Re: [PATCH v2 3/4] i2c: i801: Do not create iTCO watchdog when WDAT table exists

From: Wolfram Sang
Date: Thu Sep 22 2016 - 13:57:56 EST

On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 03:30:53PM +0300, Mika Westerberg wrote:
> ACPI WDAT table is the preferred way to use hardware watchdog over the
> native iTCO_wdt. Windows only uses this table for its hardware watchdog
> implementation so we should be relatively safe to trust it has been
> validated by OEMs
> Prevent iTCO watchdog creation if we detect that there is ACPI WDAT table.
> Signed-off-by: Mika Westerberg <mika.westerberg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Reviewed-by: Guenter Roeck <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

BTW I assume this patch does not go via the i2c tree. Please tell me if
you think otherwise.

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