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    SubjectRe: software reset
    Andi Kleen wrote:
    > The most reliable way is to force a triple fault; load zero into
    > the IDT register and then trigger an exception. The linux kernel
    > does that in fact for reboot and so far I haven't seen any machine failing
    > to reset yet.

    There are some 486s which don't boot on triple fault, nor on asking
    the keyboard controller to pulse the reset line. Hence the 3rd option,

    -- Jamie
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