Re: [PATCH] panic_on_oops: remove ssleep()

From: Horms <horms_at_verge.net.au>
Date: 2006-07-19 05:13:48
On Mon, Jul 17, 2006 at 05:23:41PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Jul 2006 19:10:59 -0400
> Horms <horms@verge.net.au> wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, Jul 18, 2006 at 12:27:51AM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > > On Monday 17 July 2006 18:17, Horms wrote:
> > > ...
> > > Keeping the delay might be actually useful so that you can see the panic
> > > before system reboots when reboot on panic is enabled. I would just use a loop
> > > of mdelays(1) with touch_nmi_watchdog/touch_softirq_watchdog()s
> > > inbetween.
> > 
> > Ok, I will look into making that happen. I agree that the pause is
> > quite useful.
> 
> It's kind-of already implemented, via pause_on_oops.  Perhaps doing
> something like 
> 
> 	if (panic_on_oops)
> 		pause_on_oops = max(pause_on_oops, 5*HZ);
> 
> would be sufficient.

Thanks, that may well be sufficient. And I assume that it is nicely out
of the arch-dependant code in die(). I will poke around a bit more.

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