RE: [PATCH v5] lib/bitmap.c: enhance bitmap syntax

From: Noam Camus
Date: Wed Sep 14 2016 - 17:24:20 EST

> From: Andrew Morton [mailto:akpm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 1:54 AM

>> diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
>> b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
>> index 623502e..4f1e95b 100644
>> --- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
>> +++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
>> @@ -33,6 +33,21 @@ can also be entered as Double-quotes can be used
>> to protect spaces in values, e.g.:
>> param="spaces in here"
>> +Some of the kernel parameters takes list of CPUs as value e.g.:
>> +isolcpus, task_isolation, nohz_full, irqaffinity, rcu_nocbs.

>I don't think we have a "task_isolation". What are you trying to refer to here?
Sorry, my glitch, it is another parameter I use which is still not accepted to mainline. See this url:

>> +The format of this list is:
>> +<cpu number>,...,<cpu number>
>> +or
>> +<cpu number>-<cpu number>
>> +(must be a positive range in ascending order) or a mixture <cpu
>> +number>,...,<cpu number>-<cpu number> Note that for special case of
>> +range one can split range into equal size of groups and for each
>> +group to use some amount form the begin of that group.
>> +<cpu number>-cpu number>:<used size>/<group size> For example one can
>> +add to its command line following parameter:
>> +isolcpus=1,2,10-20,100-2000:2/25
>> +

>I think we can do better here. Please review:
Thanks, I reviewed and it looks great.

- Noam