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Re: watchdog did not stop (on rebooting)




On 06/07/2017 07:33 PM, Dekks Herton wrote:

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

I do have tlp installed. Here's what is in the file. Looks like it's already disabled:

# Kernel NMI Watchdog:
#   0=disable (default, saves power), 1=enable (for kernel debugging only)
NMI_WATCHDOG=0

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

$ cat /proc/sys/kernel/nmi_watchdog
0

Looks like it's "off" by default. This is strange!