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. January 2013 EMERGENCY_RESTART(9)