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Re: why are the watchdog drivers blacklisted?

TOn Mon, Feb 08, 2010 at 11:44:55PM -0200, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> 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
> reboots.

This looks like a workaround for some other problem to me. Patting at 0.1Hz
should be sufficient if the kernel expects a change at 0.016 Hz. I don't have
any report about a spurious reboot, but if you do have some I'd like to learn
more about it to see where this problem stems from.


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