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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
     facility.

     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
     seconds.

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 11.0-PRERELEASE        September 2, 2006       FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE

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