Warm reboot on 826x targets

Eugene Surovegin ebs at ebshome.net
Sat Apr 23 08:29:26 EST 2005

On Sat, Apr 23, 2005 at 12:25:56AM +0200, Wolfgang Denk wrote:
> 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
> again.

Sure, but tell me then, _WHY_ U-Boot has this warm-reboot entry?

IMHO, Motorola should have implemented normal reset facility, which 
doesn't require any tricks.


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