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Date:   Sun, 14 Apr 2019 11:11:04 +0800
From:   Zhenzhong Duan <>
        Zhenzhong Duan <>
Subject: [PATCH 2/2] doc: kernel-parameters.txt: fix documentation of nmi_watchdog parameter

As stated in "Documentation/lockup-watchdogs.txt:line 22", the default
behaivor after 'hardlockup' is to stay locked up rather than panic.

Signed-off-by: Zhenzhong Duan <>
 Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
index 2b8ee90..fcc9579 100644
--- a/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -2769,7 +2769,7 @@
 			0 - turn hardlockup detector in nmi_watchdog off
 			1 - turn hardlockup detector in nmi_watchdog on
 			When panic is specified, panic when an NMI watchdog
-			timeout occurs (or 'nopanic' to override the opposite
+			timeout occurs (or 'nopanic' which is the opposite
 			default). To disable both hard and soft lockup detectors,
 			please see 'nowatchdog'.
 			This is useful when you use a panic=... timeout and

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