Re: Linux 2.6.6 "IDE cache-flush at shutdown fixes"

From: Herbert Xu
Date: Sat May 15 2004 - 00:55:20 EST

Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I don't know if it's worth the effort though. Is any other driver likely
> to want to discriminate between reboot and shutdown?

e100 used to (and still does in 2.4) send the device into D3 on shutdown.
This causes problems on a number of boards if the box is only rebooting
as the driver fails to bring the device back out of D3.
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