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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)?

    Ulrich


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