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SubjectRe: [PATCH] watchdog: at91sam9: keep watchdog running in idle mode
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On 10/16/2016 08:50 AM, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> On 10/16/2016 08:33 AM, Sylvain Rochet wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> On Wed, Oct 07, 2015 at 01:01:12PM +0200, Alexandre Belloni wrote:
>>> On 06/10/2015 at 22:28:45 +0200, Sylvain Rochet wrote :
>>>> Since turning on idle-halt in commit 5161b31dc39a (watchdog:
>>>> at91sam9_wdt: better watchdog support"), SoCs compatible with
>>>> at91sam9260-wdt not using a device tree no longer reboot if the watchdog
>>>> times out while the CPU is in idle state. Removing the
>>>> AT91_WDT_WDIDLEHLT flag that was set by default fixes this.
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Sylvain Rochet <sylvain.rochet@finsecur.com>
>>>> Fixes: 5161b31dc39a ("watchdog: at91sam9_wdt: better watchdog support")
>>>> Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org> # 3.14+
>>>
>>> Acked-by: Alexandre Belloni <alexandre.belloni@free-electrons.com>
>>>
>>> However, we don't really care about that for kernels after 3.18 as no
>>> users are using pdata anymore.
>>> I think you could send a follow-up patch removing pdata support
>>> completely.
>>
>> Looks like this one falls through the cracks, it didn't reach mainline
>> and therefore wasn't applied to stable branches.
>>
> Possibly that happened because you did not copy the watchdog mailing list.
>

... and your other patches were not sent to the watchdog mailing list either,
so you should not expect them to be picked up either.

Seriously, how do you expect _any_ patch to be picked up if you neither copy
the subsystem mailing list nor the subsystem maintainer ?

Guenter

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