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hpiwdt(1) OpenHPI hpiwdt(1)


hpiwdt - This sample openhpi application reads and enables the watchdog timer.


 hpiwdt [-D nn] [-N host[:port]] [-C <cfgfile>] [-t sec] [-X] [-h]
 hpiwdt [--domain=nn] [--host=host[:port]] [--cfgfile=file]
        [--disable][--enable][--reset][--timeout n] [--debug] [--help]


hpiwdt reads and enables the watchdog timer.

If no domain or host is selected, hpiwdt uses the default domain as specified in the openhpiclient.conf file.


Help Options:

-h, --help
Show help options

Application Options:

-e, --enable
Enables the watchdog timer
-d, --disable
Disables the watchdog timer
-r, --reset
Resets the watchdog timer
-t sec, --timeout=sec
Sets timeout to sec seconds
-D nn, --domain=nn
Select domain id nn
-X, --debug
Display debug messages
-N "host[:port]", --host="host[:port]"
Open session to the domain served by the daemon at the specified URL (host:port). This option overrides the OPENHPI_DAEMON_HOST and OPENHPI_DAEMON_PORT environment variables. If host contains ':' (for example IPv6 address) then enclose it in square brackets. For example: "[::1]" or "[::1]:4743".
-C "file", --cfgfile="file"
Use passed file as client configuration file. This option overrides the OPENHPICLIENT_CONF environment variable.


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Authors of this man page:

 Peter D Phan (
 Ulrich Kleber (
 Anton Pak (
2018-09-13 3.8.0