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Re: why are the watchdog drivers blacklisted?

On Tue, Feb 09, 2010 at 12:57:29PM -0200, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> The kernel drivers don't always expect pats at 0.016Hz by default.  Some

That's what it was years ago.

> drivers have different defaults, and as far as I recall, some of them
> default to whatever the BIOS or BMC programmed in the watchdog.
> A period of 1s would be a much safer default on the userland side.

Okay, will change.

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