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authorAmaury Pouly <>2014-02-02 04:31:54 +0100
committerAmaury Pouly <>2014-02-10 23:14:24 +0100
commit6d64111b3c2f772cfc3539bb13851f78d4b55870 (patch)
treef08fb564cdafb53e20b797646426d862fb115cc2 /utils
parent1a06292e418ceb765121e5792b305e17d39b9618 (diff)
imx233: add hardware and software watchdog
The hardware watchdog automatically shutdown the device after 10s of inactivity, being defined as 10s without the tick IRQ fired (aka braindead device). The software IRQ mechanism is more interesting: it uses a very high priority timer setup as one-shot to trigger after 5s of inactivity (but IRQ still enabled). When detected, it patches the running code to insert a SWI instruction so that on interrupt return it will trigger a SWI and produce a meaningfull backtrace to debug the deadlock. This should allow to debug freezes in IRQ context. Change-Id: Ic55dad01201676bfb6dd79e78e535c6707cb88e6
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