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Date:   Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:21:22 -0700
From:   Jerry Hoemann <jerry.hoemann@....com>
To:     Guenter Roeck <linux@...ck-us.net>
Cc:     wim@...ux-watchdog.org, linux-watchdog@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, rwright@....com,
        maurice.a.saldivar@....com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 11/11] watchdog/hpwdt: Update driver version.

On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 09:07:25AM -0800, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 11, 2018 at 10:21:11PM -0700, Jerry Hoemann wrote:
> > Update driver version number to reflect changes.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Jerry Hoemann <jerry.hoemann@....com>
> > ---
> >  drivers/watchdog/hpwdt.c | 2 +-
> >  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > 
> > diff --git a/drivers/watchdog/hpwdt.c b/drivers/watchdog/hpwdt.c
> > index bb0dcc8709b8..78168e2f9b4e 100644
> > --- a/drivers/watchdog/hpwdt.c
> > +++ b/drivers/watchdog/hpwdt.c
> > @@ -23,7 +23,7 @@
> >  
> >  #include <asm/nmi.h>
> >  
> > -#define HPWDT_VERSION			"1.4.0"
> > +#define HPWDT_VERSION			"2.0.0"
> 
> I would suggest to drop the version entirely. History and experience shows
> that it is not really useful.
> 
> Guenter
> 

HPE can and does replace drivers w/o updating the underlying kernel version.

So having driver print its version has been very useful to me in debugging
issues in other drivers.  I want to maintain that in here.


> >  #define SECS_TO_TICKS(secs)		((secs) * 1000 / 128)
> >  #define TICKS_TO_SECS(ticks)		((ticks) * 128 / 1000)
> >  #define HPWDT_MAX_TIMER			TICKS_TO_SECS(65535)
> > -- 
> > 2.13.6
> > 
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Jerry Hoemann                  Software Engineer   Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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