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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ACPI: Add reboot mechanism
On 7/17/07, Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> wrote:
> On Monday 16 July 2007 20:00:19 Aaron Durbin wrote:
> >
> > Add the ability to reset the machine using the RESET_REG in ACPI's FADT table.
>
> Why? I had such a patch at some point as experiment, but it never
> helped actually fix a box.

I have a box here that it fixes, but I also don't see what it hurts. How much
are you against the patch? If the keyboard controller won't work and there are
issues using the triple fault, but if the RESET_REG is setup properly it will
definitely reboot the machine as intended with no ill side effects.

-Aaron
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