Commit b7b3a425 authored by Ingo Molnar's avatar Ingo Molnar

x86: extend processor type select help text

extend the help text of the CONFIG_CPU_SUP_* config options to
express what it does and what effects it has.
Signed-off-by: default avatarIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
parent 8a66712b
......@@ -430,48 +430,97 @@ config CPU_SUP_INTEL
default y
bool "Support Intel processors" if PROCESSOR_SELECT
help
This enables extended support for Intel processors
This enables detection, tunings and quirks for Intel processors
You need this enabled if you want your kernel to run on an
Intel CPU. Disabling this option on other types of CPUs
makes the kernel a tiny bit smaller. Disabling it on an Intel
CPU might render the kernel unbootable.
If unsure, say N.
config CPU_SUP_CYRIX_32
default y
bool "Support Cyrix processors" if PROCESSOR_SELECT
depends on !64BIT
help
This enables extended support for Cyrix processors
This enables detection, tunings and quirks for Cyrix processors
You need this enabled if you want your kernel to run on a
Cyrix CPU. Disabling this option on other types of CPUs
makes the kernel a tiny bit smaller. Disabling it on a Cyrix
CPU might render the kernel unbootable.
If unsure, say N.
config CPU_SUP_AMD
default y
bool "Support AMD processors" if PROCESSOR_SELECT
help
This enables extended support for AMD processors
This enables detection, tunings and quirks for AMD processors
You need this enabled if you want your kernel to run on an
AMD CPU. Disabling this option on other types of CPUs
makes the kernel a tiny bit smaller. Disabling it on an AMD
CPU might render the kernel unbootable.
If unsure, say N.
config CPU_SUP_CENTAUR_32
default y
bool "Support Centaur processors" if PROCESSOR_SELECT
depends on !64BIT
help
This enables extended support for Centaur processors
This enables detection, tunings and quirks for Centaur processors
You need this enabled if you want your kernel to run on a
Centaur CPU. Disabling this option on other types of CPUs
makes the kernel a tiny bit smaller. Disabling it on a Centaur
CPU might render the kernel unbootable.
If unsure, say N.
config CPU_SUP_CENTAUR_64
default y
bool "Support Centaur processors" if PROCESSOR_SELECT
depends on 64BIT
help
This enables extended support for Centaur processors
This enables detection, tunings and quirks for Centaur processors
You need this enabled if you want your kernel to run on a
Centaur CPU. Disabling this option on other types of CPUs
makes the kernel a tiny bit smaller. Disabling it on a Centaur
CPU might render the kernel unbootable.
If unsure, say N.
config CPU_SUP_TRANSMETA_32
default y
bool "Support Transmeta processors" if PROCESSOR_SELECT
depends on !64BIT
help
This enables extended support for Transmeta processors
This enables detection, tunings and quirks for Transmeta processors
You need this enabled if you want your kernel to run on a
Transmeta CPU. Disabling this option on other types of CPUs
makes the kernel a tiny bit smaller. Disabling it on a Transmeta
CPU might render the kernel unbootable.
If unsure, say N.
config CPU_SUP_UMC_32
default y
bool "Support UMC processors" if PROCESSOR_SELECT
depends on !64BIT
help
This enables extended support for UMC processors
This enables detection, tunings and quirks for UMC processors
You need this enabled if you want your kernel to run on a
UMC CPU. Disabling this option on other types of CPUs
makes the kernel a tiny bit smaller. Disabling it on a UMC
CPU might render the kernel unbootable.
If unsure, say N.
config X86_DS
bool "Debug Store support"
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