EMERGENCY_RESTART(9) Driver Basics EMERGENCY_RESTART(9)

NAME emergency_restart - reboot the system

SYNOPSIS void emergency_restart(void);

ARGUMENTS void no arguments

DESCRIPTION Without shutting down any hardware or taking any locks reboot the system. This is called when we know we are in trouble so this is our best effort to reboot. This is safe to call in interrupt context.

COPYRIGHT Kernel Hackers Manual 2.6. September 2010 EMERGENCY_RESTART(9)