[V2 PATCH 1/3] x86/panic: Fix re-entrance problem due to panic on NMI

Michal Hocko mhocko at kernel.org
Tue Aug 4 01:56:51 PDT 2015

On Fri 31-07-15 11:23:00, 河合英宏 / KAWAI,HIDEHIRO wrote:
> > From: Michal Hocko [mailto:mhocko at kernel.org]
> > I am saying that watchdog_overflow_callback might trigger on more CPUs
> > and panic from NMI context as well. So this is not reduced to the NMI
> > button sends NMI to more CPUs.
> I understand.  So, I have to also modify watchdog_overflow_callback
> to call nmi_panic().


> > > There is a timeout of 1000ms in nmi_shootdown_cpus(), so I don't know
> > > why CPU 130 waits so long.  I'll try to consider for a while.
> > 
> > Yes, I do not understand the timing here either and the fact that the
> > log is a complete mess in the important parts doesn't help a wee bit.
> I'm interested in where "kernel panic -not syncing: " is.
> It may give us a clue.

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