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diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
index d1cc3a9fa14..8ccbf27aead 100644
--- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -596,9 +596,6 @@ bytes respectively. Such letter suffixes can also be entirely omitted.
is selected automatically. Check
Documentation/kdump/kdump.txt for further details.
- crashkernel_low=size[KMG]
- [KNL, x86] parts under 4G.
[KNL] Same as above, but depends on the memory
in the running system. The syntax of range is
@@ -606,6 +603,26 @@ bytes respectively. Such letter suffixes can also be entirely omitted.
a memory unit (amount[KMG]). See also
Documentation/kdump/kdump.txt for an example.
+ crashkernel=size[KMG],high
+ [KNL, x86_64] range could be above 4G. Allow kernel
+ to allocate physical memory region from top, so could
+ be above 4G if system have more than 4G ram installed.
+ Otherwise memory region will be allocated below 4G, if
+ available.
+ It will be ignored if crashkernel=X is specified.
+ crashkernel=size[KMG],low
+ [KNL, x86_64] range under 4G. When crashkernel=X,high
+ is passed, kernel could allocate physical memory region
+ above 4G, that cause second kernel crash on system
+ that require some amount of low memory, e.g. swiotlb
+ requires at least 64M+32K low memory. Kernel would
+ try to allocate 72M below 4G automatically.
+ This one let user to specify own low range under 4G
+ for second kernel instead.
+ 0: to disable low allocation.
+ It will be ignored when crashkernel=X,high is not used
+ or memory reserved is below 4G.
cs89x0_dma= [HW,NET]
Format: <dma>