How can I configure my system to crash when NMI switch is pushed?

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Issue

  • How can I configure my system to crash when NMI switch is pushed? I pushed the switch, but it did not crash and the following messages were output in /var/log/messages.
kernel: Uhhuh. NMI received for unknown reason 3c.
kernel: Do you have a strange power saving mode enabled?
kernel: Dazed and confused, but trying to continue

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3

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