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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 7/10 v2] Generic Watchdog Timer Driver
    > >         /* Register the watchdog timer device */
    > > res = watchdog_register_device(&wdt_dev);
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    > Why is this a feature of the individual drivers and not of the core?

    It's a hardware dependant feature - some watchdogs cannot be stopped once
    initialized.

    > Maybe it can be in both, so existing drivers don't need to change the user
    > interface, but new drivers don't have to provide the option individually
    > when you can simply set it for the base module.

    Then you'd need an additional interface to specify which watchdog as soon
    as we support multiple watchdogs.

    Alan


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