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SubjectRe: [PATCH] hangcheck-timer
On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 06:43:47PM -0500, Zwane Mwaikambo wrote:
> NMI watchdog? Doesn't look like this can catch cases where you have
> interrupts disabled and spinning on a lock, if you manage to run this code
> then the box isn't really locked up. In which case the software watchdog
> should be as good as this.

Please read again. This isn't about catching a complete lockup.
This is about catching a pause and resume that jiffies does not notice.



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