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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/7] char/mei: Intel MEI Driver
    On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 05:55:47PM +0200, Weil, Oren jer wrote:
    > >> >I suppose one of the important things to do here is integrate the
    > >> >watchdog part into the common watchdog infrastructure in
    > >> >drivers/watchdog. Maybe this driver can export a simple interface to
    > >> >another module that implements the watchdog device?
    > >>
    > >> Yes, this is one the ideas the Alan suggested, we are thinking about
    > >> this direction in the future.
    > >
    > >What's keeping you from doing this now?
    > We need to change the driver to expose functions to communicate with the FW
    > Client (feature)
    > From other kernel models, the design for now is only from user space.

    So you need to add support to the watchdog infrastructure for this? For
    some reason I thought you could kick the watchdog from within kernel
    code, did I get this wrong?


    greg k-h

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