Re: [PATCH 2/3] watchdog: control hard lockup detection default

From: Paolo Bonzini
Date: Thu Jul 24 2014 - 07:45:58 EST

Il 24/07/2014 13:44, Ulrich Obergfell ha scritto:
> > But this means that it is not possible to re-enable softlockup detection
> > only. I think that should be the effect of echo 0 + echo 1, if
> > hardlockup detection was disabled by either the command line or patch 3.
> The idea was to give the user two options to override the effect of patch 3/3.
> Either via the kernel command line ('nmi_watchdog=') at boot time or via /proc
> ('echo 0' + 'echo 1') when the system is up and running.

I think the kernel command line is enough; another alternative is to
split the nmi_watchdog /proc entry in two.

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