Subject: Re: Lab machines - some questions
To: Todd Vierling <tv@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Phil Knaack <>
List: port-i386
Date: 12/04/1997 15:30:04
>On Wed, 3 Dec 1997, Phil Knaack wrote:
>: I like jfw's idea of having init catch sigusr1 and spawn /sbin/reboot,
>: and have pcvt send sigusr1 signal to init instead of *shudder* calling
>: cpu_reset.

>Why even _spawn_ a reboot command?  Just call reboot(2).

I have only one word for that:  ewwww. :)

In terms of the cleanup that gets done, that's only slightly marginally
better than cpu_reset. :)

Phillip F Knaack
Systems Administrator, Information Development -- Expanding Awareness (IDEA)
Tech Junkie / Junk Techie / Administrator of Many Dinky Computers
Iowa State University Extension