[RFC PATCH 1/5] watchdog: Add API to trigger reboots

Maxime Ripard maxime.ripard at free-electrons.com
Wed May 7 12:15:01 PDT 2014

On Wed, May 07, 2014 at 06:01:31AM -0700, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> >This means we could have multiple watchdogs in the system, where we
> >really want a specific one (maybe designated through a DT property) to
> >do the reset. This isn't compatible with the "last watchdog that
> >registers a handler wins the system reset" logic in your patch.
> >
> Wouldn't the order in which watchdogs are configured in dt define that ?
> The last one wins.

It doesn't work, because the DT nodes are usually ordered by physical


Maxime Ripard, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering
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