equivalent of touch_nmi_watchdog

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at kernel.crashing.org
Tue Jun 29 23:06:46 EST 2004

On Tue, 2004-06-29 at 06:49, Rajarshi Das wrote:
> Hi,
> I am running some code which needs interrupts to be disabled for a
> reasonable amount of time. A "touch_nmi_watchdog" call is done before
> this code gets called on i386 platform. How do I do it on ppc64 ? I am
> using a power 3 machine (type 7044-170) (uniprocessor) and a 2.6.6
> kernel.

Can you tell us more about your code ? It's never a good idea to disable
interrupts for more than a few microseconds ...


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