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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Use correct x86 reboot vector
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Followup to:  <200305130851_MC3-1-38A3-A3B4@compuserve.com>
By author: Chuck Ebbert <76306.1226@compuserve.com>
In newsgroup: linux.dev.kernel
>
> Christer Weinigel wrote:
>
> > BTW, what does Windows do here? Whatever Windows is using should work
> > with Linux too.
>
> I've only ever seen NT4/2K do a warm reboot, if that's relevant.
>
> FreeBSD unmaps every page in the machine and then flushes the
> TLB as its last-resort reboot attempt. I assume this causes a
> triplefault...
>

So it does. It's easier, though, to set the limit on the IDTR to zero
and then trap.

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