Subject: Re: Watchdog timer support
To: None <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/13/2000 18:11:56 (Chris G. Demetriou) writes:
> I've looked briefly at the manual page and the code, and, in at least
> some ways, this interface seems Wrong.  What you "Really Want" in my
> opinion is something more like:
> 	* configure kernel to kick hw watchdog every (small amount of
> 	  time).  (Fraction of a second, to multiple seconds if not
> 	  running with next feature enabled.)


Further, it seems that the existing API expects a period of >= 1
second to be used.  I didn't read the code carefully enough
previously, to make me think about this, but some private mail caused
me to.

That's unfortunate...