Fixing Toshiba NB10 halt/reboot problems in Linux

I found that my NB10 would not reliably switch off after a “halt”, nor reboot on “reboot” (or when requested via the GNOME desktop menu).

This appears to be caused by a Toshiba BIOS bug. Appending “reboot=p” to the kernel commandline fixes this.

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