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Date:	Sat, 14 May 2016 18:36:23 +0200
From:	Wim Van Sebroeck <>
To:	Richard Cochran <>
	Guenter Roeck <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/5] watchdog: octeon: Handle the FROZEN hot plug notifier actions.

Hi Richard,

> When performing a suspend operation, the kernel brings all of the
> non-boot CPUs offline, calling the hot plug notifiers with the flag,
> CPU_TASKS_FROZEN, set in the action code.  Similarly, during resume,
> the CPUs are brought back online, but again the notifiers have the
> FROZEN flag set.
> While some very few drivers really need to treat suspend/resume
> specially, this driver unintentionally ignores the notifications.
> This patch changes the driver to disable the watchdog interrupt
> whenever the CPU goes offline, and to enable it whenever the CPU goes
> back online.  As a result, the suspended state is no longer a special
> case that leaves the watchdog active.
> Cc: Wim Van Sebroeck <>
> Cc: Guenter Roeck <>
> Cc:
> Signed-off-by: Richard Cochran <>
> ---
>  drivers/watchdog/octeon-wdt-main.c | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

This patch has been added to linux-watchdog-next.

Kind regards,

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