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WATCHDOG(8)		FreeBSD	System Manager's Manual		   WATCHDOG(8)

NAME
     watchdog -- watchdog control program

SYNOPSIS
     watchdog [-d] [-t timeout]

DESCRIPTION
     The watchdog utility can be used to control the kernel's watchdog facil-
     ity.

     The -d option enables debugging.

     The -t timeout option specifies the desired timeout period	in seconds, a
     value of zero will	disable	the watchdog.  The default timeout is 16 sec-
     onds.

SEE ALSO
     watchdog(4), watchdogd(8),	watchdog(9)

HISTORY
     The watchdog utility appeared in FreeBSD 5.1.

AUTHORS
     The watchdog utility and manual page were written by Sean Kelly
     <smkelly@FreeBSD.org> and Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@FreeBSD.org>.

     Some contributions	made by	Jeff Roberson <jeff@FreeBSD.org>.

FreeBSD	10.1		       September 2, 2006		  FreeBSD 10.1

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