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

On Sat, 2004-11-06 at 03:41, Zwane Mwaikambo wrote:
> Hi Nigel
>
> On Fri, 5 Nov 2004, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
>
> > 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?
>
> Use enable/disable_lapic_nmi_watchdog but first check to see whether
> nmi_watchdog == NMI_IO_APIC in which case you'd then call
> disable/enable_timer_nmi_watchdog. Something like;

Huh! I must have been blind; those routines are right above the lapic
code I was looking at last night!

Thanks!

Nigel
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Nigel Cunningham
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Christian Reformed Church of Tuggeranong
PO Box 1004, Tuggeranong, ACT 2901

You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ
died for the ungodly. -- Romans 5:6

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