SMP Frequent Lockups

Jouni Malinen jkmaline at
Sat Aug 2 13:05:53 EDT 2003

On Sat, Aug 02, 2003 at 12:56:52PM -0400, Eduardo Kaftanski wrote:

> > 2) can you enable NMI watchdog? (see Linux kernel
> >    Documentation/nmi_watchdog.txt; verify that NMI counter increases in
> >    /proc/interrupts)

> I can do that tonight and report... how can I enable the watchdog?

By reading the documentation file I mentioned.. ;-) With SMP systems,
kernel should be ready for this, so appending "nmi_watchdog=1" to
kernel command line should be enough.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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