Re: [PATCH 0/7] char/mei: Intel MEI Driver

From: Arnd Bergmann
Date: Tue Mar 22 2011 - 12:51:01 EST

On Tuesday 22 March 2011, Oren Weil wrote:
> Module Parameters
> =================
> watchdog_timeout - in order to change the watchdog timeout setting
> the user can use this module parameter.
> this value set the Intel AMT watchdog timeout interval in seconds,
> the default value is 120sec.
> to disable the watchdog set the value 0.
> The AMT watchdog is used for monitoring the OS health.
> Note: We are aware that this code is not in its best shape
> we are working to make it better and we will appreciate any feedbacks
> and reviews that you can give to improve it.

I suppose one of the important things to do here is integrate
the watchdog part into the common watchdog infrastructure
in drivers/watchdog. Maybe this driver can export a simple
interface to another module that implements the watchdog

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