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    SubjectRe: NMI watchdog in 2.6.3-mm4/2.6.4-mm1
    On Sat, 13 Mar 2004 22:42:55 +0100, Joerg Sommrey wrote:
    >in my box (Tyan Tiger MPX / 2x AMD Athlon) the NMI watchdog never worked
    >on any kernel that I tried (2.4.x, 2.6.x). I always found:
    >| activating NMI Watchdog ... done.
    >| testing NMI watchdog ... CPU#0: NMI appears to be stuck!
    >But there is one exception: 2.6.3-mm4 shows:
    >| activating NMI Watchdog ... done.
    >| testing NMI watchdog ... OK.
    >[2.6.3-mm4 was the only -mmX kernel I tried so far.]
    >With 2.6.4-mm1 the NMI watchdog is again not functional in my box. Any

    Insufficient data. Please try a standard 2.6.4 or 2.4.25 kernel
    and provide the complete dmesg boot log and the .config used.

    nmi_watchdog=1 may be broken on some chipsets, but nmi_watchdog=2
    should work, at least in a standard kernel with oprofile disabled.

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