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Software watchdog daemon

Watchdog is a daemon that checks if your system is still working. If programs in user space are not longer executed it will hard reset the system. Watchdog itself does several additional tests to check the system status.


Download version 5.9 (stable)
released on 18 June 2010



LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2Janet Casey8 August 2001

Leaders and contributors

Michael Meskes Maintainer
Johnie Ingram Contributor
Marc Merlin Contributor
Miquel van Smoorenburg Contributor
Sascha Schumann Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,

Software prerequisites

Required to buildautoconf
Required to buildautomake
Required to buildgcc
Required to buildbinutils

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 6 January 2017.


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