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SubjectRe: [patch] enabling APIC and NMI watchdog on UP systems
On Fri, 29 Sep 2000, John Levon wrote:

> Is it really necessary to use one of the event counters ? this means those
> of us using event counters from modules can't use this oopser at
> the same time, which is a pity.
>
>
> Can you not set up the actual APIC timer on a local APIC to deliver NMIs
> ? (Sorry, been a while since I read the intel docs)
>

Ugh, after checking, it seems delivery mode is not settable for the APIC
timer. Sorry for the confusion. Why did Intel make it like this :/

I suppose nmi_watchdog=0 is the only option ...

thanks
john

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