfig
index 738f99090d83..7acb42e2e6e2 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath11k/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath11k/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ config ATH11K
depends on ARCH_QCOM || COMPILE_TEST
select ATH_COMMON
select QCOM_QMI_HELPERS
- ---help---
+ help
This module adds support for Qualcomm Technologies 802.11ax family of
chipsets.
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@ config ATH11K
config ATH11K_DEBUG
bool "QCA ath11k debugging"
depends on ATH11K
- ---help---
+ help
Enables debug support
If unsure, say Y to make it easier to debug problems.
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ config ATH11K_DEBUG
config ATH11K_DEBUGFS
bool "QCA ath11k debugfs support"
depends on ATH11K && DEBUG_FS && MAC80211_DEBUGFS
- ---help---
+ help
Enable ath11k debugfs support
If unsure, say Y to make it easier to debug problems.
@@ -32,5 +32,5 @@ config ATH11K_DEBUGFS
config ATH11K_TRACING
bool "ath11k tracing support"
depends on ATH11K && EVENT_TRACING
- ---help---
+ help
Select this to use ath11k tracing infrastructure.
diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath5k/Kconfig b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath5k/Kconfig
index 96010d4b00e7..f35cd8de228e 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath5k/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath5k/Kconfig
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ config ATH5K
select NEW_LEDS
select ATH5K_AHB if ATH25
select ATH5K_PCI if !ATH25
- ---help---
+ help
This module adds support for wireless adapters based on
Atheros 5xxx chipset.
@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@ config ATH5K
config ATH5K_DEBUG
bool "Atheros 5xxx debugging"
depends on ATH5K
- ---help---
+ help
Atheros 5xxx debugging messages.
Say Y, if and you will get debug options for ath5k.
@@ -45,7 +45,7 @@ config ATH5K_TRACER
bool "Atheros 5xxx tracer"
depends on ATH5K
depends on EVENT_TRACING
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to enable tracepoints for the ath5k driver
using the kernel tracing infrastructure. Select this
option if you are interested in debugging the driver.
@@ -55,21 +55,21 @@ config ATH5K_TRACER
config ATH5K_AHB
bool "Atheros 5xxx AHB bus support"
depends on ATH25 && ATH5K
- ---help---
+ help
This adds support for WiSoC type chipsets of the 5xxx Atheros
family.
config ATH5K_PCI
bool "Atheros 5xxx PCI bus support"
depends on (!ATH25 && PCI)
- ---help---
+ help
This adds support for PCI type chipsets of the 5xxx Atheros
family.
config ATH5K_TEST_CHANNELS
bool "Enables testing channels on ath5k"
depends on ATH5K && CFG80211_CERTIFICATION_ONUS
- ---help---
+ help
This enables non-standard IEEE 802.11 channels on ath5k, which
can be used for research purposes. This option should be disabled
unless doing research.
diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath6kl/Kconfig b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath6kl/Kconfig
index 62c22fdcca38..cd96cf8d9940 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath6kl/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath6kl/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
config ATH6KL
tristate "Atheros mobile chipsets support"
depends on CFG80211
- ---help---
+ help
This module adds core support for wireless adapters based on
Atheros AR6003 and AR6004 chipsets. You still need separate
bus drivers for USB and SDIO to be able to use real devices.
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@ config ATH6KL_SDIO
tristate "Atheros ath6kl SDIO support"
depends on ATH6KL
depends on MMC
- ---help---
+ help
This module adds support for wireless adapters based on
Atheros AR6003 and AR6004 chipsets running over SDIO. If you
choose to build it as a module, it will be called ath6kl_sdio.
@@ -26,7 +26,7 @@ config ATH6KL_USB
tristate "Atheros ath6kl USB support"
depends on ATH6KL
depends on USB
- ---help---
+ help
This module adds support for wireless adapters based on
Atheros AR6004 chipset and chipsets based on it running over
USB. If you choose to build it as a module, it will be
@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ config ATH6KL_USB
config ATH6KL_DEBUG
bool "Atheros ath6kl debugging"
depends on ATH6KL
- ---help---
+ help
Enables ath6kl debug support, including debug messages
enabled with debug_mask module parameter and debugfs
interface.
@@ -46,7 +46,7 @@ config ATH6KL_TRACING
bool "Atheros ath6kl tracing support"
depends on ATH6KL
depends on EVENT_TRACING
- ---help---
+ help
Select this to ath6kl use tracing infrastructure which, for
example, can be enabled with help of trace-cmd. All debug
messages and commands are delivered to using individually
@@ -58,7 +58,7 @@ config ATH6KL_REGDOMAIN
bool "Atheros ath6kl regdomain support"
depends on ATH6KL
depends on CFG80211_CERTIFICATION_ONUS
- ---help---
+ help
Enabling this makes it possible to change the regdomain in
the firmware. This can be only enabled if regulatory requirements
are taken into account.
diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/Kconfig b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/Kconfig
index 78620c6b64a2..42bfdb4a6214 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath9k/Kconfig
@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@ config ATH9K_BTCOEX_SUPPORT
bool "Atheros bluetooth coexistence support"
depends on (ATH9K || ATH9K_HTC)
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y, if you want to use the ath9k/ath9k_htc radios together with
Bluetooth modules in the same system.
@@ -26,7 +26,7 @@ config ATH9K
select LEDS_CLASS
select NEW_LEDS
select ATH9K_COMMON
- ---help---
+ help
This module adds support for wireless adapters based on
Atheros IEEE 802.11n AR5008, AR9001 and AR9002 family
of chipsets. For a specific list of supported external
@@ -42,7 +42,7 @@ config ATH9K_PCI
bool "Atheros ath9k PCI/PCIe bus support"
default y
depends on ATH9K && PCI
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables the PCI bus support in ath9k.
Say Y, if you have a compatible PCI/PCIe wireless card.
@@ -51,7 +51,7 @@ config ATH9K_AHB
bool "Atheros ath9k AHB bus support"
depends on ATH9K
default n
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables the AHB bus support in ath9k.
Say Y, if you have a SoC with a compatible built-in
@@ -62,7 +62,7 @@ config ATH9K_DEBUGFS
depends on ATH9K && DEBUG_FS
select MAC80211_DEBUGFS
select ATH9K_COMMON_DEBUG
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y, if you need access to ath9k's statistics for
interrupts, rate control, etc.
@@ -74,14 +74,14 @@ config ATH9K_STATION_STATISTICS
depends on ATH9K && ATH9K_DEBUGFS && DEBUG_FS
select MAC80211_DEBUGFS
default n
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables detailed statistics for association stations.
config ATH9K_TX99
bool "Atheros ath9k TX99 testing support"
depends on ATH9K_DEBUGFS && CFG80211_CERTIFICATION_ONUS
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Say N. This should only be enabled on systems undergoing
certification testing and evaluation in a controlled environment.
Enabling this will only enable TX99 support, all other modes of
@@ -101,7 +101,7 @@ config ATH9K_DFS_CERTIFIED
bool "Atheros DFS support for certified platforms"
depends on ATH9K && CFG80211_CERTIFICATION_ONUS
default n
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables DFS support for initiating radiation on
ath9k. There is no way to dynamically detect if a card was DFS
certified and as such this is left as a build time option. This
@@ -120,7 +120,7 @@ config ATH9K_DYNACK
bool "Atheros ath9k ACK timeout estimation algorithm"
depends on ATH9K
default n
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables ath9k dynamic ACK timeout estimation algorithm
based on ACK frame RX timestamp, TX frame timestamp and frame
duration
@@ -129,7 +129,7 @@ config ATH9K_WOW
bool "Wake on Wireless LAN support (EXPERIMENTAL)"
depends on ATH9K && PM
default n
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables Wake on Wireless LAN support for certain cards.
Currently, AR9462 is supported.
@@ -147,7 +147,7 @@ config ATH9K_CHANNEL_CONTEXT
bool "Channel Context support"
depends on ATH9K
default n
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables channel context support in ath9k, which is needed
for multi-channel concurrency. Enable this if P2P PowerSave support
is required.
@@ -181,7 +181,7 @@ config ATH9K_HTC
select LEDS_CLASS
select NEW_LEDS
select ATH9K_COMMON
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Atheros HTC based cards.
Chipsets supported: AR9271
@@ -193,7 +193,7 @@ config ATH9K_HTC_DEBUGFS
bool "Atheros ath9k_htc debugging"
depends on ATH9K_HTC && DEBUG_FS
select ATH9K_COMMON_DEBUG
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y, if you need access to ath9k_htc's statistics.
As well as access to the FFT/spectral data.
@@ -201,7 +201,7 @@ config ATH9K_HWRNG
bool "Random number generator support"
depends on ATH9K && (HW_RANDOM = y || HW_RANDOM = ATH9K)
default n
- ---help---
+ help
This option incorporates the ADC register output as a source of
randomness into Linux entropy pool (/dev/urandom and /dev/random)
@@ -213,5 +213,5 @@ config ATH9K_COMMON_SPECTRAL
depends on ATH9K_DEBUGFS || ATH9K_HTC_DEBUGFS
select RELAY
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y to enable access to the FFT/spectral data via debugfs.
diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/wcn36xx/Kconfig b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/wcn36xx/Kconfig
index a4b153470a2c..5832c7ef9352 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/wcn36xx/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/wcn36xx/Kconfig
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ config WCN36XX
depends on MAC80211 && HAS_DMA
depends on QCOM_WCNSS_CTRL || QCOM_WCNSS_CTRL=n
depends on RPMSG || RPMSG=n
- ---help---
+ help
This module adds support for wireless adapters based on
Qualcomm Atheros WCN3660 and WCN3680 mobile chipsets.
@@ -13,7 +13,7 @@ config WCN36XX
config WCN36XX_DEBUGFS
bool "WCN36XX debugfs support"
depends on WCN36XX
- ---help---
+ help
Enabled debugfs support
If unsure, say Y to make it easier to debug problems.
diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/wil6210/Kconfig b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/wil6210/Kconfig
index 0d1a8dab30ed..dadba2d41bbb 100644
--- a/drivers/net/wireless/ath/wil6210/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/wireless/ath/wil6210/Kconfig
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@ config WIL6210
depends on CFG80211
depends on PCI
default n
- ---help---
+ help
This module adds support for wireless adapter based on
wil6210 chip by Wilocity. It supports operation on the
60 GHz band, covered by the IEEE802.11ad standard.
@@ -19,7 +19,7 @@ config WIL6210_ISR_COR
bool "Use Clear-On-Read mode for ISR registers for wil6210"
depends on WIL6210
default y
- ---help---
+ help
ISR registers on wil6210 chip may operate in either
COR (Clear-On-Read) or W1C (Write-1-to-Clear) mode.
For production code, use COR (say y); is default since
@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ config WIL6210_TRACING
depends on WIL6210
depends on EVENT_TRACING
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to enable tracepoints for the wil6210 driver
using the kernel tracing infrastructure. Select this
option if you are interested in debugging the driver.
@@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ config WIL6210_DEBUGFS
depends on WIL6210
depends on DEBUG_FS
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to enable wil6210 debugfs support, using the
kernel debugfs infrastructure. Select this
option if you are interested in debugging the driver.
diff --git a/drivers/net/wireless/atmel/Kconfig b/drivers/net/wireless/atmel/Kconfig
index c2142c70f25d..ca45a1