Subject: Re: delay before cpu_reset()
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/09/1998 12:26:19
Jason Thorpe <> 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 - -
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.