Commit f54c2274 authored by Ulrich Obergfell's avatar Ulrich Obergfell Committed by Linus Torvalds
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watchdog: move definition of 'watchdog_proc_mutex' outside of proc_dowatchdog()

This series removes proc_dowatchdog().  Since multiple new functions need
the 'watchdog_proc_mutex' to serialize access to the watchdog parameters
in /proc/sys/kernel, move the mutex outside of any function.
Signed-off-by: default avatarUlrich Obergfell <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarDon Zickus <>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <>
parent a0c9cbb9
......@@ -701,6 +701,8 @@ static int proc_watchdog_update(void)
static DEFINE_MUTEX(watchdog_proc_mutex);
* proc handler for /proc/sys/kernel/nmi_watchdog,watchdog_thresh
......@@ -710,7 +712,6 @@ int proc_dowatchdog(struct ctl_table *table, int write,
int err, old_thresh, old_enabled;
bool old_hardlockup;
static DEFINE_MUTEX(watchdog_proc_mutex);
old_thresh = ACCESS_ONCE(watchdog_thresh);
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