[PATCH] x86_64: Document backtracer selection options
Andi Kleen [Fri, 28 Jul 2006 12:44:54 +0000 (14:44 +0200)]
Signed-off-by: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>

Documentation/x86_64/boot-options.txt

index 6887d44..6da24e7 100644 (file)
@@ -238,6 +238,13 @@ Debugging
   pagefaulttrace Dump all page faults. Only useful for extreme debugging
                and will create a lot of output.
 
+  call_trace=[old|both|newfallback|new]
+               old: use old inexact backtracer
+               new: use new exact dwarf2 unwinder
+               both: print entries from both
+               newfallback: use new unwinder but fall back to old if it gets
+                       stuck (default)
+
 Misc
 
   noreplacement  Don't replace instructions with more appropriate ones