NetBSD Problem Report #29702

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Subject: swwdog(4) not present in kernel files
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>Number:         29702
>Category:       kern
>Synopsis:       swwdog(4) not present in kernel files
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    kern-bug-people
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Mar 16 03:35:00 +0000 2005
>Last-Modified:  Mon Jan 23 14:00:02 +0000 2012
>Originator:     Juan RP
>Release:        NetBSD 2.99.16
System: NetBSD Mandylion 2.99.16 NetBSD 2.99.16 (GATEWAY_) #1: Mon Mar 7 21:10:18 CET 2005 juan@Mandylion:/home/juan/build/obj/sys/arch/i386/compile/GATEWAY_ i386
Architecture: i386
Machine: i386

	There is no entry for swwdog(4) in the kernel config files, it
	must be added (at least the entry should be commented out).

	Some work for the author...


From: Sergey Svishchev <>
Subject: Re: kern/29702
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011 15:32:45 +0300

 It was added to sys/arch/i386/conf/ALL in 2007:

 revision 1.80
 date: 2007/02/04 17:49:02;  author: xtraeme;  state: Exp;  lines: +9 -3

 Sergey Svishchev

State-Changed-From-To: open->closed
State-Changed-When: Sat, 31 Dec 2011 20:29:20 +0000
swwdog(4) appears in i386 ALL and mac68k GENERIC.

From: Hauke Fath <>
Subject: Re: kern/29702 (swwdog(4) not present in kernel files)
Date: Mon, 2 Jan 2012 11:15:29 +0100

 At 20:29 Uhr +0000 31.12.2011, wrote:
 >Synopsis: swwdog(4) not present in kernel files
 >State-Changed-From-To: open->closed
 >State-Changed-When: Sat, 31 Dec 2011 20:29:20 +0000
 >swwdog(4) appears in i386 ALL and mac68k GENERIC.

 Well, arguably this should be in all arches' GENERIC configurations, not
 just in obscurer config files.


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State-Changed-From-To: closed->open
State-Changed-When: Sun, 22 Jan 2012 18:36:01 +0000
agreed, should be in at least i386 and amd64 GENERIC

From: "Hauke Fath" <>
Subject: PR/29702 CVS commit: src/sys/arch/macppc/conf
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 13:55:03 +0000

 Module Name:	src
 Committed By:	hauke
 Date:		Mon Jan 23 13:55:03 UTC 2012

 Modified Files:
 	src/sys/arch/macppc/conf: GENERIC

 Log Message:
 In the light of PR kern/29702, add swwdog(4) pseudo device.

 To generate a diff of this commit:
 cvs rdiff -u -r1.296 -r1.297 src/sys/arch/macppc/conf/GENERIC

 Please note that diffs are not public domain; they are subject to the
 copyright notices on the relevant files.


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