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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] watchdog: add Intel MID watchdog driver support
On Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:17:34 -0700
Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net> wrote:

> On 04/08/2014 01:59 PM, David Cohen wrote:
> > Add initial Intel MID watchdog driver support.
> >
> > This driver is an initial implementation of generic Intel MID watchdog
> > driver. Currently it supports Intel Merrifield platform.
>
> How does this compare with the existing SCU watchdog driver
> (intel_scu_watchdog) ? The watchdog IPC message (0xf8) seems
> to be the same, so there must be at least some overlap.
> Would it be possible to have just one watchdog driver
> serving the different SCU based devices ?

There are enough differences that we'd end up with one spaghetti driver
full of conditionals rather than two simple clean drivers.

Alan


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