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SubjectRe: [PATCH #2] console lock grabbed too early in printk...

> 8. we spin with disabled interrupt
> 9. the nmi watchdog detects that
> 10. it breaks the console lock, and prints an emergency message.

> I really don't think we should add a special case for the console lock: it's
> a very rare combination, and we have the nmi oopser for general deadlocks.

This doesn't happen, at least for my platform. Should we really depend on
this? Where is the code for this btw?


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