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diff --git a/Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt b/Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt
index 1f2463671a1..6d78841fd41 100644
--- a/Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt
+++ b/Documentation/sysctl/kernel.txt
@@ -49,6 +49,7 @@ show up in /proc/sys/kernel:
- panic
- panic_on_oops
- panic_on_unrecovered_nmi
+- panic_on_stackoverflow
- pid_max
- powersave-nap [ PPC only ]
- printk
@@ -393,6 +394,19 @@ Controls the kernel's behaviour when an oops or BUG is encountered.
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+panic_on_stackoverflow:
+
+Controls the kernel's behavior when detecting the overflows of
+kernel, IRQ and exception stacks except a user stack.
+This file shows up if CONFIG_DEBUG_STACKOVERFLOW is enabled.
+
+0: try to continue operation.
+
+1: panic immediately.
+
+==============================================================
+
+
pid_max:
PID allocation wrap value. When the kernel's next PID value
@@ -401,6 +415,14 @@ PIDs of value pid_max or larger are not allocated.
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+ns_last_pid:
+
+The last pid allocated in the current (the one task using this sysctl
+lives in) pid namespace. When selecting a pid for a next task on fork
+kernel tries to allocate a number starting from this one.
+
+==============================================================
+
powersave-nap: (PPC only)
If set, Linux-PPC will use the 'nap' mode of powersaving,
@@ -579,6 +601,8 @@ can be ORed together:
instead of using the one provided by the hardware.
512 - A kernel warning has occurred.
1024 - A module from drivers/staging was loaded.
+2048 - The system is working around a severe firmware bug.
+4096 - An out-of-tree module has been loaded.
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