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authorJan Engelhardt <jengelh@computergmbh.de>2007-08-18 12:56:21 +0200
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@woody.linux-foundation.org>2007-08-18 09:52:50 -0700
commit06bfb7eb1535822a3338ffea9918e22215abed90 (patch)
treef7fcb2d1ac787b00ab2b0325c33813e594ed56e3
parent9ef7ad22965fcd817b20c1332286f02362266534 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-06bfb7eb1535822a3338ffea9918e22215abed90.tar.gz
Add some help texts to recently-introduced kconfig items
Signed-off-by: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@gmx.de> Signed-off-by: Stefan Richter <stefanr@s5r6.in-berlin.de> (edited MACINTOSH_DRIVERS per Geert Uytterhoeven's remark) Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
-rw-r--r--arch/i386/Kconfig5
-rw-r--r--drivers/atm/Kconfig5
-rw-r--r--drivers/auxdisplay/Kconfig5
-rw-r--r--drivers/block/Kconfig6
-rw-r--r--drivers/crypto/Kconfig5
-rw-r--r--drivers/hid/Kconfig5
-rw-r--r--drivers/kvm/Kconfig5
-rw-r--r--drivers/macintosh/Kconfig5
-rw-r--r--drivers/misc/Kconfig5
-rw-r--r--drivers/net/Kconfig15
-rw-r--r--drivers/usb/Kconfig3
11 files changed, 64 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/arch/i386/Kconfig b/arch/i386/Kconfig
index f9524933258a..f16a46e8849c 100644
--- a/arch/i386/Kconfig
+++ b/arch/i386/Kconfig
@@ -1228,6 +1228,11 @@ menuconfig INSTRUMENTATION
bool "Instrumentation Support"
depends on EXPERIMENTAL
default y
+ ---help---
+ Say Y here to get to see options related to performance measurement,
+ debugging, and testing. This option alone does not add any kernel code.
+
+ If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled.
if INSTRUMENTATION
diff --git a/drivers/atm/Kconfig b/drivers/atm/Kconfig
index bed9f58c2d5a..b554edac1ced 100644
--- a/drivers/atm/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/atm/Kconfig
@@ -6,6 +6,11 @@ menuconfig ATM_DRIVERS
bool "ATM drivers"
depends on NETDEVICES && ATM
default y
+ ---help---
+ Say Y here to get to see options for Asynchronous Transfer Mode
+ device drivers. This option alone does not add any kernel code.
+
+ If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled.
if ATM_DRIVERS && NETDEVICES && ATM
diff --git a/drivers/auxdisplay/Kconfig b/drivers/auxdisplay/Kconfig
index de2fcce10ba5..043353bd0600 100644
--- a/drivers/auxdisplay/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/auxdisplay/Kconfig
@@ -8,6 +8,11 @@
menuconfig AUXDISPLAY
depends on PARPORT
bool "Auxiliary Display support"
+ ---help---
+ Say Y here to get to see options for auxiliary display drivers.
+ This option alone does not add any kernel code.
+
+ If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled.
if AUXDISPLAY && PARPORT
diff --git a/drivers/block/Kconfig b/drivers/block/Kconfig
index a4a311992408..ef32e977d307 100644
--- a/drivers/block/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/block/Kconfig
@@ -6,6 +6,12 @@ menuconfig BLK_DEV
bool "Block devices"
depends on BLOCK
default y
+ ---help---
+ Say Y here to get to see options for various different block device
+ drivers. This option alone does not add any kernel code.
+
+ If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled;
+ only do this if you know what you are doing.
if BLK_DEV
diff --git a/drivers/crypto/Kconfig b/drivers/crypto/Kconfig
index 84ebfcc1ffb4..c0fc4aeb8596 100644
--- a/drivers/crypto/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/crypto/Kconfig
@@ -2,6 +2,11 @@
menuconfig CRYPTO_HW
bool "Hardware crypto devices"
default y
+ ---help---
+ Say Y here to get to see options for hardware crypto devices and
+ processors. This option alone does not add any kernel code.
+
+ If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled.
if CRYPTO_HW
diff --git a/drivers/hid/Kconfig b/drivers/hid/Kconfig
index 3b63b0b78122..19667fcc722a 100644
--- a/drivers/hid/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/hid/Kconfig
@@ -5,6 +5,11 @@ menuconfig HID_SUPPORT
bool "HID Devices"
depends on INPUT
default y
+ ---help---
+ Say Y here to get to see options for various computer-human interface
+ device drivers. This option alone does not add any kernel code.
+
+ If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled.
if HID_SUPPORT
diff --git a/drivers/kvm/Kconfig b/drivers/kvm/Kconfig
index 6cecc396e040..7b64fd4aa2f3 100644
--- a/drivers/kvm/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/kvm/Kconfig
@@ -5,6 +5,11 @@ menuconfig VIRTUALIZATION
bool "Virtualization"
depends on X86
default y
+ ---help---
+ Say Y here to get to see options for virtualization guest drivers.
+ This option alone does not add any kernel code.
+
+ If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled.
if VIRTUALIZATION
diff --git a/drivers/macintosh/Kconfig b/drivers/macintosh/Kconfig
index dbe96268866e..56cd8998fe4b 100644
--- a/drivers/macintosh/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/macintosh/Kconfig
@@ -3,6 +3,11 @@ menuconfig MACINTOSH_DRIVERS
bool "Macintosh device drivers"
depends on PPC || MAC || X86
default y if (PPC_PMAC || MAC)
+ ---help---
+ Say Y here to get to see options for devices used with Macintosh
+ computers. This option alone does not add any kernel code.
+
+ If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled.
if MACINTOSH_DRIVERS
diff --git a/drivers/misc/Kconfig b/drivers/misc/Kconfig
index 518d5d335464..a26655881e6a 100644
--- a/drivers/misc/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/misc/Kconfig
@@ -5,6 +5,11 @@
menuconfig MISC_DEVICES
bool "Misc devices"
default y
+ ---help---
+ Say Y here to get to see options for device drivers from various
+ different categories. This option alone does not add any kernel code.
+
+ If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled.
if MISC_DEVICES
diff --git a/drivers/net/Kconfig b/drivers/net/Kconfig
index 81ef81c9a584..5b9e17bf1749 100644
--- a/drivers/net/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/net/Kconfig
@@ -1968,6 +1968,16 @@ menuconfig NETDEV_1000
bool "Ethernet (1000 Mbit)"
depends on !UML
default y
+ ---help---
+ Ethernet (also called IEEE 802.3 or ISO 8802-2) is the most common
+ type of Local Area Network (LAN) in universities and companies.
+
+ Say Y here to get to see options for Gigabit Ethernet drivers.
+ This option alone does not add any kernel code.
+ Note that drivers supporting both 100 and 1000 MBit may be listed
+ under "Ethernet (10 or 100MBit)" instead.
+
+ If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled.
if NETDEV_1000
@@ -2339,6 +2349,11 @@ menuconfig NETDEV_10000
bool "Ethernet (10000 Mbit)"
depends on !UML
default y
+ ---help---
+ Say Y here to get to see options for 10 Gigabit Ethernet drivers.
+ This option alone does not add any kernel code.
+
+ If you say N, all options in this submenu will be skipped and disabled.
if NETDEV_10000
diff --git a/drivers/usb/Kconfig b/drivers/usb/Kconfig
index 7dd73546bf43..63436892688c 100644
--- a/drivers/usb/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/usb/Kconfig
@@ -6,6 +6,9 @@ menuconfig USB_SUPPORT
bool "USB support"
depends on HAS_IOMEM
default y
+ ---help---
+ This option adds core support for Universal Serial Bus (USB).
+ You will also need drivers from the following menu to make use of it.
if USB_SUPPORT