Subject: Re: Rebooting trouble?
To: None <port-i386@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Martin Cracauer <>
List: port-i386
Date: 07/03/1995 17:55:41 (Charles M. Hannum) write:

>   Matthew B. Wood said:
>   > Anyone have trouble with the rebooting call on NetBSD1.0?  I have a 486 DX 
>   > and after a fastboot or halt, the screen will echo "rebooting..." but no 
>   > reboot.  

>   Same for me with NetBSD 1.0A on a P90.

>As of what date, and does it actually print `rebooting...'?

Same Problem for me, with NetBSD-1.0pl6 and -current-19950620. The
board is a Asus Triton Pentium 90 MHz.  FreeBSD until 950322-snapshot
had the same problem, FreeBSD-2.0.5 works.

Didn't found the time to diff the reset() call of them, but that
probably helps.

I heard that in some cases (here: for NeXTStep) exchanging the BIOS
with a newer version helps. The ASUS boards can load a new image from

Martin Cracauer <>. No NeXTMail, please.
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