Book-E watchdog driver questions

Kumar Gala galak at
Wed Sep 26 03:42:04 EST 2007

On Sep 25, 2007, at 11:59 AM, Mike Nuss wrote:

> Hi,
> I have a PPC440EPx and I am testing out the builtin watchdog. I have a
> couple of questions:
> Is there a reason that booke_wdt.c does not specify a MODULE_LICENSE?
>> From the copyright notice at the top it appears to be GPL. As  
>> written,
> it taints the kernel.

Odd, no reason.  I'll submit a patch for that.

> Also, if I test out the driver by killing my process that's doing the
> pinging, I get a kernel panic:

Its been a while since i've tried this.  I'll try it out and see what  

- k

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