Re: [PATCH v5 2/8] watchdog: Introduce WDOG_RUNNING flag

From: Alexander Stein
Date: Mon Nov 23 2015 - 11:31:52 EST

On Sunday 22 November 2015 19:20:59, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> diff --git a/Documentation/watchdog/watchdog-kernel-api.txt b/Documentation/watchdog/watchdog-kernel-api.txt
> index f66859117d1f..3f0963b2c33e 100644
> --- a/Documentation/watchdog/watchdog-kernel-api.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/watchdog/watchdog-kernel-api.txt
> @@ -212,6 +212,14 @@ bit-operations. The status bits that are defined are:
> any watchdog_ops, so that you can be sure that no operations (other then
> unref) will get called after unregister, even if userspace still holds a
> reference to /dev/watchdog
> +* WDOG_RUNNING: Set by the watchdog driver if the hardware watchdog is running.
> + The bit must be set if the watchdog timer hardware can not be stopped.
> + The bit may also be set if the watchdog timer is running aftyer booting,
Best regards,
Dipl.-Inf. Alexander Stein
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