[ECOS] C API for timer and watchdog

Trenton D. Adams tadams@theone.dnsalias.com
Fri Dec 7 11:44:00 GMT 2001

Actually yes, that's not a bad way of doing it.  Resetting should work
well.  I should have thought of that myself, but my head isn't in the
game at the moment, I'm busy doing other things. :)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: jlarmour@cambridge.redhat.com 
> [mailto:jlarmour@cambridge.redhat.com] On Behalf Of Jonathan Larmour
> Sent: December 7, 2001 12:00 PM
> To: Trenton D. Adams
> Cc: 'Sam Sortais'; ecos-discuss@sources.redhat.com
> Subject: Re: [ECOS] C API for timer and watchdog
> "Trenton D. Adams" wrote:
> > 
> > How hard would it be to add this functionality in to 
> redboot?  I imagine
> > it wouldn't be that difficult right?  This would be a nice 
> feature for
> > testing purposes.
> Well, one way to do it now would be for the application to 
> reset the board
> when it terminates.
> But yes it is a bit difficult due to the way the exception stack gets
> reused. We've been talking about this internally just 
> recently in fact -
> the fact it works from the GDB stub is a bit of a fluke actually.
> Jifl
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