[ECOS] Re: ixp425 watchdog timer

alfred hitch alfred.hitch@gmail.com
Thu Mar 17 06:51:00 GMT 2005


interestingly same doc mentions status as fixed ?? -;)

I have asked my hardware engineer to check ,
but can u give me more detail on what the issue was, (if it was apart
from the logical flaw which is there as discussed in list) .. doc
doesnt mentions on what was the problem.

Cheers,
Alfred


On Wed, 16 Mar 2005 08:13:52 -0500, Mark Salter <msalter@redhat.com> wrote:
> 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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