Re: Patch: linux-2.5.42/kernel/sys.c - warm reboot should not suspend devices

From: Adam J. Richter (
Date: Mon Oct 21 2002 - 17:26:31 EST

I wrote to Eric Biederman:
> kmonte and sys_kexec skip the BIOS reset code and therefore
>may need to do more elaborate shutdown, but please do not saddle the
>normal reboot case with [that].

        Let me add that I would be quite happy to see the common code
in sys_reboot moved into a shared exported routine that sys_kexec and
kmonte could use, so that they would automatically track changes to
that procedure rather than requiring maintenance of a duplicate copy
of that code.

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