Subject: Re: delay before cpu_reset()
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <email@example.com>
Date: 10/09/1998 12:26:19
Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Not. What about the case where IDE disks, which CANNOT be issued a
> "flush your cache" call, are still writing their data?
If it's for that -- and thus far, nobody but you has claimed that it
is -- then it should be:
* by that code (i.e. the sync bits, and probably right after them),
* documented as such, and
* for instance, not invoked if not syncing.
you've argued for something else, not this.
Chris Demetriou - email@example.com - http://www.netbsd.org/People/Pages/cgd.html
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.