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SubjectRe: [PATCH 7/10 v2] Generic Watchdog Timer Driver
> >         /* Register the watchdog timer device */
> > res = watchdog_register_device(&wdt_dev);
>
> 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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