Keith Owens schrieb:
> On Fri, 13 Jul 2001 08:31:59 +0200,
> Simon Matter <simon.matter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >"Peter T. Breuer" schrieb:
> >> succession. On one occasion I saw the crash, and it was the NMI
> >> watchdog kicking in! It said that CPU 1 was locked. The trace was
> >Maybe you have to change some settings in the BIOS Setup. Some
> >'operating systems' need a watchdog to free them from showing
> >a blue screen after some minutes or hours of operation :), but
> >Linux does not need it usually and it's good to disable all
> >those features in the setup (if they exist).
> The NMI watchdog has nothing to do with the BIOS. It is a feature of
> Linux where we generate non maskable interrupts to catch disabled
> spinloops inside the kernel. With kdb compiled in and active, the NMI
> watchdog is a very useful debugging aid.
Sorry, I thought it is the watchdog of a 'server managment card'
generating NMI's. Stupid question: what happens if for example Memory
Error Correction generates an NMI because it detected an error?