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diff --git a/Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt b/Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt
index 2907ba6c3607..51b953a1b149 100644
--- a/Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt
+++ b/Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt
@@ -38,6 +38,7 @@ show up in /proc/sys/kernel:
- l2cr [ PPC only ]
- modprobe ==> Documentation/debugging-modules.txt
- modules_disabled
+- msg_next_id [ sysv ipc ]
- msgmax
- msgmnb
- msgmni
@@ -62,7 +63,9 @@ show up in /proc/sys/kernel:
- rtsig-max
- rtsig-nr
- sem
+- sem_next_id [ sysv ipc ]
- sg-big-buff [ generic SCSI device (sg) ]
+- shm_next_id [ sysv ipc ]
- shm_rmid_forced
- shmall
- shmmax [ sysv ipc ]
@@ -320,6 +323,22 @@ to false.
==============================================================
+msg_next_id, sem_next_id, and shm_next_id:
+
+These three toggles allows to specify desired id for next allocated IPC
+object: message, semaphore or shared memory respectively.
+
+By default they are equal to -1, which means generic allocation logic.
+Possible values to set are in range {0..INT_MAX}.
+
+Notes:
+1) kernel doesn't guarantee, that new object will have desired id. So,
+it's up to userspace, how to handle an object with "wrong" id.
+2) Toggle with non-default value will be set back to -1 by kernel after
+successful IPC object allocation.
+
+==============================================================
+
nmi_watchdog:
Enables/Disables the NMI watchdog on x86 systems. When the value is