reboot fails-- 630e or C3?

ollie lho ollie at
Mon Sep 23 23:48:01 CEST 2002

On Tue, 2002-09-24 at 11:19, Steve M. Gehlbach wrote:
> >
> > The ACPI watch dog code is in the SiS LinuxBIOS patch avaliable on CVS.
> >
> > Ollie
> >
> Thanks Ollie, that's a lot of great code.  I did not realize this was there.
> I'm curious, though, do you think the watchdog timer reset is better, ie,
> less likely to have race conditions, than my simple bit setting of b6,7 in
> the INIT Enable Register (Hardware Reset Initiated by Software) at reg 0x46
> in LPC Bridge?  By the name it seems this is what it is for.

What kind of race condition are you afraid of ??

I don't have much idea about the difference between these two methods. 
AFIAK, there are various kind of "Reset" or "INIT" form HW point of 
view. Reset by LPC bridge only reset CPU. You have to use ACPI WDT to
reset the "whole" system.


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