[ECOS] Re: ixp425 watchdog timer

Mark Salter msalter@redhat.com
Wed Mar 16 14:02:00 GMT 2005


On Wed, 2005-03-16 at 05:48 -0500, alfred hitch wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I did some more searching on the net and I got one thread where this
> was discussed ..
> http://lists.arm.linux.org.uk/pipermail/linux-arm-kernel/2004-December/026049.html
> 
> think I understand what the issue, good we got to know of it before we
> made design based on this  -;)

Yes, that's one issue with reset.

The comments around HAL_PLATFORM_RESET refer to an errata on early
(A-step ?) silicon. See:

  http://developer.intel.com/design/network/swsup/252702.htm

Non-core errata #8 warns that watchdog reset functionality results in
unpredictable behavior.

--Mark



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