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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Watchdog device node name unification
On Mon, Aug 29, 2005 at 12:32:35PM +0200, Henrik Brix Andersen wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-08-13 at 15:21 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > Doesn't seem to be serious enough to be worth it at this late stage in the
> > 2.6.13 game. Can you re-send after I do a release?
> Resending as requested:
> Here's a patch for unifying the watchdog device node name
> to /dev/watchdog as expected by most user-space applications.
> Please CC: me on replies as I am not subscribed to LKML.

Again, please fix the miscdev code to no pass .name to the dev routines.
The miscdev name should be a description and has nothing to do with a
device node name.

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