Reboot on "shutdown -r" hangs after final "uptime ..." string

Don Lewis truckman at FreeBSD.org
Fri Aug 10 14:02:44 PDT 2007


On 10 Aug, Julian Elischer wrote:
> Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri wrote:
> 
> [patch for ehci interfering with reboot]
> 
>> On 8/10/07, bruce at cran.org.uk <bruce at cran.org.uk> wrote:
>> > ["my machine won't reboot when ehci is loaded"]
> 
> my machine doesn't have an ehci usb controller.
> (though possibly it has the driver because I have an ehci pc-card
> I sometimes use).

You might have to do what I did to debug the ehci problem and scatter
printf's throughout the shutdown code.  I wasn't able to break into DDB
from the console when my machine hung, the motherboard in question
doesn't have a serial port, I wasn't able to get kgdb working with
/dev/fwmem, and it doesn't appear to be possible to debug event handlers
using kgdb over firewire.



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