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Re: watchdog did not stop (on rebooting)

If you have a thinkpad and use tlp you can set the NMI watchdog to off
in /etc/default/tlp

also look at /proc/sys/kernel/nmi_watchdog to see the state

RavenLX writes:

> I was trying to find a way to fix this warning on my Thinkpad. I have 
> found out that it is normal for this to happen and can safely be ignored.
> Reference links:
> https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=153205
> https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/249654/message-at-shutdown-watchdog-did-not-stop
> However, if I set reboot-acpi AND irqpoll (in GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX in 
> /etc/default/grub) on a ThinkPad T61 (my computer), I get this error:
> "CPU pipe B FIFO underrun"
> So naturally I don't set reboot-acpi! :) (I was experimenting in trying 
> to get rid of the watchdog warnings but gave up as it seems harmless and 
> won't go away anyway).
> Just thought I'd share this in case others run into these things.