Changes between Version 6 and Version 7 of watchdog


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Timestamp:
10/05/2020 03:56:22 PM (2 years ago)
Author:
Tim Harvey
Comment:

added note about Ubuntu based pre-built images having watchdog installed and configured

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    v6 v7  
    9696 * network checks
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    98 Note that the watchdog daemon is installed but not configured to run on boot. To configure it to run on boot, setup the watchdog for a 30sec timeout and simply tickle the watchdog every 5 seconds:
     98**On the Gateworks Ubuntu based pre-built images the watchdog package is installed and configured to start on boot** as below, however if you are using a different OS you may need to do these steps manually.
     99
     100To configure the watchdog daemon to run on boot, setup the watchdog for a 30sec timeout and simply tickle the watchdog every 5 seconds:
    99101 1. Create a conf file:
    100102{{{
     
    108110EOF
    109111}}}
    110  2. create an executable init script:
     112 2. create an executable init script (if not already present in your filesystem):
    111113{{{
    112114#!bash
     
    118120chmod +x /etc/init.d/watchdog
    119121}}}
    120  3. configure as a system service to start on boot, priority 1:
     122 3. configure as a system service to start on boot, priority 1 (if not already present in your filesyste):
    121123{{{
    122124#!bash