Bug 110599 - [IGT runner] Per-test external watchdog
Summary: [IGT runner] Per-test external watchdog
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: DRI
Classification: Unclassified
Component: IGT (show other bugs)
Version: DRI git
Hardware: Other All
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Assignee: Default DRI bug account
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Reported: 2019-05-03 12:42 UTC by Martin Peres
Modified: 2019-05-03 12:42 UTC (History)
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Description Martin Peres 2019-05-03 12:42:36 UTC
Sometimes, machines' clock is not working at the right rate, or their watchdog is unreliable.

To fix this issue, we should have an external watchdog which is reset after the beginning of every new test, and kills the machine after exceeding it.

This watchdog's value should be greatly larger than the local watchdog in order to give it a chance to do the right thing.

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