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Re: [PATCH] Add support for SB1 hardware watchdog.

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Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add support for SB1 hardware watchdog.
From: "Kaz Kylheku" <kaz@zeugmasystems.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Dec 2007 19:50:42 -0800
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On Mon, Dec 03, 2007, Ralf Baechle wrote:
On Mon, Dec 03, 2007 at 10:17:04AM -0800, Andrew Sharp wrote:

+   Watchdog driver for the built in watchdog hardware in Sibyte
+   SoC processors.  There are apparently two watchdog timers
+   on such processors; this driver supports only the first one,
+   because currently Linux only supports exporting one watchdog
+   to userspace.

And even four watchdogs in the BCM1480.

You'd think they'd trust their hardware more than that ;-)

Maybe the dogs can be daisy-chained together. After all, who watches the watcher? And who watches him?

Did I ever tell you how lucky you are?

http://www.drseussart.com/beewatcher.html

http://www.webpages.ttu.edu/sbaugues/fin4323/dr.seuss.pdf


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