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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86, nmi_watchdog: Remove ARCH_HAS_NMI_WATCHDOG and rely on CONFIG_HARDLOCKUP_DETECTOR

* Don Zickus <> wrote:

> On Sat, Dec 18, 2010 at 04:33:26PM +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> >
> > * Don Zickus <> wrote:
> >
> > > The x86 arch has shifted its use of the nmi_watchdog from a local implementation
> > > to the global one provide by kernel/watchdog.c. This shift has caused a whole
> > > bunch of compile problems under different config options. I attempt to simplify
> > > things with the patch below.
> >
> > ok, this patch is looking better - but even after applying it to -tip (and resolving
> > the conflict) i get this link failure on 64-bit allyesconfig:
> Sorry about the conflict. I guess I stupidly based the patch ontop of the
> small hack patch I sent to you a couple of hours before I sent this patch.
> >
> > watchdog.c:(.text+0x7eacc): undefined reference to `hw_nmi_get_sample_period'
> That said, I'm not sure how you resolved the conflict, but the define
> ARCH_HAS_NMI_WATCHDOG should not be in the arch/x86/kernel/apic/hw_nmi.c
> file.
> Other than that, I am unable to reproduce the error you are seeing.
> Looking at the code, 'hw_nmi_get_sample_period' is defined in one file and
> called in one spot in another file. Both cases that code is wrapped only
> with CONFIG_HARDLOCKUP_DETECTOR, so I at a loss on where it would fail.
> Do you have a branch I can look at it, just to double check?

Not anymore - could you please send a patch that applies cleanly to -tip - that way
we eliminate all misinterpretation.



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