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How enable watchdog?

I'm struggling with the watchdog timer (wdt) for a while. I can't get it working. My microcontroller is a AriaG25, based on the AT91SAM925. I have used this tutorial to compile the kernel. The ...
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What is a “watchdog reset”?

After reading this question, I was a little confused; it sounds like some daemon reacting by rebooting a system. Is that right? Is it a common occurrence in embedded *nixes?
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How do I cause a watchdog reset of my embedded Linux device

Is there a command like vi > out vi | out That I could use to cause a watchdog reset of my embedded linux device?