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diff --git a/Documentation/dev-tools/gdb-kernel-debugging.rst b/Documentation/dev-tools/gdb-kernel-debugging.rst
index 5e93c9bc6619..19df79286f00 100644
--- a/Documentation/dev-tools/gdb-kernel-debugging.rst
+++ b/Documentation/dev-tools/gdb-kernel-debugging.rst
@@ -31,11 +31,13 @@ Setup
CONFIG_DEBUG_INFO_REDUCED off. If your architecture supports
CONFIG_FRAME_POINTER, keep it enabled.
-- Install that kernel on the guest.
+- Install that kernel on the guest, turn off KASLR if necessary by adding
+ "nokaslr" to the kernel command line.
Alternatively, QEMU allows to boot the kernel directly using -kernel,
-append, -initrd command line switches. This is generally only useful if
you do not depend on modules. See QEMU documentation for more details on
- this mode.
+ this mode. In this case, you should build the kernel with
+ CONFIG_RANDOMIZE_BASE disabled if the architecture supports KASLR.
- Enable the gdb stub of QEMU/KVM, either