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Re: [ppc patch] add "enter" command

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: [ppc patch] add "enter" command
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2004 15:22:01 +0000
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Hollis Blanchard <address@hidden> writes:

> "reboot" and "halt" will also be implemented as commands that call
> Open Firmware, but since the user wouldn't see that I think it would
> be ok to name the "enter" command "openfirmware".
> On the other hand is such a thing possible under e.g. EFI firmware?
> Perhaps we should name it a more generic "firmware", just as "reboot"
> can be expected to work across architectures (if we were naming things
> OF-style we would call that "reset-all").

How about just suspend like I said?  That does not imply we are really
using firmware?  It could be possible GRUB is just a program on some
systems.  What I want to say is that we do not know the environments
that would be used and make it really generic.


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