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Re: Spin on failure?

From: Jeff Bailey
Subject: Re: Spin on failure?
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2001 21:07:13 -0700
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On Thu, Oct 25, 2001 at 12:01:54AM -0400, Roland McGrath wrote:
> Do you mean a gnumach panic, or a Hurd panic that reboots?

Sadly, I'm not sure.  I came over to see why the drives stopped
whirring and heard the beep from the reboot.

> For a gnumach panic to spin instead of reboot, you need to edit panic in
> kern/debug.c and make it call halt_all_cpus(0) instead of halt_all_cpus(1).
> If you are talking about a Hurd panic, then it calls host_reboot.  If it's
> init calling host_reboot, then you can diddle that call to use the RB_HALT
> flag (set crash_flags in hurd/init/init.c).

Cool, thanks.

Abandon the search for truth; settle for a good fantasy.

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