RE: Is Debug Store supposed to default to Y?

From: Metzger, Markus T
Date: Thu Oct 16 2008 - 04:34:40 EST

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Frans Pop [mailto:elendil@xxxxxxxxx]
>Sent: Donnerstag, 16. Oktober 2008 10:21

>Both CONFIG_X86_DS and X86_PTRACE_BTS currently default to yes.
>Is that intended?
>The help text is a bit short on info to help users determine if they
>really need/want these options. What will I be missing if I
>don't enable
>them on a regular desktop system? What is their cost?

I sent an rfc for an improved help text yesterday:
I hope this answeres your questions.

See also the discussion with Roland Dreier on the same topic:


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