Re: runtime disable for softlockup

From: Dave Jones
Date: Fri Aug 04 2006 - 12:58:55 EST

On Fri, Aug 04, 2006 at 12:48:02AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Aug 2006 14:38:26 -0400
> Dave Jones <davej@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > The softlockup detector is damned handy, but a real pain if it
> > prevents your distro installer from running.
> Why is it triggering??

It blew up in a few cases circa FC4, which prevented installs, which
led me to do this 'just in case' for FC5. The actual lockups got
fixed up somewhere in between, but this is still a nice safety net.


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