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WATCHDOG(8)               BSD 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.

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

AUTHORS
     The watchdog utility and manual page were written by Sean Kelly
     <smkellyATFreeBSD.org> and Poul-Henning Kamp <phkATFreeBSD.org>.

     Some contributions made by Jeff Roberson <jeffATFreeBSD.org>.

HISTORY
     The watchdog utility appeared in FreeBSD 5.1.

BSD                            February 28, 2004                           BSD