Re: [PATCH 0/23] reboot-fixes

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Wed Jul 27 2005 - 18:02:01 EST


> > > Good question. I'm not certain if Pavel intended to add
> > > device_suspend(PMSG_FREEZE) to the reboot path. It was
> > > there in only one instance. Pavel comments talk only about
> > > the suspend path.
> >
> > Yes, I think we should do device_suspend(PMSG_FREEZE) in reboot path.
> Why?

Many bioses are broken; if you leave hardware active during reboot,
they'll hang during reboot. It is so common problem that I think that
only sane solution is make hardware quiet before reboot.

teflon -- maybe it is a trademark, but it should not be.
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