[V4 PATCH 4/4] x86/apic: Introduce noextnmi boot option

Borislav Petkov bp at alien8.de
Thu Oct 1 01:43:35 PDT 2015

On Thu, Oct 01, 2015 at 07:01:50AM +0000, 河合英宏 / KAWAI,HIDEHIRO wrote:
> I suppose that a sever which uses this feature will equip a BMC
> and BMC mandatorily supports hard reset command for the server.
> If the HA clustering software detects no response from the server
> after relatively long timeout, it might want to insert hard reset
> to the server by IPMI over LAN.

So why doesn't the capture kernel *automatically* ignore external NMIs,
without a cmdline option?

Before it starts capturing, it says: "I'm starting capturing and am
ignoring external NMIs from now on."


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