new code for an mpc8xx board (dbox2)

Tom Rini trini at
Tue Aug 19 04:02:09 EST 2003

On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 04:12:48PM -0700, Tom Rini wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 04, 2003 at 11:36:34PM +0200, Florian Schirmer wrote:
> [snip]
> > I would like to see the userspace interface merged too
> > (
> > I propose to drop the kernel watchdog patch and merge in the following
> > functions of the userspace interface instead:
> >
> > mpc8xx_wdt_reset (needs to be exported to modules)
> > mpc8xx_wdt_interrupt
> > mpc8xx_wdt_handler_install (has to called during kernel init)
> >
> > mpc8xx_wdt_handler_remove is dead and can be removed.
> I need a bit of time to think about this (and a 'new' patch would be
> nice as well).  I'll get back to you.

Okay.  After reading the driver above, I would be fine with you submitting
this to Marcelo once 2.4.23-pre1 opens, and submitting it to 2.6 as well
(yes, you won't be able to test it, but you can at least see if you
ported the driver 'up' right).

Tom Rini

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