[PATCH] 2.5.7-dj2 add 5 help texts to arch/ia64/Config.help

Steven Cole (elenstev@mesatop.com)
28 Mar 2002 07:59:08 -0700

This patch adds 5 help texts to arch/ia64/Config.help.
The texts were obtained from Eric S. Raymond's v2.97 Configure.help.


--- linux-2.5.7-dj2/arch/ia64/Config.help.orig Thu Mar 28 07:49:26 2002
+++ linux-2.5.7-dj2/arch/ia64/Config.help Thu Mar 28 07:50:38 2002
@@ -440,6 +440,32 @@
with a B-step CPU. You have a B-step CPU if the "revision" field in
/proc/cpuinfo has a value in the range from 1 to 4.

+ Build a kernel used for hardware validation. If you include the
+ keyword "autotest" on the boot command line, the kernel does NOT boot.
+ Instead, it starts all cpus and runs cache coherency tests instead.
+ If unsure, say N.
+ Turns on extra debugging code in the SGI SN (Scalable NUMA) platform
+ for IA64. Unless you are debugging problems on an SGI SN IA64 box,
+ say N.
+ If you are compiling a kernel that will run under SGI's IA64
+ simulator (Medusa) then say Y, otherwise say N.
+ Uses protocol mode instead of raw mode for the level 1 console on the
+ SGI SN (Scalable NUMA) platform for IA64. If you are compiling for
+ an SGI SN box then Y is the recommended value, otherwise say N.
+ IRIX PCIBA-inspired user mode PCI interface for the SGI SN (Scalable
+ NUMA) platform for IA64. Unless you are compiling a kernel for an
+ SGI SN IA64 box, say N.
Say Y here to enable machine check support for IA-64. If you're
unsure, answer Y.

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