Subject: Re: delay before cpu_reset()
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Soren S. Jorvang <email@example.com>
Date: 10/09/1998 22:04:43
On Fri, Oct 09, 1998 at 10:29:11AM -0700, David Seifert wrote:
> >> does some object to this change ?
> > That would slow the reboot process down even more. If it were
> > interruptible, I guess I wouldn't mind, but otherwise, ick.
I believe what the original poster wanted was just enough
time to see a final 'sorry, cannot sync all buffers, rebooting
anyway' message or some such.
For this purpose, an unconditional half a second or shorter wait
should be more than enough, and the slowdown wouldn't bother anyone.