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SubjectRe: [PATCH][RFC] Proposal for a new watchdog interface using sysfs
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On Fri, 2003-02-14 at 19:02, Rusty Lynch wrote:
> If /dev/watchdog is a link to a sysfs file, then (at least in sysfs's
> current state) you loose the ability to handle the documented watchdog
> ioctl's. That is why I assumed that the watchdog base.c could implement
> a miscdev registered for the watchdog minor (130), and then translate
> the documented ioctl's into the watchdog_ops calls for the the specific
> driver that is currently associated with the miscdevice.

sysfs is not capable of handling ioctl forwarding ? Oops, then I guess
the mess has to live on

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