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SubjectRe: [PATCH] watchdog: iTCO_wdt: Fix detection of SMI-off case
On 26.07.21 16:51, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 26, 2021 at 5:05 PM Jan Kiszka <> wrote:
>> On 26.07.21 15:59, Guenter Roeck wrote:
>>> On 7/26/21 6:40 AM, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Jul 26, 2021 at 3:04 PM Jan Kiszka <>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> On 26.07.21 14:01, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
>>>>>> On Mon, Jul 26, 2021 at 2:46 PM Jan Kiszka <>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>> From: Jan Kiszka <>
>>>>>>> Obviously, the test needs to run against the register content, not its
>>>>>>> address.
>>>>>>> Fixes: cb011044e34c ("watchdog: iTCO_wdt: Account for rebooting on
>>>>>>> second timeout")
>>>>>>> Reported-by: Mantas Mikulėnas <>
>>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <>
>>>>>> Missed SoB of the submitter (hint: configure your Git to make sure
>>>>>> that submitter and author are the same in terms of name-email).
>>>>> The signed off is there. Not sure what you are referring to.
>>>> Nope. It's not. The sign of that is the From: line in the body of the
>>>> email. It happens when the submitter != author. And SoB of the former
>>>> one is absent. But what is strange is that reading them here I haven't
>>>> found the difference. Maybe one is in UTF-8 while the other is not and
>>>> a unicode character degraded to Latin-1 or so?
>>> I have no idea why there is an additional From:, but both From:
>>> tags in the e-mail source are exact matches, and both match the
>>> name and e-mail address in Signed-off-by:. I agree with Jan,
>>> the SoB is there.
>> There is one unknown in this equation, and that is the anti-email system
>> operated by a our IT and some company in Redmond.
> Hmm... The From: in the body is the result of the `git format-patch` I believe.
> So, two (or more?) possibilities here:
> 1) your configuration enforces it to always put From: (something new to me);

Yes, it does, as I explained in my other reply. That's a safety net
because you never have full control over what some mail servers do to
the first From.

> 2) the submitter and author are not the same (see also:
> 3) ...anything else...?
>> But I haven't received
>> any complaints that my outgoing emails are negatively affected by it
>> (incoming are, but that's a different story...). If you received
>> something mangled, Andy, please share the source of that email. I'm
>> happy to escalate internally - and externally.
> I believe I see it in the same way as lore, i.e.

Perfect, then all is fine as it should be (and no time for O365 bashing,


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