[PATCH 1/3] [WATCHDOG] mpc83xx_wdt: add support for MPC86xx CPUs

Kumar Gala galak at kernel.crashing.org
Tue May 13 11:06:08 EST 2008

On May 12, 2008, at 5:12 PM, Anton Vorontsov wrote:

> On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 04:55:16PM -0500, Timur Tabi wrote:
>> Anton Vorontsov wrote:
>>> I don't know the IP block name... what is it for the 83xx/86xx
>>> watchdogs?
>> My point was that we developers should just pick a name and run  
>> with it.
>> That's where the name "Elo" came from.  None of official Freescale
>> documentation calls the DMA controller on 85xx parts "Elo", but the
>> kernel code does.
> Ahh, I see. Ok, my purpose: name the driver for mpc83xx-like watchdogs
> as mpc83xx_wdt.c? :-)
> It's less confusion. For example DMA. I really don't know what the
> "Elo" is. Nobody does actually, except the few people who discussed
> Linux Freescale DMA drivers...

I repeat, name it mpc8xxx_wdt.c or fsl_ppc_soc_wdt.c.

- k

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