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SubjectRe: [tip:x86/pti] x86/speculation/l1tf: Drop the swap storage limit restriction when l1tf=off

* tip-bot for Michal Hocko <tipbot@zytor.com> wrote:

> Commit-ID: f4abaa98c4575cc06ea5e1a593e3bc2c8de8ef48
> Gitweb: https://git.kernel.org/tip/f4abaa98c4575cc06ea5e1a593e3bc2c8de8ef48
> Author: Michal Hocko <mhocko@suse.com>
> AuthorDate: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 19:49:10 +0100
> Committer: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
> CommitDate: Mon, 10 Dec 2018 22:07:02 +0100
>
> x86/speculation/l1tf: Drop the swap storage limit restriction when l1tf=off

> [ tglx: Folded the documentation delta change ]

> --- a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
> @@ -2095,6 +2095,9 @@
> off
> Disables hypervisor mitigations and doesn't
> emit any warnings.
> + It also drops the swap size and available
> + RAM limit restriction on both hypervisor and
> + bare metal.

>
> Default is 'flush'.
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/l1tf.rst b/Documentation/admin-guide/l1tf.rst
> index b85dd80510b0..2e65e6cb033e 100644
> --- a/Documentation/admin-guide/l1tf.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/l1tf.rst
> @@ -405,6 +405,9 @@ time with the option "l1tf=". The valid arguments for this option are:
>
> off Disables hypervisor mitigations and doesn't emit any
> warnings.
> + It also drops the swap size and available RAM limit restrictions
> + on both hypervisor and bare metal.
> +

Note tha there's also some whitespace damage here: all other similar
lines in this RST file start with two tabs, this one starts with 8
spaces.

Thanks,

Ingo

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