[PATCH 1/2] docs: kernel-parameters: Update to reflect the current default size of atomic pool

Baoquan He bhe at redhat.com
Wed Jun 23 22:20:09 PDT 2021

Since commit 1d659236fb43("dma-pool: scale the default DMA coherent pool
size with memory capacity"), the default size of atomic pool has been
changed to take by scaling with system memory capacity. So update the
document in kerenl-parameter.txt accordingly.

Signed-off-by: Baoquan He <bhe at redhat.com>
 Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
index cb89dbdedc46..2c5017db2621 100644
--- a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -623,7 +623,9 @@
 	coherent_pool=nn[KMG]	[ARM,KNL]
 			Sets the size of memory pool for coherent, atomic dma
-			allocations, by default set to 256K.
+			allocations. Otherwise the default size will be scaled
+			with memory capacity, while clamped between 128K and
+			1 << (PAGE_SHIFT + MAX_ORDER-1).
 	com20020=	[HW,NET] ARCnet - COM20020 chipset

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