Watchdog on MPC82xx

Bastos Fernandez Alexandre alebas at
Thu Apr 20 20:26:56 EST 2006


> On our 8265/8280 board, the max timeout of the watchdog timer was ~1.3
> seconds, so it kept resetting before the heartbeat function got called
> on boot.
> I had to add a watchdog reset to time_init() because it woud pause there
> for about 2 secondfs trying to see if there was a realtime clock.

I think that you are OK. Using the while(1) test suggested by Paul Bilke,
I could verify that time_init() is the cause for the reset. In fact, I have
no RTC on my board (so I suppose the delay looking for it will be maximum).


Alex Bastos

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