S2885 -- spare 4s in rebooting

YhLu YhLu at tyan.com
Wed Oct 27 12:36:02 CEST 2004

With cpu_reset

~ # reboot
INIT: Sending processes the TERM signal
INIT: Cmos information update
Getting settings
Stop port mapper
Shutdown syslog daemon
Shutdown klogd daemon
Sending all processes the TERM signal...
Sending all processes the KILL signal..
Please, stand by while rebooting the system ...
Restarting system.
Copying LinuxBIOS to ram. <------- here take sometime ---skipped by
Jumping to LinuxBIOS. <------------------ skipped by Soft2_reset
LinuxBIOS- Tue Oct 26 18:48:45 PDT 2004 rebooting...----->
skipped by soft2_reset

LinuxBIOS- Tue Oct 26 18:48:45 PDT 2004 starting...
Initializing memory:  done
Initializing memory:  done
Clearing initial memory region:  done
Copying LinuxBIOS to ram.
Jumping to LinuxBIOS.
LinuxBIOS- Tue Oct 26 18:48:45 PDT 2004 booting...
Finding PCI configuration type.
PCI: Using configuration type 1

-----Original Message-----
From: ebiederman at lnxi.com [mailto:ebiederman at lnxi.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, October 27, 2004 10:16 AM
To: YhLu
Cc: Ronald G. Minnich; linuxbios at clustermatic.org
Subject: Re: S2885 -- spare 4s in rebooting

YhLu <YhLu at tyan.com> writes:

> Spare 4s for rebooting
> I add some comments in s2885/auto.c.
> In auto.c call soft2_reset directly instead of jmp to __cpu_reset

Hmm. That does seem to have some merit.  Where are you seeing the code
run slowly?  In particular I am wondering if this is an mtrr setup
problem or something else you are avoiding.


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