watchdog - Software and/or Hardware watchdog daemon

Property Value
Distribution Fedora 29
Repository Fedora x86_64
Package filename watchdog-5.15-2.fc29.x86_64.rpm
Package name watchdog
Package version 5.15
Package release 2.fc29
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
License GPLv2+
Maintainer -
Download size 93.94 KB
Installed size 229.71 KB
The watchdog program can be used as a powerful software watchdog daemon
or may be alternately used with a hardware watchdog device such as the
IPMI hardware watchdog driver interface to a resident Baseboard
Management Controller (BMC).  watchdog periodically writes to /dev/watchdog;
the interval between writes to /dev/watchdog is configurable through settings
in the watchdog sysconfig file.  This configuration file is also used to
set the watchdog to be used as a hardware watchdog instead of its default
software watchdog operation.  In either case, if the device is open but not
written to within the configured time period, the watchdog timer expiration
will trigger a machine reboot. When operating as a software watchdog, the
ability to reboot will depend on the state of the machine and interrupts.
When operating as a hardware watchdog, the machine will experience a hard
reset (or whatever action was configured to be taken upon watchdog timer
expiration) initiated by the BMC.


Package Version Architecture Repository
watchdog-5.15-3.fc29.x86_64.rpm 5.15 x86_64 Fedora Updates
watchdog-5.15-3.fc29.i686.rpm 5.15 i686 Fedora Updates
watchdog-5.15-2.fc29.i686.rpm 5.15 i686 Fedora
watchdog - - -


Name Value - - -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -
systemd -


Name Value
config(watchdog) = 5.15-2.fc29
watchdog = 5.15-2.fc29
watchdog(x86-64) = 5.15-2.fc29


Type URL
Binary Package watchdog-5.15-2.fc29.x86_64.rpm
Source Package watchdog-5.15-2.fc29.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install watchdog rpm package:

# dnf install watchdog




2018-07-14 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 5.15-2
- Rebuilt for
2018-02-13 - Richard W.M. Jones <> - 5.15-1
- Rebase to watchdog 5.15.
- Remove upstream patches.
- Modify code to use libtirpc.
2018-02-09 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 5.13-19
- Rebuilt for
2017-08-03 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 5.13-18
- Rebuilt for
2017-07-27 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 5.13-17
- Rebuilt for
2017-03-06 - Josef Ridky <> - 5.13-16
- Scriptlets replaced with new systemd macros (#850364)
2017-02-11 - Fedora Release Engineering <> - 5.13-15
- Rebuilt for

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