NOHZ: local_softirq_pending 08

liran raz liranrazlinux at
Fri Oct 3 04:30:38 EST 2008


I have a driver that uses the scc1 intertupts.
After enabling the scc1 interrupts I see this message
coming from the kernel for some time:

NOHZ: local_softirq_pending 08
1. What is the meaning of this message? does
2. Does it indicate that something is wrong & need a fix?
3. How can I get rid of it?

(The interrupt is connected to an ISR by using
the standard request_irq() routine).

Kernel 2.6.24
Processor: MPC8272

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