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steven james pyro at
Fri Apr 18 20:19:00 CEST 2003


I've been doing that for some time now. I haven't had a great problem,
though the sample size is smaller than MCR. How is the OS triggering a
power off followed by a cold start going to screw up PCIH2?


On 18 Apr 2003, Eric W. Biederman wrote:

> steven james <pyro at> writes:
> > Greetings,
> > 
> > If you're using the linuxbios_reset (kernel linuxbios patch), you can have
> > reset write 0x0e to 0xcf9. That will do a 3 second poweroff instead of a
> > simple reset. That should avoid the issue at least.
> A) lm_sensors would still not be reliable.
> B) It would quite possibly undo the fix for the PCIH2 that causes the
>    boards to lock up while scanning the PCI bus.
>    And without a cluster like MCR to test on I don't feel comfortable doing that.
> Eric

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