Re: [PATCH v2 4/8] watchdog: Make set_timeout function optional

From: Uwe Kleine-König
Date: Fri Aug 14 2015 - 15:05:46 EST

Hello Guenter,

On Fri, Aug 07, 2015 at 10:02:43PM -0700, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> For some watchdogs, the hardware timeout is fixed, and the
> watchdog driver depends on the watchdog core to handle the
> actual timeout. In this situation, the watchdog driver might
> only set the 'timeout' variable but do nothing else.
> This can as well be handled by the infrastructure, so make
> the set_timeout callback optional. If WDIOF_SETTIMEOUT is
> configured but the .set_timeout callback is not available,
> update the timeout variable in the infrastructure code.
> Signed-off-by: Guenter Roeck <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Acked-by: Uwe Kleine-König <u.kleine-koenig@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>


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