Last modified on 14 August 2011, at 08:54

Watchdog in Linux

Basic watchdog operation in Linux

sudo modprobe sbc_fitpc2_wdt margin=60
sudo touch /dev/watchdog
# now watchdog is enabled. fitPC2 will be rebooted after 60 sec.
sudo echo V > /dev/watchdog
# now watchdog is disabled. fitPC2 will not be rebooted.

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