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SubjectRe: [PATCH] watchdog: add pretimeout ioctl
Ar Maw, 2006-06-27 am 13:22 -0500, ysgrifennodd
> Some watchdog timers support the concept of a "pretimeout" which
> occurs some time before the real timeout. The pretimeout can
> be delivered via an interrupt or NMI and can be used to panic
> the system when it occurs (so you get useful information instead
> of a blind reboot).

All watchdogs can do pre-timeouts in software so possibly this should
use a software fallback as well if you want good coverage ?

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