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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 4/6] watchdog: sp805: set WDOG_HW_RUNNING when appropriate
On Thu, May 24, 2018 at 09:36:25AM -0700, Ray Jui wrote:
>
>
> On 5/24/2018 9:19 AM, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> >On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 05:15:22PM -0700, Ray Jui wrote:
> >>If the watchdog hardware is already enabled during the boot process,
> >>when the Linux watchdog driver loads, it should reset the watchdog and
> >>tell the watchdog framework. As a result, ping can be generated from
> >>the watchdog framework, until the userspace watchdog daemon takes over
> >>control
> >>
> >>Signed-off-by: Ray Jui <ray.jui@broadcom.com>
> >>Reviewed-by: Vladimir Olovyannikov <vladimir.olovyannikov@broadcom.com>
> >>Reviewed-by: Scott Branden <scott.branden@broadcom.com>
> >
> >Reviewed-by: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>
> >
> >I have one question, though: Is it really correct that both
> >INT_ENABLE _and_ RESET_ENABLE have to be set to enable the watdog ?
> >What if only RESET_ENABLE is set ?
>
> According to the SP805 TRM, INT_ENABLE needs to be set to high to enable the
> counter and the interrupt. Counter will be stopped if INT_ENABLE is cleared.
> So yes, INT_ENABLE needs to be set.
>
Excellent, thanks for the clarification.

Guenter

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