Subject: Re: delay before cpu_reset()
To: None <>
From: David Holland <>
List: tech-kern
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      | yes, I moved.)