Re: [PATCH][RFC] Proposal for a new watchdog interface using sysfs

From: Scott Murray (
Date: Thu Feb 13 2003 - 16:12:28 EST

On Thu, 13 Feb 2003, Patrick Mochel wrote:
> Create a watchdog timer class. That will contain all watchdog timers, no
> matter what bus they are on.
> I apologize for leading you astray with suggesting you treat them as
> system devices; I was under the assumption they were more important. :)
> They should always be in the most accurate place in the tree. Don't worry
> about what the user sees; consistency and accuracy are more important..

I like this idea, since it means my init scripts wouldn't have to dig
around looking for watchdog directories/files on various flavours of cPCI
CPU cards. :)


Scott Murray
SOMA Networks, Inc.
Toronto, Ontario

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