Commit c3cbd075 authored by Balbir Singh's avatar Balbir Singh Committed by Jonathan Corbet
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ppc/idle: Add documentation for powersave=off

Update kernel-parameters.txt to add Documentation
for powersave=off.
Signed-off-by: default avatarBalbir Singh <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarJonathan Corbet <>
parent 7d56f0fa
......@@ -3036,6 +3036,12 @@
may be specified.
Format: <port>,<port>....
powersave=off [PPC] This option disables power saving features.
It specifically disables cpuidle and sets the
platform machine description specific power_save
function to NULL. On Idle the CPU just reduces
execution priority.
[PPC] This option catches any kernel floating point,
Altivec, VSX and SPE outside of regions specifically
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