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[Freeipmi-devel] Re: FreeIPMI beta w/ BMC watchdog workaround for Sun ma
[Freeipmi-devel] Re: FreeIPMI beta w/ BMC watchdog workaround for Sun machines
Fri, 18 Jun 2010 13:13:20 +0100
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Al Chu <address@hidden> writes:
> Hmm. I don't know much about the openipmi kernel driver, but I know it
> can have it's own bmc-watchdog running. Are you sure it's not running
> it's own watchdog out of the kernel?
Oh, yes, there's an ipmi_watchdog module, but it's not loaded on my
GNU/Linux systems, and the one I'm particularly interested in is the
Solaris one which doesn't need the openipmi driver and shows the same
> I do have one other guess as to how you're seeing "timer stopped by
> another process". It's possible there is an early race, where the timer
> has not yet quite started. In bmc-watchdog/src/bmc-watchdog.c, perhaps
> you can try this tiny test.
OK, I'll let you know.
If you're interested in the `BMC busy' failure with the freeipmi
interface to the watchdog, let me know any useful debugging I can do,
but it's not a problem for me.
[Freeipmi-devel] Re: FreeIPMI beta w/ BMC watchdog workaround for Sun machines, Al Chu, 2010/06/18