Subject: Re: delay before cpu_reset()
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 10/09/1998 12:23:37
On Fri, 09 Oct 1998 20:09:13 +0200
Stefan Grefen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Yes, (re)booting on a x86 is slow enough we don't have to make it worse.
> For a server you want it to come up as fast as possible ..
Slow because reboot/halt currently (and incorrectly) wait for everything
to die. That's shutdown's job.
> 1) do it only for pcconsole, comconsole doesn't need it
Not. What about the case where IDE disks, which CANNOT be issued a
"flush your cache" call, are still writing their data?
Jason R. Thorpe email@example.com
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