Merge branch 'release' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/lenb/linux...
[sfrench/cifs-2.6.git] / Documentation / kernel-parameters.txt
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@@ -260,6 +260,22 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
                        to assume that this machine's pmtimer latches its value
                        and always returns good values.
 
+       acpi_enforce_resources= [ACPI]
+                       { strict | lax | no }
+                       Check for resource conflicts between native drivers
+                       and ACPI OperationRegions (SystemIO and SystemMemory
+                       only). IO ports and memory declared in ACPI might be
+                       used by the ACPI subsystem in arbitrary AML code and
+                       can interfere with legacy drivers.
+                       strict (default): access to resources claimed by ACPI
+                       is denied; legacy drivers trying to access reserved
+                       resources will fail to bind to device using them.
+                       lax: access to resources claimed by ACPI is allowed;
+                       legacy drivers trying to access reserved resources
+                       will bind successfully but a warning message is logged.
+                       no: ACPI OperationRegions are not marked as reserved,
+                       no further checks are performed.
+
        agp=            [AGP]
                        { off | try_unsupported }
                        off: disable AGP support