Documentation / watchdog / watchdog-pm.rst


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The Linux WatchDog Timer Power Management Guide
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Last reviewed: 17-Dec-2018

Wolfram Sang <wsa+renesas@sang-engineering.com>

Introduction
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This document states rules about watchdog devices and their power management
handling to ensure a uniform behaviour for Linux systems.


Ping on resume
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On resume, a watchdog timer shall be reset to its selected value to give
userspace enough time to resume. [1] [2]

[1] https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/10252209/

[2] https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/10711625/