GNU/Linux PARAMETER

root>cat /proc/sys/kernel/panic
0
root>echo 60 > /proc/sys/kernel/panic
root>cat /proc/sys/kernel/panic
60
root>

PARAMETER EXPLANATION

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kernel_panic

PARAMETER FUNCTION
panic:

The value in this file represents the number of seconds the kernel
waits before rebooting on a panic. When you use the software watchdog,
the recommended setting is 60.

PARAMETER CODE CONNECTION

http://lxr.linux.no/linux+v3.12.5/kernel/panic.c