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From: Avi Kivity <avi@redhat.com>
To: Matthew Garrett <mjg@redhat.com>
Cc: Zhao Yakui <yakui.zhao@intel.com>, Len Brown <lenb@kernel.org>,
	Andrey Borzenkov <arvidjaar@mail.ru>, Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>,
	Eduardo Habkost <ehabkost@redhat.com>,
	"Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>, "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@sisk.pl>,
	"kexec@lists.infradead.org" <kexec@lists.infradead.org>,
	"kvm@vger.kernel.org" <kvm@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org" <linux-acpi@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 15/15] Revert "x86: default to reboot via ACPI"
Date: Sun, 09 Nov 2008 12:11:03 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4916B737.7050107@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20081107005946.GA9254@srcf.ucam.org>

Matthew Garrett wrote:
> Hmm. But we're seeing some machines that end up very confused if 
> rebooted via ACPI. I guess we need to run Vista on them to find out how 
> they behave. What OSI strings did your KVM setup expose? We know that 
> Windows changes behaviour under various circumstances depending on which 
> OS the firmware requests, so it's almost possible that this is another 
> of those cases.
>   

Isn't it the other way around?  The firmware changes behavior depending 
on how the OS identifies itself?

Reboot is a fixed feature IIRC, so it cannot change depending on 
identification strings.

-- 
error compiling committee.c: too many arguments to function


  reply	other threads:[~2008-11-09 10:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 38+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-11-05 19:56 [PATCH 00/15] x86: disable virt on kdump and emergency_restart (v2) Eduardo Habkost
2008-11-05 19:56 ` [PATCH 01/15] x86 kdump: Extract kdump-specific code from crash_nmi_callback() Eduardo Habkost
2008-11-05 19:56 ` [PATCH 02/15] x86 kdump: Move crashing_cpu assignment to nmi_shootdown_cpus() Eduardo Habkost
2008-11-05 19:56 ` [PATCH 03/15] x86 kdump: Create kdump_nmi_shootdown_cpus() Eduardo Habkost
2008-11-05 19:56 ` [PATCH 04/15] x86 kdump: Make kdump_nmi_callback() a function ptr on crash_nmi_callback() Eduardo Habkost
2008-11-05 19:56 ` [PATCH 05/15] x86 kdump: Make nmi_shootdown_cpus() non-static Eduardo Habkost
2008-11-05 19:56 ` [PATCH 06/15] x86: Move nmi_shootdown_cpus() to reboot.c Eduardo Habkost
2008-11-05 19:56 ` [PATCH 07/15] x86: Make nmi_shootdown_cpus() available on !SMP and !X86_LOCAL_APIC Eduardo Habkost
2008-11-05 19:56 ` [PATCH 08/15] x86: Disable IRQs before doing anything on nmi_shootdown_cpus() Eduardo Habkost
2008-11-05 19:56 ` [PATCH 09/15] x86: Emergency virtualization disable function Eduardo Habkost
2008-11-05 22:27   ` Pavel Machek
2008-11-06 15:34     ` Eduardo Habkost
2008-11-06 18:11       ` Pavel Machek
2008-11-05 19:56 ` [PATCH 10/15] kdump: Hook emergency_virt_disable() on crash shutdown code Eduardo Habkost
2008-11-05 19:56 ` [PATCH 11/15] x86: disable virtualization on all CPUs if needed, on emergency_restart Eduardo Habkost
2008-11-05 19:56 ` [PATCH 12/15] kvm: svm: no-parameters version of svm_hardware_disable() Eduardo Habkost
2008-11-05 19:56 ` [PATCH 13/15] kvm: svm: register virt_disable function on hardware_setup Eduardo Habkost
2008-11-05 19:56 ` [PATCH 14/15] kvm: vmx: crash_hardware_disable function Eduardo Habkost
2008-11-05 19:56 ` [PATCH 15/15] Revert "x86: default to reboot via ACPI" Eduardo Habkost
2008-11-06  7:14   ` Ingo Molnar
2008-11-06 12:40     ` Eduardo Habkost
2008-11-06 14:30       ` Ingo Molnar
2008-11-06 15:06         ` Ingo Molnar
2008-11-06 15:41           ` Eric W. Biederman
2008-11-06 15:52             ` Avi Kivity
2008-11-06 15:53           ` Andrey Borzenkov
2008-11-06 19:50             ` Len Brown
2008-11-06 21:50               ` Matthew Garrett
2008-11-06 22:17                 ` Len Brown
2008-11-06 23:24                   ` Matthew Garrett
2008-11-07  1:01                   ` Zhao Yakui
2008-11-07  0:59                     ` Matthew Garrett
2008-11-09 10:11                       ` Avi Kivity [this message]
2008-11-09 10:24                         ` Matthew Garrett
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2008-11-07  1:30           ` Robert Hancock
2008-11-07  1:43             ` Matthew Garrett
2008-11-07  1:53               ` Len Brown
2008-11-08 22:32             ` Rafael J. Wysocki

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