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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2020-06-13 13:29:16 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2020-06-13 13:29:16 -0700
commit6adc19fd13f11883c44df67b551cf8201e6bba1d (patch)
tree455e80aca7b57b17069fab252261c4dcae44374d /net
parent3df83e164f1f39c614a3f31e39164756945ae2ea (diff)
parenta7f7f6248d9740d710fd6bd190293fe5e16410ac (diff)
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Merge tag 'kbuild-v5.8-2' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/masahiroy/linux-kbuild
Pull more Kbuild updates from Masahiro Yamada: - fix build rules in binderfs sample - fix build errors when Kbuild recurses to the top Makefile - covert '---help---' in Kconfig to 'help' * tag 'kbuild-v5.8-2' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/masahiroy/linux-kbuild: treewide: replace '---help---' in Kconfig files with 'help' kbuild: fix broken builds because of GZIP,BZIP2,LZOP variables samples: binderfs: really compile this sample and fix build issues
Diffstat (limited to 'net')
-rw-r--r--net/6lowpan/Kconfig32
-rw-r--r--net/8021q/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/Kconfig26
-rw-r--r--net/atm/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/bridge/Kconfig6
-rw-r--r--net/caif/Kconfig8
-rw-r--r--net/can/Kconfig8
-rw-r--r--net/dcb/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/dccp/Kconfig4
-rw-r--r--net/dccp/ccids/Kconfig6
-rw-r--r--net/decnet/Kconfig4
-rw-r--r--net/dsa/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/hsr/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/ieee802154/6lowpan/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/ieee802154/Kconfig6
-rw-r--r--net/ipv4/Kconfig72
-rw-r--r--net/ipv4/netfilter/Kconfig16
-rw-r--r--net/ipv6/Kconfig44
-rw-r--r--net/ipv6/netfilter/Kconfig6
-rw-r--r--net/kcm/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/l2tp/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/l3mdev/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/lapb/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/mac80211/Kconfig52
-rw-r--r--net/mac802154/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/mpls/Kconfig6
-rw-r--r--net/ncsi/Kconfig4
-rw-r--r--net/netfilter/Kconfig58
-rw-r--r--net/netfilter/ipvs/Kconfig54
-rw-r--r--net/netlabel/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/netlink/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/nfc/hci/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/nsh/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/openvswitch/Kconfig8
-rw-r--r--net/packet/Kconfig4
-rw-r--r--net/qrtr/Kconfig6
-rw-r--r--net/rds/Kconfig6
-rw-r--r--net/sched/Kconfig122
-rw-r--r--net/sctp/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/smc/Kconfig4
-rw-r--r--net/switchdev/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/tipc/Kconfig4
-rw-r--r--net/tls/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/unix/Kconfig4
-rw-r--r--net/wireless/Kconfig12
-rw-r--r--net/x25/Kconfig2
-rw-r--r--net/xfrm/Kconfig14
47 files changed, 317 insertions, 317 deletions
diff --git a/net/6lowpan/Kconfig b/net/6lowpan/Kconfig
index 4c1f4c0aa58a..d8fc459492b0 100644
--- a/net/6lowpan/Kconfig
+++ b/net/6lowpan/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
menuconfig 6LOWPAN
tristate "6LoWPAN Support"
depends on IPV6
- ---help---
+ help
This enables IPv6 over Low power Wireless Personal Area Network -
"6LoWPAN" which is supported by IEEE 802.15.4 or Bluetooth stacks.
@@ -10,7 +10,7 @@ config 6LOWPAN_DEBUGFS
bool "6LoWPAN debugfs support"
depends on 6LOWPAN
depends on DEBUG_FS
- ---help---
+ help
This enables 6LoWPAN debugfs support. For example to manipulate
IPHC context information at runtime.
@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@ menuconfig 6LOWPAN_NHC
tristate "Next Header and Generic Header Compression Support"
depends on 6LOWPAN
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Support for next header and generic header compression defined in
RFC6282 and RFC7400.
@@ -27,78 +27,78 @@ if 6LOWPAN_NHC
config 6LOWPAN_NHC_DEST
tristate "Destination Options Header Support"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
6LoWPAN IPv6 Destination Options Header compression according to
RFC6282.
config 6LOWPAN_NHC_FRAGMENT
tristate "Fragment Header Support"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
6LoWPAN IPv6 Fragment Header compression according to RFC6282.
config 6LOWPAN_NHC_HOP
tristate "Hop-by-Hop Options Header Support"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
6LoWPAN IPv6 Hop-by-Hop Options Header compression according to
RFC6282.
config 6LOWPAN_NHC_IPV6
tristate "IPv6 Header Support"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
6LoWPAN IPv6 Header compression according to RFC6282.
config 6LOWPAN_NHC_MOBILITY
tristate "Mobility Header Support"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
6LoWPAN IPv6 Mobility Header compression according to RFC6282.
config 6LOWPAN_NHC_ROUTING
tristate "Routing Header Support"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
6LoWPAN IPv6 Routing Header compression according to RFC6282.
config 6LOWPAN_NHC_UDP
tristate "UDP Header Support"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
6LoWPAN IPv6 UDP Header compression according to RFC6282.
config 6LOWPAN_GHC_EXT_HDR_HOP
tristate "GHC Hop-by-Hop Options Header Support"
- ---help---
+ help
6LoWPAN IPv6 Hop-by-Hop option generic header compression according
to RFC7400.
config 6LOWPAN_GHC_UDP
tristate "GHC UDP Support"
- ---help---
+ help
6LoWPAN IPv6 UDP generic header compression according to RFC7400.
config 6LOWPAN_GHC_ICMPV6
tristate "GHC ICMPv6 Support"
- ---help---
+ help
6LoWPAN IPv6 ICMPv6 generic header compression according to RFC7400.
config 6LOWPAN_GHC_EXT_HDR_DEST
tristate "GHC Destination Options Header Support"
- ---help---
+ help
6LoWPAN IPv6 destination option generic header compression according
to RFC7400.
config 6LOWPAN_GHC_EXT_HDR_FRAG
tristate "GHC Fragmentation Options Header Support"
- ---help---
+ help
6LoWPAN IPv6 fragmentation option generic header compression
according to RFC7400.
config 6LOWPAN_GHC_EXT_HDR_ROUTE
tristate "GHC Routing Options Header Support"
- ---help---
+ help
6LoWPAN IPv6 routing option generic header compression according
to RFC7400.
diff --git a/net/8021q/Kconfig b/net/8021q/Kconfig
index 5510b4b90ff0..8bf7a1765b78 100644
--- a/net/8021q/Kconfig
+++ b/net/8021q/Kconfig
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
config VLAN_8021Q
tristate "802.1Q/802.1ad VLAN Support"
- ---help---
+ help
Select this and you will be able to create 802.1Q VLAN interfaces
on your Ethernet interfaces. 802.1Q VLAN supports almost
everything a regular Ethernet interface does, including
diff --git a/net/Kconfig b/net/Kconfig
index 5c524c6ee75d..d1672280d6a4 100644
--- a/net/Kconfig
+++ b/net/Kconfig
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ menuconfig NET
select NLATTR
select GENERIC_NET_UTILS
select BPF
- ---help---
+ help
Unless you really know what you are doing, you should say Y here.
The reason is that some programs need kernel networking support even
when running on a stand-alone machine that isn't connected to any
@@ -70,7 +70,7 @@ source "net/xdp/Kconfig"
config INET
bool "TCP/IP networking"
- ---help---
+ help
These are the protocols used on the Internet and on most local
Ethernets. It is highly recommended to say Y here (this will enlarge
your kernel by about 400 KB), since some programs (e.g. the X window
@@ -121,7 +121,7 @@ config NETWORK_PHY_TIMESTAMPING
menuconfig NETFILTER
bool "Network packet filtering framework (Netfilter)"
- ---help---
+ help
Netfilter is a framework for filtering and mangling network packets
that pass through your Linux box.
@@ -192,7 +192,7 @@ config BRIDGE_NETFILTER
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
select NETFILTER_FAMILY_BRIDGE
select SKB_EXTENSIONS
- ---help---
+ help
Enabling this option will let arptables resp. iptables see bridged
ARP resp. IP traffic. If you want a bridging firewall, you probably
want this option enabled.
@@ -268,7 +268,7 @@ config CGROUP_NET_PRIO
bool "Network priority cgroup"
depends on CGROUPS
select SOCK_CGROUP_DATA
- ---help---
+ help
Cgroup subsystem for use in assigning processes to network priorities on
a per-interface basis.
@@ -276,7 +276,7 @@ config CGROUP_NET_CLASSID
bool "Network classid cgroup"
depends on CGROUPS
select SOCK_CGROUP_DATA
- ---help---
+ help
Cgroup subsystem for use as general purpose socket classid marker that is
being used in cls_cgroup and for netfilter matching.
@@ -294,7 +294,7 @@ config BPF_JIT
bool "enable BPF Just In Time compiler"
depends on HAVE_CBPF_JIT || HAVE_EBPF_JIT
depends on MODULES
- ---help---
+ help
Berkeley Packet Filter filtering capabilities are normally handled
by an interpreter. This option allows kernel to generate a native
code when filter is loaded in memory. This should speedup
@@ -312,7 +312,7 @@ config BPF_STREAM_PARSER
depends on CGROUP_BPF
select STREAM_PARSER
select NET_SOCK_MSG
- ---help---
+ help
Enabling this allows a stream parser to be used with
BPF_MAP_TYPE_SOCKMAP.
@@ -324,7 +324,7 @@ config NET_FLOW_LIMIT
bool
depends on RPS
default y
- ---help---
+ help
The network stack has to drop packets when a receive processing CPU's
backlog reaches netdev_max_backlog. If a few out of many active flows
generate the vast majority of load, drop their traffic earlier to
@@ -337,7 +337,7 @@ menu "Network testing"
config NET_PKTGEN
tristate "Packet Generator (USE WITH CAUTION)"
depends on INET && PROC_FS
- ---help---
+ help
This module will inject preconfigured packets, at a configurable
rate, out of a given interface. It is used for network interface
stress testing and performance analysis. If you don't understand
@@ -352,7 +352,7 @@ config NET_PKTGEN
config NET_DROP_MONITOR
tristate "Network packet drop alerting service"
depends on INET && TRACEPOINTS
- ---help---
+ help
This feature provides an alerting service to userspace in the
event that packets are discarded in the network stack. Alerts
are broadcast via netlink socket to any listening user space
@@ -398,7 +398,7 @@ source "net/ife/Kconfig"
config LWTUNNEL
bool "Network light weight tunnels"
- ---help---
+ help
This feature provides an infrastructure to support light weight
tunnels like mpls. There is no netdevice associated with a light
weight tunnel endpoint. Tunnel encapsulation parameters are stored
@@ -408,7 +408,7 @@ config LWTUNNEL_BPF
bool "Execute BPF program as route nexthop action"
depends on LWTUNNEL && INET
default y if LWTUNNEL=y
- ---help---
+ help
Allows to run BPF programs as a nexthop action following a route
lookup for incoming and outgoing packets.
diff --git a/net/atm/Kconfig b/net/atm/Kconfig
index e61dcc9f85b2..77343d57ff2a 100644
--- a/net/atm/Kconfig
+++ b/net/atm/Kconfig
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
config ATM
tristate "Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)"
- ---help---
+ help
ATM is a high-speed networking technology for Local Area Networks
and Wide Area Networks. It uses a fixed packet size and is
connection oriented, allowing for the negotiation of minimum
diff --git a/net/bridge/Kconfig b/net/bridge/Kconfig
index 51a6414145d2..80879196560c 100644
--- a/net/bridge/Kconfig
+++ b/net/bridge/Kconfig
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ config BRIDGE
select LLC
select STP
depends on IPV6 || IPV6=n
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, then your Linux box will be able to act as an
Ethernet bridge, which means that the different Ethernet segments it
is connected to will appear as one Ethernet to the participants.
@@ -39,7 +39,7 @@ config BRIDGE_IGMP_SNOOPING
depends on BRIDGE
depends on INET
default y
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, then the Ethernet bridge will be able selectively
forward multicast traffic based on IGMP/MLD traffic received from
each port.
@@ -53,7 +53,7 @@ config BRIDGE_VLAN_FILTERING
depends on BRIDGE
depends on VLAN_8021Q
default n
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, then the Ethernet bridge will be able selectively
receive and forward traffic based on VLAN information in the packet
any VLAN information configured on the bridge port or bridge device.
diff --git a/net/caif/Kconfig b/net/caif/Kconfig
index b7532a79ca7a..87205251cc25 100644
--- a/net/caif/Kconfig
+++ b/net/caif/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@ menuconfig CAIF
tristate "CAIF support"
select CRC_CCITT
default n
- ---help---
+ help
The "Communication CPU to Application CPU Interface" (CAIF) is a packet
based connection-oriented MUX protocol developed by ST-Ericsson for use
with its modems. It is accessed from user space as sockets (PF_CAIF).
@@ -26,7 +26,7 @@ config CAIF_DEBUG
bool "Enable Debug"
depends on CAIF
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Enable the inclusion of debug code in the CAIF stack.
Be aware that doing this will impact performance.
If unsure say N.
@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ config CAIF_NETDEV
tristate "CAIF GPRS Network device"
depends on CAIF
default CAIF
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y if you will be using a CAIF based GPRS network device.
This can be either built-in or a loadable module.
If you select to build it as a built-in then the main CAIF device must
@@ -46,7 +46,7 @@ config CAIF_USB
tristate "CAIF USB support"
depends on CAIF
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y if you are using CAIF over USB CDC NCM.
This can be either built-in or a loadable module.
If you select to build it as a built-in then the main CAIF device must
diff --git a/net/can/Kconfig b/net/can/Kconfig
index d77042752457..25436a715db3 100644
--- a/net/can/Kconfig
+++ b/net/can/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
menuconfig CAN
depends on NET
tristate "CAN bus subsystem support"
- ---help---
+ help
Controller Area Network (CAN) is a slow (up to 1Mbit/s) serial
communications protocol. Development of the CAN bus started in
1983 at Robert Bosch GmbH, and the protocol was officially
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@ if CAN
config CAN_RAW
tristate "Raw CAN Protocol (raw access with CAN-ID filtering)"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
The raw CAN protocol option offers access to the CAN bus via
the BSD socket API. You probably want to use the raw socket in
most cases where no higher level protocol is being used. The raw
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@ config CAN_RAW
config CAN_BCM
tristate "Broadcast Manager CAN Protocol (with content filtering)"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
The Broadcast Manager offers content filtering, timeout monitoring,
sending of RTR frames, and cyclic CAN messages without permanent user
interaction. The BCM can be 'programmed' via the BSD socket API and
@@ -45,7 +45,7 @@ config CAN_BCM
config CAN_GW
tristate "CAN Gateway/Router (with netlink configuration)"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
The CAN Gateway/Router is used to route (and modify) CAN frames.
It is based on the PF_CAN core infrastructure for msg filtering and
msg sending and can optionally modify routed CAN frames on the fly.
diff --git a/net/dcb/Kconfig b/net/dcb/Kconfig
index 917e6e7b1cac..efee8b9fe1d4 100644
--- a/net/dcb/Kconfig
+++ b/net/dcb/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
config DCB
bool "Data Center Bridging support"
default n
- ---help---
+ help
This enables support for configuring Data Center Bridging (DCB)
features on DCB capable Ethernet adapters via rtnetlink. Say 'Y'
if you have a DCB capable Ethernet adapter which supports this
diff --git a/net/dccp/Kconfig b/net/dccp/Kconfig
index f7c7495677b0..51ac2631fb48 100644
--- a/net/dccp/Kconfig
+++ b/net/dccp/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
menuconfig IP_DCCP
tristate "The DCCP Protocol"
depends on INET
- ---help---
+ help
Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (RFC 4340)
From http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc4340.txt:
@@ -32,7 +32,7 @@ menu "DCCP Kernel Hacking"
config IP_DCCP_DEBUG
bool "DCCP debug messages"
- ---help---
+ help
Only use this if you're hacking DCCP.
When compiling DCCP as a module, this debugging output can be toggled
diff --git a/net/dccp/ccids/Kconfig b/net/dccp/ccids/Kconfig
index 4a358e6847a8..4d7771f36eff 100644
--- a/net/dccp/ccids/Kconfig
+++ b/net/dccp/ccids/Kconfig
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@ menu "DCCP CCIDs Configuration"
config IP_DCCP_CCID2_DEBUG
bool "CCID-2 debugging messages"
- ---help---
+ help
Enable CCID-2 specific debugging messages.
The debugging output can additionally be toggled by setting the
@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@ config IP_DCCP_CCID2_DEBUG
config IP_DCCP_CCID3
bool "CCID-3 (TCP-Friendly)"
def_bool y if (IP_DCCP = y || IP_DCCP = m)
- ---help---
+ help
CCID-3 denotes TCP-Friendly Rate Control (TFRC), an equation-based
rate-controlled congestion control mechanism. TFRC is designed to
be reasonably fair when competing for bandwidth with TCP-like flows,
@@ -39,7 +39,7 @@ config IP_DCCP_CCID3
config IP_DCCP_CCID3_DEBUG
bool "CCID-3 debugging messages"
depends on IP_DCCP_CCID3
- ---help---
+ help
Enable CCID-3 specific debugging messages.
The debugging output can additionally be toggled by setting the
diff --git a/net/decnet/Kconfig b/net/decnet/Kconfig
index 8f98fb2f2ec9..24336bdb1054 100644
--- a/net/decnet/Kconfig
+++ b/net/decnet/Kconfig
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@
#
config DECNET
tristate "DECnet Support"
- ---help---
+ help
The DECnet networking protocol was used in many products made by
Digital (now Compaq). It provides reliable stream and sequenced
packet communications over which run a variety of services similar
@@ -29,7 +29,7 @@ config DECNET_ROUTER
bool "DECnet: router support"
depends on DECNET
select FIB_RULES
- ---help---
+ help
Add support for turning your DECnet Endnode into a level 1 or 2
router. This is an experimental, but functional option. If you
do say Y here, then make sure that you also say Y to "Kernel/User
diff --git a/net/dsa/Kconfig b/net/dsa/Kconfig
index 739613070d07..d5bc6ac599ef 100644
--- a/net/dsa/Kconfig
+++ b/net/dsa/Kconfig
@@ -13,7 +13,7 @@ menuconfig NET_DSA
select NET_SWITCHDEV
select PHYLINK
select NET_DEVLINK
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y if you want to enable support for the hardware switches supported
by the Distributed Switch Architecture.
diff --git a/net/hsr/Kconfig b/net/hsr/Kconfig
index 9c58f8763997..8095b034e76e 100644
--- a/net/hsr/Kconfig
+++ b/net/hsr/Kconfig
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
config HSR
tristate "High-availability Seamless Redundancy (HSR)"
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, then your Linux box will be able to act as a
DANH ("Doubly attached node implementing HSR"). For this to work,
your Linux box needs (at least) two physical Ethernet interfaces,
diff --git a/net/ieee802154/6lowpan/Kconfig b/net/ieee802154/6lowpan/Kconfig
index d1b4655a6d43..e808e4db2678 100644
--- a/net/ieee802154/6lowpan/Kconfig
+++ b/net/ieee802154/6lowpan/Kconfig
@@ -2,5 +2,5 @@
config IEEE802154_6LOWPAN
tristate "6lowpan support over IEEE 802.15.4"
depends on 6LOWPAN
- ---help---
+ help
IPv6 compression over IEEE 802.15.4.
diff --git a/net/ieee802154/Kconfig b/net/ieee802154/Kconfig
index 5dbbc2ca95b4..bcb05ba97686 100644
--- a/net/ieee802154/Kconfig
+++ b/net/ieee802154/Kconfig
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
# SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only
menuconfig IEEE802154
tristate "IEEE Std 802.15.4 Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks support"
- ---help---
+ help
IEEE Std 802.15.4 defines a low data rate, low power and low
complexity short range wireless personal area networks. It was
designed to organise networks of sensors, switches, etc automation
@@ -15,13 +15,13 @@ if IEEE802154
config IEEE802154_NL802154_EXPERIMENTAL
bool "IEEE 802.15.4 experimental netlink support"
- ---help---
+ help
Adds experimental netlink support for nl802154.
config IEEE802154_SOCKET
tristate "IEEE 802.15.4 socket interface"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Socket interface for IEEE 802.15.4. Contains DGRAM sockets interface
for 802.15.4 dataframes. Also RAW socket interface to build MAC
header from userspace.
diff --git a/net/ipv4/Kconfig b/net/ipv4/Kconfig
index 23ba5045e3d3..6ecbb0ced177 100644
--- a/net/ipv4/Kconfig
+++ b/net/ipv4/Kconfig
@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@ config IP_MULTICAST
config IP_ADVANCED_ROUTER
bool "IP: advanced router"
- ---help---
+ help
If you intend to run your Linux box mostly as a router, i.e. as a
computer that forwards and redistributes network packets, say Y; you
will then be presented with several options that allow more precise
@@ -56,7 +56,7 @@ config IP_ADVANCED_ROUTER
config IP_FIB_TRIE_STATS
bool "FIB TRIE statistics"
depends on IP_ADVANCED_ROUTER
- ---help---
+ help
Keep track of statistics on structure of FIB TRIE table.
Useful for testing and measuring TRIE performance.
@@ -64,7 +64,7 @@ config IP_MULTIPLE_TABLES
bool "IP: policy routing"
depends on IP_ADVANCED_ROUTER
select FIB_RULES
- ---help---
+ help
Normally, a router decides what to do with a received packet based
solely on the packet's final destination address. If you say Y here,
the Linux router will also be able to take the packet's source
@@ -117,7 +117,7 @@ config IP_PNP
config IP_PNP_DHCP
bool "IP: DHCP support"
depends on IP_PNP
- ---help---
+ help
If you want your Linux box to mount its whole root file system (the
one containing the directory /) from some other computer over the
net via NFS and you want the IP address of your computer to be
@@ -134,7 +134,7 @@ config IP_PNP_DHCP
config IP_PNP_BOOTP
bool "IP: BOOTP support"
depends on IP_PNP
- ---help---
+ help
If you want your Linux box to mount its whole root file system (the
one containing the directory /) from some other computer over the
net via NFS and you want the IP address of your computer to be
@@ -163,7 +163,7 @@ config NET_IPIP
tristate "IP: tunneling"
select INET_TUNNEL
select NET_IP_TUNNEL
- ---help---
+ help
Tunneling means encapsulating data of one protocol type within
another protocol and sending it over a channel that understands the
encapsulating protocol. This particular tunneling driver implements
@@ -267,7 +267,7 @@ config IP_PIMSM_V2
config SYN_COOKIES
bool "IP: TCP syncookie support"
- ---help---
+ help
Normal TCP/IP networking is open to an attack known as "SYN
flooding". This denial-of-service attack prevents legitimate remote
users from being able to connect to your computer during an ongoing
@@ -307,7 +307,7 @@ config NET_IPVTI
select INET_TUNNEL
select NET_IP_TUNNEL
select XFRM
- ---help---
+ help
Tunneling means encapsulating data of one protocol type within
another protocol and sending it over a channel that understands the
encapsulating protocol. This can be used with xfrm mode tunnel to give
@@ -323,7 +323,7 @@ config NET_FOU
tristate "IP: Foo (IP protocols) over UDP"
select XFRM
select NET_UDP_TUNNEL
- ---help---
+ help
Foo over UDP allows any IP protocol to be directly encapsulated
over UDP include tunnels (IPIP, GRE, SIT). By encapsulating in UDP
network mechanisms and optimizations for UDP (such as ECMP
@@ -333,7 +333,7 @@ config NET_FOU_IP_TUNNELS
bool "IP: FOU encapsulation of IP tunnels"
depends on NET_IPIP || NET_IPGRE || IPV6_SIT
select NET_FOU
- ---help---
+ help
Allow configuration of FOU or GUE encapsulation for IP tunnels.
When this option is enabled IP tunnels can be configured to use
FOU or GUE encapsulation.
@@ -345,7 +345,7 @@ config INET_AH
select CRYPTO_HMAC
select CRYPTO_MD5
select CRYPTO_SHA1
- ---help---
+ help
Support for IPsec AH.
If unsure, say Y.
@@ -361,7 +361,7 @@ config INET_ESP
select CRYPTO_SHA1
select CRYPTO_DES
select CRYPTO_ECHAINIV
- ---help---
+ help
Support for IPsec ESP.
If unsure, say Y.
@@ -371,7 +371,7 @@ config INET_ESP_OFFLOAD
depends on INET_ESP
select XFRM_OFFLOAD
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Support for ESP transformation offload. This makes sense
only if this system really does IPsec and want to do it
with high throughput. A typical desktop system does not
@@ -395,7 +395,7 @@ config INET_IPCOMP
tristate "IP: IPComp transformation"
select INET_XFRM_TUNNEL
select XFRM_IPCOMP
- ---help---
+ help
Support for IP Payload Compression Protocol (IPComp) (RFC3173),
typically needed for IPsec.
@@ -413,7 +413,7 @@ config INET_TUNNEL
config INET_DIAG
tristate "INET: socket monitoring interface"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Support for INET (TCP, DCCP, etc) socket monitoring interface used by
native Linux tools such as ss. ss is included in iproute2, currently
downloadable at:
@@ -430,7 +430,7 @@ config INET_UDP_DIAG
tristate "UDP: socket monitoring interface"
depends on INET_DIAG && (IPV6 || IPV6=n)
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Support for UDP socket monitoring interface used by the ss tool.
If unsure, say Y.
@@ -438,7 +438,7 @@ config INET_RAW_DIAG
tristate "RAW: socket monitoring interface"
depends on INET_DIAG && (IPV6 || IPV6=n)
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Support for RAW socket monitoring interface used by the ss tool.
If unsure, say Y.
@@ -446,7 +446,7 @@ config INET_DIAG_DESTROY
bool "INET: allow privileged process to administratively close sockets"
depends on INET_DIAG
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Provides a SOCK_DESTROY operation that allows privileged processes
(e.g., a connection manager or a network administration tool such as
ss) to close sockets opened by other processes. Closing a socket in
@@ -457,7 +457,7 @@ config INET_DIAG_DESTROY
menuconfig TCP_CONG_ADVANCED
bool "TCP: advanced congestion control"
- ---help---
+ help
Support for selection of various TCP congestion control
modules.
@@ -471,7 +471,7 @@ if TCP_CONG_ADVANCED
config TCP_CONG_BIC
tristate "Binary Increase Congestion (BIC) control"
default m
- ---help---
+ help
BIC-TCP is a sender-side only change that ensures a linear RTT
fairness under large windows while offering both scalability and
bounded TCP-friendliness. The protocol combines two schemes
@@ -485,7 +485,7 @@ config TCP_CONG_BIC
config TCP_CONG_CUBIC
tristate "CUBIC TCP"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This is version 2.0 of BIC-TCP which uses a cubic growth function
among other techniques.
See http://www.csc.ncsu.edu/faculty/rhee/export/bitcp/cubic-paper.pdf
@@ -493,7 +493,7 @@ config TCP_CONG_CUBIC
config TCP_CONG_WESTWOOD
tristate "TCP Westwood+"
default m
- ---help---
+ help
TCP Westwood+ is a sender-side only modification of the TCP Reno
protocol stack that optimizes the performance of TCP congestion
control. It is based on end-to-end bandwidth estimation to set
@@ -507,7 +507,7 @@ config TCP_CONG_WESTWOOD
config TCP_CONG_HTCP
tristate "H-TCP"
default m
- ---help---
+ help
H-TCP is a send-side only modifications of the TCP Reno
protocol stack that optimizes the performance of TCP
congestion control for high speed network links. It uses a
@@ -518,7 +518,7 @@ config TCP_CONG_HTCP
config TCP_CONG_HSTCP
tristate "High Speed TCP"
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Sally Floyd's High Speed TCP (RFC 3649) congestion control.
A modification to TCP's congestion control mechanism for use
with large congestion windows. A table indicates how much to
@@ -528,7 +528,7 @@ config TCP_CONG_HSTCP
config TCP_CONG_HYBLA
tristate "TCP-Hybla congestion control algorithm"
default n
- ---help---
+ help
TCP-Hybla is a sender-side only change that eliminates penalization of
long-RTT, large-bandwidth connections, like when satellite legs are
involved, especially when sharing a common bottleneck with normal
@@ -537,7 +537,7 @@ config TCP_CONG_HYBLA
config TCP_CONG_VEGAS
tristate "TCP Vegas"
default n
- ---help---
+ help
TCP Vegas is a sender-side only change to TCP that anticipates
the onset of congestion by estimating the bandwidth. TCP Vegas
adjusts the sending rate by modifying the congestion
@@ -547,7 +547,7 @@ config TCP_CONG_VEGAS
config TCP_CONG_NV
tristate "TCP NV"
default n
- ---help---
+ help
TCP NV is a follow up to TCP Vegas. It has been modified to deal with
10G networks, measurement noise introduced by LRO, GRO and interrupt
coalescence. In addition, it will decrease its cwnd multiplicatively
@@ -563,7 +563,7 @@ config TCP_CONG_NV
config TCP_CONG_SCALABLE
tristate "Scalable TCP"
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Scalable TCP is a sender-side only change to TCP which uses a
MIMD congestion control algorithm which has some nice scaling
properties, though is known to have fairness issues.
@@ -572,7 +572,7 @@ config TCP_CONG_SCALABLE
config TCP_CONG_LP
tristate "TCP Low Priority"
default n
- ---help---
+ help
TCP Low Priority (TCP-LP), a distributed algorithm whose goal is
to utilize only the excess network bandwidth as compared to the
``fair share`` of bandwidth as targeted by TCP.
@@ -581,7 +581,7 @@ config TCP_CONG_LP
config TCP_CONG_VENO
tristate "TCP Veno"
default n
- ---help---
+ help
TCP Veno is a sender-side only enhancement of TCP to obtain better
throughput over wireless networks. TCP Veno makes use of state
distinguishing to circumvent the difficult judgment of the packet loss
@@ -593,7 +593,7 @@ config TCP_CONG_YEAH
tristate "YeAH TCP"
select TCP_CONG_VEGAS
default n
- ---help---
+ help
YeAH-TCP is a sender-side high-speed enabled TCP congestion control
algorithm, which uses a mixed loss/delay approach to compute the
congestion window. It's design goals target high efficiency,
@@ -606,7 +606,7 @@ config TCP_CONG_YEAH
config TCP_CONG_ILLINOIS
tristate "TCP Illinois"
default n
- ---help---
+ help
TCP-Illinois is a sender-side modification of TCP Reno for
high speed long delay links. It uses round-trip-time to
adjust the alpha and beta parameters to achieve a higher average
@@ -618,7 +618,7 @@ config TCP_CONG_ILLINOIS
config TCP_CONG_DCTCP
tristate "DataCenter TCP (DCTCP)"
default n
- ---help---
+ help
DCTCP leverages Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN) in the network to
provide multi-bit feedback to the end hosts. It is designed to provide:
@@ -639,7 +639,7 @@ config TCP_CONG_DCTCP
config TCP_CONG_CDG
tristate "CAIA Delay-Gradient (CDG)"
default n
- ---help---
+ help
CAIA Delay-Gradient (CDG) is a TCP congestion control that modifies
the TCP sender in order to:
@@ -655,7 +655,7 @@ config TCP_CONG_CDG
config TCP_CONG_BBR
tristate "BBR TCP"
default n
- ---help---
+ help
BBR (Bottleneck Bandwidth and RTT) TCP congestion control aims to
maximize network utilization and minimize queues. It builds an explicit
@@ -734,7 +734,7 @@ config TCP_MD5SIG
bool "TCP: MD5 Signature Option support (RFC2385)"
select CRYPTO
select CRYPTO_MD5
- ---help---
+ help
RFC2385 specifies a method of giving MD5 protection to TCP sessions.
Its main (only?) use is to protect BGP sessions between core routers
on the Internet.
diff --git a/net/ipv4/netfilter/Kconfig b/net/ipv4/netfilter/Kconfig
index f17b402111ce..a2f4f894be2b 100644
--- a/net/ipv4/netfilter/Kconfig
+++ b/net/ipv4/netfilter/Kconfig
@@ -94,7 +94,7 @@ config NF_NAT_SNMP_BASIC
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
default NF_NAT && NF_CONNTRACK_SNMP
select ASN1
- ---help---
+ help
This module implements an Application Layer Gateway (ALG) for
SNMP payloads. In conjunction with NAT, it allows a network
@@ -146,7 +146,7 @@ config IP_NF_MATCH_ECN
tristate '"ecn" match support'
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
select NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_ECN
- ---help---
+ help
This is a backwards-compat option for the user's convenience
(e.g. when running oldconfig). It selects
CONFIG_NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_ECN.
@@ -155,7 +155,7 @@ config IP_NF_MATCH_RPFILTER
tristate '"rpfilter" reverse path filter match support'
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
depends on IP_NF_MANGLE || IP_NF_RAW
- ---help---
+ help
This option allows you to match packets whose replies would
go out via the interface the packet came in.
@@ -166,7 +166,7 @@ config IP_NF_MATCH_TTL
tristate '"ttl" match support'
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
select NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_HL
- ---help---
+ help
This is a backwards-compat option for the user's convenience
(e.g. when running oldconfig). It selects
CONFIG_NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_HL.
@@ -234,7 +234,7 @@ config IP_NF_TARGET_NETMAP
tristate "NETMAP target support"
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
select NETFILTER_XT_TARGET_NETMAP
- ---help---
+ help
This is a backwards-compat option for the user's convenience
(e.g. when running oldconfig). It selects
CONFIG_NETFILTER_XT_TARGET_NETMAP.
@@ -243,7 +243,7 @@ config IP_NF_TARGET_REDIRECT
tristate "REDIRECT target support"
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
select NETFILTER_XT_TARGET_REDIRECT
- ---help---
+ help
This is a backwards-compat option for the user's convenience
(e.g. when running oldconfig). It selects
CONFIG_NETFILTER_XT_TARGET_REDIRECT.
@@ -279,7 +279,7 @@ config IP_NF_TARGET_ECN
tristate "ECN target support"
depends on IP_NF_MANGLE
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
- ---help---
+ help
This option adds a `ECN' target, which can be used in the iptables mangle
table.
@@ -294,7 +294,7 @@ config IP_NF_TARGET_TTL
tristate '"TTL" target support'
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED && IP_NF_MANGLE
select NETFILTER_XT_TARGET_HL
- ---help---
+ help
This is a backwards-compatible option for the user's convenience
(e.g. when running oldconfig). It selects
CONFIG_NETFILTER_XT_TARGET_HL.
diff --git a/net/ipv6/Kconfig b/net/ipv6/Kconfig
index 4f03aece2980..992cf45fb4f6 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/Kconfig
+++ b/net/ipv6/Kconfig
@@ -7,7 +7,7 @@
menuconfig IPV6
tristate "The IPv6 protocol"
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Support for IP version 6 (IPv6).
For general information about IPv6, see
@@ -23,7 +23,7 @@ if IPV6
config IPV6_ROUTER_PREF
bool "IPv6: Router Preference (RFC 4191) support"
- ---help---
+ help
Router Preference is an optional extension to the Router
Advertisement message which improves the ability of hosts
to pick an appropriate router, especially when the hosts
@@ -34,14 +34,14 @@ config IPV6_ROUTER_PREF
config IPV6_ROUTE_INFO
bool "IPv6: Route Information (RFC 4191) support"
depends on IPV6_ROUTER_PREF
- ---help---
+ help
Support of Route Information.
If unsure, say N.
config IPV6_OPTIMISTIC_DAD
bool "IPv6: Enable RFC 4429 Optimistic DAD"
- ---help---
+ help
Support for optimistic Duplicate Address Detection. It allows for
autoconfigured addresses to be used more quickly.
@@ -54,7 +54,7 @@ config INET6_AH
select CRYPTO_HMAC
select CRYPTO_MD5
select CRYPTO_SHA1
- ---help---
+ help
Support for IPsec AH.
If unsure, say Y.
@@ -70,7 +70,7 @@ config INET6_ESP
select CRYPTO_SHA1
select CRYPTO_DES
select CRYPTO_ECHAINIV
- ---help---
+ help
Support for IPsec ESP.
If unsure, say Y.
@@ -80,7 +80,7 @@ config INET6_ESP_OFFLOAD
depends on INET6_ESP
select XFRM_OFFLOAD
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Support for ESP transformation offload. This makes sense
only if this system really does IPsec and want to do it
with high throughput. A typical desktop system does not
@@ -104,7 +104,7 @@ config INET6_IPCOMP
tristate "IPv6: IPComp transformation"
select INET6_XFRM_TUNNEL
select XFRM_IPCOMP
- ---help---
+ help
Support for IP Payload Compression Protocol (IPComp) (RFC3173),
typically needed for IPsec.
@@ -113,7 +113,7 @@ config INET6_IPCOMP
config IPV6_MIP6
tristate "IPv6: Mobility"
select XFRM
- ---help---
+ help
Support for IPv6 Mobility described in RFC 3775.
If unsure, say N.
@@ -123,7 +123,7 @@ config IPV6_ILA
depends on NETFILTER
select DST_CACHE
select LWTUNNEL
- ---help---
+ help
Support for IPv6 Identifier Locator Addressing (ILA).
ILA is a mechanism to do network virtualization without
@@ -153,7 +153,7 @@ tristate "Virtual (secure) IPv6: tunneling"
select IPV6_TUNNEL
select NET_IP_TUNNEL
select XFRM
- ---help---
+ help
Tunneling means encapsulating data of one protocol type within
another protocol and sending it over a channel that understands the
encapsulating protocol. This can be used with xfrm mode tunnel to give
@@ -166,7 +166,7 @@ config IPV6_SIT
select NET_IP_TUNNEL
select IPV6_NDISC_NODETYPE
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Tunneling means encapsulating data of one protocol type within
another protocol and sending it over a channel that understands the
encapsulating protocol. This driver implements encapsulation of IPv6
@@ -179,7 +179,7 @@ config IPV6_SIT_6RD
bool "IPv6: IPv6 Rapid Deployment (6RD)"
depends on IPV6_SIT
default n
- ---help---
+ help
IPv6 Rapid Deployment (6rd; draft-ietf-softwire-ipv6-6rd) builds upon
mechanisms of 6to4 (RFC3056) to enable a service provider to rapidly
deploy IPv6 unicast service to IPv4 sites to which it provides
@@ -202,7 +202,7 @@ config IPV6_TUNNEL
select INET6_TUNNEL
select DST_CACHE
select GRO_CELLS
- ---help---
+ help
Support for IPv6-in-IPv6 and IPv4-in-IPv6 tunnels described in
RFC 2473.
@@ -213,7 +213,7 @@ config IPV6_GRE
select IPV6_TUNNEL
select NET_IP_TUNNEL
depends on NET_IPGRE_DEMUX
- ---help---
+ help
Tunneling means encapsulating data of one protocol type within
another protocol and sending it over a channel that understands the
encapsulating protocol. This particular tunneling driver implements
@@ -238,13 +238,13 @@ config IPV6_FOU_TUNNEL
config IPV6_MULTIPLE_TABLES
bool "IPv6: Multiple Routing Tables"
select FIB_RULES
- ---help---
+ help
Support multiple routing tables.
config IPV6_SUBTREES
bool "IPv6: source address based routing"
depends on IPV6_MULTIPLE_TABLES
- ---help---
+ help
Enable routing by source address or prefix.
The destination address is still the primary routing key, so mixing
@@ -259,7 +259,7 @@ config IPV6_MROUTE
bool "IPv6: multicast routing"
depends on IPV6
select IP_MROUTE_COMMON
- ---help---
+ help
Support for IPv6 multicast forwarding.
If unsure, say N.
@@ -280,7 +280,7 @@ config IPV6_MROUTE_MULTIPLE_TABLES
config IPV6_PIMSM_V2
bool "IPv6: PIM-SM version 2 support"
depends on IPV6_MROUTE
- ---help---
+ help
Support for IPv6 PIM multicast routing protocol PIM-SMv2.
If unsure, say N.
@@ -290,7 +290,7 @@ config IPV6_SEG6_LWTUNNEL
select LWTUNNEL
select DST_CACHE
select IPV6_MULTIPLE_TABLES
- ---help---
+ help
Support for encapsulation of packets within an outer IPv6
header and a Segment Routing Header using the lightweight
tunnels mechanism. Also enable support for advanced local
@@ -304,7 +304,7 @@ config IPV6_SEG6_HMAC
select CRYPTO_HMAC
select CRYPTO_SHA1
select CRYPTO_SHA256
- ---help---
+ help
Support for HMAC signature generation and verification
of SR-enabled packets.
@@ -319,7 +319,7 @@ config IPV6_RPL_LWTUNNEL
bool "IPv6: RPL Source Routing Header support"
depends on IPV6
select LWTUNNEL
- ---help---
+ help
Support for RFC6554 RPL Source Routing Header using the lightweight
tunnels mechanism.
diff --git a/net/ipv6/netfilter/Kconfig b/net/ipv6/netfilter/Kconfig
index 0594131fa46d..262bb51a2d99 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/netfilter/Kconfig
+++ b/net/ipv6/netfilter/Kconfig
@@ -127,7 +127,7 @@ config IP6_NF_MATCH_HL
tristate '"hl" hoplimit match support'
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
select NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_HL
- ---help---
+ help
This is a backwards-compat option for the user's convenience
(e.g. when running oldconfig). It selects
CONFIG_NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_HL.
@@ -153,7 +153,7 @@ config IP6_NF_MATCH_RPFILTER
tristate '"rpfilter" reverse path filter match support'
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
depends on IP6_NF_MANGLE || IP6_NF_RAW
- ---help---
+ help
This option allows you to match packets whose replies would
go out via the interface the packet came in.
@@ -183,7 +183,7 @@ config IP6_NF_TARGET_HL
tristate '"HL" hoplimit target support'
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED && IP6_NF_MANGLE
select NETFILTER_XT_TARGET_HL
- ---help---
+ help
This is a backwards-compatible option for the user's convenience
(e.g. when running oldconfig). It selects
CONFIG_NETFILTER_XT_TARGET_HL.
diff --git a/net/kcm/Kconfig b/net/kcm/Kconfig
index bf7e970fad65..16f39f2565d9 100644
--- a/net/kcm/Kconfig
+++ b/net/kcm/Kconfig
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@ config AF_KCM
depends on INET
select BPF_SYSCALL
select STREAM_PARSER
- ---help---
+ help
KCM (Kernel Connection Multiplexor) sockets provide a method
for multiplexing messages of a message based application
protocol over kernel connectons (e.g. TCP connections).
diff --git a/net/l2tp/Kconfig b/net/l2tp/Kconfig
index 655e0646895b..b7856748e960 100644
--- a/net/l2tp/Kconfig
+++ b/net/l2tp/Kconfig
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ menuconfig L2TP
depends on (IPV6 || IPV6=n)
depends on INET
select NET_UDP_TUNNEL
- ---help---
+ help
Layer Two Tunneling Protocol
From RFC 2661 <http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2661.txt>.
diff --git a/net/l3mdev/Kconfig b/net/l3mdev/Kconfig
index de186dff8f63..2b2861e1fb7d 100644
--- a/net/l3mdev/Kconfig
+++ b/net/l3mdev/Kconfig
@@ -6,6 +6,6 @@
config NET_L3_MASTER_DEV
bool "L3 Master device support"
depends on INET || IPV6
- ---help---
+ help
This module provides glue between core networking code and device
drivers to support L3 master devices like VRF.
diff --git a/net/lapb/Kconfig b/net/lapb/Kconfig
index 5b50e8d64f26..da87b47f0dff 100644
--- a/net/lapb/Kconfig
+++ b/net/lapb/Kconfig
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
config LAPB
tristate "LAPB Data Link Driver"
- ---help---
+ help
Link Access Procedure, Balanced (LAPB) is the data link layer (i.e.
the lower) part of the X.25 protocol. It offers a reliable
connection service to exchange data frames with one other host, and
diff --git a/net/mac80211/Kconfig b/net/mac80211/Kconfig
index 0c93b1b7a826..cd9a9bd242ba 100644
--- a/net/mac80211/Kconfig
+++ b/net/mac80211/Kconfig
@@ -9,7 +9,7 @@ config MAC80211
select CRYPTO_GCM
select CRYPTO_CMAC
select CRC32
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables the hardware independent IEEE 802.11
networking stack.
@@ -25,14 +25,14 @@ config MAC80211_RC_MINSTREL
bool "Minstrel" if EXPERT
select MAC80211_HAS_RC
default y
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables the 'minstrel' TX rate control algorithm
choice
prompt "Default rate control algorithm"
depends on MAC80211_HAS_RC
default MAC80211_RC_DEFAULT_MINSTREL
- ---help---
+ help
This option selects the default rate control algorithm
mac80211 will use. Note that this default can still be
overridden through the ieee80211_default_rc_algo module
@@ -41,7 +41,7 @@ choice
config MAC80211_RC_DEFAULT_MINSTREL
bool "Minstrel"
depends on MAC80211_RC_MINSTREL
- ---help---
+ help
Select Minstrel as the default rate control algorithm.
@@ -60,7 +60,7 @@ comment "Some wireless drivers require a rate control algorithm"
config MAC80211_MESH
bool "Enable mac80211 mesh networking support"
depends on MAC80211
- ---help---
+ help
Select this option to enable 802.11 mesh operation in mac80211
drivers that support it. 802.11 mesh connects multiple stations
over (possibly multi-hop) wireless links to form a single logical
@@ -71,14 +71,14 @@ config MAC80211_LEDS
depends on MAC80211
depends on LEDS_CLASS
select LEDS_TRIGGERS
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables a few LED triggers for different
packet receive/transmit events.
config MAC80211_DEBUGFS
bool "Export mac80211 internals in DebugFS"
depends on MAC80211 && DEBUG_FS
- ---help---
+ help
Select this to see extensive information about
the internal state of mac80211 in debugfs.
@@ -87,7 +87,7 @@ config MAC80211_DEBUGFS
config MAC80211_MESSAGE_TRACING
bool "Trace all mac80211 debug messages"
depends on MAC80211
- ---help---
+ help
Select this option to have mac80211 register the
mac80211_msg trace subsystem with tracepoints to
collect all debugging messages, independent of
@@ -100,13 +100,13 @@ config MAC80211_MESSAGE_TRACING
menuconfig MAC80211_DEBUG_MENU
bool "Select mac80211 debugging features"
depends on MAC80211
- ---help---
+ help
This option collects various mac80211 debug settings.
config MAC80211_NOINLINE
bool "Do not inline TX/RX handlers"
depends on MAC80211_DEBUG_MENU
- ---help---
+ help
This option affects code generation in mac80211, when
selected some functions are marked "noinline" to allow
easier debugging of problems in the transmit and receive
@@ -122,7 +122,7 @@ config MAC80211_NOINLINE
config MAC80211_VERBOSE_DEBUG
bool "Verbose debugging output"
depends on MAC80211_DEBUG_MENU
- ---help---
+ help
Selecting this option causes mac80211 to print out
many debugging messages. It should not be selected
on production systems as some of the messages are
@@ -133,7 +133,7 @@ config MAC80211_VERBOSE_DEBUG
config MAC80211_MLME_DEBUG
bool "Verbose managed MLME output"
depends on MAC80211_DEBUG_MENU
- ---help---
+ help
Selecting this option causes mac80211 to print out
debugging messages for the managed-mode MLME. It
should not be selected on production systems as some
@@ -144,7 +144,7 @@ config MAC80211_MLME_DEBUG
config MAC80211_STA_DEBUG
bool "Verbose station debugging"
depends on MAC80211_DEBUG_MENU
- ---help---
+ help
Selecting this option causes mac80211 to print out
debugging messages for station addition/removal.
@@ -153,7 +153,7 @@ config MAC80211_STA_DEBUG
config MAC80211_HT_DEBUG
bool "Verbose HT debugging"
depends on MAC80211_DEBUG_MENU
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables 802.11n High Throughput features
debug tracing output.
@@ -165,7 +165,7 @@ config MAC80211_HT_DEBUG
config MAC80211_OCB_DEBUG
bool "Verbose OCB debugging"
depends on MAC80211_DEBUG_MENU
- ---help---
+ help
Selecting this option causes mac80211 to print out
very verbose OCB debugging messages. It should not
be selected on production systems as those messages
@@ -176,7 +176,7 @@ config MAC80211_OCB_DEBUG
config MAC80211_IBSS_DEBUG
bool "Verbose IBSS debugging"
depends on MAC80211_DEBUG_MENU
- ---help---
+ help
Selecting this option causes mac80211 to print out
very verbose IBSS debugging messages. It should not
be selected on production systems as those messages
@@ -187,7 +187,7 @@ config MAC80211_IBSS_DEBUG
config MAC80211_PS_DEBUG
bool "Verbose powersave mode debugging"
depends on MAC80211_DEBUG_MENU
- ---help---
+ help
Selecting this option causes mac80211 to print out very
verbose power save mode debugging messages (when mac80211
is an AP and has power saving stations.)
@@ -200,7 +200,7 @@ config MAC80211_MPL_DEBUG
bool "Verbose mesh peer link debugging"
depends on MAC80211_DEBUG_MENU
depends on MAC80211_MESH
- ---help---
+ help
Selecting this option causes mac80211 to print out very
verbose mesh peer link debugging messages (when mac80211
is taking part in a mesh network).
@@ -213,7 +213,7 @@ config MAC80211_MPATH_DEBUG
bool "Verbose mesh path debugging"
depends on MAC80211_DEBUG_MENU
depends on MAC80211_MESH
- ---help---
+ help
Selecting this option causes mac80211 to print out very
verbose mesh path selection debugging messages (when mac80211
is taking part in a mesh network).
@@ -226,7 +226,7 @@ config MAC80211_MHWMP_DEBUG
bool "Verbose mesh HWMP routing debugging"
depends on MAC80211_DEBUG_MENU
depends on MAC80211_MESH
- ---help---
+ help
Selecting this option causes mac80211 to print out very
verbose mesh routing (HWMP) debugging messages (when mac80211
is taking part in a mesh network).
@@ -239,7 +239,7 @@ config MAC80211_MESH_SYNC_DEBUG
bool "Verbose mesh synchronization debugging"
depends on MAC80211_DEBUG_MENU
depends on MAC80211_MESH
- ---help---
+ help
Selecting this option causes mac80211 to print out very verbose mesh
synchronization debugging messages (when mac80211 is taking part in a
mesh network).
@@ -250,7 +250,7 @@ config MAC80211_MESH_CSA_DEBUG
bool "Verbose mesh channel switch debugging"
depends on MAC80211_DEBUG_MENU
depends on MAC80211_MESH
- ---help---
+ help
Selecting this option causes mac80211 to print out very verbose mesh
channel switch debugging messages (when mac80211 is taking part in a
mesh network).
@@ -261,7 +261,7 @@ config MAC80211_MESH_PS_DEBUG
bool "Verbose mesh powersave debugging"
depends on MAC80211_DEBUG_MENU
depends on MAC80211_MESH
- ---help---
+ help
Selecting this option causes mac80211 to print out very verbose mesh
powersave debugging messages (when mac80211 is taking part in a
mesh network).
@@ -271,7 +271,7 @@ config MAC80211_MESH_PS_DEBUG
config MAC80211_TDLS_DEBUG
bool "Verbose TDLS debugging"
depends on MAC80211_DEBUG_MENU
- ---help---
+ help
Selecting this option causes mac80211 to print out very
verbose TDLS selection debugging messages (when mac80211
is a TDLS STA).
@@ -284,7 +284,7 @@ config MAC80211_DEBUG_COUNTERS
bool "Extra statistics for TX/RX debugging"
depends on MAC80211_DEBUG_MENU
depends on MAC80211_DEBUGFS
- ---help---
+ help
Selecting this option causes mac80211 to keep additional
and very verbose statistics about TX and RX handler use
as well as a few selected dot11 counters. These will be
@@ -298,7 +298,7 @@ config MAC80211_DEBUG_COUNTERS
config MAC80211_STA_HASH_MAX_SIZE
int "Station hash table maximum size" if MAC80211_DEBUG_MENU
default 0
- ---help---
+ help
Setting this option to a low value (e.g. 4) allows testing the
hash table with collisions relatively deterministically (just
connect more stations than the number selected here.)
diff --git a/net/mac802154/Kconfig b/net/mac802154/Kconfig
index 742624e4f7bb..901167b1e6f5 100644
--- a/net/mac802154/Kconfig
+++ b/net/mac802154/Kconfig
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ config MAC802154
select CRYPTO_CCM
select CRYPTO_CTR
select CRYPTO_AES
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables the hardware independent IEEE 802.15.4
networking stack for SoftMAC devices (the ones implementing
only PHY level of IEEE 802.15.4 standard).
diff --git a/net/mpls/Kconfig b/net/mpls/Kconfig
index d1ad69b7942a..d672ab72ab12 100644
--- a/net/mpls/Kconfig
+++ b/net/mpls/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
menuconfig MPLS
bool "MultiProtocol Label Switching"
default n
- ---help---
+ help
MultiProtocol Label Switching routes packets through logical
circuits. Originally conceived as a way of routing packets at
hardware speeds (before hardware was capable of routing ipv4 packets),
@@ -27,13 +27,13 @@ config MPLS_ROUTING
tristate "MPLS: routing support"
depends on NET_IP_TUNNEL || NET_IP_TUNNEL=n
depends on PROC_SYSCTL
- ---help---
+ help
Add support for forwarding of mpls packets.
config MPLS_IPTUNNEL
tristate "MPLS: IP over MPLS tunnel support"
depends on LWTUNNEL && MPLS_ROUTING
- ---help---
+ help
mpls ip tunnel support.
endif # MPLS
diff --git a/net/ncsi/Kconfig b/net/ncsi/Kconfig
index 2f1e5756c03a..93309081f5a4 100644
--- a/net/ncsi/Kconfig
+++ b/net/ncsi/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config NET_NCSI
bool "NCSI interface support"
depends on INET
- ---help---
+ help
This module provides NCSI (Network Controller Sideband Interface)
support. Enable this only if your system connects to a network
device via NCSI and the ethernet driver you're using supports
@@ -14,6 +14,6 @@ config NET_NCSI
config NCSI_OEM_CMD_GET_MAC
bool "Get NCSI OEM MAC Address"
depends on NET_NCSI
- ---help---
+ help
This allows to get MAC address from NCSI firmware and set them back to
controller.
diff --git a/net/netfilter/Kconfig b/net/netfilter/Kconfig
index 3a3915d2e1ea..0ffe2b8723c4 100644
--- a/net/netfilter/Kconfig
+++ b/net/netfilter/Kconfig
@@ -120,7 +120,7 @@ config NF_CONNTRACK_PROCFS
bool "Supply CT list in procfs (OBSOLETE)"
default y
depends on PROC_FS
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables for the list of known conntrack entries
to be shown in procfs under net/netfilter/nf_conntrack. This
is considered obsolete in favor of using the conntrack(8)
@@ -717,7 +717,7 @@ comment "Xtables combined modules"
config NETFILTER_XT_MARK
tristate 'nfmark target and match support'
default m if NETFILTER_ADVANCED=n
- ---help---
+ help
This option adds the "MARK" target and "mark" match.
Netfilter mark matching allows you to match packets based on the
@@ -733,7 +733,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_CONNMARK
depends on NF_CONNTRACK
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
select NF_CONNTRACK_MARK
- ---help---
+ help
This option adds the "CONNMARK" target and "connmark" match.
Netfilter allows you to store a mark value per connection (a.k.a.
@@ -760,7 +760,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_TARGET_AUDIT
tristate "AUDIT target support"
depends on AUDIT
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
- ---help---
+ help
This option adds a 'AUDIT' target, which can be used to create
audit records for packets dropped/accepted.
@@ -770,7 +770,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_TARGET_CHECKSUM
tristate "CHECKSUM target support"
depends on IP_NF_MANGLE || IP6_NF_MANGLE
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
- ---help---
+ help
This option adds a `CHECKSUM' target, which can be used in the iptables mangle
table to work around buggy DHCP clients in virtualized environments.
@@ -799,7 +799,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_TARGET_CONNMARK
depends on NF_CONNTRACK
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
select NETFILTER_XT_CONNMARK
- ---help---
+ help
This is a backwards-compat option for the user's convenience
(e.g. when running oldconfig). It selects
CONFIG_NETFILTER_XT_CONNMARK (combined connmark/CONNMARK module).
@@ -848,7 +848,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_TARGET_HL
tristate '"HL" hoplimit target support'
depends on IP_NF_MANGLE || IP6_NF_MANGLE
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
- ---help---
+ help
This option adds the "HL" (for IPv6) and "TTL" (for IPv4)
targets, which enable the user to change the
hoplimit/time-to-live value of the IP header.
@@ -863,7 +863,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_TARGET_HMARK
tristate '"HMARK" target support'
depends on IP6_NF_IPTABLES || IP6_NF_IPTABLES=n
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
- ---help---
+ help
This option adds the "HMARK" target.
The target allows you to create rules in the "raw" and "mangle" tables
@@ -925,7 +925,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_TARGET_MARK
tristate '"MARK" target support'
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
select NETFILTER_XT_MARK
- ---help---
+ help
This is a backwards-compat option for the user's convenience
(e.g. when running oldconfig). It selects
CONFIG_NETFILTER_XT_MARK (combined mark/MARK module).
@@ -933,7 +933,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_TARGET_MARK
config NETFILTER_XT_NAT
tristate '"SNAT and DNAT" targets support'
depends on NF_NAT
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables the SNAT and DNAT targets.
To compile it as a module, choose M here. If unsure, say N.
@@ -941,7 +941,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_NAT
config NETFILTER_XT_TARGET_NETMAP
tristate '"NETMAP" target support'
depends on NF_NAT
- ---help---
+ help
NETMAP is an implementation of static 1:1 NAT mapping of network
addresses. It maps the network address part, while keeping the host
address part intact.
@@ -991,7 +991,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_TARGET_REDIRECT
tristate "REDIRECT target support"
depends on NF_NAT
select NF_NAT_REDIRECT
- ---help---
+ help
REDIRECT is a special case of NAT: all incoming connections are
mapped onto the incoming interface's address, causing the packets to
come to the local machine instead of passing through. This is
@@ -1021,7 +1021,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_TARGET_TEE
depends on IP6_NF_IPTABLES || !IP6_NF_IPTABLES
select NF_DUP_IPV4
select NF_DUP_IPV6 if IP6_NF_IPTABLES
- ---help---
+ help
This option adds a "TEE" target with which a packet can be cloned and
this clone be rerouted to another nexthop.
@@ -1073,7 +1073,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_TARGET_TCPMSS
tristate '"TCPMSS" target support'
depends on IPV6 || IPV6=n
default m if NETFILTER_ADVANCED=n
- ---help---
+ help
This option adds a `TCPMSS' target, which allows you to alter the
MSS value of TCP SYN packets, to control the maximum size for that
connection (usually limiting it to your outgoing interface's MTU
@@ -1111,7 +1111,7 @@ comment "Xtables matches"
config NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_ADDRTYPE
tristate '"addrtype" address type match support'
default m if NETFILTER_ADVANCED=n
- ---help---
+ help
This option allows you to match what routing thinks of an address,
eg. UNICAST, LOCAL, BROADCAST, ...
@@ -1132,7 +1132,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_CGROUP
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
depends on CGROUPS
select CGROUP_NET_CLASSID
- ---help---
+ help
Socket/process control group matching allows you to match locally
generated packets based on which net_cls control group processes
belong to.
@@ -1141,7 +1141,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_CLUSTER
tristate '"cluster" match support'
depends on NF_CONNTRACK
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
- ---help---
+ help
This option allows you to build work-load-sharing clusters of
network servers/stateful firewalls without having a dedicated
load-balancing router/server/switch. Basically, this match returns
@@ -1179,7 +1179,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_CONNLABEL
select NF_CONNTRACK_LABELS
depends on NF_CONNTRACK
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
- ---help---
+ help
This match allows you to test and assign userspace-defined labels names
to a connection. The kernel only stores bit values - mapping
names to bits is done by userspace.
@@ -1192,7 +1192,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_CONNLIMIT
depends on NF_CONNTRACK
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
select NETFILTER_CONNCOUNT
- ---help---
+ help
This match allows you to match against the number of parallel
connections to a server per client IP address (or address block).
@@ -1201,7 +1201,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_CONNMARK
depends on NF_CONNTRACK
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
select NETFILTER_XT_CONNMARK
- ---help---
+ help
This is a backwards-compat option for the user's convenience
(e.g. when running oldconfig). It selects
CONFIG_NETFILTER_XT_CONNMARK (combined connmark/CONNMARK module).
@@ -1267,7 +1267,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_DSCP
config NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_ECN
tristate '"ecn" match support'
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
- ---help---
+ help
This option adds an "ECN" match, which allows you to match against
the IPv4 and TCP header ECN fields.
@@ -1310,7 +1310,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_HELPER
config NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_HL
tristate '"hl" hoplimit/TTL match support'
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
- ---help---
+ help
HL matching allows you to match packets based on the hoplimit
in the IPv6 header, or the time-to-live field in the IPv4
header of the packet.
@@ -1327,7 +1327,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_IPCOMP
config NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_IPRANGE
tristate '"iprange" address range match support'
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
- ---help---
+ help
This option adds a "iprange" match, which allows you to match based on
an IP address range. (Normal iptables only matches on single addresses
with an optional mask.)
@@ -1348,7 +1348,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_L2TP
tristate '"l2tp" match support'
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
default L2TP
- ---help---
+ help
This option adds an "L2TP" match, which allows you to match against
L2TP protocol header fields.
@@ -1386,7 +1386,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_MARK
tristate '"mark" match support'
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
select NETFILTER_XT_MARK
- ---help---
+ help
This is a backwards-compat option for the user's convenience
(e.g. when running oldconfig). It selects
CONFIG_NETFILTER_XT_MARK (combined mark/MARK module).
@@ -1428,7 +1428,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_OSF
config NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_OWNER
tristate '"owner" match support'
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
- ---help---
+ help
Socket owner matching allows you to match locally-generated packets
based on who created the socket: the user or group. It is also
possible to check whether a socket actually exists.
@@ -1503,7 +1503,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_REALM
config NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_RECENT
tristate '"recent" match support'
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
- ---help---
+ help
This match is used for creating one or many lists of recently
used addresses and then matching against that/those list(s).
@@ -1586,7 +1586,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_TCPMSS
config NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_TIME
tristate '"time" match support'
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
- ---help---
+ help
This option adds a "time" match, which allows you to match based on
the packet arrival time (at the machine which netfilter is running)
on) or departure time/date (for locally generated packets).
@@ -1600,7 +1600,7 @@ config NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_TIME
config NETFILTER_XT_MATCH_U32
tristate '"u32" match support'
depends on NETFILTER_ADVANCED
- ---help---
+ help
u32 allows you to extract quantities of up to 4 bytes from a packet,
AND them with specified masks, shift them by specified amounts and
test whether the results are in any of a set of specified ranges.
diff --git a/net/netfilter/ipvs/Kconfig b/net/netfilter/ipvs/Kconfig
index 5b672e05d758..2c1593089ede 100644
--- a/net/netfilter/ipvs/Kconfig
+++ b/net/netfilter/ipvs/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@ menuconfig IP_VS
tristate "IP virtual server support"
depends on NET && INET && NETFILTER
depends on (NF_CONNTRACK || NF_CONNTRACK=n)
- ---help---
+ help
IP Virtual Server support will let you build a high-performance
virtual server based on cluster of two or more real servers. This
option must be enabled for at least one of the clustered computers
@@ -31,14 +31,14 @@ config IP_VS_IPV6
depends on IPV6 = y || IP_VS = IPV6
select IP6_NF_IPTABLES
select NF_DEFRAG_IPV6
- ---help---
+ help
Add IPv6 support to IPVS.
Say Y if unsure.
config IP_VS_DEBUG
bool "IP virtual server debugging"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to get additional messages useful in
debugging the IP virtual server code. You can change the debug
level in /proc/sys/net/ipv4/vs/debug_level
@@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ config IP_VS_TAB_BITS
int "IPVS connection table size (the Nth power of 2)"
range 8 20
default 12
- ---help---
+ help
The IPVS connection hash table uses the chaining scheme to handle
hash collisions. Using a big IPVS connection hash table will greatly
reduce conflicts when there are hundreds of thousands of connections
@@ -78,13 +78,13 @@ comment "IPVS transport protocol load balancing support"
config IP_VS_PROTO_TCP
bool "TCP load balancing support"
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables support for load balancing TCP transport
protocol. Say Y if unsure.
config IP_VS_PROTO_UDP
bool "UDP load balancing support"
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables support for load balancing UDP transport
protocol. Say Y if unsure.
@@ -93,20 +93,20 @@ config IP_VS_PROTO_AH_ESP
config IP_VS_PROTO_ESP
bool "ESP load balancing support"
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables support for load balancing ESP (Encapsulation
Security Payload) transport protocol. Say Y if unsure.
config IP_VS_PROTO_AH
bool "AH load balancing support"
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables support for load balancing AH (Authentication
Header) transport protocol. Say Y if unsure.
config IP_VS_PROTO_SCTP
bool "SCTP load balancing support"
select LIBCRC32C
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables support for load balancing SCTP transport
protocol. Say Y if unsure.
@@ -114,7 +114,7 @@ comment "IPVS scheduler"
config IP_VS_RR
tristate "round-robin scheduling"
- ---help---
+ help
The robin-robin scheduling algorithm simply directs network
connections to different real servers in a round-robin manner.
@@ -123,7 +123,7 @@ config IP_VS_RR
config IP_VS_WRR
tristate "weighted round-robin scheduling"
- ---help---
+ help
The weighted robin-robin scheduling algorithm directs network
connections to different real servers based on server weights
in a round-robin manner. Servers with higher weights receive
@@ -136,7 +136,7 @@ config IP_VS_WRR
config IP_VS_LC
tristate "least-connection scheduling"
- ---help---
+ help
The least-connection scheduling algorithm directs network
connections to the server with the least number of active
connections.
@@ -146,7 +146,7 @@ config IP_VS_LC
config IP_VS_WLC
tristate "weighted least-connection scheduling"
- ---help---
+ help
The weighted least-connection scheduling algorithm directs network
connections to the server with the least active connections
normalized by the server weight.
@@ -156,7 +156,7 @@ config IP_VS_WLC
config IP_VS_FO
tristate "weighted failover scheduling"
- ---help---
+ help
The weighted failover scheduling algorithm directs network
connections to the server with the highest weight that is
currently available.
@@ -166,7 +166,7 @@ config IP_VS_FO
config IP_VS_OVF
tristate "weighted overflow scheduling"
- ---help---
+ help
The weighted overflow scheduling algorithm directs network
connections to the server with the highest weight that is
currently available and overflows to the next when active
@@ -177,7 +177,7 @@ config IP_VS_OVF
config IP_VS_LBLC
tristate "locality-based least-connection scheduling"
- ---help---
+ help
The locality-based least-connection scheduling algorithm is for
destination IP load balancing. It is usually used in cache cluster.
This algorithm usually directs packet destined for an IP address to
@@ -191,7 +191,7 @@ config IP_VS_LBLC
config IP_VS_LBLCR
tristate "locality-based least-connection with replication scheduling"
- ---help---
+ help
The locality-based least-connection with replication scheduling
algorithm is also for destination IP load balancing. It is
usually used in cache cluster. It differs from the LBLC scheduling
@@ -209,7 +209,7 @@ config IP_VS_LBLCR
config IP_VS_DH
tristate "destination hashing scheduling"
- ---help---
+ help
The destination hashing scheduling algorithm assigns network
connections to the servers through looking up a statically assigned
hash table by their destination IP addresses.
@@ -219,7 +219,7 @@ config IP_VS_DH
config IP_VS_SH
tristate "source hashing scheduling"
- ---help---
+ help
The source hashing scheduling algorithm assigns network
connections to the servers through looking up a statically assigned
hash table by their source IP addresses.
@@ -229,7 +229,7 @@ config IP_VS_SH
config IP_VS_MH
tristate "maglev hashing scheduling"
- ---help---
+ help
The maglev consistent hashing scheduling algorithm provides the
Google's Maglev hashing algorithm as a IPVS scheduler. It assigns
network connections to the servers through looking up a statically
@@ -248,7 +248,7 @@ config IP_VS_MH
config IP_VS_SED
tristate "shortest expected delay scheduling"
- ---help---
+ help
The shortest expected delay scheduling algorithm assigns network
connections to the server with the shortest expected delay. The
expected delay that the job will experience is (Ci + 1) / Ui if
@@ -261,7 +261,7 @@ config IP_VS_SED
config IP_VS_NQ
tristate "never queue scheduling"
- ---help---
+ help
The never queue scheduling algorithm adopts a two-speed model.
When there is an idle server available, the job will be sent to
the idle server, instead of waiting for a fast one. When there
@@ -278,7 +278,7 @@ config IP_VS_SH_TAB_BITS
int "IPVS source hashing table size (the Nth power of 2)"
range 4 20
default 8
- ---help---
+ help
The source hashing scheduler maps source IPs to destinations
stored in a hash table. This table is tiled by each destination
until all slots in the table are filled. When using weights to
@@ -293,7 +293,7 @@ config IP_VS_MH_TAB_INDEX
int "IPVS maglev hashing table index of size (the prime numbers)"
range 8 17
default 12
- ---help---
+ help
The maglev hashing scheduler maps source IPs to destinations
stored in a hash table. This table is assigned by a preference
list of the positions to each destination until all slots in
@@ -312,7 +312,7 @@ config IP_VS_FTP
depends on IP_VS_PROTO_TCP && NF_CONNTRACK && NF_NAT && \
NF_CONNTRACK_FTP
select IP_VS_NFCT
- ---help---
+ help
FTP is a protocol that transfers IP address and/or port number in
the payload. In the virtual server via Network Address Translation,
the IP address and port number of real servers cannot be sent to
@@ -326,7 +326,7 @@ config IP_VS_FTP
config IP_VS_NFCT
bool "Netfilter connection tracking"
depends on NF_CONNTRACK
- ---help---
+ help
The Netfilter connection tracking support allows the IPVS
connection state to be exported to the Netfilter framework
for filtering purposes.
@@ -335,7 +335,7 @@ config IP_VS_PE_SIP
tristate "SIP persistence engine"
depends on IP_VS_PROTO_UDP
depends on NF_CONNTRACK_SIP
- ---help---
+ help
Allow persistence based on the SIP Call-ID
endif # IP_VS
diff --git a/net/netlabel/Kconfig b/net/netlabel/Kconfig
index 07b03c306f28..4383ac29693e 100644
--- a/net/netlabel/Kconfig
+++ b/net/netlabel/Kconfig
@@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ config NETLABEL
depends on SECURITY
select CRC_CCITT if IPV6
default n
- ---help---
+ help
NetLabel provides support for explicit network packet labeling
protocols such as CIPSO and RIPSO. For more information see
Documentation/netlabel as well as the NetLabel SourceForge project
diff --git a/net/netlink/Kconfig b/net/netlink/Kconfig
index 20f967974da0..1039d4f2ce11 100644
--- a/net/netlink/Kconfig
+++ b/net/netlink/Kconfig
@@ -6,6 +6,6 @@
config NETLINK_DIAG
tristate "NETLINK: socket monitoring interface"
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Support for NETLINK socket monitoring interface used by the ss tool.
If unsure, say Y.
diff --git a/net/nfc/hci/Kconfig b/net/nfc/hci/Kconfig
index 4822d6f46947..9500b8a27475 100644
--- a/net/nfc/hci/Kconfig
+++ b/net/nfc/hci/Kconfig
@@ -13,6 +13,6 @@ config NFC_SHDLC
select CRC_CCITT
bool "SHDLC link layer for HCI based NFC drivers"
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Say yes if you use an NFC HCI driver that requires SHDLC link layer.
If unsure, say N here.
diff --git a/net/nsh/Kconfig b/net/nsh/Kconfig
index 19af948ab6f0..84f2a2823417 100644
--- a/net/nsh/Kconfig
+++ b/net/nsh/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
menuconfig NET_NSH
tristate "Network Service Header (NSH) protocol"
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Network Service Header is an implementation of Service Function
Chaining (RFC 7665). The current implementation in Linux supports
only MD type 1 and only with the openvswitch module.
diff --git a/net/openvswitch/Kconfig b/net/openvswitch/Kconfig
index 22d7d5604b4c..15bd287f5cbd 100644
--- a/net/openvswitch/Kconfig
+++ b/net/openvswitch/Kconfig
@@ -15,7 +15,7 @@ config OPENVSWITCH
select NET_MPLS_GSO
select DST_CACHE
select NET_NSH
- ---help---
+ help
Open vSwitch is a multilayer Ethernet switch targeted at virtualized
environments. In addition to supporting a variety of features
expected in a traditional hardware switch, it enables fine-grained
@@ -43,7 +43,7 @@ config OPENVSWITCH_GRE
depends on OPENVSWITCH
depends on NET_IPGRE
default OPENVSWITCH
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, then the Open vSwitch will be able create GRE
vport.
@@ -56,7 +56,7 @@ config OPENVSWITCH_VXLAN
depends on OPENVSWITCH
depends on VXLAN
default OPENVSWITCH
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, then the Open vSwitch will be able create vxlan vport.
Say N to exclude this support and reduce the binary size.
@@ -68,7 +68,7 @@ config OPENVSWITCH_GENEVE
depends on OPENVSWITCH
depends on GENEVE
default OPENVSWITCH
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, then the Open vSwitch will be able create geneve vport.
Say N to exclude this support and reduce the binary size.
diff --git a/net/packet/Kconfig b/net/packet/Kconfig
index b4abad135294..2997382d597c 100644
--- a/net/packet/Kconfig
+++ b/net/packet/Kconfig
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
config PACKET
tristate "Packet socket"
- ---help---
+ help
The Packet protocol is used by applications which communicate
directly with network devices without an intermediate network
protocol implemented in the kernel, e.g. tcpdump. If you want them
@@ -20,6 +20,6 @@ config PACKET_DIAG
tristate "Packet: sockets monitoring interface"
depends on PACKET
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Support for PF_PACKET sockets monitoring interface used by the ss tool.
If unsure, say Y.
diff --git a/net/qrtr/Kconfig b/net/qrtr/Kconfig
index f362ca316015..b4020b84760f 100644
--- a/net/qrtr/Kconfig
+++ b/net/qrtr/Kconfig
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@
config QRTR
tristate "Qualcomm IPC Router support"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y if you intend to use Qualcomm IPC router protocol. The
protocol is used to communicate with services provided by other
hardware blocks in the system.
@@ -17,13 +17,13 @@ if QRTR
config QRTR_SMD
tristate "SMD IPC Router channels"
depends on RPMSG || (COMPILE_TEST && RPMSG=n)
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to support SMD based ipcrouter channels. SMD is the
most common transport for IPC Router.
config QRTR_TUN
tristate "TUN device for Qualcomm IPC Router"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to expose a character device that allows user space to
implement endpoints of QRTR, for purpose of tunneling data to other
hosts or testing purposes.
diff --git a/net/rds/Kconfig b/net/rds/Kconfig
index c64e154bc18f..75cd696963b2 100644
--- a/net/rds/Kconfig
+++ b/net/rds/Kconfig
@@ -3,14 +3,14 @@
config RDS
tristate "The Reliable Datagram Sockets Protocol"
depends on INET
- ---help---
+ help
The RDS (Reliable Datagram Sockets) protocol provides reliable,
sequenced delivery of datagrams over Infiniband or TCP.
config RDS_RDMA
tristate "RDS over Infiniband"
depends on RDS && INFINIBAND && INFINIBAND_ADDR_TRANS
- ---help---
+ help
Allow RDS to use Infiniband as a transport.
This transport supports RDMA operations.
@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@ config RDS_TCP
tristate "RDS over TCP"
depends on RDS
depends on IPV6 || !IPV6
- ---help---
+ help
Allow RDS to use TCP as a transport.
This transport does not support RDMA operations.
diff --git a/net/sched/Kconfig b/net/sched/Kconfig
index 2f20073f4f84..84badf00647e 100644
--- a/net/sched/Kconfig
+++ b/net/sched/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
menuconfig NET_SCHED
bool "QoS and/or fair queueing"
select NET_SCH_FIFO
- ---help---
+ help
When the kernel has several packets to send out over a network
device, it has to decide which ones to send first, which ones to
delay, and which ones to drop. This is the job of the queueing
@@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ comment "Queueing/Scheduling"
config NET_SCH_CBQ
tristate "Class Based Queueing (CBQ)"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use the Class-Based Queueing (CBQ) packet
scheduling algorithm. This algorithm classifies the waiting packets
into a tree-like hierarchy of classes; the leaves of this tree are
@@ -64,7 +64,7 @@ config NET_SCH_CBQ
config NET_SCH_HTB
tristate "Hierarchical Token Bucket (HTB)"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use the Hierarchical Token Buckets (HTB)
packet scheduling algorithm. See
<http://luxik.cdi.cz/~devik/qos/htb/> for complete manual and
@@ -78,7 +78,7 @@ config NET_SCH_HTB
config NET_SCH_HFSC
tristate "Hierarchical Fair Service Curve (HFSC)"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use the Hierarchical Fair Service Curve
(HFSC) packet scheduling algorithm.
@@ -88,7 +88,7 @@ config NET_SCH_HFSC
config NET_SCH_ATM
tristate "ATM Virtual Circuits (ATM)"
depends on ATM
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use the ATM pseudo-scheduler. This
provides a framework for invoking classifiers, which in turn
select classes of this queuing discipline. Each class maps
@@ -101,7 +101,7 @@ config NET_SCH_ATM
config NET_SCH_PRIO
tristate "Multi Band Priority Queueing (PRIO)"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use an n-band priority queue packet
scheduler.
@@ -110,7 +110,7 @@ config NET_SCH_PRIO
config NET_SCH_MULTIQ
tristate "Hardware Multiqueue-aware Multi Band Queuing (MULTIQ)"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use an n-band queue packet scheduler
to support devices that have multiple hardware transmit queues.
@@ -119,7 +119,7 @@ config NET_SCH_MULTIQ
config NET_SCH_RED
tristate "Random Early Detection (RED)"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use the Random Early Detection (RED)
packet scheduling algorithm.
@@ -130,7 +130,7 @@ config NET_SCH_RED
config NET_SCH_SFB
tristate "Stochastic Fair Blue (SFB)"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use the Stochastic Fair Blue (SFB)
packet scheduling algorithm.
@@ -141,7 +141,7 @@ config NET_SCH_SFB
config NET_SCH_SFQ
tristate "Stochastic Fairness Queueing (SFQ)"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use the Stochastic Fairness Queueing (SFQ)
packet scheduling algorithm.
@@ -152,7 +152,7 @@ config NET_SCH_SFQ
config NET_SCH_TEQL
tristate "True Link Equalizer (TEQL)"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use the True Link Equalizer (TLE) packet
scheduling algorithm. This queueing discipline allows the combination
of several physical devices into one virtual device.
@@ -164,7 +164,7 @@ config NET_SCH_TEQL
config NET_SCH_TBF
tristate "Token Bucket Filter (TBF)"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use the Token Bucket Filter (TBF) packet
scheduling algorithm.
@@ -175,7 +175,7 @@ config NET_SCH_TBF
config NET_SCH_CBS
tristate "Credit Based Shaper (CBS)"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use the Credit Based Shaper (CBS) packet
scheduling algorithm.
@@ -208,7 +208,7 @@ config NET_SCH_TAPRIO
config NET_SCH_GRED
tristate "Generic Random Early Detection (GRED)"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use the Generic Random Early Detection
(GRED) packet scheduling algorithm for some of your network devices
(see the top of <file:net/sched/sch_red.c> for details and
@@ -219,7 +219,7 @@ config NET_SCH_GRED
config NET_SCH_DSMARK
tristate "Differentiated Services marker (DSMARK)"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y if you want to schedule packets according to the
Differentiated Services architecture proposed in RFC 2475.
Technical information on this method, with pointers to associated
@@ -230,7 +230,7 @@ config NET_SCH_DSMARK
config NET_SCH_NETEM
tristate "Network emulator (NETEM)"
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y if you want to emulate network delay, loss, and packet
re-ordering. This is often useful to simulate networks when
testing applications or protocols.
@@ -384,7 +384,7 @@ config NET_SCH_INGRESS
depends on NET_CLS_ACT
select NET_INGRESS
select NET_EGRESS
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use classifiers for incoming and/or outgoing
packets. This qdisc doesn't do anything else besides running classifiers,
which can also have actions attached to them. In case of outgoing packets,
@@ -398,7 +398,7 @@ config NET_SCH_INGRESS
config NET_SCH_PLUG
tristate "Plug network traffic until release (PLUG)"
- ---help---
+ help
This queuing discipline allows userspace to plug/unplug a network
output queue, using the netlink interface. When it receives an
@@ -441,7 +441,7 @@ config NET_SCH_ETS
menuconfig NET_SCH_DEFAULT
bool "Allow override default queue discipline"
- ---help---
+ help
Support for selection of default queuing discipline.
Nearly all users can safely say no here, and the default
@@ -492,7 +492,7 @@ config NET_CLS
config NET_CLS_BASIC
tristate "Elementary classification (BASIC)"
select NET_CLS
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to be able to classify packets using
only extended matches and actions.
@@ -502,7 +502,7 @@ config NET_CLS_BASIC
config NET_CLS_TCINDEX
tristate "Traffic-Control Index (TCINDEX)"
select NET_CLS
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to be able to classify packets based on
traffic control indices. You will want this feature if you want
to implement Differentiated Services together with DSMARK.
@@ -515,7 +515,7 @@ config NET_CLS_ROUTE4
depends on INET
select IP_ROUTE_CLASSID
select NET_CLS
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, you will be able to classify packets
according to the route table entry they matched.
@@ -525,7 +525,7 @@ config NET_CLS_ROUTE4
config NET_CLS_FW
tristate "Netfilter mark (FW)"
select NET_CLS
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, you will be able to classify packets
according to netfilter/firewall marks.
@@ -535,7 +535,7 @@ config NET_CLS_FW
config NET_CLS_U32
tristate "Universal 32bit comparisons w/ hashing (U32)"
select NET_CLS
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to be able to classify packets using a universal
32bit pieces based comparison scheme.
@@ -545,20 +545,20 @@ config NET_CLS_U32
config CLS_U32_PERF
bool "Performance counters support"
depends on NET_CLS_U32
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to make u32 gather additional statistics useful for
fine tuning u32 classifiers.
config CLS_U32_MARK
bool "Netfilter marks support"
depends on NET_CLS_U32
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to be able to use netfilter marks as u32 key.
config NET_CLS_RSVP
tristate "IPv4 Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP)"
select NET_CLS
- ---help---
+ help
The Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP) permits end systems to
request a minimum and maximum data flow rate for a connection; this
is important for real time data such as streaming sound or video.
@@ -572,7 +572,7 @@ config NET_CLS_RSVP
config NET_CLS_RSVP6
tristate "IPv6 Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP6)"
select NET_CLS
- ---help---
+ help
The Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP) permits end systems to
request a minimum and maximum data flow rate for a connection; this
is important for real time data such as streaming sound or video.
@@ -586,7 +586,7 @@ config NET_CLS_RSVP6
config NET_CLS_FLOW
tristate "Flow classifier"
select NET_CLS
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, you will be able to classify packets based on
a configurable combination of packet keys. This is mostly useful
in combination with SFQ.
@@ -599,7 +599,7 @@ config NET_CLS_CGROUP
select NET_CLS
select CGROUP_NET_CLASSID
depends on CGROUPS
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to classify packets based on the control
cgroup of their process.
@@ -609,7 +609,7 @@ config NET_CLS_CGROUP
config NET_CLS_BPF
tristate "BPF-based classifier"
select NET_CLS
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, you will be able to classify packets based on
programmable BPF (JIT'ed) filters as an alternative to ematches.
@@ -619,7 +619,7 @@ config NET_CLS_BPF
config NET_CLS_FLOWER
tristate "Flower classifier"
select NET_CLS
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, you will be able to classify packets based on
a configurable combination of packet keys and masks.
@@ -629,7 +629,7 @@ config NET_CLS_FLOWER
config NET_CLS_MATCHALL
tristate "Match-all classifier"
select NET_CLS
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, you will be able to classify packets based on
nothing. Every packet will match.
@@ -639,7 +639,7 @@ config NET_CLS_MATCHALL
config NET_EMATCH
bool "Extended Matches"
select NET_CLS
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use extended matches on top of classifiers
and select the extended matches below.
@@ -653,7 +653,7 @@ config NET_EMATCH_STACK
int "Stack size"
depends on NET_EMATCH
default "32"
- ---help---
+ help
Size of the local stack variable used while evaluating the tree of
ematches. Limits the depth of the tree, i.e. the number of
encapsulated precedences. Every level requires 4 bytes of additional
@@ -662,7 +662,7 @@ config NET_EMATCH_STACK
config NET_EMATCH_CMP
tristate "Simple packet data comparison"
depends on NET_EMATCH
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to be able to classify packets based on
simple packet data comparisons for 8, 16, and 32bit values.
@@ -672,7 +672,7 @@ config NET_EMATCH_CMP
config NET_EMATCH_NBYTE
tristate "Multi byte comparison"
depends on NET_EMATCH
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to be able to classify packets based on
multiple byte comparisons mainly useful for IPv6 address comparisons.
@@ -682,7 +682,7 @@ config NET_EMATCH_NBYTE
config NET_EMATCH_U32
tristate "U32 key"
depends on NET_EMATCH
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to be able to classify packets using
the famous u32 key in combination with logic relations.
@@ -692,7 +692,7 @@ config NET_EMATCH_U32
config NET_EMATCH_META
tristate "Metadata"
depends on NET_EMATCH
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to be able to classify packets based on
metadata such as load average, netfilter attributes, socket
attributes and routing decisions.
@@ -707,7 +707,7 @@ config NET_EMATCH_TEXT
select TEXTSEARCH_KMP
select TEXTSEARCH_BM
select TEXTSEARCH_FSM
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to be able to classify packets based on
textsearch comparisons.
@@ -717,7 +717,7 @@ config NET_EMATCH_TEXT
config NET_EMATCH_CANID
tristate "CAN Identifier"
depends on NET_EMATCH && (CAN=y || CAN=m)
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to be able to classify CAN frames based
on CAN Identifier.
@@ -727,7 +727,7 @@ config NET_EMATCH_CANID
config NET_EMATCH_IPSET
tristate "IPset"
depends on NET_EMATCH && IP_SET
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to be able to classify packets based on
ipset membership.
@@ -737,7 +737,7 @@ config NET_EMATCH_IPSET
config NET_EMATCH_IPT
tristate "IPtables Matches"
depends on NET_EMATCH && NETFILTER && NETFILTER_XTABLES
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to be able to classify packets based on iptables
matches.
Current supported match is "policy" which allows packet classification
@@ -749,7 +749,7 @@ config NET_EMATCH_IPT
config NET_CLS_ACT
bool "Actions"
select NET_CLS
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to use traffic control actions. Actions
get attached to classifiers and are invoked after a successful
classification. They are used to overwrite the classification
@@ -761,7 +761,7 @@ config NET_CLS_ACT
config NET_ACT_POLICE
tristate "Traffic Policing"
depends on NET_CLS_ACT
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to do traffic policing, i.e. strict
bandwidth limiting. This action replaces the existing policing
module.
@@ -772,7 +772,7 @@ config NET_ACT_POLICE
config NET_ACT_GACT
tristate "Generic actions"
depends on NET_CLS_ACT
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to take generic actions such as dropping and
accepting packets.
@@ -782,13 +782,13 @@ config NET_ACT_GACT
config GACT_PROB
bool "Probability support"
depends on NET_ACT_GACT
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to use the generic action randomly or deterministically.
config NET_ACT_MIRRED
tristate "Redirecting and Mirroring"
depends on NET_CLS_ACT
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to allow packets to be mirrored or redirected to
other devices.
@@ -799,7 +799,7 @@ config NET_ACT_SAMPLE
tristate "Traffic Sampling"
depends on NET_CLS_ACT
select PSAMPLE
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to allow packet sampling tc action. The packet sample
action consists of statistically choosing packets and sampling
them using the psample module.
@@ -810,7 +810,7 @@ config NET_ACT_SAMPLE
config NET_ACT_IPT
tristate "IPtables targets"
depends on NET_CLS_ACT && NETFILTER && IP_NF_IPTABLES
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to be able to invoke iptables targets after successful
classification.
@@ -820,7 +820,7 @@ config NET_ACT_IPT
config NET_ACT_NAT
tristate "Stateless NAT"
depends on NET_CLS_ACT
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to do stateless NAT on IPv4 packets. You should use
netfilter for NAT unless you know what you are doing.
@@ -830,7 +830,7 @@ config NET_ACT_NAT
config NET_ACT_PEDIT
tristate "Packet Editing"
depends on NET_CLS_ACT
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here if you want to mangle the content of packets.
To compile this code as a module, choose M here: the
@@ -839,7 +839,7 @@ config NET_ACT_PEDIT
config NET_ACT_SIMP
tristate "Simple Example (Debug)"
depends on NET_CLS_ACT
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to add a simple action for demonstration purposes.
It is meant as an example and for debugging purposes. It will
print a configured policy string followed by the packet count
@@ -853,7 +853,7 @@ config NET_ACT_SIMP
config NET_ACT_SKBEDIT
tristate "SKB Editing"
depends on NET_CLS_ACT
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to change skb priority or queue_mapping settings.
If unsure, say N.
@@ -865,7 +865,7 @@ config NET_ACT_CSUM
tristate "Checksum Updating"
depends on NET_CLS_ACT && INET
select LIBCRC32C
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to update some common checksum after some direct
packet alterations.
@@ -886,7 +886,7 @@ config NET_ACT_MPLS
config NET_ACT_VLAN
tristate "Vlan manipulation"
depends on NET_CLS_ACT
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to push or pop vlan headers.
If unsure, say N.
@@ -897,7 +897,7 @@ config NET_ACT_VLAN
config NET_ACT_BPF
tristate "BPF based action"
depends on NET_CLS_ACT
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to execute BPF code on packets. The BPF code will decide
if the packet should be dropped or not.
@@ -910,7 +910,7 @@ config NET_ACT_CONNMARK
tristate "Netfilter Connection Mark Retriever"
depends on NET_CLS_ACT && NETFILTER && IP_NF_IPTABLES
depends on NF_CONNTRACK && NF_CONNTRACK_MARK
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to allow retrieving of conn mark
If unsure, say N.
@@ -938,7 +938,7 @@ config NET_ACT_CTINFO
config NET_ACT_SKBMOD
tristate "skb data modification action"
depends on NET_CLS_ACT
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to allow modification of skb data
If unsure, say N.
@@ -950,7 +950,7 @@ config NET_ACT_IFE
tristate "Inter-FE action based on IETF ForCES InterFE LFB"
depends on NET_CLS_ACT
select NET_IFE
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to allow for sourcing and terminating metadata
For details refer to netdev01 paper:
"Distributing Linux Traffic Control Classifier-Action Subsystem"
@@ -962,7 +962,7 @@ config NET_ACT_IFE
config NET_ACT_TUNNEL_KEY
tristate "IP tunnel metadata manipulation"
depends on NET_CLS_ACT
- ---help---
+ help
Say Y here to set/release ip tunnel metadata.
If unsure, say N.
diff --git a/net/sctp/Kconfig b/net/sctp/Kconfig
index 68934438ee19..39d7fa9569f8 100644
--- a/net/sctp/Kconfig
+++ b/net/sctp/Kconfig
@@ -11,7 +11,7 @@ menuconfig IP_SCTP
select CRYPTO_HMAC
select CRYPTO_SHA1
select LIBCRC32C
- ---help---
+ help
Stream Control Transmission Protocol
From RFC 2960 <http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2960.txt>.
diff --git a/net/smc/Kconfig b/net/smc/Kconfig
index f54a70b8da82..1ab3c5a2c5ad 100644
--- a/net/smc/Kconfig
+++ b/net/smc/Kconfig
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
config SMC
tristate "SMC socket protocol family"
depends on INET && INFINIBAND
- ---help---
+ help
SMC-R provides a "sockets over RDMA" solution making use of
RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) technology to upgrade
AF_INET TCP connections transparently.
@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@ config SMC
config SMC_DIAG
tristate "SMC: socket monitoring interface"
depends on SMC
- ---help---
+ help
Support for SMC socket monitoring interface used by tools such as
smcss.
diff --git a/net/switchdev/Kconfig b/net/switchdev/Kconfig
index 50f21a657007..18a2d980e11d 100644
--- a/net/switchdev/Kconfig
+++ b/net/switchdev/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
config NET_SWITCHDEV
bool "Switch (and switch-ish) device support"
depends on INET
- ---help---
+ help
This module provides glue between core networking code and device
drivers in order to support hardware switch chips in very generic
meaning of the word "switch". This include devices supporting L2/L3 but
diff --git a/net/tipc/Kconfig b/net/tipc/Kconfig
index 716b61a701a8..9dd780215eef 100644
--- a/net/tipc/Kconfig
+++ b/net/tipc/Kconfig
@@ -6,7 +6,7 @@
menuconfig TIPC
tristate "The TIPC Protocol"
depends on INET
- ---help---
+ help
The Transparent Inter Process Communication (TIPC) protocol is
specially designed for intra cluster communication. This protocol
originates from Ericsson where it has been used in carrier grade
@@ -55,6 +55,6 @@ config TIPC_DIAG
tristate "TIPC: socket monitoring interface"
depends on TIPC
default y
- ---help---
+ help
Support for TIPC socket monitoring interface used by ss tool.
If unsure, say Y.
diff --git a/net/tls/Kconfig b/net/tls/Kconfig
index 61ec78521a60..fa0724fd84b4 100644
--- a/net/tls/Kconfig
+++ b/net/tls/Kconfig
@@ -11,7 +11,7 @@ config TLS
select STREAM_PARSER
select NET_SOCK_MSG
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Enable kernel support for TLS protocol. This allows symmetric
encryption handling of the TLS protocol to be done in-kernel.
diff --git a/net/unix/Kconfig b/net/unix/Kconfig
index a23a5cca9753..b6c4282899ec 100644
--- a/net/unix/Kconfig
+++ b/net/unix/Kconfig
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
config UNIX
tristate "Unix domain sockets"
- ---help---
+ help
If you say Y here, you will include support for Unix domain sockets;
sockets are the standard Unix mechanism for establishing and
accessing network connections. Many commonly used programs such as
@@ -29,6 +29,6 @@ config UNIX_DIAG
tristate "UNIX: socket monitoring interface"
depends on UNIX
default n
- ---help---
+ help
Support for UNIX socket monitoring interface used by the ss tool.
If unsure, say Y.
diff --git a/net/wireless/Kconfig b/net/wireless/Kconfig
index 813e93644ae7..e9a712fb2392 100644
--- a/net/wireless/Kconfig
+++ b/net/wireless/Kconfig
@@ -25,7 +25,7 @@ config CFG80211
# using a different algorithm, though right now they shouldn't
# (this is here rather than below to allow it to be a module)
select CRYPTO_SHA256 if CFG80211_USE_KERNEL_REGDB_KEYS
- ---help---
+ help
cfg80211 is the Linux wireless LAN (802.11) configuration API.
Enable this if you have a wireless device.
@@ -71,7 +71,7 @@ config CFG80211_CERTIFICATION_ONUS
bool "cfg80211 certification onus"
depends on EXPERT
default n
- ---help---
+ help
You should disable this option unless you are both capable
and willing to ensure your system will remain regulatory
compliant with the features available under this option.
@@ -124,7 +124,7 @@ config CFG80211_EXTRA_REGDB_KEYDIR
config CFG80211_REG_CELLULAR_HINTS
bool "cfg80211 regulatory support for cellular base station hints"
depends on CFG80211_CERTIFICATION_ONUS
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables support for parsing regulatory hints
from cellular base stations. If enabled and at least one driver
claims support for parsing cellular base station hints the
@@ -137,7 +137,7 @@ config CFG80211_REG_CELLULAR_HINTS
config CFG80211_REG_RELAX_NO_IR
bool "cfg80211 support for NO_IR relaxation"
depends on CFG80211_CERTIFICATION_ONUS
- ---help---
+ help
This option enables support for relaxation of the NO_IR flag for
situations that certain regulatory bodies have provided clarifications
on how relaxation can occur. This feature has an inherent dependency on
@@ -171,7 +171,7 @@ config CFG80211_DEFAULT_PS
config CFG80211_DEBUGFS
bool "cfg80211 DebugFS entries"
depends on DEBUG_FS
- ---help---
+ help
You can enable this if you want debugfs entries for cfg80211.
If unsure, say N.
@@ -228,7 +228,7 @@ config LIB80211_DEBUG
bool "lib80211 debugging messages"
depends on LIB80211
default n
- ---help---
+ help
You can enable this if you want verbose debugging messages
from lib80211.
diff --git a/net/x25/Kconfig b/net/x25/Kconfig
index 9f0d58b0b90b..e3ed23245a82 100644
--- a/net/x25/Kconfig
+++ b/net/x25/Kconfig
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
config X25
tristate "CCITT X.25 Packet Layer"
- ---help---
+ help
X.25 is a set of standardized network protocols, similar in scope to
frame relay; the one physical line from your box to the X.25 network
entry point can carry several logical point-to-point connections
diff --git a/net/xfrm/Kconfig b/net/xfrm/Kconfig
index b7fd9c838416..b5d4a1ef04b9 100644
--- a/net/xfrm/Kconfig
+++ b/net/xfrm/Kconfig
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@ if INET
config XFRM_USER
tristate "Transformation user configuration interface"
select XFRM_ALGO
- ---help---
+ help
Support for Transformation(XFRM) user configuration interface
like IPsec used by native Linux tools.
@@ -31,7 +31,7 @@ config XFRM_USER
config XFRM_INTERFACE
tristate "Transformation virtual interface"
depends on XFRM && IPV6
- ---help---
+ help
This provides a virtual interface to route IPsec traffic.
If unsure, say N.
@@ -39,7 +39,7 @@ config XFRM_INTERFACE
config XFRM_SUB_POLICY
bool "Transformation sub policy support"
depends on XFRM
- ---help---
+ help
Support sub policy for developers. By using sub policy with main
one, two policies can be applied to the same packet at once.
Policy which lives shorter time in kernel should be a sub.
@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@ config XFRM_SUB_POLICY
config XFRM_MIGRATE
bool "Transformation migrate database"
depends on XFRM
- ---help---
+ help
A feature to update locator(s) of a given IPsec security
association dynamically. This feature is required, for
instance, in a Mobile IPv6 environment with IPsec configuration
@@ -60,7 +60,7 @@ config XFRM_MIGRATE
config XFRM_STATISTICS
bool "Transformation statistics"
depends on XFRM && PROC_FS
- ---help---
+ help
This statistics is not a SNMP/MIB specification but shows
statistics about transformation error (or almost error) factor
at packet processing for developer.
@@ -76,7 +76,7 @@ config XFRM_IPCOMP
config NET_KEY
tristate "PF_KEY sockets"
select XFRM_ALGO
- ---help---
+ help
PF_KEYv2 socket family, compatible to KAME ones.
They are required if you are going to use IPsec tools ported
from KAME.
@@ -87,7 +87,7 @@ config NET_KEY_MIGRATE
bool "PF_KEY MIGRATE"
depends on NET_KEY
select XFRM_MIGRATE
- ---help---
+ help
Add a PF_KEY MIGRATE message to PF_KEYv2 socket family.
The PF_KEY MIGRATE message is used to dynamically update
locator(s) of a given IPsec security association.