nmi_watchdog default setting on i386 and x86_64

From: Mike Mason
Date: Mon May 22 2006 - 19:49:07 EST

Does anybody know the reasoning behind having nmi_watchdog turned off by default on i386 and on by default on x86_64. I've heard that i386 had problems with false positives in the past, but that local apic watchdog may make that concern obsolete.

Mike Mason

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