[PATCH v2 4/4] watchdog: aspeed: Move init to arch_initcall

Andrew Jeffery andrew at aj.id.au
Tue Oct 17 22:35:58 AEDT 2017

On Wed, 2017-09-20 at 15:43 +0930, Joel Stanley wrote:
> > On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 3:00 PM, Andrew Jeffery <andrew at aj.id.au> wrote:
> > Probing at device_initcall time lead to perverse cases where the
> > watchdog was probed after, say, I2C devices, which then leaves a
> > potentially running watchdog at the mercy of I2C device behaviour and
> > bus conditions.
> > 
> > Load the watchdog driver early to ensure that the kernel is patting it
> > well before initialising peripherals.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Andrew Jeffery <andrew at aj.id.au>
> I agree that we need to make sure the watchdog driver is loaded
> earlier. I think this is the correct method, but I'll defer to Guenter
> on this one.

Just following up on Joel's comments: Is there anything else I need to


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