[CentOS-devel] fintek watchdog driver

Karanbir Singh

mail-lists at karan.org
Fri Feb 1 09:42:17 UTC 2013

On 02/01/2013 03:14 AM, Mike Schmidt wrote:
> I backported the fintek watchdog driver for the F71808E watchdog timer,
> from the Fedora 2.6.38 kernel to 2.6.32 for CentOS6. It also supports It
> has been suggested that I might be inclined to contribute this driver to
> the CentOS group, and now that it has been running in the field on some
> 100 systems for over two months, I feel it is stable enough to do that.


> How would I go about contributing this driver? It is in the form of an
> RPM for CentOS6.3 at the moment. The kmod was built with mock.

If you go ahead and file an issue report at bugs.centos.org - we can get 
that included as a kmod into CentOS-Extras, with a zero barrier to 
install for every user - and/or if you are happy to in-band code, we can 
include this into the CentOS-Plus kernel


- KB

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