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SubjectRe: [PATCHv2] watchdog: qcom: Add suspend/resume support
On Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 11:09:31AM -0800, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 17, 2019 at 10:37 AM Stephen Boyd <swboyd@chromium.org> wrote:
> >
> > Quoting Sai Prakash Ranjan (2019-01-17 07:19:42)
> > > diff --git a/drivers/watchdog/qcom-wdt.c b/drivers/watchdog/qcom-wdt.c
> > > index 780971318810..5dfd604477a4 100644
> > > --- a/drivers/watchdog/qcom-wdt.c
> > > +++ b/drivers/watchdog/qcom-wdt.c
> > > @@ -245,6 +245,28 @@ static int qcom_wdt_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
> > > return 0;
> > > }
> > >
> > > +static int __maybe_unused qcom_wdt_suspend(struct device *dev)
> > > +{
> > > + struct qcom_wdt *wdt = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
> > > +
> > > + if (watchdog_active(&wdt->wdd))
> > > + qcom_wdt_stop(&wdt->wdd);
> > > +
> > > + return 0;
> > > +}
> > > +
> > > +static int __maybe_unused qcom_wdt_resume(struct device *dev)
> > > +{
> > > + struct qcom_wdt *wdt = dev_get_drvdata(dev);
> > > +
> > > + if (watchdog_active(&wdt->wdd))
> > > + qcom_wdt_start(&wdt->wdd);
> > > +
> > > + return 0;
> > > +}
> >
> > This looks fairly generic. For example, the Mediatek driver also stops
> > and starts (but also pings after starting). Grepping for 'active' in
> > drivers/watchdog/ finds more examples. Could there be some functions in
> > watchdog core that do the common things like watchdog_stop() and
> > watchdog_start() and watchdog_start_and_ping()? Or maybe a bit can be
> > set during registration so that the 'struct class watchdog_class' can
> > get PM ops to stop and start on suspend/resume of the watchdog character
> > device?
> >
> > Nothing is wrong with the patch, I'm just bemoaning the amount of code
> > duplication here.
> >
>
> Patch(es) to add the functionality to the watchdog core are welcome;
> it should be possible to move the functionality into the core (maybe
> to be enabled with a new watchdog API call). Doing it using the class
> device sounds like an excellent idea. This should be straightforward
> to implement, though the question of "should we ping on resume or not"
> might be an endless source for bike shedding fun.
>
> Guenter

It could be controlled by a currently unused bit in the
watchdog_info.options. Then people can agree to disagree.



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