Keith Owens wrote:
> Am I the only person who is annoyed that nmi watchdog is now off by
> default and the only way to activate it is by a boot parameter? You
> cannot even patch the kernel to build a version that has nmi watchdog
> on because the startup code runs out of the __setup routine, no boot
> parameter, no watchdog.
It was causing SMP boxes to crash mysteriously after
several hours or days. Quite a lot of them. Nobody
was able to explain why, so it was turned off.
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