@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
-# (C) Copyright 2000 - 2009
+# (C) Copyright 2000 - 2011
# Wolfgang Denk, DENX Software Engineering, firstname.lastname@example.org.
# See file CREDITS for list of people who contributed to this
@@ -719,10 +719,17 @@ The following options need to be configured:
If this variable is defined, it enables watchdog
- support. There must be support in the platform specific
- code for a watchdog. For the 8xx and 8260 CPUs, the
- SIU Watchdog feature is enabled in the SYPCR
+ support for the SoC. There must be support in the SoC
+ specific code for a watchdog. For the 8xx and 8260
+ CPUs, the SIU Watchdog feature is enabled in the SYPCR
+ register. When supported for a specific SoC is
+ available, then no further board specific code should
+ be needed to use it.
+ When using a watchdog circuitry external to the used
+ SoC, then define this variable and provide board
+ specific code for the "hw_watchdog_reset" function.
- U-Boot Version: