Subject: Re: delay before cpu_reset()
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Holland <email@example.com>
Date: 10/09/1998 15:41:49
> > [delay during panic]
> > Hi,
> > does some object to this change ?
> 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 ..
Maybe make it half a second instead of two seconds? That's enough to
see what happened but not enough to be annoying.
One of my old crash machines used to wait about a second in the bios
somewhere even on a hard reset. This was really nice, believe me.
- David A. Holland | (please continue to send non-list mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org | email@example.com. yes, I moved.)