Re: why are the watchdog drivers blacklisted?
On Tue, 09 Feb 2010, Darren Salt wrote:
> I demand that Guillem Jover may or may not have written...
> > On Mon, 2010-02-08 at 20:15:30 +0100, Michael Meskes wrote:
> >> Please keep in mind the OOM killer will only influence watchdog if it
> >> happens to kill it. If you happen to run out of memory though, you can
> >> tell watchdog to test if enough free mem is available.
> > The OOM killer can be disabled for precious processes by writting the
> > string "-17" to ???/proc/<pid>/oom_adj???.
> That sounds to me like a good thing to do by default.
And while at it, change wd_keepalive and watchdog to default to pat at 1Hz
instead of 0.1Hz. That will reduce a _lot_ the changes of spurious
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