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From: "Cestonaro, Thilo \(external\)"  <>
To: <>
Subject: RE: how can I touch softlockup watchdog on all cpus?
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 08:33:05 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
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> You didn't explain _why_ you need to sleep for such a long time,
> and as you didn't give a pointer to your code, there's not
> much people can do to recommend changes other than "don't do that".

The code which is executed between the local_irq_disable and enable,
is just a function call into our companies bios (e.g. for updating itself)
and the long time is just 15 sec. while the bios has full control and OS is halted.
So I can't change anything at this point, but I need to fetch the watchdog,
cause it is not so nice, if there is a big BUG output on console while the
computer updates it's bios, very trustworthy isn't it :).

Ciao Thilo
@Dave: sorry that I send a direct mail :(

  reply	other threads:[~2007-03-22  7:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-03-21 16:06 Cestonaro, Thilo (external)
2007-03-21 16:44 ` Dave Jones
2007-03-22  7:33   ` Cestonaro, Thilo (external) [this message]
2007-03-22 15:30     ` Lee Revell
2007-03-22 15:46       ` Cestonaro, Thilo (external)
2007-03-22 16:17         ` Lee Revell
2007-03-22 16:46           ` Cestonaro, Thilo (external)
2007-03-22 22:46             ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-03-23  1:16               ` Dave Jones
2007-03-23  1:48                 ` Jeremy Fitzhardinge
2007-03-21 16:10 Cestonaro, Thilo (external)

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