Subject: Re: delay before cpu_reset()
To: None <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/10/1998 18:05:09
On Oct 10, Stefan Grefen wrote
> That shouldn't matter after a panic , as we don't turn the power of
> and just reboot.

It does mater on my PC. The disk's cache is cleared by the hard reset
(so my / FS is not marked clean even after a regular reboot).
The 2 seconds delay helps here, but some disks may need more, and anyway it
was not the original itend of this patch.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.