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                        instead using the legacy FADT method
 
        profile=        [KNL] Enable kernel profiling via /proc/profile
-                       Format: [schedule,]<number>
+                       Format: [<profiletype>,]<number>
+                       Param: <profiletype>: "schedule", "sleep", or "kvm"
+                               [defaults to kernel profiling]
                        Param: "schedule" - profile schedule points.
-                       Param: <number> - step/bucket size as a power of 2 for
-                               statistical time based profiling.
                        Param: "sleep" - profile D-state sleeping (millisecs).
                                Requires CONFIG_SCHEDSTATS
                        Param: "kvm" - profile VM exits.
+                       Param: <number> - step/bucket size as a power of 2 for
+                               statistical time based profiling.
 
        prompt_ramdisk= [RAM] List of RAM disks to prompt for floppy disk
                        before loading.