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SubjectRe: 2.5.59-mm6
On Mon, 27 Jan 2003, Mike Galbraith wrote:

> (well bugger, I _know_ I'm gonna regret this;)
> When can the darn thing actually trigger an oops?

Depends, i have seen hardlocks where you don't get an oops, the nmi
watchdog will work if the kernel is still running but say stuck in a busy
loop and without the timer interrupt firing. Sometimes upping the interval
by using idle=poll does help me out. Otherwise your cpu or kernel is
really in a bad state.


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