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On SCO systems, this is apt to indicate a problem with the Intel
Pro100 nic card driver; see https://aplawrence.com/cgi-bin/ta.pl?arg=109718
In general, a watchdog timer is a piece of code that attempts to
keep some other piece of code from getting stuck in an endless
loop. Usually that's done by some common data structure that the
code being watched is supposed to update frequently. The watchdog
code keeps checking; if it sees that the data has not been updated,
it assumes the other program has gone awry.
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