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SubjectRe: Locked up 2.4.10-pre11 on Tyan 815t motherboard.
bill davidsen wrote:
> In article <> wrote:
> | Andrew Morton wrote:
> |
> | > nmi_watchdog will force an oops if the machine locks up
> | > with interrupts disabled (as I suspect mine did). But
> | > it requires an SMP kernel or IO-APIC-on-UP.
> |
> | I just built a 2.4.8 kernel with the APIC enabled. It locked
> | hard and printed no OOPS. I had set the boot cmd line as:
> | nmi_watchdog=1
> This only works if you have a lock with no response. If keyboard input
> is echoed or ping still works, that's not the tight lockup. May I
> suggest the software watchdog feature as an alternative. It's much
> better at finding cases where the system is only braindead rather than
> locked up.

The keyboard did not work and ping did not work...

alt-sysreq did not work either.


Ben Greear <> <>
President of Candela Technologies Inc
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