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SubjectRe: [PATCH v9 2/2] iommu/amd: Add basic debugfs infrastructure for AMD IOMMU
Hi Gary,

On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 11:42 PM Gary R Hook <gary.hook@amd.com> wrote:
> Implement a skeleton framework for debugfs support in the AMD
> IOMMU. Add an AMD-specific Kconfig boolean that depends upon
> general enablement of DebugFS in the IOMMU.
>
> Signed-off-by: Gary R Hook <gary.hook@amd.com>

This is now commit 7d0f5fd3e4d68742 ("iommu/amd: Add basic debugfs
infrastructure for AMD IOMMU").

> --- a/drivers/iommu/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/iommu/Kconfig
> @@ -146,6 +146,18 @@ config AMD_IOMMU_V2
> hardware. Select this option if you want to use devices that support
> the PCI PRI and PASID interface.
>
> +config AMD_IOMMU_DEBUGFS
> + bool "Enable AMD IOMMU internals in DebugFS"
> + depends on AMD_IOMMU && IOMMU_DEBUGFS
> + ---help---
> + !!!WARNING!!! !!!WARNING!!! !!!WARNING!!! !!!WARNING!!!
> +
> + DO NOT ENABLE THIS OPTION UNLESS YOU REALLY, -REALLY- KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING!!!
> + Exposes AMD IOMMU device internals in DebugFS.
> +
> + This option is -NOT- intended for production environments, and should
> + not generally be enabled.

If it is that bad, shouldn't this option be protected by some Kconfig
trickery to avoid it being enabled in allmodconfig/allyesconfig builds?

I forgot the way to do that, so some CCs added.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

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