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authorAnton Arapov <anton@redhat.com>2012-10-29 11:15:37 +0100
committerAnton Arapov <anton@redhat.com>2012-10-29 11:15:37 +0100
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Signed-off-by: Anton Arapov <anton@redhat.com>
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@@ -129,6 +129,25 @@ config DOUBLEFAULT
option saves about 4k and might cause you much additional grey
hair.
+config DEBUG_TLBFLUSH
+ bool "Set upper limit of TLB entries to flush one-by-one"
+ depends on DEBUG_KERNEL && (X86_64 || X86_INVLPG)
+ ---help---
+
+ X86-only for now.
+
+ This option allows the user to tune the amount of TLB entries the
+ kernel flushes one-by-one instead of doing a full TLB flush. In
+ certain situations, the former is cheaper. This is controlled by the
+ tlb_flushall_shift knob under /sys/kernel/debug/x86. If you set it
+ to -1, the code flushes the whole TLB unconditionally. Otherwise,
+ for positive values of it, the kernel will use single TLB entry
+ invalidating instructions according to the following formula:
+
+ flush_entries <= active_tlb_entries / 2^tlb_flushall_shift
+
+ If in doubt, say "N".
+
config IOMMU_DEBUG
bool "Enable IOMMU debugging"
depends on GART_IOMMU && DEBUG_KERNEL