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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fix paranoia about using BIOS quickboot mechanism.

* Alok Kataria <> wrote:

> Make sure that we clear the "shutdown status flag" in the CMOS
> register after each CPU is brought up. This fixes a problem where the
> "shutdown status flag" may remain set when a CPU is brought up after
> booting.

btw., what problem does this result in, exactly?

> Tested on the X86 tree.

> + * Cleanup possible dangling ends...
> + */
> + smpboot_restore_warm_reset_vector();
> +
> return boot_error;
> }

patch got whitespace damaged - have a look at
Documentation/email-clients.txt for details about how to send patches as
in-line text. (or send the patch as an attachment - we accept x86
patches as attachments too)


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