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Date:   Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:01:54 -0700
From:   Jerry Hoemann <>
To:     Guenter Roeck <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 05/11] watchdog/hpwdt: Update Module info.

On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 09:49:50AM -0800, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 11, 2018 at 10:21:05PM -0700, Jerry Hoemann wrote:
> > Update Module Author and permission on parameters so that the
> > parameters show up in sysfs.
> > 
> Does it really add value to see the module parameters in sysfs ?
> You would get both in standardized form by enabling WATCHDOG_SYSFS.

Not as much value as it did before I knew about WATCHDOG_SYSFS.  :)

It might still offer some unit level debug insight.
The majority of users of module_param are specifying read permissions,
so there is a uniformity aspect to having it.

But, not a big deal.  I'll remove read permission change if you want me to.


Jerry Hoemann                  Software Engineer   Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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