[PATCH 2/2] powerpc/watchdog: allow the e500 watchdog driver to be compiled as a module
jwboyer at gmail.com
Sat Sep 18 10:37:47 EST 2010
On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 6:53 PM, Timur Tabi <timur at freescale.com> wrote:
> Register the __init and __exit functions in the PowerPC e500 watchdog driver
> as module entry/exit functions, and modify the Kconfig entry.
> Add a .release method for the PowerPC e500 watchdog driver, so that the
> watchdog is disabled when the driver is closed.
This is used for more than just e500.
> Loosely based on original code from Jiang Yutang <b14898 at freescale.com>.
> Signed-off-by: Timur Tabi <timur at freescale.com>
> This patch requires:
> powerpc: export ppc_tb_freq so that modules can reference it
> drivers/watchdog/Kconfig | 5 ++++-
> drivers/watchdog/booke_wdt.c | 39 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
> 2 files changed, 41 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/drivers/watchdog/Kconfig b/drivers/watchdog/Kconfig
> index 24efd8e..d9cf5a9 100644
> --- a/drivers/watchdog/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/watchdog/Kconfig
> @@ -957,9 +957,12 @@ config PIKA_WDT
> the Warp platform.
> config BOOKE_WDT
> - bool "PowerPC Book-E Watchdog Timer"
> + tristate "PowerPC Book-E Watchdog Timer"
> depends on BOOKE || 4xx
> + Watchdog driver for PowerPC e500 chips, such as the Freescale
> + MPC85xx SOCs.
Again, used for more than e500. That || 4xx in the depends statement
right above your addition isn't there for fun :).
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