watchdog: WatchDog Timer Driver Core - Add WDIOC_KEEPALIVE ioctl
Wim Van Sebroeck [Fri, 22 Jul 2011 18:57:23 +0000 (18:57 +0000)]
This part add's the WDIOC_KEEPALIVE ioctl functionality to the
WatchDog Timer Driver Core framework. Please note that the
WDIOF_KEEPALIVEPING bit has to be set in the watchdog_info
options field.

Signed-off-by: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Signed-off-by: Wim Van Sebroeck <wim@iguana.be>
Acked-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
Acked-by: Wolfram Sang <w.sang@pengutronix.de>

Documentation/watchdog/watchdog-kernel-api.txt
drivers/watchdog/watchdog_dev.c

index 2bdc6dc..abbcf2c 100644 (file)
@@ -101,6 +101,9 @@ they are supported. These optional routines/operations are:
   the watchdog timer driver core does: to send a keepalive ping to the watchdog
   timer hardware it will either use the ping operation (when available) or the
   start operation (when the ping operation is not available).
+  (Note: the WDIOC_KEEPALIVE ioctl call will only be active when the
+  WDIOF_KEEPALIVEPING bit has been set in the option field on the watchdog's
+  info structure).
 * status: this routine checks the status of the watchdog timer device. The
   status of the device is reported with watchdog WDIOF_* status flags/bits.
 
index 00a6112..2fb4cec 100644 (file)
@@ -120,6 +120,11 @@ static long watchdog_ioctl(struct file *file, unsigned int cmd,
                return put_user(val, p);
        case WDIOC_GETBOOTSTATUS:
                return put_user(wdd->bootstatus, p);
+       case WDIOC_KEEPALIVE:
+               if (!(wdd->info->options & WDIOF_KEEPALIVEPING))
+                       return -EOPNOTSUPP;
+               watchdog_ping(wdd);
+               return 0;
        default:
                return -ENOTTY;
        }