Warm reboot on 826x targets

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Sat Apr 23 08:25:56 EST 2005

In message <20050422210610.GA9158 at gate.ebshome.net> you wrote:
> This is not relevant, because Linux doesn't use this "checkstop" 
> trick. It directly just jumps to U-Boot warm-reboot entry point.

Which is a bad design desicion, IMHO. If you want to reset  a  board,
you  should  really  RESET  it  (and  give all attached peripherals a
chance to get reset, too), instead of just assuming everything is  in
good shape an it's sufficient to just jump into some boot loader code

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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