aboutsummaryrefslogtreecommitdiff
path: root/arch/arc/Kconfig.debug
diff options
context:
space:
mode:
authorVineet Gupta <vgupta@synopsys.com>2013-01-18 15:12:20 +0530
committerVineet Gupta <vgupta@synopsys.com>2013-02-11 20:00:25 +0530
commitcfdbc2e16e65c1ec1c23057640607cee98d1a1bd (patch)
tree8954eab255b91ae91ac474bb187a64810a14a917 /arch/arc/Kconfig.debug
parent79a033c6b946c252c5217907d244cdb37b1114b5 (diff)
downloadlinux-cfdbc2e16e65c1ec1c23057640607cee98d1a1bd.tar.gz
ARC: Build system: Makefiles, Kconfig, Linker script
Arnd in his review pointed out that arch Kconfig organisation has several deficiencies: * Build time entries for things which can be runtime extracted from DT (e.g. SDRAM size, core clk frequency..) * Not multi-platform-image-build friendly (choice .. endchoice constructs) * cpu variants support (750/770) is exclusive. The first 2 have been fixed in subsequent patches. Due to the nature of the 750 and 770, it is not possible to build for both together, w/o special runtime glue code which would hurt performance. Signed-off-by: Vineet Gupta <vgupta@synopsys.com> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> Cc: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org> Acked-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam@ravnborg.org>
Diffstat (limited to 'arch/arc/Kconfig.debug')
-rw-r--r--arch/arc/Kconfig.debug34
1 files changed, 34 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/arch/arc/Kconfig.debug b/arch/arc/Kconfig.debug
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..962c6099659e
--- /dev/null
+++ b/arch/arc/Kconfig.debug
@@ -0,0 +1,34 @@
+menu "Kernel hacking"
+
+source "lib/Kconfig.debug"
+
+config EARLY_PRINTK
+ bool "Early printk" if EMBEDDED
+ default y
+ help
+ Write kernel log output directly into the VGA buffer or to a serial
+ port.
+
+ This is useful for kernel debugging when your machine crashes very
+ early before the console code is initialized. For normal operation
+ it is not recommended because it looks ugly and doesn't cooperate
+ with klogd/syslogd or the X server. You should normally N here,
+ unless you want to debug such a crash.
+
+config DEBUG_STACKOVERFLOW
+ bool "Check for stack overflows"
+ depends on DEBUG_KERNEL
+ help
+ This option will cause messages to be printed if free stack space
+ drops below a certain limit.
+
+config 16KSTACKS
+ bool "Use 16Kb for kernel stacks instead of 8Kb"
+ help
+ If you say Y here the kernel will use a 16Kb stacksize for the
+ kernel stack attached to each process/thread. The default is 8K.
+ This increases the resident kernel footprint and will cause less
+ threads to run on the system and also increase the pressure
+ on the VM subsystem for higher order allocations.
+
+endmenu