Re: [PATCH] [2/66] x86_64: Quieten hangcheck driver

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On Thu, Mar 23, 2006 at 09:28:24PM +0100, Andi Kleen wrote:
> Every time hangcheck is compiled in it eventually spams the kernel log
> with:
> Hangcheck: hangcheck value past margin!
> This confuses users who usually think it is a generic kernel bug.
> Just remove the message. As far as I can see it is useless. The only
> value of hangcheck is to reboot the machine if configured.

	NAK.  The value of not-rebooting is to test "hey, you delayed to
much, you would have rebooted".  While a production system might want a
reboot, a developer just wants to know it happened.
	If you are getting the print, something is horking the box or
hangcheck is horked.  We should fix the bug.



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