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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 4/4] watchdog: aspeed: Move init to arch_initcall
On Wed, Sep 20, 2017 at 3:00 PM, Andrew Jeffery <andrew@aj.id.au> wrote:
> Probing at device_initcall time lead to perverse cases where the
> watchdog was probed after, say, I2C devices, which then leaves a
> potentially running watchdog at the mercy of I2C device behaviour and
> bus conditions.
>
> Load the watchdog driver early to ensure that the kernel is patting it
> well before initialising peripherals.
>
> Signed-off-by: Andrew Jeffery <andrew@aj.id.au>

I agree that we need to make sure the watchdog driver is loaded
earlier. I think this is the correct method, but I'll defer to Guenter
on this one.

Cheers,

Joel

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