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SubjectRe: Undo aic7xxx changes
On Fri, 23 May 2003 21:57:57 +0200
Willy Tarreau <> wrote:

> Hello !
> On Fri, May 23, 2003 at 06:58:41AM -0600, Justin T. Gibbs wrote:
> > > Ok. I managed to crash the tested machine after 14 days now. The crash
> > > itself is exactly like former 2.4.21-X. It just freezes, no oops no
> > > nothing. It looks like things got better, but not solved.
> >
> > What is telling you that the freeze is SCSI related? Are you running
> > with the nmi watchdog and have a trace? Do you have driver messages
> > that you aren't sharing?
> Stephen,
> Justin is right, you should run it through the NMI watchdog, in the hope to
> find something useful. If it hangs again in 14 days, you won't know why and
> that may be frustrating. With the NMI watchdog, you at least have a chance to
> see where it locks up, and you may find it to be within the driver, which
> would help Justin stabilize it, or within any other kernel subsystem.
> I had to use nmi_watchdog=2 at boot time, but other people use 1.
> Regards,
> Willy

Hello Willy,

I will do that, but I am not so confident about this, because the box runs X
and a console oops output from nmi may as well not be visible nor written to


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