Manual Reference Pages - VIAWD (4)
- device driver for VIA south bridge watchdog timer
To compile this driver into the kernel,
place the following line in your
kernel configuration file:
.Cd device viawd
Alternatively, to load the driver as a
module at boot time, place the following line in
support for the watchdog interrupt timer present on
VIA south bridge chipset (VT8251, CX700, VX800, VX855, VX900).
The VIA south bridge have a built-in watchdog timer,
which can be enabled and disabled by users program and set between
1 to 1023 seconds.
driver when unloaded with running watchdog will reschedule the watchdog
to 5 minutes.
driver first appeared in
.Fx 10.0 .
driver and this manual page were written by
.An Fabien Thomas Aq fabient@FreeBSD.org .
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