Re: [RFC] [PATCH 5/10] Generic Watchdog Timer Driver

From: Alexander Stein
Date: Thu Feb 24 2011 - 03:21:10 EST

On Wednesday 23 February 2011, 21:43:30 Wim Van Sebroeck wrote:
> commit 1959ea403c69af855f5cd13e5c9b33123d2137b2
> Author: Wim Van Sebroeck <wim@xxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Fri Jun 18 09:45:49 2010 +0000
> watchdog: WatchDog Timer Driver Core - Part 5
> This part add's the WDIOC_SETTIMEOUT and WDIOC_GETTIMEOUT ioctl
> functionality to the WatchDog Timer Driver Core framework.
> Signed-off-by: Alan Cox <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Wim Van Sebroeck <wim@xxxxxxxxx>
> [snip]

Any specific reason you can only specify seconds as timeout? There is no way
to set a timeout of e.g. 500ms or 1500ms.
You can change this by using using a struct timeval for setting a timeout.
What do you think?

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