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Date:   Sat, 31 Oct 2020 00:27:14 +0000
From:   Fenghua Yu <fenghua.yu@...el.com>
To:     "Thomas Gleixner" <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        "Borislav Petkov" <bp@...en8.de>, "Ingo Molnar" <mingo@...hat.com>,
        "Peter Zijlstra" <peterz@...radead.org>,
        "Randy Dunlap" <rdunlap@...radead.org>,
        "Tony Luck" <tony.luck@...el.com>,
        "Christopherson Sean J" <sean.j.christopherson@...el.com>,
        "Ashok Raj" <ashok.raj@...el.com>,
        "Ravi V Shankar" <ravi.v.shankar@...el.com>
Cc:     "linux-kernel" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "x86" <x86@...nel.org>, Fenghua Yu <fenghua.yu@...el.com>
Subject: [PATCH RFC v3 4/4] Documentation/admin-guide: Change doc for split_lock_detect parameter

Since #DB for bus lock detect changes the split_lock_detect parameter,
update the documentation for the changes.

Signed-off-by: Fenghua Yu <fenghua.yu@...el.com>
Reviewed-by: Tony Luck <tony.luck@...el.com>
---
Change Log:
- Simplify the documentation (Randy).

 .../admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt         | 28 +++++++++++++++----
 1 file changed, 23 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
index 526d65d8573a..ee419ce659f5 100644
--- a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -5044,27 +5044,45 @@
 	spia_peddr=
 
 	split_lock_detect=
-			[X86] Enable split lock detection
+			[X86] Enable split lock detection or bus lock detection
 
 			When enabled (and if hardware support is present), atomic
 			instructions that access data across cache line
-			boundaries will result in an alignment check exception.
+			boundaries will result in an alignment check exception
+			for split lock detection or a debug exception for
+			bus lock detection.
 
 			off	- not enabled
 
 			warn	- the kernel will emit rate limited warnings
 				  about applications triggering the #AC
-				  exception. This mode is the default on CPUs
-				  that supports split lock detection.
+				  exception or the #DB exception. This mode is
+				  the default on CPUs that supports split lock
+				  detection or bus lock detection. Default
+				  behavior is from #DB if both features are
+				  enabled in hardware.
 
 			fatal	- the kernel will send SIGBUS to applications
-				  that trigger the #AC exception.
+				  that trigger the #AC exception or the #DB
+				  exception. Default behavior is from #AC
+				  if both features are enabled in hardware.
+
+			ratelimit:N -
+				  Set rate limit to N bus locks per second
+				  for bus lock detection. 0 < N <= HZ/2 and
+				  N is approximate. Only applied to non root
+				  user.
+
+				  N/A for split lock detection.
 
 			If an #AC exception is hit in the kernel or in
 			firmware (i.e. not while executing in user mode)
 			the kernel will oops in either "warn" or "fatal"
 			mode.
 
+			#DB exception for bus lock is triggered only when
+			CPL > 0.
+
 	srbds=		[X86,INTEL]
 			Control the Special Register Buffer Data Sampling
 			(SRBDS) mitigation.
-- 
2.29.1

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