Re: [PATCH] fix book E watchdog to take WDIOC_SETTIMEOUT arg inseconds

From: Wim Van Sebroeck
Date: Thu Aug 27 2009 - 07:15:06 EST

Hi Chris,

> The WDIOC_SETTIMEOUT argument is supposed to be a "seconds" value.
> However, the book E wdt currently treats it as a "period" which is
> interpreted in a board-specific way.
> This patch allows the user to pass in a "seconds" value and the driver
> will set the smallest timeout that is at least as large as specified
> by the user. It's been tested on e500 hardware and works as
> expected.
> The patch only modifies the CONFIG_FSL_BOOKE case, the CONFIG_4xx case
> is left unmodified as I don't have any hardware to test it on.
> Signed-off-by: Chris Friesen <cfriesen@xxxxxxxxxx>

Added with some small changes to keep checkpatch happy. (removed trailing spaces + changed sizeof(struct watchdog_info) to sizeof(ident) and changed some spaces in tabs).

Now we only need someone that can look at the CONFIG_4xx cases still :-)

Kind regards,

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