cvs commit: src/sys/ddb db_command.c

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Sun Feb 29 02:00:57 PST 2004

In message <200402290955.i1T9tWBO048094 at>, Poul-Henning Kamp
>phk         2004/02/29 01:55:32 PST
>  FreeBSD src repository
>  Modified files:
>    sys/ddb              db_command.c 
>  Log:
>  Give DDB a "watchdog" command which disables all watchdogs.

The interaction between watchdogs and debuggers can be improved
a fair bit, but I'm not quite sure how it should work.

I think the scenario I prefer is that a sysctl defines the timeout
which the watchdogs should be set for on entry into a debugger
and that the watchdog command should be able to set a specified

Feel free to hack on this subject if you feel like it.

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