[PATCH 15/15] Revert "x86: default to reboot via ACPI"

Eric W. Biederman ebiederm at xmission.com
Thu Nov 6 10:41:01 EST 2008

Ingo Molnar <mingo at elte.hu> writes:

> * Ingo Molnar <mingo at elte.hu> wrote:
>> > Andrey Borzenkov's patch, for example, adds a new DMI entry 
>> > because reboot=acpi breaks his keyboard (even without KVM, I 
>> > guess). Andrey, was that the case?
>> hm, IIRC the problem was KVM in his case too.
> actually, Andrey's problem seems to be unrelated. So i've queued up 
> the revert below in tip/x86/urgent for v2.6.28. Thanks guys!

If there are a number of problems with reboot and reset
I'm wondering if we should investigate using an
outb to port 0x92.  With the right bit set you can trigger
a toggle of the reset line on many motherboards.


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