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diff --git a/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt b/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt
index 954eab8c7fe..7ce8ef7d764 100644
--- a/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt
+++ b/Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt
@@ -369,6 +369,8 @@ is not associated with a file:
[stack:1001] = the stack of the thread with tid 1001
[vdso] = the "virtual dynamic shared object",
the kernel system call handler
+ [anon:<name>] = an anonymous mapping that has been
+ named by userspace
or if empty, the mapping is anonymous.
@@ -419,6 +421,7 @@ KernelPageSize: 4 kB
MMUPageSize: 4 kB
Locked: 374 kB
VmFlags: rd ex mr mw me de
+Name: name from userspace
the first of these lines shows the same information as is displayed for the
mapping in /proc/PID/maps. The remaining lines show the size of the mapping
@@ -469,6 +472,9 @@ Note that there is no guarantee that every flag and associated mnemonic will
be present in all further kernel releases. Things get changed, the flags may
be vanished or the reverse -- new added.
+The "Name" field will only be present on a mapping that has been named by
+userspace, and will show the name passed in by userspace.
This file is only present if the CONFIG_MMU kernel configuration option is