patch against linuxppc_2_4_devel: ppc405_wdt.c needs to be fixed

Matthias Fuchs matthias.fuchs at
Wed Jun 4 23:51:06 EST 2003

Hi Kenneth,

it seems that the 405 watchdog does not really work. It's something like a soft-watchdog
actually. I did not test it in a loop with irqs off.

At least my patch corrected the ioctls and I get a working software watchdog.
I wonder what happened to the 405 hardware watchdog support.


Kenneth Johansson wrote:
> Dose the watchdog actually work ??
> What happens when you get into a infinite loop when interrupts are
> turned off?

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