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diff --git a/lib/Kconfig.debug b/lib/Kconfig.debug
index 21ac83070a8..7b2a8ca97ad 100644
--- a/lib/Kconfig.debug
+++ b/lib/Kconfig.debug
@@ -461,6 +461,15 @@ config DEBUG_MUTEXES
This feature allows mutex semantics violations to be detected and
reported.
+config BKL
+ bool "Big Kernel Lock" if (SMP || PREEMPT)
+ default y
+ help
+ This is the traditional lock that is used in old code instead
+ of proper locking. All drivers that use the BKL should depend
+ on this symbol.
+ Say Y here unless you are working on removing the BKL.
+
config DEBUG_LOCK_ALLOC
bool "Lock debugging: detect incorrect freeing of live locks"
depends on DEBUG_KERNEL && TRACE_IRQFLAGS_SUPPORT && STACKTRACE_SUPPORT && LOCKDEP_SUPPORT