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-rw-r--r--drivers/cpufreq/longhaul.c10
1 files changed, 9 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/drivers/cpufreq/longhaul.c b/drivers/cpufreq/longhaul.c
index f1fa500ac10..1180d536d1e 100644
--- a/drivers/cpufreq/longhaul.c
+++ b/drivers/cpufreq/longhaul.c
@@ -77,7 +77,7 @@ static unsigned int longhaul_index;
static int scale_voltage;
static int disable_acpi_c3;
static int revid_errata;
-
+static int enable;
/* Clock ratios multiplied by 10 */
static int mults[32];
@@ -965,6 +965,10 @@ static int __init longhaul_init(void)
if (!x86_match_cpu(longhaul_id))
return -ENODEV;
+ if (!enable) {
+ printk(KERN_ERR PFX "Option \"enable\" not set. Aborting.\n");
+ return -ENODEV;
+ }
#ifdef CONFIG_SMP
if (num_online_cpus() > 1) {
printk(KERN_ERR PFX "More than 1 CPU detected, "
@@ -1021,6 +1025,10 @@ MODULE_PARM_DESC(scale_voltage, "Scale voltage of processor");
* such. */
module_param(revid_errata, int, 0644);
MODULE_PARM_DESC(revid_errata, "Ignore CPU Revision ID");
+/* By default driver is disabled to prevent incompatible
+ * system freeze. */
+module_param(enable, int, 0644);
+MODULE_PARM_DESC(enable, "Enable driver");
MODULE_AUTHOR("Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>");
MODULE_DESCRIPTION("Longhaul driver for VIA Cyrix processors.");