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diff --git a/Documentation/virtual/kvm/cpuid.txt b/Documentation/virtual/kvm/cpuid.txt
index 882068538c9..83afe65d496 100644
--- a/Documentation/virtual/kvm/cpuid.txt
+++ b/Documentation/virtual/kvm/cpuid.txt
@@ -10,11 +10,15 @@ a guest.
KVM cpuid functions are:
function: KVM_CPUID_SIGNATURE (0x40000000)
-returns : eax = 0,
+returns : eax = 0x40000001,
ebx = 0x4b4d564b,
ecx = 0x564b4d56,
edx = 0x4d.
Note that this value in ebx, ecx and edx corresponds to the string "KVMKVMKVM".
+The value in eax corresponds to the maximum cpuid function present in this leaf,
+and will be updated if more functions are added in the future.
+Note also that old hosts set eax value to 0x0. This should
+be interpreted as if the value was 0x40000001.
This function queries the presence of KVM cpuid leafs.