From: Matthew Garrett on
On Mon, Jun 07, 2010 at 11:22:21AM +0200, Toralf F�rster wrote:
> Since some kernel version (IIRC since 2.6.31) it is necessary to boot the
> linux kernel with that option to prevent an extra 9 seconds delay during
> reboot.
> I found this tip on the LKML -and now I'm wondering whether this option should
> be hard coded in the kernel sources b/c it seems to be necessary for current
> kernels too.

No, the best thing to do would be to figure out what changed to require
the extra 9 seconds. Are you able to work out which the last kernel
release without this timeout was?

Matthew Garrett | mjg59(a)
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