Subject: Re: delay before cpu_reset()
To: None <>
From: Ken Hornstein <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/12/1998 01:28:58
> > 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 ..
>Slow because reboot/halt currently (and incorrectly) wait for everything
>to die.  That's shutdown's job.

Is it really?

I don't have access to a vanilla 4.3 BSD system anymore, but I thought
even then that shutdown was merely "reboot/halt + wall".