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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 2/2] gpio_wdt: Add option for early registration
On 06/06/2015 12:46 AM, Jean-Baptiste Theou wrote:
> In some situation, mainly when it's not possible to disable a
> watchdog, you may want the watchdog driver to be started as soon
> as possible.
>
> Adding GPIO_WATCHDOG_ARCH_INITCALL to raise initcall from
> module_init to arch_initcall.
>
> This patch require watchdog registration deferral mechanism
>
> Signed-off-by: Jean-Baptiste Theou <jtheou@adeneo-embedded.us>
> ---
> Changes in v3:
> - Simplify changes, since the modification is for built-in only
>
> drivers/watchdog/Kconfig | 12 ++++++++++++
> drivers/watchdog/gpio_wdt.c | 8 ++++++++
> 2 files changed, 20 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/watchdog/Kconfig b/drivers/watchdog/Kconfig
> index e5e7c55..7a5c912 100644
> --- a/drivers/watchdog/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/watchdog/Kconfig
> @@ -1,3 +1,4 @@
> +
> #
> # Watchdog device configuration
> #
> @@ -104,6 +105,17 @@ config GPIO_WATCHDOG
> If you say yes here you get support for watchdog device
> controlled through GPIO-line.
>
> +config GPIO_WATCHDOG_ARCH_INITCALL
> + bool "Register the watchdog as early as possible"
> + depends on GPIO_WATCHDOG=y
> + help
> + In some situations, the default initcall level (module_init)
> + in not early enough in the boot process to avoid the watchdog
> + to be triggered.
> + If you say yes here, the initcall level would be raised to
> + arch_initcall.
> + If in doubt, say N.
> +
> config MENF21BMC_WATCHDOG
> tristate "MEN 14F021P00 BMC Watchdog"
> depends on MFD_MENF21BMC
> diff --git a/drivers/watchdog/gpio_wdt.c b/drivers/watchdog/gpio_wdt.c
> index cbc313d..f9149a2 100644
> --- a/drivers/watchdog/gpio_wdt.c
> +++ b/drivers/watchdog/gpio_wdt.c
> @@ -267,7 +267,15 @@ static struct platform_driver gpio_wdt_driver = {
> .probe = gpio_wdt_probe,
> .remove = gpio_wdt_remove,
> };

Please add an empty line here.

Thanks,
Guenter

> +#ifdef GPIO_WATCHDOG_ARCH_INITCALL
> +static int __init gpio_wdt_init(void)
> +{
> + return platform_driver_register(&gpio_wdt_driver);
> +}
> +arch_initcall(gpio_wdt_init);
> +#else
> module_platform_driver(gpio_wdt_driver);
> +#endif
>
> MODULE_AUTHOR("Alexander Shiyan <shc_work@mail.ru>");
> MODULE_DESCRIPTION("GPIO Watchdog");
>



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