RE: [PATCH][RFC] Proposal for a new watchdog interface using sysf s

From: Perez-Gonzalez, Inaky (
Date: Fri Feb 14 2003 - 22:11:58 EST

> On Fri, Feb 14, 2003 at 05:55:53PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > think you need to care about that for now. Sysfs doesn't
> help here in
> > the general case as it lacks persistant file permissions,
> but where it
> Oh, junk. I liked this proposal a lot, but lack of persistent
> permissions kills it pretty dead.

If by persistant you mean across reboots, you can do what devfs did; at
shutdown, save the ones that change; at init, restore them -- some to
sensible defaults, plus the saved changes. That's user space policy.

Or am I missing anything?

Inaky Perez-Gonzalez -- Not speaking for Intel - opinions are my own [or my

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