Re: [PATCH] Re: UP APIC reenabling vs. cpu type detection o

From: Maciej W. Rozycki (
Date: Fri Feb 09 2001 - 07:10:33 EST

On Fri, 9 Feb 2001, Petr Vandrovec wrote:

> Unfortunately both these ways needs intimate knowledge of how UP NMI
> watchdog works in each kernel, and it is incompatible with other
> perfctr uses. Probably I'll switch perfctr delivery to some real
> maskable interrupt while VMware VM owns CPU - if it is possible.
> Then interrupt should be still pending after VM does __sti().

 Why do you need to mask NMI at all?

+  Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland   +
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