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From: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>
To: Aristeu Rozanski <aris@redhat.com>
Cc: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@linux-mips.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] NMI watchdog: add support to enable and disable IOAPIC NMI
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 09:05:32 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20081029090532.cc9536d9.randy.dunlap@oracle.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20081027164234.679734000@napanee.usersys.redhat.com>

On Mon, 27 Oct 2008 12:42:34 -0400 Aristeu Rozanski wrote:

> This patch adds support to enable/disable IOAPIC NMI watchdog in runtime via
> procfs.

Some info on how to use this, what to write(?) to what file(?) in procfs
would be Very Good to have.


> Signed-off-by: Aristeu Rozanski <aris@redhat.com>
> 
> ---
>  arch/x86/kernel/nmi.c |   25 +++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  1 file changed, 25 insertions(+)
> 
> --- linus-2.6.orig/arch/x86/kernel/nmi.c	2008-10-27 11:31:56.000000000 -0400
> +++ linus-2.6/arch/x86/kernel/nmi.c	2008-10-27 11:43:49.000000000 -0400
> @@ -340,6 +340,8 @@ void stop_apic_nmi_watchdog(void *unused
>  		return;
>  	if (nmi_watchdog == NMI_LOCAL_APIC)
>  		lapic_watchdog_stop();
> +	else
> +		__acpi_nmi_disable(NULL);
>  	__get_cpu_var(wd_enabled) = 0;
>  	atomic_dec(&nmi_active);
>  }
> @@ -465,6 +467,24 @@ nmi_watchdog_tick(struct pt_regs *regs, 
>  
>  #ifdef CONFIG_SYSCTL
>  
> +static void enable_ioapic_nmi_watchdog_single(void *unused)
> +{
> +	__get_cpu_var(wd_enabled) = 1;
> +	atomic_inc(&nmi_active);
> +	__acpi_nmi_enable(NULL);
> +}
> +
> +static void enable_ioapic_nmi_watchdog(void)
> +{
> +	on_each_cpu(enable_ioapic_nmi_watchdog_single, NULL, 1);
> +	touch_nmi_watchdog();
> +}
> +
> +static void disable_ioapic_nmi_watchdog(void)
> +{
> +	on_each_cpu(stop_apic_nmi_watchdog, NULL, 1);
> +}
> +
>  static int __init setup_unknown_nmi_panic(char *str)
>  {
>  	unknown_nmi_panic = 1;
> @@ -507,6 +527,11 @@ int proc_nmi_enabled(struct ctl_table *t
>  			enable_lapic_nmi_watchdog();
>  		else
>  			disable_lapic_nmi_watchdog();
> +	} else if (nmi_watchdog == NMI_IO_APIC) {
> +		if (nmi_watchdog_enabled)
> +			enable_ioapic_nmi_watchdog();
> +		else
> +			disable_ioapic_nmi_watchdog();
>  	} else {
>  		printk(KERN_WARNING
>  			"NMI watchdog doesn't know what hardware to touch\n");
> 
> -- 

---
~Randy

  reply	other threads:[~2008-10-29 16:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-10-27 16:42 [PATCH 0/2] IOAPIC NMI watchdog fixes Aristeu Rozanski
2008-10-27 16:42 ` [PATCH 1/2] NMI watchdog: add support to enable and disable IOAPIC NMI Aristeu Rozanski
2008-10-29 16:05   ` Randy Dunlap [this message]
2008-10-29 19:47     ` Maciej W. Rozycki
2008-10-29 20:39       ` Aristeu Rozanski
2008-10-30  0:50         ` Randy Dunlap
2008-10-27 16:42 ` [PATCH 2/2] NMI watchdog: disable NMIs on LVT0 in case NMI watchdog is not working Aristeu Rozanski
2008-10-27 16:58 ` [PATCH 0/2] IOAPIC NMI watchdog fixes Maciej W. Rozycki
2008-10-27 17:45   ` Ingo Molnar
2008-12-15 11:23   ` Aristeu Rozanski
2008-12-16 15:04     ` Maciej W. Rozycki

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