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

Tue Apr 24 20:50:55 UTC 2018
Adam Tauno Williams <awilliam at whitemice.org>

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.