[PATCH V2] Watchdog: Fix parent of watchdog_devices

Linus Walleij linus.walleij at linaro.org
Wed Aug 26 04:38:19 PDT 2015

On Tue, Aug 18, 2015 at 6:34 PM, Pratyush Anand <panand at redhat.com> 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.
> Signed-off-by: Pratyush Anand <panand at redhat.com>

Acked-by: Linus Walleij <linus.walleij at linaro.org>

Linus Walleij

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