PATCH: Another mpc8xx watchdog driver !!

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Wed Jan 7 10:06:37 EST 2004

In message <3FFB3696.3010506 at> you wrote:
> After looking at several WDT implementations I found that none of them
> really fitted my requirements - lean, 'prod' frequency greater than
> hardware watchdog period and able to operate on 8xx CPUs with no RTC.

Do you really mean RTC here???

> It is based on the code of Florian Schirmer but using kernel timers
> rather than the RTC (as used by the DENX driver). The enable/disable

What do you mean? Our watchdog code does not use any RTC at all.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

Software Engineering:  Embedded and Realtime Systems,  Embedded Linux
Phone: (+49)-8142-4596-87  Fax: (+49)-8142-4596-88  Email: wd at
You can observe a lot just by watchin'.                  - Yogi Berra

** Sent via the linuxppc-embedded mail list. See

More information about the Linuxppc-embedded mailing list