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SubjectRe: any chance of 2.6.0-test*?
On Mon, 13 Jan 2003, Jens Axboe wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 13 2003, Terje Eggestad wrote:
> > > > I have the console on a serial port, and a terminal server. With kdb,
> > > > you can enter the kernel i kdb even when deadlocked.
> > >
> > > Even if spinning with interrupt disabled?
> >
> > Haven't painted myself into that corner yet. Doubt it, very much.
>
> These are the nasty hangs, total lockup and no info at all if it wasn't
> for the nmi watchdog triggering. That alone is reason enough for me :-)

It uses NMI's to break into the debugger, so it would also work with
interrupts disabled and spinning on a lock, the same is also true for
kgdb.

Zwane
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