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SubjectRe: Linux reboot
On 26 Mar 96 at 10:18, William E. Roadcap wrote:

> On Tue, 26 Mar 1996, PAER LINDH wrote:
> >
> > I have always wondered why Linux never reboots by itself when I type
> > reboot or press CTRL-ALT-DEL. I will have to press the reset button
> > manually. It just stops after the text
> >
> > rebooting
> >
> > has appeared on the screen. This has happened ever since I switched CPU
> > to a AMD DX4-120. Before on my AMD DX2-66 it rebooted fine.
> > In MS-DOS/Windows the rebooting works fine.
> I have had this problem and was unable to fix it. It's nothing to really
> worry about, you may have to live with it.
The code (all from meory) tried to reset the system via keyboard
controller and hardware reset. If that fails the system goes into a
busy loop (not cli; hlt). Maybe we can have some fancy keyboard light
show instead (to notify the user that the system is ready for reset)?


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