Subject: Re: delay before cpu_reset()
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Stefan Grefen <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/11/1998 00:59:22
In message <>  Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> 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.

That should go in a 'atshutdown' function for a driver. 

> --
> Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. 
> --

Stefan Grefen                                Tandem Computers Europe Inc.                       High Performance Research Center
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