Re: [PATCH] NMI watch dog notify patch
From: Andrew Morton
Date: Thu Jul 28 2005 - 19:15:33 EST
George Anzinger <george@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Andrew Morton wrote:
> > George Anzinger <george@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> This patch adds a notify to the nmi watchdog to notify that
> >> the system is about to be taken down by the watchdog. If the
> >> notify is handled with a NOTIFY_STOP return, the system is
> >> given a new lease on life.
> > It looks sensible, but as there aren't actually any in-kernel uses for this
> > I'd have thought it would be better for it to live out-of-tree?
> I should just bundle it with the kgdb patch then?
I spose so, for now. If kdb and/or nlkd could benefit from it then it
might simplify life to merge it into mainline. Perhaps you could ping
Keith Owens <kaos@xxxxxxx> and clyde.griffin@xxxxxxxxxx?
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