[cgl_discussion] about watchdog timer CGL requirment

Rusty Lynch rusty at linux.co.intel.com
Mon Apr 21 09:04:31 PDT 2003

On Sun, 2003-04-20 at 23:04, Ling, Xiaofeng wrote:
> There is no detail requment in CGL requirment about watchdog timer, 
> I wonder whether any default value for timeout is ok?
> eg: in intel-radsys combined ipmi driver, the default value is 60 seconds, in openipmi driver, the default value is 10 seconds.

I do not think that the CGL requirements will ever specify the default
timeout value for a given watchdog device driver.  If you are wondering
if a 10 second default timeout value should be considered a bug wrt the
CGL requirements, then I would say no.


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