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SubjectRe: [PATCH 15/15] Revert "x86: default to reboot via ACPI"
Matthew Garrett wrote:
> Hmm. But we're seeing some machines that end up very confused if
> rebooted via ACPI. I guess we need to run Vista on them to find out how
> they behave. What OSI strings did your KVM setup expose? We know that
> Windows changes behaviour under various circumstances depending on which
> OS the firmware requests, so it's almost possible that this is another
> of those cases.
>

Isn't it the other way around? The firmware changes behavior depending
on how the OS identifies itself?

Reboot is a fixed feature IIRC, so it cannot change depending on
identification strings.

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