Re: [v3.8 Regression] watchdog: sp5100_tco: Add SB8x0 chipset support

From: Tanaka Takahisa
Date: Sun Feb 17 2013 - 04:44:35 EST

Hi Joseph,

2013/2/15 Joseph Salisbury <joseph.salisbury@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
> On 02/15/2013 02:32 AM, Wim Van Sebroeck wrote:
>> Hi Joseph,
>>> A bug was opened against the Ubuntu kernel[0]. It was found that
>>> reverting the following commit resolved this bug:
>>> commit 740fbddf5c3f9ad8b23c5d917ba1cc7e376a5104
>>> Author: Takahisa Tanaka <mc74hc00@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> Date: Sun Dec 2 14:33:18 2012 +0900
>>> watchdog: sp5100_tco: Add SB8x0 chipset support
>>> The regression was introduced as of v3.8-rc1.
>>> I see that you are the author of this patch, so I wanted to run this by
>>> you. I was thinking of requesting a revert for v3.8, but I wanted to
>>> get your feedback first.
>> Please check out the attached patches first (They are allready in
>> linux-next).
> Thanks for the feedback, Wim. I'll let you know if the patches resolve this
> bug.
>> Other references:
>> Bugzilla:
>> Bugzilla:
>> Kind regards,
>> Wim.

Thank you for your information, and sorry for the late reply.

I think that I will get rid of code that re-programming the chipset
registers, if my patch set doesn't resolve the problem.
I'm waiting for your reply at the moment.

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