[PATCH V2] Driver for the watchdog timer on all Freescale IMX processors.
w.sang at pengutronix.de
Tue Dec 15 08:59:03 EST 2009
> Some general feedback first:
> * The MX2 and MX3 series have a watchdog device that cannot be stopped once
> started. Since we use /dev/watchdog to start and stop the hardware, we
> normally introduce a timer to keep the watchdog alive when /dev/watchdog
> is closed. This is missing in this driver.
> (See drivers/watchdog/at91sam9_wdt.c as an example).
Will do. Thanks for the pointer!
> * The MX1 platform is 32 bit instead of 16 bit and can be stopped and started.
> Maybe it would make sense to split this in 2 drivers (one for MX1 and one for
> the others).
Hmm, originally I'd prefer to keep the two sticked together. But as we seem to
need a seperate timer now for MX2/3, it might probably pay off to seperate
them. I will have a look.
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