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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.



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Verified by

Janet Casey

Verified on

8 August 2001

Leaders and contributors

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

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,
Debian (Ref)

Software prerequisites

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


"Debian (Ref)" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.

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