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SubjectRe: [PATCH] V4 init/main.c Enable watchdog_thresh control from kernel line
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On 10/24/18 11:06 AM, Laurence Oberman wrote:
> Both graphics and serial consoles are exposed to hard lockups
> when handling a large amount of messaging. The kernel watchdog_thresh
> parameter up to now has not been available to be set on the kernel line for
> early boot.
> This patch allows the setting of watchdog_thresh to be increased
> when needed to avoid the hard lockups in the console code.
>
> Signed-off-by: Laurence Oberman <loberman@redhat.com>

Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>

Thanks.

> ---
> Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt | 7 +++++++
> init/main.c | 8 ++++++++
> 2 files changed, 15 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
> index 4cdcd1a..05f76b8 100644
> --- a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
> @@ -4932,6 +4932,13 @@
> or other driver-specific files in the
> Documentation/watchdog/ directory.
>
> + watchdog_thresh=
> + This parameter allows early boot to change the
> + value of the watchdog timeout threshold from the default
> + of 10 seconds to avoid hard lockups. Example:
> + watchdog_thresh=30
> + Default: 10
> +
> workqueue.watchdog_thresh=
> If CONFIG_WQ_WATCHDOG is configured, workqueue can
> warn stall conditions and dump internal state to
> diff --git a/init/main.c b/init/main.c
> index 1c3f902..ae45291 100644
> --- a/init/main.c
> +++ b/init/main.c
> @@ -1038,6 +1038,14 @@ static int __init set_debug_rodata(char *str)
> __setup("rodata=", set_debug_rodata);
> #endif
>
> +static int __init is_watchdog_thresh_setup(char *str)
> +{
> + get_option(&str, &watchdog_thresh);
> + return 1;
> +}
> +__setup("watchdog_thresh=", is_watchdog_thresh_setup);
> +
> +
> #ifdef CONFIG_STRICT_KERNEL_RWX
> static void mark_readonly(void)
> {
>


--
~Randy

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