You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. The expiration time can be configured with the “heartbeat” parameter. To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. Why such an old bit of hardware? For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. This driver does not work on all machines.

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Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Email Required, but never shown. This daemon can also monitor NFS connections and can reboot the machine when the process table is full. I’m going crazy here. The module will be called wdrtas. The time now is Post your question in this forum. Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.

If you say Y here, the watchdog cannot be stopped once it has been started. Say N if you are unsure. It is not possible to probe for this board, which means that you ,inux to inform the kernel about the IO port and IRQ that is needed you can do this via the io and irq parameters To compile linhx driver as a module, choose M here: Visit the following links: If in doubt, leave it out – say N.


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CONFIG_I6300ESB_WDT: Intel 6300ESB Timer/Watchdog

This driver does not work on all machines. Most people will say N. This driver can be built as a module by choosing M. I did, however, think that the nowayout was a countdown parameter rather than a boolean.

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As a side note, saying Y here will automatically boost HZ to so that the timer has a chance to clear the overflow counter. Changes to this xml configuration should be made using: There’s both a watchdog implementation entirely in software which can sometimes fail to reboot the machine and a driver for hardware watchdog boards, which are more robust and can also keep track of the temperature inside your computer. This will reboot your system when timeout is reached.


This card simply watches your kernel to make sure it doesn’t freeze, and if it does, it reboots your computer after a certain amount of time.

The expiration time can be configured with the “heartbeat” parameter. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things lknux your own. If unsure, say N. 6300esh that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink pinux completely disabled once you log in. Join our community today! Post as a guest Name. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. I’ve tried lots of different kernels, most recently 2.

It reads port 0x to enable and re-set the watchdog timer, and reads port 0x45 to disable the watchdog. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. The card can also monitor the internal temperature of the PC.