On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 03:50:09PM +0300, Mika Westerberg wrote:
> Does the machine have WDAT ACPI table (see /sys/firmware/acpi/tables/*)?
> If it does, you can try the new WDAT watchdog driver instead . It
> still uses the same hardware, though but via set of instructions
> provided by the BIOS that should work (given the vendor has tested
> it on Windows).
>  http://email@example.com/msg1230607.html
Thanks for pointing this out. My motherboard's BIOS does not have
this ACPI table, unfortunately, but it's at least good to know that
some do, and take the hardware watchdog seriously.
David A. Madore
( http://www.madore.org/~david/ )