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Re: Installing Debian on Qnap TS-219 PII

On Wed, 2012-11-14 at 22:20 +0100, Hoshpak wrote:
> Am 14.11.2012 11:44, schrieb Arnaud Patard "(Rtp):
> > Hoshpak <mailinglist@pozimski.eu> writes:
> >> So after recompiling qcontrol and disabling the PIC watchdog, the
> >> installation ran just find as expected. After the first reboot the
> > 
> > Can you please open a bug on the qcontrol package and attach your
> > changes so that it can be fixed for the other ts219 pII users ?
> I just did that, the bug should appear in the database soon. Thanks for
> pointing me to it, I probably would have thought of it otherwise.
> >> modified qcontrol binary had to be added to the system and the
> >> "watchdog" daemon from the repository is now used to keep the other
> >> watchdog happy.
> > 
> > on a side note, would be interesting to know also how to use the pic as
> > watchdog but I guess it's lower priority than having qcontrol being able
> > to disable it.
> It would certainly be interesting but - at least for me - not very
> useful to have two of these beasts running around. Qnap probably also
> had their reasons for disabling it in their firmware.

>From my POV (as qcontrol maintainer) I think a patch to turn off the
watchdog would be acceptable for Wheezy but a patch to implement full
watchdog support would be stretching the principal of a freeze a bit too


Ian Campbell
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