[CentOS] BUG: soft lockup - CPU#0 stuck for 36s! [swapper/0:0]

Tue Apr 24 21:16:28 UTC 2018
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
> On Mon, 2017-08-07 at 15:26 +0000, KM wrote:
>> All,This happens on all of our CentOS 7 VMs.  but as stated in the
>> email trail, the file softlockup_thresh does not exist.  Should it be
>> added?  What is the best way to get rid of this behavior.
>> Thanks in advance and sorry if I missed something along the way.KM
> Yes, I see this behavior as well.  Never have found a solution - other
> than increasing the threshold and pretending it doesn't happen.
We see it a fair bit, and this is on server running on bare metal, not VMs.