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authorRandy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>2014-02-06 12:04:19 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2014-02-06 13:48:51 -0800
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Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt: fix memmap= language
Clean up descriptions of memmap= boot options. Add periods (full stops), drop commas, change "used" to "reserved" or "marked". Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org> Cc: Andiry Xu <andiry.xu@gmail.com> Acked-by: David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
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@@ -1726,16 +1726,16 @@ bytes respectively. Such letter suffixes can also be entirely omitted.
option description.
memmap=nn[KMG]@ss[KMG]
- [KNL] Force usage of a specific region of memory
- Region of memory to be used, from ss to ss+nn.
+ [KNL] Force usage of a specific region of memory.
+ Region of memory to be used is from ss to ss+nn.
memmap=nn[KMG]#ss[KMG]
[KNL,ACPI] Mark specific memory as ACPI data.
- Region of memory to be used, from ss to ss+nn.
+ Region of memory to be marked is from ss to ss+nn.
memmap=nn[KMG]$ss[KMG]
[KNL,ACPI] Mark specific memory as reserved.
- Region of memory to be used, from ss to ss+nn.
+ Region of memory to be reserved is from ss to ss+nn.
Example: Exclude memory from 0x18690000-0x1869ffff
memmap=64K$0x18690000
or