[RndTbl] Intel watchdog in linux?

Daryl F wyatt at prairieturtle.ca
Sun Aug 6 12:09:55 CDT 2017

On Sun, 6 Aug 2017, Trevor Cordes wrote:

> I have an Intel S1200BT-family server board which I'm pretty sure has a 
> "watchdog" option in the BIOS.  I find myself wanting this feature while 
> working through a kernel hang bug (64-bit this time!).  The board is 
> considered an entry-level (E3) server board so while it does have many 
> server bells, it's missing some of the higher-end whistles.
> Does anyone know if Linux has support for this watchdog?  Where do I start 
> looking in terms of packages/programs to support this?  I'm hoping this is 
> old hat to someone here...
> Thanks!
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I did a quick look at it appears that board has an IPMI watchdog. The 
linux kernel can support IPMI if it is configured properly.

GNU has the bmc-watchdog daemon software for control.

HTH, Daryl

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