Subject: Re: A couple of SS1 questions.
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com>
From: Chris Torek <torek@BSDI.COM>
Date: 07/22/1997 21:08:58
>>SS1+ w/ 1.3 ROMs
>After one breaks back to the PROM, any attempt to boot would fail right
>away ... One must do a 'reset' first.
This is a bug (more or less) in the old PROMs; newer PROMs for
the same machines do an implied `reset' after running a kernel.
There are some things a kernel could do to help out old PROMs,
such as shut off device interrupts, but it hardly seems worthwhile...