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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Use correct x86 reboot vector
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On Sad, 2003-05-10 at 04:35, CaT wrote:
> On Sat, May 10, 2003 at 04:56:34AM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > Extensive discussion by various experts on the discuss@x86-64.org
> > mailing list concluded that the correct vector to restart an 286+
> > CPU is f000:fff0, not ffff:0000. Both seem to work on current systems,
> > but the first is correct.
>
> Could this bug, by any chance, cause a system to shutdown instead of
> rebooting? This is what happens to me at the moment but not each and
> every time.

Unlikely. But try it and see 8)

At least some SMP boxes freak if you do a poweroff request on CPU != 0

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