[ECOS] Reset function

Wolfram Kattanek wolfram.kattanek@imms.de
Mon Dec 15 13:14:00 GMT 2003

Quoting Francesc Teixido Navarro <ca06332@salleURL.edu>:

> Hi all,
> 	 I'm programming an aplication for Falcom F35-XXL with eCos
> 1.1 and I need to reboot the system if the system or a thread is
> stalled??
> 						Thanks

A common approach for dealing with such situations is using a (HW)
watchdog. After starting it the application threads have to trigger
it periodically otherwise a HW reset will be performed.

The F35-XXL is equipped with a HW watchdog. The provided software
kit contains example code for using it. See also:

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