Makefile changes for symbols

Stefan Reinauer stepan at
Wed Nov 3 02:05:00 CET 2004

* Eric W. Biederman <ebiederman at> [041026 12:50]:
> Stefan Reinauer <stepan at> writes:
> > Now that A stepping CPUs start dying out, could we not switch the reset
> > mechanism to use LDTSTOP instead of a complete reset? 
> > It's more solid and a lot faster.
> Solid?  There are several errata with using LDTSTOP and you can not use it after
> memory is initialized. 

We don't do this anyways, do we?

In situations with marginal timing for RESET#, there is less chance of
something going wrong. Hardware is rarely perfect, and LDTSTOP# affects
less of it, so it is a little more robust. 


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