[systemd-devel] How to get hardware watchdog status when using systemd

Wiktor Kwapisiewicz wiktor at metacode.biz
Tue May 28 12:15:05 UTC 2019

Hi Lennart,

On 28.05.2019 14:02, Lennart Poettering wrote:
> The kernel devices are currently single-use only. Most of these fields
> are exported via sysfs too however:
>      grep . /sys/class/watchdog/watchdog0/*

Oh, that's very useful and indeed, there is timeleft property there and 
it's changing.

> I think it might make sense if util-linux' wdctl would alternatively
> use the sysfs API for querying these bits, it should be fairly easy to
> add, please file a bug requesting that on util-linux github page!

The bug has been filed under this URL:

Thank you for your assistance!

Kind regards,


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