Heartbeat apps thoughts

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at linux-m68k.org
Tue Mar 15 03:02:47 EST 2005

On Mon, 14 Mar 2005, Joerg Dorchain wrote:
> I am pondering a heartbeat functionality implementation. Currently, I
> have a patch that adds a few line to the timer interrupt to switch the
> led on and off when appropriate.
> On the list, there were opinions that switching the led on and off would
> be best done via userspace. While I in principle agree, I have some
> considerations:

And then we (kernel hackers) cannot use it anymore to see whether interrupts
are still working...



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