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SubjectRe: IO_APIC NMI Watchdog not handled by suspend/resume.

> Tracking down SMP problems, I've found that if you boot with
> nmi_watchdog=1 (IO_APIC), the watchdog continues to run while suspend is
> doing sensitive things like restoring the original kernel. I don't know
> enough to provide a patch to disable it so thought I'd ask if someone
> could volunteer to fix this?

When we debated this at x86-64 lists, our conclusion was 'critical
section should take less than 5 seconds, and watchdog only touches its
own variables, so stopping it should not be needed'. [on x86-64,
watchdog is enabled even on up].

People were complaining that M$ turns users into beta-testers...
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