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SubjectRe: GA5486, can't reboot (2)
>     Herbert> I have a a5486 board, which does not reboot. after
> Herbert> unmounting all filesystems and writing "Rebooting", the
> Herbert> screen goes blank, but after that you'll wait infinitely on
> Herbert> a reboot. under m$/dos, rebooting works. is it done a
> Herbert> different way (i.e. jmp far fffffff0) ?
> I think the BIOS reboots from MSDOS, the same way as Linux does it.

Have you a portion of disassembled BIOS code ?

> I have several motherboards for which this doesn't work (maybe they are
> all misconfigured). So, I have a patch, if you are interested, which
> reboots in much the way you suggested. (I.e., switch to real mode and
> jump to the BIOS reset routine).

I *am* interested in this patch - I was planning to write it myself
once I had time ... please send it to me :)


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