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SubjectRe: how can I touch softlockup watchdog on all cpus?
On 3/22/07, Cestonaro, Thilo (external)
<> wrote:
> > You didn't explain _why_ you need to sleep for such a long time,
> > and as you didn't give a pointer to your code, there's not
> > much people can do to recommend changes other than "don't do that".
> The code which is executed between the local_irq_disable and enable,
> is just a function call into our companies bios (e.g. for updating itself)
> and the long time is just 15 sec. while the bios has full control and OS is halted.
> So I can't change anything at this point, but I need to fetch the watchdog,
> cause it is not so nice, if there is a big BUG output on console while the
> computer updates it's bios, very trustworthy isn't it :).

Just disable the softlockup watchdog.

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