path: root/Documentation/watchdog/watchdog-kernel-api.txt
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diff --git a/Documentation/watchdog/watchdog-kernel-api.txt b/Documentation/watchdog/watchdog-kernel-api.txt
index ce1fa22aa70b..08d34e11bc54 100644
--- a/Documentation/watchdog/watchdog-kernel-api.txt
+++ b/Documentation/watchdog/watchdog-kernel-api.txt
@@ -50,6 +50,7 @@ struct watchdog_device {
unsigned int min_timeout;
unsigned int max_timeout;
void *driver_data;
+ struct mutex lock;
unsigned long status;
@@ -74,6 +75,7 @@ It contains following fields:
* driver_data: a pointer to the drivers private data of a watchdog device.
This data should only be accessed via the watchdog_set_drvdata and
watchdog_get_drvdata routines.
+* lock: Mutex for WatchDog Timer Driver Core internal use only.
* status: this field contains a number of status bits that give extra
information about the status of the device (Like: is the watchdog timer
running/active, is the nowayout bit set, is the device opened via