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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] X86: Revamp reboot behaviour to match Windows more closely
On 12/09/2010 01:46 PM, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> Windows reboots by hitting the ACPI reboot vector (if available), trying
> the keyboard controller, hitting the ACPI reboot vector again and then
> giving the keyboard controller one last go. Rework our reboot process a
> little to default to matching this behaviour, although we'll fall through
> to attempting a triple fault if nothing else works.
> Signed-off-by: Matthew Garrett<>

When this was discussed before we agreed to use ACPI reboot by default
with an ACPI cutoff date; this doesn't have any such cutoff.


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