Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt')
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
index 92e83e53148..c7c8eca5b2b 100644
@@ -2467,12 +2467,13 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
to facilitate early boot debugging.
See also Documentation/trace/events.txt
- tsc= Disable clocksource-must-verify flag for TSC.
+ tsc= Disable clocksource stability checks for TSC.
[x86] reliable: mark tsc clocksource as reliable, this
- disables clocksource verification at runtime.
- Used to enable high-resolution timer mode on older
- hardware, and in virtualized environment.
+ disables clocksource verification at runtime, as well
+ as the stability checks done at bootup. Used to enable
+ high-resolution timer mode on older hardware, and in
+ virtualized environment.
[x86] noirqtime: Do not use TSC to do irq accounting.
Used to run time disable IRQ_TIME_ACCOUNTING on any
platforms where RDTSC is slow and this accounting