Watchdog timer reset

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Thu Aug 12 22:52:16 EST 2004

In message <023EF71CB65AA949A2C510353690C86B027FB4 at> you wrote:
> But, strangely, if I don't do any printk() and printf() no resets.
> Can the printing to console from kernel/user "block" the kernel for so long?

Yes, printk() can block the kernel for a long  time.  Try  increasing
the  console  baudrate,  and  or not using output to a serial port at

> Where is the MMU support?

What do you mean?

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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