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    SubjectRe: softlockup interaction with slow consoles
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    On Tuesday 21 February 2006 21:01, David S. Miller wrote:
    > From: Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de>
    > Date: 21 Feb 2006 14:49:49 +0100
    >
    > > Still you could probably see problems with very slow consoles even
    > > after bootup, couldn't you?
    >
    > Yes, others have mentioned this too, good point.
    >
    > Depending upon what we're really trying to achieve with the
    > softlockup stuff, we can perhaps look into increasing the
    > timeout or making it configurable. We could even do this
    > dynamically, so when we register a serial console running
    > at some low baud rate, we scale up the softlockup timeout
    > or something like that.

    The classic way is to just use touch_nmi_watchdog() somewhere
    in the loop that does work. That touches the softwatchdog too
    these days.

    -Andi


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