Re: [PATCH -rt DO NOT APPLY] Fix for tg3 networking lockup

From: Herbert Xu
Date: Thu Aug 03 2006 - 19:57:24 EST

On Thu, Aug 03, 2006 at 04:56:54PM -0700, David Miller wrote:
> As Michael explained, it's the ASF heartbeat sent by tg3_timer() that
> must be delivered to the chip within certain timing constraints.
> If you had any watchdog devices on this machine, they would likely
> trigger too and reset your machine :)

Watchdogs usually require one heartbeat every 30 seconds or so. Does
the ASF heartbeat need to be that frequent?

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