[PATCH V3] Watchdog: Fix parent of watchdog_devices

Uwe Kleine-König u.kleine-koenig at pengutronix.de
Tue Aug 18 23:44:19 PDT 2015


On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 08:58:24AM +0530, Pratyush Anand wrote:
> /sys/class/watchdog/watchdogn/device/modalias can help to identify the
> driver/module for a given watchdog node. However, many wdt devices does not set


> its parent and so, we do not see an entry for device in sysfs for such devices.
> This patch fixes parent of watchdog_device so that
> /sys/class/watchdog/watchdogn/device is populated.
> Exceptions: booke, diag288, mpc8xxx, octeon, softdog and w83627hf -- They do not
> have any parent. Not sure, how we can we identify driver for these devices.

I don't see why you don't use the platform device as parent for mpc8xxx.

Note however that I did several updates to the mpc8xxx driver which
probably conflict with setting the parent. I'll take care of that.

Best regards

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