[PATCH] watchdog: Add Broadcom BCM2708 watchdog timer driver

Stephen Warren swarren at wwwdotorg.org
Tue Mar 26 23:26:52 EDT 2013

On 03/24/2013 08:12 AM, Lubomir Rintel wrote:
> On Fri, 2013-03-22 at 20:24 -0600, Stephen Warren wrote:
> Thank you for your response!
>> On 03/22/2013 06:55 AM, Lubomir Rintel wrote:
>>> Signed-off-by: Lubomir Rintel <lkundrak at v3.sk>

>> I'm curious where you got the documentation to write this driver; this
>> HW module isn't described in BCM2835-ARM-Peripherals.pdf. I assume this
>> is based on the downstream kernel driver? If so, at least some credit in
>> the commit description might be appropriate. At least the relevant
>> commit downstream already has an appropriate Signed-off-by line:-)
> Your guess is right, used bcm2708_wdog driver from rpi-3.6.y as a reference. 
> I'll add that information to the commit message.
> The Signed-off-by line is indeed present, but unfortunately does not seem to be 
> particularly appropriate:
> Signed-off-by: popcornmix <popcornmix at gmail.com>

That s-o-b line maps to Dom Cobley. In a previous message on the
linux-rpi-kernel mailing list, he gave his permission to re-write the
name part of that to "Dom Cobley". That would make the s-o-b useful.


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