Philippe Gerum wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-09-04 at 15:12 +0200, Johan Borkhuis wrote:
> > I made the following change to Xenomai (version 2.3.2, but it could also
> > be applied to 2.4 as the watchdog code has not been changed).
> > The watchdog timeout is fixed at 4 seconds. For us this is a problem as
> > there are some processes that take more time than this.
> > I made the following change to allow this to be changed through the
> > Linux kernel configuration. The value is configurable between 1 and 60
> > seconds.
> > Below is a patchfile that implements this change. Please let me know if
> > you have comments on this, or if there are problems with this change.
> Looks good. Will merge, thanks.
I have nothing against the patch.
That said, if you have a real-time activity that does not let Linux run
for 4 seconds, you are risking some troubles when the real-time activity
gives back the control to Linux, such as random lockups for example.
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