device driver for VIA south bridge watchdog
To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following line in your kernel
Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the following
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 user's 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
driver and this manual page were
written by Fabien Thomas